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 5′07″ (1.7 m)
Weight 176.4 lbs (80.0 kg)
Abilities Liquid Ooze
Sticky Hold
Gluttony (hidden ability)
Local № 096 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
099 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
101 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 2 HP
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 163
Growth Rate Fluctuating

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 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.

Moves learned by Swalot

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Body SlamNormal 85 100
1Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
1Poison GasPoison 90
1PoundNormal 40 100
1SludgePoison 65 100
1Venom DrenchPoison 100
1Wring OutNormal 100
1YawnNormal
5YawnNormal
8Poison GasPoison 90
10SludgePoison 65 100
12AmnesiaPsychic
17Acid SprayPoison 40 100
20EncoreNormal 100
25ToxicPoison 90
30Spit UpNormal 100
30StockpileNormal
30SwallowNormal
37Sludge BombPoison 90 100
42Gastro AcidPoison 100
49BelchPoison 120 90
54Wring OutNormal 100
61Gunk ShotPoison 120 80

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormal 85 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Acid ArmorPoison
CurseGhost
Destiny BondGhost
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
Pain SplitNormal
SmogPoison 30 70
Venom DrenchPoison 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BlockNormal
Fire PunchFire 75 100
Gastro AcidPoison 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Pain SplitNormal
Seed BombGrass 80 100
Shock WaveElectric 60
SnatchDark
SnoreNormal 50 100
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
Water PulseWater 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Sludge WavePoison 95 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
64ExplosionNormal 250 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
78BulldozeGround 60 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Swalot 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
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Body SlamNormal 85 100
1Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
1Poison GasPoison 90
1PoundNormal 40 100
1SludgePoison 65 100
1Venom DrenchPoison 100
1Wring OutNormal 100
1YawnNormal
5YawnNormal
8Poison GasPoison 90
10SludgePoison 65 100
12AmnesiaPsychic
17Acid SprayPoison 40 100
20EncoreNormal 100
25ToxicPoison 90
30Spit UpNormal 100
30StockpileNormal
30SwallowNormal
37Sludge BombPoison 90 100
42Gastro AcidPoison 100
49BelchPoison 120 90
54Wring OutNormal 100
61Gunk ShotPoison 120 80

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormal 85 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Acid ArmorPoison
CurseGhost
Destiny BondGhost
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
Pain SplitNormal
SmogPoison 30 70
Venom DrenchPoison 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Sludge WavePoison 95 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
64ExplosionNormal 250 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
78BulldozeGround 60 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Swalot 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
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Swalot sprites

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

Other languages

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

Name origin

swallow
to eat
a lot
many