Cradily is a dual type Rock and Grass Fossil Pokemon introduced in Generation III. It evolves from Lileep starting at level 40, after it is revived from a Root Fossil. Take a look below for 23 fun and interesting facts about Cradily.
1. Cradily is a green, plant like Pokemon with various yellow markings on its head, neck and torso.
2. There are circular, yellow eyespots on its head. However, its true eyes are concealed inside the dark, crescent opening on its head.
3. Surrounding its head at the base are eight pink tentacles, which somewhat resemble flower petals.
4. Its long, flexible neck has yellow bands in the center, and it can be extended to assist in capturing prey.
5. Its body is short and squat with four stubby growths and a yellow, oval, target-like pattern on the chest.
6. In order to prevent being washed away by ocean tides, the body of this Pokémon is heavy.
7. In ancient times it built its nest in the shallows of warm seas.
8. When the tide went out, it came up on land to search for prey.
9. It then uses its tentacles to capture them, and melts them with strong digestive acidic fluid secreted by the tentacles.
10. Cradily is the only Pokémon with Pokéathlon stats where each one is a different level.
11. No other Pokémon has the same type combination as Cradily and its pre-evolution.
12. Cradily and its pre-evolution consist of the two types with most weaknesses, Grass and Rock, but they have only four weaknesses.
13. Cradily and its pre-evolution are the only Grass-type Pokémon that belong in the Water 3 Egg Group.
14. Cradily may be based on crinoids, or sea lilies, marine animals related to starfishes, which were once believed to be extinct, or sea anemones. It also bears resemblance to the predatory tunicate.
15. Cradily may be a combination of cradle and lily. It may also be a combination of crag or crazily and lily.
16. Cradily debuted in Where’s Armaldo? on Wales Island. Cradily was first spotted by Max when he was out collecting firewood, but the others didn’t believe him. It was later found by Annie Proctor and taken back to the lab.
17. A Cradily appeared in Dealing With Defensive Types! alongside an Armaldo. Cradily sent Team Rocket blasting off from the Canalave Gym with Energy Ball.
18. A Cradily appeared in Lucario and the Mystery of Mew as one of the Pokémon living in the Tree of Beginning. Also, another appeared in the opening sequence of the movie.
19. A Cradily appeared in a fantasy in A Gruff Act to Follow!.
20. In The Beginning of the End with Kyogre & Groudon X, Roxanne owns a Cradily, with which she battled Courtney and almost won until the Magma Admin took three men hostage.
21. A Cradily appeared in The Final Battle IV, where it was one of the Pokémon that helped Emerald with his disabilities.
22. A Cradily is used by the Advanced level Grunt of Team Galactic. It was used in an attempt to stop Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum from releasing the lake guardians from captivity. It first appeared in High-tailing It from Haunter.
23. Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Cradily is a member of Team Constrictor.