Illumise

Illumise is a Bug type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Firefly Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Ruby ILLUMISE attracts a swarm of VOLBEAT using a sweet fragrance. Once the VOLBEAT have gathered, this POKéMON leads the lit-up swarm in drawing geometric designs on the canvas of the night sky.
Sapphire ILLUMISE leads a flight of illuminated VOLBEAT to draw signs in the night sky. This POKéMON is said to earn greater respect from its peers by composing more complex designs in the sky.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It guides VOLBEAT to draw signs in night skies. There are scientists that study the patterns it creates.
Emerald A nocturnal POKéMON that becomes active upon nightfall. It leads a VOLBEAT swarm to draw patterns in the night sky. Over 200 different patterns have been confirmed.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
With its sweet aroma, it guides VOLBEAT to draw signs with light in the night sky.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Its fragrance attracts a swarm of VOLBEAT, so they draw over 200 patterns in the night sky.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
With its sweet aroma, it guides Volbeat to draw signs with light in the night sky.
X Its fragrance attracts a swarm of Volbeat, so they draw over 200 patterns in the night sky.
Y With its sweet aroma, it guides Volbeat to draw signs with light in the night sky.
Omega Ruby Illumise attracts a swarm of Volbeat using a sweet fragrance. Once the Volbeat have gathered, this Pokémon leads the lit-up swarm in drawing geometric designs on the canvas of the night sky.
Alpha Sapphire Illumise leads a flight of illuminated Volbeat to draw signs in the night sky. This Pokémon is said to earn greater respect from its peers by composing more complex designs in the sky.

Evolution chart

  • Illumise does not evolve.

Name origin

illuminate
bring light to

Moves learned by Illumise

Illumise sprites

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

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Where to find Illumise

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 117
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 117
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 229
HeartGold
SoulSilver
National Park
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Route 3
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 7
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 117
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game