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*Gardevoir's number in the [[sdex|Sinnoh Dex]] ({{v2|Platinum}} only) and the [[adex|Almia Browser]] is the same: 159. This makes it and its evolution family one of only five families of Pokémon (comprising thirteen Pokémon altogether) to have the same numbers in more than one [[Pokédex]]-like listing.
 
*Gardevoir's number in the [[sdex|Sinnoh Dex]] ({{v2|Platinum}} only) and the [[adex|Almia Browser]] is the same: 159. This makes it and its evolution family one of only five families of Pokémon (comprising thirteen Pokémon altogether) to have the same numbers in more than one [[Pokédex]]-like listing.
 
*Because its 2D sprites depict it as floating and do not show its legs, Gardevoir could be mistaken as not having legs. To the same effect, in [[My Pokémon Ranch]], Gardevoir's legs are so thin that they can barely be seen.
 
*Because its 2D sprites depict it as floating and do not show its legs, Gardevoir could be mistaken as not having legs. To the same effect, in [[My Pokémon Ranch]], Gardevoir's legs are so thin that they can barely be seen.
*Gardevoir can learn no physical attacks by level-up.
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*Gardevoir can't learn any physical attacks by level-up.
   
 
===Origin===
 
===Origin===

Revision as of 12:57, 31 March 2009

Kirlia #281: Kirlia
Pokémon
#283: Surskit Surskit
Gardevoir
サーナイト Sirnight
#282
282Gardevoir.png
Artwork from R/S/E
Type
Psychic '
Category
Embrace Pokémon
Abilities
Synchronize or Trace
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,250,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Hoenn
#031
Sinnoh
#159
Regional Browser numbers
Height
5'03"
Imperial
1.6 m
Metric
Weight
106.7 lbs.
Imperial
48.4 kg
Metric
Dex color
White
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Body style
Body12.png
Footprint
 F282.png 
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Breeding
Indeterminate group 21 cycles
(5355 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
3
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 208 Battle Exp.: 2081*

Gardevoir (Japanese: サーナイト Sirnight) is a Template:Type2 Pokémon.

It evolves from Kirlia starting at level 30. It is one of the final forms of Ralts.

Biology

Physiology

The mini-skirt that Gardevoir had as a Kirlia is now an elegant ballroom gown. Gardevoir has long, slender, white legs underneath the gown. It gives the impression that it is levitating gracefully above the ground. Gardevoir's arms are now green and the red fin-like horns it had on its head as Ralts/Kirlia have now moved to its chest and its back.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Gardevoir can sense the feelings of people and other Pokémon. It can also see the Template:M2 clearly.

Behavior

Gardevoir are known widely for their loyalty to their trainers, even to the point of sacrificing their own life for them. In the wild they go in family groups, caring heavily for their young.

Habitat

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

Gardevoir's first appearance was in Do I Hear a Ralts?. It was the parent of the sick Ralts that Max and Ash's Snorunt were taking to the Pokémon Center.

Its most recent appearance was in Mutiny in the Bounty. It belonged to a girl named Melodi and then was stolen by Pokémon Hunter J. It proved to have a deep psychic connection with its trainer and was able to hear her through thought.

In the TCG

Main article: Gardevoir (TCG)

Game data

NPC appearances

  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gardevoir is the spirit of a Pokémon who sacrificed herself for her trainer. She comes to the player in their dreams, explaining things and generally appearing after important periods in the game. She is revived later in the game, but doesn't remember anything about her previous life.
  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon 2: Gardevoir is one of the members of Team Charm.
  • Super Smash Bros. Brawl: When summoned, it will go across the stage using Barrier to protect the summoner (and teammates) from projectile attacks.

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold {{{golddex}}}
Silver {{{silverdex}}}
Crystal {{{crystaldex}}}
Stadium 2 Unknown
Generation III
Ruby Gardevoir has the ability to Template:M2. If it senses impending danger to its Trainer, this Pokémon is said to unleash its psychokinetic energy at full power.
Sapphire Gardevoir has the psychokinetic power to distort the dimensions and create a small black hole. This Pokémon will try to protect its Trainer even at the risk of its own life.
Emerald It apparently does not feel the pull of gravity because it supports itself with psychic power. It will give its life to protect its Trainer.
FireRed It has the power to predict the future. Its power peaks when it is protecting its Trainer.
LeafGreen It has the power to predict the future. Its power peaks when it is protecting its Trainer.
Generation IV
Diamond It will try to guard its trusted Trainer with its life. It has the ability to see the future.
Pearl It will try to guard its trusted Trainer with its life. It has the ability to see the future.
Platinum To protect its Trainer, it will expend all it's psychic power to create a small black hole.
HeartGold {{{heartgolddex}}}
SoulSilver {{{soulsilverdex}}}
Generation V
Black {{{blackdex}}}
White {{{whitedex}}}
Black 2 {{{black2dex}}}
White 2 {{{white2dex}}}
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation I
Red Blue
None Trade
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
None Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
None Trade
Crystal
None Trade
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Evolve Kirlia
Emerald
None Evolve Kirlia
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Evolve Kirlia
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
None Evolve Kirlia
Platinum
None Evolve Kirlia
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
Field
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
None Trade
Black 2 White 2
None Trade
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Pinball:
Ruby & Sapphire
Secret Storage 12
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Complete Murky Cave
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Evolve from Kirlia
Pokémon Ranger Sekra Mountain Range
Pokémon Ranger:
Shadows of Almia
Altru Tower

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 68
128 - 175 246 - 340
Attack: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Defense: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Sp.Atk: 125
117 - 194 229 - 383
Sp.Def: 115
108 - 183 211 - 361
Speed: 80
76 - 145 148 - 284
Total: 518   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

Template:Learnset intro

By leveling up

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By tutoring

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|- style="background:#FA92B2" | colspan="13" | Bold indicates a move that gets STAB
Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only from an evolution of this Pokémon
A colored initial indicates that the move is not available to be tutored in this game,
while a colored background indicates that the move is available.
|} |}

Side game data

Template:Side game

Evolution

Template:Evobox/2

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation I.
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation II.
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 282.png Spr 3e 282.png Spr 3r 282.png Spr b 3r 282.png
Spr 3r 282 s.png Spr 3e 282 s.png Spr 3r 282 s.png Spr b 3r 282 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 282.png Spr 4p 282.png Spr 4p 282.png Spr b 4d 282.png
Spr 4d 282 s.png Spr 4p 282 s.png Spr 4p 282 s.png Spr b 4d 282 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 282.png Spr 5b 282.png Spr b 5b 282.png
Spr 5b 282 s.png Spr 5b 282 s.png Spr b 5b 282 s.png
Gardevoir For other sprites and images, please see Gardevoir images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Out of the three original stages of Ralts, Gardevoir is the only one that had its name changed when it came to the United States of America.
  • Despite its human-like appearance, it isn't in the Humanshape egg group.
  • In My Pokémon Ranch, Gardevoir displays the ability of levitation/flight. With the Trace ability, this is possible.
  • Gardevoir's number in the Sinnoh Dex (Platinum only) and the Almia Browser is the same: 159. This makes it and its evolution family one of only five families of Pokémon (comprising thirteen Pokémon altogether) to have the same numbers in more than one Pokédex-like listing.
  • Because its 2D sprites depict it as floating and do not show its legs, Gardevoir could be mistaken as not having legs. To the same effect, in My Pokémon Ranch, Gardevoir's legs are so thin that they can barely be seen.
  • Gardevoir can't learn any physical attacks by level-up.

Origin

Gardevoir resembles a ballroom dancer. Its exaggerated head with minimal facial expression and an overall frail, featureless physique could also be attributed to anesama ningyou, a style of traditional Japanese paper doll. Considering its protective nature to its trainer, it could also be based on a guardian angel.

Name origin

Gardevoir's name may be a combination of garde (French for "guard") and devoir (French for "to be required to"). This is reflected on its Dex data, which explains how Gardevoir will protect its Trainer even at the cost of its own life. Its Japanese name may be taken to mean さあ、ナイト saa, naito ("come, night").

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