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)

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.

Moves learned by Swalot

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 egg moves 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:

Moves learnt by TR

Swalot cannot be taught any TR moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

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 SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
1Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical 120 80
1Poison GasPoisonStatus 90
1PoundNormalPhysical 40 100
1SludgePoisonSpecial 65 100
1Venom DrenchPoisonStatus 100
1Wring OutNormalSpecial 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
54Wring OutNormalSpecial 100
61Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical 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 SlamNormalPhysical 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 ArmorPoisonStatus
CurseGhostStatus
Destiny BondGhostStatus
Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical 120 80
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
Pain SplitNormalStatus
SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70
Venom DrenchPoisonStatus 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.
BlockNormalStatus
Fire PunchFirePhysical 75 100
Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical 120 80
Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
Pain SplitNormalStatus
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
Shock WaveElectricSpecial 60
SnatchDarkStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

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
CounterFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Bullet SeedGrassPhysical 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Swalot sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Location data not yet available

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