Bulbasaur

←(#637) VolcaronaVolcarona.png Bulbasaur.pngBulbasaur (#001) Ivysaur.pngIvysaur (#002)→
Bulbasaur
#001
Bulbasaur330.png
Type
Grass Poison
Catch rate
45
Abilities
Overgrow
Hidden Ability
Chlorophyll
Biomes
Forest, Forest Hills, Roofed Forest, Flower Forest, Sunflower Plains
Spawn time
Day
Level range in wild
10-15
Spawn location
Land
EV yield
1 Special Attack
Mount
None
Egg Groups
Monster/Grass
Behavior
Timid 80%

Neutral 0%
Aggressive 20%

Bulbasaur is a dual-type Grass/Poison starter Pokémon. It evolves into Ivysaur at level 16, who evolves further into Venusaur at level 32.

For some time after Bulbasaur's birth, it grows by gaining nourishment from the seed on its back.

Contents

Spawn rate

Biome Time Location Rate
Flower Forest Day Land 0.755%
Forest Day Land 1.058%
Forest Hills Day Land 0.823%
Roofed Forest Day Land 1.13%
Sunflower Plains Day Land 0.601%

Drops

Drop Chance Quantity
Grid Melon Seeds.pngMelon Seeds 1% 1
Grid Pumpkin Seeds.pngPumpkin Seeds 1% 1
Grid Seeds.pngSeeds 30% 1-2
Grid Vines.pngVines 40% 1

Stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 45
105 - 152 200 - 294
Attack: 49
48 - 111 92 - 216
Defense: 49
48 - 111 92 - 216
Sp. Atk: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Sp. Def: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Speed: 45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Total: 318
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering Nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a beneficial Nature, if applicable.

Type effectiveness

BugType.png DarkType.png DragonType.png ElectricType.png FightingType.png FireType.png FlyingType.png GhostType.png GrassType.png GroundType.png IceType.png NormalType.png PoisonType.png PsychicType.png RockType.png SteelType.png WaterType.png
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Moves

By level

Level Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
001 Tackle NormalType.pngNormal Physical 50 100% 35
033 Growl NormalType.pngNormal Status 100% 40
077 Leech Seed GrassType.pngGrass Status 90% 10
099 Vine Whip GrassType.pngGrass Physical 35 100% 15
1313 PoisonPowder PoisonType.pngPoison Status 75% 35
1313 Sleep Powder GrassType.pngGrass Status 75% 15
1515 Take Down NormalType.pngNormal Physical 90 85% 20
1919 Razor Leaf GrassType.pngGrass Physical 55 95% 25
2121 Sweet Scent NormalType.pngNormal Status 100% 20
2525 Growth NormalType.pngNormal Status 40
2727 Double-Edge NormalType.pngNormal Physical 120 100% 15
3131 Worry Seed GrassType.pngGrass Status 100% 10
3333 Synthesis GrassType.pngGrass Status 5
3737 Seed Bomb GrassType.pngGrass Physical 80 100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Bulbasaur.

By TM/HM

TM Move Type Category Power Accuracy  PP 
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic PoisonType.pngPoison Status 90% 10
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM09 Venoshock PoisonType.pngPoison Special 65 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power
Varies
Special 30-70 100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day FireType.pngFire Status 5
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM16 Light Screen PsychicType.pngPsychic Status 30
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect NormalType.pngNormal Status 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM20 Safeguard NormalType.pngNormal Status 25
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration NormalType.pngNormal Physical 1-102 100% 20
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM22 SolarBeam GrassType.pngGrass Special 120 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return NormalType.pngNormal Physical 1-102 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team NormalType.pngNormal Status 15
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM33 Reflect PsychicType.pngPsychic Status 20
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM36 Sludge Bomb PoisonType.pngPoison Special 90 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM42 Facade NormalType.pngNormal Physical 70 100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM44 Rest PsychicType.pngPsychic Status 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM45 Attract NormalType.pngNormal Status 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round NormalType.pngNormal Special 60 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM49 Echoed Voice NormalType.pngNormal Special 40 100% 15
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM53 Energy Ball GrassType.pngGrass Special 80 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM54 False Swipe NormalType.pngNormal Physical 40 100% 40
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM70 Flash NormalType.pngNormal Status 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance NormalType.pngNormal Status 30
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM86 Grass Knot GrassType.pngGrass Special 20-120 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger NormalType.pngNormal Status 90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute NormalType.pngNormal Status 10
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM94 Rock Smash FightingType.pngFighting Physical 40 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM97 Razor Wind NormalType.pngNormal Special 80 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM101 Body Slam NormalType.pngNormal Physical 85 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM102 Take Down NormalType.pngNormal Physical 90 85% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM103 Double-Edge NormalType.pngNormal Physical 120 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM110 Rage NormalType.pngNormal Physical 20 100% 20
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM111 Mega Drain GrassType.pngGrass Special 40 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM115 Mimic NormalType.pngNormal Status 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM116 Bide NormalType.pngNormal Physical Varies 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM121 Skull Bash NormalType.pngNormal Physical 100 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM127 Headbutt NormalType.pngNormal Physical 70 100% 15
Bag TM Ghost Sprite.png TM128 Curse GhostType.pngGhost Status 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM131 Sweet Scent NormalType.pngNormal Status 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM132 Snore NormalType.pngNormal Special 40 100% 15
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM134 Giga Drain GrassType.pngGrass Special 75 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM135 Endure NormalType.pngNormal Status 10
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM138 Mud-Slap GroundType.pngGround Special 20 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM140 Sleep Talk NormalType.pngNormal Status 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM141 Defense Curl NormalType.pngNormal Status 40
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM146 Fury Cutter BugType.pngBug Physical 20 95% 20
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM150 Bullet Seed GrassType.pngGrass Physical 25 100% 30
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM152 Secret Power NormalType.pngNormal Physical 70 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM163 Captivate NormalType.pngNormal Status 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM165 Natural Gift
Varies
Physical 60-80 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png HM01 Cut NormalType.pngNormal Physical 50 95% 30
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png HM04 Strength NormalType.pngNormal Physical 80 100% 15
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png HM06 Rock Smash FightingType.pngFighting Physical 40 100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Bulbasaur.

By move tutor

Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
AncientPower RockType.pngRock Special 60 100% 5
Bind NormalType.pngNormal Physical 15 85% 20
Block NormalType.pngNormal Status 5
Frenzy Plant GrassType.pngGrass Special 150 90% 5
Grass Pledge GrassType.pngGrass Special 50 100% 10
Knock Off DarkType.pngDark Physical 20 100% 20
Seed Bomb GrassType.pngGrass Physical 80 100% 15
String Shot BugType.pngBug Status 95% 30
Synthesis GrassType.pngGrass Status 5
Worry Seed GrassType.pngGrass Status 100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Bulbasaur.

By event move tutor

Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
Weather Ball NormalType.pngNormal Special 50 100% 10

By breeding

 Parent   Move   Type   Category   Power   Accuracy   PP 
Slowpoke.pngSlowbro.pngSnorlax.pngSlowking.png Amnesia PsychicType.pngPsychic Status 20
Cottonee.pngWhimsicott.png Charm NormalType.pngNormal Status 100% 20
Sunkern.pngSunflora.png GrassWhistle GrassType.pngGrass Status 55% 15
Tangela.pngSunkern.pngSunflora.png Ingrain GrassType.pngGrass Status 20
Victreebel.pngExeggutor.pngBellossom.pngSunflora.pngGrovyle.pngSceptile.pngShiftry.pngTropius.pngTurtwig.pngGrotle.pngTorterra.pngSnivy.pngServine.pngSerperior.png Leaf Storm GrassType.pngGrass Special 140 90% 5
Chikorita.pngBayleef.pngMeganium.pngBellossom.pngTropius.png Magical Leaf GrassType.pngGrass Special 60 100% 20
Seedot.pngNuzleaf.pngShiftry.png Nature Power NormalType.pngNormal Status 20
Venusaur.pngOddish.pngGloom.pngVileplume.pngBellossom.pngMeganium.pngSunflora.png Petal Dance GrassType.pngGrass Special 120 100% 10
Lickitung.pngTangela.png Power Whip GrassType.pngGrass Physical 120 85% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Bulbasaur.

Other forms

Current version

Versions 3.0.0-3.2.9

Versions 2.2-2.5.7

Before version 2.2

Starter Pokémon
Generation 1
Bulbasaur.png
Bulbasaur
Charmander.png
Charmander
Squirtle.png
Squirtle
Generation 2
Chikorita.png
Chikorita
Cyndaquil.png
Cyndaquil
Totodile.png
Totodile
Generation 3
Treecko.png
Treecko
Torchic.png
Torchic
Mudkip.png
Mudkip
Generation 4
Turtwig.png
Turtwig
Chimchar.png
Chimchar
Piplup.png
Piplup
Generation 5
Snivy.png
Snivy
Tepig.png
Tepig
Oshawott.png
Oshawott