Joltik • Generation VIII Pokédex

Joltik
Pokédex Page for Joltik

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

Joltik

Joltik
Sprite of Joltik in Pokémon HOME

Joltik's Type

BUG
ELECTRIC

Joltik's Pokédex #s

National #
595
Galar #
64
Armor #
--
Crown #
93

Joltik's Base Stats

HP:
50
Attack:
47
Defense:
50
Sp. Atk:
57
Sp. Def:
50
Speed:
65
Total:
319

Misc. Info

Height:
0'4" (0.1m)
Weight:
1.3 lbs. (0.6 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Bug
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
1 Speed
Base EXP:
64
Catch Rate:
190
Base Happiness:
70

Joltik's Abilities

Here are what abilities Joltik can possibly have, along with their effects.
Compound Eyes
Increases the accuracy of Joltik's moves by 30% of their original accuracy.
Unnerve
No opposing Pokémon can consume any Berries while Joltik is on the field.
Swarm
Increases the damage of Joltik's Bug-type moves by 50% when it is at 1/3 or less HP.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Joltik's weakness and resistance is to various types.
FIRE
ROCK
½
ELECTRIC
GRASS
FIGHTING
STEEL

Joltik's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Joltik evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Joltik
Joltik
starting form
Galvantula
Galvantula
at level 36

Joltik's Moves in Sword & Shield

Below is a list of all of the moves that Joltik 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 Joltik 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
Absorb
Heals Joltik by half the damage dealt.
GRASS
SPECIAL
20 100% 25 One Target
1
Fury Cutter
Each consecutive hit increases Fury Cutter's power by 40.
BUG
PHYSICAL
40 95% 20 One Target
4
Electroweb
Lowers all nearby enemies' Speed by one stage.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies
8
Bug Bite
Does double damage if the target has a Berry and then Joltik consumes that Berry immediately.
BUG
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 One Target
12
String Shot
Lowers all nearby enemies' Speed by two stages.
BUG
STATUS
-- 95% 40 Nearby Enemies
16
Thunder Wave
Paralyzes the target.
ELECTRIC
STATUS
-- 90% 20 One Target
20
Electro Ball
Power ranges from 60–150 based on Joltik's Speed vs. the target's.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
24
Agility
Raises Joltik's Speed by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
28
Sucker Punch
Has +1 priority. Fails unless the target uses a damaging move.
DARK
PHYSICAL
70 100% 5 One Target
32
Slash
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
37
Discharge
Has a 30% chance to paralyze all nearby Pokémon.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 All But Self
40
Screech
Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 40 One Target
44
Gastro Acid
Disables the target's ability until the target switches out.
POISON
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
48
Bug Buzz
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
BUG
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Joltik 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
TM07
Pin Missile
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
BUG
PHYSICAL
25 95% 20 One Target
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
TM21
Rest
Joltik 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 Joltik from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM28
Giga Drain
Heals Joltik by half the damage dealt.
GRASS
SPECIAL
75 100% 10 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 Joltik 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
TM52
Bounce
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn. Has a 30% chance of paralyzing the target.
FLYING
PHYSICAL
85 85% 5 One Target
TM62
Speed Swap
Swaps Joltik's Speed stat with the target's.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
TM73
Cross Poison
10% chance of poisoning the target. Higher crit rate. (+1 stage.)
POISON
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 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
TM80
Volt Switch
Forces Joltik to switch out after dealing damage.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM82
Electroweb
Lowers all nearby enemies' Speed by one stage.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Joltik 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
TR12
Agility
Raises Joltik's Speed by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
TR18
Leech Life
Heals Joltik by half the damage dealt.
BUG
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Joltik'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 Joltik's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR57
Poison Jab
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
PHYSICAL
80 100% 20 One Target
TR60
X-Scissor
Damages the target.
BUG
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR61
Bug Buzz
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
BUG
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR65
Energy Ball
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GRASS
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR80
Electro Ball
Power ranges from 60–150 based on Joltik's Speed vs. the target's.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
TR86
Wild Charge
Joltik takes 25% of Wild Charge's damage as recoil damage.
ELECTRIC
PHYSICAL
90 100% 15 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Joltik 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 Joltik.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Poison Sting
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
PHYSICAL
15 100% 35 One Target
EGG
Lunge
Lowers the target's Attack by one stage.
BUG
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Struggle Bug
100% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Sp. Atk by one stage.
BUG
SPECIAL
50 100% 20 Nearby Enemies
EGG
Double Team
Raises Joltik's Evasion by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
EGG
Infestation
Traps the target for 4–5 turns, preventing them from switching or fleeing and also doing 1/8 max HP after every turn.
BUG
SPECIAL
20 100% 20 One Target

Move Tutor Moves

Here are all of the moves that Joltik 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
Rising Voltage
If used during Electric Terrain, Rising Voltage does double damage.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TUTOR
Skitter Smack
100% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Atk by one stage.
BUG
PHYSICAL
70 90% 10 One Target

Joltik's Detailed Stats

Below you'll find a more detailed table containing Joltik'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 Joltik's Nature.

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Joltik 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
210 241 273 304 50
Attack
99 130 162 193 47
Defense
105 136 168 199 50
Sp. Atk
119 150 182 213 57
Sp. Def
105 136 168 199 50
Speed
135 166 198 229 65
Total
319

Where to Find Joltik in Sword & Shield

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

Joltik in the Wild

Galar Route 4

Random Encounters
Any Weather
10% Lv. 13-15

Rolling Fields

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- 40% -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 7-9

Dappled Grove

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- 40% -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 11-15

East Lake Axewell

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- 45% -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 8-12

West Lake Axewell

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- 10% -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 7-11

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
-- -- -- 10% -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 14-16
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. 11-13

North Lake Miloch

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. 14-16

Giant's Mirror

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- 35% -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 28-30
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

Giant's Cap

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- 40% -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 26-28

Pokédex Entries for Joltik

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Sword
Joltik can be found clinging to other Pokémon. It's soaking up static electricity because it can't produce a charge on its own.
Shield
Joltik latch on to other Pokémon and suck out static electricity. They're often found sticking to Yamper's hindquarters.

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

X Omega Ruby
Since it can't generate its own electricity, it sticks onto large-bodied Pokémon and absorbs static electricity.
Y Alpha Sapphire
They attach themselves to large-bodied Pokémon and absorb static electricity, which they store in an electric pouch.

Generation 5 Pokédex Entries

Black
Joltik that live in cities have learned a technique for sucking electricity from the outlets in houses.
White
They attach themselves to large-bodied Pokémon and absorb static electricity, which they store in an electric pouch.
Black 2 White 2
Since it can't generate its own electricity, it sticks onto large-bodied Pokémon and absorbs static electricity.
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