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 3′11″ (1.2 m)
Weight 84.9 lbs (38.5 kg)
Abilities 1. Pressure
Unnerve (hidden ability)
Local № 054 (Diamond/Pearl)
054 (Platinum)
143 (Black 2/White 2)
077 (X/Y — Central Kalos)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense, 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 166
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 0% male, 100% female
Egg cycles 15 (base 3,840 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

(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.

Moves learned by Vespiquen

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Confuse RayGhost 100
1Destiny BondGhost
1Fell StingerBug 50 100
1GustFlying 40 100
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
1SlashNormal 70 100
1Sweet ScentNormal
5Fury CutterBug 40 95
9PursuitDark 40 100
13Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
17Defend OrderBug
25Power GemRock 80 100
29Heal OrderBug
33ToxicPoison 90
37Air SlashFlying 75 95
41CaptivateNormal 100
45Attack OrderBug 90 100
49SwaggerNormal 85
53Destiny BondGhost
57Fell StingerBug 50 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
SlashNormal 70 100

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBug 60 100
DefogFlying
EndeavorNormal 100
Laser FocusNormal
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
TailwindFlying

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Bug BiteBug 60 100 Level up
Bug BuzzBug 90 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19RoostFlying
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
56FlingDark 100
60QuashDark 100
62AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Vespiquen 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Silver WindBug 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Confuse RayGhost 100
1Destiny BondGhost
1Fell StingerBug 50 100
1GustFlying 40 100
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
1SlashNormal 70 100
1Sweet ScentNormal
5Fury CutterBug 40 95
9PursuitDark 40 100
13Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
17Defend OrderBug
25Power GemRock 80 100
29Heal OrderBug
33ToxicPoison 90
37Air SlashFlying 75 95
41CaptivateNormal 100
45Attack OrderBug 90 100
49SwaggerNormal 85
53Destiny BondGhost
57Fell StingerBug 50 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
SlashNormal 70 100

Egg moves

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

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Bug BiteBug 60 100 Level up
Bug BuzzBug 90 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19RoostFlying
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
56FlingDark 100
60QuashDark 100
62AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Vespiquen 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Silver WindBug 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Vespiquen sprites

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

Other languages

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

Name origin

vespine
of or relating to wasps
queen
female royalty