Dratini

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Dratini
ミニリュウ
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Moltres < Dratini > Dragonair

Species Type
Dragon Pokémon Dragon.png
Number Ability
#147 Shed Skin
Marvel Scale
Height Weight
5' 11" (1.8m) 7.3 lbs. (3.3kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Dragonair
Egg Group Catch Rate
Dragon
Water 1
45
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Attack Point

Dratini (ミニリュウ) is the 147th Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Dragon Type, and is known as the Dragon Pokémon.

Dratini uses the Shed Skin Ability. This Ability gives it a 1-in-3 chance of recovering from a Status Condition every turn. A second Ability is available to Dratini from the Dream World, the Marvel Scale Ability. This Ability increases its Defense by 50% whenever it gets afflicted with a Status Condition.

Dratini gain the opportunity to evolve into Dragonair starting at Level 30, and can evolve a second time into Dragonite at Level 55.

Dratini is in the Egg Groups Dragon and Water 1, and its Egg takes approximately 10,240 Steps to hatch. It takes Dratini 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Dratini takes on the appearance of a blue serpentine dragon with fins on the side of its face. Its nose is silver in color and round in shape. Its underbelly is white.

[edit] Gender Differences

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

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Dratini appears at the Safari Zone by way of Fishing in Red, Blue and Yellow. In Gold, Silver and Crystal, Dratini could also be found in the Dragon's Den by Fishing or Surfing, and at Route 45 by way of Fishing.

Dratini doesn't appear in Ruby, Sapphire or Emerald, but can be found at the Safari Zone in Fire Red and Leaf Green by Fishing. In Diamond, Pearl and Platinum, Dratini appear on the fourth floor of Mt. Coronet by Fishing with a Super Rod. Dratini reprises its appearance at the Dragon's Den in Heart Gold and Soul Silver, but can also be found at the Safari Zone's Swamp area, either by Fishing with a Super Rod, or by using a Good Rod after 10 Water Objects have been placed in the area.

Dratini appears at Dragonspiral Tower when Fishing in Black, White, Black 2 and White 2.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Dratini appears at the Phobos Submarine, Endless Level 39, Trozei Battle and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Dratini appears at Silver Trench 50F-59F, Wyvern Hill 1F-5F and Far-Off Sea 50F-59F in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky Dratini can be found at Craggy Coast B1-B9, The Nightmare B1-B17 at random, and Marine Resort B1-B19 at random. Dratini is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Ruby Lake B1-B12.

Dratini appears at Almia Castle in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, the only appearance that Dratini makes in the Pokémon Ranger series.

Dratini can be found at World Axle Lake B2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

Dratini appears at Nixtorm and Dragnor in Pokémon Conquest.

[edit] Trading Card Game

A total of 13 different Dratini trading cards have been released in the Trading Card Game. It is listed as a Common Card in the Team Rocket, Neo Destiny, Expedition, EX Team Rocket Returns (2), EX Delta Species (2 Delta Species Cards), EX Dragon Frontiers (Delta Species Card), Legends Awakened and Triumphant sets. Dratini is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Base, Gym Heroes and EX Dragon sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Dratini's first appearance was during an episode that didn't air in English-speaking audiences including the United States because the Safari Zone's Warden excessive usage of a projectile weapon. The Dratini that the Warden was trying to protect evolved into a Dragonair during this episode.

In a similar twist to the episode that wasn't aired, Clair's Dratini would evolve into a Dragonair after escaping the clutches of Team Rocket during the episode Beauty is Skin Deep.

[edit] Movies

While Dratini hasn't appeared in any films, it has appeared during the Pikachu's Winter Vacation specials "Delibird's Dilemma" and "Snorlax Snowmen".

[edit] Manga

In Viridian Forest, a Dratini would attack Yellow, and in a flashback that Lance had a Dratini was also seen.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Dratini is in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Red/Blue/Yellow 10/20%
Unlimited
Safari Zone: Fishing with Super Rod
Celadon Game Corner (2800 Coins/4600 Coins)
Gold/Silver/Crystal 10%/30%
30%
Unlimited
Only One
Dragon's Den: Surfing/Fishing with Good or Super Rod
Route 45: Fishing with Good or Super Rod
Goldenrod Game Corner (2100 Coins)
Dragon's Den (Master's Quiz)
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Trade
FireRed/LeafGreen 15%
Unlimited
Safari Zone: Fishing with Super Rod
Celadon Game Corner (2800 Coins/4600 Coins)
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 40% Mt. Coronet 4F: Fishing with Super Rod
HeartGold/SoulSilver 10%/30%
Unknown
Unlimited
Only One
Dragon's Den: Surfing/Fishing with Good or Super Rod
Safari Zone Swamp: Fishing with Good or Super Rod
Goldenrod Game Corner (2100 Coins)
Dragon's Den (Master's Quiz)
Pokéwalker 30% Blue Lake (>5000 Steps)
Black/White 60%
65%
Dragonspiral Tower (Outside): Fishing in rippling water
Dragonspiral Tower (Outside): Fishing
Black 2/White 2 60%
70%
Only One
Dragonspiral Tower (Outside): Fishing in rippling water
Dragonspiral Tower (Outside): Fishing
Received in Floccesy Town
X/Y TBD Route 21: Fishing with Good Rod

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red Long considered a mythical Pokémon until recently, when a small colony was found living underwater.
Blue Long considered a mythical Pokémon until recently, when a small colony was found living underwater.
Yellow The existence of this mythical Pokémon was only recently confirmed by a fisherman who caught one.
II Gold It is born large to start with. It repeatedly sheds its skin as it steadily grows longer.
Silver This Pokémon is full of life energy. It continually sheds its skin and grows steadily larger.
Crystal It sheds many layers of skin as it grows larger. During this process, it is protected by a rapid waterfall.
III Ruby Dratini continually molts and sloughs off its old skin. It does so because the life energy within its body steadily builds to reach uncontrollable levels.
Sapphire Dratini continually molts and sloughs off its old skin. It does so because the life energy within its body steadily builds to reach uncontrollable levels.
Emerald A Dratini continually molts and sloughs off its old skin. It does so because the life energy within its body steadily builds to reach uncontrollable levels.
FireRed Even the young can exceed 6.5 feet in length. It grows larger by repeatedly shedding skin.
LeafGreen Long considered a mythical Pokémon until recently, when a small colony was found living underwater.
IV Diamond It is called the "Mirage Pokémon" because so few have seen it. Its shed skin has been found.
Pearl It is called the "Mirage Pokémon" because so few have seen it. Its shed skin has been found.
Platinum It is called the "Mirage Pokémon" because so few have seen it. Its shed skin has been found.
HeartGold It is born large to start with. It repeatedly sheds its skin as it steadily grows longer.
SoulSilver This Pokémon is full of life energy. It continually sheds its skin and grows steadily larger.
V Black It is called the "Mirage Pokémon" because so few have seen it. Its shed skin has been found.
White It is called the "Mirage Pokémon" because so few have seen it. Its shed skin has been found.
Black 2 It is called the "Mirage Pokémon" because so few have seen it. Its shed skin has been found.
White 2 It is called the "Mirage Pokémon" because so few have seen it. Its shed skin has been found.
VI X It is called the "Mirage Pokémon" because so few have seen it. Its shed skin has been found.
Y This Pokémon is full of life energy. It continually sheds its skin and grows steadily larger.
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.pngEmpty.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngEmpty.png

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
41
. 192 286 .
Atk
64
119 133 227 249
Def
45
85 94 189 207
Sp. Atk
50
94 105 199 218
Sp. Def
50
94 105 199 218
Speed
50
94 105 199 218

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Wrap Normal.gif 15 90 Physical.png
Start Leer Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
5 Thunder Wave Electric.gif N/A 100 Other.png
11 Twister Dragon.gif 40 100 Special.png
15 Dragon Rage Dragon.gif N/A 100 Special.png
21 Slam Normal.gif 80 75 Physical.png
25 Agility Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png
31 Dragon Tail Dragon.gif 60 90 Physical.png
35 Aqua Tail Water.gif 90 90 Physical.png
41 Dragon Rush Dragon.gif 100 75 Physical.png
45 Safeguard Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
51 Dragon Dance Dragon.gif N/A N/A Other.png
55 Outrage Dragon.gif 130 100 Physical.png
61 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM07 Hail Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM14 Blizzard Ice.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM20 Safeguard Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM25 Thunder Electric.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM35 Flamethrower Fire.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM38 Fire Blast Fire.gif 110 85 Special.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM59 Incinerate Fire.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM73 Thunder Wave Electric.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM82 Dragon Tail Dragon.gif 60 90 Physical.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
HM03 Surf Water.gif 95 100 Special.png
HM05 Waterfall Water.gif 80 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Aqua Jet Water.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Dragon Breath Dragon.gif 60 100 Special.png
Dragon Dance Dragon.gif -- -- Other.png
Dragon Pulse Dragon.gif 90 100 Special.png
Dragon Rush Dragon.gif 100 75 Physical.png
ExtremeSpeed Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Haze Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Mist Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
Supersonic Normal.gif -- 55 Other.png
Water Pulse Water.gif 60 100 Special.png

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] All Generation 5 Games

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Draco Meteor Dragon.gif 140 90 Special.png

[edit] Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Aqua Tail Water.gif 90 90 Physical.png
Bind Normal.gif 15 85 Physical.png
Dragon Pulse Dragon.gif 90 100 Special.png
Icy Wind Ice.gif 55 95 Special.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Outrage Dragon.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Moves: Via Move Tutor (Fire Red/Leaf Green)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Body Slam Normal.gif 85 100 Physical.png
Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Mimic Normal.gif -- -- Other.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
Swift Normal.gif 60 -- 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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Dratini
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 30
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 55


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Fairy.gif
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[edit] Trivia

In Pokémon Crystal, Heart Gold, and Soul Silver you can get a Dratini with the move Extremespeed from the elders in Dragon's den. It replaces the move Leer. To get it you must answer the elders questions with the following answers:

Question 1. Pal or Friend

Question 2. Strategy or Raising

Question 3. Anybody

Question 4. Love or Knowledge

Question 5. Both

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