The Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions concert tour is coming to Washington, D.C. on August 15th and Philadelphia on September 19th. Seats are limited, so be sure to book your tickets quick!
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire have been announced!
Check BNN and Bulbanews for up-to-date Pokémon news and discuss it on the forums or in our IRC channel.

Shaymin (M11)

From Bulbapedia, the community-driven Pokémon encyclopedia.
Jump to: navigation, search
シェイミ Shaymin
Shaymin M11 Sky Forme.png
Shaymin's Sky Forme
Debuts in Giratina and the Sky Warrior
Gender Unknown
Ability Unknown
Current location Gracidea
This Pokémon is fully evolved.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Shaymin Vanilla Yamazaki Amy Palant
Vanilla Yamazaki*

Shaymin is a major character from Giratina and the Sky Warrior.


Shaymin in its Land Forme

In the movie, Shaymin is known as the Gratitude Pokémon. It is able to communicate with other people through telepathy. After Shaymin was accidentally pulled into the Reverse World by Giratina and got caught in the middle of the battle between Dialga and Giratina, it used Seed Flare to create a portal out of the dimension. This strange experience caused Shaymin to become terrified of almost everything. It also constantly referred to Gracidea, and was convinced that Giratina wanted to eat it when the Renegade Pokémon really wanted to use Shaymin to open a portal to the real world.

Zero also wanted Shaymin as it was the only one who could make a portal back into the Reverse World so as to capture Giratina. But after being exposed to the Gracidea and transforming into its Sky Forme, it was able to stop Zero from fulfilling his goal.

Shaymin appeared during the credits of Arceus and the Jewel of Life in its Land Forme.

Personality and characteristics

Shaymin's personality changes depending on which forme it takes. In its Land Forme, it's very fearful, timid and rather pompous while it is brave, outgoing and friendly in its Sky Forme. It also uses different speaking dialects in each forme in the Japanese version. In the English dub, Land Forme has a feminine voice and Sky Forme has a slightly masculine voice. Shaymin would transform into its Sky Forme when it came into contact with Gracidea pollen. It would revert to Land Forme at night or when it was exposed to ice.

Shaymin covered in flowers

Contrary to its cute appearance, Shaymin actually had an incredibly large ego and would boss people around. While Dawn liked Shaymin despite this, Ash commented that it was mean and it would explode randomly. Shaymin enjoyed being held by Dawn and also riding on Ash's head. It wouldn't move from there as it wanted Ash to also suffer if it was in trouble. Due to all this, it appeared that Shaymin and Ash disliked each other.

After Shaymin made it to Gracidea, it admitted it never truly disliked Ash. It was grateful to all Ash and his friends for all that they had done for it and after bidding a tearful farewell, it joined the other group of Shaymin at its home and they all turned into their Sky Formes and flew off.

Moves used

Land Forme

Shaymin Substitute.png
Using Substitute (Part 1)
Move First Used In
Seed Flare Giratina and the Sky Warrior
Substitute Giratina and the Sky Warrior
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.

Sky Forme

Shaymin Energy Ball.png
Using Energy Ball
Move First Used In
Energy Ball Giratina and the Sky Warrior
Aromatherapy Giratina and the Sky Warrior
Seed Flare Giratina and the Sky Warrior
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.

In the manga

Shaymin in its Sky Forme

In the Giratina and the Sky Warrior manga

Shaymin appears in the manga adaptation of Giratina and the Sky Warrior, fulfilling the same role which it does in the movie of the same name.

Moves used

Land Forme

Shaymin Seed Flare M11 manga.png
Using Seed Flare
Move First Used In
Seed Flare The Ruler of the Reverse World Appears!
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.

Sky Forme

Shaymin Aromatherapy M11 manga.png
Using Aromatherapy
Move First Used In
Aromatherapy Zero's True Ambitions Revealed!
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.

Voice actors

Language Voice actor
Japanese 山崎バニラ Vanilla Yamazaki
English Amy Palant
Czech Jana Páleníčková
Finnish Saara Lehtonen
Italian Federica Valenti
Polish Aleksandra Wierzba
Brazilian Portuguese Flora Paulita
Spanish Latin America Andrea De Gyves
Spain Blanca Hualde

Related articles

For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Shaymin.

Movie characters
Human protagonists
Sir AaronAliceAudrey and KathrynBiancaCarlitaCoreyDamosDianaDianeEricFergusNewton Graceland
JuanitaKarlLisaLizabethLorenzoProfessor LundTory LundMarenMelodyMannesNeeshaRafe
RebeccaRowenaSamSheenaSidKidd SummersTonioTowaJack WalkerYuko
Human antagonists
AnnieButlerDamonMarilyn FlameGalenGooneMolly HaleIron-Masked MarauderGrings KodaiLawrence IIIMarcus
Ninja RiotOakleyThe PhantomArgus SteelMillis SteelZero
ArceusArticunoCarbinkCelebi (M04)Celebi (M13)CobalionDarkraiDeoxysDialgaDiancieEntei (M03)Entei (M13)Genesect
GiratinaGroudonJirachiKeldeoKyuremLatiasLatiosLucarioLugiaManaphyMew (M01)Mew (M08)Mewtwo (OS)
Mewtwo (BW)MoltresPalkiaPichuPikachutwoRaikouRayquazaRegiceRegirockRegisteelReshiramShayminSlowking
Suicune (M04)Suicune (M13)TerrakionUnownVictiniVirizionXerneasYveltalZapdosZekromZoroarkZorua
Baron AlbertoBlock BotAliciaAllegraAstridBanksCarolDavidDonukeDundeeEvaDr. FujiGlacineGodeySpencer Hale
Heroes of Truth and IdealsQueen IleneInfiJennyJoeJudyKaiKanataKatoKevinKikoKing of the People of the ValeKyleLayla
LeekuLuisLuisaMakoMarcus's soldiersMalinManukeMauryMeredithMewtwo's creatorsMirandaMisakiMoose
Mother and daughterPeople of the WaterPokémon Baccer teamsPegRavineRaymondQueen RinRossShipShip's shipmatesSchuyler
TappTammyTannerTatsukiTobiasUschiMr. White

Project Anime logo.png This movie article is part of Project Anime, a Bulbapedia project that covers all aspects of the Pokémon anime.