Bulbasaur

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

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
A strange seed was planted on its back at birth. The plant sprouts and grows with this POKéMON.
Yellow It can go for days without eating a single morsel. In the bulb on its back, it stores energy.
Gold The seed on its back is filled with nutrients. The seed grows steadily larger as its body grows.
Silver It carries a seed on its back right from birth. As it grows older, the seed also grows larger.
Crystal While it is young, it uses the nutrients that are stored in the seeds on its back in order to grow.
Ruby
Sapphire
Emerald
BULBASAUR can be seen napping in bright sunlight. There is a seed on its back. By soaking up the sun’s rays, the seed grows progressively larger.
FireRed There is a plant seed on its back right from the day this POKéMON is born. The seed slowly grows larger.
LeafGreen A strange seed was planted on its back at birth. The plant sprouts and grows with this POKéMON.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
For some time after its birth, it grows by gaining nourishment from the seed on its back.
HeartGold The seed on its back is filled with nutrients. The seed grows steadily larger as its body grows.
SoulSilver It carries a seed on its back right from birth. As it grows older, the seed also grows larger.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
For some time after its birth, it grows by gaining nourishment from the seed on its back.
X A strange seed was planted on its back at birth. The plant sprouts and grows with this Pokémon.
Y For some time after its birth, it grows by gaining nourishment from the seed on its back.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Bulbasaur can be seen napping in bright sunlight. There is a seed on its back. By soaking up the sun’s rays, the seed grows progressively larger.

Evolution chart

Bulbasaur
#001
Bulbasaur
Grass · Poison

(Level 16)
Ivysaur
#002
Ivysaur
Grass · Poison

(Level 32)
Venusaur
#003
Venusaur
Grass · Poison

Name origin

bulb
a type of plant
-saur
Greek suffix meaning ‘lizard’

Moves learned by Bulbasaur

Bulbasaur sprites

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

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Where to find Bulbasaur

Red
Blue
Pallet Town
Yellow Cerulean City
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Trade/migrate from another game
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Pallet Town
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Pallet Town
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Lumiose City
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game