Shiftry

Shiftry is a Grass/Dark type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Wicked Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 275
Type Grass Dark
Species Wicked Pokémon
Height 1.3 m (4′03″)
Weight 59.6 kg (131.4 lbs)
Abilities 1. Chlorophyll
2. Early Bird
Pickpocket (hidden ability)
Local № 024 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
024 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
041 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 216
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Grass
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 90
290 384
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 60
112 240
Sp. Atk 90
166 306
Sp. Def 60
112 240
Speed 80
148 284
Total 480 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 Shiftry.

Evolution chart

(Level 14) (use Leaf Stone)

Shiftry changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby SHIFTRY is a mysterious POKéMON that is said to live atop towering trees dating back over a thousand years. It creates terrific windstorms with the fans it holds.
Sapphire SHIFTRY’s large fans generate awesome gusts of wind at a speed close to 100 feet per second. The whipped-up wind blows anything away. This POKéMON chooses to live quietly deep in forests.
FireRed
LeafGreen
A POKéMON that was feared as a forest guardian. It can read the foe’s mind and take preemptive action.
Emerald It is said to arrive on chilly, wintry winds. Feared from long ago as the guardian of forests, this POKéMON lives in a deep forest where people do not venture.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
By flapping its leafy fan, it can whip up gusts of 100 ft/second that can level houses.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It lives quietly in the deep forest. It is said to create chilly winter winds with the fans it holds.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
By flapping its leafy fan, it can whip up gusts of 100 ft/second that can level houses.
X A Pokémon that was feared as a forest guardian. It can read the foe’s mind and take preemptive action.
Y By flapping its leafy fan, it can whip up gusts of 100 feet per second that can level houses.
Omega Ruby Shiftry is a mysterious Pokémon that is said to live atop towering trees dating back over a thousand years. It creates terrific windstorms with the fans it holds.
Alpha Sapphire Shiftry’s large fans generate awesome gusts of wind at a speed close to 100 feet per second. The whipped-up wind blows anything away. This Pokémon chooses to live quietly deep in forests.
Sword A Pokémon that was feared as a forest guardian. It can read the foe’s mind and take preemptive action.
Shield It lives quietly in the deep forest. It is said to create chilly winter winds with the fans it holds.

Moves learned by Shiftry

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
1Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
1ExtrasensoryPsychicSpecial 80 100
1Fake OutNormalPhysical 40 100
1GrowthNormalStatus
1HardenNormalStatus
1HurricaneFlyingSpecial 110 70
1Leaf BladeGrassPhysical 90 100
1Leaf TornadoGrassSpecial 65 90
1Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100
1Nature PowerNormalStatus
1PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
1Razor LeafGrassPhysical 55 95
1RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
1Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
1Sunny DayFireStatus
1SwaggerNormalStatus 85
1SynthesisGrassStatus
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1TormentDarkStatus 100
1WhirlwindNormalStatus

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Leaf TornadoGrassSpecial 65 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
DefogFlyingStatus
Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Grassy GlideGrassPhysical 70 100
Lash OutDarkPhysical 75 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
1Nasty PlotDarkStatus
1Razor LeafGrassPhysical 55 95
1WhirlwindNormalStatus
20Leaf TornadoGrassSpecial 65 90
32HurricaneFlyingSpecial 110 70
44Leaf StormGrassSpecial 130 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychicStatus
Beat UpDarkPhysical 100
Bullet SeedGrassPhysical 25 100
DefogFlyingStatus
Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
Grassy TerrainGrassStatus
Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
Nasty PlotDarkStatus
Power SwapPsychicStatus
Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
Razor WindNormalSpecial 80 100
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
DefogFlyingStatus
Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Low KickFightingPhysical 100
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
SynthesisGrassStatus
TailwindFlyingStatus
Throat ChopDarkPhysical 80 100
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormalPhysical Level up
ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100 Level up
ExtrasensoryPsychicSpecial 80 100 Level up
Fake OutNormalPhysical 40 100 Level up
GrowthNormalStatus Level up
HardenNormalStatus Level up
Leaf BladeGrassPhysical 90 100 Level up
Nature PowerNormalStatus Level up
PoundNormalPhysical 40 100 Level up
Razor WindNormalSpecial 80 100 Level up
Sunny DayFireStatus Level up
SwaggerNormalStatus 85 Level up
SynthesisGrassStatus Level up
TormentDarkStatus 100 Level up
Razor LeafGrassPhysical 55 95 Evolution

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Shiftry 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
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Silver WindBugSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragonSpecial 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Shiftry sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Shiftry  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Shiftry  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Shiftry  sprite from Black & White Shiftry  sprite from X & Y Shiftry  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Shiftry Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Shiftry Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Shiftry Shiny sprite from Black & White Shiftry Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Shiftry

Ruby Evolve Seedot/Nuzleaf
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Seedot/Nuzleaf
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Seedot/Nuzleaf
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Seedot/Nuzleaf
Black 2
White 2
Nature Sanctuary, Nature Preserve
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby Evolve Seedot/Nuzleaf
Alpha Sapphire Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Seedot/Nuzleaf
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword Evolve Seedot/Nuzleaf
Shield Location data not yet available

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Shiftry
Japanese ダーテング (Dirteng)
German Tengulist
French Tengalice

Name origin

shifty
deceptive, evasive
tree
large plant with a trunk