Thievul

Thievul is a Dark type Pokémon introduced in Generation 8. It is known as the Fox Pokémon.

Thievul artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 828
Type Dark
Species Fox Pokémon
Height 1.2 m (3′11″)
Weight 19.9 kg (43.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Run Away
2. Unburden
Stakeout (hidden ability)
Local № 030 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Defense
Catch rate
Base Friendship
Base Exp.
Growth Rate Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 70
250 344
Attack 58
108 236
Defense 58
108 236
Sp. Atk 87
161 300
Sp. Def 92
170 311
Speed 90
166 306
Total 455 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 Thievul.

Evolution chart

(Level 18)

Pokédex entries

Sword It secretly marks potential targets with a scent. By following the scent, it stalks its targets and steals from them when they least expect it.
Shield With a lithe body and sharp claws, it goes around stealing food and eggs. Boltund is its natural enemy.

Moves learned by Thievul

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Beat UpDark 100
1Hone ClawsDark
1Quick AttackNormal 40 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
1ThiefDark 60 100
12SnarlDark 55 95
16AssuranceDark 60 100
22Nasty PlotDark
28Sucker PunchDark 70 100
34Night SlashDark 70 100
40Tail SlapNormal 25 85
46Foul PlayDark 95 100
52Parting ShotDark 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Thievul learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sword & Shield (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
ThiefDark 60 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
HowlNormal
Knock OffDark 65 100
Quick GuardFighting
TormentDark 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Burning JealousyFire
Lash OutDark 75 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

TR
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
11PsychicPsychic 90 100
12AgilityPsychic
20SubstituteNormal
26EndureNormal
27Sleep TalkNormal
29Baton PassNormal
32CrunchDark 80 100
33Shadow BallGhost 80 100
37TauntDark 100
58Dark PulseDark 80 100
68Nasty PlotDark
77Grass KnotGrass 100
81Foul PlayDark 95 100
90Play RoughFairy 90 90

Thievul sprites

Type Generation 8
Normal Thievul  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny

Where to find Thievul

Name origin

thieve
vulpine