Vigoroth

Vigoroth is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Wild Monkey Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 288
Type Normal
Species Wild Monkey Pokémon
Height 4′07″ (1.4 m)
Weight 102.5 lbs (46.5 kg)
Abilities Vital Spirit
Local № 037 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
277 (Black 2/White 2)
038 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
Japanese Yarukimono

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 154
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (base 3,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 80
270 364
Attack 80
148 284
Defense 80
148 284
Sp. Atk 55
103 229
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 90
166 306
Total 440 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 Vigoroth.

Evolution chart

(Level 18) (Level 36)

Name origin

vigor
energy, strength
sloth
a mammal commonly known for being slow

Vigoroth changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby VIGOROTH is always itching and agitated to go on a wild rampage. It simply can’t tolerate sitting still for even a minute. This POKéMON’s stress level rises if it can’t be moving constantly.
Sapphire VIGOROTH is simply incapable of remaining still. Even when it tries to sleep, the blood in its veins grows agitated, compelling this POKéMON to run wild throughout the jungle before it can settle down.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It is always hungry because it won’t stop rampaging. Even while it is eating, it can’t keep still.
Emerald It can’t keep still because its blood boils with energy. It runs through the fields and mountains all day to calm itself. If it doesn’t, it can’t sleep at night.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Its heart beats at a tenfold tempo, so it cannot sit still for even a moment.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Its stress level rises if it cannot keep moving constantly. Too much stress makes it feel sick.
Black
White
Its heart beats at a tenfold tempo, so it cannot sit still for even a moment.
Black 2
White 2
Its heartbeat is fast and its blood so agitated that it can’t sit still for one second.
X Its heartbeat is fast and its blood so agitated that it can’t sit still for one second.
Y Its stress level rises if it cannot keep moving constantly. Too much stress makes it feel sick.
Omega Ruby Vigoroth is always itching and agitated to go on a wild rampage. It simply can’t tolerate sitting still for even a minute. This Pokémon’s stress level rises if it can’t be moving constantly.
Alpha Sapphire Vigoroth is simply incapable of remaining still. Even when it tries to sleep, the blood in its veins grows agitated, compelling this Pokémon to run wild throughout the jungle before it can settle down.

Moves learned by Vigoroth

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1EncoreNormal 100
1Focus EnergyNormal
1ReversalFighting 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
1UproarNormal 90 100
6EncoreNormal 100
9UproarNormal 90 100
14Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
17EndureNormal
23SlashNormal 70 100
27Chip AwayNormal 70 100
33CounterFighting 100
37Focus PunchFighting 150 100
43ReversalFighting 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormal
Body SlamNormal 85 100
Crush ClawNormal 75 95
CurseGhost
Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
Night SlashDark 70 100
PursuitDark 40 100
SlashNormal 70 100
Sleep TalkNormal
SnoreNormal 50 100
TickleNormal 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormal
CovetNormal 60 100
Fire PunchFire 75 100
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Icy WindIce 55 95
Low KickFighting 100
Shock WaveElectric 60
SnoreNormal 50 100
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
UproarNormal 90 100
Water PulseWater 60 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
AmnesiaPsychic Level up
CovetNormal 60 100 Level up
Feint AttackDark 60 Level up
FlailNormal 100 Level up
Play RoughFairy 90 90 Level up
Slack OffNormal Level up
YawnNormal Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Vigoroth 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Sucker PunchDark 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1EncoreNormal 100
1Focus EnergyNormal
1ReversalFighting 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
1UproarNormal 90 100
6EncoreNormal 100
9UproarNormal 90 100
14Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
17EndureNormal
23SlashNormal 70 100
27Chip AwayNormal 70 100
33CounterFighting 100
37Focus PunchFighting 150 100
43ReversalFighting 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormal
Body SlamNormal 85 100
Crush ClawNormal 75 95
CurseGhost
Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
Night SlashDark 70 100
PursuitDark 40 100
SlashNormal 70 100
Sleep TalkNormal
SnoreNormal 50 100
TickleNormal 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
AmnesiaPsychic Level up
CovetNormal 60 100 Level up
Feint AttackDark 60 Level up
FlailNormal 100 Level up
Play RoughFairy 90 90 Level up
Slack OffNormal Level up
YawnNormal Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Vigoroth can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Sucker PunchDark 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Vigoroth sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Vigoroth  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Vigoroth  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Vigoroth  sprite from Black & White Vigoroth  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Vigoroth Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Vigoroth Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Vigoroth Shiny sprite from Black & White Vigoroth Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Vigoroth

Ruby
Sapphire
Evolve Slakoth
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Slakoth
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Slakoth
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Slakoth
Black 2
White 2
Pinwheel Forest
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Slakoth
Sun
Moon
Route 11
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game