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Misdreavus
Screech Pokémon
ムウマ
Muma
#200
Misdreavus



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Ghost Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
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Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Levitate Cacophony
Cacophony
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
45 (11.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Amorphous
Hatch time
6425 - 6681 steps
Height
2'04" 0.7 m
Misdreavus
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Weight
2.2 lbs. 1.0 kg
Misdreavus
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
147
Gen. II-IV
Unknown
IV
87
V+
Leveling rate
Fast
EV yield
Total: 1*
Misdreavus
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0*
Sp.Atk
1
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Shape
Body01.png BodyUnknown.png
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Footprint
F200.png None.png
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Pokédex color
Gray
Base friendship
35
External Links

Misdreavus (Japanese: ムウマ Muma) is a Ghost-type Pokémon introduced in Generation II.

It evolves into Mismagius when exposed to a Dusk Stone.

Contents

Biology

Misdreavus is a dark bluish-green, ghost-like Pokémon. While it has no visible arms or legs, its lower half has several small appendages and resembles a ruffled dress. It has several round red gems around its neck, which are used to absorb fear and use it as nourishment. It has long, flowing lilac-tipped "hair". Misdreavus's large, red eyes have yellow sclerae.

Misdreavus lives in caves. As a nocturnal Pokémon, it spends its days sleeping in darkness and its nights startling people with mischievous tricks. Since it loves watching frightened people, it is known to yank and bite at people's hair or sneak up on them and cry and shriek. Previously, it was the only known Pokémon that could learn Pain Split by level up. In the anime, Misdreavus is shown to be able to use its "hair" to grasp objects and other Pokémon, as it were a pair of hands.

In the anime

Misdreavus in the anime

Major appearances

Little Miss

Little Miss is a Misdreavus that first appeared under the ownership of Marina during The Legend of Thunder!, thus also marking the species' debut.

Other

Misdreavus made its main series debut in Entei at Your Own Risk, under the ownership of Nelson. He used it to battle and attempt to catch an Entei, only for Entei to use Roar, allowing it to get away.

In Johto Photo Finish, four wild Misdreavus caused an interruption at the Silver Conference Hotel. It was eventually discovered that one of them was trapped under a fallen tree, so Ash and his friends freed it.

In Shocks and Bonds, Katie used a Misdreavus to battle Ash during the Ever Grande Conference. Although Glalie defeated it, its using Destiny Bond caused Glalie to faint along with it.

In PK15, a Misdreavus was living in the spooky house.

In Mounting a Coordinator Assault!, Zoey used a Misdreavus to compete in the Jubilife Contest. Misdreavus later evolved into a Mismagius prior to Coming Full-Festival Circle!.

In Try for the Family Stone!, Rhyanna owns a Misdreavus. She would often use it in battles that always ended in her victory.

In A Haunted House for Everyone!, a Misdreavus played with Harper and Sarah at the Pokémon School. It was also featured in the dream a Mismagius created.

In Finding a Legend!, Goh caught a Misdreavus that was casting illusions at the Bell Tower. It has since made further appearances in Pokémon Journeys: The Series.

Minor appearances

A Misdreavus appeared in A Fan with a Plan.

In Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, a Trainer's Misdreavus competed in the Rota tournament.

A Misdreavus appeared in Dawn Of A New Era!.

In Ghoul Daze!, a Misdreavus scared Ash and Angie off with Screech.

In a flashback in Playing The Leveling Field!, Fantina was revealed to have a Misdreavus that is now her Mismagius in the present day.

In a flashback in Zoroark: Master of Illusions, Grings Kodai was revealed to have a Misdreavus that is now his Mismagius in the present day.

In Mystery on a Deserted Island!, Cilan's demonstration featured a Misdreavus evolving into a Mismagius.

In Lillie's Egg-xhilarating Challenge!, a Misdreavus played in Lillie's garden.

In Securing the Future!, two Trainers' Misdreavus joined the rest of Alola in showering Necrozma with light so it could return to its true form.

In The Battlefield of Truth and Love!, a Misdreavus watched Bewear and Stufful put on a performance in their hot springs.

A Misdreavus appeared in a flashback in JN032.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP259 Misdreavus Ash's Pokédex Misdreavus, the Screech Pokémon. Misdreavus are extremely mischievous and like to cry out at night just to startle people.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP011 Misdreavus Dawn's Pokédex Misdreavus, the Screech Pokémon. Misdreavus loves being mischievous by pulling people's hair and shocking them.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
JN009 Misdreavus Goh's Rotom Phone Misdreavus, the Screech Pokémon. A Ghost type. Misdreavus scares people and gathers up their emotions, which it uses as energy.

In the manga

Misdreavus in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In Misdreavus Misgivings, Morty's Misdreavus is one of his strongest battlers, being able to both exploit its own abilities and those of its opponents using non-damaging attacks like Spite. Having used it in the Gym Leaders' Tournament match (which ended in a draw due to it using Destiny Bond), he still keeps it in his team to this day.

A Misdreavus appeared in Double Trouble with Dialga and Palkia V.

A Misdreavus appeared in Deprogramming Porygon-Z, under the ownership of a PI.

A Trainer's Misdreavus appeared in Tackling Togekiss.

In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga

Hareta caught a Misdreavus in Win with Teamwork!!.

In the Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~ manga

A Misdreavus appeared in The Scarlet Scroll: Kunoichi's Situation, under the ownership of .

In the TCG

Main article: Misdreavus (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II Johto
#214
Gold It likes playing mischievous tricks such as screaming and wailing to startle people at night.
Silver It loves to bite and yank people's hair from behind without warning, just to see their shocked reactions.
Crystal It loves to watch people it's scared. It frightens them by screaming loudly or appearing suddenly.
Stadium 2 It likes playing mischievous tricks such as screaming and wailing to startle people at night.
Generation III Hoenn
#—
Kanto
#—
Ruby Misdreavus frightens people with a creepy, sobbing cry. The Pokémon apparently uses its red spheres to absorb the fearful feelings of foes and turn them into nutrition.
Sapphire
Emerald A Misdreavus frightens people with a creepy, sobbing cry. It apparently uses its red spheres to absorb the fear of foes as its nutrition.
FireRed It loves to bite and yank people's hair from behind without warning, just to see their shocked reactions.
LeafGreen It likes playing mischievous tricks such as screaming and wailing to startle people at night.
Generation IV Sinnoh
#072
Johto
#219
Diamond It loves to sneak up on people late at night, then startle them with its shrieklike cry.
Pearl It gets nourishment from fear that it absorbs into its red orbs. In daytime, it sleeps in darkness.
Platinum A Pokémon that startles people in the middle of the night. It gathers fear as its energy.
HeartGold It likes playing mischievous tricks such as screaming and wailing to startle people at night.
SoulSilver It loves to bite and yank people's hair from behind without warning, just to see their shocked reactions.
Generation V Unova
#—
Black A Pokémon that startles people in the middle of the night. It gathers fear as its energy.
White
Black 2 A Pokémon that startles people in the middle of the night. It gathers fear as its energy.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
#—
Hoenn
#—
X It gets nourishment from fear that it absorbs into its red orbs. In daytime, it sleeps in darkness.
Y It likes playing mischievous tricks, such as screaming and wailing to startle people at night.
Omega Ruby Misdreavus frightens people with a creepy, sobbing cry. The Pokémon apparently uses its red spheres to absorb the fearful feelings of foes and turn them into nutrition.
Alpha Sapphire
Generation VII Alola
SM: #066
Alola
USUM: #372
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!‎.
Sun It will use any means necessary to frighten people and absorb their life energy. It practices constantly to hone its skill in causing fear.
Moon If you hear a sobbing sound emanating from a vacant room, it's undoubtedly a bit of mischief from Misdreavus.
Ultra Sun What gives meaning to its life is surprising others. If you set your ear against the red orbs around its neck, you can hear shrieking.
Ultra Moon What makes it happy is imitating the voices of weeping people and scaring everyone. It doesn't deal well with folks who aren't easily frightened.
Generation VIII Galar
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VIII.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold Silver
Mt. SilverNight
Crystal
Mt. SilverNight
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Trade, Event
Emerald
Trade, Event
FireRed
Trade, Event
LeafGreen
Lost Cave
Colosseum
Pyrite Town (Shadow)
XD
Trade
Generation IV
Diamond
Trade
Pearl
Eterna Forest, Lost TowerNight
Platinum
Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
Safari Zone
Cliff Cave, Mt. SilverNight
Pal Park
Forest
Pokéwalker
White Lake
Generation V
Black
Trade
White
Abundant Shrine
Black 2 White 2
Trade
Dream World
Spooky Manor
Generation VI
X Y
Trade
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Routes 114 and 115 (hidden Pokémon*)
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Hau'oli CemeteryNight
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Poni MeadowNight
Poké Pelago*
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Unobtainable

In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
This Pokémon is unavailable in Generation II side games.
Generation III
Channel
Ruins of Truth
Trozei!
Secret Storage 18, Endless Level 43, Forever Level 25, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Murky Cave (13F-19F), Darknight Relic (1F-15F)
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Final Maze (B1F-B48F), Sky Stairway (1F-49F)
MD Sky
Final Maze (B1F-B48F), Sky Stairway (1F-49F)
Ranger: SoA
Chroma Ruins
PokéPark Wii
Haunted Zone, Meeting Place*
Ranger: GS
Old Mansion, Light Temple
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Hauntyard: Everspring Valley, World Axle - B1F
PokéPark 2
Cove Area
Conquest
Spectra
Rumble U
Wonder Area: Haunted Playland
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Safari Jungle: Stage 1We
Shuffle
Mt. Vinter: Stage 107
Zaffiro Coast: Stage 624
Rumble World
Legend Terrain: Tomb of Nightmares (All Areas)
Picross
Area 17: Stage 02
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Pinsir Sea, Mimikyu Sea, Charizard Sea2020, Mimikyu SeaFinal

In events

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
GSC Gotta Catch 'Em All Station! Hypnosis Misdreavus English United States 5 November 1 to 7, 2002;
December 27, 2002 to January 2, 2003
RSEFRLG Gather More Pokémon! Third Campaign Misdreavus Japanese Japan 10 January 14 to 29, 2006

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Gold Silver Spell Tag Spell Tag (2%)
Crystal
Emerald* Spell Tag Spell Tag (5%)
Colosseum Spell Tag Spell Tag (100%)
FireRed LeafGreen Spell Tag Spell Tag (5%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
60
120 - 167 230 - 324
60
58 - 123 112 - 240
60
58 - 123 112 - 240
85
81 - 150 157 - 295
85
81 - 150 157 - 295
85
81 - 150 157 - 295
Total:
435
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Pokéathlon stats

Speed
3/4 ★★★
Power
1/2
Skill
3/3 ★★★
Stamina
2/2 ★★
Jump
5/5 ★★★★★
Total
14/16 ★★

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VIII, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Notes:

Learnset

Generation VIII
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
This Pokémon is unavailable within Generation VIII.
Click on the generation numbers above to see Misdreavus's learnsets from other generations.


TCG-only moves

Move Card
Tackle Misdreavus (Platinum 83)

Side game data

Pokémon Trozei!
Trozeiani200.png
Rarity: Common
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.8%
Friend Area: Darkness Ridge
Phrases
51%-100% HP Would you like me to pull on your hair?
26%-50% HP Beware...My HP is reduced to half...
1%-25% HP I'm failing... I haven't the energy to pull hair...
Level up Fufufu...I seem to have leveled up.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP E 200.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.2%
IQ group: G
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:
Ghost
Poké Assist: Ghost PA.png
Ghost
Field move: None
Browser entry R-220
It attacks by letting loose psychic orbs and ones imbued with loathsome emotions.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Ghost
Poké Assist:
(present)
Ghost Assist.png
Ghost
Field move:
(present)
Psy Power 1 field move.png
(Psy Power ×1)
Poké Assist:
(past)
Ghost Assist.png
Ghost
Field move:
(past)
Psy Power 1 field move.png
(Psy Power ×1)
Browser entry R-160/N-215
To attack, it spits out imbued orbs with loathsome emotions that make Pokémon Tired.
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush200Body.png Walking Speed: 2.08 seconds Base HP: 51
Base Attack: 76 Base Defense: 54 Base Speed: 60
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
PPW200.png PokéPark Pad entry:
Misdreavus was adrift in sorrow when the Piano in the Haunted Zone was broken. She took comfort in playing Dusknoir's Speed Slam.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
PPW200.png
PokéPark Pad entry:
She has a Photo Studio in Cove Town. She likes to get the scoop with her Photos, but what she really wants to get with them is the truth.
Pokémon Conquest
PCP200.png HP: ★★ Move: Astonish
Attack: ★★★ Ability 1: Levitate
Defense: ★★★
Speed: ★★★
Evolves into Mismagius when its link is improved while its Warrior is equipped with a Dusk Stone.
Range: 3 Perfect Links: Jinpachi, , Tenkai, Tsuru
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Ghost
Attack Power: ★★★★

BT200.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Ghost
None.png Attack Power: 60 - 105 Raise Max Level.png 5

#146
Shuffle200.png

Astonish
Delays your opponent's disruptions.
Skill Swapper: Super Cheer
Pokémon GO
GO200.png Base Stamina: 155 Base Attack: 167 Base Defense: 154
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: Misdreavus Candy 100 + Sinnoh Stone1
Fast Attacks: Astonish, Hex
Charged Attacks: Shadow Sneak, Dark Pulse, Ominous Wind, Frustration, Return

Evolution

200Misdreavus.png
Unevolved
Misdreavus
 Ghost 
Dusk Stone
Dusk Stone
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First evolution
Mismagius
 Ghost 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold Silver Crystal
Spr 2g 200.png Spr b 2g 200.png Spr 2s 200.png Spr b 2g 200.png Spr 2c 200.png Spr b 2g 200.png
Spr 2g 200 s.png Spr b 2g 200 s.png Spr 2s 200 s.png Spr b 2g 200 s.png Spr 2c 200 s.png Spr b 2g 200 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 200.png Spr b 3r 200.png Spr 3e 200.png Spr b 3r 200.png Spr 3r 200.png Spr b 3r 200.png
Spr 3r 200 s.png Spr b 3r 200 s.png Spr 3e 200 s.png Spr b 3r 200 s.png Spr 3r 200 s.png Spr b 3r 200 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 200.png Spr b 4d 200.png Spr 4p 200.png Spr b 4p 200.png Spr 4h 200.png Spr b 4h 200.png
Spr 4d 200 s.png Spr b 4d 200 s.png Spr 4p 200 s.png Spr b 4p 200 s.png Spr 4h 200 s.png Spr b 4p 200 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 200.png Spr b 5b 200.png Spr 5b 200.png Spr b 5b 200.png
Spr 5b 200 s.png Spr b 5b 200 s.png Spr 5b 200 s.png Spr b 5b 200 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 200.png Spr b 6x 200.png Spr 6x 200.png Spr b 6x 200.png
Spr 6x 200 s.png Spr b 6x 200 s.png Spr 6x 200 s.png Spr b 6x 200 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Spr 7s 200.png Spr b 7s 200.png Spr 7s 200.png Spr b 7s 200.png
Spr 7s 200 s.png Spr b 7s 200 s.png Spr 7s 200 s.png Spr b 7s 200 s.png
Front Back Front Back
200MS6.png For other sprites and images, please see Misdreavus images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

Misdreavus' nocturnal habits of wailing to frighten people and its similarity in appearance to a disembodied head are shared by various mythological creatures. One of these is the nukekubi, which shares the similarities of nocturnal habits, flying about as a decapitated head, and wailing to increase its victims' fright. Another possible source of origin is the banshee, a female spirit from Irish mythology, known for its unearthly wailing and screaming.

Name origin

Misdreavus is a corruption of mischievous. It may also incorporate mistress, miscreant (since it scares people), dream, dread, dreary, and reave (to rob).

Muma may be a corruption of 夢魔 muma (nightmare or a demon in a dream).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ムウマ Muma From 夢魔 muma
France Flag.png French Feuforêve A play on Feu Follet and Rêve
Spain Flag.png Spanish Misdreavus Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Traunfugil From Traum, Unfug and evil
Italy Flag.png Italian Misdreavus Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 무우마 Muuma Transliteration of its Japanese name
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 夢妖 / 梦妖 Mèngyāo From mèng and yāo


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