Poipole is a Poison-type Pokémon introduced in Generation VII in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. It evolves into Naganadel when leveled up while knowing Dragon Pulse. It is one of the Ultra Beasts and is known by the code name UB Adhesive. Take a look below fr 23 fun and interesting facts about Poipole.
1. Poipole is a small, purple Ultra Beast.
2. It has a bipedal build with a large head and relatively small limbs with no visible digits.
3. On its head are three spikes: one in the front and one on each side.
4. A single gray needle protrudes from the top of its head and there are additional needles in the spikes on the sides of its head.
5. It has oval eyes with a single eyelash-like spike above each; its mouth and eyes give off a cyan glow.
6. It has a long, tapering tail with a single spine in the middle.
7. While most of its body is dark purple, it has several fuchsia markings: at the tip of each head-spike, on its chest, on top of its head, and on its face.
8. Poipole originates from Ultra Megalopolis in Ultra Space, where it is popular as a starter Pokémon.
9. It is capable of understanding human speech after spending enough time with humans.
10. Its large head is filled with a glowing, adhesive poison, which it can fire from the needles on its head.
11. While spraying opponents with this venom, it laughs wildly.
12. The anime reveals that wild Poipole live in nests that resemble wasp or hornet nests alongside Naganadel.
13. Poipole and its evolution are the only Ultra Beasts that are part of an evolutionary line.
14. Poipole has the lowest base stat total of all the Ultra Beasts.
15. Poipole and its evolution were created by James Turner.
17. Poipole is based on a bee larva.
18. Like its evolution, its needle-like appendages resembles the plunger of a syringe, with the head representing the barrel or tube and the venom representing the liquid inside.
19. Poipole is a combination of poison and pole. It is also a play on purple. It may also incorporate tadpole, as it is the infantile stage of Naganadel.
20. Poipole debuted in The Professors’ New Adventure!, where it was traversing an Ultra Wormhole. It reappeared in A Mission of Ultra Urgency! and Love at First Twirl!; it was caught by Ash in the latter episode. It eventually left Ash’s team in Securing the Future! and returned to its home. Poipole was revealed to have evolved into a Naganadel by the time it reunited with Ash in Z-Move Showdown!.
21. Multiple Poipole appeared in The Shape of Love to Come! during a dream seen by Ash’s own Poipole. They reappeared in The Prism Between Light and Darkness!, where they attacked the Ultra Guardians to defend themselves, until Ash’s Poipole explained things to them. They reappeared in Securing the Future!.
22. A Poipole appeared in a fantasy in Showering the World with Love!.
23. Poipole debuted in PASM27. It was seen under the care of Ultra Recon Squad member Zossie. Despite not being caught, Poipole follows Zossie around and occasionally listens to her commands.