Cherubi

Cherubi is a Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Cherry Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 420
Type Grass
Species Cherry Pokémon
Height 0.4 m (1′04″)
Weight 3.3 kg (7.3 lbs)
Abilities 1. Chlorophyll
Local № 058 (Diamond/Pearl)
058 (Platinum)
128 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 55
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 45
200 294
Attack 35
67 185
Defense 45
85 207
Sp. Atk 62
116 245
Sp. Def 53
99 225
Speed 35
67 185
Total 275 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 Cherubi.

Evolution chart

(Level 25)

Cherubi changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond The small ball holds the nutrients needed for evolution. Apparently, it is very sweet and tasty.
Pearl Sunlight colors it red. When the small ball is drained of nutrients, it shrivels to herald evolution.
Platinum The small ball is not only filled with nutrients, it is also tasty. STARLY try to peck it off.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It evolves by sucking the energy out of the small ball where it had been storing nutrients.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
The small ball is not only filled with nutrients, it is also tasty. Starly try to peck it off.
X
Omega Ruby
Sunlight colors it red. When the small ball is drained of nutrients, it shrivels to herald evolution.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It evolves by sucking the energy out of the small ball where it had been storing nutrients.
Sword It nimbly dashes about to avoid getting pecked by bird Pokémon that would love to make off with its small, nutrient-rich storage ball.
Shield The deeper a Cherubi’s red, the more nutrients it has stockpiled in its body. And the sweeter and tastier its small ball!

Moves learned by Cherubi

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Morning SunNormalStatus
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
5LeafageGrassPhysical 40 100
10GrowthNormalStatus
15Helping HandNormalStatus
20Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
26Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
30Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
35Petal BlizzardGrassPhysical 90 100
40Worry SeedGrassStatus 100
45Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100

Egg moves

Cherubi learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Cherubi egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AromatherapyGrassStatus
Defense CurlNormalStatus
Flower ShieldFairyStatus
Heal PulsePsychicStatus
Healing WishPsychicStatus
Nature PowerNormalStatus
Razor LeafGrassPhysical 55 95
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100
TickleNormalStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Grassy GlideGrassPhysical 70 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

TR
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
00Swords DanceNormalStatus
20SubstituteNormalStatus
26EndureNormalStatus
27Sleep TalkNormalStatus
59Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
65Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100
77Grass KnotGrassSpecial 100
92Dazzling GleamFairySpecial 80 100
96Pollen PuffBugSpecial 90 100

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Morning SunNormalStatus
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
7GrowthNormalStatus
10Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
13Helping HandNormalStatus
19Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
22Sunny DayFireStatus
28Worry SeedGrassStatus 100
31Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
37Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100
40Lucky ChantNormalStatus
47Petal BlizzardGrassPhysical 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Helping HandNormalStatus
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SynthesisGrassStatus
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Cherubi 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
Bullet SeedGrassPhysical 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Cherubi sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Cherubi  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Cherubi  sprite from Black & White Cherubi  sprite from X & Y Cherubi  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Cherubi Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Cherubi Shiny sprite from Black & White Cherubi Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Cherubi

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
National Park
Black
White
Breed Cherrim
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Breed Cherrim
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
Route 3, Rolling Fields, Axew's Eye, Bridge Field, Dappled Grove, Giant's Cap, Giant's Mirror, Giant's Seat, Hammerlocke Hills, Lake of Outrage, Motostoke Riverbank, North Lake Miloch, Watchtower Ruins

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Cherubi
Japanese チェリンボ (Cherinbo)
German Kikugi
French Ceribou

Name origin

cherry
a small fruit that grows on trees
cherubim
sweet, innocent child