List of generation IV Pokémon

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The fourth generation (Generation IV) of the Pokémon franchise features 107 fictional species of creatures introduced to the core video game series in the 2006 Nintendo DS games Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. Some Pokémon in this generation were introduced in animated adaptations of the franchise before Diamond and Pearl, such as Bonsly, Mime Jr. and Munchlax, which were recurring characters in the Pokémon anime series in 2005 and 2006.

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The following list details the 107 Pokémon of Generation IV in order of their National Pokédex number. The first Pokémon, Turtwig, is number 387 and the last, Arceus, is number 493. Alternate forms that result in type changes are included for convenience. Mega evolutions and regional forms are included on the pages for the generation in which they were introduced.

List of Pokémon edit

List of Pokémon species introduced in Generation IV (2006)[nb 1]
Name[nb 2] Type(s) Evolves from Evolves into Notes
Turtwig
Naetoru (ナエトル)[2]
(0387)
  Grass Grotle (#388) Its shell is made from hardened soil, and it hardens even more when it drinks water. On a very healthy Turtwig, its shell should feel slightly damp and warm to the touch. It uses photosynthesis across its whole body, making oxygen in the process. If it is thirsty, the leaves on its head start to wilt. It becomes more energetic the more sunlight there is.
Grotle
Hayashigame (ハヤシガメ)[3]
(0388)
  Grass Turtwig (#387) Torterra (#389) It lives along water in the forest and it sometimes leaves the forest to sunbathe. Its shell is hardened soil, though sometimes bird Pokémon like to live on its back and peck at the berries growing on it. The fruit that grows on the shrubs on its shell is sweet, nutritious, and truly delicious. They say each Grotle that lives in the forest has its own secret springwater since they know where pure water wells up at.
Torterra
Dodaitosu (ドダイトス)[4]
(0389)
  Grass / Ground Grotle (#388) It appears to be based on Ankylosaurus, but it is actually a turtle, and it is also based on the common myth of the World Turtle. Occasionally, small Pokémon gather in the tree on its back and spend their whole life there. Groups of migrating Torterra have been mistaken as moving forests. Ancient people believed that underneath the earth, a large Torterra dwelled. Some say it would serve beautifully as garden scenery and its strength is immense. It roams the wilderness in search of clean, fresh water to drink.
Chimchar
Hikozaru (ヒコザル)[5]
(0390)
  Fire Monferno (#391) Chimchar has fire coming out of its rear-end.[6] It produces gas in its belly that creates the fire, even rain cannot put it out.
Monferno
Mōkazaru (モウカザル)[7]
(0391)
  Fire / Fighting Chimchar (#390) Infernape (#392) It uses all of its limbs to fight in fiery, flaming combos. Its fiery tail is also used as a weapon. The deeper the blue on its face, the stronger it'll be.
Infernape
Gōkazaru (ゴウカザル)[8]
(0392)
  Fire / Fighting Monferno (#391) Infernape is based on the Monkey King, Sun Wukong. Its martial arts are unmatched in terms of skill. Its a tall and very hardy Pokémon that shrouds itself in a flame as if it is dancing.
Piplup
Potchama (ポッチャマ)[3]
(0393)
  Water Prinplup (#394) It is a proud Pokémon, and because of this, it hates accepting food from people and it will not easily listen to its trainer, so bonding and caring for it will be really tough. It is a great swimmer, yet a poor walker, as it can dive for up to 10 minutes just to hunt but it also falls down on land a lot too. It lives in cold climates in Northern countries and its thick guard protects it from the cold. Piplup plays a prominent role in the anime as the Pokémon partner of Dawn.
Prinplup
Pottaishi (ポッタイシ)[8]
(0394)
  Water Piplup (#393) Empoleon (#395) It tends to live alone, and because every one of them believes it is the most important, they can never form a group. Its wings are really strong, delivering wicked blows that can snap even the thickest of trees. It gracefully glides though the seas as it searches for prey in icy climates.
Empoleon
Enperuto (エンペルト)[3]
(0395)
  Water / Steel Prinplup (#394) Empoleon is based on an emperor penguin and Napoleon. Its English name is likely a combination of "emperor" and "Napoleon", though it may also take from "south pole". Its Japanese name is likely derived from "emperor" and "Bonaparte", Napoleon's surname. Its three horns that extend from its head attest to its power. The one with the biggest horns is the leader. It usually avoids unnecessary conflict, yet if anything were to hurt its pride, it will slash them with wings so sharp, it could cleave through an ice flow as it swims as fast as a jet boat. Since ancient times, it was feared and named the "Master of the Waves". Its wings are a match for even master crafted blades.
Starly
Mukkuru (ムックル)[3]
(0396)
  Normal / Flying Staravia (#397) Starly and its evolutions are based on grey starlings. Starly can be quite noisy, especially in a flock. Even when small, their wings are powerful, getting hit by one will leave you sore for a week.
Staravia
Mukubādo (ムクバード)[8]
(0397)
  Normal / Flying Starly (#396) Staraptor (#398) It flies around forests and fields in search of bug-type Pokémon. It stays within a huge flock, though they often fight among themselves. Some people say that the larger the plume on Staravia's head, the stronger it is
Staraptor
Mukuhōku (ムクホーク)[9]
(0398)
  Normal / Flying Staravia (#397) When Staravia evolve into Staraptor, they go solitary for the rest of their life. Because of how strong their wings are, the can carry very large prey.
Bidoof
Bippa (ビッパ)[10]
(0399)
  Normal Bibarel (#400) Bidoof is based on beavers and gophers, likely the mountain beaver specifically due to its lack of a tail. Bidoof's English name is likely derived from "beaver" and "doofus", slang for "stupid person". It is also possible that part of the name is derived from "shadoof", which is a device used to irrigate water. Its Japanese name may be taken from "beaver", and "deppa" (出っ歯), meaning "protruding tooth". With nerves of steel, nothing can perturb it. It is more agile and active than it appears. It constantly gnaws on logs and rocks to whittle down its front teeth. It nests alongside the water. There have been incidents involving Bidoof sauntering into villages and gnawing on the houses without a single care. A comparison revealed that Bidoof's front teeth grow at the same rate as Rattata's.
Bibarel
Bīdaru (ビーダル)[10]
(0400)
  Normal / Water Bidoof (#399) People in factories love to work with Bibarel because of its reliability. Its fur not only repeals water but is great at keeping in heat. It builds large dams near waters with the sticks and branches that it cuts down with its large teeth.
Kricketot
Korobōshi (コロボーシ)[10]
(0401)
  Bug Kricketune (#402) If it bangs its antennae together, it will sound like a xylophone playing.
Kricketune
Korotokku (コロトック)[10]
(0402)
  Bug Kricketot (#401) By rubbing its two arms together, it plays sounds that portray its emotions, which scientists are still trying to figure out. Kricketune's cry is famous among fans for its over the top nature.
Shinx
Korinku (コリンク)[5]
(0403)
  Electric Luxio (#404) The extension and contraction of its muscles generates electricity. It shakes its body to make electricity and its fur glows when it is in trouble. However, its very aggressive, so you have to be patient when training one.
Luxio
Rukushio (ルクシオ)[8]
(0404)
  Electric Shinx (#403) Luxray (#405) It proudly lets loose electricity with enough +amperage to cause fainting. They live in small groups, generously sharing the prey among their pack.
Luxray
Rentorā (レントラー)[11]
(0405)
  Electric Luxio (#404) Luxray form packs and each of them has a male for a leader. Legends say that when its eyes turn gold, it can see through any solid object.
Budew
Subomī (スボミー)[12]
(0406)
  Grass / Poison Roselia (#315) Over the winter, Budew closes its bud, only to open it up in spring and release toxic pollen into the air that can bring sneezing and runny noses. Living along clear ponds, it is really sensitive to temperature as the bud is said to open when it feels the warm sun's touch. If its bud starts to open, it means spring is right around the corner, and if it is raised alongside clean water, the toxicity of its poison will increase.
Roserade
Rozureido (ロズレイド)[8]
(0407)
  Grass / Poison Roselia (#315) With movements like a dancer, Roserade attracts prey with a sweet smelling aroma, and then finishes them off with its whips which are densely lined with toxic thorns. Each hand contains a different type of poison. One is fast acting poison, and one is slow acting poison, and while it can jab with near-fatal power, both are really deadly. The sweeter the aroma, the more toxic it is.
Cranidos
Zugaidosu (ズガイドス)[8]
(0408)
  Rock Rampardos (#409) It lived in jungles around 100 million years ago, and its skull is as hard as iron.
Rampardos
Ramuparudo (ラムパルド)[13]
(0409)
  Rock Cranidos (#408) It uses its thick skull to bash things in. Experts and scientists say that its stupidity made it go extinct is because its brain was too small.
Shieldon
Tatetopusu (タテトプス)[10]
(0410)
  Rock / Steel Bastiodon (#411) Although its fossils are buried in rocks, only its skull has been found.
Bastiodon
Toridepusu (トリデプス)[13]
(0411)
  Rock / Steel Shieldon (#410) When attacked, they form a wall with their shield-esque faces to protect their young.
Burmy
Minomutchi (ミノムッチ)[10]
(0412)
  Bug Wormadam (#413)[nb 3]
Mothim (#414)[nb 4]
When Burmy breaks its cloak in battle, it will rebuild it using materials nearby. Its new cloak will become:

"Plant Cloak Burmy" if it is in a forest,

"Sandy Cloak Burmy" if it lives in a desert or beach,
and "Trash Cloak Burmy" if you take it into a city.
Wormadam
Minomadamu (ミノマダム)[10]
(0413)
  Bug / Grass Burmy (#412) Wormadam's cloak is now permanent and it will never shed. Depending on where Burmy evolved, it will become:

"Plant Cloak Wormadam" when a Burmy evolves in a forest,

  Bug / Ground "Sandy Cloak Wormadam" if it was evolved at a beach or desert,
  Bug / Steel and "Trash Cloak Wormadam" if it happened to evolve in a city.
Mothim
Gāmeiru (ガーメイル)[14]
(0414)
  Bug / Flying Burmy (#412) If a Burmy is male however, it will end up turning into a Mothim no matter what cloak it had before. It loves taking Combee's honey for itself and will not nest at all because it flies all over the place to get it.
Combee
Mitsuhanī (ミツハニー)[8]
(0415)
  Bug / Flying Vespiquen (#416)[nb 5] They look like a beehive when they sleep together. Mothim often comes for its honey. It serves a queen Vespiquen and works diligently to gather honey as each swarm produces a different flavor of honey. Only females can evolve.
Vespiquen
Bīkuin (ビークイン)[3]
(0416)
  Bug / Flying Combee (#415) This female-only[15] evolution stores grubs in its beehive-esque rear and commands Combees to attack, defend, gather food, or build a nest for it. If it finds anyone intruding, it will eat them after it defeats them.
Pachirisu
Pachirisu (パチリス)[16]
(0417)
  Electric No evolution It has notably been used by Sejun Park to win the 2014 Pokémon World Championships.[17] It makes furballs that crackle with electricity. It stores them in tree holes. It lives atop trees and shoots electricity out of its tail. A pair of them may be seen rubbing cheeks to share electricity. It is closely related to the Pikachu line, and though calm, one should be careful when touching its tail or cheeks. In Pokémon Go, it is only found in Russia and Canada.
Buizel
Buizeru (ブイゼル)[18]
(0418)
  Water Floatzel (#419) It spins its twin tails to swim faster and it has a flotation device on its neck.
Floatzel
Furōzeru (フローゼル)[10]
(0419)
  Water Buizel (#418) It floats using its well-developed flotation sac. It assists in the rescues of drowning people.
Cherubi
Cherinbo (チェリンボ)[19]
(0420)
  Grass Cherrim (#421) Once the fruit of its second head get plump and red, it will evolve using the nutrients from it. It then detaches and becomes food and nourishment for other Pokémon. It is very sweet.
Cherrim
Cherimu (チェリム)[7]
(0421)
  Grass Cherubi (#420) It is capable of changing between "Overcast" and "Sunshine" forms depending on in-battle weather effects. In its Overcast form, it is usually motionless, occasionally quivering. Pokémon gather around it because of the sweet scent that comes from its folded petals. In its Sunshine form, It is usually cheerful and active on sunny days.
Shellos
Karanakushi (カラナクシ)[20]
(0422)
  Water Gastrodon (#423) It has two visually different forms: West Sea form and East Sea form (based on where it is caught in Sinnoh). West Sea Shellos are found abundantly near warm shore waters. Its unusually friendly towards people and will waddle over to them, though try not to get covered in its slimy mucus. East Sea Shellos are usually found bordering cold shore waters. When pressed on, it'll secrete a slimy goo that can stain your clothes.
Gastrodon
Toritodon (トリトドン)[14]
(0423)
  Water / Ground Shellos (#422) It has two visually different forms: West Sea form and East Sea form (based on where it is caught in Sinnoh). If it is in trouble, it will secrete a purple, slimy goo. West Sea Gastodon eats beach sand for nourishment and if it encounters East Sea Gastrodon, a violent fight will begin. Speaking of East Sea Gastrodon, it is found more often on the land more than the sea. Its also more active on rainy or cloudy days than any other time.
Ambipom
Etebōsu (エテボース)[3]
(0424)
  Normal Aipom (#190) If it gives you a tight squeeze, it really likes you. They get into skirmishes with Passimian a lot, but they only win around half the time. It often forms rings, linking its tails with each other. Sometimes people have been known to be accepted into these rings.
Drifloon
Fuwante (フワンテ)[21]
(0425)
  Ghost / Flying Drifblim (#426) Some video game journalists regarded Drifloon's design as insipid and strange, while others considered it one of the weirdest or disturbing Pokémon ever.[22][23][24][25][26][27][28] There has also been some commentary on Drifloon's backstory and origins, with critics labelling it as "horrifying,"[29] "odd piece of lore,"[30] "creepy,"[31] "one messed up pocket monster,"[32] and even "the ultimate predator."[33] Gizmodo described Drifloon as the Ghost type Pokémon that murders unsuspecting humans to drain their life force.[34] Gita Jackson of Kotaku stated that "in cultures all across the world, a common way for people to show their respects to children who have died is to release balloons, when it is said that children who tug on the hands of Drifloon, mistaking it for a balloon will mysteriously disappear."[26] Steven Bogos of The Escapist listed Drifloon as his favorite Pokémon, stating that "Drifloon is a goddamn balloon. Some people would call it one of the worst Pokémon designs, but those people have obviously never kicked the crap out of the elite four with a balloon."[35] Andrew Webster of The Verge claimed that Drifloon is the best Pokémon of all time, stating that "Drifloon is a classic example of how deceptive appearances can be."[36]
Drifblim
Fuwaraido (フワライド)[13]
(0426)
  Ghost / Flying Drifloon (#425) When it dies, it is said that the gas it excretes is children's souls that it ate.
Buneary
Mimiroru (ミミロル)[8]
(0427)
  Normal Lopunny (#428) The reason it has one ear rolled up is in case a foe attacks it. It then uses its ear as a counterattack. Some people also think this is because it is limiting the sound it hears. If both ears are rolled up, something is very wrong and you should probably stay away.
Lopunny
Mimiroppu (ミミロップ)[13]
(0428)
  Normal Buneary (#427) Mega Evolution Although it doesn't like to fight, it is great at kicking with its strong legs. Its fur is light yet warm.
Mismagius
Mūmāji (ムウマージ)[7]
(0429)
  Ghost Misdreavus (#200) It mutters curses that can give you terrible headaches, nightmares, and visions.
Honchkrow
Donkarasu (ドンカラス)[5]
(0430)
  Dark / Flying Murkrow (#198) Active at night, it has been known to fly with a swarm of Murkrow with it. If it utters a deep cry, hundreds of Murkrow will arrive rather quickly. At such times, one would think the curtain of night had fallen, plunging the world into jet-black darkness. That is why it has been called the "Summoner of the Night." It makes its Murkrow cronies bring it food as it idles its time away, grooming itself in its nest. Though it is merciless by nature, as it is said that it never forgives the mistakes of its Murkrow followers. If its Murkrow cronies fail to catch food for it, or if it feels they have betrayed it, it will hunt them down wherever they are and punish them. It has no choice in this if it wants to maintain the order of the flock. Its goons take care of most of the fighting for it, the only time it dirties its own hands is in delivering a final blow to finish off an opponent.
Glameow
Nyarumā (ニャルマー)[37]
(0431)
  Normal Purugly (#432) As it has a domesticated quality, it tends to appear in urban areas. It likes to do what it wants and likes to pull pranks and evil things.
Purugly
Bunyatto (ブニャット)[10]
(0432)
  Normal Glameow (#431) To make itself look intimidatingly beefy, it wraps its twin tails around its waist.
Chingling
Lisyan[3]
(0433)
  Psychic Chimecho (#358) Each time it hops, it makes a ringing sound. It deafens foes by emitting high-frequency cries. It can make eight different sounds.
Stunky
Sukanpū (スカンプー)[10]
(0434)
  Poison / Dark Skuntank (#435) The poison it sprays from its rear end lingers with stench wherever it is sprayed for 24 hours. A whiff from it can even cause memory loss. It is based on a skunk.
Skuntank
Sukatanku (スカタンク)[11]
(0435)
  Poison / Dark Stunky (#434) In its belly, it reserves a vile-smelling, potent fluid that it sprays from the tip of its tail to attack that has a range of over 160 feet. The fluid smells worse the longer it is allowed to fester, but the stench dulls after a few squirts. Attacks from above confound it, and it digs holes in the ground to make its nest. Sometimes, unable to stomach the stench of its own fluid, it leaves the bested prey uneaten.
Bronzor
Dōmirā (ドーミラー)[10]
(0436)
  Steel / Psychic Bronzong (#437) Markings of its back are on walls of caves. It is unknown if they're related.
Bronzong
Dōtakun (ドータクン)[11]
(0437)
  Steel / Psychic Bronzor (#436) It can summon rain clouds. People long ago revered it as the bringer of plentiful harvests.
Bonsly
Usohachi (ウソハチ)[38]
(0438)
  Rock Sudowoodo (#185) It first appeared in XD: Gale of Darkness as part of a side quest, but was not obtainable. People often feel bad for it since it often cries to get moisture out of its system so it can be healthy. This is because if it gets too wet, it will die. Its sweat and tears actually have flavor to it.
Mime Jr.
Manene (マネネ)[39]
(0439)
  Psychic / Fairy[nb 6] Mr. Mime (#122) It habitually mimics foes, and once looked at, they won't be able keep their eyes off it, then it escapes. Sometimes it likes to mimic people so much, it ends up forgetting it was mimicking something else. It likes to go where people gather. It mimics the expressions and motions of those it sees to understand the feelings of others, though its not very good at it. It especially tries to mimic the movements of Mr. Rime that's a good dancer and carefully copies it as an apprentice.

In the Galar region, Mime Jr. evolves into Galarian Mr. Mime, which can then subsequently evolve into Mr. Rime.

Happiny
Pinpuku (ピンプク)[40]
(0440)
  Normal Chansey (#113) Doing its best to imitate Chansey and Blissey, it will store anything white, small, and round inside its pouch and cherish it dearly. Although if you put too many stones in, it can be overloaded and then cannot move. Yet if you take it away, it will throw a tantrum. It sometimes will play house with children for fun.
Chatot
Perap[18]
(0441)
  Normal / Flying No evolution It can copy sounds to make itself sound like other people and Pokémon to confuse them into thinking it is one of them. Chatot is only found in the Southern Hemisphere in Pokémon Go.
Spiritomb
Mikaruge (ミカルゲ)[9]
(0442)
  Ghost / Dark No evolution It is said that 108 malevolent spirits formed this Pokémon. It was banished for its misdeeds 500 years ago. It lays curses by thinking wicked thoughts.
Gible
Fukamaru (フカマル)[13]
(0443)
  Dragon / Ground Gabite (#444) It loves hot weather, so living with one can be a pain. It is known as a Land Shark Pokémon.
Gabite
Gabaito (ガバイト)[7]
(0444)
  Dragon / Ground Gible (#443) Garchomp (#445) It habitually digs up and hoards gems in its nest. Its loot is constantly targeted by thieves.
Garchomp
Gaburiasu (ガブリアス)[41]
(0445)
  Dragon / Ground Gabite (#444) Mega Evolution When it folds its body and extends its wings, it looks like a jet plane and it flies at sonic speeds fast enough to beat one. It dives into flocks of bird Pokémon, swallowing their entire flock whole, and it will never let its prey escape. It has mid-air battles with Salamence to compete for food. It can even run at high speeds and the wind it produces can knock over trees. It seems that its fine scales don't just reduce wind resistance, but their sharp edges also cause injury to any opponent who attacks it. The protuberances on its head serve as sensors and it can even detect distant prey. Garchomp makes its home in volcanic mountains. It flies through the sky, hunting down as much prey as it can. Garchomp is fast both underground and in the sky. It can bring down prey and return to its den before its body has chilled from being outside. It has a feral disposition, so you should be extremely catious if you happen to meet a Garchomp out in the wild.
Munchlax
Gonbe (ゴンベ)[42]
(0446)
  Normal Snorlax (#143) It loves to eats any type of food, even if its a bit rotten, as its stomach can handle such food. It also like to hide food in its fur for later, though it usually forgets about it.
Riolu
Rioru (リオル)[3]
(0447)
  Fighting Lucario (#448) Its body is little yet powerful. It can crest three mountains and cross two canyons in one night.
Lucario
Rukario (ルカリオ)[43]
(0448)
  Fighting / Steel Riolu (#447) Mega Evolution It can sense aura miles away, which let's it know where something is or how someone's doing. It can use this aura as a weapon able to pulverize rocks too. It understands human speech. No foes are able to hide from Lucario because of this. It is a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
Hippopotas
Hipopotasu (ヒポポタス)[10]
(0449)
  Ground Hippowdon (#450) It visually looks different depending on their gender. When hunting, it simply sifts through the sand eating whatever it can find, while the excess sand pours out of the ports of its body. It is also difficult to detect due to it camouflaging in the sand. If angered, it will spray sand from its nostrils.
Hippowdon
Kabarudon (カバルドン)[5]
(0450)
  Ground Hippopotas (#449) Like with Hippopotas, Hippowdon visually looks different depending on their gender. It is extremely short-tempered and easily angered.It can whip up a sandstorm simply by eating sand, using it to crush its foes spirit, then attacks.
Skorupi
Sukorupi (スコルピ)[10]
(0451)
  Poison / Bug Drapion (#452) It grips prey with its razor sharp tail claws and injects poison. It tenaciously hangs on until the poison takes the foes' life. It is weakened by the cold.
Drapion
Dōrāpion (ドラピオン)[3]
(0452)
  Poison / Dark Skorupi (#451) It has a ferocious temperament. Its body is encased in a sturdy shell. Its head rotates 180 degrees, eliminating blind spots.
Croagunk
Guregguru (グレッグル)[3]
(0453)
  Poison / Fighting Toxicroak (#454) Croagunk and Toxicroak are both based on the poison dart frog. In the anime, Croagunk, taking over Misty and Max's job, uses his Poison Jab to keep Brock away from attractive, beautiful women. It has a wickedly cruel personality. However, people don't mind because of its cry and comical features.
Toxicroak
Dokuroggu (ドクロッグ)[5]
(0454)
  Poison / Fighting Toxicroak (#453) Its poison is so toxic that a scratch from its knuckle claw can prove fatal. However, its toxin can become a tonic if you dilute it, mix it with several wild grasses, and boil it over two days.
Carnivine
Masukippa (マスキッパ)[44]
(0455)
  Grass No evolution Hanging from branches using its tentacles in marshes, it looks like a plant. It awaits prey, mouth wide open. It attracts prey with its sweet-smelling saliva, then chomps down. It takes a whole day to eat prey. It walks around on its tentacles in search of a tree branch where it can dangle down and ambush prey. Though this is a plant Pokémon, it has a gluttonous and unruly temperament. It is only found in the Southeastern United States in Pokémon Go.
Finneon
Keikouo (ケイコウオ)[45]
(0456)
  Water Lumineon (#457) Finneon and Lumineon are based on the freshwater butterflyfish.[46]
Lumineon
Neoranto (ネオラント)[11]
(0457)
  Water Finneon (#456)
Mantyke
Tamanta (タマンタ)
(0458)
  Water / Flying Mantine (#226) Mantyke are based on the giant oceanic manta ray.[46] It likes to see boats due to it being so friendly.
Snover
Yukikaburi (ユキカブリ)[5]
(0459)
  Grass / Ice Abomasnow (#460) It grows berries on its head in the spring, which bird Pokémon like to eat.
Abomasnow
Yukinoō (ユキノオー)[41]
(0460)
  Grass / Ice Snover (#459) Mega Evolution It is based on the abominable snow monster. As soon the snow flowers bloom they come out, but when they fall, they retreat into places unknown. It can whip up blizzards in the mountains it lives with. That is why it has been called " The Ice Monster", as it is basically the abominable snowman. A powerful Pokémon, if it sees any packs of Darumaka chasing Snover, it swings its large hammer like arms, which are able to split boulders with ease. It tends to live a quiet life alone in the mountains.
Weavile
Manyūra (マニューラ)[43]
(0461)
  Dark / Ice Sneasel (#215) As an extremely sneaky Pokémon, its claws and increased intelligence help it attack prey in packs of four or five. It communicates with other Weavile by scratching odd symbols on frosted trees or boulders. In Alola, it often hunts Alolan Vulpix and Sandshrew. One Weavile will trip a Sandshrew while another one finishes it off by slashing its soft belly with its claws. A scratch delivered by Weavile's cold claws could cause frostbite. Like Sneasel, it can climb trees easily to steal Pokémon eggs. Sneasel evolves into Weavile when holding a razor claw and leveled up during the night.
Magnezone
Jibakoiru (ジバコイル)[10]
(0462)
  Electric / Steel Magneton (#082) Exposing it to a special magnetic field rearranged its cells causing it to evolve. Its three units generate magnetism. A group actually tried to make it evolve again, but it obviously failed. Sometimes if two of them meet, the magnetism they produce is so strong, they attract each other and then are unable to move. There's been mentions of UFO sightings, but it is usually just Magnezones flying by. Though there are still people who think it came from outer space and some say a strange being is controlled it through its antenna. As it flies, it seems to be receiving strange radio signals and transmitting weird signals for an unknown cause. It uses its radar to monitor its territory, and intruders are quickly Hyper Beamed away.
Lickilicky
Beroberuto (ベロベルト)[47]
(0463)
  Normal Lickitung (#108) Its long, adept, saliva covered tongue will leave you drenched in drool if you go near it. The problem is, its saliva has a very powerful acid that is able to dissolve pretty much anything. It has a space in its throat to store either saliva or its tongue. Contests are held to see how far one's Lickilicky can stretch its tongue, and the current record is more than 82 feet long. It is so skilled with its tongue, it can pick up a small little bean easily. Its hands and feet are rather clumsy compared to its tongue.
Rhyperior
Dosaidon (ドサイドン)[3]
(0464)
  Ground / Rock Rhydon (#112) Its carapace is so tough that it can withstand sword strikes from master swordsman, volcanic eruptions, and even lava to a certain point.
Tangrowth
Mojanbo (モジャンボ)[7]
(0465)
  Grass Tangela (#114) If a foe eats part of its arm or vines, It is alright with it because in the summer its vines grow so much, that you can't even see its eyes. It looks like a shrub in appearance and can hide like one. It ensnares its prey with its long, wrapping vines.
Electivire
Erekiburu (エレキブル)[48]
(0466)
  Electric Electabuzz (#125) Electivire is so powerful that it can power a big city for a whole year.
Magmortar
Būbān (ブーバーン)[8]
(0467)
  Fire Magmar (#126) If Magmortar uses its arm too much (used for firing fireballs) it could partially melt its arm. When hunting, it avoids this method and just roasts them.
Togekiss
Togekissu (トゲキッス)[49]
(0468)
  Fairy[nb 6] / Flying Togetic (#176) It will not appear where there is violence in the world, but appears where pure people live. Not many people have seen it much.
Yanmega
Megayanma (メガヤンマ)[5]
(0469)
  Bug / Flying Yanma (#193) Its long tail helps it balance itself when carrying something as big as an adult human. Its extremely violent, it will waste no time or energy going straight for its prey's most vital openings. Training this Pokémon will require a lot of bravery.
Leafeon
Rīfia (リーフィア)[50]
(0470)
  Grass Eevee (#133) It likes clean air because it uses photosynthesis just like a plant. It is not one to fight, but if it has to, it can sharpen its tail like a sword and its sharp enough to cut large trees. Galarian people favor the distinctive aroma that drifts from this Pokémon's leaves. There's a popular perfume made using that scent. Its cells are found to be just like plants too. The younger they are, the more they smell like fresh grass. With age, their fragrance takes on the odor of fallen leaves.
Glaceon
Gureishia (グレイシア)[7]
(0471)
  Ice Eevee (#133) It can freeze the moisture into ice and fire it and it can drop its body temperature below -75 °F if it needs to. It can cause snow to form in the air, so it is quite popular in ski resorts.
Gliscor
Guraion (グライオン)[7]
(0472)
  Ground / Flying Gligar (#207) It observes prey while hanging upside down from branches, and when the chance comes, it swoops. Its flight is soundless, and when catching prey, its long tail picks them up and its elongated fangs do the rest. If it surprises prey, it can land a critical hit in an instant. After it drains them of their blood, it takes on a look of satisfaction. If it succeeds in catching even the slightest breeze, it can circle the globe without flapping its wings once.
Mamoswine
Manmū (マンムー)[7]
(0473)
  Ice / Ground Piloswine (#221) Its population thinned after the earth warmed up because its twin tusks are which are made of ice.
Porygon-Z
Porigon Z (ポリゴンZ)[11]
(0474)
  Normal Porygon2 (#233) It has not appeared in the anime due to the episode "Dennō Senshi Porygon," which caused Japanese children to have seizures in 1997. Additional software was installed in it, hoping to make it better. However it began acting really strange. The developer of the bizarre disc that was used might have had some bugs. It was modified to allow it to travel through alien dimensions, though it didn't work as planned. Not even academics really know if Porygon-Z can truly be considered an evolution.
Gallade
Erureido (エルレイド)[8]
(0475)
  Psychic / Fighting Kirlia (#281) Mega Evolution This male-only Pokémon, along with Gardevoir, seem to be a current relative to Iron Valiant. True to its honorable warrior image, it is a master of courtesy and swordsmanship, and it can extend its elbows into blades and fight savagely, but it usually does this to protect something or someone. Because it can sense what its foe is thinking, its attacks burst out first, fast, and fierce. Sharply attuned to others' wishes for help, this Pokémon seeks out those in need and aids them in battle. The blades extending from its elbows are sharper than the finest swords. Its swordsmanship, albeit self-taught, is astonishingly impressive. It evolves from Kirlia using a Dawn Stone.
Probopass
Dainōzu (ダイノーズ)[10]
(0476)
  Rock / Steel Nosepass (#299) It controls its three "mini-noses" at its sides to attack or hunt for food, but sometimes it could lose them if its not careful.
Dusknoir
Yonowāru (ヨノワール)[5]
(0477)
  Ghost Dusclops (#356) The antenna on its head acts as a radar. Some say that it is a radar to tell Dusknoir to take spirits to the underworld.
Froslass
Yukimenoko (ユキメノコ)[10]
(0478)
  Ice / Ghost Snorunt (#361) It is a female-only Pokémon whose design is inspired by the Japanese yōkai Yuki-onna, a vengeful spirit that takes the form of a woman and traps its victims with its icy breath or within blizzards.[51] If you are inside your house (and trapped in a blizzard), you should always try to be careful. When you hear a knocking at your door, always check before you answer because it might be a wild Froslass, which can surprisingly freeze you to death instantly if you are not careful.
Rotom
Rotomu (ロトム)[5]
(0479)
  Electric / Ghost No evolution It has a body made of plasma, and its known as a troublesome Pokémon, wreaking havoc upon others. Its electrical body can infiltrate machines and control them in battle or mischief. Research continues on it, as it could be the power source of a unique motor. A boys invention led to multiple different machines that take advantage of its strange capabilities. Rotom is capable of changing between six different forms by possessing various household appliances. It can also possess a special Pokédex used in Alola to assist trainers and a phone in Galar. It can transform into:
  Electric / Fire[nb 7] "Heat Rotom" by possessing an oven. Heat Rotom inhabits a toaster oven made just for it. It has a flair for manipulating flames, as it will gleefully burn your favorite outfit. It makes mischief by turning up the heat, and it will sear the surrounding area, then smile in delight. If the oven isn't working right, it will then become sick.
  Electric / Water[nb 7] "Wash Rotom" by possessing a washing machine. Wash Rotom inhabits a washing machine made just for it. It likes coming up with water-based pranks, so be careful of you don't want your room flooded. It blasts out water to flood places and fight enemies. It smirks in satisfaction at what its done. The model of washing machine Rotoms can possess are now discontinued, so they're traded at high prices.
  Electric / Ice[nb 7] "Frost Rotom" by possessing a refrigerator. Frost Rotom inhabits a refrigerator made just for it. It battles by spewing cold air, and its pulls pranks just the same way. If left alone, you many find that the bath you just filled has been turned to ice. Then it leaps gleefully in delight after freezing the surrounding area. The special motor within the refrigerator is the key to bringing about Rotom's change in form.
  Electric / Flying[nb 7] "Fan Rotom" by possessing a fan. Fan Rotom inhabits a fan made just for it. It applies the power of wind to pull even better pranks. It will happily blow away any kind of important documents you might have. It whips up powerful winds that really blows people away. It then smirks after a prank well pulled. Out of all the machines it can use, the first one was an electric fan.
  Electric / Grass[nb 7] and "Mow Rotom" by possessing a lawnmower. Mow Rotom inhabits a lawnmower made just for it. As it mows down grass and any flowers you were growing, it scatters the clippings everywhere, then proudly swaggers around, cheering about its accomplishments. It is one of the appliances that led to the development of the Rotom Dex found only in Alola.
Uxie
Yukushī (ユクシー)[7]
(0480)
  Psychic No evolution Known as the "Being of Knowledge", it is said that this Legendary Pokémon can wipe away memories of those who see its eyes. It is thought that when Uxie flew, it gave humans the intelligence to improve their quality of life and to solve problems. It is feared yet respected for wiping memories over evil people.
Mesprit
Emuritto (エムリット)[52]
(0481)
  Psychic No evolution Known as the "Being of Emotion", this Legendary Pokémon taught humans emotions such as sorrow, pain, and joy. Although it slumbers at the bottoms of a lake, its spirit is said to fly on top of it. It is feared as those who disrespected it would have their emotions thrown into disarray.
Azelf
Agunomu (アグノム)[8]
(0482)
  Psychic No evolution Known as the "Being of Willpower", this Legendary Pokémon sleeps at the bottom of a lake to keep the world in balance. It is thought that Uxie, Azelf and Mesprit all came from the same egg. When Azelf flew, people gained the willpower and determination to do things. It was dreaded in Hisui, as tales of it show that it manipulated the will of others, turning them into a puppet of its own.
Dialga
Diaruga (ディアルガ)[53]
(0483)
  Steel / Dragon No evolution Part of the Trio of Creation, this Legendary Pokémon has complete control over time and it can use it to travel to the past, present, future, as well as to start and stop time at will. It appears as a deity in Sinnoh myths and legend. It is thought that when Dialga when born, time began, and with every heart beat, time grows more stable. It is the only Pokémon that can learn the signature move Roar of Time.
Palkia
Parukia (パルキア)[54]
(0484)
  Water / Dragon No evolution Part of the Trio of Creation, this Legendary Pokémon has complete control over space and dimensions and can use it to distort space and create and destroy dimensions at will. It appears as a myth and a deity in legends. It is thought that when Palkia was born, space and dimensions were created, and with every breath it takes, space grows more stable. It is theorized that it lives in a gap in the spatial dimension parallel to our own. Its signature move is Spacial Rend.
Heatran
Hīdoran (ヒードラン)[7]
(0485)
  Fire / Steel No evolution It lives in volcanic caves as it climbs walls with its cross shaped feet. Its body is made if rugged steel, but due to its own body heat, it is partially melted in some spots. Boiling blood, like magma circulates in its body. Stories of it tell that it was born from magma on Mount Coronet.
Regigigas
Rejigigasu (レジギガス)[5]
(0486)
  Normal No evolution There is an enduring legend about how this Legendary Pokémon towed the continents together with just rope. It created smaller versions of itself out of clay (Regirock), a special ice mountain (Regice), magma (Registeel), electrons (Regieleki), and dragon energy (Regidrago).
Giratina
Giratina (ギラティナ)[55]
(0487)
  Ghost / Dragon No evolution It is capable of changing between "Altered" and "Origin" Formes. The final member of the Trio of Creation, this Legendary Pokémon has complete control of antimatter and can use it to make all common knowledge distorted and strange. It appears in myths and legends. Because of its violence, it was banished to the Distortion World, a universe where all knowledge is confusing, and it gazes from there. It sometimes appears in cemeteries. There is one Hisuian verse that tells of a powerful light creating a deep shadow. That deep shadow could be Giratina. In order to change between the Altered and Origin forms, the player must give it the Griseous Orb. It is the only Pokémon capable of learning the move Shadow Force.
Cresselia
Kureseria (クレセリア)[56][10]
(0488)
  Psychic No evolution Part of the Lunar Duo, one who holds Cresselia's feather can make a Darkrai's horrible nightmare vanish and have joyful dreams. Cresselia represents the crescent moon.
Phione
Fione (フィオネ)[57]
(0489)
  Water No evolution It can only be obtained by breeding Manaphy, however Phione are incapable of evolving into Manaphy. It is a member of the Sea Guardian Duo along with Manaphy. These Mythical Pokémon live in packs in warm seas. It inflates its sac on its head to drift and look for food. It always returns to where it was born, no matter how far way it may have drifted. Its azure body blends in with the surrounding water, theoretically being a defense mechanism. It is based on Clione Limacina, and its English name is a portmanteau of the last syllable of Manaphy and the word Clione.
Manaphy
Manafi (マナフィ)[58]
(0490)
  Water No evolution Manaphy is other member of the Sea Guardian Duo along with Phione. Manaphy was the last Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex before the Platinum expansion. This Mythical Pokémon lives on the cold sea floor. It always returns to where it was born, no matter how far way it had drifted. Water makes up 80% of its small body, so it is easily affected by its environment. It is born with a wondrous power to let it befriend any creature. It greatly resembles Phione, though the relation is unclear. It is based on Clione Limacina.
Darkrai
Dākurai (ダークライ)[11]
(0491)
  Dark No evolution Darkrai was officially revealed in February 2007. It is the other and last member of the Lunar Duo together with Cresselia. Though it means no harm, it can lull people to nightmarish sleep to protect its territory on moonless nights.
Shaymin
Sheimi (シェイミ)[3]
(0492)
  Grass No evolution "Land Forme"

Shaymin has a second Forme activated by using a Gracidea flower in the daytime. Shaymin's Sky Forme will revert to its Land Forme during the night, while frozen solid, or if deposited in the PC. Its Land Forme is based on a hedgehog. This Mythical Pokémon lives in flower patches and avoids detection by curling up to blend in. It can dissolve toxins in the air, instantly transforming devastated lands into beautiful paradises. If hugged and loved enough, beautiful flowers will appear all over its body. When winter ends and spring begins, people in Hisui celebrate and Shaymin comes to cover the land with lush flowers.

  Grass / Flying "Sky Forme"

As opposed to its original Land Forme, Shaymin becomes the Grass/Flying-type Sky Forme. Shaymin was officially revealed in February 2008, when it was listed as a star of Giratina and the Sky Warrior. In early June of the same year, its Sky Forme was revealed and based on a deer and an angel. When this Mythical Pokémon smells the scent of the particularly rare Gradicea flower, its tiny body transforms into this form. Some people also smelled the flower, but their bodies remain unchanged.

Arceus
Aruseusu (アルセウス)[13]
(0493)
  Normal No evolution Arceus is a white llama-like Pokémon with a golden arch on its back. It serves as the creator deity for the Pokémon universe. The Pokémon's name in both English and Japanese may be derived from the Ancient Greek word "arkhé" (αρχή), meaning "origin" or "beginning". It may also be derived from "alpha", "deus", a Latin word meaning "god", or "archeus", a part of the astral plane in alchemy.[59] When exposed to a plate of a specific type, Arceus changes its type and color to match that plate.[60] With the Legend Plate, however, Arceus' type changes dynamically to whichever would be the most effective on the opponent.[61][62] Arceus debuted in the movie Arceus and the Jewel of Life, where it serves as one of the film's main characters.[63] In the Pokémon universe, Arceus is known as "The Original One", as it is told in mythology that it emerged from an egg before the universe even existed, and that it "shaped all there is in this world".[64][65] It is also said to have created several Legendary Pokémon with its "1,000 arms".[66][67] It appears in Pokémon Legends: Arceus, where it takes a central role.[68] Arceus also stars in Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles, a miniseries that takes some inspiration from Legends: Arceus.[69] It along with Smeargle are the only two Pokémon that can learn its signature move Judgement.[70] This Mythical Pokémon is the creator of all things. It is described in myths and legends as the Pokémon that was born from an egg into nothing and shaped the world with it 1,000 arms. It is the protector of all as well.

Notes edit

  1. ^ Details on Pokémon names, National Pokédex numbers, types and evolutions are obtained from The Pokémon Company International's online Pokédex.[1]
  2. ^ English and Japanese name, as well as National Pokédex number
  3. ^ Only female Burmy evolve into Womadam and their form is determined by the last location Burmy was used in battle.
  4. ^ Only male Burmy evolve into Mothim.
  5. ^ Only female Combee are capable of evolution.
  6. ^ a b Before X and Y, Mime Jr. was a pure Psychic type while Togekiss was Normal/Flying.
  7. ^ a b c d e Before Black and White, all forms of Rotom were dual Electric and Ghost type.

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