Poipole is a Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 7. It is known as the Poison Pin Pokémon.

Poipole is an Ultra Beast introduced in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, also known by the code name UB Adhesive.

Poipole displays many emotions, and it’s said to be able to understand human speech if it spends enough time together with them. Their large heads are filled with venom, and they fire this venom from the poisonous needles on top of them.

Pokédex data

National № 803
Type Poison
Species Poison Pin Pokémon
Height 0.6 m (2′00″)
Weight 1.8 kg (4.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Beast Boost
Local № 261 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)


EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 189
Growth Rate Slow


Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 67
244 338
Attack 73
135 269
Defense 67
125 256
Sp. Atk 73
135 269
Sp. Def 67
125 256
Speed 73
135 269
Total 420 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 Poipole.

Evolution chart

(after Dragon Pulse learned)

Pokédex entries

Ultra Sun This Ultra Beast is well enough liked to be chosen as a first partner in its own world.
Ultra Moon An Ultra Beast that lives in a different world, it cackles wildly as it sprays its opponents with poison from the needles on its head.

Moves learned by Poipole

Moves learnt by level up

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

1AcidPoison 40 100
1Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
1GrowlNormal 100
1Helping HandNormal
1PeckFlying 35 100
7Fury AttackNormal 15 85
13VenoshockPoison 65 100
19CharmFairy 100
23Venom DrenchPoison 100
31Nasty PlotDark
37Poison JabPoison 80 100
41ToxicPoison 90
47Fell StingerBug 50 100

Egg moves

Poipole does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

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

CovetNormal 60 100
Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
Gastro AcidPoison 100
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
Helping HandNormal
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
UproarNormal 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Poipole sprites

Type Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Poipole  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Poipole Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Poipole

Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Ultra Megalopolis
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Trade/migrate from another game
Location data not yet available

Answers to Poipole questions

Other languages

English Poipole
Japanese ベベノム (Bevenom)
German Venicro
French Vémini

Name origin

toxic substance
long stick/point