Nihilego is a RockPoison-type Ultra Beast introduced in Generation VII. It is also known as the 'Parasite Pokémon'.

How to Obtain

Nihilego can be obtained anywhere, but only on Tuesday. You must have a Rock-type Pokemon as well as Poison-type Pokemon in your party in order to be able to encounter it.

It can also be obtained from trading and the Pokemon Roulette


Nihilego does not evolve.


Moves when caught

  • Psybeam
  • Headbutt
  • Toxic Spikes
  • Sludge Wave

Moves that can be taught by Move-Relearner

  • Charge Beam
  • Dazzling Gleam
  • Power Gem
  • Pound
  • Sludge Bomb

Type Effectiveness 


Effectiveness Type(s)
Extreme Weakness Ground
Weaknesses Psychic, Steel, Water
Resistances Bug, Fairy, Fire, Flying, Normal
Exreme Resistance Poison
Immunity None

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