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Chespin #650: Chespin
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#652: Chesnaught Chesnaught
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Quilladin (disambiguation).
Quilladin
Spiny Armor Pokémon
ハリボーグ
Hariborg
#651
Quilladin



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Grass Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Overgrow Cacophony
Cacophony
Bulletproof
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
87.5% male, 12.5% female
Catch rate
45 (11.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Field
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
2'04" 0.7 m
Quilladin
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
63.9 lbs. 29.0 kg
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
Unknown
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
142
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 2
Quilladin
0
HP
0
Atk
2
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Shape
Body06.png BodyUnknown.png
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Footprint
FUnknown.png None.png
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Pokédex color
Green
Base friendship
70
External Links

Quilladin (Japanese: ハリボーグ Hariborg) is a Grass-type Pokémon introduced in Generation VI.

It evolves from Chespin starting at level 16 and evolves into Chesnaught starting at level 36.

Contents

Biology

Quilladin is a bipedal, mammalian Pokémon with some plantlike features. Most of its body is covered by a green, armor-like shell similar to a chestnut. The shell covers everything except its face, lower body and legs, and the undersides of its arms. The visible parts of its body are dark brown, except for its lighter face. The face has dark, oval eyes, a small, pink nose on a pointed snout, a dark brown, sideways triangle on each cheek, rodent-like incisors, and a three-pointed patch of dark brown fur on its forehead. On either side of its head is a large, ear-like spike with reddish tips. Its tail also has a reddish tip. Its shell is banded over its arms and on its back, and the fur on its lower body creates a three-pointed pattern on its front. Quilladin has three white, clawed digits on its hands and two on its feet.

Quilladin is not aggressive and never starts fights, although it is known to exercise its lower body by running into other Quilladin. When it is forced to defend itself, it relies on its shell to deflect attacks, before counterattacking with its sharp quills.

In the anime

Quilladin in the anime

Major appearances

Quilladin physically debuted in Love Strikes! Eevee, Yikes!, where it developed a crush on Serena's Eevee before being rejected. It then tried its luck on a wild Flareon with no success.

Minor appearances

Quilladin debuted in Summer of Discovery!, where it was seen on a Pokévision video icon.

A Quilladin appeared in the opening sequence of Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel, when it evolved from Chespin and then into Chesnaught. Two Quilladin appeared in the movie proper, one during a flashback, where both were seen as residents of the Nebel Plateau.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
XY095 Quilladin Ash's Pokédex Quilladin, the Spiny Armor Pokémon and the evolved form of Chespin. The hard shell covering Quilladin's body is so tough, a direct hit from a large truck wouldn't even dent it. Quilladin uses this shell to deflect foes' attacks, and it strikes back with its sharp quills.

In the manga

Quilladin in Pokémon Adventures

In the Let's Play the Pokémon Card Game XY! manga

A Quilladin appears as a Pokémon card played by Hiroshi.

In the movie adaptations

A Quilladin appeared in the manga adaptation of Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel as a resident of the Nebel Plateau.

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Main article: Marisso

In Quilladin Stands, X's Chespin, nicknamed Marisso, evolved into a Quilladin.

In the TCG

Main article: Quilladin (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VI.
Generation VI Kalos
Central #002
Hoenn
#—
X It relies on its sturdy shell to deflect predators' attacks. It counterattacks with its sharp quills.
Y They strengthen their lower bodies by running into one another. They are very kind and won't start fights.
Omega Ruby It relies on its sturdy shell to deflect predators' attacks. It counterattacks with its sharp quills.
Alpha Sapphire They strengthen their lower bodies by running into one another. They are very kind and won't start fights.
Generation VII Alola
#—
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VII.
Generation VIII Galar
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VIII.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VI.
Generation VI
X Y
Friend Safari (Grass)
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Trade
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Trade
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Evolve Chespin
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Unobtainable

In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VI.
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Renegade Meadow: Stage 1
Shuffle
Pedra Valley: Stage 187
Rumble World
Leafy Expanse: Shrub Forest (All Areas, Entrance Boss)
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Greninja Sea, Zygarde SeaFinal

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
61
121 - 168 232 - 326
78
74 - 143 144 - 280
95
90 - 161 175 - 317
56
54 - 118 105 - 232
58
56 - 121 108 - 236
57
55 - 119 107 - 234
Total:
405
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VIII, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ½×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ½×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ½×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ½×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None

Learnset

Generation VIII
Other generations:
VI - VII
This Pokémon is unavailable within Generation VIII.
Click on the generation numbers above to see Quilladin's learnsets from other generations.


Side game data

Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush651Body.png Walking Speed: 1.67 seconds Base HP: 51
Base Attack: 74 Base Defense: 54 Base Speed: 60
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Grass
Attack Power: ★★★★★

BT651.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Grass
None.png Attack Power: 60 - 105 Raise Max Level.png 5

#170
Shuffle651.png

Paralyze
Leaves the foe paralyzed.


Pokémon GO
GO651.png Base Stamina: 156 Base Attack: 146 Base Defense: 156
Egg Distance: ? km Buddy Distance: N/A km Evolution Requirement: Chespin Candy 100
Fast Attacks: Low Kick, Vine Whip
Charged Attacks: Gyro Ball, Energy Ball, Body Slam

Evolution

650Chespin.png
Unevolved
Chespin
 Grass 
Rare Candy
Level 16
651Quilladin.png
First evolution
Quilladin
 Grass 
Rare Candy
Level 36
652Chesnaught.png
Second evolution
Chesnaught
 Grass  Fighting 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VI.
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 651.png Spr b 6x 651.png Spr 6x 651.png Spr b 6x 651.png
Spr 6x 651 s.png Spr b 6x 651 s.png Spr 6x 651 s.png Spr b 6x 651 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Spr 7s 651.png Spr b 7s 651.png Spr 7s 651.png Spr b 7s 651.png
Spr 7s 651 s.png Spr b 7s 651 s.png Spr 7s 651 s.png Spr b 7s 651 s.png
Front Back Front Back
651MS6.png For other sprites and images, please see Quilladin images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Quilladin is the only Pokémon whose name begins with Q that was not introduced in Generation II.

Origin

Quilladin seems to be based on a hedgehog combined with a chestnut. It may also draw inspiration from "armored" mammals such as pangolins, armadillos, and glyptodonts. Its bulky, rotund appearance is possibly a reference to the calybium and cupule that protect the nuts of chestnut trees.

Name origin

Quilladin may be a combination of quill and paladin. Its name may also derive from pangolin, which itself is derived from the Malay word pengguling, meaning "something that rolls up."

Hariborg may be a combination of 蝟 harinezumi (hedgehog), 防具 bōgu (armor), and bogue (French for chestnut shell).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ハリボーグ Hariborg From harinezumi, 防具 bōgu, and bogue
France Flag.png French Boguérisse From bogue and hérisson
Spain Flag.png Spanish Quilladin Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Igastarnish From Igel, Kastanie, and Harnisch
Italy Flag.png Italian Quilladin Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 도치보구 Dochibogu From 고슴도치 goseumdochi, 防具 bōgu, and bogue
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 肥仔哈力 Fèihjíhālihk From 肥仔 fèihjí and 哈力馬龍 Hālihkmáhlùhng
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 胖胖哈力 Pàngpànghālì From 胖胖 pàngpàng and 哈力栗 Hālì​lì


Related articles

External links

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Pokémon
#652: Chesnaught Chesnaught
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