Swadloon is a dual type Bug and Grass Pokemon introduced in Generation V. It evolves from Sewaddle starting at level 20 and evolves into Leavanny when leveled up with high friendship. Take a look below for 21 fascinating and amazing facts about Swadloon.
1. Swadloon is a round, yellow Pokemon inside of a cloak of leaves.
2. It drapes the leaves over itself and draws them closed around its body, so only a large, crescent slit remains for its face to appear.
3. This leafy cloak keeps the Pokémon warm.
4. Under its cloak are darker green, limp leaves which frame the sides of Swadloon’s face and trail down on the sides of its body.
5. The top of the cloak has two semicircular leaves that form a V shape.
6. On its back are the veins of the leaf as well as a bit at the bottom tip of the cloak resembling a rounded tail.
7. Swadloon lives on the forest floor and converts fallen leaves into nourishment, which helps the surrounding plant life grow.
8. Swadloon appears to be based on the caterpillar form of the silver-spotted skipper during chrysalis.
9. Silver-spotted skippers fold leaves over themselves for shelter as they age and, when cocooning, eventually use silk to stick the leaves together and form its chrysalis.
10. The appearance of Swadloon hiding in its blanket bears some resemblance to the stereotypical portrayal of people suffering from hikikomori (acute social anxiety disorder) syndrome in Japanese media.
11. Its evolution into Leavanny (whose Japanese name is two kana away from “hikikomori”) being caused by friendship may also be a lesson.
12. Swadloon may be a combination of swaddle (to wrap a baby in cloth) and cocoon.
13. Ash’s Sewaddle evolved into a Swadloon in Battling For The Love of Bug-Types! during his battle with Burgh. He evolved into a Leavanny in Battling the Leaf Thieves!.
14. A Trainer’s Swadloon appeared in Lost at the Stamp Rally!. Erina’s Axew mistook Swadloon’s Trainer for its own, but wound up being tied by its String Shot.
15. A group of Swadloon appeared in The Four Seasons of Sawsbuck!.
16. A Trainer’s Swadloon made a cameo appearance in Climbing the Tower of Success!.
17. Multiple Swadloon appeared in a fantasy in Clash of the Connoisseurs!.
18. Multiple Swadloon appeared in Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice during the Swords of Justice legend.
19. A Swadloon appeared in a flashback in Team Plasma’s Pokémon Power Plot!.
20. A Swadloon appeared in Saving Braviary!.
21. A Swadloon appeared in Justice Trainer Shin Appears!.