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|name=Whirlipede
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|jname=ホイーガ Hoiiga
|name = Whirlipede
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|ndex=544
|jname = ('''ホイーガ''' ''Hoiiga'')
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|image = Hoiiga.png
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|ndexnext=Scolipede
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|dexunova={{tt|050|Black & White}}/{{tt|044|Black 2 & White 2}}
|evofrom = [[Venipede]]
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|dexcekalos=121
|evointo = [[Scolipede]]
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|evofrom=Venipede
|gen = [[Generation V]]
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|evointo=Scolipede
|pronun = <math>Whirl-ih-peed</math>
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|gen=Generation V
|hp = 40
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|species=Curlipede Pokémon
|atk = 55
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|type=Bug
|def = 99
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|type2=Poison
|satk = 40
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|imheight=3'11"
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|metheight=0.9 m
|spd = 47
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|imweight=129.0 lbs.
|total= 360
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|metweight=58.6 kg
|species = Curlipede Pokémon
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|ability=[[Poison Point]]<br />[[Swarm]]
|type = {{Type|Bug}}/{{Type|Poison}}
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|dw=Speed Boost
|height = 1.2 m <br> 3' 11"
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|body=01
|weight = 58.5 kg <br> 129.0 lbs
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|egg1=Bug
|ability = [[Poison Point]]<br>[[Swarm]]<br>[[Quick Feet]] (Dream World)
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|color=Gray
|color = <span style="color:gray;">'''Gray'''</span>
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|male=50
|gender=<span class="female">50% ♀</span>/<span class="male">50% ♂</span>
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'''Whirlipede''' (Japanese: '''ホイーガ''' ''Hoiiga'') is a {{Type|Bug}}/{{Type|Poison}}-type [[Pokémon (creature)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation V]].
'''Whirlipede''' (Japanese: '''ホイーガ''' ''Hoiiga'') is a {{Type|Bug}}/{{Type|Poison}}-type Pokémon introduced in [[Generation V]]. It is used in-game by Gym Leader [[Burgh]].
 
 
==Appearance==
 
Whirlipede is a purple and black Pokémon with antenna on its face and lower body. In the center is a large yellow eye and around it is some black. It has light purple scales and on these scales are little red circles. Its curled-up body makes it look like a tire.
 
   
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==Biology==
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===Physiology===
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Whirlipede is a large arthropod Pokémon that resembled a curled-up centipede. Its rolled-up body is segmented. It is mainly purple and black with long spine-like appendages on its front and lower body. Its body is covered in smaller purple spikes. In the center of its body is its large yellow eye. It has light purple scales; on these scales are small red circles. Its curled-up body gives it the appearance of a tire.
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Stroing energy for evolution, it sits. But, when predators approach, it moves to stab then with poisen spikes.
 
==Evolution==
 
==Evolution==
 
'''Whirlipede''' is the middle [[evolution]] in the series of centipede like Pokémon, evolving from [[Venipede]] at level 22 then into [[Scolipede]] at level 30.
 
'''Whirlipede''' is the middle [[evolution]] in the series of centipede like Pokémon, evolving from [[Venipede]] at level 22 then into [[Scolipede]] at level 30.
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{{Game Locations
 
{{Game Locations
 
|pokemon=Whirlipede
 
|pokemon=Whirlipede
|backcolor={{Bug}}
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|type={{Bug}}
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|border={{Poison}}
 
|blackwhite=[[Pinwheel Forest]]
 
|blackwhite=[[Pinwheel Forest]]
 
|bwrarity=Common
 
|bwrarity=Common
 
|black2white2= [[Pinwheel Forest]], [[Lostlorn Forest]]
 
|black2white2= [[Pinwheel Forest]], [[Lostlorn Forest]]
 
|b2w2rarity=Common
 
|b2w2rarity=Common
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|omegarubyalphasapphire = [[Trade]]
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|orasrarity = None}}
   
 
===Pokédex Entries===
 
===Pokédex Entries===
 
{{GenVPokédex
 
{{GenVPokédex
 
|pokemon=Whirlipede
 
|pokemon=Whirlipede
|backcolor={{Bug}}
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|type={{Bug}}
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|border={{Poison}}
 
|black=Protected by a hard shell, it spins its body like a wheel and crashes furiously into its enemies.
 
|black=Protected by a hard shell, it spins its body like a wheel and crashes furiously into its enemies.
 
|white=It is usually motionless, but when attacked, it rotates at high speed and then crashes into its opponent.
 
|white=It is usually motionless, but when attacked, it rotates at high speed and then crashes into its opponent.
 
|black 2=Storing energy for evolution, it sits. But, when predators approach, it moves to stab them with poison spikes.
 
|black 2=Storing energy for evolution, it sits. But, when predators approach, it moves to stab them with poison spikes.
|white 2=Storing energy for evolution, it sits. But, when predators approach, it moves to stab them with poison spikes.
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|white 2=Storing energy for evolution, it sits. But, when predators approach, it moves to stab them with poison spikes.
}}
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|x=Protected by a hard shell, it spins its body like a wheel and crashes furiously into its enemies.
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|y=It is usually motionless, but when attacked, it rotates at high speed and then crashes into its opponent.}}
   
 
===Learnset===
 
===Learnset===
{{Movessettop
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====Leveling====
|backcolor={{Bug}}
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{{Movessettop|type=Bug|type2=Poison|gen=V}}
}}
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{{Movessetmid|1|[[Defense Curl]]|-|-|40|Normal|Status}}
{{Movessetmid
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{{Movessetmid|1|[[Rollout]]|30|90|20|Rock|Physical}}
|1|[[Defense Curl]]|-|-|40|{{type|Normal}}|{{Damage Category|Status}}
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{{Movessetmid|1|'''[[Poison Sting]]'''|15|100|35|Poison|Physical}}
}}
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{{Movessetmid|1|[[Screech]]|-|85|40|Normal|Status}}
{{Movessetmid
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{{Movessetmid|5|'''[[Poison Sting]]'''|15|100|35|Poison|Physical}}
|1|[[Rollout]]|30|90|20|{{type|Rock}}|{{Damage Category|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|8|[[Screech]]|-|85|40|Normal|Status}}
}}
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{{Movessetmid|12|[[Pursuit]]|40|100|20|Dark|Physical}}
{{Movessetmid
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{{Movessetmid|15|[[Protect]]|-|-|10|Normal|Status}}
|1|'''[[Poison Sting]]'''|15|100|35|{{type|Poison}}|{{Damage Category|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|19|'''[[Poison Tail]]'''|50|100|25|Poison|Physical}}
}}
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{{Movessetmid|22|[[Iron Defense]]|-|-|15|Steel|Status}}
{{Movessetmid
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{{Movessetmid|23|'''[[Bug Bite]]'''|60|100|20|Bug|Physical}}
|1|[[Screech]]|-|85|40|{{type|Normal}}|{{Damage Category|Status}}
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{{Movessetmid|28|'''[[Venoshock]]'''|65|100|10|Poison|Special}}
}}
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{{Movessetmid|32|[[Agility]]|-|-|30|Psychic|Status}}
{{Movessetmid
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{{Movessetmid|37|'''[[Steamroller]]'''|65|100|20|Bug|Physical}}
|5|'''[[Poison Sting]]'''|15|100|35|{{type|Poison}}|{{Damage Category|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|41|[[Toxic]]|-|90|10|Poison|Status}}
}}
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{{Movessetmid|46|[[Rock Climb]]|90|85|20|Normal|Physical}}
{{Movessetmid
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{{Movessetmid|50|[[Double-Edge]]|120|100|15|Normal|Physical}}
|8|[[Screech]]|-|85|40|{{type|Normal}}|{{Damage Category|Status}}
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{{Movessetend|type=Bug}}
}}
 
{{Movessetmid
 
|12|[[Pursuit]]|40|100|20|{{type|Dark}}|{{Damage Category|Physical}}
 
}}
 
{{Movessetmid
 
|15|[[Protect]]|-|-|10|{{type|Normal}}|{{Damage Category|Status}}
 
}}
 
{{Movessetmid
 
|19|'''[[Poison Tail]]'''|50|100|25|{{type|Poison}}|{{Damage Category|Physical}}
 
}}
 
{{Movessetmid
 
|22|[[Iron Defense]]|-|-|15|{{type|Steel}}|{{Damage Category|Status}}
 
}}
 
{{Movessetmid
 
|23|'''[[Bug Bite]]'''|60|100|20|{{type|Bug}}|{{Damage Category|Physical}}
 
}}
 
{{Movessetmid
 
|28|'''[[Venoshock]]'''|65|100|10|{{type|Poison}}|{{Damage Category|Special}}
 
}}
 
{{Movessetmid
 
|32|[[Agility]]|-|-|30|{{type|Psychic}}|{{Damage Category|Status}}
 
}}
 
{{Movessetmid
 
|37|'''[[Steamroller]]'''|65|100|20|{{type|Bug}}|{{Damage Category|Physical}}
 
}}
 
{{Movessetmid
 
|41|[[Toxic]]|-|90|10|{{type|Poison}}|{{Damage Category|Status}}
 
}}
 
{{Movessetmid
 
|46|[[Rock Climb]]|90|85|20|{{type|Normal}}|{{Damage Category|Physical}}
 
}}
 
{{Movessetmid
 
|50|[[Double-Edge]]|120|100|15|{{type|Normal}}|{{Damage Category|Physical}}
 
}}
 
{{Movessetend
 
|backcolor={{Bug}}
 
}}
 
   
 
===Sprites===
 
===Sprites===
 
{{GenVPokéSprites
 
{{GenVPokéSprites
|bgcolor={{Bug}}
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|type={{Bug}}
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|border={{Poison}}
 
|Name = Whirlipede
 
|Name = Whirlipede
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|bwspr =Whirlipede BW.gif
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|bwsprs =Shiny Whirlipede BW.gif
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|Vback =Whirlipede BW Back.gif
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|Vbacks =Shiny Whirlipede BW Back.gif
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|xyspr=WhirlipedeXY.gif
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|xysprs=WhirlipedeShinyXY.gif
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|VIback=WhirlipedeBackXY.gif
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|VIbacks=WhirlipedeBackShinyXY.gif
 
}}
 
}}
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*While it seems to be a counterpart to Swadloon, it evolves through leveling instead of friendship.
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*Although it's similar to [[Kakuna]] and [[Cascoon]] in nature, it does not evolve from its previous form nor into its final form quite as fast as them.
*Although it's similar to Kakuna and Cascoon in nature, it does not evolve from its previous form nor into its final form quite as fast as them.
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*Whirlipede looks similar to a wheel.
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===Origin===
*Whirlipede's appearance is somewhat related to what an ordinary insect will go through at its basic form, which is Venipede, which looks like a centipede, then Whirlipede, which is like Venipede coiling up to begin the stage of development in real life, then evolving to Scolipede, which is the mature centipede.
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Whirlipede is based on a curled-up centipede. It looks similar to a wheel.
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Whirlipede's appearance is somewhat related to what an ordinary insect will go through at its basic form, which is Venipede, which looks like a centipede, then Whirlipede, which is like Venipede coiling up to begin the stage of development in real life, then evolving to Scolipede, which is the mature centipede.
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===Etymology===
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Whirlipede's English name is derived from the words "whirl" and "centipede".
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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544Whirlipede_Dream.png
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Burgh Whirlipede.png
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</gallery>
   
 
{{References|whirlipede|544}}
 
{{References|whirlipede|544}}
{{Family|[[File:543.png|link=Venipede]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[File:544.png]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[File:545.png|link=Scolipede]]}}
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{{PokémonPrevNext|prev=Venipede|next=Scolipede}}
 
[[Category:Bug Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Poison Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Body style 01 Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Gray Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Bug group Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Generation V Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Pokémon Black and White]]
 
 
[[Category:Stage 1 Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Stage 1 Pokémon]]
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[[Category:Pokémon that are part of a three-stage evolutionary line]]
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[[Category:Small Pokémon]]
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[[Category:Medium-Weighed Pokémon]]

Latest revision as of 14:12, December 23, 2014

Type(s)
Type Bug  Type Poison
Species Curlipede Pokémon
Abilities Poison Point
Swarm
Speed Boost (DW)
Pokédex
Venipede ← 544 → Scolipede
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova 050/044 Central Kalos 121
Evolves From Venipede
Evolves Into Scolipede
Whirlipede
544
ホイーガ Hoiiga
544Whirlipede
Generation V
Evolutionary Line
543544545
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
129.0 lbs. 58.6 kg 3'11" 0.9 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Gray Bug
Body Style Footprint
Body01
F544
Cry

Whirlipede (Japanese: ホイーガ Hoiiga) is a Bug/Poison-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

Whirlipede is a large arthropod Pokémon that resembled a curled-up centipede. Its rolled-up body is segmented. It is mainly purple and black with long spine-like appendages on its front and lower body. Its body is covered in smaller purple spikes. In the center of its body is its large yellow eye. It has light purple scales; on these scales are small red circles. Its curled-up body gives it the appearance of a tire. Stroing energy for evolution, it sits. But, when predators approach, it moves to stab then with poisen spikes.

EvolutionEdit

Whirlipede is the middle evolution in the series of centipede like Pokémon, evolving from Venipede at level 22 then into Scolipede at level 30.

Game InfoEdit

Game LocationsEdit

Whirlipede Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Black/White Pinwheel Forest Common
Black 2/White 2 Pinwheel Forest, Lostlorn Forest Common
OR/AS Trade None


Pokédex EntriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Black
Protected by a hard shell, it spins its body like a wheel and crashes furiously into its enemies.
White
It is usually motionless, but when attacked, it rotates at high speed and then crashes into its opponent.
Black 2
Storing energy for evolution, it sits. But, when predators approach, it moves to stab them with poison spikes.
White 2
Storing energy for evolution, it sits. But, when predators approach, it moves to stab them with poison spikes.
X
Protected by a hard shell, it spins its body like a wheel and crashes furiously into its enemies.
Y
It is usually motionless, but when attacked, it rotates at high speed and then crashes into its opponent.


LearnsetEdit

LevelingEdit

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Defense Curl - -% 40 Normal Status


1 Rollout 30 90% 20 Rock Physical


1 Poison Sting 15 100% 35 Poison Physical


1 Screech - 85% 40 Normal Status


5 Poison Sting 15 100% 35 Poison Physical


8 Screech - 85% 40 Normal Status


12 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical


15 Protect - -% 10 Normal Status


19 Poison Tail 50 100% 25 Poison Physical


22 Iron Defense - -% 15 Steel Status


23 Bug Bite 60 100% 20 Bug Physical


28 Venoshock 65 100% 10 Poison Special


32 Agility - -% 30 Psychic Status


37 Steamroller 65 100% 20 Bug Physical


41 Toxic - 90% 10 Poison Status


46 Rock Climb 90 85% 20 Normal Physical


50 Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal 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.

SpritesEdit

Version
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Whirlipede BW Whirlipede BW Back
Shiny Whirlipede BW Shiny Whirlipede BW Back
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
WhirlipedeXY WhirlipedeBackXY
WhirlipedeShinyXY WhirlipedeBackShinyXY

TriviaEdit

  • Although it's similar to Kakuna and Cascoon in nature, it does not evolve from its previous form nor into its final form quite as fast as them.

OriginEdit

Whirlipede is based on a curled-up centipede. It looks similar to a wheel.

Whirlipede's appearance is somewhat related to what an ordinary insect will go through at its basic form, which is Venipede, which looks like a centipede, then Whirlipede, which is like Venipede coiling up to begin the stage of development in real life, then evolving to Scolipede, which is the mature centipede.

EtymologyEdit

Whirlipede's English name is derived from the words "whirl" and "centipede".

GalleryEdit

SourcesEdit


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