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

Pokédex Entries

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



II Pokémon Gold N/A
II Pokémon Silver N/A
II Pokémon Crystal N/A



III Pokémon Ruby N/A
III Pokémon Sapphire N/A
III Pokémon Emerald N/A
III Pokémon FireRed N/A
III Pokémon LeafGreen N/A



IV Pokémon Diamond It has the power in its clawed arms to make scrap of a car. The tips of its claws release poison.
IV Pokémon Pearl Its body is encased in a sturdy shell. Its head rotates 180 degrees, eliminating blind spots.
IV Pokémon Platinum Possessing a sturdy build, it takes pride in its strength, taking down foes without using toxins.
IV Pokémon HeartGold It attacks people and Pokémon that cross the desert. This has only furthered its bad reputation.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver It attacks people and Pokémon that cross the desert. This has only furthered its bad reputation.



V Pokémon Black Possessing a sturdy build, it takes pride in its strength, taking down foes without using toxins.
V Pokémon White Possessing a sturdy build, it takes pride in its strength, taking down foes without using toxins.
V Pokémon Black 2 It takes pride in its strength. Even though it can tear foes apart, it finishes them off with a powerful poison.
V Pokémon White 2 It takes pride in its strength. Even though it can tear foes apart, it finishes them off with a powerful poison.



VI Pokémon X Unknown Entry
VI Pokémon Y Unknown Entry

[edit] Pokéathlon Statistics

Stat
Speed
Power
Technique
Stamina
Jump

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
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
Spd
95
175 195 289 317

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

[edit] Black/White

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

[edit] Black 2/White 2

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

[edit] Via TM/HM

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


[edit] Via Breeding

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


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

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

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

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

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Skorupi Drapion
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Level 40

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Ghost.png
Psychic.png
Ground.png
Poison.png
Rock.png
Steel.png
Dark.png
Fighting.png
Grass.png
Poison.png
Dark.png
Ghost.png
Psychic.png
Ground.png

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