Cottonee

Cottonee is a Grass/Fairy type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Cotton Puff Pokémon.

Prior to Generation 6, Cottonee was a pure Grass type.

Pokédex entries

Black When attacked, it escapes by shooting cotton from its body. The cotton serves as a decoy to distract the attacker.
White They go wherever the wind takes them. On rainy days, their bodies are heavier, so they take shelter beneath big trees.
Black 2
White 2
Perhaps because they feel more at ease in a group, they stick to others they find. They end up looking like a cloud.
X
Omega Ruby
When attacked, it escapes by shooting cotton from its body. The cotton serves as a decoy to distract the attacker.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Perhaps because they feel more at ease in a group, they stick to others they find. They end up looking like a cloud.
Sun When it finds others of its kind, they all stick together. When enough of them have collected, the mass resembles a cumulonimbus cloud.
Moon Pillows and beds stuffed with cotton exhaled by Cottonee are soft and puffy, light and airy— altogether top quality.
Ultra Sun To protect itself, it shoots cotton from its body. When it gets wet in the rain, its cotton grows moist and heavy, and it can’t move as well.
Ultra Moon When attacked, it expels cotton from its body to create a diversion. The cotton it loses grows back in quickly.

Evolution chart

Cottonee
#546
Cottonee
Grass · Fairy

(use Sun Stone)
Whimsicott
#547
Whimsicott
Grass · Fairy

Name origin

cottony
soft like cotton, a natural material

Moves learned by Cottonee

Cottonee sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Cottonee  sprite from Black & White Cottonee  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Cottonee Shiny sprite from Black & White Cottonee Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Cottonee

Black Abundant Shrine, Lostlorn Forest, Pinwheel Forest
White Nacrene City
Black 2 Abundant Shrine, Castelia City, Lostlorn Forest, Victory Road, Pinwheel Forest
White 2 Route 4
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Petalburg Woods
Sun Melemele Meadow, Ula'ula Meadow, Malie Garden, Poni Plains, Poni Meadow
Moon Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun Melemele Meadow, Ula'ula Meadow, Malie Garden, Poni Plains, Poni Meadow
Ultra Moon Trade/migrate from another game