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Glowig
Glowworm Pokémon
#031
GlowigFront.png
Type
Bug
Unknown
Ability
Illuminate
Hidden Ability
Volt Absorb
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
255 (33.3%)
Breeding
Egg group
Bug
Hatch time
2805 steps
Height
0.1 m
0 m
Weight
0.7 kg
0 kg
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#031
Rikoto
Base experience yield
46
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 1
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
1
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Insectoid
Footprint
BodyUnknown.png
Pokédex color
Black
Base friendship
70


Glowig is a Bug-type Pokémon.

It evolves into Glocoon starting at level 12, which evolves into Glowing starting at level 18.

Biology

Physiology

Glowig have small oval shaped bodies that are black in color. They posses a large electric blue sphere on the top of its head, which resembles a light bulb, that glows brightly. It also has four small electric blue legs and black eyes, with a tiny white dot in the middle of each eye and the outer part of its eyes are electric blue.

Gender Differences

None.

Special Abilities

Glowig live in forests, with a main diet of leaves. they use the large light on its body to create sparks and bright lights to cause fear and damage to the opponent Pokémon. However, while this is essential for their sight in the dark, this also makes them easy picking for Bird Pokémon.

Behavior

Glowig are not notably aggresive towards other Pokémon, but if threatened, they will attack causing bright sparks. They are known to help lost people through forests using the bright light on its body, at the cost of them being picked off by Bird Pokémon.

Habitat

Glowig live in dark forests, where they use the lights on their heads to allow itself and other Pokémon around to see. Wild Glowig are found in the grass in Dullfern Forest.

Shiny Coloration Differences

For Shiny Glowig, the electric blue turns yellow.

Game data

Pokédex entries

Pokédex entry
Glowig live in dark forests, with a main diet of leaves. Their glow, while essential for their sight in the dark, make them easy picking for Bird Pokémon.

Game locations

Availability
None This Pokémon cannot be obtained.
Common Dullfern Forest
Uncommon
Fossil
Rare
One

Held items

Held item(s)
None This Pokémon cannot be found holding an item.
Common
Uncommon
Rare
Always

Stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 40
100 - 147 190 - 284
Attack: 20
22 - 79 40 - 152
Defense: 39
39 - 100 74 - 194
Sp.Atk: 47
46 - 108 89 - 212
Sp.Def: 39
39 - 100 74 - 194
Speed: 25
27 - 84 49 - 163
Total: 210   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions, this Pokémon is:
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Doubly resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Damaged normally by:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Doubly weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

By leveling up
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Start Flash Normal Status 100% 20
Start Tackle Normal Physical 50 100% 35
6 String Shot Bug Status 95% 40
12 Struggle Bug Bug Special 50 100% 20
19 Electroweb Electric Special 55 95% 15
25 Signal Beam Bug Special 75 100% 15
30 Light Burst Fairy Special 60 100% 15
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Glowig obtained at level 1
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Glowig
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Glowig

By TM/HM

By TM/HM
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TMPoison.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
TMNormal.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TMPsychic.png TM16 Light Screen Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
TMNormal.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMNormal.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TMElectric.png TM24 Thunderbolt Electric Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TMElectric.png TM25 Thunder Electric Special 110110 070}}70% 10
TMNormal.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TMNormal.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TMPsychic.png TM33 Reflect Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMNormal.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TMPsychic.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMNormal.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TMNormal.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TMGrass.png TM53 Energy Ball Grass Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TMElectric.png TM57 Charge Beam Electric Special 05050 090}}90% 10
TMNormal.png TM70 Flash Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TMElectric.png TM72 Volt Switch Electric Special 07070 100}}100% 20
TMElectric.png TM73 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TMBug.png TM76 Struggle Bug Bug Special 05050 100}}100% 20
TMElectric.png TM79 Lightning Strike Electric Special 07575 100}}100% 15
TMNormal.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
TMNormal.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMNormal.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMSteel.png TM91 Flash Cannon Steel Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TMElectric.png TM93 Wild Charge Electric Physical 09090 100}}100% 15
TMFairy.png TM99 Dazzling Gleam Fairy Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TMNormal.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMNormal.png TM101 Secret Power Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TMBug.png TM109 Bug Bomb Bug Special 07070 095}}95% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Glowig
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Glowig

By breeding

By tutoring

By Move Tutor
 Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Cost 
Snore Normal Special 50 100% 20 Red Shard1
Shock Wave Electric Special 60 —% 20 Red Shard1
Bug Bite Bug Physical 60 100% 20 Red Shard2
Signal Beam Bug Special 75 100% 15 Red Shard2
Crackle Slam Electric Physical 90 90% 10 Red Shard4
Magnet Rise Electric Status —% 10 Green Shard1
Electroweb Electric Special 55 95% 15 Green Shard3
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Glowig
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Glowig

Evolution

GlowigFront.png
Unevolved
Glowig
 Bug 
Level 12
GlocoonFront.png
First evolution
Glocoon
 Bug 
Level 18
GlowingFront.png
Second evolution
Glowing
 Bug  Electric 


Sprites

Front Back
GenderM.png GlowigFront.png GlowigBack.png
Front shiny Back shiny
GenderM.png GlowigFrontShiny.png GlowigBackShiny.png

Trivia

  • Prior to 1.0.1,Glowig uses Silcoon cry.

Origin

Glowig is based on a glow worm.

Name origin

Glowig's name comes from the word glow and wig, as in an earwig.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japanese
German Glühli Glühen (Glow)
Spanish
French Lumiver From "Lumière" (Light) and "Ver" (Worm)
Italian


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