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 3′03″ (1.0 m)
Weight 23.8 lbs (10.8 kg)
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 70 (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

(Level 18)

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.
1TackleNormal 40 100
5SupersonicNormal 55
8SwiftNormal 60
12Light ScreenPsychic
12ReflectPsychic
12SafeguardNormal
15Mach PunchFighting 40 100
19Silver WindBug 60 100
22Comet PunchNormal 18 85
26Baton PassNormal
29AgilityPsychic
33Bug BuzzBug 90 100
36Air SlashFlying 75 95
40Double-EdgeNormal 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.
BideNormal
Bug BiteBug 60 100
Bug BuzzBug 90 100
CounterFighting 100
Dizzy PunchNormal 70 100
Drain PunchFighting 75 100
EncoreNormal 100
EndureNormal
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Knock OffDark 65 100
PsybeamPsychic 65 100
ScreechNormal 85
Silver WindBug 60 100
TailwindFlying

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 BiteBug 60 100
Drain PunchFighting 75 100
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Knock OffDark 65 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
TailwindFlying
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
UproarNormal 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

Ledyba 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
19RoostFlying
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
56FlingDark 100
62AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
75Swords DanceNormal
83InfestationBug 20 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

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
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Sweet ScentNormal Generation 2 — TM
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

Ledyba does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Ledyba does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Ledyba sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
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
Location data not yet available

Other languages

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

Name origin

ladybird
a species of insect (aka ladybug)