Kecleon

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Normal
Kecleon
(カクレオン Kakureon)
352.png
352Kecleon.png
Color Swap Pokémon Pokémon
Pokédex
National
352
Hoenn
Sinnoh
Unova
Kalos
Alola
Ability Gender
Color Change 50% ♀/50% ♂
Pokédex color Egg groups
Green Unknown
Weight Height
48.5 lbs ??? 3'03" ???
Body style Footprint
BodyUnknown.png F352.png
Cry
Azurilland Pokédex
HP Attack Defense
60 90 70
Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
60 120 40
Total
440

[[Category:Green Pokémon]]


Kecleon (Japanese: カクレオン Kakureon) is a Normal-type Pokémon introduced in Generation III. It is number 352 on the National Pokédex. Kecleon is a basic stage Pokémon and has no evolutions. It appears in the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon games as the shopkeeper.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Kecleons resemble a chameleon. The main color on a Kecleon is green, the second most color is yellow and then they have a red zigzag stripe on their chest. The spikes on it's head is yellow like the circles on by it's eyes.It has a curly tail and small yellow feet.

Information[edit | edit source]

Kecleons are one of the most powerful Pokémon in the Mystery Dungeon games. If you shoplift it, it automatically has the move Agility set, and has Color Change, which changes its type by the move you use. To recruit it, you have to have to be Level 90 or higher with a Friend Bow (shoplift to encounter).

Special abilities[edit | edit source]

Kecleon have the ability Color Change. This allows Kecleon to change its type to the same type as the attacks that hit it. Kecleon has the ability to blend in with its surroundings. Only the red stripe on its chest remains visible at all times. It can sneak up on its prey and use its long tongue to trap it.

In the anime[edit | edit source]

In the Johto region championship a trainer named Harrison had a Kecleon which was defeated by Ash Ketchum's Pikachu. It also in the Special Red\Blue Rescue team Go Getters as the Kecleon Brothers. They have the same role as they do in the

The Kecleon Brothers

video game ; shopkeepers.

Evolution[edit | edit source]

Kecleon does not evolve.

Game info[edit | edit source]

Game locations[edit | edit source]

Version(s) Location Rarity
Ruby/ Sapphire Routes 118, 119, 120, 121 and 123 Rare
Emerald Routes 118, 119, 120, 121 and 123 Rare
FireRed/ LeafGreen Trade None
Diamond/ Pearl Route 210 (Poké Radar) (Diamond only) Rare
Platinum Great Marsh (After obtaining National Pokédex) Rare
HeartGold/SoulSilver Transfer from Pokéwalker None
Black/White Trade None

Pokédex entries[edit | edit source]

Generations I - II
Kecleon did not appear during the Generation I - II games.
Ruby
Kecleon is capable of changing it's body colors at will to blend in with its surroundings. There is one exception - this Pokémon can't change the zigzag pattern on its belly.
Sapphire
Kecleon alters it's body coloration to blend in with its surroundings, allowing it to sneak up on its prey unnoticed. Then it lashes out with its long, stretchy tongue to instantly ensnare the unsuspecting target.
Emerald
A Pokémon that has the ability to alter it's body colors to match its surroundings. A Kecleon reverts to its original colors if it is startled.
FireRed
It changes body color to blend in with its surroundings. It also changes color if it is happy or sad.
LeafGreen
It changes body color to blend in with its surroundings. It also changes color if it is happy or sad.
Diamond
It can freely change its body's color. The zigzag pattern on its belly doesn't change, however.
Pearl
It can freely change its body's color. The zigzag pattern on its belly doesn't change, however.
Platinum
It can freely change its body's color. The zigzag pattern on its belly doesn't change, however.
HeartGold
It changes it's shading to match it's surroundings so it can sneak up on prey. Only its belly patterns stay fixed.
SoulSilver
It changes it's shading to match it's surroundings so it can sneak up on prey. Only its belly patterns stay fixed.
Black
It can freely change its body's color. The zigzag pattern on its belly doesn't change, however.
White
It can freely change its body's color. The zigzag pattern on its belly doesn't change, however.
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White 2
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Y
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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Kecleon first appeared in the Hoenn region.
  • Two Kecleon were seen in one of the anime episodes, and were named "Redie" and "Greenie". They were seen in the Johto region and this marked the first appearance of a Generation III Pokémon.
  • It is the only Pokémon with the ability Color Change.
  • Due to Kecleon's ability, Color Change, if it knows the move Synchronoise, if the opponent uses a move that would receive STAB Kecleon would change to that type and then deal damage to the opponent using the previously mentioned move, Synchronoise.

References[edit source]