|#202|| Shadow Tag|
|4′3″ (1.3m)||62.8 lbs (28.5kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|BL/OU/Uber||2 HP Points|
Wobbuffet has the Shadow Tag Ability. This Ability prevents the opponent from switching out their Pokémon, along with preventing Wild Pokémon, such as Suicune or Cresselia from running away, but Pokémon can still be switched out with the use of Baton Pass. A second Ability is available to Wobbuffet from the Dream World, the Telepathy Ability. This Ability prevents it from taking damage from its allies during Double and Triple Battles.
Wobbuffet is in the Amorphous Egg Group, and the Egg of its offspring takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch; if breeding while holding a Lax Incense a Wyanut will hatch from the Egg. It takes Wobbuffet One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Wobbuffet takes on the appearance of a walking blue blob with two arms and a black tail.
 Gender Differences
A Female Wobbuffet appears to have lipstick on her mouth.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Wobbuffet appears at Lake Verity and Lake Valor in Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, along with Lake Acuity in Diamond and Pearl with the use of the Poké Radar. Wobbuffet appears at the Route 45 Entrance and Cerulean Cave in Heart Gold and Soul Silver, along with the Safari Zone's Peak area at night. Wobbuffet can be found at other times of day at the Safari Zone's Peak area after 10 Peak Objects have been placed.
 Spin-off Games
Wobbuffet appears at Endless Levels 12 & 16, Forever Level 61 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Wobbuffet can only be obtained by evolving a Wynaut in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness & Explorers of Sky, Wobbuffet appears at The Nightmare B1-B17 at random and Marine Resort B1-B19. Like other Pokémon found in that area, Wobbuffet cannot be recruited at The Nightmare. Wobbuffet is exclusive to Stormy Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Storm Island 20F-27F.
Wobbuffet appears at Panulla Cave in Pokémon Ranger but the Field Assist Break x2 is required to reach it. Wobbuffet also appears in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs at Mt. Latolato in the cave behind the large Tangrowth Slate in the Present, and the Dark Temple Mission Ground-Shaking Dragon Pokémon by defeating it and obtaining its Slate, but you must defeat the Boss within the time limit to keep this Slate.
Wobbuffet can be found at Echo Valley Cave 1-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast after completing the game.
 Trading Card Game
Wobbuffet appears in a total of 12 Sets, Pokémon Organized Play Series 4 as a Common Card and as part of the Heart Gold/Soul Silver Promos. It is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Skyridge, EX Team Rocket Returns, EX Holon Phantoms and Boundaries Crossed sets. Wobbuffet is listed as a Rare Card in the Neo Discovery (2), VS (Rocket's Wobbuffet), EX Sandstorm, EX Legend Maker, EX Power Keepers, Diamond and Pearl & HeartGold/SoulSilver sets.
 Anime/Manga Information
In the episode Tricks of the Trade, Jessie would accidentally trade her Lickitung to another Trainer for a Wobbuffet, a Wobbuffet that would appear for many episodes thereafter, oftentimes letting itself out of its Poké Ball, irritating Jessie many times. Its most recent appearance was part of the episode Memories Are Made of Bliss.
The episode Wobbu-palooza featured a village that celebrates with their Wobbuffet and other Wobbuffet trainers, which would end up with Team Rocket helping to save the village from a biker gang.
Jessie's Wobbuffet appears in Spell of the Unown, Mewtwo Returns, Celebi: Voice of the Forest, Heroes: Latios & Latias, Jirachi Wishmaker, Destiny Deoxys, Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, The Rise of Darkrai, and Zoroark: Master of Illusions. It also appears in the Pikachu Shorts Pikachu's Pikaboo, Camp Pikachu, Gotta Dance, Pikachu's Summer Festival, Pikachu's Ghost Festival, Pikachu's Island Adventure, Pikachu's Exploration Club, Pikachu's Great Ice Adventure, Pikachu's Great Sparking Speech and Pikachu's Really Mysterious Adventure.
Crystal's Mom owns a Wobbuffet that keeps her company. It is nicknamed Wobbupeon and appears in Chapters 133 and 135.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Wobbuffet Finds itself in the Borderline Tier, along with the Over-Utilized and Uber Tiers of Competitive Battling. While it remains a dangerous wall thanks to a massive HP Statistic and access to both Counter and Mirror Coat, along with trapping opponents in most circumstances with Shadow Tag unless they switch out with Baton Pass, Volt Switch or U-turn.
As a result of Wobbuffet's low Speed, hitting it with Toxic or Will-o-Wisp will limit the amount of time the blue blob is in battle. Taunt also shuts down its three Status Attacks: Safeguard, Encore, and Tickle. Predicting when Wobbuffet will be switched in can work as well if hit hard enough with a powerful move. However, one poorly planned move against a Wobbuffet will lead to being down a Pokémon.
 Area Location
|Uncommon||Dark Cave (Route 45 Entrance)|
Dark Cave (Route 45 Entrance at Night)
|Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald||Few||Safari Zone: Entrance and Left Areas|
|FireRed/Leaf Green||Rare||Cerulean Cave (1F, 2F & B1)|
|Diamond/Pearl/Platinum||12% (Use Poké Radar)||Lake Verity|
|Diamond/Pearl||12% (Use Poké Radar)||Lake Acuity|
|Heart Gold/Soul Silver||5%
|Ceruelan Cave (1F, 2F & B1)|
Dark Cave: Route 45 Entrance
|Heart Gold/Soul Silver||Unknown%||Safari Zone: Peak (Night)|
Safari Zone: Peak (Place 10 Peak Objects, 0 Day Wait)
|PokéWalker||30%||Noisy Forest (>4000 Steps)|
|Black 2/White 2||Only One||Nimbasa City: Trade with Yancy/Curtis|
 Pokédex Entries
|II||Pokémon Gold||It hates light and shock. If attacked, it inflates its body to pump up its counter-strike.|
|II||Pokémon Silver||To keep its pitch black tail hidden, it lives quietly in the darkness. It is never first to attack.|
|II||Pokémon Crystal||In order to conceal its black tail, it lives in a dark cave and only moves about at night.|
|III||Pokémon Ruby||If two or more Wobbuffet meet, they will turn competitive and try to outdo each other's endurance. However, they may try to see which one can endure the longest without food. Trainers need to beware of this habit.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||Wobbuffet does nothing but endure attacks--it won't attack on its own. However, it won't endure an attack on its tail. When that happens, the Pokémon will try to take the foe with it using Destiny Bond.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||Usually docile, a Wobbuffet strikes back ferociously if its black tail is attacked. It makes its lair in caves where it waits for nightfall.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||To keep its pitch-black tail hidden, it lives quietly in the darkness. It is never first to attack.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||It hates light and shock. If attacked, it inflates its body to pump up its counterstrike.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||It desperately tries to keep its black tail hidden. It is said to be proof the tail hides a secret.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||It desperately tries to keep its black tail hidden. It is said to be proof the tail hides a secret.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||It desperately tries to keep its black tail hidden. It is said to be proof the tail hides a secret.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||It hates light and shock. If attacked, it inflates its body to pump up its counterstrike.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||To keep its pitch-black tail hidden, it lives quietly in the darkness. It is never first to attack.|
|V||Pokémon Black||It desperately tries to keep its black tail hidden. It is said to be proof the tail hides a secret.|
|V||Pokémon White||It desperately tries to keep its black tail hidden. It is said to be proof the tail hides a secret.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||It desperately tries to keep its black tail hidden. It is said to be proof the tail hides a secret.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||It desperately tries to keep its black tail hidden. It is said to be proof the tail hides a secret.|
|VI||Pokémon X||It hates light and shock. If attacked, it inflates its body to build up its counterstrike.|
|VI||Pokémon Y||To keep its pitch-black tail hidden, it lives quietly in the darkness. It is never first to attack.|
 Pokéathlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
Wobbuffet doesn't learn any moves by TM or HM.
 Via Breeding
Wobbuffet doesn't learn any moves by breeding.
 Via Move Tutor
Wobbuffet cannot learn any moves by way of a Move Tutor, regardless the Generation.
 Generation III Exclusive Moves
Wobbuffet doesn't learn any moves that are exclusive to the third generation.
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
Wobbuffet doesn't learn any moves that are exclusive to the Generation IV games.
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
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