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Ariados (Pokémon)

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Spinarak #167: Spinarak
Pokémon
#169: Crobat Crobat
Ariados
アリアドス Ariados
#168
168Ariados.png
Art by Ken Sugimori from HeartGold and SoulSilver
Type
Bug Poison
Category
Long Leg Pokémon
Abilities
Swarm or Insomnia Sniper
Hidden Ability
Exp. at Lv. 100
800,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Johto
#033
Hoenn
#323
Regional Browser numbers
Fiore
R-158
Almia
R-156
Oblivia
R-035
Height
3'07″
Imperial
1.1 m
Metric
Weight
73.9 lbs.
Imperial
33.5 kg
Metric
Dex color
Red
Catch rate
90 (11.8%)
Body style
Body14.png
Footprint
 F168.png 
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Breeding
Bug group 16 cycles
(4080 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
2
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 134 Battle Exp.: 1341*

Ariados (Japanese: アリアドス Ariados) is a dual-type Bug/Poison Pokémon.

It evolves from Spinarak starting at level 22.

Biology

Ariados is a spider-like Pokémon in appearance. It has a red body with black stripes and markings that form an "unhappy face" on its abdomen. Ariados has four yellow legs with purple stripes; its fifth and sixth legs seem to have been moved onto its back. Both the horn and mandibles on Ariados are white. Ariados's feet are tipped with tiny hooked claws that enable it to scuttle on ceilings and vertical walls. It spins a single strand of a special string endlessly out of its rear. The string can also be spun from its mouth; however, it is hard to tell which end is which. Rather than making a nest in one specific spot, it wanders in search of food after darkness falls. It will attach silk to its prey and set it free. Later, it tracks the silk to the prey and its friends. Ariados makes its nest in the depths of the forest.

In the anime

Ariados in the anime
Shiny Ariados in the anime

Major appearances

Ariados made its debut in Ariados, Amigos under the ownership of Tōkichi.

Oakley has an Ariados in Pokémon Heroes.

An Ariados appeared in All in a Day's Wurmple, under the ownership of Forrester Franklin.

Harley's Ariados first appeared in The Saffron Con.

An Ariados owned by J appeared in Mutiny in the Bounty! As J proceeds to steal her victims' Pokémon, she has her Ariados tie up her victims with String Shot. J's Ariados also made a short appearance in Pillars of Friendship!, where J told it to use String Shot to tie up Ash and co. and prevent them from stopping the legendary golems and Regigigas as well.

In Following a Maiden's Voyage!, some Ariados attacked Dawn and her Piplup. Several Ariados attacked Dawn and her Piplup again in Stopped in the Name of Love!. Even more Ariados attacked Dawn and Piplup in Historical Mystery Tour!. A Shiny Ariados and many other Ariados attacks Dawn and Shinko in SS024.

Minor appearances

Ariados were mentioned by Misty in UnBEARable when Ash, Brock, and Misty were talking about scary Pokémon in the woods.

Several Ariados appeared in For Ho-Oh the Bells Toll! where they protected the Tin Tower after Team Rocket stole the crystal bells on the top floor.

In Pokémon Ranger and the Kidnapped Riolu! Part One, Kellyn used his Capture Styler on an Ariados and had it use String Shot on some Crobat that belonged to Hunter J's Henchmen.

In One Team, Two Team, Red Team, Blue Team, Angie used an Ariados in the first leg of the Pokémon Triathlon.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP176 Ariados Ash's Pokédex Ariados, the Long Leg Pokémon. The evolved form of Spinarak. Ariados is able to spin extremely strong and sticky webs to trap its adversaries.
This concludes the entries from the original series.

In the manga

Ariados in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Janine owns an Ariados, which she uses in both battle and her job as a ninja. She uses its string to help her scale buildings.

The Masked Man also has an Ariados, seen during his first appearance in Ilex Forest. He uses an Ariados to combat Celebi due to the type advantages it has over it.


Pokédex entries

Manga Chapter Entry
Pokémon Adventures PS156 It can produce spider webs from both its mouth and spinneret. It's difficult to even differentiate the head from its back, where the spinneret is located.*

In the TCG

Main article: Ariados (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold It spins string not only from its rear but also from its mouth. It is hard to tell which end is which.
Silver A single strand of a special string is endlessly spun out of its rear. The string leads back to its nest.
Crystal Rather than making a nest in one specific spot, it wanders in search of food after darkness falls.
Stadium 2 It spins string not only from its rear but also from its mouth. It is hard to tell which end is which.
Generation III
Ruby Ariados's feet are tipped with tiny hooked claws that enable it to scuttle on ceilings and vertical walls. This Pokémon constricts the foe with thin and strong silk webbing.
Sapphire
Emerald Its feet are tipped with tiny hooked claws that enable it to scuttle on ceilings and vertical walls. It constricts its foe with thin and strong silk webbing.
FireRed A single strand of a special string is endlessly spun out of its rear. The string leads back to its nest.
LeafGreen It spins string not only from its rear but also from its mouth. It is hard to tell which end is which.
Generation IV
Diamond It attaches silk to its prey and sets it free. Later, it tracks the silk to the prey and its friends.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold It spins string not only from its rear but also from its mouth. It is hard to tell which end is which.
SoulSilver A single strand of a special string is endlessly spun out of its rear. The string leads back to its nest.
Generation V
Black It attaches silk to its prey and sets it free. Later, it tracks the silk to the prey and its friends.
White
Black 2 It attaches silk to its prey and sets it free. Later, it tracks the silk to the prey and its friends.
White 2
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation I
Red Blue
None Trade
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
None Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
Rare Route 2Night (Gold only)
Crystal
Rare Routes 2 and 37Night
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
None Evolve Spinarak
FireRed LeafGreen
None Evolve Spinarak
Colosseum
One Shadow PKMN Lab (Shadow)
XD
None Evolve Spinarak
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Uncommon Route 229Night
Platinum
Uncommon Route 229Night
HeartGold SoulSilver
Uncommon Route 2Night, Headbutt Trees  (HeartGold only)
Pal Park
Field
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
Rare Dreamyard
Black 2 White 2
Swarm Route 22 (Black 2 only)
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Trozei! Phobos Train
Endless Level 16
Forever Level 16
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Evolve from Spinarak
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Mt. Horn (1F-7F)
Pokémon Ranger Olive Jungle
Fiore Temple
Pokémon Ranger:
Shadows of Almia
Hippowdon Temple
Altru Building
Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Old Mansion
Pokémon Rumble Blast Tower: Soothing Shore

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 70
130 - 177 250 - 344
Attack: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Defense: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Sp.Atk: 60
58 - 123 112 - 240
Sp.Def: 60
58 - 123 112 - 240
Speed: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Total: 390   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
4/4 ★★★★
Power
3/3 ★★★
Skill
3/4 ★★★
Stamina
2/4 ★★☆☆
Jump
2/3 ★★
Total
14/18 ★★

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation V, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting ¼×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ¼×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ¼×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ¼×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV - VI
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Bug Bite Bug Physical 06060 100100% 20
00Start Poison Sting Poison Physical 01515 100100% 35
00Start String Shot Bug Status 0000 09595% 40
00Start Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100100% 10
00Start Constrict Normal Physical 01010 100100% 35
055 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100100% 10
088 Constrict Normal Physical 01010 100100% 35
1212 Leech Life Bug Physical 02020 100100% 15
1515 Night Shade Ghost Special 0000 100100% 15
1919 Shadow Sneak Ghost Physical 04040 100100% 30
2323 Fury Swipes Normal Physical 01818 08080% 15
2828 Sucker Punch Dark Physical 08080 100100% 5
3232 Spider Web Bug Status 0000 —% 10
3737 Agility Psychic Status 0000 —% 30
4141 Pin Missile Bug Physical 01414 08585% 20
4646 Psychic Psychic Special 09090 100100% 10
5050 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100100% 20
5555 Cross Poison Poison Physical 07070 100100% 20
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Ariados obtained at level 1 in Generation V
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Ariados
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Ariados
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation V
Other generations:
II - 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 Poison Sprite.png TM09 Venoshock Poison Special 06565 100}}100% 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 TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 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 Grass Sprite.png TM22 SolarBeam Grass Special 120120 100}}100% 10
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 Psychic Sprite.png TM29 Psychic Psychic Special 09090 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 09090 100}}100% 10
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 Dark Sprite.png TM46 Thief Dark Physical 04040 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM70 Flash Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM76 Struggle Bug Bug Special 03030 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM81B2W2 X-Scissor Bug Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM84 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Ariados
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Ariados
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV - VI
 Father   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
LedybaLedianSurskitMasquerainNinjaskScolipede Baton Pass Normal Status —% 40
VenonatVenomoth Disable Normal Status 100% 20
JoltikGalvantula Electroweb Electric Special 55 95% 15
ScytherScizorHeracrossKricketuneYanmegaGliscor Night Slash Dark Physical 70 100% 15
ButterfreeVenonatVenomothDustoxMothim Psybeam Psychic Special 65 100% 20
BeedrillScytherScizorYanmaYanmegaVenipede
WhirlipedeScolipede
Pursuit Dark Physical 40 100% 20
ButterfreeParasParasectVolcarona Rage Powder Bug Status —% 20
VenonatVenomothVolbeatJoltikGalvantula Signal Beam Bug Special 75 100% 15
YanmaYanmegaVibravaFlygon SonicBoom Normal Special 90% 20
BeedrillForretressSkorupiDrapion Toxic Spikes Poison Status —% 20
BeedrillEscavalier Twineedle Bug Physical 25 100% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Ariados 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 Ariados in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Ariados
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Ariados
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV - VI
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
B W B2 W2 Bounce Flying Physical 85 85% 5
B W B2 W2 Bug Bite Bug Physical 60 100% 20
B W B2 W2 Electroweb Electric Special 55 95% 15
B W B2 W2 Foul Play Dark Physical 95 100% 10
B W B2 W2 Giga Drain Grass Special 75 100% 10
B W B2 W2 Signal Beam Bug Special 75 100% 15
B W B2 W2 Sleep Talk Normal Status —% 10
  • A black abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Ariados can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Ariados cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Ariados
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Ariados
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV - VI
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
167 Bug BiteBW Bug Physical 60 100% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Ariados
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Ariados
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Pinball RS
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Trozei!
 Trozeiani168.gif 
Rarity: Common
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
MDP168.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: Evolve
Friend Area: Secretive Forest
Phrases
51%-100% HP Don't get my head and rear end mixed up!
26%-50% HP Darn... My HP's gone down half already?
1%-25% HP It's bad... I'm out of silk and poison, too.
Level up Yes! That's my level! I can feel the power coursing through me!
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! That's my level! I can feel the power coursing through me!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP168.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 0.5%
IQ group: F
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Bug  Poké Assist: Bug PA.png
( Bug )
Field move: None
Loops: 6 Min. exp.: 40 Max. exp.: 50
Browser entry  
Ariados is quick and nimble on its feet. It spits silk to interfere with capture.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:  Bug  Poké Assist: Bug PA.png
( Bug )
Field move: Tackle 3 field move.png
(Tackle ×3)
Browser entry  
It spins webs around itself while moving about.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group: Poké Assist: Field move:
 Bug  Bug Assist.png
( Bug )
Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
Tackle 2 field move.png
(Tackle ×2)
Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
It shoots stingers that make Pokémon Tired.
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.
None.png HP: Move: {{{ConquestMove}}}
Attack: Ability 1: {{{ConquestAbility1}}}
Defense: Ability 2: {{{ConquestAbility2}}}
Speed: Ability 3: {{{ConquestAbility3}}}
Does not evolve.
Range: 0 Perfect Links: {{{ConquestLink}}}

Evolution

Spinarak
Unevolved
Spinarak
 Bug  Poison 
Rare Candy
Level 22


Ariados
First evolution
Ariados
 Bug  Poison 

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation I.
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
Spr 2g 168.png Spr 2s 168.png Spr 2c 168.png Spr b 2g 168.png
Spr 2g 168 s.png Spr 2s 168 s.png Spr 2c 168 s.png Spr b 2g 168 s.png
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 168.png Spr 3e 168.png Spr 3r 168.png Spr b 3r 168.png
Spr 3r 168 s.png Spr 3e 168 s.png Spr 3r 168 s.png Spr b 3r 168 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 168.png Spr 4d 168.png Spr 4h 168.png Spr b 4d 168.png
Spr 4d 168 s.png Spr 4d 168 s.png Spr 4h 168 s.png Spr b 4d 168 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 168.png Spr 5b 168.png Spr b 5b 168.png
Spr 5b 168 s.png Spr 5b 168 s.png Spr b 5b 168 s.png
Ariados For other sprites and images, please see Ariados images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Ariados is one of the few Pokémon whose sprites in both Gold and Silver are the same.

Origin

Ariados's appearance is based on the Myrmarachne formicaria spider, but with the prosoma and opisthosoma reversed, fitting with its Pokédex entry.

Name origin

Ariados is named after the Greek myth of Theseus and Ariadne, wherein Ariadne gave Theseus a ball of twine before he entered the Labyrinth to slay the Minotaur, so that he may trail the strand behind him and find his route back to her. Ariados may also be a combination of arachnid (Latin for spider) and 脅す odosu (to threaten) or dos (Spanish for two, used possibly because it has two stingers, or because it is the second form in its evolutionary line).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese アリアドス Ariados Named after the Greek myth of Theseus and Ariadne and the Spanish "dos" for two.
France Flag.png French Migalos From mygale
Spain Flag.png Spanish Ariados Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Ariados Same as English name
Italy Flag.png Italian Ariados Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 아리아도스 Ariadoseu Transliteration of its Japanese name


External links

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