Aipom can have one of two Abilities: Run Away, which allows it to run away from battle except for trainer battles or situations in which it is blocked from running, either by a move such as Mean Look or Ability such as Shadow Tag; or Pickup, which gives it a 10% Chance to find and hold an item after each battle, unless it is already holding an item, and starting in Generation V, Pickup can also pick up an item that was used during battle by an opposing or allied Pokémon. A third Ability is available to Aipom from the Dream World, the Skill Link Ability. This Ability allows for attacks that hit 2-5 times in succession to always hit five times.
Aipom is in the Field Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Aipom 800,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Aipom takes on the appearance of a small purple monkey that has a hand at the end of its tail.
The Mohawk that is on an Aipom's head is slightly longer on the female than a Male Aipom's Mohawk.
Aipom can be found at any of the Sweet Honey Trees in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum by using Honey on them. In Heart Gold and Soul Silver, Aipom can only be found by using Headbutt on trees at Routes 28, 33, 42, 44, 45, 46, Azalea Town and Mt. Silver.
Aipom appears at Endless Level 3, Trozei Battle, Forever Level 3 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!
Aipom can be found at Uproar Forest 1F-6F in Blue Rescue Team. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Aipom appear at Mystery Jungle B1-B29, and at Mystifying Forest B1-B13. Mystifying Forest is known as Mystic Forest in Explorers of Sky. Aipom is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Sparkling Plains 1F-11F and Final Cave 2F & 3F.
Aipom can be found on Union Road in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Aipom appear at Curl Bay and the sixth floor of the Wireless Tower in the Present, and in the Ice Temple Missions "Round and Round! Find the Floor!" in the Past. In both missions you'll have to defeat it and obtain its Slate in order to obtain an Aipom.
Aipom can be obtained by completing a Tag Race at either the Meadow Zone or Haunted Zone in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure. In PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, Aipom appears at the Crag Area's Colosseum, befriended by completing a Tag Race.
Aipom appear at Shimmering Lake Treetops 2-4 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
Trading Card Game
Aipom is listed in the 9th Movie Halfdeck and the Diamond & Pearl Promos set. Aipom is listed as a Common Card in the Neo Revelation, Aquapolis, Mysterious Treasures, Majestic Dawn (2), Unleashed, Triumphant and Dragons Exalted sets, and as an Uncommon Card in the Neo Genesis and EX Unseen Forces sets.
Wild Aipom would appear throughout Ash's journey in Johto, but it wouldn't be until the episode Slaking Kong in which a Wild Aipom would start to follow Ash. It would continue to follow Ash until he captured it in the episode Channeling the Battle Zone. It would remain with Ash until he traded it to Dawn for her Buizel in the episode Throwing A Track Switch, traded to Dawn because Aipom enjoyed Pokémon Contests more than battling.
A trainer named Lisa would use an Aipom during the film The Spell of the Unown. Ash's Aipom would appear in the films Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea and The Rise of Darkrai, along with the Pikachu Short "Pikachu's Island Adventure." After being traded to Dawn, Aipom would also appear in the Pikachu Short "Pikachu's Exploration Club."
Aipom's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
Aipom finds itself in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.
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Generation III Exclusive Moves
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Generation IV Exclusive Moves
- TM01: Focus Punch
- TM03: Water Pulse
- TM34: Shock Wave
- TM43: Secret Power
- TM58: Endure
- TM78: Captivate
- TM83: Natural Gift
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Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
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