|#303|| Hyper Cutter/Intimidate|
|2′ (0.6m)||25.4 lbs. (11.5kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NU|| 1 Attack Point|
1 Defense Point
When Mawile was first introduced in Generation III, it could have one of two abilities: Hyper Cutter, which prevents the opponent from lowering its Attack stat, but it can still be reduced by one of its own moves; or Intimidate, which reduces the opponent's Attack by one stage upon entering battle, affecting both opponents in a Double Battle.
Generation V added a new Ability to Mawile available to Mawile from the Dream World, the Sheer Force Ability. This ability gives attacks that have a secondary effect a 33% increase in power, but the secondary effect of that attack is lost.
Mawile takes the appearance of a small human child that has a mix between a venus fly-trap and a Piranha Plant from the Super Mario Bros. games growing from its head.
Mawile doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.
New Forme: MegaMawile
In August 2013's issue of CoroCoro Magazine, a new Game Mechanic known as Mega Evolution was revealed, along with six Pokémon that evolve with this method. MegaMawile is the Mega Evolved version of Mawile. It is a Steel/Fairy-Type.
MegaMawile uses the Huge Power Ability, which doubles the power of its attacks.
Mawile appears at Iron Mountain with Pokémon Ruby Inserted into the Game Boy Advance slot of your Nintendo DS in Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum, but this won't work until the National Pokédex has been obtained. Mawile appears at Route 9 in Soul Silver.
Mawile appears in the Challenger's Cave in Black and White, an area that can be accessed once the main game is completed and the National Pokédex has been obtained. In Black 2 and White 2, the only way to obtain a Mawile is to trade for one with Yancy.
Mawile makes appearances at Secret Storage 10 & 19, Endless Level 30 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Mawile appears at Magma Caver 8F-12F and Buried Relic 68F-90F in the first Mystery Dungeon game. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Mawile appears at Quicksand Cave B8-B10 & DP B1-B5 and Final Maze at random from B1 to B48. Mawile is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3. It can be found on the Path to Treasure Valley B20-B24 and Final Mountain 18F-22F.
Mawile appears in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia at Perill Cliff, its lone appearance in the Pokémon Ranger series to date.
Mawile can be found at the Cavern Zone in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure. To obtain it you'll have to find a Crystal that belongs to an Aron. In PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, Mawile appears at the Tech Area's Train Depot. Give it a gem to befriend it.
Mawile can be found at Firebreathing Mountain Factory 3-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
Trading Card Game
Mawile appears in a total of eight sets. It is listed as a Common Card in the Undaunted and Call of Legends sets. Mawile appears as a Rare Card in the EX Sandstorm, EX Holon Phantoms, EX Crystal Guarddians, EX Power Keepers and Great Encounters sets.
Another trainer's Mawile falls in love with Brock's Lombre in the episode Once In A Mawile!, only for said love to go bust when Brock's Lombre pulled a Water Stone out of another trainer's backpack, triggering its evolution to Ludicolo.
Mawile has yet to appear in one of the films as of writing.
Mawile's Manga info is unknown at this time.
Mawile finds itself in the Never-Utilized Tier of Competitive Battling. There's a number of different roles that Mawile can perform in this Tier, including Offense, Defense, Utility and Baton Passing boosted Attack and/or Defense Statistics. The role that it can perform can depend on what the team needs, which can include Stealth Rock.
Mawile isn't very fast and doesn't have a very good Special Defense Statistic, an opening that Special Attackers can take advantage of.
Via Dream World
Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
Generation III Exclusive Moves
Via Move Tutor
Generation IV Exclusive Moves
- TM01: Focus Punch
- TM43: Secret Power
- TM58: Endure
- TM79: Dark Pulse
- TM82: Sleep Talk
- TM83: Natural Gift
Via Move Tutor
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Generation 6 Onward
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