Bulbasaur

Bulbasaur is a Grass/Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Seed Pokémon.

Pokédex descriptions

Red
Blue
LeafGreen
A strange seed was planted on its back at birth. The plant sprouts and grows with this POKéMON.
Yellow It can go for days without eating a single morsel. In the bulb on its back, it stores energy.
Gold
HeartGold
The seed on its back is filled with nutrients. The seed grows steadily larger as its body grows.
Silver
SoulSilver
It carries a seed on its back right from birth. As it grows older, the seed also grows larger.
Crystal While it is young, it uses the nutrients that are stored in the seeds on its back in order to grow.
Ruby
Sapphire
Emerald
BULBASAUR can be seen napping in bright sunlight. There is a seed on its back. By soaking up the sun’s rays, the seed grows progressively larger.
FireRed There is a plant seed on its back right from the day this POKéMON is born. The seed slowly grows larger.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
For some time after its birth, it grows by gaining nourishment from the seed on its back.

Evolution chart

Bulbasaur
#001
Bulbasaur
Grass · Poison

(Level 16)
Ivysaur
#002
Ivysaur
Grass · Poison

(Level 32)
Venusaur
#003
Venusaur
Grass · Poison

Name origin

bulb
a type of plant
-saur
Greek suffix meaning ‘lizard’

Moves learned by Bulbasaur

Bulbasaur sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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Where to find Bulbasaur

Red
Blue
Pallet Town
FireRed
LeafGreen
Pallet Town
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Pallet Town
X
Y
Lumiose City