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 1.2 m (3′11″)
Weight 15.8 kg (34.8 lbs)
Abilities 1. 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 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 142
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Grass, Monster
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 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.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Poison PowderPoisonStatus 75
1Razor LeafGrassPhysical 55 95
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
6Razor LeafGrassPhysical 55 95
9Poison PowderPoisonStatus 75
12SynthesisGrassStatus
18ReflectPsychicStatus
22Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
26Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
32Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100
36Light ScreenPsychicStatus
40Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
46SafeguardNormalStatus
50AromatherapyGrassStatus
54Solar BeamGrassSpecial 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 PowerRockSpecial 60 100
AromatherapyGrassStatus
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Grass WhistleGrassStatus 55
Grassy TerrainGrassStatus
Heal PulsePsychicStatus
IngrainGrassStatus
Leaf StormGrassSpecial 130 90
Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
Nature PowerNormalStatus
RefreshNormalStatus
Vine WhipGrassPhysical 45 100
Wring OutNormalSpecial 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 DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Grass PledgeGrassSpecial 80 100
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Laser FocusNormalStatus
Magic CoatPsychicStatus
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SynthesisGrassStatus
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

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
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
DetectFightingStatus Generation 2 — TM
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Bullet SeedGrassPhysical 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 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.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Poison PowderPoisonStatus 75
1Razor LeafGrassPhysical 55 95
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
6Razor LeafGrassPhysical 55 95
9Poison PowderPoisonStatus 75
12SynthesisGrassStatus
18ReflectPsychicStatus
22Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
26Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
32Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100
36Light ScreenPsychicStatus
40Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
46SafeguardNormalStatus
50AromatherapyGrassStatus
54Solar BeamGrassSpecial 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 PowerRockSpecial 60 100
AromatherapyGrassStatus
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Grass WhistleGrassStatus 55
Grassy TerrainGrassStatus
Heal PulsePsychicStatus
IngrainGrassStatus
Leaf StormGrassSpecial 130 90
Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
Nature PowerNormalStatus
RefreshNormalStatus
Vine WhipGrassPhysical 45 100
Wring OutNormalSpecial 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Grass PledgeGrassSpecial 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

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
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
DetectFightingStatus Generation 2 — TM
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Bullet SeedGrassPhysical 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Bayleef sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

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

Name origin

bay
a type of tree
leaf
plant foliage