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 3′11″ (1.2 m)
Weight 83.8 lbs (38.0 kg)
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 70 (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

(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.
1ForesightNormal
1TackleNormal 40 100
6Quick AttackNormal 40 100
11Double TeamNormal
14Sonic BoomNormal 90
17DetectFighting
22SupersonicNormal 55
27UproarNormal 90 100
30PursuitDark 40 100
33Ancient PowerRock 60 100
38HypnosisPsychic 60
43Wing AttackFlying 60 100
46ScreechNormal 85
49U-turnBug 70 100
54Air SlashFlying 75 95
57Bug BuzzBug 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-EdgeNormal 120 100
FeintNormal 30 100
Feint AttackDark 60
Leech LifeBug 80 100
PursuitDark 40 100
ReversalFighting 100
Secret PowerNormal 70 100
Signal BeamBug 75 100
Silver WindBug 60 100
WhirlwindNormal

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 BiteBug 60 100
DefogFlying
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
TailwindFlying
UproarNormal 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
19RoostFlying
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
51Steel WingSteel 70 90
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

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
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 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.
1ForesightNormal
1TackleNormal 40 100
6Quick AttackNormal 40 100
11Double TeamNormal
14Sonic BoomNormal 90
17DetectFighting
22SupersonicNormal 55
27UproarNormal 90 100
30PursuitDark 40 100
33Ancient PowerRock 60 100
38HypnosisPsychic 60
43Wing AttackFlying 60 100
46ScreechNormal 85
49U-turnBug 70 100
54Air SlashFlying 75 95
57Bug BuzzBug 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-EdgeNormal 120 100
FeintNormal 30 100
Feint AttackDark 60
Leech LifeBug 80 100
PursuitDark 40 100
ReversalFighting 100
Secret PowerNormal 70 100
Signal BeamBug 75 100
Silver WindBug 60 100
WhirlwindNormal

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
19RoostFlying
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
51Steel WingSteel 70 90
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

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
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM

Yanma sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
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

Other languages

English Yanma
Japanese ヤンヤンマ (Yanyanma)
German Yanma
French Yanma

Name origin

yanma
Japanese for ‘large dragonfly’