Illumise is a Bug-type region-exclusive Pokémon from the Hoenn region. It does not evolve into or from any other Pokémon. It is the female counterpart of Volbeat.

Pokédex description

Firefly Pokémon
Illumise attracts a swarm of Volbeat using a sweet fragrance. Once the Volbeat have gathered, this Pokémon leads the lit-up swarm in drawing geometric designs on the canvas of the night sky.
- Illumise's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Bug 15 (10)
Icon Normal 5 (10)

Charged attacks

Icon Bug
90 (24)
Icon Fairy
100 (29)
Icon Bug
70 (19)

Evolution family

Illumise is part of a one-member family.

157. Illumise
#314 Illumise


Illumise region
Method Maximum CP Details
RT-Icon Encounter

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2018 Feb 9

Increased spawns in:
Bug Out 2020: Jun 26 - Jul 1
Buddy Up: 2020 Apr 21 - 27 (worldwide)

Pokémon Eggs
1,012 native 5-km Eggs since 2019 Sep 26
RT-Icon Special-Stamp-1
Research tasks
759 Field Research:
Play with your buddy: Buddy Up


External links

  • Illumise page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Illumise article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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