Bonsly

Bonsly is a Rock type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Bonsai Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Diamond It looks as if it is always crying. It is actually adjusting its body’s fluid levels by eliminating excess.
Pearl It prefers arid environments. It leaks water from its eyes to adjust its body’s fluid levels.
Platinum It prefers an arid atmosphere. It leaks water that looks like tears when adjusting its moisture level.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
In order to adjust the level of fluids in its body, it exudes water from its eyes. This makes it appear to be crying.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It prefers an arid atmosphere. It leaks water that looks like tears when adjusting its moisture level.
X
Omega Ruby
It prefers arid environments. It leaks water from its eyes to adjust its body’s fluid levels.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It prefers an arid atmosphere. It leaks water that looks like tears when adjusting its moisture level.
Sun It does not deal well with water, so it lives in dry locales. Since its surroundings tend to lack greenery, it stands out noticeably.
Moon From its eyes, it can expel excess moisture from its body. This liquid is similar in composition to human sweat.

Evolution chart

Bonsly
#438
Bonsly
Rock

(after Mimic
learned)
Sudowoodo
#185
Sudowoodo
Rock

Name origin

bonsai
a miniature tree
sly
clever or tricky

Moves learned by Bonsly

Bonsly sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Bonsly  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Bonsly  sprite from Black & White Bonsly  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Bonsly Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Bonsly Shiny sprite from Black & White Bonsly Shiny sprite from X & Y

See all Bonsly sprites

Where to find Bonsly

Diamond Trophy Garden
Pearl Route 209, 210, Trophy Garden
Platinum Trophy Garden
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Breed Sudowoodo
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Breed Sudowoodo
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Route 1, Lush Jungle