Shaymin

Shaymin is a Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Gratitude Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 492
Type Grass
Species Gratitude Pokémon
Height 0.2 m (0′08″)
Weight 2.1 kg (4.6 lbs)
Abilities 1. Natural Cure
Local № 241 (Legends: Arceus)

Training

EV yield 3 HP
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 100 (higher than normal)
Base Exp. 270
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 100
310 404
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 100
184 328
Sp. Atk 100
184 328
Sp. Def 100
184 328
Speed 100
184 328
Total 600 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 Shaymin.

Pokédex data

National № 492
Type Grass Flying
Species Gratitude Pokémon
Height 0.4 m (1′04″)
Weight 5.2 kg (11.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. Serene Grace
Local № 241 (Legends: Arceus)

Training

EV yield 3 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 100 (higher than normal)
Base Exp. 270
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 100
310 404
Attack 103
189 335
Defense 75
139 273
Sp. Atk 120
220 372
Sp. Def 75
139 273
Speed 127
233 388
Total 600 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 Shaymin.

Evolution chart

Shaymin changes

Pokédex entries

Land Forme

Diamond It lives in flower patches and avoids detection by curling up to look like a flowering plant.
Pearl It can dissolve toxins in the air to instantly transform ruined land into a lush field of flowers.
Platinum The flowers all over its body burst into bloom if it is lovingly hugged and senses gratitude.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
The blooming of Gracidea flowers confers the power of flight upon it. Feelings of gratitude are the message it delivers.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
The flowers all over its body burst into bloom if it is lovingly hugged and senses gratitude.
X
Omega Ruby
It can dissolve toxins in the air to instantly transform ruined land into a lush field of flowers.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
The blooming of Gracidea flowers confers the power of flight upon it. Feelings of gratitude are the message it delivers.
Brilliant Diamond It lives in common flower patches but is rarely noticed. It is often mistaken for a flowering plant when curled up.
Shining Pearl It can dissolve toxins in the air to instantly transform ruined land into a lush field of flowers.
Legends: Arceus When the turning of seasons brings the cruel winter to its end and the joyous people give thanks to the heavens, Shaymin appears and covers the withered land with flowers.

Sky Forme

Legends: Arceus Upon taking in the scent of a particular rare flower, Shaymin is enveloped in light, and its tiny body transforms. I took a whiff of the flower myself, but alas, my body remained unchanged.

Moves learned by Shaymin

Moves learnt by level up

Shaymin learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowthNormalStatus
10Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
19Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
28SynthesisGrassStatus
37Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100
46Healing WishPsychicStatus
55Worry SeedGrassStatus 100
64AromatherapyGrassStatus
73Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100
82Sweet KissFairyStatus 75
91Healing WishPsychicStatus
100Seed FlareGrassSpecial 120 85
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowthNormalStatus
10Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
19Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
28Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
37Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100
46Healing WishPsychicStatus
55Worry SeedGrassStatus 100
64Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
73Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100
82Sweet KissFairyStatus 75
91Leaf StormGrassSpecial 130 90
100Seed FlareGrassSpecial 120 85

Egg moves

Shaymin does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

Moves learnt by TM

Shaymin is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by level up

Shaymin learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeafageGrassPhysical 40 100
6Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
12Sleep PowderGrassStatus 75
19Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
27RecoverNormalStatus
36Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100
46Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
57Seed FlareGrassSpecial 120 85

Move Tutor moves

Shaymin can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:

Shaymin sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Shaymin  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Shaymin  sprite from Black & White Shaymin  sprite from X & Y Shaymin  sprite from Legends: Arceus
Shiny Shaymin Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Shaymin Shiny sprite from Black & White Shaymin Shiny sprite from X & Y Shaymin Shiny sprite from Legends: Arceus

Where to find Shaymin

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Flower Paradise
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Trade/migrate from another game
Legends: Arceus Floaro Gardens

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Shaymin
Japanese シェイミ (Shaymin)
German Shaymin
French Shaymin

Name origin

shaman
intermediary between the natural and supernatural worlds