Ledyba

Ledyba
レディバ
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Noctowl < Ledyba > Ledian
Species
Type
Five Star Pokémon
Bug.gif Flying.gif
Number
Ability
#165
Height
Weight
3′03″ (1.0m)
23.8 lbs. (10.8kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50%
Female: 50%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
None
Egg Group
Catch Rate
255
Tier
EV Yield
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Ledyba (レディバ) is the 30th Pokémon in the Johto Pokédex. It is a Bug/Flying type, and is known as the Five Star Pokémon.

Ledyba can possess one of two Abilities; Swarm, which increases the power of its Bug type moves by 50% when its HP falls below a third of its maximum, or Early Bird, which allows it to wake from the Sleep status condition in half the time it would normally take. Its Hidden Ability is Rattled, which raises its Speed by one stage when hit with a Bug, Ghost or Dark type move.

Ledyba evolves into Ledian starting at Level 18.

Ledyba is part of the Bug Egg Group, and hatches after 3,840 steps. It takes Ledyba 800,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Ledyba looks similar to a ladybug. Ledyba has five black spots on its back. Ledyba's back, when the wing covers are lifted, are yellow, and its eyes are large and round, with black irises. Ledyba also has two black antennae and small spherical hands that look like boxing gloves.

Gender Differences

The female version of Ledyba has shorter antennae than male Ledyba.

Game Information

Original Games

Ledyba can be caught in Pokémon Silver in the wild at Route 2, Route 30, Route 31 and Route 37. In Pokémon Crystal, it can be caught in the wild at Route 2, Route 30, Route 31, Route 36, Route 37 and National Park It can also be found in trees using Headbutt at Route 33, Route 42 and Azalea Town.

In Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen, Ledyba can be caught in the wild at Pattern Bush, appearing more often in LeafGreen. In Pokémon Emerald, it can be caught in the wild in the Safari Zone after completion of the game.

In Pokémon Diamond, Pearl and Platinum, Ledyba can be obtained by breeding a Ledian. In Pokémon SoulSilver, it can be caught in the wild at Route 2, Route 30, Route 31 and Route 37 in the morning. It can also be caught from any tree that can be Headbutted.

In Pokémon Black and White, Ledyba can be obtained be breeding a Ledian, as with Pokémon White 2. In the Dream World, it could be obtained at Windswept Sky.

In Pokémon X and Y, Ledyba can be caught in the wild at Route 4 and the Friend Safari.

In Pokémon Sun and Moon, Ledyba can be caught in the wild at Route 1.

Spin-off Games

No Spin-off game information is available as of yet.

Trading Card Game

Ledyba is listed nine times total and the Southern Islands set. It is listed as a Common Card in the Neo Genesis, Neo Destiny, Skyridge, EX Team Rocket Returns, EX Dragon Frontiers (Delta Species Card), Legends Awakened, HeartGold/SoulSilver and XY Sets.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

Ledyba first appeared in Pikachu's Rescue Adventure. First Misty's Togepi saw them and curiously followed them, and later on Ash's Pikachu and the other Pokémon were saved by the same group from falling.

Ledyba's first major appearance was The Whistle Stop. A girl named Arielle owned 6 Ledyba's, and was able to control each of them with her whistle.

Movies

Ledyba has yet to make an appearance in a Pokémon Movie.

Manga

Pokémon Adventures

Professor Oak has a Ledyba since the beginning of the Gold, Silver and Crystal saga.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Lebyba is in the tier NFE because it is a first stage Pokémon.

Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Gold None Trade from Silver
Silver Common Routes 2, 30, 31, 37 (Morning)
Crystal Common National Park, Routes 2, 30, 31, 36, 37 (Morning)
Ruby/Sapphire None Must Trade
Emerald Rare Hoenn Safari Zone extension
FireRed Rare Pattern Bush
LeafGreen Common Pattern Bush
Diamond/Pearl Breed Breed Ledian
Platinum Breed Breed Ledian
HeartGold None Trade
SoulSilver Common Routes 2, 30, 31, 37 (Morning), Headbutt Trees
Black/White None Breed Ledian or Dream World
Black 2/White 2 None Breed Ledian (White 2), Trade (Black 2) or Dream World
X/Y Common Route 4 or Friend Safari
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire None Transfer or Trade
Sun/Moon 10% Route 1 (Specific Patches) (Day)
Sun/Moon 15% Route 1 (Specific Patches) (Day)
Sun/Moon 20% Route 1 (Specific Patches) (Day)


Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
II Gold It is very timid. It will be afraid to move if it is alone. But it will be active if it is in a group.
Silver When the weather turns cold, lots of Ledyba gather from everywhere to cluster and keep each other warm.
Crystal It is timid and clusters together with others. The fluid secreted by its feet indicates its location.
III Ruby Ledyba secretes an aromatic fluid from where its legs join its body. This fluid is used for communicating with others. This Pokémon conveys its feelings to others by altering the fluid's scent.
Sapphire Ledyba secretes an aromatic fluid from where its legs join its body. This fluid is used for communicating with others. This Pokémon conveys its feelings to others by altering the fluid's scent.
Emerald Ledyba communicate using a fluid that they secrete from where the legs join the body. They are said to convey feelings to others by altering the fluid's scent.
FireRed When the weather turns cold, lots of Ledyba gather from everywhere to cluster and keep each other warm.
LeafGreen It is very timid. It will be afraid to move if it is alone. But it will be active if it is in a group.
IV Diamond It is so timid, it can't move if it isn't with a swarm of others. It conveys its feelings with scent.
Pearl It is so timid, it can't move if it isn't with a swarm of others. It conveys its feelings with scent.
Platinum It is so timid, it can't move if it isn't with a swarm of others. It conveys its feelings with scent.
HeartGold It is very timid. It will be afraid to move if it is alone. But it will be active if it is in a group.
SoulSilver When the weather turns cold, lots of Ledyba gather from everywhere to cluster and keep each other warm.
V Black It is so timid, it can't move if it isn't with a swarm of others. It conveys its feelings with scent.
White It is so timid, it can't move if it isn't with a swarm of others. It conveys its feelings with scent.
Black 2 It is so timid, it can't move if it isn't with a swarm of others. It conveys its feelings with scent.
White 2 It is so timid, it can't move if it isn't with a swarm of others. It conveys its feelings with scent.
VI X When the weather turns cold, lots of Ledyba gather from everywhere to cluster and keep each other warm.
Y It is timid and clusters together with others. The fluid secreted by its feet indicates its location.
Omega Ruby Ledyba secretes an aromatic fluid from where its legs join its body. This fluid is used for communicating with others. This Pokémon conveys its feelings to others by altering the fluid's scent.
Alpha Sapphire Ledyba secretes an aromatic fluid from where its legs join its body. This fluid is used for communicating with others. This Pokémon conveys its feelings to others by altering the fluid's scent.
VII Sun They are timid and grow uneasy when not in a swarm with others of their kind. The pattern on their backs differs slightly from one to another.
Moon They communicate with one another using bodily fluids that give off odors. When they’re angry, their odor smells sour.

Pokéthlon Statistics

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

Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
40
. 190 284 .
Atk
20
40 45 139 152
Def
30
58 65 159 174
Sp. Atk
40
76 85 179 196
Sp. Def
80
148 165 259 284
Speed
55
103 115 209 229

Moves

Via Level-up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Tackle Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
5 Supersonic Normal.gif -- 55 Other.png
8 Swift Normal.gif 60 -- Special.png
12 Light Screen Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
12 Reflect Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
12 Safeguard Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
15 Mach Punch Fighting.gif 40 100 Physical.png
19 Silver Wind Bug.gif 60 100 Special.png
22 Comet Punch Normal.gif 18 85 Physical.png
26 Baton Pass Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
29 Agility Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
33 Bug Buzz Bug.gif 90 100 Special.png
36 Air Slash Flying.gif 75 95 Special.png
40 Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM - Gen 7
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
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
TM19 Roost Flying.gif -- -- Other.png
TM20 Safeguard Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM22 Solar Beam Grass.gif 120 100 Special.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM33 Reflect Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.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
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM62 Acrobatics Flying.gif 55 100 Physical.png
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM83 Infestation Bug.gif 20 100 Other.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM89 U-turn Bug.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Bide Normal.gif  ?? -- Physical.png
Bug Bite Bug.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Bug Buzz Bug.gif 90 100 Special.png
Dizzy Punch Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
Drain Punch Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Encore Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Focus Punch Fighting.gif 150 100 Physical.png
Knock Off Dark.gif 65 100 Physical.png
Psybeam Psychic.gif 65 100 Special.png
Screech Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
Silver Wind Bug.gif 60 100 Special.png
Tailwind Flying.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Move Tutor (Generation VI & Earlier)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Air Cutter Flying.gif 55 95 Special.png
Bug Bite Bug.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Headbutt Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
Ice Punch Ice.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Knock Off Dark.gif 65 100 Physical.png
Ominous Wind Ghost.gif 60 100 Special.png
Rollout Rock.gif 30 90 Physical.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
String Shot Bug.gif -- 95 Other.png
Swift Normal.gif 60 -- Special.png
Tailwind Flying.gif -- -- Other.png
Thunder Punch Electric.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Uproar Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png

Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 190*/120* -- Physical.png Special.png
All-Out Pummeling Fighting.gif 200 -- Physical.png
Supersonic Skystrike Flying.gif 120*/140* -- Physical.png Special.png
Savage Spin-Out Bug.gif 140*/175* -- Physical.png Special.png
Bloom Doom Grass.gif 190 -- Special.png
Shattered Psyche Psychic.gif 120 -- Special.png
Black Hole Eclipse Dark.gif 120 -- Physical.png

Transfer Only Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 175 -- Special.png
Tectonic Rage Ground.gif 160 -- Physical.png
Continental Crush Rock.gif 100 -- Physical.png
Never-Ending Nightmare Ghost.gif 120 -- Special.png
Gigavolt Havoc Electric.gif 140 -- Physical.png
Subzero Slammer Ice.gif 140 -- Physical.png

Evolution Line

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Ledyba
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Level 18

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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