Perrserker

Perrserker is a Steel type Pokémon introduced in Generation 8. It is known as the Viking Pokémon.

Evolution of Galarian Meowth.

Perrserker artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 863
Type Steel
Species Viking Pokémon
Height 0.8 m (2′07″)
Weight 28.0 kg (61.7 lbs)
Abilities 1. Battle Armor
2. Tough Claws
Steely Spirit (hidden ability)
Local № 183 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 90 (11.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 154
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 70
250 344
Attack 110
202 350
Defense 100
184 328
Sp. Atk 50
94 218
Sp. Def 60
112 240
Speed 50
94 218
Total 440 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 Perrserker.

Evolution chart

(Level 28)
#052
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
Dark
(high Friendship)
#053
Persian
Alolan Persian
Dark
#052
Meowth
Galarian Meowth
Steel
(Level 28)

Pokédex entries

Sword What appears to be an iron helmet is actually hardened hair. This Pokémon lives for the thrill of battle.
Shield After many battles, it evolved dangerous claws that come together to form daggers when extended.

Moves learned by Perrserker

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Fake OutNormalPhysical 40 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Hone ClawsDarkStatus
1Iron DefenseSteelStatus
1Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100
1Metal BurstSteelPhysical 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
12Pay DayNormalPhysical 40 100
16Metal ClawSteelPhysical 50 95
20TauntDarkStatus 100
24SwaggerNormalStatus 85
31Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
36ScreechNormalStatus 85
42SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
48Metal SoundSteelStatus 85
54ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Perrserker learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sword & Shield (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
CurseGhostStatus
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

Perrserker 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

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
02Pay DayNormalPhysical 40 100
08Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90
09Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 150 90
15DigGroundPhysical 80 100
16ScreechNormalStatus 85
21RestPsychicStatus
23ThiefDarkPhysical 60 100
24SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
25ProtectNormalStatus
31AttractNormalStatus 100
33Rain DanceWaterStatus
34Sunny DayFireStatus
39FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
56U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
57PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
58AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
59FlingDarkPhysical 100
65Shadow ClawGhostPhysical 70 100
76RoundNormalSpecial 60 100
79RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100

Moves learnt by TR

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

Perrserker sprites

Type Generation 8
Normal Perrserker  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny

Where to find Perrserker

Sword
Shield
Route 7, 9, Lake of Outrage

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Perrserker
Japanese ニャイキング (Nyaikingu)
German Mauzinger
French Berserkatt

Name origin

purr
sound a cat makes when content
berserker
ancient Norse warrior