Porygon-Z

Porygon-Z
ポリゴンZ
Porygon-Z.png
Mamoswine < Porygon-Z > Gallade
Species
Type
Virtual Pokémon
Normal.gif
Number
Ability
#474
Height
Weight
2′11″ (0.9)
75 lbs (34kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: Genderless
Female: Genderless
Evolves From
Evolves Into
None
Egg Group
Catch Rate
30
Tier
EV Yield
474BW.gif

Porygon-Z (ポリゴンZ) is the 194th Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Normal-Type, and is known as the Virtual Pokémon.

Porygon-Z can use one of two Abilities; Adaptability, which increases the Same Type Attack Bonus that it receives from 50% to 100%; or Download, which increases either its Attack or Special Attack depending on whether the opponents' Defense or Special Defense is lower. Its Hidden Ability is Analytic, which increases the power of its Attacks by 30% if it moves last on any given turn.

Porygon can evolve into Porygon2 if it is traded while holding an Upgrade, and can evolve into Porygon-Z if traded while holding a Dubious Disc.

Porygon-Z is in the Mineral Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Porygon-Z One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Porygon-Z takes on the appearance of a red and blue hummingbird. Its doesn't have a visible neck.

Gender Differences

Porygon-Z is a Genderless Pokémon species and can only breed with a Ditto.

Game Information

Original Games

In all of its game appearances, the only way to obtain a Porygon-Z is to evolve a Porygon2.

Spin-Off Games

Evolution is the only way of obtaining a Porygon-Z in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky; while Porygon-Z appears at Temporal Tower UP1F-10F it cannot be recruited. Porygon-Z is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Mystery Plains 1F-19F.

Porygon-Z can be found at the Oil Field Hideout in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia after defeating Darkrai. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Porygon-Z appears in the main room on the Second and Third floors of Oblivia Region's Sky Fortress in the Present, and in the Thunder Temple "Panic at the Perplexing Temple" by finishing the mission with an S Rank.

Porygon-Z can be found at Sunny Seashore Factory 4-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast after completing the game.

Trading Card Game

Porygon-Z is listed in the Diamond/Pearl Promo set, and as a Rare Card in the Great Encounters, Arcues and Triumphant sets. Porygon-Z is listed as an Ultra Rare Card in the Majestic Dawn set as a Lv. X Card.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

Porygon-Z has yet to appear in the Anime as of writing.

Movies

Porygon-Z has yet to appear in any of the Films as of writing.

Manga

Porygon-Z's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Porygon-Z is a part of the Borderline (BL) tier of competitive battling, meaning that it is banned from the Underused (UU) tier but not used enough to be a part of the Overused (OU) tier. It has access to Z-Conversion, which allows for it to boost all of its stats by one stage. With Adaptability and a high Special Attack stat, Porygon-Z can be an absolute menace to face as a late-game sweeper. The additional bulk that it gains from Z-Conversion makes it more difficult for it to be taken out. Thanks to Z-Conversion, Porygon-Z can change its typing into its first move's type, and it is best used with Shadow Ball to turn into a Ghost-type, which allows for it to have a STAB attack with good neutral coverage while having an immunity to priority attacks like Extreme Speed and Fake Out. Porygon-Z will also want to run Discharge to break through the likes of Greninja and Celesteela, and Recover to be able to handle defensive Pokémon one-on-one. However, a Ghost typing gives it a weakness to Sucker Punch, and even after a boost, certain Choice Scarf users can outspeed Porygon-Z. Z-Conversion can be only used once, so Porygon-Z needs to be wary of phazing and has to have its checks weakened enough for it to sweep. Porygon-Z is most well suited for hyper offense and can have a difficult time fitting in on other team archetypes due to the role it plays.

Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Evolve Porygon2
HeartGold/SoulSilver None Evolve Porygon2
Black None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
White None Evolve Porygon2
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
X/Y None Transfer or Trade
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire None Evolve Porygon2
Sun/Moon None Evolve Porygon2

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
IV Diamond Additional software was installed to make it a better Pokémon. It began acting oddly, however.
Pearl Additional software was installed to make it a better Pokémon. It began acting oddly, however.
Platinum Its programming was modified to enable work in alien dimensions. It did not work as planned.
HeartGold Its programming was modified to enable it to travel through alien dimensions. Seems there might have been an error...
SoulSilver Its programming was modified to enable it to travel through alien dimensions. Seems there might have been an error...
V Black Its programming was modified to enable work in alien dimensions. It did not work as planned.
White Its programming was modified to enable work in alien dimensions. It did not work as planned.
Black 2 Its programming was modified to enable work in alien dimensions. It did not work as planned.
White 2 Its programming was modified to enable work in alien dimensions. It did not work as planned.
VI X Additional software was installed to make it a better Pokémon. It began acting oddly, however.
Y Its programming was modified to enable it to travel through alien dimensions. Seems there might have been an error...
Omega Ruby Additional software was installed to make it a better Pokémon. It began acting oddly, however.
Alpha Sapphire Its programming was modified to enable it to travel through alien dimensions. Seems there might have been an error...
VII Sun In order to create a more advanced Pokémon, an additional program was installed, but apparently it contained a defect that makes it move oddly.
Moon Its program was modified to facilitate extra-dimensional activities, but that led to noticeably strange behavior.

Pokéthlon Statistics

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

Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
85
. 280 374 .
Atk
80
148 165 259 284
Def
70
148 165 259 284
Sp. Atk
135
247 275 369 405
Sp. Def
75
139 155 249 273
Speed
90
166 185 279 306

Moves

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Trick Room Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Start Zap Cannon Electric.gif 120 50 Special.png
Start Magic Coat Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Start Conversion 2 Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Start Tackle Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Conversion Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Start Nasty Plot Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
7 Psybeam Psychic.gif 65 100 Special.png
12 Agility Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
18 Recover Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
23 Magnet Rise Electric.gif -- -- Other.png
29 Signal Beam Bug.gif 75 100 Special.png
34 Embargo Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
40 Discharge Electric.gif 80 100 Special.png
45 Lock-On Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
50 Tri Attack Normal.gif 80 100 Special.png
56 Magic Coat Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
62 Zap Cannon Electric.gif 120 50 Special.png
67 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM - Gen 7
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM03 Psyshock Psychic.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM14 Blizzard Ice.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM22 Solar Beam Grass.gif 120 100 Special.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
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM46 Thief Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM57 Charge Beam Electric.gif 50 90 Special.png
TM63 Embargo Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 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
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Breeding

Porygon2 is Genderless and does not have any Egg Moves as a result.

Pre-Evolution Exclusive Moves

Porygon

Via Level-Up
Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Sharpen Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Porygon2

Via Level-Up
Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Defense Curl Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
34 Recycle Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 200*/200* -- Physical.png Special.png
Supersonic Skystrike Flying.gif 120 -- Physical.png
Savage Spin-Out Bug.gif 140 -- Special.png
Never-Ending Nightmare Ghost.gif 160 -- Special.png
Bloom Doom Grass.gif 190 -- Special.png
Gigavolt Havoc Electric.gif 190 -- Special.png
Shattered Psyche Psychic.gif 180 -- Special.png
Subzero Slammer Ice.gif 185 -- Special.png
Black Hole Eclipse Dark.gif 120*/160* -- Physical.png Special.png

Transfer Only Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Corkscrew Crash Steel.gif 180 -- Physical.png
Shattered Psyche Psychic.gif 160 -- Physical.png
Black Hole Eclipse Dark.gif 175 -- Physical.png

Past Moves

Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Dark Pulse Dark.gif 80 100 Special.png
Electroweb Electric.gif 55 95 Special.png
Foul Play Dark.gif 95 100 Physical.png
Gravity Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Icy Wind Ice.gif 55 95 Special.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Last Resort Normal.gif 140 100 Physical.png
Magic Coat Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Magnet Rise Electric.gif -- -- Other.png
Pain Split Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Recycle Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Signal Beam Bug.gif 75 100 Special.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Trick Psychic.gif -- 100 Other.png
Uproar Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png
Wonder Room Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Zen Headbutt Psychic.gif 80 90 Physical.png

Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves

  • NOTE: The only way for Porygon-Z to learn any of the moves in these two subsections is for either of its previous forms to learn them in the Third Generation, then being transferred to the next Generation where it can evolve.

Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness

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

Fire Red/Leaf Green

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

Evolution Line

TradeUp-Grade.png
Trade (Holding Upgrade)
DubiousDisc.png
Trade (Holding a Dubious Disc)
474BW.gif
Porygon-Z

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Ghost.gif
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