Sunkern

Sunkern is a Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Seed Pokémon.

Pokédex descriptions

Gold
LeafGreen
It may drop out of the sky suddenly. If attacked by a SPEAROW, it will violently shake its leaves.
Silver
FireRed
SoulSilver
It lives by drinking only dewdrops from under the leaves of plants. It is said that it eats nothing else.
Crystal It is very weak. Its only means of defense is to shake its leaves desperately at its attacker.
Ruby
Sapphire
SUNKERN tries to move as little as it possibly can. It does so because it tries to conserve all the nutrients it has stored in its body for its evolution. It will not eat a thing, subsisting only on morning dew.
Emerald SUNKERN try to minimize movement to conserve the nutrients they have stored in their bodies for evolution. They will not eat, subsisting only on morning dew.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Black
White
It suddenly falls out of the sky in the morning. A year after a cold summer, their population explodes.
HeartGold It may plummet from the sky. If attacked by a SPEAROW, it will violently shake its leaves.
Black 2
White 2
It suddenly falls out of the sky in the morning. Knowing it’s weak, it simply feeds until it evolves.

Evolution chart

Sunkern
#191
Sunkern
Grass

(use Sun Stone)
Sunflora
#192
Sunflora
Grass

Name origin

sunflower
flower with yellow petals that looks like the Sun
kernel
inner part of a seed/stone
sunken
settled into the ground

Moves learned by Sunkern

Sunkern sprites

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

Gold
Silver
Route 24, National Park
Crystal Route 24
Emerald Safari Zone
Diamond
Pearl
Route 204
Platinum Route 204
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 24, National Park
Black
White
Route 12
Black 2
White 2
Route 20