Get to Know Vileplume — #45 in the National Pokémon Pokédex

Everything you need to know about the Grass/Poison type Pokémon

Vileplume figurine in front of a flower in Odaka, Nagoya 8

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Vileplume is the 45th Pokémon listed in the National Pokémon Pokédex. It's a Grass/Poison dual-type first introduced in Generation I that looks like a blue flower with red and white petals on its head. It evolves from Gloom when exposed to a Leaf Stone. It's also one of Oddish's final forms. Here's everything you need to know about the Pokémon, including stats, alternate names, and more.

Alternate Names

Vileplume is known by the following names within the Pokémon series of video games:

  • English: Vileplume
  • Japanese: Ruffresia
  • German: Giflor
  • French: Rafflesia

Position in the Pokédex

Here are Vileplume's positions within the various Pokédexes:

  • National: 45
  • Hoenn: 90
  • Johto: 85

Vileplume's Description in the Various Pokémon Games

Pokémon Red/Blue

The larger its petals, the more toxic pollen it contains. Its big head is heavy and hard to hold up.

Pokémon Yellow

Flaps its broad flower petals to scatter its poisonous pollen. The flapping sound is very loud.

Pokémon Gold

It has the world's largest petals. With every step, the petals shake out heavy clouds of toxic pollen.

Pokémon Silver

The bud bursts into bloom with a bang. It then starts scattering allergenic, poisonous pollen.

Pokémon Crystal

By shaking its big petals, it scatters toxic pollen into the air, turning the air yellow.

Pokémon 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.

Pokémon 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 Pokemon catches and devours them.

Pokémon 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.

Pokémon Fire Red

Its petals are the largest in the world. It fiendishly scatters allergy-causing pollen from its petals.

Pokémon Leaf Green

The larger its petals, the more toxic pollen it contains. Its big head is heavy and hard to hold up.

Pokémon Diamond

Its petals are the largest in the world. As it walks, it scatters extremely allergenic pollen.

Pokémon Pearl

Its petals are the largest in the world. As it walks, it scatters extremely allergenic pollen.

How to Get the Vileplume Pokémon

Pokémon Diamond

Evolve from Gloom

Pokémon Pearl

Evolve from Gloom

Vileplume Base Stats

  • HP = 75 (ranked 37)
  • ATTACK = 80 (ranked 33)
  • DEFENSE = 85 (ranked 28)
  • SPECIAL ATTACK = 100 (ranked 16)
  • SPECIAL DEFENSE = 90 (ranked 24)
  • SPEED = 50 (ranked 47)
  • Total Base Stats = 480

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

  • Pokémon Type: Grass / Poison
  • Egg Type: Plant
  • Height: 1.2 m / 3' 11"
  • Weight: 18.6 kg / 41.0 lbs.
  • Male: 50%
  • Female: 50%

Vileplume Abilities:

Chlorophyll

Game's Description: Boosts the Pokémon's Speed in the sunshine.

Battle Effect: When sunny, the Pokémon's Speed doubles. However, Speed will not double on the turn weather becomes Clear Skies.

Additional Info for Vileplume

Damage Taken

  • 25%: Grass
  • 50%: Fighting, Water, Electric
  • 200%: Flying, Fire, Psychic, Ice

Pal Park

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

Wild Item

  • NONE

Miscellaneous Info

  • Species: Flower Pokémon
  • Steps to hatch: 5,120
  • Color: Red
  • Catch Rate: 45
  • Base Tameness: 70
  • Growth Group: Medium Slow
  • 1,059,860 exp. points to Lv100