Wurmple (Japanese: ケムッソ Kemusso) is a Bug-type Pokémon introduced in Generation III.

In the anime

Both May and Jessie owned Wurmples that evolved into Beautifly and Dustox respectively.


Wurmple' will evolve into either Silcoon or Cascoon once it reaches level 7. depending on its personality value (example: a Wurmple with a bashful nature will evolve into Cascoon).

Game info

Game locations

Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Ruby and Sapphire Routes 101, 102, 104, Petalburg Woods Common
Emerald Routes 101, 102, 104, Petalburg Woods Common
FireRed and LeafGreen Trade None
Diamond and Pearl Eterna Forest, Honey trees Common
Platinum Routes 204, 205, Eterna Forest, Honey trees Common
HeartGold and SoulSilver Headbutt Trees, Bug-Catching Contest (after obtaining National Pokédex) Unknown
Black and White White Forest (White only) Common

Side game locations

Game(s) Area(s)
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 7
Secret Storage 16
Endless Level 12
Mr. Who's


Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Joyous Tower (1F-2F)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Mystifying Forest (B1F-B13F)
Mystery Jungle (B1F-B29F)
Midnight Forest (B1F-B21F)
Pokémon Ranger Olive Jungle

Pokédex entries



Generation III

Main article: Wurmple/Learnset Generation III

Generation IV

Main article: Wurmple/Learnset Generation IV

Generation V

Main article: Wurmple/Learnset Generation V
LevelingGeneration VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Tackle 35 95% 35 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Type Physical|Type Physical]]
1 String Shot 95% 40 [[Bug type|Bug]] [[Move#Type Status|Type Status]]
5 Poison Sting 15 100% 35 [[Poison type|Poison]] [[Move#Type Physical|Type Physical]]
15 Bug Bite 60 100% 20 [[Bug type|Bug]] [[Move#Type Physical|Type 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.

See also

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