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Bellsprout (Pokémon)

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Machamp #068: Machamp
Pokémon
#070: Weepinbell Weepinbell
Bellsprout
マダツボミ Madatsubomi
#069
069Bellsprout.png
Artwork from FR/LG
Type
Grass Poison
Category
Flower Pokémon
Ability
Chlorophyll
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,059,860
Regional Pokédex numbers
Kanto
#069
Johto
#064
Hoenn
#250
Regional Browser numbers
Fiore
R-004
Height
2'04"
Imperial
0.7 m
Metric
Weight
8.8 lbs.
Imperial
4.0 kg
Metric
Dex color
Green
Catch rate
255 (33.3%)
Body style
Body12.png
Footprint
 F069.png 
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Breeding
Plant group 21 cycles
(5355 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
1
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 84 Battle Exp.: 841*

Bellsprout (Japanese: マダツボミ Madatsubomi) is a dual-type Grass/Poison Pokémon.

It evolves into Weepinbell starting at level 21, who evolves into Victreebel via Leaf Stone.

Biology

Physiology

Bellsprout has a skinny, stem-like body with roots that resemble feet and are used similarly. Bellsprout has a pair of green leaves, and a yellow head shaped like a bell with pink lips.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Despite their small size, Bellsprout are versatile. Their stem is long, thin and very flexible, making then capable of swerving rapidly to avoid many attacks it is weak to or move with blinding speed to capture prey. They can use their roots to replenish moisture and health from the ground if they get hit. They can also channel their roots through the ground to trip foes.

Behavior

Bellsprout is adept at using vines to capture its prey of small insects. With blinding speed, it ensnares prey with its vines and devours it. If Bellsprout notices anything that moves, it will immediately fling its vine at the object.

Habitat

Bellsprout prefers hot and humid places, living in forests as well as tropical jungles and swamps where the ground is rich in nutrients. They are common in Kanto and Johto, but can be found in Sinnoh as well.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

Bellsprout eats insects and sometimes takes in nutrients from the soil.

In the anime

File:Bellsprout anime.png
A Bellsprout in the anime

Major appearances

Bellsprout's first major appearance was in The Fourth Round Rumble, as Jeanette Fisher's Pokémon. This Bellsprout was unusually strong and managed to defeat Ash's Bulbasaur and Pikachu, but lost to Ash's Muk.

Another major appearance was in A Bout With Sprout. A boy called Zackie from Earl Dervish's Pokémon Academy wanted to have Ash's Pikachu very badly. In his efforts to catch it, he captured a Bellsprout instead. This Bellsprout later saved the day when Team Rocket was causing trouble at the Sprout Tower.

A Bellsprout named "Spoopy" appeared in A Better Pill to Swallow as Old Man Shuckle's Pokémon. It was able run very fast and it could lift boulders.

Minor appearances

A Bellsprout was used by one of the students of the Pokémon Trainer's School in Gonna Rule The School!.

A Bellsprout appeared in The Ribbon Cup Caper at the ship’s Pokémon Center.

A Bellsprout appeared in The Saffron Con as a Pokémon owned by a Coordinator that was taken by Team Rocket.

It also appeared in Pokémon Ranger and the Kidnapped Riolu! Part One.

Another Bellsprout appeared in Promoting Healthy Tangrowth.

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

Bellsprout makes a cameo in the Red, Green & Blue chapter in ...But Fearow Itself! when Red remembers capturing one.

A sextet of Bellsprout is seen in Volume 8 during Gold's visit to Sprout Tower. Gold is attacked by the monks and their Bellsprout in an attempt to convince him to join their group. The excellent teamwork of the Bellsprout manages to make short work of Gold's Aipom, only to lose to Gold's Cyndaquil when it incinerates them from below.

In the TCG

Main article: Bellsprout (TCG)

Game data

NPC appearances

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Red A carnivorous Pokémon that traps and eats bugs. It appears to use its root feet to replenish moisture.
Blue
Yellow Prefers hot and humid places. It ensnares tiny insects with its vines and devours them.
Stadium A kind of bug-eating plant that hunts small insects. It uses its roots as feet for walking.
Generation II
Gold Even though its body is extremely skinny, it is blindingly fast when catching its prey.
Silver It plants its feet deep underground to replenish water. It can't escape its enemy while it's rooted.
Crystal If it notices anything that moves, it immediately flings its vine at the object.
Stadium 2 Even though its body is extremely skinny, it is blindingly fast when catching its prey.
Generation III
Ruby A Bellsprout's thin and flexible body lets it bend and sway to avoid any attack, however strong it may be. From its mouth, it leaks a fluid that melts even iron.
Sapphire A Bellsprout's thin and flexible body lets it bend and sway to avoid any attack, however strong it may be. From its mouth, it leaks a fluid that melts even iron.
Emerald A Bellsprout's thin and flexible body lets it bend and sway to avoid any attack, however strong it may be. From its mouth, it leaks a fluid that melts even iron.
FireRed Its bud looks like a human face. Because of the bud, it is rumored to be a type of legendary mandrake plant.
LeafGreen A carnivorous Pokémon that traps and eats bugs. It appears to use its root feet to replenish moisture.
Generation IV
Diamond It prefers hot and humid environments. It is quick at capturing prey with its vines.
Pearl It prefers hot and humid environments. It is quick at capturing prey with its vines.
Platinum It prefers hot and humid environments. It is quick at capturing prey with its vines.
HeartGold Even though its body is extremely skinny, it is blindingly fast when catching its prey.
SoulSilver It plants its feet deep underground to replenish water. It can't escape its enemy while it's rooted.
Generation V
Black {{{blackdex}}}
White {{{whitedex}}}
Black 2 {{{black2dex}}}
White 2 {{{white2dex}}}
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Red Blue
Common Routes 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, 24, and 25 (Blue only)
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
Uncommon Routes 12, 13, 14, 15, 24, and 25
Generation II
Gold Silver
Common Routes 5, 6, 24, 25, 31, 32, and 36
Crystal
Common Routes 5, 6, 24, 25, 31, 32, and 36
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
None Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
Common Routes 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, 24, and 25, Berry Forest, Bond Bridge, Cape Brink, Water Path (LeafGreen only)
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Common Routes 229 and 230
Platinum
Common Routes 224 and 230
HeartGold SoulSilver
Common Routes 31, 32, and 44
Pal Park
Forest
Pokéwalker
Noisy Forest
Generation V
Black White
None Trade
Black 2 White 2
None Trade
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Channel Viridian Forest
Pokémon Trozei! Huge Storage 1
Endless Level 6
Forever Level 6
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Wish Cave (1F-3F)
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Mystifying Forest (B1-B13)
Mystery Jungle (B1-B29)
Midnight Forest (B1-B21)
Pokémon Ranger Lyra Forest
Krokka Tunnel
Pokémon Rumble Windy Prairie‎

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Red* Blue* Berry (100%)
Yellow*

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 50
110 - 157 210 - 304
Attack: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Defense: 35
36 - 95 67 - 185
Sp.Atk: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Sp.Def: 30
31 - 90 58 - 174
Speed: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Total: 300   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.
  • This Pokémon's  Special  base stat in Generation I was 70.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
1/2
Power
1/2
Skill
2/2 ★★
Stamina
3/5 ★★★☆☆
Jump
2/3 ★★
Total
9/14

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation V, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

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By TM/HM

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By breeding

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By tutoring

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|- style="background:#A7DB8D" | colspan="13" | Bold indicates a move that gets STAB
Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only from an evolution of this Pokémon
A colored initial indicates that the move is not available to be tutored in this game,
while a colored background indicates that the move is available.
|} |}

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 Pin069.png Pin069.gif 
Acquisition: Catch
Pokémon Pinball RS
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Trozei!
 Trozeiani069.gif 
Rarity: Common
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
MDP069.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 9.3%
Friend Area: Jungle
Phrases
51%-100% HP Bugs are my favorite things to eat.
26%-50% HP I'm sorry to say, but my HP has been reduced to half.
1%-25% HP I am on the verge of collapse...
Level up My level has gone up.
Partner phrases
51%-100% HP <name>, my HP is between 51% and 100%.
26%-50% HP <name>, my HP is between 26% and 50%.
1%-25% HP <name>, my HP is between 1% and 25%.
Level up My level has gone up.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP069.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.2%
IQ group: G
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Grass  Poké Assist: Grass PA.png
( Grass )
Field move: None
Loops: 4 Min. exp.: 13 Max. exp.: 19
Browser entry  
Bellsprout delivers cuts with its sharp leaves. It's just a sprout, but be careful!
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group: Poké Assist: Field move:
 Normal  None Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
None Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
None.png PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
None.png Strong: {{{Park2strong}}} Weak: {{{Park2weak}}}
PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
None.png HP: Move: {{{ConquestMove}}}
Attack: Ability 1: {{{ConquestAbility1}}}
Defense: Ability 2: {{{ConquestAbility2}}}
Speed: Ability 3: {{{ConquestAbility3}}}
Does not evolve.
Range: 0 Perfect Links: {{{ConquestLink}}}

Evolution

Bellsprout
Unevolved
Bellsprout
 Grass  Poison 
Rare Candy
Level 21


Weepinbell
First evolution
Weepinbell
 Grass  Poison 
Leaf Stone
Leaf Stone


Victreebel
Second evolution
Victreebel
 Grass  Poison 

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
Spr 1b 069.png Spr 1y 069.png Spr 1g 069.png Spr b g1 069.png
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
Spr 2g 069.png Spr 2s 069.png Spr 2c 069.gif Spr b 2g 069.png
Spr 2g 069 s.png Spr 2s 069 s.png Spr 2c 069 s.gif Spr b 2g 069 s.png
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 069.png Spr 3e 069.png Spr 3f 069.png Spr b 3r 069.png
Spr 3r 069 s.png Spr 3e 069 s.png Spr 3f 069 s.png Spr b 3r 069 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 069.png Spr 4d 069.png Spr 4h 069.png Spr b 4d 069.png
Spr 4d 069 s.png Spr 4d 069 s.png Spr 4h 069 s.png Spr b 4d 069 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 069.png Spr 5b 069.png Spr b 5b 069.png
Spr 5b 069 s.png Spr 5b 069 s.png Spr b 5b 069 s.png
Bellsprout For other sprites and images, please see Bellsprout images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

Bellsprout and its evolutions may be based upon carnivorous pitcher plants.

Name origin

Bellsprout's name seems to be be a combination of bell, referring to its bell-like head, and sprout, referring to it being relatively young in its evolutionary line. Madatsubomi can be taken to mean まだ蕾, still (a) flower bud.

In other languages

External links

Notes


Machamp #068: Machamp
Pokémon
#070: Weepinbell Weepinbell
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