Noibat

Noibat is a Flying/Dragon type Pokémon introduced in Generation 6. It is known as the Sound Wave Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 714
Type Flying Dragon
Species Sound Wave Pokémon
Height 0.5 m (1′08″)
Weight 8.0 kg (17.6 lbs)
Abilities 1. Frisk
2. Infiltrator
Telepathy (hidden ability)
Local № 113 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
083 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
176 (Sword/Shield)
303 (Scarlet/Violet)
181 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 49
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Dragon, Flying
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 40
190 284
Attack 30
58 174
Defense 35
67 185
Sp. Atk 45
85 207
Sp. Def 40
76 196
Speed 55
103 229
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 Noibat.

Evolution chart

(Level 48)

Noibat changes

Pokédex entries

X
Omega Ruby
They live in pitch-black caves. Their enormous ears can emit ultrasonic waves of 200,000 hertz.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Even a robust wrestler will become dizzy and unable to stand when exposed to its 200,000-hertz ultrasonic waves.
Ultra Sun Fruits are its favorite foods. This gourmet carefully picks out just the ripe ones using its sonar.
Ultra Moon It flies around in search of fruit to eat. It uses ultrasonic waves to detect which fruits are ripe.
Sword After nightfall, they emerge from the caves they nest in during the day. Using their ultrasonic waves, they go on the hunt for ripened fruit.
Shield No wavelength of sound is beyond Noibat’s ability to produce. The ultrasonic waves it generates can overcome much larger Pokémon.
Scarlet This Pokémon emits ultrasonic waves from its large ears to search for fruit to eat. It mistakes Applin for its food.
Violet Noibat can change the frequency of its sound waves at will, and it generates ultrasonic waves of up to 200,000 hertz.

Moves learned by Noibat

Moves learnt by level up

Noibat learns the following moves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
4GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
8SupersonicNormalStatus 55
12Double TeamNormalStatus
16Wing AttackFlyingPhysical 60 100
20BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
24Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95
28WhirlwindNormalStatus
32Super FangNormalPhysical 90
36Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
40ScreechNormalStatus 85
44RoostFlyingStatus
49TailwindFlyingStatus
52HurricaneFlyingSpecial 110 70

Egg moves

Noibat learns the following moves via breeding or picnics in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Noibat gen 9 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
DefogFlyingStatus
Dragon RushDragonPhysical 100 75

Moves learnt by TM

Noibat is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet:

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
4GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
8SupersonicNormalStatus 55
12Double TeamNormalStatus
16Wing AttackFlyingPhysical 60 100
20BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
24Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95
28WhirlwindNormalStatus
32Super FangNormalPhysical 90
36Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
40ScreechNormalStatus 85
44RoostFlyingStatus
49TailwindFlyingStatus
52HurricaneFlyingSpecial 110 70

Egg moves

Noibat learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Noibat gen 8 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
DefogFlyingStatus
Dragon RushDragonPhysical 100 75

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dual WingbeatFlyingPhysical 40 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Noibat sprites

Type Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
Normal Noibat  sprite from X & Y Noibat  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Noibat  sprite from Sword & Shield Noibat  sprite from Scarlet & Violet
Shiny Noibat Shiny sprite from X & Y Noibat Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Noibat

X
Y
Terminus Cave, Victory Road
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 5, Verdant Cavern
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Bridge Field, Watchtower Ruins, Galar Mine No. 2
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Legends: Arceus
Not available in this game
Scarlet
Violet
North Province (Area One), North Province (Area Two), West Province (Area Two)

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Noibat
Japanese オンバット (Onbat)
German eF-eM
French Sonistrelle

Name origin

noise
loud sounds
bat
cave-dwelling flying mammal