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Bug-type

The Bug-type was introduced in Pokémon Red & Green in 1996. At present, there are 85 different Pokémon, including unique forms and Mega Evolutions, that share this type and 29 different moves with it.

Anchors Pokémon Moves TCG


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Bug-type Pokémon

Count: 85

No. Pic Name Type Abilities Base Stats
HP Att Def S.Att S.Def Spd
#010
Caterpie Shield Dust
Run Away
45 30 35 20 20 45
#011
Metapod Shed Skin 50 20 55 25 25 30
#012
Butterfree Compoundeyes
Tinted Lens
60 45 50 90 80 70
#013
Weedle Shield Dust
Run Away
40 35 30 20 20 50
#014
Kakuna Shed Skin 45 25 50 25 25 35
#015
Beedrill Swarm
Sniper
65 90 40 45 80 75
#015
Beedrill Adaptability 65150401580145
#046
Paras Effect Spore
Dry Skin
Damp
35 70 55 45 55 25
#047
Parasect Effect Spore
Dry Skin
Damp
60 95 80 60 80 30
#048
Venonat Compoundeyes
Tinted Lens
Run Away
60 55 50 40 55 45
#049
Venomoth Shield Dust
Tinted Lens
Wonder Skin
70 65 60 90 75 90
#123
Scyther Swarm
Technician
Steadfast
70 110 80 55 80 105
#127
Pinsir Hyper Cutter
Mold Breaker
Moxie
65 125 100 55 70 85
#127
Pinsir Aerilate 651551206590105
#165
Ledyba Swarm
Early Bird
Rattled
40 20 30 40 80 55
#166
Ledian Swarm
Early Bird
Iron Fist
55 35 50 55 110 85
#167
Spinarak Swarm
Insomnia
Sniper
40 60 40 40 40 30
#168
Ariados Swarm
Insomnia
Sniper
70 90 70 60 70 40
#193
Yanma Speed Boost
Compoundeyes
Frisk
65 65 45 75 45 95
#204
Pineco Sturdy
Overcoat
50 65 90 35 35 15
#205
Forretress Sturdy
Overcoat
75 90 140 60 60 40
#212
Scizor Swarm
Technician
Light Metal
70 130 100 55 80 65
#212
Scizor Technician 701501406510075
#213
Shuckle Sturdy
Gluttony
Contrary
20 10 230 10 230 5
#214
Heracross Swarm
Guts
Moxie
80 125 75 40 95 85
#214
Heracross Skill Link 801851154010575
#265
Wurmple Shield Dust
Run Away
45 45 35 20 30 20
#266
Silcoon Shed Skin 50 35 55 25 25 15
#267
Beautifly Swarm
Rivalry
60 70 50 100 50 65
#268
Cascoon Shed Skin 50 35 55 25 25 15
#269
Dustox Shield Dust
Compoundeyes
60 50 70 50 90 65
#283
Surskit Swift Swim
Rain Dish
40 30 32 50 52 65
#284
Masquerain Intimidate
Unnerve
70 60 62 100 82 80
#290
Nincada Compoundeyes
Run Away
31 45 90 30 30 40
#291
Ninjask Speed Boost
Infiltrator
61 90 45 50 50 160
#292
Shedinja Wonder Guard 1 90 45 30 30 40
#313
Volbeat Illuminate
Swarm
Prankster
65 73 75 47 85 85
#314
Illumise Oblivious
Tinted Lens
Prankster
65 47 75 73 85 85
#347
Anorith Battle Armor
Swift Swim
45 95 50 40 50 75
#348
Armaldo Battle Armor
Swift Swim
75 125 100 70 80 45
#401
Kricketot Shed Skin
Run Away
37 25 41 25 41 25
#402
Kricketune Swarm
Technician
77 85 51 55 51 65
#412
Burmy Shed Skin
Overcoat
40 29 45 29 45 36
#413
Wormadam Anticipation
Overcoat
60 59 85 79 105 36
#413
Wormadam Anticipation
Overcoat
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#413
Wormadam Anticipation
Overcoat
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#414
Mothim Swarm
Tinted Lens
70 94 50 94 50 66
#415
Combee Honey Gather
Hustle
30 30 42 30 42 70
#416
Vespiquen Pressure
Unnerve
70 80 102 80 102 40
#451
Skorupi Battle Armor
Sniper
Keen Eye
40 50 90 30 55 65
#469
Yanmega Speed Boost
Tinted Lens
Frisk
86 76 86 116 56 95
#493
ArceusMultitype 120120120120120120
#540
Sewaddle Swarm
Chlorophyll
Overcoat
45 53 70 40 60 42
#541
Swadloon Leaf Guard
Chlorophyll
Overcoat
55 63 90 50 80 42
#542
Leavanny Swarm
Chlorophyll
Overcoat
75 103 80 70 80 92
#543
Venipede Poison Point
Swarm
Speed Boost
30 45 59 30 39 57
#544
Whirlipede Poison Point
Swarm
Speed Boost
40 55 99 40 79 47
#545
Scolipede Poison Point
Swarm
Speed Boost
60 100 89 55 69 112
#557
Dwebble Sturdy
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
50 65 85 35 35 55
#558
Crustle Sturdy
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
70 105 125 65 75 45
#588
Karrablast Swarm
Shed Skin
No Guard
50 75 45 40 45 60
#589
Escavalier Swarm
Shell Armor
Overcoat
70 135 105 60 105 20
#595
Joltik Compoundeyes
Unnerve
Swarm
50 47 50 57 50 65
#596
Galvantula Compoundeyes
Unnerve
Swarm
70 77 60 97 60 108
#616
Shelmet Hydration
Shell Armor
Overcoat
50 40 85 40 65 25
#617
Accelgor Hydration
Sticky Hold
Unburden
80 70 40 100 60 145
#632
Durant Swarm
Hustle
Truant
58 109 112 48 48 109
#636
Larvesta Flame Body
Swarm
55 85 55 50 55 60
#637
Volcarona Flame Body
Swarm
85 60 65 135 105 100
#649
Genesect Download 71 120 95 120 95 99
#664
Scatterbug Shield Dust
Compoundeyes
Friend Guard
38 35 40 27 25 35
#665
Spewpa Shed Skin
Friend Guard
45 22 60 27 30 29
#666
Vivillon Shield Dust
Compoundeyes
Friend Guard
80 52 50 90 50 89
#736
Grubbin Swarm 47 62 45 55 45 46
#737
Charjabug Battery 57 82 95 55 75 36
#738
Vikavolt Levitate 77 70 90 145 75 43
#742
Cutiefly Honey Gather
Shield Dust
Sweet Veil
40 45 40 55 40 84
#743
Ribombee Honey Gather
Shield Dust
Sweet Veil
60 55 60 95 70 124
#751
Dewpider Water Bubble
Water Absorb
38 40 52 40 72 27
#752
Araquanid Water Bubble
Water Absorb
68 70 92 50 132 42
#767
Wimpod Wimp Out 25 35 40 20 30 80
#768
Golisopod Emergency Exit 75 125 140 60 90 40
#773
SilvallyRKS System 959595959595
#794
Buzzwole Beast Boost 107 139 139 53 53 79
#795
Pheromosa Beast Boost 71 137 37 137 37 151

Bug-type Moves

Attack Count: 29

Name Type Cat. PP Att. Acc. Effect
Attack Order 15 90 100 The user calls out its underlings to pummel the target. Critical hits land more easily.
Bug Bite 20 60 100 The user bites the target. If the target is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.
Bug Buzz 10 90 100 The user generates a damaging sound wave by vibration. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
Defend Order 10 -- -- The user calls out its underlings to shield its body, raising its Defense and Sp. Def stats.
Fell Stinger 25 50 100 When the user knocks out a target with this move, the user's Attack stat rises drastically.
First Impression 10 90 100 Although this move has great power, it only works the first turn the user is in battle.
Fury Cutter 20 40 95 The target is slashed with scythes or claws. This attack becomes more powerful if it hits in succession.
Heal Order 10 -- -- The user calls out its underlings to heal it. The user regains up to half of its max HP.
Infestation 20 20 100 The target is infested and attacked for four to five turns. The target can't flee during this time.
Leech Life 10 80 100 The user drains the target's blood. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
Lunge 15 80 100 The user makes a lunge at the target, attacking with full force. This also lowers the target's Attack stat.
Megahorn 10 120 85 Using its tough and impressive horn, the user rams into the target with no letup.
Pin Missile 20 25 95 Sharp spikes are shot at the target in rapid succession. They hit two to five times in a row.
Pollen Puff 15 90 100 The user attacks the enemy with a pollen puff that explodes. If the target is an ally, it gives the ally a pollen puff that restores its HP instead.
Powder 20 -- 100 The user covers the target in a combustible powder. If the target uses a Fire-type move, the powder explodes and damages the target.
Quiver Dance 20 -- -- The user lightly performs a beautiful, mystic dance. This boosts the user's Sp. Atk, Sp. Def, and Speed stats.
Rage Powder 20 -- -- The user scatters a cloud of irritating powder to draw attention to itself. Opponents aim only at the user.
Savage Spin-Out 1 -- -- The user binds the target with full force with threads of silk that the user spits using its Z-Power. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Savage Spin-Out 1 -- -- The user binds the target with full force with threads of silk that the user spits using its Z-Power. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Signal Beam 15 75 100 The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. This may also confuse the target.
Silver Wind 5 60 100 The target is attacked with powdery scales blown by the wind. This may also raise all the user's stats.
Spider Web 10 -- -- The user ensnares the target with thin, gooey silk so it can't flee from battle.
Steamroller 20 65 100 The user crushes its target by rolling over the target with its rolled-up body. This may also make the target flinch.
Sticky Web 20 -- -- The user weaves a sticky net around the opposing team, which lowers their Speed stat upon switching into battle.
String Shot 40 -- 95 The opposing Pokémon are bound with silk blown from the user's mouth that harshly lowers the Speed stat.
Struggle Bug 20 50 100 While resisting, the user attacks the opposing Pokémon. This lowers the Sp. Atk stat of those hit.
Tail Glow 20 -- -- The user stares at flashing lights to focus its mind, drastically raising its Sp. Atk stat.
Twineedle 20 25 100 The user damages the target twice in succession by jabbing it with two spikes. This may also poison the target.
U-turn 20 70 100 After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.
X-Scissor 15 80 100 The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors.

Bug-type in the Pokémon Trading Card Game

The Bug-type has been in the Pokémon Trading Card Game since the Base set and has been signified by the GrassGrass type marking.