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Beedrill (Pokémon)

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Kakuna #014: Kakuna
Pokémon
#016: Pidgey Pidgey
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Beedrill (disambiguation).
Beedrill
Poison Bee Pokémon
スピアー
Spear
#015
Beedrill

Beedrill

Beedrill

Beedrill
Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Bug Poison
Unknown Unknown
Blue-Striped
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Swarm Cacophony
Cacophony
Sniper
Hidden Ability

Hidden Ability

Mega Beedrill

Mega Beedrill Y
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Bug
Hatch time
2805 - 3059 steps
Height
3'03" 1.0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
65.0 lbs. 29.5 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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Mega Stone
{{{mega}}} {{{mega2}}}
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#015
Kanto
#029
Johto
#217
Hoenn
#000
Sinnoh

Unova
Central
#028
Kalos
Not in any regional Pokédex
Browser
R-025
Fiore
R-058
Almia

Oblivia
Not in any Browser
Base experience yield
159
Gen. I-IV
Unknown
IV
173
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 3
0
HP
2
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
1
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Body13.png BodyUnknown.png
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Footprint
F015.png None.png
{{{forme2}}}
Pokédex color
Yellow
Base friendship
70
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Beedrill (Japanese: スピアー Spear) is a dual-type Bug/Poison Pokémon.

It evolves from Kakuna starting at level 10. It is the final form of Weedle.

Biology

Beedrill mostly resembles a bipedal wasp; however, it only has four legs instead of six and lacks pigment pits. Beedrill's head is round with a slightly pointed mouth, large, red eyes, and antennae in the shape of the number seven. Its forelegs are tipped with long, conical stingers. It stands on its other two legs, which are long, segmented, and insectoid in shape. Beedrill has two pairs of rounded, veined wings, and another stinger on its striped abdomen.

Beedrill is highly territorial and normally lives in colonies. As seen in the anime, Beedrill seems to be especially concerned with the welfare of Weedle and Kakuna, and it will respond aggressively to those that disturb them. Disturbing a swarm of Beedrill will cause the whole colony to attack. It flies at high speed and attacks using the large venomous stingers on its forelegs and abdomen. The two stingers on its forelimbs allow it to use its former signature move, Twineedle. It will take the victims of its attacks back to its nest for food. Beedrill nests in forests and misty wooded areas.

In the anime

Beedrill in the anime

Major appearances

Ash's/Casey's Beedrill

Ash captured a Beedrill in the Bug-Catching Contest, but he gave it to Casey because she is a huge fan of yellow and black Pokémon. Multiple Beedrill also appeared in the same episode.

Other

Beedrill's first non-cameo appearance was in Challenge of the Samurai, where a swarm of them stole Ash's Metapod after evolving from Kakuna. The reason for this was to avenge Ash for failing to capture the Weedle (and startling it), which subsequently fled after Samurai arrived. The Beedrill reappeared in a flashback in Battle Aboard the St. Anne.

In The Fourth Round Rumble a Trainer named Jeanette Fisher used a Beedrill against Ash's Bulbasaur. It reappeared in a flashback in Friends to the End.

In The Lost Lapras, an obnoxious Trainer who was attacking a Lapras had a Beedrill.

Jimmy of New Bark Town owns a Beedrill which was seen in The Legend of Thunder!

During Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea, The Phantom used two of these Poison Bee Pokémon to chase Ash and friends.

Multiple Beedrill appeared in Danger, Sweet as Honey!, evolving from a group of Kakuna.

A swarm of Beedrill appeared in A Battle of Aerial Mobility!, chasing Ash, Clemont and Bonnie because Clemont's phonograph attracted the Poison Bee Pokémon instead of the Fletchling he was trying to attract.

Another swarm of Beedrill appeared in A Jolting Switcheroo!, where they were chasing Lena and Dedenne, but they all were defeated by Pikachu and Dedenne.

Minor appearances

Beedrill has appeared in a lot of episodes, mostly having an antagonistic role to Ash and his friends who are usually attacked by a swarm of Beedrill and end up running away.

A Beedrill appeared in The Path to the Pokémon League under the ownership of A.J..

In a flashback of The Purr-fect Hero, Timmy was saved from a Beedrill by a Meowth.

Multiple Beedrill appeared in Showdown at the Po-ké Corral, where they attacked Team Rocket.

A Beedrill, under the ownership of an unnamed Trainer, appeared in a flashback in A Shipful of Shivers.

A Beedrill appeared in Tracey Gets Bugged, where it blew Team Rocket's balloon.

A Beedrill was seen in a fantasy in The Rivalry Revival.

A Beedrill appeared in Illusion Confusion! as an illusion created by Haunter and Gengar.

Multiple Beedrill attacked Ash and his friends in Going Apricorn! while they were looking for Apricorns.

Multiple Beedrill appeared in For Crying Out Loud and Hot Matches! where they attacked Ash and his friends.

Multiple Beedrill appeared in Mewtwo Returns, Celebi: Voice of the Forest, Pokémon Heroes and Destiny Deoxys.

A swarm of Beedrill also appeared in A Better Pill to Swallow where they were attracted by the Shuckle juice that Team Rocket drank. Three Beedrill appeared in the same episode as part of Brock's fantasy.

Multiple Beedrill attacked Ash's Bayleef in Turning Over A New Bayleef after she kicked a rock in the bush they were residing.

Three Beedrill were among the inhabitants of an oasis just for Pokémon in Got Miltank?.

In Extreme Pokémon!, a Beedrill appeared with its Trainer, participating in the Extreme Pokémon Race.

Multiple Beedrill appeared in A Poached Ego! where they attacked Team Rocket.

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

A Beedrill is used in the PokéRinger Contest in That's Just Swellow.

A Beedrill appeared in a flashback in Kindergarten Chaos!.

A Beedrill appeared in A Conspiracy to Conquer!, in which it was being possessed by Malamar.

A Beedrill appeared in XY041 when it was disturbed by Bonnie and Pikachu, who has been hit by a big twig on its head caused by Bonnie, but it quickly got away before Pikachu was about to attack it.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP004 Beedrill Ash's Pokédex Beedrill. This Pokémon is an evolved form of Weedle, following its Kakuna stage. Its sting is highly poisonous.
This concludes the entries from the original series.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
BW124 Beedrill Ash's Pokédex Beedrill, the Poison Bee Pokémon. Beedrill fly quickly and attack using poison stingers on their fore legs and tail.
This concludes the entries from the Black & White series.

In the manga

Beedrill in Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire

In The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga

In the The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga, Ash caught a Beedrill in Kanto, and it was part of a swarm that he had disturbed when he caught a Mankey. He thought this Beedrill, along with Mankey, would help him to raise his Trainer level, but it couldn't.

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In Wake Up—You’re Snorlax! a herd of angry Beedrill attacked Red because Saur accidentally hit their hive. Both the Trainer and his Pokémon were badly stung afterwards.

Later a Beedrill appeared as a silhouette when Green explains about Mew in The Jynx Jinx.

Later, Giovanni uses a Beedrill twice, first against Red at Viridian Gym in Golly, Golem! and Long Live the Nidoqueen!?, then against Lance on Cerise Island. Giovanni has stated that one of his most treasured and strongest team members is a Beedrill he caught in his childhood from Viridian Forest, which eventually helped Yellow who was also facing Lance. It is also one of the few members of his team that isn't a Ground-type.

In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga

A Beedrill appeared in Clefairy's New Power! of Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire.

In the TCG

Main article: Beedrill (TCG)

In the TFG

One Beedrill figure has been released.

Other appearances

Super Smash Bros.

Beedrill was in the first Super Smash Bros. game. When a Poké Ball was opened, one would come out and fly away. A few seconds later a whole swarm would fly by and attack everyone on the field except the user. Its role was taken over by Unown in Super Smash Bros. Melee.

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Red Flies at high speed and attacks using its large venomous stingers on its forelegs and tail.
Blue
Yellow It has 3 poisonous stingers on its forelegs and its tail. They are used to jab its enemy repeatedly.
Stadium Flies at high speeds and attacks with three stingers: one on its rear and one on each of its two forelegs. May appear in swarms.
Generation II
Gold It can take down any opponent with its powerful poison stingers. It sometimes attacks in swarms.
Silver It has three poison barbs. The barb on its tail secretes the most powerful poison.
Crystal It uses sharp, poisonous stings to defeat prey, then takes the victim back to its nest for food.
Stadium 2 It can take down any opponent with its powerful poison stingers. It sometimes attacks in swarms.
Generation III
Ruby Beedrill is extremely territorial. No one should ever approach its nest - this is for their own safety. If angered, they will attack in a furious swarm.
Sapphire
Emerald A Beedrill is extremely territorial. For safety reasons, no one should ever approach its nest. If angered, they will attack in a swarm.
FireRed May appear in a swarm. Flies at violent speeds, all the while stabbing with the toxic stinger on its rear.
LeafGreen It flies at high speed and attacks using the large venomous stingers on its forelegs and tail.
Generation IV
Diamond Its best attack involves flying around at high speed, striking with poison needles, then flying off.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold It can take down any opponent with its powerful poison stingers. It sometimes attacks in swarms.
SoulSilver It has three poison barbs. The barb on its tail secretes the most powerful poison.
Generation V
Black Its best attack involves flying around at high speed, striking with poison needles, then flying off.
White
Black 2 Its best attack involves flying around at high speed, striking with poison needles, then flying off.
White 2
Generation VI
X It has three poisonous stingers on its forelegs and its tail. They are used to jab its enemy repeatedly.
Y May appear in a swarm. Flies at violent speeds, all the while stabbing with the toxic stinger on its rear.

Game locations

Generation I
Red Blue
Evolve Kakuna
Blue (Japan)
Evolve Kakuna
Yellow
Trade
Generation II
Gold
Bug-Catching ContestTuThSa
Silver
Route 2
Bug-Catching ContestTuThSa
Headbutt trees
Crystal
Bug-Catching ContestTuThSa
Headbutt trees
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Trade
Emerald
Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
Evolve Kakuna
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Cipher Key Lair (Shadow)
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Evolve Kakuna
Platinum
Evolve Kakuna
HeartGold
Bug-Catching Contest
SoulSilver
Route 2, Bug-Catching Contest, Viridian Forest
Headbutt trees
Pal Park
Forest
Generation V
Black
Route 12 (rustling grass)
White
Trade
Black 2
Pinwheel Forest (Hidden Grotto)
White 2
Trade
Dream World
Dream Park
Generation VI
X Y
Evolve Kakuna

In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Channel Viridian Forest
Pokémon Pinball Evolve Kakuna
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 2
Endless Level 19
Forever Level 51
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Evolve Kakuna
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Apple Woods (8F) (Darkness)
Midnight Forest (B1-B21) (Darkness)
Evolve Kakuna
Pokémon Ranger Lyra Forest
Pokémon Ranger:
Shadows of Almia
Vien Forest
Chroma Highlands
Pokémon Rumble Silent Forest Normal Mode A & S
Pokémon Rumble Blast Forest: Misty Edgewater
Pokémon Conquest Chrysalia
Viperia

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Red* Blue* Bitter Berry (100%)
Yellow*
Gold Silver Poison Barb Poison Barb (8%)
Crystal
Pokémon XD Poison Barb Poison Barb (100%)
HeartGold SoulSilver Poison Barb Poison Barb (5%)
Black White Poison Barb Poison Barb (5%)
Black 2 White 2 Poison Barb Poison Barb (5%)

Stats

Base stats

Generation I-V
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 65
125 - 172 240 - 334
Attack: 80
76 - 145 148 - 284
Defense: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Sp.Atk: 45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Sp.Def: 80
76 - 145 148 - 284
Speed: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Total: 385   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 45.


Generation VI
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 65
125 - 172 240 - 334
Attack: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Defense: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Sp.Atk: 45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Sp.Def: 80
76 - 145 148 - 284
Speed: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Total: 395   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.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
3/4 ★★★
Power
1/4 ☆☆☆
Skill
3/4 ★★★
Stamina
2/2 ★★
Jump
5/5 ★★★★★
Total
14/19 ★★

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VI, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting ¼×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ¼×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ¼×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ¼×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VI
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Fury Attack Normal Physical 01515 08585% 20
1010 Fury Attack Normal Physical 01515 08585% 20
1313 Focus Energy Normal Status 0000 —% 30
1616 Twineedle Bug Physical 02525 100100% 20
1919 Rage Normal Physical 02020 100100% 20
2222 Pursuit Dark Physical 04040 100100% 20
2525 Toxic Spikes Poison Status 0000 —% 20
2828 Pin Missile Bug Physical 02525 09595% 20
3131 Agility Psychic Status 0000 —% 30
3434 Assurance Dark Physical 06060 100100% 10
3737 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100100% 20
4040 Endeavor Normal Physical 0000 100100% 5
4545 Fell Stinger Bug Physical 03030 100100% 25
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Beedrill obtained at level 1 in Generation VI
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Beedrill
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Beedrill
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation VI
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM09 Venoshock Poison Special 06565 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM19 Roost Flying Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM22 Solar Beam Grass Special 120120 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM31 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 09090 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM40 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 —}}—% 20
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 Dark Sprite.png TM46 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM54 False Swipe Normal Physical 04040 100}}100% 40
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM62 Acrobatics Flying Physical 05555 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM70 Flash Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM76 Struggle Bug Bug Special 05050 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM81 X-Scissor Bug Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM83 Infestation Bug Special 02020 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM84 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM89 U-turn Bug Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM01 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Beedrill
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Beedrill
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by breeding.
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Beedrill in Generation VI
  • 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 Beedrill in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Beedrill
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Beedrill
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • A black or white abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Beedrill can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Beedrill cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Beedrill
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Beedrill
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation VI
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
013 Poison Sting Poison Physical 15 100% 35
013 String Shot Bug Status 95% 40
013 Bug Bite Bug Physical 60 100% 20
014 Harden Normal Status —% 30
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Beedrill
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Beedrill
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

Anime-only moves

Move Type Episode
Tackle  Normal  The Fourth Round Rumble

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 Pin015.png 
Acquisition: Evolve
Pokémon Pinball RS
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Trozei!
 Trozeiani015.gif 
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
MDP015.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: Evolve
Friend Area: Mist-Rise Forest
Phrases
51%-100% HP Count on me for speediness!
26%-50% HP My health dropped to half...
1%-25% HP I'm about done. My Poison Sting might fail...
Level up Hah! Leveled up! My Poison Sting's gotten sharper!
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 Hah! Leveled up! My Poison Sting's gotten sharper!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP015.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 5%
IQ group: A
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Bug  Poké Assist: Poison PA.png
( Poison )
Field move: Crush fm.png
(Crush ×1)
Loops: 3 Min. exp.: 32 Max. exp.: 46
Browser entry  
Beedrill shoots sharp needles that can shatter large rocks.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:  Bug  Poké Assist: Bug PA.png
( Bug )
Field move: Crush 2 field move.png
(Crush ×2)
Browser entry  
It attacks with poison stingers while flying around at high speed.
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.
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●
Speed ●●●
Attack 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
None.png Strong: {{{Park2strong}}} Weak: {{{Park2weak}}}
PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
PCP015.png HP: ★★★ Move: Twineedle
Attack: ★★ Ability 1: Vanguard
Defense: ★★ Ability 2: Mountaineer
Speed: ★★★ Ability 3: Swarm
Does not evolve into or from anything in this game
Range: 3 Perfect Links: Masatsuna, Omi, and Sena

Evolution

013Weedle.png
Unevolved
Weedle
 Bug  Poison 
Rare Candy
Level 7
014Kakuna.png
First evolution
Kakuna
 Bug  Poison 
Rare Candy
Level 10
015Beedrill.png
Second evolution
Beedrill
 Bug  Poison 

Sprites

Generation I
Red Blue Yellow Red Green
Spr 1b 015.png Spr b g1 015.png Spr 1y 015.png Spr b g1 015.png Spr 1g 015.png Spr b g1 015.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation II
Gold Silver Crystal
Spr 2g 015.png Spr b 2g 015.png Spr 2s 015.png Spr b 2g 015.png Spr 2c 015.gif Spr b 2c 015.png
Spr 2g 015 s.png Spr b 2g 015 s.png Spr 2s 015 s.png Spr b 2g 015 s.png Spr 2c 015 s.gif Spr b 2g 015 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 015.png Spr b 3r 015.png Spr 3e 015.gif Spr b 3r 015.png Spr 3f 015.png Spr b 3f 015.png
Spr 3r 015 s.png Spr b 3r 015 s.png Spr 3e 015 s.gif Spr b 3r 015 s.png Spr 3f 015 s.png Spr b 3r 015 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 015.png Spr b 4d 015.png Spr 4d 015.png Spr b 4d 015.png Spr 4h 015.png Spr b 4d 015.png
Spr 4d 015 s.png Spr b 4d 015 s.png Spr 4d 015 s.png Spr b 4d 015 s.png Spr 4h 015 s.png Spr b 4d 015 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 015.png Spr b 5b 015.png Spr 5b 015.png Spr b 5b 015.png
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Trivia

  • Beedrill's English name was originally going to be spelled Beedril.
  • Beedrill's effort value yield of 2 Attack and 1 Special Defense is unique.
  • Beedrill can be seen as a parallel to Butterfree. Both of their unevolved stages evolve into their respective first evolutionary stages at level 7, which then evolve into their respective final forms at level 10. They both also go through metamorphosis-like evolution and share a base stat total of 395. Also, while Beedrill is a version exclusive of Black and Black 2, Butterfree is exclusive to White and White 2.
  • In Pokémon Conquest, Beedrill is the only Pokémon that is featured without its evolutionary relatives.
  • Prior to Pokémon Black and White, this was the only known Pokémon to learn Twineedle by level up.

Origin

Its design appears to simply be a stylized bee or wasp. However, it has a much closer resemblance to an Asian giant hornet. Its Shiny form may be based on the Agapostemon, as both are green in color.

Name origin

Beedrill is a combination of bee and drill (indicating its needle-like arms).

Spear refers to its stingers. In addition, the reverse of スピアー is アピス Apis (the genus for the honey bee).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese スピアー Spear From spear
France Flag.png French Dardargnan From d'Artagnan and dard
Spain Flag.png Spanish Beedrill Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Bibor From Biene and Bohrer
Italy Flag.png Italian Beedrill Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 독침붕 Dokchimbung Combination of 독침 dokchim and bung


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