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This is a page on the Pokemon Runerigus, including its evolution, Learnset and where it can be found in Pokemon Sword and Shield. Read on for information on how to evolve Galarian Yamask into Runerigus, abilities, type advantages, and more.

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Runerigus - Type and Abilities

Runerigus - Type

Type 1 Type 2
Ground Image Ghost Image

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Type Defenses

Takes 4x damage
Takes 2x damage
Water Image Grass Image Ice Image Ghost Image Dark Image
Takes 0.5x damage
Bug Image Rock Image
Takes 1/4x damage
Poison Image
Takes 0x damage
Normal Image Electric Image Fighting Image


Name Description
Wandering Spirit The Pokémon exchanges Abilities with a Pokémon that hits it with a move that makes direct contact.

Egg Group

Egg Groups
Mineral Image Mineral Amorphous Image Amorphous

Effort Values (EV) Earned

Effort Values (EV) Earned

Base Stats of Runerigus

58 58 (#248)
95 95 (#94)
145 145 (#9)
Sp. Atk
50 50 (#269)
Sp. Def
105 105 (#45)
30 30 (#355)
Total Base Stats
483 (#138)

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Evolution Chart of Runerigus

Pokemon How to Evolve
Galarian YamaskGalarian Yamask -
RunerigusRunerigus Evolves from Galarian Yamask by passing under Pillar in Dusty Bowl with HP decreased by 49 or more

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How to Evolve Galarian Yamask into Runerigus

Bring Down Galarian Yamask's HP

Yamask with 1 HP Remaining.jpg
Galarian Yamask has a unique method of evolving previously unseen in the series. Galarian Yamask will only evolve if its HP has been decreased by 49 or more without fainting. The easiest way to weaken your Galarian Yamask is by giving it the item Focus Sash, which prevents your Pokemon from fainting from one attack with a remaining HP of 1. You can then use the item Poke Doll to escape the Pokemon you are battling, or switch out Yamask to defeat it with a different Pokemon.

If you don't have a Focus Sash yet, you can go to Route 2 to weaken your Galarian Yamask against low-level Pokemon to prevent it from fainting from battle.

Go through the Pillar in Dusty Bowl

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Once you have weakened your Galarian Yamask by at least 49 HP, head to the Dusty Bowl section of the Wild Area and go towards the pillar labeled on the map. After going through the pillar with Galarian Yamask in your party, your Galarian Yamask will then evolve to Runerigus.

Locations Where Runerigus Appears

Where to find Runerigus

Random Encounter

There are no maps where this Pokemon appears.

Visible Encounter

There are no maps where this Pokemon appears.

Raid Encounter

Location Hidden Ability?
Rolling Fields Rare Den (D) Yes
South Lake Miloch Rare Den (A) Yes
Watchtower Ruins Rare Den (A) Yes
Stony Wilderness Special Den (C) Yes
Stony Wilderness Rare Den (B) Yes
Dusty Bowl Den (G) No
Dusty Bowl Den (C) No
Dusty Bowl Rare Den (C) Yes
Bridge Field Rare Den (I) Yes
Giant's Mirror Rare Den (E) Yes

Learnset of Runerigus

Learnset by Leveling Up

Lv. Move Type Power Acc. PP
Base Astonish Ghost Image 30 100 15
Base Haze Ice Image - - 30
Base Night Shade Ghost Image - 100 15
Base Protect Normal Image - - 10
Base Scary Face Normal Image - 100 10
Base Shadow Claw Ghost Image 70 100 15
12 Disable Normal Image - 100 20
16 Brutal Swing Dark Image 60 100 20
20 Crafty Shield Fairy Image - - 10
24 Hex Ghost Image 65 100 10
28 Mean Look Normal Image - - 5
32 Slam Normal Image 80 75 20
38 Curse Ghost Image - - 10
44 Shadow Ball Ghost Image 80 100 15
50 Earthquake Ground Image 100 100 10
56 Power Split Psychic Image - - 10
56 Guard Split Psychic Image - - 10
62 Destiny Bond Ghost Image - - 5

Learnset by TM

No. Move Type Power Acc. PP
TM08 Hyper Beam Normal Image 150 90 5
TM09 Giga Impact Normal Image 150 90 5
TM19 Safeguard Normal Image - - 25
TM21 Rest Psychic Image - - 10
TM22 Rock Slide Rock Image 75 90 10
TM23 Thief Dark Image 60 100 25
TM24 Snore Normal Image 50 100 15
TM25 Protect Normal Image - - 10
TM26 Scary Face Normal Image - 100 10
TM31 Attract Normal Image - 100 15
TM32 Sandstorm Rock Image - - 10
TM33 Rain Dance Water Image - - 5
TM38 Will-O-Wisp Fire Image - 85 15
TM39 Facade Normal Image 70 100 20
TM42 Revenge Fighting Image 60 100 10
TM44 Imprison Psychic Image - - 10
TM47 Fake Tears Dark Image - 100 20
TM48 Rock Tomb Rock Image 60 95 15
TM49 Sand Tomb Ground Image 35 85 15
TM54 Rock Blast Rock Image 25 90 10
TM57 Payback Dark Image 50 100 10
TM60 Power Swap Psychic Image - - 10
TM61 Guard Swap Psychic Image - - 10
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost Image 70 100 15
TM70 Trick Room Psychic Image - - 5
TM71 Wonder Room Psychic Image - - 10
TM76 Round Normal Image 60 100 15
TM77 Hex Ghost Image 65 100 10
TM81 Bulldoze Ground Image 60 100 20
TM86 Phantom Force Ghost Image 90 100 10
TM97 Brutal Swing Dark Image 60 100 20

Learnset by TR

No. Move Type Power Acc. PP
TR17 Amnesia Psychic Image - - 20
TR20 Substitute Normal Image - - 10
TR26 Endure Normal Image - - 10
TR27 Sleep Talk Normal Image - - 10
TR33 Shadow Ball Ghost Image 80 100 15
TR37 Taunt Dark Image - 100 20
TR38 Trick Psychic Image - 100 10
TR40 Skill Swap Psychic Image - - 10
TR46 Iron Defense Steel Image - - 15
TR49 Calm Mind Psychic Image - - 20
TR54 Toxic Spikes Poison Image - - 20
TR58 Dark Pulse Dark Image 80 100 15
TR62 Dragon Pulse Dragon Image 85 100 10
TR65 Energy Ball Grass Image 90 100 10
TR67 Earth Power Ground Image 90 100 10
TR68 Nasty Plot Dark Image - - 20
TR69 Zen Headbutt Psychic Image 80 90 15
TR75 Stone Edge Rock Image 100 80 5
TR76 Stealth Rock Rock Image - - 20
TR77 Grass Knot Grass Image - 100 20
TR83 Ally Switch Psychic Image - - 15
TR99 Body Press Fighting Image 80 100 10

Learnset through a Move Tutor

Move Type Power Acc. PP
Poltergeist Ghost Image 110 90 5

Learnset via Egg Moves

Move Type Power Acc. PP
Memento Dark Image - 100 10

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