Sawk

Sawk is a Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Karate Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 539
Type Fighting
Species Karate Pokémon
Height 4′07″ (1.4 m)
Weight 112.4 lbs (51.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Sturdy
2. Inner Focus
Mold Breaker (hidden ability)
Local № 045 (Black/White)
268 (Black 2/White 2)
098 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 163
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Human-Like
Gender 100% male, 0% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 75
260 354
Attack 125
229 383
Defense 75
139 273
Sp. Atk 30
58 174
Sp. Def 75
139 273
Speed 85
157 295
Total 465 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 Sawk.

Evolution chart

Pokédex entries

Black The sound of Sawk punching boulders and trees can be heard all the way from the mountains where they train.
White Tying their belts gets them pumped and makes their punches more destructive. Disturbing their training angers them.
Black 2
White 2
Desiring the strongest karate chop, they seclude themselves in mountains and train without sleeping.
X
Omega Ruby
Desiring the strongest karate chop, they seclude themselves in mountains and train without sleeping.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Tying their belts gets them pumped and makes their punches more destructive. Disturbing their training angers them.

Moves learned by Sawk

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BideNormal
1Focus EnergyNormal
1LeerNormal 100
1Rock SmashFighting 40 100
5Double KickFighting 30 100
9Low SweepFighting 65 100
13CounterFighting 100
17Karate ChopFighting 50 100
21Brick BreakFighting 75 100
25Bulk UpFighting
29RetaliateNormal 70 100
33EndureNormal
37Quick GuardFighting
41Close CombatFighting 120 100
45ReversalFighting 100

Egg moves

Sawk does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Sawk 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
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Sawk sprites

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

Where to find Sawk

Black
White
Route 10, 15, 18, Pinwheel Forest
Black 2
White 2
Route 15, 18, 23, Victory Road, Pinwheel Forest
X Route 11
Y
Omega Ruby
Trade/migrate from another game
Alpha Sapphire Route 112
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 Sawk
Japanese ダゲキ (Dageki)
German Karadonis
French Karaclée

Name origin

sock
to punch