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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 3
Species Carefree Pokémon
Type Water Grass
Height 1.5m
Weight 55kg
Catch Rate 45
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 50% Female / 50% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 樂天河童
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 乐天河童
English Ludicolo
French Ludicolo
German Kappalores
Italian Ludicolo
Japanese ルンパッパ
Japanese (Romanized) Runpappa
Japanese (Trademark) Runpappa
Korean 로파파
Spanish Ludicolo

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #272
Hoenn #21
Kalos (Mountain) #57
Hoenn (ORAS) #21
Galar #38

Abilities

  • Swift Swim: Boosts the Pokémon’s Speed stat in rain.
  • Rain Dish: The Pokémon gradually regains HP in rain.
  • Own Tempo: This Pokémon has its own tempo, and that prevents it from becoming confused. [Hidden Ability]

Evolutionary Chain

Pokemon
Level 14
Pokemon
Water Stone
Pokemon

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Bug 2x
Flying 2x
Ground 0.5x
Poison 2x
Steel 0.5x
Water 0.25x

Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Water Grass 80
70
70
90
100
70
480
7 Water Grass 80
70
70
90
100
70
480
6 Water Grass 80
70
70
90
100
70
480

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Ruby Ludicolo begins dancing as soon as it hears cheerful, festive music. This Pokemon is said to appear when it hears the singing of children on hiking outings.
United States Pokémon Sapphire Upon hearing an upbeat and cheerful rhythm, the cells in LUDICOLO's body become very energetic and active. Even in battle, this POKeMON will exhibit an amazing amount of power.
United States Pokémon Emerald When it hears festive music, all the cells in its body become stimulated, and it begins moving in rhythm. It does not quail even when it faces a tough opponent.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen The rhythm of bright, festive music activates LUDICOLO's cells, making it more powerful.
United States Pokémon FireRed The rhythm of bright, festive music activates LUDICOLO's cells, making it more powerful.
United States Pokémon Pearl If it hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can't help breaking out into a dance.
United States Pokémon Diamond If it hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can't help breaking out into a dance.
United States Pokémon Platinum If it hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can
United States Pokémon HeartGold If it hears festive music, it begins moving in rhythm in order to amplify its power.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver If it hears festive music, it begins moving in rhythm in order to amplify its power.
United States Pokémon White If it hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can't help breaking out into a dance.
Japan Pokémon White ようきな おんがくを きくと からだじゅうに ちからが みなぎり おどらずには いられなくなるのだ。
United States Pokémon Black If it hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can't help breaking out into a dance.
Japan Pokémon Black ようきな おんがくを きくと からだじゅうに ちからが みなぎり おどらずには いられなくなるのだ。
Japan Pokémon Black 2 ようきな おんがくを きくと からだじゅうに ちからが みなぎり おどらずには いられなくなるのだ。
Japan Pokémon White 2 ようきな おんがくを きくと からだじゅうに ちからが みなぎり おどらずには いられなくなるのだ。
United States Pokémon White 2 If it hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can’t help breaking out into a dance.
United States Pokémon Black 2 If it hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can’t help breaking out into a dance.
South Korea Pokémon Y 즐거운 음악의 리듬이 로파파의 세포를 활성화시켜 파워를 발휘한다.
Italy Pokémon Y Le sue cellule sono sollecitate dalla musica festosa, che lo rende più potente.
Spain Pokémon Y El ritmo de la música alegre y animada activa las células de Ludicolo y estas le dan fuerza.
France Pokémon Y Les cellules de Ludicolo s’activent s’il entend une musique entraînante, le rendant encore plus puissant.
Germany Pokémon Y Der Rhythmus von Partymusik bringt das Blut von Kappalores in Wallung und es wird dadurch stärker.
Japan Pokémon Y たのしい おんがくの リズムが ルンパッパの さいぼうを かっせいか させて パワーを はっきするのだ。
South Korea Pokémon X 경쾌한 음악을 들으면 몸속의 힘이 넘쳐흘러 춤추지 않고는 견딜 수 없게 된다.
Italy Pokémon X Se ascolta musica allegra, tutto il suo corpo si rivitalizza e non riesce a evitare di ballare.
Spain Pokémon X Cuando oye música alegre, sus músculos se llenan de energía, y no puede evitar ponerse a bailar.
France Pokémon X Ses muscles se tonifient au son d’une musique entraînante. Il ne peut pas s’empêcher de danser.
Germany Pokémon X Hört es fröhliche Musik, füllen sich seine Muskeln mit Energie. Es muss dann einfach tanzen.
Japan Pokémon X ようきな おんがくを きくと からだじゅうに ちからが みなぎり おどらずには いられなくなるのだ。
United States Pokémon X If it hears festive music, all its muscles fill with energy. It can’t help breaking out into a dance.
United States Pokémon Y The rhythm of bright, festive music activates Ludicolo’s cells, making it more powerful.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby Las células de Ludicolo se revolucionan y llenan de energía cuando oye sonidos rítmicos y alegres. En combate hace gala también de esta cantidad desmesurada de energía.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 경쾌한 음악을 들으면 춤춘다. 하이킹하는 아이들의 합창에 이끌려 모습을 나타낸다고 전해진다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Ludicolo inizia a ballare appena sente una musica allegra e festosa. Pare che questo Pokémon appaia quando sente il canto gioioso dei bambini durante le escursioni.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Ludicolo empieza a bailar en cuanto oye música alegre y de fiesta. Dicen que este Pokémon aparece cuando oye cantar a los niños que van de excursión para hacer senderismo.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Ludicolo ne peut pas s’empêcher de danser quand il entend une musique joyeuse et festive. On raconte que ce Pokémon apparaît lorsqu’il entend les enfants chanter pendant leurs randonnées.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Kappalores fängt sofort zu tanzen an, wenn es stimmungsvolle, feierliche Musik vernimmt. Dieses Pokémon erscheint angeblich, wenn es Kinder auf Wanderausflügen singen hört.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire ようきな おんがくを みみにすると おどりだす。 ハイキングを している こどもの がっしょうに さそわれて すがたを あらわすと いわれている。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Ludicolo begins dancing as soon as it hears cheerful, festive music. This Pokémon is said to appear when it hears the singing of children on hiking outings.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 명랑한 리듬을 들으면 몸의 세포가 활발하게 활동하기 시작하는 체질이다. 싸움에서도 굉장한 파워를 발휘한다.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Quando sente un motivetto allegro e vivace, le cellule corporee di Ludicolo diventano attive e piene di energia. Anche in lotta il Pokémon dimostra una potenza incredibile.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby Lorsque Ludicolo entend un rythme entraînant et joyeux, les cellules de son corps s’activent énergiquement. Même pendant les combats, ce Pokémon montre énormément d’énergie.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Wenn Kappalores einen fröhlichen Rhythmus hört, werden die Zellen in seinem Körper aktiviert. Auch im Kampf zeigt dieses Pokémon seine verblüffende Stärke.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby ようきな リズムを きくと からだの さいぼうが かっぱつに かつどうを はじめる たいしつ。 たたかいでも すごい パワーを はっきするぞ。
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby Upon hearing an upbeat and cheerful rhythm, the cells in Ludicolo’s body become very energetic and active. Even in battle, this Pokémon will exhibit an amazing amount of power.
United States Pokémon Sword The rhythm of bright, festive music activates Ludicolo’s cells, making it more powerful.
United States Pokémon Shield If it hears festive music, it begins moving in rhythm in order to amplify its power.

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
Third Generation
Ruby/Sapphire Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Emerald Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Fourth Generation
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Fifth Generation
Black/White anim anim
Sixth & Seventh Generation
XY
Sun/Moon

anim anim

anim anim
Eighth Generation
Sword/Shield shiny

Character Appearances

Character Thumbnail
  • United States Brock's Ludicolo
  • Japan タケシのルンパッパ
  • Japan Takeshi no Runpappa
  • Japan Takeshi's Runpappa
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Poncho's Ludicolo
  • Japan ポンチョのルンパッパ
  • Japan Poncho no Runpappa
  • Japan Poncho's Runpappa
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Tierno's Ludicolo
  • Japan ティエルノのルンパッパ
  • Japan Tierno no Runpappa
  • Japan Tierno's Runpappa

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
AG 67
AG 106
AG 107
AG 108
AG 109
AG 110
AG 118
AG 119
AG 125
AG 135
AG 178
DP 7
Movie 7
PSFC 6
DP 139
Movie 15
XY 65
XYZ 33
Movie 23
PM2019 41

TCG Cards

#20: Ludicolo
Rarity
Promo
Type
Type
HP
90
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#7: Ludicolo
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
90
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#10: Ludicolo
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
100
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#19: Ludicolo
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
100
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#6: Ludicolo (Delta Species)
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
100
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#13: Ludicolo
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
100
Weakness
Type
+30
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#34: Ludicolo
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
120
Weakness
Type
+30
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#19: ルンパッパ
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
130
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy Energy
#31: Ludicolo
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
130
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy Energy
#12: Ludicolo
Rarity
Rare Holo
Type
Type
HP
130
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#37: Ludicolo
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
130
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#2: Ludicolo
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
140
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy Energy

Event Pokemon

Title
Kyushu Shinkansen Line Runpappa
Country: Japan
Pokémon: Thumbanil Ludicolo
Started: 2012-04-02
Ended: 2012-04-22
Pokémon 2013 Spring Regional Championships - Toler's Ludicolo
Country: United States
Pokémon: Thumbanil Ludicolo
Started: 2013-04-13
Ended: 2013-04-14
Note: Move names that have a colored checkmark beside the name receive a Same Type Attack Bonus (STAB) when used by this Pokémon

Level Up Moves

Astonish Type Icon Physical 15 30 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Growl Type Icon Status 40 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Mega Drain
Type Icon Special 15 40 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Absorb
Type Icon Special 25 20 100 1 1 1
Nature Power Type Icon Status 20 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Nature Power Type Icon Status 20
Hail Type Icon Status 10
Sunny Day Type Icon Status 5
Rain Dance
Type Icon Status 5
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Attract Type Icon Status 15 100
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Protect Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Rest Type Icon Status 10
Double Team Type Icon Status 15
Toxic Type Icon Status 10 90
Swords Dance Type Icon Status 20
Hone Claws Type Icon Status 15
Flash Type Icon Status 20 100
Captivate Type Icon Status 20 100
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Giga Impact Type Icon Physical 5 150 90
Fling Type Icon Physical 10 100
Brick Break Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
Thief Type Icon Physical 25 60 100
Waterfall
Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Power-Up Punch Type Icon Physical 20 40 100
Dive
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Rock Smash Type Icon Physical 15 40 100
Strength Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Rock Climb Type Icon Physical 20 90 85
Drain Punch Type Icon Physical 10 75 100
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100
Bullet Seed
Type Icon Physical 30 25 100
Focus Punch Type Icon Physical 20 150 100
Scald
Type Icon Special 15 80 100
Echoed Voice Type Icon Special 15 40 100
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Grass Knot
Type Icon Special 20 100
Energy Ball
Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Focus Blast Type Icon Special 5 120 70
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Solar Beam
Type Icon Special 10 120 100
Hyper Beam Type Icon Special 5 150 90
Blizzard Type Icon Special 5 110 70
Ice Beam Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Surf
Type Icon Special 15 90 100
Water Pulse
Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Whirlpool
Type Icon Special 15 35 85
Giga Drain
Type Icon Special 10 75 100

Egg Moves

No egg moves found

Move Tutors

Synthesis
Type Icon Status 5
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Metronome Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Swords Dance Type Icon Status 20
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Zen Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 80 90
Drain Punch Type Icon Physical 10 75 100
Seed Bomb
Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Knock Off Type Icon Physical 20 65 100
Focus Punch Type Icon Physical 20 150 100
Thunder Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Ice Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Fire Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Dive
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Seismic Toss Type Icon Physical 20 100
Counter Type Icon Physical 20 100
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Body Slam Type Icon Physical 15 85 100
Mega Kick Type Icon Physical 5 120 75
Mega Punch Type Icon Physical 20 80 85
Dynamic Punch Type Icon Physical 5 100 50
Water Pulse
Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Hyper Voice Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Uproar Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Giga Drain
Type Icon Special 10 75 100
Icy Wind Type Icon Special 15 55 95
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Mud-Slap Type Icon Special 10 20 100