Burmy

Burmy is a Bug type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Bagworm Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 412
Type Bug
Species Bagworm Pokémon
Height 0′08″ (0.2 m)
Weight 7.5 lbs (3.4 kg)
Abilities 1. Shed Skin
Overcoat (hidden ability)
Local № 045 (Diamond/Pearl)
045 (Platinum)
044 (X/Y — Central Kalos)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 45
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 40
190 284
Attack 29
56 172
Defense 45
85 207
Sp. Atk 29
56 172
Sp. Def 45
85 207
Speed 36
69 188
Total 224 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 Burmy.

Evolution chart

(Level 20, Male)
(Level 20, Female, in grass)
#413
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
Bug · Grass
(Level 20, Female, in caves)
#413
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
Bug · Ground
(Level 20, Female, in buildings)
#413
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
Bug · Steel

Burmy changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond To shelter itself from cold, wintry winds, it covers itself with a cloak made of twigs and leaves.
Pearl If its cloak is broken in battle, it quickly remakes the cloak with materials nearby.
Platinum Even if it is born where there are no cocooning materials, it somehow always ends up with a cloak.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It covers itself with a cloak to shelter from the cold. When it’s hot, its cloak is thinner.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Even if it is born where there are no cocooning materials, it somehow always ends up with a cloak.
X
Omega Ruby
To shelter itself from cold, wintry winds, it covers itself with a cloak made of twigs and leaves.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
If its cloak is broken in battle, it quickly remakes the cloak with materials nearby.

Moves learned by Burmy

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ProtectNormal
10TackleNormal 40 100
15Bug BiteBug 60 100
20Hidden PowerNormal 60 100

Egg moves

Burmy does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBug 60 100
ElectrowebElectric 55 95
SnoreNormal 50 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
17ProtectNormal

Transfer-only moves

Burmy 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
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Burmy does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Burmy does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Burmy sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Burmy  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Burmy  sprite from Black & White Burmy  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Burmy Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Burmy Shiny sprite from Black & White Burmy Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Burmy

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 218, 221, 222, Eterna Forest, Floaroma Meadow, Fuego Ironworks, Valley Windworks
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 38
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 3, 7
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

Other languages

English Burmy
Japanese ミノムッチ (Minomucchi)
German Burmy
French Cheniti

Name origin

bagworm
a species of moth
wormy
worm-like