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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Bulbasaur

Bulbasaur
Seed Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Bulbasaur is a Grass and Poison Type Seed Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Bulbasaur can be found with Overgrow as an Ability and has a Medium Slow growth rate with a 1 Special Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Quiet Nature, based on 318 combined Base Stats.

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Bulbasaur Stats and Abilities

Based on Bulbasaur Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Bulbasaur Highest IV Stat is Special Attack 65 and the Lowest being Speed 45.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP45200294
F
Attack4992216
F
Defense4992216
E
Special Attack65121251
F
Special Defense65121251
F
Speed4585207
F
Total318
Bulbasaur Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Quiet
+10% Special Attack
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Dry
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield1 Special Attack
Growth RateMedium Slow
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsGrass, Monster
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Overgrow
Ability 1
Overgrow increases the power of Grass-type moves by 50% (1.5x) when the ability-bearer's HP falls below a third of its maximum (known in-game as in a pinch).
Chlorophyll
Hidden Ability
Chlorophyll doubles the ability-bearer's Speed during bright sunshine.

How To Evolve Bulbasaur in BDSP

Bulbasaur requires (Level 16) to evolve into Ivysaur and then (Level 32) to evolve into Venusaur.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Bulbasaur
Level 16
Ivysaur
Level 32
Venusaur

Where To Find Bulbasaur in BDSP

Bulbasaur has 6 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Bulbasaur, within the Bogsunk Cavern location using the Walking method.

Underground Pokemon Spawns
After you reach Check Points in the game progression NEW Pokemon will begin to spawn in the Grand Underground.
Start = Default spawns in the Grand Underground
Strength = After obtaining the TM96 Strength
Defog = After obtaining the TM97 Defog
7th Badge = After obtaining the Icicle Badge from Candice
Waterfall = After obtaining the TM99 Waterfall
National = After obtaining the National Pokedex.
World Pokemon Spawns
Interact = Limited to one
Common = 20% ~ 100%
Uncommon = 5% ~ 20%
Rare = 1% ~ 5%
= Morning Time
= Day Time
= Night Time
Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Swampy Cave
National
Bulbasaur
Lv. 16-63
Sunlit Cavern
National
Bulbasaur
Lv. 16-63
Still-Water Cavern
National
Bulbasaur
Lv. 16-63
Riverbank Cave
National
Bulbasaur
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
National
Bulbasaur
Lv. 16-63
Bogsunk Cavern
National
Bulbasaur
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Bulbasaur Weakness

Bulbasaur is a Grass and Poison Type pokemon. This will cause Bulbasaur to take More Damage from Flying, Fire, Ice, Psychic Type Moves, and Less Damage from Water, Electric, Fighting, Fairy, Grass Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Fire
Ice
Psychic
0.5x
Less Damage
Water
Electric
Fighting
Fairy
0.25x
Less Damage
Grass
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Bulbasaur Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Mewtwo
S
Lugia
S
Ho-Oh
S
Rayquaza
S
Dragonite

What pokemon is Bulbasaur Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Celebi
S
Manaphy
S
Zapdos
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Best Moves Bulbasaur in BDSP

Best Moveset for Bulbasaur Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
33
Double-Edge
Physical
120
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
36
Solar Beam
Special
180
100 10 Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
21
Take Down
Physical
90
85 20 User receives recoil damage.
18
Seed Bomb
Physical
120
100 15

Best Moveset for Bulbasaur TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM22
Solar Beam
Special
180
100 10 Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM53
Energy Ball
Special
135
100 10 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM36
Sludge Bomb
Special
135
100 10 May poison opponent.
TM96
Strength
Physical
80
100 15
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in
Red Text
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Bulbasaur Level Up Moves

List of Moves Bulbasaur can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Lvl Move Desc
1
Tackle
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
1
Growl
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Status

Lowers opponent's Attack.
3
Vine Whip
Power:
67.5
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

6
Growth
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
9
Leech Seed
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Status

Drains HP from opponent each turn.
12
Razor Leaf
Power:
82.5
Acc: 95
PP: 25
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
15
Poison Powder
Power: —
Acc: 75
PP: 35
Status

Poisons opponent.
15
Sleep Powder
Power: —
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Status

Puts opponent to sleep.
18
Seed Bomb
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

21
Take Down
Power: 90
Acc: 85
PP: 20
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
24
Sweet Scent
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Evasiveness.
27
Synthesis
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

User recovers HP. Amount varies with the weather.
30
Worry Seed
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Changes the opponent's Ability to Insomnia.
33
Double-Edge
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
36
Solar Beam
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
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Bulbasaur TM Moves

List of Moves Bulbasaur can learn using (TMs) Technical Machine Items.

TM Move Desc
TM06
Toxic
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Status

Badly poisons opponent.
TM09
Bullet Seed
Power:
37.5
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM10
Work Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM16
Light Screen
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Halves damage from Special attacks for 5 turns.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM19
Giga Drain
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM20
Safeguard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 25
Status

The user's party is protected from status conditions.
TM22
Solar Beam
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM36
Sludge Bomb
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May poison opponent.
TM42
Facade
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM44
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM45
Attract
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM53
Energy Ball
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM54
False Swipe
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Physical

Always leaves opponent with at least 1 HP.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM70
Flash
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
TM75
Swords Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM86
Grass Knot
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM90
Substitute
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TM93
Cut
Power: 50
Acc: 95
PP: 30
Physical

TM96
Strength
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

TM98
Rock Smash
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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Bulbasaur Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Bulbasaur can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Skull Bash
Power: 130
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Raises Defense on first turn, attacks on second.
Petal Dance
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
Curse
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Ghosts lose 50% of max HP and curse the opponent; Non-Ghosts raise Attack, Defense and lower Speed.
Ingrain
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

User restores HP each turn. User cannot escape/switch.
Nature Power
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Uses a certain move based on the current terrain.
Charm
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Attack.
Magical Leaf
Power:
90
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
Amnesia
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Special Defense.
Leaf Storm
Power:
195
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
Power Whip
Power:
180
Acc: 85
PP: 10
Physical

Sludge
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May poison opponent.
Grassy Terrain
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Restores a little HP of all Pokémon for 5 turns.
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