Drapion

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Drapion
ドラピオン
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Skorupi < Drapion > Croagunk

Species Type
Ogre Scorp Pokémon Poison.pngDark.png
Number Ability
#452 Battle Armor/ Sniper
Keen Eye
Height Weight
4′3″ (1.3m) 135.6 lbs. (61.5kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Skorupi None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Bug/Water 3 45
Tier EV Yield
RU 2 Defense Points

Drapion (ドラピオン) is the 128th Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Poison/Dark Type, and is known as the Ogre Scorp Pokémon.

Drapion can use one of two Abilities: Battle Armor, which prevents the opponents' moves from landing a Critical Hit; or Sniper, which causes its moves that score a Critical Hit to receive an increase of power by three times. A third Ability is available to Drapion from the Dream World, the Keen Eye Ability. This Ability prevents its Accuracy from being lowered and reducing the odds of encountering Wild Pokémon of a lower level by 50%.

Skorupi can evolve into Drapion at Level 40.

Drapion is in the Egg Groups Bug and Water 3, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Drapion 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Drapion resembles a big, purple scorpion. Its whole body is segmented, and it alternates between a light and dark purple. There are small spikes on its head, and two long structures coming from the sides of its head that resemble Skorupi's tails, with pincers at the ends. There is another structure exactly like this that serves as a tail.

[edit] Gender Differences

Drapion doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Drapion can be found at the Great Marsh as a Daily Binocular Pokémon in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum. In Heart Gold, Soul Silver, Black 2 and White 2, the only way to obtain a Drapion is to evolve Skorupi.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Drapion can be found at Sky Rift B1-B6 in Explorers of Time and Explorers of Darkness, and at Sky Fissure B1-B6 in Explorers of Sky. Drapion is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Weird Forest 13F-23F and the following floors of Legendary Mountains: 26-28, 30, 32, 34, 38 & 39, 41-43 and 48 & 49.

Drapion is a Boss Pokémon in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, a battle that takes place on the Freighter. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Drapion appears in the Interior of Mt. Layuda in the Present, and is the Boss of the Forest Temple mission "Drapion of the Forest Temple" in the Past, but can be obtained by finishing the mission with an S Rank.

Drapion can be found at Viperia and Yaksha in Pokémon Conquest.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Drapion appears in the Diamond/Pearl/Platinum Promos set as a Lv. X Card, and is listed as a Rare Card in the Diamond and Pearl, Stormfront, Rising Rivals and Triumphant sets. Drapion is listed as an Ultra Rare card in the Platinum set, but this Drapion is a Lv. X Card.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Drapion has mostly appeared with other trainers in the Anime. Hunter J would use her Drapion in the episodes Mutiny in the Bounty!, Ill-Will Hunting and the second half of Pokémon Ranger and the Kidnapped Riolu. Aaron would use a Drapion in the films A Trainer and Child Reunion and Aiding the Enemy, and Paul's brother Reggie would appear with a Drapion in a flashback during the episode A Pyramiding Rage!

Most recently Paul would use his Drapion in his Sinnoh League matchup against Ash. It would defeat Ash's Buizel. Staraptor and Torterra before being defeated by Gliscor.

[edit] Movies

Wild Drapion appear in the films Giratina and the Sky Warrior and Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

[edit] Manga

Drapion's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Drapion finds itself in the Rarely-Utilized Tier of Competitive Battling. It's statistical spread is relatively mixed, utilizing speed, defense and attack to ruin an opponent's day. Plus, its typing leaves it only vulnerable to Ground type moves if Miracle Eye doesn't get used on it, and in a tier loaded with Ghost-type Pokémon, it excels at using Pursuit and can use many different sets. However, Ground-type Pokémon will be its biggest problem, as well as Pokémon that are faster than Drapion that also boast a high Attack of their own, such as Archeops, for example.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 10% Great Marsh: Daily Binocular Pokémon
Heart Gold/Soul Silver None Evolve Skorupi
Black/White None PokéTransfer, Dream World, or Trade
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World, or Evolve Skorupi

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red N/A
Blue N/A
Yellow N/A
II Gold N/A
Silver N/A
Crystal N/A
III Ruby N/A
Sapphire N/A
Emerald N/A
FireRed N/A
LeafGreen N/A
IV Diamond It has the power in its clawed arms to make scrap of a car. The tips of its claws release poison.
Pearl Its body is encased in a sturdy shell. Its head rotates 180 degrees, eliminating blind spots.
Platinum Possessing a sturdy build, it takes pride in its strength, taking down foes without using toxins.
HeartGold It attacks people and Pokémon that cross the desert. This has only furthered its bad reputation.
SoulSilver It attacks people and Pokémon that cross the desert. This has only furthered its bad reputation.
V Black Possessing a sturdy build, it takes pride in its strength, taking down foes without using toxins.
White Possessing a sturdy build, it takes pride in its strength, taking down foes without using toxins.
Black 2 It takes pride in its strength. Even though it can tear foes apart, it finishes them off with a powerful poison.
White 2 It takes pride in its strength. Even though it can tear foes apart, it finishes them off with a powerful poison.
VI X It takes great pride in its strength. Even though it can tear foes apart, it finishes them off with powerful poison.
Y It has the power in its clawed arms to make scrap of a car. The tips of its claws release poison.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

Stats
Speed
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Power
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Technique
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Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.png

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
70
. 250 344 .
Atk
90
166 185 279 306
Def
110
202 225 319 350
Sp. Atk
60
112 125 219 240
Sp. Def
75
139 155 249 273
Speed
95
175 195 289 317

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

[edit] Black/White

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Thunder Fang Electric.gif 65 95 Physical.png
Start Ice Fang Ice.gif 65 95 Physical.png
Start Fire Fang Fire.gif 65 95 Physical.png
Start Bite Dark.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Start Poison Sting Poison.gif 15 100 Physical.png
Start Leer Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
Start
6
Knock Off Dark.gif 20 100 Physical.png
12 Pin Missile Bug.gif 14 85 Physical.png
17 Acupressure Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
23 Scary Face Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
28 Toxic Spikes Poison.gif N/A N/A Other.png
34 Bug Bite Bug.gif 60 100 Physical.png
39 Poison Fang Poison.gif 50 100 Physical.png
48 Hone Claws Dark.gif N/A N/A Other.png
56 Venoshock Poison.gif 65 100 Special.png
65 Crunch Dark.gif 80 100 Physical.png
73 Cross Poison Poison.gif 70 100 Physical.png

[edit] Black 2/White 2

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Thunder Fang Electric.gif 65 95 Physical.png
Start Ice Fang Ice.gif 65 95 Physical.png
Start Fire Fang Fire.gif 65 95 Physical.png
Start Bite Dark.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Start Poison Sting Poison.gif 15 100 Physical.png
Start Leer Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
Start
5
Knock Off Dark.gif 20 100 Physical.png
9 Pin Missile Bug.gif 14 85 Physical.png
13 Acupressure Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
16 Pursuit Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
20 Bug Bite Bug.gif 60 100 Physical.png
23 Poison Fang Poison.gif 50 100 Physical.png
27 Venoshock Poison.gif 65 100 Special.png
30 Hone Claws Dark.gif N/A N/A Other.png
34 Toxic Spikes Poison.gif N/A N/A Other.png
38 Night Slash Dark.gif 70 100 Physical.png
43 Scary Face Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
49 Crunch Dark.gif 80 100 Physical.png
57 Cross Poison Poison.gif 70 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
TM05 Roar Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM09 Venoshock Poison.gif 65 100 Special.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM12 Taunt Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM26 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM28 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.png
TM41 Torment Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM46 Thief Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM54 False Swipe Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM66 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM67 Retaliate Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM70 Flash Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM76 Struggle Bug Bug.gif 50 100 Special.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM81 X-Scissor Bug.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM94 Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM95 Snarl Dark.gif 55 95 Special.png
HM01 Cut Normal.gif 50 95 Physical.png
HM04 Strength Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Faint Attack Dark.gif 60 -- Physical.png
Screech Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
Sand-Attack Ground.gif -- 100 Other.png
Slash Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
Confuse Ray Ghost.gif -- 100 Other.png
Whirlwind Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Agility Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Pursuit Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Night Slash Dark.gif 70 100 Physical.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Twineedle Bug.gif 25 100 Physical.png
Poison Tail Poison.gif 50 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Aqua Tail Water.gif 90 90 Physical.png
Bug Bite Bug.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Dark Pulse Dark.gif 80 100 Special.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Knock Off Dark.gif 20 100 Physical.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Fury Cutter Bug.gif 20 95 Physical.png
Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.png
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Headbutt Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png

[edit] Evolution Line

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Level 40
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Drapion


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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