It is rumored that a boy with psychic abilities suddenly transformed into KADABRA while he was assisting research into extrasensory powers.
It happened one morning - a boy with extrasensory powers awoke in bed transformed into KADABRA.
If one is nearby, an eerie shadow appears on TV screens. Seeing the shadow is said to bring bad luck.
A theory exists that this Pokémon was a young boy who couldn’t control his psychic powers and ended up transformed into this Pokémon.
Kadabra’s presence infests televisions and monitors with creepy shadows that bring bad luck.
By licking, it saps the victim’s life. It causes shaking that won’t stop until the victim’s demise.
Its tongue is made of gas. If licked, its victim starts shaking constantly until death eventually comes.
It hides in the dark, planning to take the life of the next living thing that wanders close by.
Haunter is a dangerous Pokémon. If one beckons you while floating in darkness, you must never approach it. This Pokémon will try to lick you with its tongue and steal your life away.
If a HAUNTER beckons you while it is floating in darkness, don’t approach it. This POKéMON will try to lick you with its tongue and steal your life away.
It licks with its gaseous tongue to steal the victim’s life force. It lurks in darkness for prey.
It strikes at humans from total darkness. Those licked by its cold tongue grow weaker with each passing day until they die.
On moonless nights, Haunter searches for someone to curse, so it’s best not to go out walking around.
It’s dangerous to go outside alone on nights when you’re feeling sad. Haunter will catch you, and you won’t be able to go back home.
A GENGAR is close by if you feel a sudden chill. It may be trying to lay a curse on you.
To steal the life of its target, it slips into the prey’s shadow and silently waits for an opportunity.
It is said to emerge from darkness to steal the lives of those who become lost in mountains.
Lurking in the shadowy corners of rooms, it awaits chances to steal its prey’s life force.
The leer that floats in darkness belongs to a Gengar delighting in casting curses on people.
Should you feel yourself attacked by a sudden chill, it is evidence of an approaching Gengar. There is no escaping it. Give up.
It apparently wishes for a traveling companion. Since it was once human itself, it tries to create one by taking the lives of other humans.
You can hear tales told all over the world about how Gengar will pay a visit to children who are naughty.
Even your home isn’t safe. Gengar will lurk in whatever dark corner of a room it can find and wait for its chance to catch its prey.
Puts enemies to sleep then eats their dreams. Occasionally gets sick from eating bad dreams.
If you sleep by it all the time, it will sometimes show you dreams it has eaten in the past.
If you think that you had a good dream, but you can't remember it, a Drowzee has probably eaten it.
It remembers every dream it eats. It rarely eats the dreams of adults because children's are much tastier.
If your nose becomes itchy while you are sleeping, it’s a sure sign that one of these Pokémon is standing above your pillow and trying to eat your dream through your nostrils.
If your nose becomes itchy while you are sleeping, it’s a sure sign that a DROWZEE is standing above your pillow and trying to eat your dream through your nostrils.
Puts enemies to sleep, then eats their dreams. Occasionally gets sick from eating only bad dreams.
It finds really fun dreams tasty. When it makes friends with people, it may show them the most delicious dreams it’s ever eaten.
It can be spotted near recreational facilities, intending to eat the pleasant dreams of children who enjoyed themselves there that day.
It puts its prey to sleep and devours their dreams. It seems that bad dreams taste sour, so Drowzee doesn’t particularly like eating them.
If you sleep by it all the time, it will sometimes show you dreams it had eaten in the past.
Avoid eye contact if you come across one. It will try to put you to sleep by using its pendulum.
When it is very hungry, it puts humans it meets to sleep, then it feasts on their dreams.
Hypno holds a pendulum in its hand. The arcing movement and glitter of the pendulum lull the foe into a deep state of hypnosis. While this Pokémon searches for prey, it polishes the pendulum.
The arcing movement and glitter of the pendulum in a HYPNO’s hand lull the foe into deep hypnosis. While searching for prey, it polishes the pendulum.
It carries a pendulum-like device. There once was an incident in which it took away a child it hypnotized.
As a matter of course, it makes anyone it meets fall asleep and has a taste of their dreams. Anyone having a good dream, it carries off.
In Alola, Komala is Hypno’s main target. It rarely harms people.
Wears the skull of its deceased mother. Its cries echo inside the skull and come out as a sad melody.
It always wears the skull of its dead mother, so no one has any idea what its hidden face looks like.
When it thinks of its dead mother, it cries. Its crying makes the skull it wears rattle hollowly.
It wears the skull of its dead mother on its head. When it becomes lonesome, it is said to cry loudly.
When it thinks of its deceased mother, it weeps loudly. Mandibuzz that hear its cries will attack it from the air.
The skull it wears on its head is that of its dead mother. According to some, it will evolve when it comes to terms with the pain of her death.
At night, it weeps loudly for its dead mother, but those cries only attract its natural enemy—Mandibuzz.
It wears its mother’s skull on its head, so no one knows what its bare face looks like. However, it’s clear that it’s always crying.
This Pokémon wears the skull of its deceased mother. Sometimes Cubone’s dreams make it cry, but each tear Cubone sheds makes it stronger.
It collects bones from an unknown place. A MAROWAK graveyard exists somewhere in the world, rumors say.
Somewhere in the world is a cemetery just for MAROWAK. It gets its bones from those graves.
It collects bones from an unknown place. Some whisper that a MAROWAK graveyard exists somewhere in the world.
It throws bones at Mandibuzz to knock it down. It’s thought that Marowak is trying to avenge its parent.
Its two long pincer horns are powerful. Once they grip an enemy, they won’t release until the foe is torn.
It grips prey with its pincers until the prey is torn in half. What it can’t tear, it tosses far.
It grips its prey in its pincers and splits them apart. Although it is a powerful Pokémon, it can’t deal with the cold.
This Pokémon clamps its pincers down on its prey and then either splits the prey in half or flings it away.
Its sleek shape is perfect for swimming. It slashes prey with its claws and drains their fluids.
A slim and fast swimmer. It slices its prey with its sharp sickles and drinks the body fluids.
With sharp claws, this ferocious, ancient Pokémon rips apart prey and sucks their body fluids.
It swims freely through water. It catches prey with its scythe-like arms and drains the victim’s fluids.
A slim and fast swimmer. It sliced its prey with its sharp sickles and drank the body fluids.
Kabutops slices its prey apart and sucks out the fluids. The discarded body parts become food for other Pokémon.
Spoink bounces around on its tail. The shock of its bouncing makes its heart pump. As a result, this Pokémon cannot afford to stop bouncing—if it stops, its heart will stop.
It apparently dies if it stops bouncing about. It carries a pearl from CLAMPERL on its head.
Using its tail like a spring, it keeps its heart beating by bouncing constantly. If it stops, it dies.
If a traveler is going through a desert in the thick of night, Cacturne will follow in a ragtag group. The Pokémon are biding their time, waiting for the traveler to tire and become incapable of moving.
Packs of them follow travelers through the desert until the travelers can no longer move.
A doll that became a Pokémon over its grudge from being junked. It seeks the child that disowned it.
A doll that became a Pokémon over its grudge of being thrown away. It seeks the child who disowned it.
It’s a stuffed toy that was thrown away and became possessed, ever searching for the one who threw it away so it can exact its revenge.
Duskull wanders lost among the deep darkness of midnight. There is an oft-told admonishment given to misbehaving children that this Pokémon will spirit away bad children who earn scoldings from their mothers.
If it finds bad children who won’t listen to their parents, it will spirit them away—or so it’s said.
It loves the crying of children. It startles bad kids by passing through walls and making them cry.
DUSCLOPS’s body is completely hollow - there is nothing at all inside. It is said that its body is like a blackhole. This POKéMON will absorb anything into its body, but nothing will ever come back out.
Its body is hollow. It is said that those who look into its body are sucked into the void.
Anyone who dares peer into its body to see its spectral ball of fire will have their spirit stolen away.
Glalie has the ability to freely control ice. For example, it can instantly freeze its prey solid. After immobilizing its prey in ice, this Pokémon enjoys eating it in leisurely fashion.
Legend says a boulder on an icy mountain absorbed the distress and regrets of a stranded mountaineer, giving rise to Glalie.
Its prey is instantaneously frozen stiff by the cold air it exhales from its huge mouth. While they’re in that frozen state, it gobbles them up.
It freezes its prey and chews them whole. However, it prefers to eat Pokémon like Vanillite that are already frozen.
Although Gorebyss is the very picture of elegance and beauty while swimming, it is also cruel. When it spots prey, this Pokémon inserts its thin mouth into the prey’s body and drains the prey of its body fluids.
A GOREBYSS siphons the body fluids of prey through its thin, tubular mouth. Its light pink body color turns vivid when it finishes feeding.
It sucks bodily fluids out of its prey. The leftover meat sinks to the seafloor, where it becomes food for other Pokémon.
A Pokémon formed by the spirits of people and Pokémon. It loves damp, humid seasons.
It tugs on the hands of children to steal them away. However, it gets pulled around instead.
It is whispered that any child who mistakes DRIFLOON for a balloon and holds on to it could wind up missing.
These Pokémon are called the “Signpost for Wandering Spirits.” Children holding them sometimes vanish.
Stories go that it grabs the hands of small children and drags them away to the afterlife. It dislikes heavy children.
Its round body is stuffed with souls and expands each time it leads someone away.
Wandering souls gathered together to form this Pokémon. When trying to make friends with children, Drifloon grabs them by the hand.
The gathering of many souls gave rise to this Pokémon. During humid seasons, they seem to appear in abundance.
There was once an incident in which a man took a trip riding a Drifblim, only to go missing.
There’s a rumor that if you catch a Drifblim floating on the wind at dusk, you’ll be carried away to the afterlife.
The raw material for the gas inside its body is souls. When its body starts to deflate, it’s thought to carry away people and Pokémon.
Some say this Pokémon is a collection of souls burdened with regrets, silently drifting through the dusk.
It grabs people and Pokémon and carries them off somewhere. Where do they go? Nobody knows.
The antenna on its head captures radio waves from the world of spirits that command it to take people there.
It is said to take lost spirits into its pliant body and guide them home.
This feared Pokémon is said to travel to worlds unknown. Some even believe that it takes lost spirits along with it.
At the bidding of transmissions from the spirit world, it steals people and Pokémon away. No one knows whether it has a will of its own.
With the mouth on its belly, Dusknoir swallows its target whole. The soul is the only thing eaten— Dusknoir disgorges the body before departing.
It freezes prey by blowing its -58 degrees F breath. It is said to then secretly display its prey.
Legends in snowy regions say that a woman who was lost on an icy mountain was reborn as Froslass.
When it finds humans or Pokémon it likes, it freezes them and takes them to its chilly den, where they become decorations.
The soul of a woman lost on a snowy mountain possessed an icicle, becoming this Pokémon. The food it most relishes is the souls of men.
It freezes hikers who have come to climb snowy mountains and carries them back to its home. It only goes after men it thinks are handsome.
It’s said that on nights of terrible blizzards, it comes down to human settlements. If you hear it knocking at your door, do not open it!
After a woman met her end on a snowy mountain, her regrets lingered on. From them, this Pokémon was born. Its favorite food is frozen souls.
It spits out cold air of nearly −60 degrees Fahrenheit to freeze its quarry. It brings frozen prey back to its lair and neatly lines them up.
Each of them carries a mask that used to be its face when it was human. Sometimes they look at it and cry.
These Pokémon arose from the spirits of people interred in graves in past ages. Each retains memories of its former life.
These Pokémon arose from the spirits of people interred in graves. Each retains memories of its former life.
It wanders through ruins by night, carrying a mask that’s said to have been the face it had when it was still human.
The spirit of a person from a bygone age became this Pokémon. It rambles through ruins, searching for someone who knows its face.
It has been said that they swallow those who get too close and turn them into mummies. They like to eat gold nuggets.
They pretend to be elaborate coffins to teach lessons to grave robbers. Their bodies are covered in pure gold.
Grave robbers who mistake them for real coffins and get too close end up trapped inside their bodies.
This Pokémon has a body of sparkling gold. People say it no longer remembers that it was once human.
Litwick shines a light that absorbs the life energy of people and Pokémon, which becomes the fuel that it burns.
While shining a light and pretending to be a guide, it leeches off the life force of any who follow it.
Its flame is usually out, but it starts shining when it absorbs life force from people or Pokémon.
The flame on its head keeps its body slightly warm. This Pokémon takes lost children by the hand to guide them to the spirit world.
The younger the life this Pokémon absorbs, the brighter and eerier the flame on its head burns.
This ominous Pokémon is feared. Through cities it wanders, searching for the spirits of the fallen.
It arrives near the moment of death and steals spirit from the body.
The spirits it absorbs fuel its baleful fire. It hangs around hospitals waiting for people to pass on.
This Pokémon appears just before someone passes away, so it’s feared as an emissary of death.
It lurks in cities, pretending to be a lamp. Once it finds someone whose death is near, it will trail quietly after them.
Apparently this Pokémon is born when a departed spirit inhabits a sword. It attaches itself to people and drinks their life force.
If anyone dares to grab its hilt, it wraps a blue cloth around that person’s arm and drains that person’s life energy completely.
Honedge’s soul once belonged to a person who was killed a long time ago by the sword that makes up Honedge’s body.
The blue eye on the sword’s handguard is the true body of Honedge. With its old cloth, it drains people’s lives away.
According to old tales, these Pokémon are stumps possessed by the spirits of children who died while lost in the forest.
These Pokémon are stumps possessed by the spirits of children who died in the forest. Their cries sound like eerie screams.
By imitating the voice of a child, it causes people to get hopelessly lost deep in the forest. It’s trying to make friends with them.
After a lost child perished in the forest, their spirit possessed a tree stump, causing the spirit’s rebirth as this Pokémon.
With a voice like a human child’s, it cries out to lure adults deep into the forest, getting them lost among the trees.
It can control trees at will. It will trap people who harm the forest, so they can never leave.
This Pokémon is said to devour anyone daring to ravage the forest. To the creatures dwelling in the forest, it offers great kindness.
Through its roots, it exerts control over other trees. A deadly curse falls upon anyone cutting down trees in forests where Trevenant dwell.
It’s feared as a ghost of the forest. Lumberjacks bring along Fire types, which Trevenant hates, when they enter the forest.
This Pokémon controls trees via roots stretching from its feet, and it will attack anyone that dares to ravage the forest.
People fear it due to a belief that it devours any who try to cut down trees in its forest, but to the Pokémon it shares its woods with, it’s kind.
The pumpkin body is inhabited by a spirit trapped in this world. As the sun sets, it becomes restless and active.
It is said to carry wandering spirits to the place where they belong so they can move on.
Spirits that wander this world are placed into Pumpkaboo’s body. They’re then moved on to the afterlife.
The light that streams out from the holes in the pumpkin can hypnotize and control the people and Pokémon that see it.
Singing in eerie voices, they wander town streets on the night of the new moon. Anyone who hears their song is cursed.
It enwraps its prey in its hairlike arms. It sings joyfully as it observes the suffering of its prey.
Eerie cries emanate from its body in the dead of night. The sounds are said to be the wails of spirits who are suffering in the afterlife.
In the darkness of a new-moon night, Gourgeist will come knocking. Whoever answers the door will be swept off to the afterlife.
Forests where Shiinotic live are treacherous to enter at night. People confused by its strange lights can never find their way home again.
It emits flickering spores that cause drowsiness. When its prey succumb to sleep, this Pokémon feeds on them by sucking in their energy.
It puts its prey to sleep and siphons off their vitality through the tip of its arms. If one of its kind is weakened, it helps by sending it vitality.
Its flickering spores lure in prey and put them to sleep. Once this Pokémon has its prey snoozing, it drains their vitality with its fingertips.
If you see a light deep in a forest at night, don’t go near. Shiinotic will make you fall fast asleep.
This Pokémon has the habit of hugging its companions. Many Trainers have left this world after their spines were squashed by its hug.
It waves its hands wildly in intimidation and warning. Life is over for anyone who doesn’t run away as fast as possible.
Once it accepts you as a friend, it tries to show its affection with a hug. Letting it do that is dangerous—it could easily shatter your bones.
The moves it uses to take down its prey would make a martial artist jealous. It tucks subdued prey under its arms to carry them to its nest.
Born from a sand mound playfully built by a child, this Pokémon embodies the grudges of the departed.
It takes control of anyone who puts a hand in its mouth. And so it adds to the accumulation of its sand-mound body.
If you build sand mounds when you’re playing, destroy them before you go home, or they may get possessed and become Sandygast.
Grudges of the dead have possessed a mound of sand and become a Pokémon. Sandygast is fond of the shovel on its head.
Sandygast mainly inhabits beaches. It takes control of anyone who puts their hand into its mouth, forcing them to make its body bigger.
Possessed people controlled by this Pokémon transformed its sand mound into a castle. As it evolved, its power to curse grew ever stronger.
Buried beneath the castle are masses of dried-up bones from those whose vitality it has drained.
Each of its grains of sand has its own will. Palossand eats small Pokémon and siphons away their vital essence while they’re still alive.
Once it has whipped up a sandstorm to halt its opponents in their tracks, this terrifying Pokémon snatches away their vitality.
Palossand is known as the Beach Nightmare. It pulls its prey down into the sand by controlling the sand itself, and then it sucks out their souls.
Its actual appearance is unknown. A scholar who saw what was under its rag was overwhelmed by terror and died from the shock.
A gust of wind revealed what hides under this Pokémon’s rag to a passing Trainer, who went home and died painfully that very night.
There was a scientist who peeked under Mimikyu’s old rag in the name of research. The scientist died of a mysterious disease.