Essentials

Tapu Bulu

Land Spirit Pokémon

Tapu Bulu

Grass Fairy

Abilities

Grassy Surge

When this Pokémon enters battle, it changes the terrain to Grassy Terrain.

Hidden Ability

Telepathy

Protects against friendly Pokémon's damaging moves.

Damage Taken

  • Bug 1
  • Dark ½
  • Dragon 0
  • Electric ½
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting ½
  • Fire 2
  • Flying 2
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass ½
  • Ground ½
  • Ice 2
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 4
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 1
  • Steel 2
  • Water ½

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 7

Names

Japanese
カプ・ブルル (kapu・bururu)
カプ・ブルル
Korean
카푸브루루
Chinese
卡璞・哞哞
卡璞・哞哞
French
Tokotoro
German
Kapu-Toro
Spanish
Tapu Bulu
Italian
Tapu Bulu

Breeding

Gender
genderless Search:
Egg groups
  • Undiscovered
Hatch counter
15 Search:
Steps to hatch
4080 / 2295

Compatibility

Tapu Bulu cannot breed.

Training

Base EXP
257 Search:
Effort points
  • 3 Attack
Capture rate
3 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
slow Search:

Wild held items

Generation 7 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Tapu Bulu

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
70
56.6 313 344
Attack
130
92.6 328 359
Defense
115
89.8 298 329
Special Attack
85
67.3 238 269
Special Defense
95
79.6 258 289
Speed
75
58.8 218 249
Total
570
85.7

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 7
Moon

The guardian deity of Ula’ula is a lazy Pokémon. It commands plants to immobilize its foes and then deals them a savage blow with its horns.

Ultra Sun

Although it’s called a guardian deity, it’s violent enough to crush anyone it sees as an enemy.

Sprites

Tapu Bulu Tapu Bulu

Miscellany

Species
Land Spirit Pokémon Search:
Color
Red Search:
Cry
Shape
Brachial Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Tapu Bulu
19

6'2.8"
1.9 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Tapu Bulu
455

100.3 lb
45.5 kg

Locations

Moves

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

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

Generation 7 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Grassy Terrain Grass status 10

For five turns, heals all Pokémon on the ground for 1/16 max HP each turn and strengthens their Grass moves to 1.5× their power.

Wood Hammer Grass physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Superpower Fighting physical 5 120 100%

Lowers the user's Attack and Defense by one stage after inflicting damage.

Mean Look Normal status 5

Prevents the target from leaving battle.

Disable Normal status 20 100%

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

Whirlwind Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

Withdraw Water status 40

Raises the user's Defense by one stage.

Leafage Grass physical 40 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

8 Horn Attack Normal physical 25 65 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

14 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

20 Scary Face Normal status 10 100%

Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.

26 Leech Seed Grass status 10 90%

Seeds the target, stealing HP from it every turn.

32 Horn Leech Grass physical 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

38 Rototiller Ground status 10

Raises the Attack and Special Attack of all Grass Pokémon in battle.

43 Nature’s Madness Fairy special 10 * 90%

Inflicts damage equal to half the target's HP.

48 Zen Headbutt Psychic physical 15 80 90%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

53 Megahorn Bug physical 10 120 85%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

58 Skull Bash Normal physical 10 130 100%

Raises the user's Defense by one stage. User charges for one turn before attacking.

Generation 7 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
01 Work Up Normal status 30

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

04 Calm Mind Psychic status 20

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

05 Roar Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

08 Bulk Up Fighting status 20

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

10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

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

11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

12 Taunt Dark status 20 100%

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

15 Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

16 Light Screen Psychic status 30

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

17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

20 Safeguard Normal status 25

Protects the user's field from major status ailments and confusion for five turns.

21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

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

22 Solar Beam Grass special 10 120 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

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

31 Brick Break Fighting physical 15 75 100%

Destroys Reflect and Light Screen.

33 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

39 Rock Tomb Rock physical 15 60 95%

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

41 Torment Dark status 15 100%

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

42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

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

48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

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

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 Focus Blast Fighting special 5 120 70%

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

53 Energy Ball Grass special 10 90 100%

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

54 False Swipe Normal physical 40 40 100%

Cannot lower the target's HP below 1.

56 Fling Dark physical 10 * 100%

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

59 Brutal Swing Dark physical 20 60 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

66 Payback Dark physical 10 50 100%

Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.

67 Smart Strike Steel physical 10 70

Never misses.

68 Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

71 Stone Edge Rock physical 5 100 80%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

75 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

77 Psych Up Normal status 10

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

80 Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

86 Grass Knot Grass special 20 * 100%

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

87 Swagger Normal status 15 85%

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 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.

95 Snarl Dark special 15 55 95%

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

96 Nature Power Normal status 20

Uses a move which depends upon the terrain.

99 Dazzling Gleam Fairy special 10 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

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