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)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (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.
1AstonishGhost 30 100
1SmogPoison 30 70
4EmberFire 40 100
8MinimizeNormal
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
44ImprisonPsychic
48Pain SplitNormal
52OverheatFire 130 90
56MementoDark 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 ArmorPoison
Clear SmogPoison 50
HazeIce
Power SplitPsychic

Moves learnt by TM

Litwick 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

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.
1AstonishGhost 30 100
1EmberFire 40 100
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
43CurseGhost
49Shadow BallGhost 80 100
55Pain SplitNormal
61OverheatFire 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.
AcidPoison 40 100
Acid ArmorPoison
CaptivateNormal 100
Clear SmogPoison 50
EndureNormal
HazeIce
Heat WaveFire 95 90
Power SplitPsychic

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 SwitchPsychic
Heat WaveFire 95 90
Pain SplitNormal
Shock WaveElectric 60
SnoreNormal 50 100
SpiteGhost 100
TelekinesisPsychic
TrickPsychic 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
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 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
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
Location data not yet available
Sword
Shield
Bridge Field, Motostoke Riverbank

Other languages

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

Name origin

lit
on fire or producing light
wick
candle ‘fuel’