Bouffalant

Bouffalant is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Bash Buffalo Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 626
Type Normal
Species Bash Buffalo Pokémon
Height 5′03″ (1.6 m)
Weight 208.6 lbs (94.6 kg)
Abilities 1. Reckless
2. Sap Sipper
Soundproof (hidden ability)
Local № 132 (Black/White)
269 (Black 2/White 2)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 172
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 95
300 394
Attack 110
202 350
Defense 95
175 317
Sp. Atk 40
76 196
Sp. Def 95
175 317
Speed 55
103 229
Total 490 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.

Evolution chart

Pokédex entries

Black Their fluffy fur absorbs damage, even if they strike foes with a fierce headbutt.
White They charge wildly and headbutt everything. Their headbutts have enough destructive force to derail a train.
Black 2
White 2
They are known to charge so wildly that if a train were to enter their territory, they would send it flying.
X
Omega Ruby
They charge wildly and headbutt everything. Their headbutts have enough destructive force to derail a train.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Their fluffy fur absorbs damage, even if they strike foes with a fierce headbutt.

Moves learned by Bouffalant

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1PursuitDark 40 100
6RageNormal 20 100
11Fury AttackNormal 15 85
16Horn AttackNormal 65 100
21Scary FaceNormal 100
26RevengeFighting 60 100
31Head ChargeNormal 120 100
36Focus EnergyNormal
41MegahornBug 120 85
46ReversalFighting 100
50ThrashNormal 120 100
56Swords DanceNormal
61Giga ImpactNormal 150 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychic
BelchPoison 120 90
Cotton GuardGrass
HeadbuttNormal 70 100
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Mud ShotGround 55 95
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
Skull BashNormal 130 100
StompNormal 65 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
EndeavorNormal 100
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
OutrageDragon 120 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stomping TantrumGround 75 100
SuperpowerFighting 120 100
UproarNormal 90 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90

Moves learnt by TM

Bouffalant 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
12TauntDark 100
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
67Smart StrikeSteel 70
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
94SurfWater 90 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Bouffalant 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
RetaliateNormal 70 100 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

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1PursuitDark 40 100
6RageNormal 20 100
11Fury AttackNormal 15 85
16Horn AttackNormal 65 100
21Scary FaceNormal 100
26RevengeFighting 60 100
31Head ChargeNormal 120 100
36Focus EnergyNormal
41MegahornBug 120 85
46ReversalFighting 100
50ThrashNormal 120 100
56Swords DanceNormal
61Giga ImpactNormal 150 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychic
BelchPoison 120 90
HeadbuttNormal 70 100
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Mud ShotGround 55 95
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
Skull BashNormal 130 100
StompNormal 65 100

Moves learnt by TM

Bouffalant 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
12TauntDark 100
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
67Smart StrikeSteel 70
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
94SurfWater 90 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Bouffalant 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
RetaliateNormal 70 100 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

Bouffalant sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Bouffalant  sprite from Black & White Bouffalant  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Bouffalant Shiny sprite from Black & White Bouffalant Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Bouffalant

Black
White
Route 10
Black 2
White 2
Route 23
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 113
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English Bouffalant
Japanese バッフロン (Buffron)
German Bisofank
French Frison

Name origin

bouffant
hair style
buffalo
a large ox