Vileplume

Vileplume is a Grass/Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Flower Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 045
Type Grass Poison
Species Flower Pokémon
Height 3′11″ (1.2 m)
Weight 41.0 lbs (18.6 kg)
Abilities 1. Chlorophyll
Effect Spore (hidden ability)
Local № 045 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
085 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
090 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
045 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
085 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
107 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
093 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 221
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Grass
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 75
260 354
Attack 80
148 284
Defense 85
157 295
Sp. Atk 110
202 350
Sp. Def 90
166 306
Speed 50
94 218
Total 490 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 Vileplume.

Evolution chart

(Level 21)

Vileplume changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
The larger its petals, the more toxic pollen it contains. Its big head is heavy and hard to hold up.
Yellow Flaps its broad flower petals to scatter its poisonous pollen. The flapping sound is very loud.
Gold It has the world's largest petals. With every step, the petals shake out heavy clouds of toxic pollen.
Silver The bud bursts into bloom with a bang. It then starts scattering allergenic, poisonous pollen.
Crystal By shaking its big petals, it scatters toxic pollen into the air, turning the air yellow.
Ruby VILEPLUME’s toxic pollen triggers atrocious allergy attacks. That’s why it is advisable never to approach any attractive flowers in a jungle, however pretty they may be.
Sapphire VILEPLUME has the world’s largest petals. They are used to attract prey that are then doused with toxic spores. Once the prey are immobilized, this POKéMON catches and devours them.
FireRed Its petals are the largest in the world. It fiendishly scatters allergy-causing pollen from its petals.
LeafGreen The larger its petals, the more toxic pollen it contains. Its big head is heavy and hard to hold up.
Emerald In seasons when it produces more pollen, the air around a VILEPLUME turns yellow with the powder as it walks. The pollen is highly toxic and causes paralysis.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Its petals are the largest in the world. As it walks, it scatters extremely allergenic pollen.
HeartGold It has the world’s largest petals. With every step, the petals shake out heavy clouds of toxic pollen.
SoulSilver The bud bursts into bloom with a bang. It then starts scattering allergenic, poisonous pollen.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Its petals are the largest in the world. As it walks, it scatters extremely allergenic pollen.
X The larger its petals, the more toxic pollen it contains. Its big head is heavy and hard to hold up.
Y It has the world’s largest petals. With every step, the petals shake out heavy clouds of toxic pollen.
Omega Ruby Vileplume’s toxic pollen triggers atrocious allergy attacks. That’s why it is advisable never to approach any attractive flowers in a jungle, however pretty they may be.
Alpha Sapphire Vileplume has the world’s largest petals. They are used to attract prey that are then doused with toxic spores. Once the prey are immobilized, this Pokémon catches and devours them.

Moves learned by Vileplume

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AromatherapyGrass
1Mega DrainGrass 40 100
1Poison PowderPoison 75
1Stun SporeGrass 75
49Petal BlizzardGrass 90 100
59Petal DanceGrass 120 100
69Solar BeamGrass 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormal
CharmFairy 100
FlailNormal 100
IngrainGrass
Nature PowerNormal
Razor LeafGrass 55 95
Secret PowerNormal 70 100
Strength SapGrass 100
SynthesisGrass
Teeter DanceNormal 100
TickleNormal 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormal
Drain PunchFighting 75 100
Gastro AcidPoison 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SynthesisGrass
Worry SeedGrass 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
AbsorbGrass 20 100 Level up
AcidPoison 40 100 Level up
Giga DrainGrass 75 100 Level up
Grassy TerrainGrass Level up
GrowthNormal Level up
Lucky ChantNormal Level up
MoonblastFairy 95 100 Level up
MoonlightFairy Level up
Natural GiftNormal 100 Level up
Sleep PowderGrass 75 Level up
Sweet ScentNormal Level up
ToxicPoison 90 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

Vileplume 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
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
75Swords DanceNormal
83InfestationBug 20 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
96Nature PowerNormal
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Vileplume 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
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AromatherapyGrass
1Mega DrainGrass 40 100
1Poison PowderPoison 75
1Stun SporeGrass 75
49Petal BlizzardGrass 90 100
59Petal DanceGrass 120 100
69Solar BeamGrass 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormal
CharmFairy 100
FlailNormal 100
IngrainGrass
Nature PowerNormal
Razor LeafGrass 55 95
Secret PowerNormal 70 100
SynthesisGrass
Teeter DanceNormal 100
TickleNormal 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
AbsorbGrass 20 100 Level up
AcidPoison 40 100 Level up
Giga DrainGrass 75 100 Level up
Grassy TerrainGrass Level up
GrowthNormal Level up
Lucky ChantNormal Level up
MoonblastFairy 95 100 Level up
MoonlightFairy Level up
Natural GiftNormal 100 Level up
Sleep PowderGrass 75 Level up
Sweet ScentNormal Level up
ToxicPoison 90 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

Vileplume 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
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
75Swords DanceNormal
83InfestationBug 20 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
96Nature PowerNormal
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Vileplume 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Vileplume sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Vileplume  sprite from Red & Blue Vileplume  sprite from Silver Vileplume  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Vileplume  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Vileplume  sprite from Black & White Vileplume  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Vileplume Shiny sprite from Silver Vileplume Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Vileplume Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Vileplume Shiny sprite from Black & White Vileplume Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Vileplume

Red Evolve Oddish/Gloom
Blue Trade/migrate from another game
Yellow Evolve Oddish/Gloom
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Evolve Oddish/Gloom
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
Evolve Oddish/Gloom
LeafGreen Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Oddish/Gloom
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Oddish/Gloom
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Oddish/Gloom
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Oddish/Gloom
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English Vileplume
Japanese ラフレシア (Ruffresia)
German Giflor
French Rafflesia

Name origin

vile
nasty
plume
cluster of showy flowers/petals