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Bayleef #153: Bayleef
Pokémon
#155: Cyndaquil Cyndaquil
Meganium
メガニウム Meganium
#154
154Meganium.png
Artwork from HG/SS
Type
Grass '
Category
Herb Pokémon
Ability
Overgrow
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,059,860
Regional Pokédex numbers
Johto
#003
Hoenn
#309
Regional Browser numbers
Height
5'11"
Imperial
1.8 m
Metric
Weight
221.6 lbs.
Imperial
100.5 kg
Metric
Dex color
Green
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Body style
Body08.png
Footprint
 F154.png 
Gender ratio
87.5% male, 12.5% female
Breeding
Monster and
Plant groups
21 cycles
(5355 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
1
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
2
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 208 Battle Exp.: 2081*

Meganium (Japanese: メガニウム Meganium) is a Template:Type2 Pokémon.

It evolves from Bayleef starting at level 32. It is the final form of Chikorita.

Biology

Physiology

Meganium is a sauropod-like Pokémon. Instead of having a leaf coming out of its head, like its two previous evolutions, Chikorita and Bayleef, it has two stamen-like protrusions sprouting from the top of its nose, each with what looks like its own anther. The leaves around its neck seem to have sprouted into a large pink flower with white tips. Meganium has also reverted back to the color it was as a Chikorita, whilst Bayleef's main body color had become a beige-color

Gender differences

A female Meganium has shorter antennae.

Special abilities

The aroma emanating from Meganium's petals soothes anyone that comes in contact with it. It calms aggressive feelings. In battle, Meganium uses this scent to calm its opponent and remove any desire for it to fight, giving it the upper hand. Meganium's breath has the power to revive dead grass and plants.

Behavior

In Odd Pokémon Out, Nurse Joy's Meganium was a peacemaker and tried to stop the battle between Ash's Grovyle and a Tropius. It was also shown that Meganium could heal Grovyle prior to the battle, however this may be isolated to Template:Type2s as Meganium is able to heal hurt or dead plants.

Habitat

File:Grassland.gif
Grassland Pokémon

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

File:Meganium anime.png
Meganium in the anime

Casey's Bayleef evolved into Meganium sometime before Here's Lookin' at You, Elekid!.

Ash's Bulbasaur had a heated battle with Jackson's Meganium in Tie One On!. Jackson, as Vincent, also used his Meganium to help save Raikou in The Legend of Thunder!.

An Officer Jenny from Gulpin it Down! had Meganium on her squad.

In Beg, Burrow and Steal, Elisa used her Meganium to stop a Donphan from chasing Hal and to help stop Team Rocket from stealing the Vibrava.

A Nurse Joy in Odd Pokémon Out had a Meganium, which became the object of affection for both Ash's Grovyle and a wild Tropius.

In the manga

Crystal's Bayleef evolved into Meganium to protect Gold, Silver, and herself from Lugia.

In the TCG

Main article: Meganium (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold The aroma that rises from its petals contains a substance that calms aggressive feelings.
Silver Meganium's breath has the power to revive dead grass and plants. It can make them healthy again.
Crystal Anyone who stands beside it becomes refreshed, just as if they were relaxing in a sunny forest.
Stadium 2 The aroma that rises from its petals contains a substance that calms aggressive feelings.
Generation III
Ruby The fragrance of Meganium's flower soothes and calms emotions. In battle, this Pokémon gives off more of its becalming scent to blunt the foe's fighting spirit.
Sapphire The fragrance of Meganium's flower soothes and calms emotions. In battle, this Pokémon gives off more of its becalming scent to blunt the foe's fighting spirit.
Emerald The fragrance of Meganium's flower soothes and calms emotions. In battle, it gives off more of its becalming scent to blunt the foe's fighting spirit.
FireRed Meganium's breath has the power to revive dead grass and plants. It can make them healthy again.
LeafGreen The aroma that rises from its petals contains a substance that calms aggressive feelings.
Generation IV
Diamond Its breath has the fantastic ability to revive dead plants and flowers.
Pearl Its breath has the fantastic ability to revive dead plants and flowers.
Platinum Its breath has the fantastic ability to revive dead plants and flowers.
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 Evolve Bayleef
Crystal
None Evolve Bayleef
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
None Evolve Bayleef
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Evolve Bayleef
XD
None Evolve Bayleef
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
None Pal Park
Platinum
None Pal Park
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 Trozei! Phobos Train
Trozei Battle
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Evolve from Bayleef
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Mystery Jungle (B1-B29)
Pokémon Ranger Olive Jungle

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 80
140 - 187 270 - 364
Attack: 82
78 - 147 152 - 289
Defense: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Sp.Atk: 83
79 - 148 153 - 291
Sp.Def: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Speed: 80
76 - 145 148 - 284
Total: 525   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 ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ½×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ½×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ½×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ½×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None

Learnset

Template:Learnset intro

By leveling up

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By TM/HM

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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.
|} |}

TCG-only Moves

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 154.png Spr 2s 154.png Spr 2c 154.gif Spr b 2g 154.png
Spr 2g 154 s.png Spr 2s 154 s.png Spr 2c 154 s.gif Spr b 2g 154 s.png
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 154.png Spr 3e 154.png Spr 3r 154.png Spr b 3r 154.png
Spr 3r 154 s.png Spr 3e 154 s.png Spr 3r 154 s.png Spr b 3r 154 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 154 m.png Spr 4d 154 m.png Spr 4h 154 m.png Spr b 4d 154 m.png
Spr 4d 154 f.png Spr 4d 154 f.png Spr 4h 154 f.png Spr b 4d 154 f.png
Spr 4d 154 m s.png Spr 4d 154 m s.png Spr 4h 154 m s.png Spr b 4d 154 m s.png
Spr 4d 154 f s.png Spr 4d 154 f s.png Spr 4h 154 f s.png Spr b 4d 154 f s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 154 m.png Spr 5b 154 m.png Spr b 5b 154 m.png
Spr 5b 154 f.png Spr 5b 154 f.png Spr b 5b 154 f.png
Spr 5b 154 m s.png Spr 5b 154 m s.png Spr b 5b 154 m s.png
Spr 5b 154 f s.png Spr 5b 154 f s.png Spr b 5b 154 f s.png
Meganium For other sprites and images, please see Meganium images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • The pattern in Meganium's flower in the sprites of Pokémon Gold and Silver was different than the one in the official artwork and contained only five petals. This was corrected in Pokémon Crystal.
  • Meganium's evolutionary line contains the only starter Pokémon, not including Pikachu, that keeps its Japanese name in English versions.
  • In Pokémon Gold and Silver, Meganium appears to have a small ruff on its neck. This does not appear in later games.

Origin

This Pokémon has the appearance of a sauropod, particularly resembling an apatosaurus. Like Tropius, it is clearly resemblant to the mokele-mbembe.

Name origin

Meganium's name is a combination of mega and geranium.

In other languages

  • German: Meganie - from Mega and possibly Geranie (geranium).
  • French: Meganium
  • Korean: 메가니움 Meganium
  • Chinese: 大菊花

Related articles

External links

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