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Drifloon

Drifloon

Drifloon's Type

GHOST
FLYING

Drifloon's Pokédex #s

Galar #
124
National #
425

Drifloon's Base Stats

HP:
90
Attack:
50
Defense:
34
Sp. Atk:
60
Sp. Def:
44
Speed:
70
Total:
348

Misc. Info

Egg Groups:
Amorphous
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,640,000
EV Yield:
1 HP

Drifloon's Abilities

Here are what abilities Drifloon can possibly have, along with their effects.
Aftermath
When Drifloon is knocked out by a contact move, the attacker takes 1/4 its max HP in damage.
Unburden
When Drifloon consumes or loses its held item, it doubles its Speed.
Flare Boost
Increases Drifloon's Special Attack by 50% while it is burned.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Drifloon's weakness and resistance is to various types.
ELECTRIC
ICE
ROCK
GHOST
DARK
½
GRASS
POISON
¼
BUG
immune
NORMAL
FIGHTING
GROUND

Drifloon's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Drifloon evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Drifloon
Drifloon
starting form
Drifblim
Drifblim
at level 28

Drifloon's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Drifloon can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM or TR number, and what egg moves it can learn, if any. Hover over a move (desktop/laptop) or click the ? button next to the move (mobile/tablet) to find out more about the move.

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Drifloon learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
1
Minimize
Raises Drifloon's Evasion by two stages. Stomp does double damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
1
Astonish
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
GHOST
PHYSICAL
30 100% 15 One Target
4
Gust
Does double damage against targets using Bounce, Fly, or Sky Drop.
FLYING
SPECIAL
40 100% 35 One Target
8
Focus Energy
Raises critical hit rate by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
12
Payback
Does double damage if Drifloon attacks after the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 10 One Target
16
Hex
Deals double damage if the target is affected by a major status condition.
GHOST
SPECIAL
65 100% 10 One Target
20
Shadow Ball
20% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GHOST
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
24
Stockpile
Raises Drifloon's Defense and Special Defense by one stage and adds +1 to the Stockpile counter, up to 3.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
24
Swallow
Heals HP based on the Stockpile counter, then resets it to 0.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
24
Spit Up
Hits for 100 power for each Stockpile counter. Resets Stockpile counter to 0.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
29
Self-Destruct
Drifloon is knocked out after using Self-Destruct.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
200 100% 5 All But Self
32
Destiny Bond
If Drifloon is knocked out before its next action, the attacking Pokémon is knocked out.
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 5 User
36
Baton Pass
Switches to another Pokémon on your team and keeps stat modifiers and effects.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 40 User
40
Tailwind
Doubles your whole team's Speed for the next 3 turns.
FLYING
STATUS
-- -- 15 User's Field
44
Explosion
Drifloon is knocked out after using Explosion.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
250 100% 5 All But Self

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Drifloon can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught an unlimited number of times once the TM is obtained.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM14
Thunder Wave
Paralyzes the target.
ELECTRIC
STATUS
-- 90% 20 One Target
TM20
Self-Destruct
Drifloon is knocked out after using Self-Destruct.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
200 100% 5 All But Self
TM21
Rest
Drifloon restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM23
Thief
Damages the target and steals its held item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
TM24
Snore
Can only be used while asleep. 30% chance of making the target flinch.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 15 One Target
TM25
Protect
Protects Drifloon from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM27
Icy Wind
100% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Speed by one stage.
ICE
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM33
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM34
Sunny Day
Changes the weather to sunny for 5 turns.
FIRE
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM38
Will-O-Wisp
Burns the target.
FIRE
STATUS
-- 85% 15 One Target
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Drifloon is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM40
Swift
Doesn't miss all nearby enemies.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 -- 20 Nearby Enemies
TM46
Weather Ball
Doubles its power and changes its type based on the weather condition.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM57
Payback
Does double damage if Drifloon attacks after the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM76
Round
Deals double damage if Round has already been used and causes any other Pokémon using Round to use it immediately afterward.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 100% 15 One Target
TM77
Hex
Deals double damage if the target is affected by a major status condition.
GHOST
SPECIAL
65 100% 10 One Target
TM78
Acrobatics
Damage is doubled if Drifloon has no held item when this attack hits.
FLYING
PHYSICAL
55 100% 15 One Target
TM97
Brutal Swing
Has no effect.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 All But Self

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Drifloon can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area.
TR Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TR01
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
TR08
Thunderbolt
Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 One Target
TR09
Thunder
30% chance of paralyzing the target. 100% accuracy in the rain and 50% accuracy in sunny weather.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
110 70% 10 One Target
TR11
Psychic
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
PSYCHIC
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR13
Focus Energy
Raises critical hit rate by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
TR17
Amnesia
Raises Drifloon's Special Defense by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Drifloon's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR26
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR27
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Drifloon's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR29
Baton Pass
Switches to another Pokémon on your team and keeps stat modifiers and effects.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 40 User
TR33
Shadow Ball
20% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GHOST
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR38
Trick
Switches Drifloon's held item with the target's.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
TR40
Skill Swap
Swaps Drifloon's ability with the target's.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
TR49
Calm Mind
Raises Drifloon's Special Attack and Special Defense by one stage.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR52
Gyro Ball
Does more damage based on how much lower Drifloon's Speed is compared to the target's.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 5 One Target
TR83
Ally Switch
Switches places with Drifloon for the rest of the battle.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 15 User

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Drifloon can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Memento
Lowers the target's Attack and Special Attack by two stages, then Drifloon faints.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Disable
Disables the target's last used move for a few turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
EGG
Haze
Resets all stat, accuracy, and evasion modifiers.
ICE
STATUS
-- -- 30 Entire Field
EGG
Hypnosis
Puts the target to sleep.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- 60% 20 One Target
EGG
Clear Smog
Removes any stat modifiers on the target.
POISON
SPECIAL
50 -- 15 One Target
EGG
Defog
Lowers the target's evasion by one stage. Removes effects on the enemy's field such as Light Screen, Reflect, etc.
FLYING
STATUS
-- -- 15 One Target

Where to Find Drifloon

If you're looking for where to find Drifloon, you'll find the various methods listed down below, along with any notes or special locations. This should help you figure out how to get Drifloon in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently the encounters do not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)

Drifloon in the Wild

Galar Route 5

Overworld Encounters
Any Weather
5% Lv. 19-21

Wild Area: Watchtower Ruins

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
15% 5% -- 10% 60% 60% -- -- --
Lv. 26-29 Lv. 26-29 Lv. 26-29 Lv. 26-29 Lv. 26-29
Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
30% -- -- -- 10% 10% 10% -- --
Lv. 11-14 Lv. 11-14 Lv. 11-14 Lv. 11-14

Wild Area: North Lake Miloch

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 60%
Lv. 26-28

Wild Area: South Lake Miloch

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 60%
Lv. 14-16
Flying Around
Any Weather
15% Lv. 14-16
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