Quilladin

Quilladin is a Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 6. It is known as the Spiny Armor Pokémon.

Upon evolution, the hard spikes on Quilladin's body grow even sturdier. Despite its prickly appearance, Quilladin is considered a gentle Pokémon that avoids battle.

Quilladin evolves from Chespin at level 16, and evolves into Chesnaught at level 36.

Pokédex data

National № 651
Type Grass
Species Spiny Armor Pokémon
Height 2′04″ (0.7 m)
Weight 63.9 lbs (29.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Overgrow
Bulletproof (hidden ability)
Local № 002 (X/Y — Central Kalos)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 142
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 61
232 326
Attack 78
144 280
Defense 95
175 317
Sp. Atk 56
105 232
Sp. Def 58
108 236
Speed 57
107 234
Total 405 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 Quilladin.

Evolution chart

(Level 16) (Level 36)

Pokédex entries

X
Omega Ruby
It relies on its sturdy shell to deflect predators’ attacks. It counterattacks with its sharp quills.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
They strengthen their lower bodies by running into one another. They are very kind and won’t start fights.

Moves learned by Quilladin

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1Needle ArmGrass 60 100
1Vine WhipGrass 45 100
5Vine WhipGrass 45 100
8RolloutRock 30 90
11BiteDark 60 100
15Leech SeedGrass 90
19Pin MissileBug 25 95
29Take DownNormal 90 85
35Seed BombGrass 80 100
39Mud ShotGround 55 95
44Bulk UpFighting
48Body SlamNormal 85 100
52Pain SplitNormal
56Wood HammerGrass 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Needle ArmGrass 60 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Belly DrumNormal
CurseGhost
Defense CurlNormal
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100
Quick GuardFighting
RolloutRock 30 90
SpikesGround
SynthesisGrass

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
74Gyro BallSteel 100
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Quilladin 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
TackleNormal 40 100 Generation 6 — Level up
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Quilladin sprites

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

Where to find Quilladin

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

Answers to Quilladin questions

Other languages

English Quilladin
Japanese ハリボーグ (Hariborg)
German Igastarnish
French Boguérisse

Name origin

quill
sharp feather/needle
paladin
heroic, chivalrous knight