Empoleon

Empoleon
エンペルト
Empoleon.png

Prinplup < Empoleon > Starly

Species Type
Emperor Pokémon Water.pngSteel.png
Number Ability
#395 Torrent
Defiant
Height Weight
5′7″ (1.7m) 186.3 lbs. (84.5kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5 % Female: 12.5 %
Evolves From Evolves Into
Prinplup None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Water 1/Field 45
Tier EV Yield
UU/OU 3 Special Attack Points

Empoleon (エンペルト) is the ninth Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Water/Steel Type, and it is known as the Emperor Pokémon.

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.

Piplup evolves into Prinplup starting at level 16, and evolves a second time into Empoleon starting at level 36.

Empoleon is in the Egg Groups Water 1 and Field, and its egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Empoleon 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Empoleon takes on the appearance of a blue emperor penguin.

[edit] Gender Differences

Empoleon has no distinguished features that make it appear male or female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Empoleon can only be obtained by evolving a Prinplup.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Empoleon appears at Crevice Cave B1-B10 & DPB1-B4, and Mt. Avalanche B1-B19 in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky.

Empoleon is exclusive to Dungeon Stormy Adventure Squad, appearing at Storm Island 21F-29F and the following floors of Legendary Wetland: 27, 29, 31, 33, 40-42 and 44.

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.

[edit] 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.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

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.

[edit] Movies

A trainer named Kai uses an Empoleon in the film The Rise of Darkrai, and Barry uses his Empoleon in the film Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

[edit] Manga

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.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] 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.

[edit] Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Evolve Prinplup
HeartGold/SoulSilver None Trade
Black/White None PokéTransfer or Dream World
Black2/White2 None Trade

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
Blue This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
Yellow This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
II Gold This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
Silver This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
Crystal This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
III Ruby This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
Sapphire This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
Emerald This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
FireRed This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
LeafGreen This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
IV Diamond The three horns that extend from its beak attest to its power. The leader has the biggest horns.
Pearl It swims as fast as a jet boat. The edges of its wings are sharp and can slice apart drifting ice.
Platinum If anyone were to hurt its pride, it would slash them with wings that can cleave through an ice floe.
HeartGold It avoids unnecessary disputes, but it will decimate anything that threatens its pride.
SoulSilver It avoids unnecessary disputes, but it will decimate anything that threatens its pride.
V Black If anyone were to hurt its pride, it would slash them with wings that can cleave through an ice floe.
White If anyone were to hurt its pride, it would slash them with wings that can cleave through an ice floe.
Black 2 If anyone were to hurt its pride, it would slash them with wings that can cleave through an ice floe.
White 2 If anyone were to hurt its pride, it would slash them with wings that can cleave through an ice floe.
VI X It swims as fast as a jet boat. The edges of its wings are sharp and can slice apart drifting ice.
Y The three horns that extend from its beak attest to its power. The leader has the biggest horns.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

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

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
84
. 278 372 .
Atk
86
159 177 271 298
Def
88
162 181 275 302
Sp. Atk
111
204 227 321 352
Sp. Def
101
186 207 301 331
Speed
60
112 125 219 240

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Tackle Normal.gif 50 100 Physical.png
Start
4
Growl Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
Start
8
Bubble Water.gif 20 100 Special.png
11 Swords Dance Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
15 Peck Flying.gif 35 100 Physical.png
16 Metal Claw Steel.gif 50 95 Physical.png
19 Bubblebeam Water.gif 65 100 Special.png
24 Swagger Normal.gif N/A 90 Other.png
28 Fury Attack Normal.gif 15 85 Physical.png
33 Brine Water.gif 65 100 Special.png
36 Aqua Jet Water.gif 40 100 Physical.png
39 Whirlpool Water.gif 35 85 Special.png
46 Mist Ice.gif N/A N/A Other.png
52 Drill Peck Flying.gif 80 100 Physical.png
59 Hydro Pump Water.gif 120 80 Special.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
TM07 Hail Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.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
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
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.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
TM49 Echoed Voice Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
TM55 Scald Water.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM60 Quash Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM91 Flash Cannon Steel.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM94 Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
HM01 Cut Normal.gif 50 95 Physical.png
HM03 Surf Water.gif 95 100 Special.png
HM04 Strength Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png
HM05 Waterfall Water.gif 80 100 Physical.png
HM06 Rock Smash Fighting.gif 40 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Agility Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Aqua Ring Water.gif -- -- Other.png
Bide Normal.gif -- -- Physical.png
Double Hit Normal.gif 35 90 Physical.png
Featherdance Flying.gif -- 100 Other.png
Flail Normal.gif -- 100 Physical.png
Hydro Pump Water.gif 120 80 Special.png
Icy Wind Ice.gif 55 95 Special.png
Mud Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.png
Mud Sport Ground.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Supersonic Normal.gif -- 55 Other.png
Yawn Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] All Generation 5 Games

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Hydro Cannon Water.gif 150 90 Special.png
Water Pledge Water.gif 50 100 Special.png

[edit] Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Covet Normal.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Icy Wind Ice.gif 55 95 Special.png
Iron Defense Steel.gif -- -- Other.png
Knock Off Dark.gif 20 100 Physical.png
Signal Beam Bug.gif 75 100 Special.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Stealth Rock Rock.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Pre-Evolution Exclusive Moves

[edit] Piplup

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
1 Pound Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png

[edit] Prinplup

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
11 Water Sport Water.gif N/A N/A Other.png
24 Bide Normal.gif N/A N/A Physical.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
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Headbutt Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png

[edit] Evolution Line

Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 16
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 36
395.gif
Empoleon


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Steel.gif
Fire.gif
Ground.gif
Rock.gif
Ice.gif
Dragon.gif
Grass.gif
Water.gif
Electric.gif
Steel.gif
Steel.gif
Water.gif
Bug.gif
Dark.gif
Dragon.gif
Flying.gif
Ghost.gif
Ice.gif
Normal.gif
Poison.gif
Psychic.gif
Rock.gif
Electric.gif
Fighting.gif

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