Volbeat (Japanese: バルビート Barubiito) is a Bug-type Pokémon. Its special abilities are Illuminate and Swarm. It communicates with others by lighting up its rear at night. It loves Illumise's sweet aroma. Its best attack is Double Edge.
Volbeat does not evolve.
|Ruby and Sapphire||Route 117|| Rare (Ruby)|
|FireRed and LeafGreen||Trade||None|
|Diamond and Pearl||Route 229|| Rare (Diamond)|
|HeartGold and SoulSilver||Safari Zone, Bug-Catching Contest||Common|
|Black and White||Route 3 (Black only)||Swarm|
- Despite being a firefly, it is found all day in Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, when real fireflies are nocturnal.
- Volbeat has the same name of a Danish Heavy Metal band.
- Volbeat is currently the only III Generation Pokémon able to learn Flash by level up.
- Volbeat and Illumise are both known as the Firefly Pokémon.
- Volbeat is the only non-Water type Pokémon with Illuminate as its ability.
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