Shadow Drifloon

Shadow Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Shadow DrifloonGhost Flying

Shadow Drifloon has a Max CP of 1353 in Pokémon GO, it is weather boosted by Fog and Windy weather, and it was originally found in the Sinnoh region. Shiny Shadow Drifloon is not available in Pokémon GO.

Shadow Drifloon is a Ghost and Flying-type Pokémon. Shadow Drifloon is weak to Dark, Electric, Ghost, Ice, and Rock-type moves. It takes reduced damage from Grass, Poison, Bug, Ground, Normal, and Fighting-type moves.

Stats

Max CP1353 CP
Attack117 ATK
Defense80 DEF
Stamina207 STA
Weather Boost
  • fogFog
  • windyWindy
ReleasedYes Yes
Shiny releasedNo No
Buddy distance5 km
Pokédex informationPokédex information
Pokédex Number#425
Height0.4 m
Weight1.2 kg
RegionSinnoh Generation 4
Can be tradedAllowed
Pokémon Home transferAllowed
Base Catch Rate40%
Base Flee Rate10%
Catch rewards
3 Candy
100 Stardust
Additional Move Cost
75 Candy
75000 Candy

Shadow Drifloon type chart

Takes increased damage
DarkDark160.0%
ElectricElectric160.0%
GhostGhost160.0%
IceIce160.0%
RockRock160.0%
Takes decreased damage
FightingFighting24.4%
BugBug39.1%
GroundGround39.1%
NormalNormal39.1%
GrassGrass62.5%
PoisonPoison62.5%

Type chart shows the percentage (%) of damage taken from an incoming attack of a particular type.

Shadow Drifloon's best moves and move sets

Moves

Shadow Drifloon's best Pokémon GO moveset is Hex and Shadow Ball, with 10.92 DPS (damage per second) and 133.2 TDO (total damage output). These moves are boosted by Fog weather.

Best Shadow Drifloon moves
DPS10.92
TDO133.22
Score12.7
Weather Boost
  • fog
Pro tip by Professor WillowIf you are unable to get Shadow Drifloon with its best moveset, we recommend to use Astonish/Shadow Ball. You will lose around 2.4% DPS and TDO, which makes these moves a viable alternative to Shadow Drifloon's strongest moveset (Hex/Shadow Ball).

Shadow Drifloon moves comparison

The following chart shows Shadow Drifloon's DPS and TDO for every fast and charge attack combination. This chart is useful for comparing the relative strength of Shadow Drifloon's movesets. You can change the weather and the opposing Pokémon to see how it affects the rankings.

      #
      Fast Attack
      Charged Attack
      DPS
      TDO
      Score 🔽
      1.GhostHex GhostShadow Ball 10.92133.212.7
      2.GhostAstonish GhostShadow Ball 10.66130.012.4
      3.GhostHex GhostOminous Wind 8.35101.89.7
      4.GhostAstonish GhostOminous Wind 8.1699.59.5
      5.GhostHex IceIcy Wind 6.6681.27.7
      6.GhostAstonish IceIcy Wind 6.5479.87.6
      7.GhostHex NormalFrustration 3.3841.23.9
      8.GhostAstonish NormalFrustration 3.2239.23.7

      Fast Attacks

      • GhostAstonish8Damage14Energy
        Toggle more information for move: Astonish
        Type effectiveness chart
        • 160.0%
          • GhostGhost
          • PsychicPsychic
        • 62.5%
          • DarkDark
        • 39.1%
          • NormalNormal
        Gym and Raid Battles
        Damage8
        Energy14
        Weather boost
        • fogFog
        Duration1.1s
        Damage window0.7s - 1.1s
        Trainer Battles
        Damage9
        Energy10

        Effects
        Astonish has no special effects.
        See Astonish details page ↗
      • GhostHex10Damage16Energy
        Toggle more information for move: Hex
        Type effectiveness chart
        • 160.0%
          • GhostGhost
          • PsychicPsychic
        • 62.5%
          • DarkDark
        • 39.1%
          • NormalNormal
        Gym and Raid Battles
        Damage10
        Energy16
        Weather boost
        • fogFog
        Duration1.2s
        Damage window1.0s - 1.2s
        Trainer Battles
        Damage6
        Energy12

        Effects
        Hex has no special effects.
        See Hex details page ↗

      Charged Moves

      • GhostOminous Wind50Damage33Energy
        Toggle more information for move: Ominous Wind
        Type effectiveness chart
        • 160.0%
          • GhostGhost
          • PsychicPsychic
        • 62.5%
          • DarkDark
        • 39.1%
          • NormalNormal
        Gym and Raid Battles
        Damage50
        Energy33
        Weather boost
        • fogFog
        Duration2.3s
        Damage window1.9s - 2.1s
        Trainer Battles
        Damage45
        Energy45

        Effects
        Special effectsSpecial

        Ominous Wind has a 10.0% chance to:

        • Increase User's Attack by 25.0%
        • Increase User's Defense by 25.0%
        See Ominous Wind details page ↗
      • GhostShadow Ball100Damage50Energy
        Toggle more information for move: Shadow Ball
        Type effectiveness chart
        • 160.0%
          • GhostGhost
          • PsychicPsychic
        • 62.5%
          • DarkDark
        • 39.1%
          • NormalNormal
        Gym and Raid Battles
        Damage100
        Energy50
        Weather boost
        • fogFog
        Duration3.0s
        Damage window2.4s - 2.8s
        Trainer Battles
        Damage100
        Energy55

        Effects
        Shadow Ball has no special effects.
        See Shadow Ball details page ↗
      • IceIcy Wind60Damage33Energy
        Toggle more information for move: Icy Wind
        Type effectiveness chart
        • 160.0%
          • FlyingFlying
          • GroundGround
          • GrassGrass
          • DragonDragon
        • 62.5%
          • SteelSteel
          • FireFire
          • WaterWater
          • IceIce
        Gym and Raid Battles
        Damage60
        Energy33
        Weather boost
        • snowSnow
        Duration3.3s
        Damage window2.0s - 2.8s
        Trainer Battles
        Damage60
        Energy45

        Effects
        Special effectsSpecial

        Icy Wind has a 100.0% chance to:

        • Decrease Target's Attack by 20.0%
        See Icy Wind details page ↗
      • NormalFrustration10Damage33Energy
        Toggle more information for move: Frustration
        Type effectiveness chart
        • 62.5%
          • RockRock
          • SteelSteel
        • 39.1%
          • GhostGhost
        Gym and Raid Battles
        Damage10
        Energy33
        Weather boost
        • partlyCloudyPartly Cloudy
        Duration2.0s
        Damage window1.0s - 1.8s
        Trainer Battles
        Damage10
        Energy70

        Effects
        Frustration has no special effects.
        See Frustration details page ↗
      Legacy Elite Fast and Charge Attacks can only be obtained during special events, or by using an Elite Fast TM or an Elite Charge TM. Legacy moves are marked with an asterisk (*). The table above provides information on different moves Shadow Drifloon has in Pokémon GO, along with their corresponding DPS (Damage per Second) and TDO (Total Damage Output).

      Shadow Drifloon Special CP Values

      CP Chart

      Max CP values in Raids, Eggs, Field Research

      Shadow Drifloon's Max CP is at Level 50. Shadow Drifloon Combat Power values in Pokémon GO Raids, Eggs, and Field Research encounter can be found below.

      Max CPMax CP1353 CP
      Level 50, 15/15/15 IVs
      Field ResearchResearch475 CP - 513 CP
      Level 15, 10/10/10 minimum IVs
      Pokémon EggEggs633 CP - 684 CP
      Level 20, 10/10/10 minimum IVs
      Raid catchRaids594 CP - 684 CP
      Level 20, 6/6/6 minimum IVs
      Raid catchRaidsWeather Boost
      • fogFog
      • windyWindy
      742 CP - 855 CP
      Weather boosted, Level 25, 6/6/6 minimum IVs
      InfoMore information
      • Field and Special Research encounters are always Level 15. IVs range from 10 (min) to 15 (max). Field Research encounters have a 10/10/10 IV floor.
      • Pokémon hatched from Eggs are always Level 20. IVs range from 10 (min) to 15 (max). Egg Hatches have a 10/10/10 IV floor.
      • Raid Bosses caught without weather boost are always Level 20. IVs range from 10 (min) to 15 (max). Raid Catches have a 10/10/10 IV floor.
        • 😈 Shadow Pokémon have 6/6/6 IV floor in raids.
      • Raid Bosses caught with weather boost are always Level 25. IVs range from 10 (min) to 15 (max). Weather boosted Raid Catches have a 10/10/10 IV floor.
        • 😈 Shadow Pokémon have 6/6/6 IV floor in raids.
      • Wild encounters range from Level 1 to Level 30 Pokémon. Their IVs range from 0 (min) to 15 (max) for each stat.
      • Weather Boosted wild Pokémon encounters get a 5 Level boost, bringing their Level range to Level 6 to Level 35. In addition, they have a guaraneed minimum IV value of 4 for each stat, resulting in a 4/4/4 IV floor.

      Shadow Drifloon Max CP Chart

      CP Chart

      Max Combat Power per Level chart

      Shadow Drifloon Max CP per level chart. This table shows maximum Combat Power values from Level 1 to Level 50.

      LVLCPLVLCPLVLCP
      116 CP253 CP389 CP
      4125 CP5161 CP6197 CP
      7233 CP8269 CP9306 CP
      10342 CP11376 CP12410 CP
      13444 CP14478 CP15513 CP
      16547 CP17581 CP18615 CP
      19649 CP20684 CP21718 CP
      22752 CP23786 CP24821 CP
      25855 CP26889 CP27923 CP
      28957 CP29992 CP301026 CP
      311043 CP321060 CP331077 CP
      341094 CP351111 CP361128 CP
      371145 CP381163 CP391180 CP
      401197 CP411212 CP421227 CP
      431243 CP441258 CP451274 CP
      461289 CP471305 CP481321 CP
      491337 CP501353 CP

      Shadow Drifloon evolution chart

      Family
      Family

      Shadow Drifloon has no evolutions in Pokémon GO.

      Mega Pokémon that boost Shadow Drifloon

      Photobomb

      A list of Mega Pokémon that boost Shadow Drifloon's Ghost and Flying-type moves, Candy, and Candy XL from catching Shadow Drifloon.

      Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega PidgeotMega Pokémon iconMega Pidgeot
      NormalFlying
      Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega Gengar
      GhostPoison
      Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega Pinsir
      BugFlying
      Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega AerodactylMega Pokémon iconMega Aerodactyl
      RockFlying
      Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega Banette
      Ghost
      Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega SalamenceMega Pokémon iconMega Salamence
      DragonFlying
      Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega Rayquaza
      DragonFlying
      Pokédex informationMore information

      Mega and Primal Raid BonusMega Pokémon boost the attack power of all other Pokémon when battling in Raid Battles by 10%. Attacks that share their type with the Mega Pokémon's type(s) receive a 30% boost. However, these bonuses do not stack if there are multiple Mega-Evolved Pokémon battling simultaneously; only the higher boost will be applied.

      Mega and Primal Catch BonusWhile a Pokémon is Mega-Evolved, additional XP and Candy is granted when catching a Pokémon that shares a type with it, or for any raid boss caught. These do not stack with each other. Additionally, High and Max Level Mega-Evolved Pokémon grant an increased chance to obtain Candy XL when catching a Pokémon that shares a type with it.

      Note on Primal Kyogre and Groudon
      • Primal Kyogre boosts Water-, Electric- and Bug-type attacks and Pokémon.
      • Primal Groudon boosts Fire-, Grass- and Ground-type attacks and Pokémon.

      Shadow Drifloon Catch Rates

      Catch Rates

      The base catch rate for Shadow Drifloon in Pokémon GO is 45.74%, calculated for catching a Level 20 with no berries. Curved Great throw has a 78.97% chance to catch, and adding a Razz Berry raises that to 90.36%.

      CogConfigure
                NormalNiceGreatExcellent
                No Berry
                -45.74%50.50%60.04%67.74%
                Curve64.64%69.74%78.97%85.38%
                Razz BerryRazz Berry
                -60.04%65.17%74.74%81.67%
                Curve78.97%83.36%90.36%94.41%
                Silver Pinap BerrySilver Pinap Berry
                - 66.73%71.80%80.81%86.95%
                Curve84.60%88.37%93.96%96.86%
                Golden Razz BerryGolden Razz Berry
                - 78.32%82.76%89.90%94.09%
                Curve92.56%94.96%97.97%99.18%
                InfoMore information

                Catch probability with multiple throws

                In order to help Trainers understand their overall odds when catching Shadow Drifloon, we enable the functionality to showing the total chance to catch it depending on the number of available throws. We calculate this chance as if you repeated the same throw N-number of times.

                To activate this functionality, change the number of Number of throws to a value greater than 1. The Number of throws option is available in the configuration options above the chart

                Catch rate formula

                Pokémon GO catch rate formula can be expressed as follows:

                • CATCH_MULTIPLIERS = ball * curve * berry * throwType * (type1Medal + type2Medal / 2)
                • CATCH_RATE = 1 - Math.pow(1 - baseCatchRate / (2 * cpm), CATCH_MULTIPLIERS)

                There are different multipliers that come into play when calculating catch rate.

                Curved throws are more effective than regular throws, stronger types of Poké Ball have a higher catch rate, and using a Razz Berry or a Golden Razz Berry also improves your chances.

                Catch rate multipliers

                The following table shows all the different catch rate multipliers in Pokémon GO:

                MultiplierAmount
                Razz Berry1.5
                Silver Pinap Berry1.8
                Golden Razz Berry2.5
                Curveball1.7
                Nice Throw1.15
                Great Throw1.5
                Excellent Throw1.85
                PokéBall1.0
                Premier Ball1.0
                Great Ball1.5
                Ultra Ball2.0
                Bronze medal1.1
                Silver medal1.2
                Gold medal1.3

                List of Shadow Drifloon costumes

                Photobomb

                A list of Shadow Drifloon costumes available in Pokémon GO.

                No costume sprites available

                Shadow Drifloon high resolution sprites

                Photobomb

                A list of high resolution Pokémon HOME sprites related to Shadow Drifloon. Sprite description is a best guess on what the sprite is related to, use your own judgment. Click to download full 512x512 resolution.

                Shadow Drifloon Pokédex entries

                Sinnoh
                VersionsPokédex entry
                DiamondA Pokémon formed by the spirits of people and Pokémon. It loves damp, humid seasons.
                PearlIt tugs on the hands of children to steal them away. However, it gets pulled around instead.
                Platinum, Black, WhiteBecause of the way it floats aimlessly, an old folktale calls it a “Signpost for Wandering Spirits.”
                HeartGold, SoulSilverIt is whispered that any child who mistakes DRIFLOON for a balloon and holds on to it could wind up missing.
                Black 2, White 2These Pokémon are called the “Signpost for Wandering Spirits.” Children holding them sometimes vanish.
                XA Pokémon formed by the spirits of people and Pokémon. It loves damp, humid seasons.
                Y, Alpha SapphireThese Pokémon are called the “Signpost for Wandering Spirits.” Children holding them sometimes vanish.
                Omega RubyA Pokémon formed by the spirits of people and Pokémon. It loves damp, humid seasons.
                SunStories go that it grabs the hands of small children and drags them away to the afterlife. It dislikes heavy children.
                MoonIf for some reason its body bursts, its soul spills out with a screaming sound.
                Ultra SunIts round body is stuffed with souls and expands each time it leads someone away.
                Ultra MoonWandering souls gathered together to form this Pokémon. When trying to make friends with children, Drifloon grabs them by the hand.
                SwordPerhaps seeking company, it approaches children. However, it often quickly runs away again when the children play too roughly with it.
                ShieldThe gathering of many souls gave rise to this Pokémon. During humid seasons, they seem to appear in abundance.
                Legends: ArceusSaid to lure away young children and carry them off to the afterlife. Some whisper that Drifloon are formed of reincarnated human souls, but these rumors are as yet unconfirmed.