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Cleffa
ピィ Py
#173
173Cleffa
Art by Ken Sugimori from FireRed and LeafGreen
Type
Normal Unknown
Species
Star Shape Pokémon
Abilities
Cute Charm or Magic Guard Friend Guard
Hidden Ability
Exp. at Lv. 100
800,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Johto
#040
Hoenn
#324
Sinnoh
#099
Unova
#088
Regional Browser numbers
Oblivia
R-240
Height
1'00"
Imperial
0.3 m
Metric
Weight
6.6 lbs.
Imperial
3.0 kg
Metric
Dex color
Pink
Catch rate
150 (19.6%)
Body style
Body06
Footprint
 F173 
Gender ratio
25% male, 75% female
Breeding
Undiscovered group 11 cycles
(2805 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
1
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 37 Battle Exp.: 371*

Cleffa (Japanese: ピィ Py) is a Normal-type baby Pokémon.

It evolves into Clefairy when leveled up with high friendship, which evolves into Clefable when exposed to a Moon Stone.

Biology

Physiology

Cleffa are very small pink creatures that are vaguely star-shaped in appearance, mostly pink in coloration. Their ears are completely brown. They have two small black eyes, a small mouth, and they appear to have a small permanent blush on its cheeks. They possess stubby digitless arms and legs, which come to a point. They have a curl on their forehead and a curled up tail.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Cleffa, like its evolutions, are known to benefit in some way by dancing in the moonlight. Cleffa can also gain nutrients by drinking dew water.

Behavior

Cleffa have been known to be attracted by meteor showers. Sightings of this Pokémon always increases during meteor showers, and when they do show up, they dance the night away.

Habitat

Mountain

Mountain Pokémon

As with their evolved forms, Cleffa live in mountainous regions; especially on Mt. Moon.

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Kanto
When numerous meteors illuminate the night sky, sightings of Cleffa strangely increase.
Generation II
Johto
Because of its unusual, star-like silhouette, people believe that it came here on a meteor.
 ???
No Pokédex data is available.


Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Kanto
None Breed Clefairy or Clefable
Generation II
Johto
None Breed Clefairy or Clefable

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 50
110 - 157 210 - 304
Attack: 25
27 - 84 49 - 163
Defense: 28
29 - 88 54 - 170
Sp.Atk: 45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Sp.Def: 55
54 - 117 103 - 229
Speed: 15
18 - 73 31 - 141
Total: 218   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
4/5 ★★★★
Power
1/2
Skill
3/4 ★★★
Stamina
3/3 ★★★
Jump
2/3 ★★
Total
13/17 ★★

Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Pound Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
00Start Charm Normal Status 0000 100100% 20
044 Encore Normal Status 0000 100100% 5
077 Sing Normal Status 0000 05555% 15
1010 Sweet Kiss Normal Status 0000 07575% 10
1313 Copycat Normal Status 0000 —% 20
1616 Magical Leaf Grass Special 06060 —% 20
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Cleffa obtained at level 1 in Generation V
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Cleffa
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Cleffa
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Psychic Sprite TM03 Psyshock Psychic Special 80 100% 10
Bag TM Poison Sprite TM06 Toxic Poison Status 90% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status —% 5
Bag TM Psychic Sprite TM16 Light Screen Psychic Status —% 30
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM17 Protect Normal Status —% 10
Bag TM Water Sprite TM18 Rain Dance Water Status —% 5
Bag TM Psychic Sprite TM19 Telekinesis Psychic Status —% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM20 Safeguard Normal Status —% 25
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 100% 20
Bag TM Grass Sprite TM22 SolarBeam Grass Special 120 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM27 Return Normal Physical 100% 20
Bag TM Ground Sprite TM28 Dig Ground Physical 80 100% 10
Bag TM Psychic Sprite TM29 Psychic Psychic Special 90 100% 10
Bag TM Ghost Sprite TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost Special 80 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM32 Double Team Normal Status —% 15
Bag TM Psychic Sprite TM33 Reflect Psychic Status —% 20
Bag TM Fire Sprite TM35 Flamethrower Fire Special 95 100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite TM38 Fire Blast Fire Special 120 85% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM42 Facade Normal Physical 70 100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite TM44 Rest Psychic Status —% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM45 Attract Normal Status 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM48 Round Normal Special 60 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM49 Echoed Voice Normal Special 40 100% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite TM56 Fling Dark Physical 100% 10
Bag TM Fire Sprite TM59 Incinerate Fire Special 30 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM70 Flash Normal Status 100% 20
Bag TM Electric Sprite TM73 Thunder Wave Electric Status 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM77 Psych Up Normal Status —% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM83 Work Up Normal Status —% 30
Bag TM Psychic Sprite TM85 Dream Eater Psychic Special 100 100% 15
Bag TM Grass Sprite TM86 Grass Knot Grass Special 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM87 Swagger Normal Status 90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM90 Substitute Normal Status —% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Cleffa
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Cleffa
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV
 Father   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
183MS184MS187MS188MS189MS Amnesia* Psychic Status —% 20
183MS184MS Belly Drum* Normal Status —% 10
035MS036MS176MS468MS Metronome Normal Status —% 20
039MS040MS Mimic Normal Status —% 10
025MS026MS039MS040MS176MS468MS
183MS184MS209MS210MS
Present* Normal Physical 90% 15
183MS184MS Splash Normal Status —% 40
035MS036MS Stored Power Psychic Special 20 100% 10
025MS026MS183MS184MS Tickle* Normal Status 100% 20
176MS468MS Wish Normal Status —% 10
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Cleffa in Generation V
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Cleffa in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Cleffa
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Cleffa
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
B W B2 W2 After You Normal Status —% 15
B W B2 W2 Covet Normal Physical 60 100% 40
B W B2 W2 Endeavor Normal Physical 100% 5
B W B2 W2 Gravity Psychic Status —% 5
B W B2 W2 Helping Hand Normal Status —% 20
B W B2 W2 Hyper Voice Normal Special 90 100% 10
B W B2 W2 Icy Wind Ice Special 55 95% 15
B W B2 W2 Iron Tail Steel Physical 100 75% 15
B W B2 W2 Last Resort Normal Physical 140 100% 5
B W B2 W2 Magic Coat Psychic Status —% 15
B W B2 W2 Recycle Normal Status —% 10
B W B2 W2 Role Play Psychic Status —% 10
B W B2 W2 Signal Beam Bug Special 75 100% 15
B W B2 W2 Sleep Talk Normal Status —% 10
B W B2 W2 Snore Normal Special 40 100% 15
B W B2 W2 Trick Psychic Status 100% 10
B W B2 W2 Uproar Normal Special 90 100% 10
B W B2 W2 Wonder Room Psychic Status —% 10
B W B2 W2 Zen Headbutt Psychic Physical 80 90% 15
  • A black abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Cleffa can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Cleffa cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Cleffa
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Cleffa
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

Evolution

173
Baby form
Cleffa
 Normal 
Bag Soothe Bell Sprite
Friendship


EggMS
Breed

035
First evolution
Clefairy
 Normal 
Bag Moon Stone Sprite
Moon Stone


036
Second evolution
Clefable
 Normal 

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