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Type(s)
Type Bug  Type Fire
Species Torch Pokémon
Abilities Flame Body
Swarm (DW)
Pokédex
Hydreigon ← 636 → Volcarona
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova 142/171 Kalos N/A
Evolves From None
Evolves Into Volcarona
Larvesta
636
メラルバ Meraruba
636Larvesta
Generation V
Evolutionary Line
636637
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
63.5 lbs. 28.8 kg 3'07" 1.1 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
White Bug
Body Style Footprint
Body14
F636
Cry

Larvesta (Japanese: メラルバ Meraruba) is a Bug/Fire-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

Biology

Physiology

Larvesta is a larval Pokémon that resembles a moth caterpillar. It has a fluffy mane of white fluff surrounding its head. Protruding from is white fur are five blazing flare-like appendages. Underneath the white fur, its face is black, as well as its six stubby legs, and it has light blue ovular eyes with tiny black pupils. Its backside is segmented and brownish-tan in color.

Special Abilities

Behavior

Habitat

Gender differences

None

Evolution

Larvesta evolves into Volcarona at level 59.

Game data

Statistics

Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries
Black
This Pokémon was believed to have been born from the sun. When it evolves, its entire body is engulfed in flames.
White
The base of volcanoes is where they make their homes. They shoot fire from their five horns to repel attacking enemies.
Black 2
Said to have been born from the sun, it spews fire from its horns and encases itself in a cocoon of fire when it evolves.
White 2
Said to have been born from the sun, it spews fire from its horns and encases itself in a cocoon of fire when it evolves.
X
Said to have been born from the sun, it spews fire from its horns and encases itself in a cocoon of fire when it evolves.
Y
The base of volcanoes is where they make their homes. They shoot fire from their five horns to repel attacking enemies.


Game locations

Larvesta Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Black/White Hatch the Egg received on Route 18 One
Black 2/White 2 Breed Volcarona None


Learnset

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Special
1 String Shot 95% 40 Bug Status
10 Leech Life 20 100% 15 Bug Physical
20 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical
30 Flame Charge 50 100% 20 Fire Physical
40 Bug Bite 60 100% 15 Bug Physical
50 Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical
60 Flame Wheel 60 100% 25 Fire Physical
70 Bug Buzz 90 100% 20 Bug Special
80 Amnesia –% 20 Psychic Status
90 Thrash 120 100% 10 Normal Physical
100 Flare Blitz 120 100% 15 Fire 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
Larvesta BW LarvestaBackBW
Shiny Larvesta BW LarvestaBackShinyBW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
LarvestaXY LarvestaBackXY
LarvestaShinyXY LarvestaBackShinyXY

Appearances

Anime

Manga

Other

Trivia

  • Larvesta evolves later than any Bug-type Pokémon, evolving at level 59.
  • Larvesta is the only larva-like Pokémon that skips the cocoon stage.
  • Larvesta is the only Bug/Fire type besides its evolution Volcarona.

Origin

Larvesta is based on a moth caterpillar.

Etymology

Larvesta's name comes from larvae and Vesta, a Roman goddess represented by fire.

Names in other languages

Gallery

Larvesta-AttackAnimation-1-XY Larvesta-AttackAnimation-2-XY

Sources


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