Seviper has the Shed Skin Ability. This Ability gives it a 1 in 3 chance every turn of healing itself from a Status Condition, such as Paralysis or a Burn. A second Ability is available to Seviper from the Dream World, the Infiltrator Ability. This Ability cancels the effects of moves like Barrier and Light Screen, preventing those moves from having an effect on this Pokémon's attacks.
Seviper does not evolve and does not have any pre-evolved forms.
As its name implies, Seviper takes on the appearance of a Viper that has a sword-like tail.
Seviper doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.
Seviper appears at Route 208 and the North End of Route 210 in Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum with Pokémon Sapphire inserted into the Nintendo DS. Seviper appears at the Safari Zone's Marshland in Heart Gold and Soul Silver after 18 Plains Objects have been placed and 10 days have passed since their placement.
Seviper appears at Secret Storage 20, Endless Level 41, Forever Level 41 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Seviper appears at Mt. Freeze 13F-15F, Northern Range 20F-24F, Murky Cave 1F-5F and Luck Tower 62F-69F in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness & Explorers of Sky, Seviper appears at Crystal Cave B1-B7. Seviper is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Mystery Meadow 1F-10F.
Seviper has yet to appear in a game in the Pokémon Ranger series.
Seviper can be found at Everspring Valley Meadow 4-2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
Trading Card Game
Seviper appears in a total of eight sets. it is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Great Encounters, Platinum and Call of Legends sets. Seviper is listed as a Rare Card in the EX Sandstorm, EX Team Magma VS Team Aqua, EX Emerald, EX Holon Phantoms and EX Power Keepers sets.
Jessie's Seviper appears in three Pikachu Shorts: Gotta Dance, Pikachu's Island Adventure and Pikachu's Great Ice Adventure.
Seviper's Manga info is unknown at this time.
Seviper finds itself in the Never-Utilized Tier of Competitive Battling. It is capable of running both types of offensive moves due to balanced Attacking statistics, and Shed Skin gives it a chance at recovering from Status Conditions. Plus, it can absorb Toxic Spikes.
In addition to the aforementioned low Speed, Seviper is frail defensively, making it relatively easy to defeat with faster Pokémon.
Black 2/White 2
Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves (Fire Red/Leaf Green)
Generation IV Exclusive Moves
Via Move Tutor
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
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