Manectric

Manectric is an Electric type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Discharge Pokémon.

Manectric has a Mega Evolution, available from X & Y onwards.

Pokédex data

National № 310
Type Electric
Species Discharge Pokémon
Height 4′11″ (1.5 m)
Weight 88.6 lbs (40.2 kg)
Abilities 1. Static
2. Lightning Rod
Minus (hidden ability)
Local № 079 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
074 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
081 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
294 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 166
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 70
250 344
Attack 75
139 273
Defense 60
112 240
Sp. Atk 105
193 339
Sp. Def 60
112 240
Speed 105
193 339
Total 475 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.

Pokédex data

National № 310
Type Electric
Species Discharge Pokémon
Height 5′11″ (1.8 m)
Weight 97.0 lbs (44.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Intimidate
Local № 079 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
074 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
081 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
294 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 201
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 70
250 344
Attack 75
139 273
Defense 80
148 284
Sp. Atk 135
247 405
Sp. Def 80
148 284
Speed 135
247 405
Total 575 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 Manectric.

Evolution chart

(Level 26)

Manectric changes

Pokédex entries

Manectric

Ruby MANECTRIC is constantly discharging electricity from its mane. The sparks sometimes ignite forest fires. When it enters a battle, this POKéMON creates thunderclouds.
Sapphire MANECTRIC discharges strong electricity from its mane. The mane is used for collecting electricity in the atmosphere. This POKéMON creates thunderclouds above its head.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It rarely appears before people. It is said to nest where lightning has fallen.
Emerald Because lightning falls in their vicinities, MANECTRIC were thought to have been born from lightning. In battle, they create thunderclouds.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It discharges electricity from its mane. It creates a thundercloud overhead to drop lightning bolts.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Its nest can be found where a thunderbolt hits. It is discharging electricity from its mane.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It discharges electricity from its mane. It creates a thundercloud overhead to drop lightning bolts.
X It rarely appears before people. It is said to nest where lightning has fallen.
Y It discharges electricity from its mane. It creates a thundercloud overhead to drop lightning bolts.
Omega Ruby Manectric is constantly discharging electricity from its mane. The sparks sometimes ignite forest fires. When it enters a battle, this Pokémon creates thunderclouds.
Alpha Sapphire Manectric discharges strong electricity from its mane. The mane is used for collecting electricity in the atmosphere. This Pokémon creates thunderclouds above its head.
Ultra Sun Manectric can be found beneath unnatural thunderclouds. People say it can run at the same speed as lightning striking.
Ultra Moon It stimulates its own muscles with electricity, so it can move quickly. It eases its soreness with electricity, too, so it can recover quickly as well.

Mega Manectric

Ultra Sun Mega Evolution fills its body with a tremendous amount of electricity, but it’s too much for Manectric to fully control.
Ultra Moon Too much electricity has built up in its body, irritating Manectric. Its explosive speed is equal to that of a lightning bolt.

Moves learned by Manectric

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Electric TerrainElectric
1Fire FangFire 65 95
1HowlNormal
1LeerNormal 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Thunder WaveElectric 90
4LeerNormal 100
7HowlNormal
10Quick AttackNormal 40 100
13SparkElectric 65 100
16Odor SleuthNormal
19Thunder FangElectric 65 95
24BiteDark 60 100
30DischargeElectric 80 100
36RoarNormal
42Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
48ChargeElectric
54ThunderElectric 110 70
60Electric TerrainElectric

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CrunchDark 80 100
CurseGhost
DischargeElectric 80 100
Eerie ImpulseElectric 100
Electro BallElectric 100
Fire FangFire 65 95
Flame BurstFire 70 100
HeadbuttNormal 70 100
Ice FangIce 65 95
Shock WaveElectric 60
SwiftNormal 60
SwitcherooDark 100
Thunder FangElectric 65 95
UproarNormal 90 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Laser FocusNormal
Magnet RiseElectric
Shock WaveElectric 60
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
UproarNormal 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
72Volt SwitchElectric 70 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
95SnarlDark 55 95
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Manectric 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
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Electric TerrainElectric
1Fire FangFire 65 95
1HowlNormal
1LeerNormal 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Thunder WaveElectric 90
4LeerNormal 100
7HowlNormal
10Quick AttackNormal 40 100
13SparkElectric 65 100
16Odor SleuthNormal
19Thunder FangElectric 65 95
24BiteDark 60 100
30DischargeElectric 80 100
36RoarNormal
42Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
48ChargeElectric
54ThunderElectric 110 70
60Electric TerrainElectric

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CrunchDark 80 100
CurseGhost
DischargeElectric 80 100
Eerie ImpulseElectric 100
Electro BallElectric 100
Fire FangFire 65 95
Flame BurstFire 70 100
HeadbuttNormal 70 100
Ice FangIce 65 95
Shock WaveElectric 60
SwiftNormal 60
SwitcherooDark 100
Thunder FangElectric 65 95
UproarNormal 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
72Volt SwitchElectric 70 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
95SnarlDark 55 95
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Manectric sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Manectric  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Manectric  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Manectric  sprite from Black & White Manectric  sprite from X & Y Manectric  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Manectric Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Manectric Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Manectric Shiny sprite from Black & White Manectric Shiny sprite from X & Y Manectric Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Manectric

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 118
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 118
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Evolve Electrike
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X Trade/migrate from another game
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Electrike
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Moon Route 12

Other languages

English Manectric
Japanese ライボルト (Livolt)
German Voltenso
French Élecsprint

Name origin

mane
long hair around the neck of animals such as lions
electricity
energy from electric currents