Essentials

Gligar

The Fly Scorpion Pokémon

Gligar

Ground Flying

Abilities

Hyper Cutter

Prevents Attack from being lowered by other Pokémon.

Sand Veil

Increases evasion to 1.25× during a sandstorm. Protects against sandstorm damage.

Hidden Ability

Immunity

Prevents poison.

Damage Taken

  • Bug ½
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 0
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting ½
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 0
  • Ice 4
  • Normal 1
  • Poison ½
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 1
  • Steel 1
  • Water 2

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 2
National
207
Original Johto
189 Gold, Silver, Crystal
Extended Sinnoh
153 Platinum
Updated Johto
193 HeartGold, SoulSilver
Updated Unova
221 Black 2, White 2
Mountain Kalos
115 X, Y

Names

Japanese
グライガー (guraigaa)
Official roomaji
Gliger
Korean
글라이거
Chinese
天蠍
French
Scorplane
German
Skorgla
Spanish
Gligar
Italian
Gligar

Breeding

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

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
86 Search:
Effort points
  • 1 Defense
Capture rate
60 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium slow Search:

Wild held items

Generation 3 nothing
Generation 4 nothing
Generation 5 nothing
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Gligar Gliscor Level up, during the night, while holding a Razor Fang

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
65
48.3 303 334
Attack
75
50.4 218 249
Defense
105
86.8 278 309
Special Attack
35
9.4 138 169
Special Defense
65
46.4 198 229
Speed
85
71.0 238 269
Total
430
48.3

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★✯✯☆
Power
★✯☆
Skill
★✯✯
Stamina
★✯
Jump
★★★★✯
Total
8/15/17

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White

It glides as if sliding. It startles foes by clamping on to their faces, then jabs with its poison stinger.

Black 2, White 2

It clamps on to its chosen prey then jabs the stinger on its tail into the prey while it’s stunned with surprise.

Generation 6
X

It usually clings to cliffs. When it spots its prey, it spreads its wings and glides down to attack.

Y

It flies straight at its target’s face, then clamps down on the startled victim to inject poison.

Sprites

Gligar Gligar Gligar Gligar
Gligar Gligar Gligar Gligar

Miscellany

Species
Fly Scorpion Search:
Color
Purple Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
mountain Search:
Footprint
Gligar
Shape
Alar Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Gligar
11

3'7.3"
1.1 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Gligar
648

142.9 lb
64.8 kg

Locations

Emerald Emerald
Diamond Diamond
Pearl Pearl
Platinum Platinum
HeartGold HeartGold
Black Black
White White
Black 2 Black 2
White 2 White 2

Pal Park

Area
Mountain
Score
50
Rate
30

Moves

Ground and Flying moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

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

Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Poison Sting Poison physical 35 15 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

6 6 5 5 5 4 4 Sand Attack Ground status 15 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

13 13 9 9 9 7 7 Harden Normal status 30

Raises the user's Defense by one stage.

12 12 12 10 10 Knock Off Dark physical 20 65 100%

Target drops its held item.

20 20 16 16 16 13 13 Quick Attack Normal physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

20 20 20 16 16 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.

28 28 23 23 23 19 19 Feint Attack Dark physical 20 60

Never misses.

27 27 Screech Normal status 40 85%

Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.

27 22 22 Acrobatics Flying physical 15 55 100%

Has double power if the user has no held item.

31 Screech Normal status 40 85%

Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.

36 36 31 31 34 27 27 Slash Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

34 34 38 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

38 38 42 30 30 U-turn Bug physical 20 70 100%

User must switch out after attacking.

44 44 35 35 Screech Normal status 40 85%

Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.

42 42 45 40 40 X-Scissor Bug physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

45 45 Sky Uppercut Fighting physical 15 85 90%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Bounce and Fly users.

50 50 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

52 52 45 45 49 55 55 Guillotine Normal physical 5 * 30%

Causes a one-hit KO.

Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • • • • Agility Psychic status 30

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

• • • • • Baton Pass Normal status 40

Allows the trainer to switch out the user and pass effects along to its replacement.

• • • • • • • Counter Fighting physical 20 * 100% -5

Inflicts twice the damage the user received from the last physical hit it took.

• • • • • Cross Poison Poison physical 20 70 100%

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

• • • • • Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

• • • • • Feint Normal physical 10 30 100% 2

Hits through Protect and Detect.

• • • • • • • Metal Claw Steel physical 35 50 95%

Has a 10% chance to raise the user's Attack by one stage.

• • • • • Night Slash Dark physical 15 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

• • • Poison Tail Poison physical 25 50 100%

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

• • • • Power Trick Psychic status 10

User swaps Attack and Defense.

• • • • • • • Razor Wind Normal special 10 80 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

• • • Rock Climb Normal physical 20 90 85%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

• • • • • • Sand Tomb Ground physical 15 35 85%

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

• • • • • • • Wing Attack Flying physical 35 60 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Aqua Tail Water physical 10 90 90%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Bug Bite Bug physical 20 60 100%

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

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Counter Fighting physical 20 * 100% -5

Inflicts twice the damage the user received from the last physical hit it took.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dark Pulse Dark special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dream Eater Psychic special 15 100 100%

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

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Earth Power Ground special 10 90 100%

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

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen 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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Knock Off Dark physical 20 65 100%

Target drops its held item.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen 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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen 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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Stealth Rock Rock status 20

Causes damage when opposing Pokémon switch in.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

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

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Tailwind Flying status 15

For three turns, friendly Pokémon have doubled Speed.

Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
02 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

03 Curse Ghost status 10

Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.

01 01 01 Hone Claws Dark status 15

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

06 06 06 06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

09 09 09 Venoshock Poison special 10 65 100%

Inflicts double damage if the target is Poisoned.

08 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

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

10 10 10 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 11 11 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

13 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

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

12 12 12 12 12 Taunt Dark status 20 100%

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

17 17 17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

20 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

18 18 18 18 18 18 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

19 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

21 21 21 21 21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

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

23 23 23 23 Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

26 26 26 26 26 26 Earthquake Ground physical 10 100 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.

27 27 27 27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

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

28 28 28 28 28 28 Dig Ground physical 10 80 100%

User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

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

Destroys Reflect and Light Screen.

32 32 32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

34 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

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

35 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

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

36 36 36 36 36 36 36 Sludge Bomb Poison special 10 90 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

37 37 37 37 37 37 37 Sandstorm Rock status 10

Changes the weather to a sandstorm for five turns.

39 39 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 40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

41 41 41 41 41 Torment Dark status 15 100%

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

39 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

43 Detect Fighting status 5 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

42 42 42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

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

43 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 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 45 45 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 46 46 46 Thief Dark physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

49 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.

48 48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

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

47 47 47 51 Steel Wing Steel physical 25 70 90%

Has a 10% chance to raise the user's Defense by one stage.

51 51 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

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

Cannot lower the target's HP below 1.

56 56 56 56 56 Fling Dark physical 10 * 100%

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

62 62 62 Acrobatics Flying physical 15 55 100%

Has double power if the user has no held item.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

66 66 66 66 66 Payback Dark physical 10 50 100%

Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.

69 69 69 69 69 Rock Polish Rock status 20

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

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

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

75 75 75 75 75 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

76 76 76 Struggle Bug Bug special 20 50 100%

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

78 78 78 Bulldoze Ground physical 20 60 100%

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

76 76 Stealth Rock Rock status 20

Causes damage when opposing Pokémon switch in.

78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

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

79 79 Dark Pulse Dark special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

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

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

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

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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 84 Poison Jab Poison physical 20 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

87 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.

89 89 89 89 89 U-turn Bug physical 20 70 100%

User must switch out after attacking.

90 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.

94 94 94 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

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

97 Dark Pulse Dark special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H1 H1 H1 H1 H1 H1 H1 Cut Normal physical 30 50 95%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H4 H4 H4 H4 H4 H4 H4 Strength Normal physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H5 Defog Flying status 15

Lowers the target's evasion by one stage. Removes field effects from the enemy field.

H6 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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