Essentials

Galvantula

The EleSpider Pokémon

Galvantula

Bug Electric

Abilities

Compound Eyes

Increases moves' accuracy to 1.3×.

Unnerve

Prevents opposing Pokémon from eating held Berries.

Hidden Ability

Swarm

Strengthens Bug moves to inflict 1.5× damage at 1/3 max HP or less.

Damage Taken

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

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 5
National
596
Original Unova
102 Black, White
Updated Unova
174 Black 2, White 2

Names

Japanese
デンチュラ (denchura)
Korean
전툴라
French
Mygavolt
German
Voltula
Spanish
Galvantula
Italian
Galvantula

Breeding

Gender
½ male, ½ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Bug
Hatch counter
20 Search:
Steps to hatch
5355 / 2805

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
165 Search:
Effort points
  • 2 Speed
Capture rate
75 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium Search:

Wild held items

Generation 5 nothing
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Joltik Galvantula Level up, starting at level 36

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
70
56.9 313 344
Attack
77
53.2 222 253
Defense
60
36.9 188 219
Special Attack
97
78.8 262 293
Special Defense
60
38.6 188 219
Speed
108
91.5 284 315
Total
472
58.3

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black

When attacked, they create an electric barrier by spitting out many electrically charged threads.

White

They employ an electrically charged web to trap their prey. While it is immobilized by shock, they leisurely consume it.

Black 2, White 2

It creates barriers from electrified silk that stun foes. This works as a weapon as well as a defense.

Generation 6
X

They employ an electrically charged web to trap their prey. While it is immobilized by shock, they leisurely consume it.

Y

When attacked, they create an electric barrier by spitting out many electrically charged threads.

Sprites

Galvantula Galvantula Galvantula Galvantula

Miscellany

Species
EleSpider Search:
Color
Yellow Search:
Cry
Footprint
Galvantula
Shape
Chitinous Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Galvantula
8

2'7.5"
0.8 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Galvantula
143

31.5 lb
14.3 kg

Locations

Moves

Bug and Electric moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

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

Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Sticky Web Bug status 20

Covers the opposing field, lowering opponents' Speed by one stage upon switching in.

String Shot Bug status 40 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

Leech Life Bug physical 15 20 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Spider Web Bug status 10

Prevents the target from leaving battle.

Thunder Wave Electric status 20 100%

Paralyzes the target.

4 4 Thunder Wave Electric status 20 100%

Paralyzes the target.

7 7 Screech Normal status 40 85%

Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.

12 12 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.

15 15 Electroweb Electric special 15 55 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

18 18 Bug Bite Bug physical 20 60 100%

If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

23 23 Gastro Acid Poison status 10 100%

Nullifies target's ability until it leaves battle.

26 26 Slash Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

29 29 Electro Ball Electric special 10 * 100%

Power is higher when the user has greater Speed than the target, up to a maximum of 150.

34 34 Signal Beam Bug special 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

40 40 Agility Psychic status 30

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

46 46 Sucker Punch Dark physical 5 80 100% 1

Only works if the target is about to use a damaging move.

54 54 Discharge Electric special 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

60 60 Bug Buzz Bug special 10 90 100%

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

65 Sticky Web Bug status 20

Covers the opposing field, lowering opponents' Speed by one stage upon switching in.

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 Joltik but not Galvantula
• Camouflage Normal status 20

User's type changes to match the terrain.

• • Cross Poison Poison physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit and a 10% chance to poison the target.

• • Disable Normal status 20 100%

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

• • Feint Attack Dark physical 20 60

Never misses.

• • Pin Missile Bug physical 20 25 95%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

• • Poison Sting Poison physical 35 15 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

• • Pursuit Dark physical 20 40 100%

Has double power against, and can hit, Pokémon attempting to switch out.

• • Rock Climb Normal physical 20 90 85%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Black 2, White 2 Bounce Flying physical 5 85 85%

User bounces high into the air, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

Black 2, White 2 Bug Bite Bug physical 20 60 100%

If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

Black 2, White 2 Electroweb Electric special 15 55 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

Black 2, White 2 Gastro Acid Poison status 10 100%

Nullifies target's ability until it leaves battle.

Black 2, White 2 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Black 2, White 2 Magnet Rise Electric status 10

User is immune to Ground moves and effects for five turns.

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

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

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.

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.

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.
06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

10 10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

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

15 15 Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

16 16 Light Screen Psychic status 30

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

17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

18 18 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

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

24 24 Thunderbolt Electric special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

25 25 Thunder Electric special 10 110 70%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

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

32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

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

44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

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 Thief Dark physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

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

53 53 Energy Ball Grass special 10 90 100%

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

57 57 Charge Beam Electric special 10 50 90%

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

68 68 Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

70 70 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

72 72 Volt Switch Electric special 20 70 100%

User must switch out after attacking.

73 73 Thunder Wave Electric status 20 100%

Paralyzes the target.

76 76 Struggle Bug Bug special 20 50 100%

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

81 81 X-Scissor Bug physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

83 Infestation Bug special 20 20 100%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

84 84 Poison Jab Poison physical 20 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

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 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.

93 93 Wild Charge Electric physical 15 90 100%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H1 H1 Cut Normal physical 30 50 95%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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