Bayleef

Bayleef is a Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Leaf Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 153
Type Grass
Species Leaf Pokémon
Height 3′11″ (1.2 m)
Weight 34.8 lbs (15.8 kg)
Abilities Overgrow
Leaf Guard (hidden ability)
Local № 002 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
002 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense, 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 142
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Grass, Monster
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 62
116 245
Defense 80
148 284
Sp. Atk 63
117 247
Sp. Def 80
148 284
Speed 60
112 240
Total 405 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Bayleef.

Evolution chart

(Level 16) (Level 32)

Bayleef changes

Pokédex entries

Gold The scent of spices comes from around its neck. Somehow, sniffing it makes you want to fight.
Silver A spicy aroma emanates from around its neck. The aroma acts as a stimulant to restore health.
Crystal The scent that wafts from the leaves on its neck causes anyone who smells it to become energetic.
Ruby
Sapphire
BAYLEEF’s neck is ringed by curled-up leaves. Inside each tubular leaf is a small shoot of a tree. The fragrance of this shoot makes people peppy.
FireRed A spicy aroma emanates from around its neck. The aroma acts as a stimulant to restore health.
LeafGreen The scent of spices comes from around its neck. Somehow, sniffing it makes you want to fight.
Emerald A BAYLEEF’s neck is ringed by curled-up leaves. Inside each leaf is a small tree shoot. The fragrance of this shoot makes people peppy.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
The buds that ring its neck give off a spicy aroma that perks people up.
HeartGold The scent of spices comes from around its neck. Somehow, sniffing it makes you want to fight.
SoulSilver A spicy aroma emanates from around its neck. The aroma acts as a stimulant to restore health.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
The buds that ring its neck give off a spicy aroma that perks people up.
X A spicy aroma emanates from around its neck. The aroma acts as a stimulant to restore health.
Y The buds that ring its neck give off a spicy aroma that perks people up.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Bayleef’s neck is ringed by curled-up leaves. Inside each tubular leaf is a small shoot of a tree. The fragrance of this shoot makes people peppy.

Moves learned by Bayleef

Moves learnt by level up

Bayleef learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1Poison PowderPoison 75
1Razor LeafGrass 55 95
1TackleNormal 40 100
6Razor LeafGrass 55 95
9Poison PowderPoison 75
12SynthesisGrass
18ReflectPsychic
22Magical LeafGrass 60
26Natural GiftNormal 100
32Sweet ScentNormal
36Light ScreenPsychic
40Body SlamNormal 85 100
46SafeguardNormal
50AromatherapyGrass
54Solar BeamGrass 120 100

Egg moves

Bayleef learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Bayleef egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
AromatherapyGrass
Body SlamNormal 85 100
CounterFighting 100
FlailNormal 100
Grass WhistleGrass 55
Grassy TerrainGrass
Heal PulsePsychic
IngrainGrass
Leaf StormGrass 130 90
Leech SeedGrass 90
Nature PowerNormal
RefreshNormal
Vine WhipGrass 45 100
Wring OutNormal 100

Move Tutor moves

Bayleef can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Grass PledgeGrass 80 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Laser FocusNormal
Magic CoatPsychic
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SynthesisGrass
Worry SeedGrass 100

Moves learnt by TM

Bayleef is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
75Swords DanceNormal
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Bayleef can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Bayleef learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1Poison PowderPoison 75
1Razor LeafGrass 55 95
1TackleNormal 40 100
6Razor LeafGrass 55 95
9Poison PowderPoison 75
12SynthesisGrass
18ReflectPsychic
22Magical LeafGrass 60
26Natural GiftNormal 100
32Sweet ScentNormal
36Light ScreenPsychic
40Body SlamNormal 85 100
46SafeguardNormal
50AromatherapyGrass
54Solar BeamGrass 120 100

Egg moves

Bayleef learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Bayleef egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
AromatherapyGrass
Body SlamNormal 85 100
CounterFighting 100
FlailNormal 100
Grass WhistleGrass 55
Grassy TerrainGrass
Heal PulsePsychic
IngrainGrass
Leaf StormGrass 130 90
Leech SeedGrass 90
Nature PowerNormal
RefreshNormal
Vine WhipGrass 45 100
Wring OutNormal 100

Move Tutor moves

Bayleef can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sun & Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Grass PledgeGrass 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Bayleef is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
75Swords DanceNormal
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Bayleef can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Bayleef sprites

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

Where to find Bayleef

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Evolve Chikorita
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Chikorita
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Chikorita
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Chikorita
Sun
Moon
Evolve Chikorita
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English Bayleef
Japanese ベイリーフ (Bayleaf)
German Lorblatt
French Macronium

Name origin

bay
a type of tree
leaf
plant foliage