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===Name origin===
 
===Name origin===
Dragonite's name appears to be a combination of ''[[wp:dragon|dragon]]'' and ''[[wp:knight|knight]]'' or ''night''. It could also refer to ''draconite'', a mythical stone of dragons. Its Japanese name is a combination of ''kai'', large, 竜 ''ryū'', dragon.
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Dragonite's name appears to be a combination of ''[[wp:dragon|dragon]]'' and ''[[wp:knight|knight]]'' or ''night''. It could also refer to ''draconite'', a mythical stone of dragons. Its Japanese name is a combination of ''kai'', ocean, 竜 ''ryū'', dragon.
 
   
 
==In other languages==
 
==In other languages==

Revision as of 17:17, 13 December 2006

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Pokémon
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Dragonite
カイリュー Kairyu
#149
149Dragonite.png
Artwork from FR/LG
Type
Dragon Flying
Category
Dragon Pokémon
Ability
Inner Focus
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,250,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Kanto
#149
Johto
#243
Hoenn
#304
Sinnoh
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Regional Browser numbers
Height
7'3"
Imperial
2.2 m
Metric
Weight
463 lbs.
Imperial
210 kg
Metric
Dex color
Brown
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Body style
BodyUnknown.png
Footprint
 F149.png 
Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Water 1 and
Dragon groups
1 cycles
(255 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 218 Battle Exp.: 2181*

Dragonite (Japanese: カイリュー Kairyu) is a Dragon/Flying-type Pokémon.


Biology

Physiology

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Behavior

A Dragonite has a kind-heart disposition. They have been said to save people from drowning and lead ships that have been trapped in storms to safety. Dragonite also possess near-human intelligence.

Habitat

Dragonite a very scarce in the wild. People have claimed that there is an island somewhere that only Dragonite inhabit.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food


In the anime

In the anime, Dragonite seemed to be an unknown Pokémon before Mystery at the Lighthouse, Bill is seen looking at the Pokémon and calling it unknown. That Dragonite could have been a giant Pokemon like a few actual giant Pokemon seen in later episodes of later seasons not counting the robots on the "Island of Giant Pokemon".

The first time that Dragonite actually made an appearance was during Mewtwo Strikes Back. The orange dragon delivered an invitation to Ash and co. to come to Newfound Island.

A Dragonite belonging to Drake was seen in Hello Pumello and Enter the Dragonite.

Lance used his Dragonite to defeat the Red Gyarados in Rage of Innocence. Lance's Dragonite appeared again during The Scuffle of Legends.

A Dragonite that belonged to the original Gym Leader of the Blackthorn City Gym appeared in Fangs For Nothing. This Dragonite went on a rampage when Team Rocket tried to steal a sacred bowl of fire in the following episode.

Also, in the English-only special, The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon, Professor Oak owns a very powerful Dragonite.

In the manga

In Pokémon Special, Lance, leader of the Elite Four, has a Dragonite.

In the TCG

Dragonite has appeared 13 times in the TCG mostly as special types (Dark, Light and δ)

Pokédex entries

Pokémon Red and Blue
An extremely rarely seen marine Pokémon. Its intelligence is said to match that of humans.
Pokémon Yellow
It is said that this Pokémon lives somewhere in the sea and that it flies. However, it is only a rumor.
Pokémon Gold
It is said that this Pokémon constantly flies over the immense seas and rescues drowning people.
Pokémon Silver
This marine Pokémon has an impressive build that lets it freely fly over raging seas without trouble.
Pokémon Crystal
It is said that somewhere in the ocean lies an island where these gather. Only they live there.
Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire
Dragonite is capable of circling the globe in just sixteen hours. It is a kindhearted Pokémon that leads lost and foundering ships in a storm to the safety of land.
Pokémon Emerald
It can circle the globe in just 16 hours. It is a kindhearted Pokémon that leads lost and foundering ships in a storm to the safety of land.
Pokémon FireRed
It can fly in spite of its big and bulky physique. It circles the globe in just 16 hours.
Pokémon LeafGreen
Only a very few people ever see this pokémon.It's intelligence is said to match that of Humans.

Game locations

Game Rarity Location
Pokémon Red and Blue None Evolve from Dragonair
Pokémon Yellow None Evolve from Dragonair
Pokémon Gold and Silver
Pokémon Crystal
Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire None
Pokémon Emerald None
Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen None Evolve from Dragonair
Pokémon Colosseum None
Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness One Snag from Wanderer Miror B. in Gateon Port

In side games

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 91
151 - 198 292 - 386
Attack: 134
125 - 204 245 - 403
Defense: 95
90 - 161 175 - 317
Sp.Atk: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Sp.Def: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Speed: 80
76 - 145 148 - 284
Total: 600   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.
  • This Pokémon's  Special  base stat in Generation I was 100.


Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

Special moves

In Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, Dragonite knows Shadow Down, Shadow Rush, Shadow Shed and Shadow Storm as a Shadow Pokémon, and learns Heal Bell after being purified.


Evolution

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Trivia

Origin

Appearance-wise, it is similar to European dragons. In regards to its friendly nature and high intelligence, it is closer to a lóng, a traditional Chinese dragon who brings good luck.

Name origin

Dragonite's name appears to be a combination of dragon and knight or night. It could also refer to draconite, a mythical stone of dragons. Its Japanese name is a combination of 海 kai, ocean, 竜 ryū, dragon.

In other languages

External links

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