|Fire Horse Pokémon|
|#78|| Run Away/Flash Fire|
|5′7″ (1.7m)||209.4 lbs. (95kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NU||2 Speed Points|
Rapidash (Pokédex. It is a Fire-Type, and it is know as the Fire Horse Pokémon.) is the 78th Pokémon in the
Rapidash can use one of two Abilities: Run Away, which enables it to flee from any battle against a Wild Pokémon provided it isn't trapped; or Flash Fire, which increases the power of its Fire-Type moves by 50% should it get hit with a Fire-Type move. Rapidash's Hidden Ability is Flame Body, which has a 30% chance of Burning a Pokémon that uses a move that requires physical contact against it.
Ponyta evolve into Rapidash at Level 40.
Rapidash is in the Field Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Rapidash One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Rapidash is a horse-like Pokémon. It's coat is a light-cream colour, including it's horn that is at the centre of it's forehead, the horn is most likely inspired from Unicorns. Rapidash's ears are both triangular with the inner colouration red. Like it's previous evolution, it has a flame mane instead of actual hair, same with it's tail, at each of it's ankles has a flame too. All of the fire of Rapidash are coloured yellow, orange and red.
Rapidash doesn't have any visible differences to differentiate between male and female.
Rapidash can be found at Cerulean Cave in Red and Blue, but a Ponyta has to evolve in order to obtain one in Yellow. In Gold, Silver and Crystal Rapidash can be found at Route 28 and outside Mt. Silver.
Rapidash makes appearances at Endless Level 60, Pair Trozei, Forever Level 10 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
The only way to obtain a Rapidash in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games is to evolve a Ponyta. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Rapidash can be found at Volcano Cave 1F-19F and Dark Crater B4-B15, DPB1-B9 & DPB11-B14. Rapidash can only be found in the wild in the Blazing Adventure Squad version of Mystery Dungeon 3 on the Path to Treasure Valley B22-B24, requiring evolution to obtain one in the other two versions.
Trading Card Game
Rapidash appears in 14 different sets and the Wizards Promos set. It is listed as a Common Card in the VS set; an Uncommon Card in the Jungle, Team Rocket (Dark), Gym Challenge, EX Delta Species, Diamond and Pearl, Rising Rivals, Arceus and Flashfire sets; and as a Rare Card in the Expedition (2), Aquapolis, EX FireRed and LeafGreen, Stormfront, Arceus and Triumphant sets.
Lady Platinum Berlitz's Ponyta would evolve into a Rapidash at Canalave Gym. He would continue to make subsequent appearances, appearing in Chapters 377, 387, 388, 395, 398, 405, 407, 416-426, 429, 4323, 439 and 441.
Blaine appears with his own Rapidash in Chapters 26, 34, 35, 47, 48, 75 and 154.
Crystal would capture a Rapidash for Professor Oak, which would get lent to Emerald for his Battle Frontier Challenge at the Battle Pike. This Rapidash makes appearances in Chapters 309 & 310.
See Rapidash/Metagame for further information.
Via Move Tutor (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
Ponyta Exclusive Moves
Generation III Move Tutor Moves (Fire Red/Leaf Green)
Generation IV Exclusive Moves
Via Move Tutor
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
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