Numel

Numel is a Fire/Ground type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Numb Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 322
Type Fire Ground
Species Numb Pokémon
Height 0.7 m (2′04″)
Weight 24.0 kg (52.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Oblivious
2. Simple
Own Tempo (hidden ability)
Local № 101 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
204 (Black 2/White 2)
106 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 61
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 60
112 240
Defense 40
76 196
Sp. Atk 65
121 251
Sp. Def 45
85 207
Speed 35
67 185
Total 305 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 Numel.

Evolution chart

#322
Numel
Fire · Ground
(Level 33)

Numel changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby NUMEL is extremely dull witted - it doesn’t notice being hit. However, it can’t stand hunger for even a second. This POKéMON’s body is a seething cauldron of boiling magma.
Sapphire NUMEL stores magma of almost 2,200 degrees F within its body. If it gets wet, the magma cools and hardens. In that event, the POKéMON’s body grows heavy and its movements become sluggish.
FireRed
LeafGreen
Magma of almost 2,200 degrees Fahrenheit courses through its body. When it grows cold, the magma hardens and slows it.
Emerald A NUMEL stores boiling magma in the hump on its back. It is a hardy POKéMON that can transport a 220-pound load. It has served humans at work since long ago.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Its humped back stores intensely hot magma. In rain, the magma cools, slowing its movement.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
The flaming magma it stores in the hump on its back is the source of its tremendous power.
Black
White
Its humped back stores intensely hot magma. In rain, the magma cools, slowing its movement.
Black 2
White 2
The magma in its body reaches 2,200 degrees F. Its hump gets smaller when it uses Fire-type moves.
X Its humped back stores intensely hot magma. In rain, the magma cools, slowing its movement.
Y The magma in its body reaches 2,200 degrees Fahrenheit. Its hump gets smaller when it uses Fire-type moves.
Omega Ruby Numel is extremely dull witted—it doesn’t notice being hit. However, it can’t stand hunger for even a second. This Pokémon’s body is a seething cauldron of boiling magma.
Alpha Sapphire Numel stores magma of almost 2,200 degrees Fahrenheit within its body. If it gets wet, the magma cools and hardens. In that event, the Pokémon’s body grows heavy and its movements become sluggish.

Moves learned by Numel

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
5EmberFireSpecial 40 100
8Focus EnergyNormalStatus
12MagnitudeGroundPhysical 100
15Flame BurstFireSpecial 70 100
19AmnesiaPsychicStatus
22Lava PlumeFireSpecial 80 100
26Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
29CurseGhostStatus
31Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
36YawnNormalStatus
40EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
43FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
47Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
Defense CurlNormalStatus
EndureNormalStatus
GrowthNormalStatus
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
Heavy SlamSteelPhysical 100
HowlNormalStatus
Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100
Mud BombGroundSpecial 65 85
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
Spit UpNormalSpecial 100
StockpileNormalStatus
StompNormalPhysical 65 100
SwallowNormalStatus
YawnNormalStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormalStatus
Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stealth RockRockStatus

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Numel 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
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 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
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

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
5EmberFireSpecial 40 100
8Focus EnergyNormalStatus
12MagnitudeGroundPhysical 100
15Flame BurstFireSpecial 70 100
19AmnesiaPsychicStatus
22Lava PlumeFireSpecial 80 100
26Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
29CurseGhostStatus
31Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
36YawnNormalStatus
40EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
43FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
47Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
Defense CurlNormalStatus
EndureNormalStatus
GrowthNormalStatus
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
HowlNormalStatus
Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100
Mud BombGroundSpecial 65 85
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
Spit UpNormalSpecial 100
StockpileNormalStatus
StompNormalPhysical 65 100
SwallowNormalStatus
YawnNormalStatus

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Numel 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
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 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
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Numel sprites

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

Where to find Numel

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 112, Fiery Path, Jagged Pass
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 112, Fiery Path, Jagged Pass
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 227, Stark Mountain
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Ilex Forest, Viridian Forest
Black
White
Black 2
Trade/migrate from another game
White 2 Reversal Mountain
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 112, Fiery Path, Jagged Pass
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 Numel
Japanese ドンメル (Donmel)
German Camaub
French Chamallot

Name origin

numb
lacking in feeling
camel
hump-backed mammal commonly found in desert areas