Silcoon is a Bug type Pokemon introduced in Generation III. It evolves from Wurmple depending on its personality value, starting at level 7, and it evolves into Beautifly starting at level 10. Take a look below for 18 awesome and fascinating facts about Silcoon.
1. Silcoon is a cocoon like Pokemon that uses silk to attach itself to tree branches.
2. It is almost completely covered in white silk with only two small holes.
3. A pair of red eyes can be seen through the holes, but they are partially hidden by a rough fringe of silk.
4. The silk forms a hard cocoon that it can use to repel enemy attacks.
5. Dew and rainwater collect on the silk, which provides Silcoon with nourishment.
6. Silcoon lives in forests, where it conserves energy by moving as little as possible.
8. They also share the same base stat total, learnset, Ability, and EV yield.
9. This ties them as the evolved Pokémon with the lowest base stat total.
10. Silcoon and Cascoon have exactly the same type, base stats, moveset, and body style, making them nearly identical.
11. Silcoon, along with Cascoon, can be seen without the limb protrusions on its body in the anime, Pokémon X and Y, Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, and occasionally in HeartGold and SoulSilver.
12. James’ Pokémon trivia cards showed that Silcoon and Cascoon indeed have those limbs.
13. Silcoon is based on the chrysalis or cocoon stage of a butterfly or moth; more specifically, the silkworm cocoon.
14. Silcoon is a combination of silk and cocoon.
15. Silcoon debuted in A Corphish out of Water, where May’s Wurmple evolved into it alongside Jessie’s own Wurmple, which evolved into a Cascoon. Both later evolved in Seeing is Believing, with Silcoon evolving into Beautifly and Cascoon evolving into Dustox.
16. A Silcoon appeared in SS007, during a fantasy where Go revealed each of the three Wurmple he caught might evolve into one.
17. A Silcoon appeared in the Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Animated Trailer, where it surrounded May and her Torchic, only for Torchic to scare it away with a Fire-type attack.
18. A Silcoon appeared in Making Mirth with Mightyena.