Purrloin

Purrloin is a Dark type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Devious Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 509
Type Dark
Species Devious Pokémon
Height 1′04″ (0.4 m)
Weight 22.3 lbs (10.1 kg)
Abilities Limber
Unburden
Prankster (hidden ability)
Local № 015 (Black/White)
012 (Black 2/White 2)
042 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
Japanese Choroneko

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 56
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 41
192 286
Attack 50
94 218
Defense 37
71 190
Sp. Atk 50
94 218
Sp. Def 37
71 190
Speed 66
123 254
Total 281 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 Purrloin.

Evolution chart

(Level 20)

Name origin

purr
sound a cat makes when content
purloin
to steal

Pokédex entries

Black They steal from people for fun, but their victims can’t help but forgive them. Their deceptively cute act is perfect.
White Its cute act is a ruse. When victims let down their guard, they find their items taken. It attacks with sharp claws.
Black 2
White 2
Their cute act is a ruse. They trick people and steal their valuables just to see the looks on their faces.
X
Omega Ruby
Its cute act is a ruse. When victims let down their guard, they find their items taken. It attacks with sharp claws.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
They steal from people for fun, but their victims can’t help but forgive them. Their deceptively cute act is perfect.

Moves learned by Purrloin

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ScratchNormal 40 100
3GrowlNormal 100
6AssistNormal
10Sand AttackGround 100
12Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
15PursuitDark 40 100
19TormentDark 100
21Fake OutNormal 40 100
24Hone ClawsDark
28AssuranceDark 60 100
30SlashNormal 70 100
33CaptivateNormal 100
37Night SlashDark 70 100
39SnatchDark
42Nasty PlotDark
46Sucker PunchDark 70 100
49Play RoughFairy 90 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CharmFairy 100
CopycatNormal
CovetNormal 60 100
EncoreNormal 100
Fake TearsDark 100
Feint AttackDark 60
Foul PlayDark 95 100
Pay DayNormal 40 100
YawnNormal

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormal 60 100
Foul PlayDark 95 100
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
Hyper VoiceNormal 90 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Knock OffDark 65 100
Role PlayPsychic
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnatchDark
SnoreNormal 50 100
SpiteGhost 100
TrickPsychic 100

Moves learnt by TM

Purrloin 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
12TauntDark 100
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
63EmbargoDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
77Psych UpNormal
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
95SnarlDark 55 95
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Purrloin 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
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ScratchNormal 40 100
3GrowlNormal 100
6AssistNormal
10Sand AttackGround 100
12Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
15PursuitDark 40 100
19TormentDark 100
21Fake OutNormal 40 100
24Hone ClawsDark
28AssuranceDark 60 100
30SlashNormal 70 100
33CaptivateNormal 100
37Night SlashDark 70 100
39SnatchDark
42Nasty PlotDark
46Sucker PunchDark 70 100
49Play RoughFairy 90 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CharmFairy 100
CopycatNormal
CovetNormal 60 100
EncoreNormal 100
Fake TearsDark 100
Feint AttackDark 60
Foul PlayDark 95 100
Pay DayNormal 40 100
YawnNormal

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
63EmbargoDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
77Psych UpNormal
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
95SnarlDark 55 95
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Purrloin can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Purrloin sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Purrloin  sprite from Black & White Purrloin  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Purrloin Shiny sprite from Black & White Purrloin Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Purrloin

Black
White
Route 2, 3, Dreamyard
Black 2
White 2
Route 3, 19, 20
X Trade/migrate from another game
Y Breed Liepard
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game