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Spiritomb
Forbidden Pokémon
ミカルゲ
Mikaruge
#442
Spiritomb



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Ghost Dark
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Pressure Cacophony
Cacophony
Infiltrator
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
100 (21.7%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Amorphous
Hatch time
7710 - 7966 steps
Height
3'03" 1.0 m
Spiritomb
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Weight
238.1 lbs. 108.0 kg
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
168
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
170
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 2
Spiritomb
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HP
0
Atk
1
Def
0
Sp.Atk
1
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
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Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
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Sp.Atk
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Sp.Def
0
Speed
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HP
0
Atk
0
Def
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Sp.Atk
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Sp.Def
0
Speed
Shape
Body05.png BodyUnknown.png
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Footprint
F442.png None.png
{{{form2}}}
Pokédex color
Purple
Base friendship
70
External Links

Spiritomb (Japanese: ミカルゲ Mikaruge) is a dual-type Ghost/Dark Pokémon introduced in Generation IV.

It is not known to evolve into or from any other Pokémon.

Contents

Biology

Although lacking a physical body, Spiritomb projects its appearance out of a small rock called the Odd Keystone. The rock is trapezoidal in shape and has two small dots. There is a crack running down the middle, splitting in two near the bottom. The crack in combination with the two dots appears to form a frowning face. Spiritomb's projected appearance is an ethereal composition of swirling purple fog. Its face is set in the middle of the fog and contains green, crescent eyes that are connected to its jagged mouth. Its pupils are composed of a spiral and it is sometimes only seen with one. Swirling around its face are green orbs with yellow centers.

Spiritomb is formed by the collection of 108 spirits being trapped in an Odd Keystone due to misdeeds. Some Spiritomb are up to 500 years old. As seen in the anime, Spiritomb can be just as aggressive and destructive as the spirits that it is composed of. It will lash out at anyone with little thought, often exercising short-sightedness in its pursuit of vengeance.

In the anime

Spiritomb in the anime

Major appearances

Spiritomb debuted in The Keystone Pops!. Ash and Buizel were having a training match with Dawn and Aipom when Buizel accidentally knocked down Hallowed Tower, upon which Spiritomb emerged from the tower's keystone. It then wreaked havoc on a nearby town.

Minor appearances


Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP056 Spiritomb Dawn's Pokédex Spiritomb, the Forbidden Pokémon. As punishment for misdeeds 500 years ago, it was imprisoned in the fissure of an Odd Keystone.

In the manga

Spiritomb in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

A Spiritomb first appeared in Ring Around the Roserade II, under the ownership of Cynthia. It helped Platinum train for her upcoming Gym challenge against Gardenia. With her Psychic abilities, she was able to seal Tru's Razor Leaf alongside Prinplup's Water attack and used them to save Rad Rickshaw, inadvertently getting Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum a set of bicycles. Spiritomb was later used against Cyrus, where she defeated his Honchkrow, but was then defeated by Weavile.

In the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blazing Exploration Team manga

A Spiritomb appeared in BET3.

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

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

In the TCG

Main article: Spiritomb (TCG)

Game data

NPC appearances

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV Sinnoh
#108
Johto
#—
Diamond A Pokémon that was formed by 108 spirits. It is bound to a fissure in an Odd Keystone.
Pearl It was bound to a fissure in an Odd Keystone as punishment for misdeeds 500 years ago.
Platinum Its constant mischief and misdeeds resulted in it being bound to an Odd Keystone by a mysterious spell.
HeartGold It was formed by uniting 108 spirits. It has been bound to the Odd Keystone to keep it from doing any mischief.
SoulSilver
Generation V Unova
#—
Black Its constant mischief and misdeeds resulted in it being bound to an Odd Keystone by a mysterious spell.
White
Black 2 Its constant mischief and misdeeds resulted in it being bound to an Odd Keystone by a mysterious spell.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
#—
Hoenn
#—
X A Pokémon that was formed by 108 spirits. It is bound to a fissure in an Odd Keystone.
Y It was bound to a fissure in an Odd Keystone as punishment for misdeeds 500 years ago.
Omega Ruby A Pokémon that was formed by 108 spirits. It is bound to a fissure in an Odd Keystone.
Alpha Sapphire It was bound to a fissure in an Odd Keystone as punishment for misdeeds 500 years ago.
Generation VII Alola
#—
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VII.
Generation VIII Galar
Crown Tundra #047
Sword Exactly 108 spirits gathered to become this Pokémon. Apparently there are some ill-natured spirits in the mix.
Shield All Spiritomb's mischief and misdeeds compelled a traveler to use a mysterious spell to bind Spiritomb to an odd keystone.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Hallowed Tower on Route 209
Platinum
Hallowed Tower on Route 209
HeartGold SoulSilver
Transfer from Pokéwalker
Pokéwalker
Quiet Cave
Generation V
Black White
Dream World or Trade
Black 2 White 2
Trade with Curtis or Yancy in Nimbasa City
Transfer from Dream Radar
Dream World
Spooky Manor
Generation VI
X Y
Friend Safari (Ghost)
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Sea Mauville
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Pokémon Bank
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Pokémon Bank
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
TradeVersion 1.3.0+
Expansion Pass

In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Spacial Rift (B15F, Deep Spacial Rift B1F-B5F), Sky Stairway (7F-14F)
MD Sky
Spacial Rift (B15F, Deep Spacial Rift B1F-B5F), Sky Stairway (7F-14F)
Ranger: SoA
Chroma Ruins (during mission), Capture Arena
Rumble
Eternal Tower
MD Blazing MD Light
Wonder Mail codes
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Hauntyard: Misty Edgewater (post ending)
Conquest
Yaksha, Spectra
Rumble U
Melodious Woodland: Major Clean-Up (Boss)
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Distortion Island: Stage 4
Shuffle
Event: The Daily Pokémon (#3)
Rumble World
Black Realm: Obsidian Shrine (Center Boss, Back, Special)
Picross
Area 05: Stage 05
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Pinsir Sea, Arceus Sea, Garchomp SeaFinal

In events

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
BWB2W2 Pokémon Game Show Cynthia's Spiritomb Japanese Japan 61 August 17 to 18, 2013

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Smoke Ball Smoke Ball (100%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
50
110 - 157 210 - 304
92
87 - 158 170 - 311
108
101 - 176 198 - 346
92
87 - 158 170 - 311
108
101 - 176 198 - 346
35
36 - 95 67 - 185
Total:
485
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
1/2
Power
3/4 ★★★
Skill
2/2 ★★
Stamina
5/5 ★★★★★
Jump
2/2 ★★
Total
13/15 ★★

Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Night Shade Ghost Special 0000 100100% 15
011 Confuse Ray Ghost Status 0000 100100% 10
055 Shadow Sneak Ghost Physical 04040 100100% 30
1010 Spite Ghost Status 0000 100100% 10
1515 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100100% 10
2020 Nasty Plot Dark Status 0000 00——% 20
2525 Hex Ghost Special 06565 100100% 10
3030 Memento Dark Status 0000 100100% 10
3535 Sucker Punch Dark Physical 07070 100100% 5
4040 Curse Ghost Status 0000 00——% 10
4545 Shadow Ball Ghost Special 08080 100100% 15
5050 Dark Pulse Dark Special 08080 100100% 15
5555 Hypnosis Psychic Status 0000 06060% 20
6060 Dream Eater Psychic Special 100100 100100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Spiritomb
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Spiritomb
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/TR

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM08Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM08 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TM09Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM09 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TM21Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM21 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM23Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM23 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TM24Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM24 Snore Normal Special 05050 100}}100% 15
TM25Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM25 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM27Bag TM Ice VI Sprite.png TM27 Icy Wind Ice Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM31Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM31 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM33Bag TM Water VI Sprite.png TM33 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM34Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM34 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM38Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM38 Will-O-Wisp Fire Status 0000 085}}85% 15
TM39Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM39 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM44Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM44 Imprison Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM48Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM48 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM57Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM57 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
TM71Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM71 Wonder Room Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM76Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM76 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM77Bag TM Ghost VI Sprite.png TM77 Hex Ghost Special 06565 100}}100% 10
TM79Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM79 Retaliate Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 5
TM85Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM85 Snarl Dark Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM86Bag TM Ghost VI Sprite.png TM86 Phantom Force Ghost Physical 09090 100}}100% 10
TR11Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR11 Psychic Psychic Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TR20Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR20 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR26Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR26 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR27Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR27 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR33Bag TR Ghost Sprite.png TR33 Shadow Ball Ghost Special 08080 100}}100% 15
TR35Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR35 Uproar Normal Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TR37Bag TR Dark Sprite.png TR37 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TR38Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR38 Trick Psychic Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TR49Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR49 Calm Mind Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TR58Bag TR Dark Sprite.png TR58 Dark Pulse Dark Special 08080 100}}100% 15
TR68Bag TR Dark Sprite.png TR68 Nasty Plot Dark Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TR81Bag TR Dark Sprite.png TR81 Foul Play Dark Physical 09595 100}}100% 15
TR83Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR83 Ally Switch Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Spiritomb
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Spiritomb
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Destiny Bond Ghost Status —% 5
Disable Normal Status 100% 20
Grudge Ghost Status —% 5
Pain Split Normal Status —% 20
Smokescreen Normal Status 100% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Spiritomb in Generation VIII
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Spiritomb in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Spiritomb
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Spiritomb
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Sw Sh IoA Burning Jealousy Fire Special 70 100% 5
Sw Sh IoA Lash Out Dark Physical 75 100% 5
Sw Sh IoA Poltergeist Ghost Physical 110 90% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Spiritomb
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Spiritomb
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP E 442.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -10%
IQ group: G
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:
Ghost
Poké Assist: Ghost PA.png
Ghost
Field move: None
Browser entry R-196
It warps from rock to rock. It uses a variety of attacks.
Pokémon Rumble
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●●●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●●●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush442Body.png Walking Speed: 2.33 seconds Base HP: 48
Base Attack: 78 Base Defense: 61 Base Speed: 60
Pokémon Conquest
PCP442.png HP: ★★ Move: Shadow Sneak
Attack: ★★★ Ability 1: Interference
Ability 2: Frighten
Ability 3: Black Hole
Defense: ★★★★★
Speed:
Does not evolve into or from anything
Range: 3 Perfect Links: Chiyome and Danzō
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Ghost
Attack Power: ★★★★★

BT442.png

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

#243
Shuffle442.png

Spookify
Leaves the foe spooked.


Pokémon GO
GO442.png Base Stamina: 137 Base Attack: 169 Base Defense: 199
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 5 km Evolution Requirement: N/A
Fast Attacks: Feint Attack, Sucker Punch
Charged Attacks: Shadow Sneak, Ominous Wind, Shadow Ball

Evolution

442Spiritomb.png
Unevolved
Spiritomb
 Ghost  Dark 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 442.png Spr b 4d 442.png Spr 4p 442.png Spr b 4d 442.png Spr 4p 442.png Spr b 4h 442.png
Spr 4d 442 s.png Spr b 4d 442 s.png Spr 4p 442 s.png Spr b 4d 442 s.png Spr 4p 442 s.png Spr b 4d 442 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 442.png Spr b 5b 442.png Spr 5b 442.png Spr b 5b 442.png
Spr 5b 442 s.png Spr b 5b 442 s.png Spr 5b 442 s.png Spr b 5b 442 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 442.png Spr b 6x 442.png Spr 6x 442.png Spr b 6x 442.png
Spr 6x 442 s.png Spr b 6x 442 s.png Spr 6x 442 s.png Spr b 6x 442 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Spr 7s 442.png Spr b 7s 442.png Spr 7s 442.png Spr b 7s 442.png
Spr 7s 442 s.png Spr b 7s 442 s.png Spr 7s 442 s.png Spr b 7s 442 s.png
Front Back Front Back
442MS8.png For other sprites and images, please see Spiritomb images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

Spiritomb seems to be based on a Jibakurei, a spirit bound to a single place. It might also be based on a Buddhist tradition performed on New Year's Eve in Japan. A bell is rung 108 times to chase away the 108 temptations in order to achieve Nirvana. The wisps of spirits surrounding its face also resemble a set of prayer beads, a possible reference to Japa.

Spiritomb may also be based on Water Margin, one of the Classic Chinese Novels, which is also very well known in Japan. In the first chapter of the novel, a foolish army marshal orders the removal of a stone monument that had been guarded by monks for generations. Doing so releases the spirits of 108 demons sealed therein. These 108 souls, having atoned for their sins, become the 108 Stars of Destiny. They are reincarnated centuries later as 108 outlaws, the heroes of the novel.

Name origin

Spiritomb is a combination of spirit and tomb.

Mikaruge may be a combination of 甕 mika (jar or urn, referring to it being a container of souls) and 軽石 karuishi (pumice) or 御影石 mikageishi (granite; both refer to its base, the Odd Keystone).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ミカルゲ Mikaruge From 甕 mika (jar or urn, referring to it being a container of souls) and 軽石 karuishi (pumice) or 御影石 mikageishi (granite)
France Flag.png French Spiritomb Same as English name
Spain Flag.png Spanish Spiritomb Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Kryppuk From kryptisch and Spuk
Italy Flag.png Italian Spiritomb Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 화강돌 Hwagangdol From 화강암 Hwagangam and dol
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 花岩怪 Fā Ngàahm Gwaai From 花崗岩 and 怪物. 花岩 can also mean "flower-patterned rock".
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 花岩怪 Huā Yán Guài From 花崗岩 and 怪物. 花岩 can also mean "flower-patterned rock".


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