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Tapu Lele
786Tapu Lele
Tapu Lele's artwork for Pokémon Sun and Moon.
Category Land Spirit Pokémon
Original Region Alola
Type(s) Psychic/Fairy
Ability/ies Psychic Surge
Average Height 3′11″
Average Weight 41.0 lbs.

Tapu Lele (Japanese: カプ・テテフ Kapu-Tetefu) is a possible Legendary Pokémon of the Psychic/Fairy-type. It is one of four Alolan guardian deities, protecting Akala Island.

Biology

Stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 70
130 - 177 250 - 344
Attack: 85
81 - 150 157 - 295
Defense: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Sp.Atk: 130
121 - 200 238 - 394
Sp.Def: 115
108 - 183 211 - 361
Speed: 95
90 - 161 175 - 317
Total: 570   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.


Trivia

Origin

Tapu Lele appears to be based of a butterfly.

Name Origin

Tapu Lele may be a combination of tapu (Hawaiian for sacred or holy) and pulelehua (Hawaiian for butterfly).

Kapu-Tetefu may be a combination of kapu (Hawaiian for sacred or holy) and てふてふ tefutefu (an old way of writing butterfly).

Names in other Languages

Language Name Meaning
Japaneseカプ・テテフ
Kapu-Tetefu
From kapu and てふてふ tefutefu.
FrenchTokopiyonFrom papillon
GermanKapu-FalaFrom kapu and Falter


National Pokédex
785MS
← #785: Tapu Koko
786MS
#786: Tapu Lele
787MS
#787: Tapu Bulu →
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