Illumise

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

Pokédex data

National № 314
Type Bug
Species Firefly Pokémon
Height 2′00″ (0.6 m)
Weight 39.0 lbs (17.7 kg)
Abilities Oblivious
Tinted Lens
Prankster (hidden ability)
Local № 087 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
134 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
090 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
Japanese Irumize

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 150 (19.6% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 151
Growth Rate Fluctuating

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug, Human-Like
Gender 0% male, 100% female
Egg cycles 15 (base 3,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 65
240 334
Attack 47
89 212
Defense 75
139 273
Sp. Atk 73
135 269
Sp. Def 85
157 295
Speed 85
157 295
Total 430 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 Illumise.

Evolution chart

  • Illumise does not evolve.

Name origin

illuminate
bring light to

Illumise changes

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.

Moves learned by Illumise

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Play NiceNormal
1TackleNormal 40 100
5Sweet ScentNormal
9CharmFairy 100
12Quick AttackNormal 40 100
15Struggle BugBug 50 100
19MoonlightFairy
22WishNormal
26EncoreNormal 100
29FlatterDark 100
33Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
36Helping HandNormal
40Bug BuzzBug 90 100
43Play RoughFairy 90 90
47CovetNormal 60 100
50InfestationBug 20 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AromatherapyGrass
Baton PassNormal
Bug BuzzBug 90 100
CaptivateNormal 100
Confuse RayGhost 100
EncoreNormal 100
Fake TearsDark 100
GrowthNormal
Silver WindBug 60 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBug 60 100
CovetNormal 60 100
DefogFlying
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Helping HandNormal
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Shock WaveElectric 60
SnoreNormal 50 100
TailwindFlying
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
Water PulseWater 60 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90

Moves learnt by TM

Illumise 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
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19RoostFlying
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
56FlingDark 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
62AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
77Psych UpNormal
83InfestationBug 20 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Illumise 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
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Play NiceNormal
1TackleNormal 40 100
5Sweet ScentNormal
9CharmFairy 100
12Quick AttackNormal 40 100
15Struggle BugBug 50 100
19MoonlightFairy
22WishNormal
26EncoreNormal 100
29FlatterDark 100
33Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
36Helping HandNormal
40Bug BuzzBug 90 100
43Play RoughFairy 90 90
47CovetNormal 60 100
50InfestationBug 20 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Baton PassNormal
Bug BuzzBug 90 100
CaptivateNormal 100
Confuse RayGhost 100
EncoreNormal 100
Fake TearsDark 100
GrowthNormal
Silver WindBug 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19RoostFlying
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
56FlingDark 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
62AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
77Psych UpNormal
83InfestationBug 20 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Illumise 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

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

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
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game