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Bunnelby (Pokémon)

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Greninja #658: Greninja
Pokémon
#660: Diggersby Diggersby
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Bunnelby (disambiguation).
Bunnelby
Digging Pokémon
ホルビー
Horubee
#659
Bunnelby

Bunnelby

Bunnelby

Bunnelby
Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Normal Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Blue-Striped
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Pickup or Cheek Pouch Cacophony
Cacophony
Huge Power
Hidden Ability

Hidden Ability

Mega Bunnelby

Mega Bunnelby Y
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
255 (33.3%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Field
Hatch time
4080 - 4334 steps
Height
1'04" 0.4 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
11.0 lbs. 5.0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 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
#659
Kanto
#000
Johto
#000
Hoenn
#000
Sinnoh

Unova
Central
#010
Kalos
Not in any regional Pokédex
Browser
R-000
Fiore
R-000
Almia

Oblivia
Not in any Browser
Base experience yield
Unknown
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
47
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 1
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
1
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
Body06.png BodyUnknown.png
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Footprint
FUnknown.png None.png
{{{forme2}}}
Pokédex color
Brown
Base friendship
70
External Links

Bunnelby (Japanese: ホルビー Horubee) is a Normal-type Pokémon.

It evolves into Diggersby starting at level 20.

Biology

Bunnelby is a small, gray, rabbit-like Pokémon. It has large, gray, brown-tipped ears with pinkish fur on the inside. It has a large, gray head and large eyes with white sclera and black pupils. It has a small pink nose and gray fur that sticks out on the cheeks, along with large white teeth. Its neck is surrounded by brown fur. It has a gray body with a gray tail and small brown spots on its hind legs. Its front paws are completely gray, while its hind paws are gray with brown toes. Bunnelby's ears are strong enough to shovel dirt and chop tree roots. It tends to be nocturnal.

In the anime

Bunnelby in the anime

Major appearances

Clemont's Bunnelby

Bunnelby made its debut appearance in Kalos, Where Dreams and Adventures Begin! under the ownership of Clemont.

Minor appearances

A Bunnelby appeared as a plush toy in A Jolting Switcheroo!.

A Bunnelby appeared in Climbing the Walls!.

A Bunnelby appeared in a flashback/fantasy in The Forest Champion!.

Pokédex entries

In the manga

In the TCG

Main article: Bunnelby (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VI.
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 {{{blackdex}}}
White {{{whitedex}}}
Black 2 {{{black2dex}}}
White 2 {{{white2dex}}}
Generation VI
X They use their large ears to dig burrows. They will dig the whole night through.
Y It has ears like shovels. Digging holes strengthens its ears so much that they can sever thick roots effortlessly.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VI.
Generation VI
X Y
Routes 2, 3, 5, 22

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 38
98 - 145 186 - 280
Attack: 36
36 - 96 69 - 188
Defense: 38
38 - 99 72 - 192
Sp.Atk: 32
33 - 92 62 - 179
Sp.Def: 36
36 - 96 69 - 188
Speed: 57
55 - 119 107 - 234
Total: 237   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 VI, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VI
Other generations:
None
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Tackle Normal Physical 05050 100100% 35
00Start Agility Psychic Status 0000 —% 30
00Start Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
077 Quick Attack Normal Physical 04040 100100% 30
1010 Double Slap Normal Physical 01515 08585% 20
1313 Mud-Slap Ground Special 02020 100100% 10
1515 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 08585% 20
1818 Mud Shot Ground Special 05555 09595% 15
2020 Double Kick Fighting Physical 03030 100100% 30
2525 Odor Sleuth Normal Status 0000 —% 40
2929 Flail Normal Physical 0000 100100% 15
3333 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100100% 10
3838 Bounce Flying Physical 08585 08585% 5
4242 Super Fang Normal Physical 0000 09090% 10
4747 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100100% 20
4949 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100100% 10
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Bunnelby obtained at level 1 in Generation VI
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Bunnelby
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Bunnelby

By TM/HM

Generation VI
Other generations:
None
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM08 Bulk Up Fighting Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM23 Smack Down Rock Physical 05050 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM28 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
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 Rock Sprite.png TM37 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM41 Torment Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 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 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 Dark Sprite.png TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM71 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 080}}80% 5
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM78 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
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 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 Electric Sprite.png TM93 Wild Charge Electric Physical 09090 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM96 Nature Power Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM98 Power-Up Punch Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM01 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
Bag HM Water Sprite.png HM03 Surf Water Special 09090 100}}100% 15
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM04 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Bunnelby
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Bunnelby

By breeding

Generation VI
Other generations:
None
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
SandshrewSandslashCyndaquilQuilavaTyphlosionSentret
FurretDunsparcePhanpyDonphanSphealBidoof
BibarelBunearyLopunnyTepigPigniteEmboar
MunnaMusharna
Defense Curl Normal Status —% 40
SandshrewSandslashCyndaquilQuilavaTyphlosionDunsparce
PhanpyDonphanWailmerWailordBidoofBibarel
TepigPigniteEmboarDarumakaDarmanitanChespin
QuilladinChesnaught
Rollout Rock Physical 30 90% 20
Delibird Spikes* Ground Status —% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Bunnelby 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 Bunnelby in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Bunnelby
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Bunnelby

By tutoring

Generation VI
Other generations:
None
 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 Bunnelby can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Bunnelby cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Bunnelby
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Bunnelby

Evolution

659Bunnelby.png
Unevolved
Bunnelby
 Normal 
Rare Candy
Level 20
660Diggersby.png
First evolution
Diggersby
 Normal  Ground 

Sprites

Trivia

Origin

Bunnelby is based on a rabbit. Its ability to use its ears as digging tools to excavate through earth and roots may be a reference to trowels or shovels.

Name origin

Bunnelby may be a combination of bunny and tunnel.

Horubee may be based on 掘る horu (to dig) or hole.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ホルビー Horubee From 掘る horu
France Flag.png French Sapereau From saper and lapereau
Spain Flag.png Spanish Bunnelby Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Scoppel From scoop and hoppeln
Italy Flag.png Italian Bunnelby Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 파르빗 Pareubit From 파다 pada and rabbit


External links

Greninja #658: Greninja
Pokémon
#660: Diggersby Diggersby


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