Golbat

Golbat is a Poison/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Bat Pokémon.

Pokédex descriptions

Red
Blue
Once it strikes, it will not stop draining energy from the victim even if it gets too heavy to fly.
Yellow It attacks in a stealthy manner, without warning. Its sharp fangs are used to bite and suck blood.
Gold
HeartGold
However hard its victim’s hide may be, it punctures with sharp fangs and gorges itself with blood.
Silver
SoulSilver
It can drink more than 10 ounces of blood at once. If it has too much, it gets heavy and flies clumsily.
Crystal When it plunges its fangs into its prey, it instantly draws and gulps down more than ten ounces of blood.
Ruby GOLBAT loves to drink the blood of living things. It is particularly active in the pitch black of night. This POKéMON flits around in the night skies, seeking fresh blood.
Sapphire GOLBAT bites down on prey with its four fangs and drinks the victim’s blood. It becomes active on inky dark moonless nights, flying around to attack people and POKéMON.
Emerald Its fangs easily puncture even thick animal hide. It loves to feast on the blood of people and POKéMON. It flits about in darkness and strikes from behind.
FireRed It clamps down on its prey with needle-sharp fangs and drains over 10 ounces of blood in one gulp.
LeafGreen Once it bites, it will not stop draining energy from the victim even if it gets too heavy to fly.
Diamond It loves the blood of humans and Pokémon. It flies around at night in search of neck veins.
Pearl Once it starts sucking blood, it does not stop until it is full. It flies at night in search of prey.
Platinum
Black
White
Its sharp fangs puncture the toughest of hides and have small holes for greedily sucking blood.
Black 2
White 2
Flitting around in the dead of night, it sinks its fangs into its prey and drains a nearly fatal amount of blood.

Evolution chart

Zubat
#041
Zubat
Poison · Flying

(Level 22)
Golbat
#042
Golbat
Poison · Flying

(Happiness)
Crobat
#169
Crobat
Poison · Flying

Name origin

ghoul
ghost, monster
bat
cave-dwelling flying mammal

Moves learned by Golbat

Golbat sprites

Normal
Black/White
Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
Golbat normal sprite
Female
Golbat normal sprite
Male
Golbat shiny sprite
Female
Golbat shiny sprite
Male
Golbat normal sprite
Female
Golbat normal sprite
Male
Golbat shiny sprite
Female
Golbat shiny sprite
Male

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