Serperior

Serperior
ジャローダ
Jalorda.png

Servine < Serperior > Tepig

Species Type
Royal Pokémon Grass.png
Number Ability
#497 Overgrow
Contrary
Height Weight
10'10" (3.3m) 138.9 lbs. (63kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5% Female: 12.5%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Servine N/A
Egg Group Catch Rate
Field/Grass 45
Tier EV Yield
OU 3 Speed Points

Serperior (ジャローダ) is the third Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. It is a Grass Type, and it is known as the Regal Pokémon.

Serperior uses the Overgrow Ability. This Ability increases the power of its Grass Type attacks by 50% once its HP falls below one-third of its maximum. Serperior that come from the Dream World have access to a second Ability, the Contrary Ability. This Ability reverses Statistical changes that affect it, causing a Special Attack increase when it uses Leaf Storm, for example.

Snivy evolves into Servine at level 17, and can evolve into Serperior at level 36.

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

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Serperior takes on the appearance of a green snake with small, leaf-like growths at the end of its tail.

Gender Differences

Serperior doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.

Game Information

Original Games

Serperior can only be obtained by evolving Servine in Black, White, Black 2 and White 2.

Spin-Off Games

Serperior appears at the Arbor Area's Verdant Courts in PokéPark 2: Worlds Beyond. It can't be befriended until after the completion of the game. Once that criteria has been meet, you have to enter a special mode in which you have to defeat a total of four Pokémon: Lilligant and Leavanny (two each).

Serperior can be called into battle after this special mode has been completed.

Trading Card Game

Two Serperior cards are listed as Rare Cards in the Black&White set; a third Serperior card exists as a Black/White Promo Card.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

Serperior has yet to appear in the Anime as of writing.

Movies

Another trainer used a Serperior in both versions of Pokémon Movie 14.

Manga

Serperior's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

In the Sixth Generation, Serperior shot up to the Overused (OU) tier. Serperior finally gained its coveted Dream World ability Contrary, which in conjunction with Leaf Storm, makes it a considerable offensive threat. Serperior can rack up a considerable amount of Special Attack boosts quickly with Leaf Storm, and a nice 113 base Speed that puts it ahead of Pokemon like Latios and Keldeo. Its best set is a Substitute + Leech Seed, or SubSeed, set that can wear down at opposing switch-ins like Heatran. Its other set is a special sweeper set that chooses to have more coverage options and can run Glare to cripple certain switch-ins like Talonflame and Tornadus-T. Serperior's most notable flaw is that its stats are relatively average outside of Speed, with a 75 Special Attack being the biggest letdown when unboosted which can lead to it losing out on crucial KOs with Leaf Storm against Pokemon like Assault Vest Azumarill. It also has overall lackluster coverage, being forced to use Hidden Power Fire and Dragon Pulse to cover certain counters while leaving itself open to other Pokémon.

Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Black/White None Evolve Servine
Black2/White2 None Evolve Servine

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red Not in game
Blue Not in game
Yellow Not in game
II Gold Not in game
Silver Not in game
Crystal Not in game
III Ruby Not in game
Sapphire Not in game
Emerald Not in game
FireRed Not in game
LeafGreen Not in game
IV Diamond Not in game
Pearl Not in game
Platinum Not in game
HeartGold Not in game
SoulSilver Not in game
V Black It can stop its opponents' movements with just a glare. It takes in solar energy and boosts it internally.
White They raise their heads to intimidate opponents but only give it their all when fighting a powerful opponent.
Black 2 It only gives its all against strong opponents who are not fazed by the glare from Serperior's noble eyes.
White 2 It only gives its all against strong opponents who are not fazed by the glare from Serperior's noble eyes.
VI X It only gives its all against strong opponents who are not fazed by the glare from Serperior's noble eyes.
Y It can stop its opponents' movements with just a glare. It takes in solar energy and boosts it internally.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
75
. 260 354 .
Atk
75
139 155 249 273
Def
95
175 195 289 317
Sp. Atk
75
139 155 249 273
Sp. Def
95
175 195 289 317
Speed
113
207 231 325 357

Moves

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Tackle Normal.gif 50 100 Physical.png
Start
4
Leer Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
Start
7
Vine Whip Grass.gif 35 100 Physical.png
Start
10
Wrap Normal.gif 15 90 Physical.png
13 Growth Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
16 Leaf Tornado Grass.gif 65 90 Other.png
20 Leech Seed Grass.gif N/A 90 Other.png
24 Mega Drain Grass.gif 40 100 Physical.png
28 Slam Normal.gif 80 75 Physical.png
32 Leaf Blade Grass.gif 90 100 Physical.png
38 Coil Poison.gif N/A N/A Other.png
44 Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
50 Wring Out Normal.gif ?? 100 Special.png
56 Gastro Acid Poison.gif N/A 100 Other.png
62 Leaf Storm Grass.gif 140 90 Special.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM04 Calm Mind Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM12 Taunt Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM20 Safeguard Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.gif 120 100 Special.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM33 Reflect Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.png
TM41 Torment Dark.gif -- 100 Other.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
TM53 Energy Ball Grass.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM70 Flash Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM82 Dragon Tail Dragon.gif 60 90 Physical.png
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM94 Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
HM01 Cut Normal.gif 50 95 Physical.png
HM04 Strength Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png

By Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Captivate Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Natural Gift Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Glare Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Magical Leaf Grass.gif 60 -- Special.png
Sweet Scent Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Mirror Coat Psychic.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
Pursuit Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Mean Look Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Twister Dragon.gif 40 100 Special.png

By Move Tutor

All Generation 5 Games

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Grass Pledge Grass.gif 50 100 Special.png
Frenzy Plant Grass.gif 150 90 Special.png

Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves

All Generation 5 Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Grass Pledge Grass.gif 50 100 Special.png

Black2/White2 Exclusive Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Aqua Tail Water.gif 90 90 Physical.png
Bind Normal.gif 15 85 Physical.png
Dragon Pulse Dragon.gif 90 100 Special.png
Gastro Acid Poison.gif -- 100 Other.png
Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Knock Off Dark.gif 20 100 Physical.png
Outrage Dragon.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Seed Bomb Grass.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snatch Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Synthesis Grass.gif -- -- Other.png
Worry Seed Grass.gif -- 100 Other.png

Snivy Exclusive Moves: By Pokémon Center Event (Japan)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Synthesis Grass.gif -- -- Other.png
Aromatherapy Grass.gif -- -- Other.png

Evolution Line

Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 17
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 36
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Serperior


Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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