Weedle

Weedle is a Bug/Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Hairy Bug Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 013
Type Bug Poison
Species Hairy Bug Pokémon
Height 1′00″ (0.3 m)
Weight 7.1 lbs (3.2 kg)
Abilities Shield Dust
Run Away (hidden ability)
Local № 013 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
027 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
013 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
027 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
026 (X/Y — Central Kalos)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 39
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (base 3,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 40
190 284
Attack 35
67 185
Defense 30
58 174
Sp. Atk 20
40 152
Sp. Def 20
40 152
Speed 50
94 218
Total 195 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 Weedle.

Evolution chart

(Level 7) (Level 10)

Weedle changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Often found in forests, eating leaves. It has a sharp venomous stinger on its head.
Yellow Beware of the sharp stinger on its head. It hides in grass and bushes where it eats leaves.
Gold Its poison stinger is very powerful. Its bright-colored body is intended to warn off its enemies.
Silver It attacks using a two-inch poison barb on its head. It can usually be found under the leaves it eats.
Crystal The barb on top of its head secretes a strong poison. It uses this toxic barb to protect itself.
Ruby
Sapphire
WEEDLE has an extremely acute sense of smell. It is capable of distinguishing its favorite kinds of leaves from those it dislikes just by sniffing with its big red proboscis (nose).
FireRed Often found in forests and grasslands. It has a sharp, toxic barb of around two inches on top of its head.
LeafGreen Often found in forests, eating leaves. It has a sharp stinger on its head that injects poison.
Emerald A WEEDLE has an extremely acute sense of smell. It distinguishes its favorite kinds of leaves from those it dislikes by sniffing with its big red proboscis (nose).
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
HeartGold Its poison stinger is very powerful. Its bright-colored body is intended to warn off its enemies.
SoulSilver It attacks using a two-inch poison barb on its head. It can usually be found under the leaves it eats.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
X Often found in forests and grasslands. It has a sharp, toxic barb of around two inches on top of its head.
Y Its poison stinger is very powerful. Its bright-colored body is intended to warn off its enemies.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Weedle has an extremely acute sense of smell. It is capable of distinguishing its favorite kinds of leaves from those it dislikes just by sniffing with its big red proboscis (nose).

Moves learned by Weedle

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
1String ShotBug 95
9Bug BiteBug 60 100

Egg moves

Weedle does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBug 60 100
ElectrowebElectric 55 95

Moves learnt by TM

Weedle does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
1String ShotBug 95
9Bug BiteBug 60 100

Egg moves

Weedle does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Moves learnt by TM

Weedle does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Weedle sprites

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

Where to find Weedle

Red Route 2, 24, 25, Viridian Forest
Blue Route 25, Viridian Forest
Yellow Trade/migrate from another game
Gold National Park
Silver Route 2, 26, 27, 30, 31, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, Azalea Town, Ilex Forest, Lake of Rage, National Park
Crystal Route 30, 31, Ilex Forest, National Park
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Route 2, 24, 25, Pattern Bush, Viridian Forest
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Route 204
Platinum Route 204, Eterna Forest
HeartGold National Park
SoulSilver Route 2, 30, 31, Ilex Forest, National Park, Viridian Forest
Black Breed Kakuna/Beedrill
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X Route 2, Santalune Forest
Y Santalune Forest
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Breed Kakuna/Beedrill
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Breed Kakuna/Beedrill

Other languages

English Weedle
Japanese ビードル (Beedle)
German Hornliu
French Aspicot

Name origin

worm
an invertebrate
needle
sharp implement