Bug (type)

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

The Bug type is one of the nineteen types.

Battle properties

Offensive BugIC Big.png Defensive
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Pokémon

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.gif
Bug Bug
#040 Icon040.gif
Bug Bug
#048 Icon048.gif
Bug Bug
#063 Icon063.gif
Bug Bug
#107 Icon107.gif
Bug Bug

Half Bug-type Pokémon

Primary Bug-type Pokémon

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#013 Icon013.gif
Bug Fairy
#014 Icon014.gif
Bug Fairy
#041 Icon041.gif
Bug Fire
#049 Icon049.gif
Bug Water
#064 Icon064.gif
Bug Electric
#108 Icon108.gif
Bug Flying
#152 Icon152.gif
Bug Ice
#153 Icon153.gif
Bug Ice
#154 Icon154.gif
Bug Ice
#172 Icon172.gif
Bug Nuclear
#190 Icon190.gif
Bug Normal

Secondary Bug-type Pokémon

None.

Moves

Move Category Power Accuracy PP Target Description
Attack Order Physical 09090 100100% 1515 (max 24)
   
   
Anyone
The user calls out its underlings to pummel the target. Critical hits land more easily.
Bug Bite Physical 06060 100100% 2020 (max 32)
   
   
Anyone
The user bites the target. If the target is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.
Bug Buzz Special 09090 100100% 1010 (max 16)
   
   
Anyone
The user vibrates its wings to generate a damaging sound wave. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
Defend Order Status 000 000% 1010 (max 16)
   
   
Self
The user calls out its underlings to shield its body, raising its Defense and Sp.Def stats.
Fury Cutter Physical 04040 09595% 2020 (max 32)
   
   
Anyone
The target is slashed with scythes or claws. This attack becomes more powerful if it hits in succession.
Heal Order Status 000 000% 1010 (max 16)
   
   
Self
The user calls out its underlings to heal it. The user regains up to half of its max HP.
Infestation Physical 02020 100100% 2020 (max 32)
   
   
Anyone
The target is infested and attacked for four to five turns. The target can't flee during this time.
Leech Life Physical 02020 100100% 1515 (max 24)
   
   
Anyone
The user drains the target's blood. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
Megahorn Physical 120120 08585% 1010 (max 16)
   
   
Anyone
Using its tough and impressive horn, the user rams into the target with no letup.
Pin Missile Physical 01515 09595% 2020 (max 32)
   
   
Anyone
Sharp spikes are shot at the target in rapid succession. They hit two to five times in a row.
Powder Status 000 100100% 2020 (max 32)
   
   
Anyone
The user covers the target in a powder that explodes and damages the target if it uses a Fire-type move.
Quiver Dance Status 000 000% 2020 (max 32)
   
   
Self
The user lightly performs a beautiful, mystic dance. This boosts the user's Sp. Atk, Sp. Def, and Speed stats.
Signal Beam Special 07575 100100% 1515 (max 24)
   
   
Anyone
The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. It may also confuse the target.
Silver Wind Special 06060 100100% 055 (max 8)
   
   
Anyone
The target is attacked with powdery scales blown by wind. It may also raise all the user's stats.
Sticky Web Status 000 000% 2020 (max 32)
   
   
All foes
The user weaves a sticky net around the opposing team, which lowers their Speed stat upon switching into battle.
Spider Web Status 000 000% 1010 (max 16)
   
   
Anyone
The user ensnares the target with thin, gooey silk so it can't flee from battle.
String Shot Status 000 09595% 4040 (max 64)
   
   
All foes
The opposing Pokémon are bound with silk blown from the user's mouth that harshly lowers the Speed stat.
Tail Glow Status 000 000% 2020 (max 32)
   
   
Self
The user stares at flashing lights to focus its mind, drastically raising its Sp. Atk stat.
Twineedle Physical 02525 100100% 2020 (max 32)
   
   
Anyone
The user damages the target twice in succession by jabbing it with two spikes. This may also poison the target.
U-Turn Physical 07070 100100% 2020 (max 32)
   
   
Anyone
After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.
X-Scissor Physical 08080 100100% 1515 (max 24)
   
   
Anyone
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. Icon012.gif Icon013.gif Icon014.gif Icon040.gif Icon048.gif Icon063.gif

Trivia

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