Skorupi

Skorupi is a Poison/Bug type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Scorpion Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 451
Type Poison Bug
Species Scorpion Pokémon
Height 0.8 m (2′07″)
Weight 12.0 kg (26.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. Battle Armor
2. Sniper
Keen Eye (hidden ability)
Local № 127 (Diamond/Pearl)
127 (Platinum)
201 (Black 2/White 2)
015 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
285 (Sword/Shield)
127 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
148 (Legends: Arceus)
050 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense
Catch rate 120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 66
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug, Water 3
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 40
190 284
Attack 50
94 218
Defense 90
166 306
Sp. Atk 30
58 174
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 65
121 251
Total 330 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 Skorupi.

Evolution chart

(Level 40)

Skorupi changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond It grips prey with its tail claws and injects poison. It tenaciously hangs on until the poison takes.
Pearl It lives in arid lands. It buries itself in sand and lies in wait for unsuspecting prey.
Platinum As soon as the tail claws close, its needle tips secrete poison. It can survive a year without food.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It burrows under the sand to lie in wait for prey. Its tail claws can inject its prey with a savage poison.
Black
White
As soon as the tail claws close, its needle tips secrete poison. It can survive a year without food.
Black 2
White 2
It lives in arid regions and can go without food for a year while waiting for prey.
X
Omega Ruby
It grips prey with its tail claws and injects poison. It tenaciously hangs on until the poison takes.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It burrows under the sand to lie in wait for prey. Its tail claws can inject its prey with a savage poison.
Sword After burrowing into the sand, it waits patiently for prey to come near. This Pokémon and Sizzlipede share common descent.
Shield It attacks using the claws on its tail. Once locked in its grip, its prey is unable to move as this Pokémon’s poison seeps in.
Brilliant Diamond It grips prey with its tail claws and injects poison. It tenaciously hangs on until the poison takes.
Shining Pearl It lives in arid lands. It buries itself in sand and lies in wait for unsuspecting prey.
Legends: Arceus Its claws are not only razor-sharp but poisonous, making Skorupi a highly dangerous Pokémon. It seems to be weakened by cold temperatures, however.

Moves learned by Skorupi

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
3Hone ClawsDarkStatus
6Fell StingerBugPhysical 50 100
9Poison FangPoisonPhysical 50 100
12BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
15Toxic SpikesPoisonStatus
18Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
21VenoshockPoisonSpecial 65 100
24Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
27Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
30Pin MissileBugPhysical 25 95
33ToxicPoisonStatus 90
36Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
39Cross PoisonPoisonPhysical 70 100
42X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
45AcupressureNormalStatus
48CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100

Egg moves

Skorupi learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Skorupi gen 8 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychicStatus
Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
Poison TailPoisonPhysical 50 100
Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
ScreechNormalStatus 85
SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
WhirlwindNormalStatus

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
6BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
11VenoshockPoisonSpecial 65 100
18Cross PoisonPoisonPhysical 70 100
25Swords DanceNormalStatus
34X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
43CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
False SwipeNormalPhysical 40 100
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Poison JabPoisonPhysical 80 100
RestPsychicStatus
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
Sludge BombPoisonSpecial 90 100
X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100

Skorupi sprites

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

Where to find Skorupi

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Great Marsh
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Trade/migrate from another game
Black 2
White 2
Reversal Mountain
X
Y
Route 14, 15, 16
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 114
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Breed Drapion
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Route 6, Giant's Mirror, Motostoke Riverbank, Soothing Wetlands
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Rocky Cave, Volcanic Cave, Swampy Cave, Sandsear Cave, Big Bluff Cavern, Bogsunk Cavern, Typhlo Cavern
Legends: Arceus Castaway Shore, Ginkgo Landing

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Skorupi
Japanese スコルピ (Scorupi)
German Pionskora
French Rapion

Name origin

scorpion
creature with pincers and a stinger in its tail