|#348|| Battle Armor|
|4′11″ (1.5m)||150.4 lbs. (68.2kg)|
|Male: 87.5%||Female: 12.5%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NU/RU||2 Attack Points|
Armaldo uses the Battle Armor Ability. This Ability nullifies an attack's chances of landing a Critical Hit. A second Ability is available to Armaldo from the Dream World, the Swift Swim Ability. This Ability doubles its Speed Statistic when it is Raining, but its Speed won't double on the same turn in which it starts to rain.
Anorith can evolve into Armaldo once it reaches Level 40.
Armaldo is in the Water 3 Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 7,680 Steps to hatch. It takes Armaldo approximately 600,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Armaldo resembles a bipedal, armored bug-like dinosaur.
 Gender Differences
Armaldo doesn't have any gender differences to differentiate between male and female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
 Spin-off Games
Armaldo appears at Endless Level 18, Forever Level 67 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Armaldo is only obtainable by evolving an Anorith in the first two waves of Mystery Dungeon games. Armaldo is exclusive to Stormy Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Stormy Seas 1F-17F, and the following floors of Legendary Wetland: 29, 32, 34-37, 40-43 and 47-48.
Armaldo appears at Oblivia Ruins in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs in the Present, and the Ice Temple Mission "Time! Time! Time" by defeating it and obtaining its Slate, but the mission's short time limit makes mission completion a challenge in itself, especially when attempting this mission alone.
Armaldo can be found at Shimmering Lake Cave 2-4 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
The only way to obtain an Armaldo in Pokémon Conquest is to evolve an Anorith.
 Trading Card Game
Armaldo appears in five sets and Pokémon Organized Series 1 as an EX Rare Card. It is listed as a Rare Card in the EX Sandstorm, EX Legend Maker (EX Card), EX Holon Phantoms (Delta Species Card), EX Power Keepers and Legends Awakened sets.
 Anime/Manga Information
Nando used an Armaldo during the Sinnoh League in the episode League Unleashed! It defeated Ash's Staraptor before falling simultaneously with Quilava, whom evolved from Cyndaquil shortly before the tournament.
Armaldo appears in the film Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, its lone film appearance to date.
Armaldo's Manga info is unknown at this time.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Armaldo finds itself in the Never-Utilized and Rarely-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling. While it has good defenses, Armaldo has a very high Attack, which is great for sweeping. Armaldo also has access to Rapid Spin for clearing away entry hazards, and it can use Stealth Rock as well.
The biggest problem that hurts Armaldo is a relatively low Special Defense, a weakness that can be preyed upon by special sweepers. Its low Speed really lets it down unless it has Trick Room support or is using Swift Swim, which makes it a dangerous sweeper. Plus, its sweeping prowess gets hampered if it takes a Burn.
 Area Location
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
|Black 2/White 2||None||Evolve Anorith|
 Pokédex Entries
|III||Pokémon Ruby||Armaldo's tough armor makes all attacks bounce off. This Pokémon's two enormous claws can be freely extended or contracted. They have the power to punch right through a steel slab.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||Armaldo is a Pokémon species that became extinct in prehistoric times. This Pokémon is said to have walked on its hind legs, which would have been more convenient for life on land.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||Armaldo usually lives on land. However, when it hunts for prey, it dives beneath the ocean. It swims around using its two large wings.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||Protected by a hard shell, its body is very sturdy. It skewers prey with its claws to feed.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||Protected by a hard shell, its body is very sturdy. It skewers prey with its claws to feed.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||It went ashore after evolving. Its entire body is clad in a sturdy armor.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||It went ashore after evolving. Its entire body is clad in a sturdy armor.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||It went ashore after evolving. Its entire body is clad in a sturdy armor.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||Its enormous, retractable claws can cut through most anything. Its entire body is clad in sturdy plates.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||Its enormous, retractable claws can cut through most anything. Its entire body is clad in sturdy plates.|
|V||Pokémon Black||It went ashore after evolving. Its entire body is clad in a sturdy armor.|
|V||Pokémon White||It went ashore after evolving. Its entire body is clad in a sturdy armor.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||It went ashore after evolving. Its entire body is clad in a sturdy armor.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||It went ashore after evolving. Its entire body is clad in a sturdy armor.|
 Pokéathlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Dream World (Anorith)
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves (Fire Red/Leaf Green)
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
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