Umbreon

Umbreon is a Dark type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Moonlight Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 197
Type Dark
Species Moonlight Pokémon
Height 1.0 m (3′03″)
Weight 27.0 kg (59.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. Synchronize
Inner Focus (hidden ability)
Local № 185 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
168 (Platinum)
189 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
096 (Black 2/White 2)
082 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
128 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
158 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
201 (Sword/Shield)
078 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 35 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 184
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 35 (8,739–8,995 steps)

Base stats

HP 95
300 394
Attack 65
121 251
Defense 110
202 350
Sp. Atk 60
112 240
Sp. Def 130
238 394
Speed 65
121 251
Total 525 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 Umbreon.

Evolution chart

(high Friendship, Daytime)
(high Friendship, Nighttime)
(level up near a Mossy Rock)
(level up near an Icy Rock)
(♥♥ Affection in Pokémon Amie, knowing Fairy move)

Umbreon changes

Pokédex entries

Gold When agitated, this POKéMON protects itself by spraying poisonous sweat from its pores.
Silver When darkness falls, the rings on the body begin to glow, striking fear in the hearts of anyone nearby.
Crystal On the night of a full moon, or when it gets excited, the ring patterns on its body glow yellow.
Ruby
Sapphire
UMBREON evolved as a result of exposure to the moon’s waves. It hides silently in darkness and waits for its foes to make a move. The rings on its body glow when it leaps to attack.
FireRed When darkness falls, the rings on its body begin to glow, striking fear in the hearts of anyone nearby.
LeafGreen When agitated, this POKéMON protects itself by spraying poisonous sweat from its pores.
Emerald UMBREON evolved from exposure to the moon’s energy pulses. It lurks in darkness and waits for its foes to move. The rings on its body glow when it leaps to attack.
Diamond
Pearl
The light of the moon changed EEVEE’s genetic structure. It lurks in darkness for prey.
Platinum When exposed to the moon’s aura, the rings on its body glow faintly and it gains a mysterious power.
HeartGold When agitated, this Pokémon protects itself by spraying poisonous sweat from its pores.
SoulSilver When darkness falls, the rings on the body begin to glow, striking fear in the hearts of anyone nearby.
Black
White
When exposed to the moon’s aura, the rings on its body glow faintly and it gains a mysterious power.
Black 2
White 2
When exposed to the moon’s aura, the rings on its body glow faintly and it’s filled with a mysterious power.
X The light of the moon changed Eevee’s genetic structure. It lurks in darkness for prey.
Y When exposed to the moon’s aura, the rings on its body glow faintly and it’s filled with a mysterious power.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Umbreon evolved as a result of exposure to the moon’s waves. It hides silently in darkness and waits for its foes to make a move. The rings on its body glow when it leaps to attack.
Sun When this Pokémon becomes angry, its pores secrete a poisonous sweat, which it sprays at its opponent’s eyes.
Moon With its black fur, it blends into the darkness. It bides its time, and when prey appears, this Pokémon goes for its throat, and then eats it.
Ultra Sun This Pokémon is nocturnal. Even in total darkness, its large eyes can spot its prey clearly!
Ultra Moon It lurks in the dark of night looking for prey. At the moment it pounces, the rings on its body glow dimly but ominously.
Sword When this Pokémon becomes angry, its pores secrete a poisonous sweat, which it sprays at its opponent’s eyes.
Shield On the night of a full moon, or when it gets excited, the ring patterns on its body glow yellow.

Moves learned by Umbreon

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Baton PassNormalStatus
1BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
1CharmFairyStatus 100
1CopycatNormalStatus
1CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
1Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Helping HandNormalStatus
1SnarlDarkSpecial 55 95
1SwiftNormalSpecial 60
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
1Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
5Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
10Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
15Baby-Doll EyesFairyStatus 100
20Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
25AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
30MoonlightFairyStatus
35Guard SwapPsychicStatus
40Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
45ScreechNormalStatus 85
50Mean LookNormalStatus
55Last ResortNormalPhysical 140 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
SnarlDarkSpecial 55 95

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CurseGhostStatus
DetectFightingStatus
Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
TickleNormalStatus 100
WishNormalStatus
YawnNormalStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Lash OutDarkPhysical 75 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Helping HandNormalStatus
1PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
5Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
9Baby-Doll EyesFairyStatus 100
13Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
17Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
20Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
25AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
29ScreechNormalStatus 85
33MoonlightFairyStatus
37Mean LookNormalStatus
41Last ResortNormalPhysical 140 100
45Guard SwapPsychicStatus

Moves learnt on evolution

Umbreon learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CaptivateNormalStatus 100
CharmFairyStatus 100
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
CurseGhostStatus
DetectFightingStatus
EndureNormalStatus
Fake TearsDarkStatus 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
Stored PowerPsychicSpecial 20 100
SynchronoisePsychicSpecial 120 100
TickleNormalStatus 100
WishNormalStatus
YawnNormalStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
Heal BellNormalStatus
Helping HandNormalStatus
Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial 90 100
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Laser FocusNormalStatus
Last ResortNormalPhysical 140 100
SnatchDarkStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
Throat ChopDarkPhysical 80 100
Wonder RoomPsychicStatus

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Umbreon. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Baton PassNormalStatus Level up
BiteDarkPhysical 60 100 Level up
CharmFairyStatus 100 Level up
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100 Level up
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Level up
GrowlNormalStatus 100 Level up
RefreshNormalStatus Level up
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Level up
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Level up
Trump CardNormalSpecial Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Umbreon 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
NightmareGhostStatus 100 Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
Focus EnergyNormalStatus Generation 2 — Pre-evolution
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Umbreon sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Umbreon  sprite from Silver Umbreon  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Umbreon  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Umbreon  sprite from Black & White Umbreon  sprite from X & Y Umbreon  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Umbreon  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Umbreon Shiny sprite from Silver Umbreon Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Umbreon Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Umbreon Shiny sprite from Black & White Umbreon Shiny sprite from X & Y Umbreon Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Umbreon

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Evolve Eevee
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Evolve Eevee
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Eevee
Black
White
Trade/migrate from another game
Black 2
White 2
Evolve Eevee
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Eevee
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 4, 6
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Evolve Eevee/Eevee (Partner Eevee)

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Umbreon
Japanese ブラッキー (Blacky)
German Nachtara
French Noctali

Name origin

umbra
darkest part of a shadow
eon
long period of time (implying evolution)