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 1.0 m (3′03″)
Weight 38.0 kg (83.8 lbs)
Abilities 1. Stench
2. Aftermath
Keen Eye (hidden ability)
Local № 085 (Diamond/Pearl)
085 (Platinum)
103 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
131 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 2 HP
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 168
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 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.
Sword In its belly, it reserves stinky fluid that it shoots from its tail during battle. As this Pokémon’s diet varies, so does the stench of its fluid.
Shield It digs holes in the ground to make its nest. The stench of the fluid it lets fly from the tip of its tail is extremely potent.

Moves learned by Skuntank

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
1FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
1Poison GasPoisonStatus 90
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
1SmokescreenNormalStatus 100
9Acid SprayPoisonSpecial 40 100
12Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
15Focus EnergyNormalStatus
18BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
21VenoshockPoisonSpecial 65 100
24ScreechNormalStatus 85
27ToxicPoisonStatus 90
30Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
33MementoDarkStatus 100
38Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
43BelchPoisonSpecial 120 90
48Venom DrenchPoisonStatus 100
53ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
HazeIceStatus
LeerNormalStatus 100
SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Burning JealousyFireSpecial 70 100
Corrosive GasPoisonStatus 100
Lash OutDarkPhysical 75 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

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.
1FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1Poison GasPoisonStatus 90
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
1ScreechNormalStatus 85
3Poison GasPoisonStatus 90
7ScreechNormalStatus 85
9Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
13SmokescreenNormalStatus 100
15FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
19Acid SprayPoisonSpecial 40 100
21BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
25SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
27ToxicPoisonStatus 90
31Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
33MementoDarkStatus 100
37Venom DrenchPoisonStatus 100
39Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
43BelchPoisonSpecial 120 90
45ExplosionNormalPhysical 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.
FlamethrowerFireSpecial 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.
AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
Flame BurstFireSpecial 70 100
Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
HazeIceStatus
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
LeerNormalStatus 100
Play RoughFairyPhysical 90 90
PunishmentDarkPhysical 100
PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
SmogPoisonSpecial 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.
DefogFlyingStatus
Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
SnatchDarkStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Throat ChopDarkPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

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
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100 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

Skuntank sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Skuntank  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Skuntank  sprite from Black & White Skuntank  sprite from X & Y Skuntank  sprite from Sword & Shield
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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Dusty Bowl, Lake of Outrage

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian 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