Nihilego(JP) is is a species of Pokémon in the series of the same name. It is a Rock Poison Pokémon introduced in the seventh generation in Pokémon Sun and Moon. It is an Ultra Beast with the code name as UB-01 Symbiont.

Physiology and Behavior


Main Pokémon games

Nihilego is the first Ultra Beast encountered in Sun and Moon. It appears as a boss in the Aether Foundation Conservatory. Later, Lusamine summons one before going in to its dimension.

In the post-game Ultra Beast quest, Nihilego is the first Ultra Beast that has to be hunted down. It's on Akala Island.

Other Pokémon games

In the anime


In-game Information

Pokédex Entries

Title Entry
Pokémon Sun One of several mysterious Ultra Beasts. People on the street report observing those infested by it suddenly becoming violent.
Pokémon Moon One of the Ultra Beasts. It’s unclear whether or not this Pokémon is sentient, but sometimes it can be observed behaving like a young girl.

Game Locations

Title Location(s)
Seventh Pokémon generation
Pokémon Sun
Diglett's Tunnel, Wela Volcano Park
Pokémon Moon
Diglett's Tunnel, Wela Volcano Park


Base Stats
HP 109
Attack 53
Defense 47
Sp. Attack 127
Sp. Defense 131
Speed 103
Total 570


Main article: Nihilego/moveset



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