Silcoon (Pokémon)

For Pokémon GO information on this species, see the game's section.
Wurmple #265: Wurmple
Pokémon
#267: Beautifly Beautifly
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Silcoon (disambiguation).
Silcoon
Cocoon Pokémon
カラサリス
Karasalis
#266
Silcoon



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Bug Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Ability
Shed Skin Cacophony
Cacophony
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
120 (24.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Bug
Hatch time
3855 - 4111 steps
Height
2'00" 0.6 m
Silcoon
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Weight
22.0 lbs. 10.0 kg
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Mega Stone
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Base experience yield
71
Gen. III
72
IV
72
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 2
Silcoon
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HP
0
Atk
2
Def
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Speed
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Shape
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Footprint
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Pokédex color
White
Base friendship
70
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Silcoon (Japanese: カラサリス Karasalis) is a Bug-type Pokémon introduced in Generation III.

It evolves from Wurmple depending on its personality value, starting at level 7, and it evolves into Beautifly starting at level 10.

Biology

Silcoon is a cocoon-like Pokémon that uses silk to attach itself to tree branches. It is almost completely covered in white silk with only two small holes. A pair of red eyes can be seen through the holes, but they are partially hidden by a rough fringe of silk. The silk forms a hard cocoon that it can use to repel enemy attacks. Dew and rainwater collect on the silk, which provides Silcoon with nourishment. Silcoon lives in forests, where it conserves energy by moving as little as possible.

In the anime

Main series

 
Silcoon in the anime

Major appearances

May's Silcoon

In A Corphish out of Water, May's Wurmple evolved into a Silcoon alongside Jessie's own Wurmple, which evolved into a Cascoon. In Seeing is Believing, both evolved again, with Silcoon evolving into Beautifly and Cascoon evolving into Dustox.

Other

In Goodbye, Friend!, multiple Silcoon evolved into Beautifly.

Minor appearances

In Serving Up the Flute Cup!, Goh fantasized about a Cascoon while revealing the three Wurmple he caught could evolve into them.

A Silcoon appeared in a fantasy in Best Friend...Worst Nightmare!.

In Trade, Borrow, and Steal!, a Silcoon was part of Kricketina Kylie's Bug-type Pokémon collection, as shown in her Rotom Phone.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
AG024 Silcoon Ash's Pokédex Silcoon, the Cocoon Pokémon. Silcoon is the evolved form of Wurmple. Using its thread to attach itself to a tree branch, it waits to evolve to its next stage. When it grows thirsty, it drinks the dew that collects on its string.

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Animated Trailer

In the Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Animated Trailer, a Silcoon surrounded May and her Torchic, only for Torchic to scare it away with a Fire-type attack.

In the manga

Pokémon Journeys: The Series

In JNM07, multiple Silcoon evolved into Beautifly. Another Silcoon appeared in a fantasy.

Pokémon Adventures

A Silcoon appeared in Making Mirth with Mightyena.

Pokédex entries

Manga Chapter Entry
Pokémon Adventures PS182 The silk cocoon it spins winds it around tree branches to prevent it from falling and waits quietly inside for evolution. It peeps out through a small hole.*
Pokémon Adventures PS182 It tethers itself to a tree branch using silk to keep from falling. There, this Pokémon hangs quietly while it awaits evolution. It peers out of the silk cocoon through a small hole.*

In the TCG

Main article: Silcoon (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III Hoenn
#015
Kanto
#—
Ruby Silcoon tethers itself to a tree branch using silk to keep from falling. There, this Pokémon hangs quietly while it awaits evolution. It peers out of the silk cocoon through a small hole.
Sapphire Silcoon was thought to endure hunger and not consume anything before its evolution. However, it is now thought that this Pokémon slakes its thirst by drinking rainwater that collects on its silk.
Emerald It prepares for evolution using the energy it stored while it was a Wurmple. It keeps watch over the surroundings with its two eyes.
FireRed It conserves its energy by moving as little as possible. It awaits evolution while drinking only a little rainwater.
LeafGreen
Generation IV Sinnoh
#049
Johto
#—
Diamond It anchors itself by wrapping twigs with the silk from its body. It motionlessly awaits evolution.
Pearl It drinks dew that collects on its silk and waits for evolution. Its hard cocoon repels attacks.
Platinum It wraps silk around the branches of a tree. It drinks rainwater on its silk while awaiting evolution.
HeartGold Having wrapped silk around the branches of a tree, it quiescently awaits evolution.
SoulSilver
Generation V Unova
#—
Black It wraps silk around the branches of a tree. It drinks rainwater on its silk while awaiting evolution.
White
Black 2 It wraps silk around the branches of a tree. It drinks rainwater on its silk while awaiting evolution.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
#—
Hoenn
#015
X It wraps silk around the branches of a tree. It drinks rainwater on its silk while awaiting evolution.
Y It drinks dew that collects on its silk and waits for evolution. Its hard cocoon repels attacks.
Omega Ruby Silcoon tethers itself to a tree branch using silk to keep from falling. There, this Pokémon hangs quietly while it awaits evolution. It peers out of the silk cocoon through a small hole.
Alpha Sapphire Silcoon was thought to endure hunger and not consume anything before its evolution. However, it is now thought that this Pokémon slakes its thirst by drinking rainwater that collects on its silk.
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 III.
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Petalburg Woods
Emerald
Petalburg Woods
FireRed LeafGreen
Trade
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Trade
Generation IV
Diamond
Eterna Forest
Routes 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 218, 221, 222, Eterna Forest, Floaroma Meadow, Fuego Ironworks, Valley Windworks (Honey Trees)
Pearl
Evolve Wurmple
Platinum
Route 205, Eterna Forest
HeartGold SoulSilver
National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)Th
Pal Park
Forest
Generation V
Black
Trade
White
Evolve Wurmple
Black 2 White 2
Trade
Generation VI
X Y
Evolve Wurmple
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Petalburg Woods
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Pokémon Bank
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Pokémon Bank
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Unobtainable


In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Pinball: R&S
Forest (Both Fields)
Trozei!
Secret Storage 15, Endless Level 17, Forever Level 17, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Sinister Woods (4F-6F)
Ranger
Olive Jungle
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Mystery Jungle (1F-29F), Lush Prairie (1F-5F)
MD Sky
Mystery Jungle (1F-29F), Lush Prairie (1F-5F)
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Forest: Challenger's Ground
Rumble U
Challenge Battle: Lord of the Bugs
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Safari Jungle: Stage 2Su
Shuffle
Prasino Woods: Stage 571
Rumble World
Ruby Volcano: Giant Redwood (All Areas)
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Rayquaza Sea, Celebi SeaFinal


Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
50
110 - 157 210 - 304
35
36 - 95 67 - 185
55
54 - 117 103 - 229
25
27 - 84 49 - 163
25
27 - 84 49 - 163
15
18 - 73 31 - 141
Total:
205
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.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
1/3 ☆☆
Power
1/3 ☆☆
Skill
1/3 ☆☆
Stamina
3/4 ★★★
Jump
2/2 ★★
Total
8/15 ☆☆


Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

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


Side game data

Pokémon Pinball RS
   
Acquisition: Catch
Pokémon Trozei!
 
Rarity: Common
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -19%
Friend Area: Mist-Rise Forest
Phrases
51%-100% HP I'm not sleeping! I'm waiting!
26%-50% HP My health is getting down about halfway now.
1%-25% HP It's bad... I'm close to fainting...
Level up Hmhm... Looks like I've leveled up.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
  Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -10%
IQ group: A
Pokémon Ranger
Group:
Bug
Poké Assist:  
Bug
Field move: None
Loops: 8 Min. exp.: 20 Max. exp.: 34
Browser entry R-155
Silcoon's body glows when it is protecting itself. It can't be captured at that time.
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack
Defense
Speed ●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
  Walking Speed: 1.67 seconds Base HP: 48
Base Attack: 60 Base Defense: 45 Base Speed: 50
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Bug
Attack Power: ★★★★

 

Pokémon Shuffle
 
Bug
  Attack Power: 40 - 90   5

#700
 

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Pokémon GO
  Base Stamina: 137 Base Attack: 60 Base Defense: 77
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 1 km Evolution Requirement:   50
Fast Attacks: Poison Sting, Bug Bite
Charged Attacks: Struggle

Evolution

 
Unevolved
Wurmple
 Bug 
 
Level 7
 
First evolution
Silcoon
 Bug 
 
Level 10
 
Second evolution
Beautifly
 Bug  Flying 


Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
           
           
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
           
           
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
       
       
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
       
       
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
       
       
Front Back Front Back
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
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  For other sprites and images, please see Silcoon images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Trivia

  • Silcoon shares its category with Metapod, Kakuna, and Cascoon. They are all known as the Cocoon Pokémon.
    • They also share the same base stat total, learnset, Ability, and EV yield.
      • This ties them as the evolved Pokémon with the lowest base stat total.
  • Silcoon and Cascoon have exactly the same type, base stats, moveset, and shape, making them nearly identical.
  • Silcoon, along with Cascoon, can be seen without the limb protrusions on its body in the anime, Pokémon X and Y, Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, and occasionally in HeartGold and SoulSilver.
    • However, James' Pokémon trivia cards showed that Silcoon and Cascoon indeed have those limbs.

Origin

Silcoon seems to be based on a silkworm cocoon due to its white color.

Name origin

Silcoon may be a combination of silk and cocoon.

Karasalis may be a combination of 殻 kara (shell) and chrysalis.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
  Japanese カラサリス Karasalis From kara and chrysalis
  French Armulys From armure and chrysalis
  Spanish Silcoon Same as English name
  German Schaloko Schale and Kokon
  Italian Silcoon Same as English name
  Korean 실쿤 Silcoon Transliteration of English name
  Cantonese Chinese
  Mandarin Chinese 甲殼蛹 / 甲壳蛹 Jiǎkéyǒng Literally "Shelled chrysalis"


Related articles

External links


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