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)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense
Catch rate 120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (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.

Moves learned by Skorupi

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
3Hone ClawsDark
6Fell StingerBug 50 100
9Poison FangPoison 50 100
12BiteDark 60 100
15Toxic SpikesPoison
18Bug BiteBug 60 100
21VenoshockPoison 65 100
24Knock OffDark 65 100
27Scary FaceNormal 100
30Pin MissileBug 25 95
33ToxicPoison 90
36Night SlashDark 70 100
39Cross PoisonPoison 70 100
42X-ScissorBug 80 100
45AcupressureNormal
48CrunchDark 80 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Confuse RayGhost 100
Sand AttackGround 100
SlashNormal 70 100
WhirlwindNormal

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BiteDark 60 100
1LeerNormal 100
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
5Knock OffDark 65 100
9Pin MissileBug 25 95
13AcupressureNormal
16PursuitDark 40 100
20Bug BiteBug 60 100
23Poison FangPoison 50 100
27VenoshockPoison 65 100
30Hone ClawsDark
34Toxic SpikesPoison
38Night SlashDark 70 100
41Scary FaceNormal 100
45CrunchDark 80 100
47Fell StingerBug 50 100
49Cross PoisonPoison 70 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychic
Confuse RayGhost 100
Feint AttackDark 60
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Night SlashDark 70 100
Poison TailPoison 50 100
PursuitDark 40 100
Sand AttackGround 100
ScreechNormal 85
SlashNormal 70 100
TwineedleBug 25 100
WhirlwindNormal

Move Tutor moves

Skorupi 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
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Knock OffDark 65 100
SnoreNormal 50 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Skorupi 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
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 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

Skorupi sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Skorupi  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Skorupi  sprite from Black & White Skorupi  sprite from X & Y
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
Location data not yet available
Sword
Shield
Route 6, Giant's Mirror, Motostoke Riverbank

Other languages

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

Name origin

scorpion
creature with pincers and a stinger in its tail