Nickit

Nickit is a Dark type Pokémon introduced in Generation 8. It is known as the Fox Pokémon.

Nickit artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 827
Type Dark
Species Fox Pokémon
Height 0.6 m (2′00″)
Weight 8.9 kg (19.6 lbs)
Abilities 1. Run Away
2. Unburden
Stakeout (hidden ability)
Local № 029 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 49
Growth Rate Fast

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 40
190 284
Attack 28
54 170
Defense 28
54 170
Sp. Atk 47
89 212
Sp. Def 52
98 223
Speed 50
94 218
Total 245 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 Nickit.

Evolution chart

(Level 18)

Pokédex entries

Sword Aided by the soft pads on its feet, it silently raids the food stores of other Pokémon. It survives off its ill-gotten gains.
Shield Cunning and cautious, this Pokémon survives by stealing food from others. It erases its tracks with swipes of its tail as it makes off with its plunder.

Moves learned by Nickit

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
4Beat UpDarkPhysical 100
8Hone ClawsDarkStatus
12SnarlDarkSpecial 55 95
16AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
20Nasty PlotDarkStatus
24Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
28Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
32Tail SlapNormalPhysical 25 85
36Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
HowlNormalStatus
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Quick GuardFightingStatus
TormentDarkStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Lash OutDarkPhysical 75 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
15DigGroundPhysical 80 100
16ScreechNormalStatus 85
21RestPsychicStatus
23ThiefDarkPhysical 60 100
24SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
25ProtectNormalStatus
31AttractNormalStatus 100
37Beat UpDarkPhysical 100
39FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
40SwiftNormalSpecial 60
47Fake TearsDarkStatus 100
53Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
58AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
76RoundNormalSpecial 60 100
84Tail SlapNormalPhysical 25 85
85SnarlDarkSpecial 55 95

Moves learnt by TR

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

TR
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
12AgilityPsychicStatus
20SubstituteNormalStatus
26EndureNormalStatus
27Sleep TalkNormalStatus
29Baton PassNormalStatus
37TauntDarkStatus 100
68Nasty PlotDarkStatus
81Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
90Play RoughFairyPhysical 90 90

Nickit sprites

Type Generation 8
Normal Nickit  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny

Where to find Nickit

Answers to Nickit questions

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Nickit
Japanese クスネ (Kusune)
German Kleptifux
French Goupilou