Swirlix

Swirlix is a Fairy type Pokémon introduced in Generation 6. It is known as the Cotton Candy Pokémon.

It loves sweets and eats nothing else, making its body as sweet and sticky as cotton candy.

Pokédex data

National № 684
Type Fairy
Species Cotton Candy Pokémon
Height 1′04″ (0.4 m)
Weight 7.7 lbs (3.5 kg)
Abilities 1. Sweet Veil
Unburden (hidden ability)
Local № 131 (X/Y — Central Kalos)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense
Catch rate 200 (26.1% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 68
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Fairy
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 62
234 328
Attack 48
90 214
Defense 66
123 254
Sp. Atk 59
110 238
Sp. Def 57
107 234
Speed 49
92 216
Total 341 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 Swirlix.

Evolution chart

(trade holding Whipped Dream)

Pokédex entries

X
Omega Ruby
To entangle its opponents in battle, it extrudes white threads as sweet and sticky as cotton candy.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Because it eats nothing but sweets, its fur is as sticky sweet as cotton candy.

Moves learned by Swirlix

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Sweet ScentNormal
1TackleNormal 40 100
5Fairy WindFairy 40 100
8Play NiceNormal
10Fake TearsDark 100
13RoundNormal 60 100
17Cotton SporeGrass 100
21EndeavorNormal 100
26AromatherapyGrass
31Draining KissFairy 50 100
36Energy BallGrass 90 100
41Cotton GuardGrass
45WishNormal
49Play RoughFairy 90 90
58Light ScreenPsychic
67SafeguardNormal

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormal
Belly DrumNormal
CopycatNormal
Sticky WebBug
YawnNormal

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormal
CovetNormal 60 100
EndeavorNormal 100
Gastro AcidPoison 100
Heal BellNormal
Helping HandNormal
Magic CoatPsychic
SnoreNormal 50 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
4Calm MindPsychic
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
77Psych UpNormal
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Swirlix 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
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Sweet ScentNormal
1TackleNormal 40 100
5Fairy WindFairy 40 100
8Play NiceNormal
10Fake TearsDark 100
13RoundNormal 60 100
17Cotton SporeGrass 100
21EndeavorNormal 100
26AromatherapyGrass
31Draining KissFairy 50 100
36Energy BallGrass 90 100
41Cotton GuardGrass
45WishNormal
49Play RoughFairy 90 90
58Light ScreenPsychic
67SafeguardNormal

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormal
Belly DrumNormal
CopycatNormal
YawnNormal

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
4Calm MindPsychic
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
77Psych UpNormal
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Swirlix 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
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Swirlix sprites

Type Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Swirlix  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Swirlix Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Swirlix

X Route 7
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English Swirlix
Japanese ペロッパフ (Peroppafu)
German Flauschling
French Sucroquin

Name origin

swirl
to move in a spiral shape
licks
to eat with the tongue