Runerigus

Runerigus is a Ground/Ghost type Pokémon introduced in Generation 8. It is known as the Grudge Pokémon.

Never touch its shadowlike body, or you'll be shown the horrific memories behind the picture carved into it.

Evolves from Galarian Yamask.

Runerigus artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 867
Type Ground Ghost
Species Grudge Pokémon
Height 1.6 m (5′03″)
Weight 66.6 kg (146.8 lbs)
Abilities 1. Wandering Spirit
Local № 328 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 90 (11.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship
Base Exp.
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous, Mineral
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 25 (6,169–6,425 steps)

Base stats

HP 58
226 320
Attack 95
175 317
Defense 145
265 427
Sp. Atk 50
94 218
Sp. Def 105
193 339
Speed 30
58 174
Total 483 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 Runerigus.

Evolution chart

(Level 34)
#562
Yamask
Galarian Yamask
Ground · Ghost
(near Dusty Bowl)

Pokédex entries

Sword A powerful curse was woven into an ancient painting. After absorbing the spirit of a Yamask, the painting began to move.
Shield Never touch its shadowlike body, or you’ll be shown the horrific memories behind the picture carved into it.

Moves learned by Runerigus

Moves learnt by level up

Runerigus learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhost 30 100
1HazeIce
1Night ShadeGhost 100
1ProtectNormal
1Scary FaceNormal 100
1Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
12DisableNormal 100
16Brutal SwingDark 60 100
20Crafty ShieldFairy
24HexGhost 65 100
28Mean LookNormal
32SlamNormal 80 75
38CurseGhost
44Shadow BallGhost 80 100
50EarthquakeGround 100 100
56Guard SplitPsychic
56Power SplitPsychic
62Destiny BondGhost

Moves learnt on evolution

Runerigus learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sword & Shield (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Shadow ClawGhost 70 100

Egg moves

Runerigus learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Runerigus egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
MementoDark 100

Move Tutor moves

Runerigus can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
PoltergeistGhost 110 90

Moves learnt by TM

Runerigus is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Runerigus is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Runerigus sprites

Type Generation 8
Normal Runerigus  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny

Where to find Runerigus

Sword
Shield
Evolve Yamask/Galarian Yamask

Name origin

rune
egregious