Hoppip

Hoppip is a Grass/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Cottonweed Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 187
Type Grass Flying
Species Cottonweed Pokémon
Height 1′04″ (0.4 m)
Weight 1.1 lbs (0.5 kg)
Abilities Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator (hidden ability)
Local № 067 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
067 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
135 (X/Y — Central Kalos)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 50
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Fairy, Grass
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 35
180 274
Attack 35
67 185
Defense 40
76 196
Sp. Atk 35
67 185
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 50
94 218
Total 250 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 Hoppip.

Evolution chart

(Level 18) (Level 27)

Hoppip changes

Pokédex entries

Gold To keep from being blown away by the wind, they gather in clusters. They do enjoy gentle breezes, though.
Silver Its body is so light, it must grip the ground firmly with its feet to keep from being blown away.
Crystal It can be carried away on even the gentlest breeze. It may even float all the way to the next town.
Ruby
Sapphire
This POKéMON drifts and floats with the wind. If it senses the approach of strong winds, HOPPIP links its leaves with other HOPPIP to prepare against being blown away.
FireRed Its body is so light, it must grip the ground firmly with its feet to keep from being blown away.
LeafGreen To keep from being blown away by the wind, they gather in clusters. They do enjoy gentle breezes, though.
Emerald This POKéMON drifts and floats with the wind. If it senses the approach of strong winds, a HOPPIP links leaves with others to prepare against being blown away.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It drifts on winds. It is said that when HOPPIP gather in fields and mountains, spring is on the way.
HeartGold To keep from being blown away by the wind, they gather in clusters. But they do enjoy gentle breezes.
SoulSilver Its body is so light, it must grip the ground firmly with its feet to keep from being blown away.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It drifts on winds. It is said that when Hoppip gather in fields and mountains, spring is on the way.
X Its body is so light, it must grip the ground firmly with its feet to keep from being blown away.
Y It drifts on winds. It is said that when Hoppip gather in fields and mountains, spring is on the way.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
This Pokémon drifts and floats with the wind. If it senses the approach of strong winds, Hoppip links its leaves with other Hoppip to prepare against being blown away.

Moves learned by Hoppip

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrass 20 100
1SplashNormal
4SynthesisGrass
6Tail WhipNormal 100
8TackleNormal 40 100
10Fairy WindFairy 40 100
12Poison PowderPoison 75
14Stun SporeGrass 75
16Sleep PowderGrass 75
19Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
22Leech SeedGrass 90
25Mega DrainGrass 40 100
28AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
31Rage PowderBug
34Cotton SporeGrass 100
37U-turnBug 70 100
40Worry SeedGrass 100
43Giga DrainGrass 75 100
46BounceFlying 85 85
49MementoDark 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychic
AromatherapyGrass
ConfusionPsychic 50 100
Cotton GuardGrass
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
EncoreNormal 100
EndureNormal
Grassy TerrainGrass
Helping HandNormal
Seed BombGrass 80 100
Strength SapGrass 100
Worry SeedGrass 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BounceFlying 85 85
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Helping HandNormal
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SynthesisGrass
Worry SeedGrass 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
62AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
75Swords DanceNormal
77Psych UpNormal
83InfestationBug 20 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Hoppip 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
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Sweet ScentNormal Generation 2 — TM
GrowlNormal 100 Generation 2 — Breeding
Pay DayNormal 40 100 Generation 2 — Breeding
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Silver WindBug 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1SplashNormal
4SynthesisGrass
6Tail WhipNormal 100
8TackleNormal 40 100
10Fairy WindFairy 40 100
12Poison PowderPoison 75
14Stun SporeGrass 75
16Sleep PowderGrass 75
19Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
22Leech SeedGrass 90
25Mega DrainGrass 40 100
28AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
31Rage PowderBug
34Cotton SporeGrass 100
37U-turnBug 70 100
40Worry SeedGrass 100
43Giga DrainGrass 75 100
46BounceFlying 85 85
49MementoDark 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychic
AromatherapyGrass
ConfusionPsychic 50 100
Cotton GuardGrass
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
EncoreNormal 100
EndureNormal
Grassy TerrainGrass
Helping HandNormal
Seed BombGrass 80 100
Worry SeedGrass 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
62AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
75Swords DanceNormal
77Psych UpNormal
83InfestationBug 20 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Hoppip can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Sweet ScentNormal Generation 2 — TM
GrowlNormal 100 Generation 2 — Breeding
Pay DayNormal 40 100 Generation 2 — Breeding
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Silver WindBug 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Hoppip sprites

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

Where to find Hoppip

Gold
Silver
Route 13, 14, 15, 32, 33
Crystal Route 11, 13, 14, 15, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Five Island, Five Isle Meadow, Memorial Pillar, Resort Gorgeous, Water Labyrinth
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond Route 205
Pearl Route 205, Fuego Ironworks
Platinum Route 205
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 13, 14, 15, 32, 33, 48
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White White Forest
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 7
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English Hoppip
Japanese ハネッコ (Hanecco)
German Hoppspross
French Granivol

Name origin

hop
jump on one leg
pip
seed