Poipole

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)

Training

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

Breeding

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 Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AcidPoison 40 100
1Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
1GrowlNormal 100
1Helping HandNormal
1PeckFlying 35 100
7Fury AttackNormal 15 85
14Fell StingerBug 50 100
21CharmFairy 100
28VenoshockPoison 65 100
35Venom DrenchPoison 100
42Nasty PlotDark
49Poison JabPoison 80 100
56Gastro AcidPoison 100
63ToxicPoison 90

Egg moves

Poipole does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
07Pin MissileBug 25 95
21RestPsychic
24SnoreNormal 50 100
25ProtectNormal
29CharmFairy 100
39FacadeNormal 70 100
41Helping HandNormal
74VenoshockPoison 65 100
76RoundNormal 60 100

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
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):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormal 60 100
Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
Gastro AcidPoison 100
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
Helping HandNormal
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnatchDark
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
Sword
Shield
Location data not yet available

Answers to Poipole questions

Other languages

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

Name origin

poison
toxic substance
pole
long stick/point