Emolga is a mammalian flying squirrel-like Pokémon that resembles Pichu, Pikachu, Plusle, Minun and Pachirisu. It has white fur on its face and the front side of its body. The back of Emolga's head is black. Its two large ears are yellow with white centers. Emolga's stubby forearms have three fingers on each hand. Its membrane is used to glide and store energy produced in its cheeks. This membrane is black on the back of its body and yellow on the front. Emolga is an expert glider especially around trees or fleeing from danger. Its legs are very short and it has small oval-shaped feet without toes, similar to Plusle and Minun. Its tail is long and shaped like a lightning bolt; the base is yellow and the rest is black.