Essentials

Voltorb

Voltorb

Electric

Abilities

Soundproof

Protects against sound-based moves.

Static

Has a 30% chance of paralyzing attacking Pokémon on contact.

Hidden Ability

Aftermath

Damages the attacker for 1/4 its max HP when knocked out by a contact move.

Damage Taken

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

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 1
National
100
Kanto
100 Red, Blue, Yellow, FireRed, LeafGreen
Original Johto
120 Gold, Silver, Crystal
Hoenn
84 Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald
Updated Johto
121 HeartGold, SoulSilver
Mountain Kalos
72 X, Y

Names

French
Voltorbe
Spanish
Voltorb
Chinese
雷電球
Korean
찌리리공
German
Voltobal
Italian
Voltorb
Japanese
ビリリダマ (biriridama)
Official roomaji
Biriridama

Breeding

Gender
genderless Search:
Egg groups
  • Mineral
Hatch counter
20 Search:
Steps to hatch
5355 / 2805

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
66 Search:
Effort points
  • 1 Speed
Capture rate
190 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium Search:

Wild held items

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

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Voltorb Electrode Level up, starting at level 30

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
40
8.9 253 284
Attack
30
4.6 128 159
Defense
50
23.9 168 199
Special Attack
55
33.8 178 209
Special Defense
55
31.3 178 209
Speed
100
86.0 268 299
Total
330
26.3

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★★★✯✯
Power
★☆
Skill
★✯✯
Stamina
★☆
Jump
★★★✯☆
Total
9/14/17

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White

It looks just like a Poké Ball. It is dangerous because it may electrocute or explode on touch.

Black 2, White 2

It looks just like a Poké Ball. It is dangerous because it may electrocute or explode on contact.

Generation 6
X

It was discovered when Poké Balls were introduced. It is said that there is some connection.

Y

Usually found in power plants. Easily mistaken for a Poké Ball, it has zapped many people.

Sprites

Voltorb Voltorb Voltorb Voltorb

Miscellany

Species
Ball Search:
Color
Red Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
urban Search:
Footprint
Voltorb
Shape
Pomaceous Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Voltorb
5

1'7.7"
0.5 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Voltorb
104

22.9 lb
10.4 kg

Locations

Red Red
Blue Blue
Yellow Yellow
Ruby Ruby
Sapphire Sapphire
Emerald Emerald
FireRed FireRed
LeafGreen LeafGreen
Diamond Diamond
Pearl Pearl
Platinum Platinum
HeartGold HeartGold
SoulSilver SoulSilver

Pal Park

Area
Field
Score
50
Rate
30

Moves

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

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

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Charge Electric status 20

Raises the user's Special Defense by one stage. User's Electric moves have doubled power next turn.

5 5 5 Tackle Normal physical 35 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

8 8 8 Sonic Boom Normal special 20 * 90%

Inflicts 20 points of damage.

10 Eerie Impulse Electric status 15 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by two stages.

9 8 Screech Normal status 40 85%

Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.

17 17 15 Sonic Boom Normal special 20 * 90%

Inflicts 20 points of damage.

21 12 12 12 Spark Electric physical 20 65 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

15 15 15 Rollout Rock physical 20 30 90%

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

22 23 27 Self-Destruct Normal physical 5 200 100%

User faints.

29 32 Rollout Rock physical 20 30 90%

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

19 19 19 Screech Normal status 40 85%

Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.

22 22 Charge Beam Electric special 10 50 90%

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

29 33 37 22 26 26 Light Screen Psychic status 30

Reduces damage from special attacks by 50% for five turns.

29 29 Electro Ball Electric special 10 * 100%

Power is higher when the user has greater Speed than the target, up to a maximum of 150.

26 Charge Beam Electric special 10 50 90%

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

29 33 33 Self-Destruct Normal physical 5 200 100%

User faints.

36 37 42 33 36 36 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

43 39 46 Explosion Normal physical 5 250 100%

User faints.

36 40 40 Magnet Rise Electric status 10

User is immune to Ground moves and effects for five turns.

40 43 43 Gyro Ball Steel physical 5 * 100%

Power raises when the user has lower Speed, up to a maximum of 150.

43 47 47 Explosion Normal physical 5 250 100%

User faints.

41 49 47 50 50 Mirror Coat Psychic special 20 * 100% -5

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

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Crystal 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.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Explosion Normal physical 5 250 100%

User faints.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Magnet Rise Electric status 10

User is immune to Ground moves and effects for five turns.

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

Copies the target's last used move.

Crystal 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.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Self-Destruct Normal physical 5 200 100%

User faints.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Signal Beam Bug special 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

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

Never misses.

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

Paralyzes the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Thunderbolt Electric special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 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.
02 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

03 Curse Ghost status 10

Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.

04 Rollout Rock physical 20 30 90%

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

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

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

09 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

20 Rage Normal physical 20 20 100%

If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.

07 Zap Cannon Electric special 5 120 50%

Has a 100% chance to paralyze the target.

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.

13 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

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

12 12 12 12 Taunt Dark status 20 100%

For the next few turns, the target can only use damaging moves.

16 16 16 16 Light Screen Psychic status 30

Reduces damage from special attacks by 50% for five turns.

17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

18 18 18 18 18 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

20 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

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

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

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.

30 Teleport Psychic status 20

Immediately ends wild battles. No effect otherwise.

31 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

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

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

32 32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

34 34 Shock Wave Electric special 20 60

Never misses.

41 41 41 41 Torment Dark status 15 100%

Prevents the target from using the same move twice in a row.

42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

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

43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

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

34 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

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

35 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

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

33 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

34 Bide Normal physical 10 * 1

User waits for two turns, then hits back for twice the damage it took.

36 Self-Destruct Normal physical 5 200 100%

User faints.

39 39 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

44 44 44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

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.

45 Thunder Wave Electric status 20 100%

Paralyzes the target.

57 57 57 Charge Beam Electric special 10 50 90%

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

58 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

47 64 64 64 Explosion Normal physical 5 250 100%

User faints.

H5 H5 70 70 70 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

72 72 Volt Switch Electric special 20 70 100%

User must switch out after attacking.

73 73 73 Thunder Wave Electric status 20 100%

Paralyzes the target.

74 74 74 Gyro Ball Steel physical 5 * 100%

Power raises when the user has lower Speed, up to a maximum of 150.

82 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

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

83 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

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.

50 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.

H5 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

93 93 Wild Charge Electric physical 15 90 100%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

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