Stakataka (Pokémon)

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Stakataka
Rampart Pokémon
ツンデツンデ
Tundetunde
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Stakataka



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Rock Steel
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Ability
Beast Boost Cacophony
Cacophony
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Gender unknown
Catch rate
30 (8.8%)
Breeding
Egg Group
No Eggs Discovered
Hatch time
120 cycles
Egg not obtainable
Height
18'01" 5.5 m
Stakataka
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Weight
1807.8 lbs. 820.0 kg
Stakataka
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
Unknown
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
257
Leveling rate
Slow
EV yield
Total: 3
Stakataka
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HP
0
Atk
3
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
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Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
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Speed
Shape
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Footprint
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Pokédex color
Gray
Base friendship
0
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Stakataka (Japanese: ツンデツンデ Tundetunde) is a dual-type Rock/Steel Ultra Beast introduced during Generation VII, in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon.

It is not known to evolve into or from any other Pokémon.

It is code named UB Assembly (Japanese: UB:LAY UB: Lay).

Biology

Stakataka's 150 individual life forms turn red when angered

Stakataka is an Ultra Beast composed of many dark gray, stone lifeforms stacked together to form a four-sided tower with a spindly leg on each corner. The stones that form the legs and the top corners are slightly darker. When at rest, its legs fit into the corners of the structure. Its lighter gray stones have glowing blue lines on their sides, which are visible along its edges and underside. Each stone square has a black underside with a circular, glowing blue eye in the center. These eyes will turn red whenever angered or fighting.[1]

According to Phyco, a single Stakataka comprises of almost 150 individual lifeforms. Stakataka can plant itself on the ground to disguise itself or when sleeping. It can freely manipulate the stone lifeforms on its body to form legs and open up to let attacks through or trap foes inside it. Stakataka's legs are strong enough to break a tree in half. Like all Ultra Beasts, it stores an energy within its body similar to the aura seen around Totem Pokémon.[2] This energy is called Z-Power. As seen in the anime, Stakataka hates having anything on top of itself and will violently try to shake the object off. However, if someone can resist the shaking and successfully ride it, then it will calm down and they'll gain Stakataka's respect.

Like Blacephalon, Stakataka's homeworld is one of the only worlds which is not seen and cannot be visited riding Solgaleo or Lunala in a Ultra Warp Ride.

In the anime

Stakataka in the anime

Major appearances

Stakataka (anime)

Stakataka debuted in The Long Vault Home!, where it arrived at the Pokémon School through an Ultra Wormhole around midnight. The Ultra Guardians attempted to catch it, but all of their attempts failed. It later made its way onto the construction site of a hotel being built by Viren and his henchmen. Viren mistook Stakataka for a statue stand and placed a golden statue of himself on top of it, causing it to go berserk. With Kiawe's help, Ash and Pikachu detached the statue, calming Stakataka down long enough for it to allow him to catch it in a Beast Ball. Ash later released it, allowing Stakataka to go through another Ultra Wormhole back to its home.

Minor appearances

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
SM085 Stakataka Rotom Pokédex Stakataka, the Rampart Pokémon. A Rock and Steel type. Numerous lifeforms have apparently gathered to create a stone wall that remains motionless.

In the manga

Stakataka in Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Adventures

Stakataka debuted in Arrival at the Scientific Megalopolis. It appeared at the Ultra Megalopolis, looking to fight Necrozma. After Stakataka captured Sun, Moon was forced to battle it in order to rescue him. It was later caught by Sun with a Beast Ball and nicknamed Drachma.

In the TCG

Main article: Stakataka (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VII.
Generation VII Alola
USUM: #392
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Sun, Moon, Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!‎.
Ultra Sun It appeared from an Ultra Wormhole. Each one appears to be made up of many life-forms stacked one on top of each other.
Ultra Moon When stone walls started moving and attacking, the brute's true identity was this mysterious life-form, which brings to mind an Ultra Beast.
Generation VIII Galar
#—
Sinnoh
#—
Hisui
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VIII.
Generation IX Paldea
#—
Kitakami
#—
Blueberry
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation IX.


Pokédex Image Stakataka USUM.png
Stakataka in the Alola PokédexUSUM

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VII.
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Unobtainable
Ultra Sun
Trade
Ultra Moon
Poni Grove (Only two)
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
TradeVersion 1.3.0+
Expansion Pass
Max Lair (Dynamax Adventure) (Only one, requires unlocking the They Came From The Ultra Beyond! adventure)
Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl
Unobtainable
Legends: Arceus
Unobtainable
Generation IX
Scarlet Violet
Unobtainable



Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
61
121 - 168 232 - 326
131
122 - 201 240 - 397
211
194 - 289 384 - 573
53
52 - 115 99 - 225
101
95 - 168 186 - 331
13
16 - 71 27 - 137
Total:
570
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

Stakataka is available in Sword and Shield Version 1.3.0+.

By leveling up

Generation VIII
Other generations:
VII - IX
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Tackle Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
011 Harden Normal Status 0000 00——% 30
055 Rock Throw Rock Physical 05050 09090% 15
1010 Protect Normal Status 0000 00——% 10
1515 Stomp Normal Physical 06565 100100% 20
2020 Block Normal Status 0000 00——% 5
2525 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 09090% 10
3030 Wide Guard Rock Status 0000 00——% 10
3535 Autotomize Steel Status 0000 00——% 15
4040 Rock Blast Rock Physical 02525 09090% 10
4545 Magnet Rise Electric Status 0000 00——% 10
5050 Iron Defense Steel Status 0000 00——% 15
5555 Iron Head Steel Physical 08080 100100% 15
6060 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 08585% 20
6565 Stealth Rock Rock Status 0000 00——% 20
7070 Double-Edge Normal Physical 120120 100100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Stakataka
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Stakataka

By TM/TR

Generation VIII
Other generations:
VII - IX
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM01
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM01 Mega Kick Normal Physical 120120 075}}75% 5
TM09
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM09 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TM17
Bag TM Psychic SwSh Sprite.png
TM17 Light Screen Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
TM18
Bag TM Psychic SwSh Sprite.png
TM18 Reflect Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM19
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM19 Safeguard Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 25
TM21
Bag TM Psychic SwSh Sprite.png
TM21 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM22
Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png
TM22 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TM24
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM24 Snore Normal Special 05050 100}}100% 15
TM25
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM25 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM32
Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png
TM32 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM39
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM39 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM48
Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png
TM48 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM54
Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png
TM54 Rock Blast Rock Physical 02525 090}}90% 10
TM70
Bag TM Psychic SwSh Sprite.png
TM70 Trick Room Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM71
Bag TM Psychic SwSh Sprite.png
TM71 Wonder Room Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM72
Bag TM Psychic SwSh Sprite.png
TM72 Magic Room Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM76
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM76 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM81
Bag TM Ground SwSh Sprite.png
TM81 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM97
Bag TM Dark SwSh Sprite.png
TM97 Brutal Swing Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM98
Bag TM Ground SwSh Sprite.png
TM98 Stomping Tantrum Ground Physical 07575 100}}100% 10
TR01
Bag TR Normal Sprite.png
TR01 Body Slam Normal Physical 08585 100}}100% 15
TR10
Bag TR Ground Sprite.png
TR10 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TR20
Bag TR Normal Sprite.png
TR20 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR26
Bag TR Normal Sprite.png
TR26 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR27
Bag TR Normal Sprite.png
TR27 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR39
Bag TR Fighting Sprite.png
TR39 Superpower Fighting Physical 120120 100}}100% 5
TR40
Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png
TR40 Skill Swap Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR46
Bag TR Steel Sprite.png
TR46 Iron Defense Steel Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TR52
Bag TR Steel Sprite.png
TR52 Gyro Ball Steel Physical 0000 100}}100% 5
TR69
Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png
TR69 Zen Headbutt Psychic Physical 08080 090}}90% 15
TR70
Bag TR Steel Sprite.png
TR70 Flash Cannon Steel Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TR74
Bag TR Steel Sprite.png
TR74 Iron Head Steel Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TR75
Bag TR Rock Sprite.png
TR75 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 080}}80% 5
TR76
Bag TR Rock Sprite.png
TR76 Stealth Rock Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TR79
Bag TR Steel Sprite.png
TR79 Heavy Slam Steel Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TR83
Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png
TR83 Ally Switch Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TR88
Bag TR Fire Sprite.png
TR88 Heat Crash Fire Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TR94
Bag TR Ground Sprite.png
TR94 High Horsepower Ground Physical 09595 095}}95% 10
TR99
Bag TR Fighting Sprite.png
TR99 Body Press Fighting Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Stakataka
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Stakataka

By breeding

Generation VIII
Other generations:
VII - IX
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by breeding.
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Stakataka in Generation VIII
  • 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 Stakataka in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Stakataka
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Stakataka

By tutoring

Generation VIII
Other generations:
VII - IX
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Sw Sh EP BD SP Meteor Beam Rock Special 120 90% 10
Sw Sh EP BD SP Steel Beam Steel Special 140 95% 5
Sw Sh EP BD SP Steel Roller Steel Physical 130 100% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Stakataka
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Stakataka
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By transfer from another generation

Generation VIII
Other generations:
None
 Gen.   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
VII Bide × Normal Physical 0000 00—}}—% 10
VII Bind Normal Physical 01515 085}}85% 20
VII Frustration × Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
VII Gravity Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
VII Hidden Power × Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
VII Infestation Bug Special 02020 100}}100% 20
VII Magic Coat Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
VII Recycle Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
VII Return × Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
VII Rock Polish Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
VII Role Play Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
VII Smack Down Rock Physical 05050 100}}100% 15
VII Telekinesis × Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
VII Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
  • Transferred Pokémon only retain these moves in Pokémon Sword and Shield
  • A striped background indicates a generation in which the move can only be obtained via event or as a special move
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Stakataka
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Stakataka
  • × indicates a move that cannot be used in Sword and Shield

Side game data

Pokémon GO
File:GO805.png Base HP: 156 Base Attack: 213 Base Defense: 298
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 20 km Evolution Requirement: N/A
Fast Attacks: Rock Throw, Take Down
Charged Attacks: Stone Edge, Flash Cannon, Bulldoze

Evolution data

0805Stakataka.png
Unevolved
Stakataka
 Rock  Steel 



Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VII.
Generation VII
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
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Spr b 7u 805.png
Spr 7u 805 s.png
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Front Back
This Pokémon is unavailable in Generation IX.
Cross-Generation
HOME
HOME0805.png HOME0805 s.png
805MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Stakataka images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Trivia

  • Stakataka could be a counterpart to fellow Ultra Beast Blacephalon. Both have high Attack stats and the same base stat total, but Stakataka has one of the lowest Speed stats and has a high Defense and a decent Special Defense, while Blacephalon is fast and has a high Special Attack. Additionally, both appear in Poni Grove at the same point in the story, with Stakataka appearing in Ultra Moon and Blacephalon appearing in Ultra Sun.
  • Stakataka is the heaviest Rock-type Pokémon.
  • Stakataka's Pokédex height seemingly refers to its size while at rest, as seen in Pokémon Refresh and the anime. When comparing sizes in Pokémon HOME, Stakataka standing on its legs is shown to be nearly twice as tall as Guzzlord, which is also listed as having a height of 18'01" (5.5 m).

Origin

Stakataka resembles a castle tower. It may take inspiration from Mokumokuren, a species of yōkai known for living in walls and is distinctly identified by its myriad of eyes; and Nurikabe, a yōkai known for blocking the way of travelers in the guise of a wall.

Stakataka could also be inspired by the architecture of the Talaiotic culture, a culture that inhabited the Gymnesian Islands in Spain and was characterized by its architecture of white bricks in the shape of a pyramid. It could also take inspiration from Naveta d'Es Tudons, a collective tomb in Menorca where several bodies and jewels were found (which explains that each brick is an independent way of life; Stakataka being composed of individual life-forms would be echoing this).

Stakataka may also take inspiration from colonial organisms, with each brick functioning like a zooid. Being an Ultra Beast, it may also reference the science-fiction concept of aliens linked together in a group mind.

Name origin

Stakataka may be a combination of stack and attack.

Tundetunde may be derived from a repetition of 積んで tsunde (stacked).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ツンデツンデ Tundetunde From 積んで tsunde
France Flag.png French Ama-Ama From amas
Spain Flag.png Spanish Stakataka Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Muramura From mura
Italy Flag.png Italian Stakataka Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 차곡차곡 Chagokchagok From 차곡차곡 chagok-chagok
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 壘磊石 / 垒磊石 Lěilěishí From 壘 / 垒 lěi, 壘壘 / 垒垒 lěilěi, 磊磊 lěilěi, and shí
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 壘磊石 Léuihléuihsehk From léuih, 壘壘 léuihléuih, 磊磊 léuihléuih, and sehk


UB Assembly

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese UB:堆砌 UB: Dēuichai
Mandarin UB:堆砌 UB: Duīqì
France Flag.png French UC-Empilage
Germany Flag.png German UB Mauerwerk
Italy Flag.png Italian UC Structura
South Korea Flag.png Korean UB레이 UB Lay
Russia Flag.png Russian УЧ Агрегат UCH Agregat
Spain Flag.png Spanish UE Bloques

Related articles

References

  1. Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon site | Stakataka
  2. Wicke, Pokémon Sun and Moon:"When the UBs pass through the Ultra Wormhole, they are bathed in a great deal of this energy and likely store it within their bodies."

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