Drifblim

Drifblim
フワライド
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Drifloon < Drifblim > Buneary
Species Type
Blimp Pokémon Ghost.gif Flying.gif
Number Ability
#426 Aftermath/Unburden
Flare Boost
Height Weight
3′11″ (1.2m) 33.1 lbs. (15kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Drifloon None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Amorphous 60
Tier EV Yield
PU 2 HP Points
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Drifblim (フワライド) is the 66th Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Ghost/Flying Type, and it is known as the Blimp Pokémon.

Drifblim can use one of two Abilities; Aftermath, which takes away 25% of the Pokémon's HP that landed the finishing hit, but only if the finishing move required physical contact, or Unburden, which doubles the Pokémon's Speed when their held item is lost or used. Its Hidden Ability is Flare Boost, which raises its Special Attack by 50% when it is burned.

Drifloon can evolve into Drifblim at Level 28.

Drifblim is in the Amorphous Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 7,680 Steps to hatch. It takes Drifblim 1,640,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Drifblim is a purple Pokémon that is shaped similar to a sphere. The lowest point of Drifblim's body is a red area that looks like it was torn off of something, and the lower half of its body is light purple, while the upper part of it is darker purple. Drifblim also still has the same cloud-like structure on its head and yellow "X" on its face that Drifloon had. In addition to all of this, Drifblim also has four ribbon-looking arms coming off of its body that are yellow at the end.

Gender Differences

Drifblim has no gender differences.

Game Information

Original Games

Drifblim can only be obtained by evolving a Drifloon in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum.

Wild Drifblim can be found at Route 13, Route 14 and Giant Chasm in Black and White. In Black 2 and White 2, Drifblim appear at Route 13, Route 14 and Reversal Mountain.

In Pokémon X and Y, Drifblim can be caught at the Friend Safari. In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire and Pokémon Sun and Moon, the only way to obtain a Drifblim is by evolving Drifloon.

Spin-Off Games

Drifblim can be found at Chasm Cave B1-B8 in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky. In Explorers of Time & Darkness, Drifblim appear at Mt. Mistral 1F-19F; in Explorers of Sky Drifblim appears at Mt. Wind 1F-19F. Drifblim is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Werid Mountain 7F-23F and the following floors of Legendary Volcanic Island: 26 & 27, 30 & 31, 33-36, 38-43, 46 and 48 & 49.

Drifblim appears at Volcano Cave, Chroma Ruins and Hippowdon Temple in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Drifblim appears in the skies of the Oblivia Region in the Present, and in the Light Temple Mission "At Last, Arceus and the Light" in the Past by defeating it and obtaining its Slate.

Drifblim can be obtained in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure by calling it to another area at one of eight different zones: Beach, Cavern, Granite, Haunted, Iceberg, Lava, Meadow and Meeting. In PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, Drifblim can be befriended by retrieving it from Wish Park and then speaking to it in either the Cove Area, Arbor Area, Arcane Area, Crag Area or Tech Area.

The only way to obtain a Drifblim in Pokémon Conquest is to evolve Drifloon.

Trading Card Game

Drifblim is listed in the Diamond/Pearl Promo and Black/White Promo set. It is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Legends Awakened and Supreme Victors sets, and as a Rare Card in the Diamond and Pearl, Stormfront, Supreme Victors, Undaunted and Dragons Exalted sets.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

Fantina used her Drifblim in a Gym Battle against Ash during the episode Shield with a Twist, a Drifblim that also appears in the episodes Playing the Leveling Field and Losing Its Lustrous. It would defeat both Pikachu and Buizel before falling to Chimchar, winning the match.

Movies

A trainer would use a Drifblim during the film The Rise of Darkrai. Wild Drifblim also appear in the film Arceus and the Jewel of Life in addition to The Rise of Darkrai and the Pikachu Short "Pikachu's Exploration Club". Fantina's Drifblim also appears during the film Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

Manga

Drifblim's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Drifblim is a viable option in the Never-Utilized, Rarely-Utilized and Under-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling. Statistically, Drifblim is tied for the seventh-highest HP in the game with Slaking and Giratina, and it has the moves to either support the rest of the team or set up for a sweep, especially if it can successfully set up its Special Attack with Calm Mind. Dark-Type Pokémon, using the Stealth Rock Entry Hazard, phazing and Pokémon with the Unaware Ability will all have be able to limit what Drifblim can do, especially with its low Defense Statistics.

Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Evolve Drifloon
Heart Gold/Soul Silver None Trade
Black/White 10% Route 13, Route 14, Giant Chasm: Outside
Black 2/White 2 15% Route 13, Route 14, Reversal Mountain: Outside
X/Y -- Friend Safari
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire None Evolve Drifloon
Sun/Moon None Evolve Drifloon

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
IV Diamond It's drowsy in daytime, but flies off in the evening in big groups. No one knows where they go.
Pearl It carries people and Pokémon when it flies. But since it only drifts, it can end up anywhere.
Platinum At dusk, swarms of them are carried aloft on winds. When noticed, they suddenly vanish.
HeartGold It can generate and release gas within its body. That's how it can control the altitude of its drift.
SoulSilver It can generate and release gas within its body. That's how it can control the altitude of its drift.
V Black At dusk, swarms of them are carried aloft on winds. When noticed, they suddenly vanish.
White At dusk, swarms of them are carried aloft on winds. When noticed, they suddenly vanish.
Black 2 They carry people and Pokémon, but the wind can catch them, so there can't be a fixed destination.
White 2 They carry people and Pokémon, but the wind can catch them, so there can't be a fixed destination.
VI X It carries people and Pokémon when it flies. But since it only drifts, it can end up anywhere.
Y It's drowsy in daytime, but flies off in the evening in big groups. No one knows where they go.
Omega Ruby It carries people and Pokémon when it flies. But since it only drifts, it can end up anywhere.
Alpha Sapphire It's drowsy in daytime, but flies off in the evening in big groups. No one knows where they go.
VII Sun There was once an incident in which a man took a trip riding a Drifblim, only to go missing.
Moon Even while under careful observation, large flocks of Drifblim flying at dusk will inexplicably disappear from view.

Pokéthlon Statistics

Stats
Speed
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Power
Full.pngFull.pngFull.png
Technique
Full.pngFull.png
Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png

Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
150
. 410 504 .
Atk
80
148 165 259 284
Def
44
83 93 187 205
Sp. Atk
90
166 185 279 306
Sp. Def
54
101 113 207 227
Speed
80
148 165 259 284

Moves

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Phantom Force Ghost.gif 90 100 Physical.png
Start Constrict Normal.gif 10 100 Physical.png
Start Minimize Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Start Astonish Ghost.gif 30 100 Physical.png
Start Gust Flying.gif 40 100 Special.png
4 Astonish Ghost.gif 30 100 Physical.png
8 Gust Flying.gif 40 100 Special.png
13 Focus Energy Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
16 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
20 Ominous Wind Ghost.gif 60 100 Special.png
25 Stockpile Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
27 Hex Ghost.gif 65 100 Special.png
34 Swallow Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
34 Spit Up Normal.gif ?? 100 Special.png
40 Shadow Ball Ghost.gif 80 100 Special.png
46 Amnesia Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
52 Baton Pass Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
60 Explosion Normal.gif 250 100 Physical.png
65 Phantom Force Ghost.gif 90 100 Physical.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM - Gen 7
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM04 Calm Mind Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM25 Thunder Electric.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM29 Psychic Psychic.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM46 Thief Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM57 Charge Beam Electric.gif 50 90 Special.png
TM61 Will-O-Wisp Fire.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM62 Acrobatics Flying.gif 55 100 Physical.png
TM63 Embargo Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM64 Explosion Normal.gif 250 100 Physical.png
TM66 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM73 Thunder Wave Electric.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM74 Gyro Ball Steel.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM76 Fly Flying.gif 90 95 Physical.png
TM77 Psych Up Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM85 Dream Eater Psychic.gif 100 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Body Slam Normal.gif 85 100 Physical.png
Clear Smog Poison.gif 50 -- Special.png
Defog Flying.gif -- -- Other.png
Destiny Bond Ghost.gif -- -- Other.png
Disable Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Haze Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
Hypnosis Psychic.gif -- 60 Other.png
Memento Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
Tailwind Flying.gif -- -- Other.png
Weather Ball Normal.gif 50 100 Special.png

Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 200*/200* -- Physical.png Special.png
Supersonic Skystrike Flying.gif 175*/100* -- Physical.png Special.png
Acid Downpour Poison.gif 100 -- Special.png
Never-Ending Nightmare Ghost.gif 175*/160* -- Physical.png Special.png
Corkscrew Crash Steel.gif 160 -- Physical.png
Gigavolt Havoc Electric.gif 185 -- Special.png
Shattered Psyche Psychic.gif 180 -- Special.png
Black Hole Eclipse Dark.gif 120 -- Physical.png

Transfer Only Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Supersonic Skystrike Flying.gif 120 -- Special.png
Tectonic Rage Ground.gif 100 -- Special.png
Continental Crush Rock.gif 100 -- Physical.png
Savage Spin-Out Bug.gif 120 -- Special.png
Subzero Slammer Ice.gif 100 -- Special.png
Black Hole Eclipse Dark.gif 140 -- Physical.png

Past Moves

Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Bind Normal.gif 15 85 Physical.png
Icy Wind Ice.gif 55 95 Special.png
Knock Off Dark.gif 20 100 Physical.png
Magic Coat Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Pain Split Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Recycle Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Skill Swap Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Spite Ghost.gif -- 100 Other.png
Tailwind Flying.gif -- -- Other.png
Trick Psychic.gif -- 100 Other.png

Generation IV Exclusive Moves

Via TM/HM

Via Move Tutor (Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Air Cutter Flying.gif 55 95 Special.png
Sucker Punch Dark.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Swift Normal.gif 60 -- Special.png
Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.png
Rollout Rock.gif 30 90 Physical.png

Evolution Line

Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 28
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Drifblim

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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