|#226|| Swift Swim/Water Absorb|
|6′11″ (2.1m)||485 lbs. (220kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NU||2 Special Defense Points|
Mantine (Johto Pokédex. It is a Water/Flying Type, and is known as the Kite Pokémon.) is the 202nd Pokémon in the
Mantine can use one of two Abilities: Swift Swim, which doubles its Speed while it is raining; or Water Absorb, which restores up to 25% of its Maximum HP whenever it gets hit with a Water-Type move. A third Ability is available to Mantine from the Dream World, the Water Veil Ability, which protects it from receiving a Burn.
When introduced in Generation II Mantine couldn't evolve and didn't have a pre-evolved form. Starting in Generation IV, a Mantyke can evolve into Mantine if it Levels Up while a Remoraid is in the party of six Pokémon at the time of the Level Up.
Mantine is in the Water 1 Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 6,400 Steps to hatch, A Mantine can also breed an Egg containing a Mantyke if it is holding a Wave Incense while it is breeding, an Egg that also takes approximately 6,400 Steps to hatch. It takes Mantine 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Mantine takes on the appearance of a fully-grown manta ray.
 Gender Differences
Mantine doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Mantine appears at Tanoby Ruins and the Trainer Tower while Surfing in Leaf Green, the only main game in which a Mantine can appear in the wild in Generation III. Evolving a Mantyke or utilizing Pal Park is the only way to obtain a Mantine in Diamond, Pearl, Platinum and Soul Silver. In Heart Gold Mantine reprises its original appearance at Route 41.
Mantine can be found at Undella Town throughout the year and at Undella Bay during the Spring, Summer and Autumn months while Surfing in Black and White. In Black 2 and White 2, Mantine appears at Undella Bay during the same time frame as Black and White, as well as Route 21 regardless the season.
 Spin-Off Games
Mantine appears at Secret Storage 14, Endless Level 12, Trozei Battle and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Mantine can be found on Floor 30 of Grand Sea in Red Rescue Team, the only version of the original Mystery Dungeon games that Mantine appears in. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Mantine appears at Miracle Sea B1-B18 & DPB1-B4. Mantine is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Ripple Seas 1F-17F.
Mantine appears at Saffra Sea during the Sea Capture Challenge in Pokémon Ranger. In Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Mantine can be found at Puel Sea and Sea of Wailord. Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs has Mantine appearing in the Eastern Sea's Undersea Cavern at the Cave Entrance, Lower Dark Chamber and the Cave on the Top Right in the Present, but Mantine doesn't appear in the Past missions.
Mantine can be found at Beach 1-4 in Pokémon Rumble Blast after completing the game.
 Trading Card Game
Mantine is listed as a Common Card in the Neo Genesis, Neo Destiny, Versus, and Skyridge sets; as an Uncommon Card in the EX Team Rocket Returns and Heart Gold/Soul Silver sets, and as a Rare Card in the EX Dragon Frontiers (Delta Species Card) and Mysterious Treasures sets.
 Anime/Manga Information
Misty would use her Corsola in an underwater battle against Dorian during the episode Just Add Water!. Corsola would win that particular round. Brock's mother Lola would also use her Mantine in the episodes A Family That Battles Together, Stays Together!! and Grating Spaces. An old man's Mantine helped to save the day in the episode Steamboat Willies, which nearly saw Pikachu and the rest of the group's Pokémon go over a waterfall on a steamboat.
In an upcoming episode, Marlon of the Humilau City Pokémon Gym appears with a Mantine.
A trainer named Molly Hale would use a Mantine in the film The Spell of the Unown. Wild Mantine appear in the films Destiny Deoxys, Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea, Giratina and the Sky Warrior and Zoroark: Master of Illusions.
Mantine's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Mantine finds itself in the Never-Utilized Tier of Competitive Battling as a result of its typing, which leaves it twice as vulnerable to Electric-Type moves. It's Special Defense is tied with Kyogre for the 8th Highest in the game, and it also has an immunity to both Spikes and Toxic Spikes, but in addition to its typing, it's HP and Defense Statistics really let it down.
 Area Location
|Leaf Green||Rare (Use Surf)||Tanoby Ruins|
|Colosseum||Only One||Pyrite Hill (Snag from Miror B. Peon Ferma)|
|Diamond/Pearl/Platinum||None||Pal Park or Evolve Mantyke|
|Heart Gold||10% (Use Surf)||Route 41|
|Soul Silver||None||Pal Park or Trade|
|Black/White||5% (Use Surf at Shaking Spots)||Undella Bay: Spring, Summer & Autumn|
|Black/White||10% (Use Surf at Shaking Spots)||Undella Town: All Seasons|
|Black 2/White 2||5% (Use Surf at Shaking Spots)||Undella Bay: Spring, Summer & Autumn|
Route 21: All Seasons
 Pokédex Entries
|I||Pokémon Red||Not in game|
|I||Pokémon Blue||Not in game|
|I||Pokémon Yellow||Not in game|
|II||Pokémon Gold||As it majestically swims it doesn't care if Remoraid attach to it for scavenging its leftovers.|
|II||Pokémon Silver||Swimming freely in open seas, it may fly out of the water and over the waves if it builds enough speed.|
|II||Pokémon Crystal||It swims along freely, eating things that swim into its mouth. Its whole body is very coarse.|
|III||Pokémon Ruby||On sunny days, schools of Mantine can be seen elegantly leaping over the sea's waves. This Pokémon is not bothered by the Remoraid that hitches rides.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||On sunny days, schools of Mantine can be seen elegantly leaping over the sea's waves. This Pokémon is not bothered by the Remoraid that hitches rides.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||On sunny days, schools of Mantine can be seen elegantly leaping over the sea's waves. This Pokémon is not bothered by the Remoraid that hitches rides.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||Swimming freely in open seas, it may fly out of the water and over the waves if it builds enough speed.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||As it majestically swims it doesn't care if Remoraid attach to it for scavenging its leftovers.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||When the waves are calm, one may encounter a swarm of Mantine swimming as if they are in flight.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||It swims elegantly, mindless of Remoraid hitching on to its broad fins. It has a docile nature.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||While elegantly swimming in the sea, it ignores Remoraid that cling to its fins seeking food scraps.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||As it majestically swims, it doesn't care if Remoraid attach to it for scavenging its leftovers.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||Swimming freely in open seas, it may fly out of the water and over the waves if it builds up enough speed.|
|V||Pokémon Black||While elegantly swimming in the sea, it ignores Remoraid that cling to its fins seeking food scraps.|
|V||Pokémon White||While elegantly swimming in the sea, it ignores Remoraid that cling to its fins seeking food scraps.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||If it builds up enough speed swimming, it can fly over 300 feet out of the water from the surface of the ocean.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||If it builds up enough speed swimming, it can fly over 300 feet out of the water from the surface of the ocean.|
 Pokéathlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Black 2/White 2
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Dream World
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Generation III Exclusive Moves (Fire Red/Leaf Green)
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
- TM43: Secret Power
- TM55: Brine
- TM58: Endure
- TM78: Captivate
- TM83: Natural Gift
- HM05: Defog (Diamond/Pearl/Platinum Only)
- HM05: Whirlpool (Heart Gold/Soul Silver Only)
 Via Move Tutor
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver