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Normal Fire
Fighting Water
Flying Grass
Poison Electric
Ground Psychic
Rock Ice
Bug Dragon
Ghost Dark
Steel Fairy

The Bug type is one of the nineteen types.

Battle properties

Offensive BugIC Big Defensive
Power Types   Power Types
DarkIC Big
GrassIC Big
PsychicIC Big
NuclearIC Big
½× FightingIC Big
GrassIC Big
GroundIC Big
½× FightingIC Big
FireIC Big
FlyingIC Big
GhostIC Big
PoisonIC Big
SteelIC Big
FairyIC Big
FireIC Big
FlyingIC Big
RockIC Big
NuclearIC Big
None None


There are 16 Bug-type Pokémon, which is 8% of all Pokémon (counting forms that change typing as different Pokémon).

Pure Bug-type Pokémon

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#012 Icon012 Cubbug
Bug Bug
#040 Icon040 Smore
Bug Bug
#048 Icon048 Sponee
Bug Bug
#063 Icon063 Tricwe
Bug Bug
#107 Icon107 Unymph
Bug Bug

Half Bug-type Pokémon

Primary Bug-type Pokémon

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#013 Icon013 Cubblfly
Bug Fairy
#014 Icon014 Nimflora
Bug Fairy
#041 Icon041 Firoke
Bug Fire
#049 Icon049 Sponaree
Bug Water
#064 Icon064 Harylect
Bug Electric
#108 Icon108 Harptera
Bug Flying
#152 Icon152 Colarva
Bug Ice
#153 Icon153 Frosulo
Bug Ice
#154 Icon154 Frosthra
Bug Ice
#172 Icon172 Geigeroach
Bug Nuclear
#190 Icon190 Seikamater
Bug Normal

Secondary Bug-type Pokémon



Move Category Power Accuracy PP Target Description
Attack Order Physical 90 100% 15 (max 24)
The user calls out its underlings to pummel the target. Critical hits land more easily.
Bug Bite Physical 60 100% 20 (max 32)
The user bites the target. If the target is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.
Bug Buzz Special 90 100% 10 (max 16)
The user vibrates its wings to generate a damaging sound wave. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
Defend Order Status % 10 (max 16)
The user calls out its underlings to shield its body, raising its Defense and Sp.Def stats.
Fury Cutter Physical 40 95% 20 (max 32)
The target is slashed with scythes or claws. This attack becomes more powerful if it hits in succession.
Heal Order Status % 10 (max 16)
The user calls out its underlings to heal it. The user regains up to half of its max HP.
Infestation Special 20 100% 20 (max 32)
The target is infested and attacked for four to five turns. The target can't flee during this time.
Leech Life Physical 20 100% 15 (max 24)
The user drains the target's blood. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
Quiver Dance Status % 20 (max 32)
The user lightly performs a beautiful, mystic dance. This boosts the user's Sp. Atk, Sp. Def, and Speed stats.
Signal Beam Special 75 100% 15 (max 24)
The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. It may also confuse the target.
Silver Wind Special 60 100% 5 (max 8)
The target is attacked with powdery scales blown by wind. It may also raise all the user's stats.
Sticky Web Status % 20 (max 32)
All foes
The user weaves a sticky net around the opposing team, which lowers their Speed stat upon switching into battle.
Tail Glow Status % 20 (max 32)
The user stares at flashing lights to focus its mind, drastically raising its Sp. Atk stat.
Twineedle Physical 25 100% 20 (max 32)
The user damages the target twice in succession by jabbing it with two spikes. This may also poison the target.
U-Turn Physical 70 100% 20 (max 32)
After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.
X-Scissor Physical 80 100% 15 (max 24)
The user slashes at the foe by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors.

Exclusive Abilities

Note: This list does not include Signature Abilities

Ability Description Bearers
Swarm Powers up Bug-type moves in a pinch. Icon012Icon013Icon014Icon040Icon048Icon063


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