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 127 (16.6% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 159
Growth Rate Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
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 UpDarkPhysical 100
1Hone ClawsDarkStatus
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
1ThiefDarkPhysical 60 100
12SnarlDarkSpecial 55 95
16AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
22Nasty PlotDarkStatus
28Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
34Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
40Tail SlapNormalPhysical 25 85
46Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
52Parting ShotDarkStatus 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.
ThiefDarkPhysical 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.
HowlNormalStatus
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Quick GuardFightingStatus
TormentDarkStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Burning JealousyFireSpecial 70 100
Lash OutDarkPhysical 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.
11PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
12AgilityPsychicStatus
20SubstituteNormalStatus
26EndureNormalStatus
27Sleep TalkNormalStatus
29Baton PassNormalStatus
32CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
33Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
37TauntDarkStatus 100
58Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
68Nasty PlotDarkStatus
77Grass KnotGrassSpecial 100
81Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
90Play RoughFairyPhysical 90 90

Thievul sprites

Type Generation 8
Normal Thievul  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny

Where to find Thievul

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Thievul
Japanese フォクスライ (Fokusurai)
German Gaunux
French Roublenard

Name origin

thieve
vulpine