Vibrava

Vibrava is a Ground/Dragon type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Vibration Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 329
Type Ground Dragon
Species Vibration Pokémon
Height 1.1 m (3′07″)
Weight 15.3 kg (33.7 lbs)
Abilities 1. Levitate
Local № 117 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
122 (Black 2/White 2)
004 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
122 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
236 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
305 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
322 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack, 1 Speed
Catch rate 120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 119
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug, Dragon
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 50
210 304
Attack 70
130 262
Defense 50
94 218
Sp. Atk 50
94 218
Sp. Def 50
94 218
Speed 70
130 262
Total 340 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 Vibrava.

Evolution chart

(Level 35) (Level 45)

Vibrava changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby To make prey faint, VIBRAVA generates ultrasonic waves by vigorously making its two wings vibrate. This POKéMON’s ultrasonic waves are so powerful, they can bring on headaches in people.
Sapphire VIBRAVA’s wings have not yet completed the process of growing. Rather than flying long distances, they are more useful for generating ultrasonic waves by vibrating.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It generates ultrasonic waves by violently flapping its wings. After making its prey faint, it melts the prey with acid.
Emerald It looses ultrasonic waves by rubbing its wings together. Since a VIBRAVA’s wings are still in the process of growing, it can only fly short distances.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It violently shudders its wings, generating ultrasonic waves to induce headaches in people.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It vibrates its wings vigorously, creating ultrasonic waves that cause serious headaches.
Black
White
It violently shudders its wings, generating ultrasonic waves to induce headaches in people.
Black 2
White 2
The ultrasonic waves it generates by rubbing its two wings together cause severe headaches.
X The ultrasonic waves it generates by rubbing its two wings together cause severe headaches.
Y It generates ultrasonic waves by violently flapping its wings. After making its prey faint, it melts the prey with acid.
Omega Ruby To make prey faint, Vibrava generates ultrasonic waves by vigorously making its two wings vibrate. This Pokémon’s ultrasonic waves are so powerful, they can bring on headaches in people.
Alpha Sapphire Vibrava’s wings have not yet completed the process of growing. Rather than flying long distances, they are more useful for generating ultrasonic waves by vibrating.
Sun Rather than using its underdeveloped wings for flight, it rubs them together, producing ultrasonic waves to attack its enemies.
Moon To help make its wings grow, it dissolves quantities of prey in its digestive juices and guzzles them down every day.
Ultra Sun It vibrates its wings to generate ultrasonic waves, causing its prey to faint. Then it buries the prey alive in the sand to preserve it.
Ultra Moon It vibrates its wings to send out odd sound waves. Trainers who are with it need earplugs.
Sword The ultrasonic waves it generates by rubbing its two wings together cause severe headaches.
Shield To help make its wings grow, it dissolves quantities of prey in its digestive juices and guzzles them down every day.

Moves learned by Vibrava

Moves learnt by level up

Vibrava learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
1BulldozeGroundPhysical 60 100
1CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
1DigGroundPhysical 80 100
1Dragon BreathDragonSpecial 60 100
1FissureGroundPhysical 30
1Laser FocusNormalStatus
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
1SupersonicNormalStatus 55
12Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
16Sand TombGroundPhysical 35 85
20Dragon TailDragonPhysical 60 90
24ScreechNormalStatus 85
28Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
32SandstormRockStatus
38Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
44EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
50UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
56Dragon RushDragonPhysical 100 75
62BoomburstNormalSpecial 140 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Vibrava learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sword & Shield (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dragon BreathDragonSpecial 60 100

Egg moves

Vibrava learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Vibrava egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
First ImpressionBugPhysical 90 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100

Move Tutor moves

Vibrava can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dual WingbeatFlyingPhysical 40 90
Scorching SandsGroundSpecial 70 100

Moves learnt by TM

Vibrava is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Vibrava is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BideNormalPhysical
1Dragon BreathDragonSpecial 60 100
1Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1Sonic BoomNormalSpecial 90
5Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
8BulldozeGroundPhysical 60 100
12Sand TombGroundPhysical 35 85
15Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
19SupersonicNormalStatus 55
22ScreechNormalStatus 85
26Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
29Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
33EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
36SandstormRockStatus
40UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
43Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90
47BoomburstNormalSpecial 140 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dragon BreathDragonSpecial 60 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
EndureNormalStatus
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Focus EnergyNormalStatus
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
DefogFlyingStatus
Draco MeteorDragonSpecial 130 90
Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
TailwindFlyingStatus
Throat ChopDarkPhysical 80 100
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BiteDarkPhysical 60 100 Level up
CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100 Level up
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Level up
FeintNormalPhysical 30 100 Level up
FissureGroundPhysical 30 Level up
SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Vibrava 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
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Silver WindBugSpecial 60 100 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
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragonSpecial 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Vibrava sprites

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

Where to find Vibrava

Ruby
Sapphire
Evolve Trapinch
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Trapinch
Diamond
Pearl
Route 228
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Trapinch
Black 2
White 2
Reversal Mountain
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Trapinch
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Trapinch
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Evolve Trapinch

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Vibrava
Japanese ビブラーバ (Vibrava)
German Vibrava
French Vibraninf

Name origin

vibrate
shake rapidly
larva
young feeding stage of an insect