General Information
Species Seed Pokémon
Type Grass
Ability Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Early Bird (Hidden Ability)
Gender Ratio 50% male, 50% female
Evolves into Sunflora (Sun Stone)
Breeding Information
Egg Group Grass
Pokédex / Browser Numbers
National #191
Johto #102 (Generation II)
Unova #020 (Black 2 and White 2)
Oblivia R-010 (present)
N-028 (past)

Sunkern is a Grass-type Pokémon that evolves into Sunflora via a Sun Stone.


Sunkern is a mostly yellow, seed-like Pokémon with a small sprout growing out of its top. It has triangular, spike-like protrusions on top of its head, encircling the sprout. Its body has three broad, brown, vertical stripes. Two of the stripes start jaggedly above Sunkern's dark eyes and continue downward. The other stripe is directly below Sunkern's mouth. Since Sunkern's eyelids are brown, the brown streak patterning appears uninterrupted when Sunkern’s eyes are closed.


Sunkern can be found in grassy meadows.


Sunkern feeds on dew from under the leaves of plants.


Aware of its weakness, Sunkern only feeds until it evolves. It tries to move as little as possible, since it tries to conserve all the nutrients it has stored in its body for evolution. If attacked, it shakes its leaves at the attacker.

Sunkern occasionally falls from the sky on early mornings for unknown reasons.

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