Essentials

Kecleon

The Color Swap Pokémon

Kecleon

Normal

Abilities

Color Change

Changes type to match when hit by a damaging move.

Hidden Ability

Protean

Changes the bearer's type to match each move it uses.

Damage Taken

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 2
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 0
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 1
  • Steel 1
  • Water 1

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 3
National
352
Hoenn
145 Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald
Central Kalos
116 X, Y

Names

Japanese
カクレオン (kakureon)
Official roomaji
Kakureon
Korean
켈리몬
Chinese
變隱龍
French
Kecleon
German
Kecleon
Spanish
Kecleon
Italian
Kecleon

Breeding

Gender
½ male, ½ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Field
Hatch counter
20 Search:
Steps to hatch
5355 / 2805

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
154 Search:
Effort points
  • 1 Special Defense
Capture rate
200 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium slow Search:

Wild held items

Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, FireRed, LeafGreen 5% Persim Berry Persim Berry
Colosseum, XD nothing
Generation 4 5% Persim Berry Persim Berry
Generation 5 5% Persim Berry Persim Berry
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Kecleon

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
60
38.7 293 324
Attack
90
68.0 248 279
Defense
70
52.6 208 239
Special Attack
60
41.0 188 219
Special Defense
120
94.8 308 339
Speed
40
17.7 148 179
Total
440
49.9

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★✯✯☆
Power
★✯☆
Skill
★✯✯✯☆
Stamina
★✯✯☆
Jump
★★☆
Total
6/14/19

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

It can freely change its body’s color. The zigzag pattern on its belly doesn’t change, however.

Generation 6
X

It can freely change its body’s color. The zigzag pattern on its belly doesn’t change, however.

Y

It changes its shading to match its surroundings so it can sneak up on prey. Only its belly patterns stay fixed.

Sprites

Kecleon Kecleon Kecleon Kecleon

Miscellany

Species
Color Swap Search:
Color
Green Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
forest Search:
Footprint
Kecleon
Shape
Sciurine Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Kecleon
10

3'3.4"
1.0 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Kecleon
220

48.5 lb
22.0 kg

Locations

Ruby Ruby
Sapphire Sapphire
Emerald Emerald
Diamond Diamond
Black 2 Black 2
White 2 White 2

Pal Park

Area
Forest
Score
70
Rate
20

Moves

Normal moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

Physical moves better suit Kecleon's higher Attack, and have their class highlighted in green.

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Synchronoise Psychic special 10 120 100%

Hits any Pokémon that shares a type with the user.

Ancient Power Rock special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

Thief Dark physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

Tail Whip Normal status 30 100%

Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.

Astonish Ghost physical 15 30 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Lick Ghost physical 30 30 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Scratch Normal physical 35 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

4 4 4 4 4 4 Bind Normal physical 20 15 85%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

7 7 7 7 7 7 Feint Attack Dark physical 20 60

Never misses.

12 10 10 10 10 10 Fury Swipes Normal physical 15 18 80%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

14 14 14 14 Feint Normal physical 10 30 100% 2

Hits through Protect and Detect.

17 15 18 18 18 18 Psybeam Psychic special 20 65 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

24 Screech Normal status 40 85%

Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.

20 22 22 22 22 Shadow Sneak Ghost physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

31 25 27 27 27 27 Slash Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

32 32 32 32 32 Screech Normal status 40 85%

Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.

40 39 37 37 37 37 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

46 43 43 43 43 Sucker Punch Dark physical 5 80 100% 1

Only works if the target is about to use a damaging move.

55 49 49 49 49 Shadow Claw Ghost physical 15 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

49 64 55 55 55 55 Ancient Power Rock special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

58 58 Synchronoise Psychic special 10 120 100%

Hits any Pokémon that shares a type with the user.

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• Camouflage Normal status 20

User's type changes to match the terrain.

• • • • • • Disable Normal status 20 100%

Disables the target's last used move for 1-8 turns.

• • • • • Dizzy Punch Normal physical 10 70 100%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

• • • • • Fake Out Normal physical 10 40 100% 3

Can only be used as the first move after the user enters battle. Causes the target to flinch.

• • Foul Play Dark physical 15 95 100%

Calculates damage with the target's attacking stat.

• • • • • • Magic Coat Psychic status 15 4

Reflects back the first effect move used on the user this turn.

• • • • • Nasty Plot Dark status 20

Raises the user's Special Attack by two stages.

• • • Recover Normal status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

• • Skill Swap Psychic status 10

User and target swap abilities.

• • Snatch Dark status 10 4

Steals the target's move, if it's self-targeted.

• • • • • • Trick Psychic status 10 100%

User and target swap items.

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 After You Normal status 15

Makes the target act next this turn.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ancient Power Rock special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Aqua Tail Water physical 10 90 90%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Bind Normal physical 20 15 85%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Counter Fighting physical 20 * 100% -5

Inflicts twice the damage the user received from the last physical hit it took.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Defense Curl Normal status 40

Raises user's Defense by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Drain Punch Fighting physical 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dynamic Punch Fighting physical 5 100 50%

Has a 100% chance to confuse the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Fire Punch Fire physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Foul Play Dark physical 15 95 100%

Calculates damage with the target's attacking stat.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Fury Cutter Bug physical 20 40 95%

Power doubles every turn this move is used in succession after the first, maxing out after five turns.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ice Punch Ice physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Icy Wind Ice special 15 55 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Knock Off Dark physical 20 65 100%

Target drops its held item.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Last Resort Normal physical 5 140 100%

Can only be used after all of the user's other moves have been used.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Low Kick Fighting physical 20 * 100%

Inflicts more damage to heavier targets, with a maximum of 120 power.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Magic Coat Psychic status 15 4

Reflects back the first effect move used on the user this turn.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mega Kick Normal physical 5 120 75%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mega Punch Normal physical 20 80 85%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Metronome Normal status 10

Randomly selects and uses any move in the game.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Psych Up Normal status 10

Discards the user's stat changes and copies the target's.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Recycle Normal status 10

User recovers the item it last used up.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Role Play Psychic status 10

Copies the target's ability.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Rollout Rock physical 20 30 90%

Power doubles every turn this move is used in succession after the first, resetting after five turns.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Seismic Toss Fighting physical 20 * 100%

Inflicts damage equal to the user's level.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Skill Swap Psychic status 10

User and target swap abilities.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snatch Dark status 10 4

Steals the target's move, if it's self-targeted.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Stealth Rock Rock status 20

Causes damage when opposing Pokémon switch in.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sucker Punch Dark physical 5 80 100% 1

Only works if the target is about to use a damaging move.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Thunder Punch Electric physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Thunder Wave Electric status 20 100%

Paralyzes the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Trick Psychic status 10 100%

User and target swap items.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Wonder Room Psychic status 10

All Pokémon's Defense and Special Defense are swapped for 5 turns.

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
01 01 Hone Claws Dark status 15

Raises the user's Attack and accuracy by one stage.

01 01 01 01 Focus Punch Fighting physical 20 150 100% -3

If the user takes damage before attacking, the attack is canceled.

03 03 03 03 Water Pulse Water special 20 60 100%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

06 06 06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

10 10 10 10 10 10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.

11 11 11 11 11 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

13 13 13 13 13 13 Ice Beam Ice special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

14 14 14 14 14 14 Blizzard Ice special 5 110 70%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

17 17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

18 18 18 18 18 18 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

21 21 21 21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.

22 22 22 22 22 22 Solar Beam Grass special 10 120 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

23 23 23 23 Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

24 24 24 24 24 24 Thunderbolt Electric special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

25 25 25 25 25 25 Thunder Electric special 10 110 70%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

27 27 27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.

28 28 28 28 28 28 Dig Ground physical 10 80 100%

User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

30 30 30 30 30 30 Shadow Ball Ghost special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

31 31 31 31 31 31 Brick Break Fighting physical 15 75 100%

Destroys Reflect and Light Screen.

32 32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

34 34 34 34 Shock Wave Electric special 20 60

Never misses.

35 35 35 35 35 35 Flamethrower Fire special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

38 38 38 38 38 38 Fire Blast Fire special 5 110 85%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

39 39 39 39 39 39 Rock Tomb Rock physical 15 60 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

40 40 40 40 40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

42 42 42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.

43 43 43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.

44 44 44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 45 45 45 45 45 Attract Normal status 15 100%

Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.

46 46 46 46 46 46 Thief Dark physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.

48 48 48 48 Skill Swap Psychic status 10

User and target swap abilities.

49 49 49 49 Snatch Dark status 10 4

Steals the target's move, if it's self-targeted.

56 56 56 56 56 Fling Dark physical 10 * 100%

Throws held item at the target; power depends on the item.

57 57 57 57 57 Charge Beam Electric special 10 50 90%

Has a 70% chance to raise the user's Special Attack by one stage.

59 59 Incinerate Fire special 15 60 100%

Destroys the target's held berry.

58 58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

60 60 60 Drain Punch Fighting physical 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

65 65 65 65 65 Shadow Claw Ghost physical 15 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

67 67 Retaliate Normal physical 5 70 100%

Has double power if a friendly Pokémon fainted last turn.

67 67 67 Recycle Normal status 10

User recovers the item it last used up.

70 70 70 70 70 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

73 73 73 73 73 Thunder Wave Electric status 20 100%

Paralyzes the target.

76 76 76 Stealth Rock Rock status 20

Causes damage when opposing Pokémon switch in.

77 77 77 77 77 Psych Up Normal status 10

Discards the user's stat changes and copies the target's.

78 78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.

80 80 80 80 80 Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

83 Work Up Normal status 30

Raises the user's Attack and Special Attack by one stage each.

82 82 82 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

83 83 83 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

86 86 86 86 86 Grass Knot Grass special 20 * 100%

Inflicts more damage to heavier targets, with a maximum of 120 power.

87 87 87 87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

90 90 90 90 90 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

92 92 92 92 92 Trick Room Psychic status 5 -7

For five turns, slower Pokémon will act before faster Pokémon.

94 94 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

98 Power-Up Punch Fighting physical 20 40 100%

Has a 100% chance to raise the user's Attack by one stage.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H1 H1 H1 H1 H1 H1 Cut Normal physical 30 50 95%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H4 H4 H4 H4 H4 H4 Strength Normal physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H5 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

H6 H6 H6 H6 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

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