Litwick

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

Pokédex data

National № 607
Type Ghost Fire
Species Candle Pokémon
Height 0.3 m (1′00″)
Weight 3.1 kg (6.8 lbs)
Abilities 1. Flash Fire
2. Flame Body
Infiltrator (hidden ability)
Local № 113 (Black/White)
190 (Black 2/White 2)
065 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
287 (Sword/Shield)
048 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 55
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 50
210 304
Attack 30
58 174
Defense 55
103 229
Sp. Atk 65
121 251
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 20
40 152
Total 275 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)

Litwick changes

Pokédex entries

Black Litwick shines a light that absorbs the life energy of people and Pokémon, which becomes the fuel that it burns.
White While shining a light and pretending to be a guide, it leeches off the life force of any who follow it.
Black 2
White 2
Its flame is usually out, but it starts shining when it absorbs life force from people or Pokémon.
X
Omega Ruby
While shining a light and pretending to be a guide, it leeches off the life force of any who follow it.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Litwick shines a light that absorbs the life energy of people and Pokémon, which becomes the fuel that it burns.
Sword The flame on its head keeps its body slightly warm. This Pokémon takes lost children by the hand to guide them to the spirit world.
Shield The younger the life this Pokémon absorbs, the brighter and eerier the flame on its head burns.

Moves learned by Litwick

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70
4EmberFireSpecial 40 100
8MinimizeNormalStatus
12Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
16HexGhostSpecial 65 100
20Will-O-WispFireStatus 85
24Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85
28Night ShadeGhostSpecial 100
32CurseGhostStatus
36Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
40InfernoFireSpecial 100 50
44ImprisonPsychicStatus
48Pain SplitNormalStatus
52OverheatFireSpecial 130 90
56MementoDarkStatus 100

Egg moves

Litwick learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Litwick egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Acid ArmorPoisonStatus
Clear SmogPoisonSpecial 50
HazeIceStatus
Power SplitPsychicStatus

Move Tutor moves

Litwick can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Burning JealousyFireSpecial 70 100
PoltergeistGhostPhysical 110 90
Skitter SmackBugPhysical 70 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
11Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100
13Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85
19SafeguardNormalStatus
21RestPsychicStatus
23ThiefDarkPhysical 60 100
24SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
25ProtectNormalStatus
31AttractNormalStatus 100
34Sunny DayFireStatus
38Will-O-WispFireStatus 85
39FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
44ImprisonPsychicStatus
57PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
70Trick RoomPsychicStatus
76RoundNormalSpecial 60 100
77HexGhostSpecial 65 100
92Mystical FireFireSpecial 75 100

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1EmberFireSpecial 40 100
3MinimizeNormalStatus
5SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70
7Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85
10Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
13Night ShadeGhostSpecial 100
16Will-O-WispFireStatus 85
20Flame BurstFireSpecial 70 100
24ImprisonPsychicStatus
28HexGhostSpecial 65 100
33MementoDarkStatus 100
38InfernoFireSpecial 100 50
43CurseGhostStatus
49Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
55Pain SplitNormalStatus
61OverheatFireSpecial 130 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AcidPoisonSpecial 40 100
Acid ArmorPoisonStatus
CaptivateNormalStatus 100
Clear SmogPoisonSpecial 50
EndureNormalStatus
HazeIceStatus
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
Power SplitPsychicStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychicStatus
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
Pain SplitNormalStatus
Shock WaveElectricSpecial 60
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
TelekinesisPsychicStatus
TrickPsychicStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Litwick 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
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Litwick sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Litwick  sprite from Black & White Litwick  sprite from X & Y Litwick  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Litwick Shiny sprite from Black & White Litwick Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Litwick

Black
White
Celestial Tower
Black 2
White 2
Celestial Tower, Strange House
X
Y
Lost Hotel
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Hau'oli Cemetery
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Bridge Field, Motostoke Riverbank
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Litwick
Japanese ヒトモシ (Hitomoshi)
German Lichtel
French Funécire

Name origin

lit
on fire or producing light
wick
candle ‘fuel’