Essentials

Wurmple

Wurmple

Bug

Abilities

Shield Dust

Protects against incoming moves' extra effects.

Hidden Ability

Run Away

Ensures success fleeing from wild battles.

Damage Taken

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

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 3
National
265
Hoenn
14 Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald
Original Sinnoh
48 Diamond, Pearl
Extended Sinnoh
48 Platinum

Names

Korean
개무소
German
Waumpel
Spanish
Wurmple
Chinese
刺尾蟲
Italian
Wurmple
French
Chenipotte
Japanese
ケムッソ (kemusso)
Official roomaji
Kemusso

Breeding

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

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
39 Search:
Effort points
  • 1 HP
Capture rate
255 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
Wurmple Silcoon Level up, starting at level 7 Beautifly Level up, starting at level 10
Cascoon Level up, starting at level 7 Dustox Level up, starting at level 10

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
45
15.5 263 294
Attack
45
13.3 158 189
Defense
35
6.0 138 169
Special Attack
20
1.3 108 139
Special Defense
30
3.6 128 159
Speed
20
2.6 108 139
Total
195
0.6

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★☆☆
Power
★✯☆
Skill
★✯✯✯☆
Stamina
★☆☆☆
Jump
★★☆
Total
6/10/18

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

Often targeted by bird Pokémon, it desperately resists by releasing poison from its tail spikes.

Generation 6
Y

It lives among the tall grass and in forests. It repels attacks by raising up the spikes on its rear.

Sprites

Wurmple Wurmple Wurmple Wurmple

Miscellany

Species
Worm Search:
Color
Red Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
forest Search:
Footprint
Wurmple
Shape
Caudal Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Wurmple
3

0'11.8"
0.3 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Wurmple
36

7.9 lb
3.6 kg

Locations

Ruby Ruby
Sapphire Sapphire
Emerald Emerald
Diamond Diamond
Pearl Pearl
Platinum Platinum

Pal Park

Area
Forest
Score
30
Rate
50

Moves

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

Physical moves better suit Wurmple'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.
Tackle Normal physical 35 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

String Shot Bug status 40 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

5 5 5 5 5 Poison Sting Poison physical 35 15 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

15 15 15 Bug Bite Bug physical 20 60 100%

If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

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.
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Bug Bite Bug physical 20 60 100%

If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Electroweb Electric special 15 55 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

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.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 String Shot Bug status 40 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

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