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Revision as of 13:30, 9 November 2008

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Kyogre
カイオーガ Ketsuban
#382
382Kyogre.png
Artwork from R/S/E
Type
Water '
Category
Sea Basin Pokémon
Ability
Drizzle
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,250,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Hoenn
#198
Regional Browser numbers
Height
14′09″
Imperial
4.5 m
Metric
Weight
776.0 lbs.
Imperial
352.0 kg
Metric
Dex color
Blue
Catch rate
5 (0.7%)
Body style
Body03.png
Footprint
 F382.png 
Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Undiscovered group 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*

Kyogre (Japanese: カイオーガ Kaiorga) is a Template:Type2 legendary Pokémon.

It is not known to evolve into or from any other Pokémon.

Kyogre possesses the ability to expand the oceans. In ancient times it came in conflict with Groudon, a Pokémon with the ability to expand continents.

In Pokémon Sapphire and Pokémon Emerald, Kyogre is sought after by Team Aqua as part of their plot to create more habitats for aquatic Pokémon by raising the sea level.

Kyogre is the version mascot of Pokémon Sapphire, appearing on the boxart.

Biology

Physiology

It has big fins or "wings". It has a deep blue body with a white chin area with 2 spikes. Above each eye are two spots. It has markings on its wings which barely resembles the letter A. It also has two small fins on its back with 2 stripes running horizontally below the fins. The tail seems tattered with 4 trails, the inner smaller than the outer.

Gender differences

Kyogre is a genderless species.

Special abilities

Kyogre has the ability Drizzle, which causes constant rain similar to the effects of Rain Dance whenever the Pokémon is in battle. The rain continues for 5 turns after Kyogre leaves the battle.

Behavior

Habitat

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

File:Kyogreanime.jpg
Kyogre in the anime

Kyogre's first appearance was in Gaining Groudon. Team Magma had captured Kyogre but didn't have the correct orb to control it. Team Magma planned to make a trade with Team Aqua, who have captured Groudon. The trade was about to be made when Archie decided to use Kyogre to destroy everyone, including his fellow henchmen.

The battle between Kyogre and Groudon occurred during the following episode, The Scuffle of Legends.

Kyogre showed up in Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea just in time for the final showdown against The Phantom.

A Kyogre makes a cameo in the introduction of The Rise of Darkrai and Giratina and the Sky's Bouquet: Shaymin.

In the manga

Kyogre's first appearance was in VS. Kyogre & Groudon. It was awakened by Team Aqua so the waters will be expanded. Wattson, Flannery and Winona tried to stop it but failed due to Team Aqua's interference.

In the TCG

Main article: Kyogre (TCG)

In the TFG

One Kyogre figure has been released.

Other appearances

Super Smash Bros. Brawl

After being released from a Poké Ball, Kyogre opens its mouth and squirts out a stream of water. The water is non-damaging, but causes characters to be knocked back and away. Touching Kyogre's body will do damage. Kyogre also appears as a trophy.

Game data

NPC appearances

  • Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire: Kyogre is the focus of the second Bonus Field on the Sapphire Field. Kyogre will first use Sheer Cold to freeze the ball in place. It will then create whirlpools to trap the ball further. Finally, it will dive into the water to evade being hit completely. However, air bubbles will appear where it is about to rise out of the water. Kyogre must be hit 15 times in three minutes to win. After beating the round twice, Kyogre will be captured.
  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon 2: Kyogre is the guardian of the Aqua-Monica.

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 Kyogre has the power to create massive rain clouds that cover the entire sky and bring about torrential downpours. This Pokémon saved people who were suffering from droughts.
Sapphire Kyogre is named in mythology as the Pokémon that expanded the sea by covering the land with torrential rains and towering tidal waves. It took to sleep after a cataclysmic battle with Groudon.
Emerald Kyogre has appeared in mythology as the creator of the sea. After long years of feuding with Groudon, it took to sleep at the bottom of the sea.
FireRed This Pokémon is said to have expanded the sea by bringing heavy rains. It has the power to control water.
LeafGreen This Pokémon is said to have expanded the sea by bringing heavy rains. It has the power to control water.
Generation IV
Diamond It is said to have widened the seas by causing downpours. It had been asleep in a marine trench.
Pearl It is said that it expanded the sea by its power to summon the rain. It slumbers at the bottom of a trench.
Platinum {{{platinumdex}}}
HeartGold {{{heartgolddex}}}
SoulSilver {{{soulsilverdex}}}
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 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 Cave of Origin (Sapphire only)
Emerald
One Marine Cave
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
None Pal Park
Platinum
None Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
Sea
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 Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire Bonus Field (Sapphire Field)
Pokémon Trozei! Random Agent Cards
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
(Red and Blue)
Stormy Sea (40F)
Pokémon Ranger Safra Sea (during mission)
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
(Time and Darkness)
Bottomless Sea (Bottom)

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 100
160 - 207 310 - 404
Attack: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Defense: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Sp.Atk: 150
139 - 222 274 - 438
Sp.Def: 140
130 - 211 256 - 416
Speed: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Total: 670   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.


Type effectiveness

Template:DP type effectiveness

Learnset

Template:Learnset intro

By leveling up

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By TM/HM

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By breeding

Kyogre cannot breed or inherit any moves.

By tutoring

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|- style="background:#9DC1B7" | colspan="13" | Bold indicates a move that gets STAB
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.
|} |}

Side game data

Template:Side game

Evolution

Template:Evobox/0

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 382.png Spr 3e 382.png Spr 3r 382.png Spr b 3r 382.png
Spr 3r 382 s.png Spr 3e 382 s.png Spr 3r 382 s.png Spr b 3r 382 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 382.png Spr 4d 382.png Spr 4d 382.png Spr b 4d 382.png
Spr 4d 382 s.png Spr 4d 382 s.png Spr 4d 382 s.png Spr b 4d 382 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 382.png Spr 5b 382.png Spr b 5b 382.png
Spr 5b 382 s.png Spr 5b 382 s.png Spr b 5b 382 s.png
Kyogre For other sprites and images, please see Kyogre images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Palace Maven Spenser has a staff with Kyogre's markings on it.
  • Sir Aaron's gloves also have markings similar to Kyogre's.
  • Also, the markings on its main fins look like an A, as in Aqua. It shares this characteristic with Groudon.
  • Kyogre and its counterpart, Groudon, are the only Pokémon to date with a catch rate of 5.
  • In the Diamond & Pearl: Legends Awakened commercial, Kyogre was shown flying.
  • Kyogre is the only non Template:Type2 to learn Sheer Cold (not counting Smeargle).

Origin

Kyogre is most likely based on the Hebrew legends of the leviathan, the gigantic primeval master of all sea creatures. While early myths about the leviathan make it out to be crocodile- or serpent-like, later depictions have changed to show it as a whale in many cases. Its counterpart was the behemoth. Kyogre's appearance draws inspiration from various whales, but it closely resembles an orca.

Name origin

Kyogre's name can be broken up into 海 kai, ocean, and orca, a species of dolphin. Its name is not likely to have been derived directly from ogre, which are mythological land beasts. It is worth noting that without the last syllable, Kyogre spells out 海王 kaiō, which means King of the Sea. It is also worth noting that 海王 is the first two characters in 海王星 Kaiōsei, Neptune.

In other languages

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