Bunnelby

Bunnelby is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 6. It is known as the Digging Pokémon.

Bunnelby is based on a rabbit. It creates its den by digging in the ground with its large, shovel-shaped ears. They are strong enough to chop right through thick tree roots.

Bunnelby evolves into Diggersby at level 20.

Pokédex data

National № 659
Type Normal
Species Digging Pokémon
Height 0.4 m (1′04″)
Weight 5.0 kg (11.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Pickup
2. Cheek Pouch
Huge Power (hidden ability)
Local № 010 (X/Y — Central Kalos)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 47
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 38
186 280
Attack 36
69 188
Defense 38
72 192
Sp. Atk 32
62 179
Sp. Def 36
69 188
Speed 57
107 234
Total 237 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 Bunnelby.

Evolution chart

(Level 20)

Pokédex entries

X
Omega Ruby
They use their large ears to dig burrows. They will dig the whole night through.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It has ears like shovels. Digging holes strengthens its ears so much that they can sever thick roots effortlessly.

Moves learned by Bunnelby

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AgilityPsychic
1LeerNormal 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
7Quick AttackNormal 40 100
10Double SlapNormal 15 85
13Mud-SlapGround 20 100
15Take DownNormal 90 85
18Mud ShotGround 55 95
20Double KickFighting 30 100
25Odor SleuthNormal
29FlailNormal 100
33DigGround 80 100
38BounceFlying 85 85
42Super FangNormal 90
47FacadeNormal 70 100
49EarthquakeGround 100 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Defense CurlNormal
RolloutRock 30 90
SpikesGround

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BounceFlying 85 85
EndeavorNormal 100
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Last ResortNormal 140 100
RecycleNormal
SnoreNormal 50 100
Super FangNormal 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Bunnelby 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
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 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

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AgilityPsychic
1LeerNormal 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
7Quick AttackNormal 40 100
10Double SlapNormal 15 85
13Mud-SlapGround 20 100
15Take DownNormal 90 85
18Mud ShotGround 55 95
20Double KickFighting 30 100
25Odor SleuthNormal
29FlailNormal 100
33DigGround 80 100
38BounceFlying 85 85
42Super FangNormal 90
47FacadeNormal 70 100
49EarthquakeGround 100 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Defense CurlNormal
RolloutRock 30 90
SpikesGround

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Bunnelby 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
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 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

Bunnelby sprites

Type Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Bunnelby  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Bunnelby Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Bunnelby

X
Y
Route 2, 3, 5, 22
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Answers to Bunnelby questions

Other languages

English Bunnelby
Japanese ホルビー (Horubee)
German Scoppel
French Sapereau

Name origin

bunny
slang for rabbit, a small mammal with long ears
tunnel
to burrow underground