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Type(s)
Ghost  Flying
Species Balloon Pokémon
Abilities Aftermath
Unburden
Flare Boost (DW)
Pokédex
Ambipom ← 425 → Drifblim
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh 065
Unova 208 Coastal Kalos 001
Evolves From None
Evolves Into Drifblim
Drifloon
425
フワンテ Fuwante
425Drifloon
Generation IV
Evolutionary Line
425426
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
2.6 lbs. 1.2 kg 1'04" 0.4 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Purple Amorphous
Body Style Footprint
Body04
F425
Cry

Drifloon (Japanese: フワンテ Fuwante) is a Ghost/Flying-type Pokémon introduced in Generation IV.

Biology

Physiology

Drifloon are a Pokémon that have the appearance of a purple balloon. Its face has two beady eyes and a yellow patch in between them that looks like an "x". At the top of their head, Drifloon have a small bit of "fluff" that appears to be a small cloud. Near the bottom of their body are two arms, skinny enough to be like string, with yellow heart-shaped hands at the tips.

Additionally, shiny Drifloon are yellow instead of purple, and have a light blue patch and hearts. Also, there are no gender differences between male and female Drifloon.

Abilities

Drifloon can have either the ability Aftermath or Unburden. Aftermath will cause the opposing Pokémon to lose 1/4 its max HP should Drifloon faint due to a physical attack. Unburden will double its speed if the item it was holding is lost.

Evolution

Drifloon evolves into Drifblim once it reaches level 28.

Game Info

Locations

Drifloon Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Diamond/ Pearl Valley Windworks on Friday One
Platinum Valley Windworks on Friday One
HeartGold/SoulSilver Trade None
Black/White Breed Drifblim None
X/Y Route 8 Common


Side Game Locations

Drifloon Locations
Game(s) Location
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Chasm Cave (B1F-B4F)
Sky Stairway (1F-49F)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Volcano Cave
Pokémon Rumble Cold Meadow


Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries
Diamond
A Pokémon formed by the spirits of people and Pokémon. It loves damp, humid seasons.
Pearl
It tugs on the hands of children to steal them away. However, it gets pulled around instead.
Platinum
Because of the way it floats aimlessly, an old folktale calls it a "Signpost for Wandering Spirits."
HeartGold
It is whispered that any child who mistakes Drifloon for a balloon and holds on to it could wind up missing.
SoulSilver
It is whispered that any child who mistakes Drifloon for a balloon and holds on to it could wind up missing.
Black
Because of the way it floats aimlessly, an old folktale calls it a "Signpost for Wandering Spirits."
White
Because of the way it floats aimlessly, an old folktale calls it a "Signpost for Wandering Spirits."
Black 2
These Pokémon are called the "Signpost for Wandering Spirits." Children holding them sometimes vanish.
White 2
These Pokémon are called the "Signpost for Wandering Spirits." Children holding them sometimes vanish.
X
A Pokémon formed by the spirits of people and Pokémon. It loves damp, humid seasons.
Y
These Pokémon are called the "Signpost for Wandering Spirits." Children holding them sometimes vanish.


Sprites

Version
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
X Y Back

Appearances

In the anime

Fantina's Drifloon

Fantina's Drifloon.

Drifloon debuted in the Pokémon Anime series during the episode Drifloon on the Wind!. These Drifloon belonged to a Nurse Joy and her daughters and were used as a method of transportation.

The Gym Leader Fantina owned a Drifloon, which she had raised from an egg. It was first seen in the episode Playing The Leveling Field!, being used in a non-gym battle match against Ash. During the same episode it evolved into a Drifblim.


Origin

Name Origin

Drifloon got its name from the word "Drift" and "Balloon".

Trivia

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Drifloon in the Pokémon Dream Radar.

Sources


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