Beedrill - #15 in the National Pokémon Pokedex

Descriptions, locations, and more

Beedrill - Ken Sugimori's Official Artwork
Beedrill. Nintendo

Beedrill is the 15th entry in the National Pokémon Pokédex. It resembles a yellowjacket with red eyes and drills for hands. Here's everything you need to know about the Pokémon, including stats, alternate names, and more.

Alternate Names

Beedrill is known by the following names within the Pokémon series of video games from Nintendo:

  • English: Beedrill
  • Japanese: Spear
  • German: Bibor
  • French: Dardagnan

Position in the Pokédex

Beedrill can be found under the following numbers in the various Pokedexes:

  • National: 15
  • Hoenn: 217
  • Johto: 29

Beedrill Descriptions in Various Pokemon Games

Pokémon Yellow

It has 3 poisonous stingers on its forelegs and its tail. They are used to jab its enemy repeatedly.

Pokémon Gold

It can take down any opponent with its powerful poison stingers. It sometimes attacks in swarms.

Pokémonn Silver

It has three poison barbs. The barb on its tail secretes the most powerful poison.

Pokémon Crystal

It uses sharp, poisonous stings to defeat prey, then takes the victim back to its nest for food.

Pokémon Ruby

BEEDRILL is extremely territorial. No one should ever approach its nest - this is for their own safety. If angered, they will attack in a furious swarm.

Pokémon Sapphire

BEEDRILL is extremely territorial. No one should ever approach its nest - this is for their own safety. If angered, they will attack in a furious swarm.

Pokémon Emerald

A BEEDRILL is extremely territorial. For safety reasons, no one should ever approach its nest. If angered, they will attack in a swarm.

Pokémon Fire Red

May appear in a swarm. Flies at violent speeds, all the while stabbing with the toxic stinger on its rear.

Pokémon Leaf Green

It flies at high speed and attacks using the large venomous stingers on its forelegs and tail.

Pokémon Diamond

Its best attack involves flying around at high speed, striking with poison needles, then flying off.

Pokémon Pearl

Its best attack involves flying around at high speed, striking with poison needles, then flying off.

Beedrill Locations

Pokémon Diamond

Evolve Kakuna

Pokemon Pearl

Evolve Kakuna

Beedrill Base Stats

  • HP = 65 (ranked 47)
  • ATTACK = 80 (ranked 33)
  • DEFENSE = 40 (ranked 67)
  • SPECIAL ATTACK = 45 (ranked 57)
  • SPECIAL DEFENSE = 80 (ranked 31)
  • SPEED = 75 (ranked 30)
  • Total Base Stats = 385

Beedrill Pokemon Type, Egg Group, Height, Weight, and Gender

  • Pokemon Type: Bug / Poison
  • Egg Type: Bug
  • Height: 1 m / 3' 03"
  • Weight: 29.5 kg / 65.0 lbs.
  • Male: 50%
  • Female: 50%

Beedrill Ability: Swarm

Game's description: Powers up Bug-type moves in a pinch.

Battle effect: When HP is below 1/3rd, Bug's power increases to 1.5 times.

Map effect: While travelling, the roar of common wild Pokémon can be heard more often if the Pokémon is in the lead spot.

Additional Info for Beedrill

Damage Taken:

  • 25%: Fighting, Grass
  • 50%: Poison, Bug
  • 200%: Flying, Rock, Fire, Psychic

Pal Park:

  • Area: Forest
  • Points: 70
  • Encounter rate: 20

Wild Item:

Diamond/Pearl: Poison Barb (5%)

Miscellaneous Info on Beedrill

  • Species: Poison Bee Pokemon
  • Steps to hatch: 3,840
  • Color: Yellow
  • Catch Rate: 45
  • Base Tameness: 70
  • Growth Group: Medium Fast
  • 1,000,000 exp. points to Lv100