Swalot

Swalot is a Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Poison Bag Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 317
Type Poison
Species Poison Bag Pokémon
Height 1.7 m (5′07″)
Weight 80.0 kg (176.4 lbs)
Abilities 1. Liquid Ooze
2. Sticky Hold
Gluttony (hidden ability)
Local № 096 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
099 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
101 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
140 (Scarlet/Violet)

Training

EV yield 2 HP
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 163
Growth Rate Fluctuating

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 100
310 404
Attack 73
135 269
Defense 83
153 291
Sp. Atk 73
135 269
Sp. Def 83
153 291
Speed 55
103 229
Total 467 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 Swalot.

Evolution chart

(Level 26)

Swalot changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby When SWALOT spots prey, it spurts out a hideously toxic fluid from its pores and sprays the target. Once the prey has weakened, this POKéMON gulps it down whole with its cavernous mouth.
Sapphire SWALOT has no teeth, so what it eats, it swallows whole, no matter what. Its cavernous mouth yawns widely. An automobile tire could easily fit inside this POKéMON’s mouth.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It can swallow a tire whole in one gulp. It secretes a horribly toxic fluid from the pores on its body.
Emerald Its powerful stomach acid is capable of digesting almost anything. The one thing in the whole world a SWALOT can’t digest is its own stomach.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It swallows anything whole. It sweats toxic fluids from its follicles to douse foes.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It gulps anything that fits in its mouth. Its special enzymes can dissolve anything.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It swallows anything whole. It sweats toxic fluids from its follicles to douse foes.
X It swallows anything whole. It sweats toxic fluids from its follicles to douse foes.
Y It gulps anything that fits in its mouth. Its special enzymes can dissolve anything.
Omega Ruby When Swalot spots prey, it spurts out a hideously toxic fluid from its pores and sprays the target. Once the prey has weakened, this Pokémon gulps it down whole with its cavernous mouth.
Alpha Sapphire Swalot has no teeth, so what it eats, it swallows whole, no matter what. Its cavernous mouth yawns widely. An automobile tire could easily fit inside this Pokémon’s mouth.
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
It swallows anything whole. It sweats toxic fluids from its follicles to douse foes.
Scarlet It gulps anything that fits in its mouth. Its special enzymes can dissolve anything.
Violet It can swallow a tire whole in one gulp. It secretes a horribly toxic fluid from the pores on its body.

Moves learned by Swalot

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical 120 80
1Poison GasPoisonStatus 90
1PoundNormalPhysical 40 100
1SludgePoisonSpecial 65 100
1YawnNormalStatus
12AmnesiaPsychicStatus
17Acid SprayPoisonSpecial 40 100
20EncoreNormalStatus 100
25ToxicPoisonStatus 90
30Spit UpNormalSpecial 100
30StockpileNormalStatus
30SwallowNormalStatus
37Sludge BombPoisonSpecial 90 100
42Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
49BelchPoisonSpecial 120 90

Moves learnt on evolution

Swalot learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Acid ArmorPoisonStatus
Clear SmogPoisonSpecial 50
CurseGhostStatus
Destiny BondGhostStatus
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70
Stuff CheeksNormalStatus

Moves learnt by level up

Swalot learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
1Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical 120 80
1Poison GasPoisonStatus 90
1PoundNormalPhysical 40 100
1SludgePoisonSpecial 65 100
1Venom DrenchPoisonStatus 100
1YawnNormalStatus
5YawnNormalStatus
8Poison GasPoisonStatus 90
10SludgePoisonSpecial 65 100
12AmnesiaPsychicStatus
17Acid SprayPoisonSpecial 40 100
20EncoreNormalStatus 100
25ToxicPoisonStatus 90
30Spit UpNormalSpecial 100
30StockpileNormalStatus
30SwallowNormalStatus
37Sludge BombPoisonSpecial 90 100
42Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
49BelchPoisonSpecial 120 90
54Pain SplitNormalStatus
61Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical 120 80

Moves learnt on evolution

Swalot learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100

Egg moves

Swalot learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Swalot gen 8 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Acid ArmorPoisonStatus
CurseGhostStatus
Destiny BondGhostStatus
Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical 120 80
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
Pain SplitNormalStatus
SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70
Venom DrenchPoisonStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

Swalot is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Swalot sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
Normal Swalot  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Swalot  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Swalot  sprite from Black & White Swalot  sprite from X & Y Swalot  sprite from Scarlet & Violet
Shiny Swalot Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Swalot Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Swalot Shiny sprite from Black & White Swalot Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Swalot

Ruby
Sapphire
Evolve Gulpin
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Gulpin
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Evolve Gulpin
HeartGold Trade/migrate from another game
SoulSilver Evolve Gulpin
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Gulpin
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
Not available in this game
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Trade/migrate from another game
Legends: Arceus Not available in this game
Scarlet Location data not yet available
Violet Tagtree Thicket, Casseroya Lake, North Province (Area One), North Province (Area Two), East Province (Area Three), South Province (Area One), South Province (Area Four), South Province (Area Five), South Province (Area Six), West Province (Area Three), Glaseado Mountain

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Swalot
Japanese マルノーム (Marunoom)
German Schlukwech
French Avaltout

Name origin

swallow
to eat
a lot
many