Volbeat

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Volbeat
バルビート
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Minun < Volbeat > Illumise

Species Type
Firefly Pokémon Bug.png
Number Ability
#313 Illuminate/Swarm
Prankster
Height Weight
2′4″ (0.7m) 39 lbs. (17.7kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 100% Female: 0%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Bug/Human-Like 150
Tier EV Yield
NU/RU/UU/OU 1 Speed Point

Volbeat (バルビート) is the 86th Pokémon in the Hoenn Pokédex. He is a Bug Type, and is known as the Firefly Pokémon.

Volbeat can have one of two Abilities: Illuminate, which increases the likelihood of encountering Pokémon in the Wild when he is in the first slot in the Party; or Swarm, which increases the power of his Bug-Type moves by 50% once his HP falls below one-third of his maximum. Volbeat's Hidden Ability is the Prankster Ability. This Ability increases the Speed Priority of all moves that are in the Status Category by 1, working for moves such as Confuse Ray and Thunder Wave, for examples.

Volbeat does not evolve and does not have a pre-evolved form.

Volbeat is in the Egg Groups Bug and Human-Like, and his Egg takes approximately 3,840 Steps to hatch. His Egg could also hatch as either a Volbeat or an Illumise starting with Generation IV. It takes Volbeat approximately 600,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Volbeat resembles a red firefly that has two yellow stripes on his midsection.

[edit] Gender Differences

Volbeat are always male.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Volbeat appears at Route 117 in Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald.

Volbeat appears at Route 229 in Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum. Volbeat appears at the Bug-Catching Contest on Thursdays in Heart Gold and Soul Silver, along with the Safari Zone's Mountain area after 10 Plains Objects have been placed in the area.

Volbeat appears at Route 3 during a Swarm in Black and Black 2.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Volbeat appears at Huge Storage 1, Endless Level 5, Trozei Battle and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Volbeat appears on the first six floors of North Wind Field in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Volbeat appears at Steam Cave UP 1F-7F. Volbeat is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3. He appears at Mica Lake B1-B12 and Final Cave on floors 8 and 9.

Volbeat has yet to appear in any of the Pokémon Ranger games.

Volbeat can be found at Simmering Lake Treetops 2-4 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Volbeat appears in a total of six sets. It is listed as a Common Card in the Great Encounters and Triumphant Sets, and is listed as an Uncommon Card in the EX Sandstorm, EX Emerald, EX Delta Species and XY sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Other trainers have used Volbeat in the episodes Love At First Flight!, That's Just Swellow, which was the first appearance of the PokéRinger competition in the series, and three other episodes in the Hoenn Region. Wild Volbeat also make a cameo in the episode Time-Warp Heals All Wounds!

[edit] Movies

Wild Volbeat appear in the Pikachu Short Camp Pikachu and Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

[edit] Manga

Volbeat's Manga info is unknown at this time.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Volbeat may not look like it can do much in the Metagame, but is capable of appearing in the Never-Utilized, Rarely-Utilized, Under-Utilized and Over-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling. Thanks to receiving Prankster as his Hidden Ability, Volbeat gets increased priority with his Status moves, giving him priority usage of the moves Tail Glow, which now increases Special Attack by 3 Stages, and Baton Pass to pass the boosts, for examples.

However, Volbeat is frail statistically and can easily be beaten. Additionally, a prepared team will be able to Phaze out its Statistical increases. Priority moves from faster Pokémon also have a chance at taking it out before it can set up.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Ruby/Emerald Rare Route 117
Sapphire Uncommon Route 117
FireRed/Leaf Green None Trade
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
5%
10%
Route 229
Route 229 (any time of day)
Heart Gold/Soul Silver 10%
Unknown%
National Park: Bug Catching Contest (Thursday)
Safari Zone: Mountain (Place 10 Plains Objects, 0 Day Wait)
Black 40% Route 3 (Swarm)
White None Trade or Breed Illumise
Black 2 40% Route 3 (Swarm)
White 2 None Trade or Breed Illumise

[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 With the arrival of night, Volbeat emits light from its tail. It communicates with other by adjusting the intensity and flashing of its light. This Pokémon is attracted by the sweet aroma of Illumise.
Sapphire Volbeat's tail glows like a lightbulb. With other Volbeat, it uses its tail to draw geometric shapes in the night sky. This Pokémon loves the sweet aroma given off by Illumise.
Emerald With their taillights lit, Volbeat fly in a swarm, drawing geometric designs in the night sky. They move their nests if their pond water becomes dirty.
FireRed It lives around clean ponds. At night, its rear lights up. It converses with others by flashing its light.
LeafGreen It lives around clean ponds. At night, its rear lights up. It converses with others by flashing its light.
IV Diamond It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
Pearl It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
Platinum It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
HeartGold It emits light from its tail to communicate. It loves the sweet aroma given off by Illumise.
SoulSilver It emits light from its tail to communicate. It loves the sweet aroma given off by Illumise.
V Black It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
White It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
Black 2 It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
White 2 It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
VI X It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
Y It lives around clean ponds. At night, its rear lights up. It converses with others by flashing its light.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

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

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
65
. 240 334 .
Atk
73
135 151 245 269
Def
55
103 115 209 229
Sp. Atk
47
89 99 193 212
Sp. Def
75
139 155 249 273
Speed
85
157 175 269 295

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Flash Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
Start Tackle Normal.gif 50 100 Physical.png
5 Double Team Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
9 Confuse Ray Ghost.gif N/A 100 Other.png
13 Moonlight Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
17 Quick Attack Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
21 Tail Glow Bug.gif N/A N/A Other.png
25 Signal Beam Bug.gif 75 100 Special.png
29 Protect Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
33 Helping Hand Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
37 Zen Headbutt Psychic.gif 80 90 Physical.png
41 Bug Buzz Bug.gif 90 100 Special.png
45 Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM
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
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.gif 120 100 Special.png
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM25 Thunder Electric.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.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
TM57 Charge Beam Electric.gif 50 90 Special.png
TM62 Acrobatics Flying.gif 55 100 Physical.png
TM70 Flash Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM73 Thunder Wave Electric.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM76 Struggle Bug Bug.gif 50 100 Special.png
TM77 Psych Up Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM89 U-turn Bug.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Baton Pass Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Silver Wind Bug.gif 60 100 Special.png
Trick Psychic.gif -- 100 Other.png
Encore Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Bug Buzz Bug.gif 90 100 Special.png
Dizzy Punch Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
Seismic Toss Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Dream World

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Tailwind Flying.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
Helping Hand Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Ice Punch Ice.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Roost Flying.gif -- -- Other.png
Signal Beam Bug.gif 75 100 Special.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Tailwind Flying.gif -- -- Other.png
Thunderpunch Electric.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Trick Psychic.gif -- 100 Other.png
Zen Headbutt Normal.gif 8 90 Physical.png

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves

[edit] Emerald

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Dynamicpunch Fighting.gif 100 50 Physical.png

[edit] Fire Red/Leaf Green

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Mega Punch Normal.gif 80 85 Physical.png
Mega Kick Normal.gif 120 75 Physical.png
Body Slam Normal.gif 85 100 Physical.png
Counter Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Mimic Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Metronome Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Air Cutter Flying.gif 55 95 Special.png
Ominous Wind Ghost.gif 60 100 Special.png
Swift Normal.gif 60 -- Special.png
Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.png
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
String Shot Bug.gif -- 95 Other.png

[edit] Evolution Line

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Volbeat


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Fighting.gif
Fire.gif
Flying.gif
Ghost.gif
Poison.gif
Steel.gif
Fighting.gif
Grass.gif
Ground.gif
Fire.gif
Flying.gif
Rock.gif

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