Watchog

Watchog is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Lookout Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 505
Type Normal
Species Lookout Pokémon
Height 1.1 m (3′07″)
Weight 27.0 kg (59.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. Illuminate
2. Keen Eye
Analytic (hidden ability)
Local № 011 (Black/White)
011 (Black 2/White 2)
047 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 147
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 85
157 295
Defense 69
128 260
Sp. Atk 60
112 240
Sp. Def 69
128 260
Speed 77
143 278
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 Watchog.

Evolution chart

(Level 20)

Watchog changes

Pokédex entries

Black When they see an enemy, their tails stand high, and they spit the seeds of berries stored in their cheek pouches.
White They make the patterns on their bodies shine in order to threaten predators. Keen eyesight lets them see in the dark.
Black 2
White 2
Using luminescent matter, it makes its eyes and body glow and stuns attacking opponents.
X
Omega Ruby
Using luminescent matter, it makes its eyes and body glow and stuns attacking opponents.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
When they see an enemy, their tails stand high, and they spit the seeds of berries stored in their cheek pouches.

Moves learned by Watchog

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
1Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Low KickFightingPhysical 100
1RototillerGroundStatus
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
3LeerNormalStatus 100
6BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
8BideNormalPhysical
11DetectFightingStatus
13Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
16CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
18HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
22Super FangNormalPhysical 90
25After YouNormalStatus
29Focus EnergyNormalStatus
32Psych UpNormalStatus
36Hyper FangNormalPhysical 80 90
39Nasty PlotDarkStatus
43Mean LookNormalStatus
46Baton PassNormalStatus
50SlamNormalPhysical 80 75

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Confuse RayGhostStatus 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
Bullet SeedGrassPhysical 25 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
ForesightNormalStatus
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
ScreechNormalStatus 85
Tearful LookNormalStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Work UpNormalStatus Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Watchog 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
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
1Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Low KickFightingPhysical 100
1RototillerGroundStatus
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
3LeerNormalStatus 100
6BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
8BideNormalPhysical
11DetectFightingStatus
13Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
16CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
18HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
22Super FangNormalPhysical 90
25After YouNormalStatus
29Focus EnergyNormalStatus
32Psych UpNormalStatus
36Hyper FangNormalPhysical 80 90
39Nasty PlotDarkStatus
43Mean LookNormalStatus
46Baton PassNormalStatus
50SlamNormalPhysical 80 75

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Confuse RayGhostStatus 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
ForesightNormalStatus
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
ScreechNormalStatus 85

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Work UpNormalStatus Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Watchog 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
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Watchog sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Watchog  sprite from Black & White Watchog  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Watchog Shiny sprite from Black & White Watchog Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Watchog

Black
White
Route 1, 7, 15, 18, Dreamyard, P2 Laboratory
Black 2
White 2
Route 1, 2, 3, 7, 18, Dreamyard, P2 Laboratory
X
Y
Route 15
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Watchog
Japanese ミルホッグ (Miruhog)
German Kukmarda
French Miradar

Name origin

watchdog
protective guard dog
groundhog
North American rodent