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.
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
|Type(s)||Evolves from||Evolves into||Notes|
|Turtwig||Naetoru (ナエトル)||0387||Grass||Beginning of evolution||Grotle (#388)||Its leaf will wilt if it is thirsty. Turtwig's shell is made up of dirt, faintly damp, and warm to the touch. It can use photosynthesis to eat and relax. Turtwig get more energetic the more sunlight it gets.|
|Grotle||Hayashigame (ハヤシガメ)||0388||Grass||Turtwig (#387)||Torterra (#389)||The shell is hardened soil. Some Pokémon come to peck the nutritious and delicious berries that grow on its grove-esque back.|
|Torterra||Dodaitosu (ドダイトス)||0389||Grass||Ground||Grotle (#388)||End of evolution||When Torterra sleeps, bird-type Pokémon like to make their nests in its tree. It appears to be based on Ankylosaurus, but it is actually a turtle. some people think it would look great in a garden scenery. This Pokémon is based on the common myth of the World Turtle.|
|Chimchar||Hikozaru (ヒコザル)||0390||Fire||Beginning of evolution||Monferno (#391)||Chimchar has fire coming out of its rear-end. It produces gas in its belly that creates the fire, even rain cannot put it out.|
|Monferno||Mōkazaru (モウカザル)||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)||0392||Fire||Fighting||Monferno (#391)||End of evolution||Infernape is based on the Monkey King, Sun Wukong. Its martial arts are unmatched in terms of skill. Its a tall and very hardy Pokemon that shrouds its self in a flame as if it's dancing.|
|Piplup||Potchama (ポッチャマ)||0393||Water||Beginning of evolution||Prinplup (#394)||It's so proud that it won't accept any food from people unless it absolutely has to. Its thick coat of fur guards it from the cold.|
|Prinplup||Pottaishi (ポッタイシ)||0394||Water||Piplup (#393)||Empoleon (#395)||One good smack from its flipper can topple a thick tree. It is a solitary Pokemon, and prefers to live alone.|
|Empoleon||Enperuto (エンペルト)||0395||Water||Steel||Prinplup (#394)||End of evolution||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. The Pokédex states that groups of Empoleon are led by the one with the biggest horns, as the horns "attest to its power". It also says that Empoleon can "swim as fast as a jet boat", and that "edges of its wings are sharp and can slice apart drifting ice". The Pokédex also describes Empoleon's tendency to defend their pride, and that they "would slash [anyone who hurts its pride] with wings that can cleave through an ice floe", as well as "decimating anything that threatens its pride", despite "[avoiding] unnecessary disputes". Empoleon is notable for its appearances as a playable character in the arcade and Nintendo Switch versions of Pokkén Tournament.|
|Starly||Mukkuru (ムックル)||0396||Normal||Flying||Beginning of evolution||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)||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)||0398||Normal||Flying||Staravia (#397)||End of evolution||When Staravia evolve into Staraptor, they go solitary for the rest of their life. Because of how strong their wings are, the can carry large prey.|
|Bidoof||Bippa (ビッパ)||0399||Normal||Beginning of evolution||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's 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". The Pokédex describes Bidoof as being "more agile and active than it appears", as well as having "nerves of steel". Additionally, Bidoof's Pokédex entry in Pokémon Legends: Arceus states that Bidoof have "an unsophisticated face" and are "rarely flustered by anything". The Pokédex also states that Bidoof gnaw on logs and rocks and nest alongside water. Bidoof is widely known in the Pokémon community as an "HM Slave", a fan term used for Pokémon whose primary use comes from learning Hidden Machines. This has spawned many internet memes about Bidoof, such as it being a deity, or the star of its own game. The Pokémon Company has leaned into these memes on several occasions, such as declaring 22 October 2018 to be "Bidoof Day" in Pokémon Go, as well as making 1 July 2021 an additional Bidoof Day, featuring appearances all over different Pokémon media, and a limited edition Pokémon trading card. The second Bidoof Day culminated in a Bidoof parody of Never Gonna Give You Up. On 11 January 2022, The Pokémon Company released Bidoof's Big Stand, a 2D short animation starring Bidoof. Despite the popularity of Bidoof in memes, Bidoof's popularity outside of them remains mixed. Jerrad Wyche of The Gamer called Bidoof "the clear cut worst Normal-type of the Sinnoh region", while Keane Ng of The Escapist said Bidoof was "everyone's favorite bucktoothed, ubiquitous, and completely useless and trash-tier Pokémon". However, leaning into these memes, Game Informer's Alex Stadnick described its appearance in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl as a "cultural revolution", showcasing this disparity.|
|Bibarel||Bīdaru (ビーダル)||0400||Normal||Water||Bidoof (#399)||End of evolution||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 sticks and branches it cuts down with its large teeth.|
|Kricketot||Korobōshi (コロボーシ)||0401||Bug||Beginning of evolution||Kricketune (#402)||If it bangs its antennae together, it will sound like a xylophone playing.|
|Kricketune||Korotokku (コロトック)||0402||Bug||Kricketot (#401)||End of evolution||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)||0403||Electric||Beginning of evolution||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)||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)||0405||Electric||Luxio (#404)||End of evolution||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)||0406||Grass||Poison||Beginning of evolution||Roselia (#315)||In winter, Budew closes its bud to endure the cold, when winter ends, it opens it again to release toxic pollen. It is said that when Budew opens its bud, Spring is right around the corner.|
|Roserade||Rozureido (ロズレイド)||0407||Grass||Poison||Roselia (#315)||End of evolution||When hunting prey, Roserade used its densely-lined toxic thorns to finish off its prey. One flower has slow poison, while the other has quick poison. Both will kill you.|
|Cranidos||Zugaidosu (ズガイドス)||0408||Rock||Beginning of evolution||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)||0409||Rock||Cranidos (#408)||End of evolution||It uses its thick skull to bash things with. 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)||0410||Rock||Steel||Beginning of evolution||Bastiodon (#411)||Although its fossils are buried in rocks, only its skull has been found.|
|Bastiodon||Toridepusu (トリデプス)||0411||Rock||Steel||Shieldon (#410)||End of evolution||When attacked, they form a wall with their shield-esque faces to protect their young.|
|Burmy||Minomutchi (ミノムッチ)||0412||Bug||Beginning of evolution||Wormadam (#413)[nb 2]
Mothim (#414)[nb 3]
|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)||0413||Bug||Grass||Burmy (#412)||End of evolution||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)||0414||Bug||Flying||Burmy (#412)||End of evolution||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 because it flies all over the place to get it.|
|Combee||Mitsuhanī (ミツハニー)||0415||Bug||Flying||Beginning of evolution||Vespiquen (#416)[nb 4]||It looks like a beehive when it sleeps. Mothim often come 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)||0416||Bug||Flying||Combee (#415)||End of evolution||This female-only 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)||0417||Electric||No evolution||It has notably been used by Sejun Park to win the 2014 Pokémon World Championships. It is related to the Pikachu line. Though it is usually calm, it will shock you if you touch its electrified tail or cheeks.|
|Buizel||Buizeru (ブイゼル)||0418||Water||Beginning of evolution||Floatzel (#419)||It spins its twin tails to swim faster and has a flotation device on its neck.|
|Floatzel||Furōzeru (フローゼル)||0419||Water||Buizel (#418)||End of evolution||It floats using its well-developed flotation sac. It assists in the rescues of drowning people.|
|Cherubi||Cherinbo (チェリンボ)||0420||Grass||Beginning of evolution||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 Pokemon.|
|Cherrim||Cherimu (チェリム)||0421||Grass||Cherubi (#420)||End of evolution||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. Pokemon 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)||0422||Water||Beginning of evolution||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. 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)||0423||Water||Ground||Shellos (#422)||End of evolution||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's found more often on the land more than the sea. Its also more active on rainy of cloudy days than any other time.|
|Ambipom||Etebōsu (エテボース)||0424||Normal||Aipom (#190)||End of evolution||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)||0425||Ghost||Flying||Beginning of evolution||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. There has also been some commentary on Drifloon's backstory and origins, with critics labelling it as "horrifying," "odd piece of lore," "creepy," "one messed up pocket monster," and even "the ultimate predator." Gizmodo described Drifloon as the Ghost type Pokémon that murders unsuspecting humans to drain their life force. 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." 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 Pokemon designs, but those people have obviously never kicked the crap out of the elite four with a balloon." 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."|
|Drifblim||Fuwaraido (フワライド)||0426||Ghost||Flying||Drifloon (#425)||End of evolution||When it dies, it is said that the gas it excretes is children's souls that it ate.|
|Buneary||Mimiroru (ミミロル)||0427||Normal||Beginning of evolution||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's 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)||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)||0429||Ghost||Misdreavus (#200)||End of evolution||It mutters curses that can give you terrible headaches, nightmares, and visions.|
|Honchkrow||Donkarasu (ドンカラス)||0430||Dark||Flying||Murkrow (#198)||End of evolution||A deep cry can spawn hundreds of its fellow Murkrow to fight for it or to bring it food. It doesn't usually like to fight but it will occasionally deal the finishing blow. If one of its fellow Murkrow fails to do its duty, Honchkrow won't tend to forgive it. Some would think it was night time because of how many of them there are.|
|Glameow||Nyarumā (ニャルマー)||0431||Normal||Beginning of evolution||Purugly (#432)||As it has a domesticated quality, it tends to appear in urban areas. It likes to do what it wants for anything evil.|
|Purugly||Buniātto (ブニャット)||0432||Normal||Glameow (#431)||End of evolution||To make itself look intimidatingly beefy, it wraps its twin tails around its waist.|
|Chingling||Lisyan||0433||Psychic||Beginning of evolution||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)||0434||Poison||Dark||Beginning of evolution||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.|
|Skuntank||Sukatanku (スカタンク)||0435||Poison||Dark||Stunky (#434)||End of evolution||Unlike Stunky, it sprays from the tip of its tail. Sometimes the stench of its poison is so bad, not even it can withstand it and it leaves its prey uneaten.|
|Bronzor||Dōmirā (ドーミラー)||0436||Steel||Psychic||Beginning of evolution||Bronzong (#437)||Markings of it are on walls of caves. It is unknown if they're related.|
|Bronzong||Dōtakun (ドータクン)||0437||Steel||Psychic||Bronzor (#436)||End of evolution||It can summon rain clouds. People long ago revered it as the bringer of plentiful harvests.|
|Bonsly||Usohachi (ウソハチ)||0438||Rock||Beginning of evolution||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)||0439||Psychic||Fairy[nb 5]||Beginning of evolution||Mr. Mime (#122)||It likes to copy others, so if it is in trouble, it can get away while the predator is confused. It likes to copy Mr. Rime, especially because it knows that it is really talented in tap-dancing. It shows up in marketplaces every now and then. It mimics people like a child would, seeing their eyes sparkle as it watches how they react.
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)||0440||Normal||Beginning of evolution||Chansey (#113)||Imitating 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. It sometime will play house with children for fun.|
|Chatot||Perap||0441||Normal||Flying||No evolution||It can copy sounds to make itself sound like other people and Pokémon to confuse them into thinking it's one of them.|
|Spiritomb||Mikaruge (ミカルゲ)||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)||0443||Dragon||Ground||Beginning of evolution||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)||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)||0445||Dragon||Ground||Gabite (#444)||Mega Evolution||It is very vicious when battling for anything. It is so fast that it can go out of its cave, where it likes to live in, hunt, and return without losing heat.|
|Munchlax||Gonbe (ゴンベ)||0446||Normal||Beginning of evolution||Snorlax (#143)||It eats rotten food. Even if it eats it, its stomach is strong enough to handle it.|
|Riolu||Rioru (リオル)||0447||Fighting||Beginning of evolution||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)||0448||Fighting||Steel||Riolu (#447)||Mega Evolution||It senses auras from other living things. It can wield its aura so well, that it can turn a boulder to dust. 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)||0449||Ground||Beginning of evolution||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's 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)||0450||Ground||Hippopotas (#449)||End of evolution||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)||0451||Poison||Bug||Beginning of evolution||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)||0452||Poison||Dark||Skorupi (#451)||End of evolution||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)||0453||Poison||Fighting||Beginning of evolution||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)||0454||Poison||Fighting||Toxicroak (#453)||End of evolution||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)||0455||Grass||No evolution||It attracts prey with its sweet-smelling saliva in its open mouth and then chomps down. It takes a whole day to eat prey. Though its a plant Pokemon it has an aggressive and unruly temperament.|
|Finneon||Keikouo (ケイコウオ)||0456||Water||Beginning of evolution||Lumineon (#457)||Finneon and Lumineon are based on the freshwater butterflyfish.|
|Lumineon||Neoranto (ネオラント)||0457||Water||Finneon (#456)||End of evolution|
|Mantyke||Tamanta (タマンタ)||0458||Water||Flying||Beginning of evolution||Mantine (#226)||Mantyke are based on the giant oceanic manta ray. It likes to see boats due to it being so friendly.|
|Snover||Yukikaburi (ユキカブリ)||0459||Grass||Ice||Beginning of evolution||Abomasnow (#460)||It grows berries on its head in the spring.|
|Abomasnow||Yukinoō (ユキノオー)||0460||Grass||Ice||Snover (#459)||Mega Evolution||It conjures up wicked blizzards to hide itself from others. It is based on the abominable snow monster.|
|Weavile||Manyūra (マニューラ)||0461||Dark||Ice||Sneasel (#215)||End of evolution||As an extremely sneaky Pokémon, its claws and increased intelligence help it attack prey in packs. Like Sneasel, it can climb trees easily to steal Pokémon eggs.|
|Magnezone||Jibakoiru (ジバコイル)||0462||Electric||Steel||Magneton (#082)||End of evolution||People tried evolving it further but failed, and also believe that there are aliens out there, but it is just Magnezone flying by.|
|Lickilicky||Beroberuto (ベロベルト)||0463||Normal||Lickitung (#108)||End of evolution||Lickilicky is so skilled that it can use its tongue to pick up tiny beans and the longest stretching tongue is over 82 feet. However no one truly knows how long its tongue is because of its corrosive saliva.|
|Rhyperior||Dosaidon (ドサイドン)||0464||Ground||Rock||Rhydon (#112)||End of evolution||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)||0465||Grass||Tangela (#114)||End of evolution||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)||0466||Electric||Electabuzz (#125)||End of evolution||Electivire is so powerful that it can power a big city for a whole year.|
|Magmortar||Būbān (ブーバーン)||0467||Fire||Magmar (#126)||End of evolution||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)||0468||Fairy[nb 5]||Flying||Togetic (#176)||End of evolution||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)||0469||Bug||Flying||Yanma (#193)||End of evolution||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 Pokemon will require a lot of bravery.|
|Leafeon||Rīfia (リーフィア)||0470||Grass||Eevee (#133)||End of evolution||It uses photosynthesis, so it doesn't need to eat.|
|Glaceon||Gureishia (グレイシア)||0471||Ice||Eevee (#133)||End of evolution||It can freeze its own moisture to form ice crystals that it can shoot at its foes.|
|Gliscor||Guraion (グライオン)||0472||Ground||Flying||Gligar (#207)||End of evolution||You won't know when a Gliscor will attack you because its so quiet as it climbs up walls.|
|Mamoswine||Manmū (マンムー)||0473||Ice||Ground||Piloswine (#221)||End of evolution||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)||0474||Normal||Porygon2 (#233)||End of evolution||Upon evolving, something went wrong and it began acting strange. It has not appeared in the anime due to the episode "Dennō Senshi Porygon," which caused Japanese children to have seizures in 1997. Its offensive power has greatly increased and now scholars can't tell if its really an evolution based on how it acts.|
|Gallade||Erureido (エルレイド)||0475||Psychic||Fighting||Kirlia (#281)||Mega Evolution||This male-only Pokémon is extremely good with the swords extending from its elbows as it fights with courtesy and swordsmanship, albeit self taught. These swords are sharper than the finest swords. When protecting someone, it will turn very aggressive. It evolves from Kirlia using a Dawn Stone.|
|Probopass||Dainōzu (ダイノーズ)||0476||Rock||Steel||Nosepass (#299)||End of evolution||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)||0477||Ghost||Dusclops (#356)||End of evolution||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)||0478||Ice||Ghost||Snorunt (#361)||End of evolution||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. 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)||0479||Electric||Ghost||No evolution||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 6]||"Heat Rotom" by possessing an oven,|
|Electric||Water[nb 6]||"Wash Rotom" by possessing a washing machine,|
|Electric||Ice[nb 6]||"Frost Rotom" by possessing a refrigerator,|
|Electric||Flying[nb 6]||"Fan Rotom" by possessing a fan,|
|Electric||Grass[nb 6]||and "Mow Rotom" by possessing a lawnmower.|
|Uxie||Yukushī (ユクシー)||0480||Psychic||No evolution||Known as the "Being of Knowledge", it gave people the power to solve problems and improve their quality of life. It can also wipe people's memories from those who see its eyes. It sleeps deep at the bottom of a lake.|
|Mesprit||Emuritto (エムリット)||0481||Psychic||No evolution||Known as the "Being of Emotion", it gave humans the power of feeling and emotions. Rumour says that if you touch a Mesprit, you will lose all emotions three days later. It sleeps deep at the bottom of a lake.|
|Azelf||Agunomu (アグノム)||0482||Psychic||No evolution||Known as the "Being of Willpower", Azelf gave humans the power of determination and willpower. Some people think that Uxie, Mesprit, and Azelf were all born from the same egg together. It sleeps at the bottom of a deep lake.|
|Dialga||Diaruga (ディアルガ)||0483||Steel||Dragon||No evolution||Part of the Trio of Creation, Dialga has the power to control time. Appearing in Sinnoh legends, it is said that Dialga can freely travel through the past and future. Some people think that when it was born, time began moving, and, with every heartbeat it has, time flows with it. It is the only Pokémon that can learn the signature move Roar of Time.|
|Palkia||Parukia (パルキア)||0484||Water||Dragon||No evolution||Part of the Trio of Creation, Palkia has total control over space and dimensions. Within Sinnoh legends, Palkia lives inside a gap parallel to ours and can distort space. It can freely warp itself to other places or even dimensions and space become more stable with every breath it takes. Its signature move is Spacial Rend.|
|Heatran||Hīdoran (ヒードラン)||0485||Fire||Steel||No evolution||Heatran lives in volcanic caves. Its magma-like blood circulates partially melting its body of rugged steel because of it. It can climb walls with its cross-shaped feet.|
|Regigigas||Rejigigasu (レジギガス)||0486||Normal||No evolution||The creator of the Regi quintet, stories have been told of it being so strong it towed the continents with large ropes. It also made smaller versions of itself using magma, ice, electrons, pure dragon energy, and clay (Registeel, Regice, Regieleki, Regidrago, and Regirock).|
|Giratina||Giratina (ギラティナ)||0487||Ghost||Dragon||No evolution||It is capable of changing between "Altered" and "Origin" Formes. The final member of the Trio of Creation, Giratina controls antimatter. It was banished to the Distortion world where knowledge is strange and weird due to its violence. It watches quietly from there. 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)||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)||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. It loves warm waters and the floatation sac on its head can let it travel anywhere and it will always return to where it was born, no matter the distance. 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)||0490||Water||No evolution||Manaphy is the second member of the Sea Guardian Duo along with Phione. Manaphy was the last Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex before the Platinum expansion. It has a great power of friendship that allows it to bond with any person and Pokémon. It is based on Clione Limacina.|
|Darkrai||Dākurai (ダークライ)||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. Darkrai can cast horrible nightmares on you if you enter its territory although it is relatively harmless as it uses it as a last resort.|
|Shaymin||Sheimi (シェイミ)||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. To avoid detection, it curls up to look like a patch of grass. It absorbs toxin to dissolve them into the air.
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. Now that it can fly, it takes to the sky, making it really hard to find. The Gracidea flower grants it with gratitude.
|Arceus||Aruseusu (アルセウス)||0493||Normal||No evolution||Arceus is a white horse-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. When exposed to a plate of a specific type, Arceus changes its type and color to match that plate. With the Legend Plate, however, Arceus' type changes dynamically to whichever would be the most effective on the opponent. Arceus debuted in the movie Arceus and the Jewel of Life, where it serves as one of the film's main characters. 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". It is also said to have created several Legendary Pokémon with its "1,000 arms". It appears in Pokémon Legends: Arceus, where it takes a central role. Arceus also stars in Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles, a miniseries that takes some inspiration from Legends: Arceus. It along with Smeargle are the only two Pokémon that can learn its signature move Judgement.|
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