#687 Malamar
General Location Attacks Stats Egg Moves
Gen VIII Dex Gen VII Dex Gen VI Dex

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Name Other Names No. Gender Ratio Type
Malamar
Japan: Calamanero
カラマネロ
French: Sepiatroce
German: Calamanero
Korean: 칼라마네로
National: #687
Alola: #027
Melemele: #027
Akala: #---
Ula'ula: #---
Poni: #011
Male :50%
Female :50%
Dark-type Psychic-type
Classification Height Weight Capture Rate Base Egg Steps
Overturning Pokémon 4'11"
1.5m
103.6lbs
47kg
805,120
Abilities: Contrary - Suction Cups - Infiltrator (Hidden Ability)
Contrary: Moves used on the Pokémon that raise stats lower the stats, while the moves that lower the stats raise the stat
Suction Cups: Negates moves that force switching out.
Hidden Ability (Available through transfer):
Infiltrator: The protections and stat boosts caused by the moves Substitute, Reflect, Light Screen and Safeguard by the opponent are ignored.
Experience Growth Base Happiness Effort Values Earned S.O.S. Calling
1,000,000 Points
Medium Fast
70 2 Attack Point(s)
Not Wild
Damage Taken
Attacking Move Type: Normal-type Attacking Move Type: Fire-type Attacking Move Type: Water-type Attacking Move Type: Electric-type Attacking Move Type: Grass-type Attacking Move Type: Ice-type Attacking Move Type: Fighting-type Attacking Move Type: Poison-type Attacking Move Type: Ground-type Attacking Move Type: Flying-type Attacking Move Type: Psychic-type Attacking Move Type: Bug-type Attacking Move Type: Rock-type Attacking Move Type: Ghost-type Attacking Move Type: Dragon-type Attacking Move Type: Dark-type Attacking Move Type: Steel-type Attacking Move Type: Fairy-type
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Wild Hold Item Egg Groups
 
Water 1
Water 2
Evolutionary Chain
Inkay Level 30 while holding 3DS upside-down Malamar
Locations
Sun Trade from Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
Moon Trade from Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
Ultra Sun Evolve Inkay
Ultra Moon Evolve Inkay
Trainer Locations  Details
Flavor Text
Ultra Sun When it comes to strong hypnosis, there’s an endless number of people who utilize Malamar for their nefarious deeds.
Ultra Moon It flashes the pattern on its torso to control its prey and draw them in. The edges of its fins are supremely sharp.

Generation VII Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Reversal Reversal - Fighting-type Reversal: Physical Move ?? 100 15 --
An all-out attack that becomes more powerful the less HP the user has.
Tackle Tackle - Normal-type Tackle: Physical Move 40 100 35 --
A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
Peck Peck - Flying-type Peck: Physical Move 35 100 35 --
The target is jabbed with a sharply pointed beak or horn.
Constrict Constrict - Normal-type Constrict: Physical Move 10 100 35 10
The target is attacked with long, creeping tentacles, vines, or the like. This may also lower the target's Speed stat.
Reflect Reflect - Psychic-type Reflect: Other Move -- -- 20 --
A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from physical attacks for five turns.
4 Reflect Reflect - Psychic-type Reflect: Other Move -- -- 20 --
A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from physical attacks for five turns.
8 Foul Play Foul Play - Dark-type Foul Play: Physical Move 95 100 15 --
The user turns the target's power against it. The higher the target's Attack stat, the greater the move's power.
12 Swagger Swagger - Normal-type Swagger: Other Move -- 85 15 --
The user enrages and confuses the target. However, this also sharply raises the target's Attack stat.
13 Psywave Psywave - Psychic-type Psywave: Special Move ?? 100 15 --
The target is attacked with an odd psychic wave. The attack varies in intensity.
15 Topsy-Turvy Topsy-Turvy - Dark-type Topsy-Turvy: Other Move -- -- 20 --
All stat changes affecting the target turn topsy-turvy and become the opposite of what they were.
18 Hypnosis Hypnosis - Psychic-type Hypnosis: Other Move -- 60 20 --
The user employs hypnotic suggestion to make the target fall into a deep sleep.
21 Psybeam Psybeam - Psychic-type Psybeam: Special Move 65 100 20 10
The target is attacked with a peculiar ray. This may also leave the target confused.
23 Switcheroo Switcheroo - Dark-type Switcheroo: Other Move -- 100 10 --
The user trades held items with the target faster than the eye can follow.
27 Payback Payback - Dark-type Payback: Physical Move 50 100 10 --
The user stores power, then attacks. If the user moves after the target, this attack's power will be doubled.
31 Light Screen Light Screen - Psychic-type Light Screen: Other Move -- -- 30 --
A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from special attacks for five turns.
35 Pluck Pluck - Flying-type Pluck: Physical Move 60 100 20 --
The user pecks the target. If the target is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.
39 Psycho Cut Psycho Cut - Psychic-type Psycho Cut: Physical Move 70 100 20 --
The user tears at the target with blades formed by psychic power. Critical hits land more easily.
43 Slash Slash - Normal-type Slash: Physical Move 70 100 20 --
The target is attacked with a slash of claws or blades. Critical hits land more easily.
46 Night Slash Night Slash - Dark-type Night Slash: Physical Move 70 100 15 --
The user slashes the target the instant an opportunity arises. Critical hits land more easily.
48 Superpower Superpower - Fighting-type Superpower: Physical Move 120 100 5 100
The user attacks the target with great power. However, this also lowers the user's Attack and Defense stats.
TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
TM03 Psyshock Psyshock - Psychic-type Psyshock: Special Move 80 100 10 --
The user materializes an odd psychic wave to attack the target. This attack does physical damage.
TM04 Calm Mind Calm Mind - Psychic-type Calm Mind: Other Move -- -- 20 --
The user quietly focuses its mind and calms its spirit to raise its Sp. Atk and Sp. Def stats.
TM06 Toxic Toxic - Poison-type Toxic: Other Move -- 90 10 --
A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.
TM10 Hidden Power Hidden Power - Normal-type Hidden Power: Special Move 60 100 15 --
A unique attack that varies in type depending on the Pokémon using it.
TM11 Sunny Day Sunny Day - Fire-type Sunny Day: Other Move -- -- 5 --
The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type moves. It lowers the power of Water-type moves.
TM12 Taunt Taunt - Dark-type Taunt: Other Move -- 100 20 --
The target is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for three turns.
TM15 Hyper Beam Hyper Beam - Normal-type Hyper Beam: Special Move 150 90 5 --
The target is attacked with a powerful beam. The user can't move on the next turn.
TM16 Light Screen Light Screen - Psychic-type Light Screen: Other Move -- -- 30 --
A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from special attacks for five turns.
TM17 Protect Protect - Normal-type Protect: Other Move -- -- 10 --
Enables the user to evade all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM18 Rain Dance Rain Dance - Water-type Rain Dance: Other Move -- -- 5 --
The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type moves. It lowers the power of Fire-type moves.
TM21 Frustration Frustration - Normal-type Frustration: Physical Move ?? 100 20 --
This full-power attack grows more powerful the less the user likes its Trainer.
TM24 Thunderbolt Thunderbolt - Electric-type Thunderbolt: Special Move 90 100 15 10
A strong electric blast crashes down on the target. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
TM27 Return Return - Normal-type Return: Physical Move ?? 100 20 --
This full-power attack grows more powerful the more the user likes its Trainer.
TM29 Psychic Psychic - Psychic-type Psychic: Special Move 90 100 10 10
The target is hit by a strong telekinetic force. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
TM32 Double Team Double Team - Normal-type Double Team: Other Move -- -- 15 --
By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.
TM33 Reflect Reflect - Psychic-type Reflect: Other Move -- -- 20 --
A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from physical attacks for five turns.
TM35 Flamethrower Flamethrower - Fire-type Flamethrower: Special Move 90 100 15 10
The target is scorched with an intense blast of fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.
TM40 Aerial Ace Aerial Ace - Flying-type Aerial Ace: Physical Move 60 -- 20 --
The user confounds the target with speed, then slashes. This attack never misses.
TM41 Torment Torment - Dark-type Torment: Other Move -- 100 15 --
The user torments and enrages the target, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.
TM42 Facade Facade - Normal-type Facade: Physical Move 70 100 20 --
This attack move doubles its power if the user is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
TM44 Rest Rest - Psychic-type Rest: Other Move -- -- 10 --
The user goes to sleep for two turns. This fully restores the user's HP and heals any status conditions.
TM45 Attract Attract - Normal-type Attract: Other Move -- 100 15 --
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.
TM46 Thief Thief - Dark-type Thief: Physical Move 60 100 25 --
The user attacks and steals the target's held item simultaneously. The user can't steal anything if it already holds an item.
TM48 Round Round - Normal-type Round: Special Move 60 100 15 --
The user attacks the target with a song. Others can join in the Round to increase the power of the attack.
TM56 Fling Fling - Dark-type Fling: Physical Move ?? 100 10 --
The user flings its held item at the target to attack. This move's power and effects depend on the item.
TM59 Brutal Swing Brutal Swing - Dark-type Brutal Swing: Physical Move 60 100 20 --
The user swings its body around violently to inflict damage on everything in its vicinity.
TM63 Embargo Embargo - Dark-type Embargo: Other Move -- 100 15 --
This move prevents the target from using its held item for five turns. Its Trainer is also prevented from using items on it.
TM66 Payback Payback - Dark-type Payback: Physical Move 50 100 10 --
The user stores power, then attacks. If the user moves after the target, this attack's power will be doubled.
TM68 Giga Impact Giga Impact - Normal-type Giga Impact: Physical Move 150 90 5 --
The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. The user can't move on the next turn.
TM77 Psych Up Psych Up - Normal-type Psych Up: Other Move -- -- 10 --
The user hypnotizes itself into copying any stat change made by the target.
TM80 Rock Slide Rock Slide - Rock-type Rock Slide: Physical Move 75 90 10 30
Large boulders are hurled at the opposing Pokémon to inflict damage. This may also make the opposing Pokémon flinch.
TM87 Swagger Swagger - Normal-type Swagger: Other Move -- 85 15 --
The user enrages and confuses the target. However, this also sharply raises the target's Attack stat.
TM88 Sleep Talk Sleep Talk - Normal-type Sleep Talk: Other Move -- -- 10 --
While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
TM90 Substitute Substitute - Normal-type Substitute: Other Move -- -- 10 --
The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user's decoy.
TM92 Trick Room Trick Room - Psychic-type Trick Room: Other Move -- -- 5 --
The user creates a bizarre area in which slower Pokémon get to move first for five turns.
TM97 Dark Pulse Dark Pulse - Dark-type Dark Pulse: Special Move 80 100 15 20
The user releases a horrible aura imbued with dark thoughts. This may also make the target flinch.
TM100 Confide Confide - Normal-type Confide: Other Move -- -- 20 100
The user tells the target a secret, and the target loses its ability to concentrate. This lowers the target's Sp. Atk stat.
Egg Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %  
Simple Beam Simple Beam - Normal-type Simple Beam: Other Move -- 100 15 -- Details
The user's mysterious psychic wave changes the target's Ability to Simple.
Power Split Power Split - Psychic-type Power Split: Other Move -- -- 10 -- Details
The user employs its psychic power to average its Attack and Sp. Atk stats with those of the target.
Camouflage Camouflage - Normal-type Camouflage: Other Move -- -- 20 -- Details
The user's type is changed depending on its environment, such as at water's edge, in grass, or in a cave.
Flatter Flatter - Dark-type Flatter: Other Move -- 100 15 -- Details
Flattery is used to confuse the target. However, this also raises the target's Sp. Atk stat.
Destiny Bond Destiny Bond - Ghost-type Destiny Bond: Other Move -- -- 5 -- Details
After using this move, if the user faints, the Pokémon that landed the knockout hit also faints. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Guard Swap
USUM Only
Guard Swap - Psychic-type Guard Swap: Other Move -- -- 10 -- Details
The user employs its psychic power to switch changes to its Defense and Sp. Def stats with the target.

Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon Move Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Signal BeamSignal Beam - Bug-typeSignal Beam: Special Move751001510
The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. This may also confuse the target.
BlockBlock - Normal-typeBlock: Other Move----5--
The user blocks the target's way with arms spread wide to prevent escape.
Foul PlayFoul Play - Dark-typeFoul Play: Physical Move9510015--
The user turns the target's power against it. The higher the target's Attack stat, the greater the move's power.
SuperpowerSuperpower - Fighting-typeSuperpower: Physical Move1201005100
The user attacks the target with great power. However, this also lowers the user's Attack and Defense stats.
BindBind - Normal-typeBind: Physical Move158520100
Things such as long bodies or tentacles are used to bind and squeeze the target for four to five turns.
SnoreSnore - Normal-typeSnore: Special Move501001530
This attack can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the target flinch.
Knock OffKnock Off - Dark-typeKnock Off: Physical Move6510020--
The user slaps down the target's held item, and that item can't be used in that battle. The move does more damage if the target has a held item.
Role PlayRole Play - Psychic-typeRole Play: Other Move----10--
The user mimics the target completely, copying the target's natural Ability.
SpiteSpite - Ghost-typeSpite: Other Move--10010--
The user unleashes its grudge on the move last used by the target by cutting 4 PP from it.
SnatchSnatch - Dark-typeSnatch: Other Move----10--
The user steals the effects of any attempts to use a healing or stat-changing move.
TelekinesisTelekinesis - Psychic-typeTelekinesis: Other Move----15--
The user makes the target float with its psychic power. The target is easier to hit for three turns.
Ally SwitchAlly Switch - Psychic-typeAlly Switch: Other Move----15--
The user teleports using a strange power and switches places with one of its allies.
Throat ChopThroat Chop - Dark-typeThroat Chop: Physical Move8010015100
The user attacks the target's throat, and the resultant suffering prevents the target from using moves that emit sound for two turns.
Usable Z Moves
Attack NameTypeCat.Max Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Breakneck Blitz Breakneck Blitz - Normal-type Physical MoveSpecial Move 200(Phy)/200(Spe) -- 1 --
The user builds up its momentum using its Z-Power and crashes into the target at full speed. The power varies, depending on the original move.
All-Out Pummeling All-Out Pummeling - Fighting-type Physical Move 190 -- 1 --
The user rams an energy orb created by its Z-Power into the target with full force. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Supersonic Skystrike Supersonic Skystrike - Flying-type Physical Move 120 -- 1 --
The user soars up with its Z-Power and plummets toward the target at full speed. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Continental Crush Continental Crush - Rock-type Physical Move 140 -- 1 --
The user summons a huge rock mountain using its Z-Power and drops it onto the target with full force. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Savage Spin-Out Savage Spin-Out - Bug-type Special Move 140 -- 1 --
The user binds the target with full force with threads of silk that the user spits using its Z-Power. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Inferno Overdrive Inferno Overdrive - Fire-type Special Move 175 -- 1 --
The user breathes a stream of intense fire toward the target with the full force of its Z-Power. The power varies depending on the original move.
Gigavolt Havoc Gigavolt Havoc - Electric-type Special Move 175 -- 1 --
The user hits the target with a powerful electric current collected by its Z-Power. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Shattered Psyche Shattered Psyche - Psychic-type Physical MoveSpecial Move 140(Phy)/175(Spe) -- 1 --
The user controls the target with its Z-Power and hurts the target with full force. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Black Hole Eclipse Black Hole Eclipse - Dark-type Physical MoveSpecial Move 175(Phy)/160(Spe) -- 1 --
The user gathers dark energy using its Z-Power and sucks the target into it. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Transfer Only Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %Method
Retaliate 70 100 5 -- Gen VI TM67
The user gets revenge for a fainted ally. If an ally fainted in the previous turn, this move's power is increased.
Flash -- 100 20 -- Gen VI TM70
The user flashes a bright light that cuts the target's accuracy.
Secret Power 70 100 20 30 Gen VI TM94 (ΪRαS)
The additional effects of this attack depend upon where it was used.
Cut 50 95 30 -- Gen VI HM01
The target is cut with a scythe or claw.


Stats
  HP Attack Defense Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
Base Stats - Total: 482 86 92 88 68 75 73
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
Lv. 50 146 - 193 87 - 129 83 - 126 65 - 108 72 - 114 70 - 112
Lv. 100 282 - 376 170 - 254 162 - 247 126 - 211 139 - 224 135 - 220
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
Lv. 50 146 - 193 97 - 144 93 - 140 73 - 120 80 - 127 78 - 125
Lv. 100 282 - 376 189 - 283 181 - 275 141 - 235 155 - 249 151 - 245
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
Lv. 50 146 - 193 106 - 158 102 - 154 80 - 132 88 - 139 85 - 137
Lv. 100 282 - 376 207 - 311 199 - 302 155 - 258 170 - 273 166 - 269

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