Shadow Pokémon

Shadow Pokémon were a feature introduced in Pokémon Colosseum and Pokémon XD: Gales of Darkness. These Pokémon are Pokémon whose hearts have been turned to darkness and require purifying to return to normal.

Shadow Pokémon Details

Shadow Pokémon are a new feature found after you defeat a Team GO Rocket Grunt at a PokéStop. After they have been defeated, a wild Shadow Pokémon can be found.

Shadow Pokémon are distinguishable due to a purple shadow aura around then and deep red eyes. Shadow Pokémon have lower CP, being at a lower level, require 3* more Stardust to power up, and have the move Frustration. Shadow Pokémon cannot be traded.

When you evolve a Shadow Pokémon. It keeps the move Frustration.

Shadow Pokémon

Purifying Pokémon

Shadow Pokémon can be returned to normal through the process of Purifying. This will return its look to normal and unlock the darkness in its heart. This is done with a cost of Stardust and Candy. The costs vary depending on species

1km Buddy Pokémon: 1,000 Stardust & 1 Candy
Starters & Standard: 3,000 Stardust & 3 Candy
10km Buddy Pokémon: 5,000 Stardust & 5 Candy

A purified Pokémon gains multiple levels up to Level 25, gain slight gains in its IVs of +2 per stat, and has a special boost by having a reduction in the amount of Stardust and Candy required to power it up: 10% on Candy and 20% on Stardust. It also has the move Return.

When you evolve a Purified Pokémon. It keeps the move Return.

Purifying Pokémon

List of Available Shadow Pokémon

No. Pic Name Type Stats
#001
Bulbasaur Available when encountered
#002
Ivysaur Available when encountered
#003
Venusaur Evolve Shadow Ivysaur
#004
Charmander Available when encountered
#005
Charmeleon Available when encountered
#006
Charizard Evolve Shadow Charmeleon
#007
Squirtle Available when encountered
#008
Wartortle Available when encountered
#009
Blastoise Evolve Shadow Wartortle
#013
Weedle Available when encountered
#014
Kakuna Available when encountered
#015
Beedrill Available when encountered
#019
Rattata Available when encountered
#020
Raticate Available when encountered
#041
Zubat Available when encountered
#042
Golbat Available when encountered
#043
Oddish Available when encountered
#044
Gloom Available when encountered
#045
Vileplume Evolve Shadow Gloom
#048
Venonat Available when encountered
#049
Venomoth Available when encountered
#054
Psyduck Available when encountered
#055
Golduck Evolve Shadow Psyduck
#058
Growlithe Available when encountered
#059
Arcanine Evolve Shadow Growlithe
#060
Poliwag Available when encountered
#061
Poliwhirl Evolve Shadow Poliwag
#062
Poliwrath Evolve Shadow Poliwhirl
#063
Abra Available when encountered
#064
Kadabra Evolve Shadow Abra
#065
Alakazam Evolve Shadow Kadabra
#088
Grimer Available when encountered
#089
Muk Evolve Shadow Grimer
#096
Drowzee Available when encountered
#097
Hypno Available when encountered
#104
Cubone Available when encountered
#105
Marowak Evolve Shadow Cubone
#107
Hitmonchan Available when encountered
#123
Scyther Available when encountered
#125
Electabuzz Available when encountered
#126
Magmar Available when encountered
#129
Magikarp Available when encountered
#130
Gyarados Evolve Shadow Magikarp
#131
Lapras Available when encountered
#143
Snorlax Available when encountered
#147
Dratini Available when encountered
#148
Dragonair Evolve Shadow Dratini
#149
Dragonite Evolve Shadow Dragonair
#169
Crobat Evolve Shadow Golbat
#179
Mareep Available when encountered
#180
Flaaffy Evolve Shadow Mareep
#181
Ampharos Evolve Shadow Flaaffy
#182
Bellossom Evolve Shadow Gloom
#186
Politoed Evolve Shadow Poliwhirl
#212
Scizor Evolve Shadow Scyther
#228
Houndour Available when encountered
#229
Houndoom Available when encountered
#246
Larvitar Available when encountered
#247
Pupitar Evolve Shadow Larvitar
#248
Tyranitar Evolve Shadow Pupitar
#258
Mudkip Available when encountered
#259
Marshtomp Available when encountered
#260
Swampert Evolve Shadow Marshtomp
#273
Seedot Available when encountered
#274
Nuzleaf Available when encountered
#275
Shiftry Evolve Shadow Nuzleaf
#280
Ralts Available when encountered
#281
Kirlia Evolve Shadow Ralts
#282
Gardevoir Evolve Shadow Kirlia
#328
Trapinch Available when encountered
#329
Vibrava Evolve Shadow Trapinch
#330
Flygon Evolve Shadow Vibrava
#331
Cacnea Available when encountered
#332
Cacturne Evolve Shadow Cacnea
#353
Shuppet Available when encountered
#354
Banette Evolve Shadow Shuppet
#355
Duskull Available when encountered
#356
Dusclops Evolve Shadow Duskull
#387
Turtwig Available when encountered
#388
Grotle Evolve Shadow Turtwig
#389
Torterra Evolve Shadow Grotle
#466
Electivire Evolve Shadow Electabuzz
#467
Magmortar Evolve Shadow Magmar
#475
Gallade Evolve Shadow Kirlia
#477
Dusknoir Evolve Shadow Dusclops