Vespiquen

Vespiquen is a Bug/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Beehive Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 416
Type Bug Flying
Species Beehive Pokémon
Height 1.2 m (3′11″)
Weight 38.5 kg (84.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Pressure
Unnerve (hidden ability)
Local № 054 (Diamond/Pearl)
054 (Platinum)
143 (Black 2/White 2)
077 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
117 (Sword/Shield)
054 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
071 (Legends: Arceus)
204 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense, 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 166
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 0% male, 100% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 70
250 344
Attack 80
148 284
Defense 102
188 333
Sp. Atk 80
148 284
Sp. Def 102
188 333
Speed 40
76 196
Total 474 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 Vespiquen.

Evolution chart

#415
Combee
Bug · Flying
(Level 21, Female)

Vespiquen changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond Its abdomen is a honeycomb for grubs. It raises its grubs on honey collected by COMBEE.
Pearl When endangered, grubs from its six-cell honeycomb strike back. There is only one in a colony.
Platinum It releases various pheromones to make the grubs in its body do its bidding while fighting foes.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It raises grubs in the holes in its body. It secretes pheromones to control COMBEE.
Black
White
It releases various pheromones to make the grubs in its body do its bidding while fighting foes.
Black 2
White 2
It houses its colony in cells in its body and releases various pheromones to make those grubs do its bidding.
X
Omega Ruby
It houses its colony in cells in its body and releases various pheromones to make those grubs do its bidding.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Its abdomen is a honeycomb for grubs. It raises its grubs on honey collected by Combee.
Sword It skillfully commands its grubs in battles with its enemies. The grubs are willing to risk their lives to defend Vespiquen.
Shield Vespiquen that give off more pheromones have larger swarms of Combee attendants.
Brilliant Diamond Its abdomen is a honeycomb for grubs. It raises its grubs on nectar collected by Combee.
Shining Pearl When it is in danger, grubs from its six-cell honeycomb strike back. There is only one in a colony.
Legends: Arceus Commands its subjects to build its hive. It will dispatch any interlopers who dare sneak into its nest and use them as nourishment for itself.

Moves learned by Vespiquen

Moves learnt by level up

Vespiquen learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
1Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
1GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
1SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
1Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100
1Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100
4Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
8Aromatic MistFairyStatus
12Fell StingerBugPhysical 50 100
16Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
20SwaggerNormalStatus 85
24AromatherapyGrassStatus
28Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
32Power GemRockSpecial 80 100
36ToxicPoisonStatus 90
40Attack OrderBugPhysical 90 100
40Defend OrderBugStatus
44Destiny BondGhostStatus

Moves learnt on evolution

Vespiquen learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
SlashNormalPhysical 70 100

Egg moves

Vespiquen does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

Moves learnt by TM

Vespiquen is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by level up

Vespiquen learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
6Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100
11Pin MissileBugPhysical 25 95
18Silver WindBugSpecial 60 100
25SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
29Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
34Power GemRockSpecial 80 100
43Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
52RecoverNormalStatus

Move Tutor moves

Vespiquen can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 150 90
Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100
Power ShiftNormalStatus
RestPsychicStatus
Sludge BombPoisonSpecial 90 100
SwiftNormalSpecial 60
X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100

Vespiquen sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Vespiquen  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Vespiquen  sprite from Black & White Vespiquen  sprite from X & Y Vespiquen  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Vespiquen Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Vespiquen Shiny sprite from Black & White Vespiquen Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Vespiquen

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Combee
Black
White
Route 12
Black 2
White 2
Route 12, Lostlorn Forest
X
Y
Evolve Combee
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Evolve Combee
Legends: Arceus Cottonsedge Prairie, Droning Meadow, Lake Valor

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Vespiquen
Japanese ビークイン (Beequen)
German Honweisel
French Apireine

Name origin

vespine
of or relating to wasps
queen
female royalty