Mantyke

Mantyke is a Water/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Kite Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 458
Type Water Flying
Species Kite Pokémon
Height 1.0 m (3′03″)
Weight 65.0 kg (143.3 lbs)
Abilities 1. Swift Swim
2. Water Absorb
Water Veil (hidden ability)
Local № 140 (Diamond/Pearl)
140 (Platinum)
233 (Black 2/White 2)
139 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
145 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
354 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 25 (3.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 69
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 25 (6,169–6,425 steps)

Base stats

HP 45
200 294
Attack 20
40 152
Defense 50
94 218
Sp. Atk 60
112 240
Sp. Def 120
220 372
Speed 50
94 218
Total 345 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

(with Remoraid in party)

Mantyke changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond A friendly Pokémon that captures the subtle flows of seawater using its two antennae.
Pearl Scientists discovered that the distinctive patterns on its back differ by region.
Platinum People organize tours to see this Pokémon frolic and skim the tops of waves with REMORAID.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
When it swims close to the surface of the ocean, people aboard ships are able to observe the pattern on its back.
Black
White
People organize tours to see this Pokémon frolic and skim the tops of waves with Remoraid.
Black 2
White 2
The pattern on its back varies by region. It often swims in a school of Remoraid.
X
Omega Ruby
The pattern on its back varies by region. It often swims in a school of Remoraid.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
When it swims close to the surface of the ocean, people aboard ships are able to observe the pattern on its back.
Ultra Sun It’s highly friendly and easily tamed. Tours that take people swimming with Mantyke are a super-popular beach activity.
Ultra Moon Mantyke are friendly toward people and will approach boats closely. The patterns on their backs differ depending on their habitat.
Sword Mantyke living in Galar seem to be somewhat sluggish. The colder waters of the seas in this region may be the cause.
Shield It swims along with a school of Remoraid, and they’ll all fight together to repel attackers.

Moves learned by Mantyke

Moves learnt by level up

Mantyke learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Water GunWater 40 100
4SupersonicNormal 55
8Wing AttackFlying 60 100
12Water PulseWater 60 100
16Wide GuardRock
20AgilityPsychic
24Bubble BeamWater 65 100
28HeadbuttNormal 70 100
32Air SlashFlying 75 95
36Aqua RingWater
40BounceFlying 85 85
44Take DownNormal 90 85
48Hydro PumpWater 110 80

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Confuse RayGhost 100
HazeIce
Mirror CoatPsychic 100
SlamNormal 80 75
SplashNormal
TailwindFlying
TwisterDragon 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

TR
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
03Hydro PumpWater 110 80
04SurfWater 90 100
05Ice BeamIce 90 100
06BlizzardIce 110 70
10EarthquakeGround 100 100
12AgilityPsychic
16WaterfallWater 80 100
17AmnesiaPsychic
20SubstituteNormal
26EndureNormal
27Sleep TalkNormal
84ScaldWater 80 100

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BubbleWater 40 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
3SupersonicNormal 55
7Bubble BeamWater 65 100
11Confuse RayGhost 100
14Wing AttackFlying 60 100
16HeadbuttNormal 70 100
19Water PulseWater 60 100
23Wide GuardRock
27Take DownNormal 90 85
32AgilityPsychic
36Air SlashFlying 75 95
39Aqua RingWater
46BounceFlying 85 85
49Hydro PumpWater 110 80

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychic
HazeIce
Hydro PumpWater 110 80
Mirror CoatPsychic 100
Mud SportGround
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SlamNormal 80 75
SplashNormal
TailwindFlying
TwisterDragon 40 100
Water SportWater
Wide GuardRock

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BounceFlying 85 85
Helping HandNormal
Icy WindIce 55 95
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
TailwindFlying
Water PulseWater 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Mantyke 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
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Mantyke sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Mantyke  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Mantyke  sprite from Black & White Mantyke  sprite from X & Y Mantyke  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Mantyke Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Mantyke Shiny sprite from Black & White Mantyke Shiny sprite from X & Y Mantyke Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Mantyke

Diamond
Pearl
Route 223, Sunyshore City
Platinum Route 223
HeartGold Breed Mantine
SoulSilver Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Undella Bay, Undella Town
Black 2
White 2
Route 21, Undella Bay
X
Y
Route 12, Shalour City, Azure Bay
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Battle Resort
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Melemele Sea, Kala'e Bay, Hau'oli City
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available
Sword
Shield
Route 9, Lake of Outrage, Motostoke Riverbank

Other languages

English Mantyke
Japanese タマンタ (Tamanta)
German Mantirps
French Babimanta

Name origin

manta ray
marine creature
tyke
a small child