Buzzwole (マッシブーン Masshibuun) (code named UB-02 Absorption) is a Bug/Fighting-type Pokémon introduced in Generation VII. It is one of the two entities with the UB-02 codename, the other being Pheromosa.



Buzzwole is of a muscular build and it appears they are made of red blood like filled sacs all over its body.

Its also has white veins that are said to be as hard as steel, it is also said it can pulverize a dump-truck in one punch.

Its proboscis is also said to be a hard as diamond and that it may attack with it too.

Natural abilities

According to the Aether Foundation, it is able to absorb the energy of its foes and use it to trigger a chemical reaction, causing its muscles to grow at explosive rates.


Buzzwole doesn't evolve.

Game info

Game locations

Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Sun and Moon Melemele Meadow (Ultra Beast Post game Sidequest Sun Only) Two
Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Ultra Jungle (Ultra Sun only) One each visit

Pokédex entries

  • Sun

    This Ultra Beast appeared from another world. It shows off its body, but whether that display is a boast or a threat remains unclear.

  • Moon

    A mysterious life-form called an Ultra Beast. Witnesses saw it pulverize a dump truck with a single punch.

  • Ultra Sun

    Although it's alien to this world and a danger here, it's apparently a common organism in the world where it normally lives.

  • Ultra Moon

    Buzzwole goes around showing off its abnormally swollen muscles. It is one kind of Ultra Beast.


Standard form

Base Stats
Sp. Atk
Sp. Def



LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Fell Stinger 50 100% 25 Bug Physical
1 Thunder Punch 75 100% 15 Electric Physical
1 Ice Punch 75 100% 15 Ice Physical
1 Reversal 100% 15 Fighting Physical
1 Harden —% 30 Normal Status
1 Power-Up Punch 40 100% 20 Fighting Physical
1 Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Status
7 Comet Punch 18 85% 15 Normal Physical
13 Bulk Up —% 20 Fighting Status
19 Vital Throw 70 —% 10 Fighting physical
23 Endure —% 10 Normal Status
29 Leech Life 80 100% 10 Bug Physical
31 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status
37 Mega Punch 80 85% 20 Normal Physical
43 Counter 100% 20 Fighting Physical
47 Hammer Arm 100 90% 10 Fighting Physical
53 Lunge 80 100% 15 Bug Physical
59 Dynamic Punch 100 50% 5 Fighting Physical
67 Superpower 120 100% 5 Fighting Physical
73 Focus Punch 150 100% 20 Fighting 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.


TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM01 Work Up —% 30 Normal Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM08 Bulk Up —% 20 Fighting Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM12 Taunt —% 20 Dark Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM19 Roost —% 10 Flying Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM23 Smack Down 50 100% 15 Rock Physical
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM28 Leech Life 80 100% 10 Bug Physical
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM47 Low Sweep 65 100% 20 Fighting Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM54 False Swipe 40 100% 40 Normal Physical
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM71 Stone Edge 80 100% 5 Rock Physical
TM74 Gyro Ball 100% 5 Steel Physical
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100% 20 Poison Physical
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


Tutoring Generation VII
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.




  • Buzzwole has the highest defense out of any Fighting-type Pokémon and the highest HP stat out of any Bug-type.
  • Buzzwole is the heaviest Bug or Fighting-type Pokémon and the tallest Fighting-type.
  • Masshibuun, Buzzwole's Japanese name is a combination of Massive, bun (Mosquito) and būn (buzz).
  • Buzzwole can be seen as a counterpart to Pheromosa. Both are Bug/Fighting-types, but while Buzzwole is exclusive to Sun and masculine-looking, Pheromosa is exclusive to Moon and feminine-looking.
  • Just as how certain other Ultra Beasts resemble human characters in the game, Buzzwole bears some resemblance to Gladion, both having red and black as their color.
  • Despite having a masculine-looking, as seen in SM061, Buzzwole can suck other Pokémon's blood with its mouth, a characteristic exclusive to female mosquitos.


Buzzwole is based on a mosquito and a bodybuilder.


Buzzwole may be a combination of buzz and swollen.

Names in other languages


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