Yanma

Yanma is a Bug/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Clear Wing Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 193
Type Bug Flying
Species Clear Wing Pokémon
Height 1.2 m (3′11″)
Weight 38.0 kg (83.8 lbs)
Abilities 1. Speed Boost
2. Compound Eyes
Frisk (hidden ability)
Local № 101 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
183 (Platinum)
101 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
286 (Black 2/White 2)
087 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 78
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 65
240 334
Attack 65
121 251
Defense 45
85 207
Sp. Atk 75
139 273
Sp. Def 45
85 207
Speed 95
175 317
Total 390 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 Yanma.

Evolution chart

#193
Yanma
Bug · Flying
(after Ancient Power learned)

Yanma changes

Pokédex entries

Gold If it flaps its wings really fast, it can generate shock waves that will shatter windows in the area.
Silver Its large eyes can scan 360 degrees. It looks in all directions to seek out insects as its prey.
Crystal It can see in all directions without moving its big eyes, helping it spot attackers and food right away.
Ruby
Sapphire
YANMA is capable of seeing 360 degrees without having to move its eyes. It is a great flier that is adept at making sudden stops and turning midair. This POKéMON uses its flying ability to quickly chase down targeted prey.
FireRed Its large eyes can scan 360 degrees. It looks in all directions to seek out insects as its prey.
LeafGreen If it flaps its wings really fast, it can generate shock waves that will shatter windows in the area.
Emerald It can see 360 degrees without moving its eyes. It is a great flier capable of making sudden stops and turning midair to quickly chase down targeted prey.
Diamond
Pearl
Its eyes can see 360 degrees without moving its head. It won’t miss prey--even those behind it.
Platinum It can hover in one spot by flapping its wings at high speed. It flits about to guard its territory.
HeartGold If it flaps its wings really fast, it can generate shock waves that will shatter windows in the area.
SoulSilver Its large eyes can scan 360 degrees. It looks in all directions to seek out insects as its prey.
Black
White
It can hover in one spot by flapping its wings at high speed. It flits about to guard its territory.
Black 2
White 2
By flapping its wings at high speed, it can fly freely through the air. Even sudden stops are no problem.
X Its eyes can see 360 degrees without moving its head. It won’t miss prey--even those behind it.
Y If it flaps its wings really fast, it can generate shock waves that will shatter windows in the area.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Yanma is capable of seeing 360 degrees without having to move its eyes. It is a great flier that is adept at making sudden stops and turning midair. This Pokémon uses its flying ability to quickly chase down targeted prey.

Moves learned by Yanma

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ForesightNormalStatus
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
6Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
11Double TeamNormalStatus
14Sonic BoomNormalSpecial 90
17DetectFightingStatus
22SupersonicNormalStatus 55
27UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
30PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
33Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
38HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
43Wing AttackFlyingPhysical 60 100
46ScreechNormalStatus 85
49U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
54Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
57Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
Leech LifeBugPhysical 80 100
PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
ReversalFightingPhysical 100
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
Silver WindBugSpecial 60 100
WhirlwindNormalStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
DefogFlyingStatus
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
TailwindFlyingStatus
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Yanma 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
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBugStatus 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ForesightNormalStatus
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
6Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
11Double TeamNormalStatus
14Sonic BoomNormalSpecial 90
17DetectFightingStatus
22SupersonicNormalStatus 55
27UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
30PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
33Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
38HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
43Wing AttackFlyingPhysical 60 100
46ScreechNormalStatus 85
49U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
54Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
57Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
Leech LifeBugPhysical 80 100
PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
ReversalFightingPhysical 100
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
Silver WindBugSpecial 60 100
WhirlwindNormalStatus

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBugStatus 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM

Yanma sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Yanma  sprite from Silver Yanma  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Yanma  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Yanma  sprite from Black & White Yanma  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Yanma Shiny sprite from Silver Yanma Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Yanma Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Yanma Shiny sprite from Black & White Yanma Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Yanma

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Route 35
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Ruin Valley
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Great Marsh
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 35
Black
White
Route 14
Black 2
White 2
Route 3, Pinwheel Forest
X
Y
Route 10
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Breed Yanmega
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 Yanma
Japanese ヤンヤンマ (Yanyanma)
German Yanma
French Yanma

Name origin

yanma
Japanese for ‘large dragonfly’