Palafin (Hero Form)

Palafin (Hero Form) is a Water-type Pokémon in Pokémon GO, with a maximum Combat Power of 5354 CP. Palafin (Hero Form) best moveset in Pokémon GO is Waterfall and Acrobatics.

Palafin (Hero Form) is weak to Electric and Grass moves. It is strong against Fire, Ice, Steel, and Water moves. Shiny Palafin (Hero Form) is not available in Pokémon GO. Palafin (Hero Form) is boosted by Rain weather.

Stats

Max CP5354 CP
Attack322 ATK
Defense196 DEF
Stamina225 STA
Weather Boost
  • rainRain
ReleasedNo No
Shiny releasedNo No
Buddy distance5 km
Pokédex informationPokédex information
Pokédex Number#964
Height1.8 m
Weight97.4 kg
RegionPaldea Generation 9
Can be tradedAllowed
Pokémon Home transferAllowed
Base Catch Rate0%
Base Flee Rate0%
Catch rewards
5 Candy
300 Stardust
Additional Move Cost
75 Candy
75000 Candy

Palafin (Hero Form) weaknesses and resistances

Weaknesses

  • ElectricElectric160.0%
  • GrassGrass160.0%

Resistances

  • FireFire62.5%
  • IceIce62.5%
  • SteelSteel62.5%
  • WaterWater62.5%
  • Palafin (Hero Form) takes increased damage from Electric and Grass type moves.
  • Palafin (Hero Form) takes reduced damage from Fire, Ice, Steel, and Water type moves.
  • Type chart shows the percentage (%) of damage taken from an incoming attack of a particular type.

Palafin (Hero Form)'s best moveset

Moves

Palafin (Hero Form)'s best moveset is Waterfall and Acrobatics, with 17.55 DPS (damage per second) and 616.6 TDO (total damage output). These moves are boosted by Rain and Windy weather.

Best Palafin (Hero Form) moves
DPS17.55
TDO616.61
Score36.0
Weather Boost
  • rain
  • windy

Palafin (Hero Form) moves comparison

      #
      Fast Attack
      Charged Attack
      DPS
      TDO
      Score 🔽
      1.WaterWaterfall FlyingAcrobatics 17.55616.636.0
      2.WaterWaterfall WaterWater Pulse 16.91594.434.7
      3.FightingCounter FlyingAcrobatics 16.81590.634.5
      4.FightingCounter WaterWater Pulse 16.27571.733.4
      5.FairyCharm FlyingAcrobatics 15.71552.232.3
      6.FairyCharm WaterWater Pulse 15.60548.232.0
      7.WaterWaterfall WaterAqua Jet 15.50544.831.8
      8.WaterWaterfall FightingDrain Punch 15.46543.331.7
      9.FightingCounter WaterAqua Jet 14.74517.930.3
      10.FightingCounter FightingDrain Punch 14.65514.930.1
      11.WaterWaterfall IceIcy Wind 14.63514.030.0
      12.FairyCharm WaterAqua Jet 14.27501.629.3
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      Fast Attacks

      • FightingCounterDamage12Energy8Duration0.9s
        Toggle more information for move: Counter
        Type effectiveness chart
        • 160.0%
          • NormalNormal
          • RockRock
          • SteelSteel
          • IceIce
          • DarkDark
        • 62.5%
          • FlyingFlying
          • PoisonPoison
          • BugBug
          • PsychicPsychic
          • FairyFairy
        • 39.1%
          • GhostGhost
        Gym and Raid Battles
        Damage12
        Energy8
        Weather boost
        • cloudyCloudy
        Duration0.9s
        Damage window0.7s - 0.9s
        Trainer Battles
        Damage8
        Energy7

        Effects
        Counter has no special effects.
        See Counter details page ↗
      • WaterWaterfallDamage16Energy8Duration1.2s
        Toggle more information for move: Waterfall
        Type effectiveness chart
        • 160.0%
          • GroundGround
          • RockRock
          • FireFire
        • 62.5%
          • WaterWater
          • GrassGrass
          • DragonDragon
        Gym and Raid Battles
        Damage16
        Energy8
        Weather boost
        • rainRain
        Duration1.2s
        Damage window0.9s - 1.1s
        Trainer Battles
        Damage12
        Energy8

        Effects
        Waterfall has no special effects.
        See Waterfall details page ↗
      • FairyCharmDamage20Energy11Duration1.5s
        Toggle more information for move: Charm
        Type effectiveness chart
        • 160.0%
          • FightingFighting
          • DragonDragon
          • DarkDark
        • 62.5%
          • PoisonPoison
          • SteelSteel
          • FireFire
        Gym and Raid Battles
        Damage20
        Energy11
        Weather boost
        • cloudyCloudy
        Duration1.5s
        Damage window0.9s - 1.2s
        Trainer Battles
        Damage15
        Energy6

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

      Charged Moves

      • WaterAqua JetDamage45Energy33Duration2.6s
        Toggle more information for move: Aqua Jet
        Type effectiveness chart
        • 160.0%
          • GroundGround
          • RockRock
          • FireFire
        • 62.5%
          • WaterWater
          • GrassGrass
          • DragonDragon
        Gym and Raid Battles
        Damage45
        Energy33
        Weather boost
        • rainRain
        Duration2.6s
        Damage window1.7s - 2.1s
        Trainer Battles
        Damage45
        Energy45

        Effects
        Aqua Jet has no special effects.
        See Aqua Jet details page ↗
      • WaterWater PulseDamage70Energy50Duration3.2s
        Toggle more information for move: Water Pulse
        Type effectiveness chart
        • 160.0%
          • GroundGround
          • RockRock
          • FireFire
        • 62.5%
          • WaterWater
          • GrassGrass
          • DragonDragon
        Gym and Raid Battles
        Damage70
        Energy50
        Weather boost
        • rainRain
        Duration3.2s
        Damage window2.2s - 2.9s
        Trainer Battles
        Damage80
        Energy55

        Effects
        Water Pulse has no special effects.
        See Water Pulse details page ↗
      • IceIcy WindDamage60Energy33Duration3.3s
        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 ↗
      • FightingDrain PunchDamage50Energy33Duration2.4s
        Toggle more information for move: Drain Punch
        Type effectiveness chart
        • 160.0%
          • NormalNormal
          • RockRock
          • SteelSteel
          • IceIce
          • DarkDark
        • 62.5%
          • FlyingFlying
          • PoisonPoison
          • BugBug
          • PsychicPsychic
          • FairyFairy
        • 39.1%
          • GhostGhost
        Gym and Raid Battles
        Damage50
        Energy33
        Weather boost
        • cloudyCloudy
        Duration2.4s
        Damage window1.0s - 1.5s
        Trainer Battles
        Damage20
        Energy40

        Effects
        Special effectsSpecial

        Drain Punch has a 100.0% chance to:

        • Increase User's Defense by 25.0%
        See Drain Punch details page ↗
      • FlyingAcrobaticsDamage100Energy100Duration2.0s
        Toggle more information for move: Acrobatics
        Type effectiveness chart
        • 160.0%
          • FightingFighting
          • BugBug
          • GrassGrass
        • 62.5%
          • RockRock
          • SteelSteel
          • ElectricElectric
        Gym and Raid Battles
        Damage100
        Energy100
        Weather boost
        • windyWindy
        Duration2.0s
        Damage window0.6s - 1.7s
        Trainer Battles
        Damage110
        Energy60

        Effects
        Acrobatics has no special effects.
        See Acrobatics details page ↗
      Pokédex informationMore information

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

      If you are unable to get Palafin (Hero Form) with its best moveset, we recommend to use Waterfall/Water Pulse. You will lose around 3.6% DPS and TDO, which makes these moves a viable alternative to Palafin (Hero Form)'s strongest moveset (Waterfall/Acrobatics).

      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 Palafin (Hero Form) has in Pokémon GO, along with their corresponding DPS (Damage per Second) and TDO (Total Damage Output).

      Palafin (Hero Form) Special CP Values

      CP Chart

      Max CP values in Raids, Eggs, Field Research

      Palafin (Hero Form)'s has 5354 max CP (at Level 50). A Palafin (Hero Form) obtained from Raids can be encountered from 2606 CP to 2706 CP, or if weather boosted, in the 3258 CP to 3383 CP range. In Field and Special Research, Palafin (Hero Form) can be found in the 1955 CP to 2030 CP range.

      Max CPMax CP5354 CP
      Level 50, 15/15/15 IVs
      Field ResearchResearch1955 CP - 2030 CP
      Level 15, 10/10/10 minimum IVs
      Pokémon EggEggs2606 CP - 2706 CP
      Level 20, 10/10/10 minimum IVs
      Raid catchRaids2606 CP - 2706 CP
      Level 20, 10/10/10 minimum IVs
      Raid catchRaidsWeather Boost
      • rainRain
      3258 CP - 3383 CP
      Weather boosted, Level 25, 10/10/10 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.

      Palafin (Hero Form) Max CP Chart

      CP Chart

      Max Combat Power per Level chart

      Palafin (Hero Form) Max CP per level chart. This table shows maximum Combat Power values from Level 1 to Level 50.

      LVLCPLVLCPLVLCP
      167 CP2209 CP3352 CP
      4495 CP5638 CP6781 CP
      7924 CP81067 CP91210 CP
      101353 CP111489 CP121624 CP
      131759 CP141894 CP152030 CP
      162165 CP172300 CP182435 CP
      192571 CP202706 CP212841 CP
      222977 CP233112 CP243247 CP
      253383 CP263518 CP273654 CP
      283789 CP293924 CP304060 CP
      314127 CP324195 CP334263 CP
      344330 CP354398 CP364465 CP
      374533 CP384601 CP394668 CP
      404736 CP414796 CP424857 CP
      434918 CP444979 CP455040 CP
      465102 CP475165 CP485228 CP
      495291 CP505354 CP

      Palafin (Hero Form) evolution chart

      Family
      Family

      Palafin (Hero Form) has no evolutions in Pokémon GO.

      Regular and Shiny Palafin (Hero Form)

      Shiny Pokémon icon

        Mega Pokémon that boost Palafin (Hero Form)

        Photobomb

        A list of Mega Pokémon that boost Palafin (Hero Form)'s Water-type moves, Candy, and Candy XL from catching Palafin (Hero Form).

        Water
        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, Primal Groudon, and Mega Rayquaza
        • Primal Kyogre boosts Water-, Electric- and Bug-type attacks and Pokémon.
        • Primal Groudon boosts Fire-, Grass- and Ground-type attacks and Pokémon.
        • Mega Rayquaza boosts Flying-, Dragon- and Psychic-type attacks and Pokémon.

        Palafin (Hero Form) Catch Rates

        Catch Rates

        The base catch rate for Palafin (Hero Form) in Pokémon GO is 0.00%, calculated for catching a Level 20 with no berries. Curved Great throw has a 0.00% chance to catch, and adding a Razz Berry raises that to 0.00%.

        CogConfigure
                NormalNiceGreatExcellent
                No Berry
                -0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
                Curve0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
                Razz BerryRazz Berry
                -0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
                Curve0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
                Silver Pinap BerrySilver Pinap Berry
                - 0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
                Curve0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
                Golden Razz BerryGolden Razz Berry
                - 0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
                Curve0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
                InfoMore information

                Catch probability with multiple throws

                In order to help Trainers understand their overall odds when catching Palafin (Hero Form), 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 Palafin (Hero Form) costumes

                Photobomb

                A list of Palafin (Hero Form) costumes available in Pokémon GO.

                No costume sprites available

                Palafin (Hero Form) high resolution sprites

                Photobomb

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

                No home sprites available

                Wallpaper

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                Palafin (Hero Form) Pokédex entries

                Paldea
                VersionsPokédex entry
                ScarletThis Pokémon changes its appearance if it hears its allies calling for help. Palafin will never show anybody its moment of transformation.
                VioletIts physical capabilities are no different than a Finizen’s, but when its allies are in danger, it transforms and powers itself up.