Swoobat

Swoobat is a Psychic/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Courting Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 528
Type Psychic Flying
Species Courting Pokémon
Height 0.9 m (2′11″)
Weight 10.5 kg (23.1 lbs)
Abilities 1. Unaware
2. Klutz
Simple (hidden ability)
Local № 034 (Black/White)
067 (Black 2/White 2)
056 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
175 (Sword/Shield)
152 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 149
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Flying
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 67
244 338
Attack 57
107 234
Defense 55
103 229
Sp. Atk 77
143 278
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 114
209 359
Total 425 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 Swoobat.

Evolution chart

(high Friendship)

Swoobat changes

Pokédex entries

Black It emits sound waves of various frequencies from its nose, including some powerful enough to destroy rocks.
White Anyone who comes into contact with the ultrasonic waves emitted by a courting male experiences a positive mood shift.
Black 2
White 2
It shakes its tail vigorously when it emits ultrasonic waves strong enough to reduce concrete to rubble.
X
Omega Ruby
It shakes its tail vigorously when it emits ultrasonic waves strong enough to reduce concrete to rubble.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Anyone who comes into contact with the ultrasonic waves emitted by a courting male experiences a positive mood shift.
Sword Emitting powerful sound waves tires it out. Afterward, it won’t be able to fly for a little while.
Shield The auspicious shape of this Pokémon’s nose apparently led some regions to consider Swoobat a symbol of good luck.

Moves learned by Swoobat

Moves learnt by level up

Swoobat learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AttractNormalStatus 100
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
1EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
1GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
15Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95
20ImprisonPsychicStatus
25AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
30AmnesiaPsychicStatus
35Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
40PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
45Calm MindPsychicStatus
50Future SightPsychicSpecial 120 100
55Simple BeamNormalStatus 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
FlatterDarkStatus 100
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Psycho ShiftPsychicStatus 100
RoostFlyingStatus
SupersonicNormalStatus 55

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dual WingbeatFlyingPhysical 40 90
Expanding ForcePsychicSpecial 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
1GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
1Odor SleuthNormalStatus
4Odor SleuthNormalStatus
8GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
12AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
15Heart StampPsychicPhysical 60 100
19ImprisonPsychicStatus
21Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95
25AttractNormalStatus 100
29AmnesiaPsychicStatus
29Calm MindPsychicStatus
32Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
36Future SightPsychicSpecial 120 100
41PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
47EndeavorNormalPhysical 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CaptivateNormalStatus 100
CharmFairyStatus 100
Fake TearsDarkStatus 100
FlatterDarkStatus 100
Helping HandNormalStatus
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Psycho ShiftPsychicStatus 100
RoostFlyingStatus
Stored PowerPsychicSpecial 20 100
SupersonicNormalStatus 55
SynchronoisePsychicSpecial 120 100
Venom DrenchPoisonStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Swoobat 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
PluckFlyingPhysical 60 100 Generation 5 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Swoobat sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Swoobat  sprite from Black & White Swoobat  sprite from X & Y Swoobat  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Swoobat Shiny sprite from Black & White Swoobat Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Swoobat

Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Evolve Woobat
X
Y
Evolve Woobat
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
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
Evolve Woobat
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Swoobat
Japanese ココロモリ (Kokoromori)
German Fletiamo
French Rhinolove

Name origin

swoon
to be seduced
bat
cave-dwelling flying mammal