Ekans

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Ekans
アーボ
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Fearow < Ekans > Arbok

Species Type
Snake Pokémon Poison.png
Number Ability
#23 Shed Skin/Intimidate
Unnerve
Height Weight
6'7" (1.8m) 15.2 lbs. (6.9kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Arbok
Egg Group Catch Rate
Field/Dragon 255
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Attack Point

Ekans (アーボ) is the 23rd Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Poison Type, and is known as the Snake Pokémon.

Ekans can have one of two abilities: Intimidate, which lowers the opponent's Attack Statistic by one stage; or Shed Skin, which gives this Pokémon a 1 in 3 chance of recovering from a status condition [Burn, Paralyze, Sleep, Freeze, or Poison, the last of which Ekans is immune to] each turn. Ekans Hidden Ability is the Unnerve Ability, which prevents the opposing Pokémon from using their held Berry while the Pokémon with the Unnerve ability is in battle.

Ekans gains the opportunity to evolve into Arbok starting at Level 22.

Ekans is in the Egg groups Field and Dragon, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Ekans One Million Experience Points to reach level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Ekans takes the appearance of a purple rattlesnake with a yellow underside. The collar-like loop around its neck is also yellow, and the tail is purplish-yellow.

[edit] Gender Differences

Ekans doesn't have any visible characteristics to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

In the Generation I games, Ekans was only available at Routes 4, 11, and 23. Ekans would not be exclusive to any particular title in Generation II. Ekans could only be obtained via the Goldenrod Game Corner in Gold, at Routes 3, 4, 32, and 33 in Silver; and Routes 3, 4, 32, 33 and 42, and at random from a Headbutt Tree in Crystal.

In Generation III, Ekans was only available in FireRed on Routes 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 22 and 23. With a copy of FireRed Inserted into the second slot of your Nintendo DS in the Generation IV games Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum, Ekans can be obtained at the Southern end of Route 212. This will only work once the National Pokédex has been obtained.

Ekans is available in the Marshland section of the Safari Zone during the Morning and Day in both HeartGold and SoulSilver. In addition, Ekans can also be obtained at Routes 3, 4, 32, 33 and 37 in SoulSilver.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Ekans makes appearances at Huge Storage 4, Endless Level 51, Pair Trozei and Mr. Who's Dungeon in Pokémon Trozei!.

Ekans can be found at Western Cave 3F-5F in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Ekans can be found at Shimmer Desert 1F-9F, which is known as Shimmering Desert in Explorers of Sky but the floor range is the same. Ekans is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Sunset Rockland B6-B15 and Final Mountain 8F-12F.

Ekans appears at Olive Jungle in Pokémon Ranger by jumping out from the bushes.

Ekans can be found at Desolated Ruins Cave 3-1 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

Ekans inhabit Cragspur, Viperia, Valora and Dragnor in Pokémon Conquest.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Ekans is listed in 9 sets, and is listed as a Common Card in the Fossil, Team Rocket, Gym Challenge, Expedition, EX Sandstorm, EX Team Rocket Returns, EX Dragon Frontiers (Delta Species Card), Great Encounters and XY sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Jessie used an Ekans for a few episodes starting with Pokémon Emergency until it evolved into an Arbok during the episode Dig Those Diglett. Its other Anime appearances were in the wild.

[edit] Movies

Wild Ekans make an appearance in the first Pikachu short Pikachu's Vacation, and in The Power of One.

[edit] Manga

Koga makes use of an Ekans in Chapters 29-31, 72 and 444. A member of the Team Rocket Elite Trio named Harry would use his own Ekans to attack the S.S. Anne in Chapter 67; this Ekans makes a subsequent appearance in Chapter 93.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Ekans is in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as a result of being a first stage Pokémon.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Red Few Routes 4, 11, and 23
Blue/Yellow None Trade
Gold Rare Goldenrod Game Corner (700 Coins)
Silver Few Routes 3, 4, 32, and 33
Crystal Few Routes 3, 4, 32, 33, 42, and Headbutt Trees
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Trade
FireRed Common Routes 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 22 and 23
LeafGreen None Trade
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 8% Route 212-South (FireRed inserted into DS)
HeartGold/Soul Silver Unknown% Safari Zone (Marshland, Morning and Day)
Soul Silver 20% Route 3
Route 4
Soul Silver 30% Route 32
Route 33
Soul Silver 30% Route 37 (Day)
Black/White None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red Moves silently and stealthily. Eats the eggs of birds, such as Pidgey and Spearow, whole.
Pokémon Blue Moves silently and stealthily. Eats the eggs of birds, such as Pidgey and Spearow, whole.
Pokémon Yellow The older it gets, the longer it grows. At night, it wraps its long body around tree branches to rest.



II Pokémon Gold It can freely detach its jaw to swallow large prey whole. It can become too heavy to move, however.
II Pokémon Silver It always hides in grass. When first born, it has no poison, so its bite is painful but harmless.
II Pokémon Crystal It flutters the tip of its tongue to seek out the scent of prey, then swallows the prey whole.



III Pokémon Ruby Ekans curls itself up in a spiral while it rests. Assuming this position allows it to quickly respond to a threat from any direction with a glare form its upraised head.
III Pokémon Sapphire Ekans curls itself up in a spiral while it rests. Assuming this position allows it to quickly respond to a threat from any direction with a glare form its upraised head.
III Pokémon Emerald An Ekans curls itself up in a spiral while it rests. Assuming this position allows it to quickly respond to a threat from any direction with a glare form its upraised head.
III Pokémon FireRed A very common sight in grassland, etc. It flicks its tongue in and out to sense danger in its surroundings.
III Pokémon LeafGreen Moving silently and stealthily, it eats the eggos of birds, such as Pidgey and Spearow, whole.



IV Pokémon Diamond It sneaks through grass without making a sound and strikes unsuspecting prey from behind.
IV Pokémon Pearl It sneaks through grass without making a sound and strikes unsuspecting prey from behind.
IV Pokémon Platinum It sneaks through grass without making a sound and strikes unsuspecting prey from behind.
IV Pokémon HeartGold It can freely detach its jaw to swallow large prey whole. It can become too heavy to move, however.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver It always hides in grass. When first born, it has no poison, so its bite is painful, but harmless.



V Pokémon Black It sneaks through grass without making a sound and strikes unsuspecting prey from behind.
V Pokémon White It sneaks through grass without making a sound and strikes unsuspecting prey from behind.
V Pokémon Black 2 It sneaks through grass without making a sound and strikes unsuspecting prey from behind.
V Pokémon White 2 It sneaks through grass without making a sound and strikes unsuspecting prey from behind.



VI Pokémon X The older it gets, the longer it grows. At night, it wraps its long body around tree branches to rest.
VI Pokémon Y Moving silently and stealthily, it eats the eggs of birds, such as Pidgey and Spearow, whole.

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

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


[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
HP
35
- 180 274 -
Atk
60
112 125 219 240
Def
44
83 93 187 205
Sp. Atk
40
76 85 179 196
Sp. Def
54
101 113 207 227
Spd
55
103 115 209 229

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Wrap Normal.png 15 90 Physical
Start Leer Normal.png N/A 100 Status
4 Poison Sting Poison.png 15 100 Physical
9 Bite Dark.png 60 100 Physical
12 Glare Normal.png N/A 90 Status
17 Screech Normal.png N/A 85 Status
20 Acid Poison.png 40 100 Special
25 Stockpile Normal.png N/A N/A Status
25 Swallow Normal.png N/A N/A Status
25 Spit Up Normal.png ?? 100 Special
28 Acid Spray Poison.png 40 100 Special
33 Mud Bomb Ground.png 65 85 Special
36 Gastro Acid Poison.png N/A 100 Status
41 Haze Ice.png N/A N/A Status
44 Coil Poison.png N/A N/A Status
49 Gunk Shot Poison.png 120 70 Physical

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
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
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
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM34 Sludge Wave Poison.png 95 100 Special
TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison.png 90 100 Special
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.png 60 95 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
TM66 Payback Dark.png 50 100 Physical
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.png 60 100 Physical
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.png 75 90 Physical
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.png 80 100 Physical
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
HM04 Strength Normal.png 80 100 Physical


[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Pursuit Dark.png 40 100% Physical
Slam Normal.png 80 75% Physical
Spite Ghost.png -- 100% Status
Beat Up Dark.png  ?? 100% Physical
Poison Fang Poison.png 50 100% Physical
Scary Face Normal.png -- 100% Status
Poison Tail Poison.png 50 100% Physical
Disable Normal.png -- 100% Status
Switcheroo Dark.png -- 100% Special
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
Sucker Punch Dark.png 80 100% Physical
Snatch Dark.png -- --% Status


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

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Aqua Tail Water.png 90 90% Physical
Bind Normal.png 15 85% Physical
Dark Pulse Dark.png 80 100% Special
Gastro Acid Poison.png -- 100% Status
Giga Drain Grass.png 75 100% Status
Gunk Shot Poison.png 120 70% Physical
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
Seed Bomb Grass.png 80 100% Physical
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snatch Dark.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Spite Ghost.png -- 100% Status

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Moves (Fire Red/Leaf Green)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Body Slam Normal.png 85 100% Physical
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Mimic Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Heart Gold/Soul Silver)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Headbutt Normal.png 70 100% Physical

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Ekans Arbok
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Level 22

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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[edit] Trivia

Ekans backwards is Snake.

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