Bellsprout is a dual type Grass and Poison Pokemon introduced in Generation I. It evolves into Weepinbell starting at level 21, which evolves into Victreebel when exposed to a Leaf Stone. Take a look below for 25 awesome and fascinating facts about Bellsprout.
1. Bellsprout is a plant-based Pokemon with a stem-like brown body.
2. There is a single green leaf on each side of its body.
3. It has a yellow bell-shaped head with what appear to be pink lips at the end and beady black eyes
4. It is capable of spitting corrosive acid from its mouth.
5. Its stem is long, thin and very flexible, making it capable of swerving rapidly to avoid many attacks or moving with blinding speed to capture prey.
6. Its roots resemble feet, and it uses them as such.
7. It will plant its roots in the ground to replenish water, but it is unable to flee while it is rooted.
8. Bellsprout prefers hot and humid places, thus it lives in temperate forests and jungles.
9. Bellsprout shares its category name with Vileplume and Bellossom. They are all known as the Flower Pokémon.
10. Bellsprout can be seen as a parallel to Oddish. Both of them are Grass/Poison type Generation I Pokémon, part of a three-stage evolutionary line, can evolve starting at level 21, and whose second evolutionary event utilizes a Leaf Stone. Bellsprout is exclusive to Pokémon Blue, LeafGreen, and Let’s Go, Eevee! while Oddish is exclusive to Pokémon Red, FireRed, and Let’s Go, Pikachu!, with both Pokémon found in the same locations in their respective versions. Additionally, both can be found at White Forest in Pokémon White, and both Pokémon have had their Egg designs revealed.
11. Despite learning Leech Life through breeding, Bellsprout and its evolutionary relatives cannot learn it through TM28.
12. Bellsprout is tied with Sunkern and Seedot for the lowest base Special Defense stat of all Grass-type Pokémon.
13. Bellsprout and its evolved forms may be based upon carnivorous pitcher plants, particularly those of the Nepenthes genus.
14. Bellsprout is a combination of bell (referring to its bell-like head) and sprout (referring to it being relatively young in its evolutionary line).
15. A Bellsprout appeared in The Fourth Round Rumble, where it played a major role as Jeanette Fisher’s Pokémon. It was used in her battle against Ash. This Bellsprout was unusually strong and managed to defeat Bulbasaur and Pikachu, but lost to Muk. It reappeared in a flashback in the following episode and Bulbasaur… the Ambassador!.
16. A Bellsprout appeared in A Bout With Sprout. A boy called Zackie from Earl Dervish’s Pokémon academy wanted to have Ash’s Pikachu very badly, but in his efforts to catch it, he caught Bellsprout instead. This Bellsprout later saved the day when Team Rocket was causing trouble at the Sprout Tower.
17. A Bellsprout nicknamed “Spoopy” appeared in A Better Pill to Swallow, under the ownership of Old Man Shuckle. It was able to run very fast and it could lift boulders. It is used for its ability to check the scent of Shuckle in order to see if the juice inside them is ready for making Berry Juice.
18. A very old Bellsprout appeared in PK13. It is the elder of the Summer Festival, and was the one who told Pikachu and the others about an Aggron living on a deserted island, where Skarmory took Azumarill.
19. A Bellsprout appeared in Who, What, When, Where, Wynaut?, under the ownership of Roderick. It was used in an unsuccessful attempt to save May and Drew from falling off a cliff.
20. A Bellsprout appeared in Defending the Homeland!, under the ownership of Keanan. It reappeared in Master Class is in Session!, Performing a Pathway to the Future!, A Diamond in the Rough!, Valuable Experience for All!, and Facing the Needs of the Many!. Keanan’s Bellsprout is a good friend of Ash’s Goodra, which was shown when it instantly identified it despite it having evolved from Goomy.
21. Bellsprout debuted in Primeape Goes Bananas.
22. A Bellsprout appeared in Pokémon Scent-sation! as one of the Pokémon in the Celadon Gym.
23. A Bellsprout appeared in Pokémon Fashion Flash as one of the Pokémon seen on Scissor Street.
24. A Bellsprout appeared in Sparks Fly for Magnemite, where it was seen in Gringey City’s Pokémon Center.
25. A Bellsprout appeared in The Kangaskhan Kid.