Mandibuzz

Mandibuzz is a Dark/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Bone Vulture Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 630
Type Dark Flying
Species Bone Vulture Pokémon
Height 3′11″ (1.2 m)
Weight 87.1 lbs (39.5 kg)
Abilities 1. Big Pecks
2. Overcoat
Weak Armor (hidden ability)
Local № 136 (Black/White)
112 (Black 2/White 2)
078 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
092 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Attack
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 35 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 179
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Flying
Gender 0% male, 100% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 110
330 424
Attack 65
121 251
Defense 105
193 339
Sp. Atk 55
103 229
Sp. Def 95
175 317
Speed 80
148 284
Total 510 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.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Mandibuzz.

Evolution chart

(Level 54)

Pokédex entries

Black It makes a nest out of bones it finds. It grabs weakened prey in its talons and hauls it to its nest of bones.
White Watching from the sky, they swoop to strike weakened Pokémon on the ground. They decorate themselves with bones.
Black 2
White 2
They fly in circles around the sky. When they spot prey, they attack and carry it back to their nest with ease.
X
Omega Ruby
They fly in circles around the sky. When they spot prey, they attack and carry it back to their nest with ease.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Watching from the sky, they swoop to strike weakened Pokémon on the ground. They decorate themselves with bones.
Sun They adorn themselves beautifully with bones. This is supposedly an effort to attract males, but no male Mandibuzz have ever been found.
Moon It circles in the sky, keeping a keen eye out for Pokémon in a weakened state. Its choicest food is Cubone.
Ultra Sun It skillfully arranges the bones of its prey to construct its nest. Most of the bones are Cubone.
Ultra Moon It’s always searching for food for Vullaby. When it finds a weak Pokémon, Mandibuzz swoops it right off to its nest.

Moves learned by Mandibuzz

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Bone RushGround 25 90
1Brave BirdFlying 120 100
1Fury AttackNormal 15 85
1GustFlying 40 100
1LeerNormal 100
1Mirror MoveFlying
1PluckFlying 60 100
1WhirlwindNormal
5Fury AttackNormal 15 85
10PluckFlying 60 100
14Nasty PlotDark
19FlatterDark 100
23Feint AttackDark 60
28PunishmentDark 100
32DefogFlying
37TailwindFlying
41Air SlashFlying 75 95
46Dark PulseDark 80 100
50EmbargoDark 100
57WhirlwindNormal
63Brave BirdFlying 120 100
70Mirror MoveFlying

Moves learnt on evolution

Mandibuzz learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bone RushGround 25 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fake TearsDark 100
Foul PlayDark 95 100
Knock OffDark 65 100
Mean LookNormal
RoostFlying
Scary FaceNormal 100
Steel WingSteel 70 90

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BlockNormal
DefogFlying
Foul PlayDark 95 100
Heat WaveFire 95 90
Iron DefenseSteel
Knock OffDark 65 100
Sky AttackFlying 140 90
SnatchDark
SnoreNormal 50 100
TailwindFlying

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19RoostFlying
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
51Steel WingSteel 70 90
63EmbargoDark 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
76FlyFlying 90 95
77Psych UpNormal
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
95SnarlDark 55 95
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Mandibuzz 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
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Mandibuzz does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Mandibuzz does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Mandibuzz sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Mandibuzz  sprite from Black & White Mandibuzz  sprite from X & Y Mandibuzz  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Mandibuzz Shiny sprite from Black & White Mandibuzz Shiny sprite from X & Y Mandibuzz Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Mandibuzz

Black Route 11, Village Bridge
White Trade/migrate from another game
Black 2 Route 4
White 2 Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Vullaby
Sun Trade/migrate from another game
Moon Poni Plains
Ultra Sun Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Moon Poni Plains
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Mandibuzz
Japanese バルジーナ (Vulgina)
German Grypheldis
French Vaututrice

Name origin

mandible
jaw bone
buzzard
a species of bird