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 8′02″ (2.5 m)
Weight 442.0 lbs (200.5 kg)
Abilities 1. Poison Point
2. Swarm
Speed Boost (hidden ability)
Local № 051 (Black/White)
045 (Black 2/White 2)
122 (X/Y — Central Kalos)

Training

EV yield 3 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 218
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 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.

Moves learned by Scolipede

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 PassNormal
1Defense CurlNormal
1Iron DefenseSteel
1MegahornBug 120 85
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
1RolloutRock 30 90
1ScreechNormal 85
5Poison StingPoison 15 100
8ScreechNormal 85
12PursuitDark 40 100
15ProtectNormal
19Poison TailPoison 50 100
23Bug BiteBug 60 100
28VenoshockPoison 65 100
33AgilityPsychic
39SteamrollerBug 65 100
44ToxicPoison 90
47Venom DrenchPoison 100
50Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
55Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
65MegahornBug 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 PassNormal

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 MissileBug 25 95
Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
SpikesGround
Take DownNormal 90 85
Toxic SpikesPoison
TwineedleBug 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 TailWater 90 90
Bug BiteBug 60 100
EndeavorNormal 100
Iron DefenseSteel
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnatchDark
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stomping TantrumGround 75 100
SuperpowerFighting 120 100
Throat ChopDark 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 DefenseSteel Evolution

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
67Smart StrikeSteel 70
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
74Gyro BallSteel 100
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

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
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Baton PassNormal
1Defense CurlNormal
1Iron DefenseSteel
1MegahornBug 120 85
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
1RolloutRock 30 90
1ScreechNormal 85
5Poison StingPoison 15 100
8ScreechNormal 85
12PursuitDark 40 100
15ProtectNormal
19Poison TailPoison 50 100
23Bug BiteBug 60 100
28VenoshockPoison 65 100
33AgilityPsychic
39SteamrollerBug 65 100
44ToxicPoison 90
47Venom DrenchPoison 100
50Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
55Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
65MegahornBug 120 85

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Baton PassNormal

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Pin MissileBug 25 95
Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
SpikesGround
Take DownNormal 90 85
Toxic SpikesPoison
TwineedleBug 25 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Iron DefenseSteel Evolution

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
67Smart StrikeSteel 70
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
74Gyro BallSteel 100
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

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 Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Scolipede sprites

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

Other languages

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

Name origin

scolopendra
a species of centipede
centipede
a species of insect