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Deoxys (Pokémon)

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This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Deoxys (disambiguation).
Deoxys
DNA Pokémon
デオキシス
Deoxys
#386
Normal Forme Deoxys
Normal Forme Deoxys
Attack Forme Deoxys
Attack Forme Deoxys
Defense Forme Deoxys
Defense Forme Deoxys
Speed Forme Deoxys
Speed Forme Deoxys
Speed Forme Deoxys
Speed Forme Deoxys

Deoxys

Deoxys
Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Psychic Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Attack Forme
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Speed Forme
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Ability
Pressure Cacophony
Attack Forme
Cacophony
Defense Forme

Hidden Ability

Hidden Ability

Mega Deoxys Attack Forme

Mega Deoxys Defense Forme
Gender ratio
Genderless
Catch rate
3 (0.4%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Undiscovered
Hatch time
30855 - 31109 steps
Height
5'07" 1.7 m
Normal Forme
0'0" 0 m
Attack Forme
0'0" 0 m
Defense Forme
0'0" 0 m
Speed Forme
Weight
134.0 lbs. 60.8 kg
Normal Forme
0 lbs. 0 kg
Attack Forme
0 lbs. 0 kg
Defense Forme
0 lbs. 0 kg
Speed Forme
Mega Stone
{{{mega}}} {{{mega2}}}
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#386
Kanto
#000
Johto
#202
Hoenn
#000
Sinnoh

Unova
#000
Kalos
Not in any regional Pokédex
Browser
R-211
Fiore
R-000
Almia
X-001
Oblivia
Not in any Browser
Base experience yield
215
Gen. III-IV
Unknown
IV
270
V+
Leveling rate
Slow
EV yield
Total: 3
Normal Forme
0
HP
1
Atk
0
Def
1
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
1
Speed
Attack Forme
0
HP
2
Atk
0
Def
1
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Defense Forme
0
HP
0
Atk
2
Def
0
Sp.Atk
1
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Speed Forme
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
3
Speed
Body style
Body12.png BodyUnknown.png
Attack Forme
Footprint
F386.png None.png
Attack Forme
Pokédex color
Red
Base friendship
0
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Deoxys (Japanese: デオキシス Deoxys) is a Psychic-type Legendary Pokémon.

While it is not known to evolve into or from any other Pokémon, it has three other Formes. In Generation III, its Forme depends on which game cartridge it is on and cannot be changed without trading.

In later generations, its Forme can be changed at will in Veilstone City, Route 3, Nacrene City, or Ambrette Town.

Biology

Deoxys regenerating

Deoxys is an alien-like bipedal Pokémon that has four formes, each focused on a different stat. The main components that are constant for all four formes are a dominant reddish orange color, a bluish-green face, and bluish-green three dots on its back arranged in a triangle. Typically, there is a purple stripe running down the center of its face and a purple, crystalline organ in its chest. Its white, circular eyes are set inside rectangular, black eye sockets. It is shown in the anime, that Deoxys may have a green crystalline organ and facial stripe.

In its Normal Forme, Deoxys has tapering legs with a segmented, vertical, blue stripe on the upper portion. The abdomen is black with vertical lines, while the majority of its skin is reddish-orange. The arms are capable of taking different forms, usually a pair of tentacles coiled in a double helix. One tentacle is the primarily skin color, while the other is light blue. Alternately, it can form more humanoid arms with a red top and blue underside and a five-fingered hand. This forme has a blunt protrusion with a single blue stripe on either side of its head and stubby tail.

While in its Attack Forme, its legs remain tapered. However, its blue stripes are no longer segmented and run the entire length of the leg and there is now a large spike on the knee. Two pairs of whip-like tentacles with pointed tips, one reddish-orange and one blue, replace its previous coiled, blunted tentacles. The protrusion on its head are now triangular with an additional one extending for the top of its head. Most of its reddish-orange skin has receded, revealing a striated, black chest and abdomen. Finally, its tail is now longer and more pointed.

Deoxys's Defense Forme has bulky, wide legs that are somewhat flat at the end with a bluish-green spot on each knee. It retains its two pairs of red and blue tentacles, but they are now flat and broad. The head has fused with its body and all protrusion are gone, causing it to resemble a helmet. The reddish-orange skin now covers the entire body, so none of its inner black portion is visible. There is now a single blue stripe on each shoulder, and its tail has disappeared.

The Speed Forme of this Pokémon has a sleek black body with thin striation. The reddish-orange skin now covers only its head, hip joints, and the area around its crystal. There is now only one tentacle on each side of its body, one red and one blue. The protrusions on its head now point upward and the back of its head now forms a long spike. There is a long, thick blue stripe running down the center of this longer protrusion. More blue stripes appear on either hip joint and on its legs.

Deoxys was formed by the mutation of a virus from space. The Pokémon is highly intelligent; its brain appears to be the crystal in its chest. This organ is capable of firing laser beams. Additionally, Deoxys can use psychokinetic powers, which are useful for its signature move Psycho Boost. As shown in the anime, it is able to regenerate any part of its body that it may have lost during a battle. It has also demonstrated the ability to create an aurora without changing its forme. These auroras can have different wavelengths and are used to communicate with other Deoxys. This Pokémon came from outer space from inside of a meteor.

In the anime and manga, Deoxys has been observed to create clones of itself. These clones have lifeless eyes and duller color, lack of the trademark crystal on the chest, and seem to be unable to change from the Normal Forme. Furthermore, they seem unable to morph their tentacles into hands. When these clones are defeated, they dissolve into dust-like particles.

In the anime

Major appearances

Normal Forme Deoxys in the anime

Deoxys (M07)

Deoxys first appeared in Destiny Deoxys. One with a green crystalline organ fell to earth in a meteorite. A second Deoxys (with a purple crystalline organ) came to LaRousse City to search for it but ended up in an epic battle with Rayquaza. As Pokémon Emerald had not been released when the movie was produced, only its Defense, Normal and Attack Formes appeared.

Other

Deoxys's Speed Forme debuted in the special episode Pokémon Ranger - Deoxys Crisis!.

A Deoxys appeared in Cheers on Castaways Isle! in all of its formes.

Deoxys appeared in PK21, in which it saved Pikachu, Skitty, and Piplup.

Minor appearances

A Deoxys had a cameo appearance at the beginning of Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

In the manga

Deoxys in its Normal Forme in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Main article: Deoxys (Adventures)

Two Deoxys play major roles in the events of the FireRed & LeafGreen chapter, referred to as Entity One and Entity Two.

In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga

Deoxys plays a large part in a special chapter of volume 3 in the series. Hareta and Mitsumi come upon a large meteorite in Veilstone City. Mitsumi proceeds to tell him that there is a Pokémon that comes from a meteorite. He tells her that he's met Deoxys. She freaks out and doesn't believe him, so he tells the story of how he met Deoxys. Hareta is seen jumping around the forest until he starts riding a Drifloon. A Murkrow flies toward them and pecks the Drifloon, causing it to explode. Hareta is seen plummeting to the ground, and then bouncing off a Bibarel's stomach. He lays down on the ground with the Bibarel as a pillow, when the Bibarel starts getting worried, because it sees the meteorite containing Deoxys zooming to the ground. The Bibarel tries to tell Hareta what's happening, and he looks up and wonders what it is. The Pokémon and Hareta try to get away as the meteorite crashes down. Deoxys emerges from the meteor, and Hareta thinks it might be a Pokémon. Meanwhile, Mars and some grunts see the crash, and begin to battle it, but to no avail.

Deoxys in its Normal Forme in Pokémon Pocket Monsters

Professor Rowan shows up, a little worried that something might've happened to Hareta. He asks Rowan what happened to "that weird Pokémon". They then see Deoxys, and Rowan is shocked to see such a rare Pokémon. It transforms to Attack Forme and fires off a Psycho Boost at Hareta and Rowan. Rowan tells Hareta not to make it any angrier, but instead he jumps on top of Deoxys and asks what's wrong. It flings him off, then tries to fire another Psycho Boost at him, but he jumps around it, evading it completely. He jumps on it again, but it transforms to Speed Forme while he is still on it. It starts flying around the forest with Hareta, while he asks Deoxys what's wrong once more. It tells him what's wrong, but it throws him off itself. Then he battles Deoxys with his friends from the forest. Onix tries to Headbutt it, but it misses. It transforms to Defense Forme, and then Hareta jumps on Deoxys and covers its eyes. Then he tells a bunch of Kricketune to have a "super bug concert". Rowan compliments him on the super-effectiveness of the attack, then it transforms back to Normal Forme. It becomes calmer, but transforms to Attack Forme and fires off another Psycho Boost, this time hitting a Drifloon. It explodes, defeating Deoxys. Deoxys is totally calm now, and it merges its tentacles to create a hand, and it shakes hands with Hareta. Hareta finishes telling the story to Mitsumi, and tells her that it wanted to find out more about this planet.

Deoxys in its Normal Forme in W Mission Story: Pokémon Ranger - the Comic

In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga

A Deoxys made it debut in A Visitor From Outer Space?! where it was first mentioned by Professor Oak while having Red obtain an orb that contains it. As Red got the orb, he competed with a guy and his Swampert in which Swampert's owner ended up swiping the orb for a Voltorb. Deoxys appeared in Clefairy's flashback in the same chapter where it was fighting the Swampert.

Kazuki owns a Deoxys in Learning a Special Move!! where it appeared in all of its formes.

In the W Mission Story: Pokémon Ranger - the Comic manga

Deoxys is the target of a mission that Lunick and Solana are assigned as Spenser, Joel and Elita were beaten by the legendary Pokémon.

In the TCG

Main article: Deoxys (TCG)

Other appearances

Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Deoxys in Super Smash Bros. Brawl

An Attack Forme Deoxys will sometimes be released from a Poké Ball. It floats towards the top of the screen and does a spin. It will then shoot a powerful Hyper Beam, drawing in all the opponents near it and sending them flying. Coming in contact with Deoxys's body will do damage.

Trophy Information

A DNA Pokémon born through the mutation of the DNA of a space virus. It has multiple formes, and the abilities it possesses and the techniques it can remember change from forme to forme. It has four forms: normal, attack, defense, and speed. It can be made to change forms by using the power of a meteorite in Veilstone City.

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U

Deoxys appears as a Poké Ball summon in the 3DS version of the game, unchanged from Brawl.

Trophy information

This Psychic-type Pokémon was born from a virus attached to a meteorite. It has four different Formes, but in Smash Bros. only the Attack Forme appears. In battle, it'll soar skyward before unleashing a powerful Hyper Beam attack straight downward from the crystal in its chest.

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Ruby The DNA of a space virus underwent a sudden mutation upon exposure to a laser beam and resulted in Deoxys. The crystalline organ on this Pokémon's chest appears to be its brain.
Sapphire Deoxys emerged from a virus that came from space. It is highly intelligent and wields psychokinetic powers. This Pokémon shoots lasers from the crystalline organ on its chest.
Emerald A Pokémon that mutated from an extraterrestrial virus exposed to a laser beam. Its body is configured for superior agility and speed.
FireRed This Deoxys has transformed into its aggressive guise. It can fool enemies by altering its appearance.
LeafGreen When it changes form, an aurora appears. It absorbs attacks by altering its cellular structure.
Generation IV
Diamond An alien virus that fell to earth on a meteor underwent a DNA mutation to become this Pokémon.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold DNA from a space virus mutated and became a Pokémon. It appears where auroras are seen.
SoulSilver
Generation V
Black An alien virus that fell to earth on a meteor underwent a DNA mutation to become this Pokémon.
White
Black 2 An alien virus that fell to earth on a meteor underwent a DNA mutation to become this Pokémon.
White 2
Generation VI
X An alien virus that fell to earth on a meteor underwent a DNA mutation to become this Pokémon.
Y DNA from a space virus mutated and became a Pokémon. It appears where auroras are seen.
Omega Ruby The DNA of a space virus underwent a sudden mutation upon exposure to a laser beam and resulted in Deoxys. The crystalline organ on this Pokémon’s chest appears to be its brain.
Alpha Sapphire Deoxys emerged from a virus that came from space. It is highly intelligent and wields psychokinetic powers. This Pokémon shoots lasers from the crystalline organ on its chest.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Trade
Emerald
Birth Island (requires AuroraTicket)
FireRed LeafGreen
Birth Island (requires AuroraTicket)
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Pal Park
Platinum
Pal Park
HeartGold SoulSilver
Pal Park
Pal Park
Mountain
Generation V
Black White
Poké Transfer
Black 2 White 2
Poké Transfer
Generation VI
X Y
Poké Transporter

In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Trozei! Random Agent Cards
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Meteor Cave (20F)
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Shimmer Hill (17F)
(with Mystery Part or Secret Slab in the bag)
Pokémon Ranger Krokka Tunnel (Event mission 1)
Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Odd Temple
Pokémon Rumble Blast Factory: All (Random Legendary Encounter)
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure Flower Zone

In events

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
RSEFRLG Space Center Deoxys English United States 70 March 10 to May 14, 2006
RSEFRLG TV Toy Museum Deoxys English The Netherlands 70 May 25 to 26, 2006
DP 10th Movie Deoxys Japanese Japan 50 June 23 to September 2, 2007
DP GameStop Deoxys English United States 50 June 20 to July 13, 2008
DP Nintendo of Korea Deoxys Korean South Korea 50 August 30 to 31, 2008
B2W2 Masuda Deoxys Japanese Japan 100 December 15 to 23, 2012
BWB2W2 Masuda Deoxys Japanese Japan 100 March 20 to May 6, 2013
B2W2 Team Plasma Deoxys Korean South Korea 100 May 4 to 5, 2013
B2W2 Plasma Deoxys English Wi-Fi 100 May 8 to 31, 2013
B2W2 Plasma Deoxys French Wi-Fi 100 July 1 to 22, 2013
B2W2 Plasma Deoxys German Wi-Fi 100 July 1 to 22, 2013
B2W2 Plasma Deoxys Italian Wi-Fi 100 July 1 to 22, 2013
B2W2 Plasma Deoxys Spanish Wi-Fi 100 July 1 to 22, 2013
In-game events

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Events* NeverMeltIce NeverMeltIce (100%)
Petaya Berry Petaya Berry (50%) Ganlon Berry Ganlon Berry (50%)
Life Orb Life Orb (100%)

Stats

Base stats

Normal Forme
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 50
110 - 157 210 - 304
Attack: 150
139 - 222 274 - 438
Defense: 50
49 - 112 94 - 218
Sp.Atk: 150
139 - 222 274 - 438
Sp.Def: 50
49 - 112 94 - 218
Speed: 150
139 - 222 274 - 438
Total: 600   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.


Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 50
110 - 157 210 - 304
Attack: 180
166 - 255 328 - 504
Defense: 20
22 - 79 40 - 152
Sp.Atk: 180
166 - 255 328 - 504
Sp.Def: 20
22 - 79 40 - 152
Speed: 150
139 - 222 274 - 438
Total: 600   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.


Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 50
110 - 157 210 - 304
Attack: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Defense: 160
148 - 233 292 - 460
Sp.Atk: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Sp.Def: 160
148 - 233 292 - 460
Speed: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Total: 600   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.


Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 50
110 - 157 210 - 304
Attack: 95
90 - 161 175 - 317
Defense: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Sp.Atk: 95
90 - 161 175 - 317
Sp.Def: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Speed: 180
166 - 255 328 - 504
Total: 600   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.


Pokéathlon stats

Normal Forme
Speed
4/4 ★★★★
Power
4/4 ★★★★
Skill
4/4 ★★★★
Stamina
4/4 ★★★★
Jump
3/4 ★★★
Total
19/20 ★★★

Speed
4/5 ★★★★
Power
5/5 ★★★★★
Skill
4/5 ★★★★
Stamina
2/3 ★★
Jump
3/4 ★★★
Total
18/22 ★★★

Speed
3/3 ★★★
Power
3/4 ★★★
Skill
4/5 ★★★★
Stamina
5/5 ★★★★★
Jump
2/3 ★★
Total
17/20 ★★★

Speed
5/5 ★★★★★
Power
2/3 ★★
Skill
4/5 ★★★★
Stamina
3/4 ★★★
Jump
4/4 ★★★★
Total
18/21 ★★★

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VI, 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
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic ½×
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic ½×
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic ½×
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Normal Forme
Generation VI
Other generations:
III - IV - V
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
00Start Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
00Start Wrap Normal Physical 01515 09090% 20
099 Night Shade Ghost Special 0000 100100% 15
1717 Teleport Psychic Status 0000 —% 20
2525 Knock Off Dark Physical 06565 100100% 25
3333 Pursuit Dark Physical 04040 100100% 20
4141 Psychic Psychic Special 09090 100100% 10
4949 Snatch Dark Status 0000 —% 10
5757 Psycho Shift Psychic Status 0000 09090% 10
6565 Zen Headbutt Psychic Physical 08080 09090% 15
7373 Cosmic Power Psychic Status 0000 —% 20
8181 Recover Normal Status 0000 —% 10
8989 Psycho Boost Psychic Special 140140 09090% 5
9797 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 09090% 5
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Deoxys obtained at level 1 in Generation VI
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Deoxys
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Deoxys
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations
Generation VI
Other generations:
III - IV - V
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
00Start Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
00Start Wrap Normal Physical 01515 09090% 20
099 Night Shade Ghost Special 0000 100100% 15
1717 Teleport Psychic Status 0000 —% 20
2525 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100100% 20
3333 Pursuit Dark Physical 04040 100100% 20
4141 Psychic Psychic Special 09090 100100% 10
4949 Superpower Fighting Physical 120120 100100% 5
5757 Psycho Shift Psychic Status 0000 09090% 10
6565 Zen Headbutt Psychic Physical 08080 09090% 15
7373 Cosmic Power Psychic Status 0000 —% 20
8181 Zap Cannon Electric Special 120120 05050% 5
8989 Psycho Boost Psychic Special 140140 09090% 5
9797 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 09090% 5
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Deoxys obtained at level 1 in Generation VI
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Deoxys
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Deoxys
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations
Generation VI
Other generations:
III - IV - V
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
00Start Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
00Start Wrap Normal Physical 01515 09090% 20
099 Night Shade Ghost Special 0000 100100% 15
1717 Teleport Psychic Status 0000 —% 20
2525 Knock Off Dark Physical 06565 100100% 25
3333 Spikes Ground Status 0000 —% 20
4141 Psychic Psychic Special 09090 100100% 10
4949 Snatch Dark Status 0000 —% 10
5757 Psycho Shift Psychic Status 0000 09090% 10
6565 Zen Headbutt Psychic Physical 08080 09090% 15
7373 Iron Defense Steel Status 0000 —% 15
7373 Amnesia Psychic Status 0000 —% 20
8181 Recover Normal Status 0000 —% 10
8989 Psycho Boost Psychic Special 140140 09090% 5
9797 Counter Fighting Physical 0000 100100% 20
9797 Mirror Coat Psychic Special 0000 100100% 20
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Deoxys obtained at level 1 in Generation VI
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Deoxys
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Deoxys
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations
Generation VI
Other generations:
III - IV - V
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
00Start Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
00Start Wrap Normal Physical 01515 09090% 20
099 Night Shade Ghost Special 0000 100100% 15
1717 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —% 15
2525 Knock Off Dark Physical 06565 100100% 25
3333 Pursuit Dark Physical 04040 100100% 20
4141 Psychic Psychic Special 09090 100100% 10
4949 Swift Normal Special 06060 —% 20
5757 Psycho Shift Psychic Status 0000 09090% 10
6565 Zen Headbutt Psychic Physical 08080 09090% 15
7373 Agility Psychic Status 0000 —% 30
8181 Recover Normal Status 0000 —% 10
8989 Psycho Boost Psychic Special 140140 09090% 5
9797 Extreme Speed Normal Physical 08080 100100% 5
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Deoxys obtained at level 1 in Generation VI
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Deoxys
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Deoxys
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation VI
Other generations:
III - IV - V
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM03 Psyshock Psychic Special 08080 100}}100% 10
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 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM12 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Ice Sprite.png TM13 Ice Beam Ice Special 09090 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM16 Light Screen Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 30
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 Normal Sprite.png TM20 Safeguard Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 25
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM22 Solar Beam Grass Special 120120 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Electric Sprite.png TM24 Thunderbolt Electric Special 09090 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Electric Sprite.png TM25 Thunder Electric Special 110110 070}}70% 10
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 Fighting Sprite.png TM31 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM33 Reflect Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM40 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM41 Torment Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 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 Fighting Sprite.png TM47 Low Sweep Fighting Physical 06565 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM52 Focus Blast Fighting Special 120120 070}}70% 5
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM53 Energy Ball Grass Special 09090 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Electric Sprite.png TM57 Charge Beam Electric Special 05050 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM70 Flash Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Electric Sprite.png TM73 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM77 Psych Up Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM84 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM85 Dream Eater Psychic Special 100100 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM86 Grass Knot Grass Special 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Steel Sprite.png TM91 Flash Cannon Steel Special 08080 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM92 Trick Room Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM97 Dark Pulse Dark Special 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM98 Power-Up Punch Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM01 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM04 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Deoxys
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Deoxys
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VI
Other generations:
III - IV - V
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
This Pokémon learns no moves by breeding.
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Deoxys in Generation VI
  • 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 Deoxys in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Deoxys
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Deoxys
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Normal Forme
Generation VI
Other generations:
III - IV - V
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • A black or white abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Deoxys can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Deoxys cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Deoxys
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Deoxys
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations
Generation VI
Other generations:
III - IV - V
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • A black or white abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Deoxys can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Deoxys cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Deoxys
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Deoxys
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations
Generation VI
Other generations:
III - IV - V
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • A black or white abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Deoxys can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Deoxys cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Deoxys
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Deoxys
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations
Generation VI
Other generations:
III - IV - V
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • A black or white abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Deoxys can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Deoxys cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Deoxys
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Deoxys
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Pinball RS
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Trozei!
 Trozeiani386.gif 
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
MDP386.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -10%
Friend Area: Enclosed Island
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 Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP386.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -10%
IQ group: F
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Psychic  Poké Assist: Psychic PA.png
( Psychic )
Field move: None
Loops:
13 (Attack Forme)
17 (Defense Forme)
3 (Speed Forme)
9 (Normal Forme)
Min. exp.: 470 Max. exp.: 570
Browser entry  
Deoxys has the ability to transform four ways. Little is known about it, however.
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
Normal Forme
Attack ●●●●●
Defense ●●
Speed ●●●●●
Attack Forme
Attack ●●●●●
Defense
Speed ●●●●●
Defense Forme
Attack ●●
Defense ●●●●●
Speed ●●●
Speed Forme
Attack ●●●●
Defense ●●●●
Speed ●●●●●
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
PPW386.png PokéPark Pad entry:
Deoxys made his way to the PokéPark chasing after a shining Prism Piece. He's a dazzling performer at Rayquaza's Balloon Panic.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
None.png Strong: {{{Park2strong}}} Weak: {{{Park2weak}}}
PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
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

Deoxys
Normal Forme
Deoxys
 Psychic 




Deoxys
Attack Forme
Deoxys
 Psychic 




Deoxys
Defense Forme
Deoxys
 Psychic 




Deoxys
Speed Forme
Deoxys
 Psychic 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 386.png Spr b 3r 386.png Spr 3e 386S.gif Spr b 3e 386S.png Spr 3f 386A.png Spr b 3f 386A.png Spr 3f 386D.png Spr b 3f 386D.png
Spr 3r 386 s.png Spr b 3r 386 s.png Spr 3e 386S s.gif Spr b 3e 386S s.png Spr 3f 386A s.png Spr b 3f 386A s.png Spr 3f 386D s.png Spr b 3f 386D s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 386.png Spr b 4d 386.png Spr 4d 386.png Spr b 4d 386.png Spr 4d 386.png Spr b 4h 386.png
Spr 4d 386A.png Spr b 4d 386A.png Spr 4d 386A.png Spr b 4d 386A.png Spr 4d 386A.png Spr b 4h 386A.png
Spr 4d 386D.png Spr b 4d 386D.png Spr 4d 386D.png Spr b 4d 386D.png Spr 4d 386D.png Spr b 4h 386D.png
Spr 4d 386S.png Spr b 4d 386S.png Spr 4d 386S.png Spr b 4d 386S.png Spr 4d 386S.png Spr b 4h 386S.png
Spr 4d 386 s.png Spr b 4d 386 s.png Spr 4d 386 s.png Spr b 4d 386 s.png Spr 4d 386 s.png Spr b 4h 386 s.png
Spr 4d 386A s.png Spr b 4d 386A s.png Spr 4d 386A s.png Spr b 4d 386A s.png Spr 4d 386A s.png Spr b 4d 386A s.png
Spr 4d 386D s.png Spr b 4d 386D s.png Spr 4d 386D s.png Spr b 4d 386D s.png Spr 4d 386D s.png Spr b 4d 386D s.png
Spr 4d 386S s.png Spr b 4d 386S s.png Spr 4d 386S s.png Spr b 4d 386S s.png Spr 4d 386S s.png Spr b 4d 386S s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 386.png Spr b 5b 386.png Spr 5b 386.png Spr b 5b 386.png
Spr 5b 386A.png Spr b 5b 386A.png Spr 5b 386A.png Spr b 5b 386A.png
Spr 5b 386D.png Spr b 5b 386D.png Spr 5b 386D.png Spr b 5b 386D.png
Spr 5b 386S.png Spr b 5b 386S.png Spr 5b 386S.png Spr b 5b 386S.png
Spr 5b 386 s.png Spr b 5b 386 s.png Spr 5b 386 s.png Spr b 5b 386 s.png
Spr 5b 386A s.png Spr b 5b 386A s.png Spr 5b 386A s.png Spr b 5b 386A s.png
Spr 5b 386D s.png Spr b 5b 386D s.png Spr 5b 386D s.png Spr b 5b 386D s.png
Spr 5b 386S s.png Spr b 5b 386S s.png Spr 5b 386S s.png Spr b 5b 386S s.png
Front Back Front Back
386MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Deoxys images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • The Speed Forme of Deoxys has the highest Speed base stat of any Pokémon.
  • The Defense Forme of Deoxys has the highest Defense and Special Defense base stats of any Psychic-type Pokémon.
  • Deoxys's Attack Forme has the lowest Special Defense base stat of all Pokémon, on par with Magikarp, Carvanha, Igglybuff, Caterpie and Weedle.
    • Its Attack Forme has both of the lowest individual base stats of any Legendary Pokémon.
  • It has the lowest HP base stat of all Legendary Pokémon, with 50 base HP in all four forms.
  • Deoxys is the only Pokémon whose forme change is triggered by different events between generations.
  • When recruited in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team Deoxys will be in its Normal Forme when playing in the overworld; however, when exploring a dungeon, Deoxys's forme will be randomly selected each time the player progresses to a new floor.
    • Deoxys is also one of two Pokémon that has defenses over 100 at Level 100 if not given any vitamins or Gummis, the other being Lugia.
  • In Pokémon Ranger, Deoxys's forme changes every time its Browser entry is accessed. It cycles in order from Normal Forme to Attack Forme to Defense Forme to Speed Forme and finally back to Normal Forme.
  • In the anime and in Pokémon Ranger, Deoxys is able to change to any of its forms at will regardless of where it is. While it can willingly change in the Pokémon Adventures manga, its choices are limited by the environment.
  • Due to the cause of Forme change in Generation III being the game Deoxys is in, only Speed Forme Deoxys is banned from the Battle Frontier, as only Speed Forme Deoxys is obtainable in Emerald.
  • In the games, Hoenn, the Sevii Islands, and Orre* are the only regions where all four Formes have not been available.
  • Deoxys was the first Pokémon to have its own unique battle music.
  • Using the first letter from the names of three of Deoxys' formes, one can spell "DNA" (Defense, Normal, Attack). The letter "s" at the ending of Deoxys's name could stand for Speed.
  • Before Generation V, Deoxys was the only Pokémon whose stats were recalculated (to apply gained effort points to its stats) immediately after a battle. Other Pokémon had to level up, use the box trick, or be fed a vitamin or stat-reducing Berry in order to have the effort values applied to their stats.
  • While in the wild, or while looking at a Deoxys belonging to another player (e.g. while trading), it will appear in its Normal Forme.
  • Deoxys was designed by Hironobu Yoshida.
  • As of Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Deoxys is the first and currently only Event-exclusive Pokémon to become available in-game, effectively losing its Event-exclusive status.

Origin

Deoxys appears to draw inspiration from certain representations of aliens and visual representations of the DNA double helix.

Name origin

Deoxys is an abbreviation of deoxyribonucleic acid—or DNA—the medium of genetic code in many cellular organisms. It was mentioned in the 7th movie that Professor Lund gave it the name Deoxys.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese デオキシス Deoxys From an abbreviation of deoxyribonucleic acid or DNA, the medium of genetic code in many cellular organisms.
France Flag.png French Deoxys Same as Japanese name
Spain Flag.png Spanish Deoxys Same as Japanese name
Germany Flag.png German Deoxys Same as Japanese name
Italy Flag.png Italian Deoxys Same as Japanese name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 테오키스 Teokis Transliteration of the Japanese name


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Notes

Kanto: ArticunoZapdosMoltresMewtwoMew
Johto: RaikouEnteiSuicuneLugiaHo-OhCelebi
Hoenn: RegirockRegiceRegisteelLatiasLatios
KyogreGroudonRayquazaJirachiDeoxys
Sinnoh: UxieMespritAzelfDialgaPalkiaHeatranRegigigas
GiratinaCresseliaPhione*ManaphyDarkraiShayminArceus
Unova: VictiniCobalionTerrakionVirizionTornadusThundurus
ReshiramZekromLandorusKyuremKeldeoMeloettaGenesect
Kalos: XerneasYveltalZygardeDiancie

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