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Wigglytuff (Pokémon)

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000 #{{{prevnum}}}: Jigglypuff
Pokémon
#{{{nextnum}}}: Zubat 000
Wigglytuff
プクリン Pukurin
#040
130
Artwork from FR/LG
Type
Normal '
Category
Balloon Pokémon
Ability
Cute Charm
Exp. at Lv. 100
800,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Kanto
#040
Johto
#045
Hoenn
#139
Regional Browser numbers
Height
3′03″
Imperial
1.0 m
Metric
Weight
26.5 lbs.
Imperial
12.0 kg
Metric
Dex color
Pink
Catch rate
50 (6.5%)
Body style
Body12.png
Footprint
 F040.png 
Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Fairy group 1 cycles
(255 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 109 Battle Exp.: 1091*

Wigglytuff (Japanese: プクリン Pukurin) is a Template:Type2 Pokémon.

It evolves from Jigglypuff by Moon Stone. It is the final form of Igglybuff.

Biology

Physiology

Wigglytuff resembles a pink blob with a fluffy tuft of fur on its head and long rabbit-like ears and a white belly. It has large blue eyes and stubby arms and legs like its pre-evolution, Jigglypuff.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Wigglytuff are capable of inflating themselves to big sizes in order to scare off enemies. Wigglytuff can also sing soothing lullabies to make anyone fall asleep, but its reputation for doing so isn't as famous as its basic form, Jigglypuff. Like Clefable and its pre-evolutions, Wigglytuff is capable of wielding various elemental attacks.

Behavior

Despite its cute demeanor, Wigglytuff are sometimes known for being very aggressive and DoubleSlapping anyone that gets on their nerves.

Habitat

Wigglyfuff can be found in vivid green plains and grassy fields.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

Apparently, Wigglytuff love eating Perfect Apples, as shown in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon 2.

In the anime

In Lights, Camera, Quacktion!, Cleavon Schpielbunk was going to have a Wigglytuff have the starring role in his movie, "Pokémon in Love", alongside Misty's Psyduck. It is voiced by Megumi Hayashibara in the Japanese version and Rachael Lillis in the English version.

File:EP069shot.jpg
Wigglytuff (right) in a poster in the anime.

A Wigglytuff was seen in Mewtwo Strikes Back. It was captured and cloned by Mewtwo.

A Wigglytuff is used in the Fallarbor Contest.

Harley used a Wigglytuff in the Kanto Grand Festival.

Guild Master Wigglytuff makes an appearance in the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time & Darkness special.

In the manga

Pokémon Special

A Wigglytuff is owned by Blue.

In the TCG

Main article: Wigglytuff (TCG)

Game data

NPC appearances

  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Wigglytuff sells Friend Areas in Pokémon Square.
  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon 2: Wigglytuff is the head of the main guild in Treasure Town. His personality tends to be erratic, but he cares about all his friends in the guild, especially his close partner Chatot. He also has a love (some would say obsession) of Perfect Apples, and is basically all he eats. He can often be seen bouncing one off his head during dinner. He is described as peculiar and weird in the game, although he is exceptionally strong, defeating the whole of Team Skull and Kabutops and the Omastar Brothers, as well as numerous others, with ease. Chatot warns not to annoy or disrespect Wigglytuff, as he is liable to explode with anger.

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Red The body is soft and rubbery. When angered, it will suck in air and inflate itself to an enormous size.
Blue
Yellow Its body is full of elasticity. By inhaling deeply, it can continue to inflate itself without limit.
Stadium Its soft and supple skin allows it to expand like a balloon. If it gets angry, it inhales and inflates itself steadily.
Generation II
Gold Their fur feels so good that if two of them snuggle together, they won't want to be separated.
Silver It has a very fine fur. Take care not to make it angry, or it may inflate steadily and hit with a Body Slam.
Crystal The rich, fluffy fur that covers its body feels so good that anyone who feels it can't stop touching it.
Stadium 2 Their fur feels so good that if two of them snuggle together, they won't want to be separated.
Generation III
Ruby Wigglytuff has large, saucerlike eyes. The surfaces of its eyes are always covered with a thin layer of tears. If any dust gets in this Pokémon's eyes, it is quickly washed away.
Sapphire Wigglytuff's body is very flexible. By inhaling deeply, this Pokémon can inflate itself seemingly without end. Once inflated, Wigglytuff bounces along lightly like a balloon.
Emerald Its fur is the ultimate in luxuriousness. Sleeping alongside a Wigglytuff is simply divine. Its body expands seemingly without end when it inhales.
FireRed Its fur is extremely fine, dense, and supple. The exquisitely pleasant fur conveys an image of luxury.
LeafGreen The body is soft and rubbery. When angered, it will suck in air and inflate itself to an enormous size.
Generation IV
Diamond Its fine fur feels sublime to the touch. It can expand its body by inhaling air.
Pearl Its fine fur feels sublime to the touch. It can expand its body by inhaling air.
Platinum {{{platinumdex}}}
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 I.
Generation I
Red Blue
Rare Cerulean Cave
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
Rare Celadon Game Corner
Generation II
Gold Silver
None Evolve Jigglypuff
Crystal
None Evolve Jigglypuff
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Evolve Jigglypuff
Emerald
None Evolve Jigglypuff
FireRed LeafGreen
None Evolve Jigglypuff
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
None Evolve Jigglypuff
Platinum
None Evolve Jigglypuff
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 Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire Evolve from Jigglypuff
Pokémon Trozei! Huge Storage 4
Trozei Battle
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
(Red and Blue)
Evolve from Jigglypuff
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
(Time and Darkness)
Marine Resort (B1-B19)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Almia Castle

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 140
200 - 247 390 - 484
Attack: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Defense: 45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Sp.Atk: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Sp.Def: 50
49 - 112 94 - 218
Speed: 45
45 - 106 85 - 207
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.
  • This Pokémon's  Special  base stat in Generation I was 50.


Type effectiveness

Template:DP type effectiveness

Learnset

Template:Evolved learnset intro

By leveling up

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By TM/HM

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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,
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Side game data

Template:Side game

Evolution

Template:Evobox/2

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
Spr 1b 040.png Spr 1y 040.png Spr 1g 040.png Spr b g1 040.png
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
Spr 2g 040.png Spr 2s 040.png Spr 2c 040.gif Spr b 2g 040.png
Spr 2g 040 s.png Spr 2s 040 s.png Spr 2c 040 s.gif Spr b 2g 040 s.png
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 040.png Spr 3e 040.png Spr 3f 040.png Spr b 3r 040.png
Spr 3r 040 s.png Spr 3e 040 s.png Spr 3f 040 s.png Spr b 3r 040 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 040.png Spr 4d 040.png Spr 4h 040.png Spr b 4d 040.png
Spr 4d 040 s.png Spr 4d 040 s.png Spr 4h 040 s.png Spr b 4d 040 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 040.png Spr 5b 040.png Spr b 5b 040.png
Spr 5b 040 s.png Spr 5b 040 s.png Spr b 5b 040 s.png
Wigglytuff For other sprites and images, please see Wigglytuff images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Wigglytuff bears a slight resemblance to Mokona of the Magic Knight Rayearth and Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle series. Mokona speaks only with the syllable "Pu", which is a variant of Wigglytuff's Japanese name.
  • In the first two generations, the white on Wigglytuff's body was just on its stomach, but starting in Generation III, the white part had extended over its mouth.

Origin

Wigglytuff is probably a combination between a rabbit, a balloon and a plush doll.

Name origin

Wigglytuff's name is a combination of wiggly and tuffwiggly refers to its wobbly shape, and tuff may refer to either its toughness or the tuft of hair on its head. Its Japanese name may simply be a corruption of プリン purin, pudding. It may also be a combination of 風船 fūsen, balloon, and 膨れる fukureru, to expand or inflate.

In other languages

  • German: Knuddeluff - from knuddeln (to cuddle) and fluff.
  • French: Grodoudou - Gros means fat or large, doudou is a word for a kind of doll or teddy that a baby may use for comfort and sleep with at night.
  • Korean: 푸크린 Pukeurin
  • Chinese: 胖可丁 (Pang Ke Ding) - Possibly a corrupted transliteration of its Japanese name, Pukurin. The character 胖 means fat, chubby.
  • Chinese: 肥波球 (Fei Po Qiu) - 波球 is from Jigglypuff's Chinese name, 波波球, while 肥 means fat.

External links

Notes



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