Helioptile is an Generation VI./ -type Pokémon which was first introduced in
Helioptile is a yellow reptile Pokémon, who has blue eyes and long ears. A shiny Helioptile has a red body.
Helioptile absorbs solar rays to generate electricity. It also charges itself in the sun in such a way it doesn't need to eat. Also, when it is attacking, it opens the "ear-like" structures on its head.
Helioptile evolves into Heliolisk by the use of a Sun Stone.
|They make their home in deserts. They can generate their energy from basking in the sun, so eating food is not a requirement.|
|The frills on either side of its head have cells that generate electricity when exposed to sunlight.|
- Main article: Alexa's Helioptile
Alexa had the Helioptile who travelled with her from Kalos to Unova.
- No other Pokémon has same type matchup of / except for Heliolptile and its evolution Heliolisk.
Helioptile is a play on words Heliophile (Something attracted to the sun or light) and Reptile. Helioptile, as its Japanese name implies, is based on a frilled neck lizard.