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Ludicolo
272
ルンパッパ Runpappa
272Ludicolo
Generation III
Evolutionary line
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Type(s)
Type Water  Type Grass
Species Carefree Pokémon
Abilities Swift Swim
Rain Dish
Own Tempo (DW)
Pokédex
Lombre ← 272 → Seedot
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn 021 Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Mountain Kalos 057
Alola N/A
Evolves from Lombre
Evolves into None
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
121.3 lbs. 55.0 kg 4'11" 1.5 m
Pokédex color Egg group
Green Water 1
Grass
Shape Footprint
Shape12
F272
Cry

Ludicolo (Japanese: ルンパッパ Runpappa) is a Water/Grass-type Pokémon introduced in Generation III. It evolves from Lombre and is the final form of Lotad.

Biology

Behavior

When it hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can't help breaking out into a dance.

Gender differences

Male Ludicolo have thicker stripes on their fur than the female ones.

Natural abilities

Its special abilities include Swift Swim and Rain Dish.

Evolution

Ludicolo is the evolved form of Lombre, and is the final evolutionary stage of Lotad. To evolve Lombre into Ludicolo one must use a Water Stone.

Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Ruby/Sapphire Evolve Lombre None
Emerald Evolve Lombre None
FireRed/LeafGreen Trade None
Diamond/Pearl Evolve Lombre None
Platinum Evolve Lombre None
HeartGold/SoulSilver Trade None
Black/White Evolve Lombre (White only) None
X/Y Evolve Lombre None
Sun/Moon Transfer None


Side game locations

Locations
Game(s) Area(s)
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 1
Trozei Battle
Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Evolve Lombre
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Lake Afar (B1F-B24F)
Pokémon Ranger Fall City
Olive Jungle


Pokédex entries

Pokédex Entries
Ruby
Ludicolo begins dancing as soon as it hears cheerful, festive music. This Pokémon is said to appear when it hears the singing of children on hiking outings.
Sapphire
Upon hearing an upbeat and cheerful rhythm, the cells in Ludicolo's body become very energetic and active. Even in battle, this Pokémon will exhibit an amazing amount of power.
Emerald
When it hears festive music, all the cells in its body become stimulated, and it begins moving in rhythm. It does not quail even when it faces a tough opponent.
FireRed
The rhythm of bright, festive music activates Ludicolo's cells, making it more powerful.
LeafGreen
The rhythm of bright, festive music activates Ludicolo's cells, making it more powerful.
Diamond
If it hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can't help breaking out into a dance.
Pearl
If it hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can't help breaking out into a dance.
Platinum
If it hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can't help breaking out into a dance.
HeartGold
If it hears festive music, it begins moving in rhythm in order to amplify its power.
SoulSilver
If it hears festive music, it begins moving in rhythm in order to amplify its power.
Black
If it hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can't help breaking out into a dance.
White
If it hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can't help breaking out into a dance.
Black 2
If it hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can't help breaking out into a dance.
White 2
If it hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can't help breaking out into a dance.
X
If it hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can't help breaking out into a dance.
Y
The rhythm of bright, festive music activates Ludicolo's cells, making it more powerful.
Omega Ruby
Ludicolo begins dancing as soon as it hears cheerful, festive music. This Pokémon is said to appear when it hears the singing of children on hiking outings.
Alpha Sapphire
Upon hearing an upbeat and cheerful rhythm, the cells in Ludicolo’s body become very energetic and active. Even in battle, this Pokémon will exhibit an amazing amount of power.
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon


Stats

Base Stats
HP
80
Attack
70
Defense
70
Sp. Atk
90
Sp. Def
100
Speed
70
Total
480

Learnset

Leveling

Leveling Generation VII
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation IV
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation III
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM22 Solar Beam 120 100% 10 Grass Special
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special
TM53 Energy Ball 90 100% 10 Grass Special
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM75 Swords Dance —% 20 Normal Status
TM86 Grass Knot 100% 20 Grass Special
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special
TM96 Nature Power —% 20 Normal Status
TM98 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM01 Hone Claws —% 15 Dark Status Type Cute 0
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Type Beautiful ♥♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beautiful 0
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special Type Beautiful ♥♥♥♥
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special Type Beautiful ♥♥♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Beautiful 0
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ ♥♥♥
TM22 Solar Beam 120 100% 10 Grass Special Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 0
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough 0
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful ♥♥ 0
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful ♥♥♥ 0
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM53 Energy Ball 90 100% 10 Grass Special Type Beautiful ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special Type Tough ♥♥ 0
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥
TM70 Flash 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beautiful ♥♥♥ 0
TM75 Swords Dance —% 20 Normal Status Type Beautiful 0
TM86 Grass Knot 100% 20 Grass Special Type Cute 0
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM94 Rock SmashXY 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 0
TM96 Nature Power —% 20 Normal Status Type Beautiful 0
TM98 Power-Up Punch 40 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Tough 0
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
HM03 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special Type Beautiful ♥♥ ♥♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
HM05 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
HM06 Rock SmashORAS 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
HM07 DiveORAS 80 100% 10 Water Physical Type Beautiful ♥♥ 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
TM01 Hone Claws —% 15 Dark Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM22 SolarBeam 120 100% 10 Grass Special
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special
TM53 Energy Ball 80 100% 10 Grass Special
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM70 Flash 100% 20 Normal Status
TM75 Swords Dance —% 30 Normal Status
TM86 Grass Knot 100% 20 Grass Special
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical
HM05 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical
HM06 Dive 80 100% 10 Water 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.

TMs and HMs Generation IV
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
TM01 Focus Punch 150 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Tough
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special Type Beauty ♥♥
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Type Smart ♥♥
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Type Beauty ♥♥
TM09 Bullet Seed 10 100% 30 Grass Physical Type Cool ♥♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special Type Smart
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beauty ♥♥
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special Type Beauty ♥♥
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special Type Beauty ♥♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool ♥♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Tough ♥♥
TM19 Giga Drain 60 100% 10 Grass Special Type Smart
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
TM22 SolarBeam 120 100% 10 Grass Special Type Cool
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool ♥♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Smart ♥♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough 0
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special Type Cool ♥♥
TM53 Energy Ball 80 100% 10 Grass Special Type Beauty ♥♥
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough ♥♥
TM60 Drain Punch 60 100% 5 Fighting Physical Type Beauty
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Beauty ♥♥
TM70 Flash 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty ♥♥
TM75 Swords Dance —% 30 Normal Status Type Beauty 0
TM78 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty ♥♥
TM82 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥
TM83 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥
TM86 Grass Knot 100% 20 Grass Special Type Smart ♥♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special Type Beauty ♥♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
HM05HGSS Whirlpool 15 70% 15 Water Special Type Beauty 0
HM06 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
HM08 Rock Climb 90 85% 20 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation III
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM01 Focus Punch 150 100% 20 Fighting Type Tough ♥♥♥ 0
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Type Beauty ♥♥ 0
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Type Beauty ♥♥♥
TM09 Bullet Seed 10 100% 30 Grass Type Cool ♥♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Type Beauty 0
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Type Beauty ♥♥
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Type Beauty ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Type Cute 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Type Tough 0
TM19 Giga Drain 60 100% 5 Grass Type Smart ♥♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 0
TM22 SolarBeam 120 100% 10 Grass Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 0
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Type Cool ♥♥♥♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Type Cool ♥♥ 0
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Type Smart 0
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Type Tough 0
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Type Beauty ♥♥♥ 0
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Type Tough ♥♥
HM05 Flash 70% 20 Normal Type Beauty ♥♥♥ 0
HM06 Rock Smash 20 100% 15 Fighting Type Tough 0
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Type Tough ♥♥ 0
HM08 Dive 60 100% 10 Water Type Beauty ♥♥ 0
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
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 272 front E 272 front RS 272 front Ludicolo Back III
Ludicolo Shiny RSFRLG Ludicolo Shiny E Ludicolo Shiny RSFRLG Ludicolo Shiny Back III
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 272 front DP 272 front DP 272 front Ludicolo Back IV
DP 272f front DP 272f front DP 272f front
Ludicolo Shiny DPPtHGSS Ludicolo Shiny DPPtHGSS Ludicolo Shiny DPPtHGSS Ludicolo Shiny Back IV
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Ludicolo BW Ludicolo BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire GO Back
Ludicolo XY Ludicolo XY
Ludicolo Shiny XY Ludicolo Shiny XY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Back

Anime

Trivia

  • In Pokémon Colosseum during the first battle against Miror. B, he uses all Ludicolo except for one Shadow Sudowoodo.
  • Ludicolo and Shiftry have many similarities:
    • Both share the Grass type.
    • Both have a 50% to be male or female.
    • Both of them come from a 3-stage evolution line.
    • Both of their middle evolutions evolve with stones (Lombre with Water Stone and Nuzleaf with Leaf Stone).
    • Both have the same catch rate (45).
    • Both are in the Grass breeding group.
    • The first part of their evolutions evolve at Level 14.
    • Both are based off of Japanese mythological creatures (Shiftry is a tengu while Ludicolo is a kappa).
    • Both are exclusive to their games (Shiftry is exclusive to Ruby and Ludicolo is exclusive to Sapphire).

Etymology

The name Ludicolo sounds similar to the English word ludicrous, and the Spanish word ridiculo, which means ridiculous.

Gallery

See also