|#319|| Rough Skin|
|5′11″ (1.8m)||195.8 lbs. (88.8kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|UU/OU||2 Attack Points|
Sharpedo has the Rough Skin Ability. This Ability causes an opponent to lose one-sixteenth of its maximum HP by way of recoil when using an attack that requires physical contact against it. A second Ability is available to Sharpedo from the Dream World, the Speed Boost Ability. This Ability increases its Speed by one stage for each turn that it is in the battle except for the turn that it is switched into the battle.
Carvanha evolve into Sharpedo starting at Level 30.
Sharpedo is in the Water 2 Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Sharpedo 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Sharpedo takes on the appearance of a blue shark with a white underbelly.
 Gender Differences
Sharpedo doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
 Spin-off Games
Sharpedo appears at Endless Levels 55 & 71, Forever Level 5 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Sharpedo can only be obtained by evolving Carvanha in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. Sharpedo appears randomly at Miracle Sea B1-B18 & DP B1-DP B4 in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky. Sharpedo is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Wave Seas 23F-29F.
Sharpedo appears at Saffra Sea during the Sea Capture Challenge in the first Pokémon Ranger game. Sharpedo appears at both Puel Sea and Sea of Wailord in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia; in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs Sharpedo appears in the Dark section of Coral Sea, an area in which Sharpedo can only be detected by the red glow of their eyes.
Sharpedo can be found at Challengers' Ground Beach 1-4 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
 Trading Card Game
Sharpedo appears in nine sets. It is listed as an Uncommon Card in the EX Holon Phantoms (Delta Species Card), EX Power Keepers and Rising Rivals sets. Sharpedo is listed as a Rare Card in the EX Ruby and Sapphire, EX Team Magma vs Team Aqua (2), EX Deoxys (EX Card), Secret Wonders and Triumphant sets.
 Anime/Manga Information
Wild Sharpedo would attack both May and Max in the episode Sharpedo Attack!!, and would pursue the group to a small cove. There, the leader of the Sharpedo group was trapped and challenged to battle, but faltered due to the effects of being poisoned by the Poison Tail attack of Jessie's Seviper. Brock spent the night nursing it back to health, earning the respect of the Sharpedo group.
Sharpedo's Manga info is unknown at this time.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Sharpedo finds itself in the Under-Utilized and Over-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling thanks to its Hidden Ability, Speed Boost. Combining that with a high Attack makes it a dangerous threat to cause a lot of damage. Its Special Attack is pretty high in its own right, allowing for a Mixed Sweeper set as well.
Sharpedo does retain one serious flaw: very low Defenses. Even with the Speed Boost Ability, it is still vulnerable to Priority Moves, especially Mach Punch, for example. Paralysis hinders its Speed, and if it gets Confused, it could potentially cause a lot of damage to itself due to the extreme disparity between its Attack and Defense. Any strong attacker that can withstand Sharpedo's offensive barrage and deal a strong enough blow to defeat it can counter it.
 Area Location
|Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald||Common (Fish)||Route 103|
|XD:Gale of Darkness||None||Evolve Carvanha|
|Diamond/Pearl||5% (Super Rod-Fish)||Route 213|
|Platinum]/Heart Gold/Soul Silver||None||Trade or Evolve Carvanha|
|Black/White||10% (Fish at Shaking Spots)||Village Bridge|
|Black 2/White 2||10% (Fish at Shaking Spots)||Village Bridge|
 Pokédex Entries
|III||Pokémon Ruby||Nicknamed "the bully of the sea," Sharpedo is widely feared. Its cruel fangs grow back immediately if they snap off. Just one of these Pokémon can thoroughly tear apart a supertanker.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||Sharpedo can swim at speeds of up to 75 MPH by jetting seawater out its backside. This Pokémon's drawback is its inability to swim long distances.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||The vicious and sly gangster of the sea. Its skin is specially textured to minimize drag in water. Its speed tops out at over 75 miles per hour.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||The ruffian of the seas, it has fangs that crunch thorugh iron. It swims by jetting water from its rear.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||The ruffian of the seas, it has fangs that crunch thorugh iron. It swims by jetting water from its rear.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||Its fangs rip through sheet iron. It swims at 75 MPH and is known as "The Bully of the Sea."|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||Its fangs rip through sheet iron. It swims at 75 MPH and is known as "The Bully of the Sea."|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||Its fangs rip through sheet iron. It swims at 75 MPH and is known as "The Bully of the Sea."|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||They form packs to attack boats and rip out their hulls to sink them. They live in rivers in the jungle.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||They form packs to attack boats and rip out their hulls to sink them. They live in rivers in the jungle.|
|V||Pokémon Black||Its fangs rip through sheet iron. It swims at 75 MPH and is known as "The Bully of the Sea."|
|V||Pokémon White||Its fangs rip through sheet iron. It swims at 75 MPH and is known as "The Bully of the Sea."|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||Its fangs rip through sheet iron. It swims at 75 MPH and is known as "The Bully of the Sea."|
|V||Pokémon White 2||Its fangs rip through sheet iron. It swims at 75 MPH and is known as "The Bully of the Sea."|
 Pokéathlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Dream World
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Carvanha Exclusive Moves
 Generation III Exclusive Moves
 Via Move Tutor (Fire Red/Leaf Green)
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
- TM03: Water Pulse
- TM43: Secret Power
- TM58: Endure
- TM72: Avalanche
- TM78: Captivate
- TM83: Natural Gift
- HM05: Whirlpool (Heart Gold/Soul Silver Only)
 Via Move Tutor (Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver)
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
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