Essentials

Ludicolo

Ludicolo

Water Grass

Abilities

Swift Swim

Doubles Speed during rain.

Rain Dish

Heals for 1/16 max HP after each turn during rain.

Hidden Ability

Own Tempo

Prevents confusion.

Damage Taken

  • Bug 2
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 2
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass 1
  • Ground ½
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 2
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 1
  • Steel ½
  • Water ¼

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 3
National
272
Hoenn
21 Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald
Mountain Kalos
57 X, Y

Names

Spanish
Ludicolo
Korean
로파파
French
Ludicolo
German
Kappalores
Italian
Ludicolo
Chinese
樂天河童
Japanese
ルンパッパ (runpappa)
Official roomaji
Runpappa

Breeding

Gender
½ male, ½ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Water 1
  • Grass
Search:
Hatch counter
15 Search:
Steps to hatch
4080 / 2295

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
216 Search:
Effort points
  • 3 Special Defense
Capture rate
45 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium slow Search:

Wild held items

Generation 3 nothing
Generation 4 nothing
Generation 5 nothing
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Lotad Lombre Level up, starting at level 14 Ludicolo Use a Water Stone

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
80
73.9 333 364
Attack
70
44.7 208 239
Defense
70
52.6 208 239
Special Attack
90
73.4 248 279
Special Defense
100
86.6 268 299
Speed
70
56.4 208 239
Total
480
61.5

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★✯☆☆
Power
★✯✯☆
Skill
★★✯☆☆
Stamina
★✯✯☆☆
Jump
★★☆
Total
7/13/21

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

If it hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can’t help breaking out into a dance.

Generation 6
X

If it hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can’t help breaking out into a dance.

Y

The rhythm of bright, festive music activates Ludicolo’s cells, making it more powerful.

Sprites

Ludicolo Ludicolo Ludicolo Ludicolo
Ludicolo Ludicolo Ludicolo Ludicolo

Miscellany

Species
Carefree Search:
Color
Green Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
water's edge Search:
Footprint
Ludicolo
Shape
Anthropomorphic Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Ludicolo
15

4'11.1"
1.5 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Ludicolo
550

121.3 lb
55.0 kg

Locations

Pal Park

Area
Pond
Score
80
Rate
10

Moves

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

Special moves better suit Ludicolo's higher Special 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.
Astonish Ghost physical 15 30 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Growl Normal status 40 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by one stage.

Mega Drain Grass special 15 40 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Absorb Grass special 25 20 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Nature Power Normal status 20

Uses a move which depends upon the terrain.

Level up, learned by Lombre but not Ludicolo
5 5 5 5 5 Absorb Grass special 25 20 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

19 11 11 11 11 11 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.

25 15 15 15 15 15 Fury Swipes Normal physical 15 18 80%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

31 19 19 19 19 19 Water Sport Water status 15

Halves all Fire-type damage.

37 Thief Dark physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

25 25 25 25 Bubble Beam Water special 20 65 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

27 31 31 31 31 Zen Headbutt Psychic physical 15 80 90%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

43 35 37 37 37 37 Uproar Normal special 10 90 100%

Forced to use this move for several turns. Pokémon cannot fall asleep in that time.

49 43 45 45 45 45 Hydro Pump Water special 5 110 80%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Level up, learned by Lotad but not Ludicolo
21 11 11 11 11 11 Mist Ice status 30

Protects the user's stats from being changed by enemy moves.

15 15 15 15 15 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

31 35 37 37 37 37 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

43 Mega Drain Grass special 15 40 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

43 45 45 45 45 Energy Ball Grass special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

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.
Egg, learned by Lotad but not Ludicolo
• • • Counter Fighting physical 20 * 100% -5

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

• • • • • • Flail Normal physical 15 * 100%

Inflicts more damage when the user has less HP remaining, with a maximum of 200 power.

• • Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

• • • • • • Leech Seed Grass status 10 90%

Seeds the target, stealing HP from it every turn.

• • • • • • Razor Leaf Grass physical 25 55 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

• • • • • • Sweet Scent Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's evasion by one stage.

• • • • • • Synthesis Grass status 5

Heals the user by half its max HP. Affected by weather.

• • Teeter Dance Normal status 20 100%

Confuses the target.

• • • • • Tickle Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Attack and Defense by one stage.

• • • • • • Water Gun Water special 25 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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 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 Dive Water physical 10 80 100%

User dives underwater, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

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 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

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 Hyper Voice Normal special 10 90 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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 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 Seed Bomb Grass physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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 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 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 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 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 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Synthesis Grass status 5

Heals the user by half its max HP. Affected by weather.

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 Uproar Normal special 10 90 100%

Forced to use this move for several turns. Pokémon cannot fall asleep in that time.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Zen Headbutt Psychic physical 15 80 90%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

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.

07 07 07 07 07 07 Hail Ice status 10

Changes the weather to a hailstorm for five turns.

09 09 09 09 Bullet Seed Grass physical 30 25 100%

Hits 2-5 times in one 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.

15 15 15 15 15 15 Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

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.

19 19 19 19 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

49 49 Echoed Voice Normal special 15 40 100%

Power increases by 100% for each consecutive use by any friendly Pokémon, to a maximum of 200.

52 52 52 52 52 Focus Blast Fighting special 5 120 70%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

53 53 53 53 53 Energy Ball Grass special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

55 55 Scald Water special 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to burn the target.

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

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

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.

68 68 68 68 68 Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

70 70 70 70 70 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

75 75 75 75 75 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

78 78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

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

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.

94 94 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

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

96 Nature Power Normal status 20

Uses a move which depends upon the terrain.

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.

H3 H3 H3 H3 H3 H3 Surf Water special 15 90 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dive users.

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

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H5 H5 Waterfall Water physical 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

H5 Whirlpool Water special 15 35 85%

Prevents the target from leaving battle and inflicts 1/16 its max HP in damage for 2-5 turns.

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.

H7 H7 H7 H7 Waterfall Water physical 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

H8 H8 H8 Rock Climb Normal physical 20 90 85%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

H8 H6 Dive Water physical 10 80 100%

User dives underwater, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

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