Wobbuffet

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Wobbuffet
ソーナンス
Wobbuffet.png

Unown < Wobbuffet > Girafarig

Species Type
Patient Pokémon Psychic.png
Number Ability
#202 Shadow Tag
Telepathy
Height Weight
4′3″ (1.3m) 62.8 lbs (28.5kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Wynaut None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Amorphous 45
Tier EV Yield
BL/OU/Uber 2 HP Points

Wobbuffet (ソーナンス) is the 202nd Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Psychic-Type, and it is known as the Patient Pokémon.

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's pre-evolved form Wynaut wasn't introduced until Generation III, which it evolves from at Level 15.

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.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Wobbuffet takes on the appearance of a walking blue blob with two arms and a black tail.

[edit] Gender Differences

A Female Wobbuffet appears to have lipstick on her mouth.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Wobbuffet appears at the Route 45 entrance to Dark Cave in Gold, Silver, and Crystal, but only appears at night in Crystal.

Wobbuffet appear at the Safari Zone's Entrance and West areas in Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald. Wobbuffet appears at Cerulean Cave and Ruin Valley in Fire Red and Leaf Green.

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 can be obtained by evolving a Wynaut in Pokémon Black and White. In Black 2 and White 2, a Wobbuffet can be obtained by trading for one with Yancy or Curtis at Nimbasa City.

[edit] 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.

[edit] 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.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

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.

[edit] Movies

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.

[edit] Manga

Crystal's Mom owns a Wobbuffet that keeps her company. It is nicknamed Wobbupeon and appears in Chapters 133 and 135.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] 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.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Gold/Silver
Crystal
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)
Ruin Valley
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 12% (Use Poké Radar) Lake Verity
Lake Valor
Diamond/Pearl 12% (Use Poké Radar) Lake Acuity
Heart Gold/Soul Silver 5%
15%
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/White None Evolve Wynaut
Black 2/White 2 Only One Nimbasa City: Trade with Yancy/Curtis

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

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



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.

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

Stat
Speed Full.pngEmpty.png
Power Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Technique Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.pngEmpty.png
Stamina Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Jump Full.pngFull.pngEmpty.png

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
HP
190
- 490 584 -
Atk
33
63 71 165 181
Def
58
108 121 215 236
Sp. Atk
33
63 71 165 181
Sp. Def
58
108 121 215 236
Spd
33
63 71 165 181

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Counter Fighting.png ?? 100 Physical
Start Mirror Coat Psychic.png ?? 100 Special
Start Safeguard Normal.png N/A N/A Status
Start Destiny Bond Ghost.png N/A N/A Status

[edit] Via TM/HM

Wobbuffet doesn't learn any moves by TM or HM.

[edit] Via Breeding

Wobbuffet doesn't learn any moves by breeding.

[edit] Via Move Tutor

Wobbuffet cannot learn any moves by way of a Move Tutor, regardless the Generation.

[edit] Wynaut Exclusive Moves

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
1 Splash Normal.png N/A N/A Status
1 Charm Normal.png N/A 100 Status
1 Encore Normal.png N/A 100 Status

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Moves

Wobbuffet doesn't learn any moves that are exclusive to the third generation.

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

Wobbuffet doesn't learn any moves that are exclusive to the Generation IV games.

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Wynaut Wobbuffet
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Level 15

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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