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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 3
Species Firefly Pokémon
Type Bug
Height 0.7m
Weight 17.7kg
Catch Rate 150
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 100% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 電螢蟲
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 电萤虫
English Volbeat
French Muciole
German Volbeat
Italian Volbeat
Japanese バルビート
Japanese (Romanized) Barubeat
Japanese (Trademark) Barubeat
Korean 볼비트
Spanish Volbeat

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #313
Hoenn #86
Kalos (Central) #133
Hoenn (ORAS) #89

Abilities

  • Illuminate: Raises the likelihood of meeting wild Pokémon by illuminating the surroundings.
  • Swarm: Powers up Bug-type moves when the Pokémon’s HP is low.
  • Prankster: Gives priority to a status move. [Hidden Ability]

Evolutionary Chain

Does not evolve/is not evolved into.

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Fighting 0.5x
Fire 2x
Flying 2x
Grass 0.5x
Ground 0.5x
Rock 2x

Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Bug 65
73
75
47
85
85
430
7 Bug 65
73
75
47
85
85
430
6 Bug 65
73
55
47
75
85
400

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Ruby With the arrival of night, Volbeat emits light from its tail. It communicates with other by adjusting the intensity and flashing the light. This Pokemon is attacted by the sweet aroma of Illumise.
United States 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 POKeMON loves the sweet aroma given off by ILLUMISE.
United States 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.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen It lives around clean ponds. At night, its rear lights up. It converses with others by flashing its light.
United States Pokémon FireRed It lives around clean ponds. At night, its rear lights up. It converses with others by flashing its light.
United States Pokémon Pearl It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves ILLUMISE's sweet aroma.
United States Pokémon Diamond It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves ILLUMISE's sweet aroma.
United States Pokémon Platinum It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves ILLUMISE
United States Pokémon HeartGold It emits light from its tail to communicate. It loves the sweet aroma given off by ILLUMISE.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver It emits light from its tail to communicate. It loves the sweet aroma given off by ILLUMISE.
United States Pokémon White It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
Japan Pokémon White よるになると おしりを ひからせ なかまと かいわする。イルミーゼの だす あまい かおりが だいすき。
United States Pokémon Black It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma.
Japan Pokémon Black よるになると おしりを ひからせ なかまと かいわする。イルミーゼの だす あまい かおりが だいすき。
Japan Pokémon Black 2 よるになると おしりを ひからせ なかまと かいわする。イルミーゼの だす あまい かおりが だいすき。
Japan Pokémon White 2 よるになると おしりを ひからせ なかまと かいわする。イルミーゼの だす あまい かおりが だいすき。
United States Pokémon White 2 It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise’s sweet aroma.
United States Pokémon Black 2 It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise’s sweet aroma.
South Korea Pokémon Y 물이 깨끗한 연못에 서식한다. 밤이 되면 엉덩이가 빛나며 이를 깜박여서 동료와 대화한다.
Italy Pokémon Y Vive vicino a stagni puliti. Di notte, la sua coda lancia una luce intermittente per comunicare.
Spain Pokémon Y Vive cerca de estanques de agua clara. De noche, enciende la luz de la cola para comunicarse con otros de su especie.
France Pokémon Y Il vit aux abords des étangs. La nuit, son corps émet de la lumière pour communiquer avec d’autres Muciole.
Germany Pokémon Y Es lebt in der Nähe von reinen Teichen. Nachts leuchtet sein Hinterteil und es kommuniziert durch dessen Blinken mit Artgenossen.
Japan Pokémon Y みずの きれいな いけに せいそく。 よるに なると おしりが ひかり てんめつさせて なかまと かいわ。
South Korea Pokémon X 밤이 되면 엉덩이를 빛나게 해 동료와 대화한다. 네오비트가 내는 달콤한 향기를 매우 좋아한다.
Italy Pokémon X Di notte comunica con gli altri illuminando la sua coda. Ama il dolce aroma di Illumise.
Spain Pokémon X Se comunica con otros iluminando su cola por la noche. Le encanta el suave aroma de Illumise.
France Pokémon X Il communique avec ses pairs en allumant son postérieur la nuit. Il adore le doux parfum de Lumivole.
Germany Pokémon X Es kommuniziert mit anderen, indem es sein Hinterteil zum Leuchten bringt. Es liebt Illumises Duft.
Japan Pokémon X よるになると おしりを ひからせ なかまと かいわする。イルミーゼの だす あまい かおりが だいすき。
United States Pokémon X It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise’s sweet aroma.
United States Pokémon Y It lives around clean ponds. At night, its rear lights up. It converses with others by flashing its light.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby La cola de Volbeat brilla como una bombilla. Ante otro de su grupo, la usa para dibujar formas geométricas en la oscuridad del cielo por la noche. Este Pokémon adora el dulce aroma que desprende Illumise.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 날이 저물면 꼬리에서 빛을 내어 밝기나 점멸로 동료와 대화한다. 네오비트의 달콤한 향기에 유인된다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Quando cala la notte, Volbeat emette una luce intensa dalla coda. Comunica con gli altri regolando l’intensità e l’intermittenza della propria luce. Il Pokémon è attratto dal dolce aroma di Illumise.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Cuando llega la noche, Volbeat emite luz por la cola y regula la intensidad y el destello para comunicarse con el resto. A este Pokémon le atrae el dulce aroma de Illumise.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire À la tombée de la nuit, la queue de Muciole émet de la lumière. Il communique avec les autres en ajustant l’intensité et le clignotement de sa lumière. Ce Pokémon est attiré par le doux parfum de Lumivole.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Wenn es Nacht wird, beginnt Volbeats Schweif zu leuchten. Es kommuniziert mit anderen, indem es die Helligkeit und das Blinken dieses Lichts reguliert. Dieses Pokémon wird vom süßen Duft der Illumise angezogen.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire ひが くれると しっぽから ひかりを だして あかるさや てんめつで なかまと かいわする。 イルミーゼの あまい かおりに ひきよせられる。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 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.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 꼬리의 불빛을 사용하여 단체로 밤하늘에 기하학적인 도형을 그린다. 네오비트가 내는 달콤한 향기를 매우 좋아한다.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby La coda di Volbeat si illumina come una lampadina. Assieme ai suoi simili usa la coda per tracciare figure geometriche nel cielo notturno. Questo Pokémon ama il dolce aroma emanato da Illumise.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby La queue de Muciole éclaire comme une ampoule. Ensemble, les Muciole dessinent des figures géométriques dans la nuit étoilée. Ce Pokémon adore le parfum dégagé par Lumivole.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Volbeats Schweif leuchtet wie eine Glühbirne. Zusammen mit anderen Volbeat malt es mit seinem Schweif geometrische Figuren an den Nachthimmel. Dieses Pokémon liebt den von Illumise verströmten Duft.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby しっぽの あかりを つかって しゅうだんで よぞらに きかがくてきな ずけいを えがく。 イルミーゼの だす あまい かおりが だいすき。
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby 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.
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Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
Third Generation
Ruby/Sapphire Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Emerald Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Fourth Generation
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Fifth Generation
Black/White anim anim
Sixth & Seventh Generation
XY
Sun/Moon

anim anim

anim anim
Eighth Generation
Sword/Shield shiny

Character Appearances

Character Thumbnail
  • United States Romeo's Volbeat (Beat)
  • Japan ロメオのバルビート
  • Japan Romeo no Barubeat
  • Japan Romeo's Barubeat
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Volt's Volbeat
  • Japan ボルトのバルビート
  • Japan Volt no Barubeat
  • Japan Volt's Barubeat

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
AG 42
AG 68
AG 80
AG 90
AG 91
AG 158
PSFC 5
Movie 13
Movie 15
XY 5
Gen 8
PM2019 96

TCG Cards

#53: Volbeat
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#42: Volbeat
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#56: Volbeat
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#92: Volbeat
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
+20
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#82: Volbeat
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#8: Volbeat
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#17: Volbeat
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy

Images

Note: Move names that have a colored checkmark beside the name receive a Same Type Attack Bonus (STAB) when used by this Pokémon

Level Up Moves

Tackle Type Icon Physical 35 40 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Flash Type Icon Status 20 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Double Team Type Icon Status 15 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 9 9 9
Confuse Ray Type Icon Status 10 100 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 5 5 5
Quick Attack Type Icon Physical 30 40 100 12 12 12 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17
Moonlight Type Icon Status 5 19 19 19 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13
Struggle Bug
Type Icon Special 20 50 100 15 15 15
Tail Glow
Type Icon Status 20 22 22 22 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21
Signal Beam
Type Icon Special 15 75 100 26 26 26 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25
Protect Type Icon Status 10 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29
Helping Hand Type Icon Status 20 36 36 36 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33
Zen Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 80 90 33 33 33 37 37 37 37 37 37
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100 47 47 47 45 45 45 45 45 45 37 37 37
Bug Buzz
Type Icon Special 10 90 100 40 40 40 41 41 41 41 41 41
Play Rough Type Icon Physical 10 90 90 43 43 43
Infestation
Type Icon Special 20 20 100 50 50

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Roost Type Icon Status 10
Psych Up Type Icon Status 10
Sunny Day Type Icon Status 5
Rain Dance Type Icon Status 5
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Attract Type Icon Status 15 100
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Protect Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Rest Type Icon Status 10
Light Screen Type Icon Status 30
Double Team Type Icon Status 15
Toxic Type Icon Status 10 90
Thunder Wave Type Icon Status 20 90
Flash Type Icon Status 20 100
Captivate Type Icon Status 20 100
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Acrobatics Type Icon Physical 15 55 100
Fling Type Icon Physical 10 100
U-turn
Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Aerial Ace Type Icon Physical 20 60
Brick Break Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
Thief Type Icon Physical 25 60 100
Power-Up Punch Type Icon Physical 20 40 100
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100
Focus Punch Type Icon Physical 20 150 100
Infestation
Type Icon Special 20 20 100
Dazzling Gleam Type Icon Special 10 80 100
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Charge Beam Type Icon Special 10 50 90
Shadow Ball Type Icon Special 15 80 100
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Thunder Type Icon Special 10 110 70
Thunderbolt Type Icon Special 15 90 100
Solar Beam Type Icon Special 10 120 100
Struggle Bug
Type Icon Special 20 50 100
Water Pulse Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Shock Wave Type Icon Special 20 60
Silver Wind
Type Icon Special 5 60 100
Giga Drain Type Icon Special 10 75 100

Egg Moves

Trick Type Icon Status 10 100
Encore Type Icon Status 5 100
Baton Pass Type Icon Status 40
Lunge
Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Dizzy Punch Type Icon Physical 10 70 100
Seismic Toss Type Icon Physical 20 100
Bug Buzz
Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Silver Wind
Type Icon Special 5 60 100

Move Tutors

Tailwind Type Icon Status 15
Trick Type Icon Status 10 100
Helping Hand Type Icon Status 20
Roost Type Icon Status 10
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
String Shot
Type Icon Status 40 95
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Metronome Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Thunder Wave Type Icon Status 20 90
Psych Up Type Icon Status 10
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Bug Bite
Type Icon Physical 20 60 100
Zen Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 80 90
Focus Punch Type Icon Physical 20 150 100
Thunder Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Ice Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Seismic Toss Type Icon Physical 20 100
Counter Type Icon Physical 20 100
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Body Slam Type Icon Physical 15 85 100
Mega Kick Type Icon Physical 5 120 75
Mega Punch Type Icon Physical 20 80 85
Dynamic Punch Type Icon Physical 5 100 50
Water Pulse Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Shock Wave Type Icon Special 20 60
Signal Beam
Type Icon Special 15 75 100
Giga Drain Type Icon Special 10 75 100
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Ominous Wind Type Icon Special 5 60 100
Air Cutter Type Icon Special 25 60 95
Mud-Slap Type Icon Special 10 20 100
Swift Type Icon Special 20 60