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Gardevoir (Pokémon)

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Kirlia #281: Kirlia
Pokémon
#283: Surskit Surskit
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Gardevoir (disambiguation).
Gardevoir
Embrace Pokémon
サーナイト
Sirknight
#282
Gardevoir
Gardevoir
Mega Gardevoir
Mega Gardevoir

Gardevoir

Gardevoir

Gardevoir
Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Psychic Fairy
Unknown Unknown
Mega Gardevoir
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Synchronize or Trace
Gardevoir
Cacophony
Cacophony
Telepathy
Hidden Ability

Hidden Ability
Pixilate
Mega Gardevoir

Mega Gardevoir Y
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Amorphous
Hatch time
5355 - 5609 steps
Height
5'03" 1.58 m
Gardevoir
0'0" 0 m
Mega Gardevoir
0'0" 0 m
{{{forme3}}}
0'0" 0 m
{{{forme4}}}
Weight
106.7 lbs. 48.4 kg
Gardevoir
0 lbs. 0 kg
Mega Gardevoir
0 lbs. 0 kg
{{{forme3}}}
0 lbs. 0 kg
{{{forme4}}}
Mega Stone
Gardevoirite {{{mega2}}}
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#282
Kanto
#000
Johto
#031
Hoenn
#159
Sinnoh

Unova
Central
#066
Kalos
Not in any regional Pokédex
Browser
R-028
Fiore
R-159
Almia
R-135/N-194
Oblivia
Not in any Browser
Base experience yield
208
Gen. III-IV
Unknown
IV
233
V+
Leveling rate
Slow
EV yield
Total: 3
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
3
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Body12.png BodyUnknown.png
{{{forme2}}}
Footprint
F282.png None.png
{{{forme2}}}
Pokédex color
White
Base friendship
35
External Links

Gardevoir (Japanese: サーナイト Sirknight) is a dual-type Psychic/Fairy Pokémon, and prior to Generation VI, a pure Psychic-type Pokémon.

It evolves from Kirlia starting at level 30. It is one of Ralts's final forms, the other being Gallade. It can Mega Evolve into Mega Gardevoir using the Gardevoirite.

Biology

Gardevoir is a white bipedal Pokémon with a lower body resembling a slim gown with a green underside. It has long, slender, white legs underneath the gown, and green hair that curls down the sides of its head. There are spikes on the side of its face, resembling a masquerade mask. It has green arms and long, slender fingers that resemble gloves. A red fin-like horn extends from its chest, and a shorter, more rounded horn extends from the back. A band of green on its chest extends to the centermost horn and connects to its sleeve-like arms.

As Mega Gardevoir, it turns almost completely white; only its hair remains green. Its gown becomes longer and wider, resembling a bridal gown. The forearms are slightly thicker with a pointed extension above the elbow. Its facial spikes are larger and now curl upwards. In contrast, its hair is now shorter and more tightly curled. There are now two horns in the center of its chest, extending to either side. These horns are said to be a physical manifestation of this Pokémon's heart, and it is able to use tremendous psychic power now that it is open [1].

Gardevoir can sense when its Trainer is in danger, and will use its psychic power to distort dimensions and create a small black hole to protect its Trainer. It will even give up its life to protect its Trainer. It can use its powers to see the future. Since it supports itself with its psychic powers, it does not feel the pull of gravity. It is known to inhabit urban areas.

In the anime

Gardevoir in the anime
Mega Gardevoir in the anime

Major appearances

Gardevoir's debut anime 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.

A Gardevoir belonging to Melodi appeared in Mutiny in the Bounty. It 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.

A Gardevoir under the ownership of Concordia appeared in Team Plasma's Pokémon Manipulation!, Secrets From Out of the Fog!, and What Lies Beyond Truth and Ideals!.

A Gardevoir that can Mega Evolve into Mega Gardevoir appeared in The Bonds of Evolution!, under the ownership of Diantha.

Minor appearances

Gardevoir made its debut appearance in a cameo in Destiny Deoxys.

A Gardevoir appeared briefly in Spontaneous Combusken competing in the Chrysanthemum Island Contest.

A Gardevoir appeared in the opening scenes of the last Diamond & Pearl series movie, Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

A Trainer's Gardevoir appeared in Cilan and the Case of the Purrloin Witness!.

A Gardevoir that can Mega Evolve into Mega Gardevoir appeared in Mega Evolution Special I.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
BW118 Gardevoir Ash's Pokédex Gardevoir, the Embrace Pokémon. If Gardevoir's trainer needs protecting, Gardevoir creates a small black hole by using all of its psychic power.
This concludes the entries from the Best Wishes series.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
XY028 Gardevoir Ash's Pokédex Gardevoir, the Embrace Pokémon. Gardevoir will use all of its psychic energy to protect a trainer it has made a deep connection with.
This concludes the entries from the X & Y series.

In the manga

Mega Gardevoir in Pokémon Adventures

In the Phantom Thief Pokémon 7 manga

Gardevoir is one of the Pokémon owned by Rocco. He mainly uses its Teleport for quick escapes.

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

During Emerald's Battle Factory challenge, a Gardevoir is seen as one of the rental Pokémon he used, defeating a Spheal.

The Kalos Champion Diantha, owns a Gardevoir that can Mega Evolve into Mega Gardevior.

In the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Ginji's Rescue Team manga

A Gardevoir appears in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Ginji's Rescue Team, as a Pokémon who protected its human friend—albeit sacrificing its own life—a thousand years earlier.

In the TCG

Main article: Gardevoir (TCG)

Other appearances

Gardevoir in Super Smash Bros Brawl

Super Smash Bros. Brawl

When summoned from a Poké Ball, it will go across the stage using Reflect to protect the summoner (and teammates) from any projectile attacks.

Trophy Information

"An Embrace Pokémon. Despite its elegant and feminine features, there can be male and female Gardevoir. A Psychic-type, it has the ability to see the future and levitate. It's a brave Pokémon who will risk its own life to protect its trainer. It uses the ability Synchronize to pass on status problems like paralysis, poison, and burns to the foe."

Game data

NPC appearances

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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 read the future. 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
Generation IV
Diamond It will try to guard its trusted Trainer with its life. It has the ability to see the future.
Pearl
Platinum To protect its Trainer, it will expend all its psychic power to create a small black hole.
HeartGold It unleashes psychokinetic energy at full power when protecting a Trainer it has bonded closely with.
SoulSilver
Generation V
Black To protect its Trainer, it will expend all its psychic power to create a small black hole.
White
Black 2 To protect its Trainer, it will expend all its psychic power to create a small black hole.
White 2
Generation VI
X To protect its Trainer, it will expend all its psychic power to create a small black hole.
Y It has the power to predict the future. Its power peaks when it is protecting its Trainer.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Evolve Kirlia
Emerald
Evolve Kirlia
FireRed LeafGreen
Trade
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Evolve Kirlia
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Evolve Kirlia
Platinum
Evolve Kirlia
HeartGold SoulSilver
Evolve Kirlia
Pal Park
Field
Generation V
Black
Trade, Event
White
Evolve Kirlia
Black 2 White 2
Evolve Kirlia
Generation VI
X Y
Evolve Kirlia

In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Trozei! 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 Kirlia
Pokémon Ranger Sekra Range
Pokémon Ranger:
Shadows of Almia
Altru Tower

Capture Arena

Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Sky Fortress
Dark Temple
Pokémon Rumble Blast Tower: World Axle - B2F
Pokémon Conquest Evolve Kirlia

In events

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
BW JR Kyushu Train Station Gardevoir Japanese Japan 50 April 23 to May 6, 2012

Stats

Base stats

Gardevoir
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.


Mega Gardevoir
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 68
128 - 175 246 - 340
Attack: 85
81 - 150 157 - 295
Defense: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Sp.Atk: 165
153 - 238 301 - 471
Sp.Def: 135
126 - 205 247 - 405
Speed: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Total: 618   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

Speed
3/4 ★★★
Power
1/3 ☆☆
Skill
5/5 ★★★★★
Stamina
2/2 ★★
Jump
3/4 ★★★
Total
14/18 ★★

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VI, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting ¼×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic ½×
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ¼×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic ½×
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ¼×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic ½×
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ¼×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic ½×
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Notes:

Learnset

All Normal-type moves that do damage, that do not normally have STAB, will have STAB if Mega Gardevoir has the Ability Pixilate.

By leveling up

Generation VI
Other generations:
III - IV - V
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Moonblast Fairy Special 09595 100100% 15
00Start Stored Power Psychic Special 02020 100100% 10
00Start Misty Terrain Fairy Status 0000 —% 10
00Start Healing Wish Psychic Status 0000 —% 10
00Start Growl Normal Status 0000 100100% 40
00Start Confusion Psychic Special 05050 100100% 25
00Start Double Team Normal Status 0000 —% 15
00Start Teleport Psychic Status 0000 —% 20
066 Confusion Psychic Special 05050 100100% 25
1010 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —% 15
1212 Teleport Psychic Status 0000 —% 20
1717 Wish Normal Status 0000 —% 10
2222 Magical Leaf Grass Special 06060 —% 20
2525 Heal Pulse Psychic Status 0000 —% 10
3333 Calm Mind Psychic Status 0000 —% 20
4040 Psychic Psychic Special 09090 100100% 10
4545 Imprison Psychic Status 0000 —% 10
5353 Future Sight Psychic Special 120120 100100% 10
6060 Captivate Normal Status 0000 100100% 20
6565 Hypnosis Psychic Status 0000 06060% 20
7373 Dream Eater Psychic Special 100100 100100% 15
8080 Stored Power Psychic Special 02020 100100% 10
8585 Moonblast Fairy Special 09595 100100% 15
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Gardevoir obtained at level 1 in Generation VI
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Gardevoir
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Gardevoir
  • 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 
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 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 Electric Sprite.png TM24 Thunderbolt Electric Special 09090 100}}100% 15
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 Psychic Sprite.png TM33 Reflect Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 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 Normal Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM46 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM49 Echoed Voice Normal Special 04040 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 Fire Sprite.png TM61 Will-O-Wisp Fire Status 0000 085}}85% 15
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 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 Psychic Sprite.png TM92 Trick Room Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Fairy Sprite.png TM99 Dazzling Gleam Fairy Special 08080 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Gardevoir
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Gardevoir
  • 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 
RaltsKirliaGardevoirGallade Ally Switch Psychic Status —% 15
GastlyHaunterGengarMisdreavusMismagiusDuskull
DusclopsDusknoirSpiritombLitwickLampentChandelure
PhantumpTrevenantPumpkabooGourgeist
Confuse Ray Ghost Status 100% 10
GastlyHaunterGengarKoffingWeezingWobbuffet
YamaskCofagrigusPhantumpTrevenant
Destiny Bond Ghost Status —% 5
GrimerMukDuskullDusclopsDusknoirYamask
Cofagrigus
Disable Normal Status 100% 20
GulpinSwalot Encore Normal Status 100% 5
MisdreavusShuppetBanetteYamaskCofagrigus Grudge Ghost Status —% 5
GastlyHaunterGengarMisdreavusDuskullDusclops
DusknoirYamaskCofagrigus
Mean Look Normal Status —% 5
GrimerMukKoffingWeezingSpiritombLitwick
Lampent
Memento Dark Status 100% 10
Gardevoir Misty Terrain Fairy Status —% 10
ShuppetBanetteDuskullDusclopsDusknoirSpiritomb
PumpkabooGourgeist
Shadow Sneak Ghost Physical 40 100% 30
SolosisDuosionReuniclus Skill Swap Psychic Status —% 10
Chimecho Synchronoise Psychic Special 120 100% 15
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Gardevoir 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 Gardevoir in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Gardevoir
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Gardevoir
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

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

By a prior evolution

Generation VI
Other generations:
III - IV - V
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
280281 Lucky Chant Normal Status —% 30
280281 Charm Fairy Status 100% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Gardevoir
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Gardevoir
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Pinball RS
 PinRS282.png 
Acquisition: Evolve
Pokémon Trozei!
 Trozeiani282.gif 
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
MDP282.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 1%
Friend Area: Sky Blue Plains
Phrases
51%-100% HP You must clear the path to your own future!
26%-50% HP This isn't good... I've lost a good half of my HP already.
1%-25% HP I'm so near to fainting... I can't see into the future at all...
Level up Leveled up! I can see the future with better clarity!
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 Leveled up! I can see the future with better clarity!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP282.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -10%
IQ group: F
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Psychic  Poké Assist: Psychic PA.png
( Psychic )
Field move: None
Loops: 9 Min. exp.: 58 Max. exp.: 98
Browser entry  
When Gardevoir closes its eyes and focuses, it creates two copies of itself.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:  Psychic  Poké Assist: Psychic PA.png
( Psychic )
Field move: Psy Power 3 field move.png
(Psy Power ×3)
Browser entry  
It scatters strange orbs while protecting itself with a psychic barrier.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group: Poké Assist: Field move:
 Psychic  Psychic Assist.png
( Psychic )
Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
Psy Power 3 field move.png
(Psy Power ×3)
Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
It lets loose psychic orbs that make Pokémon Paused.
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
None.png Strong: {{{Park2strong}}} Weak: {{{Park2weak}}}
PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
PCP282.png HP: ★★★ Move: Psychic
Attack: ★★★★ Ability 1: Instinct
Defense: ★★★★ Ability 2: Perception
Speed: ★★★ Ability 3: Confidence
Evolves from Kirlia when its Attack is 75 or higher
Range: 3 Perfect Links: Tomonobu and Yoshitsugu

Evolution

280Ralts.png
Unevolved
Ralts
 Psychic  Fairy 
Rare Candy
Level 20
281Kirlia.png
First evolution
Kirlia
 Psychic  Fairy 
Rare Candy
Level 30
282Gardevoir.png
Second evolution
Gardevoir
 Psychic  Fairy 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 282.png Spr b 3r 282.png Spr 3e 282.gif Spr b 3r 282.png Spr 3r 282.png Spr b 3r 282.png
Spr 3r 282 s.png Spr b 3r 282 s.png Spr 3e 282 s.gif Spr b 3r 282 s.png Spr 3r 282 s.png Spr b 3r 282 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 282.png Spr b 4d 282.png Spr 4p 282.png Spr b 4p 282.png Spr 4p 282.png Spr b 4p 282.png
Spr 4d 282 s.png Spr b 4d 282 s.png Spr 4p 282 s.png Spr b 4p 282 s.png Spr 4p 282 s.png Spr b 4p 282 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 282.png Spr b 5b 282.png Spr 5b 282.png Spr b 5b 282.png
Spr 5b 282 s.png Spr b 5b 282 s.png Spr 5b 282 s.png Spr b 5b 282 s.png
Front Back Front Back
282MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Gardevoir images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

Gardevoir resembles a principal 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. Its protective nature over its Trainer may suggest that it is based on a guardian angel, though its ghost-like characteristics could also suggest that it is based on ghosts that refuse to leave this world.

Name origin

Gardevoir may be a combination of garde (French for guard) and devoir (French for duty). It may also be a combination of garder (French verb for to keep) and voir (French verb for to see), reflected in its Pokédex data, which explains how Gardevoir will protect its Trainer even at the cost of its own life and that Gardevoir has the ability to see into the future.

Sirknight may be taken to mean さあ、ナイト saa, naito ("come, knight") or Sir Knight.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese サーナイト Sirknight From さあ、ナイト saa, naito or Sir Knight
France Flag.png French Gardevoir Same as English name
Spain Flag.png Spanish Gardevoir Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Guardevoir Similar to English name
Italy Flag.png Italian Gardevoir Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 가디안 Guardian Literally the English word guardian


Notes

  1. http://www.pokemonxy.com/en-us/pokemon/mega_pokemon/#Gardevoir

External links

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Characters: PikachuJigglypuffMewtwoPichuPokémon Trainer (SquirtleIvysaurCharizard) • Lucario
Stages: Saffron CityPokémon StadiumPoké FloatsPokémon Stadium 2Spear Pillar
Poké Ball: ArticunoBeedrillBellossomBlastoiseBonslyCelebiChanseyCharizardChikoritaClefairyCyndaquilDeoxys
ElectrodeEnteiGardevoirGoldeenGroudonGulpinHitmonleeHo-OhJirachiKoffingKyogreLatias and Latios
LugiaManaphyMarillMeowthMewMetagrossMoltresMunchlaxOnixPalkiaPiplupPorygon2RaikouScizor
SnorlaxStaryuStarmieSuicuneTogepiTorchicUnownVenusaurWeavileWeezingWobbuffetZapdos
Stickers & Trophies: Melee Trophy listBrawl Sticker listBrawl Trophy list
Misc: The Subspace EmissaryMy MusicFinal SmashPokémon ChangeBrawl cameos
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