Essentials

Nihilego

Parasite Pokémon

Nihilego

Rock Poison

Abilities

Beast Boost

Raises this Pokémon's highest stat by one stage when it faints another Pokémon.

Damage Taken

  • Bug ½
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy ½
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire ½
  • Flying ½
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 4
  • Ice 1
  • Normal ½
  • Poison ¼
  • Psychic 2
  • Rock 1
  • Steel 2
  • Water 2

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 7

Names

Japanese
ウツロイド (utsuroido)
ウツロイド
Korean
텅비드
Chinese
虛吾伊德
虛吾伊德
French
Zéroïd
German
Anego
Spanish
Nihilego
Italian
Nihilego

Breeding

Gender
genderless Search:
Egg groups
  • Undiscovered
Hatch counter
120 Search:
Steps to hatch
30855 / 15555

Compatibility

Nihilego cannot breed.

Training

Base EXP
257 Search:
Effort points
  • 3 Special Defense
Capture rate
45 Search:
Base happiness
0 Search:
Growth rate
slow Search:

Wild held items

Generation 7 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Nihilego

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
109
95.0 391 422
Attack
53
20.4 174 205
Defense
47
18.6 162 193
Special Attack
127
92.6 322 353
Special Defense
131
97.3 330 361
Speed
103
86.9 274 305
Total
570
85.7

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 7
Moon

One of the Ultra Beasts. It’s unclear whether or not this Pokémon is sentient, but sometimes it can be observed behaving like a young girl.

Ultra Sun

A life-form from another world, it was dubbed a UB and is thought to produce a strong neurotoxin.

Sprites

Nihilego Nihilego

Miscellany

Species
Parasite Pokémon Search:
Color
White Search:
Cry
Shape
Cilial Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Nihilego
12

3'11.2"
1.2 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Nihilego
555

122.4 lb
55.5 kg

Locations

Moves

Rock and Poison moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

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

Generation 7 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Power Split Psychic status 10

Averages Attack and Special Attack with the target.

Guard Split Psychic status 10

Averages Defense and Special Defense with the target.

Tickle Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Attack and Defense by one stage.

Acid Poison special 30 40 100%

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

Constrict Normal physical 35 10 100%

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

Pound Normal physical 35 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

7 Clear Smog Poison special 15 50

Removes all of the target's stat modifiers.

13 Psywave Psychic special 15 * 100%

Inflicts damage between 50% and 150% of the user's level.

19 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

23 Venoshock Poison special 10 65 100%

Inflicts double damage if the target is Poisoned.

29 Toxic Spikes Poison status 20

Scatters poisoned spikes, poisoning opposing Pokémon that switch in.

31 Safeguard Normal status 25

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

37 Power Gem Rock special 20 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

43 Mirror Coat Psychic special 20 * 100% -5

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

47 Acid Spray Poison special 20 40 100%

Lowers the target's Special Defense by two stages.

53 Venom Drench Poison status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Attack, Special Attack, and Speed by one stage if it is poisoned.

59 Stealth Rock Rock status 20

Causes damage when opposing Pokémon switch in.

67 Wonder Room Psychic status 10

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

73 Head Smash Rock physical 5 150 80%

User receives 1/2 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Generation 7 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
03 Psyshock Psychic special 10 80 100%

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

06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

09 Venoshock Poison special 10 65 100%

Inflicts double damage if the target is Poisoned.

10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

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

16 Light Screen Psychic status 30

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

17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

20 Safeguard Normal status 25

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

21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

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

24 Thunderbolt Electric special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

25 Thunder Electric special 10 110 70%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

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

29 Psychic Psychic special 10 90 100%

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

32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

33 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

34 Sludge Wave Poison special 10 95 100%

Has a 10% chance to poison the target.

36 Sludge Bomb Poison special 10 90 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

37 Sandstorm Rock status 10

Changes the weather to a sandstorm for five turns.

42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

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

44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

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

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.

57 Charge Beam Electric special 10 50 90%

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

59 Brutal Swing Dark physical 20 60 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

73 Thunder Wave Electric status 20 90%

Paralyzes the target.

84 Poison Jab Poison physical 20 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

86 Grass Knot Grass special 20 * 100%

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

87 Swagger Normal status 15 85%

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 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 Trick Room Psychic status 5 -7

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

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.

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