Porygon

Porygon is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Virtual Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 137
Type Normal
Species Virtual Pokémon
Height 2′07″ (0.8 m)
Weight 80.5 lbs (36.5 kg)
Abilities 1. Trace
2. Download
Analytic (hidden ability)
Local № 137 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
215 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
137 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
192 (Platinum)
220 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
217 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
281 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
137 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 79
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Mineral
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 65
240 334
Attack 60
112 240
Defense 70
130 262
Sp. Atk 85
157 295
Sp. Def 75
139 273
Speed 40
76 196
Total 395 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 Porygon.

Evolution chart

(trade holding Up Grade) (trade holding Dubious Disc)

Porygon changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
A POKéMON that consists entirely of programming code. Capable of moving freely in cyberspace.
Yellow The only POKéMON people anticipate can fly into space. None has managed the feat yet, however.
Gold It is a manmade POKéMON. Since it doesn't breathe, people are eager to try it in any environment.
Silver A manmade POKéMON that came about as a result of research. It is programmed with only basic motions.
Crystal An artificial POKéMON created due to extensive research, it can perform only what is in its program.
Ruby
Sapphire
PORYGON is capable of reverting itself entirely back to program data and entering cyberspace. This POKéMON is copy-protected so it cannot be duplicated by copying.
FireRed Using the most advanced technologies, scientists finally succeeded in making the first artificial POKéMON.
LeafGreen A POKéMON that consists entirely of programming code. It is capable of moving freely in cyberspace.
Emerald It is capable of reverting itself entirely back to program data in order to enter cyberspace. A PORYGON is copy-protected so it cannot be duplicated.
Diamond
Pearl
The world’s first artificially created Pokémon. It can travel through electronic space.
Platinum A man-made Pokémon created using advanced scientific means. It can move freely in cyberspace.
HeartGold It is a manmade Pokémon. Since it doesn’t breathe, people are eager to try it in any environment.
SoulSilver A manmade Pokémon that came about as a result of research. It is programmed with only basic motions.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
A man-made Pokémon created using advanced scientific means. It can move freely in cyberspace.
X A man-made Pokémon that came about as a result of research. It is programmed with only basic motions.
Y A Pokémon that consists entirely of programming code. It is capable of moving freely in cyberspace.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Porygon is capable of reverting itself entirely back to program data and entering cyberspace. This Pokémon is copy protected so it cannot be duplicated by copying.
Sun Roughly 20 years ago, it was artificially created, utilizing the latest technology of the time.
Moon It can convert its body into digital data, which enables it to enter cyberspace.
Ultra Sun This Pokémon was created using the cutting-edge science of 20 years ago, so many parts of it have since become obsolete.
Ultra Moon It was built 20 years ago by scientists who dreamed of exploring space. Their dreams have yet to come true.

Moves learned by Porygon

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConversionNormal
1Conversion 2Normal
1SharpenNormal
1TackleNormal 40 100
7PsybeamPsychic 65 100
12AgilityPsychic
18RecoverNormal
23Magnet RiseElectric
29Signal BeamBug 75 100
34RecycleNormal
40DischargeElectric 80 100
45Lock-OnNormal
50Tri AttackNormal 80 100
56Magic CoatPsychic
62Zap CannonElectric 120 50

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
3PsyshockPsychic 80 100
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
77Psych UpNormal
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
92Trick RoomPsychic
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Porygon 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
PsywavePsychic 80 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
TeleportPsychic Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
NightmareGhost 100 Generation 2 — TM
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

Porygon learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormal 40 100
4SharpenNormal
9PsybeamPsychic 65 100
13AgilityPsychic
18BarrierPsychic
22Tri AttackNormal 80 100
27Thunder WaveElectric 90
31ConversionNormal
36RecoverNormal
40Hyper BeamNormal 150 90

Moves learnt by TM

Porygon is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HeadbuttNormal 70 100
4TeleportPsychic
5RestPsychic
7ProtectNormal
8SubstituteNormal
9ReflectPsychic
12FacadeNormal 70 100
16Thunder WaveElectric 90
19Iron TailSteel 100 75
21Foul PlayDark 95 100
27ToxicPoison 90
28Tri AttackNormal 80 100
36ThunderboltElectric 90 100
38ThunderElectric 110 70
40PsychicPsychic 90 100
43Shadow BallGhost 80 100
45Solar BeamGrass 120 100
48Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
51BlizzardIce 110 70
55Ice BeamIce 90 100
59Dream EaterPsychic 100 100

Porygon sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Porygon  sprite from Red & Blue Porygon  sprite from Silver Porygon  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Porygon  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Porygon  sprite from Black & White Porygon  sprite from X & Y Porygon  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Porygon Shiny sprite from Silver Porygon Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Porygon Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Porygon Shiny sprite from Black & White Porygon Shiny sprite from X & Y Porygon Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Porygon

Red
Blue
Yellow
Celadon City
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Celadon City
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Celadon City
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Trophy Garden
Platinum Veilstone City
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Celadon City
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White White Forest
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Mirage Spots
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 15
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Route 7, Silph Co.

Other languages

English Porygon
Japanese ポリゴン (Porygon)
German Porygon
French Porygon

Name origin

polygon
a many sided figure