Essentials

Gallade

Gallade

Psychic Fighting

Abilities

Steadfast

Raises Speed one stage upon flinching.

Hidden Ability

Justified

Raises Attack one stage upon taking damage from a Dark move.

Damage Taken

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 2
  • Fighting ½
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 2
  • Ghost 2
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock ½
  • Steel 1
  • Water 1

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 4
National
475
Extended Sinnoh
160 Platinum
Central Kalos
67 X, Y

Names

Japanese
エルレイド (erureido)
Official roomaji
Erlade
Korean
엘레이드
Chinese
艾路雷朵
French
Gallame
German
Galagladi
Spanish
Gallade
Italian
Gallade

Breeding

Gender
always male Search:
Egg groups
  • Amorphous
Hatch counter
20 Search:
Steps to hatch
5355 / 2805

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
233 Search:
Effort points
  • 3 Attack
Capture rate
45 Search:
Base happiness
35 Search:
Growth rate
slow Search:

Wild held items

Generation 4 nothing
Generation 5 nothing
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Ralts Kirlia Level up, starting at level 20 Gardevoir Level up, starting at level 30
Gallade Use a Dawn Stone, males only

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
68
52.9 309 340
Attack
125
92.1 318 349
Defense
65
44.7 198 229
Special Attack
65
49.5 198 229
Special Defense
115
93.7 298 329
Speed
80
66.0 228 259
Total
518
78.0

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★✯✯☆
Power
★✯✯☆☆
Skill
★★★✯✯
Stamina
★✯
Jump
★★✯☆
Total
8/16/20

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

When trying to protect someone, it extends its elbows as if they were swords and fights savagely.

Generation 6
X

Because it can sense what its foe is thinking, its attacks burst out first, fast, and fierce.

Y

A master of courtesy and swordsmanship, it fights using extending swords on its elbows.

Sprites

Gallade Gallade Gallade Gallade

Miscellany

Species
Blade Search:
Color
White Search:
Cry
Footprint
Gallade
Shape
Anthropomorphic Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Gallade
16

5'3.0"
1.6 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Gallade
520

114.6 lb
52.0 kg

Locations

Pal Park

Area
Field
Score
80
Rate
10

Moves

Psychic and Fighting moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

Physical moves better suit Gallade's higher Attack, and have their class highlighted in green.

Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Stored Power Psychic special 10 20 100%

Power is higher the more the user's stats have been raised, to a maximum of 31×.

Close Combat Fighting physical 5 120 100%

Lowers the user's Defense and Special Defense by one stage after inflicting damage.

Leaf Blade Grass physical 15 90 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Night Slash Dark physical 15 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Leer Normal status 30 100%

Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.

Confusion Psychic special 25 50 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

Teleport Psychic status 20

Immediately ends wild battles. No effect otherwise.

6 6 6 6 Confusion Psychic special 25 50 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

10 10 10 10 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

12 12 12 12 Teleport Psychic status 20

Immediately ends wild battles. No effect otherwise.

17 17 17 17 Fury Cutter Bug physical 20 40 95%

Power doubles every turn this move is used in succession after the first, maxing out after five turns.

22 22 22 22 Slash Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

25 25 Heal Pulse Psychic status 10

Heals the target for half its max HP.

25 25 31 31 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

31 31 36 36 Psycho Cut Psychic physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

36 36 39 39 Helping Hand Normal status 20 5

Ally's next move inflicts half more damage.

39 39 45 45 Feint Normal physical 10 30 100% 2

Hits through Protect and Detect.

45 45 50 50 False Swipe Normal physical 40 40 100%

Cannot lower the target's HP below 1.

50 50 53 53 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

53 53 59 59 Close Combat Fighting physical 5 120 100%

Lowers the user's Defense and Special Defense by one stage after inflicting damage.

64 64 Stored Power Psychic special 10 20 100%

Power is higher the more the user's stats have been raised, to a maximum of 31×.

Level up, learned by Kirlia but not Gallade
Growl Normal status 40 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by one stage.

17 17 17 17 Lucky Chant Normal status 30

Prevents the target from scoring critical hits for five turns.

22 22 22 22 Magical Leaf Grass special 20 60

Never misses.

25 25 31 31 Calm Mind Psychic status 20

Raises the user's Special Attack and Special Defense by one stage.

31 31 36 36 Psychic Psychic special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

36 36 39 39 Imprison Psychic status 10

Prevents the target from using any moves that the user also knows.

39 39 45 45 Future Sight Psychic special 10 120 100%

Hits the target two turns later.

45 45 50 50 Charm Fairy status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by two stages.

50 50 53 53 Hypnosis Psychic status 20 60%

Puts the target to sleep.

53 53 59 59 Dream Eater Psychic special 15 100 100%

Only works on sleeping Pokémon. Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
Egg, learned by Ralts but not Gallade
• Ally Switch Psychic status 15 1

User switches places with the friendly Pokémon opposite it.

• • • • Confuse Ray Ghost status 10 100%

Confuses the target.

• • • • Destiny Bond Ghost status 5

If the user faints this turn, the target automatically will, too.

• • • • Disable Normal status 20 100%

Disables the target's last used move for 1-8 turns.

• • • Encore Normal status 5 100%

Forces the target to repeat its last used move every turn for 2 to 6 turns.

• • • • Grudge Ghost status 5

If the user faints this turn, the PP of the move that fainted it drops to 0.

• • • • Mean Look Normal status 5

Prevents the target from leaving battle.

• • • • Memento Dark status 10 100%

Lowers the target's Attack and Special Attack by two stages. User faints.

• Misty Terrain Fairy status 10

For five turns, protects all Pokémon on the ground from major status ailments and confusion, and halves the power of incoming Dragon moves.

• • • • Shadow Sneak Ghost physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

• • Skill Swap Psychic status 10

User and target swap abilities.

• • Synchronoise Psychic special 10 120 100%

Hits any Pokémon that shares a type with the user.

• • Will-O-Wisp Fire status 15 85%

Burns the target.

Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Drain Punch Fighting physical 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dual Chop Dragon physical 15 40 90%

Hits twice in one turn.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Fire Punch Fire physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Fury Cutter Bug physical 20 40 95%

Power doubles every turn this move is used in succession after the first, maxing out after five turns.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Helping Hand Normal status 20 5

Ally's next move inflicts half more damage.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Hyper Voice Normal special 10 90 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ice Punch Ice physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Knock Off Dark physical 20 65 100%

Target drops its held item.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Low Kick Fighting physical 20 * 100%

Inflicts more damage to heavier targets, with a maximum of 120 power.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Magic Coat Psychic status 15 4

Reflects back the first effect move used on the user this turn.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Magic Room Psychic status 10

Negates held items for five turns.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Pain Split Normal status 20

Sets the user's and targets's HP to the average of their current HP.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Recycle Normal status 10

User recovers the item it last used up.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Signal Beam Bug special 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Skill Swap Psychic status 10

User and target swap abilities.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snatch Dark status 10 4

Steals the target's move, if it's self-targeted.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Thunder Punch Electric physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Trick Psychic status 10 100%

User and target swap items.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Vacuum Wave Fighting special 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Wonder Room Psychic status 10

All Pokémon's Defense and Special Defense are swapped for 5 turns.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Zen Headbutt Psychic physical 15 80 90%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Tutor, learned by Kirlia but not Gallade
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Icy Wind Ice special 15 55 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
03 03 Psyshock Psychic special 10 80 100%

Inflicts damage based on the target's Defense, not Special Defense.

01 01 Focus Punch Fighting physical 20 150 100% -3

If the user takes damage before attacking, the attack is canceled.

04 04 04 04 Calm Mind Psychic status 20

Raises the user's Special Attack and Special Defense by one stage.

06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

08 08 08 08 Bulk Up Fighting status 20

Raises the user's Attack and Defense by one stage.

10 10 10 10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.

11 11 11 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

12 12 12 12 Taunt Dark status 20 100%

For the next few turns, the target can only use damaging moves.

15 15 15 15 Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

16 16 16 16 Light Screen Psychic status 30

Reduces damage from special attacks by 50% for five turns.

17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

18 18 18 18 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

19 Telekinesis Psychic status 15

Moves have 100% accuracy against the target for three turns.

20 20 20 20 Safeguard Normal status 25

Protects the user's field from major status ailments and confusion for five turns.

21 21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.

24 24 24 24 Thunderbolt Electric special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

26 26 26 26 Earthquake Ground physical 10 100 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.

27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.

29 29 29 29 Psychic Psychic special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

30 30 30 30 Shadow Ball Ghost special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

31 31 31 31 Brick Break Fighting physical 15 75 100%

Destroys Reflect and Light Screen.

32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

33 33 33 33 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

34 34 Shock Wave Electric special 20 60

Never misses.

39 39 39 39 Rock Tomb Rock physical 15 60 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

40 40 40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

41 41 41 41 Torment Dark status 15 100%

Prevents the target from using the same move twice in a row.

42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.

43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.

44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 45 45 45 Attract Normal status 15 100%

Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.

46 46 46 46 Thief Dark physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

48 48 Skill Swap Psychic status 10

User and target swap abilities.

49 49 Snatch Dark status 10 4

Steals the target's move, if it's self-targeted.

47 47 Low Sweep Fighting physical 20 65 100%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.

49 49 Echoed Voice Normal special 15 40 100%

Power increases by 100% for each consecutive use by any friendly Pokémon, to a maximum of 200.

51 Ally Switch Psychic status 15 1

User switches places with the friendly Pokémon opposite it.

52 52 52 52 Focus Blast Fighting special 5 120 70%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

54 54 54 54 False Swipe Normal physical 40 40 100%

Cannot lower the target's HP below 1.

56 56 56 56 Fling Dark physical 10 * 100%

Throws held item at the target; power depends on the item.

57 57 57 57 Charge Beam Electric special 10 50 90%

Has a 70% chance to raise the user's Special Attack by one stage.

61 61 Will-O-Wisp Fire status 15 85%

Burns the target.

67 67 Retaliate Normal physical 5 70 100%

Has double power if a friendly Pokémon fainted last turn.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

60 60 Drain Punch Fighting physical 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

67 67 Recycle Normal status 10

User recovers the item it last used up.

68 68 68 68 Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

70 70 70 70 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

71 71 71 71 Stone Edge Rock physical 5 100 80%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

73 73 73 73 Thunder Wave Electric status 20 100%

Paralyzes the target.

75 75 75 75 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

77 77 77 77 Psych Up Normal status 10

Discards the user's stat changes and copies the target's.

78 78 Bulldoze Ground physical 20 60 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.

80 80 80 80 Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

81 81 81 81 X-Scissor Bug physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

83 Work Up Normal status 30

Raises the user's Attack and Special Attack by one stage each.

82 82 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

83 83 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

84 84 84 84 Poison Jab Poison physical 20 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

85 85 85 85 Dream Eater Psychic special 15 100 100%

Only works on sleeping Pokémon. Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

86 86 86 86 Grass Knot Grass special 20 * 100%

Inflicts more damage to heavier targets, with a maximum of 120 power.

87 87 87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

90 90 90 90 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

92 92 92 92 Trick Room Psychic status 5 -7

For five turns, slower Pokémon will act before faster Pokémon.

94 94 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

98 Power-Up Punch Fighting physical 20 40 100%

Has a 100% chance to raise the user's Attack by one stage.

99 Dazzling Gleam Fairy special 10 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H1 H1 H1 H1 Cut Normal physical 30 50 95%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H4 H4 H4 H4 Strength Normal physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H6 H6 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

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