Silcoon

Silcoon is a Bug type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Cocoon Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 266
Type Bug
Species Cocoon Pokémon
Height 2′00″ (0.6 m)
Weight 22.0 lbs (10.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Shed Skin
Local № 015 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
049 (Diamond/Pearl)
049 (Platinum)
015 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 72
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 50
210 304
Attack 35
67 185
Defense 55
103 229
Sp. Atk 25
49 163
Sp. Def 25
49 163
Speed 15
31 141
Total 205 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 Silcoon.

Evolution chart

(Level 7, random based on personality) (Level 10)
(Level 7, random based on personality) (Level 10)

Silcoon changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby SILCOON tethers itself to a tree branch using silk to keep from falling. There, this POKéMON hangs quietly while it awaits evolution. It peers out of the silk cocoon through a small hole.
Sapphire SILCOON was thought to endure hunger and not consume anything before its evolution. However, it is now thought that this POKéMON slakes its thirst by drinking rainwater that collects on its silk.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It conserves its energy by moving as little as possible. It awaits evolution while drinking only a little rainwater.
Emerald It prepares for evolution using the energy it stored while it was a WURMPLE. It keeps watch over the surroundings with its two eyes.
Diamond It anchors itself by wrapping twigs with the silk from its body. It motionlessly awaits evolution.
Pearl It drinks dew that collects on its silk and waits for evolution. Its hard cocoon repels attacks.
Platinum It wraps silk around the branches of a tree. It drinks rainwater on its silk while awaiting evolution.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Having wrapped silk around the branches of a tree, it quiescently awaits evolution.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It wraps silk around the branches of a tree. It drinks rainwater on its silk while awaiting evolution.
X It wraps silk around the branches of a tree. It drinks rainwater on its silk while awaiting evolution.
Y It drinks dew that collects on its silk and waits for evolution. Its hard cocoon repels attacks.
Omega Ruby Silcoon tethers itself to a tree branch using silk to keep from falling. There, this Pokémon hangs quietly while it awaits evolution. It peers out of the silk cocoon through a small hole.
Alpha Sapphire Silcoon was thought to endure hunger and not consume anything before its evolution. However, it is now thought that this Pokémon slakes its thirst by drinking rainwater that collects on its silk.

Moves learned by Silcoon

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HardenNormal

Moves learnt on evolution

Silcoon learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
HardenNormal

Egg moves

Silcoon does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBug 60 100
ElectrowebElectric 55 95
Iron DefenseSteel

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Silcoon. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Bug BiteBug 60 100 Level up
Poison StingPoison 15 100 Level up
String ShotBug 95 Level up
TackleNormal 40 100 Level up
SnoreNormal 50 100 Move tutor

Moves learnt by TM

Silcoon does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Moves learnt by level up

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Silcoon sprites

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

Where to find Silcoon

Ruby
Sapphire
Petalburg Woods
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Petalburg Woods
Diamond Route 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 218, 221, 222, Eterna Forest, Floaroma Meadow, Fuego Ironworks, Valley Windworks
Pearl Evolve Wurmple
Platinum Route 205, Eterna Forest
HeartGold
SoulSilver
National Park
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Wurmple
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Petalburg Woods
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Silcoon
Japanese カラサリス (Karasalis)
German Schaloko
French Armulys

Name origin

silk
material produced by some insects
cocoon
a pupal casing made by some insects