Scolipede

Scolipede is a Bug/Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Megapede Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 545
Type Bug Poison
Species Megapede Pokémon
Height 2.5 m (8′02″)
Weight 200.5 kg (442.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Poison Point
2. Swarm
Speed Boost (hidden ability)
Local № 051 (Black/White)
045 (Black 2/White 2)
122 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
076 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 3 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 218
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 89
164 304
Sp. Atk 55
103 229
Sp. Def 69
128 260
Speed 112
206 355
Total 485 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 Scolipede.

Evolution chart

(Level 22) (Level 30)

Scolipede changes

Pokédex entries

Black With quick movements, it chases down its foes, attacking relentlessly with its horns until it prevails.
White Highly aggressive, it uses the claws near its neck to dig into its opponents and poison them.
Black 2
White 2
It clasps its prey with the claws on its neck until it stops moving. Then it finishes it off with deadly poison.
X
Omega Ruby
It clasps its prey with the claws on its neck until it stops moving. Then it finishes it off with deadly poison.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
With quick movements, it chases down its foes, attacking relentlessly with its horns until it prevails.
Sword Scolipede latches on to its prey with the claws on its neck before slamming them into the ground and jabbing them with its claws’ toxic spikes.
Shield Scolipede engage in fierce territorial battles with Centiskorch. At the end of one of these battles, the victor makes a meal of the loser.

Moves learned by Scolipede

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Baton PassNormalStatus
1Defense CurlNormalStatus
1Iron DefenseSteelStatus
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
1ProtectNormalStatus
1RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
12Poison TailPoisonPhysical 50 100
16ScreechNormalStatus 85
20Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
26VenoshockPoisonSpecial 65 100
34Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
42AgilityPsychicStatus
50ToxicPoisonStatus 90
58Venom DrenchPoisonStatus 100
66Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
74MegahornBugPhysical 120 85

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Skitter SmackBugPhysical 70 90
Steel RollerSteelPhysical 130 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Baton PassNormalStatus
1Defense CurlNormalStatus
1Iron DefenseSteelStatus
1MegahornBugPhysical 120 85
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
1RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
1ScreechNormalStatus 85
5Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
8ScreechNormalStatus 85
12PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
15ProtectNormalStatus
19Poison TailPoisonPhysical 50 100
23Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
28VenoshockPoisonSpecial 65 100
33AgilityPsychicStatus
39SteamrollerBugPhysical 65 100
44ToxicPoisonStatus 90
47Venom DrenchPoisonStatus 100
50Rock ClimbNormalPhysical 90 85
55Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
65MegahornBugPhysical 120 85

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Baton PassNormalStatus

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Pin MissileBugPhysical 25 95
Rock ClimbNormalPhysical 90 85
SpikesGroundStatus
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
Toxic SpikesPoisonStatus
TwineedleBugPhysical 25 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
Iron DefenseSteelStatus
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
SnatchDarkStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stomping TantrumGroundPhysical 75 100
SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
Throat ChopDarkPhysical 80 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Iron DefenseSteelStatus Evolution

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Scolipede 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
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Scolipede sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Scolipede  sprite from Black & White Scolipede  sprite from X & Y Scolipede  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Scolipede Shiny sprite from Black & White Scolipede Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Scolipede

Black
White
Evolve Venipede/Whirlipede
Black 2
White 2
Pinwheel Forest
X
Y
Evolve Venipede/Whirlipede
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Evolve Venipede/Whirlipede
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Evolve Venipede/Whirlipede
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Scolipede
Japanese ペンドラー (Pendror)
German Cerapendra
French Brutapode

Name origin

scolopendra
a species of centipede
centipede
a species of insect