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Volbeat
Volbeat

National Pokédex
Minun - Volbeat (#313) - Illumise
Ability Illuminate
Swarm
Prankster (Hidden)
Series Pokémon series
First appearance Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire
Created by Game Freak
Designed by Ken Sugimori

Volbeat is a Bug type Pokémon. They are native to Hoenn, do not evolve from or to anything, and are always male. Their female counterpart is Illumise.

Appearances

Pokémon Pinball

In Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire, when the player succeeds on Travel Mode in Ruby Field, one will fly down and paint the new area.

Anime

Volbeat's first appearance was in Camp Pikachu. One served as a sort of camp counselor and guide.

Its first TV appearance was in the episode, Love at First Flight alongside his female counterpart Illumise.

A Volbeat appeared again in That's Just Swellow owned by a man named Volt in a PokéRinger competition.

A Volbeat appeared in Time Warp Heals All Wounds. Edna mentioned how Volbeat and Illumise used to do their mating dance in a large tree that used to be located in the middle of the city.

Manga

Trading Card Game

In-game Information

Pokédex entries

Title Entry
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby With the arrival of night, Volbeat emits light from its tail. It communicates with others by adjusting the intensity and flashing of its light. This Pokémon is attracted by the sweet aroma of Illumise.
Pokémon Sapphire Volbeat's tail glows like a lightbulb. With other Volbeat, it uses its tail to draw geometric shapes in the night sky. This Pokémon loves the sweet aroma given off by Illumise.
Pokémon Emerald With their taillights lit, Volbeat fly in a swarm, drawing geometric designs in the night sky. They move their nests if their pond water becomes dirty.
Pokémon FireRed It lives around clean ponds. At night, its rear lights up. It converses with others by flashing its light.
Pokémon LeafGreen It lives around clean ponds. At night, its rear lights up. It converses with others by flashing its light.
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
Pokémon Pearl It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
Pokémon Platinum It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
Pokémon HeartGold It emits light from its tail to communicate. It loves the sweet aroma given off by Illumise.
Pokémon SoulSilver It emits light from its tail to communicate. It loves the sweet aroma given off by Illumise.
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
Pokémon White It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
Pokémon Black 2 It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
Pokémon White 2 It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
Pokémon Y It lives around clean ponds. At night, its rear lights up. It converses with others by flashing its light.
Pokémon Omega Ruby With the arrival of night, Volbeat emits light from its tail. It communicates with others by adjusting the intensity and flashing of its light. This Pokémon is attracted by the sweet aroma of Illumise.
Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Volbeat’s tail glows like a lightbulb. With other Volbeat, it uses its tail to draw geometric shapes in the night sky. This Pokémon loves the sweet aroma given off by Illumise.


Game Locations

Title Location(s)
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby
Route 117
Pokémon Sapphire
Route 117
Pokémon Emerald
Route 117
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond
Route 229
Pokémon Pearl
Route 229
Pokémon Platinum
Route 229
Pokémon HeartGold
National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)
Pokémon SoulSilver
National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black
Route 3 (Swarm)
Pokémon Black 2
Route 3 (Swarm)
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X
Route 7
Pokémon Y
Route 7
Pokémon Omega Ruby
Route 117
Pokémon Alpha Sapphire
Route 117


Base Stats

Base Stats
HP 65
Attack 73
Defense 55
Sp. Attack 47
Sp. Defense 75
Speed 85
Average 400


Moveset

Main article: Volbeat/moveset

Origin

Name Origin

Gallery

Sprites

Sprites
Ruby Sapphire
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Emerald
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Fire Leaf
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Diamond Pearl
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Platinum
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Heart Soul
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Black White
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Black 2 White 2
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X Y
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Trivia

  • Volbeat is the only Pokémon that can learn Flash by leveling up.

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