"A strange seed was planted on its back at birth. The plant sprouts and grows with this Pokemon."
-Pokédex Entry for Bulbasaur, Pokémon Red & Blue
Bulbasaur, the "Seed Pokémon", is a species of Pokémon in the popular Pokémon franchise. Bulbasaur is the first Pokémon and the one of three starter choices available in Professor Oak's Lab. It cannot be caught in the wild.
Bulbasaur is both Grass and Poison types. At level 16 it evolves into Ivysaur, and Venusaur at level 32. Bulbasaur stands at 2'4" and weighs 15 pounds.
Outside of the Red & Blue generations, Bulbasaur appears in:
- The Pokémon animated series
- The Pokémon manga series
- Pokémon Trading Cards
- Super Smash Bros. Melee and Super Smash Bros. Brawl
- Pokémon Yellow, Pokémon Stadium, Pokémon Gold, Pokémon Silver, Pokémon Crystal, Pokémon Ruby, Pokémon Sapphire, Pokémon Emerald, Pokémon FireRed, Pokémon LeafGreen, Pokémon Colosseum, Pokémon XD, Pokémon Diamond, Pokémon Pearl, Pokémon Platinum, Pokémon HeartGold, Pokémon SoulSilver, Pokémon Black, and Pokémon White and every single side release, such as Pokémon Snap.