Vespiquen (Pokémon)

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Pokémon
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Vespiquen
ビークイン Beequeen
#416
150
Artwork from Diamond/Pearl
Type
Bug Flying
Category
Beehive Pokémon
Ability
Pressure
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,059,860
Regional Pokédex numbers
Johto
#—
Hoenn
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Sinnoh
#054
Regional Browser numbers
Height
3′11″
Imperial
1.2 m
Metric
Weight
84.9 lbs.
Imperial
38.5 kg
Metric
Dex color
Yellow
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Body style
BodyUnknown.png
Footprint
 F416.png 
Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Bug group 1 cycles
(255 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 188 Battle Exp.: 1881*

Vespiquen (Japanese: ビークイン Beequeen) is a Bug/Flying-type Pokémon. It is the evolved form of Combee.

Biology

Physiology

Vespiquen is is 3-foot tall bee Pokémon. This Pokémon has a yellow and black striped abdomen that resembles a skirt. Its abdomen can serve as a nest for baby Combee. It has black, skinny arms with two orange claws and flies with a pair of small (compared to her body) wings on her shoulders. It has an orange face and red eyes and a red gem on her forehead and yellow and black "horns".

Gender differences

Vespiquen is female only.

Special abilities

Vespiquen has three separate signature moves that involve summoning a swarm of baby Combee, which she stores in her honeycomb-like lower abdomen: One is for defending, the second is for recovery and the third is for attacking enemies.

Behavior

Habitat

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

File:Vespiquen-anime.jpg
Vespiquen in the anime

Vespiquen made its first appearance in DP032. It ruled over a huge colony of Combee.

In the manga

In the TCG

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
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 Its body became the hive of the young ones. It nurses the young ones with the honey collected by Combee.
Pearl At times of danger, it retaliates by sending out young ones from the 6 hive openings. There is only one Vespiquen in each colony.
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 IV.
Generation I
Red Blue
None Trade
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
None Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
None Trade
Crystal
None Trade
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
None Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
None Evolve Combee
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


Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
70
130 - 177 250 - 344
80
76 - 145 148 - 284
102
96 - 169 188 - 333
80
76 - 145 148 - 284
102
96 - 169 188 - 333
40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Total:
474
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Type effectiveness

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Learnset

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By leveling up=

Game Generation IV
Start Gust
Sweet Scent
3 Poison Sting
7 Confuse Ray
9 Fury Cutter
13 Defend Order
15 Pursuit
19 Fury Swipes
21 Power Gem
25 Heal Order
27 Toxic
31 Slash
33 Captivate
37 Attack Order
39 Swagger
43 Destiny Bond

By TM/HM

Game Generation IV
TM06 Toxic
TM10 Hidden Power
TM11 Sunny Day
TM15 Hyper Beam
TM17 Protect
TM18 Rain Dance
TM21 Frustration
TM27 Return
TM32 Double Team
TM36 Sludge Bomb
TM40 Aerial Ace
TM42 Facade
TM43 Secret Power
TM44 Rest
TM45 Attract
TM46 Thief
TM51 Roost
TM56 Fling
TM58 Endure
TM62 Silver Wind
TM68 Giga Impact
TM70 Flash
TM78 Captivate
TM81 X-Scissor
TM82 Sleep Talk
TM83 Natural Gift
TM87 Swagger
TM89 U-Turn
TM90 Substitute
HM01 Cut
HM05 Defog

Evolution

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Trivia

Origin

Vespiquen is based on queen bees along with a combination of real Queens.

Name origin

Its name is derived from the words "vespa", both a genus name and Latin for wasp, and "queen". "Beequeen" is derived from the word 'bee' and 'queen', meaning that only female bees can become the leader of a colony of bees.

External links

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