Lampent

Lampent is a Ghost/Fire type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Lamp Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 608
Type Ghost Fire
Species Lamp Pokémon
Height 0.6 m (2′00″)
Weight 13.0 kg (28.7 lbs)
Abilities 1. Flash Fire
2. Flame Body
Infiltrator (hidden ability)
Local № 114 (Black/White)
191 (Black 2/White 2)
066 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
288 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Attack
Catch rate 90 (11.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 130
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 40
76 196
Defense 60
112 240
Sp. Atk 95
175 317
Sp. Def 60
112 240
Speed 55
103 229
Total 370 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Evolution chart

(Level 41) (use Dusk Stone)

Lampent changes

Pokédex entries

Black This ominous Pokémon is feared. Through cities it wanders, searching for the spirits of the fallen.
White It arrives near the moment of death and steals spirit from the body.
Black 2
White 2
The spirits it absorbs fuel its baleful fire. It hangs around hospitals waiting for people to pass on.
X
Omega Ruby
The spirits it absorbs fuel its baleful fire. It hangs around hospitals waiting for people to pass on.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It arrives near the moment of death and steals spirit from the body.
Sword This Pokémon appears just before someone passes away, so it’s feared as an emissary of death.
Shield It lurks in cities, pretending to be a lamp. Once it finds someone whose death is near, it will trail quietly after them.

Moves learned by Lampent

Moves learnt by level up

Lampent learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhost 30 100
1EmberFire 40 100
1MinimizeNormal
1SmogPoison 30 70
12Confuse RayGhost 100
16HexGhost 65 100
20Will-O-WispFire 85
24Fire SpinFire 35 85
28Night ShadeGhost 100
32CurseGhost
36Shadow BallGhost 80 100
40InfernoFire 100 50
46ImprisonPsychic
52Pain SplitNormal
58OverheatFire 130 90
64MementoDark 100

Egg moves

Lampent does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Moves learnt by TM

Lampent is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
11Solar BeamGrass 120 100
13Fire SpinFire 35 85
19SafeguardNormal
21RestPsychic
23ThiefDark 60 100
24SnoreNormal 50 100
25ProtectNormal
31AttractNormal 100
34Sunny DayFire
38Will-O-WispFire 85
39FacadeNormal 70 100
44ImprisonPsychic
57PaybackDark 50 100
70Trick RoomPsychic
76RoundNormal 60 100
77HexGhost 65 100
92Mystical FireFire 75 100

Moves learnt by TR

Lampent is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

Lampent learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhost 30 100
1EmberFire 40 100
1MinimizeNormal
1SmogPoison 30 70
3MinimizeNormal
5SmogPoison 30 70
7Fire SpinFire 35 85
10Confuse RayGhost 100
13Night ShadeGhost 100
16Will-O-WispFire 85
20Flame BurstFire 70 100
24ImprisonPsychic
28HexGhost 65 100
33MementoDark 100
38InfernoFire 100 50
45CurseGhost
53Shadow BallGhost 80 100
61Pain SplitNormal
69OverheatFire 130 90

Egg moves

Lampent learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Lampent egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AcidPoison 40 100
Acid ArmorPoison
CaptivateNormal 100
Clear SmogPoison 50
EndureNormal
HazeIce
Heat WaveFire 95 90
Power SplitPsychic

Move Tutor moves

Lampent can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychic
Heat WaveFire 95 90
Pain SplitNormal
Shock WaveElectric 60
SnoreNormal 50 100
SpiteGhost 100
TelekinesisPsychic
TrickPsychic 100

Moves learnt by TM

Lampent is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

Transfer-only moves

Lampent can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Lampent sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Lampent  sprite from Black & White Lampent  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Lampent Shiny sprite from Black & White Lampent Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Lampent

Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Evolve Litwick
X
Y
Evolve Litwick
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Litwick
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Trade/migrate from another game
Sword
Shield
Lake of Outrage

Other languages

English Lampent
Japanese ランプラー (Lampler)
German Laternecto
French Mélancolux

Name origin

lamp
device producing light, usually via a flame
lambent
softly flickering flame