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Sunflora (Pokémon)

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Sunkern #191: Sunkern
Pokémon
#193: Yanma Yanma
Sunflora
キマワリ Kimawari
#192
192Sunflora.png
Artwork from HG/SS
Type
Grass '
Category
Sun Pokémon
Abilities
Chlorophyll or Solar Power
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,059,860
Regional Pokédex numbers
Johto
#104
Hoenn
#337
Regional Browser numbers
Height
2'07"
Imperial
0.8 m
Metric
Weight
18.7 lbs.
Imperial
8.5 kg
Metric
Dex color
Yellow
Catch rate
120 (15.7%)
Body style
Body12.png
Footprint
 F192.png 
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Breeding
Plant group 21 cycles
(5355 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
2
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 146 Battle Exp.: 1461*

Sunflora (Japanese: キマワリ Kimawari) is a Template:Type2 Pokémon.

It evolves from Sunkern via Sun Stone.

Biology

Physiology

Sunflora's body is obviously based on a sunflower. It has two toes on each foot and petals around its face.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Behavior

Sunflora are only awake during the day: they awake as soon as the Sun rises and close their petals to go to sleep as soon as the sun sets.

Habitat

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

File:Sunflora anime.png
Sunflora in the anime

Sunflora made its anime debut in Grin to Win, when the citizens of Bloomingvale held their annual Sunflora contest.

Many Sunflora appear in Moving Pictures.

A Sunflora was used by one of the students of the Pokémon Trainer's School in Gonna Rule The School!.

Sunflora also started to appear under the ownership of Nando beginning in A Secret Sphere of Influence.

A Sunflora made an appearance in The Rise of Darkrai.

A Sunflora from Wigglytuff Guild traveled along with the new Exploration Team Poképals for their first mission in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time & Darkness.

In DP137, Sunflora appeared under the ownership of Lulu.

A wild Sunflora also appeared in DP138.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP135 Sunflora Ash's Pokédex Sunflora, the Sun Pokémon. This smiling Pokémon loves the sun, but it also needs plenty of water to ensure healthy development.
This concludes the entries from the Original series.

In the manga

Pokémon Special

Due to the rocks in Ilex Forest reflecting solar energy like the Sun Stone, Gold's Sunkern evolves into Sunflora.

In the TCG

Main article: Sunflora (TCG)

Game data

NPC appearances

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold It converts sunlight into energy. In the darkness after sunset, it closes its petals and becomes still.
Silver In the daytime, it rushes about in a hectic manner, but it comes to a complete stop when the sun sets.
Crystal As the hot season approaches, the petals on this Pokémon's face become more vivid and lively.
Stadium 2 It converts sunlight into energy. In the darkness after sunset, it closes its petals and becomes still.
Generation III
Ruby Sunflora converts solar energy into nutrition. It moves around actively in the daytime when it is warm. It stops moving as soon as the sun goes down for the night.
Sapphire Sunflora converts solar energy into nutrition. It moves around actively in the daytime when it is warm. It stops moving as soon as the sun goes down for the night.
Emerald Sunflora convert solar energy into nutrition. They are highly active in the warm daytime but suddenly stop moving as soon as the sun sets.
FireRed In the daytime, it rushes about in a hectic manner, but it comes to a complete stop when the sun sets.
LeafGreen It converts sunlight into energy. In the darkness after sunset, it closes its petals and becomes still.
Generation IV
Diamond It gets energy from warm sunlight and is known for its habit of moving in pursuit of it.
Pearl It gets energy from warm sunlight and is known for its habit of moving in pursuit of it.
Platinum It gets energy from warm sunlight and is known for its habit of moving in pursuit of it.
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 Sunkern
Crystal
None Evolve Sunkern
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
None Evolve Sunkern
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
One Realgam Tower (Shadow)
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
None Evolve Sunkern
Platinum
None Evolve Sunkern
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! Endless Level 54
Endless Level 58
Forever Level 4
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Evolve from Sunkern
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Mystery Jungle (B1-B29)
Happy Outlook (B1-B19)

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 75
135 - 182 260 - 354
Attack: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Defense: 55
54 - 117 103 - 229
Sp.Atk: 105
99 - 172 193 - 339
Sp.Def: 85
81 - 150 157 - 295
Speed: 30
31 - 90 58 - 174
Total: 425   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:Evolved 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:#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.
|} |}

Special moves

Pokémon Colosseum
Shadow moves Level 45+ Purified moves
Shadow Rush Shadow Box Colo 192.png Sunny Day Fire
-- Growth Normal
-- Ingrain Grass
-- SolarBeam Grass

Side game data

Template:Side game

Evolution

Sunkern
Unevolved
Sunkern
 Grass 
Sun Stone
Sun Stone


Sunflora
First evolution
Sunflora
 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
Spr 2g 192.png Spr 2s 192.png Spr 2c 192.png Spr b 2g 192.png
Spr 2g 192 s.png Spr 2s 192 s.png Spr 2c 192 s.png Spr b 2g 192 s.png
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 192.png Spr 3e 192.png Spr 3r 192.png Spr b 3r 192.png
Spr 3r 192 s.png Spr 3e 192 s.png Spr 3r 192 s.png Spr b 3r 192 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 192.png Spr 4d 192.png Spr 4h 192.png Spr b 4d 192.png
Spr 4d 192 s.png Spr 4d 192 s.png Spr 4h 192 s.png Spr b 4d 192 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 192.png Spr 5b 192.png Spr b 5b 192.png
Spr 5b 192 s.png Spr 5b 192 s.png Spr b 5b 192 s.png
Sunflora For other sprites and images, please see Sunflora images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

File:MeowthSunflora.png
Meowth disguised as a Sunflora
  • In Generation III, Sunflora is the only Template:Type2 that can learn Bullet Seed by level-up.
  • Sunflora's base Speed is the same as Sunkern's.
  • Sunflora shares the same species name with Espeon. They are both known as the Sun Pokémon.
  • Sunflora is Meowth's most frequent Pokémon disguise.
  • None of its anime appearances show Sunflora with its eyes open.
  • Sunflora's Generation II sprites depicted it with a white head. Sunflora's head color was changed to being pale yellow in the following generation.

Origin

Sunflora is based on a sunflower.

Name origin

Sunflora's name is a combination of sun and flora, referring to the plants and sunlight. Its name is also reminiscent of Sunflower. Its Japanese name may be a combination of 黄 ki, yellow, 吉 ki, joy, or 曦 ki, sun, and 向日葵 himawari, sunflower. Its French name comes from the Greek 'Helios', meaning 'sun', and tronc, a tree trunk.

In other languages

Related articles

External links

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