|2'4" (0.7 m)||15.2 lbs (6.9 kgs)|
|Male: 87.5%||Female: 12.5%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NFE||1 Special Attack Point|
Bulbasaur has the Overgrow Ability. Using this Ability, once Bulbasaur's HP is less than a third all Grass type moves are 50% stronger. A second Ability is available to Bulbasaur from the Dream World, the Chlorophyll Ability, which doubles its Speed when the weather becomes Clear Skies, but its Speed won't double on the same turn in which the weather becomes Clear Skies.
Bulbasaur takes the appearance of a turquoise coloured frog-like creature with sharp teeth, made to look like a type of bulky lizard. Perhaps the most distinguishing feature of a Bulbasaur is the large green bulb on its back. It is assumed to be a seed of sorts. It is based off of a dinosaur.
 Gender Differences
Bulbasaur has no distinguished features that make it appear male or female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Bulbasaur is available as one of the first 3 Starter Pokémon in Pokémon Red, Blue and Green, and subsequently Fire Red and Leaf Green. If the player picks Bulbasaur as their starter Pokémon, their rival will pick Charmander as theirs; if the player picks Squirtle as their starter Pokémon, their rival will pick Bulbasaur as theirs.
 Spin-off Games
Bulbasaur appears at the Phobos Train, Endless Level 16, Trozei Battle and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!
Bulbasaur is available as a starter or partner Pokémon in the first two waves of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Bulbasuar appears at random in Mystifying Forest (B1-B13) and Mystery Jungle (B1-B29).
Bulbasaur is in all three versions of Mystery Dungeon 3. In Blazing Adventure Squad, Bulbasaur appears at Mystery Plains 1F-5F and Final Mountain 9F-13F; in Stormy Adventure Squad Bulbasaur is at Mystery Marsh 1F-5F and Final Island 9F-13F; in Light Adventure Squad Bulbasaur is loacted at Mystery Meadow 1F-5F and Final Cave 9F-13F.
Bulbasaur appears at Lila Forest in Pokémon Ranger, but the Field Ability Cut is required to reach it. Bulbasaur was absent from Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, but returned in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs at the Hill and Cliffside sections of Drop Island in the Present, and the Forest Temple Mission "A Pokémon Forest in the Way," earned by getting an A Rank in the mission.
Bulbasaur can be found at Everspring Valley Forest 4-2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
 Trading Card Game
Bulbasaur has appeared in 11 sets, Pokémon Organized Play Series 2 as a Common Card, a promo from McDonalds, a Diamond/Pearl/Platinum Promo and Black/White Promo in Japan.
 Anime/Manga Information
Both Ash and May own a Bulbasaur each. In the episode Bulbasaur and the Hidden Village, Ash found Bulbasaur in a village and from then on, Bulbasaur has been a commonly used Pokémon in battles and rescue missions, namely using its Vine Whip attack to rescue trainers and Pokémon from falling off of cliffs, or similar. When the chance to evolve arose, Bulbasaur chose not to evolve. As a result, it learned Solarbeam at an earlier level.
May's Bulbasaur is distinctive in that it has heart-shaped spots on its head rather than its usual spots. Since capture, May's Bulbasaur took a liking to Ash's Bulbasaur (as a result of being female). It later went on to evolve into Venusaur as shown in the Wallace Cup in the Sinnoh region.
Ash's Bulbasaur makes an appearance in Mewtwo Strikes Back, The Power of One, and Spell of the Unown, along with the Pikachu Shorts Pikachu's Vacation, Pikachu's Rescue Adventure, Pikachu & Pichu, Pikachu's Pikaboo and Meloetta's Sparkling Recital.
May's Bulbasaur makes an appearance in Destiny Deoxys and the Pikachu Short Pikachu's Summer Festival.
At the start of the Manga, Red had accidentally released Bulbasaur and some other Pokémon from Profesor Oak's Science Lab, but after working together to defeat a wild Machoke, Bulbasaur was given to Red by Professor Oak. It would remain as a Bulbasaur until it evolved into an Ivysaur at the gates of Celadon City in Chapter 15.
Red's Bulbasaur was given the nickname "Saur" by its Trainer.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Bulbasaur is in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as a result of being a first stage Pokémon.
 Area Locations
|Red/Blue||Only One||Starter Pokémon from Professor Oak|
|Yellow||Only One||Received from girl in Cerulean City depending on Pikachu's level of happiness|
|FireRed/LeafGreen||Only One||Starter Pokémon from Professor Oak|
|Diamond/Pearl/Platinum||None||Pal Park or Trade|
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||Only One||Received from Professor Oak after defeating Red.|
|Black/White||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade|
|Black 2/White 2||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade|
|X/Y||Only One||Received from Professor Sycamore after defeating him.|
|I||Pokémon Red||A strange seed was planted on its back at birth. The plant sprouts and grows with this Pokémon.|
|I||Pokémon Blue||A strange seed was planted on its back at birth. The plant sprouts and grows with this Pokémon.|
|I||Pokémon Yellow||It can go for days without eating a single morsel. In the bulb on its back, it stores energy.|
|II||Pokémon Gold||The seed on its back is filled with nutrients. The seed grows steadily larger as its body grows.|
|II||Pokémon Silver||It carries a seed on its back right from birth. As it grows older, the seed also grows larger.|
|II||Pokémon Crystal||While it is young, it uses the nutrients that are stored in the seeds on its back in order to grow.|
|III||Pokémon Ruby||Bulbasaur can be seen napping in bright sunlight. There is a seed on its back. By soaking up the sun's rays, the seed grows progressively larger.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||Bulbasaur can be seen napping in bright sunlight. There is a seed on its back. By soaking up the sun's rays, the seed grows progressively larger.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||Bulbasaur can be seen napping in bright sunlight. There is a seed on its back. By soaking up the sun's rays, the seed grows progressively larger.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||There is a plant seed on its back right from the day this Pokémon is born. The seed slowly grows larger.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||A strange seed was planted on its back at birth. The plant sprouts and grows with this Pokémon.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||For some time after its birth, it grows by gaining nourishment from the seed on its back.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||For some time after its birth, it grows by gaining nourishment from the seed on its back.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||For some time after its birth, it grows by gaining nourishment from the seed on its back.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||The seed on its back is filled with nutrients. The seed grows steadily larger as its body grows.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||It carries a seed on its back right from birth. As it grows older, the seed also grows larger.|
|V||Pokémon Black||For some time after its birth, it grows by gaining nourishment from the seed on its back.|
|V||Pokémon White||For some time after its birth, it grows by gaining nourishment from the seed on its back.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||For some time after its birth, it grows by gaining nourishment from the seed on its back.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||For some time after its birth, it grows by gaining nourishment from the seed on its back.|
|VI||Pokémon X||A strange seed was planted on its back at birth. The plant sprouts and grows with this Pokémon.|
|VI||Pokémon Y||For some time after its birth, it grows by gaining nourishment from the seed on its back.|
 Pokéathlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor
 All Generation 5 Games
 Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves
 Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Evolution Line
|Level 16 -- Level 32 -- Mega Stone|
 Type Matchups
- Bulbasaur is also the only Starter Pokémon out of the 3 you can choose for its Generation that is a Dual type, the others being Squirtle that is a pure Water type and Charmander that is a pure Fire type.
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