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Yamask (Pokémon)

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Sigilyph #561: Sigilyph
Pokémon
#563: Cofagrigus Cofagrigus
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Yamask (disambiguation).
Yamask
デスマス Desumasu
#562
562Yamask.png
Art by Ken Sugimori from Black and White
Type
Ghost Unknown
Category
Spirit Pokémon
Ability
Mummy
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,000,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Unova
#068 #124
Regional Browser numbers
Height
1'08"
Imperial
0.5 m
Metric
Weight
3.3 lbs.
Imperial
1.5 kg
Metric
Dex color
Black
Catch rate
190 (24.8%)
Body style
Body04.png
Footprint
 F562.png 
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Breeding
Mineral and
Amorphous groups
26 cycles
(6630 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
1
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 61 Battle Exp.: 611*

Yamask (Japanese: デスマス Desumasu) is a Ghost-type Pokémon.

It evolves into Cofagrigus starting at level 34.

Biology

Physiology

The mask of a Yamask

Yamask is a shadow-like Pokémon holding a simply designed stone face which was from its time as a human, one rather similar to that of the one in the forehead of Cofagrigus. It has two shadowy, tendril-like arms and large, red eyes.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Due to being a human long ago, it has memories of being a human. If someone wears the mask Yamask carries, they will become possessed by the Yamask in question.

Behavior

Yamask are known to have once been human, and as such, they retain memories of their former lives. Each Yamask carries a mask depicting the face it once had. Sometimes, it looks at this mask and cries, apparently in longing. Yamask are known to wander the ruins of ancient civilizations.

Habitat

Yamask wander the ruins of ancient civilizations.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

Yamask in the anime

Major appearances

James's Yamask

A Yamask appeared before Team Rocket in Battling For The Love of Bug-Types! where James proceeded to catch it.

Other

Yamask made an appearance in A Night in the Nacrene City Museum!, where it was causing havoc in the Nacrene City Museum because its mask had been put on display after it accidentally dropped it while sleeping. In the end Lenora, along with Ash, Iris, Cilan and Hawes gained an understanding with it and gave its mask back and Yamask left the museum peacefully.

Minor appearances

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
BW014 Yamask Ash's Pokédex Yamask, the Spirit Pokémon. Yamask is a Ghost-type Pokémon that wanders the ruins of ancient civilizations.
BW037 Yamask Ash's Pokédex Yamask, the Spirit Pokémon. A Ghost-type Pokémon, Yamask wanders the ruins of ancient civilizations.
This concludes the entries from the Best Wishes series.

In the manga

In the TCG

Main article: Yamask (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold {{{golddex}}}
Silver {{{silverdex}}}
Crystal {{{crystaldex}}}
Stadium 2 Unknown
Generation III
Ruby {{{rubydex}}}
Sapphire {{{sapphiredex}}}
Emerald {{{emeralddex}}}
FireRed {{{firereddex}}}
LeafGreen {{{leafgreendex}}}
Generation IV
Diamond {{{diamonddex}}}
Pearl {{{pearldex}}}
Platinum {{{platinumdex}}}
HeartGold {{{heartgolddex}}}
SoulSilver {{{soulsilverdex}}}
Generation V
Black Each of them carries a mask that used to be its face when it was human. Sometimes they look at it and cry.
White These Pokémon arose from the spirits of people interred in graves in past ages. Each retains memories of its former life.
Black 2 These Pokémon arose from the spirits of people interred in graves. Each retains memories of its former life.
White 2
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
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 Trade
Emerald
None Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
None Trade
Platinum
None Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
None
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
Common Relic Castle
Black 2 White 2
Unknown Relic Castle
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Gates to Infinity
Great Glacier, Redland Reaches, Eastern Savanna, Magnagate dungeons, Slumbering Cave
Pokémon Rumble Blast Cave: Rugged Flats

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Black White Spell Tag Spell Tag (5%)
Black 2 White 2 Spell Tag Spell Tag (5%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 38
98 - 145 186 - 280
Attack: 30
31 - 90 58 - 174
Defense: 85
81 - 150 157 - 295
Sp.Atk: 55
54 - 117 103 - 229
Sp.Def: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Speed: 30
31 - 90 58 - 174
Total: 303   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
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Astonish Ghost Physical 03030 100100% 15
00Start Protect Normal Status 0000 —% 10
055 Disable Normal Status 0000 100100% 20
099 Haze Ice Status 0000 —% 30
1313 Night Shade Ghost Special 0000 100100% 15
1717 Hex Ghost Special 05050 100100% 10
2121 Will-O-Wisp Fire Status 0000 07575% 15
2525 Ominous Wind Ghost Special 06060 100100% 5
2929 Curse Ghost Status 0000 —% 10
3333 Power Split Psychic Status 0000 —% 10
3333 Guard Split Psychic Status 0000 —% 10
3737 Shadow Ball Ghost Special 08080 100100% 15
4141 Grudge Ghost Status 0000 —% 5
4545 Mean Look Normal Status 0000 —% 5
4949 Destiny Bond Ghost Status 0000 —% 5
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Yamask obtained at level 1 in Generation V
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Yamask
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Yamask
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM04 Calm Mind Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM18 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM19 Telekinesis Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM20 Safeguard Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 25
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM29 Psychic Psychic Special 09090 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Ghost Sprite.png TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost Special 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM46 Thief Dark Physical 04040 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM53 Energy Ball Grass Special 08080 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM61 Will-O-Wisp Fire Status 0000 075}}75% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM63 Embargo Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM70 Flash Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM77 Psych Up Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM85 Dream Eater Psychic Special 100100 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM92 Trick Room Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Yamask
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Yamask

By breeding

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Father   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
GrimerMukDuskullDusclopsDusknoirYamask
Cofagrigus
Disable Normal Status 100% 20
Stunfisk Endure Normal Status —% 10
SolosisDuosionReuniclus Heal Block Psychic Status 100% 15
SnoruntGlalie Fake Tears* Dark Status 100% 20
RaltsKirliaGardevoirGalladeLitwickLampent
Chandelure
Imprison Psychic Status —% 10
GrimerMukKoffingWeezingSpiritombLitwick
LampentChandelure
Memento Dark Status 100% 10
Spiritomb Nasty Plot Dark Status —% 20
GastlyHaunterGengar Nightmare Ghost Status 100% 15
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Yamask in Generation V
  • 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 Yamask in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Yamask
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Yamask

By tutoring

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
B W B2 W2 After You Normal Status —% 15
B W B2 W2 Block Normal Status —% 5
B W B2 W2 Dark Pulse Dark Special 80 100% 15
B W B2 W2 Iron Defense Steel Status —% 15
B W B2 W2 Knock Off Dark Physical 20 100% 20
B W B2 W2 Magic Coat Psychic Status —% 15
B W B2 W2 Pain Split Normal Status —% 20
B W B2 W2 Role Play Psychic Status —% 10
B W B2 W2 Skill Swap Psychic Status —% 10
B W B2 W2 Sleep Talk Normal Status —% 10
B W B2 W2 Snatch Dark Status —% 10
B W B2 W2 Snore Normal Special 40 100% 15
B W B2 W2 Spite Ghost Status 100% 10
B W B2 W2 Trick Psychic Status 100% 10
B W B2 W2 Wonder Room Psychic Status —% 10
  • A black abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Yamask can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Yamask cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Yamask
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Yamask

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Pinball RS
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Trozei!
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 0%
Friend Area: Beau Plains
Phrases
51%-100% HP My HP is between 51% and 100%.
26%-50% HP My HP is between 26% and 50%.
1%-25% HP My HP is between 1% and 25%.
Level up I leveled up.
Partner phrases
51%-100% HP <name>, my HP is between 51% and 100%.
26%-50% HP <name>, my HP is between 26% and 50%.
1%-25% HP <name>, my HP is between 1% and 25%.
Level up I leveled up.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Sky
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 0%
IQ group: A
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Loops: 0 Min. exp.: 0 Max. exp.: 0
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group: Poké Assist: Field move:
 Normal  None Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
None Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
None.png PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
PP2562.png Strong: Weak:
PokéPark Pad entry:
They serve Cofagrigus. They were lonely and tried to make more friends, but now they are happy because many Pokémon have come to play.
None.png HP: Move: {{{ConquestMove}}}
Attack: Ability 1: {{{ConquestAbility1}}}
Defense: Ability 2: {{{ConquestAbility2}}}
Speed: Ability 3: {{{ConquestAbility3}}}
Does not evolve.
Range: 0 Perfect Links: {{{ConquestLink}}}

Evolution

Yamask
Unevolved
Yamask
 Ghost 
Rare Candy
Level 34


Cofagrigus
First evolution
Cofagrigus
 Ghost 

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
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation III.
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation IV.
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 562.png Spr 5b 562.png Spr b 5b 562.png
Spr 5b 562 s.png Spr 5b 562 s.png Spr b 5b 562 s.png
Yamask For other sprites and images, please see Yamask images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • According to all three of its Pokédex entries, Yamask are the spirits of deceased humans. As such, Yamask is a Ghost type that is also a literal ghost, the first of its kind.
  • Yamask's base Speed is the same as that of its evolution.
  • No other Pokémon has the same Egg Group combination as Yamask and its evolution.

Origin

Yamask is based on an Egyptian Ba holding a death mask.

Name origin

Yamask may be a combination of 闇 yami (darkness), や ya (bad), or Yama (lord of the dead in Hindu and Buddhist mythology), and mask.

Desumasu may be a combination of death and mask.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese デスマス Desumasu From death and mask
France Flag.png French Tutafeh From Tutankhamun and a corruption of fée, also a pun on tout à fait
Spain Flag.png Spanish Yamask Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Makabaja From makaber and yami or Raja
Italy Flag.png Italian Yamask Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 데스마스 Deseumaseu Transliteration of Japanese name



Related articles

External links

Sigilyph #561: Sigilyph
Pokémon
#563: Cofagrigus Cofagrigus


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