|Long Tail Pokémon|
|#424|| Technician/ Pickup|
|3′11″ (1.2m)||44.8 lbs. (20.3kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|RU||2 Speed Points|
Ambipom (Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Normal-Type, and is known as the Long Tail Pokémon.) is the 64th Pokémon in the
Ambipom has two main abilities. The first Ability it can have is Technician, which increases the power of moves with a base power of 60 or less by 50%. The second main ability it can have is Pickup. Pickup gives Ambipom a 10% chance to pick up random items after every battle. Ambipom's Dream World ability is Skill Link. This ability causes all multi-hit moves to always hit the maximum number of times.
Ambipom is in the Field Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Ambipom 800,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Ambipom looks very similar to its pre-evolution, Aipom. It is a monkey-like Pokémon, and it has two tails, instead of Aipom's one. Each of these tails have a much bigger, ball-shaped hand on the end of them, and red tips. Ambipom is almost completely purple, with the exception of its face, it's torso, and the hands on its tails.
Female Ambipom has longer strands of hair on the top of its head than Male Ambipom.
The only way to obtain an Ambipom in Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, Heart Gold and Soul Silver is to evolve Aipom. In Black 2 and White 2, an Ambipom can be obtained as part of an in-game trade in Accumula Town. An Excadrill is the Pokémon requested in exchange.
Ambipom can be found at The Nightmare B1-B17, Marine Resort B1-B19 and Sky Stairway 1F-49F in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky. Ambipom is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing on the Path to Treasure Island B20-B40.
Ambipom will appear within Vien Forest after an In-Game Quest in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Ambipom appear within the Daybreak Ruins, but it is blocked by a large stone slab that bears Tyranitar's image. To access this room, you'll have to clear the Fire Temple mission "Graveler's Terrible Rocks in the Past. Ambipom can be obtained in the Past by defeating it and obtaining its Slate in the missions "Round and Round! Find the Floor!" and "Rush Ahead! Don't Look Back!"
Ambipom appears at Shimmering Lake Treetops 2-4 in Pokémon Rumble Blast after completing the game.
Trading Card Game
Ambipom is listed as a Common Card in the Rising Rivals set, an Uncommon Card in the Majestic Dawn set, and as a Rare Card in the Mysterious Treasures, Triumphant and Dragons Exalted sets.
After being traded to Dawn, Aipom would evolve into Ambipom in the episode Journey to the Unown!. Dawn would continue to use Ambipom in various situations, including a couple of Pokémon Contests. Dawn would last use Ambipom in the episode To Thine Own Pokémon Be True!, in which the team of Dawn and Ambipom won a Pokémon Ping Pong Competition. Ambipom would be sent to a trainer name Ou after the competition to train.
Dawn's Ambipom would appear in the film Giratina and the Sky Warrior and the accompanying Pikachu Short "Pikachu's Great Ice Adventure".
Ambipom's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
In Generation VI, Ambipom finds itself in the RarelyUsed (RU) tier of competitive battling. Unfortunately for Ambipom, while its usage remains high enough to keep it in the RU tier, it is among the worst and most notorious Pokemon that reside in the tier, being borderline unviable in RU. Technician Fake Out is not enough of a niche to keep Ambipom afloat, and its frailty and lack of resistances make Ambipom easy to pick off. It also has an inability to KO opposing threats due to mediocre power and reliance on neutral attacks to damage opposing Pokemon. Bulkier teams easily handle Ambipom, and very common Pokemon like Alomomola and Diancie can take advantage of Ambipom's presence. Ambipom's lackluster traits leave it without a decent niche in the RU tier, and it is outclassed by many other physical threats that bring much more to the table.
Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
Aipom Exclusive Moves Learned in Generation III
- NOTE: Aipom can only learn these moves in the Third Generation of Pokémon games. However, an Ambipom can still know these moves if it knew these moves before being transferred to the fourth Generation of games, and then the current Generation (fifth), but also evolving into Ambipom after being transferred from Generation 3.
Via Move Tutor
Generation IV Exclusive Moves
- TM01: Focus Punch
- TM03: Water Pulse
- TM34: Shock Wave
- TM43: Secret Power
- TM58: Endure
- TM78: Captivate
- TM83: Natural Gift
Via Move Tutor
Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
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