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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Golbat

Golbat
Bat Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Golbat is a Poison and Flying Type Bat Pokémon, with a 11.8% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Golbat can be found with Inner Focus as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 2 Speed EV Yield. We recommend the Jolly Nature, based on 455 combined Base Stats.

Golbat Stats and Abilities

Based on Golbat Base IVs we consider this pokemon C-Tier choice. Golbat Highest IV Stat is Speed 90 and the Lowest being Special Attack 65.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP75260354
D
Attack80148284
E
Defense70130262
E
Special Attack65121251
E
Special Defense75139273
D
Speed90166306
C
Total455
Golbat Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Jolly
+10% Speed
-10% Special Attack
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sweet
Dislikes: Dry
EV Yield2 Speed
Growth RateMedium Fast
Catch Rate90 (11.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsFlying
Egg Cycles15 (3,599–3,855 steps)
Abilities Description
Inner Focus
Ability 1
Inner Focus prevents the Pokémon from flinching, for example when attacked by a move like Headbutt.
Infiltrator
Hidden Ability
Infiltrator ignores the effects of Reflect, Light Screen and Safeguard. In other words, if the opponent has used Safeguard, Toxic would still badly poison them.

How To Evolve Golbat in BDSP

Zubat requires (Level 22) to evolve into Golbat and then (high Friendship) to evolve into Crobat.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Zubat
Level 22
Golbat
high Friendship
Crobat

Where To Find Golbat in BDSP

Golbat has 27 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Zubat, within the Bogsunk Cavern location using the Walking method.

Underground Pokemon Spawns
After you reach Check Points in the game progression NEW Pokemon will begin to spawn in the Grand Underground.
Start = Default spawns in the Grand Underground
Strength = After obtaining the TM96 Strength
Defog = After obtaining the TM97 Defog
7th Badge = After obtaining the Icicle Badge from Candice
Waterfall = After obtaining the TM99 Waterfall
National = After obtaining the National Pokedex.
World Pokemon Spawns
Interact = Limited to one
Common = 20% ~ 100%
Uncommon = 5% ~ 20%
Rare = 1% ~ 5%
= Morning Time
= Day Time
= Night Time
Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Wayward Cave
5 - 1%
Zubat
Lv. 14-16
Turnback Cave
5 - 1%
Golbat
Lv. 45-46
Snowpoint Temple
5 - 1%
Golbat
Lv. 50-52
Route 217
20 - 5%
Zubat
Lv. 35
Route 216
20 - 5%
Zubat
Lv. 33
Route 211
20 - 5%
Zubat
Lv. 26
Route 209
20 - 5%
Zubat
Lv. 16
Route 208
20 - 5%
Zubat
Lv. 16
Route 207
20 - 5%
Zubat
Lv. 6
Route 206
20 - 5%
Zubat
Lv. 15
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Route 204
20 - 5%
Zubat
Lv. 6
Route 203
20 - 5%
Zubat
Lv. 5
Oreburgh Mine
20 - 5%
Zubat
Lv. 7
Acuity Lakefront
20 - 5%
Zubat
Lv. 35
Victory Road
20 - 5%
Golbat
Lv. 44-46
Victory Road
5 - 1%
Golbat
Lv. 35-50
Stark Mountain
20 - 5%
Golbat
Lv. 54
Route 227
20 - 5%
Golbat
Lv. 54
Mt. Coronet
20 - 5%
Golbat
Lv. 20-40
Mt. Coronet
20 - 5%
Golbat
Lv. 37
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Mt. Coronet
20 - 5%
Zubat
Lv. 14-16
Mt. Coronet
5 - 1%
Zubat
Lv. 20-40
Iron Island
20 - 5%
Golbat
Lv. 31
Iron Island
20 - 5%
Zubat
Lv. 30
Ravaged Path
100 - 20%
Golbat
Lv. 20-40
Ravaged Path
5 - 1%
Zubat
Lv. 20-30
Ravaged Path
5 - 1%
Zubat
Lv. 4-6
Oreburgh Gate
100 - 20%
Golbat
Lv. 20-40
Oreburgh Gate
20 - 5%
Zubat
Lv. 6
Oreburgh Gate
5 - 1%
Zubat
Lv. 20-30
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Lost Tower
100 - 20%
Golbat
Lv. 19
Lost Tower
5 - 1%
Zubat
Lv. 16-18
Swampy Cave
Strength
Golbat
Lv. 16-63
Swampy Cave
Start
Zubat
Lv. 16-63
Sunlit Cavern
Strength
Golbat
Lv. 16-63
Sunlit Cavern
Start
Zubat
Lv. 16-63
Spacious Cave
Strength
Golbat
Lv. 16-63
Spacious Cave
Start
Zubat
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
Strength
Golbat
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
Start
Zubat
Lv. 16-63
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Bogsunk Cavern
Strength
Golbat
Lv. 16-63
Bogsunk Cavern
Start
Zubat
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Golbat Weakness

Golbat is a Poison and Flying Type pokemon. This will cause Golbat to take More Damage from Psychic, Rock, Electric, Ice Type Moves, and Less Damage from Poison, Fairy, Ground, Fighting, Bug, Grass Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Psychic
Rock
Electric
Ice
0.5x
Less Damage
Poison
Fairy
0.25x
Less Damage
Fighting
Bug
Grass
Immune to Damage
Ground

What pokemon is Golbat Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Mewtwo
S
Lugia
S
Tyranitar
S
Celebi
S
Metagross

What pokemon is Golbat Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Groudon
S
Celebi
S
Garchomp
A
Togekiss
A
Swampert
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Best Moves Golbat in BDSP

Best Moveset for Golbat Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
69
Leech Life
Physical
80
100 10 User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
62
Air Slash
Special
112.5
95 20 May cause flinching.
48
Venoshock
Special
97.5
100 10 Inflicts double damage if the target is poisoned.
27
Air Cutter
Special
90
95 25 High critical hit ratio.

Best Moveset for Golbat TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM68
Giga Impact
Physical
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Special
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM94
Fly
Physical
135
95 15 Flies up on first turn, attacks on second turn.
TM36
Sludge Bomb
Special
135
100 10 May poison opponent.
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in
Red Text
.

Golbat Level Up Moves

List of Moves Golbat can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Lvl Move Desc
1
Screech
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 40
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
1
Absorb
Power: 20
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
1
Supersonic
Power: —
Acc: 55
PP: 20
Status

Confuses opponent.
1
Astonish
Power: 30
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
1
Mean Look
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Opponent cannot flee or switch.
15
Poison Fang
Power:
75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May badly poison opponent.
20
Quick Guard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Protects the user's team from high-priority moves.
27
Air Cutter
Power:
90
Acc: 95
PP: 25
Special

High critical hit ratio.
34
Bite
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May cause flinching.
41
Haze
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Resets all stat changes.
48
Venoshock
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Inflicts double damage if the target is poisoned.
55
Confuse Ray
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Confuses opponent.
62
Air Slash
Power:
112.5
Acc: 95
PP: 20
Special

May cause flinching.
69
Leech Life
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
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Golbat TM Moves

List of Moves Golbat can learn using (TMs) Technical Machine Items.

TM Move Desc
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM12
Taunt
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Opponent can only use moves that attack.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM18
Rain Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM19
Giga Drain
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM30
Shadow Ball
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM36
Sludge Bomb
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May poison opponent.
TM40
Aerial Ace
Power:
90
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM41
Torment
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Opponent cannot use the same move in a row.
TM42
Facade
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM44
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM45
Attract
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM46
Thief
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

Also steals opponent's held item.
TM47
Steel Wing
Power: 70
Acc: 90
PP: 25
Physical

May raise user's Defense.
TM51
Roost
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User recovers half of its max HP and loses the Flying type temporarily.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM63
Nasty Plot
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Special Attack.
TM66
Payback
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM68
Giga Impact
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM88
Pluck
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

If the opponent is holding a berry, its effect is stolen by user.
TM89
U-turn
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

User switches out immediately after attacking.
TM90
Substitute
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TM94
Fly
Power:
135
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Flies up on first turn, attacks on second turn.
TM97
Defog
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Lowers opponent's Evasiveness and clears fog.
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