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)
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.

Moves learned by Spiritomb

Moves learnt by level up

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

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Burning JealousyFireSpecial 70 100
Lash OutDarkPhysical 75 100
PoltergeistGhostPhysical 110 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

TR
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
11PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
20SubstituteNormalStatus
26EndureNormalStatus
27Sleep TalkNormalStatus
33Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
35UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
37TauntDarkStatus 100
38TrickPsychicStatus 100
49Calm MindPsychicStatus
58Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
68Nasty PlotDarkStatus
81Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
83Ally SwitchPsychicStatus

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
1CurseGhostStatus
1PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
1Shadow SneakGhostPhysical 40 100
1SpiteGhostStatus 100
7Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
13HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
19Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100
25Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100
31Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
37Nasty PlotDarkStatus
43MementoDarkStatus 100
49Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CaptivateNormalStatus 100
Destiny BondGhostStatus
DisableNormalStatus 100
Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
GrudgeGhostStatus
ImprisonPsychicStatus
NightmareGhostStatus 100
Pain SplitNormalStatus
Shadow SneakGhostPhysical 40 100
SmokescreenNormalStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychicStatus
Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Pain SplitNormalStatus
Shock WaveElectricSpecial 60
SnatchDarkStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
TelekinesisPsychicStatus
TrickPsychicStatus 100
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
Wonder RoomPsychicStatus

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Spiritomb 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
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Silver WindBugSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Spiritomb sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Spiritomb  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Spiritomb  sprite from Black & White Spiritomb  sprite from X & Y Spiritomb  sprite from Sword & Shield
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
Location data not yet available

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