Yanmega

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

Yanmega artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

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

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 30 (3.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base EXP 198
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 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.

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.

Evolution chart

(after Ancient Power
learned)

Name origin

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

Moves learned by Yanmega

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Air SlashFlying 75 95
1Bug BiteBug 60 100
1Bug BuzzBug 90 100
1Double TeamNormal
1ForesightNormal
1Night SlashDark 70 100
1Quick AttackNormal 40 100
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
38FeintNormal 30 100
43SlashNormal 70 100
46ScreechNormal 85
49U-turnBug 70 100
54Air SlashFlying 75 95
57Bug BuzzBug 90 100

Egg moves

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

Yanmega 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
Laser FocusNormal
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
TailwindFlying
UproarNormal 90 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
HypnosisPsychic 60 Level up
Wing AttackFlying 60 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

Yanmega 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
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
19RoostFlying
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28Leech LifeBug 80 100
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
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
77Psych UpNormal
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Yanmega 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
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
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 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
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Air SlashFlying 75 95
1Bug BiteBug 60 100
1Bug BuzzBug 90 100
1Double TeamNormal
1ForesightNormal
1Night SlashDark 70 100
1Quick AttackNormal 40 100
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
38FeintNormal 30 100
43SlashNormal 70 100
46ScreechNormal 85
49U-turnBug 70 100
54Air SlashFlying 75 95
57Bug BuzzBug 90 100

Egg moves

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

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
HypnosisPsychic 60 Level up
Wing AttackFlying 60 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
19RoostFlying
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28Leech LifeBug 80 100
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
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
77Psych UpNormal
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Yanmega 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
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
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 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
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM

Yanmega sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Yanmega  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Yanmega  sprite from Black & White Yanmega  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Yanmega Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Yanmega Shiny sprite from Black & White Yanmega Shiny sprite from X & Y

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