|#265|| Shield Dust|
DW: Run Away
|1' (0.3m)||7.9 lbs (3.6kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NFE||1 HP Point|
Wurmple uses the Shield Dust Ability. This ability nullifies the secondary effects of attacks that do damage to this Pokémon. A second Ability is available to Wurmple from the Dream World, called Run Away. This allows this Pokémon to always run from battle unless during a Trainer Battle. Additionally, the ability won't work when the opponent uses Mean Look or Spider Web to block escape, or when the opposing Pokémon has the Arena Trap or Shadow Tag Ability.
Wurmple can evolve into one of two Pokémon when it reaches Level 7. It can evolve into either Silcoon or Cascoon. If it evolves into Silcoon, it will evolve into a Beautifly when it reaches Level 10; if it evolves into Cascoon, it will evolve into a Dustox when it reaches Level 10.
Wurmple is in the Bug Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 3,840 Steps to hatch. It takes Wurmple One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Wurmple is a red-colored worm with a spike on its forehead and two spikes on its tail.
 Gender Differences
Wurmple doesn't have any distinguishable characteristics to help differentiate between male and female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
In Diamond and Pearl, Wurmple appears at Eterna Forest, and is also available at the Honey Trees scattered around Sinnoh. Slather honey onto the tree and come back 12 hours later to find a Wild Pokémon at that location. In addition to the Honey Trees of Sinnoh in Platinum, Wurmple appears at Rouest 204, 205, and Eterna Forest during the Morning and Daytime hours only.
Wurmple inhabits White Forest in Pokémon White.
 Spin-off Games
Wurmple appears at Secret Storage 7 & 16, Endless Level 12 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Wurmple appears at the first and second floors of Joyous Tower in the first Mystery Dungeon game. Wurmple appears at Mystifying Forest B1-B13 and Mystery Jungle B1-B29 in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky. Wurmple appears at Midnight Forest B1-B21 in Time & Darkness, and Dark Night Forest B1-B21 in Sky.
Wurmple appears in all three versions of Mystery Dungeon 3. It appears in each respective games' Mystery-named area 1F-3F and each respective games' Final-named area 4F-6F.
Wurmple inhabits the Olive Jungle in Pokémon Ranger. This is the only appearance in the Ranger series for Wurmple, as it does not appear in either Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia or Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs.
Wurmple can be found at Echo Valley Forest 1-3 and Challengers' Ground Forest 1-4 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
 Trading Card Game
Wurmple appears in seven different sets. It is listed as a Common Card in each appearance: EX Ruby and Sapphire, EX Dragon, EX Deoxys, EX Legend Maker, Diamond and Pearl, Platinum and Dragons Exalted Sets.
 Anime/Manga Information
Both May and Jessie caught a Wurmple in the episode All In A Day's Wurmple!. May's Wurmple evolved into a Silcoon and Jessie's Wurmple evolved into a Cascoon simultaneously in the episode A Corphish Out Of Water!.
Wurmple has yet to appear in any of the Movies as of writing.
Wurmple's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Wurmple is listed in the NFE, or Not Fully Evovled Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.
 Area Location
|Platinum||10%||Route 204 North (Morning&Day)|
Route 204 Sourth (Morning&Day)
Route 205 North (Morning&Day)
Eterna Forest (Morning&Day)
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||20%||National Park-Bug Catching Contest (Thursday & Saturday)|
|PokéWalker||Varies||Hoenn Field (percentage depends on number of steps taken)|
|Black||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World, or Trade|
|Black 2/White 2||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World, or Trade|
 Pokédex Entries
|III||Pokémon Ruby||Using the spikes on its rear end, Wurmple peels the bark off trees and feeds on the sap that oozes out. This Pokémon's feet are tipped with suction pads that allow it to cling to glass without slipping.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||Wurmple is targeted by Swellow as prey. This Pokémon will try to resist by pointing the spikes on its rear at the attacking predator. It will weaken the foe by leaking poison from the spikes.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||It sticks to tree branches and eats leaves. The thread it spits from its mouth, which becomes gooey when it touces air, slows the movement of its foes.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||It lives amidst tall grass and in forests. When attacked, it resists by pointing its venomous spikes at the foe.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||It lives amidst tall grass and in forests. When attacked, it resists by pointing its venomous spikes at the foe.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||It loves to eat leaves. If it is attacked by a Starly, it will defend itself with its spiked rear.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||It spits a white silk that turns sticky when it contacts air. It is used to immobilize foes.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||Often targeted by bird Pokémon, it desperately resists by releasing poison from its tail spikes.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||It lives among the tall grass and in forests. It repels attacks by raising up the spikes on its rear.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||It lives among the tall grass and in forests. It repels attacks by raising up the spikes on its rear.|
|V||Pokémon Black||Often targeted by bird Pokémon, it desperately resists by releasing poison from its tail spikes.|
|V||Pokémon White||Often targeted by bird Pokémon, it desperately resists by releasing poison from its tail spikes.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||Often targeted by bird Pokémon, it desperately resists by releasing poison from its tail spikes.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||Often targeted by bird Pokémon, it desperately resists by releasing poison from its tail spikes.|
|VI||Pokémon X||It loves to eat leaves. If it is attacked by a Starly, it will defend itself with its spiked rear.|
|VI||Pokémon Y||It lives among the tall grass and in forests. It repels attacks by raising up the spikes on its rear.|
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
Wurmple cannot learn any moves via TM or HM.
 Via Breeding
Wurmple cannot learn any moves by way of breeding.
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Generation III/Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Evolution Line
|Level 7 (Personality value less than or equal to 4) -- Level 10|
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