Nihilego, also known as UB-01 Symbiont, is a dual-type Rock/Poison Pokémon introduced in Pokémon Sun and Moon. It is one of the Ultra Beasts and is among the first to be seen in the game. It particularly seems to be the object of Lusamine's affection.

Powers and Stats

Tier: Low 6-B, likely 5-B

Name: Nihilego

Origin: Pokémon

Gender: Genderless

Age: Varies

Classification: Ultra Beast, UB-01 Symbiont, Parasite Pokémon

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Teleportation, Flight, Poison Manipulation, Mind Manipulation, Earth Manipulation, Light Manipulation, Telekinesis, Reality Warping, Forcefield, Possession, Spatial Manipulation, Shapeshifting, Acid Manipulation, Immunity to being poisoned, Acid Manipulation, Resistance to Normal, Flying, Bug, Fire, and Fairy Type moves, even greater resistance to Poison and Acid based attacks, Status Effect Inducement, Energy Manipulation, Attack Reflection, Size Manipulation

Attack Potency: Small Country level, likely Planet level (Comparable to other Ultra Beasts. Threatened Alola to the point where Zygarde saw fit to leave Kalos and come to Alola)

Speed: Massively FTL+ (Comparable to Ultra Beasts such as Pheromosa)

Lifting Strength: Unknown

Striking Strength: Small Country Class, likely Planet level

Durability: Small Country level, likely Planet level (Survived a direct hit from Solgaleo/Lunala)

Stamina: High

Range: Standard melee range. Hundreds of kilometers with projectiles and abilities.

Standard Equipment: None

Intelligence: Unknown (It is unclear if it is even sentient, however, it has shown signs of such, including decent combat capacities)

Weaknesses: Vulnerable to Psychic, Water, and Steel Type moves. Especially weak to Ground Type moves.

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

  • Wonder Room: The user warps reality, reversing the defense against physical attacks and defense against projectiles.
  • Power Gem: Powerful beams of lights produced from gems.
  • Mirror Coat: Nihilego inflicts double the damage it received from the last projectile attack.
  • Beast Boost: Each time an opponent is knocked out, its highest stat increases.
  • Power Split: Equally splits its opponent's offense and its own combined.
  • Guard Split: Equally splits its opponent's defense and its own combined.
  • Clear Smog: Negates the opponent's increases in stats.



Notable Victories:

Notable Losses:

Inconclusive Matches:

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