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|name=Polteageist
 
|name=Polteageist
 
|jname=ポットデス Pottodesu
 
|jname=ポットデス Pottodesu
 
|gen=Generation VIII
 
|gen=Generation VIII
|evo=
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|evo=[[File:854.png|link=Sinistea]][[File:855.png]]
 
|type=Ghost
 
|type=Ghost
 
|species=Black Tea Pokémon
 
|species=Black Tea Pokémon
 
|ability=[[Weak Armor]]
 
|ability=[[Weak Armor]]
|dw=
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|dw=Cursed Body
|ndexprev=
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|ndexprev=Sinistea
|ndex=
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|ndex=855
|ndexnext=
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|ndexnext=Hatenna
|evointo=
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|dexgalar=336
|male=
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|evofrom=Sinistea
|female=
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|gender=no
|imweight=
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|imweight=0.9 lbs.
|metweight=
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|metweight=0.4 kg
|imheight=
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|imheight=0'08"
|metheight=
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|metheight=0.2 m
|color=
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|color=Purple
|egg1=
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|egg1=Mineral
|egg2=
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|egg2=Amorphous
 
|body=
 
|body=
|image = Pokemon polteageist 2x.png}}
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}}
{{Nihongo|Polteageist|-|-}} is a {{Type|Ghost}}-type [[Pokémon (creature)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation VIII]].
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{{Nihongo|Polteageist|ポットデス|Pottodesu}} is a {{Type|Ghost}}-type [[Pokémon (creature)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation VIII]].
   
== Biology ==
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==Biology==
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===Physiology===
=== Appearance ===
 
 
Polteageist resembles a living teapot. It has a pair of yellow swirly eyes and a purple body. Its feet dangles at the bottom of its body as well.
 
Polteageist resembles a living teapot. It has a pair of yellow swirly eyes and a purple body. Its feet dangles at the bottom of its body as well.
   
=== Behavior ===
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===Behavior===
Polteageist's body is made entirely out of black tea, which is believed to have a very distinct aroma and flavor. If it gains its trainer's trust, Polteageist may allow its tea to be sampled. However, anyone who consumes this type of tea in large amounts will have an upset stomach.
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If it gains its trainer's trust, Polteageist may allow its tea to be sampled. However, anyone who consumes this type of tea in large amounts will have an upset stomach.
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Polteageist seeks refuge within hotels and eating establishments, camouflaging itself amongst tableware. It is able to reproduce itself via transferring its own powers inside leftover tea. Because of this, Polteageist is often considered to be a pest.
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===Natural abilities===
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Polteageist's body is made entirely out of black tea, which is believed to have a very distinct aroma and flavor.
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==Game info==
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===Game locations===
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{{Game Locations
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|type = Ghost
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|swordshield = Evolve Sinistea, <br> [[Max Raid Battle]]: [[Giant's Mirror]], [[South Lake Miloch]], [[Stony Wilderness]], [[Watchtower Ruins]] (Sword) <br> Stony Wilderness, Watchtower Ruins (Shield)
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|swshrarity = Common
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}}
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===Pokédex entries===
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{{Pokédexentries
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|type = Ghost
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|gen = VIII
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|sword = '''Phony''': This species lives in antique teapots. Most pots are forgeries, but on rare occasions, an authentic work is found.<br>'''Antique''': Trainers Polteageist trusts will be allowed to experience its distinctive flavor and aroma firsthand by sampling just a tiny bit of its tea.
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|shield = '''Phony''': Leaving leftover black tea unattended is asking for this Pokémon to come along and pour itself into it, turning the tea into a new Polteageist.<br>'''Antique''': When angered, it launches tea from its body at the offender's mouth. The tea causes strong chills if swallowed.}}
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===Stats===
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{{Stats
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|type=Ghost
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|HP=60
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|Atk=65
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|Def=65
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|SpAtk=134
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|SpDef=114
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|Speed=70}}
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===Learnset===
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====By leveling up====
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{{Movesleveltop|Ghost|gen=VIII}}
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{{Moveslevelmid|Evo|[[Teatime]]|Normal|Status|—|100|10}}
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{{Moveslevelmid|1|[[Teatime]]|Normal|Status|—|100|10}}
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{{Moveslevelmid|1|[[Strength Sap]]|Grass|Status|—|100|10}}
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{{Moveslevelmid|1|'''[[Astonish]]'''|Ghost|Physical|30|100|15}}
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{{Moveslevelmid|1|[[Withdraw]]|Water|Status|—|100|40}}
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{{Moveslevelmid|1|[[Aromatic Mist]]|Fairy|Status|—|100|20}}
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{{Moveslevelmid|1|[[Mega Drain]]|Grass|Special|40|100|15}}
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{{Moveslevelmid|18|[[Protect]]|Normal|Status|—|100|10}}
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{{Moveslevelmid|24|[[Sucker Punch]]|Dark|Physical|70|100|5}}
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{{Moveslevelmid|30|[[Aromatherapy]]|Grass|Status|—|100|5}}
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{{Moveslevelmid|36|[[Giga Drain]]|Grass|Special|75|100|10}}
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{{Moveslevelmid|42|[[Nasty Plot]]|Dark|Status|—|100|20}}
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{{Moveslevelmid|48|'''[[Shadow Ball]]'''|Ghost|Special|80|100|15}}
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{{Moveslevelmid|54|[[Memento]]|Dark|Status|—|100|10}}
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{{Moveslevelmid|60|[[Shell Smash]]|Normal|Status|—|100|15}}
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{{Moveslevelmid|66|[[Curse]]|Ghost|Status|—|100|10}}
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{{Moveslevelend|Ghost}}
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====By TM====
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{{Movesmachinetop|Ghost|gen=VIII}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TM08|[[Hyper Beam]]|Normal|Special|150|90|5}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TM09|[[Giga Impact]]|Normal|Physical|150|90|5}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TM17|[[Light Screen]]|Psychic|Status|—|100|30}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TM18|[[Reflect]]|Psychic|Status|—|100|20}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TM20|[[Self-Destruct]]|Normal|Physical|200|100|5}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TM21|[[Rest]]|Psychic|Status|—|100|10}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TM24|[[Snore]]|Normal|Special|50|100|15}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TM25|[[Protect]]|Normal|Status|—|100|10}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TM28|[[Giga Drain]]|Grass|Special|75|100|10}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TM38|[[Will-O-Wisp]]|Fire|Status|—|85|15}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TM39|[[Facade]]|Normal|Physical|70|100|20}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TM44|[[Imprison]]|Psychic|Status|—|100|10}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TM57|[[Payback]]|Dark|Physical|50|100|10}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TM71|[[Wonder Room]]|Psychic|Status|—|100|10}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TM76|[[Round]]|Normal|Special|60|100|15}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TM77|'''[[Hex]]'''|Ghost|Special|65|100|10}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TM86|'''[[Phantom Force]]'''|Ghost|Physical|90|100|10}}
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{{Movesmachineend|Ghost}}
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====By TR====
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{{Movesmachinetop|Ghost|gen=VIII}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TR11|[[Psychic (move)|Psychic]]|Psychic|Special|90|100|10}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TR14|[[Metronome]]|Normal|Status|—|100|10}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TR20|[[Substitute]]|Normal|Status|—|100|10}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TR25|[[Psyshock]]|Psychic|Special|80|100|10}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TR26|[[Endure]]|Normal|Status|—|100|10}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TR27|[[Sleep Talk]]|Normal|Status|—|100|10}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TR29|[[Baton Pass]]|Normal|Status|—|100|40}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TR33|'''[[Shadow Ball]]'''|Ghost|Special|80|100|15}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TR38|[[Trick]]|Psychic|Status|—|100|10}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TR58|[[Dark Pulse]]|Dark|Special|80|100|15}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TR68|[[Nasty Plot]]|Dark|Status|—|100|20}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TR81|[[Foul Play]]|Dark|Physical|95|100|15}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TR82|[[Stored Power]]|Psychic|Special|20|100|10}}
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{{Movesmachinemid|TR83|[[Ally Switch]]|Psychic|Status|—|100|15}}
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{{Movesmachineend|Ghost}}
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====By breeding====
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{{Noegg|Ghost}}
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====By tutoring====
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{{Notutor|Ghost}}
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===Sprites===
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{{Sprite gallery
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|type= Ghost
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|swshspr= Polteageist SS.gif
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|swshsprs= Polteageist Shiny SS.gif
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|VIIIback=
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|VIIIbacks=
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}}
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==Trivia==
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*Polteageist is the first pure {{Type|Ghost}}-type since [[Generation V]].
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*Polteageist is similar to [[Rotom]] and [[Honedge]]:
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**All are based on the concept of a ghosts/specters living inside an inanimate object.
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**Polteageist, Rotom, and Honedge are all {{Type|Ghost}}-types, with Polteageist having a single type as Rotom is part {{Type|Electric}}-type and Honedge is part {{Type|Steel}}-type.
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*Despite being called as “Black Tea” Pokemon, the color of Polteageist’s core body is purple, presumably to avoid the controversy incident relating to [[Jynx]]’s future anime adaption appearances as of ''Advance Generation''.
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===Origin===
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Polteageist is most likely based on a ghost inhabiting a teapot, while the ghost itself is based off of black tea. More specifically, it may be inspired by the morinji-no-okama, a youkai spirit from Japanese folklore that manifests as a possessed tea kettle. It may also be based on the stereotypical action of ghosts lifting objects to make it seem as though they are floating.
   
Polteageist seeks refuge within the tablewares of houses and other inhabitable buildings. It is able to reproduce itself via transferring its own powers inside leftover tea. Because of this, Polteageist is often considered to be a pest in people's homes.
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===Etymology===
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Poltegeist's English name is a combination of ''poltergeist'' and ''tea''.
   
== Trivia ==
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Its Japanese name, Pottodesu, comes from ''pot'', ''death'', or it may simply be ''potto desu'' (it is a teapot).
   
=== Origin ===
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==Gallery==
Polteageist is most likely based on a ghost inhabiting a teapot.
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<gallery>
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Polteageist.png
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</gallery>
   
=== Etymology ===
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{{GenVIIInav}}
Poltegeist's English name is a combination of ''poltergeist ''and ''tea''.
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{{PokémonPrevNext|prev=Sinistea|next=Hatenna}}
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[[Category:Food-based Pokémon]]
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[[Category:Pokémon that are part of a two-stage evolutionary line]]

Revision as of 16:49, January 2, 2020

Polteageist (ポットデス Pottodesu) is a Ghost-type Pokémon introduced in Generation VIII.

Biology

Physiology

Polteageist resembles a living teapot. It has a pair of yellow swirly eyes and a purple body. Its feet dangles at the bottom of its body as well.

Behavior

If it gains its trainer's trust, Polteageist may allow its tea to be sampled. However, anyone who consumes this type of tea in large amounts will have an upset stomach.

Polteageist seeks refuge within hotels and eating establishments, camouflaging itself amongst tableware. It is able to reproduce itself via transferring its own powers inside leftover tea. Because of this, Polteageist is often considered to be a pest.

Natural abilities

Polteageist's body is made entirely out of black tea, which is believed to have a very distinct aroma and flavor.

Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Sword and Shield Evolve Sinistea,
Max Raid Battle: Giant's Mirror, South Lake Miloch, Stony Wilderness, Watchtower Ruins (Sword)
Stony Wilderness, Watchtower Ruins (Shield)
Common


Pokédex entries

  • Sword

    Phony: This species lives in antique teapots. Most pots are forgeries, but on rare occasions, an authentic work is found.
    Antique: Trainers Polteageist trusts will be allowed to experience its distinctive flavor and aroma firsthand by sampling just a tiny bit of its tea.

  • Shield

    Phony: Leaving leftover black tea unattended is asking for this Pokémon to come along and pour itself into it, turning the tea into a new Polteageist.
    Antique: When angered, it launches tea from its body at the offender's mouth. The tea causes strong chills if swallowed.


Stats

Base Stats
HP
60
Atk
65
Def
65
Sp. Atk
134
Sp. Def
114
Speed
70
Total
508


Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VIII
Level Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
Evo Teatime Type Normal Status 100% 10
1 Teatime Type Normal Status 100% 10
1 Strength Sap Type Grass Status 100% 10
1 Astonish Type Ghost Physical 30 100% 15
1 Withdraw Type Water Status 100% 40
1 Aromatic Mist Type Fairy Status 100% 20
1 Mega Drain Type Grass Special 40 100% 15
18 Protect Type Normal Status 100% 10
24 Sucker Punch Type Dark Physical 70 100% 5
30 Aromatherapy Type Grass Status 100% 5
36 Giga Drain Type Grass Special 75 100% 10
42 Nasty Plot Type Dark Status 100% 20
48 Shadow Ball Type Ghost Special 80 100% 15
54 Memento Type Dark Status 100% 10
60 Shell Smash Type Normal Status 100% 15
66 Curse Type Ghost Status 100% 10
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


By TM

Generation VIII
Machine Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
TM08 Hyper Beam Type Normal Special 150 90% 5
TM09 Giga Impact Type Normal Physical 150 90% 5
TM17 Light Screen Type Psychic Status 100% 30
TM18 Reflect Type Psychic Status 100% 20
TM20 Self-Destruct Type Normal Physical 200 100% 5
TM21 Rest Type Psychic Status 100% 10
TM24 Snore Type Normal Special 50 100% 15
TM25 Protect Type Normal Status 100% 10
TM28 Giga Drain Type Grass Special 75 100% 10
TM38 Will-O-Wisp Type Fire Status 85% 15
TM39 Facade Type Normal Physical 70 100% 20
TM44 Imprison Type Psychic Status 100% 10
TM57 Payback Type Dark Physical 50 100% 10
TM71 Wonder Room Type Psychic Status 100% 10
TM76 Round Type Normal Special 60 100% 15
TM77 Hex Type Ghost Special 65 100% 10
TM86 Phantom Force Type Ghost Physical 90 100% 10
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


By TR

Generation VIII
Machine Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
TR11 Psychic Type Psychic Special 90 100% 10
TR14 Metronome Type Normal Status 100% 10
TR20 Substitute Type Normal Status 100% 10
TR25 Psyshock Type Psychic Special 80 100% 10
TR26 Endure Type Normal Status 100% 10
TR27 Sleep Talk Type Normal Status 100% 10
TR29 Baton Pass Type Normal Status 100% 40
TR33 Shadow Ball Type Ghost Special 80 100% 15
TR38 Trick Type Psychic Status 100% 10
TR58 Dark Pulse Type Dark Special 80 100% 15
TR68 Nasty Plot Type Dark Status 100% 20
TR81 Foul Play Type Dark Physical 95 100% 15
TR82 Stored Power Type Psychic Special 20 100% 10
TR83 Ally Switch Type Psychic Status 100% 15
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

Polteageist learns no moves via breeding.


By tutoring

Polteageist learns no moves via tutoring.


Sprites

Trivia

  • Polteageist is the first pure Ghost-type since Generation V.
  • Polteageist is similar to Rotom and Honedge:
    • All are based on the concept of a ghosts/specters living inside an inanimate object.
    • Polteageist, Rotom, and Honedge are all Ghost-types, with Polteageist having a single type as Rotom is part Electric-type and Honedge is part Steel-type.
  • Despite being called as “Black Tea” Pokemon, the color of Polteageist’s core body is purple, presumably to avoid the controversy incident relating to Jynx’s future anime adaption appearances as of Advance Generation.

Origin

Polteageist is most likely based on a ghost inhabiting a teapot, while the ghost itself is based off of black tea. More specifically, it may be inspired by the morinji-no-okama, a youkai spirit from Japanese folklore that manifests as a possessed tea kettle. It may also be based on the stereotypical action of ghosts lifting objects to make it seem as though they are floating.

Etymology

Poltegeist's English name is a combination of poltergeist and tea.

Its Japanese name, Pottodesu, comes from pot, death, or it may simply be potto desu (it is a teapot).

Gallery

← Sinistea | Polteageist | Hatenna →
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