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Voltorb (Pokémon)

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Voltorb
ビリリダマ Biriridama
#100
100Voltorb.png
Artwork from FR/LG
Type
Electric '
Category
Ball Pokémon
Abilities
Soundproof or Static
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,000,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Kanto
#100
Johto
#120
Hoenn
#084
Sinnoh
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Regional Browser numbers
Height
1′08″
Imperial
0.5 m
Metric
Weight
22.9 lbs.
Imperial
10.4 kg
Metric
Dex color
Red
Catch rate
190 (24.8%)
Body style
BodyUnknown.png
Footprint
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Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Mineral group 1 cycles
(255 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 103 Battle Exp.: 1031*

Voltorb (Japanese: ビリリダマ Biriridama) is an Electric-type Pokémon.

Biology

Physiology

Voltorb is a Pokémon that looks like a Poké Ball, minus the button. It was first seen in the plant that modern Poké Balls were invented. Voltorb and its evolution, Electrode, could be forms of energy, but it is unknown where that energy came from or how it created them.

Gender differences

This Pokémon is genderless.

Special abilities

Behavior

Voltorb is easily agitated, knowing to self-destruct due to anger.

Habitat

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

Voltorb first appeared in EP033. Koga kept a bunch of these in his Gym as booby traps.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Special manga

Voltorb is a Pokémon that looks just like a Pokéball, even in its height. It debuts in the Red, Green & Blue chapter in its own round, Danger: High Voltorb. Here, Red tries to touch one abord the S.S. Anne thinking that is only a PokéBall, but is zapped by it.

In the TFG

One Voltorb figure has been released.

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Red Usually found in power plants. Easily mistaken for a Poké Ball, it has zapped many people.
Blue
Yellow It is said to camouflage itself as a Poké Ball. It will self-destruct with very little stimulus.
Stadium Usually found in power plants. In some instances, they have been seen drawing power from the trolleys of electric trains.
Generation II
Gold It rolls to move. If the ground is uneven, a sudden jolt from hitting a bump can cause it to explode.
Silver It was discovered when Poké Balls were introduced. It is said that there is some connection.
Crystal During the study of this Pokémon, it was discovered that its components are not found in nature.
Stadium 2 Unknown
Generation III
Ruby Voltorb was first sighted at a company that manufactures Poké Balls. The link between that sighting and the fact that this Pokémon looks very similar to a Poké Ball remains a mystery.
Sapphire It bears an uncanny and unexplained resemblance to a Poké Ball. Because it explodes at the slightest shock, even veteran trainers treat it with caution.
Emerald It bears an uncanny and unexplained resemblance to a Poké Ball. Because it explodes at the slightest shock, even veteran trainers treat it with caution.
FireRed A life-form whose identity is unknown. It is said to screech or suddenly selfdestruct.
LeafGreen Usually found in power plants. Easily mistaken for a Poké Ball, it has zapped many people.
Generation IV
Diamond It looks just like a Poké Ball. It is dangerous because it may electrocute or explode on touch.
Pearl It looks just like a Poké Ball. It is dangerous because it may electrocute or explode on touch.
Platinum {{{platinumdex}}}
HeartGold {{{heartgolddex}}}
SoulSilver {{{soulsilverdex}}}
Generation V
Black {{{blackdex}}}
White {{{whitedex}}}
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Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Red Blue
Common Route 10, Power Plant
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
Common Power Plant
Generation II
Gold Silver
Many Route 10, Mahogany Town, Olivine City
Crystal
Many Route 10, Mahogany Town, Olivine City
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Common New Mauville
Emerald
Common New Mauville
FireRed LeafGreen
Common Route 10, Power Plant
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
One Cave PokéSpot (Shadow)
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Swarm Route 218
Platinum
None Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
None
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 Channel Ruins of Truth
Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire Plains (Ruby Field)
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 3
Secret Storage 14
Endless Level 7
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Thunderwave Cave (3F-5F)
Wish Cave (8F-10F)
Pokémon Ranger Dusk Factory

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 40
100 - 147 190 - 284
Attack: 30
31 - 90 58 - 174
Defense: 50
49 - 112 94 - 218
Sp.Atk: 55
54 - 117 103 - 229
Sp.Def: 55
54 - 117 103 - 229
Speed: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Total: 330   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.
  • This Pokémon's  Special  base stat in Generation I was 55.


Type effectiveness

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

Note: If Magnet Rise has been used, the effectiveness of Ground is 0×.

Learnset

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By leveling up

Generation I Generation II Generation III Generation IV
Start Tackle
Screech
Tackle Charge
Tackle
Charge
5       Tackle
8     Screech Sonicboom
9   Screech    
12       Spark
15     Sonicboom Rollout
17 Sonicboom Sonicboom    
19       Screech
21     Spark  
22 Selfdestruct     Light Screen
23   Selfdestruct    
26       Charge Beam
27     Selfdestruct  
29 Light Screen Rollout   Selfdestruct
32     Rollout  
33   Light Screen   Swift
36 Swift     Magnet Rise
37   Swift Light Screen  
39   Explosion    
40       Gyro Ball
41   Mirror Coat    
42     Swift  
43 Explosion     Explosion
46     Explosion  
47       Mirror Coat
49     Mirror Coat  

By TM/HM

Number Generation I Generation II Generation III Generation IV
TM02   Headbutt    
TM03   Curse    
TM04   Rollout    
TM06 Toxic Toxic Toxic Toxic
TM07   Zap Cannon    
TM09 Take Down      
TM10   Hidden Power Hidden Power Hidden Power
TM12     Taunt Taunt
TM13   Snore    
TM16     Light Screen Light Screen
TM17   Protect Protect Protect
TM18   Rain Dance Rain Dance Rain Dance
TM20 Rage Endure    
TM21   Frustration Frustration Frustration
TM24 Thunderbolt   Thunderbolt Thunderbolt
TM25 Thunder Thunder Thunder Thunder
TM27   Return Return Return
TM30 Teleport      
TM31 Mimic      
TM32 Double Team Double Team Double Team Double Team
TM33 Reflect      
TM34 Bide Swagger Shock Wave Shock Wave
TM35   Sleep Talk    
TM36 Selfdestruct      
TM39 Swift Swift    
TM41     Torment Torment
TM42     Facade Facade
TM43     Secret Power Secret Power
TM44 Rest Rest Rest Rest
TM45 Thunder Wave      
TM46     Thief Thief
TM47 Explosion      
TM50 Substitute      
TM57       Charge Beam
TM58       Endure
TM64       Explosion
TM70       Flash
TM73       Thunder Wave
TM74       Gyro Ball
TM82       Sleep Talk
TM83       Natural Gift
TM87       Swagger
TM90       Substitute
HM05 Flash Flash Flash  

Special moves

In Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, Voltorb knows Shadow Panic and Shadow Rush as a Shadow Pokémon, and learns Refresh after being purified.

Side game data

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Evolution

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Trivia

Origin

It seems to be based upon the concept of a living Poké Ball, and is often mistaken for one.

Name origin

Voltorb's name seems to be a combination of volt and orb. Its Japanese name is probably a combination of びりびり biribiri, like an electric shock, and 玉 tama, orb.

In other languages

External links

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