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Revision as of 02:11, 3 February 2013

Sewaddle #540: Sewaddle
Pokémon
#542: Leavanny Leavanny
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Swadloon (disambiguation).
Swadloon
クルマユ Kurumayu
#541
541Swadloon.png
Art by Ken Sugimori from Black and White
Type
Bug Grass
Category
Leaf-Wrapped Pokémon
Abilities
Leaf Guard or Chlorophyll Overcoat
Hidden Ability
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,059,860
Regional Pokédex numbers
Unova
#047 #018
Regional Browser numbers
Height
1'08"
Imperial
0.5 m
Metric
Weight
16.1 lbs.
Imperial
7.3 kg
Metric
Dex color
Green
Catch rate
120 (15.7%)
Body style
Body04.png
Footprint
 F541.png 
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Breeding
Bug group 16 cycles
(4080 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
2
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 133 Battle Exp.: 1331*

Swadloon (Japanese: クルマユ Kurumayu) is a dual-type Bug/Grass Pokémon.

It evolves from Sewaddle starting at level 20 and evolves into Leavanny when leveled up with high friendship.

Biology

Physiology

Swadloon is a round, yellow Pokémon inside of a cocoon of leaves, which it drapes around itself and is able to see through a crescent slit in the leaves. Under its "blanket" are darker green limp leaves which trail under its body. The top of the cocoon has two crests connected joined together at the bottom to form a "v" shape and appear to be the Pokémon's antennae. On its back are the veins of the leaf as well as its stumpy tail. Swadloon is almost always seen wearing a glum or bored expression, with a small frown and its eyes looking vaguely grumpy.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Plants grow well in the forests that it lives in because Swadloon convert fallen leaves into nourishment.

Behavior

To protect itself from the cold it will cover itself with leaves.

Habitat

Swadloon live on forest floors.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

Swadloon eats fallen leaves.

In the anime

Swadloon in the anime

Major appearances

Ash's Swadloon

Ash's Sewaddle evolved into Swadloon in Battling For The Love of Bug-Types! during his battle with Burgh. It evolved into a Leavanny in Battling the Leaf Thieves!.

Minor appearances

A Swadloon appeared in Lost at the Stamp Rally!.

A group of Swadloon appeared in The Four Seasons of Sawsbuck!.

Another Swadloon made a cameo appearance in Climbing the Tower of Success!.

A Swadloon appeared in Clash of the Connoisseurs! in a fantasy.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
BW023 Swadloon Ash's Pokédex Swadloon, the Leaf-Wrapped Pokémon and the evolved form of Sewaddle. Swadloon's body is covered in leaves which protect it from the cold. In forests where Swadloon live, the trees and grass grow very well.
This concludes the entries from the Best Wishes series.

In the manga

Swadloon in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In Sandstorm, Swadloon appears as one of the Pokémon owned by the Workers on Route 4.

In the TCG

Main article: Swadloon (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold {{{golddex}}}
Silver {{{silverdex}}}
Crystal {{{crystaldex}}}
Stadium 2 Unknown
Generation III
Ruby {{{rubydex}}}
Sapphire {{{sapphiredex}}}
Emerald {{{emeralddex}}}
FireRed {{{firereddex}}}
LeafGreen {{{leafgreendex}}}
Generation IV
Diamond {{{diamonddex}}}
Pearl {{{pearldex}}}
Platinum {{{platinumdex}}}
HeartGold {{{heartgolddex}}}
SoulSilver {{{soulsilverdex}}}
Generation V
Black Forests where Swadloon live have superb foliage because the nutrients they make from fallen leaves nourish the plant life.
White It protects itself from the cold by wrapping up in leaves. It stays on the move, eating leaves in forests.
Black 2 Preferring dark, damp places, it spends the entire day eating fallen leaves that lie around it.
White 2
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
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 Trade
Emerald
None Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
None Trade
Platinum
None Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
None
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
Common Pinwheel Forest, Lostlorn Forest, Route 6
Black 2 White 2
Unknown Pinwheel Forest, Lostlorn Forest, Route 6
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Gates to Infinity
Magnagate dungeons, Quiet Tundra, Moonlight Forest
Pokémon Rumble Blast Treetops: Soothing Shore

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Black White Mental Herb Mental Herb (5%)
Black 2 White 2 Mental Herb Mental Herb (5%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 55
115 - 162 220 - 314
Attack: 63
61 - 126 117 - 247
Defense: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Sp.Atk: 50
49 - 112 94 - 218
Sp.Def: 80
76 - 145 148 - 284
Speed: 42
42 - 103 80 - 201
Total: 380   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 ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ¼×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ¼×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ¼×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ¼×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start GrassWhistle Grass Status 0000 05555% 15
00Start Tackle Normal Physical 05050 100100% 35
00Start String Shot Bug Status 0000 09595% 40
00Start Bug Bite Bug Physical 06060 100100% 20
00Start Razor Leaf Grass Physical 05555 09595% 25
2020 Protect Normal Status 0000 —% 10
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Swadloon obtained at level 1 in Generation V
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Swadloon
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Swadloon
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM04 Calm Mind Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 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 Psychic Sprite.png TM16 Light Screen Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 30
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM20 Safeguard Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 25
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 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 Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM53 Energy Ball Grass Special 08080 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM70 Flash Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM76 Struggle Bug Bug Special 03030 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM85 Dream Eater Psychic Special 100100 100}}100% 15
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 HM Normal Sprite.png HM01 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Swadloon
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Swadloon

By breeding

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Father   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
BeedrillScytherScizorLedybaLedianSpinarak
AriadosSurskitNinjaskVenipedeWhirlipedeScolipede
JoltikGalvantulaAccelgorDurant
Agility Psychic Status —% 30
ScytherYanmaYanmegaMasquerainMothim Air Slash Flying Special 75 95% 20
LedybaLedianSurskitNinjaskScolipede Baton Pass Normal Status —% 40
Mothim Camouflage Normal Status —% 20
Accelgor Me First Normal Status —% 20
NincadaNinjask Mind Reader Normal Status —% 5
ScytherScizor Razor Wind Normal Special 80 100% 10
YanmaYanmegaGligarGliscorNinjaskVibrava
FlygonKricketuneVenipedeWhirlipedeScolipedeJoltik
Galvantula
Screech Normal Status 85% 40
ButterfreeVenomothLedybaLedianBeautiflyDustox
MasquerainMothimVolcarona
Silver Wind Bug Special 60 100% 5
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Swadloon 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 Swadloon in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Swadloon
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Swadloon

By tutoring

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
B W B2 W2 Bug Bite Bug Physical 60 100% 20
B W B2 W2 Electroweb Electric Special 55 95% 15
B W B2 W2 Giga Drain Grass Special 75 100% 10
B W B2 W2 Iron Defense Steel Physical —% 15
B W B2 W2 Magic Coat Psychic Status —% 15
B W B2 W2 Seed Bomb Grass Physical 80 100% 15
B W B2 W2 Signal Beam Bug Special 75 100% 15
B W B2 W2 Sleep Talk Normal Status —% 10
B W B2 W2 Snore Normal Special 40 100% 15
B W B2 W2 Synthesis Grass Status —% 5
B W B2 W2 Worry Seed Grass Status 100% 10
  • A black abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Swadloon can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Swadloon cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Swadloon
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Swadloon

By a prior evolution

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
540 Endure Normal Status —% 10
540 Bug Buzz Bug Special 90 100% 10
540 Flail Normal Physical 100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Swadloon
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Swadloon
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Pinball RS
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Trozei!
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 0%
Friend Area: Beau Plains
Phrases
51%-100% HP My HP is between 51% and 100%.
26%-50% HP My HP is between 26% and 50%.
1%-25% HP My HP is between 1% and 25%.
Level up I leveled up.
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 I leveled up.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Sky
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 0%
IQ group: A
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Loops: 0 Min. exp.: 0 Max. exp.: 0
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
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:
 Normal  None Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
None Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack ●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack 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
PP2541.png Strong: Weak:
PokéPark Pad entry:
She came to the Arcane Area to see a lot of beautiful things to make clothes. Once she sets her mind on something, she is stubborn and never gives up.
PCP541.png HP: ★★ Move: Razor Leaf
Attack: Ability 1: Grass Cloak
Defense: ★★★ Ability 2: Stealth
Speed: ★★ Ability 3: Shackle
Evolves from Sewaddle when Defense reaches 60
Evolves into Leavanny at 65% link
Range: 2 Perfect Links: Ujichika, Ujihiro

Evolution

Sewaddle
Unevolved
Sewaddle
 Bug  Grass 
Rare Candy
Level 20


Swadloon
First evolution
Swadloon
 Bug  Grass 
Soothe Bell
Friendship


Leavanny
Second evolution
Leavanny
 Bug  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
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation III.
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation IV.
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 541.png Spr 5b 541.png Spr b 5b 541.png
Spr 5b 541 s.png Spr 5b 541 s.png Spr b 5b 541 s.png
Swadloon For other sprites and images, please see Swadloon images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

Swadloon is based on the caterpillar of the Epargyreus clarus during chrysalis. Epargyreus clarus fold leaves over themselves for shelter as they age and, when cocooning, eventually use silk to stick the leaves together and form its chrysalis. The appearance of Swadloon hiding in its blanket bears some resemblance to the stereotypical portrayal of people suffering from Hikikomori (acute social anxiety disorder) syndrome in Japanese media. Its evolution to Leavanny (whose Japanese name is two kana away from Hikikomori) being caused by friendship may also be a lesson.

Name origin

Swadloon may be a combination of swaddle (to wrap a baby in cloth) and cocoon. It may also involve loom (a machine used to weave fabric) or pantaloons (a term for loose-fitting trousers).

Kurumayu may be a combination of 包む kurumu (to wrap up) and 繭 mayu (cocoon).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese クルマユ Kurumayu From 包む kurumu or mayu
France Flag.png French Couverdure From couverture and verdure
Spain Flag.png Spanish Swadloon Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Folikon From folium and Kokon
Italy Flag.png Italian Swadloon Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 두르쿤 Dureukun From 두르다 dureuda


Related articles

External links

Sewaddle #540: Sewaddle
Pokémon
#542: Leavanny Leavanny


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