Spiritomb

Spiritomb is a Ghost/Dark type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Forbidden Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 442
Type Ghost Dark
Species Forbidden Pokémon
Height 1.0 m (3′03″)
Weight 108.0 kg (238.1 lbs)
Abilities 1. Pressure
Infiltrator (hidden ability)
Local № 108 (Diamond/Pearl)
108 (Platinum)
108 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
139 (Legends: Arceus)
302 (Scarlet/Violet)
047 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense, 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 100 (13.1% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 170
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 30 (7,454–7,710 steps)

Base stats

HP 50
210 304
Attack 92
170 311
Defense 108
198 346
Sp. Atk 92
170 311
Sp. Def 108
198 346
Speed 35
67 185
Total 485 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 Spiritomb.

Evolution chart

Spiritomb changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond A Pokémon that was formed by 108 spirits. It is bound to a fissure in an odd keystone.
Pearl It was bound to a fissure in an odd keystone as punishment for misdeeds 500 years ago.
Platinum Its constant mischief and misdeeds resulted in it being bound to an Odd Keystone by a mysterious spell.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It was formed by uniting 108 spirits. It has been bound to the Odd Keystone to keep it from doing any mischief.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Its constant mischief and misdeeds resulted in it being bound to an Odd Keystone by a mysterious spell.
X
Omega Ruby
A Pokémon that was formed by 108 spirits. It is bound to a fissure in an odd keystone.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It was bound to a fissure in an odd keystone as punishment for misdeeds 500 years ago.
Sword Exactly 108 spirits gathered to become this Pokémon. Apparently there are some ill-natured spirits in the mix.
Shield All Spiritomb’s mischief and misdeeds compelled a traveler to use a mysterious spell to bind Spiritomb to an odd keystone.
Brilliant Diamond It is a Pokémon that was formed by 108 spirits. It is bound to a fissure in an odd keystone.
Shining Pearl It was bound to a fissure in an odd keystone as punishment for misdeeds 500 years ago.
Legends: Arceus It lays curses by thinking wicked thoughts. Writings tell that this Pokémon was born out of the assembly of five score and eight malevolent spirits.
Scarlet Its constant mischief and misdeeds resulted in it being bound to an Odd Keystone by a mysterious spell.
Violet It was formed by uniting 108 spirits. It has been bound to the Odd Keystone to keep it from doing any mischief.

Moves learned by Spiritomb

Moves learnt by level up

Spiritomb learns the following moves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
1Night ShadeGhostSpecial 100
5Shadow SneakGhostPhysical 40 100
10SpiteGhostStatus 100
15PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
20Nasty PlotDarkStatus
25HexGhostSpecial 65 100
30MementoDarkStatus 100
35Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
40CurseGhostStatus
45Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
50Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
55HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
60Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100

Egg moves

Spiritomb learns the following moves via breeding or picnics in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Spiritomb gen 9 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychicStatus
Destiny BondGhostStatus
DisableNormalStatus 100
Pain SplitNormalStatus
SmokescreenNormalStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

Spiritomb is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet:

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Shadow SneakGhostPhysical 40 100
6HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
11HexGhostSpecial 65 100
18Nasty PlotDarkStatus
25ExtrasensoryPsychicSpecial 80 100
34Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
43Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Calm MindPsychicStatus
Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 150 90
Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100
PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
RestPsychicStatus
Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
SnarlDarkSpecial 55 95
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100

Spiritomb sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
Normal Spiritomb  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Spiritomb  sprite from Black & White Spiritomb  sprite from X & Y Spiritomb  sprite from Sword & Shield Spiritomb  sprite from Scarlet & Violet
Shiny Spiritomb Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Spiritomb Shiny sprite from Black & White Spiritomb Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Spiritomb

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 209
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Sea Mauville
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
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Legends: Arceus
Trade/migrate from another game
Scarlet
Violet
Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Spiritomb
Japanese ミカルゲ (Mikaruge)
German Kryppuk
French Spiritomb

Name origin

spirit
a ghost
tomb
a burial chamber