|5′7″ (1.7m)||186.3 lbs. (84.5kg)|
|Male: 87.5 %||Female: 12.5 %|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|UU/OU||3 Special Attack Points|
Empoleon's Torrent Ability increases the power of its Water type attacks when its HP falls below one-third of its maximum, while its Dream World Ability Defiant increases its Attack Statistic by two stages whenever one of its stats are lowered by an opponent's attack, but not as a result of stat deductions that are self-inflicted or caused by an allied Pokémon's attack.
Empoleon takes on the appearance of a blue emperor penguin.
 Gender Differences
Empoleon has no distinguished features that make it appear male or female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Empoleon can only be obtained by evolving a Prinplup.
 Spin-Off Games
Empoleon can obtained at The Ice Lake in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, and is required to reach Almia Castle. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Empoleon appears at the Cave Entrance on Mt. Sorbet in the Present, and is the Boss of the Ice Temple Mission Round and Round! Find the Floor! in the Past. Defeat it and clear the mission with an S Rank to obtain it.
The only way to obtain an Empoleon in Pokémon Conquest is to evolve a Prinplup.
 Trading Card Game
Empoleon is listed in a total of six sets and a Diamond/Pearl Promo (Lv. X Card). Empoleon is listed as a Rare Card in the Diamond and Pearl, Majestic Dawn, Stormfront, Platinum, and Supreme Victors (Frontier Brain Card) sets. A second Empoleon can also be found in the Diamond and Pearl set, but the second one is an Ultra Rare Lv. X Card.
 Anime/Manga Information
Barry uses an Empoleon during many of his appearances starting with the episode Barry's Busting Out All Over!. Kenny would debut an Empoleon in the episode Last Call, First Round!, having evolved from his Prinplup in between appearances.
Lady Platinum Berlitz' Prinplup would evolve into an Empoleon during Manga Chapter 360 as the result of working out on the fitness machines at the Veilstone Department Store.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Empoleon was listed in the OU, or Over-Utilized Tier of Competitive Battling in Generation IV. In Generation V, Empoleon can remain a viable competitor in the Over-Utilized Tier, but primarily appears in the Under-Utilized Tier of Competitive Battling. It remains a viable option on offense and defense, and it has access to great support moves including Stealth Rock and Toxic. Special Walls and Physical Attackers provide problems for Empoleon, sponging attacks and taking advantage of Empoleon's lack of recovery respectively.
 Area Locations
 Pokédex Entries
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor
 All Generation 5 Games
 Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves
 Pre-Evolution Exclusive Moves
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
- TM03: Water Pulse
- TM43: Secret Power
- TM47: Steel Wing
- TM58: Endure
- TM72: Avalanche
- TM78: Captivate
- TM83: Natural Gift
- HM05: Defog (Diamond/Pearl/Platinum Only)
- HM08: Rock Climb
 Via Move Tutor
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
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