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Revision as of 06:44, 5 December 2008

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Cleffa
ピィ Py
#173
173Cleffa.png
Artwork from FR/LG
Type
Normal '
Category
Star Shape Pokémon
Abilities
Cute Charm or Magic Guard
Exp. at Lv. 100
800,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Johto
#040
Hoenn
#324
Sinnoh
#099
Regional Browser numbers
Height
1′00″
Imperial
0.3 m
Metric
Weight
6.6 lbs.
Imperial
3.0 kg
Metric
Dex color
Pink
Catch rate
150 (19.6%)
Body style
Body06.png
Footprint
 F173.png 
Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Undiscovered group 1 cycles*
(255 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 37 Battle Exp.: 371*

Cleffa (Japanese: ピィ Py) is a Template:Type2 Pokémon. It evolves into Clefairy.

Biology

Physiology

Cleffa are very small pink creatures that are vaguely star-shaped in appearance. They basically look like a chibi Clefairy with their pink bodies and brown ears. They also have a curl on their forehead and a small tail, however, they do not have the small wings that their evolutions have.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Cleffa's abilities are mostly the same as its evolutions, but weaker.

Behavior

Cleffa have been known to be attracted by meteor showers. Sightings of this Pokémon always increases during meteor showers, and when they do show up, they dance the night away.

Habitat

As with their evolved forms, Cleffa live in mountainous regoins; especially on Mt. Moon.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

File:Mt. Moon! With Py, Pippi and Pixy!.jpg
Cleffa with its evolved forms

Cleffa first appeared in Pikachu & Pichu as part of the Pichu Bros Posse.

File:AG134 062.jpeg
A Cleffa in the anime

In Wish Upon a Star Shape, a Cleffa fell from a spaceship that belonged to the kleptomaniac Clefairy from Clefairy Tales. Ash and friends had to get the Starshape Pokémon back to its group before Team Rocket and the Pokémon Mystery Club could get their hands on it. Cleffa was voiced by Ryōka Yuzuki (柚木涼香) in the Japanese version.

A bunch of Cleffa appears in the episode A Real Cleffa-Hanger. Cleffa was voiced by Tomoko Kaneda (金田朋子) in the Japanese version.

A Cleffa appeared in Hungry For the Good Life!.

In the manga

Pokémon Special

In Template:PSV, Cleffa is one of the baby Pokémon that escape from the Daycare Centre near Goldenrod City.

Whitney has a Cleffa as seen in Template:PSV.

In the TCG

Main article: Cleffa (TCG)

Other appearances

Super Smash Bros. Melee

Cleffa only appears as a random trophy.

Trophy information

With silhouettes that resemble stars, Cleffa are often sighted when the night sky is filled with shooting stars. Cleffa evolves into Clefairy, but only if it has a strong bond of friendship with its trainer. Since Cleffa are so cute and loveable, many trainers choose to keep it in this unevolved form.

Game data

NPC appearances

  • Pokémon Stadium 2: Cleffa appears in a quiz-show styled mini-game alongside Igglybuff. A series of Pokémon parade across the screen and players have to count how many of the Pokémon species that have been instructed to be counted parade across the screen. The final score is based how close the answered amount is to the right number.

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold Because of its unusual, star-like silhouette, people believe that it came here on a meteor.
Silver When numerous meteors illuminate the night sky, sightings of Cleffa strangely increase.
Crystal If the impact site of a meteorite is found, this Pokémon is certain to be within the immediate area.
Stadium 2 Because of its unusual, star-like silhouette, people believe that it came here on a meteor.
Generation III
Ruby On nights with many shooting stars, Cleffa can be seen dancing in a ring. They dance through the night and stop only at the break of day, when these Pokémon quench their thirst with the morning dew.
Sapphire On nights with many shooting stars, Cleffa can be seen dancing in a ring. They dance through the night and stop only at the break of day, when these Pokémon quench their thirst with the morning dew.
Emerald On nights with many shooting stars, Cleffa can be seen dancing in a ring. They dance until daybreak, when they quench their thirst with the morning dew.
FireRed When numerous meteors illuminate the night sky, sightings of Cleffa strangely increase.
LeafGreen Because of its unusual, star-like silhouette, people believe that it came here on a meteor.
Generation IV
Diamond Its silhouette is like a star. It is believed to arrive riding on shooting stars.
Pearl Many appear when the night skies are filled with shooting stars. They disappear with sunrise.
Platinum JP Its silhouette is like a star. It is believed to arrive riding on shooting stars.
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 II.
Generation I
Red Blue
None Trade
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
None Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
None Breed Clefairy or Clefable
Crystal
None Breed Clefairy or Clefable
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
None Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
None Breed Clefairy or Clefable
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Common Mt. Coronet, Trophy Garden
Platinum
Common Mt. Coronet, Trophy Garden
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
Field
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 Mt. Snowfall
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 1
Forever Level 50
Pair Trozei
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
(Red and Blue)
Wish Cave (1F-4F)
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
(Time and Darkness)
Marine Resort (B1-B19)

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 50
110 - 157 210 - 304
Attack: 25
27 - 84 49 - 163
Defense: 28
29 - 88 54 - 170
Sp.Atk: 45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Sp.Def: 55
54 - 117 103 - 229
Speed: 15
18 - 73 31 - 141
Total: 218   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

Learnset

Template:Learnset intro

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:#9DC1B7" | 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

Template:Side game

Evolution

Template:Evobox/2

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation I.
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
Spr 2g 173.png Spr 2s 173.png Spr 2c 173.gif Spr b 2g 173.png
Spr 2g 173 s.png Spr 2s 173 s.png Spr 2c 173 s.gif Spr b 2g 173 s.png
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 173.png Spr 3e 173.png Spr 3r 173.png Spr b 3r 173.png
Spr 3r 173 s.png Spr 3e 173 s.png Spr 3r 173 s.png Spr b 3r 173 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 173.png Spr 4p 173.png Spr 4h 173.png Spr b 4d 173.png
Spr 4d 173 s.png Spr 4p 173 s.png Spr 4h 173 s.png Spr b 4d 173 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 173.png Spr 5b 173.png Spr b 5b 173.png
Spr 5b 173 s.png Spr 5b 173 s.png Spr b 5b 173 s.png
Cleffa For other sprites and images, please see Cleffa images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Cleffa shares the same species name with Staryu. They are both known as Star Shape Pokémon.

Origin

It is possible that its based on fairies and pixies, just like its evolutions. It also bears a striking similarity to Kirby.

Name origin

Cleffa's name is a contraction of the name Clefairy, to indicate it is a pre-evolution. Clef is French for keys (ie. musical ones). Its Japanese name is also a contraction of the name Pippi.

In other languages

  • German: Pii - shorter form of it's evolution's name "Piepi".
  • French: Melo - A contraction of the word melody.

External links

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