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 1.5 m (4′11″)
Weight 40.2 kg (88.6 lbs)
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)
067 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 166
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 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 1.8 m (5′11″)
Weight 44.0 kg (97.0 lbs)
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)
067 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 201
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 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.
Sword 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.
Shield It rarely appears before people. It is said to nest where lightning has fallen.

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 Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Fire FangFirePhysical 65 95
1HowlNormalStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
12Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
16Shock WaveElectricSpecial 60
20BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
24Thunder FangElectricPhysical 65 95
30RoarNormalStatus
36DischargeElectricSpecial 80 100
42ChargeElectricStatus
48Wild ChargeElectricPhysical 90 100
54ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70
60Electric TerrainElectricStatus

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CurseGhostStatus
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
SparkElectricPhysical 65 100
SwitcherooDarkStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Rising VoltageElectricSpecial 70 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

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 TerrainElectricStatus
1Fire FangFirePhysical 65 95
1HowlNormalStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
4LeerNormalStatus 100
7HowlNormalStatus
10Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
13SparkElectricPhysical 65 100
16Odor SleuthNormalStatus
19Thunder FangElectricPhysical 65 95
24BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
30DischargeElectricSpecial 80 100
36RoarNormalStatus
42Wild ChargeElectricPhysical 90 100
48ChargeElectricStatus
54ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70
60Electric TerrainElectricStatus

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.
CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
CurseGhostStatus
DischargeElectricSpecial 80 100
Eerie ImpulseElectricStatus 100
Electro BallElectricSpecial 100
Fire FangFirePhysical 65 95
Flame BurstFireSpecial 70 100
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
Ice FangIcePhysical 65 95
Shock WaveElectricSpecial 60
SwiftNormalSpecial 60
SwitcherooDarkStatus 100
Thunder FangElectricPhysical 65 95
UproarNormalSpecial 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 TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Laser FocusNormalStatus
Magnet RiseElectricStatus
Shock WaveElectricSpecial 60
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

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 SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Manectric sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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 Manectric  sprite from Sword & Shield
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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Axew's Eye, Giant's Cap, Giant's Seat

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian 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