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Munchlax

Sprite of Munchlax in Pokémon Sword/Shield

Munchlax's Type

NORMAL

Munchlax's Pokédex #s

Galar #
260
National #
446

Munchlax's Base Stats

HP:
135
Attack:
85
Defense:
40
Sp. Atk:
40
Sp. Def:
85
Speed:
5
Total:
390

Misc. Info

Egg Groups:
Undiscovered
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,250,000
EV Yield:
1 HP

Munchlax's Abilities

Here are what abilities Munchlax can possibly have, along with their effects.
Pickup
Picks up held items or items thrown with Flung in battle. Picks up useful items after battles outside of battle based on level.
Thick Fat
Reduces the damage Munchlax takes from Fire- and Ice-type moves by 50%.
Gluttony
Munchlax consumes its held Berry whenever its HP is below 50%, regardless of the usual HP threshold for consuming the Berry.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Munchlax's weakness and resistance is to various types.
FIGHTING
immune
GHOST

Munchlax's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Munchlax evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Munchlax
Munchlax
starting form
Snorlax
Snorlax
level up w/ high happiness

Munchlax's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Munchlax 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 Munchlax 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
Lick
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
GHOST
PHYSICAL
30 100% 30 One Target
1
Tackle
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 35 One Target
4
Defense Curl
Raises Munchlax's Defense by one stage. Rollout and Ice Ball do double damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 40 User
8
Recycle
If Munchlax used a held item previously, it reequips that item.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
12
Covet
Damages the target and steals its held item.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
16
Bite
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
20
Stockpile
Raises Munchlax's Defense and Special Defense by one stage and adds +1 to the Stockpile counter, up to 3.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
20
Swallow
Heals HP based on the Stockpile counter, then resets it to 0.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
24
Screech
Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 40 One Target
28
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
32
Fling
Throws Munchlax's held item. Type and power depend on the item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
36
Amnesia
Raises Munchlax's Special Defense by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
40
Metronome
Uses a random move.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
44
Flail
Does more damage when Munchlax's HP is low.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
48
Belly Drum
Uses 50% of Munchlax's max HP to raise its Attack modifier to +6.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
52
Last Resort
Fails unless all other moves have been used at least once first.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
140 100% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Munchlax 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
TM00
Mega Punch
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
80 85% 20 One Target
TM01
Mega Kick
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 75% 5 One Target
TM02
Pay Day
Scatters coins after the fight. $5 times Munchlax's level.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 20 One Target
TM03
Fire Punch
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM04
Ice Punch
Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
ICE
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM05
Thunder Punch
Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.
ELECTRIC
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM11
Solar Beam
Charges for a turn, attacks on the second turn. No charge time in the sun; half damage in the rain.
GRASS
SPECIAL
120 100% 10 One Target
TM16
Screech
Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 40 One Target
TM20
Self-Destruct
Munchlax is knocked out after using Self-Destruct.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
200 100% 5 All But Self
TM21
Rest
Munchlax 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
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 Munchlax 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
TM29
Charm
Lowers the target's Attack by two stages.
FAIRY
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM32
Sandstorm
Changes the weather to a sandstorm for 5 turns.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
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
TM36
Whirlpool
Traps the target for 2–5 turns; does 1/16 max HP per turn. Deals extra damage to targets using Dive.
WATER
SPECIAL
35 85% 15 One Target
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Munchlax is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM43
Brick Break
Breaks the opponent's Light Screen or Reflect.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM48
Rock Tomb
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
60 95% 15 One Target
TM59
Fling
Throws Munchlax's held item. Type and power depend on the item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
varies 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
TM79
Retaliate
Damage is doubled if one of your Pokémon fainted during the previous turn.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 5 One Target
TM81
Bulldoze
100% chance of lowering all nearby Pokémon's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 All But Self
TM98
Stomping Tantrum
Power is doubled if Munchlax missed the target last turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
75 100% 10 One Target

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Munchlax 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
TR02
Flamethrower
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 One Target
TR03
Hydro Pump
Damages the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
110 80% 5 One Target
TR04
Surf
Deals extra damage to targets using Dive.
WATER
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 All But Self
TR05
Ice Beam
Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
ICE
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR06
Blizzard
Has a 10% chance to freeze all nearby enemies. 100% accuracy while it is hailing.
ICE
SPECIAL
110 70% 5 Nearby Enemies
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
TR10
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
TR11
Psychic
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
PSYCHIC
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR14
Metronome
Uses a random move.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR15
Fire Blast
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
110 85% 5 One Target
TR17
Amnesia
Raises Munchlax's Special Defense by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Munchlax'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 Munchlax's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR30
Encore
Forces the target to use its recent move for a few turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 5 One Target
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
TR39
Superpower
Lowers Munchlax's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target
TR42
Hyper Voice
Damages all nearby enemies.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 Nearby Enemies
TR59
Seed Bomb
Damages the target.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR69
Zen Headbutt
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
PSYCHIC
PHYSICAL
80 90% 15 One Target
TR73
Gunk Shot
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
PHYSICAL
120 80% 5 One Target
TR85
Work Up
Raises Munchlax's Attack and Special Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Munchlax 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 Munchlax.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Double-Edge
Munchlax takes 33% of Double-Edge's damage as recoil damage.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Curse
{notghost}Raises Munchlax's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.{/notghost}{ghost}Takes 50% of Munchlax's max HP to curse the last Pokémon to hit it, damaging the last Pokémon to hit it by 1/4 its max HP after each turn.{/ghost}
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 10 Counter
EGG
Fissure
Knocks out the target. Fails against higher-level Pokémon.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
varies 30% 5 One Target
EGG
Counter
Counters Physical-based damage received this turn.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 20 Counter
EGG
Belch
Can only be used if Munchlax has consumed a held berry at any point in the battle, even if it was switched out.
POISON
SPECIAL
120 90% 10 One Target

Where to Find Munchlax

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

Munchlax in the Wild

Wild Area: Motostoke Riverbank

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
5% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 26-28
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