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.
A Female Wobbuffet appears to have lipstick on her mouth.
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.
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.
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.
In Generation VI, Wobbuffet finds itself in the PU tier of competitive battling. With Shadow Tag banned from Overused (OU) and all the tiers below it, Wobbuffet has no niche in the main tiers. However, Wobbuffet is very usable in the Uber tier of competitive battling due to Shadow Tag being permitted there. Wobbuffet fits on offensive teams the best due to its capability to remove a selected Pokémon in conjunction Shadow Tag, Mirror Coat, Encore, and Counter and allow for a set-up sweeper to take advantage. Since Wobbuffet has such a massive HP stat, it compensates for its lack of good defensive stats outside of HP by allowing Wobbuffet to tank strong hits that are not super effective. With a Custap Berry and Destiny Bond, Wobbuffet can effectively take out two opposing Pokémon. A benefit to Wobbuffet's typing is being able to check all Mewtwo forms lacking Taunt, which is notable due to Mewtwo being a huge threat to offensive teams. However, Wobbuffet's typing is more of a curse than a blessing, as it lacks any notable resistances outside of Psychic attacks and is vulnerable to the common Knock Off.
Wobbuffet doesn't learn any moves by TM or HM.
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.
Wynaut Exclusive Moves
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.
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