|#438|| Sturdy/Rock Head|
|1′8″ (0.5m)||33.1 lbs. (15kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NFE||1 Defense Point|
Bonsly (Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Rock-Type, and it is known as the Bonsai Pokémon.) is the 92nd Pokémon in the
Bonsly can use one of two Abilities: Sturdy, which prevents it from getting KO'd if its HP is full or is hit by a One-Hit KO move; or Rock Head, which nullifies the recoil from moves that cause recoil. A third Ability is available to Bonsly from the Dream World, the Rattled Ability. This Ability increases its Speed by one stage if it gets hit by a Bug, Ghost, or Dark-Type move.
Bonsly is in the Undiscovered Egg Group, but a Sudowoodo can still breed a Bonsly if it is holding a Rock Incense. Its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Bonsly One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Bonsly is a brown Pokémon with a round body, resembling a potted plant. It has a rim-like structure under its moth that runs around its body, and it has two yellow eyes with another yellow spot above its eyes. At the top of its body, there is a cross or three green spheres, which resembles the "plant" part of Bonsly.
 Gender Differences
Bonsly has no gender differences.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Bonsly appears as a Daily Pokémon in the Trophy Garden in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum. Bonsly also appears on Route 209 and the South end of Route 210 in Pearl. Obtaining a Bonsly in Heart Gold and Soul Silver requires either breeding a Sudowoodo or Transferring one from the Pokéwalker, as Bonsly can be found on the Pokéwalker course Big Forest.
The only way to obtain a Bonsly in Pokémon Black 2 is to breed a Sudowoodo.
 Spin-Off Games
Bonsly makes an appearance as a Non-Playable Character in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness. A girl at ONBS lost her Bonsly when the Libra Cruise Liner was attacked by XD001, also known as Shadow Lugia at the game's start. After retrieving it and returning it her, you'll be awarded with a Bonsly Bingo Sheet.
Bonsly appears at Mt. Horn 8F-14F and Rock Path B1-B5 in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky. Bonsly also appears at Star Cave B5-B10 in Explorers of Sky. Bonsly is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Dubious Valley 1F-6F and Final Cave 1F-3F.
Bonsly appears at the Ranger School and Vien Forest in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, but the Field Ability Water Lv. 1 might be needed to wake it up. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Bonsly can be found at the cliffside on Mt. Latolato and inside the Old Mansion's Library in the Present, and the Forest Temple mission "A Pokémon Forest in the Way" by defeating it and obtaining its Slate.
Bonsly appears at the Meadow, Cavern, and Lava Zones in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure. After obtaining Turtwig, complete a Hide & Seek to obtain it. In PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, Bonsly is found at Rockridge Fort in the Crag Area. This time, it can be befriended by carrying it from the entrance to the main part of the area.
 Trading Card Game
Bonsly is in the 8th Movie Halfdeck, the Pokémon Card Game Promos set, and is listed as a Common Card in the Diamond and Pearl set.
 Other Games
Bonsly makes an appearance in Super Smash Bros. Brawl as a Pokémon that appears from a Poké Ball. Once released, Bonsly will walk around the stage by itself, not doing anything in particular, but it can be picked up as if it were an item. While carrying it has the effect of carrying a large container, it can get thrown into an opponent (or opponents) for damage and major knock-back.
 Anime/Manga Information
Brock's Bonsly would appear in the Pikachu Short "Pikachu's Island Adventure." Wild Bonsly appear in the films Lucario and the Mystery of Mew and Arceus and the Jewel of Life, along with the Pikachu Short "Pikachu's Ghost Festival."
Bonsly's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Bonsly is listed in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.
 Area Location
|Diamond/Pearl/Platinum||5%||Trophy Garden: Daily Pokémon|
Route 210: South
|Heart Gold/Soul Silver||None||Transfer from Pokéwalker or Breed Sudowoodo|
|Pokéwalker||40%||Big Forest (>5000 Steps)|
|Black/White||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade|
|Black 2||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World, or Breed Sudowoodo|
|White 2||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World, or Trade|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||It looks as if it is always crying. It is actually adjusting its body's fluid levels by eliminating excess.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||It prefers arid environments. It leaks water from its eyes to adjust its body's fluid levels.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||It prefers an arid atmosphere. It leaks water that looks like tears when adjusting its moisture level.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||In order to adjust the level of fluids in its body, it exudes water from its eyes. This makes it appear to be crying.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||In order to adjust the level of fluids in its body, it exudes water from its eyes. This makes it appear to be crying.|
|V||Pokémon Black||It prefers an arid atmosphere. It leaks water that looks like tears when adjusting its moisture level.|
|V||Pokémon White||It prefers an arid atmosphere. It leaks water that looks like tears when adjusting its moisture level.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2|
|V||Pokémon White 2|
|VI||Pokémon X||It prefers arid environments. It leaks water from its eyes to adjust its body's fluid levels.|
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Black 2/White 2
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Generation IV Exclusive TM/HM Moves
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
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