Wurmple

Wurmple is a Bug type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Worm Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Ruby Using the spikes on its rear end, WURMPLE peels the bark off trees and feeds on the sap that oozes out. This POKéMON’s feet are tipped with suction pads that allow it to cling to glass without slipping.
Sapphire WURMPLE is targeted by SWELLOW as prey. This POKéMON will try to resist by pointing the spikes on its rear at the attacking predator. It will weaken the foe by leaking poison from the spikes.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It lives amidst tall grass and in forests. When attacked, it resists by pointing its venomous spikes at the foe.
Emerald It sticks to tree branches and eats leaves. The thread it spits from its mouth, which becomes gooey when it touches air, slows the movement of its foes.
Diamond It loves to eat leaves. If it is attacked by a STARLY, it will defend itself with its spiked rear.
Pearl It spits a white silk that turns sticky when it contacts air. It is used to immobilize foes.
Platinum Often targeted by bird Pokémon, it desperately resists by releasing poison from its tail spikes.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It lives among the tall grass and in forests. It repels attacks by raising up the spikes on its rear.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Often targeted by bird Pokémon, it desperately resists by releasing poison from its tail spikes.
X It loves to eat leaves. If it is attacked by a Starly, it will defend itself with its spiked rear.
Y It lives among the tall grass and in forests. It repels attacks by raising up the spikes on its rear.

Evolution chart

Wurmple
#265
Wurmple
Bug
(Level 7, random
based on personality)
Silcoon
#266
Silcoon
Bug

(Level 10)
Beautifly
#267
Beautifly
Bug · Flying


(Level 7, random
based on personality)
Cascoon
#268
Cascoon
Bug

(Level 10)
Dustox
#269
Dustox
Bug · Poison

Name origin

worm
long, thin invertebrate creature
apple
a fruit, often eaten by worms

Moves learned by Wurmple

Wurmple sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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