Castform (Pokémon)

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Pokémon
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This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Castform (disambiguation).
Castform
Weather Pokémon
ポワルン
Powalen
#351
Normal
Normal
Sunny Form
Sunny Form
Rainy Form
Rainy Form
Snowy Form
Snowy Form
Snowy Form
Snowy Form


Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Types
Normal Unknown
Normal
Fire Unknown
Sunny Form
Water Unknown
Rainy Form
Ice Unknown
Snowy Form
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Ability
Forecast Cacophony
Sunny Form
Cacophony
Rainy Form
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Sunny Form
Cacophony
Rainy Form
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Breeding
Egg Groups
Fairy and Amorphous
Hatch time
6425 - 6681 steps
Height
1'00" 0.3 m
Normal
0'0" 0 m
Sunny Form
0'0" 0 m
Rainy Form
0'0" 0 m
Snowy Form
Weight
1.8 lbs. 0.8 kg
Normal
0 lbs. 0 kg
Sunny Form
0 lbs. 0 kg
Rainy Form
0 lbs. 0 kg
Snowy Form
Mega Stone
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#351
Kanto
#000
Johto
#147
Hoenn
#000
Sinnoh
#163
Unova
#000
Kalos
#181
Alola
Not in any regional Pokédex
Browser
R-000
Fiore
R-000
Almia

Oblivia
Not in any Browser
Base experience yield
145
Gen. III-IV
Unknown
IV
147
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 1
Normal
1
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Sunny Form
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Rainy Form
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Snowy Form
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Body01.png BodyUnknown.png
Sunny Form
Footprint
F351.png None.png
Sunny Form
Pokédex color
Gray
Other forms may have other colors.
Base friendship
70
External Links

Castform (Japanese: ポワルン Powalen) is a Normal-type Pokémon introduced in Generation III.

While it is not known to evolve into or from any other Pokémon, it has the ability to change forms depending on the current weather.

Biology

Castform is an artificial Pokémon that changes appearance and attitude based on the weather. Its body is made of cells exactly like those of water molecules, causing its cellular structure to be altered by temperature and humidity. It uses this ability to protect its tiny body. In its Normal Form, it resembles a plain, gray cloud with a single wisp extending from the top of its head. When in its Sunny Form, its lower half becomes pure white, while the head turns orange has develops small orange spheres around it. This gives it the overall appearance of the sun above a small cloud. While in its Rain Form, it will have a dark gray lower half resembling a storm cloud. The head will be blue and resemble a raindrop. In its Snowy Form, its head turns purplish-blue. The rest of the body changes into the shape of a mint green, cumulonimbus cloud. Regardless of the form it takes, it will always have a large, spherical head and a lighter colored mask-like marking over its eyes. Aside from its various forms, Castform is able to utilize weather powers in the form of its previously signature move, Weather Ball. Despite its manmade origins, it can be found in grassland areas.

In the anime

In the main series

A Normal Castform in the anime

Major appearances

A Castform belonging to the Weather Institute researcher Bart appeared in Unfair Weather Friends, changing into all of its forms during the episode.

An Ally Castform appeared in Currying Favor and Flavor!, where it battled Ash alongside Totem Lurantis during the Lush Jungle trial, but was defeated by a Tackle from Rowlet. Besides its Normal form, it also took on its Sunny Form during the battle.

A Castform appeared in Mounting an Electrifying Charge!, in its Normal, Rainy, and Snowy Forms. It used its weather-changing abilities to create obstacles during the Charjabug Race.

Minor appearances

A Castform appeared in the opening sequence of Destiny Deoxys.

A Castform appeared in Clamperl of Wisdom as one of the random Pokémon Spoink used to replace its lost pearl.

A Castform was among the Pokémon seeing during the Ever Grande Conference in Saved by the Beldum.

A Coordinator's Castform appeared in its Sunny Form in Spontaneous Combusken!. It was seen participating in the Performance Stage of the Chrysanthemum Contest.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
AG083 Castform Ash's Pokédex Castform, the Weather Pokémon. Castform is able to transform its appearance depending on the weather. It uses the power of nature to transform in order to protect its small body.
This concludes the entries from the Advanced Generation series.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
SM035 Castform Rotom Pokédex Castform, the Weather Pokémon. A Normal type. Castform has learned to use the power of nature to protect its small body.
This concludes the entries from the Sun & Moon series.

In Pokémon Generations

A Castform appeared in The Scoop, where it was shown working at TV Mauville. It appeared to help with weather forecasting, as an allusion to its weather-based abilities.

In the manga

A Normal Castform in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Main article: Fofo

A Castform, nicknamed Fofo, belongs to Ruby and first appeared in Lombre Larceny. Previously, she belonged to Mr. Stone, who was injured in an attack by Team Aqua. Fofo was then given to Gabby and Ty to be cared for while he was being healed. She later decided to travel with Ruby when he began traveling with the reporters because she was lonely. Until he was reunited with Rara, Fofo was Ruby's go to Smart Contest Pokémon.


In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga

A Normal Castform in Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire

A Castform makes an appearance in Descent Of The Weather God!! of Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire. In that chapter, it showed the ability of transforming into many forms depending on the current weather.


Pokédex entries

Manga Chapter Entry
Pokémon Adventures PS189 This Pokémon changes its form according to the weather. It has learned to protect its small body using the powers of the nature.*

In the TCG

Main article: Castform (TCG)

Other appearances

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Please feel free to edit this section to add missing information and complete it.
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Castform was featured as one of the Pokémon released from a Poké Ball in the demo of Super Smash Bros. Brawl that appeared at Jump Festa.

Game data

Pokédex entries

Normal Castform

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Ruby Castform's appearance changes with the weather. This Pokémon gained the ability to use the vast power of nature to protect its tiny body.
Sapphire Castform borrows the power of nature to transform itself into guises of the sun, rain clouds, and snow clouds. This Pokémon's feelings change with the weather.
Emerald It alters its form depending on the weather. Changes in the climate such as the temperature and humidity appear to affect its cellular structure.
FireRed It has the ability to change its form into the sun, the rain, or a snow cloud, depending on the weather.
LeafGreen
Generation IV
Diamond Its appearance changes with the weather. Recently, its molecules were found to be just like water.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold This Pokémon can change its cells, taking different forms based on the temperature and humidity.
SoulSilver
Generation V
Black Its appearance changes with the weather. Recently, its molecules were found to be just like water.
White
Black 2 Temperature and weather affect its cellular structure, so this Pokémon changes form according to the weather.
White 2
Generation VI
X This Pokémon can change its cells, taking different forms based on the temperature and humidity.
Y It has the ability to change its form into the sun, the rain, or a snow cloud, depending on the weather.
Omega Ruby Castform's appearance changes with the weather. This Pokémon gained the ability to use the vast power of nature to protect its tiny body.
Alpha Sapphire Castform borrows the power of nature to transform itself into the guises of the sun, rain, and snow-clouds. This Pokémon's feelings change with the weather.
Generation VII
Sun It changes its form depending on the weather. Changes in the temperature or humidity appear to affect its cellular structure.
Moon Its form changes on its own, due to its cells' sensitive reactions to temperature and humidity.
Ultra Sun Although its form changes with the weather, that is apparently the result of a chemical reaction and not the result of its own free will.
Ultra Moon Its form changes depending on the weather. The rougher conditions get, the rougher Castform's disposition!

Sunny Form

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation VII
Sun This is the form Castform takes on the brightest of days. Its skin is unexpectedly hot to the touch, so approach with care.
Moon This is Castform's form when basking in fair weather. Its body is warm and toasty.
Ultra Sun This is the form Castform takes on bright days. In an experiment where Castform was placed in front of a heater, it didn't change to this form.
Ultra Moon Castform changes to this form when it basks in bright sunlight. When you touch its glowing skin, it feels all dried out!

Rainy Form

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation VII
Sun This is the form Castform takes when soaked with rain. When its body is compressed, water will seep out as if from a sponge.
Moon This is Castform's form during a downpour of rain. Its body retains moisture and gets slippery.
Ultra Sun Castform changes to this form when rain hits it. Its body is soft and slightly swollen with water.
Ultra Moon This is Castform's form when pelted by rain. In an experiment where it was placed in a shower, this Pokémon didn't change to this form.

Snowy Form

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation VII
Sun This is the form Castform takes when covered in snow. Its body becomes an ice-like material, with a temperature near 23 degrees Fahrenheit.
Moon This is Castform's form when caught in a hailstorm. Its cold skin is as smooth as ice.
Ultra Sun This is the form Castform takes when hit by hail. In an experiment where it was placed in a freezer, it didn't change to this form.
Ultra Moon This is Castform's form when caught in a hailstorm. Its whole body is chilled, and its skin is partially frozen!

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Weather Institute (only one)
Emerald
Weather Institute (only one)
FireRed LeafGreen
Trade
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Trophy Garden
Platinum
Trophy Garden
HeartGold SoulSilver
Transfer from Pokéwalker
Pal Park
Field
Pokéwalker
Treehouse
Generation V
Black White
Dream World or Trade
Black 2 White 2
Route 6 (rustling grass)
Dream World
Pleasant Forest
Generation VI
X Y
Trade
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Weather Institute (only one)
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Lush Jungle, Malie Garden, Tapu Village, Route 17, Haina Desert, Exeggutor Island, Mount Lanakila (SOS Battle in weather)

In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Pinball: R&S
Plains (Both Fields)
Trozei!
Huge Storage 5, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Mt. Faraway (20F-29F)
Ranger
Fall City
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Blizzard Island (1F-20F), Shimmer Hill (1F-17F)
MD Sky
Blizzard Island (1F-20F), Shimmer Hill (1F-17F)
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Meadow: Seabreeze Trail (Normal; post-ending)
Glacier: Frozen Tundra (Snowy Form; post-ending)
Lake: Shimmering Lake (Rainy Form; post-ending)
Desert: Rugged Flats (Sunny Form; post-ending)
Rumble U
Normal Form: Adventure Area: Sweet, Light, and Fluffy
Other Forms: Vehicle Gallery: A Flowing Desert
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Safari Jungle: Stage 1Mo
Shuffle
Event: The Daily Pokémon (#6)
Event: Special Daily Pokémon (Second release; Winking)
Rumble World
Plasma Tundra: Misty Moor (All Areas)
Picross
Area 26: Stage 10

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Ruby Sapphire Mystic Water Mystic Water (100%)
Emerald
Diamond Pearl Mystic Water Mystic Water (100%)
Platinum
Black 2 White 2 Mystic Water Mystic Water (100%)
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Mystic Water Mystic Water (100%)
Sun Moon Mystic Water Mystic Water (100%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 70
130 - 177 250 - 344
Attack: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Defense: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Sp.Atk: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Sp.Def: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Speed: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Total: 420   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
4/4 ★★★★
Power
2/4 ★★☆☆
Skill
2/4 ★★☆☆
Stamina
2/4 ★★☆☆
Jump
4/4 ★★★★
Total
14/20 ★★☆☆

Type effectiveness

Normal

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VII, 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:

Sunny Form

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

Rainy Form

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

Snowy Form

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

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Tackle Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
1010 Water Gun Water Special 04040 100100% 25
1010 Ember Fire Special 04040 100100% 25
1010 Powder Snow Ice Special 04040 100100% 25
1515 Headbutt Normal Physical 07070 100100% 15
2020 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 —% 5
2020 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —% 5
2020 Hail Ice Status 0000 —% 10
2525 Weather Ball Normal Special 05050 100100% 10
3535 Hydro Pump Water Special 110110 08080% 5
3535 Fire Blast Fire Special 110110 08585% 5
3535 Blizzard Ice Special 110110 07070% 5
4545 Hurricane Flying Special 110110 07070% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Castform
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution or alternate form of Castform
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation VII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM01Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM01 Work Up Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
TM06Bag TM Poison VI Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
TM07Bag TM Ice VI Sprite.png TM07 Hail Ice Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM10Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM11Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
TM13Bag TM Ice VI Sprite.png TM13 Ice Beam Ice Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM14Bag TM Ice VI Sprite.png TM14 Blizzard Ice Special 110110 070}}70% 5
TM17Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM18Bag TM Water VI Sprite.png TM18 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 —}}—% 5
TM21Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TM22Bag TM Grass VI Sprite.png TM22 Solar Beam Grass Special 120120 100}}100% 10
TM24Bag TM Electric VI Sprite.png TM24 Thunderbolt Electric Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM25Bag TM Electric VI Sprite.png TM25 Thunder Electric Special 110110 070}}70% 10
TM27Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TM30Bag TM Ghost VI Sprite.png TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost Special 08080 100}}100% 15
TM32Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
TM35Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM35 Flamethrower Fire Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM37Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM37 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM38Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM38 Fire Blast Fire Special 110110 085}}85% 5
TM42Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM44Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM45Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM46Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM46 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TM48Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM53Bag TM Grass VI Sprite.png TM53 Energy Ball Grass Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM55Bag TM Water VI Sprite.png TM55 Scald Water Special 08080 100}}100% 15
TM73Bag TM Electric VI Sprite.png TM73 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 090}}90% 20
TM77Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM77 Psych Up Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM87Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 085}}85% 15
TM88Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM90Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
XTM100Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Castform
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution or alternate form of Castform
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
SlugmaMagcargoGulpinSwalotDrifloonDrifblim Amnesia Psychic Status —% 20
KoffingWeezingSlugmaMagcargo Clear Smog Poison Special 50 —% 15
Clefairy Cosmic Power Psychic Status —% 20
JigglypuffWigglytuffGrimerGrimerMukMuk
DuskullDusclopsDusknoirYamaskCofagrigus
Disable Normal Status 100% 20
RaltsKirliaGardevoirGalladeDuskullDusclops
DusknoirSolosisDuosionReuniclus
Future Sight Psychic Special 120 100% 10
Mawile Guard Swap* Psychic Status —% 10
GastlyHaunterGengarMisdreavusMismagiusShuppet
BanetteDuskullDusclopsDusknoirDrifloonDrifblim
YamaskCofagrigusFrillishJellicentLitwickLampent
Chandelure
Hex Ghost Special 65 100% 10
ClefairyRaltsKirliaGardevoirGalladeCherubi
CherrimMismagius
Lucky Chant Normal Status —% 30
DrifloonDrifblimSpiritombYamaskCofagrigusFrillish
Jellicent
Ominous Wind Ghost Special 60 100% 5
Stunfisk Reflect Type* Normal Status —% 15
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Castform in Generation VII
  • 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 Castform in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Castform
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution or alternate form of Castform
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
S M US UM Defog Flying Status —% 15
S M US UM Icy Wind Ice Special 55 95% 15
S M US UM Last Resort Normal Physical 140 100% 5
S M US UM Shock Wave Electric Special 60 —% 20
S M US UM Snore Normal Special 50 100% 15
S M US UM Tailwind Flying Status —% 15
S M US UM Water Pulse Water Special 60 100% 20
  • A black or white abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Castform can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Castform cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Castform
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution or alternate form of Castform
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball RS
PinRS351.png PinRSani351.png
Acquisition: Catch
Pokémon Trozei!
Trozeiani351.png
Rarity: Common
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
MDP351.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 7.4%
Friend Area: Thunder Meadow
Phrases
51%-100% HP My appearance changes with the power of nature.
26%-50% HP My health is down to half already...
1%-25% HP I'm helpless... I have almost no power left...
Level up Yay! I leveled up!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP351.png Body size: 4
Recruit rate: 6.4%
IQ group: G
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Normal
Attack Power: ★★★★

BT351.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Normal
None.png Attack Power: 60 - 80 Raise Max Level.png 0

#561
Shuffle351.png

Cloud Clear+
Sometimes clears away three black-cloud disruptions.


Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Normal
None.png Attack Power: 60 - 80 Raise Max Level.png 0

#561
Shuffle351Winking.png

Block Smash+
Sometimes clears three unbreakable-block disruptions.


Evolution

Normal weather
Castform
Normal
Castform
 Normal 




Harsh sunlight
Castform
Sunny Form
Castform
 Fire 




Rain
Castform
Rainy Form
Castform
 Water 




Hail
Castform
Snowy Form
Castform
 Ice 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 351.png Spr b 3r 351.png Spr 3e 351.png Spr b 3r 351.png Spr 3r 351.png Spr b 3r 351.png
Spr 3r 351S.png Spr b 3r 351S.png Spr 3r 351S.png Spr b 3r 351S.png Spr 3r 351S.png Spr b 3r 351S.png
Spr 3r 351R.png Spr b 3r 351R.png Spr 3r 351R.png Spr b 3r 351R.png Spr 3r 351R.png Spr b 3r 351R.png
Spr 3r 351H.png Spr b 3r 351H.png Spr 3r 351H.png Spr b 3r 351H.png Spr 3r 351H.png Spr b 3r 351H.png
Spr 3r 351 s.png Spr b 3r 351 s.png Spr 3e 351 s.png Spr b 3r 351 s.png Spr 3r 351 s.png Spr b 3r 351 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 351.png Spr b 4d 351.png Spr 4d 351.png Spr b 4d 351.png Spr 4d 351.png Spr b 4h 351.png
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Generation V
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Generation VI
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Generation VII
Sun Moon
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Sunny Form Sunny Form
Rainy Form Rainy Form
Snowy Form Snowy Form
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351MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Castform images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Castform is the only Pokémon in both the Fairy and Amorphous Egg Groups.
  • Castform's Weather Ball will always receive STAB in any of its forms unless in a sandstorm, under Shadow Sky, or if it loses Forecast.
    • Castform is the only Pokémon to receive this benefit from Weather Ball.
  • In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time and Explorers of Darkness, Castform has a body size of 4, despite it being a body size 1 in the first Mystery Dungeon games and having the same in-game sprite in the second Mystery Dungeon games. This may have been changed to balance gameplay.
  • Castform's weather-based transformations cannot be viewed in the forms section of the Pokémon Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum Pokédex, nor do they appear on the field in HeartGold and SoulSilver.
    • All of Castform's forms will appear in the forms section of the HeartGold and SoulSilver Pokédex upon obtaining one, even if it never transformed.
  • Castform is the lightest Normal-type Pokémon.
  • Unlike most Pokémon with form differences, Castform's alternate forms have no Shiny variations of their own, so only the Normal form of a Shiny Castform will look different.
  • Before Generation VII, Castform's Normal form was classified by Pokédex color sorting as white.

Origin

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Castform resembles a living cloud and acts like weather in general, but it may also be based on a weather balloon. It is similar in both concept and design to a teru teru bōzu, a Japanese charm doll used to wish for good weather. Its forms and their types may have originated from the English saying "rain, hail, or shine." As Castform is said to be composed of molecules similar to water, its shape of a large sphere with two smaller orbs resembles an H2O molecule.

Name origin

Castform may be a combination of forecast (the prediction of weather) and transform or form (referring to its ability to change form depending on the weather). The German and French names reflect this.

Powalen may be a combination of ポワン powan (onomatopoeia of a sudden transformation, similar to "poof" in English) and 変わる kawaru (to change or transform).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ポワルン Powalen From ポワン powan and 変わる kawaru
France Flag.png French Morphéo From morph and météo
Spain Flag.png Spanish Castform Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Formeo From Form and Meteorologie
Italy Flag.png Italian Castform Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 캐스퐁 Castpong Transliteration of English name
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 飄浮泡泡 Pīufàuhpóuhpóuh*
漂浮泡泡 Pīufàuhpóuhpóuh*
From 飄浮 pīufàuh and 泡泡 póuhpóuh
From 漂浮 pīufàuh and 泡泡 póuhpóuh
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 飄浮泡泡 / 飘浮泡泡 Piāofúpàopào*
漂浮泡泡 Piāofúpàopào*
From 飄浮 piāofú and 泡泡 pàopào
From 漂浮 piāofú and 泡泡 pàopào


Normal

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese ポワルンのすがた Powalen Form
Chinese Cantonese 飄浮泡泡的樣子 Pīufàuhpóuhpóuh-dīk Yeuhngjí
Mandarin 飄浮泡泡的樣子 / 飘浮泡泡的样子 Piāofúpàopào-de Yàngzi
France Flag.png French Forme Normale
Germany Flag.png German Normalform
Italy Flag.png Italian Normale
South Korea Flag.png Korean 캐스퐁의 모습 Caspong Form
Spain Flag.png Spanish Normal
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Bình thường

Sunny Form

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese たいようのすがた Sun Form
Chinese Cantonese 太陽的樣子 Taaiyèuhng-dīk Yeuhngjí
Mandarin 太陽的樣子 / 太阳的样子 Tàiyáng-de Yàngzi
France Flag.png French Forme Solaire
Germany Flag.png German Sonnenform
Italy Flag.png Italian Forma Sole
South Korea Flag.png Korean 태양의 모습 Sun Form
Spain Flag.png Spanish Forma Sol
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Mặt trời

Rainy Form

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese あまみずのすがた Rainwater Form
Chinese Cantonese 雨水的樣子 Yúhséui-dīk Yeuhngjí
Mandarin 雨水的樣子 / 雨水的样子 Yǔshuǐ-de Yàngzi
France Flag.png French Forme Eau de Pluie
Germany Flag.png German Regenform
Italy Flag.png Italian Forma Pioggia
South Korea Flag.png Korean 빗방울의 모습 Raindrop Form
Spain Flag.png Spanish Forma Lluvia
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Hạt mưa

Snowy Form

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese ゆきぐものすがた Snow Cloud Form
Chinese Cantonese 雪雲的樣子 Syutwàhn-dīk Yeuhngjí
Mandarin 雪雲的樣子 / 雪云的样子 Xuěyún-de Yàngzi
France Flag.png French Forme Blizzard
Germany Flag.png German Schneeform
Italy Flag.png Italian Forma Nuvola di Neve
South Korea Flag.png Korean 설운의 모습 Snow Cloud Form
Spain Flag.png Spanish Forma Nieve
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Mây tuyết


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