List of generation IV Pokémon
The fourth generation (Generation IV) of the Pokémon franchise features 107 fictional species of creatures introduced to the core video game series in the 2006 Nintendo DS games Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. Some Pokémon in this generation were introduced in animated adaptations of the franchise before Diamond and Pearl, such as Bonsly, Mime Jr., and Munchlax, which were recurring characters in the Pokémon anime series in 2005 and 2006.
The following list details the 107 Pokémon of Generation IV in order of their National Pokédex number. The first Pokémon, Turtwig, is number 387, and the last, Arceus, is number 493. Alternate forms that result in type changes are included for convenience. Mega evolutions and regional forms are included on the pages for the generation in which they were introduced.
List of Pokémon
|Turtwig||Naetle||387||Grass||Grotle (#388)||It knows where to find spring water. Its leaf will wilt if it is thirsty.|
|Torterra||Dodaitose||389||Grass||Ground||Does not evolve||When Torterra sleeps, bird Pokemon like to make their nests in its tree.|
|Monferno||Moukazaru||391||Fire||Fighting||Infernape (#392)||It uses all of its limbs to fight in fiery, flaming combos. Its fiery tail is also used as a weapon.|
|Infernape||Goukazaru||392||Fire||Fighting||Does not evolve|
|Piplup||Pochama||393||Water||Prinplup (#394)||It's so proud it won't accept any food from people unless it has too. Its thick coat of fur guards it from the cold.|
|Prinplup||Pottaishi||394||Water||Empoleon (#395)||One good smack from its flipper can topple a thick tree.|
|Empoleon||Emperte||395||Water||Steel||Does not evolve|
|Staraptor||Mukuhawk||398||Normal||Flying||Does not evolve||When Staravia evolve, they go solitary for the rest of their life.|
|Bidoof||Bippa||399||Normal||Bibarel (#400)||Because it needs to whittle its teeth down, it loves to build dams in rivers.|
|Bibarel||Beadaru||400||Normal||Water||Does not evolve||People in factories love to work with Bibarel because its a very industrial worker.|
|Kricketot||Korobohsh||401||Bug||Kricketune (#402)||If it bangs its two antennae together, it will sound like a xylophone is playing.|
|Kricketune||Korotock||402||Bug||Does not evolve||By rubbing its two arms together, it plays sounds that portray its emotions. Scientists are still trying to figure these sounds out.|
|Luxray||Rentorar||405||Electric||Does not evolve|
|Budew||Subomie||406||Grass||Poison||Roselia (#315)||In the winter, it closes its bud to endure the cold. In the spring, it opens it again to release its toxic pollen.|
|Roserade||Roserade||407||Grass||Poison||Does not evolve||When hunting prey, Roserade uses its densely-lined toxic thorns to finish off its prey.|
|Rampardos||Rampald||409||Rock||Does not evolve||It uses its thick skull to bash things with. Experts and scientists say that its stupidity made it go extinct is because its brain was to small.|
|Shieldon||Tatetops||410||Rock||Steel||Bastiodon (#411)||Although its fossils is buried in rocks, only its skull has only been found.|
|Bastiodon||Torideps||411||Rock||Steel||Does not evolve|
|Burmy||Minomucchi||412||Bug||Wormadam (#413)[nb 2]
Mothim (#414)[nb 3]
|If its cloak is broken in battle, it will use whatever it can find in the area to build its cloak with.|
|Wormadam||Minomadam||413||Bug||Grass||Does not evolve||"Plant Cloak Womadam" When a Burmy evolves in a forest, it will evolve into this Wormadam.|
|Bug||Ground||"Sandy Cloak Wormadam" If it evolves in a desert or a beach, this Wormadam will turn out.|
|Bug||Steel||"Trash Cloak Wormadam" If you take a Burmy into a city, It will evolve into a Trash Cloak Wormadam.|
|Mothim||Gamale||414||Bug||Flying||Does not evolve||Male-only|
|Combee||Mitsuhoney||415||Bug||Flying||Vespiquen (#416)[nb 4]||It looks like a beehive when they sleep together.|
|Vespiquen||Beequen||416||Bug||Flying||Does not evolve||This female-only evolution stores grubs in its beehive like rear.|
|Pachirisu||Pachirisu||417||Electric||Does not evolve||Notably used by Se Jun Park to win the 2014 Pokémon World Championships|
|Buizel||Buoysel||418||Water||Floatzel (#419)||It spins its twin tails to swim faster and it has a flotation device on its neck.|
|Floatzel||Floazel||419||Water||Does not evolve|
|Cherubi||Cherinbo||420||Grass||Cherrim (#421)||It evolves by taking the nutrients from its second head and eating it.|
|Cherrim||Cherrim||421||Grass||Does not evolve||Capable of changing between "Overcast" and "Sunshine" forms depending on in-battle weather effects.|
|Shellos||Karanakushi||422||Water||Gastrodon (#423)||Has two visually different forms, West Sea form and East Sea form, based on where it is caught in Sinnoh.|
|Gastrodon||Tritodon||423||Water||Ground||Does not evolve||Has two visually different forms, West Sea form and East Sea form, based on where it is caught in Sinnoh.|
|Ambipom||Eteboth||424||Normal||Does not evolve||If it gives you a tight squeeze, it really likes you.|
|Drifloon||Fuwante||425||Ghost||Flying||Drifblim (#426)||It's been known for little children to get carried away from it. It doesn't like heavy children.|
|Drifblim||Fuwaride||426||Ghost||Flying||Does not evolve||When it dies, it is said that the gas it excretes is childrens' souls that it ate.|
|Buneary||Mimirol||427||Normal||Lopunny (#428)||The reason it has one ear rolled up is in case a foe attacks it. Then it can use its ear as a counterattack.|
|Lopunny||Mimilop||428||Normal||Mega Evolution||It doesn't like to fight, although it's great at it with its strong legs.|
|Mismagius||Mumargi||429||Ghost||Does not evolve||It mutters curses that can give you terrible headaches, nightmares, and visions.|
|Honchkrow||Dongkarasu||430||Dark||Flying||Does not evolve||A deep cry can spawn hundreds of its fellow Murkrow to fight for it or to bring it food. It doesn't usually like to fight but it will occasionally deal the finishing blow. If one of its fellow Murkrow fails to do its duty, Honchkrow won't tend to forgive it.|
|Glameow||Nyarmar||431||Normal||Purugly (#432)||As it has a domesticated quality, it tends to appear in urban areas.|
|Purugly||Bunyatto||432||Normal||Does not evolve||To make itself look intimidatingly beefy, it wraps its twin tails around its waist.|
|Stunky||Skunpuu||434||Poison||Dark||Skuntank (#435)||The stench it sprays from its rear end lingers wherever it's sprayed for 24 hours.|
|Skuntank||Skutank||435||Poison||Dark||Does not evolve|
|Bronzor||Dohmirror||436||Steel||Psychic||Bronzong (#437)||Markings of it are on walls of caves. Its unknown if they're related.|
|Bronzong||Dohtakun||437||Steel||Psychic||Does not evolve|
|Bonsly||Usohachi||438||Rock||Sudowoodo (#185)||First appeared in XD: Gale of Darkness as part of a side quest, but was not obtainable.|
|Mime Jr.||Manene||439||Psychic||Fairy[nb 5]||Mr. Mime (#122)||It likes to copy others so if it’s in trouble, it can get away while the predator is confused.|
|Happiny||Pinpuku||440||Normal||Chansey (#113)||It'll store anything white, small, and round inside its pouch. Although it can be overloaded and then cannot move.|
|Chatot||Perap||441||Normal||Flying||Does not evolve||It can copy sounds to make itself sound like other people.|
|Spiritomb||Mikaruge||442||Ghost||Dark||Does not evolve||It is said that 108 spirits formed this Pokemon. It was banished for its misdeeds 500 years ago.|
|Garchomp||Gaburias||445||Dragon||Ground||Mega Evolution||It's very vicious when battling for anything.|
|Munchlax||Gonbe||446||Normal||Snorlax (#143)||Even if it eats rotten food, its stomach is strong enough to handle it.|
|Lucario||Lucario||448||Fighting||Steel||Mega Evolution||It senses auras from other living things. It can wield its aura so well, that it can turn a boulder to dust. Playable in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.|
|Hippopotas||Hippopotas||449||Ground||Hippowdon (#450)||Visually looks different depending on gender.|
|Hippowdon||Kabaldon||450||Ground||Does not evolve||Also visually looks different depending on gender.|
|Drapion||Dorapion||452||Poison||Dark||Does not evolve|
|Toxicroak||Dokurog||454||Poison||Fighting||Does not evolve||Its poison is so toxic a scratch from its knuckle claw can prove fatal.|
|Carnivine||Muskippa||455||Grass||Does not evolve|
|Finneon||Keikouo||456||Water||Lumineon (#457)||Finneon and Lumineon are based on the freshwater butterflyfish. The sea water looks so flashy.|
|Lumineon||Neolant||457||Water||Does not evolve|
|Mantyke||Tamanta||458||Water||Flying||Mantine (#226)||Mantyke are based on the giant oceanic manta ray.|
|Snover||Yukikaburi||459||Grass||Ice||Abomasnow (#460)||It grows berries on its head in the spring.|
|Abomasnow||Yukinooh||460||Grass||Ice||Mega Evolution||It conjures up wicked blizzards to hide itself from others.|
|Weavile||Manyula||461||Dark||Ice||Does not evolve||Its really sneaky and its claws help it climb trees faster thanks to its increased intelligence.|
|Magnezone||Jibacoil||462||Electric||Steel||Does not evolve||People tried evolving it further but failed. They also believe there are aliens out there, but it’s just Magnezone flying by.|
|Lickilicky||Berobelt||463||Normal||Does not evolve||Lickilicky is so skilled, it can use its tongue to pick up tiny beans and the longest stretching tongue is over 82 feet.|
|Rhyperior||Dosidon||464||Ground||Rock||Does not evolve||Its carapace is so tough that it can withstand volcanic eruptions and even lava to a certain point.|
|Tangrowth||Mojumbo||465||Grass||Does not evolve||If a foe eats part of its arm or vines, don't worry because in the summer its vines grow so much, that you can't even see its eyes.|
|Electivire||Elekible||466||Electric||Does not evolve||Electivire is so powerful that it can power a big city for a whole year.|
|Magmortar||Booburn||467||Fire||Does not evolve||If Magmortar uses its arm too much, which is used for firing fireballs, it could partially melt its arm.|
|Togekiss||Togekiss||468||Fairy[nb 6]||Flying||Does not evolve||It will not appear where there is violence in the world but it appears where pure people live.|
|Yanmega||Megayanma||469||Bug||Flying||Does not evolve||Its long tail helps it balance itself when carrying something as big as an adult human.|
|Leafeon||Leafia||470||Grass||Does not evolve||It uses photosynthesis so it doesn't have to eat.|
|Glaceon||Glacia||471||Ice||Does not evolve||It can freeze its own moisture to form ice crystals that it can shoot at its foes.|
|Gliscor||Glion||472||Ground||Flying||Does not evolve||You won't know when a Gliscor will attack you because its so quiet as it climbs up walls.|
|Mamoswine||Mammoo||473||Ice||Ground||Does not evolve||Its population thinned after the earth warmed up because its twin tusks are which are made of ice|
|Porygon-Z||Porygon-Z||474||Normal||Does not evolve||Upon evolving, something went wrong and it began acting strange. It has not appeared in the anime due to the episode "Dennō Senshi Porygon," which caused Japanese children to have seizures in 1997.|
|Gallade||Erureido||475||Psychic||Fighting||Mega Evolution||This male only Pokemon is extremely good with the swords extending from its elbows.|
|Probopass||Dainose||476||Rock||Steel||Does not evolve||It controls the 3 "mini-noses" at its sides to attack or hunt for food, but sometimes it could lose them, too.|
|Dusknoir||Yonoir||477||Ghost||Does not evolve||The antenna on its head acts acts a radar. Some say it’s a radar to tell Dusknoir to take spirits to the underworld.|
|Froslass||Yukimenoko||478||Ice||Ghost||Does not evolve||Design inspired by the Japanese yōkai Yuki-onna, a vengeful spirit that takes the form of a woman and traps its victims with its icy breath or within blizzards. If you trapped in your house in a blizzard and you hear knocking look before you answer, it just might be Froslass.|
|Rotom||Rotom||479||Electric||Ghost||Does not evolve||Rotom is capable of changing between six different forms by possessing various household appliances. It can also possess a special Pokédex used in Alola to assist trainers and a phone in Galar.|
|Electric||Fire||Transforms into "Heat Rotom" by possessing an oven|
|Electric||Water||Transforms into "Wash Rotom" by possessing a washing machine|
|Electric||Ice||Transforms into "Frost Rotom" by possessing a refrigerator|
|Electric||Flying||Transforms into "Fan Rotom" by possessing a fan|
|Electric||Grass||Transforms into "Mow Rotom" by possessing a lawn mower|
|Uxie||Yuxie||480||Psychic||Does not evolve|
|Mesprit||Emrit||481||Psychic||Does not evolve|
|Azelf||Agnome||482||Psychic||Does not evolve|
|Dialga||Dialga||483||Steel||Dragon||Does not evolve||Part of the Trio of Creation, Dialga has the power to control time.|
|Palkia||Palkia||484||Water||Dragon||Does not evolve||Part of the Trio of Creation, Palkia controls space and also dimensions.|
|Heatran||Heatran||485||Fire||Steel||Does not evolve||It lives deep in volcanoes because it is a perfect habitat for its partially melted body of molten steel.|
|Regigigas||Regigigas||486||Normal||Does not evolve||Master of the Regi trio, it's so massively strong, legends have been told of it towing the continents.|
|Giratina||Giratina||487||Ghost||Dragon||Does not evolve||Capable of changing between "Altered" and "Origin" forms. The final member of the Trio of Creation, Giratina controls antimatter and has been banished to the Distortion or Reverse World for its violence.|
|Cresselia||Crecelia/Cresselia||488||Psychic||Does not evolve||Part of the Lunar Duo, Cresselia is the only Pokémon that can make Darkrai's horrible nightmare go away.|
|Phione||Phione||489||Water||Does not evolve||Can only be obtained by breeding Manaphy; however, Phione are incapable of evolving into Manaphy. It is a member of the Sea Guardian Duo along with Manaphy.|
|Manaphy||Manaphy||490||Water||Does not evolve||Manaphy is the other and last member of the Sea Guardian Duo with Phione. Manaphy was the last Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex before the Platinum expansion.|
|Darkrai||Darkrai||491||Dark||Does not evolve||Darkrai was officially revealed in February 2007. It is the other and last member of the Lunar Duo together with Cresselia. Darkrai can cast horrible nightmares on you if you enter its territory although its relatively harmless as it uses it as a last resort.|
|Shaymin||Shaymin||492||Grass||Does not evolve||"Land Forme"|
Shaymin has a second form activated by using a Gracidea flower in the daytime. As opposed to its original Land Forme, Shaymin becomes the Grass/Flying-type Sky Forme. Shaymin's Sky Forme will revert into its Land Forme during the night, while frozen solid, or if it is deposited in the PC. Shaymin was officially revealed in February 2008, when it was listed as a star of Giratina and the Sky Warrior. In early June of the same year, its Sky Forme was revealed. Its Land Forme is based on a hedgehog while its Sky Forme is based on a deer and an angel.
|Arceus||Arceus||493||Normal||Does not evolve||Arceus changes its type when it is holding either a colored plate or a Z-Crystal of the type its wants. Like Darkrai and Shaymin before it, Arceus was not officially revealed by Nintendo until February 14, 2009, the year of its debut movie. It was officially revealed to international audiences on August 3, 2009. Arceus is known as "The Original One", as it is said that it created Sinnoh and possibly created the entire Pokémon universe, along with the Lake Guardians, the Creation Trio, and The Regi trio along with Regigigas.|
- Details on Pokémon names, National Pokédex numbers, types, and evolutions are obtained from The Pokémon Company International's online Pokédex.
- Only female Burmy evolve into Womadam and their form is determined by the last location Burmy was used in battle.
- Only male Burmy evolve into Mothim.
- Only female Combee are capable of evolution
- Prior to X and Y, Mime Jr. was a pure Psychic-type.
- Prior to X and Y, Togekiss was a dual Normal- and Flying-type.
- Prior to X and Y
- Only obtainable if hacking
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