Malamar

Malamar is a Dark/Psychic type Pokémon introduced in Generation 6. It is known as the Overturning Pokémon.

Malamar wields some of the strongest hypnotic powers of any Pokémon and can make its opponents bend to its will.

Pokédex entries

X
Omega Ruby
It wields the most compelling hypnotic powers of any Pokémon, and it forces others to do whatever it wants.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It lures its prey close with hypnotic motions, then wraps its tentacles around it before finishing it off with digestive fluids.
Ultra Sun When it comes to strong hypnosis, there’s an endless number of people who utilize Malamar for their nefarious deeds.
Ultra Moon It flashes the pattern on its torso to control its prey and draw them in. The edges of its fins are supremely sharp.

Evolution chart

Inkay
#686
Inkay
Dark · Psychic

(Level 30, holding 3DS upside down)
Malamar
#687
Malamar
Dark · Psychic

Name origin

malice
evil, spite
calamary
squid

Moves learned by Malamar

Malamar sprites

Type Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Malamar  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Malamar Shiny sprite from X & Y

See all Malamar sprites

Where to find Malamar

X
Y
Evolve Inkay
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Inkay