Ivysaur

Ivysaur is a Grass/Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Seed Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 002
Type Grass Poison
Species Seed Pokémon
Height 1.0 m (3′03″)
Weight 13.0 kg (28.7 lbs)
Abilities 1. Overgrow
Chlorophyll (hidden ability)
Local № 002 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
227 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
002 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
232 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
081 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
002 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Attack, 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 142
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Grass, Monster
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 62
116 245
Defense 63
117 247
Sp. Atk 80
148 284
Sp. Def 80
148 284
Speed 60
112 240
Total 405 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 Ivysaur.

Evolution chart

(Level 16) (Level 32)

Ivysaur changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
When the bulb on its back grows large, it appears to lose the ability to stand on its hind legs.
Yellow The bulb on its back grows by drawing energy. It gives off an aroma when it is ready to bloom.
Gold Exposure to sunlight adds to its strength. Sunlight also makes the bud on its back grow larger.
Silver If the bud on its back starts to smell sweet, it is evidence that the large flower will soon bloom.
Crystal The bulb on its back grows as it absorbs nutrients. The bulb gives off a pleasant aroma when it blooms.
Ruby
Sapphire
There is a bud on this POKéMON’s back. To support its weight, IVYSAUR’s legs and trunk grow thick and strong. If it starts spending more time lying in the sunlight, it’s a sign that the bud will bloom into a large flower soon.
FireRed There is a plant bulb on its back. When it absorbs nutrients, the bulb is said to blossom into a large flower.
LeafGreen When the bulb on its back grows large, it appears to lose the ability to stand on its hind legs.
Emerald To support its bulb, IVYSAUR’s legs grow sturdy. If it spends more time lying in the sunlight, the bud will soon bloom into a large flower.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
When the bud on its back starts swelling, a sweet aroma wafts to indicate the flower’s coming bloom.
HeartGold Exposure to sunlight adds to its strength. Sunlight also makes the bud on its back grow larger.
SoulSilver If the bud on its back starts to smell sweet, it is evidence that the large flower will soon bloom.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
When the bud on its back starts swelling, a sweet aroma wafts to indicate the flower’s coming bloom.
X There is a plant bulb on its back. When it absorbs nutrients, the bulb is said to blossom into a large flower.
Y When the bud on its back starts swelling, a sweet aroma wafts to indicate the flower’s coming bloom.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
There is a bud on this Pokémon’s back. To support its weight, Ivysaur’s legs and trunk grow thick and strong. If it starts spending more time lying in the sunlight, it’s a sign that the bud will bloom into a large flower soon.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
The bud on its back grows by drawing energy. It gives off an aroma when it is ready to bloom.
Sword When the bulb on its back grows large, it appears to lose the ability to stand on its hind legs.
Shield Exposure to sunlight adds to its strength. Sunlight also makes the bud on its back grow larger.

Moves learned by Ivysaur

Moves learnt by level up

Ivysaur learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1GrowthNormal
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Vine WhipGrass 45 100
9Leech SeedGrass 90
12Razor LeafGrass 55 95
15Poison PowderPoison 75
15Sleep PowderGrass 75
20Seed BombGrass 80 100
25Take DownNormal 90 85
30Sweet ScentNormal
35SynthesisGrass
40Worry SeedGrass 100
45Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
50Solar BeamGrass 120 100

Egg moves

Ivysaur does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Moves learnt by TM

Ivysaur is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Ivysaur is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

Ivysaur learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1Leech SeedGrass 90
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Vine WhipGrass 45 100
5Vine WhipGrass 45 100
9Leech SeedGrass 90
14Poison PowderPoison 75
14Sleep PowderGrass 75
22Take DownNormal 90 85
31Razor LeafGrass 55 95
39GrowthNormal
48Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
56Solar BeamGrass 120 100

Moves learnt by TM

Ivysaur is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01HeadbuttNormal 70 100
05RestPsychic
06Light ScreenPsychic
07ProtectNormal
08SubstituteNormal
09ReflectPsychic
12FacadeNormal 70 100
27ToxicPoison 90
39OutrageDragon 120 100
45Solar BeamGrass 120 100
52Sludge BombPoison 90 100
53Mega DrainGrass 40 100

Ivysaur sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Ivysaur  sprite from Red & Blue Ivysaur  sprite from Silver Ivysaur  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Ivysaur  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Ivysaur  sprite from Black & White Ivysaur  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Ivysaur Shiny sprite from Silver Ivysaur Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Ivysaur Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Ivysaur Shiny sprite from Black & White Ivysaur Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Ivysaur

Red
Blue
Yellow
Evolve Bulbasaur
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Trade/migrate from another game
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Evolve Bulbasaur
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Bulbasaur
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Evolve Bulbasaur
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Evolve Bulbasaur
Sword
Shield
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Ivysaur
Japanese フシギソウ (Fushigisou)
German Bisaknosp
French Herbizarre

Name origin

ivy
a plant
-saur
Greek suffix meaning ‘lizard’