Ledyba

Ledyba is a Bug/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Five Star Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 165
Type Bug Flying
Species Five Star Pokémon
Height 1.0 m (3′03″)
Weight 10.8 kg (23.8 lbs)
Abilities 1. Swarm
2. Early Bird
Rattled (hidden ability)
Local № 030 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
030 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
074 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
020 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
020 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 53
Growth Rate Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 40
190 284
Attack 20
40 152
Defense 30
58 174
Sp. Atk 40
76 196
Sp. Def 80
148 284
Speed 55
103 229
Total 265 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 Ledyba.

Evolution chart

#165
Ledyba
Bug · Flying
(Level 18)
#166
Ledian
Bug · Flying

Ledyba changes

Pokédex entries

Gold It is very timid. It will be afraid to move if it is alone. But it will be active if it is in a group.
Silver When the weather turns cold, lots of LEDYBA gather from everywhere to cluster and keep each other warm.
Crystal It is timid and clusters together with others. The fluid secreted by its feet indicates its location.
Ruby
Sapphire
LEDYBA secretes an aromatic fluid from where its legs join its body. This fluid is used for communicating with others. This POKéMON conveys its feelings to others by altering the fluid’s scent.
FireRed When the weather turns cold, numerous LEDYBA gather from everywhere to cluster and keep each other warm.
LeafGreen It is very timid. It will be afraid to move if it is alone. But it will be active if it is in a group.
Emerald LEDYBA communicate using a fluid that they secrete from where the legs join the body. They are said to convey feelings to others by altering the fluid’s scent.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It is so timid, it can’t move if it isn’t with a swarm of others. It conveys its feelings with scent.
HeartGold It is very timid. It will be afraid to move if it is alone. But it will be active if it is in a group.
SoulSilver When the weather turns cold, lots of LEDYBA gather from everywhere to cluster and keep each other warm.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It is so timid, it can’t move if it isn’t with a swarm of others. It conveys its feelings with scent.
X When the weather turns cold, lots of Ledyba gather from everywhere to cluster and keep each other warm.
Y It is timid and clusters together with others. The fluid secreted by its feet indicates its location.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Ledyba secretes an aromatic fluid from where its legs join its body. This fluid is used for communicating with others. This Pokémon conveys its feelings to others by altering the fluid’s scent.
Sun They are timid and grow uneasy when not in a swarm with others of their kind. The pattern on their backs differs slightly from one to another.
Moon They communicate with one another using bodily fluids that give off odors. When they’re angry, their odor smells sour.
Ultra Sun This Pokémon is very sensitive to cold. In the warmth of Alola, it appears quite lively.
Ultra Moon These very cowardly Pokémon join together and use Reflect to protect their nest.

Moves learned by Ledyba

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
5SupersonicNormalStatus 55
8SwiftNormalSpecial 60
12Light ScreenPsychicStatus
12ReflectPsychicStatus
12SafeguardNormalStatus
15Mach PunchFightingPhysical 40 100
19Silver WindBugSpecial 60 100
22Comet PunchNormalPhysical 18 85
26Baton PassNormalStatus
29AgilityPsychicStatus
33Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
36Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
40Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BideNormalPhysical
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Dizzy PunchNormalPhysical 70 100
Drain PunchFightingPhysical 75 100
EncoreNormalStatus 100
EndureNormalStatus
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
ScreechNormalStatus 85
Silver WindBugSpecial 60 100
TailwindFlyingStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Drain PunchFightingPhysical 75 100
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
TailwindFlyingStatus
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Ledyba 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
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100 Generation 2 — TM
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBugStatus 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
5SupersonicNormalStatus 55
8SwiftNormalSpecial 60
12Light ScreenPsychicStatus
12ReflectPsychicStatus
12SafeguardNormalStatus
15Mach PunchFightingPhysical 40 100
19Silver WindBugSpecial 60 100
22Comet PunchNormalPhysical 18 85
26Baton PassNormalStatus
29AgilityPsychicStatus
33Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
36Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
40Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BideNormalPhysical
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
Dizzy PunchNormalPhysical 70 100
Drain PunchFightingPhysical 75 100
EncoreNormalStatus 100
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
ScreechNormalStatus 85
Silver WindBugSpecial 60 100
TailwindFlyingStatus

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Ledyba 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
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100 Generation 2 — TM
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBugStatus 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100 Generation 6 — TM

Ledyba sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Ledyba  sprite from Silver Ledyba  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Ledyba  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Ledyba  sprite from Black & White Ledyba  sprite from X & Y Ledyba  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Ledyba Shiny sprite from Silver Ledyba Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Ledyba Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Ledyba Shiny sprite from Black & White Ledyba Shiny sprite from X & Y Ledyba Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Ledyba

Gold Trade/migrate from another game
Silver Route 2, 30, 31, 37
Crystal Route 2, 29, 30, 31, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, National Park
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Pattern Bush
Emerald Safari Zone
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Breed Ledian
HeartGold Trade/migrate from another game
SoulSilver Route 1, 2, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 21, 22, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 47, 48, Cherrygrove City, Ecruteak City, Fuchsia City, National Park, New Bark Town, Pallet Town, Safari Zone Gate, Viridian City, Viridian Forest
Black
White
Breed Ledian
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 4, 7
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 1
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Ledyba
Japanese レディバ (Rediba)
German Ledyba
French Coxy

Name origin

ladybird
a species of insect (aka ladybug)