Yanmega

Yanmega is a Bug/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Ogre Darner Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 469
Type Bug Flying
Species Ogre Darner Pokémon
Height 1.9 m (6′03″)
Weight 51.5 kg (113.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. Speed Boost
2. Tinted Lens
Frisk (hidden ability)
Local № 184 (Platinum)
102 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
287 (Black 2/White 2)
088 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
106 (Legends: Arceus)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 30 (3.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 180
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 86
282 376
Attack 76
141 276
Defense 86
159 298
Sp. Atk 116
213 364
Sp. Def 56
105 232
Speed 95
175 317
Total 515 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 Yanmega.

Evolution chart

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

Yanmega changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond
Pearl
By churning its wings, it creates shock waves that inflict critical internal injuries to foes.
Platinum Its jaw power is incredible. It is adept at biting apart foes while flying by at high speed.
HeartGold This six-legged Pokémon is easily capable of transporting an adult in flight. The wings on its tail help it stay balanced.
SoulSilver The beat of its wings is so powerful that it accidentally dislodges full-grown trees when it takes off in flight.
Black
White
Its jaw power is incredible. It is adept at biting apart foes while flying by at high speed.
Black 2
White 2
It prefers to battle by biting apart foes’ heads instantly while flying by at high speed.
X
Omega Ruby
It prefers to battle by biting apart foes’ heads instantly while flying by at high speed.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
This six-legged Pokémon is easily capable of transporting an adult in flight. The wings on its tail help it stay balanced.
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
By churning its wings, it creates shock waves that inflict critical internal injuries to foes.
Legends: Arceus Extremely violent. When hunting, it wastes none of its energy, aiming only for prey’s most vulnerable spots. Any who manage to tame this Pokémon must be of incredible bravery.

Moves learned by Yanmega

Moves learnt by level up

Yanmega learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
1Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
1Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
1Double TeamNormalStatus
1GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
1HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
1Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Wing AttackFlyingPhysical 60 100
6Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
11Double TeamNormalStatus
14Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
17DetectFightingStatus
22SupersonicNormalStatus 55
27UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
30String ShotBugStatus 95
33Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
38FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
43SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
46ScreechNormalStatus 85
49U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
54Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
57Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100

Egg moves

Yanmega learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Yanmega gen 8 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
Leech LifeBugPhysical 80 100
ReversalFightingPhysical 100
WhirlwindNormalStatus

Moves learnt by TM

Yanmega is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by level up

Yanmega learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
6GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
11Silver WindBugSpecial 60 100
18HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
25Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
34Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
43Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
43CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100

Move Tutor moves

Yanmega can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 150 90
Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90
Leech LifeBugPhysical 80 100
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100
PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
RestPsychicStatus
Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
SwiftNormalSpecial 60

Yanmega sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
Normal Yanmega  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Yanmega  sprite from Black & White Yanmega  sprite from X & Y Yanmega  sprite from Legends: Arceus
Shiny Yanmega Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Yanmega Shiny sprite from Black & White Yanmega Shiny sprite from X & Y Yanmega Shiny sprite from Legends: Arceus

Where to find Yanmega

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Yanma
Black
White
Evolve Yanma
Black 2
White 2
Route 3, Pinwheel Forest
X
Y
Evolve Yanma
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Ultra Space Wilds
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Trade/migrate from another game
Legends: Arceus Droning Meadow, Heavenward Lookout
Scarlet
Violet
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Yanmega
Japanese メガヤンマ (Megayanma)
German Yanmega
French Yanméga

Name origin

yanma
Japanese for ‘large dragonfly’
Meganeura
an extinct species of insect