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 70 (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 SunNormal
1TackleNormal 40 100
5LeafageGrass 40 100
10GrowthNormal
15Helping HandNormal
20Magical LeafGrass 60
26Leech SeedGrass 90
30Take DownNormal 90 85
35Petal BlizzardGrass 90 100
40Worry SeedGrass 100
45Solar BeamGrass 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.
AromatherapyGrass
Defense CurlNormal
Flower ShieldFairy
Heal PulsePsychic
Healing WishPsychic
Nature PowerNormal
Razor LeafGrass 55 95
RolloutRock 30 90
Sweet ScentNormal
TickleNormal 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 DanceNormal
20SubstituteNormal
26EndureNormal
27Sleep TalkNormal
59Seed BombGrass 80 100
65Energy BallGrass 90 100
77Grass KnotGrass 100
92Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
96Pollen PuffBug 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 SunNormal
1TackleNormal 40 100
7GrowthNormal
10Leech SeedGrass 90
13Helping HandNormal
19Magical LeafGrass 60
22Sunny DayFire
28Worry SeedGrass 100
31Take DownNormal 90 85
37Solar BeamGrass 120 100
40Lucky ChantNormal
47Petal BlizzardGrass 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 DrainGrass 75 100
Helping HandNormal
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SynthesisGrass
Worry SeedGrass 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 SeedGrass 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 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
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
Location data not yet available
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 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