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Jessie's Yanmega
ムサシのメガヤンマ Musashi's Megayanma
Poké Ball
Jessie Yanmega.png
Jessie's Yanmega
Debuts in The Thief That Keeps On Thieving!
Caught at Around Route 213
Evolves in The Thief That Keeps On Thieving!
Gender Female
Ability Speed Boost
Current location At Team Rocket headquarters
Yanma Yanmega
This Pokémon spent less than 1 episode as Yanma.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Yanma Kiyotaka Furushima
As Yanmega Kiyotaka Furushima

Jessie's Yanmega (Japanese: ムサシのメガヤンマ Musashi's Megayanma) is the only Pokémon caught by Jessie of Team Rocket during her travels through Sinnoh.


As a Yanma

Jessie caught Yanmega as a Yanma in The Thief That Keeps On Thieving! after Tyler battled and weakened her. After she captured her, Yanma was sent to Giovanni as their second successful theft. However, he immediately returned her after analyzing her and realizing she wasn't good enough, along with the fact that they already had plenty. Jessie then decided to train Yanma herself—unbeknown to the fact that Yanma already knew AncientPower, Jessie sent her into battle, who ended up quickly evolving into Yanmega.

She was used often by Jessie, sometimes replacing Seviper as her main fighter. So far she has shown herself to be a strong battler, as she destroyed Pikachu's Thunderbolt with her SonicBoom attack as seen in A Lean Mean Team Rocket Machine!.

Yanmega made her Contest debut in Battling the Generation Gap! where she was used in the Celestic Contest Appeal Rounds. However, she failed to get Jessie to the next round.

Yanmega's Ability activated

In A Shield with a Twist, Jessie entered Yanmega in the Majolica Town Contest and won her second Ribbon. In Another One Gabites the Dust!, Jessie entered Yanmega in the Chocovine Town Contest where she passed the appeal round with a dazzling performance, while revealing Yanmega's Ability to be Speed Boost.

In Pursuing a Lofty Goal!, James borrowed Yanmega in order to enter into a PokéRinger competition. Jessie was reluctant as James failed to win the competition with her Dustox before. Like before, James failed to win with Yanmega.

In Dawn of a Royal Day! she was used in the Arrowroot Town Contest appeal round where she created an amazing performance with her AncientPower.

She was also used in the Sinnoh Grand Festival where she helped Jessie get through to the semi-finals.

Following the Team Rocket trio's journey in Sinnoh, Jessie was forced to leave Yanmega at Team Rocket's headquarters as she is not a Pokémon native in the Unova region and would seem suspicious.

Moves used

Jessie Yanmega SonicBoom.png
Using SonicBoom
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Using Steel Wing
Move First Used In
SonicBoom The Thief That Keeps on Thieving!
Wing Attack The Thief That Keeps on Thieving!
Quick Attack The Thief That Keeps on Thieving!
AncientPower The Thief That Keeps on Thieving!
Steel Wing  Hungry for the Good Life!
Silver Wind Fighting Fear with Fear!
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.

Moves improvised



Related articles

For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Yanma and Yanmega.

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