Volbeat

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

Pokédex descriptions

Ruby With the arrival of night, VOLBEAT emits light from its tail. It communicates with others by adjusting the intensity and flashing of its light. This POKéMON is attracted by the sweet aroma of ILLUMISE.
Sapphire VOLBEAT’s tail glows like a lightbulb. With other VOLBEAT, it uses its tail to draw geometric shapes in the night sky. This POKéMON loves the sweet aroma given off by ILLUMISE.
Emerald With their taillights lit, VOLBEAT fly in a swarm, drawing geometric designs in the night sky. They move their nests if their pond water becomes dirty.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It lives around clean ponds. At night, its rear lights up. It converses with others by flashing its light.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves ILLUMISE’s sweet aroma.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It emits light from its tail to communicate. It loves the sweet aroma given off by ILLUMISE.

Evolution chart

  • Volbeat does not evolve.

Name origin

volt
unit of electricity
beat
rhythym

Moves learned by Volbeat

Volbeat sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
Volbeat normal sprite Volbeat shiny sprite Volbeat normal sprite Volbeat shiny sprite

See all Volbeat sprites

Where to find Volbeat

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)