Elgyem • Generation VIII Pokédex

Elgyem
Pokédex Page for Elgyem

This is the Marriland Pokédex page for Elgyem, showing its information and moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Elgyem is not available in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond or Shining Pearl and cannot be used in or sent to those versions.

Elgyem

Elgyem
Sprite of Elgyem in Pokémon HOME

Elgyem's Type

PSYCHIC

Elgyem's Pokédex #s

National #
605
Galar #
277
Armor #
--
Crown #
--

Elgyem's Base Stats

HP:
55
Attack:
55
Defense:
55
Sp. Atk:
85
Sp. Def:
55
Speed:
30
Total:
335

Misc. Info

Height:
1'8" (0.5m)
Weight:
19.8 lbs. (9 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Human-Like
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
1 Sp. Atk
Base EXP:
67
Catch Rate:
255
Base Happiness:
70

Elgyem's Abilities

Here are what abilities Elgyem can possibly have, along with their effects.
Telepathy
Elgyem does not take damage from any of its allies moves.
Synchronize
Whenever another Pokémon inflicts a major status condition on Elgyem, that Pokémon also receives the status condition.
Analytic
If Elgyem moves last, its moves do 30% more damage.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Elgyem's weakness and resistance is to various types.
BUG
GHOST
DARK
½
FIGHTING
PSYCHIC

Elgyem's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Elgyem evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Elgyem
Elgyem
starting form
Beheeyem
Beheeyem
at level 42

Elgyem's Moves in Sword & Shield

Below is a list of all of the moves that Elgyem 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 Elgyem 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
Confusion
Has a 10% chance of confusing the target.
PSYCHIC
SPECIAL
50 100% 25 One Target
1
Growl
Lowers all nearby enemies' Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 40 Nearby Enemies
6
Imprison
Elgyem can't use any moves Elgyem knows.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
12
Teleport
Teleports Elgyem away from a battle.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
18
Psybeam
Has a 10% chance of confusing the target.
PSYCHIC
SPECIAL
65 100% 20 One Target
24
Power Split
Averages Elgyem's Attack and Special Attack stats with the target's.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
24
Guard Split
Averages Elgyem's Defense and Special Defense stats with the target's.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
30
Headbutt
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target
36
Zen Headbutt
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
PSYCHIC
PHYSICAL
80 90% 15 One Target
43
Recover
Restores half of Elgyem's HP.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
48
Calm Mind
Raises Elgyem's Special Attack and Special Defense by one stage.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
54
Wonder Room
For the next 5 turns, all Pokémon's Defense and Special Defense stats are swapped.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
60
Psychic
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
PSYCHIC
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Elgyem 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
TM16
Screech
Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 40 One Target
TM17
Light Screen
Reduces damage from Special-based moves for 5 turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 30 User's Field
TM18
Reflect
Reduces damage from Physical-based moves for 5 turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User's Field
TM19
Safeguard
Protects your team from status conditions for the next 5 turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 25 User's Field
TM21
Rest
Elgyem restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM22
Rock Slide
Has a 30% chance of causing all nearby enemies to flinch.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
75 90% 10 Nearby Enemies
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 Elgyem from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM30
Steel Wing
Has a 10% chance of raising Elgyem's Defense by one stage.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
70 90% 25 One Target
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
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Elgyem is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM44
Imprison
Elgyem can't use any moves Elgyem knows.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM48
Rock Tomb
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
60 95% 15 One Target
TM60
Power Swap
Elgyem swaps any modifiers to its Attack and Special Attack with the target's.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
TM61
Guard Swap
Elgyem swaps any modifiers to its Defense and Special Defense stats with the target's.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
TM70
Trick Room
For the next 5 turns, turn order is reversed, so slower Pokémon go first. (Priority still functions as usual.)
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM71
Wonder Room
For the next 5 turns, all Pokémon's Defense and Special Defense stats are swapped.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
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

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Elgyem can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area and other locations.
TR Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TR08
Thunderbolt
Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 One Target
TR11
Psychic
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
PSYCHIC
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR12
Agility
Raises Elgyem's Speed by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Elgyem's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR25
Psyshock
Psyshock uses the target's Defense stat to calculate damage instead of its Special Defense.
PSYCHIC
SPECIAL
80 100% 10 One Target
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 Elgyem's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR33
Shadow Ball
20% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GHOST
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR35
Uproar
Lose control for up to 5 turns. While the Uproar is active, no Pokémon can be asleep.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 Random Enemy
TR38
Trick
Switches Elgyem's held item with the target's.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
TR40
Skill Swap
Swaps Elgyem's ability with the target's.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
TR44
Cosmic Power
Raises Elgyem's Defense and Special Defense by one stage.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR49
Calm Mind
Raises Elgyem's Special Attack and Special Defense by one stage.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR58
Dark Pulse
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR65
Energy Ball
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GRASS
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR68
Nasty Plot
Raises Elgyem's Special Attack by two stages.
DARK
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR69
Zen Headbutt
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
PSYCHIC
PHYSICAL
80 90% 15 One Target
TR82
Stored Power
Increases power by 20 for each positive stat modifier Elgyem has, excluding accuracy or evasion.
PSYCHIC
SPECIAL
20 100% 10 One Target
TR83
Ally Switch
Switches places with Elgyem for the rest of the battle.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 15 User

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Elgyem can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage. Click the word EGG to find compatible breeding Pokémon to get that Egg Move onto Elgyem.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Disable
Disables the target's last used move for a few turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
EGG
Astonish
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
GHOST
PHYSICAL
30 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Psych Up
Copies all stat modifiers on the target.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
EGG
Destiny Bond
If Elgyem is knocked out before its next action, the attacking Pokémon is knocked out.
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 5 User

Move Tutor Moves

Here are all of the moves that Elgyem can learn from Move Tutors. Most of these require the Expansion Pass and can be found in the Isle of Armor's Dojo, costing some Armorite Ore to teach. However, there are a few moves that can be taught aside from this.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TUTOR
Expanding Force
If used during Psychic Terrain, Expanding Force does 50% more damage and additionally targets both enemy Pokémon if in a Double Battle instead.
PSYCHIC
SPECIAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TUTOR
Meteor Beam
Raises Elgyem's Sp. Atk by one stage. Charges for a turn, attacks on second turn.
ROCK
SPECIAL
120 90% 10 One Target

Elgyem's Detailed Stats

Below you'll find a more detailed table containing Elgyem's calculated stats, which are the stats that you actually see displayed in game. These are affected by a variety of things, such as level, Effort Values (EVs), Individual Values (IVs), and Elgyem's Nature.

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Elgyem is level 100: its stats with 0 EVs, 252+ (max) EVs, 0 IVs, and 31 (max) IVs. Nature is not shown by default, so its maximum is 10% higher than shown here, and minium 10% lower.
Stats at
level 100
0 EVs 252+ EVs Base Stat
Min Max Min Max
HP
220 251 283 314 55
Attack
115 146 178 209 55
Defense
115 146 178 209 55
Sp. Atk
175 206 238 269 85
Sp. Def
115 146 178 209 55
Speed
65 96 128 159 30
Total
335

Where to Find Elgyem in Sword & Shield

If you're looking for where to find Elgyem, 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 Elgyem in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently this does not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)

Elgyem in the Wild

Motostoke Riverbank

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 30%
Lv. 26-28

Bridge Field

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
10% 10% -- -- -- -- -- -- 20%
Lv. 27-29 Lv. 27-29 Lv. 27-29
Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 20%
Lv. 26-28

Pokédex Entries for Elgyem

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Sword
If this Pokémon stands near a TV, strange scenery will appear on the screen. That scenery is said to be from its home.
Shield
This Pokémon was discovered about 50 years ago. Its highly developed brain enables it to exert its psychic powers.

Generation 7 Pokédex Entries

Ultra Sun
It controls tremendous psychic power. Most reports of alien sightings are actually just people mistaking Elgyem for an alien.
Ultra Moon
This Pokémon is shrouded in mystery. It's said to have appeared from a UFO that fell from the sky about 50 years ago.

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

X Omega Ruby
It uses its strong psychic power to squeeze its opponent's brain, causing unendurable headaches.
Y Alpha Sapphire
Rumors of its origin are linked to a UFO crash site in the desert 50 years ago.

Generation 5 Pokédex Entries

Black
It uses its strong psychic power to squeeze its opponent's brain, causing unendurable headaches.
White
This Pokémon had never been seen until it appeared from far in the desert 50 years ago.
Black 2 White 2
Rumors of its origin are linked to a UFO crash site in the desert 50 years ago.
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