Pumpkaboo

Pumpkaboo is a Ghost/Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 6. It is known as the Pumpkin Pokémon.

Pumpkaboo are said to carry wandering spirits to the place where they belong so they can move on.

Pokédex data

National № 710
Type Ghost Grass
Species Pumpkin Pokémon
Height 1′04″ (0.4 m)
Weight 11.0 lbs (5.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Pickup
2. Frisk
Insomnia (hidden ability)
Local № 063 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense
Catch rate 120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 67
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 49
208 302
Attack 66
123 254
Defense 70
130 262
Sp. Atk 44
83 205
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 51
96 221
Total 335 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 Pumpkaboo.

Pokédex data

National № 710
Type Ghost Grass
Species Pumpkin Pokémon
Height 1′00″ (0.3 m)
Weight 7.7 lbs (3.5 kg)
Abilities 1. Pickup
2. Frisk
Insomnia (hidden ability)
Local № 063 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense
Catch rate 120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 67
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 44
198 292
Attack 66
123 254
Defense 70
130 262
Sp. Atk 44
83 205
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 56
105 232
Total 335 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 Pumpkaboo.

Pokédex data

National № 710
Type Ghost Grass
Species Pumpkin Pokémon
Height 1′08″ (0.5 m)
Weight 16.5 lbs (7.5 kg)
Abilities 1. Pickup
2. Frisk
Insomnia (hidden ability)
Local № 063 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense
Catch rate 120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 67
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 54
218 312
Attack 66
123 254
Defense 70
130 262
Sp. Atk 44
83 205
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 46
87 210
Total 335 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 Pumpkaboo.

Pokédex data

National № 710
Type Ghost Grass
Species Pumpkin Pokémon
Height 2′07″ (0.8 m)
Weight 33.1 lbs (15.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Pickup
2. Frisk
Insomnia (hidden ability)
Local № 063 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense
Catch rate 120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 67
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 59
228 322
Attack 66
123 254
Defense 70
130 262
Sp. Atk 44
83 205
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 41
78 199
Total 335 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 Pumpkaboo.

Evolution chart

#710
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
Ghost · Grass
(Trade)
#711
Gourgeist
Average Size
Ghost · Grass

Pokédex entries

X
Omega Ruby
The pumpkin body is inhabited by a spirit trapped in this world. As the sun sets, it becomes restless and active.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It is said to carry wandering spirits to the place where they belong so they can move on.

Moves learned by Pumpkaboo

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhost 30 100
1Confuse RayGhost 100
1TrickPsychic 100
4Scary FaceNormal 100
6Trick-or-TreatGhost 100
11Worry SeedGrass 100
16Razor LeafGrass 55 95
20Leech SeedGrass 90
23Trick-or-TreatGhost 100
26Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
30Shadow SneakGhost 40 100
36Shadow BallGhost 80 100
40Trick-or-TreatGhost 100
42Pain SplitNormal
48Seed BombGrass 80 100

Egg moves

Pumpkaboo learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Pumpkaboo egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BestowNormal
CurseGhost
Destiny BondGhost
DisableNormal 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychic
Foul PlayDark 95 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Magic CoatPsychic
Pain SplitNormal
Role PlayPsychic
Seed BombGrass 80 100
Skill SwapPsychic
SpiteGhost 100
SynthesisGrass
TelekinesisPsychic
TrickPsychic 100
Worry SeedGrass 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
61Will-O-WispFire 85
64ExplosionNormal 250 100
74Gyro BallSteel 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
92Trick RoomPsychic
96Nature PowerNormal
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Pumpkaboo 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Pumpkaboo sprites

Type Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Pumpkaboo  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Pumpkaboo Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Pumpkaboo

X
Y
Route 16
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Pumpkaboo
Japanese バケッチャ (Bakeccha)
German Irrbis
French Pitrouille

Name origin

pumpkin
large orange fruit, often used at Halloween
peek-a-boo
childish game involving hiding and suddenly reappearing