Mightyena

Mightyena is a Dark type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Bite Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 262
Type Dark
Species Bite Pokémon
Height 1.0 m (3′03″)
Weight 37.0 kg (81.6 lbs)
Abilities 1. Intimidate
2. Quick Feet
Moxie (hidden ability)
Local № 011 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
045 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
011 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 127 (16.6% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 147
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 70
250 344
Attack 90
166 306
Defense 70
130 262
Sp. Atk 60
112 240
Sp. Def 60
112 240
Speed 70
130 262
Total 420 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 Mightyena.

Evolution chart

(Level 18)

Mightyena changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby MIGHTYENA gives obvious signals when it is preparing to attack. It starts to growl deeply and then flattens its body. This POKéMON will bite savagely with its sharply pointed fangs.
Sapphire MIGHTYENA travel and act as a pack in the wild. The memory of its life in the wild compels the POKéMON to obey only those TRAINERS that it recognizes to possess superior skill.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It will always obey the commands of a skilled TRAINER. Its behavior arises from its living in packs in ancient times.
Emerald In the wild, MIGHTYENA live in a pack. They never defy their leader’s orders. They defeat foes with perfectly coordinated teamwork.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It chases down prey in a pack. It will never disobey the commands of a skilled Trainer.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It chases down prey in a pack of around ten. They defeat foes with perfectly coordinated teamwork.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It chases down prey in a pack. It will never disobey the commands of a skilled Trainer.
X It will always obey the commands of a skilled Trainer. Its behavior arises from its living in packs in ancient times.
Y It chases down prey in a pack of around ten. They defeat foes with perfectly coordinated teamwork.
Omega Ruby Mightyena gives obvious signals when it is preparing to attack. It starts to growl deeply and then flattens its body. This Pokémon will bite savagely with its sharply pointed fangs.
Alpha Sapphire Mightyena travel and act as a pack in the wild. The memory of its life in the wild compels the Pokémon to obey only those Trainers that it recognizes to possess superior skill.

Moves learned by Mightyena

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
1CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
1Fire FangFirePhysical 65 95
1HowlNormalStatus
1Ice FangIcePhysical 65 95
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1SnarlDarkSpecial 55 95
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1ThiefDarkPhysical 60 100
1Thunder FangElectricPhysical 65 95
4HowlNormalStatus
7Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
10BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
13Odor SleuthNormalStatus
16RoarNormalStatus
20SwaggerNormalStatus 85
24AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
28Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
32EmbargoDarkStatus 100
36TauntDarkStatus 100
40CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
44YawnNormalStatus
48Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
52Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
56Play RoughFairyPhysical 90 90

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
SnarlDarkSpecial 55 95

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
Fire FangFirePhysical 65 95
Ice FangIcePhysical 65 95
LeerNormalStatus 100
Me FirstNormalStatus
Play RoughFairyPhysical 90 90
Poison FangPoisonPhysical 50 100
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
SnatchDarkStatus
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
Thunder FangElectricPhysical 65 95
YawnNormalStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial 90 100
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Laser FocusNormalStatus
SnatchDarkStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
Super FangNormalPhysical 90
Throat ChopDarkPhysical 80 100
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Mightyena 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
CounterFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Psych UpNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
1CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
1Fire FangFirePhysical 65 95
1HowlNormalStatus
1Ice FangIcePhysical 65 95
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1SnarlDarkSpecial 55 95
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1ThiefDarkPhysical 60 100
1Thunder FangElectricPhysical 65 95
4HowlNormalStatus
7Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
10BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
13Odor SleuthNormalStatus
16RoarNormalStatus
20SwaggerNormalStatus 85
24AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
28Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
32EmbargoDarkStatus 100
36TauntDarkStatus 100
40CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
44YawnNormalStatus
48Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
52Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
56Play RoughFairyPhysical 90 90

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
SnarlDarkSpecial 55 95

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
Fire FangFirePhysical 65 95
Ice FangIcePhysical 65 95
LeerNormalStatus 100
Me FirstNormalStatus
Play RoughFairyPhysical 90 90
Poison FangPoisonPhysical 50 100
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
SnatchDarkStatus
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
Thunder FangElectricPhysical 65 95
YawnNormalStatus

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Mightyena 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 SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Psych UpNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Mightyena sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Mightyena  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Mightyena  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Mightyena  sprite from Black & White Mightyena  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Mightyena Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Mightyena Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Mightyena Shiny sprite from Black & White Mightyena Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Mightyena

Ruby
Sapphire
Evolve Poochyena
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 120, 121, 123
Diamond Route 214, 215
Pearl Trade/migrate from another game
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Poochyena
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Poochyena
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X Route 15
Y Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Poochyena
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Mightyena
Japanese グラエナ (Graena)
German Magnayen
French Grahyèna

Name origin

mighty
powerful
hyena
dog-like African mammal