Voltorb

Voltorb is an Electric type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Ball Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Usually found in power plants. Easily mistaken for a POKé BALL, they have zapped many people.
Yellow It is said to camouflage itself as a POKé BALL. It will self-destruct with very little stimulus.
Gold It rolls to move. If the ground is uneven, a sudden jolt from hitting a bump can cause it to explode.
Silver It was discovered when POKé BALLS were introduced. It is said that there is some connection.
Crystal During the study of this POKéMON, it was discovered that its components are not found in nature.
Ruby VOLTORB was first sighted at a company that manufactures POKé BALLS. The link between that sighting and the fact that this POKéMON looks very similar to a POKé BALL remains a mystery.
Sapphire VOLTORB is extremely sensitive - it explodes at the slightest of shocks. It is rumored that it was first created when a POKé BALL was exposed to a powerful pulse of energy.
FireRed A life-form whose identity is unknown. It is said to SCREECH or suddenly SELFDESTRUCT.
LeafGreen Usually found in power plants. Easily mistaken for a POKé BALL, it has zapped many people.
Emerald It bears an uncanny and unexplained resemblance to a POKé BALL. Because it explodes at the slightest shock, even veteran TRAINERS treat it with caution.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It looks just like a Poké Ball. It is dangerous because it may electrocute or explode on touch.
HeartGold It rolls to move. If the ground is uneven, a sudden jolt from hitting a bump can cause it to explode.
SoulSilver It was discovered when Poké Balls were introduced. It is said that there is some connection.
Black
White
It looks just like a Poké Ball. It is dangerous because it may electrocute or explode on touch.
Black 2
White 2
It looks just like a Poké Ball. It is dangerous because it may electrocute or explode on contact.
X It was discovered when Poké Balls were introduced. It is said that there is some connection.
Y Usually found in power plants. Easily mistaken for a Poké Ball, it has zapped many people.
Omega Ruby Voltorb was first sighted at a company that manufactures Poké Balls. The link between that sighting and the fact that this Pokémon looks very similar to a Poké Ball remains a mystery.
Alpha Sapphire Voltorb is extremely sensitive—it explodes at the slightest of shocks. It is rumored that it was first created when a Poké Ball was exposed to a powerful pulse of energy.

Evolution chart

Voltorb
#100
Voltorb
Electric

(Level 30)
Electrode
#101
Electrode
Electric

Name origin

volt
unit of electricity
orb
spherical object

Moves learned by Voltorb

Voltorb sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Voltorb  sprite from Red & Blue Voltorb  sprite from Silver Voltorb  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Voltorb  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Voltorb  sprite from Black & White Voltorb  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Voltorb Shiny sprite from Silver Voltorb Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Voltorb Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Voltorb Shiny sprite from Black & White Voltorb Shiny sprite from X & Y

See all Voltorb sprites

Where to find Voltorb

Red
Blue
Route 10, Power Plant
Yellow Power Plant
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Route 10, Olivine City
Ruby
Sapphire
New Mauville
FireRed
LeafGreen
Route 10, Power Plant
Emerald New Mauville
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 218
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 10, Olivine City, Rocket Hideout
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Breed Electrode
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 110, New Mauville
Sun
Moon
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