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Bouffalant
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ブッファロン Buffaron
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Generation V
Evolutionary line
No evolution line
Type(s)
Type Normal  
Species Bash Buffalo Pokémon
Abilities Reckless
Sap Sipper
Soundproof (DW)
Pokédex
Bisharp ← 626 → Rufflet
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova 132/269 Kalos N/A
Alola N/A
Evolves from None
Evolves into None
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
208.6 lbs. 94.6 kg 5'03" 1.6 m
Pokédex color Egg group
Brown Field
Shape Footprint
Shape08
F626
Cry

Bouffalant (Japanese: ブッファロン Buffaron) is a Normal-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

Biology

Physiology

Bouffalant is a large, brown buffalo-like Pokémon. It has a voluminous, magnificent Afro atop its head, with two equally large horns protruding from within it. Each horn is encircled by two gold rings. It has a powerfully-built body with shaggy brown fur. Its pale brown face is distinctly bovine with a gray muzzle and beady yellow eyes. It has large gray hooves and a small tail.

Evolution

Bouffalant does not evolve.

Game Info

Game Locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Black/White Route 10 Rare
X/Y Transfer None


Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries
Black
Their fluffy fur absorbs damage, even if they strike foes with a fierce headbutt.
White
They charge wildly and headbutt everything. Their headbutts have enough destructive force to derail a train.
Black 2
They are known to charge so wildly that if a trainer were to enter their territory, they would send it flying.
White 2
They are known to charge so wildly that if a trainer were to enter their territory, they would send it flying.
X
They charge wildly and headbutt everything. Their headbutts have enough destructive force to derail a train.
Y
Their fluffy fur absorbs damage, even if they strike foes with a fierce headbutt.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Let's Go, Pikachu!
Let's Go, Eevee!


Stats

Base Stats
HP
95
Attack
110
Defense
95
Sp. Atk
40
Sp. Def
95
Speed
55
Total
490

Learnset

Leveling

Leveling Generation VII
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
1 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical
1 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status
6 Rage 20 100% 20 Normal Physical
11 Fury Attack 15 85% 20 Normal Physical
16 Horn Attack 65 100% 25 Normal Physical
21 Scary Face 100% 10 Normal Status
26 Revenge 60 100% 10 Fighting Physical
31 Head Charge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical
36 Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Status
41 Megahorn 120 85% 10 Bug Physical
46 Reversal 100% 15 Fighting Physical
50 Thrash 120 100% 10 Normal Physical
56 Swords Dance —% 20 Normal Status
61 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
1 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical Type Clever ♥♥
1 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cool ♥♥
6 Rage 20 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
11 Fury Attack 15 85% 20 Normal Physical Type Cool 0
16 Horn Attack 65 100% 25 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ 0
21 Scary Face 100% 10 Normal Status Type Tough ♥♥♥ 0
26 Revenge 60 100% 10 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥ 0
31 Head Charge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
♥♥♥
0
36 Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Status Type Cool 0
41 Megahorn 120 85% 10 Bug Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
46 Reversal 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Cool 0
50 Thrash 120 100% 10 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
♥♥♥
0
56 Swords Dance —% 20 Normal Status Type Beautiful 0
61 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
1 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical
1 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status
6 Rage 20 100% 20 Normal Physical
11 Fury Attack 15 85% 20 Normal Physical
16 Horn Attack 65 100% 25 Normal Physical
21 Scary Face 100% 10 Normal Status
26 Revenge 60 100% 10 Fighting Physical
31 Head Charge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical
36 Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Status
41 Megahorn 120 85% 10 Bug Physical
46 Reversal 100% 15 Fighting Physical
51 Thrash 120 100% 10 Normal Physical
56 Swords Dance —% 30 Normal Status
61 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
TM01 Work Up —% 30 Normal Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM67 Smart Strike 70 —% 10 Steel Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM71 Stone Edge 100 80% 5 Rock Physical
TM75 Swords Dance —% 20 Normal Status
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100% 20 Poison Physical
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM93 Wild Charge 90 100% 15 Electric Physical
TM94 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beautiful 0
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status Type Clever ♥♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Beautiful 0
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ ♥♥♥
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough ♥♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 0
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical Type Cool ♥♥ 0
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful ♥♥ 0
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough ♥♥ 0
TM67 Retaliate 70 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥
TM71 Stone Edge 100 80% 5 Rock Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥ 0
TM75 Swords Dance —% 20 Normal Status Type Beautiful 0
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical Type Tough ♥♥ ♥♥
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical Type Tough ♥♥ ♥♥
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100% 20 Poison Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM93 Wild Charge 90 100% 15 Electric Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
♥♥♥
0
TM94 Rock SmashXY 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 0
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ 0
HM03 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special Type Beautiful ♥♥ ♥♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
HM06 Rock SmashORAS 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Physical
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM67 Retaliate 70 100% 5 Normal Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM71 Stone Edge 100 80% 5 Rock Physical
TM75 Swords Dance —% 30 Normal Status
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical
TM83 Work Up —% 30 Normal Status
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100% 20 Poison Physical
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM93 Wild Charge 90 100% 15 Electric Physical
TM94 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Bouffalant BW Bouffalant BW BouffalantBackBW
Shiny Bouffalant BW Shiny Bouffalant BW BouffalantBackShinyBW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Bouffalant XY Bouffalant XY BouffalantBackXY
BouffalantShinyXY BouffalantShinyXY BouffalantBackShinyXY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Back

Trivia

  • Bouffalant was officially revealed on the October issue of Coro Coro on September 11, 2010.
  • Before Black and White were released, some fans believed that Bouffalant was an evolution of Tauros.
  • Bouffalant is May on the Pokémon Horoscope.

Origin

Bouffalant is based on a buffalo with an Afro hairstyle.

Etymology

Bouffalant's English name is a combination of "bouffant" and "buffalo".

Its Japanese name is derived from バッファロー buffalo and アフロ afro.

Gallery

See also