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Clefairy (Pokémon)

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000 #{{{prevnum}}}: Nidoking
Pokémon
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Clefairy
ピッピ Pippi
#035
035Clefairy.png
Artwork from FR/LG
Type
Normal '
Category
Fairy Pokémon
Abilities
Cute Charm or Magic Guard
Exp. at Lv. 100
800,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Kanto
#035
Johto
#041
Hoenn
#233
Sinnoh
#100
Regional Browser numbers
Height
2′00″
Imperial
0.6 m
Metric
Weight
16.5 lbs.
Imperial
7.5 kg
Metric
Dex color
Pink
Catch rate
150 (19.6%)
Body style
BodyUnknown.png
Footprint
 F035.png 
Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Fairy group 1 cycles
(255 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 68 Battle Exp.: 681*

Clefairy (Japanese: ピッピ Pippi) is a Normal-type Pokémon.

Biology

Physiology

Clefairy appears to be a pink creature. It has stocky limbs and a round body which gives it a chubby appearance. It also possess large sensitive ears that have brown tips. It has small wings that seem incapable of flight, but allow it to bounce gracefully.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

The most well-known ability that a Clefairy has is the ability to use Metronome, a move that involves wiggling its fingers back and forth in order to execute any attack at random (even to the user). Even without Metronome, Clefairy is capable of learning a vast amount of elemental attacks. They can also store moonlight in their wings, allowing them to float in midair. It is also one of only three pokemon that can learn the powerful, cosmic move Meteor Mash.

Behavior

Clefairy are very shy and timid creatures. As such, they rarely show themselves to humans. Clefairy also seem to have gained a reputation as kleptomaniacs, since there have been various reports of Clefairy being seen stealing random junk.

Habitat

Clefairy are elusive Pokémon in the wild. The best place to find them is Mt. Moon, especially at a night during a full moon. Wherever they live, they are likely to be in an area where the moon is clear and visible at night.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

File:ClefairyEvo anime.jpg
Clefairy playing with its evolutionary family.
File:Clefairy anime.gif
A Clefairy in the anime

While Clefairy's first appearance was in Clefairy and the Moon Stone; in the original pilot episode, Clefairy was intended to be Ash's starting Pokémon. Due to a last minute change, the role went to Pikachu. This would have made the anime closer to the Pocket Monsters manga, which would later be referenced in Lights, Camerupt, Action!, where its main character, Isamu Akai, along with his Clefairy and Pikachu appeared in a film Ash was watching.

A group of Clefairies were going around stealing random junk in Viridian City to repair their spaceship during Clefairy Tales. Their leader got beaten up by Jigglypuff for stealing its microphone/pen. These Clefairy made another brief appearance in Wish Upon a Star Shape.

In A Goldenrod Opportunity, a Clefairy was used by Whitney to send Team Rocket flying and in the Gym Battle against Ash. The Fairy Pokémon was defeated by Ash's Cyndaquil.

Several Clefairy also appeared in A Real Cleffa-Hanger, when Ash and his friends visited Mt. Moon again.

In the manga

A rude, crass, male Clefairy is the co-star of the Pocket Monsters manga.

In Pokémon Special, Blue had a Clefairy that later evolved into Clefable.

In the Electric Tale of Pikachu, one of the chapters focuses on Clefairy running wild through a city. It was an adaptation of EP062.

In the TCG

Main article: Clefairy (TCG)

Other appearances

Super Smash Bros.

When released from a Poké Ball, Clefairy will use Metronome and basically copy another Pokémon's move randomly.

Super Smash Bros. Melee

Clefairy also uses Metronome but uses its own series of attacks such as Blizzard, Explosion, or Fire Spin. All will hurt any opponents close to Clefairy.

Trophy information

Clefairy are very cute Pokémon, which makes them popular pets. However, as they're only found in a few areas, it takes a lot of work to find one. Strangely enough, legend has it that Clefairy are more active during the full moon. These Pokémon are known to use Metronome, a move that unleashes a randomly selected technique.

Game data

NPC appearances

  • Pokémon Stadium: Clefairy stars in the mini-game "Clefairy Says." Players are given a pattern of arrows to repeat back. Guess wrong too many times and you're out. The last one standing wins.

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Red Its magical and cute appeal has many admirers. It is rare and found only in certain areas.
Blue
Yellow Adored for their cute looks and playfulness. They are thought to be rare, as they do not appear often.
Stadium Because of its adorable nature, it is in high demand as a pet. However, it is rare and found only in limited areas.
Generation II
Gold The moonlight that it stores in the wings on its back apparently gives it the ability to float in midair.
Silver Its adorable behavior and cry make it highly popular. However, this cute Pokémon is rarely found.
Crystal Though rarely seen, it becomes easier to spot, for some reason, on the night of a full moon.
Stadium 2 The moonlight that it stores in the wings on its back apparently gives it the ability to float in midair.
Generation III
Ruby On every night of a full moon, groups of this Pokémon come out to play. When dawn arrives, the tired Clefairy return to their quiet mountain retreats and go to sleep nestled up against each other.
Sapphire On every night of a full moon, groups of this Pokémon come out to play. When dawn arrives, the tired Clefairy return to their quiet mountain retreats and go to sleep nestled up against each other.
Emerald On every night of a full moon, they come out to play. When dawn arrives, the tired Clefairy go to sleep nestled up against each other in deep and quiet mountains.
FireRed Its adorable appearance makes it popular as a pet. However, it is rare and difficult to find.
LeafGreen With its magical and Template:A2 appeal, it has many admirers. It is rare and found only in certain areas.
Generation IV
Diamond Thought to live with others on quiet mountains, it is popular for its adorable nature.
Pearl It flies using the wings on its back to collect moonlight. This Pokémon is difficult to find.
Platinum {{{platinumdex}}}
HeartGold {{{heartgolddex}}}
SoulSilver {{{soulsilverdex}}}
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
Rare Mt. Moon, Rocket Game Corner
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
Rare Mt. Moon
Generation II
Gold Silver
Rare Mt. Moon
Crystal
Rare Routes 3 and 4 (Night), Mt. Moon
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
None Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
Rare Mt. Moon, Rocket Game Corner
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Common Mt. Coronet
Platinum
None Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
Mountain
Pokéwalker
None
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 3
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Joyous Tower (9F-14F)

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 70
130 - 177 250 - 344
Attack: 45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Defense: 48
47 - 110 90 - 214
Sp.Atk: 60
58 - 123 112 - 240
Sp.Def: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Speed: 35
36 - 95 67 - 185
Total: 323   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 60.


Type effectiveness

Template:DP type effectiveness

Learnset

Template:Learnset intro

By leveling up

Generation I
Level Move Type
Start Growl Normal
Pound Normal
13 Sing Normal
18 DoubleSlap Normal
24 Minimize Normal
31 Metronome Normal
39 Defense Curl Normal
48 Light Screen Psychic
Generation II
Level Move Type
Start Growl Normal
Pound Normal
4 Encore Normal
8 Sing Normal
13 DoubleSlap Normal
19 Minimize Normal
26 Defense Curl Normal
34 Metronome Normal
43 Moonlight Normal
53 Light Screen Psychic
Generation III
Level Move Type
Start Growl Normal
Pound Normal
5 Encore Normal
9 Sing Normal
13 DoubleSlap Normal
17 Follow Me Normal
21 Minimize Normal
25 Defense Curl Normal
29 Metronome Normal
33 Cosmic Power Psychic
37 Moonlight Normal
41 Light Screen Psychic
45 Meteor Mash Steel
Generation IV
Level Move Type Cat.
Start Growl Normal Status
Pound Normal Physical
4 Encore Normal Status
7 Sing Normal Status
10 DoubleSlap Normal Physical
13 Defense Curl Normal Status
16 Follow Me Normal Status
19 Minimize Normal Status
22 Wake-Up Slap Fighting Physical
25 Cosmic Power Psychic Status
28 Lucky Chant Normal Status
31 Metronome Normal Status
34 Gravity Psychic Status
37 Moonlight Psychic Status
40 Light Screen Psychic Status
43 Meteor Mash Steel Physical
46 Healing Wish Psychic Status

By TM/HM

Generation I
# Move Type
TM01 Mega Punch Normal
TM03 Swords Dance Normal
TM05 Mega Kick Normal
TM06 Toxic Poison
TM08 Body Slam Normal
TM09 Take Down Normal
TM10 Double-Edge Normal
TM11 BubbleBeam Water
TM12 Water Gun Water
TM13 Ice Beam Ice
TM14 Blizzard Ice
TM17 Submission Fighting
TM18 Counter Fighting
TM19 Seismic Toss Fighting
TM20 Rage Normal
TM22 SolarBeam Grass
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric
TM25 Thunder Electric
TM29 Psychic Psychic
TM30 Teleport Psychic
TM31 Mimic Normal
TM32 Double Team Normal
TM33 Reflect Psychic
TM34 Bide Normal
TM35 Metronome Normal
TM38 Fire Blast Fire
TM40 Skull Bash Normal
TM44 Rest Psychic
TM45 Thunder Wave Electric
TM46 Psywave Psychic
TM49 Tri Attack Normal
TM50 Substitute Normal
HM04 Strength Normal
HM05 Flash Normal
Generation II
# Move Type
TM01 DynamicPunch Fighting
TM02 Headbutt Normal
TM03 Curse Unknown
TM04 Rollout Rock
TM06 Toxic Poison
TM07 Zap Cannon Electric
TM09 Psych Up Psychic
TM10 Hidden Power Normal
TM11 Sunny Day Fire
TM13 Snore Normal
TM14 Blizzard Ice
TM17 Protect Normal
TM18 Rain Dance Water
TM20 Endure Normal
TM21 Frustration Normal
TM22 SolarBeam Grass
TM23 Iron Tail Steel
TM25 Thunder Electric
TM27 Return Normal
TM29 Psychic Psychic
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost
TM31 Mud Slap Ground
TM32 Double Team Normal
TM33 Ice Punch Ice
TM34 Swagger Normal
TM35 Sleep Talk Normal
TM38 Fire Blast Fire
TM40 Defense Curl Normal
TM41 ThunderPunch Electric
TM42 Dream Eater Psychic
TM43 Detect Fighting
TM44 Rest Psychic
TM45 Attract Normal
TM48 Fire Punch Fire
TM50 Nightmare Ghost
HM04 Strength Normal
HM05 Flash Normal
Generation III
# Move Type
TM01 Focus Punch Fighting
TM03 Water Pulse Water
TM04 Calm Mind Psychic
TM06 Toxic Poison
TM10 Hidden Power Normal
TM11 Sunny Day Fire
TM13 Ice Beam Ice
TM14 Blizzard Ice
TM16 Light Screen Psychic
TM17 Protect Normal
TM18 Rain Dance Water
TM20 Safeguard Normal
TM21 Frustration Normal
TM22 SolarBeam Grass
TM23 Iron Tail Steel
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric
TM25 Thunder Electric
TM27 Return Normal
TM28 Dig Ground
TM29 Psychic Psychic
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost
TM31 Brick Break Fighting
TM32 Double Team Normal
TM33 Reflect Psychic
TM34 Shock Wave Electric
TM35 Flamethrower Fire
TM38 Fire Blast Fire
TM42 Facade Normal
TM43 Secret Power Normal
TM44 Rest Psychic
TM45 Attract Normal
TM49 Snatch Dark
HM04 Strength Normal
HM05 Flash Normal
Generation IV
# Move Type Cat.
TM01 Focus Punch Fighting Physical
TM03 Water Pulse Water Special
TM04 Calm Mind Psychic Status
TM06 Toxic Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status
TM13 Ice Beam Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard Ice Special
TM16 Light Screen Psychic Status
TM17 Protect Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water Status
TM20 Safeguard Normal Status
TM21 Frustration Normal Physical
TM22 SolarBeam Grass Special
TM23 Iron Tail Steel Physical
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric Special
TM25 Thunder Electric Special
TM27 Return Normal Physical
TM28 Dig Ground Physical
TM29 Psychic Psychic Special
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost Special
TM31 Brick Break Fighting Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal Status
TM33 Reflect Psychic Status
TM34 Shock Wave Electric Special
TM35 Flamethrower Fire Special
TM38 Fire Blast Fire Special
TM42 Facade Normal Physical
TM43 Secret Power Normal Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic Status
TM45 Attract Normal Status
TM49 Snatch Dark Status
TM56 Fling Dark Physical
TM57 Charge Beam Electric Special
TM58 Endure Normal Status
TM60 Drain Punch Fighting Physical
TM67 Recycle Normal Status
TM70 Flash Normal Status
TM73 Thunder Wave Electric Status
TM76 Stealth Rock Rock Status
TM77 Psych Up Psychic Status
TM78 Captivate Normal Status
TM82 Sleep Talk Normal Status
TM83 Natural Gift Normal Physical
TM85 Dream Eater Psychic Special
TM86 Grass Knot Grass Special
TM87 Swagger Normal Status
TM90 Substitute Normal Status
HM04 Strength Normal Status
HM06 Rock Smash Fighting Physical

By breeding

Move Type Cat. Father
Amnesia Psychic Status Marill*, Azumarill*
Belly Drum Normal Status Marill*, Azumarill*
Covet Normal Physical Skitty
Fake Tears Dark Status Mawile
Plusle
Minun
Metronome Normal Status Clefairy
Togetic
Mimic Normal Status Jigglypuff
Present Normal Physical Pikachu*
Splash Normal Status Hoppip, Skiploom, Jumpluff
Substitute Normal Status Skitty*
Wish Normal Status Togetic
*Indicates moves only available through chain breeding


By tutoring

Move Type Cat. Version
Body Slam Normal Physical FR LG E
Counter Fighting Physical FR LG E
Double-Edge Normal Physical FR LG E
Dream Eater Psychic Special FR LG E
Mega Kick Normal Physical FR LG E
Mega Punch Normal Physical FR LG E
Metronome Normal Status FR LG E
Mimic Normal Status FR LG E
Seismic Toss Fighting Physical FR LG E
Substitute Normal Status FR LG E
Swords Dance Normal Status FR LG E
Thunder Wave Electric Status FR LG E
Defense Curl Normal Status     E
DynamicPunch Fighting Status     E
Endure Normal Status     E
Fire Punch Fire Physical     E
Ice Punch Ice Physical     E
Mud Slap Ground Special     E
Psych Up Psychic Status     E
Rollout Rock Physical     E
Sleep Talk Normal Status     E
Snore Normal Special     E
Swagger Normal Status     E

Side game data

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Evolution

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Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
Spr 1b 035.png Spr 1y 035.png Spr 1g 035.png Spr b g1 035.png
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
Spr 2g 035.png Spr 2s 035.png Spr 2c 035.gif Spr b 2g 035.png
Spr 2g 035 s.png Spr 2s 035 s.png Spr 2c 035 s.gif Spr b 2g 035 s.png
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 035.png Spr 3e 035.png Spr 3f 035.png Spr b 3r 035.png
Spr 3r 035 s.png Spr 3e 035 s.png Spr 3f 035 s.png Spr b 3r 035 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 035.png Spr 4p 035.png Spr 4h 035.png Spr b 4d 035.png
Spr 4d 035 s.png Spr 4p 035 s.png Spr 4h 035 s.png Spr b 4d 035 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 035.png Spr 5b 035.png Spr b 5b 035.png
Spr 5b 035 s.png Spr 5b 035 s.png Spr b 5b 035 s.png
Clefairy For other sprites and images, please see Clefairy images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • The prototype name for Clefairy was "Aria".
  • The glitch Pokémon LM4 will evolve into Clefairy at level 18, and since it evolves into Nidoking immediately after, it should be noted that the evolution goes backwards when it come to National Dex number.
  • Clefairy's cry sounds the same as its Japanese name.
  • Clefairy is the first Pokémon not to have a base happiness of 70. Its base happiness is 140.
  • Clefairy was originally going to be Ash's starter Pokémon but was later changed to Pikachu due to its popularity.

Origin

It seems to be based on a fairy, being a magical, somewhat humanoid, winged creature, lending credit to its name.

Name origin

Clefairy's name is a combination of clef, French for (musical) key, and fairy. Its Japanese name may be a shortening and repetition of the word pixie. Its French name is a misspelling of melody.

In other languages

External links


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