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Type(s)
Type Grass  Type Poison
Species Flower Pokémon
Abilities Chlorophyll
Effect Spore (DW)
Pokédex
Gloom ← 045 → Paras
Kanto 045 Johto 085
Hoenn 090/093 Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Central Kalos 107
Evolves From Gloom
Evolves Into None
Vileplume
045
ラフレシア Rafureshia
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Generation I
Evolutionary Line
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Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
41.0 lbs. 18.6 kg 3'11" 1.2 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Blue Grass
Body Style Footprint
Body12
F045
Cry

Vileplume (Japanese: ラフレシア Rafureshia) is a Grass/Poison-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

Biology

Physiology

Vileplume is purple in color with red eyes and short limbs. There is also a rafflesia on its head, which is a type of flower known to have a putrid smell.

Special abilities

Vileplume has the ability Chlorophyll. Chlorophyll allows Vileplume's Speed to rise when the sun is strong. Vileplume are known for their large flower. The flower releases a large amount of pollen in the air when it is flapped. The flapping of the flower can be very loud at times.

Evolution

Vileplume is one of two evolved forms of Gloom. Gloom evolves into a Vileplume with the use of a Leaf Stone.

Game info

Game locations

Vileplume Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Evolve Gloom (Red only) None
Yellow Evolve Gloom None
Gold/Silver Evolve Gloom None
Crystal Evolve Gloom None
Ruby/Sapphire Evolve Gloom None
Emerald Evolve Gloom None
FireRed/LeafGreen Evolve Gloom (FireRed only) None
Diamond/Pearl Evolve Gloom None
Platinum Evolve Gloom None
HeartGold/SoulSilver Evolve Gloom None
Black/White Evolve Gloom (White only) None
X/Y Evolve Gloom None


Side game locations

Vileplume Locations
Game(s) Location
Pokémon Snap River
Pokémon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire Evolve Gloom
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 3, Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Evolve Gloom
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Evolve Gloom
Pokémon Ranger Sekra Mountain Range
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Chroma Highlands
Pokémon Rumble Silent Forest
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs Canal Ruins, Forest Ruins, Light Ruins


Pokédex entries

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
The larger its petals, the more toxic pollen it contains. Its big head is heavy and hard to hold up.
Yellow
Flaps its broad flower petals to scatter its poisonous pollen. The flapping sound is very loud.
Gold
It has the world's largest petals. With every step, the petals shake out heavy clouds of toxic pollen.
Silver
The bud bursts into bloom with a bang. It then starts scattering allergenic, poisonous pollen.
Crystal
By shaking its big petals, it scatters toxic pollen into the air, turning the air yellow.
Ruby
Vileplume's toxic pollen triggers atrocious allergy attacks. That's why it is advisable never to approach any attractive flowers in a jungle, however pretty they may be.
Sapphire
Vileplume has the world's largest petals. They are used to attract prey that are then doused with toxic spores. Once the prey are immobilized, this Pokémon catches and devours them.
Emerald
In seasons when it produces more pollen, the air around a Vileplume turns yellow with the powder as it walks. The pollen is highly toxic and causes paralysis.
FireRed
Its petals are the largest in the world. It fiendishly scatters allergy-causing pollen from its petals.
LeafGreen
The larger its petals, the more toxic pollen it contains. Its big head is heavy and hard to hold up.
Diamond
Its petals are the largest in the world. As it walks, it scatters extremely allergenic pollen.
Pearl
Its petals are the largest in the world. As it walks, it scatters extremely allergenic pollen.
Platinum
Its petals are the largest in the world. As it walks, it scatters extremely allergenic pollen.
HeartGold
It has the world's largest petals. With every step, the petals shake out heavy clouds of toxic pollen.
SoulSilver
The bud bursts into bloom with a bang. It then starts scattering allergenic, poisonous pollen.
Black
Its petals are the largest in the world. As it walks, it scatters extremely allergenic pollen.
White
Its petals are the largest in the world. As it walks, it scatters extremely allergenic pollen.
Black 2
Its petals are the largest in the world. As it walks, it scatters extremely allergenic pollen.
White 2
Its petals are the largest in the world. As it walks, it scatters extremely allergenic pollen.
X
The larger its petals, the more toxic pollen it contains. Its big head is heavy and hard to hold up.
Y
It has the world's largest petals. With every step, the petals shake out heavy clouds of toxic pollen.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire


Learnset

Leveling

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Mega Drain 40 100% 15 Grass Special


Aromatherapy —% 5 Grass Status


Stun Spore 75% 30 Grass Status


Poison Powder 75% 35 Poison Status


50 Petal Blizzard 90 100% 15 Grass Physical


53 Petal Dance 120 100% 10 Grass Special


65 Solarbeam 120 100% 10 Grass Special


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 Accuracy PP Type Category
Mega Drain 40 100% 15 Grass Special


Aromatherapy —% 5 Grass Status


Stun Spore 75% 30 Grass Status


Poison Powder 75% 35 Poison Status


53 Petal Dance 120 100% 10 Grass Special


65 Solarbeam 120 100% 10 Grass Special


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 Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Cat. Appeal
Mega Drain 40 100% 15 Grass Special


Aromatherapy —% 5 Grass Status


Stun Spore 75% 30 Grass Status


Poison Powder 75% 35 Poison Status


53 Petal Dance 90 100% 10 Grass Special


65 Solarbeam 120 100% 10 Grass Special


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 Accuracy PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
Aborb 20 100% 20 Grass


Aromatherapy —% 5 Grass


Stun Spore 75% 30 Grass


Mega Drain 40 100% 10 Grass


44 Petal Dance 70 100% 10 Grass


Leveling Generation II
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
Absorb 20 100% 20 Grass


Sweet Scent 100% 20 Normal


Stun Spore 75% 30 Grass


Petal Dance 70 100% 10 Grass


Leveling Generation I
Game Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
R B Y Absorb 20 100% 20 Grass
R B Y Sweet Scent 100% 20 Normal
R B Y 15 Poison Powder 75% 35 Poison
R B Y 17 Stun Spore 75% 30 Grass
R B Y 19 Sleep Powder 75% 15 Grass
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
Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
Gold Silver Crystal Back
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back

Appearances

Anime

Vileplume Anime

Vileplume first made its debut in Holy Matrimony! under the ownership of Jessiebelle.

Trivia

Origins

Vileplume appears to be based on a flower that is bad smelling. Vileplume comes from the words 'vile' meaning disgusting and 'plume' meaning smooth.

The flower on top of its head is based off a rafflesia, the world's largest flower (found in Asia) that smells like rotting flesh.

Gallery

Sources


← Gloom | Vileplume | Paras →

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