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Larvesta

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#636 Larvesta
(メラルバ Meraruba)
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Pokédex
National
636
Johto
Hoenn
Sinnoh
Unova
Species Type
Torch Pokémon BugFire
Ability Gender
Flame Body
Swarm (Dream World)
50% ♀/50% ♂
Pokédex color Egg groups
White
Weight Height
28.8kg  ??? 1.09m  ???
Body style Footprint
BodyUnknown.png F636.png
Cry
Marriland Pokédex
Generation IV Generation V


Larvesta (Japanese: メラルバ Meraruba) is a Bug/Fire-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

Contents

Appearance

Larvesta looks like a tan, larva Pokémon with white fur covering most of its lower body and head and five red, cork screw-like horns appear from its head. Underneath the white fur, its head is black, as well as its six legs, and it has light blue eyes.

Evolution

Larvesta evolves into Volcarona at level 59.

Game Info

Game Locations

Version(s) Location Rarity
Black/White Hatch the Egg received on Route 18 One

Pokédex Entries

Generations I - IV
Larvesta did not appear during the Generation I - IV games.
Black
This Pokémon was believed to have been born from the sun. When it evolves, its entire body is engulfed in flames.
White
The base of volcanoes is where they make their homes. They shoot fire from their five horns to repel attacking enemies.
Black 2
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White 2
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Learnset

Leveling
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Special
1 String Shot 95% 40 Bug Status
10 Leech Life 20 100% 15 Bug Physical
20 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical
30 Flame Charge 50 100% 20 Fire Physical
40 Bug Bite 60 100% 15 Bug Physical
50 Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical
60 Flame Wheel 60 100% 25 Fire Physical
70 Bug Buzz 90 100% 20 Bug Special
80 Amnesia - -% 20 Psychic Status
90 Thrash 120 100% 10 Normal Physical
100 Flare Blitz 120 100% 15 Fire 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.

Sprites

I Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
Larvesta did not appear in Generation I
II Gold Silver Crystal Back
Larvesta did not appear in Generation II
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Larvesta did not appear in Generation III
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Larvesta did not appear in Generation IV
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Larvesta BW.gif Larvesta BW Back.gif
Shiny Larvesta BW.gif Shiny Larvesta BW Back.gif

Trivia

  • Larvesta evolves later than any Bug-type Pokémon, evolving at Lv. 59.
  • Larvesta can be obtained by hatching it from an egg found on Route 18, or for breeding Volcarona.
  • Larvesta's first part of its name comes from the word larva meaning a preform of beetle, moth, or butterfly
  • Larvesta is the only larva-like Pokémon that skips the cocoon stage.
  • Larvesta is the only Bug/Fire type besides its evolution Volcarona.
  • Larvesta's name comes from larvae and Vesta, a Roman goddess represented by fire.

References