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 4′03″ (1.3 m)
Weight 131.4 lbs (59.6 kg)
Abilities Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket (hidden ability)
Local № 024 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
024 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 216
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Grass
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (base 3,840 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.

Moves learned by Shiftry

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 AttackDark 60
1Nasty PlotDark
1Razor LeafGrass 55 95
1WhirlwindNormal
20Leaf TornadoGrass 65 90
32HurricaneFlying 110 70
44Leaf StormGrass 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.
AmnesiaPsychic
Beat UpDark 100
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
DefogFlying
Foul PlayDark 95 100
Grassy TerrainGrass
Leech SeedGrass 90
Nasty PlotDark
Power SwapPsychic
Quick AttackNormal 40 100
Razor WindNormal 80 100
Take DownNormal 90 85
Worry SeedGrass 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.
BounceFlying 85 85
DefogFlying
Foul PlayDark 95 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Icy WindIce 55 95
Knock OffDark 65 100
Low KickFighting 100
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SpiteGhost 100
SynthesisGrass
TailwindFlying
Throat ChopDark 80 100
Worry SeedGrass 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
BideNormal Level up
ExplosionNormal 250 100 Level up
ExtrasensoryPsychic 80 100 Level up
Fake OutNormal 40 100 Level up
GrowthNormal Level up
HardenNormal Level up
Leaf BladeGrass 90 100 Level up
Nature PowerNormal Level up
PoundNormal 40 100 Level up
Razor WindNormal 80 100 Level up
Sunny DayFire Level up
SwaggerNormal 85 Level up
SynthesisGrass Level up
TormentDark 100 Level up
Razor LeafGrass 55 95 Evolution

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
63EmbargoDark 100
64ExplosionNormal 250 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
75Swords DanceNormal
77Psych UpNormal
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
95SnarlDark 55 95
96Nature PowerNormal
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

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 SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Silver WindBug 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Sucker PunchDark 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragon 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Feint AttackDark 60
1Nasty PlotDark
1Razor LeafGrass 55 95
1WhirlwindNormal
20Leaf TornadoGrass 65 90
32HurricaneFlying 110 70
44Leaf StormGrass 130 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychic
Beat UpDark 100
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
DefogFlying
Foul PlayDark 95 100
Grassy TerrainGrass
Leech SeedGrass 90
Nasty PlotDark
Power SwapPsychic
Quick AttackNormal 40 100
Razor WindNormal 80 100
Take DownNormal 90 85
Worry SeedGrass 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Level up
ExplosionNormal 250 100 Level up
ExtrasensoryPsychic 80 100 Level up
Fake OutNormal 40 100 Level up
GrowthNormal Level up
HardenNormal Level up
Leaf BladeGrass 90 100 Level up
Nature PowerNormal Level up
PoundNormal 40 100 Level up
Razor WindNormal 80 100 Level up
Sunny DayFire Level up
SwaggerNormal 85 Level up
SynthesisGrass Level up
TormentDark 100 Level up
Razor LeafGrass 55 95 Evolution

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
63EmbargoDark 100
64ExplosionNormal 250 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
75Swords DanceNormal
77Psych UpNormal
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
95SnarlDark 55 95
96Nature PowerNormal
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

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 Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Silver WindBug 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Sucker PunchDark 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragon 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Shiftry sprites

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

Other languages

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

Name origin

shifty
deceptive, evasive
tree
large plant with a trunk