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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Swalot

Swalot
Poison Bag Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Swalot is a Poison Type Poison Bag Pokémon, with a 9.8% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Swalot can be found with Liquid Ooze, Sticky Hold and Gluttony as an Ability and has a Fluctuating growth rate with a 2 HP EV Yield. We recommend the Relaxed Nature, based on 467 combined Base Stats.

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Swalot Stats and Abilities

Based on Swalot Base IVs we consider this pokemon C-Tier choice. Swalot Highest IV Stat is Defense 83 and the Lowest being Speed 55.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
E
HP100310404
D
Attack73135269
E
Defense83153291
D
Special Attack73135269
E
Special Defense83153291
F
Speed55103229
C
Total467
Swalot Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Relaxed
+10% Defense
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sour
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield2 HP
Growth RateFluctuating
Catch Rate75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsAmorphous
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Liquid Ooze
Ability 1
Damages attackers using any draining move.
Sticky Hold
Ability 2
Sticky Hold prevents held items from being taken or switched.
Gluttony
Hidden Ability
A Pokémon with Gluttony will use a pinch berry when its HP drops to 50%, rather than the usual 25%.

How To Evolve Swalot in BDSP

Gulpin requires (Level 26) to evolve into Swalot.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Gulpin
Level 26
Swalot

Where To Find Swalot in BDSP

Swalot has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 20-26 Gulpin, within the Great Marsh location using the Walking method.

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
Great Marsh
20 - 5%
Gulpin
Lv. 20-26

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Swalot Weakness

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

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

What pokemon is Swalot Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Mewtwo
S
Lugia
S
Groudon
S
Celebi
S
Metagross

What pokemon is Swalot Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Celebi
A
Togekiss
A
Tangrowth
A
Crobat
A
Infernape
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Best Moves Swalot in BDSP

Best Moveset for Swalot Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
49
Belch
Special
180
90 10 User must have consumed a Berry.
61
Gunk Shot
Physical
180
80 5 May poison opponent.
37
Sludge Bomb
Special
135
100 10 May poison opponent.
1
Body Slam
Physical
85
100 15 May paralyze opponent.

Best Moveset for Swalot TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM64
Explosion
Physical
250
100 5 User faints.
TM68
Giga Impact
Physical
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Special
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM22
Solar Beam
Special
120
100 10 Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
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
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Swalot Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Body Slam
Power: 85
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May paralyze opponent.
1
Venom Drench
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers poisoned opponent's Special Attack and Speed.
61
Gunk Shot
Power:
180
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

May poison opponent.
1
Pound
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

5
Yawn
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Puts opponent to sleep in the next turn.
8
Poison Gas
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 40
Status

Poisons opponent.
10
Sludge
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May poison opponent.
12
Amnesia
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Special Defense.
17
Acid Spray
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

Sharply lowers opponent's Special Defense.
20
Encore
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Status

Forces opponent to keep using its last move for 3 turns.
25
Toxic
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Status

Badly poisons opponent.
30
Stockpile
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Stores energy for use with Spit Up and Swallow.
30
Spit Up
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Power depends on how many times the user performed Stockpile.
30
Swallow
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

The more times the user has performed Stockpile, the more HP is recovered.
37
Sludge Bomb
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May poison opponent.
42
Gastro Acid
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Cancels out the effect of the opponent's Ability.
49
Belch
Power:
180
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Special

User must have consumed a Berry.
54
Pain Split
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

The user's and opponent's HP becomes the average of both.
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Swalot TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM03
Water Pulse
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
TM06
Toxic
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Status

Badly poisons opponent.
TM09
Bullet Seed
Power: 25
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM13
Ice Beam
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May freeze opponent.
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.
TM22
Solar Beam
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM26
Earthquake
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
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.
TM34
Shock Wave
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM36
Sludge Bomb
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May poison opponent.
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.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM64
Explosion
Power: 250
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

User faints.
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.
TM83
Bulldoze
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM85
Dream Eater
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on a sleeping opponent.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM90
Substitute
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TM96
Strength
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

TM98
Rock Smash
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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