Emile got one of the two fossils from Mirage Tower, which had the "Claw Fossil" and the "Root Fossil". Emile chose the "Root Fossil" to make up for a lost team member.
The Lileep was resurrected by a scientist in the Devon Corporation building, located in Rustboro City.
- This Lileep and its evolution "Cradily" was originally going to be a team member on Emile's Emerald team.
- Chuggaconroy thinks its species "Lileep" is one of the most underrated Pokémon of all time.
- Lileep makes a cameo in the Emerald PC Box in Pokémon Platinum - Episode 79: Park It while Emile is accessing in through Pal Park.
- None of the Lileep's moves have been revealed.