Porygon2

Porygon2 is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Virtual Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 233
Type Normal
Species Virtual Pokémon
Height 0.6 m (2′00″)
Weight 32.5 kg (71.7 lbs)
Abilities 1. Trace
2. Download
Analytic (hidden ability)
Local № 216 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
193 (Platinum)
221 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
218 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
282 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
134 (Legends: Arceus)
209 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 180
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 85
280 374
Attack 80
148 284
Defense 90
166 306
Sp. Atk 105
193 339
Sp. Def 95
175 317
Speed 60
112 240
Total 515 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 Porygon2.

Evolution chart

(trade holding Upgrade) (trade holding Dubious Disc)

Porygon2 changes

Pokédex entries

Gold This upgraded version of PORYGON is designed for space exploration. It can’t fly, though.
Silver Further research enhanced its abilities. Sometimes, it may exhibit motions that were not programmed.
Crystal This manmade POKéMON evolved from the latest technology. It may have unprogrammed reactions.
Ruby
Sapphire
PORYGON2 was created by humans using the power of science. The man-made POKéMON has been endowed with artificial intelligence that enables it to learn new gestures and emotions on its own.
FireRed Further research enhanced its abilities. Sometimes, it may exhibit motions that were not programmed.
LeafGreen This upgraded version of PORYGON is designed for space exploration. However, it can’t even fly.
Emerald It was created by humans using the power of science. It has been given artificial intelligence that enables it to learn new gestures and emotions on its own.
Diamond
Pearl
With planetary development software installed, it became capable of working in space.
Platinum It was upgraded to enable the exploration of other planets. However, it failed to measure up.
HeartGold This upgraded version of PORYGON is designed for space exploration. It can’t fly, however.
SoulSilver Further research enhanced its abilities. Sometimes, it may exhibit motions that were not programmed.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It was upgraded to enable the exploration of other planets. However, it failed to measure up.
X Further research enhanced its abilities. Sometimes, it may exhibit motions that were not programmed.
Y With planetary development software installed, it became capable of working in space.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Porygon2 was created by humans using the power of science. The man-made Pokémon has been endowed with artificial intelligence that enables it to learn new gestures and emotions on its own.
Sun For the purposes of planetary development, Porygon was updated with the most cutting-edge technology available.
Moon Porygon was updated to a new version in readiness for planetary development. But that dream remains unrealized as yet.
Ultra Sun AI has been installed in it. It learns various things all on its own, but it even remembers things it doesn’t need to know.
Ultra Moon Even though it doesn’t die in the vacuum of space, it can’t move around very well in zero gravity.
Sword This is a Porygon that was updated with special data. Porygon2 develops itself by learning about many different subjects all on its own.
Shield After artificial intelligence was implemented in Porygon2, the Pokémon began using a strange language that only other Porygon2 understand.
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
With planetary development software installed, it became capable of working in space.
Legends: Arceus A bizarre item caused this Pokémon to evolve. While it now exhibits many new gestures and expressions, its biology remains inscrutable.

Moves learned by Porygon2

Moves learnt by level up

Porygon2 learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConversionNormalStatus
1Defense CurlNormalStatus
1Magnet RiseElectricStatus
1RecycleNormalStatus
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
15Thunder ShockElectricSpecial 40 100
20PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
25Conversion 2NormalStatus
30AgilityPsychicStatus
35RecoverNormalStatus
40DischargeElectricSpecial 80 100
45Tri AttackNormalSpecial 80 100
50Magic CoatPsychicStatus
55Lock-OnNormalStatus
60Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50
65Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90

Egg moves

Porygon2 does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

Moves learnt by TM

Porygon2 is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by level up

Porygon2 learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
5Thunder ShockElectricSpecial 40 100
9Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
15SparkElectricPhysical 65 100
21Tri AttackNormalSpecial 80 100
29ThunderboltElectricSpecial 90 100
37RecoverNormalStatus
47Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90

Move Tutor moves

Porygon2 can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:

Porygon2 sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
Normal Porygon2  sprite from Silver Porygon2  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Porygon2  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Porygon2  sprite from Black & White Porygon2  sprite from X & Y Porygon2  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Porygon2  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Porygon2 Shiny sprite from Silver Porygon2 Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Porygon2 Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Porygon2 Shiny sprite from Black & White Porygon2 Shiny sprite from X & Y Porygon2 Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Porygon2

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Evolve Porygon
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Evolve Porygon
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Porygon
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Porygon
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Porygon
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Porygon
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Trade/migrate from another game
Legends: Arceus Space-Time Distortion
Scarlet
Violet
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Porygon2
Japanese ポリゴン2 (Porygon2)
German Porygon2
French Porygon2

Name origin

polygon
a many sided figure
two
as in ‘Version 2’