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Vespiquen (Pokémon)

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{{Pokémon Infobox
Vespiquen debuted in ''[[DP032|An Angry Combeenation!]]'' as the ruler of a huge colony of {{p|Combee}}.
 
A Vespiquen appeared in ''[[DP099|A Trainer and Child Reunion!]]'', under the ownership of {{EF|Aaron}}. Vespiquen was used alongside {{p|Drapion}} during his power demonstration, but itshe was later temporarily captured by {{TRT}}.
 
===Minor appearances===
A Vespiquen appeared in the opening sequence of ''[[M13|Zoroark: Master of Illusions]]''.
 
A Vespiquen appeared in ''[[XY004|A Shockingly Cheeky Friendship!]]'', where itshe managed to scare {{an|Serena}} before being chased off by {{TP|Serena|Fennekin}}'s {{m|Ember}}.
 
===Pokédex entries===
[[File:Roughneck Vespiquen Adventures.png|thumb|170px|Vespiquen in [[Pokémon Adventures]]]]
===In the Pokémon Adventures manga===
A {{pkmn|Trainer}}'s Vespiquen appeared in ''[[PS361|Bombastic Bibarel & Heroic Hippopotas]]''.
 
A Vespiquen is seen with a {{tc|Roughneck}} on [[Iron Island]] in ''[[PS381|Vexing Vespiquen & Unmanageable Mothim I]]''. It reappeared in a flashback in ''[[PS403|Cleaning Up Grimer]]''.
 
==In the TCG==
 
==Game data==
===NPC appearances===
*{{g|Super Mystery Dungeon}}: A Vespiquen acts as the queen of Nectar Meadows, though she feels the title is more akin to a manager instead. She calls for her {{p|Beedrill}} and {{p|Combee}} subordinates to desist against the player, the partner, and {{p|Budew}}. She then gives Budew some Honey to give to her sickly {{p|Roselia|mother}}, refusing the baby Pokémon's payment.
 
===Pokédex entries===
{{Dex/Header|type=Bug|type2=Flying}}
{{Dex/NA|gen=IV}}
{{Dex/Gen/2|gen=IV|reg1=Sinnoh|num1=054|reg2=Johto}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Diamond|entry=Its abdomen is a honeycomb for grubs. It raises its grubs on honey collected by {{p|Combee}}.}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Pearl|entry=When endangered, grubs from its six-cell honeycomb strike back. There is only one in a colony.}}
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{{Dex/Gen/1|gen=V|reg1=Unova|num1=143|label1={{gameabbrev5|B2W2}}:}}
{{Dex/Entry2|v=Black|v2=White|t=FFF|entry=It releases various pheromones to make the grubs in its body do its bidding while fighting foes.}}
{{Dex/Entry2|v=Black 2|v2=White 2|t=FFF|entry=It houses its colony in cells in its body and releases various pheromones to make those grubs do its bidding.}}
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{{Dex/Gen/2|gen=VI|reg1=Kalos|num1=077|label1=Central|reg2=Hoenn}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=X|t=FFF|entry=It houses its colony in cells in its body and releases various pheromones to make those grubs do its bidding.}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Y|entry=Its abdomen is a honeycomb for grubs. It raises its grubs on honey collected by Combee.}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Omega Ruby|t=fff|entry=It houses its colony in cells in its body and releases various pheromones to make those grubs do its bidding.}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Alpha Sapphire|t=FFF|entry=Its abdomen is a honeycomb for grubs. It raises its grubs on honey collected by Combee.}}
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{{Dex/Gen/2|gen=VII|reg1=Alola|reg2=Kanto}}
{{Dex/NE|[[Generation VII]]}}
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|field=Crush
|fieldpower=3
|browsernum=It launches gooey blobs and {{M|Poison Sting|poisonous needles}} to attack.060
|browser=It launches gooey blobs and {{m|Poison Sting|poisonous needles}} to attack.
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|field=Crush
|fieldpower=3
|num=193
|pastnum=207
|browser=It shoots stingers that make Pokémon Tired.
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|skill=Stabilize+
|skilldesc=Sometimes erases two of the foe's disruptions on the board.
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{{Spindata/GO|col=6|type=Bug|ndex=416
|hatch=N/A
|buddy=3
|candy=Combee
|evolution=N/A
|stamina=172
|attack=149
|defense=190
|fast={{m|Bug Bite}}, {{m|Poison Sting}}
|special={{m|Bug Buzz}}, {{m|Power Gem}}, {{m|X-Scissor}}
}}
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==Trivia==
* Vespiquen is tied with {{p|Togetic}} for the lowest base {{stat|Speed}} stat of all Flying-{{type|Flying}} Pokémon.
 
===Origin===
Vespiquen is based on {{wp|queen bee}}s and {{wp|beehive}}s, along with a combination of real {{wp|Queen regnant|queens}}.
 
====Name origin====
Vespiquen is a combination of ''vespa'' (Latin for ''wasp'' and a genus of wasps, specifically {{wp|hornet}}s) and ''queen''.
 
|it=Vespiquen|itmeaning=Same as English name
|ko=비퀸 ''Beequein''|komeaning=Transliteration of Japanese name
|zh_yue=蜂后 ''Fūng Hauh''|zh_yuemeaning=Literally "Bee queen"
|zh_cmn=蜂后 ''Fēng Hòu''|zh_cmnmeaning=Literally "Bee queen"
|ru=Веспиквен ''Vespikven''|rumeaning=Transcription of English name
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