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Volbeat (Pokémon)

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000 #{{{prevnum}}}: Minun
Pokémon
#{{{nextnum}}}: Illumise 000
Volbeat
バルビート Barubeat
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313Volbeat.png
Artwork from R/S/E
Type
Bug '
Category
Firefly Pokémon
Abilities
Illuminate or Swarm
Exp. at Lv. 100
600,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Johto
#—
Hoenn
#086
Sinnoh
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Regional Browser numbers
Height
2′04″
Imperial
0.7 m
Metric
Weight
39.0 lbs.
Imperial
17.7 kg
Metric
Dex color
Gray
Catch rate
150 (19.6%)
Body style
BodyUnknown.png
Footprint
 F313.png 
Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Bug and
Humanshape groups
1 cycles
(255 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 146 Battle Exp.: 1461*

Volbeat (Japanese: バルビート Barubeat) is a Bug-type Pokémon.

Biology

Physiology

Gender differences

Volbeat is a male-only species. For the female counter-part, see Illumise.

Special abilities

Behavior

Volbeat performs it courtship dance for Illumise during its mating season.

Habitat

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

Volbeat's first appearance was in the Camp Pikachu special that was part of the Pokémon Heroes movie. It served as a sort of camp counselor and guide.

Its first show appearance was in AG042 along side its female counterpart Illumise.

It appeared again in AG080 owned by a man named Volt in a PokéRinger Contest.

Its most recent appearance was in AG157. Kuni mentions how Volbeat and Illumise use to do their mating dance in a large tree that use to be located in the middle of the city.

In the manga

In the TCG

Game data

NPC appearances

Pokédex entries

Pokémon Ruby
With the arrival of night, Volbeat emits light from its tail. It communicates with others by adjusting the intensity and flashing of its light. This Pokémon is attracted by the sweet aroma of Illumise.
Pokémon Sapphire
Volbeat's tail glows like a lightbulb. With other Volbeat, it uses its tail to draw geometric shapes in the night sky. This Pokémon loves the sweet aroma given off by Illumise.
Pokémon Emerald
With their taillights lit, Volbeat fly in a swarm, drawing geometric designs in the night sky. They move their nests if their pond water becomes dirty.
Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen
It lives around clean ponds. At night, its rear lights up. It converses with others by flashing its light.
Pokémon Diamond
It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.

Game locations

In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Channel Springleaf Field
Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire Plains (Ruby Field)
Pokémon Trozei! Huge Storage 1
Endless Level 5
Trozei Battle
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Northwind Field (1F-6F)

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 65
125 - 172 240 - 334
Attack: 73
70 - 137 135 - 269
Defense: 55
54 - 117 103 - 229
Sp.Atk: 47
46 - 108 89 - 212
Sp.Def: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Speed: 85
81 - 150 157 - 295
Total: 400   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 ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None

Learnset

By leveling up

By TM/HM

By breeding

By tutoring

Special moves

Side game data

Template:Side game

Evolution

Template:EvoChart Box

Trivia

Origin

Volbeat appears to be based on a firefly.

Name origin

Volbeat's name is a combination of volt, referring to its electrical powers, and beetle. Its Japanese name is a possible combination of バルブ barubu, meaning bulb, and beetle

In other languages

External links

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