Bellsprout

Bellsprout is a Grass/Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Flower Pokémon.

Bellsprout artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 069
Type Grass Poison
Species Flower Pokémon
Height 2′04″ (0.7 m)
Weight 8.8 lbs (4.0 kg)
Abilities Chlorophyll
Gluttony (hidden ability)
Local № 069 (Red/Blue)
064 (Gold/Silver)
069 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
064 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
026 (X/Y)
Japanese Madatsubomi

Training

EV yield 1 Attack
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base EXP 84
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Grass
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 50
210 304
Attack 75
139 273
Defense 35
67 185
Sp. Atk 70
130 262
Sp. Def 30
58 174
Speed 40
76 196
Total 300 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 Bellsprout.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
A carnivorous POKéMON that traps and eats bugs. It uses its root feet to soak up needed moisture.
Yellow Prefers hot and humid places. It ensnares tiny insects with its vines and devours them.
Gold Even though its body is extremely skinny, it is blindingly fast when catching its prey.
Silver It plants its feet deep underground to replenish water. It can't escape its enemy while it's rooted.
Crystal If it notices anything that moves, it immediately flings its vine at the object.
Ruby
Sapphire
BELLSPROUT’s thin and flexible body lets it bend and sway to avoid any attack, however strong it may be. From its mouth, this POKéMON spits a corrosive fluid that melts even iron.
FireRed Its bud looks like a human face. Because of the bud, it is rumored to be a type of legendary mandrake plant.
LeafGreen A carnivorous POKéMON that traps and eats bugs. It appears to use its root feet to replenish moisture.
Emerald A BELLSPROUT’s thin and flexible body lets it bend and sway to avoid any attack, however strong it may be. From its mouth, it leaks a fluid that melts even iron.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It prefers hot and humid environments. It is quick at capturing prey with its vines.
HeartGold Even though its body is extremely skinny, it is blindingly fast when catching its prey.
SoulSilver It plants its feet deep underground to replenish water. It can’t escape its enemy while it’s rooted.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It prefers hot and humid environments. It is quick at capturing prey with its vines.
X Even though its body is extremely skinny, it is blindingly fast when catching its prey.
Y Its bud looks like a human face. Because of the bud, it is rumored to be a type of legendary mandrake plant.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Bellsprout’s thin and flexible body lets it bend and sway to avoid any attack, however strong it may be. From its mouth, this Pokémon spits a corrosive fluid that melts even iron.

Evolution chart

(Level 21) (use Leaf Stone)

Name origin

bell
ringing device (shape)
sprout
grow, bloom

Moves learned by Bellsprout

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Vine WhipGrass 45 100
7GrowthNormal
11WrapNormal 15 90
13Sleep PowderGrass 75
15Poison PowderPoison 75
17Stun SporeGrass 75
23AcidPoison 40 100
27Knock OffDark 65 100
29Sweet ScentNormal
35Gastro AcidPoison 100
39Razor LeafGrass 55 95
41Poison JabPoison 80 100
47SlamNormal 80 75
50Wring OutNormal 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Acid SprayPoison 40 100
BelchPoison 120 90
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
Clear SmogPoison 50
EncoreNormal 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
IngrainGrass
Leech LifeBug 80 100
Magical LeafGrass 60
Natural GiftNormal 100
Power WhipGrass 120 85
Strength SapGrass 100
SynthesisGrass
TickleNormal 100
Weather BallNormal 50 100
Worry SeedGrass 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BindNormal 15 85
Gastro AcidPoison 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Knock OffDark 65 100
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SynthesisGrass
Worry SeedGrass 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
75Swords DanceNormal
83InfestationBug 20 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Bellsprout 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
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
Mega DrainGrass 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Sucker PunchDark 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Vine WhipGrass 45 100
7GrowthNormal
11WrapNormal 15 90
13Sleep PowderGrass 75
15Poison PowderPoison 75
17Stun SporeGrass 75
23AcidPoison 40 100
27Knock OffDark 65 100
29Sweet ScentNormal
35Gastro AcidPoison 100
39Razor LeafGrass 55 95
41Poison JabPoison 80 100
47SlamNormal 80 75
50Wring OutNormal 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Acid SprayPoison 40 100
BelchPoison 120 90
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
Clear SmogPoison 50
EncoreNormal 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
IngrainGrass
Leech LifeBug 80 100
Magical LeafGrass 60
Natural GiftNormal 100
Power WhipGrass 120 85
SynthesisGrass
TickleNormal 100
Weather BallNormal 50 100
Worry SeedGrass 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
75Swords DanceNormal
83InfestationBug 20 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Bellsprout 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
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
Mega DrainGrass 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Sucker PunchDark 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Bellsprout sprites

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

Where to find Bellsprout

Red Trade/migrate from another game
Blue Route 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, 24, 25
Yellow Route 12, 13, 14, 15, 24, 25
Gold
Silver
Route 5, 6, 24, 25, 31, 32, 44
Crystal Route 24, 25, 31, 32, 36, 44
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
Trade/migrate from another game
LeafGreen Route 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, 24, 25, Berry Forest, Bond Bridge, Cape Brink, Water Path
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Route 229, 230
Platinum Route 224, 230
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 5, 6, 24, 25, 31, 32, 44
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White White Forest
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 14
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Route 5
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game

Answers to Bellsprout questions