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)
046 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 25 (3.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (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.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
4SupersonicNormalStatus 55
8Wing AttackFlyingPhysical 60 100
12Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
16Wide GuardRockStatus
20AgilityPsychicStatus
24Bubble BeamWaterSpecial 65 100
28HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
32Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
36Aqua RingWaterStatus
40BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
44Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
48Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 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 RayGhostStatus 100
HazeIceStatus
Mirror CoatPsychicSpecial 100
SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
SplashNormalStatus
TailwindFlyingStatus
TwisterDragonSpecial 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 PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
04SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
05Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
06BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
10EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
12AgilityPsychicStatus
16WaterfallWaterPhysical 80 100
17AmnesiaPsychicStatus
20SubstituteNormalStatus
26EndureNormalStatus
27Sleep TalkNormalStatus
84ScaldWaterSpecial 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.
1BubbleWaterSpecial 40 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
3SupersonicNormalStatus 55
7Bubble BeamWaterSpecial 65 100
11Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
14Wing AttackFlyingPhysical 60 100
16HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
19Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
23Wide GuardRockStatus
27Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
32AgilityPsychicStatus
36Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
39Aqua RingWaterStatus
46BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
49Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 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.
AmnesiaPsychicStatus
HazeIceStatus
Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
Mirror CoatPsychicSpecial 100
Mud SportGroundStatus
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
SplashNormalStatus
TailwindFlyingStatus
TwisterDragonSpecial 40 100
Water SportWaterStatus
Wide GuardRockStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
Helping HandNormalStatus
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
TailwindFlyingStatus
Water PulseWaterSpecial 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
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
DiveWaterPhysical 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 Mantyke  sprite from Sword & Shield
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
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Route 9, Lake of Outrage, Motostoke Riverbank, Fields of Honor, Honeycalm Island, Honeycalm Sea, Insular Sea, Stepping-Stone Sea, Workout Sea

Other languages

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

Name origin

manta ray
marine creature
tyke
a small child