Skuntank

Skuntank is a Poison/Dark type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Skunk Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 435
Type Poison Dark
Species Skunk Pokémon
Height 3′03″ (1.0 m)
Weight 83.8 lbs (38.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Stench
2. Aftermath
Keen Eye (hidden ability)
Local № 085 (Diamond/Pearl)
085 (Platinum)
103 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)

Training

EV yield 2 HP
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 168
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 103
316 410
Attack 93
171 313
Defense 67
125 256
Sp. Atk 71
132 265
Sp. Def 61
114 243
Speed 84
155 293
Total 479 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 Skuntank.

Evolution chart

(Level 34)

Skuntank changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond It sprays a vile-smelling fluid from the tip of its tail to attack. Its range is over 160 feet.
Pearl It sprays a stinky fluid from its tail. The fluid smells worse the longer it is allowed to fester.
Platinum It attacks by spraying a horribly smelly fluid from the tip of its tail. Attacks from above confound it.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It attacks by spraying a repugnant fluid from its tail, but the stench dulls after a few squirts.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It attacks by spraying a horribly smelly fluid from the tip of its tail. Attacks from above confound it.
X
Omega Ruby
It sprays a vile-smelling fluid from the tip of its tail to attack. Its range is over 160 feet.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It sprays a stinky fluid from its tail. The fluid smells worse the longer it is allowed to fester.

Moves learned by Skuntank

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1FlamethrowerFire 90 100
1Focus EnergyNormal
1Poison GasPoison 90
1ScratchNormal 40 100
1ScreechNormal 85
3Poison GasPoison 90
7ScreechNormal 85
9Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
13SmokescreenNormal 100
15FeintNormal 30 100
19Acid SprayPoison 40 100
21BiteDark 60 100
25SlashNormal 70 100
27ToxicPoison 90
31Night SlashDark 70 100
33MementoDark 100
37Venom DrenchPoison 100
39Sucker PunchDark 70 100
43BelchPoison 120 90
45ExplosionNormal 250 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Skuntank learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
FlamethrowerFire 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AstonishGhost 30 100
CrunchDark 80 100
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
Flame BurstFire 70 100
Foul PlayDark 95 100
HazeIce
Iron TailSteel 100 75
LeerNormal 100
Play RoughFairy 90 90
PunishmentDark 100
PursuitDark 40 100
Scary FaceNormal 100
SmogPoison 30 70

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
DefogFlying
Foul PlayDark 95 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
SnatchDark
SnoreNormal 50 100
Throat ChopDark 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
64ExplosionNormal 250 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
95SnarlDark 55 95
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Skuntank 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
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 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

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1FlamethrowerFire 90 100
1Focus EnergyNormal
1Poison GasPoison 90
1ScratchNormal 40 100
1ScreechNormal 85
3Poison GasPoison 90
7ScreechNormal 85
9Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
13SmokescreenNormal 100
15FeintNormal 30 100
19Acid SprayPoison 40 100
21BiteDark 60 100
25SlashNormal 70 100
27ToxicPoison 90
31Night SlashDark 70 100
33MementoDark 100
37Venom DrenchPoison 100
39Sucker PunchDark 70 100
43BelchPoison 120 90
45ExplosionNormal 250 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Skuntank learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sun & Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
FlamethrowerFire 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AstonishGhost 30 100
CrunchDark 80 100
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
Flame BurstFire 70 100
Foul PlayDark 95 100
HazeIce
Iron TailSteel 100 75
LeerNormal 100
Play RoughFairy 90 90
PunishmentDark 100
PursuitDark 40 100
Scary FaceNormal 100
SmogPoison 30 70

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
64ExplosionNormal 250 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
95SnarlDark 55 95
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Skuntank 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
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
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 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

Skuntank sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Skuntank  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Skuntank  sprite from Black & White Skuntank  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Skuntank Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Skuntank Shiny sprite from Black & White Skuntank Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Skuntank

Diamond Route 221, 225
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Evolve Stunky
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English Skuntank
Japanese スカタンク (Skutank)
German Skuntank
French Moufflair

Name origin

skunk
rodent known for emitting a foul smell
tank
an armored vehicle