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Pokemon Sword and Shield Gothorita

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gothorita is a Psychic Type Manipulate Pokémon, which makes it weak against Bug, Ghost, Dark type moves. You can find and catch Gothorita in Giant's Cap - Area 2 with a 50% chance to appear during Fog weather. The Max IV Stats of Gothorita are 60 HP, 45 Attack, 75 SP Attack, 70 Defense, 85 SP Defense, and 55 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gothorita
Gothorita Galar Pokedex ID: 268

List of Gothorita Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 390
HP 60
Attack 45
Defense 70
Special Attack 75
Special Defense 85
Speed 55

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Gothorita to have is Calm, this will increase it's Sp. Def and decrease it's Attack stats.

Gothorita Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Shadow TagHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

It’s said that when stars shine in the night sky, this Pokémon will spirit away sleeping children. Some call it the Witch of Punishment.

Shield Pokedex Entry

On nights when the stars shine, this Pokémon’s psychic power is at its strongest. It’s unknown just what link Gothorita has to the greater universe.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gothorita Evolutions

How do i get Gothorita's evolution in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gothita evolves into Gothorita when you reach Level 32. Gothorita then evolves into its final evolution Gothitelle when you reach Level 41.

Level 32
Level 41
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd

Gothorita Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Gothorita?

Gothorita does not spawn in the wild. Instead you can catch Gothita and evolve it into Gothorita. A popular spawn location you can find Gothita is in the Giant's Cap - Area 2 area with a 50% chance to spawn during Fog weather.

Gothorita is a Pokemon Sword Exclusive Pokemon and can only be found within the Sword Version of the game.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Giant's Cap - Area 2
50%28 - 30
Giant's Cap
40%28 - 30
Dusty Bowl
10%42 - 47
Giant's Cap - Area 3
50%29 - 32
Giant's Mirror - Area 2
10%42 - 47
Lake of Outrage
13%55 - 58

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gothorita Raids

Where do i find Gothorita Raids?

You can find Gothorita raids in the following locations: Stony Wilderness, Watchtower Ruins.

You can Click/Tap the links below to view where to find Gothorita Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Gothorita Raid is exclusive and can only be found within the Pokemon Sword Version of the game.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gothorita Weakness

Gothorita is a Psychic Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Bug, Ghost, Dark Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Fighting, Psychic type moves.

Damage Types
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Gothorita Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Gothorita Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Gothorita Moves List

What moves can Gothorita learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Gothorita can learn the type move at level . This move Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Psychic type +50% STAB damage.

Gothorita Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01[] Pound
01[] Confusion
01[] Play Nice
01[] Tickle
12[] Psybeam
16[] Charm
20[] Psyshock
24[] Hypnosis
28[] Fake Tears
35[] Psych Up
40[] Psychic
46[] Flatter
52[] Future Sight
58[] Magic Room

TM Moves Gothorita can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM14Thunder WaveStatus9020Paralyzes opponent.
TM17Light ScreenStatus30Halves damage from Special attacks for 5 turns.
TM18ReflectStatus20Halves damage from Physical attacks for 5 turns.
TM19SafeguardStatus25The user's party is protected from status conditions.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM22Rock SlidePhysical759010May cause flinching.
TM23ThiefPhysical6010025Also steals opponent's held item.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM29CharmStatus10020Sharply lowers opponent's Attack.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM41Helping HandStatus20In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.
TM47Fake TearsStatus10020Sharply lowers opponent's Special Defense.
TM48Rock TombPhysical609515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM57PaybackPhysical5010010Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM59FlingPhysical10010Power depends on held item.
TM61Guard SwapStatus10User and opponent swap Defense and Special Defense.
TM70Trick RoomStatus5Slower Pokémon move first in the turn for 5 turns.
TM72Magic RoomStatus10Suppresses the effects of held items for five turns.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.

Gothorita TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR08ThunderboltSpecial9010015May paralyze opponent.
TR11PsychicSpecial13510010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR25PsyshockSpecial12010010Inflicts damage based on the target's Defense, not Special Defense.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR33Shadow BallSpecial8010015May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR34Future SightSpecial18010010Damage occurs 2 turns later.
TR35UproarSpecial9010010User attacks for 3 turns and prevents sleep.
TR37TauntStatus10020Opponent can only use moves that attack.
TR38TrickStatus10010Swaps held items with the opponent.
TR40Skill SwapStatus10The user swaps Abilities with the opponent.
TR49Calm MindStatus20Raises user's Special Attack and Special Defense.
TR58Dark PulseSpecial8010015May cause flinching.
TR65Energy BallSpecial9010010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR68Nasty PlotStatus20Sharply raises user's Special Attack.
TR69Zen HeadbuttPhysical1209015May cause flinching.
TR77Grass KnotSpecial10020The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
TR81Foul PlayPhysical9510015Uses the opponent's Attack stat.
TR82Stored PowerSpecial3010010Power increases when user's stats have been raised.
TR83Ally SwitchStatus15User switches with opposite teammate.

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