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 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 147
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 PokeGrassPhysical 40 100
1Double HitNormalPhysical 35 90
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
1TauntDarkStatus 100
12Razor LeafGrassPhysical 55 95
19ScreechNormalStatus 85
24Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
30SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
36UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
42Wood HammerGrassPhysical 120 100
48EndeavorNormalPhysical 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 HitNormalPhysical 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 OutNormalPhysical 40 100
GrowthNormalStatus
Hammer ArmFightingPhysical 100 90
Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
Nature PowerNormalStatus
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Grassy GlideGrassPhysical 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 DanceNormalStatus
07Low KickFightingPhysical 100
13Focus EnergyNormalStatus
20SubstituteNormalStatus
26EndureNormalStatus
27Sleep TalkNormalStatus
35UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
37TauntDarkStatus 100
65Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100
77Grass KnotGrassSpecial 100
85Work UpNormalStatus

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