Volbeat

Volbeat is a Bug type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Firefly Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Ruby With the arrival of night, VOLBEAT emits light from its tail. It communicates with others by adjusting the intensity and flashing of its light. This POKéMON is attracted by the sweet aroma of ILLUMISE.
Sapphire VOLBEAT’s tail glows like a lightbulb. With other VOLBEAT, it uses its tail to draw geometric shapes in the night sky. This POKéMON loves the sweet aroma given off by ILLUMISE.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It lives around clean ponds. At night, its rear lights up. It converses with others by flashing its light.
Emerald With their taillights lit, VOLBEAT fly in a swarm, drawing geometric designs in the night sky. They move their nests if their pond water becomes dirty.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves ILLUMISE’s sweet aroma.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It emits light from its tail to communicate. It loves the sweet aroma given off by ILLUMISE.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise’s sweet aroma.
X It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise’s sweet aroma.
Y It lives around clean ponds. At night, its rear lights up. It converses with others by flashing its light.
Omega Ruby With the arrival of night, Volbeat emits light from its tail. It communicates with others by adjusting the intensity and flashing of its light. This Pokémon is attracted by the sweet aroma of Illumise.
Alpha Sapphire Volbeat’s tail glows like a lightbulb. With other Volbeat, it uses its tail to draw geometric shapes in the night sky. This Pokémon loves the sweet aroma given off by Illumise.

Evolution chart

  • Volbeat does not evolve.

Name origin

volt
unit of electricity
beat
rhythym

Moves learned by Volbeat

Volbeat sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Volbeat  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Volbeat  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Volbeat  sprite from Black & White Volbeat  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Volbeat Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Volbeat Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Volbeat Shiny sprite from Black & White Volbeat Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Volbeat

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 117
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 117
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 229
HeartGold
SoulSilver
National Park
Black Route 3
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 7
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 117
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
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