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)
030 (Legends: Arceus)
184 (Scarlet/Violet)
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)
(use Leaf Stone, or level up near a Mossy Rock)
(use Ice Stone, or level up near an Icy Rock)
(after Fairy-type move learned, and either ♥♥ Affection in Gen 6-7 or high friendship in Gen 8+)

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.
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
The light of the moon changed Eevee’s genetic structure. It lurks in the darkness, waiting for prey.
Legends: Arceus It is most active in the wee hours of the night, when moonlight bathes the land. Its large eyes can pierce the darkness and perceive prey with absolute clarity.
Scarlet When exposed to the moon’s aura, the rings on its body glow faintly and it gains a mysterious power.
Violet When darkness falls, the rings on the body begin to glow, striking fear in the hearts of anyone nearby.

Moves learned by Umbreon

Moves learnt by level up

Umbreon learns the following moves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet 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
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 Scarlet & Violet (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
SnarlDarkSpecial 55 95

Egg moves

Umbreon learns the following moves via breeding or picnics in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Umbreon gen 9 learnset page.

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

Moves learnt by TM

Umbreon is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet:

Moves learnt by level up

Umbreon learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
?SnarlDarkSpecial 55 95
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
6Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
11SwiftNormalSpecial 60
18Baby-Doll EyesFairyStatus 100
25Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
25MimicNormalStatus
34Calm MindPsychicStatus
43Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100

Move Tutor moves

Umbreon can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Baby-Doll EyesFairyStatus 100
Calm MindPsychicStatus
Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
Focus EnergyNormalStatus
Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 150 90
Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Power ShiftNormalStatus
PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
RestPsychicStatus
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
SnarlDarkSpecial 55 95
SwiftNormalSpecial 60

Umbreon sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
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 Umbreon  sprite from Scarlet & Violet
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)
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Trade/migrate from another game
Legends: Arceus Space-Time Distortion
Scarlet
Violet
North Province (Area One), North Province (Area Two), North Province (Area Three), East Province (Area One), East Province (Area Three), South Province (Area One), South Province (Area Six), West Province (Area One), West Province (Area Two), West Province (Area Three), Glaseado Mountain

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)