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 3′07″ (1.1 m)
Weight 59.5 lbs (27.0 kg)
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 70 (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.
1BiteDark 60 100
1Confuse RayGhost 100
1LeerNormal 100
1Low KickFighting 100
1RototillerGround
1TackleNormal 40 100
3LeerNormal 100
6BiteDark 60 100
8BideNormal
11DetectFighting
13Sand AttackGround 100
16CrunchDark 80 100
18HypnosisPsychic 60
22Super FangNormal 90
25After YouNormal
29Focus EnergyNormal
32Psych UpNormal
36Hyper FangNormal 80 90
39Nasty PlotDark
43Mean LookNormal
46Baton PassNormal
50SlamNormal 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 RayGhost 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.
AssuranceDark 60 100
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
FlailNormal 100
ForesightNormal
Iron TailSteel 100 75
PursuitDark 40 100
RevengeFighting 60 100
ScreechNormal 85
Tearful LookNormal

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 UpNormal Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
75Swords DanceNormal
77Psych UpNormal
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

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
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 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

Watchog does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Watchog does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Watchog sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
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
Location data not yet available

Other languages

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

Name origin

watchdog
protective guard dog
groundhog
North American rodent