Whirlipede

Whirlipede
ホイーガ
Whirlipede.png

Venipede < Whirlipede > Scolipede

Species Type
Curlipede Pokémon Bug.pngPoison.png
Number Ability
#544 Poison Point/Swarm
Quick Feet
Height Weight
3'11" (1.2m) 129 lbs (58.5kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Venipede Scolipede
Egg Group Catch Rate
Bug 120
Tier EV Yield
NFE 2 Defense Points

Whirlpede (ホイーガ) is the 50th Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. It is a Bug/Poison type, and it is known as the Curlipede Pokémon.

Whirlipede can have one of two Abilities Poison Point, which has a 30% chance of poisoning the opponent when its uses an attack that requires physical contact against this Pokémon with the exception of Pokémon with the Immunity ability and Poison-or-Steel-types, or Swarm, which increases the power of Bug-Type attacks by 1.5 times when this Pokémon's HP falls below one-third of its maximum. Whirlipede's Hidden Ability is the Quick Feet Ability, which increases Speed by 50% when a status is induced on it with the exceptions of Paralysis, and-in this instance-Poisoning because Poison-Types cannot be Poisoned.

Venipede can evolve into Whirlipede at Level 22, and gain the opportunity to evolve into Scolipede starting at Level 30.

Whirlipede is in the Bug Egg Group, and its Egg will take approximately 3,840 Steps to hatch. It takes Whirlipede 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Whirlipede take the appearance of a mix between a rolled-up pillbug with the antennae of a centipede.

[edit] Gender Differences

Whirlipede doesn't have any distinguishable characteristics to help differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Whirlipede can be found inside the Pinwheel Forest in Black and White. In Black 2 and White 2, Whirlipede appear at the Pinwheel Forest and Lostlorn Forest.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Whirlipede appears within the Arbor Area's Verdant Courts in PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond after befriending Venipede. Befriending it requires you to defeat it in a tag race.

Whirlipede appears within the Pupa Nation and Poison Fang Nation in Pokémon Conquest.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Whirlipede is listed as a Common Card in the Boundaries Crossed set and as an Uncommon Card in the Black&White, Emerging Powers and XY sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Burgh uses a Whirlipede in his Gym Battle against Ash. It would appear to have the upper hand against Ash's Sewaddle, but it evolved into Swadloon during the matchup, and it would subsequently lose to Swadloon.

[edit] Movies

Whirlipede has yet to make an appearance in the Movies.

[edit] Manga

Whirlipede's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Whirlipede is listed in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it hasn't reached its final evolution.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Black/White 15% Pinwheel Forest: Inside (Double Grass)
Black2/White2 15% Pinwheel Forest: Inside (Regular and Double Grass)
Black2/White2 20% Lostlorn Forest (Double Grass)

[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 Protected by a hard shell, it spins its body like a wheel and crashes furiously into its enemies.
White It is usually motionless, but when attacked, it rotates at high speed and then crashes into its opponent.
Black 2 Storing energy for evolution, it sits. But, when predators approach, it moves to stab them with poison spikes.
White 2 Storing energy for evolution, it sits. But, when predators approach, it moves to stab them with poison spikes.
VI X Protected by a hard shell, it spins its body like a wheel and crashes furiously into its enemies.
Y It is usually motionless, but when attacked, it rotates at high speed and then crashes into its opponent.
Omega Ruby Protected by a hard shell, it spins its body like a wheel and crashes furiously into its enemies.
Alpha Sapphire It is usually motionless, but when attacked, it rotates at high speed and then crashes into its opponent.


[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
40
. 190 284 .
Atk
55
103 115 209 229
Def
99
182 203 297 326
Sp. Atk
40
76 85 179 196
Sp. Def
79
146 163 257 282
Speed
47
89 99 193 212

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Defense Curl Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
Start Rollout Rock.gif 30 90 Physical.png
Start
5
Poison Sting Poison.gif 15 100 Physical.png
Start
8
Screech Normal.gif N/A 85 Other.png
12 Pursuit Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
15 Protect Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
19 Poison Tail Poison.gif 50 100 Special.png
22 Iron Defense Steel.gif N/A N/A Other.png
23 Bug Bite Bug.gif 60 100 Physical.png
28 Venoshock Poison.gif 65 100 Special.png
32 Agility Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png
37 Steamroller Bug.gif 65 100 Physical.png
41 Toxic Poison.gif N/A 90 Other.png
46 Rock Climb Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png
50 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
TM09 Venoshock Poison.gif 65 100 Special.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect 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
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM66 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM74 Gyro Ball Steel.gif  ?? 100 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
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM94 Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Twineedle Bug.gif 25 100 Physical.png
Pin Missile Bug.gif 14 85 Physical.png
Toxic Spikes Poison.gif -- -- Other.png
Spikes Ground.gif -- -- Other.png
Take Down Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png
Rock Climb Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png

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

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Bug Bite Bug.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Endeavor Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Iron Defense Steel.gif -- -- Other.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png

[edit] Evolution Line

Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 22
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Whirlipede
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 30


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Rock.gif
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Fire.gif
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Last edited by leDinx on 18 January 2015 at 02:54
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