Whimsicott

Whimsicott is a Grass/Fairy type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Windveiled Pokémon.

Prior to Generation 6, Whimsicott was a pure Grass type.

Whimsicott artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 547
Type Grass Fairy
Species Windveiled Pokémon
Height 2′04″ (0.7 m)
Weight 14.6 lbs (6.6 kg)
Abilities Infiltrator
Prankster
Chlorophyll (hidden ability)
Local № 053 (Black/White)
083 (Black 2/White 2)
088 (Sun/Moon)
106 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)
106 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)
051 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)
050 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)
Japanese Erufun

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base EXP 168
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 67
125 256
Defense 85
157 295
Sp. Atk 77
143 278
Sp. Def 75
139 273
Speed 116
213 364
Total 480 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 Whimsicott.

Pokédex entries

Black Like the wind, it can slip through any gap, no matter how small. It leaves balls of white fluff behind.
White Riding whirlwinds, they appear. These Pokémon sneak through gaps into houses and cause all sorts of mischief.
Black 2
White 2
They appear along with whirlwinds. They pull pranks, such as moving furniture and leaving balls of cotton in homes.
X
Omega Ruby
They appear along with whirlwinds. They pull pranks, such as moving furniture and leaving balls of cotton in homes.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Like the wind, it can slip through any gap, no matter how small. It leaves balls of white fluff behind.
Sun It rides on the wind and slips into people’s homes. After it has turned a room into a cotton- filled mess, it giggles to itself and takes off.
Moon This Pokémon appears, riding upon the wind. But if the wind gusts up, it’ll blow the cotton on this Pokémon’s head clean off.
Ultra Sun This nuisance sneaks into people’s homes, where it hides important things and scatters cotton all over the place.
Ultra Moon Whimsicott doesn’t live in a fixed location. It floats around on whirling winds, appearing all over the place to perform its mischief.

Evolution chart

(use Sun Stone)

Name origin

whimsy
playful humor
cotton
a natural material

Moves learned by Whimsicott

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Cotton SporeGrass 100
1GrowthNormal
1Leech SeedGrass 90
1Mega DrainGrass 40 100
10GustFlying 40 100
28TailwindFlying
46HurricaneFlying 110 70
50MoonblastFairy 95 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Beat UpDark 100
CaptivateNormal 100
EncoreNormal 100
Fake TearsDark 100
Grass WhistleGrass 55
MementoDark 100
Misty TerrainFairy
Natural GiftNormal 100
SwitcherooDark 100
TickleNormal 100
Worry SeedGrass 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormal 60 100
DefogFlying
EndeavorNormal 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Helping HandNormal
Knock OffDark 65 100
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
TailwindFlying
Worry SeedGrass 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
AbsorbGrass 20 100 Level up
CharmFairy 100 Level up
Cotton GuardGrass Level up
EndeavorNormal 100 Level up
Energy BallGrass 90 100 Level up
Fairy WindFairy 40 100 Level up
Giga DrainGrass 75 100 Level up
Helping HandNormal Level up
Poison PowderPoison 75 Level up
Razor LeafGrass 55 95 Level up
Solar BeamGrass 120 100 Level up
Stun SporeGrass 75 Level up
Sunny DayFire Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
92Trick RoomPsychic
96Nature PowerNormal
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Whimsicott 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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Cotton SporeGrass 100
1GrowthNormal
1Leech SeedGrass 90
1Mega DrainGrass 40 100
10GustFlying 40 100
28TailwindFlying
46HurricaneFlying 110 70
50MoonblastFairy 95 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Beat UpDark 100
CaptivateNormal 100
EncoreNormal 100
Fake TearsDark 100
Grass WhistleGrass 55
MementoDark 100
Natural GiftNormal 100
SwitcherooDark 100
TickleNormal 100
Worry SeedGrass 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
AbsorbGrass 20 100 Level up
CharmFairy 100 Level up
Cotton GuardGrass Level up
EndeavorNormal 100 Level up
Energy BallGrass 90 100 Level up
Fairy WindFairy 40 100 Level up
Giga DrainGrass 75 100 Level up
Helping HandNormal Level up
Poison PowderPoison 75 Level up
Razor LeafGrass 55 95 Level up
Solar BeamGrass 120 100 Level up
Stun SporeGrass 75 Level up
Sunny DayFire Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
92Trick RoomPsychic
96Nature PowerNormal
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Whimsicott 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Whimsicott sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Whimsicott  sprite from Black & White Whimsicott  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Whimsicott Shiny sprite from Black & White Whimsicott Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Whimsicott

Black Abundant Shrine, Lostlorn Forest, Pinwheel Forest
White Evolve Cottonee
Black 2 Abundant Shrine, Castelia City, Lostlorn Forest, Victory Road, Pinwheel Forest
White 2 Evolve Cottonee
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Cottonee
Sun Evolve Cottonee
Moon Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun Evolve Cottonee
Ultra Moon Trade/migrate from another game