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 2′00″ (0.6 m)
Weight 71.6 lbs (32.5 kg)
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)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (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 Up Grade) (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.

Moves learned by Porygon2

Moves learnt by level up

Porygon2 learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConversionNormal
1Conversion 2Normal
1Defense CurlNormal
1Magic CoatPsychic
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Zap CannonElectric 120 50
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
67Hyper BeamNormal 150 90

Egg moves

Porygon2 does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

Porygon2 can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Porygon2. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
SharpenNormal Level up

Moves learnt by TM

Porygon2 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

Porygon2 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
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

Porygon2 does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Porygon2 does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Porygon2 sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
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
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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Evolve Porygon

Other languages

English Porygon2
Japanese ポリゴン2 (Porygon2)
German Porygon2
French Porygon2

Name origin

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