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Dragonite (Pokémon)

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Dragonair #148: Dragonair
Pokémon
#150: Mewtwo Mewtwo
Dragonite
カイリュー Kairyu
#149
149Dragonite.png
Art by Ken Sugimori from FireRed and LeafGreen
Type
Dragon Flying
Category
Dragon Pokémon
Ability
Inner Focus
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,250,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Kanto
#149
Johto
#248
Hoenn
#304
Regional Browser numbers
Fiore
R-038
Height
7'03"
Imperial
2.2 m
Metric
Weight
463.0 lbs.
Imperial
210.0 kg
Metric
Dex color
Brown
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Body style
Body06.png
Footprint
 F149.png 
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Breeding
Water 1 and
Dragon groups
41 cycles
(10455 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
3
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 dual-type Dragon/Flying pseudo-legendary Pokémon.

It evolves from Dragonair starting at level 55. It is Dratini's final form.

Biology

Physiology

Despite being bulky, Dragonite are incredibly agile and fast. Unlike its pre-evolutions, they are orange and possess arms and legs, all of which are equipped with three claws. It retains the horn on its forehead that it possessed as a Dragonair, however it is now colored orange like most of Dragonite's body. They resemble bipedal European dragons, and each one has a pair of little green-colored wings that can increase in size while flying. They have a taller stature than most humans. Dragonite also possess S-shaped yellow antennae and a cream-colored, striated underbelly.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Dragonite are very strong. They can cause a great deal of damage to most Pokémon. When they become particularly angry, they may go on a rampage, and will be unable to control their aggression for some time. They are also able to use many elemental attacks such as Thunder, Ice Beam, Flamethrower, Water Pulse, and the elemental punches.

Behavior

Dragonite have a kindhearted disposition. They have been said to save people from drowning and lead ships that have been trapped in storms to safety. Dragonite are said to have an intelligence matching humans. The speed of their flight is so immense they are able to circle the globe in sixteen hours.

Habitat

Dragonite are very rare in the wild, if found at all. People have claimed that there is an island somewhere that only Dragonite inhabit.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

File:Dragonite anime.png
Dragonite in the anime

Major appearances

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 was a giant Pokémon.

A Dragonite belonging to Drake was used to battle Ash in Hello Pummello 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 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. It calmed down later on in that episode.

Minor appearances

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

Professor Oak is revealed to own a very powerful Dragonite in The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon.

Provo's Dragonite appeared in Pursuing a Lofty Goal! as one of the participants of the PokéRinger competition.

Palmer's Dragonite appeared in Challenging a Towering Figure!.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP111 Dragonite Ash's Pokédex Dragonite, the Dragon Pokémon. This extremely rare and highly intelligent type is able to fly faster than any known Pokémon.
This concludes the entries from the original series.

In the manga

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

In the TCG

Main article: Dragonite (TCG)

Game data

NPC appearances

  • Pokémon Ranger: After the sixth mission, it is possible to use the Dragonite Bus. The Dragonite must be captured once but afterwards it will fly the player to any of the Ranger bases.

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Red An extremely rarely seen marine Pokémon. Its intelligence is said to match that of humans.
Blue
Yellow It is said that this Pokémon lives somewhere in the sea and that it flies. However, it is only a rumor.
Stadium Has intelligence on par with people. This "sea guardian" is said to be capable of flying around the globe in about 16 hours.
Generation II
Gold It is said that this Pokémon constantly flies over the immense seas and rescues drowning people.
Silver This marine Pokémon has an impressive build that lets it freely fly over raging seas without trouble.
Crystal It is said that somewhere in the ocean lies an island where these gather. Only they live there.
Stadium 2 It is said that this Pokémon constantly flies over the immense seas and rescues drowning people.
Generation III
Ruby 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.
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.
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.
FireRed It can fly in spite of its big and bulky physique. It circles the globe in just 16 hours.
LeafGreen Very few people ever see this Pokémon. Its intelligence is said to match that of humans.
Generation IV
Diamond It is said to make its home somewhere in the sea. It guides crews of shipwrecks to shore.
Pearl It is said to make its home somewhere in the sea. It guides crews of shipwrecks to shore.
Platinum It is said to make its home somewhere in the sea. It guides crews of shipwrecks to shore.
HeartGold It is said that this Pokémon constantly flies over the immense seas and rescues drowning people.
SoulSilver This marine Pokémon has an impressive build that lets it freely fly over raging seas without trouble.
Generation V
Black {{{blackdex}}}
White {{{whitedex}}}
Black 2 {{{black2dex}}}
White 2 {{{white2dex}}}
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Red Blue
None Evolve Dragonair
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
None Evolve Dragonair
Generation II
Gold Silver
None Evolve Dragonair
Crystal
None Evolve Dragonair
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
None Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
None Evolve Dragonair
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
One Gateon Port (Shadow)
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
None Evolve Dragonair
Platinum
None Evolve Dragonair
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Evolve Dragonair
Pal Park
Mountain
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
None Trade
Black 2 White 2
None Trade
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Snap Valley
Pokémon Trozei! Phobos Jet
Trozei Battle
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Evolve from Dragonair
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Evolve from Dragonair
Pokémon Ranger Ring Town
Pokémon Rumble Windy Prairie‎

Held items

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

Stats

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.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
2/5 ★★☆☆☆
Power
5/5 ★★★★★
Skill
2/3 ★★
Stamina
3/4 ★★★
Jump
5/5 ★★★★★
Total
17/22 ★★★

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
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

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By breeding

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Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only from an evolution of this Pokémon
A colored initial indicates that the move is not available to be tutored in this game,
while a colored background indicates that the move is available.
|} |}

Special moves

Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness
Shadow moves Level 55+ Purified moves
Shadow Down Shadow Box XD 149.png Heal Bell Normal
Shadow Rush Shadow Hyper Beam Normal
Shadow Shed Shadow Dragon Dance Dragon
Shadow Storm Shadow Earthquake Ground

By events

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Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 Pin149.png 
Acquisition: Evolve
Pokémon Pinball RS
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Trozei!
 Trozeiani149.gif 
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
MDP149.png Body size: 4
Recruit rate: Evolve
Friend Area: Mystic Lake
Phrases
51%-100% HP I fly, but I'm still considered a guardian of the sea.
26%-50% HP My HP's getting down to half.
1%-25% HP I can't keep up... There's no strength left...
Level up Yes! I've leveled up! Let me work even harder for you!
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've leveled up! Let me work even harder for you!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP149.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -10%
IQ group: D
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Flying  Poké Assist: Flying PA.png
( Flying )
Field move: None
Loops: 3 Min. exp.: 0 Max. exp.: 0
Browser entry  
Dragonite transports Rangers from town to town if they are deemed to be worthy.
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:
 Normal  None Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
None Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
N/A 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

Dratini
Unevolved
Dratini
 Dragon 
Rare Candy
Level 30


Dragonair
First evolution
Dragonair
 Dragon 
Rare Candy
Level 55


Dragonite
Second evolution
Dragonite
 Dragon  Flying 

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
Spr 1b 149.png Spr 1y 149.png Spr 1g 149.png Spr b g1 149.png
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
Spr 2g 149.png Spr 2s 149.png Spr 2c 149.gif Spr b 2g 149.png
Spr 2g 149 s.png Spr 2s 149 s.png Spr 2c 149 s.gif Spr b 2g 149 s.png
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 149.png Spr 3e 149.png Spr 3f 149.png Spr b 3r 149.png
Spr 3r 149 s.png Spr 3e 149 s.png Spr 3f 149 s.png Spr b 3r 149 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 149.png Spr 4d 149.png Spr 4h 149.png Spr b 4d 149.png
Spr 4d 149 s.png Spr 4d 149 s.png Spr 4h 149 s.png Spr b 4d 149 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 149.png Spr 5b 149.png Spr b 5b 149.png
Spr 5b 149 s.png Spr 5b 149 s.png Spr b 5b 149 s.png
Dragonite For other sprites and images, please see Dragonite images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Dragonite has the second highest base stat average of all non-legendary Pokémon, the first being Slaking. It is tied with the four other pseudo-legendary evolutions and with many other legendaries for base stat average, including Mew, Celebi, Deoxys, Latios, and Latias.
    • Dragonite has the highest base stats of all non-legendary Dragon-types. It is tied with Salamance and Garchomp.
    • Dragonite has the highest base stats of all non-legendary Flying-types. Again, it is tied with Salamence.
  • Of all the evolved Pokémon that evolve by level alone, Dragonite evolves to its final form later than any other Pokémon, at level 55. It shares this trait with Tyranitar.
    • However, Dragonite can be obtained at level 50 through certain events.
  • Lance's Dragonite knows Barrier in the Generation I games, although Dragonite cannot learn this move legitimately.
  • Given that the size of the Pokémon world is approximately the same as Earth, and Dragonite can make a complete cycle of the Earth in sixteen hours, Dragonite's top flying speed is roughly 1,556 mph, approximately three times the speed of an average airplane.
    • Despite this, its Speed stat is its lowest stat.
  • Dragonite is able to learn almost every HM move in the series. As of Generation IV, the only HM move it cannot learn is Rock Climb.
  • Dragonite is smaller than its pre-evolution, Dragonair. The same thing happens to Gengar, Bellossom, and Porygon2.
  • Dragonite has the highest Attack of all Generation I Pokémon at 134.
  • Dragonite has a white stripe down its back in back in Generation I, but it was removed in later generations.

Origin

Dragonite resembles a European dragon or fairy dragon; its description as the "guardian of the sea" may also suggest it has elements similar to Chinese dragon.

Name origin

Dragonite's name appears to be a combination of dragon and knight, "ignite" since it learns several Fire-type moves, or night. It could also refer to draconite, a mythical stone of dragons. Its Japanese name is a combination of 海 kai, ocean, or 破壊 hakai, destruction, and 竜 ryū, dragon.

In other languages

  • German: Dragoran
  • French: Dracolosse - From Draco (Dragonair's name in French and the Latin word for dragon), and colosse (colossal).
  • Korean: 망나뇽 Mangnanyong

Related articles

External links

Notes

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