Ampharos

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Ampharos
デンリュウ
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Flaaffy < Ampharos > Mega Ampharos

Species Type
Light Pokémon Electric.png
Number Ability
#181 Static
Plus
Height Weight
4′7″ (1.4m) 135.6 lbs. (61.5kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Flaaffy Mega Ampharos
Egg Group Catch Rate
Monster
Field
45
Tier EV Yield
NU/RU 3 Special Attack Points

Ampharos (デンリュウ) is the 55th Pokémon in the Johto Pokédex. It is an Electric-Type, and it is known as the Light Pokémon.

Ampharos uses the Static Ability. This Ability has a 30% chance of afflicting an opponent that uses an attack that makes contact with it with Paralysis. A second Ability is available to Ampharos from the Dream World, the Plus Ability. When using this Ability in conjunction with another Pokémon that has either the Plus or Minus Ability, its Special Attack increases by 50%.

Mareep can evolve into Flaaffy at Level 15 and can evolve into Ampharos at Level 30.

Ampharos is in the Egg Groups Monster and Field, and its Egg will hatch after approximately 5,120 Steps. It takes Ampharos 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Ampharos has a yellow body and has a white belly, he/she is also able to stand on two feet. Ampharos's most distinguishing feature is its yellow and black tail with a red coloured ball on the end and the red ball on top of his forehead.

[edit] Gender Differences

There are no distinguishing features that appear in the male and female version of this Pokémon.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Ampharos was introduced in the Second Generation of Pokémon. Jasmine tends to an Ampharos that is ill in the Olivine Lighthouse. To obtain an Ampharos you'll have to evolve Flaaffy.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Ampharos can be obtained in Pokémon Colosseum and Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, but to obtain one in either game you'll have to purify Flaaffy and Mareep in each respective game and evolve each Pokémon.

Ampharos appears at Endless Level 10, Forever Level 5 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Ampharos can only be obtained by evolving Flaaffy in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Ampharos appears at Amp Plains I6F-I9F and Landslide Cave B1-B12. Ampharos is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Light Summit 21F-29F and the following Floors on Legendary Mountains: 26 & 27, 29, 33, 36, 41 & 42, 44 & 45 and 48 & 49.

Ampharos can be found within the Altru Building and Altru Tower in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. Ampharos appears within the 5th Trial room in Rasp Cavern, the west cave on the second floor of Mt. Layuda, and in the upper levels of the Oblivia Region Sky Fortress during the Present Era in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs. In the past, Ampharos can be obtained in the Ice Temple missions "Round and Round! Find the Floor" and "Rush Ahead! Don't Look Back!" by defeating it or another Pokémon in its evolution line and obtaining a Slate. Whether that slate is for Ampharos or not won't be known until after defeating either level's Boss.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Ampharos is listed in the Black/White promo set and as a Rare Card in Pokémon Organized Play Series 7. Ampharos is listed as a Common Card in the VS (2; 1 Jasmine, 1 Lance) set, and as a Rare Card in the Neo Genesis, Neo revelation, Neo Destiny, Expedition (2), Aquapolis, EX Dragon (EX Card), EX Team Rocket Returns, EX Unseen Forces, EX Dragon Frontiers (Delta Species Card), Secret Wonders, Platinum, HeartGold/SoulSilver, and Call of Legends sets. Ampharos is also listed as an Ultra Rare card in the HeartGold/SoulSilver set.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

In a parallel to the games Gold, Silver and Crystal, Jasmine's Ampharos, which lights a lighthouse near Olivine City, was sick during the episode Fight for the Light; the medicine was delivered in the episode Throwing in the Noctowl! Watt also used an Ampharos during the episode Manectric Charge!

[edit] Movies

Ampharos has yet to appear in any of the films as of writing.

[edit] Manga

In Pokémon Adventures Jasmine has a Ampharos that was rescued with her from the Bell Tower by Gold and Silver.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Ampharos finds itself in the Never-Utilized and Rarely-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling. Ampharos isn't the typical Electric-Type as it doesn't have either low Defenses or high Speed. It doesn't have a real recovery move outside of Rest, which means it can still be worn down.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Gold/Silver None Evolve Flaaffy
Crystal None Trade
Ruby/Sapphire None Trade
Emerald None Evolve Flaaffy
FireRed/LeafGreen None Evolve Flaaffy
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Evolve Flaaffy
HeartGold/SoulSilver None Evolve Flaaffy
Black None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade from White
White None Evolve Flaaffy

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red N/A
Pokémon Blue N/A
Pokémon Yellow N/A



II Pokémon Gold The tail's tip shines brightly and can be seen from far away. It acts as a beacon for lost people.
II Pokémon Silver The bright light on its tail can be seen far away. It has been treasured since ancient times as a beacon.
II Pokémon Crystal When it gets dark, the light from its bright, shiny tail can be seen from far away on the ocean's surface.



III Pokémon Ruby Ampharos gives off so much light that it can be seen even from space. People in the old days used the light of this Pokémon to send signals back and forth with others far away.
III Pokémon Sapphire Ampharos gives off so much light that it can be seen even from space. People in the old days used the light of this Pokémon to send signals back and forth with others far away.
III Pokémon Emerald It gives off so much light that it can be seen even from space. People in the old days used its light to send signals back and forth with others far away.
III Pokémon FireRed The bright light on its tail can be seen far away. It has been treasured since ancient times as a beacon.
III Pokémon LeafGreen The tail's tip shines brightly and can be seen from far away. It acts as a beacon for lost people.



IV Pokémon Diamond The tip of its tail shines brightly. In the olden days, people sent signals using the tail's light.
IV Pokémon Pearl The tip of its tail shines brightly. In the olden days, people sent signals using the tail's light.
IV Pokémon Platinum The tip of its tail shines brightly. In the olden days, people sent signals using the tail's light.
IV Pokémon HeartGold The tail's tip shines brightly and can be seen from far away. It acts as a beacon for lost people.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver The bright light on its tail can be seen far away. It has been treasured since ancient times as a beacon.



V Pokémon Black The tip of its tail shines brightly. In the olden days, people sent signals using the tail's light.
V Pokémon White The tip of its tail shines brightly. In the olden days, people sent signals using the tail's light.
V Pokémon Black 2 The tip of its tail shines so brightly it can be used to send sea-navigation beacons to distant foreign shores.
V Pokémon White 2 The tip of its tail shines so brightly it can be used to send sea-navigation beacons to distant foreign shores.



VI Pokémon X The tail's tip shines brightly and can be seen from far away. It acts as a beacon for lost people.
VI Pokémon Y The tail's tip shines brightly and can be seen from far away. It acts as a beacon for lost people.

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

Stat
Speed Full.pngEmpty.pngEmpty.png
Power Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Technique Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Stamina Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Jump Full.pngFull.pngFull.png

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
HP
90
- 290 384 -
Atk
75
139 155 249 273
Def
75
139 155 249 273
Sp. Atk
115
211 235 329 361
Sp. Def
90
166 185 279 306
Spd
55
103 115 209 229

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Fire Punch Fire.png 75 100 Physical
Start Tackle Normal.png 35 95 Physical
Start
5
Growl Normal.png N/A 100 Status
Start
10
Thundershock Electric.png 40 100 Special
Start
14
Thunder Wave Electric.png N/A 100 Status
20 Cotton Spore Grass.png N/A 85 Status
25 Charge Electric.png N/A N/A Status
30 Thunderpunch Electric.png 75 100 Physical
33 Electro Ball Electric.png ?? 100 Special
40 Cotton Guard Grass.png N/A N/A Status
48 Discharge Electric.png 80 100 Special
55 Signal Beam Bug.png 75 100 Special
63 Light Screen Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
71 Power Gem Rock.png 70 100 Special
79 Thunder Electric.png 120 70 Special

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.png 150 90 Special
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM20 Safeguard Normal.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.png 90 100 Special
TM25 Thunder Electric.png 110 70 Special
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.png 75 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM49 Echoed Voice Normal.png 40 100 Special
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.png 120 70 Special
TM56 Fling Dark.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM57 Charge Beam Electric.png 50 90 Special
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.png 150 90 Physical
TM70 Flash Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM72 Volt Switch Electric.png 70 100 Special
TM73 Thunder Wave Electric.png -- 100 Status
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.png 60 100 Physical
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM93 Wild Charge Electric.png 90 100 Physical
TM94 Rock Smash Fighting.png 40 100 Physical
HM04 Strength Normal.png 80 100 Physical


[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Take Down Normal.png 90 85% Physical
Body Slam Normal.png 85 100% Physical
Screech Normal.png -- --% Status
Odor Sleuth Normal.png -- --% Status
Charge Electric.png -- --% Status
Flatter Dark.png -- 100% Status
Sand-attack Ground.png -- 100% Status
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
After You Normal.png -- --% Status
Agility Psychic.png -- --% Status


[edit] Mareep Exclusive Moves: Via Dream World

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Reflect Psychic.png -- --% Status
Shock Wave Electric.png 60 --% Special

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via Purification (Mareep Exclusive Moves)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Heal Bell Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Emerald
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Dynamicpunch Fighting.png 100 50% Physical
Defense Curl Normal.png -- --% Status
[edit] Fire Red/Leaf Green
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Mega Punch Normal.png 80 85% Physical
Mega Kick Normal.png 120 75% Physical
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Counter Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Seismic Toss Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Mimic Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Reflect Psychic.png -- --% Status


[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Diamond/Pearl/Platinum
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Fire Punch Fire.png 75 100% Physical
Thunderpunch Electric.png 75 100% Physical
Magnet Rise Electric.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 100 40% Special
Swift Normal.png -- 60% Special
Outrage Dragon.png 120 100% Physical
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Heal Bell Normal.png -- --% Status
Headbutt Normal.png 100 70% Physical

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Mareep Flaaffy Ampharos Mega Ampharos
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Level 15 -- Level 30 -- Mega Stone

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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