Cradily

Cradily is a Rock/Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Barnacle Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Ruby CRADILY roams around the ocean floor in search of food. This POKéMON freely extends its tree trunk-like neck and captures unwary prey using its eight tentacles.
Sapphire CRADILY’s body serves as an anchor, preventing it from being washed away in rough seas. This POKéMON secretes a strong digestive fluid from its tentacles.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It ensnares prey with its eight tentacles. It then melts the prey with a strong acid before feeding.
Emerald It drags its heavy body along the seafloor. It makes its nest in the shallows of warm seas. CRADILY can be seen on beaches when the tide goes out.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It lives in the shallows of warm seas. When the tide goes out, it digs up prey from beaches.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It lives in warm seas. Its heavy body weighs it down so it won’t get washed away in rough weather.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It lives in the shallows of warm seas. When the tide goes out, it digs up prey from beaches.
X It lives in the shallows of warm seas. When the tide goes out, it digs up prey from beaches.
Y It ensnares prey with its eight tentacles. It then melts the prey with a strong acid before feeding.
Omega Ruby Cradily roams around the ocean floor in search of food. This Pokémon freely extends its tree trunk-like neck and captures unwary prey using its eight tentacles.
Alpha Sapphire Cradily’s body serves as an anchor, preventing it from being washed away in rough seas. This Pokémon secretes a strong digestive fluid from its tentacles.
Ultra Sun Normally, it lived on shallow sea shoals. When the tide went out, this Pokémon came up on land to search for prey.
Ultra Moon This carnivorous Pokémon lived in primordial seas. It catches prey in its eight tentacles and dissolves them with digestive fluid as it eats.

Evolution chart

Lileep
#345
Lileep
Rock · Grass

(Level 40)
Cradily
#346
Cradily
Rock · Grass

Name origin

cradle
to hold gently or protectively
lily
a type of plant

Moves learned by Cradily

Cradily sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Cradily  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Cradily  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Cradily  sprite from Black & White Cradily  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Cradily Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Cradily Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Cradily Shiny sprite from Black & White Cradily Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Cradily

Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Emerald
Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Lileep
Black
White
Evolve Lileep
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Evolve Lileep
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
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