|Star Shape Pokémon|
|#173|| Cute Charm/Magic Guard|
|1′ (0.3m)||6.6 lbs. (3kg)|
|Male: 25%||Female: 75%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NFE||1 Special Defense Point|
Cleffa (Johto Pokédex. It is a Fairy-Type, formerly Normal-Type, and is known as the Star Shape Pokémon.) is the 40th Pokémon in the
Cleffa can use one of two Abilities: Cute Charm, which has a 30% chance of leaving its opponent Infatuated if the opponent uses an attack that requires physical contact against it, and is of the opposite gender, and outside of battle, increases the chances of finding Pokémon of the opposite gender in the area if Cleffa is at the front of the player's party; or Magic Guard, which protects it from taking indirect damage, such as Sandstorm, Toxic,Spikes and recoil from moves like Double-Edge and items like Life Orb. A third Ability is available to Cleffa from the Dream World, the Friend Guard Ability, which reduces the damage its Allies takes by 25%.
Cleffa is in the Undiscovered Egg Group; while it cannot breed, an Egg bred by Clefairy will hatch after approximately 2,560 Steps. It takes Cleffa 800,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Cleffa takes the appearance of a small, pink, star-shaped creature. Its arms are very short, and it has a small head tuft.
 Gender Differences
Cleffa doesn't have any distinguished features that make it appear male or female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Cleffa can be found at Mt. Coronet's Route 207 and Route 211 Entrances, and at the Trophy Garden as the Daily Pokémon in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum. Cleffa can also be found on the Pokéwalker course Amity Meadow, which is a Pokéwalker course unlocked via an Event.
 Spin-off Games
Cleffa makes appearances at Endless Level 1, Pair Trozei, Forever Level 50 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Cleffa can be found at Wish Cave 1F-4F in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Cleffa can be found at The Nightmare B1-B17 and Marine Resort B1-B19. Cleffa can be found in all three versions of Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at each game's Unown-and Final-themed areas on the first two floors.
Cleffa can be found at Firebreathing Mountain Autumnwood 3-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
 Trading Card Game
Cleffa is listed in six sets, the Wizards Promo set and HeartGold/SoulSilver Promo set. It is listed as a Common Card in the Skyridge and Diamond and Pearl set, and as a Rare Card in the Neo Genesis, EX Unseen Forces, HeartGold/SoulSilver and Call of Legends sets.
 Anime/Manga Information
A Cleffa is seen in the care of Mr. Backlot in Hungry For the Good Life!, and a trainer named Normajean has a Cleffa in The Brockster Is In. Other Trainers use a Cleffa in Harley Rides Again! and Last Call, First Round!.
Wild Cleffa make an appearance in the Pikachu Short Pikachu & Pichu, its lone appearance in either the films or Pikachu Shorts.
Whitney has a Cleffa named Cleffan that she uses in Chapters 143 and 169.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Cleffa is in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as a result of being a first stage Pokémon.
 Area Locations
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
- TM03: Water Pulse
- TM34: Shock Wave
- TM43: Secret Power
- TM58: Endure
- TM78: Captivate
- TM83: Natural Gift
 Via Move Tutor
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
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