Pokémon Cheats: Guide to Bellsprout (Pokémon #69)

Stats, appearances, locations, and more about the Bellsprout pokémon

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Bellsprout, also known as #69 in the National Pokédex, has been in almost every Pokémon game since the original Game Boy classic. Learn about this grass-type Pokémon's appearances throughout the franchise.

Information in this article applies broadly to a species in the Pokémon franchise. Bellsprout's appearance, features, and abilities may vary from game to game.

Bellsprout's Alternate Names and Pokédex Numbers

Bellsprout goes by the different names in Pokémon games released for different regions:

  • English: Bellsprout
  • Japanese: Madatsubomi
  • German: Knofensa
  • French: Chetiflor

Likewise, Bellsprout is represented by different numbers in the various Pokédexes:

  • National: 69
  • Hoenn: 250
  • Johto: 64

Locations: Where to Find the Bellsprout Pokémon

Bellsprouts can be captured in the following locations in each game. To use Bellsprout in other versions, capture one in the companion game and transfer it to your save file. For example, the only way to use Bellsprouts in Pokémon Red is to transfer a captured Bellsprout from Pokémon Blue.

Game Locations
Pokémon Blue Routes 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, 24, 25
Pokémon Yellow Routes 12, 13, 14, 15, 24, 25
Pokémon Silver Routes 5, 6, 24, 25, 31, 32, 44
Pokémon Crystal Routes 24, 25, 31, 32, 36, 44
Pokémon Leaf Green Routes 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, 24, 25, Berry Forest, Bond Bridge, Cape Brink, Water Path
Pokémon Diamond Routes 229, 230
Pokémon Pearl Routes 229, 230
Pokémon Platinum Routes 224, 230
Pokémon HeartGold Routes 5, 6, 24, 25, 31, 32, 44
Pokémon SoulSilver Routes 5, 6, 24, 25, 31, 32, 44, White White Forest
Pokémon X Route 14
Pokémon Y Route 14
Pokémon Sun Route 5
Pokémon Moon Route 5
Let's Go Eevee Routes 1, 2, 12, 13, 14, 15, 21, 24, 25, Viridian Forest

Bellsprout Base Stats

Here are the starting stats for Bellsprout in most Pokémon games:

  • HP = 50 (ranked 58)
  • Attack = 75 (ranked 37)
  • Defense = 35 (ranked 70)
  • Special Attack = 70 (ranked 36)
  • Special Defense = 30 (ranked 69)
  • Speed = 40 (ranked 55)
  • Total Base Stats = 300

Bellsprout Pokémon Type, Egg Group, Height, Weight, and Gender

The official Pokédex entry for Bellsprout describes the species:

  • Pokémon Type: Grass / Poison
  • Egg Type: Plant
  • Height: 0.7 m / 2' 04"
  • Weight: 4.0 kg / 8.8 lbs.
  • Male: 50%
  • Female: 50%
  • Species: Flower Pokémon
  • Steps to hatch: 5,120
  • Color: Green
  • Catch Rate: 255
  • Base Tameness: 70
  • Growth Group: Medium Slow
  • Wild Item: None
  • 1,059,860 exp. points to Lv100

Bellsprout's Evolutionary Path

At level 21, Bellsprout evolves into a more powerful grass/poison-type pokémon called Weepinbell. Use the Leaf Stone to evolve Weepinbell to its ultimate form, Victreebel.

Bellsprout's Chlorophyll Ability

Bellsprout's default ability is Chlorophyll, which doubles the pokémon's speed while it's sunny. The effect ends when the weather changes.

Bellsprout Strengths and Weaknesses

Bellsprout has the following strengths and weaknesses:

Skill Type Damage Taken
Grass 25%
Fighting, Water, Electric 50%
Flying, Fire, Psychic, Ice 200%

Pal Park Location

The Pal Park is a special area in the fourth generation of Pokémon titles (Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, and SoulSilver) where you can encounter species from the different games. You'll always find Bellsprouts in the Forest region of Pal Park.

Bellsprout in the Pokémon Games

These are the in-game descriptions for Bellsprout in various Pokémon titles.

Pokémon Red and Blue

A carnivorous pokémon that traps and eats bugs. It uses its root feet to soak up needed moisture.

Pokémon Yellow

Prefers hot and humid places. It ensnares tiny insects with its vines and devours them.

Pokémon Gold

Even though its body is extremely skinny, it is blindingly fast when catching its prey.

Pokémon Silver

It plants its feet deep underground to replenish water. It can't escape its enemy while it's rooted.

Pokémon Crystal

If it notices anything that moves, it immediately flings its vine at the object.

Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire

Bellsprout's thin and flexible body lets it bend and sway to avoid any attack, however strong it may be. From its mouth, this pokémon spits a corrosive fluid that melts even iron.

Pokémon Emerald

A Bellsprout's thin and flexible body lets it bend and sway to avoid any attack, however strong it may be. From its mouth, it leaks a fluid that melts even iron.

Pokémon Fire Red

Its bud looks like a human face. Because of the bud, it is rumored to be a type of legendary mandrake plant.

Pokémon Leaf Green

A carnivorous pokémon that traps and eats bugs. It appears to use its root feet to replenish moisture.

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl

It prefers hot and humid environments. It is quick at capturing prey with its vines.