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Anorith (Pokémon)

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Cradily #346: Cradily
Pokémon
#348: Armaldo Armaldo
Anorith
アノプス Anopth
#347
347Anorith.png
Art by Ken Sugimori from Ruby and Sapphire
Type
Rock Bug
Category
Old Shrimp Pokémon
Abilities
Battle Armor Swift Swim
Hidden Ability
Exp. at Lv. 100
600,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Hoenn
#135
Regional Browser numbers
Oblivia
R-269 N-140
Height
2'04"
Imperial
0.7 m
Metric
Weight
27.6 lbs.
Imperial
12.5 kg
Metric
Dex color
Gray
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Body style
Body14.png
Footprint
 F347.png 
Gender ratio
87.5% male, 12.5% female
Breeding
Water 3 group 31 cycles
(7905 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
1
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 99 Battle Exp.: 991*

Anorith (Japanese: アノプス Anopth) is a dual-type Rock/Bug Fossil Pokémon.

It is resurrected from a Claw Fossil and evolves into Armaldo starting at level 40.

Biology

Physiology

Anorith is an aquatic, arthropod-like, greenish-gray Pokémon that uses the eight flexible, white-and-red appendages on both sides of its body to propel itself through the water. Its large head has two large, beady eyes extending from the side, and in the middle of the head is a round black pattern with two red spots. Two large, segmented claws protrude from below its head, serving as either defense against predators or a weapon against prey. These claws seem to have become the Fossil that Anorith can be resurrected from. Anorith’s carapace is gray, and its tail is small with two gray spikes. Its mouth is on the underside of its body, and resembles a screw in shape.

Gender differences

No gender differences.

Special abilities

It swims by undulating the eight "wings" at its sides. It uses its two well-developed claws to capture prey.

Behavior

Anorith hunt for prey on the sea floor and grip their prey in their sharp claws.

Habitat

The exact habitat of Anorith is unknown, but so far Claw Fossils are only found in the Johto, Hoenn, Sinnoh and Unova regions. Since it is a Fossil Pokémon that no longer can be found in the wild, they must be resurrected from a Claw Fossil.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

Anorith in the anime

Major appearances

Its first appearance was on a small island to the east of Hoenn's mainland in Where's Armaldo? where it was being studied with the other Fossil Pokémon from Hoenn.

Minor appearances

An Anorith appeared in the opening of Lucario and the Mystery of Mew.

More Anorith were resurrected and studied by the scientists in Oreburgh City in Wild in the Streets.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
AG102 Anorith May's Pokédex Anorith, the Old Shrimp Pokémon. Anorith once inhabited old seas, and is believed to have used its two well developed hooves to capture prey.
This concludes the entries from the Advanced Generation series.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Ruby calmed an Anorith and Lileep in a museum by intimidating them when he saw that no one was looking in the chaos. However, Wallace of the Sootopolis Gym was, and his eye for talent led him to acknowledge the boy's right to be his disciple.

In the TCG

Main article: Anorith (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold {{{golddex}}}
Silver {{{silverdex}}}
Crystal {{{crystaldex}}}
Stadium 2 Unknown
Generation III
Ruby Anorith was regenerated from a prehistoric fossil. This primitive Pokémon once lived in warm seas. It grips its prey firmly between its two large claws.
Sapphire Anorith is said to be a type of Pokémon predecessor, with eight wings at the sides of its body. This Pokémon swam in the primordial sea by undulating these eight wings.
Emerald It was resurrected from a fossil using the power of science. It swims by undulating the eight wings at its sides. They were feet that adapted to life in the sea.
FireRed It is a kind of Pokémon progenitor. It uses its extending claws to catch prey hiding among rocks on the seafloor.
LeafGreen
Generation IV
Diamond A Pokémon ancestor that was reanimated from a fossil. It lived in the sea and hunted with claws.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold An ancestral Pokémon that lived in the ocean. Over time, its eight feet transformed into wings.
SoulSilver
Generation V
Black A Pokémon ancestor that was reanimated from a fossil. It lived in the sea and hunted with claws.
White
Black 2 A Pokémon ancestor that was reanimated from a fossil. It lived in the sea and hunted with claws.
White 2
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation I
Red Blue
None Trade
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
None Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
None Trade
Crystal
None Trade
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
One Revive from Claw Fossil
Emerald
One Revive from Claw Fossil
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Fossil Revive from Claw Fossil
Platinum
Fossil Revive from Claw Fossil
HeartGold SoulSilver
Fossil Revive from Claw Fossil  (HeartGold only)
Pal Park
Sea
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
Fossil Revive from Claw Fossil
Black 2 White 2
Fossil Revive from Claw Fossil
Dream World
Sparkling Sea
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Pinball:
Ruby & Sapphire
Ocean
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 47
Endless Level 68
Forever Level 8
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Stormy Sea (9F-17F)
Silver Trench (14F-23F)
Grand Sea (14F-23F)
Far-off Sea (14F-23F)
Marvelous Sea (B14-B20)
Fantasy Strait (B14-B23)
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Drenched Bluff (B1-B6)
Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Oblivia Ruins
Ice Temple
Pokémon Rumble Blast Cave: Shimmering Lake

In events

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
List of Japanese Nintendo event Pokémon in 2012#Anorith Nagashima Spa Land Japan 2012 15 Never

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Events* Charti Berry Charti Berry (100%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 45
105 - 152 200 - 294
Attack: 95
90 - 161 175 - 317
Defense: 50
49 - 112 94 - 218
Sp.Atk: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Sp.Def: 50
49 - 112 94 - 218
Speed: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Total: 355   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
4/5 ★★★★
Power
2/3 ★★
Skill
4/5 ★★★★
Stamina
2/3 ★★
Jump
2/2 ★★
Total
14/18 ★★

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation V, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Weak to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Immune to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Resistant to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation V
Other generations:
III - IV - VI
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Scratch Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
00Start Harden Normal Status 0000 —% 30
077 Mud Sport Ground Status 0000 —% 15
1313 Water Gun Water Special 04040 100100% 25
1919 Metal Claw Steel Physical 05050 09595% 35
2525 Protect Normal Status 0000 —% 10
3131 AncientPower Rock Special 06060 100100% 5
3737 Fury Cutter Bug Physical 02020 09595% 20
4343 Slash Normal Physical 07070 100100% 20
4949 Rock Blast Rock Physical 02525 09090% 10
5555 Crush Claw Normal Physical 07575 09595% 10
6161 X-Scissor Bug Physical 08080 100100% 15
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Anorith obtained at level 1 in Generation V
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Anorith
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Anorith
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation V
Other generations:
III - IV - VI
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM01 Hone Claws Dark Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM23 Smack Down Rock Physical 05050 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM28 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM31 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM37 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 05050 080}}80% 10
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM40 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM54 False Swipe Normal Physical 04040 100}}100% 40
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM69 Rock Polish Rock Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM76 Struggle Bug Bug Special 03030 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM81 X-Scissor Bug Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM01 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Anorith
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Anorith
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation V
Other generations:
III - IV - VI
 Father   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
SkorupiDrapion Cross Poison Poison Physical 70 100% 20
TirtougaCarracosta Curse Ghost Status —% 10
ShellderCloyster Iron Defense Steel Status —% 15
CorphishCrawdauntSkorupiDrapion Knock Off Dark Physical 20 100% 20
TentacoolTentacruelShellderCloysterKabutoKabutops Rapid Spin* Normal Physical 20 100% 40
KabutoKabutops Sand-Attack Ground Status 100% 15
TentacoolTentacruel Screech Normal Status 85% 40
TentacoolTentacruel Water Pulse Water Special 60 100% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Anorith in Generation V
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Anorith in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Anorith
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Anorith
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation V
Other generations:
III - IV - VI
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
B W B2 W2 Bug Bite Bug Physical 60 100% 20
B W B2 W2 Earth Power Ground Special 90 100% 10
B W B2 W2 Iron Defense Steel Status —% 15
B W B2 W2 Knock Off Dark Physical 20 100% 20
B W B2 W2 Sleep Talk Normal Status —% 10
B W B2 W2 Snore Normal Special 40 100% 15
B W B2 W2 Stealth Rock Rock Status —% 20
  • A black abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Anorith can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Anorith cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Anorith
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Anorith
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

Dream World moves

Generation V
Other generations:
III - IV
 Event   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Sparkling Sea Cross Poison Poison Physical 70 100% 20
Sparkling Sea Stealth Rock Rock Status —% 20
  • A superscript level indicates that Anorith can learn this move normally in Generation V at that level
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Anorith
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Anorith
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see event moves from other generations

By events

Generation V
Other generations:
III - IV
 Event   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Nagashima Spa Land Cross Poison Poison Physical 70 100% 20
  • A superscript level indicates that Anorith can learn this move normally in Generation V at that level
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Anorith
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Anorith
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see event moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Pinball RS
 PinRS347.png PinRS347.gif 
Acquisition: Catch
Pokémon Trozei!
 Trozeiani347.gif 
Rarity: Common
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
MDP347.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.7%
Friend Area: Treasure Sea
Phrases
51%-100% HP Did you know? I'm an ancestral Pokémon.
26%-50% HP Now what? Why is my HP reduced to half?
1%-25% HP It's useless... I don't have the strength to move my claws...
Level up Yes! I leveled up! My claws feel fantastic!
Partner phrases
51%-100% HP <name>, my HP is between 51% and 100%.
26%-50% HP <name>, my HP is between 26% and 50%.
1%-25% HP <name>, my HP is between 1% and 25%.
Level up Yes! I leveled up! My claws feel fantastic!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP347.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.2%
IQ group: E
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Loops: 0 Min. exp.: 0 Max. exp.: 0
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group: Poké Assist: Field move:
 Rock  Rock Assist.png
( Rock )
Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
Cut 2 field move.png
(Cut ×2)
Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
It triggers rockfalls to attack.
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●
Speed ●●●
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
None.png PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
None.png Strong: {{{Park2strong}}} Weak: {{{Park2weak}}}
PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
PCP347.png HP: ★★ Move: Fury Cutter
Attack: ★★★ Ability 1: Battle Armor
Defense: ★★ Ability 2: Jagged Edge
Speed: ★★★ Ability 3: Instinct
Evolves into Armaldo when Attack reaches 116
Range: 3 Perfect Links: Ujimasa, Ujikuni, Ujinao

Evolution

Anorith
Unevolved
Anorith
 Rock  Bug 
Rare Candy
Level 40


Armaldo
First evolution
Armaldo
 Rock  Bug 

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation I.
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation II.
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 347.png Spr 3e 347.png Spr 3r 347.png Spr b 3r 347.png
Spr 3r 347 s.png Spr 3e 347 s.png Spr 3r 347 s.png Spr b 3r 347 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 347.png Spr 4d 347.png Spr 4d 347.png Spr b 4d 347.png
Spr 4d 347 s.png Spr 4d 347 s.png Spr 4d 347 s.png Spr b 4d 347 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 347.png Spr 5b 347.png Spr b 5b 347.png
Spr 5b 347 s.png Spr 5b 347 s.png Spr b 5b 347 s.png
Anorith For other sprites and images, please see Anorith images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Anorith and its evolution, Armaldo, are the only Bug-type Pokémon with genders that are not in the Bug Egg Group.
  • Despite being marine Pokémon, Anorith and Armaldo are not part Water-type. They share this trait with their Fossil counterparts Lileep and Cradily.
    • All four of them can also walk on water in the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon games, despite not being Water-types.
    • Anorith, its evolution Armaldo, Azurill and Castform are the only non-Water-type Pokémon which learn Water Gun by leveling up.
      • Of these four, only Anorith and Armaldo cannot become the Water-type. Azurill becomes a Water-type upon evolution, and Castform becomes Water-type in the rain.
  • Anorith and its evolved form are the only Pokémon with the Bug/Rock combination to have Rock as its primary type.

Origin

Anorith appears to be closely based on an Anomalocaris. It also appears to be somewhat based on a trilobite. It greatly resembles seamonkeys as well, having similar eyes and feather-like protrusions on its sides.

Name origin

Anorith may be a combination of Anomalocaris and lith (rock or stone). It may also derive from ancestral.

Anopth may be a combination of Anomalocaris and arthropod.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese アノプス Anopth From Anomalocaris and arthropod
France Flag.png French Anorith Same as English name
Spain Flag.png Spanish Anorith Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Anorith Same as English name
Italy Flag.png Italian Anorith Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 아노딥스 Anodipth


Related articles

External links

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#348: Armaldo Armaldo


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