Kecleon

Kecleon is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Color Swap Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Ruby KECLEON is capable of changing its body colors at will to blend in with its surroundings. There is one exception - this POKéMON can’t change the zigzag pattern on its belly.
Sapphire KECLEON alters its body coloration to blend in with its surroundings, allowing it to sneak up on its prey unnoticed. Then it lashes out with its long, stretchy tongue to instantly ensnare the unsuspecting target.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It changes body color to blend in with its surroundings. It also changes color if it is happy or sad.
Emerald A POKéMON that has the ability to alter its body colors to match its surroundings. A KECLEON reverts to its original colors if it is startled.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It can freely change its body’s color. The zigzag pattern on its belly doesn’t change, however.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It changes its shading to match its surroundings so it can sneak up on prey. Only its belly patterns stay fixed.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It can freely change its body’s color. The zigzag pattern on its belly doesn’t change, however.
X It can freely change its body’s color. The zigzag pattern on its belly doesn’t change, however.
Y It changes its shading to match its surroundings so it can sneak up on prey. Only its belly patterns stay fixed.
Omega Ruby Kecleon is capable of changing its body colors at will to blend in with its surroundings. There is one exception—this Pokémon can’t change the zigzag pattern on its belly.
Alpha Sapphire Kecleon alters its body coloration to blend in with its surroundings, allowing it to sneak up on its prey unnoticed. Then it lashes out with its long, stretchy tongue to instantly ensnare the unsuspecting target.

Evolution chart

  • Kecleon does not evolve.

Name origin

kakureru
from its Japanese name meaning ‘to hide’
chameleon
lizard known for its ability to adapt to its surroundings

Moves learned by Kecleon

Kecleon sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6
Normal Kecleon  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Kecleon  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Kecleon  sprite from Black & White Kecleon  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Kecleon Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Kecleon Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Kecleon Shiny sprite from Black & White Kecleon Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Kecleon

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 118, 119, 120, 121, 123
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 118, 119, 120, 121, 123
Diamond Route 210
Pearl Trade/migrate from another game
Platinum Great Marsh
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Trade/migrate from another game
Black 2
White 2
Nature Sanctuary, Nature Preserve
X
Y
Route 6
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 118, 119, 120, 121, 123
Sun
Moon
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