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** Ludicolo and its pre-evolutions are the only non {{type2|Dragon}}s that have a 4× resistance to Water.
 
** Ludicolo and its pre-evolutions are the only non {{type2|Dragon}}s that have a 4× resistance to Water.
 
* Ludicolo and its pre-evolutions, {{p|Lotad}} and {{p|Lombre}}, have a [[list of Pokémon with a unique type combination|unique type combination]].
 
* Ludicolo and its pre-evolutions, {{p|Lotad}} and {{p|Lombre}}, have a [[list of Pokémon with a unique type combination|unique type combination]].
* As of [[Generation V]], no other Pokémon have same dual [[egg group]] as Ludicolo's {{p|Lombre|evolutionary}} {{p|Lotad|line}}. In this case, both in {{egg|Water 1}} and {{egg|Plant}} are unique.
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* As of [[Generation V]], no other Pokémon have the same [[egg group]] combination of Ludicolo's {{p|Lombre|evolutionary}} {{p|Lotad|line}}. In this case, they are included in both {{egg|Water 1}} and {{egg|Plant}} egg groups.
* Ludicolo's evolutionary line have similar ways with {{p|Shiftry}}'s family. Both of them are part of {{type|Grass}}, as well as same evolution method (evolve at level 14 for the first stage, then using respective [[evolutionary stone]] to reach final evolutionary stage). Both of them also [[version-exclusive|exclusively]] from Sapphire and Ruby, respectively.
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* Ludicolo's evolutionary line are very similar with {{p|Shiftry}}'s family. Both of them are part {{type|Grass}}, they first evolve at level 14, a respective [[evolutionary stone]] is used to reach the final stage, and both of them are also [[version-exclusive]] Pokémon of Sapphire and Ruby respectively.
   
 
===Origin===
 
===Origin===

Revision as of 14:07, 17 December 2010

Lombre #271: Lombre
Pokémon
#273: Seedot Seedot
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Ludicolo (disambiguation).
Ludicolo
ルンパッパ Runpappa
#272
272Ludicolo.png
Art by Ken Sugimori from Ruby and Sapphire
Type
Water Grass
Category
Carefree Pokémon
Abilities
Swift Swim or Rain Dish Own Tempo
Hidden Ability
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,059,860
Regional Pokédex numbers
Hoenn
#021
Regional Browser numbers
Fiore
R-134
Oblivia
R-245
Height
4'11"
Imperial
1.5 m
Metric
Weight
121.3 lbs.
Imperial
55.0 kg
Metric
Dex color
Green
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Body style
Body12.png
Footprint
 F272.png 
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Breeding
Water 1 and
Plant groups
16 cycles
(4080 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
3
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 181 Battle Exp.: 1811*

Ludicolo (Japanese: ルンパッパ Runpappa) is a dual-type Water/Grass Pokémon.

It evolves from Lombre when exposed to a Water Stone. It is the final form of Lotad.

Biology

Physiology

Ludicolo is a mixture of a pineapple and a duck (or possibly a platypus). Ludicolo appears to sport a green sombrero and a poncho. It is colored yellow with black eyes and an orange bill. Its green, somewhat mitten-like hands are extremely large in comparison to other Pokémon's hands, and have two black lines of markings on their palms. There is a large, green sombrero-like feature on its head, with a short brown stem coming out of the top of it with a yellow spiky upper portion. There are several dark yellow stripes on its pineapple-like body and around its eyes is a patch of green. Ludicolo's legs are thick, green and sport a pattern of a black circle on the foot's underside.

Gender differences

A female has thinner stripes than a male.

Special abilities

Ludicolo can use several attacks such as Nature Power and Mega Drain, its attacks become even more powerful if it hears festive music as its muscles are filled with energy and the particles in its body begin to move faster, amplifying its power. Ludicolo also has the power of happiness, its dancing influences other people and Pokémon to join the dance as well. As a fully-evolved Pokémon, Ludicolo can use Hyper Beam and Giga Impact.

Behavior

Ludicolo are happy to a fault. They dance around without a care in the world all day. If a Ludicolo hears loud, happy music, it will come running to dance along to it. They can't resist joining in with people having a good time.

Habitat

Ludicolo is seen to live in the forests right next to the water. It is also said to appear near laughing children on hiking trails.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

As Ludicolo is a plant-based Pokémon, it is possible that it obtains some of its energy through photosynthesis.

In the anime

Brock's Ludicolo in the anime

Major appearances

Brock's Ludicolo

Brock's Lombre evolved into Ludicolo in Once in a Mawile. It is currently back at Pewter Gym with Brock's siblings.

Other

A Pokémon Trainer named Poncho had a Ludicolo in Go Go Ludicolo.

Minor appearances

Ludicolo first appeared in Gotta Dance!!. It kept showing up out of nowhere whenever the Poké-Baton was activated.

A trio of wild Ludicolo appeared in Like It or Lup It!.

A Ludicolo appeared in A Faux Oak Finish! after it evolved from a Lombre.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
AG067 Ludicolo May's Pokédex Ludicolo, the Carefree Pokémon. Ludicolo becomes extremely active whenever it hears a cheery rhythm. This can also lead it to exert extreme power in battle.
This concludes the entries from the Advanced Generation series.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP007 Ludicolo Dawn's Pokédex Ludicolo, the Carefree Pokémon. When Ludicolo listens to happy music, its power grows stronger, and it just has to dance.
DP139 Ludicolo Ash's Pokédex Ludicolo, the Carefree Pokémon. If Ludicolo hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can't help breaking into a dance.
This concludes the entries from the Diamond & Pearl series.

In the manga

Aqua Admin Shelly evolves her Lombre to a Ludicolo using her Water Stone whilst fighting Sapphire near Rustboro City. She later uses it to overpower Flannery's Vulpix using Nature Power.

In the TCG

Main article: Ludicolo (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold {{{golddex}}}
Silver {{{silverdex}}}
Crystal {{{crystaldex}}}
Stadium 2 Unknown
Generation III
Ruby Ludicolo begins dancing as soon as it hears cheerful, festive music. This Pokémon is said to appear when it hears the singing of children on hiking outings.
Sapphire Upon hearing an upbeat and cheerful rhythm, the cells in Ludicolo's body become very energetic and active. Even in battle, this Pokémon will exhibit an amazing amount of power.
Emerald When it hears festive music, all the cells in its body become stimulated, and it begins moving in rhythm. It does not quail even when it faces a tough opponent.
FireRed The rhythm of bright, festive music activates Ludicolo's cells, making it more powerful.
LeafGreen
Generation IV
Diamond If it hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can't help breaking out into a dance.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold If it hears festive music, it begins moving in rhythm in order to amplify its power.
SoulSilver
Generation V
Black ようきな おんがくを きくと からだじゅうに ちからが みなぎり おどらずには いられなくなるのだ。
White
Black 2 {{{black2dex}}}
White 2 {{{white2dex}}}
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
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 Evolve Lombre
Emerald
None Evolve Lombre
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
None Evolve Lombre
Platinum
None Evolve Lombre
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
Pond
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
None Evolve Lombre (White only)
Black 2 White 2
None Trade
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Pinball:
Ruby & Sapphire
Evolve from Lombre
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 1
Trozei Battle
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Evolve from Lombre
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Lake Afar (B1-B24)
Pokémon Ranger Fall City
Olive Jungle
Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Canal Ruins

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 80
140 - 187 270 - 364
Attack: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Defense: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Sp.Atk: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Sp.Def: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Speed: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Total: 480   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.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
2/4 ★★☆☆
Power
3/4 ★★★
Skill
3/5 ★★★☆☆
Stamina
3/5 ★★★☆☆
Jump
2/3 ★★
Total
13/21 ★★☆☆

Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation V
Other generations:
III - IV - VI
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Astonish Ghost Physical 03030 100100% 15
00Start Growl Normal Status 0000 100100% 40
00Start Mega Drain Grass Special 04040 100100% 15
00Start Nature Power Normal Status 0000 —% 20
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Ludicolo obtained at level 1 in Generation V
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Ludicolo
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Ludicolo
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation V
Other generations:
III - IV - VI
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM01 Hone Claws Dark Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Ice Sprite.png TM07 Hail Ice Status 0000 —}}—% 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 Ice Sprite.png TM13 Ice Beam Ice Special 09595 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Ice Sprite.png TM14 Blizzard Ice Special 120120 070}}70% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
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 Grass Sprite.png TM22 SolarBeam Grass Special 120120 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM31 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
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 Dark Sprite.png TM46 Thief Dark Physical 04040 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Canon Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM49 Echo Voice Normal Special 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM52 Focus Blast Fighting Special 120120 070}}70% 5
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM53 Energy Ball Grass Special 08080 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM55 Boiling Water Water Special 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM70 Flash Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM86 Grass Knot Grass Special 0000 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 Fighting Sprite.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
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
Bag HM Water Sprite.png HM05 Waterfall Water Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag HM Water Sprite.png HM06 Dive Water Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Ludicolo
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Ludicolo
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation V
Other generations:
III - IV - VI
 Father   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Breloom Counter Fighting Physical 100% 20
TotodileCroconawFeraligatrFeebasMiloticOtamaru
GamagaruGamagerogeMaggyo
Flail Normal Physical 100% 15
OddishGloomVileplumeBellossomParasParasect
HoppipSkiploomJumpluffSunkernSunfloraShroomish
BreloomRoseliaRoseradeTurtwigGrotleTorterra
SnivyJanovyJalordaMonmenErufuunMarakacchi
TamagetakeMorobareru
Giga Drain Grass Special 75 100% 10
BulbasaurIvysaurVenusaurExeggcuteExeggutorHoppip
SkiploomJumpluffSunkernSunfloraShroomishBreloom
RoseliaRoseradeCacneaCacturneTurtwigGrotle
TorterraCherubiCherrimSnivyJanovyJalorda
MonmenErufuun
Leech Seed Grass Status 90% 10
BulbasaurIvysaurVenusaurBellsproutWeepinbellVictreebel
ChikoritaBayleefMeganiumSunkernSunfloraNuzleaf
ShiftryTropiusTurtwigGrotleTorterraSnover
AbomasnowMonmenErufuun
Razor Leaf Grass Physical 55 95% 25
BulbasaurIvysaurVenusaurOddishGloomVileplume
BellossomBellsproutWeepinbellVictreebelChikoritaBayleef
MeganiumSurskitMasquerainRoseliaRoseradeTropius
MarakacchiTamagetakeMorobareru
Sweet Scent Normal Status 100% 20
BulbasaurIvysaurVenusaurChikoritaBayleefMeganium
HoppipSkiploomJumpluffSunkernSunfloraSeedot
NuzleafShiftryRoseliaRoseradeTropiusTurtwig
GrotleTorterraMarakacchiTamagetakeMorobareru
Synthesis Grass Status —% 5
CacneaCacturne Teeter Dance* Normal Status 100% 20
TangelaTangrowthOmanyteOmastar Tickle Normal Status 100% 20
SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckPoliwag
PoliwhirlPoliwrathPolitoedSlowpokeSlowbroSlowking
HorseaSeadraKingdraLaprasOmanyteOmastar
TotodileCroconawFeraligatrMarillAzumarillWooper
QuagsireRemoraidOctilleryMudkipMarshtompSwampert
WingullPelipperMiloticSphealSealeoWalrein
ClamperlHuntailGorebyssRelicanthBibarelBuizel
FloatzelPurotogaAbagouraKoaruhieSwanna
Water Gun Water Special 40 100% 25
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Ludicolo 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 Ludicolo in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Ludicolo
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Ludicolo
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation V
Other generations:
III - IV - VI
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • A black abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Ludicolo can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Ludicolo cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Ludicolo
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Ludicolo
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Pinball RS
 PinRS272.png 
Acquisition: Evolve
Pokémon Trozei!
 Trozeiani272.gif 
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
MDP272.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: Evolve
Friend Area: Tadpole Pond
Phrases
51%-100% HP Amigo! Let us dance merrily!
26%-50% HP At half HP, it's hard to find the rhythm!
1%-25% HP I'm sorry... I want to be cheerful... But I'm fainting...
Level up Amigo! I leveled up! Time for a celebration!
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 Amigo! I leveled up! Time for a celebration!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP272.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -12%
IQ group: G
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Water  Poké Assist: Water PA.png
( Water )
Field move: None
Loops: 8 Min. exp.: 26 Max. exp.: 46
Browser entry  
Ludicolo dances cheerfully while singing. Its tune interferes with capturing.
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:
 Grass  Grass Assist.png
( Grass )
Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
Cut 4 field move.png
(Cut ×4)
Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
It launches leaf blades around itself.
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

Lotad
Unevolved
Lotad
 Water  Grass 
Rare Candy
Level 14


Lombre
First evolution
Lombre
 Water  Grass 
Water Stone
Water Stone


Ludicolo
Second evolution
Ludicolo
 Water  Grass 

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
Spr 3r 272.png Spr 3e 272.png Spr 3r 272.png Spr b 3r 272.png
Spr 3r 272 s.png Spr 3e 272 s.png Spr 3r 272 s.png Spr b 3r 272 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 272 m.png Spr 4d 272 m.png Spr 4d 272 m.png Spr b 4d 272 m.png
Spr 4d 272 f.png Spr 4d 272 f.png Spr 4d 272 f.png Spr b 4d 272 f.png
Spr 4d 272 m s.png Spr 4d 272 m s.png Spr 4d 272 m s.png Spr b 4d 272 m s.png
Spr 4d 272 f s.png Spr 4d 272 f s.png Spr 4d 272 f s.png Spr b 4d 272 f s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 272 m.png Spr 5b 272 m.png Spr b 5b 272 m.png
Spr 5b 272 f.png Spr 5b 272 f.png Spr b 5b 272 f.png
Spr 5b 272 m s.png Spr 5b 272 m s.png Spr b 5b 272 m s.png
Spr 5b 272 f s.png Spr 5b 272 f s.png Spr b 5b 272 f s.png
Ludicolo For other sprites and images, please see Ludicolo images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

Ludicolo is probably based on a duck or kappa, a Mexican dancer, and a giant colocynth or pineapple.

Name origin

Ludicolo's name may be a combination of ludic or ludicrous, and colocynth, a plant that bears a round, yellow and green fruit.

Runpappa may be a combination of ルンルン runrun, happy or bouncy, and pappa, which may be the sound of a rapid drumbeat. It could also be a combination of rumba and kappa.

In other languages

  • German: Kappalores - From kappa and kokolores (fooling around).
  • French: Ludicolo
  • Korean: 로파파 Ropapa
  • Chinese (Taiwan): 樂天河童 Lè Tiān Hé Tóng - "Happy-go-lucky river lad".

Related articles

External links

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