At its most basic core a Voltorb is a spherical Pokémon that looks like a Poké Ball with a face, minus the button. The top half is red, while the bottom half is white. Because of its resemblance to Poké Balls, it is thought that it was created when one was exposed to an energy pulse. It was first seen in the plant where modern Poké Balls were invented. Voltorb is generally found in power plants and other areas with electric fields. It has a volatile temperament, and will explode if bumped or agitated.
OK now that you know what a Voltorb is you need to know in Comic form what it’s like to meet one. It’s a real shame for these guys. Poke balls get all the glory.