Vivillon

Vivillon is a Bug/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 6. It is known as the Scale Pokémon.

Vivillon has 18 different forms, depending on the region set on the 3DS. (Once encountered, changing the region does not change the form found.) There are also two event-exclusive patterns. The forms are:

  • Meadow Pattern
  • Garden Pattern
  • Archipelago Pattern
  • Continental Pattern
  • Elegant Pattern
  • High Plains Pattern
  • Icy Snow Pattern
  • Jungle Pattern
  • Marine Pattern
  • Modern Pattern
  • Monsoon Pattern
  • Ocean Pattern
  • Polar Pattern
  • River Pattern
  • Sandstorm Pattern
  • Savanna Pattern
  • Sun Pattern
  • Tundra Pattern
  • Poké Ball Pattern (event)
  • Fancy Pattern (event)

Pokédex data

National № 666
Type Bug Flying
Species Scale Pokémon
Height 3′11″ (1.2 m)
Weight 37.5 lbs (17.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Shield Dust
2. Compound Eyes
Friend Guard (hidden ability)
Local № 022 (X/Y — Central Kalos)

Training

EV yield 1 HP, 1 Special Attack, 1 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 185
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 80
270 364
Attack 52
98 223
Defense 50
94 218
Sp. Atk 90
166 306
Sp. Def 50
94 218
Speed 89
164 304
Total 411 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 Vivillon.

Evolution chart

(Level 9) (Level 12)

Pokédex entries

X
Omega Ruby
Vivillon with many different patterns are found all over the world. These patterns are affected by the climate of their habitat.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
The patterns on this Pokémon’s wings depend on the climate and topography of its habitat. It scatters colorful scales.

Moves learned by Vivillon

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GustFlying 40 100
1Poison PowderPoison 75
1PowderBug 100
1Sleep PowderGrass 75
1Struggle BugBug 50 100
1Stun SporeGrass 75
12Light ScreenPsychic
17PsybeamPsychic 65 100
21SupersonicNormal 55
25Draining KissFairy 50 100
31AromatherapyGrass
35Bug BuzzBug 90 100
41SafeguardNormal
45Quiver DanceBug
50HurricaneFlying 110 70
55PowderBug 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
GustFlying 40 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Poison PowderPoison 75
Rage PowderBug
Stun SporeGrass 75

Move Tutor moves

Vivillon 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
ElectrowebElectric 55 95
EndeavorNormal 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
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 Vivillon. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Bug BiteBug 60 100 Level up
HardenNormal Level up
ProtectNormal Level up
String ShotBug 95 Level up
TackleNormal 40 100 Level up
Iron DefenseSteel Move tutor
ProtectNormal Evolution

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
4Calm MindPsychic
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19RoostFlying
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
62AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
77Psych UpNormal
83InfestationBug 20 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Vivillon 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
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hold HandsNormal Generation 6 — Special

Moves learnt by level up

Vivillon does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Vivillon does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Vivillon sprites

Type Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Vivillon  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Vivillon Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Vivillon

X
Y
Evolve Scatterbug/Spewpa
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Scatterbug/Spewpa
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Vivillon
Japanese ビビヨン (Viviyon)
German Vivillon
French Prismillon

Name origin

vivify
bring to life, animate
papillon
French for ‘butterfly’