Pokémon GO Sableye is the first Pokémon to have the dual dark ghost typing. It is the pioneer of this dual type, although not a great one.
With a low max CP of 1305, things are not looking so good for Sableye. It has a well balanced ATK (141) and DEF (141), but these numbers will not go well against the currently high ranking Pokémon. It’s STA (100) is not much of help in offense or defence either.
On the plus side, since we already confirmed the difference in spawn rates of nocturnal Pokémon “Nocturnal species of Pokémon GO (Generation 1 and 2)“, we do know that we expect to see Sableye more frequently during the night.
Where to find Sableye?
Sableye is a deep cave dweller, so expect to see them within Forest, Mountain, Rough Terrain and Urban Biomes.
Sableye made its television debut on the 303rd episode of the Pokémon series (Advanced Generation: Episode 29) titled, “Ready, Willing, and Sableye”.
Sableye in the Pokémon GO meta
Sableye is yet another Pokémon that will not make the cut to be included in the high tiers. Despite having a good dual typing, which provides immunity to normal, fighting, psychic. Sableye is only effectively damaged by fairy type moves, but Sableye’s low CP (1305) and stats are simply not enough to fight back.
Sableye is known to have a mega evolution. With it, perhaps Sableye will have a better chance to climb the ranks. For now, Sableye is only good for collection.
Pokémon GO Sableye Moves
Due to its unique typing, the Pokémon GO Sableye is sure on to have an interesting move pool:
- Foul Play dark
- Shadow Ball ghost
- Shadow Claw ghost
- Ominous Wind ghost
If more moves are added, we can expect a bit more Sableye variety:
- Embargo dark
- Flatter dark
- Fling dark
- Knock Off dark
- Will-O-Wisp fire
Shiny Sableye in Pokemon GO
A normal Sableye has dark purple body. Its eyes resembles a pale blue gemstone. It has a red gemstone on its chest. It also has a blue, green, and another red gemstone structure on its back.
Pokémon GO shiny Sableye has a yellow body. Its eyes resembles a white gemstones. It has a green gemstone on its chest. It also has a light green, orange and another yellow gemstone structure on its back.