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==Biology==
 
==Biology==
===Appearance===
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===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.
 
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 Pokémon|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.
 
Additionally, [[Shiny Pokémon|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.
   
== Special Abilities ==
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===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.
 
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.
 
==In the anime ==
 
[[File:Fantina's_Drifloon.jpg|thumb|left|135px|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.
 
   
 
==Evolution==
 
==Evolution==
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soulsilver=It is whispered that any child who mistakes Drifloon for a balloon and holds on to it could wind up missing.|
 
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|black2 = These Pokémon are called the "Signpost for Wandering Spirits." Children holding them sometimes vanish.
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==Appearances==
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===In the anime ===
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[[File:Fantina's Drifloon.jpg|thumb|left|135px|Fantina's Drifloon.]]
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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.
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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.
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==Origin==
 
==Origin==
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*Drifloon is formed from the solidifying of human and Pokémon sprits. It loves wet and humid seasons, and is so light, even children can pull it around.
 
*Drifloon is formed from the solidifying of human and Pokémon sprits. It loves wet and humid seasons, and is so light, even children can pull it around.
*According to its image in the Pokémon Dream Radar, Drifloon has a small mouth in the centre of the yellow cross on its face.[[File:Ac569806174a11e2a2ab22000a1fb84b_6.jpg|thumb|Drifloon in the Pokemon Dream Radar, showing that it does indeed have a mouth.]]
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*According to its image in the Pokémon Dream Radar, Drifloon has a small mouth in the centre of the yellow cross on its face. This can also be seen during its fainting animation in Pokémon X/Y.[[File:Ac569806174a11e2a2ab22000a1fb84b 6.jpg|thumb|Drifloon in the Pokémon Dream Radar, showing that it does indeed have a mouth.]]
   
 
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Latest revision as of 11:15, January 26, 2014

Type
Ghost/Flying  
Species Balloon Pokémon
Abilities Aftermath
Unburden
Pokédex
[[Ambipom]] ← 425 → [[Drifblim]]
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves From None
Evolves Into [[Drifblim]]
'Drifloon'
425
(フワンテ Fuwante)
425Drifloon
[[Generation IV]]
Evolutionary Line
No evolution line
Gender
Genderless
Weight Height
2.6 lbs. 1.2 kg 1'04" 0.3 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
<font color=Purple>Purple</font>
Body Style Footprint
F425
Cry

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

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

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.

AbilitiesEdit

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.

EvolutionEdit

Drifloon evolves into Drifblim once it reaches level 28.

Game InfoEdit

LocationsEdit

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 LocationsEdit

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 EntriesEdit

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


AppearancesEdit

In the anime Edit

Fantina's Drifloon
Fantina's Drifloon.
Captain VasAdded by Captain Vas

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.


OriginEdit

Name OriginEdit

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

TriviaEdit

  • Drifloon is formed from the solidifying of human and Pokémon sprits. It loves wet and humid seasons, and is so light, even children can pull it around.
  • According to its image in the Pokémon Dream Radar, Drifloon has a small mouth in the centre of the yellow cross on its face. This can also be seen during its fainting animation in Pokémon X/Y.
    Ac569806174a11e2a2ab22000a1fb84b 6
    Drifloon in the Pokémon Dream Radar, showing that it does indeed have a mouth.
    SioliAdded by Sioli

ReferencesEdit


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