Celebi

Celebi is a Psychic/Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Time Travel Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 251
Type Psychic Grass
Species Time Travel Pokémon
Height 0.6 m (2′00″)
Weight 5.0 kg (11.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Natural Cure
Local № 251 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
256 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)

Training

EV yield 3 HP
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 100 (higher than normal)
Base Exp. 270
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 100
310 404
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 100
184 328
Sp. Atk 100
184 328
Sp. Def 100
184 328
Speed 100
184 328
Total 600 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 Celebi.

Evolution chart

Celebi changes

Pokédex entries

Gold This POKéMON wanders across time. Grass and trees flourish in the forests in which it has appeared.
Silver When CELEBI disappears deep in a forest, it is said to leave behind an egg it brought from the future.
Crystal Revered as a guardian of the forest, CELEBI appears wherever beautiful forests exist.
Ruby
Sapphire
Emerald
This POKéMON came from the future by crossing over time. It is thought that so long as CELEBI appears, a bright and shining future awaits us.
FireRed When CELEBI disappears deep in a forest, it is said to leave behind an egg it brought from the future.
LeafGreen This POKéMON wanders across time. Grass and trees flourish in the forests in which it has appeared.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It has the power to travel across time, but it is said to appear only in peaceful times.
HeartGold This Pokémon wanders across time. Grass and trees flourish in the forests in which it has appeared.
SoulSilver When CELEBI disappears deep in a forest, it is said to leave behind an egg it brought from the future.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It has the power to travel across time, but it is said to appear only in peaceful times.
X This Pokémon wanders across time. Grass and trees flourish in the forests in which it has appeared.
Y It has the power to travel across time, but it is said to appear only in peaceful times.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
This Pokémon came from the future by crossing over time. It is thought that so long as Celebi appears, a bright and shining future awaits us.
Sword This Pokémon has the ability to move through time. Records describing it as a forest deity can be found from many different eras.
Shield This Pokémon traveled through time to come from the future. It bolsters grass and trees with its own strength, and it can heal wounds, too.

Moves learned by Celebi

Moves learnt by level up

Celebi learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
1Heal BellNormalStatus
10Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
20Baton PassNormalStatus
30Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
40Life DewWaterStatus
50Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
60RecoverNormalStatus
70Future SightPsychicSpecial 120 100
80Healing WishPsychicStatus
90Leaf StormGrassSpecial 130 90
100Perish SongNormalStatus

Egg moves

Celebi does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Move Tutor moves

Celebi can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dual WingbeatFlyingPhysical 40 90
Expanding ForcePsychicSpecial 80 100
Grassy GlideGrassPhysical 70 100

Moves learnt by TM

Celebi is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Celebi is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
1Heal BellNormalStatus
1Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
1RecoverNormalStatus
10SafeguardNormalStatus
19Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
28Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
37Baton PassNormalStatus
46Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
55Heal BlockPsychicStatus 100
64Future SightPsychicSpecial 120 100
73Healing WishPsychicStatus
82Leaf StormGrassSpecial 130 90
91Perish SongNormalStatus

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Celebi 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
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
DetectFightingStatus Generation 2 — TM
NightmareGhostStatus 100 Generation 2 — TM
Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100 Generation 2 — TM
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Silver WindBugSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Celebi sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Celebi  sprite from Silver Celebi  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Celebi  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Celebi  sprite from Black & White Celebi  sprite from X & Y Celebi  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Celebi Shiny sprite from Silver Celebi Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Celebi Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Celebi Shiny sprite from Black & White Celebi Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Celebi

Gold
Silver
Trade/migrate from another game
Crystal Ilex Forest
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Emerald
Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
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
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Celebi
Japanese セレビィ (Celebi)
German Celebi
French Celebi

Name origin

celestial
heavenly
being
one’s existence