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 1.2 m (3′11″)
Weight 18.6 kg (41.0 lbs)
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)
045 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)
057 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 221
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Grass
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 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.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Flaps its broad flower petals to scatter its poisonous pollen. The flapping sound is very loud.
Sword It has the world’s largest petals. With every step, the petals shake out heavy clouds of toxic pollen.
Shield The larger its petals, the more toxic pollen it contains. Its big head is heavy and hard to hold up.

Moves learned by Vileplume

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
1AcidPoisonSpecial 40 100
1AromatherapyGrassStatus
1Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
1Grassy TerrainGrassStatus
1GrowthNormalStatus
1Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100
1MoonblastFairySpecial 95 100
1MoonlightFairyStatus
1Petal BlizzardGrassPhysical 90 100
1Petal DanceGrassSpecial 120 100
1Poison PowderPoisonStatus 75
1Sleep PowderGrassStatus 75
1Stun SporeGrassStatus 75
1Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100
1ToxicPoisonStatus 90

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Petal BlizzardGrassPhysical 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormalStatus
FlailNormalPhysical 100
IngrainGrassStatus
Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
Nature PowerNormalStatus
Razor LeafGrassPhysical 55 95
Strength SapGrassStatus 100
SynthesisGrassStatus
Teeter DanceNormalStatus 100
TickleNormalStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Corrosive GasPoisonStatus 100
Grassy GlideGrassPhysical 70 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

Vileplume learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
1AcidPoisonSpecial 40 100
1GrowthNormalStatus
1Poison PowderPoisonStatus 75
1Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100
54Petal DanceGrassSpecial 120 100

Moves learnt by TM

Vileplume is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

Vileplume sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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 Vileplume  sprite from Sword & Shield
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
Let's Go Pikachu Route 21
Let's Go Eevee Trade/migrate from another game
Sword
Shield
Evolve Oddish/Gloom

Other languages

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

Name origin

vile
nasty
plume
cluster of showy flowers/petals