Bellibolt (Pokémon)

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0938MS.png #0938: Tadbulb
Pokémon
#0940: Wattrel 0940MS.png
Bellibolt
EleFrog Pokémon
ハラバリー
Harabarie
#0939
Bellibolt



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Electric Unknown
Unknown Unknown
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Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Electromorphosis or Static Cacophony
Cacophony
Damp
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
50 (12.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Water 1
Hatch time
20 cycles
Height
3'11" 1.2 m
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Weight
249.1 lbs. 113.0 kg
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Mega Stone
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Base experience yield
Unknown
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
173
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 2
Bellibolt
2
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
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Speed
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Footprint
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Pokédex color
Green
Base friendship
50
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Bellibolt (Japanese: ハラバリー Harabarie) is an Electric-type Pokémon introduced in Generation IX.

It evolves from Tadbulb when exposed to a Thunder Stone.

Biology

Bellibolt charging its attack by contracting and expanding its body
An angry Bellibolt's electric pattern and charged bumps

Bellibolt is a large, rotund, amphibian Pokémon. Its elastic and squishy body is primarily green in color, with orange patterns on its head, back, and lower body, along with small orange feet. The pattern on its head is shaped like a rounded cross, while the patterns on its lower body are chevron-shaped. The pattern on its back consists of two orange chevrons and a lightning bolt shape, surrounding an orange circle with a yellow dot at the center.

Bellibolt has two white bumps on the sides of its head, each containing a black dot with a yellow border. These bumps resemble eyeballs, although they do not function as such. On the center of Bellibolt's face are its actual eyes, which are small, yellow, and resemble nostrils; along with its mouth, which has orange lips and small yellow cheek patches. Bellibolt's gray belly is covered with a semi-transparent membrane and has a yellow organ inside that resembles a navel, referred to as its belly-button dynamo. As Bellibolt's body expands and contracts, this organ generates electricity, which Bellibolt discharges through the bumps on its head. These head bumps glow when discharging electricity, and they also allow Bellibolt to appear more intimidating.[1]

Bellibolt is capable of moving very quickly, but usually chooses to act sluggishly.[2] It is difficult to train Bellibolt to initiate a battle because it has an easygoing temperament, and does not notice its opponents until it is attacked. At night, Bellibolt's stomach emits a strange noise, which signals that it is hungry.[1] Bellibolt is seldom found in the wild, but may rarely be seen alongside riverbanks.

Bellibolt is the only known Pokémon that can have Electromorphosis as an Ability.

Evolution

Bellibolt evolves from Tadbulb.

(For specifics on this Pokémon's evolution in the games, refer to Game data→Evolution data.)

0938Tadbulb.png
Unevolved
Tadbulb
 Electric 

0939Bellibolt.png
First evolution
Bellibolt
 Electric 

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IX.
Generation IX Paldea
#171
Kitakami
#—
Blueberry
#—
Scarlet When this Pokémon expands and contracts its wobbly body, the belly-button dynamo in its stomach produces a huge amount of electricity.
Violet What appear to be eyeballs are actually organs for discharging the electricity generated by Bellibolt's belly-button dynamo.


Pokédex Image Bellibolt SV.png
Bellibolt in the Paldea Pokédex

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IX.
Generation IX
Scarlet Violet
South Province: Area Four, Area Six
East Province: Area Three, Tagtree Thicket
West Province: Area Two, Area Three
North Province: Area Three, Glaseado Mountain
North Province: Casseroya Lake (Water Tera Type)
Tera Raid Battles (4★)


In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IX.
Cross-Generation
Masters EX
Poké Fair sync pair scout: Iono & Bellibolt


Held items

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
109
169 - 216 328 - 422
64
62 - 127 119 - 249
91
86 - 157 168 - 309
103
97 - 170 189 - 335
83
79 - 148 153 - 291
45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Total:
495
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

Under normal battle conditions in Generation IX, 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
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation IX
Other generations:
None
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Slack Off Normal Status 0000 00——% 5
011 Tackle Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
011 Mud-Slap Ground Special 02020 100100% 10
077 Thunder Shock Electric Special 04040 100100% 30
1111 Water Gun Water Special 04040 100100% 25
1717 Charge Electric Status 0000 00——% 20
2121 Spark Electric Physical 06565 100100% 20
2424 Mud Shot Ground Special 05555 09595% 15
2525 Flail Normal Physical 0000 100100% 15
3232 Discharge Electric Special 08080 100100% 15
3636 Weather Ball Normal Special 05050 100100% 10
4040 Electric Terrain Electric Status 0000 00——% 10
4545 Sucker Punch Dark Physical 07070 100100% 5
5050 Zap Cannon Electric Special 120120 05050% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Bellibolt
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Bellibolt

By TM

Generation IX
Other generations:
None
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM005Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM005 Mud-Slap Ground Special 02020 100}}100% 10
TM007Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM007 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM011Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM011 Water Pulse Water Special 06060 100}}100% 20
TM013Bag TM Poison SV Sprite.png TM013 Acid Spray Poison Special 04040 100}}100% 20
TM017Bag TM Ghost SV Sprite.png TM017 Confuse Ray Ghost Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TM022Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM022 Chilling Water Water Special 05050 100}}100% 20
TM023Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM023 Charge Beam Electric Special 05050 090}}90% 10
TM032Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM032 Swift Normal Special 06060 00—}}—% 20
TM035Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM035 Mud Shot Ground Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM047Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM047 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM048Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM048 Volt Switch Electric Special 07070 100}}100% 20
TM050Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM050 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM070Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM070 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM072Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM072 Electro Ball Electric Special 0000 100}}100% 10
TM074Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM074 Reflect Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM075Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM075 Light Screen Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
TM082Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM082 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 090}}90% 20
TM085Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM085 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM096Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM096 Eerie Impulse Electric Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM103Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM103 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM117Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM117 Hyper Voice Normal Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM126Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM126 Thunderbolt Electric Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM136Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM136 Electric Terrain Electric Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM147Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM147 Wild Charge Electric Physical 09090 100}}100% 15
TM152Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM152 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TM163Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM163 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TM166Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM166 Thunder Electric Special 110110 070}}70% 10
TM171Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM171 Tera Blast Normal Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TM173Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM173 Charge Electric Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM175Bag TM Poison SV Sprite.png TM175 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
TM193Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM193 Weather Ball Normal Special 05050 100}}100% 10
TM209Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM209 Muddy Water Water Special 09090 085}}85% 10
TM210Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM210 Supercell Slam Electric Physical 100100 095}}95% 15
TM211Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM211 Electroweb Electric Special 05555 095}}95% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Bellibolt
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution or an alternate form of Bellibolt

By breeding

Generation IX
Other generations:
None
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
WooperQuagsireMarshtompSwampertShellosGastrodonClauncherClawitzer
Muddy Water Water Special 90 85% 10
Mirror Herb*
Parabolic Charge Electric Special 65 100% 20
PsyduckGolduckPelipperSurskitMasquerainBuizelFloatzelAlomomolaDewpiderAraquanidSobbleDrizzileInteleon
Soak Water Status 100% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Bellibolt
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Bellibolt
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Bellibolt

By a prior evolution

Generation IX
Other generations:
None
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon has no moves exclusive to prior evolutions.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Bellibolt
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Bellibolt

Special moves

Generation IX
Other generations:
None
 Event   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Wild Tera Pokémon Electric Terrain Electric Status —% 10
Wild Tera Pokémon Hyper Voice Normal Special 90 100% 10
Wild Tera Pokémon Muddy Water Water Special 90 85% 10
  • A superscript level indicates that Bellibolt can learn this move normally in Generation IX
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Bellibolt
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Bellibolt

Side game data

Pokémon GO
GO0939.png Base HP: 240 Base Attack: 184 Base Defense: 165
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 1 km Evolution Requirement: N/A
Fast Attacks: Thunder Shock, Water Gun
Charged Attacks: Parabolic Charge, Discharge, Zap Cannon

Evolution data

0938Tadbulb.png
Unevolved
Tadbulb
 Electric 
Thunder Stone
Thunder Stone
0939Bellibolt.png
First evolution
Bellibolt
 Electric 


Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IX.
Cross-Generation
HOME
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939MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Bellibolt images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


In the anime

Main series

Bellibolt in the anime
Tera Bellibolt in the anime

Major appearances

Bellibolt debuted in Someone We Can't See! Whosawhatsit?, under the ownership of Iono. In HZ050, Iono Terastallized her Bellibolt into a Electric Tera Type during a Terastal Training battle against Dot.

Minor appearances


Pokémon: Paldean Winds

A Bellibolt briefly appeared in Breathe Together, under the ownership of Iono.

In the manga

In the TCG

Main article: Bellibolt (TCG)

Trivia

  • Bellibolt was first teased on October 12, 2022, through Iono's livestream,[3] where her fans were supposed to guess her partner Pokémon. It was revealed on her second livestream on October 14, 2022.[2]

Origin

Bellibolt appears to be based on a frog, perhaps specifically the Cuyaba dwarf frog, which has large "false eyes" on its rear that can emit a poisonous secretion when threatened. Its false eyes also resemble the tympanum found on frogs and toads. Its round shape, stubby limbs, and the markings on its body may also be a reference to South American horned frogs, with its normal and Shiny colorations bearing resemblance to green and albino South American horned frogs, respectively.

The connection between frogs and electricity present in Bellibolt's design may be inspired by experiments in researching galvanism, which used frog legs. Bellibolt's belly-button dynamo may be inspired by a plasma globe. Bellibolt also resembles a generic Japanese mascot or plushy toy.

Name origin

Bellibolt may be a combination of belly and bolt.

Harabarie may be a combination of 腹 hara (belly) and バリバリ baribari (onomatopoeia for crackling).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ハラバリー Harabarie From hara and バリバリ baribari
France Flag.png French Ampibidou From amphibien, ampère or ampoule, and bidou
Spain Flag.png Spanish Bellibolt Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Wampitz From Wampe and Blitz
Italy Flag.png Italian Bellibolt Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 찌리배리 Jjiribaeri From 찌릿 jjirit, bae, and 개구리 gaeguri
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 電肚蛙 / 电肚蛙 Diàndùwā From 電 / 电 diàn, , and
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 電肚蛙 Dihntóuhwā From dihn, tóuh, and


Related articles

References

External links

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