What is the 69th Pokémon? (What is the number 69 Pokémon?)

The 69th Pokémon is called Bellsprout. While playing the game ‘Guess the Mystery Pokémon’ with my cousin, we were stuck on what the 69th Pokémon in the National Pokédex was.

Our guesses were all wrong and this pushed me to find out by research about what this amazing Pokémon might be.

So, join me in this article as I get to reveal and discuss what is the 69th Pokémon.

What is the number 69 Pokémon?

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How do you get Pokémon number 69?


How do you get Pokémon number 69?
Pokémon number 69. Image source: Pinterest

To get Pokémon #69 in the National Pokédex, visit Route 24, east of Viridian City, and at the wild grass of Viridian forest or through hatching.

In Generation II (Gold, Silver, Crystal), you can find Bellsprout in Sprout Tower and rarely in the National Park, commonly in Eterna Forest and rarely at Honey Tree during special events in Generation IV (Diamond, Pearl, Platinum), rarely in Dreamyard and commonly in Pinwheel Forest in Generation V (Black, White, Black 2, White 2), commonly at Santalune Forest and rarely at Camphrier Town in Generation VI (X, Y), in the Lush Jungle in Generation VII (Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon), and Glimwood Tangle in Generation VIII (Sword, Shield) 🔥.

You can also encounter Bellsprout, though randomly, at the Isle of Armor in Generation VIII.

Other ways to get Pokémon number 69 are:

  • Through trading
  • By breeding Weepinbill or Victrobeel with a compatible Pokémon like Oddish, Rattata, Budew, or Roselia
  • Egg hatching. You can keep watching out for special events that offer Bellsprout eggs as rewards.
  • Participating in events

What is Bellsprout Pokémon typing?


Bellsprout is a dual-type Grass/Poison Pokémon. This dual-typing gives it access to Grass and Poison moves. The dual-typing makes it an interesting Pokémon that can easily surprise opponents.

What is Bellsprout Pokémon’s abilities?


What is Bellsprout Pokémon’s abilities?
Bellsprout Pokémon’s abilities. Image source: Pinterest

Bellsprout has the Chlorophyll ability and the Leaf Guard ability 💪. The Leaf Guard ability protects it from experiencing status conditions caused by hail or snow, while the Chlorophyll ability doubles its speed in sunny weather.

You should use the Chlorophyll ability if you have a sunny team and your focus is on Bellsprout’s speed.

What is Bellsprout Pokémon’s weakness?


As a dual-type Pokémon, Bellsprout is weak against Fire, Ice, Flying, and Psychic-type moves. Further, Ground-type moves like the Earthquake can damage Bellsprout in special occurrences, even though they are not impactful as the other moves.

The table below shows Bellsprout’s weakness.

Bellsprout’s weakness

Move

Fire-type moves

  • Flamethrower
  • Ember
  • Solar Beam

These moves melt Bellsprout’s defenses

Ice-type moves

  • Blizzard
  • Ice Beam.
  • Aurora Beam

These moves freeze Bellsprout,

Flying-type moves

Wing Attack

Aerial Ace

Brave Bird

Psychic-type moves

  • Psychic
  • Confusion

These moves leave Bellsprout confused.

Ground-type moves

Earthquake

Dig Deal

What counters Bellsprout?


What counters Bellsprout?
Bellsprout. Image source: Pokemon

Several Pokémon can counter Bellsprout. These are:

  • Fire types – Charizard’s scorching flame and Arcanine’s fiery charge can counter and damage Bellsprout.
  • Ice types – Lapras, Articuno, and Deowgong.
  • Flying types – Pidgeot, Fearow, and Skarmory
  • Psychic types – Alakazam, Gardevoir and Metagross.

What does Bellsprout evolve into?


Bellsprout evolves into Weepinbell at level 21 🤪. After it has evolved into Weepinbell, Bellsprout retains its dual Grass/Poison typing, but its body becomes muscular and its bulb larger.

Later on, Weepinbell evolves into Victreebell at level 32, still retaining its dual Grass/Poison typing. However, the stats are amazing with it having sharp teeth, thus making it a formidable Pokémon.

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What is the best moveset for Bellsprout?


What is the best moveset for Bellsprout?
Moveset for Bellsprout. Image source: Pinterest

Bellsprout’s best moveset is Vine Whip 💥. It has a power of 35, an accuracy of 100%, and a power point of 10. Besides the Vine Whip, Bellsprout has other good moves like:

  • Razor Leaf. This move has a base power of 55, an accuracy of 95%, and a power point of 25. This is a Grass-type move dealing the Same Type Attack Bonus to Water, Rock, and Ground-type Pokémon.
  • Stun Spore. This utility move has an accuracy of 75%, even though it varies depending on the generation. This Grass-type move helps Bellsprout to inflict paralysis on the opponent.
  • Synthesis. When Bellsprout takes strong damage, Synthesis heals Bellsprout’s HP by close to half of its maximum HP. In most games, its powerpoint is 5.
  • Solar Beam. When Bellsprout learns Solar Beam, it comes with an accuracy of 80 % and a base power of 120. This Grass-type move can offer coverage against Rock-Types Pokémon that Bellsprout struggles with.
  • Sludge Bomb. This move gives Bellsprout an advantage against Water and Rock types. The base power is 65 and an accuracy of 100%.
  • Sleep Powder. This move puts the opponent to sleep and has an accuracy of 75%.
  • Acid. The Acid stats for Bellsprout are a base power of 40, a power point of 30, and an accuracy of 100%.
  • Poison powder, which has a base accuracy of 75%, means that an attack against an opponent has a 75% chance of landing at the opponent with success.
  • Leech Seed, with 90% accuracy.

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