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Sunflora
Sun Pokémon
キマワリ
Kimawari
#192
Sunflora



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Grass Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Chlorophyll or Solar Power Cacophony
Cacophony
Early Bird
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
120 (24.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Grass
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
2'07" 0.8 m
Sunflora
0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
18.7 lbs. 8.5 kg
Sunflora
0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
146
Gen. II-IV
Unknown
IV
149
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 2
Sunflora
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
2
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
Body12.png BodyUnknown.png
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Footprint
F192.png None.png
{{{form2}}}
Pokédex color
Yellow
Base friendship
70
External Links

Sunflora (Japanese: キマワリ Kimawari) is a Grass-type Pokémon introduced in Generation II.

It evolves from Sunkern when exposed to a Sun Stone.

Contents

Biology

Sunflora closes its petals when asleep

Sunflora is a Pokémon with a sunflower-like design. Its trunk and limbs are green, and its head is cream-colored. Its head is circular and has yellow petals growing along the rim. The petals become more vivid as the weather becomes warmer. Sunflora has leaves extending like arms from its round body and two toes on each foot.

Sunflora converts sunlight into nutrition. Because of this, it tends to pursue sunlight and is always looking in the direction of the sun. While the sun is up, it moves around in a hectic manner. When the sun sets, it comes to a complete stop and closes its petals. In addition to sunlight, Sunflora needs plenty of water. Sunflora is rarely seen in the wild, but it can sometimes be found in temperate grassy meadows.

In the anime

Sunflora in the anime

Major appearances

Sunflora (Explorers of Time, Darkness, and Sky)

In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time & Darkness, a Sunflora from Wigglytuff's Guild traveled along with the new Exploration Team Poképals for their first mission. It reappeared in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky - Beyond Time & Darkness.

Other

Multiple Sunflora debuted in Grin to Win!, when the citizens of Bloomingvale held their annual Sunflora Festival. Some of the Sunflora, all of them with nicknames, appeared under the ownership of Sonrisa and Cyrus.

In Moving Pictures, a Sunkern used Ash's Sun Stone to evolve into a Sunflora. Sophia and Marcello take pictures of many Sunflora every year, this year in particular being their golden anniversary.

In A Secret Sphere of Influence!, Nando's Sunflora fled after its Trainer was accused of stealing the Adamant Orb. It later proved Nando's innocence by tracking down Team Rocket, who were the ones behind the theft of the orb. In Dawn's Early Night!, Sunflora competed in the Hearthome City Contest; and in Coming Full-Festival Circle!, it helped Nando get to the semifinals alongside Kricketune and Roserade in another battle.

In Three Sides to Every Story!, multiple Sunflora help Lulu tend to her garden.

In There's a New Gym Leader in Town!, multiple Sunflora were scared off by Ash when he discovered one camouflaging itself in a field of sunflowers at Cheren's Trainers' School.

In Thawing an Icy Panic!, multiple Sunflora were living on Ramos's ranch. They stopped the snowstorm created by Vanillish and Vanilluxe.

A Sunflora appeared in Time After Time!, under the ownership of Mr. Norris. In the past, Goh borrowed it to help cut through the grass in Ilex Forest.

Minor appearances

In Tricks of the Trade, a Sunflora was at the Pokémon Swap Meet in Palmpona.

In Pikachu & Pichu, a Sunflora was living in Big Town.

In Beauty and the Breeder, a Pokémon Breeder's Sunflora participated in a Pokémon breeding competition.

Four Sunflora appeared in The Grass Route, with two under the ownership of Ephraim's parents and the other two being wild.

A Sunflora appeared in Pikachu's PikaBoo.

In Got Miltank?, a Sunflora were living at the Pokémon-exclusive oasis.

In I Politoed Ya So!, Tammy uses three Sunflora in her cheerleading squad.

In Fangs for Nothin', multiple Sunflora were living on the Dragon Holy Land.

In Gonna Rule The School!, the Pokémon Trainers' School lent a Sunflora to the school's underage students for use in lessons.

In Grass Hysteria!, multiple Sunflora were living in the Forbidden Forest.

In Lights, Camerupt, Action!, a Sunflora acted in one of Elijah's movies.

A Coordinator's Sunflora appeared in Deceit and Assist.

A Coordinator's Sunflora appeared in Harley Rides Again.

In Not on MY Watch Ya Don't!, Team Rocket hypnotized and kidnapped a Sunflora.

A Sunflora appeared in Wild in the Streets!.

A Sunflora appeared in The Rise of Darkrai.

A Sunflora appeared in Pruning a Passel of Pals!.

In Beating the Bustle and Hustle!, a Trainer's Sunflora participated in the fake Sinnoh Pokémon Hustle that Team Rocket had set up.

A Sunflora appeared in Arceus and the Jewel of Life.

Multiple wild Sunflora appeared in Strategy Begins at Home!.

In Zoroark: Master of Illusions, multiple Sunflora were living in Crown City. One took part in surrounding Zorua in the park along with the other Pokémon with the intention of attacking him in retribution for what Zoroark did to the city. Before a fight could break out, the Sunkern, along with the other Pokémon, were calmed down by Celebi.

Seven Sunflora appeared in The Power of Us, with six under the ownership of different Trainers and the seventh being wild.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP135 Sunflora Ash's Pokédex Sunflora, the Sun Pokémon. This smiling Pokémon loves the sun, but it also needs plenty of water to ensure healthy development.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
BW111 Sunflora Ash's Pokédex Sunflora, the Sun Pokémon. Sunflora gets its energy from sunlight and its movements follow the rays of the sun.

In the manga

Movie adaptations

In The Rise of Darkrai, a Sunflora was hit by Darkrai's Dark Void, like in the film.

In the manga adaptation of Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, a Sunflora lived in Allearth Forest.

Pokémon Adventures

In The Last Battle VI, Gold's Sunkern, Sunbo, evolved into Sunflora due to the rocks in Ilex Forest reflecting solar energy like the Sun Stone. As a Sunflora, she has continued her support role in Gold's party, mainly using Sunny Day to power up Exbo's Fire-type moves.

Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys

Three Sunflora appeared in A Serious Crisis!! The Battle With The Lugia.

A Trainer's Sunflora appeared in Let's Fight For The Future!!.

Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All

A Sunflora appeared in GDZ61.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blazing Exploration Team

In BET2, a Sunflora was a member of Wigglytuff's Guild.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Ginji's Rescue Team

A Sunflora appeared in I Want to be Human Again!.

A Sunflora appeared in Tears and Emotions - It's the Final Chapter!.

In the TCG

Main article: Sunflora (TCG)

Game data

NPC appearances

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II Johto
#103
Gold It converts sunlight into energy. In the darkness after sunset, it closes its petals and becomes still.
Silver In the daytime, it rushes about in a hectic manner, but it comes to a complete stop when the sun sets.
Crystal As the hot season approaches, the petals on this Pokémon's face become more vivid and lively.
Stadium 2 It converts sunlight into energy. In the darkness after sunset, it closes its petals and becomes still.
Generation III Hoenn
#—
Kanto
#—
Ruby Sunflora converts solar energy into nutrition. It moves around actively in the daytime when it is warm. It stops moving as soon as the sun goes down for the night.
Sapphire
Emerald Sunflora convert solar energy into nutrition. They are highly active in the warm daytime but suddenly stop moving as soon as the sun sets.
FireRed In the daytime, it rushes about in a hectic manner, but it comes to a complete stop when the sun sets.
LeafGreen It converts sunlight into energy. In the darkness after sunset, it closes its petals and becomes still.
Generation IV Sinnoh
#—
Johto
#104
Diamond It gets energy from warm sunlight and is known for its habit of moving in pursuit of it.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold It converts sunlight into energy. In the darkness after sunset, it closes its petals and becomes still.
SoulSilver In the daytime, it rushes about in a hectic manner, but it comes to a complete stop when the sun sets.
Generation V Unova
B2W2: #021
Black It gets energy from warm sunlight and is known for its habit of moving in pursuit of it.
White
Black 2 Since it converts sunlight into energy, it is always looking in the direction of the sun.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
#—
Hoenn
#—
X As the hot season approaches, the petals on this Pokémon's face become more vivid and lively.
Y It gets energy from warm sunlight and is known for its habit of moving in pursuit of it.
Omega Ruby Sunflora converts solar energy into nutrition. It moves around actively in the daytime when it is warm. It stops moving as soon as the sun goes down for the night.
Alpha Sapphire
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 II.
Generation II
Gold Silver
Evolve Sunkern
Crystal
Evolve Sunkern
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Trade
Emerald
Evolve Sunkern
FireRed LeafGreen
Trade
Colosseum
Realgam Tower (Shadow)
XD
Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Evolve Sunkern
Platinum
Evolve Sunkern
HeartGold SoulSilver
Evolve Sunkern
Pal Park
Field
Generation V
Black White
Route 12 (rustling grass)
Black 2 White 2
Evolve Sunkern
Generation VI
X Y
Evolve Sunkern
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Sunkern
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 II.
Generation II
This Pokémon is unavailable in Generation II side games.
Generation III
Trozei!
Endless Level 54, Endless Level 58, Forever Level 4, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Evolve Sunkern
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Happy Outlook (B1F-B19F), Mystery Jungle (1F-29F)
MD Sky
Happy Outlook (B1F-B19F), Mystery Jungle (1F-29F)
Ranger: GS
Mitonga Road, Dark Temple
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Forest: Echo Valley (post-ending)
Rumble U
Flower Garden: The Garden at the End of Time, Verdant Plaza: Four Seasons in the Forest
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Safari Jungle: Stage 2Th
Shuffle
Event: Pokémon Safari (First release)
Rumble World
Sapphire Sea: Sunlit Forest (All Areas)
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Snorlax Sea, Castform Sea, Charizard Sea2020, Entei SeaFinal

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
75
135 - 182 260 - 354
75
72 - 139 139 - 273
55
54 - 117 103 - 229
105
99 - 172 193 - 339
85
81 - 150 157 - 295
30
31 - 90 58 - 174
Total:
425
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
2/2 ★★
Power
3/5 ★★★☆☆
Skill
3/3 ★★★
Stamina
4/5 ★★★★
Jump
2/3 ★★
Total
14/18 ★★

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


Side game data

Pokémon Trozei!
Trozeiani192.png
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: Evolve
Friend Area: Jungle
Phrases
51%-100% HP The sun is my source of energy.
26%-50% HP Huh? My HP's down half-way already? Better beware.
1%-25% HP I'm wilting... Sunlight's energy isn't getting through...
Level up Awesome! There's my level! The sunlight's brilliant!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP E 192.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -12%
IQ group: B
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Grass
Poké Assist:
(present)
Grass Assist.png
Grass
Field move:
(present)
Cut 2 field move.png
(Cut ×2)
Poké Assist:
(past)
Grass Assist.png
Grass
Field move:
(past)
Cut 1 field move.png
(Cut ×1)
Browser entry R-011/N-029
It creates vines around itself that make Pokémon Slowed
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush192Body.png Walking Speed: 1.67 seconds Base HP: 54
Base Attack: 76 Base Defense: 53 Base Speed: 60
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Grass
Attack Power: ★★★★★

BT192.png

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

#645
Shuffle192.png

Constrict
Delays your opponent's disruptions even more.


Pokémon GO
GO192.png Base Stamina: 181 Base Attack: 185 Base Defense: 135
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: N/A
Fast Attacks: Razor Leaf, Bullet Seed
Charged Attacks: Solar Beam, Petal Blizzard, Sludge Bomb

Evolution

191Sunkern.png
Unevolved
Sunkern
 Grass 
Sun Stone
Sun Stone
192Sunflora.png
First evolution
Sunflora
 Grass 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold Silver Crystal
Spr 2g 192.png Spr b 2g 192.png Spr 2s 192.png Spr b 2g 192.png Spr 2c 192.png Spr b 2g 192.png
Spr 2g 192 s.png Spr b 2g 192 s.png Spr 2s 192 s.png Spr b 2g 192 s.png Spr 2c 192 s.png Spr b 2g 192 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 192.png Spr b 3r 192.png Spr 3e 192.png Spr b 3r 192.png Spr 3r 192.png Spr b 3r 192.png
Spr 3r 192 s.png Spr b 3r 192 s.png Spr 3e 192 s.png Spr b 3r 192 s.png Spr 3r 192 s.png Spr b 3r 192 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 192.png Spr b 4d 192.png Spr 4d 192.png Spr b 4d 192.png Spr 4h 192.png Spr b 4d 192.png
Spr 4d 192 s.png Spr b 4d 192 s.png Spr 4d 192 s.png Spr b 4d 192 s.png Spr 4h 192 s.png Spr b 4h 192 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 192.png Spr b 5b 192.png Spr 5b 192.png Spr b 5b 192.png
Spr 5b 192 s.png Spr b 5b 192 s.png Spr 5b 192 s.png Spr b 5b 192 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 192.png Spr b 6x 192.png Spr 6x 192.png Spr b 6x 192.png
Spr 6x 192 s.png Spr b 6x 192 s.png Spr 6x 192 s.png Spr b 6x 192 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Spr 7s 192.png Spr b 7s 192.png Spr 7s 192.png Spr b 7s 192.png
Spr 7s 192 s.png Spr b 7s 192 s.png Spr 7s 192 s.png Spr b 7s 192 s.png
Front Back Front Back
192MS6.png For other sprites and images, please see Sunflora images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Meowth disguised as a Sunflora
  • Sunflora shares its category name with Espeon and Volcarona. They are all known as the Sun Pokémon.
    • It also shares its category with Solgaleo in Japanese, as Solgaleo is also known as the Sun Pokémon in that language.
  • Sunflora is Meowth's most frequently used Pokémon disguise in the anime, having been used seven times so far.
  • Sunflora and its pre-evolved form are the only Pokémon to have Early Bird as its Hidden Ability.

Origin

Sunflora seems to be based on a sunflower.

Name origin

Sunflora may be a combination of sun and flora (plant life). It may also be a play on sunflower.

Kimawari may be a combination of 黄 ki (yellow) or 吉 ki (joy), and 向日葵 himawari (sunflower).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese キマワリ Kimawari From ki or ki, and 向日葵 himawari
France Flag.png French Héliatronc From hélianthe and tronc
Spain Flag.png Spanish Sunflora Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Sonnflora From Sonnenblume and Flora
Italy Flag.png Italian Sunflora Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 해루미 Haerumi From 해바라기 haebaragi
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 向日花怪 Heungyahtfāgwaai From 向日葵 heungyahtkwàih, , and gwaai
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 向日花怪 Xiàngrìhuāquài From 向日葵 xiàng​rì​kuí, huā, and quài


Related articles

External links

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