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'''Bouffalant''' ([[List of Japanese Pokémon names|Japanese]]: '''バッフロン''' ''Buffalon'') is a {{type2|Normal}} Pokémon introduced in [[Generation V]].
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'''Bouffalant''' ([[List of Japanese Pokémon names|Japanese]]: '''バッフロン''' ''Buffron'') is a {{type2|Normal}} Pokémon introduced in [[Generation V]].
   
 
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====Name origin====
 
====Name origin====
Bouffalant is possibly a combination of ''buffalo'', ''bouffant'' and ''galant''. Buffalon is derived from バッファロー ''buffalo'', アフロ ''afro'' and bison.
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Bouffalant is possibly a combination of ''buffalo'', ''bouffant'' and ''galant''. Buffron is derived from バッファロー ''buffalo'', アフロ ''afro'' and bison.
   
 
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Revision as of 16:25, 2 June 2011

Bisharp #625: Bisharp
Pokémon
#627: Rufflet Rufflet
Bouffalant
バッフロン Buffron
#626
626Bouffalant.png
Art by Ken Sugimori from Black and White
Type
Normal Unknown
Category
Bash Buffalo Pokémon
Abilities
Reckless or Sap Sipper Soundproof
Hidden Ability
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,000,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Unova
#132
Regional Browser numbers
Height
5'03"
Imperial
1.6 m
Metric
Weight
208.3 lbs.
Imperial
94.5 kg
Metric
Dex color
Brown
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Body style
Body08.png
Footprint
 F626.png 
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Breeding
Ground group 21 cycles
(5355 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
2
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 172 Battle Exp.: 1721*

Bouffalant (Japanese: バッフロン Buffron) is a Template:Type2 Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

It is not known to evolve into or from any other Pokémon.

Biology

Physiology

Bouffalant is a large, brown buffalo Pokémon. It features a large, magnificent afro on its head with two equally large horns popping out of it. Each horn has two golden rings on it. It has light brown hair ending at its knees.

Gender differences

Special abilities

Even if it is dealt with a violent headbutt, its tufty afro-like fur absorbs the damage. With its destructive power, it is said to derail a running train. It is the only Pokémon that can learn Head Charge.

Behavior

Bouffalant ram into any objects with destructive power.

Habitat

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

Bouffalant are herbivores.

In the anime

Bouffalant in the anime

Major appearances

Bouffalant is due to appear in the upcoming 14th movie, as shown in a trailer.

Minor appearances

Bouffalant made its debut in BW034 under the ownership of Alder. It was shown battling in a flashback of Trip's past and inspired him to become a Pokémon Trainer.

In the manga

In the TCG

Main article: Bouffalant (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold {{{golddex}}}
Silver {{{silverdex}}}
Crystal {{{crystaldex}}}
Stadium 2 Unknown
Generation III
Ruby {{{rubydex}}}
Sapphire {{{sapphiredex}}}
Emerald {{{emeralddex}}}
FireRed {{{firereddex}}}
LeafGreen {{{leafgreendex}}}
Generation IV
Diamond {{{diamonddex}}}
Pearl {{{pearldex}}}
Platinum {{{platinumdex}}}
HeartGold {{{heartgolddex}}}
SoulSilver {{{soulsilverdex}}}
Generation V
Black Their fluffy fur absorbs damage, even if they strike foes with a fierce headbutt.
White They charge wildly and headbutt everything. Their headbutts have enough destructive force to derail a train.
Black 2 {{{black2dex}}}
White 2 {{{white2dex}}}
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation I
Red Blue
None Trade
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
None Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
None Trade
Crystal
None Trade
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
None Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
None Trade
Platinum
None Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
None
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
Common Route 10
Black 2 White 2
None Trade
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Held items

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 95
155 - 202 300 - 394
Attack: 110
103 - 178 202 - 350
Defense: 95
90 - 161 175 - 317
Sp.Atk: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Sp.Def: 95
90 - 161 175 - 317
Speed: 55
54 - 117 103 - 229
Total: 490   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.


Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Pursuit Dark Physical 04040 100100% 20
00Start Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
066 Rage Normal Physical 02020 100100% 20
1111 Fury Attack Normal Physical 01515 08585% 20
1616 Horn Attack Normal Physical 06565 100100% 25
2121 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100100% 10
2626 Revenge Fighting Physical 06060 100100% 10
3131 Head Charge Normal Physical 120120 100100% 15
3636 Focus Energy Normal Status 0000 —% 30
4141 Megahorn Bug Physical 120120 08585% 10
4646 Reversal Fighting Physical 0000 100100% 15
5151 Thrash Normal Physical 120120 100100% 10
5656 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —% 30
6161 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 09090% 5
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Bouffalant obtained at level 1 in Generation V
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Bouffalant
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Bouffalant
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM12 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM18 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 05050 080}}80% 10
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM40 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM67 Retaliate Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM71 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 080}}80% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM78 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM83 Work Up Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM84 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Electric Sprite.png TM93 Wild Charge Electric Physical 09090 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM01 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
Bag HM Water Sprite.png HM03 Surf Water Special 09595 100}}100% 15
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM04 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Bouffalant
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Bouffalant

By breeding

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Father   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
PsyduckGolduckSentretFurretWooperQuagsire
SwinubPiloswineMamoswineSlakothVigorothSlaking
WailmerWailordNumelCameruptTorkoalBidoof
BibarelPansearSimisearWoobatSwoobatHeatmor
Amnesia Psychic Status —% 20
SeelDewgongSnubbullGranbullZigzagoonLinoone
BidoofBibarelDarumakaDarmanitanScraggyScrafty
Headbutt Normal Physical 70 100% 20
Mawile Iron Head Steel Physical 80 100% 15
WooperQuagsire Mud Shot Ground Special 55 95% 15
DiglettDugtrioSwinubPiloswineMamoswineDrilbur
ExcadrillSandileKrokorokKrookodile
Mud-Slap Ground Special 20 100% 10
ScraggyScrafty Rock Climb Normal Physical 90 85% 20
PonytaRapidashRhyhornRhydonRhyperiorGirafarig
StantlerWhismurLoudredExploudBlitzleZebstrika
Stomp Normal Physical 65 100% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Bouffalant in Generation V
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Bouffalant in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Bouffalant
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Bouffalant

By tutoring

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • A black abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Bouffalant can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Bouffalant cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Bouffalant
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Bouffalant

Special moves

TCG-only moves

Side game data

Evolution

Bouffalant
Does not evolve
Bouffalant
 Normal 

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation I.
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation II.
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation III.
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation IV.
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 626.png Spr 5b 626.png Spr b 5b 626.png
Spr 5b 626 s.png Spr 5b 626 s.png Spr b 5b 626 s.png
Bouffalant For other sprites and images, please see Bouffalant images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Bouffalant is the only bovine Pokémon who can be of either gender. The others, Miltank and Tauros, can only be female and male, respectively.

Origin

Bouffalant is based on a buffalo; specifically, an American Bison. However, the horns more closely resemble those of the African Water Buffalo. The fur on its head resembles an afro.

Name origin

Bouffalant is possibly a combination of buffalo, bouffant and galant. Buffron is derived from バッファロー buffalo, アフロ afro and bison.

In other languages

Language Name Name Origin
German Bisofank From bison and funk.
French Frison From friser and bison.
Korean 버프론 Beopeuron


External links

Notes

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