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Vespiquen (Japanese: ビークイン Biikuin) is a Bug/Flying-type Pokémon introduced in Generation IV. Vespiquen is only obtainable by evolving a female Combee as it is only female.

Biology

Physiology

Vespiquen is a three-foot tall humanoid bee that has a red gem on her head, with a hive around its abdomen that looks like a ballroom dress with one horizontal stripe and six openings where baby Combees are born and cared for. She also controls other Combees to heed her commands to defend, heal, and attack. Just like real bees and wasps only a female can become queen, hence only female Combees can evolve into Vespiquen. Although most bug-types are weak in defense, Vespiquen is an exception, along with Shuckle.

Special abilities

Vespiquen has the ability Pressure. Pressure makes the foe lose 2 PP of the move it used to attack the foe. Vespiquen has the most known signature moves of any Pokémon that involves a swarm of Combee. One it uses for attacking, the other it uses to raise its defense. The last one heals its HP.

Evolution

Vespiquen is the evolved form of a female Combee as of level 21. Vespiquen are only female.

Game info

Locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Diamond/Pearl Evolve Combee None
Platinum Evolve Combee None
HeartGold/SoulSilver Evolve Combee None
Black/White Route 12 Rare
OR/AS Trade None
Sun/Moon Transfer None


Side Game Locations

Locations
Game(s) Area(s)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Treeshroud Forest (10F-20F)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Chroma Road


Pokédex entries

Pokédex Entries
Diamond
Its abdomen is a honeycomb for grubs. It raises its grubs on honey collected by Combee.
Pearl
When endangered, grubs from its six-cell honeycomb strike back. There is only one in a colony.
Platinum
It releases various pheromones to make the grubs in its body do its bidding while fighting foes.
HeartGold
It raises grubs in the holes in its body. It secretes pheromones to control Combee.
SoulSilver
It raises grubs in the holes in its body. It secretes pheromones to control Combee.
Black
It releases various pheromones to make the grubs in its body do its bidding while fighting foes.
White
It releases various pheromones to make the grubs in its body do its bidding while fighting foes.
Black 2
It houses its colony in cells in its body and releases various pheromones to make those grubs do its bidding.
White 2
It houses its colony in cells in its body and releases various pheromones to make those grubs do its bidding.
X
It houses its colony in cells in its body and releases various pheromones to make those grubs do its bidding.
Y
Its abdomen is a honeycomb for grubs. It raises its grubs on honey collected by Combee.
Omega Ruby
It houses its colony in cells in its body and releases various pheromones to make those grubs do its bidding.
Alpha Sapphire
Its abdomen is a honeycomb for grubs. It raises its grubs on honey collected by Combee.
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Let's Go, Pikachu!
Let's Go, Eevee!
Sword
Shield


Stats

Base Stats
HP
70
Attack
80
Defense
102
Sp. Atk
80
Sp. Def
102
Speed
40
Total
474

Learnset

Leveling

LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Slash 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
1 Fell Stinger 50 100% 25 Bug Physical
1 Destiny Bond —% 5 Ghost Status
1 Sweet Scent 100% 20 Normal Status
1 Gust 40 100% 35 Flying Special
1 Poison Sting 15 100% 35 Poison Physical
1 Confuse Ray 100% 10 Ghost Status
Evo Slash 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
5 Fury Cutter 40 95% 20 Bug Physical
9 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical
13 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal Physical
17 Defend Order —% 10 Bug Status
25 Power Gem 80 100% 20 Rock Special
29 Heal Order —% 10 Bug Status
33 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
37 Air Slash 75 95% 15 Flying Special
41 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status
45 Attack Order 90 100% 15 Bug Physical
49 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
53 Destiny Bond —% 5 Ghost Status
57 Fell Stinger 50 100% 25 Bug 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.

LevelingGeneration VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Fell Stinger 30 100% 25 Bug Physical Type Cool 1 0 ♥
1 Destiny Bond —% 5 Ghost Status Type Clever 8 0 ♥
1 Sweet Scent 100% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
1 Gust 40 100% 35 Flying Special Type Clever 2 3 ♥
1 Poison Sting 15 100% 35 Poison Physical Type Clever 2 3 ♥
1 Confuse Ray 100% 10 Ghost Status Type Clever 2 1 ♥
5 Fury Cutter 40 95% 20 Bug Physical Type Cool 3 0 ♥
9 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical Type Clever 2 1 ♥
13 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 1 0 ♥
17 Defend Order —% 10 Bug Status Type Clever 2 0 ♥
21 Slash 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
25 Power Gem 80 100% 20 Rock Special Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
29 Heal Order —% 10 Bug Status Type Clever 2 1 ♥
33 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
37 Air Slash 75 95% 15 Flying Special Type Cool 1 4 ♥
41 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 4 0 ♥
45 Attack Order 90 100% 15 Bug Physical Type Clever 3 0 ♥
49 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
53 Destiny Bond —% 5 Ghost Status Type Clever 8 0 ♥
57 Fell Stinger 30 100% 25 Bug Physical Type Cool 1 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1BW
1B2W2
Sweet Scent 100% 20 Normal Status
1BW
1B2W2
Gust 40 100% 35 Flying Special
3BW
1B2W2
Poison Sting 15 100% 35 Poison Physical
7BW
1B2W2
Confuse Ray 100% 10 Ghost Status
9BW
5B2W2
Fury Cutter 20 95% 20 Bug Physical
15BW
9B2W2
Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical
19BW
13B2W2
Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal Physical
13BW
17B2W2
Defend Order —% 10 Bug Status
31BW
21B2W2
Slash 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
21BW
25B2W2
Power Gem 70 100% 20 Rock Special
25BW
29B2W2
Heal Order —% 10 Bug Status
27BW
33B2W2
Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
N/ABW
37B2W2
Air Slash 75 95% 20 Flying Special
33BW
41B2W2
Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status
37BW
45B2W2
Attack Order 90 100% 15 Bug Physical
39BW
49B2W2
Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
43BW
53B2W2
Destiny Bond —% 5 Ghost 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.

LevelingGeneration IV
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
1 Gust 40 100% 35 Flying Special Type Smart 3
1 Sweet Scent 100% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 2
3 Poison Sting 15 100% 35 Poison Physical Type Smart 2
7 Confuse Ray 100% 10 Ghost Status Type Smart 2
9 Fury Cutter 10 95% 20 Bug Physical Type Cool 2
13 Defend Order —% 10 Bug Status Type Smart 0
15 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical Type Smart 1
19 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 2
21 Power Gem 70 100% 20 Rock Special Type Beauty 3
25 Heal Order —% 10 Bug Status Type Smart 0
27 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Type Smart 2
31 Slash 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cool 3
33 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty 2
37 Attack Order 90 100% 15 Bug Physical Type Smart 2
39 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
43 Destiny Bond —% 5 Ghost Status Type Smart 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM09 Venoshock 65 100% 10 Poison Special
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM19 Roost —% 10 Flying Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Special
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM60 Quash 100% 15 Dark Status
TM62 Acrobatics 55 100% 15 Flying Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM81 X-Scissor 80 100% 15 Bug Physical
TM83 Infestation 20 100% 20 Bug Special
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM89 U-turn 70 100% 20 Bug Physical
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.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM01 Hone Claws —% 15 Dark Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM09 Venoshock 65 100% 10 Poison Special Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool 4 4 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM19 Roost —% 10 Flying Status Type Clever 4 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 3 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 4 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Special Type Tough 2 1 ♥
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical Type Cool 2 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough 1 0 ♥
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Cute 3 0 ♥
TM60 Quash 100% 15 Dark Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM62 Acrobatics 55 100% 15 Flying Physical Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 4 ♥
TM70 Flash 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
TM76 Struggle Bug 50 100% 20 Bug Special Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM81 X-Scissor 80 100% 15 Bug Physical Type Cool 2 1 ♥
TM83 Infestation 20 100% 20 Bug Special Type Cute 3 0 ♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM89 U-turn 70 100% 20 Bug Physical Type Cute 4 0 ♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 1 0 ♥
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
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 V
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM01 Hone Claws —% 15 Dark Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM09 Venoshock 65 100% 10 Poison Special
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Special
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM60 Quash 100% 15 Dark Status
TM62 Acrobatics 55 100% 15 Flying Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM70 Flash 100% 20 Normal Status
TM76 Struggle Bug 30 100% 20 Bug Special
TM81 X-Scissor 80 100% 15 Bug Physical
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM89 U-turn 70 100% 20 Bug Physical
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 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.

TMs and HMs Generation IV
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Type Smart 2
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special Type Smart 1
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beauty 2
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool 2
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Tough 2
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 2
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Special Type Tough 2
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical Type Cool 2
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Smart 2
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough 0
TM51 Roost —% 10 Flying Status Type Cool 0
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough 1
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 2
TM62 Silver Wind 60 100% 5 Bug Special Type Beauty 2
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Beauty 2
TM70 Flash 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty 2
TM78 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty 2
TM81 X-Scissor 80 100% 15 Bug Physical Type Beauty 2
TM82 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 3
TM83 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cool 2
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
TM89 U-turn 70 100% 20 Bug Physical Type Cute 0
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart 1
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool 3
HM05DPPt Defog —% 15 Flying Status Type Beauty 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Breeding

To see the Egg Moves that Vespiquen can learn, refer to Combee.


Tutoring

Tutoring Generation VII
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Bug Bite USUM 60 100% 20 Bug Physical
Defog USUM —% 15 Flying Status
Endeavor USUM 100% 5 Normal Physical
Laser Focus USUM —% 30 Normal Status
Signal Beam USUM 75 100% 15 Bug Special
Snore USUM 50 100% 15 Normal Special
Tailwind USUM —% 15 Flying 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 VI
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Bug Bite ORAS 60 100% 20 Bug Physical Type Cute 3 0 ♥
Endeavor ORAS 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Signal Beam ORAS 75 100% 15 Bug Special Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Tailwind ORAS —% 15 Flying Status Type Cool 3 0 ♥
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 V
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Bug Bite B2W2 60 100% 20 Bug Physical
Endeavor B2W2 100% 5 Normal Physical
Roost B2W2 —% 10 Flying Status
Signal Beam B2W2 75 100% 15 Bug Special
Sleep Talk B2W2 —% 10 Normal Status
Snore B2W2 40 100% 15 Normal Special
Tailwind B2W2 —% 30 Flying 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 IV
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
Air Cutter HGSSPt 55 95% 25 Flying Special Type Cool 3
Bug Bite HGSS 60 100% 20 Bug Physical Type Tough 0
Endeavor HGSSPt 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough 2
Fury Cutter HGSSPt 10 90% 20 Bug Physical Type Cool 2
Mud-Slap HGSSPt 20 100% 10 Ground Special Type Cute 3
Ominous Wind HGSSPt 60 100% 5 Ghost Special Type Smart 0
Signal Beam HGSSPt 75 100% 15 Bug Special Type Beauty 2
Snore HGSSPt 40 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 3
String Shot HGSS 95% 40 Bug Status Type Smart 2
Swift HGSSPt 60 —% 20 Normal Special Type Cool 2
Tailwind HGSS —% 30 Flying Status Type Smart 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 416 front Pt 416 front Pt 416 front Vespiquen GenIV back
Vespiquen DP Shiny Vespiquen Plat Shiny Vespiquen HGSS Shiny Vespiquen GenIV Back Shiny
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Vespiquen BW Vespiquen BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Vespiquen XY Vespiquen XY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Let's Go, Pikachu! Let's Go, Eevee! Back
Sword Shield Back

Appearances

Anime

Origin

Vespiquen is based on a queen bee. Its dress-like body and hairstyle (ironically called a beehive) is based of that of queens of European royalty.

Etymology

Vespiquen comes from "vespi" (Latin for bee) and "queen".

Gallery

See also

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