|#412|| Shed Skin|
|0′8″ (0.2m)||7.5 lbs. (3.4kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|Bug (Egg Group)||120|
|NFE||1 Special Defense Point|
Burmy (Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Bug-Type, and it is known as the Bagworm Pokémon.) is the 45th Pokémon in the
Burmy uses the Shed Skin Ability. This Ability gives it a 1 in 3 chance of healing itself from a Status Condition every turn that it is afflicted with one. A second Ability is available to Burmy from the Dream World, the Overcoat Ability. This Ability protects it from the damaging effects of the weather conditions Sandstorm and Hail.
Burmy gain the opportunity to evolve at Level 20, but what it evolves into depends on its gender. A female Burmy will evolve into a Wormadam with whatever cloak it has at the time, becoming either Wormadam Plant Cloak, Wormadam Sand Cloak or Wormadam Trash Cloak. At Level 20 a male Burmy will evolve into a Mothim.
Burmy is in the Bug Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 3,840 Steps to hatch. It takes Burmy One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Burmy has a black and segmented body, similar to a worm. It's body is usually covered in leaves, sand, or a pink material. When it does not have its cloak on, it has four small black legs, and and a back pair that is yellow.
Burmy has no gender differences, however its two evolutions, Mothim and Wormadam, are completely different Pokémon.
Burmy will change forms depending on the area that it just battled in. If it battled in a Forest or in a Field it will don a Plant Cloak, in which Burmy will be covered with leaves. A Burmy that has battled in a cave or on a rocky environment will don a Sandy Cloak, a form in which Burmy is covered in sand, and its feet aren't protruding from the cloak. A Burmy that has battled in an urban environment or a building takes on a Trash Cloak, a form that has Burmy covered in a pink cloak made up of garbage.
Burmy can be found at any of the trees that can have Sweet Honey slathered onto them in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum. In Heart Gold and Soul Silver, Burmy can be found on Route 38 by using Headbutt on a Special Tree that requires the usage of Rock Climb to reach.
In Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, the form that Burmy has when it appears depends on the area. At Lush Meadow Burmy is using a Plant Cloak, at Apple Woods it has a Sandy Cloak, and at Oran Forest it has a Trash Cloak]]. Burmy doesn't appear in Explorers of Time. Burmy is exclusive to Stormy Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Cloudy Rockland B1-B15.
Burmy doesn't appear in any of the Pokémon Ranger games.
Burmy can be obtained in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure by asking it for tips to find the Meeting Place. In PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, Burmy can be found at the Verdant Courts in the Arbor Area after completing the game. To befriend Burmy you'll have to speak to it.
Trading Card Game
Burmy appears in Pokémon Organized Play Series 7 as a Common Card, but only Plant Cloak and Sandy Cloak Burmy appear in this series. Burmy is listed as a Common Card in the Secret Wonders and Arceus sets with one of each Form, and the Majestic Dawn set with only Sandy Cloak Burmy included.
Burmy has yet to appear in any of the films as of writing.
Burmy's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
Burmy is in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.
Burmy cannot learn any moves by using a TM or HM.
Burmy cannot learn any moves by Breeding
Via Dream World
Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
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