Miltank

Miltank is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Milk Cow Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 241
Type Normal
Species Milk Cow Pokémon
Height 1.2 m (3′11″)
Weight 75.5 kg (166.4 lbs)
Abilities 1. Thick Fat
2. Scrappy
Sap Sipper (hidden ability)
Local № 149 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
151 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
126 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
138 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
171 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
117 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 172
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 0% male, 100% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 95
300 394
Attack 80
148 284
Defense 105
193 339
Sp. Atk 40
76 196
Sp. Def 70
130 262
Speed 100
184 328
Total 490 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

Miltank changes

Pokédex entries

Gold Its milk is packed with nutrition, making it the ultimate beverage for the sick or weary.
Silver If it has just had a baby, the milk it produces contains much more nutrition than usual.
Crystal In order to milk a MILTANK, one must have a knack for rhythmically pulling up and down on its udders.
Ruby
Sapphire
MILTANK gives over five gallons of milk on a daily basis. Its sweet milk is enjoyed by children and grown-ups alike. People who can’t drink milk turn it into yogurt and eat it instead.
FireRed If it has just had a baby, the milk it produces contains much more nutrition than usual.
LeafGreen Its milk is packed with nutrition, making it the ultimate beverage for the sick or weary.
Emerald It gives over five gallons of milk daily. Its sweet milk is enjoyed by children and grown-ups alike. People who can’t drink milk turn it into yogurt and eat it instead.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It is said that kids who drink MILTANK’s milk grow up to become hearty, healthy adults.
HeartGold Its milk is packed with nutrition, making it the ultimate beverage for the sick or weary.
SoulSilver If it is around babies, the milk it produces contains much more nutrition than usual.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It is said that kids who drink Miltank’s milk grow up to become hearty, healthy adults.
X If it is around babies, the milk it produces contains much more nutrition than usual.
Y Its milk is packed with nutrition, making it the ultimate beverage for the sick or weary.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Miltank gives over five gallons of milk on a daily basis. Its sweet milk is enjoyed by children and grown-ups alike. People who can’t drink milk turn it into yogurt and eat it instead.
Sun Its milk is high in calories and packed with nutrients. Therefore, if you drink too much of it, you may wind up with a body like Miltank’s.
Moon Most people raise it for its milk, but it’s quite tough and strong, so it’s also well suited for battle.
Ultra Sun It produces over five gallons of milk a day. The higher the quality of the pastures it lives in, the richer and tastier its milk becomes.
Ultra Moon Its milk is delicious and chock-full of nutrients. However, if you drink too much, it could make your stomach hurt, so be careful.
Sword Miltank produces highly nutritious milk, so it’s been supporting the lives of people and other Pokémon since ancient times.
Shield This Pokémon needs to be milked every day, or else it will fall ill. The flavor of Miltank milk changes with the seasons.

Moves learned by Miltank

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
5RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
10Defense CurlNormalStatus
15StompNormalPhysical 65 100
20Heal BellNormalStatus
25HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
30Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90
35Milk DrinkNormalStatus
40Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
45Play RoughFairyPhysical 90 90
50CharmFairyStatus 100
55High HorsepowerGroundPhysical 95 95

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BelchPoisonSpecial 120 90
CurseGhostStatus
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100
Hammer ArmFightingPhysical 100 90
PresentNormalPhysical 90
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Steel RollerSteelPhysical 130 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
3GrowlNormalStatus 100
5Defense CurlNormalStatus
8StompNormalPhysical 65 100
11Milk DrinkNormalStatus
15BideNormalPhysical
19RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
24Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
29Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90
35CaptivateNormalStatus 100
41Gyro BallSteelPhysical 100
48Heal BellNormalStatus
50Wake-Up SlapFightingPhysical 70 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BelchPoisonSpecial 120 90
CurseGhostStatus
Dizzy PunchNormalPhysical 70 100
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
EndureNormalStatus
Hammer ArmFightingPhysical 100 90
Heart StampPsychicPhysical 60 100
Helping HandNormalStatus
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
PresentNormalPhysical 90
PunishmentDarkPhysical 100
ReversalFightingPhysical 100
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100
Sleep TalkNormalStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Miltank 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100 Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
CounterFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 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

Miltank sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Miltank  sprite from Silver Miltank  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Miltank  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Miltank  sprite from Black & White Miltank  sprite from X & Y Miltank  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Miltank  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Miltank Shiny sprite from Silver Miltank Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Miltank Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Miltank Shiny sprite from Black & White Miltank Shiny sprite from X & Y Miltank Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Miltank

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Route 38, 39
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Safari Zone
Diamond
Pearl
Route 209, 210
Platinum Route 210
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 38, 39, 47
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 12
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Paniola Ranch, Poni Plains
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Training Lowlands

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Miltank
Japanese ミルタンク (Miltank)
German Miltank
French Écrémeuh

Name origin

milk
white liquid from cows
tank
large storage unit or heavily amored vehicle