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Sableye

Sprite of Sableye in Pokémon Sword/Shield

Sableye's Type

DARK
GHOST

Sableye's Pokédex #s

Galar #
294
National #
302

Sableye's Base Stats

HP:
50
Attack:
75
Defense:
75
Sp. Atk:
65
Sp. Def:
65
Speed:
50
Total:
380

Misc. Info

Egg Groups:
Human-Like
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,059,860
EV Yield:
1 Attack, 1 Defense

Sableye's Abilities

Here are what abilities Sableye can possibly have, along with their effects.
Keen Eye
Protects Sableye from having its accuracy lowered and ignores evasion on any Pokémon Sableye targets.
Stall
Sableye will almost always move last.
Prankster
Sableye's status moves have their priority increased by one stage, but fail if used against a Dark-type Pokémon.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Sableye's weakness and resistance is to various types.
FAIRY
½
POISON
immune
NORMAL
FIGHTING
PSYCHIC

Sableye's Evolution Line

Sableye does not evolve into any other known or available Pokémon.

Sableye's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Sableye 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 Sableye 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
Leer
Lowers all nearby enemies' Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 30 Nearby Enemies
1
Scratch
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 35 One Target
3
Astonish
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
GHOST
PHYSICAL
30 100% 15 One Target
6
Confuse Ray
Confuses the target.
GHOST
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
9
Shadow Sneak
Has higher priority.
GHOST
PHYSICAL
40 100% 30 One Target
12
Fake Out
+3 priority. 100% chance of making the target flinch. Fails unless used on the first turn Sableye is sent out.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 10 One Target
15
Disable
Disables the target's last used move for a few turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
18
Detect
Protects Sableye from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
FIGHTING
STATUS
-- -- 5 User
21
Night Shade
Does exact damage equal to Sableye's level.
GHOST
SPECIAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
24
Fury Swipes
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
18 80% 15 One Target
27
Knock Off
Double damage if the target has a held item and knocks it off.
DARK
PHYSICAL
65 100% 20 One Target
30
Quash
If the target hasn't already acted this turn, causes the target to act last this turn.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
33
Shadow Claw
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
GHOST
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target
36
Mean Look
Prevents the target from fleeing or switching out.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 5 One Target
39
Power Gem
Damages the target.
ROCK
SPECIAL
80 100% 20 One Target
42
Zen Headbutt
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
PSYCHIC
PHYSICAL
80 90% 15 One Target
45
Shadow Ball
20% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GHOST
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
48
Foul Play
Foul Play uses the target's Attack stat instead of Sableye's to calculate damage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
95 100% 15 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Sableye 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
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
TM15
Dig
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM21
Rest
Sableye 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 Sableye 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 Sableye is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM41
Helping Hand
Increases the power of ally Pokémon's moves for the rest of the turn.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 Ally
TM43
Brick Break
Breaks the opponent's Light Screen or Reflect.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM44
Imprison
Sableye can't use any moves Sableye 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
TM57
Payback
Does double damage if Sableye attacks after the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM59
Fling
Throws Sableye's held item. Type and power depend on the item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
TM63
Drain Punch
Heals Sableye by half the damage dealt.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
75 100% 10 One Target
TM65
Shadow Claw
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
GHOST
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target
TM71
Wonder Room
For the next 5 turns, all Pokémon's Defense and Special Defense stats are swapped.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM75
Low Sweep
Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
65 100% 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
TM77
Hex
Deals double damage if the target is affected by a major status condition.
GHOST
SPECIAL
65 100% 10 One Target
TM79
Retaliate
Damage is doubled if one of your Pokémon fainted during the previous turn.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 5 One Target
TM85
Snarl
100% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Sp. Atk by one stage.
DARK
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Sableye 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
TR07
Low Kick
Does more damage depending on how heavy the target is.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 20 One Target
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
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Sableye'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 Sableye'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
TR37
Taunt
Prevents the target from using Status moves for the next few turns.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TR38
Trick
Switches Sableye's held item with the target's.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
TR49
Calm Mind
Raises Sableye's Special Attack and Special Defense by one stage.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR52
Gyro Ball
Does more damage based on how much lower Sableye's Speed is compared to the target's.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 5 One Target
TR57
Poison Jab
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
PHYSICAL
80 100% 20 One Target
TR58
Dark Pulse
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR63
Power Gem
Damages the target.
ROCK
SPECIAL
80 100% 20 One Target
TR68
Nasty Plot
Raises Sableye'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
TR81
Foul Play
Foul Play uses the target's Attack stat instead of Sableye's to calculate damage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
95 100% 15 One Target
TR83
Ally Switch
Switches places with Sableye for the rest of the battle.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
TR92
Dazzling Gleam
Damages all nearby enemies.
FAIRY
SPECIAL
80 100% 10 Nearby Enemies

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Sableye 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 Sableye.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Recover
Restores half of Sableye's HP.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
EGG
Flatter
Raises the target's Special Attack by one stage and confuses it.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Feint
Strikes first and breaks through the target's Protect-like moves.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
30 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Sucker Punch
Has +1 priority. Fails unless the target uses a damaging move.
DARK
PHYSICAL
70 100% 5 One Target
EGG
Metal Burst
Counters any Physical- or Special-based damage Sableye receives this turn by 1.5× to the attacker.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 Counter
EGG
Torment
Prevents the target from using the same move twice in a row.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target

Where to Find Sableye

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

Sableye is exclusive to Pokémon Shield, so if you are playing Pokémon Sword, you will need to trade with someone playing Pokémon Shield in order to obtain it for your Pokédex.

Sableye in the Wild

Wild Area: Dusty Bowl

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
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Shield
35%
Lv. 42-47
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