Hydreigon < Larvesta > Volcarona

Species Type
Torch Pokémon Bug.pngFire.png
Number Ability
#636 Flame Body
Height Weight
3'7" (1.1m) 63.5 lbs. (28.8kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Volcarona
Egg Group Catch Rate
Bug 45
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Attack Point

Larvesta (メラルバ) is the 142nd Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. It is a Bug/Fire type, and it is known as the Torch Pokémon.

Larvesta's ability is Flame Body. With this ability, Pokémon that use an attack that requires physical contact against Larvesta have a 30% of being afflicted with a Burn. Larvesta's Dream World abilty is Swarm, which increases the power of its Bug-Type attacks by 50% when its HP drops below one-third of its maximum.

Larvesta gain the opportunity to evolve into Volcarona starting at Level 59.

Larvesta is in the Bug Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 10,240 Steps to hatch. It takes Larvesta 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

As its name implies, Larvesta takes the form of a bug that is in a larva stage of development. Its head-which is white-has five horns, which are colored red.

[edit] Gender Differences

Larvesta doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Larvesta can be obtained by picking up an egg at Route 18 and hatching it in Black and White. In Black 2 and White 2, the only way to obtain a Larvesta is to breed a Volcarona.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Larvesta appears at Ignis and the Pupa Nation in Pokémon Conquest.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Larvesta is listed as a Common Card in the Noble Victories (2) and Dark Explorers (2) sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Luke uses a Larvesta during the episode The Club Battle Hearts of Fury, Emolga Versus Sawk!

[edit] Movies

Larvesta has not made an appearance in the Movies as of writing.

[edit] Manga

Larvesta's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Larvesta is listed in the Not Fully Evolved tier because it is an unevolved Pokémon.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Black/White Only One (Egg) Route 18
Black2/White2 N/A Breed Volcarona

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red N/A
Blue N/A
Yellow N/A
II Gold N/A
Silver N/A
Crystal N/A
III Ruby N/A
Sapphire N/A
Emerald N/A
FireRed N/A
LeafGreen N/A
IV Diamond N/A
Pearl N/A
Platinum N/A
HeartGold N/A
SoulSilver N/A
V Black This Pokémon was believed to have been born from the sun. When it evolves, its entire body is engulfed in flames.
White The base of volcanoes is where they make their homes. They shoot fire from their five horns to repel attacking enemies.
Black 2 Said to have been born from the sun, it spews fire from its horns and encases itself in a cocoon of fire when it evolves.
White 2 Said to have been born from the sun, it spews fire from its horns and encases itself in a cocoon of fire when it evolves.

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
. 220 314 .
157 175 269 295
103 115 209 229
Sp. Atk
94 105 199 218
Sp. Def
103 115 209 229
112 125 219 240

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Ember Fire.gif 40 100 Special.png
Start String Shot Bug.gif N/A 95 Other.png
10 Leech Life Bug.gif 20 100 Physical.png
20 Take Down Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png
30 Flame Charge Fire.gif 50 100 Physical.png
40 Bug Bite Bug.gif 60 100 Physical.png
50 Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
60 Flame Wheel Fire.gif 60 100 Physical.png
70 Bug Buzz Bug.gif 90 100 Special.png
80 Amnesia Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png
90 Thrash Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
100 Flare Blitz Fire.gif 120 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

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
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM20 Safeguard Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.gif 120 100 Special.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM29 Psychic Psychic.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM35 Flamethrower Fire.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM38 Fire Blast Fire.gif 110 85 Special.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM43 Flame Charge Fire.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM50 Overheat Fire.gif 130 90 Special.png
TM59 Incinerate Fire.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM61 Will-O-Wisp Fire.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM62 Acrobatics Flying.gif 55 100 Physical.png
TM76 Struggle Bug Bug.gif 50 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM89 U-turn Bug.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM93 Wild Charge Electric.gif 90 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
String Shot Bug.gif -- 95 Other.png
Harden Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Foresight Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Endure Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Zen Headbutt Psychic.gif 80 90 Physical.png
Morning Sun Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Magnet Rise Electric.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Bug Bite Bug.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
Heat Wave Fire.gif 100 90 Special.png
Magnet Rise Electric.gif -- -- Other.png
Signal Beam Bug.gif 75 100 Special.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Zen Headbutt Psychic.gif 80 90 Physical.png

[edit] Evolution Info

Evolution Line
Larvesta Volcarona
Level 59

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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