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(ヒトモシ Hitomoshi)
Candle Pokémon Pokémon
Ability Gender
Flash Fire
Flame Body
Shadow Tag (Dream World)
50% ♂/50% ♀
Pokédex color Egg groups
'White' Amorphous
Weight Height
6.8 lbs. 3.1 kg 1'00" ft. 0.3 m
Body style Footprint
BodyUnknown.png F607.png
Azurilland Pokédex
HP Attack Defense
50 30 55
Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
65 55 20

Litwick (Japanese: ヒトモシ Hitomoshi) is a Ghost/Fire-type Pokémon from the Generation V game Pokemon Black and White. It evolves into Lampent at level 41 and then evolves into Chandelure when a Dusk Stone is used. Its body somewhat resembles a candle.

In Anime

In BW029 A group of Litwick appeared where they, along with a Lampent tried to attack Ash and friends, Jessie,

A Litwick in BW 029

James and Meowth. When Team Rocket sought to make the abandoned mansion the Litwck inhabited into their Unova headquarters, the Litwick decided to play them for the fools they are and suck out their life force to keep their candles burning. However, they were stopped.

Game Info

Game Locations

Version(s) Location
Black/White Celestial Tower

Pokédex Entries

Generations I - IV
Litwick did not appear during the Generation I - IV games.
Litwick shines a light that absorbs the life energy of people and Pokémon, which becomes the fuel that it burns.
While shining a light and pretending to be a guide, it leeches off the life force of any who follow it.
Black 2
White 2
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire


Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Damage Type Contest Type Appeal Jam
1 Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Special

1 Astonish 30 100% 15 Ghost Physical

3 Minimize - -% 20 Normal Status

5 Smog 20 70% 20 Poison Special

7 Fire Spin 35 85% 15 Fire Special

10 Confuse Ray - 100% 10 Ghost Status

13 Night Shade - 100% 15 Ghost Special

16 Will-O-Wisp - 75% 15 Fire Status

20 Flame Burst 70 100% 15 Fire Special

24 Imprison - -% 10 Psychic Status

28 Hex 50 100% 10 Ghost Special

33 Memento - 100% 10 Dark Status

38 Inferno 100 50% 5 Fire Special

43 Curse - -% 10 Ghost Status

49 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Special

55 Pain Split - -% 20 Normal Status

61 Overheat 140 90% 5 Fire Special

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


I Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
Litwick did not appear in Generation I
II Gold Silver Crystal Back
Litwick did not appear in Generation II
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Litwick did not appear in Generation III
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Litwick did not appear in Generation IV
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Litwick BW.gif Litwick BW Back.gif
Shiny Litwick BW.gif Shiny Litwick BW Back.gif


  • Litwick pretends to guide people so it can suck out their life force using the light on it's head.
  • Litwick resembles a small candle.
    • The flames of this Pokémon's line are a play on the depiction of ghosts/spirits appearing as ghastly flames/lights in Japanese culture.
  • Litwick's name is a combination of lit and wick.
  • Litwick's cry starts off high pitched but echoes near the end almost sounding like its in a cave.
  • Litwick's "hairstyle" appears to be based off the wax that drips off a candle while burning.
  • Despite being know to leech people's life energy, it can not learn any draining moves.