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Lampent
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ランプラー Ranpuraa
608Lampent
Generation V
Evolutionary line
607608609
Type(s)
Type Ghost  Type Fire
Species Lamp Pokémon
Abilities Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator (DW)
Pokédex
Litwick ← 608 → Chandelure
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova 114/191 Mountain Kalos 066
Alola N/A
Evolves from Litwick
Evolves into Chandelure
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
28.7 lbs. 13.0 kg 2'00" 0.6 m
Pokédex color Egg group
Black Amorphous
Shape Footprint
Shape04
F608
Cry

Lampent (Japanese: ランプラー Ranpuraa) is a Ghost/Fire-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

Biology

Physiology

Lampent is a ghostly Pokémon that appears to be a haunted lantern or street lamp. It has a black cone-shaped cap with pointed tip at the top, and a cylindrical spool-shaped black lower body with two long arms curling from beneath it. Its head appears to be a glass bulb with a blazing purple flame contained inside; it has two small glowing yellow eyes (similar to the eyes of its pre-evolution Litwick) on the outside of its glass head, and no visible mouth.

Behavior

According to legend, Lampent floats around seeking the dead or dying and feeds on their spirits, especially in hospitals. But it is apparently not very dangerous as it has been seen with young trainers.

Evolution

Lampent is the evolved form of Litwick, as of level 41, while Lampent itself evolves into Chandelure with the use of a Dusk Stone.

Game Info

Game Locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Black/White Evolve Litwick None
X/Y Evolve Litwick None
OR/AS Trade None
Sun/Moon Evolve Litwick None


Pokédex entries

Pokédex Entries
Black
This ominous Pokémon is feared. Through cities it wanders, searching for the spirits of the fallen.
White
It arrives near the moment of death and steals spirit from the body.
Black 2
The spirits it absorbs fuel its baleful fire. It hangs around hospitals waiting for people to pass on.
White 2
The spirits it absorbs fuel its baleful fire. It hangs around hospitals waiting for people to pass on.
X
The spirits it absorbs fuel its baleful fire. It hangs around hospitals waiting for people to pass on.
Y
It arrives near the moment of death and steals spirit from the body.
Omega Ruby
The spirits it absorbs fuel its baleful fire. It hangs around hospitals waiting for people to pass on.
Alpha Sapphire
It arrives near the moment of death and steals spirit from the body.
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Let's Go, Pikachu!
Let's Go, Eevee!


Stats

Base Stats
HP
60
Attack
40
Defense
60
Sp. Atk
95
Sp. Def
60
Speed
55
Total
370

Learnset

Leveling

Leveling Generation VII
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
TM04 Calm Mind —% 20 Psychic Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM20 Safeguard —% 25 Normal Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM22 Solar Beam 120 100% 10 Grass Special
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Special
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM35 Flamethrower 90 100% 15 Fire Special
TM38 Fire Blast 110 85% 5 Fire Special
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM43 Flame Charge 50 100% 20 Fire Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM50 Overheat 130 90% 5 Fire Special
TM53 Energy Ball 90 100% 10 Grass Special
TM61 Will-O-Wisp 85% 15 Fire Status
TM63 Embargo 100% 15 Dark Status
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM77 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status
TM85 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic Special
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM92 Trick Room —% 5 Psychic Status
TM97 Dark Pulse 80 100% 15 Dark Special
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM04 Calm Mind —% 20 Psychic Status Type Clever 0
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beautiful 0
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status Type Clever ♥♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM20 Safeguard —% 25 Normal Status Type Beautiful ♥♥ 0
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ ♥♥♥
TM22 Solar Beam 120 100% 10 Grass Special Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special Type Clever ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Special Type Clever ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 0
TM35 Flamethrower 90 100% 15 Fire Special Type Beautiful ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM38 Fire Blast 110 85% 5 Fire Special Type Beautiful 0
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM43 Flame Charge 50 100% 20 Fire Physical Type Cool 0
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough 0
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful ♥♥ 0
TM50 Overheat 130 90% 5 Fire Special Type Beautiful ♥♥♥
♥♥♥
0
TM53 Energy Ball 90 100% 10 Grass Special Type Beautiful ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM59 Incinerate 60 100% 15 Fire Special Type Tough ♥♥♥ 0
TM61 Will-O-Wisp 85% 15 Fire Status Type Beautiful ♥♥♥ 0
TM63 Embargo 100% 15 Dark Status Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough ♥♥ 0
TM70 Flash 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beautiful ♥♥♥ 0
TM77 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status Type Clever ♥♥ 0
TM85 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic Special Type Clever ♥♥ 0
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM92 Trick Room —% 5 Psychic Status Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 0
TM97 Dark Pulse 80 100% 15 Dark Special Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
TM04 Calm Mind —% 20 Psychic Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM19 Telekinesis —% 15 Psychic Status
TM20 Safeguard —% 25 Normal Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM22 SolarBeam 120 100% 10 Grass Special
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Special
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM35 Flamethrower 95 100% 15 Fire Special
TM38 Fire Blast 120 85% 5 Fire Special
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM43 Flame Charge 50 100% 20 Fire Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM50 Overheat 140 90% 5 Fire Special
TM53 Energy Ball 80 100% 10 Grass Special
TM59 Incinerate 30 100% 15 Fire Special
TM61 Will-O-Wisp 75% 15 Fire Status
TM63 Embargo 100% 15 Dark Status
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM70 Flash 100% 20 Normal Status
TM77 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status
TM85 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic Special
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM92 Trick Room —% 5 Psychic Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Lampent BW Lampent BW LampentBackBW
Shiny Lampent BW Shiny Lampent BW LampentBackShinyBW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Lampent XY Lampent XY LampentBackXY
LampentShinyXY LampentShinyXY LampentBackShinyXY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Back

Battle Animation Sprites

Lampent-AttackAnimation-1-XY Lampent-AttackAnimation-2-XY

Trivia

  • Lampent, other than its evolutions, is the only Ghost/Fire type.
  • Lampent is October on the Pokémon Horoscope.
  • Lampent is the only Pokémon in the Litwick evolution line not to have a flame/flames outside its body.

Origin

Lampent is based on a haunted lantern; more specifically, it seems to be based on a Victorian-style street lamp. The flames of this Pokémon's line are a play on the depiction of ghosts or spirits appearing as ghastly flames/lights in Japanese culture, or the legend of the will-o'-the-wisp.

Etymology

It may be a combination of the words 'lamp' and 'lament', the act of grieving or mourning, as it is a Ghost Pokémon.

Gallery

See also