Nihilego is a Rock/Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 7. It is known as the Parasite Pokémon.

Nihilego is an Ultra Beast, also known by the code name UB-01 Symbiont.

Pokédex entries

Sun One of several mysterious Ultra Beasts. People on the street report observing those infested by it suddenly becoming violent.
Moon One of the Ultra Beasts. It’s unclear whether or not this Pokémon is sentient, but sometimes it can be observed behaving like a young girl.
Ultra Sun A life-form from another world, it was dubbed a UB and is thought to produce a strong neurotoxin.
Ultra Moon It appeared in this world from an Ultra Wormhole. Nihilego appears to be a parasite that lives by feeding on people and Pokémon.

Evolution chart

  • Nihilego does not evolve.

Name origin

anarchy, desctructiveness
the self

Moves learned by Nihilego

Nihilego sprites

Type Generation 7
Normal Nihilego  sprite from Sun & Moon
Shiny Nihilego Shiny sprite from Sun & Moon

See all Nihilego sprites

Where to find Nihilego

Diglett's Tunnel, Wela Volcano Park
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Ultra Space