Thwackey

Thwackey is a Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 8. It is known as the Beat Pokémon.

Evolution of Grookey; evolves into Rillaboom.

Thwackey artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 811
Type Grass
Species Beat Pokémon
Height 0.7 m (2′04″)
Weight 14.0 kg (30.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Overgrow
Grassy Surge (hidden ability)
Local № 002 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship
Base Exp.
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Grass
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 70
250 344
Attack 85
157 295
Defense 70
130 262
Sp. Atk 55
103 229
Sp. Def 60
112 240
Speed 80
148 284
Total 420 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 Thwackey.

Evolution chart

(Level 16) (Level 35)

Pokédex entries

Sword The faster a Thwackey can beat out a rhythm with its two sticks, the more respect it wins from its peers.
Shield When it’s drumming out rapid beats in battle, it gets so caught up in the rhythm that it won’t even notice that it’s already knocked out its opponent.

Moves learned by Thwackey

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Branch PokeGrass 40 100
1Double HitNormal 35 90
1GrowlNormal 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
1TauntDark 100
12Razor LeafGrass 55 95
19ScreechNormal 85
24Knock OffDark 65 100
30SlamNormal 80 75
36UproarNormal 90 100
42Wood HammerGrass 120 100
48EndeavorNormal 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Double HitNormal 35 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fake OutNormal 40 100
GrowthNormal
Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
Leech SeedGrass 90
Nature PowerNormal
StrengthNormal 80 100
Worry SeedGrass 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Grassy GlideGrass 70 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

TR
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
00Swords DanceNormal
07Low KickFighting 100
13Focus EnergyNormal
20SubstituteNormal
26EndureNormal
27Sleep TalkNormal
35UproarNormal 90 100
37TauntDark 100
65Energy BallGrass 90 100
77Grass KnotGrass 100
85Work UpNormal

Thwackey sprites

Type Generation 8
Normal Thwackey  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny

Where to find Thwackey

Sword
Shield
Location data not yet available

Answers to Thwackey questions

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Thwackey
Japanese バチンキー (Bachinkī)
German Chimstix
French Badabouin

Name origin

thwack