Vanillite is an Ice-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V. It evolves into Vanillish at level 35, which evolves into Vanilluxe at level 47. Take a look below for 23 fascinating and fun facts about Vanillite.
1. Vanillite heads are covered with something resembling soft serve vanilla ice cream.
2. Beneath this lies its actual head, which is made of the same icy material as its body.
3. It has dark blue eyes, a dark-blue mouth, and light blue crystals on its cheeks.
4. Its small body is adorned with specks of ice and has stubby arms.
5. The snow on a Vanillite’s head can melt with heat or repeated touching, leaving it with a “bald” appearance of simply an ice creature.
6. In the Japanese Pokédex 4-coma, it becomes embarrassed if seen in this state.
7. Vanillite are born from icicles that are hit by morning sunlight and wish not to melt.
8. It can blow winds as low as -58 °F (-50 °C), which causes it to create ice crystals and make it snow in nearby areas when it exhales.
9. It sleeps buried under snow and gains energy from the morning sun.
10. In hotter regions, it is treasured by households, though it shrinks little by little
11. Glalie is a natural predator of Vanillite.
12. According to Game Freak, Vanillite and its evolved forms were created by James Turner.
13. Vanillite shares its category with Glaceon. They are both known as the Fresh Snow Pokémon.
14. Vanillite resembles a Casteliacone.
15. Vanillite is the lightest Ice-type Pokémon.
16. Vanillite has the lowest base HP of all Ice-type Pokémon.
17. Vanillite appears to be based on a snowball and soft serve vanilla ice cream. It also resembles a child’s size ice cream in a cup or wafer cone.
18. Vanillite is a combination of vanilla and lite (reduced) or possibly delight. It may also refer to stalactite.
19. Vanillite debuted in Ash and Trip’s Third Battle!, under the ownership of Trip. It was used to battle a wild Palpitoad, and then in Trip’s battle against Ash. During the battle, it was pitted against Tepig, and both were eventually knocked out.
20. Two Vanillite appeared in The Mighty Accelguard to the Rescue!, under the ownership of Cryogonal Man’s henchmen. They assisted their Trainers in their schemes. Both were eventually defeated by Pikachu and Linda’s Timburr.
21. A Vanillite appeared in Cilan and the Case of the Purrloin Witness!, under the ownership of Teaque. It was used in the Marine Cup Tournament during Teaque’s battle against Iris, where it defeated Axew in the first round. It later helped steal the “Eye of Liepard”.
22. A Vanillite appeared in Thawing an Icy Panic!. It had been separated from a Vanillish and a Vanilluxe during their journey. This Vanillite was taken care of by Nurse Joy in Coumarine City, and soon became a minor local celebrity. It was eventually reunited with the Vanillish and Vanilluxe by the end of the episode.
23. A Vanillite appeared in Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice, under the ownership of Malin. It would help her with selling Oran Ice at her lunchbox stand.