Hoppip is a dual type Grass and Flying Pokemon introduced in Generation II. It evolves into Skiploom starting at level 18, which evolves into Jumpluff starting at level 27. Take a look below for 24 awesome and fascinating facts about Hoppip.
1. Hoppip is a round, pink Pokemon with long green leaves growing on top of its head.
2. The leaves on its head have ragged edges, similar to a dandelion.
3. It has big, triangular ears with dark insides and beady yellow eyes that lack pupils.
4. Its arms and legs are stubby, and it has a short tail with a rounded tip.
5. There is a circular yellow pad on the underside of each foot.
6. Hoppip’s body is very light, and it is easily lifted off the ground by winds and will drift in the air.
7. Hoppip can sense approaching strong winds.
8. In order to avoid being blown away, it clusters and links leaves with other Hoppip or grips the ground firmly with its feet. However, it enjoys gentle breezes.
9. Hoppip lives in temperate grasslands, although some also drift through fields, mountains, and even urban environments.
10. Hoppip and its evolutions were given their English names by Nob Ogasawara.
11. Hoppip appears to be based on a bulb or root. The leaves on its head resemble leaves of a dandelion. Its body also slightly resembles a cat.
12. Hoppip may derive from hop, hip-hop, or hippity-hop, indicating that it jumps or flies through the air; pip, a type of seed; or pipsqueak. The names of all stages of its evolutionary line are based on the phrase, “Just a hop, skip, and a jump away.”
13. Seven Hoppip debuted in Foul Weather Friends, under the ownership of Mariah. She used them to predict the weather. They were later targeted by Team Rocket.
14. A Hoppip appeared in Who’s Flying Now?. James bought it from the Magikarp salesman, believing it to be a Chimecho, but the ruse was uncovered quickly.
15. A Hoppip appeared in Tricks of the Trade as one of the Pokémon seen at the Pokémon Swap Meet in Palmpona.
16. A Hoppip appeared in Beauty and the Breeder, under the ownership of a Pokémon Breeder participating in a Pokémon breeding competition.
17. Multiple Hoppip appeared in Pikachu & Pichu as residents of Big Town.
18. Three Hoppip appeared in The Grass Route. Two of them belonged to Ephraim’s parents and the third belonged to a competitor in the Grass Tournament.
19. Nine Hoppip appeared in The Big Balloon Blow-Up, all under the ownership of a Trainer. They were among the Pokémon competing in the Pokémon Balloon Race.
20. Multiple Hoppip appeared in Bulbasaur… the Ambassador!, where they were among the feuding Pokémon at Professor Oak’s Laboratory.
21. Four Hoppip appeared in The Legend of Thunder!.
22. A Hoppip appeared in A Tyrogue Full of Trouble, where it received an apple from a Tyrogue.
23. Multiple Hoppip appeared in Fangs for Nothin’ as inhabitants of the Dragon Holy Land.
24. Multiple Hoppip appeared in Journey to the Starting Line! as some of the Pokémon seen at Professor Oak’s Laboratory.