Illumise

Illumise is a Bug type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Firefly Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Ruby ILLUMISE attracts a swarm of VOLBEAT using a sweet fragrance. Once the VOLBEAT have gathered, this POKéMON leads the lit-up swarm in drawing geometric designs on the canvas of the night sky.
Sapphire ILLUMISE leads a flight of illuminated VOLBEAT to draw signs in the night sky. This POKéMON is said to earn greater respect from its peers by composing more complex designs in the sky.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It guides VOLBEAT to draw signs in night skies. There are scientists that study the patterns it creates.
Emerald A nocturnal POKéMON that becomes active upon nightfall. It leads a VOLBEAT swarm to draw patterns in the night sky. Over 200 different patterns have been confirmed.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
With its sweet aroma, it guides VOLBEAT to draw signs with light in the night sky.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Its fragrance attracts a swarm of VOLBEAT, so they draw over 200 patterns in the night sky.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
With its sweet aroma, it guides Volbeat to draw signs with light in the night sky.
X Its fragrance attracts a swarm of Volbeat, so they draw over 200 patterns in the night sky.
Y With its sweet aroma, it guides Volbeat to draw signs with light in the night sky.

Evolution chart

  • Illumise does not evolve.

Name origin

illuminate
bring light to

Moves learned by Illumise

Illumise sprites

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

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 117
Emerald Route 117
Diamond
Pearl
Route 229
Platinum Route 229
HeartGold
SoulSilver
National Park
Black
White
Route 3
X
Y
Route 7 (Rivière Walk)