Purugly

Purugly is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Tiger Cat Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 432
Type Normal
Species Tiger Cat Pokémon
Height 3′03″ (1.0 m)
Weight 96.6 lbs (43.8 kg)
Abilities Own Tempo
Thick Fat
Defiant (hidden ability)
Local № 077 (Diamond/Pearl)
077 (Platinum)
Japanese Bunyatto

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 158
Growth Rate Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 25% male, 75% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 71
252 346
Attack 82
152 289
Defense 64
119 249
Sp. Atk 64
119 249
Sp. Def 59
110 238
Speed 112
206 355
Total 452 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.

Evolution chart

(Level 38)

Name origin

purr
sound a cat makes when content
ugly
unpleasant looking

Purugly changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond It is a brazen brute that barges its way into another Pokémon’s nest and claims it as its own.
Pearl To make itself appear intimidatingly beefy, it tightly cinches its waist with its twin tails.
Platinum It binds its body with its tails to make itself look bigger. If it locks eyes, it will glare ceaselessly.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It would claim another Pokémon’s nest as its own if it finds a nest sufficiently comfortable.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It binds its body with its tails to make itself look bigger. If it locks eyes, it will glare ceaselessly.
X
Omega Ruby
It would claim another Pokémon’s nest as its own if it finds a nest sufficiently comfortable.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
To make itself appear intimidatingly beefy, it tightly cinches its waist with its twin tails.

Moves learned by Purugly

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Fake OutNormal 40 100
1GrowlNormal 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
1SwaggerNormal 85
5ScratchNormal 40 100
8GrowlNormal 100
13HypnosisPsychic 60
17Feint AttackDark 60
20Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
25CharmFairy 100
29AssistNormal
32CaptivateNormal 100
37SlashNormal 70 100
45Body SlamNormal 85 100
52AttractNormal 100
60Hone ClawsDark

Moves learnt on evolution

Purugly learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
SwaggerNormal 85

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AssuranceDark 60 100
BiteDark 60 100
Fake TearsDark 100
FlailNormal 100
Last ResortNormal 140 100
Quick AttackNormal 40 100
Sand AttackGround 100
SnatchDark
Tail WhipNormal 100
Wake-Up SlapFighting 70 100

Move Tutor moves

Purugly 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
Hyper VoiceNormal 90 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Knock OffDark 65 100
Last ResortNormal 140 100
Shock WaveElectric 60
SnatchDark
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stomping TantrumGround 75 100
Super FangNormal 90
Throat ChopDark 80 100
Water PulseWater 60 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Play RoughFairy 90 90 Level up
Sucker PunchDark 70 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
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
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
77Psych UpNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Purugly 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
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Fake OutNormal 40 100
1GrowlNormal 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
1SwaggerNormal 85
5ScratchNormal 40 100
8GrowlNormal 100
13HypnosisPsychic 60
17Feint AttackDark 60
20Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
25CharmFairy 100
29AssistNormal
32CaptivateNormal 100
37SlashNormal 70 100
45Body SlamNormal 85 100
52AttractNormal 100
60Hone ClawsDark

Moves learnt on evolution

Purugly learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sun & Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
SwaggerNormal 85

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AssuranceDark 60 100
BiteDark 60 100
Fake TearsDark 100
FlailNormal 100
Last ResortNormal 140 100
Quick AttackNormal 40 100
Sand AttackGround 100
SnatchDark
Tail WhipNormal 100
Wake-Up SlapFighting 70 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Play RoughFairy 90 90 Level up
Sucker PunchDark 70 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
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
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
77Psych UpNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Purugly 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
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Purugly sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Purugly  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Purugly  sprite from Black & White Purugly  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Purugly Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Purugly Shiny sprite from Black & White Purugly Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Purugly

Diamond Trade/migrate from another game
Pearl Route 222, 229
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
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
Trade/migrate from another game