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

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red N/A
Pokémon Blue N/A
Pokémon Yellow N/A



II Pokémon Gold N/A
II Pokémon Silver N/A
II Pokémon Crystal N/A



III Pokémon 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.
III Pokémon 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.
III Pokémon 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.
III Pokémon FireRed It lives around clean ponds. At night, its rear lights up. It converses with others by flashing its light.
III Pokémon LeafGreen It lives around clean ponds. At night, its rear lights up. It converses with others by flashing its light.



IV Pokémon Diamond It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
IV Pokémon Pearl It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
IV Pokémon Platinum It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
IV Pokémon HeartGold It emits light from its tail to communicate. It loves the sweet aroma given off by Illumise.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver It emits light from its tail to communicate. It loves the sweet aroma given off by Illumise.



V Pokémon Black It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
V Pokémon White It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
V Pokémon Black 2 It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
V Pokémon White 2 It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.



VI Pokémon X It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
VI Pokémon Y It lives around clean ponds. At night, its rear lights up. It converses with others by flashing its light.
VI Pokémon Omega Ruby
VI Pokémon Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

Stat
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-MinMaxMax+
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
Spd
85
157 175 269 295

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

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

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.png -- -- Status
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.png 120 100 Special
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.png 90 100 Special
TM25 Thunder Electric.png 110 70 Special
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.png 80 100 Special
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.png 75 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.png 60 -- Physical
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM46 Thief Dark.png 40 100 Physical
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM56 Fling Dark.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM57 Charge Beam Electric.png 50 90 Special
TM62 Acrobatics Flying.png 55 100 Physical
TM70 Flash Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM73 Thunder Wave Electric.png -- 100 Status
TM76 Struggle Bug Bug.png 50 100 Special
TM77 Psych Up Normal.png -- -- Status
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM89 U-turn Bug.png 70 100 Physical
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status


[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Baton Pass Normal.png -- --% Status
Silver Wind Bug.png 60 100% Special
Trick Psychic.png -- 100% Status
Encore Normal.png -- 100% Status
Bug Buzz Bug.png 90 100% Special
Dizzy Punch Normal.png 70 100% Physical
Seismic Toss Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical


[edit] Via Dream World

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Tailwind Flying.png -- --% Status

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

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Bug Bite Bug.png 60 100% Physical
Giga Drain Grass.png 75 100% Special
Helping Hand Normal.png -- --% Status
Ice Punch Ice.png 75 100% Physical
Roost Flying.png -- --% Status
Signal Beam Bug.png 75 100% Special
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Tailwind Flying.png -- --% Status
Thunderpunch Electric.png 75 100% Physical
Trick Psychic.png -- 100% Status
Zen Headbutt Normal.png 8 90% Physical

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves

[edit] Emerald

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Dynamicpunch Fighting.png 100 50% Physical

[edit] Fire Red/Leaf Green

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

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

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

[edit] Evolution Line

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Volbeat


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Grass.png
Psychic.png
Fairy.png
Fighting.png
Fire.png
Flying.png
Ghost.png
Poison.png
Steel.png
Fighting.png
Grass.png
Ground.png
Fire.png
Flying.png
Rock.png

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