Misdreavus

Misdreavus
ムウマ
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Slowking < Misdreavus > Unown
Species
Type
Screech Pokémon
Ghost.gif
Number
Ability
#200
Height
Weight
2′4″ (0.7m)
2.2 lbs. (1kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50%
Female: 50%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
None
Egg Group
Catch Rate
45
Tier
EV Yield
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Misdreavus (ムウマ) is the 219th Pokémon in the Johto Pokédex. It is a Ghost-Type, and is known as the Screech Pokémon.

Misdreavus uses the Levitate Ability. This Ability allows it to avoid damage from Ground-Type moves, allows it to escape from Arena Trap, and allows it to avoid damage from the Spikes Entry Hazard.

Misdreavus couldn't evolve until Generation IV; from then onward it can evolve into Mismagius by using a Dusk Stone.

Misdreavus is in the Amorphous Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 6,400 Steps to hatch. It takes Misdreavus 800,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Misdreavus is a Ghost Pokémon. It is a dark teal color, and it has a red necklace. This red necklace captures people and Pokémon's fear, which is then used as nourishment. It also has red and yellow eyes, and its hair is the same color as the rest of its body, other than the tips, which are pink.

Gender Differences

There are no gender differences.

Game Information

Original Games

Misdreavus can be found outside Mt. Silver in Gold, Silver, and Crystal. In addition to appearing at Mt. Silver in Heart Gold and Soul Silver, Misdreavus also appears at The Cliff Cave and the Safari Zone's Forest. Placing four Forest Objects in the area will ensure that Misdreavus can be found in this area at all times of day.

In Generation III, Misdreavus appears within Lost Cave in Leaf Green; other games in this Generation will have to trade for one. Misdreavus appears within the Eterna Forest and Lost Tower at Night in Pearl. Misdreavus appears at Abundant Shrine in White, and at the Dream World location Spooky Manor.

In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Misdreavus can be caught at Route 114 and Route 115 by using the DexNav feature on the PokéNav Plus, after the capture or defeat of Groudon or Kyogre.

In Pokémon Sun and Moon, Misdreavus can be caught in the wild at Hau'oli Cemetery during the night.

Spin-Off Games

Misdreavus is a Shadow Pokémon obtainable in Pokémon Colosseum, obtainable by snagging it from Rider Vant at Pyrite Town.

Misdreavus can be found at Secret Storage 18, Endless Level 43, forever Level 25 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Misdreavus appears at Murky Cave 13F-19F and Darknight Relic 1F-15F in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Misdreavus appears at Dark Hill B1-B15, Sky Stairway 1F-49F and Final Maze B1-B48. Misdreavus is exclusive to Stormy Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Chocolate Island 14F-19F and Final Island 10F-14F.

Misdreavus appears at Chroma Ruins during an In-Game Quest in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Misdreavus appears at the Entrance to the Old Mansion in the Present, and in the Light Temple Mission "At Last, Arceus and the Light" by defeating it and obtaining its Slate.

Misdreavus can be found at the Haunted Zone in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure, obtainable by fixing a Piano, then completing a Tag Race. In PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, Misdreavus appears at Cove Town in the Cove Area. To befriend it, you'll have to retrieve an item from the roof of a building and give it to Misdreavus.

Misdreavus appears at Spectra in Pokémon Conquest.

Trading Card Game

The only Promo set that Misdreavus has appeared in is the Wizard's Promos set. Misdreavus is listed as a Common Card in the Versus, Diamond and Pearl, Legends Awakened, Stormfront, Platinum, Unleashed, Undaunted and Call of Legends Sets; as an Uncommon Card in the Skyridge and EX Legend Maker sets; and as a Rare Card in the Neo Revelation and EX Team Rocket Returns sets.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

A trainer named Marina would use a Misdreavus in the episode Legend of Thunder, a Special Episode that featured three trainers from Johto protecting a Raikou from Team Rocket. Later on, Katie would use a Misdreavus in a Hoenn League matchup against Ash as part of a Full 6-on-6 battle. While Glalie would defeat Misdreavus, it used Destiny Bond before getting KO'd, bringing Glalie down with it.

Zoey would also use a Misdreavus of her own in the episodes Mounting a Coordinator Assault, Arrival of a Rival, A Stand-Up Sit-Down and Dawn's Early Night. Fantina used her own Misdreavus in the episode Playing the Leveling Field.

Movies

Another trainer used a Misdreavus in the film Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, and a second trainer named Kodai would use a Misdreavus in the film Zoroark: Master of Illusions. Wild Misdreavus appeared in the Pikachu Short "Pikachu's Ghost Festival."

Manga

Misdreavus appeared in the Pokémon Adventures manga as on of Morty's strongest Pokémon.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Misdreavus is listed in the PU tier of competitive battling. With a solid Ghost typing and nice bulk with Eviolite, Misdreavus can check a number of common threats like Monferno, Bouffalant, and Arbok. It is versatile in what it can do, as it can run both defensive and offensive sets, allowing for it to stand out. It has a fast Taunt and Will-O-Wisp, allowing for it to have the potential to break through balanced cores. Useful immunities to Spikes and Toxic Spikes thanks to Levitate allow for it to stay relatively healthy, and it can block Rapid Spin thanks to its Ghost-typing. Misdreavus is best used as a defensive support Pokémon that can spread status and act as a nice check to a number of physical threats. It can also run a Nasty Plot set that gives it sweeping potential with decent output after a boost and solid coverage options in Thunderbolt and Dazzling Gleam. However, Misdreavus is hampered greatly by its relatively low damage output when concerning defensive sets or when unboosted with the offensive set. Misdreavus also is reliant on Eviolite, which prevents it from holding Leftovers and makes it susceptible to being worn down due to its best form of recovery being Pain Split. It also does not like being hit by Knock Off, as it is super effective and will remove its Eviolite, making it a subpar check to Pokémon that commonly run the move like Dodrio.

Misdreavus is also a viable option in the Neverused (NU) tier of competitive battling. While it faces competition from its evolution Mismagius, Misdreavus boasts superior bulk thanks to Eviolite, allowing it to function as a better defensive check to the likes of Hitmonchan, Tauros, and Primeape. Unlike Mismagius, Misdreavus is not as prone to being hit hard by a coverage attack that a Rapid Spin user tries to throw at it like Kabutops's Stone Edge and Claydol's Psyshock, making it a better spinblocker in certain cases. It still has enough Speed to outspeed Defog users and Taunt them to prevent them from removing entry hazards. However, Misdreavus is extremely vulnerable to Knock Off, which prevents it from checking certain Pokémon that other Ghost-types that run a Colbur Berry can, such as Hariyama and Zangoose. Outside of its evolution, it faces competition from Rotom and Gourgeist-XL as both boast much more resistances than it which allows for them to handle a wider range of threats. Misdreavus relies heavily on the combination of Will-O-Wisp and Hex to deal damage to opposing foes, which is problematic when matched up against foes that can easily switch into both moves like Pyroar and Choice Specs Swellow.

Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Gold/Silver/Crystal Rare Mt. Silver: Outside (Night)
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Trade
Fire Red None Trade
Leaf Green Few Lost Cave
Colosseum Only One Pyrite Town: Snag from Rider Vant
Diamond/Platinum None Trade
Pearl 20% Eterna Forest (Night), Lost Tower: 1F-5F (Night)
Heart Gold/Soul Silver 5% Cliff Cave: B1-2F (Night)
Heart Gold/Soul Silver 10%(Night) Mt. Silver: 1F, Mt. Silver: Top of 1F, Mt Silver: 3F
Heart Gold/Soul Silver 15% Mt. Silver: Top (Night)
Heart Gold/Soul Silver 30% Mt. Silver: 4F (Night)
Heart Gold/Soul Silver Unknown% Safari Zone: Forest (Morning & Day), Safari Zone: Forest (Place 4 Forest Objects, 0 Day Wait)
Black None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
White 5% Abundant Shrine
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
X/Y None Trade or Transfer
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire -- DexNav on Route 114 and Route 115
Sun/Moon 30% Hau'oli Cemetery (Night)

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
II 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.
III 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 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.
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.
IV 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.
V Black A Pokémon that startles people in the middle of the night. It gathers fear as its energy.
White A Pokémon that startles people in the middle of the night. It gathers fear as its energy.
Black 2 A Pokémon that startles people in the middle of the night. It gathers fear as its energy.
White 2 A Pokémon that startles people in the middle of the night. It gathers fear as its energy.
VI 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 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.
VII 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.

Pokéthlon Statistics

Stats
Speed
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Power
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Technique
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Stamina
Full.pngFull.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png

Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
60
. 230 324 .
Atk
60
112 125 219 240
Def
60
112 125 219 240
Sp. Atk
85
157 175 269 295
Sp. Def
85
157 175 269 295
Speed
85
157 175 269 295

Moves

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Growl Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Start Psywave Psychic.gif ?? 100 Special.png
5 Spite Ghost.gif -- 100 Other.png
10 Astonish Ghost.gif 30 100 Physical.png
14 Confuse Ray Ghost.gif -- 100 Other.png
19 Mean Look Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
23 Hex Ghost.gif 65 100 Special.png
28 Psybeam Psychic.gif 65 100 Special.png
32 Pain Split Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
37 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
41 Shadow Ball Ghost.gif 80 100 Special.png
46 Perish Song Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
50 Grudge Ghost.gif -- -- Other.png
55 Power Gem Rock.gif 80 100 Special.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM - Gen 7
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM04 Calm Mind Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM12 Taunt Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM25 Thunder Electric.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM29 Psychic Psychic.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.png
TM41 Torment Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM46 Thief Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM49 Echoed Voice Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
TM57 Charge Beam Electric.gif 50 90 Special.png
TM61 Will-O-Wisp Fire.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM63 Embargo Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM66 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM73 Thunder Wave Electric.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM77 Psych Up Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM85 Dream Eater Psychic.gif 100 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM92 Trick Room Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM97 Dark Pulse Dark.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM99 Dazzling Gleam Fairy.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Curse Ghost.gif -- -- Other.png
Destiny Bond Ghost.gif -- -- Other.png
Imprison Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Me First Normal.gif  ?? -- Other.png
Memento Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
Nasty Plot Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
Ominous Wind Ghost.gif 60 100 Special.png
Screech Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
Shadow Sneak Ghost.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Skill Swap Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Spite Ghost.gif -- 100 Other.png
Sucker Punch Dark.gif 70 100 Physical.png
Wonder Room Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png

Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 160*/120* -- Physical.png Special.png
Supersonic Skystrike Flying.gif 120 -- Physical.png
Continental Crush Rock.gif 160 -- Special.png
Never-Ending Nightmare Ghost.gif 100*/160* -- Physical.png Special.png
Gigavolt Havoc Electric.gif 185 -- Special.png
Shattered Psyche Psychic.gif 180 -- Special.png
Black Hole Eclipse Dark.gif 140*/160* -- Physical.png Special.png
Twinkle Tackle Fairy.gif 160 -- Special.png

Transfer Only Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 175 -- Special.png
Subzero Slammer Ice.gif 100 -- Special.png
Black Hole Eclipse Dark.gif 175 -- Physical.png

Past Moves

Via Dream World

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Inferno Fire.gif 100 50 Special.png

Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Dark Pulse Dark.gif 80 100 Special.png
Foul Play Dark.gif 95 100 Physical.png
Heal Bell Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Hyper Voice Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png
Icy Wind Ice.gif 55 95 Special.png
Magic Coat Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Magic Room Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Pain Split Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Skill Swap Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snatch Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Spite Ghost.gif -- 100 Other.png
Trick Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Uproar Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png
Wonder Room Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png

Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves

Emerald

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Defense Curl Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Fire Red/Leaf Green

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Mimic Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Nightmare Ghost.gif -- 100 Other.png

Generation IV Exclusive Moves

Via TM/HM

Via Move Tutor

Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Swift Normal.gif 60 -- Special.png
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Headbutt Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png

Evolution Line

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Misdreavus

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Fighting.gif
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Poison.gif
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