172 #172 Pichu #174 Igglybuff 174

Cleffa Cleffa #173 - Star Shape Pokemon

Hear Cleffa's Cry
type Normal
gender 25.0% Male75.0% Female
height 1'0" 0.3 m
weight 6.6 lb. 3.0 kg
National: #173 | Johto: #040 | Sinnoh: #099

Family Family


Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
No Eggs 2,550

Moves Moves


Cute CharmHas a 30% chance of infatuating attacking Pokemon on contact.
Magic GuardProtects against damage not directly caused by a move.

Level-up Moves

1PoundNormalPhysical4035100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
1CharmNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's Attack by two stages.
4EncoreNormalNone--5100%Forces the target to repeat its last used move every turn for 2 to 6 turns.
7SingNormalNone--1555%Puts the target to sleep.
10Sweet KissNormalNone--1075%Confuses the target.
13CopycatNormalNone--20--Uses the target's last used move.
16Magical LeafGrassSpecial6020--Never misses.


TM3PsyshockPsychicSpecial8010100%Inflicts damage based on the target's Defense, not Special Defense.
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM10Hidden PowerNormalSpecial115100%Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.
TM11Sunny DayFireNone--5--Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.
TM16Light ScreenPsychicNone--30--Reduces damage from special attacks by 50% for five turns..
TM17ProtectNormalNone--10--Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
TM18Rain DanceWaterNone--5--Changes the weather to rain for five turns.
TM20SafeguardNormalNone--25--Protects the user's field from major status ailments and confusion for five turns.
TM21FrustrationNormalPhysical120100%Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.
TM22SolarbeamGrassSpecial12010100%Requires a turn to charge before attacking.
TM27ReturnNormalPhysical120100%Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.
TM28DigGroundPhysical8010100%User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.
TM29PsychicPsychicSpecial9010100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM30Shadow BallGhostSpecial8015100%Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM33ReflectPsychicNone--20--Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.
TM35FlamethrowerFireSpecial9515100%Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
TM38Fire BlastFireSpecial120585%Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
TM42FacadeNormalPhysical7020100%Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM45AttractNormalNone--15100%Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.
TM48RoundNormalSpecial6015100%Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.
TM49Echoed VoiceNormalSpecial4015100%Power increases by 100% for each consecutive use by any friendly Pokemon, to a maximum of 200.
TM56FlingDarkPhysical110100%Throws held item at the target; power depends on the item.
TM59IncinerateFireSpecial3015100%Destroys the target's held berry.
TM70FlashNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.
TM73Thunder WaveElectricNone--20100%Paralyzes the target.
TM77Psych UpNormalNone--10--Discards the user's stat changes and copies the target's.
TM85Dream EaterPsychicSpecial10015100%Only works on sleeping Pokemon. Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
TM86Grass KnotGrassSpecial120100%Inflicts more damage to heavier targets, with a maximum of 120 power.
TM87SwaggerNormalNone--1590%Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.
TM88Sleep TalkNormalNone--10--Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.
TM90SubstituteNormalNone--10--Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.
TM100ConfideNormalNone--20--Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

Egg Moves

MimicNormalNone--10--Copies the target's last used move.
MetronomeNormalNone--10--Randomly selects and uses any move in the game.
AmnesiaPsychicNone--20--Raises the user's Special Defense by two stages.
SplashNormalNone--40--Does nothing.
Belly DrumNormalNone--10--User pays half its max HP to max out its Attack.
PresentNormalPhysical11590%Randomly inflicts damage with power from 40 to 120 or heals the target for 1/4 its max HP.
WishNormalNone--10--User will recover half its max HP at the end of the next turn.
AromatherapyGrassNone--5--Cures the entire party of major status effects.
Fake TearsDarkNone--20100%Lowers the target's Special Defense by two stages.
TickleNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's Attack and Defense by one stage.
CovetNormalPhysical6040100%Takes the target's item.
Stored PowerPsychicSpecial2010100%Power is higher the more the user's stats have been raised, to a maximum of 31×.
Heal PulsePsychicNone--10--Heals the target for half its max HP.
Misty TerrainFairyNone--10--For five turns, protects all Pokemon on the ground from major status ailments and confusion, and halves the power of incoming Dragon moves.

Stats Stats

at level 100 Base Hindering (90%) Neutral (100%) Beneficial (110%)
210 - 304210 - 304210 - 304
49 - 13455 - 14960 - 163
54 - 13961 - 15567 - 170
Sp. Attack45
85 - 17095 - 189104 - 207
Sp. Defense55
103 - 188115 - 209126 - 229
31 - 11635 - 12938 - 141

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
37 800,000 150 140 Special Defense: 1 point

Damage Taken

Normal 1x
Fighting 2x
Flying 1x
Poison 1x
Ground 1x
Rock 1x
Bug 1x
Ghost 0x
Steel 1x
Fire 1x
Water 1x
Grass 1x
Electric 1x
Psychic 1x
Ice 1x
Dragon 1x
Dark 1x
Fairy 1x

Images Images


Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2According to local rumors, Cleffa are often seen in places where shooting stars have fallen.
White 2
HeartGoldBecause of its unusual, starlike silhouette, people believe that it came here on a meteor.
SoulSilverWhen numerous meteors illuminate the night sky, sightings of CLEFFA strangely increase.
RubyOn nights with many shooting stars, CLEFFA can be seen dancing in a ring. They dance through the night and stop only at the break of day, when these Pokemon quench their thirst with the morning dew.
FireRedWhen numerous meteors illuminate the night sky, sightings of CLEFFA strangely increase.
LeafGreenBecause of its unusual, starlike silhouette, people believe that it came here on a meteor.
GoldBecause of its unusual, star-like silhouette, people believe that it came here on a meteor.
SilverWhen numerous meteors illuminate the night sky, sightings of CLEFFA strangely increase.
CrystalIf the impact site of a meteorite is found, this Pokemon is certain to be within the immediate area.

Other Other

Name Etymology Shortened Clefairy
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