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

Pokédex description

Firefly Pokémon
With the arrival of night, Volbeat emits light from its tail. It communicates with others by adjusting the intensity and flashing of its light. This Pokémon is attracted by the sweet aroma of Illumise.
- Volbeat's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Bug 15 (10)
Icon Normal 5 (10)

Charged attacks

Icon Bug
90 (24)
Icon Bug
75 (26)
Icon Electric
80 (32)

Evolution family

Volbeat is part of a one-member family.

156. Volbeat
#313 Volbeat


Volbeat 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:
Take a snapshot of your buddy: Buddy Up


External links

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