#700 Sylveon
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Sylveon's artwork for Pokémon X and Y.
Category Intertwining Pokémon
Original Region Kalos
National Dex Nr. #700
Kalos Dex Nr. #085 (Coastal)
Generation 6
Pokémon Color Pink
First Appearance Pokémon X and Y
Latest Appearance Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
Type(s) Fairy
Ability/ies Cute Charm
(Hidden: Pixilate)
Average Height 3'03"
Average Weight 51.8 lbs.
Evolves From Eevee
Evolves Into N/A

Sylveon (Japanese: ニンフィア Nymphia) is a Fairy-type Pokémon.

It evolves from Eevee when leveled up knowing a Fairy-type move and having at least two Affection hearts in Pokémon-Amie. It is one of Eevee's final forms, the others being Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, and Glaceon.

Biology

Sylveon is a quadruped, mammalian Pokémon covered primarily in pale cream-colored fur with pinkish feet, ears, and tail. There are two bows on it, one on its left ear and one around its neck, from which two feelers adorn it. The bows are pale cream with pinkish centers, while the feelers are pale cream with pinkish and blue tips. It sends a soothing aura from these feelers to calm fights, and will also use them to "hold hands" with its Trainer. It has short, slender legs and small paws with three visible toes on each foot. Its eyes are blue with white pupils and no visible sclera. When its mouth is open, two pointed teeth can be seen on its upper jaw. Its furry pinkish tail is slightly curved in a crescent shape.

Trivia

  • According to a Ken Sugimori interview with the Famitsu magazine, Sylveon was designed by Atsuko Nishida.
  • Sylveon is the only cross-generational evolutionary relative introduced in Generation VI.

Origin

Like the other Eeveelutions, Sylveon displays several characteristics of various mammalian creatures.

Name Origin

Sylveon may be a combination of sylph, a mythological creature described as invisible beings of the air, or sylvan, a word referring to an association with woodlands or forests (where fairies are often depicted), and eon (an immeasurably long period of time, possibly referring to how long evolution takes naturally). Eon is a suffix all Eevee evolutions share and was Eevee's English prototype name.

Nymphia is derived from nymph, a deity existing in Greek Mythology associated with a particular location or landform.

Stats

Base Stats
HP
 
95
Attack
 
65
Defense
 
65
Sp. Attack
 
110
Sp. Defense
 
130
Speed
 
60
Total
 
525



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Aurorus
← #699: Aurorus
Sylveon
#700: Sylveon
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#701: Hawlucha →
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