Larvesta < Volcarona > Cobalion

Species Type
Sun Pokémon Bug.pngFire.png
Number Ability
#637 Flame Body
Height Weight
5'3" (1.6m) 101.4 lbs (46.kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Larvesta None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Bug 15
Tier EV Yield
OU 3 Special Attack Points

Volcarona (ウルガモス) is the 143rd Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. It is a Bug/Fire Type, and it is known as the Sun Pokémon.

Volcarona uses the Flame Body Ability. This Ability will afflict a Burn on an opponent that uses a move that requires physical contact against it 30% of the time. A second Ability is available to Volcarona that come from the Dream World, the Swarm Ability. This Ability increases the power of its Bug-Type moves by 50% once its HP falls below one-third of its maximum.

Larvesta evolve into Volcarona at Level 59.

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


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Volcarona takes on the appearance of a moth with three sets of red/orange wings.

[edit] Gender Differences

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

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Volcarona can be found deep inside Relic Castle in Pokémon Black and White. There is only one, and it is at Level 70. In Black 2 and White 2, a Volcarona appears at the end of the Relic Castle Maze like before, but in the event that it is defeated on the first encounter, it will appear a second time after defeating the Elite Four, but at a much higher level than the first encounter.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Volcorana can be obtained by evolving a Larvesta in Pokémon Conquest.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Volcarona is listed in the Black/White Promo set, and as a Rare Card in the Noble Victories and Dark Explorers sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

A Wild Volcarona appears during an episode that has yet to be aired outside of Japan.

[edit] Movies

Wild Volcarona appear in the Black version of Pokémon Movie 14.

[edit] Manga

Volcarona's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Volcarona is in the OU (OverUsed) Tier of Competitive battling. Volcarona is one of the first Pokémon that comes to mind when many players think of building a team revolving around Sun. Volcarona is the premier user of Quiver Dance and it is seen on every common set it is seen running. While Volcarona is a great special sweeper that can even be used in rain despite being a Fire type, a 4x weakness to Stealth Rock and inability to stand up to even neutral physical attacks hold Volcarona back from becoming a top 10 threat in OU. However, one should not dismiss it as Volcarona is a top choice for a sweeper on sun teams and a consistent top 20 threat in OU.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Black/White Only One Relic Castle: Maze End (Interact)
Black2/White2 Only One Relic Castle: Maze End (Interact)

[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 When volcanic ash darkened the atmosphere, it is said that Volcarona's fire provided a replacement for the sun.
White A sea of fire engulfs the surroundings of their battles, since they use their six wings to scatter their ember scales.
Black 2 Thought to be an emobiment of the sun, it appeared during a bitterly cold winter and saved Pokémon from freezing.
White 2 Thought to be an emobiment of the sun, it appeared during a bitterly cold winter and saved Pokémon from freezing.

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
. 280 374 .
112 125 219 240
121 135 229 251
Sp. Atk
247 275 369 405
Sp. Def
193 215 309 339
184 205 299 328

[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
Leech Life Bug.gif 20 100 Physical.png
Gust Flying.gif 40 100 Special.png
30 Fire Spin Fire.gif 35 85 Special.png
40 Whirlwind Flying.gif N/A 100 Other.png
50 Silver Wind Bug.gif 60 100 Special.png
59 Quiver Dance Bug.gif N/A N/A Other.png
60 Heat Wave Fire.gif 100 90 Special.png
70 Bug Buzz Bug.gif 90 100 Special.png
80 Rage Powder Bug.gif N/A N/A Other.png
90 Hurricane Flying.gif 120 70 Special.png
100 Fiery Dance Fire.gif 80 100 Special.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
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.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
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 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
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM76 Struggle Bug Bug.gif 50 100 Special.png
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.gif 80 100 Physical.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
HM02 Fly Flying.gif 90 95 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

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

[edit] Larvesta Exclusive Moves

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
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
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] Evolution Info

Evolution Line
Larvesta Volcarona
Level 59

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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