Wikia

Pokémon Wiki

Changes: Weedle

Edit

Back to page

 
(32 intermediate revisions by 17 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{PokémonPrevNext|prev=Butterfree|next=Kakuna}}
+
{{PokéBox
{{PokéBox|
+
|name=Weedle
|border = {{Poison}}
+
|jname=ビードル Biidoru
|backcolor = {{Bug}}
+
|ndex=013
|name = Weedle
+
|ndexprev=Butterfree
|jname = ビードル ''Biidoru''
+
|ndexnext=Kakuna
|ndex = 013
+
|dexkanto=013
|evofrom = None
+
|dexjohto=027
|evointo = [[Kakuna]]
+
|dexcekalos=026
|gen = [[Generation I]]
+
|evointo=Kakuna
|pronun = <math>WEE-dull</math>
+
|gen=Generation I
|hp = 40
+
|species=Hairy Bug Pokémon
|atk = 35
+
|body=14
|def = 30
+
|type=Bug
|satk = 20
+
|type2=Poison
|sdef = 20
+
|imweight=7.1 lbs.
|spd = 50
+
|metweight=3.2 kg
|total = 195
+
|imheight=1'00"
|species = Hairy Bug Pokémon
+
|metheight=0.3 m
|type = {{type|Bug}}/{{type|Poison}}
+
|ability=[[Shield Dust]]
|height = <span class="explain" title="0.3 m">1'00"</span>
+
|dw=Run Away
|weight = <span class="explain" title="3.2kg">7.1 lbs.</span>
+
|color=Yellow
|ability = [[Shield Dust]]<br>[[Run Away]] (Dream World)
+
|male=50
|color = <span style="color:yellow;">'''Yellow'''</span>
+
|egg1=Bug
|gender = <span class="female">50% ♀</span>/ <span class="male">50% ♂</span>
+
|evo=[[File:013.png]][[File:014.png|link=Kakuna]][[File:015.png|link=Beedrill]]}}
}}
+
'''Weedle''' (Japanese: '''=ビードル''' ''Biidoru'') is a {{type|Bug}}/{{type|Poison}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (creature)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
'''Weedle''' is a {{type|Bug}}/{{type|Poison}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
 
   
== Appearance ==
+
==Biology==
  +
===Physiology===
 
Weedle is a small insect-like Pokémon appearing as a brown caterpillar with large stingers on both its tail and head. Across Weedle's underside are small, pink nubs which it uses to move. On its head, Weedle has two beady black eyes above a large pink nose.
 
Weedle is a small insect-like Pokémon appearing as a brown caterpillar with large stingers on both its tail and head. Across Weedle's underside are small, pink nubs which it uses to move. On its head, Weedle has two beady black eyes above a large pink nose.
   
== Special Abilities ==
+
===Special abilities===
 
Weedle has the ability [[Shield Dust]], which will block any side effect caused by an opposing [[attack]].
 
Weedle has the ability [[Shield Dust]], which will block any side effect caused by an opposing [[attack]].
   
 
Weedle has a large stinger on its head. This stinger, according to the [[Pokédex]], measures around two inches and is very toxic. Furthermore, the Pokédex states that Weedle are brightly colored so as to warn any potential predators.
 
Weedle has a large stinger on its head. This stinger, according to the [[Pokédex]], measures around two inches and is very toxic. Furthermore, the Pokédex states that Weedle are brightly colored so as to warn any potential predators.
 
== In the anime ==
 
Weedle first appeared in the episode ''[[IL004: Challenge of the Samurai|Challenge of the Samurai]]'', where [[Ash Ketchum]] attempted to catch one in the [[Viridian Forest]]. Ash was preparing to throw a [[Poké Ball]] at this particular Weedle when a trainer distracted him, allowing the Pokémon to escape.
 
 
==In the manga==
 
[[Green (Adventures)|Green]] owns a Weedle, and once offered it to [[Red (Adventures)|Red]] in exchange for his [[Butterfree]].
 
   
 
==Evolution==
 
==Evolution==
 
'''Weedle''' evolves into [[Kakuna]] once it reaches level 7, which can then further evolve at level 10 into [[Beedrill]].
 
'''Weedle''' evolves into [[Kakuna]] once it reaches level 7, which can then further evolve at level 10 into [[Beedrill]].
   
== Game info ==
+
==Game info==
=== Locations ===
+
===Locations===
 
{{Game Locations
 
{{Game Locations
 
|backcolor = {{Bug}}
 
|backcolor = {{Bug}}
|pokemon = Weedle
+
|border = {{Poison}}
|redblue = [[Viridian Forest]], [[Route 25|25]]<br />[[Route 2]], [[Route 24|24]]<small>([[Pokémon Red and Blue|<span class="male">Blue</span>]] only)</small>
+
|redblue = [[Viridian Forest]], [[Kanto Route 25|25]]<br />[[Kanto Route 2|Route 2]], [[Kanto Route 24|24]]<small>([[Pokémon Red and Blue|<span class="male">Blue</span>]] only)</small>
 
|rbrarity = Common<small>([[Pokémon Red and Blue|<span style="color:red;">Red</span>]])</small><br />Uncommon<small>([[Pokémon Red and Blue|<span class="male">Blue</span>]])</small>|
 
|rbrarity = Common<small>([[Pokémon Red and Blue|<span style="color:red;">Red</span>]])</small><br />Uncommon<small>([[Pokémon Red and Blue|<span class="male">Blue</span>]])</small>|
 
|yellow = [[Trade]]
 
|yellow = [[Trade]]
 
|yrarity = None
 
|yrarity = None
|goldsilver = [[Bug-Catching Contest]]<small>([[Pokémon Gold and Silver|<span style="color:gold;">Gold</span>]] only)</small><br />[[Ilex Forest]], [[National Park]], [[Route 2]], [[Route 30|30]], [[Route 31|31]], Trees
+
|goldsilver = [[Bug-Catching Contest]]<small>([[Pokémon Gold and Silver|<span style="color:gold;">Gold</span>]] only)</small><br />[[Ilex Forest]], [[National Park]], [[Kanto Route 2|Route 2]], [[Johto Route 30|30]], [[Johto Route 31|31]], Trees
 
|gsrarity = Uncommon<small>([[Pokémon Gold and Silver|<span style="color:gold;">Gold</span>]])</small><br />Common<small>([[Pokémon Gold and Silver|<span style="color:silver;">Silver</span>]])</small>
 
|gsrarity = Uncommon<small>([[Pokémon Gold and Silver|<span style="color:gold;">Gold</span>]])</small><br />Common<small>([[Pokémon Gold and Silver|<span style="color:silver;">Silver</span>]])</small>
|crystal = [[Ilex Forest]], [[National Park]], [[Route 2]], [[Route 30|30]], [[Route 31|31]]
+
|crystal = [[Ilex Forest]], [[National Park]], [[Kanto Route 2|Route 2]], [[Johto Route 30|30]], [[Johto Route 31|31]]
 
|crarity = Uncommon
 
|crarity = Uncommon
 
|rubysapphire = [[Trade]]
 
|rubysapphire = [[Trade]]
Line 60: Line 54:
 
|emerald = [[Trade]]
 
|emerald = [[Trade]]
 
|erarity = None
 
|erarity = None
|fireredleafgreen = [[Viridian Forest]], [[Pattern Bush]], [[Route 2]], [[Route 25|25]]
+
|fireredleafgreen = [[Viridian Forest]], [[Pattern Bush]], [[Kanto Route 2|Route 2]], [[Kanto Route 25|25]]
 
|frlgrarity = Common
 
|frlgrarity = Common
|diamondpearl = [[Route 204]]
+
|diamondpearl = [[Sinnoh Route 204|Route 204]]
 
|dprarity = Dongle <small>([[Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen|<span style="color:lightgreen;">LeafGreen'''</span>]])</small>|
 
|dprarity = Dongle <small>([[Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen|<span style="color:lightgreen;">LeafGreen'''</span>]])</small>|
|platinum = [[Eterna Forest]], [[Route 204]]
+
|platinum = [[Eterna Forest]], [[Sinnoh Route 204|Route 204]]
 
|ptrarity = Dongle <small>([[Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen|<span style="color:lightgreen;">LeafGreen'''</span>]])</small>
 
|ptrarity = Dongle <small>([[Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen|<span style="color:lightgreen;">LeafGreen'''</span>]])</small>
 
|heartgoldsoulsilver = [[National Park]], [[Bug-Catching Contest]], [[Kanto Route 2|Route 2]], [[Johto Route 30|30]], [[Johto Route 31|31]], [[Ilex Forest]], [[Headbutt]] trees, [[Viridian Forest]]
 
|heartgoldsoulsilver = [[National Park]], [[Bug-Catching Contest]], [[Kanto Route 2|Route 2]], [[Johto Route 30|30]], [[Johto Route 31|31]], [[Ilex Forest]], [[Headbutt]] trees, [[Viridian Forest]]
Line 70: Line 64:
 
|blackwhite = Breed [[Kakuna]] or [[Beedrill]]
 
|blackwhite = Breed [[Kakuna]] or [[Beedrill]]
 
|bwrarity = None
 
|bwrarity = None
  +
|xy = Santalune Forest
  +
|xyrarity = Common
 
}}
 
}}
   
=== Spin-off game locations ===
+
===Spin-off game locations===
 
{{Side Game Locations
 
{{Side Game Locations
 
|Pokemon = Weedle
 
|Pokemon = Weedle
Line 84: Line 80:
 
}}
 
}}
   
=== Pokédex entries ===
+
===Pokédex entries===
{{GenIPokédex
+
{{Pokédexentries
|backcolor = {{Bug}}
+
|backcolor={{Bug}}
|redblue = Often found in forests, eating leaves. It has a sharp venomous stinger on its head.
+
|border={{Poison}}
|yellow = Beware of the sharp stinger on its head. It hides in grass and bushes where it eats leaves.
+
|gen=I
|gold = Its poison stinger is very powerful. Its bright-colored body is intended to warn off its enemies.
+
|redblue=Often found in forests, eating leaves. It has a sharp venomous stinger on its head.
|silver = It attacks using a two-inch poison barb on its head. It can usually be found under the leaves it eats.
+
|yellow=Beware of the sharp stinger on its head. It hides in grass and bushes where it eats leaves.
|crystal = The barb on top of its head secretes a strong poison. It uses this toxic barb to protect itself.
+
|gold=Its poison stinger is very powerful. Its bright-colored body is intended to warn off its enemies.
|ruby = Weedle has an extremely acute sense of smell. It is capable of distinguishing its favorite kinds of leaves from those it dislikes just by sniffing with its big red proboscis nose.
+
|silver=It attacks using a two-inch poison barb on its head. It can usually be found under the leaves it eats.
|sapphire = Weedle has an extremely acute sense of smell. It is capable of distinguishing its favorite kinds of leaves from those it dislikes just by sniffing with its big red proboscis nose.
+
|crystal=The barb on top of its head secretes a strong poison. It uses this toxic barb to protect itself.
|emerald = A Weedle has an extremely acute sense of smell. It distinguishes its favorite kinds of leaves from those it dislikes by sniffing with its big red proboscis nose.
+
|ruby=Weedle has an extremely acute sense of smell. It is capable of distinguishing its favorite kinds of leaves from those it dislikes just by sniffing with its big red proboscis nose.
|firered = Often found in forests and grasslands. It has a sharp, toxic barb of around two inches on top of its head.
+
|sapphire=Weedle has an extremely acute sense of smell. It is capable of distinguishing its favorite kinds of leaves from those it dislikes just by sniffing with its big red proboscis nose.
|leafgreen = Often found in forests, eating leaves. It has a sharp stinger on its head that injects poison.
+
|emerald=A Weedle has an extremely acute sense of smell. It distinguishes its favorite kinds of leaves from those it dislikes by sniffing with its big red proboscis nose.
|diamond = It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
+
|firered=Often found in forests and grasslands. It has a sharp, toxic barb of around two inches on top of its head.
|pearl = It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
+
|leafgreen=Often found in forests, eating leaves. It has a sharp stinger on its head that injects poison.
|platinum = It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
+
|diamond=It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
|heartgold = Its poison stinger is very powerful. Its bright-colored body is intended to warn off its enemies.
+
|pearl=It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
|soulsilver = It attacks using a two-inch poison barb on its head. It can usually be found under the leaves it eats.
+
|platinum=It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
|black = It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
+
|heartgold=Its poison stinger is very powerful. Its bright-colored body is intended to warn off its enemies.
|white = It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
+
|soulsilver=It attacks using a two-inch poison barb on its head. It can usually be found under the leaves it eats.
|black 2 = It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
+
|black=It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
|white 2 = It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
+
|white=It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
}}
+
|black 2=It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
+
|white 2=It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
=== Learnset ===
+
|x=Often found in forests and grasslands. It has a sharp, toxic barb of around two inches on top of its head.
=== Generation I ===
+
|y=Its poison stinger is very powerful. Its bright-colored body is intended to warn off its enemies.}}
{{Main|Weedle/Learnset Generation I}}
 
 
=== Generation II ===
 
{{Main|Weedle/Learnset Generation II}}
 
 
=== Generation III ===
 
{{Main|Weedle/Learnset Generation III}}
 
 
=== Generation IV ===
 
{{Main|Weedle/Learnset Generation IV}}
 
   
==== Generation V ====
+
===Learnset===
{{Movessettop
+
====Leveling====
  +
<tabber>
  +
Generation V=
  +
{{Movessettop|type=Bug|type2=Poison}}
  +
{{Movessetmid|1|[[Poison Sting]]|15|100|35|Poison|Physical}}
  +
{{Movessetmid|1|[[String Shot]]|—|95|40|Bug|Status}}
  +
{{Movessetmid|15|'''[[Bug Bite]]'''|60|100|20|Bug|Physical}}
  +
{{Movessetend|type=Bug}}
  +
|-|
  +
Generation IV=
  +
{{MovessettopIIIalt
 
|backcolor={{Bug}}
 
|backcolor={{Bug}}
 
}}
 
}}
{{Movessetmid
+
{{MovessetmidIIIalt
|1|[[Poison Sting]]|15|100|35|'''{{Type|Poison}}'''|{{Damage Category|Physical}}
+
|yes|yes|yes|yes|yes|1|[[Poison Sting]]|15|100|35|{{type|Poison}}|Physical|Smart|2
 
}}
 
}}
{{Movessetmid
+
{{MovessetmidIIIalt
|1|[[String Shot]]|—|95|40|'''{{Type|Bug}}'''|{{Damage Category|Status}}
+
|yes|yes|yes|yes|yes|1|[[String Shot]]|—|95|40|{{type|Bug}}|Status|Smart|2
 
}}
 
}}
{{Movessetmid
+
{{MovessetmidIIIalt
|15|'''[[Bug Bite]]'''|60|100|20|'''{{Type|Bug}}'''|{{Damage Category|Physical}}
+
|no|no|yes|yes|yes|15|'''[[Bug Bite]]'''|60|100|20|{{type|Bug}}|Physical|Tough|0
 
}}
 
}}
{{Movessetend
+
{{MovessetendIIalt
 
|backcolor={{Bug}}
 
|backcolor={{Bug}}
 
}}
 
}}
== Sprites ==
+
|-|
  +
Generation III=
  +
{{MovessettopII
  +
|backcolor={{Bug}}
  +
}}
  +
{{MovessetmidII
  +
|1|[[Poison Sting]]|15|100|35|{{type|Poison}}|Smart|2|3
  +
}}
  +
{{MovessetmidII
  +
|1|[[String Shot]]|—|95|40|{{type|Bug}}|Smart|2|3
  +
}}
  +
{{MovessetendII
  +
|backcolor={{Bug}}
  +
}}
  +
|-|
  +
Generation II=
  +
{{Movessettop|type=Bug|type2=Poison|gen=II}}
  +
{{Movessetmid|1|[[Poison Sting]]|15|100|35|Poison}}
  +
{{Movessetmid|1|[[String Shot]]|—|95|40|Bug}}
  +
{{Movessetend|type=Bug}}
  +
|-|
  +
Generation I=
  +
{{Movessettop|type=Bug|type2=Poison|gen=I}}
  +
{{Movessetmid|1|[[Poison Sting]]|100|60|35|Poison}}
  +
{{Movessetmid|1|[[String Shot]]|—|95|40|Bug}}
  +
{{Movessetend|type=Bug}}
  +
</tabber>
  +
  +
====Tutoring====
  +
{{MovessettoptutIII
  +
|backcolor = {{Bug}}
  +
}}
  +
{{MovessetmidtutIII
  +
|no|no|no|yes|yes|'''[[Bug Bite]]'''|60|100|20|{{type|Bug}}|Physical|Tough|0
  +
}}
  +
{{MovessetmidtutIII
  +
|no|no|no|yes|yes|[[String Shot]]|—|95|40|{{type|Bug}}|Status|Smart|2
  +
}}
  +
{{MovessetendII
  +
|backcolor={{Bug}}
  +
}}
  +
  +
==Sprites==
 
{{GenIPokéSprites
 
{{GenIPokéSprites
 
|bgcolor = {{Bug}}
 
|bgcolor = {{Bug}}
 
|number = 013
 
|number = 013
|rbspr = Redbluespr013.png
+
|rbspr = RB 013 front.png
|yspr = Yellowspr013.gif
+
|yspr = Y 013 front.png
|grnspr = Greenspr013.png
+
|grnspr = GR 013 front.png
 
|Iback = Redbluebackspr013.png
 
|Iback = Redbluebackspr013.png
|gldspr = Goldspr013.gif
+
|gldspr = G 013 front.png
 
|gldsprs = Goldsprs013.png
 
|gldsprs = Goldsprs013.png
|slvspr = Silverspr013.gif
+
|slvspr = S 013 front.png
 
|slvsprs = Silversprs013.png
 
|slvsprs = Silversprs013.png
|cryspr = Crystalspr013.gif
+
|cryspr = C 013 front.gif
 
|crysprs = Crystalsprs013.gif
 
|crysprs = Crystalsprs013.gif
 
|IIback = Goldsilverbackspr013.png
 
|IIback = Goldsilverbackspr013.png
 
|IIbacks = Goldsilverbacksprs013.png
 
|IIbacks = Goldsilverbacksprs013.png
|rbysapspr = Rubysaphirespr013.gif
+
|rbysapspr = RS 013 front.png
 
|rbysapsprs = Rubysaphiresprs013.gif
 
|rbysapsprs = Rubysaphiresprs013.gif
|emeraldspr = Emeraldspr013.gif
+
|emeraldspr = E 013 front.gif
 
|emeraldsprs = Emeraldsprs013.gif
 
|emeraldsprs = Emeraldsprs013.gif
|frlgspr = Fireredleafgreenspr013.png
+
|frlgspr = FRLG 013 front.png
 
|frlgsprs = Fireredleafgreensprs013.png
 
|frlgsprs = Fireredleafgreensprs013.png
 
|IIIback = Rubysaphirebackspr013.png
 
|IIIback = Rubysaphirebackspr013.png
Line 155: Line 151:
 
|ptspr = Diamondpearlspr013.png
 
|ptspr = Diamondpearlspr013.png
 
|ptsprs = Diamondpearlsprs013.png
 
|ptsprs = Diamondpearlsprs013.png
|hgssspr = Heartgsoulsspr013.png
+
|hgssspr = HGSS 013 front.png
 
|hgsssprs = Heartgsoulssprs013.png
 
|hgsssprs = Heartgsoulssprs013.png
 
|IVback = Diamondpearlbackspr013.png
 
|IVback = Diamondpearlbackspr013.png
Line 163: Line 159:
 
|Vback = Weedle_BW_Back.gif
 
|Vback = Weedle_BW_Back.gif
 
|Vbacks = Shiny_Weedle_BW_Back.gif
 
|Vbacks = Shiny_Weedle_BW_Back.gif
  +
|xyspr = Weedle_XY.gif
 
}}
 
}}
   
== Origins ==
+
==Appearances==
* '''English''': Weedle appears to be based off a [[:wikipedia:caterpillar|caterpillar]] whilst its name may come from ''worm'' and ''needle'' or a mispronunciation of ''weevil''.
+
===Anime===
* '''Japanese''': ビードル (''biidoru'' in Romaji) came from "bee" and "needle".
+
[[File:Pokemon_Weedle.jpg|thumb]]
== Trivia ==
+
Weedle first appeared in the episode ''[[IL004: Challenge of the Samurai|Challenge of the Samurai]]'', where [[Ash Ketchum]] attempted to catch one in the [[Viridian Forest]]. Ash was preparing to throw a [[Poké Ball]] at this particular Weedle when a trainer distracted him, allowing the Pokémon to escape.
* Despite its species being the Hairy Bug Pokémon, it lacks hair.
+
* Prior to [[Generation V]], Weedle was the only brown {{Type|Bug}}-type.
+
===Manga===
* Weedle is the only Pokémon that cannot learn any Normal type moves.
+
[[Green (Adventures)|Green]] owns a Weedle, and once offered it to [[Red (Adventures)|Red]] in exchange for his [[Butterfree]].
  +
  +
==Trivia==
  +
*Despite its species being the Hairy Bug Pokémon, it lacks hair.
  +
*Weedle is the only Pokémon that cannot learn any Normal type moves.
  +
*Weedle along with [[Caterpie]] evolve faster than any Bug type Pokémon.
  +
  +
===Names in other languages===
  +
*'''English''': Weedle appears to be based off a [[wikipedia:caterpillar|caterpillar]] whilst its name may come from ''worm'' and ''needle'' or a mispronunciation of ''weevil''.
  +
*'''Japanese''': ビードル (''biidoru'' in Romaji) came from "bee" and "needle".
  +
  +
==Gallery==
  +
<gallery>
  +
013Weedle_OS_anime.png
  +
013Weedle_OS_anime_2.png
  +
013Weedle_AG_anime.png
  +
013Weedle_Dream.png
  +
013Weedle_Pokémon_PokéPark.jpg
  +
</gallery>
   
 
{{References|weedle|013}}
 
{{References|weedle|013}}
{{Family|[[File:013.gif|Is not evolved]][[File:014.gif|Evolves at lvl. 7|link=Kakuna]][[File:015.gif|Evolves at lvl. 10|link=Beedrill]]}}
+
{{GenInav}}{{Family|[[File:013.png]][[File:014.png|link=Kakuna]][[File:015.png|link=Beedrill]]}}{{PokémonPrevNext|prev=Butterfree|next=Kakuna}}
{{PokémonPrevNext|prev=Butterfree|next=Kakuna}}
+
[[Category:Bug Pokémon]]
+
[[ca:Weedle]]
[[Category:Poison Pokémon]]
+
[[pl:Weedle]]
[[Category:Generation I Pokémon]]
+
[[fr:Aspicot]]
[[Category:Pokémon]]
+
[[ru:Видл]]
[[Category:Basic Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Dual-Type Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Kanto Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Body style 02 Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Bug group Pokémon]]
 
 
[[Category:Early route Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Early route Pokémon]]
  +
[[Category:Pokémon that are part of a three-stage evolutionary line]]
  +
[[Category:Small Pokémon]]
  +
[[Category:Light Pokémon]]

Latest revision as of 04:48, September 11, 2014

Type(s)
Type Bug  Type Poison
Species Hairy Bug Pokémon
Abilities Shield Dust
Run Away (DW)
Pokédex
Butterfree ← 013 → Kakuna
Kanto 013 Johto 027
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Central Kalos 026
Evolves From None
Evolves Into Kakuna
Weedle
013
ビードル Biidoru
013Weedle
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
013014015
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
7.1 lbs. 3.2 kg 1'00" 0.3 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Yellow Bug
Body Style Footprint
Body14
F013
Cry

Weedle (Japanese: =ビードル Biidoru) is a Bug/Poison-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

Weedle is a small insect-like Pokémon appearing as a brown caterpillar with large stingers on both its tail and head. Across Weedle's underside are small, pink nubs which it uses to move. On its head, Weedle has two beady black eyes above a large pink nose.

Special abilitiesEdit

Weedle has the ability Shield Dust, which will block any side effect caused by an opposing attack.

Weedle has a large stinger on its head. This stinger, according to the Pokédex, measures around two inches and is very toxic. Furthermore, the Pokédex states that Weedle are brightly colored so as to warn any potential predators.

EvolutionEdit

Weedle evolves into Kakuna once it reaches level 7, which can then further evolve at level 10 into Beedrill.

Game infoEdit

LocationsEdit

Weedle Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Viridian Forest, 25
Route 2, 24(Blue only)
Common(Red)
Uncommon(Blue)
Yellow Trade None
Gold/Silver Bug-Catching Contest(Gold only)
Ilex Forest, National Park, Route 2, 30, 31, Trees
Uncommon(Gold)
Common(Silver)
Crystal Ilex Forest, National Park, Route 2, 30, 31 Uncommon
Ruby/ Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Trade None
FireRed/ LeafGreen Viridian Forest, Pattern Bush, Route 2, 25 Common
Diamond/ Pearl Route 204 Dongle (LeafGreen)
Platinum Eterna Forest, Route 204 Dongle (LeafGreen)
HeartGold/SoulSilver National Park, Bug-Catching Contest, Route 2, 30, 31, Ilex Forest, Headbutt trees, Viridian Forest Common
Black/White Breed Kakuna or Beedrill None
X/Y Santalune Forest Common


Spin-off game locationsEdit

Weedle Locations
Game(s) Location
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 9, 17, Endless Level 15, Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Silent Chasm (1-6F), Mt. Thunder (1-4F), Joyous Tower (28-34F), Oddity Cave (1-4BF)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Apple Woods (4-9F)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Vien Forest
Pokémon Rumble Silent Forest
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure Meadow Zone


Pokédex entriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
Often found in forests, eating leaves. It has a sharp venomous stinger on its head.
Yellow
Beware of the sharp stinger on its head. It hides in grass and bushes where it eats leaves.
Gold
Its poison stinger is very powerful. Its bright-colored body is intended to warn off its enemies.
Silver
It attacks using a two-inch poison barb on its head. It can usually be found under the leaves it eats.
Crystal
The barb on top of its head secretes a strong poison. It uses this toxic barb to protect itself.
Ruby
Weedle has an extremely acute sense of smell. It is capable of distinguishing its favorite kinds of leaves from those it dislikes just by sniffing with its big red proboscis nose.
Sapphire
Weedle has an extremely acute sense of smell. It is capable of distinguishing its favorite kinds of leaves from those it dislikes just by sniffing with its big red proboscis nose.
Emerald
A Weedle has an extremely acute sense of smell. It distinguishes its favorite kinds of leaves from those it dislikes by sniffing with its big red proboscis nose.
FireRed
Often found in forests and grasslands. It has a sharp, toxic barb of around two inches on top of its head.
LeafGreen
Often found in forests, eating leaves. It has a sharp stinger on its head that injects poison.
Diamond
It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
Pearl
It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
Platinum
It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
HeartGold
Its poison stinger is very powerful. Its bright-colored body is intended to warn off its enemies.
SoulSilver
It attacks using a two-inch poison barb on its head. It can usually be found under the leaves it eats.
Black
It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
White
It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
Black 2
It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
White 2
It eats its weight in leaves every day. It fends off attackers with the needle on its head.
X
Often found in forests and grasslands. It has a sharp, toxic barb of around two inches on top of its head.
Y
Its poison stinger is very powerful. Its bright-colored body is intended to warn off its enemies.

LearnsetEdit

LevelingEdit

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Poison Sting 15 100% 35 Poison Physical
1 String Shot 95% 40 Bug Status
15 Bug Bite 60 100% 20 Bug 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.

Leveling
Game Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
D P Pt HG SS 1 Poison Sting 15 100% 35 Poison Physical Smart 2
D P Pt HG SS 1 String Shot 95% 40 Bug Status Smart 2
D P Pt HG SS 15 Bug Bite 60 100% 20 Bug Physical Tough 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.

Leveling
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
1 Poison Sting 15 100% 35 Poison Smart 2 3
1 String Shot 95% 40 Bug Smart 2 3
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 II
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
1 Poison Sting 15 100% 35 Poison
1 String Shot 95% 40 Bug

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 I
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
1 Poison Sting 100 60% 35 Poison
1 String Shot 95% 40 Bug

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TutoringEdit

Tutor
Game Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
D P Pt HG SS Bug Bite 60 100% 20 Bug Physical Tough 0
D P Pt HG SS String Shot 95% 40 Bug Status Smart 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

SpritesEdit

Version
Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
RB 013 front Y 013 front GR 013 front Redbluebackspr013
Gold Silver Crystal Back
G 013 front S 013 front C 013 front Goldsilverbackspr013
Goldsprs013 Silversprs013 Crystalsprs013 Goldsilverbacksprs013
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 013 front E 013 front FRLG 013 front Rubysaphirebackspr013
Rubysaphiresprs013 Emeraldsprs013 Fireredleafgreensprs013 Rubysaphirebacksprs013
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Diamondpearlspr013 Diamondpearlspr013 HGSS 013 front Diamondpearlbackspr013
Diamondpearlsprs013 Diamondpearlsprs013 Heartgsoulssprs013 Diamondpearlbacksprs013
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Weedle BW Weedle BW Back
Shiny Weedle BW Shiny Weedle BW Back
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Weedle XY [[File:{{{orasspr}}}]]
[[File:{{{orassprf}}}]]
[[File:{{{orassprs}}}]]
[[File:{{{orassprfs}}}]]

AppearancesEdit

AnimeEdit

Pokemon Weedle

Weedle first appeared in the episode Challenge of the Samurai, where Ash Ketchum attempted to catch one in the Viridian Forest. Ash was preparing to throw a Poké Ball at this particular Weedle when a trainer distracted him, allowing the Pokémon to escape.

MangaEdit

Green owns a Weedle, and once offered it to Red in exchange for his Butterfree.

TriviaEdit

  • Despite its species being the Hairy Bug Pokémon, it lacks hair.
  • Weedle is the only Pokémon that cannot learn any Normal type moves.
  • Weedle along with Caterpie evolve faster than any Bug type Pokémon.

Names in other languagesEdit

  • English: Weedle appears to be based off a caterpillar whilst its name may come from worm and needle or a mispronunciation of weevil.
  • Japanese: ビードル (biidoru in Romaji) came from "bee" and "needle".

GalleryEdit

SourcesEdit


Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki