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Machop #066: Machop
Pokémon
#068: Machamp Machamp
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Machoke (disambiguation).
Machoke
ゴーリキー Goriky
#067
067Machoke.png
Art by Ken Sugimori from FireRed and LeafGreen
Type
Fighting Unknown
Category
Superpower Pokémon
Abilities
Guts or No Guard Steadfast
Hidden Ability
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,059,860
Regional Pokédex numbers
Kanto
#067
Johto
#143
Hoenn
#074
Sinnoh
#041
Regional Browser numbers
Fiore
R-081
Almia
R-162
Height
4'11"
Imperial
1.5 m
Metric
Weight
155.4 lbs.
Imperial
70.5 kg
Metric
Dex color
Gray
Catch rate
90 (11.8%)
Body style
Body12.png
Footprint
 F067.png 
Gender ratio
75% male, 25% female
Breeding
Human-Like group 21 cycles
(5355 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
2
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 146 Battle Exp.: 1461*

Machoke (Japanese: ゴーリキー Goriky) is a Fighting-type Pokémon.

It evolves from Machop starting at level 28 and evolves into Machamp when traded.

Biology

Physiology

Machoke appear as larger, tailless Machop with red marks along their muscular arms. Their faces are more reptilian than before. The marks actually look like places where the skin has stretched apart because it can barely contain its huge muscles. Machoke wear black wrestling tights for better movement and a large, golden belt with a little red P on the buckle.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Machoke are Pokémon of immense strength. In fact, they are so strong that even with the power-save belt they constantly wear to control their power they are able to lift a dump truck with one hand.

Behavior

Strong and capable, Machoke helps people with labor.

Habitat

Machoke live in mountains, in foreboding areas where they can hone their skills. They can also be found in urban areas, as they are often employed for manual labor. They are most common in Kanto, Johto and Sinnoh.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

Machoke in the anime

Major appearances

Two Machoke were present on the expedition crew in Shell Shock!. They rescued Ash, Misty, Tracey and the crew from a runaway boulder heading for them.

In Chikorita's Big Upset, one was part of a group of Fighting-type Pokémon that roamed the streets of the city as a gang.

In Turning Over A New Bayleef, one owned by Haruno helped her with her gardening.

Chuck used a Machoke for the Gym Battle in Machoke, Machoke Man. Chuck's Machoke was defeated by Ash's Bayleef.

Maylene also owns a Machoke which appeared in Lost Leader Strategy!.

Minor appearances

Machoke has had many appearances, many more than its evolved and pre-evolved forms. It can usually be seen in Dojos and on construction sites.

Machoke made its debut in The Punchy Pokémon where it fought against Ash's Primeape.

A Machoke appeared in a flashback in Ditto's Mysterious Mansion.

In Showdown at Dark City, Machoke is one of the Pokémon owned by one of the Trainers at Yas Gym.

Machoke also appeared in The March of the Exeggutor Squad.

A Machoke appeared competing in a tournament in Princess vs. Princess.

A Machoke was seen in a Pokémon Lab in Riddle Me This.

A Machoke under the ownership of Stella appeared in It's Mr. Mime Time.

In Stage Fight!, a Machoke was part of a showboat stage show along with other Pokémon.

Danny owned a Machoke in Navel Maneuvers, which helped him carve a sled in order to compete with it. It reappeared in a flashback in Hello, Pummelo!.

Machoke also appeared in The Power of One.

A Machoke was seen in a dojo in Wired for Battle!.

A Machoke was one of the Pokémon seen at the Pokémon Swap Meet in Tricks of the Trade.

Trixie has a Machoke which is used in a circus in Love, Totodile Style.

Dr. Anna owns a Machoke which she uses in her health clinic for massages in Hassle In The Castle.

Kenzo owned a Machoke in Two Hits and a Miss.

A Machoke appeared in Beauty and the Breeder where it participated in a Pokémon beauty contest.

A Machoke appeared in A Better Pill to Swallow as a fantasized Pokémon.

Wobbu-Palooza! featured a Machoke belonging to a Festival Crasher.

A Machoke was part of a Pokémon street festival in Doin' What Comes Natu-rally.

A Machoke was one of the Pokémon defeated by Wings Alexander's then Hoothoot as seen in his flashback in Throwing in the Noctowl.

A Machoke was seen training alongside its Trainer in You're a Star, Larvitar!.

A Machoke appeared with a Machop in Pop Goes the Sneasel. These Pokémon were protecting the flame of Ho-Oh both with a Sneasel.

A Machoke was used by the captain in Hoenn Alone!.

A Machoke made an appearance in We're No Angels.

A Machoke was also owned by a demolition crew (which was changed into a construction crew due to Ritchie changing the past) in Celebi and Joy.

A Machoke appeared in the opening of Destiny Deoxys.

Emily had a Machop, Machoke, and Machamp chase after her runaway Psyduck in Sitting Psyduck.

Several Machoke and Machamp appeared in Bibarel Gnaws Best! as construction workers.

It was revealed in Lost Leader Strategy! that Maylene had a Machoke that was used in a Gym battle against Paul and in A Triple Fighting Chance! wherein Machoke was defeated by Ash's Staravia.

A Machoke appeared in A Lean Mean Team Rocket Machine! on a fitness program.

Another Machoke competed in the Sandalstraw Contest in Old Rivals, New Tricks! under the ownership of Kenny.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP068 Machoke Dawn's Pokédex Machoke, the Superpower Pokémon. With enough strength to lift a giant truck with one hand, Machoke are often used to extremely heavy work.
This concludes the entries from the Diamond & Pearl series.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Machoke in the Pokémon Adventures
Main article: Blue's Machoke

Machoke debuts in its own round, Bulbasaur, Come Home!. Here, it protected the Viridian Gym from intruders, attacking Red and Professor Oak, but Bulbasaur defeated it with a SolarBeam.

Blue also had a Machoke that evolved into Machamp under Red's care, but was traded back afterwards..

Machoke was seen again in Volume 18 as one of Brawly's Pokémon; it is unconfirmed if this Machoke evolved from the Machop he had in Volume 16. Machoke attempted to fight Mack's fiery illusions in Volume 20 at the Lilycove Museum, but failed miserably and ended up getting burned. His Hariyama succeeded in doing so, however.

In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga

Red owns a Machamp which he caught after it evolved from Machoke in Catch That Pokémon Thief!!.

Giovanni's Machoke was used in the Gym battle against Red in Get The Last Badge!!.

In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga

A Galactic Grunt uses a Machoke in Find Munchlax!!.

Maylene has a Machoke which was only seen getting defeated by Hareta's Piplup.

In the TCG

Main article: Machoke (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Red Its muscular body is so powerful, it must wear a power-save belt to be able to regulate its motions.
Blue
Yellow The belt around its waist holds back its energy. Without it, this Pokémon would be unstoppable.
Stadium Although it is incredibly strong, it is always modest. It restrains its strength with a power-save belt.
Generation II
Gold It always goes at its full power, but this very tough and durable Pokémon never gets tired.
Silver The muscles covering its body teem with power. Even when still, it exudes an amazing sense of strength.
Crystal This tough Pokémon always stays in the zone. Its muscles become thicker after every battle.
Stadium 2 It always goes at its full power, but this very tough and durable Pokémon never gets tired.
Generation III
Ruby Machoke's thoroughly toned muscles possess the hardness of steel. This Pokémon has so much strength, it can easily hold aloft a sumo wrestler on just one finger.
Sapphire Machoke undertakes bodybuilding every day even as it helps people with tough, physically demanding labor. On its days off, this Pokémon heads to the fields and mountains to exercise and train.
Emerald A belt is worn by a Machoke to keep its overwhelming power under control. Because it is so dangerous, no one has ever removed the belt.
FireRed Its formidable body never gets tired. It helps people by doing work such as the moving of heavy goods.
LeafGreen Its muscular body is so powerful, it must wear a power-save belt to be able to regulate its motions.
Generation IV
Diamond Machoke's boundless power is very dangerous, so it wears a belt that suppresses its energy.
Pearl It can lift a dump truck with one hand. Using that power, it helps people with heavy jobs.
Platinum It happily carries heavy cargo to toughen up. It willingly does hard work for people.
HeartGold It always goes at its full power, but this very tough and durable Pokémon never gets tired.
SoulSilver The muscles covering its body teem with power. Even when still, it exudes an amazing sense of strength.
Generation V
Black It happily carries heavy cargo to toughen up. It willingly does hard work for people.
White
Black 2 It happily carries heavy cargo to toughen up. It willingly does hard work for people.
White 2
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Red Blue
Rare Victory Road
Blue (Japan)
Unknown Victory Road
Yellow
Uncommon Victory Road, trade Cubone on Route 5*
Generation II
Gold Silver
Rare Rock Tunnel, Mt. Mortar
Crystal
Rare Mt. Mortar, Silver Cave, Rock Tunnel
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Evolve Machop
Emerald
None Evolve Machop
FireRed LeafGreen
Rare Cerulean Cave, Mt. Ember, Victory Road
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Common Stark Mountain, Mt. Coronet, Victory Road, and Routes 210, 211, 216, 217, 225, and 226
Platinum
Uncommon Mt. Coronet, Routes 210, 211, 225, and 226
HeartGold SoulSilver
Common Cliff Cave, Mt. Mortar, Cerulean Cave and Rock Tunnel
Pal Park
Mountain
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
None Evolve Machop (White only)
Black 2 White 2
None Trade
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Pinball Evolve Machop
Pokémon Pinball:
Ruby & Sapphire
Evolve Machop
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 15
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Fiery Field (17F-25F)
Buried Relic (80F-87F)
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Aegis Cave
Pokémon Ranger Dusk Factory
Pokémon Ranger:
Shadows of Almia
Cargo Ship
Pokémon Rumble Rocky Cave
Pokémon Rumble Blast Canyon: Sunny Seashore

In events

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
FRLG Pokémon Trade and Battle Day Machoke English United States 38 September 25, 2004
BW Trade for Evolution! Machoke Japanese Japan 30 October 10 to November 28, 2010

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Red* Blue* Berry (100%)
Yellow*
FireRed LeafGreen Focus Band Focus Band (5%)
Events* Fighting Gem Fighting Gem (100%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 80
140 - 187 270 - 364
Attack: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Defense: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Sp.Atk: 50
49 - 112 94 - 218
Sp.Def: 60
58 - 123 112 - 240
Speed: 45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Total: 405   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 50.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
2/2 ★★
Power
4/4 ★★★★
Skill
2/3 ★★
Stamina
3/4 ★★★
Jump
2/2 ★★
Total
13/15 ★★

Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation V
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - VI
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Low Kick Fighting Physical 0000 100100% 20
00Start Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
00Start Focus Energy Normal Status 0000 —% 30
00Start Karate Chop Fighting Physical 05050 100100% 25
077 Focus Energy Normal Status 0000 —% 30
1010 Karate Chop Fighting Physical 05050 100100% 25
1313 Low Sweep Fighting Physical 06060 100100% 20
1919 Foresight Normal Status 0000 —% 40
2222 Seismic Toss Fighting Physical 0000 100100% 20
2525 Revenge Fighting Physical 06060 100100% 10
3232 Vital Throw Fighting Physical 07070 —% 10
3636 Submission Fighting Physical 08080 08080% 25
4040 Wake-Up Slap Fighting Physical 06060 100100% 10
4444 Cross Chop Fighting Physical 100100 08080% 5
5151 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100100% 10
5555 DynamicPunch Fighting Physical 100100 05050% 5
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Machoke obtained at level 1 in Generation V
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Machoke
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Machoke
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation V
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - VI
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM08 Bulk Up Fighting Status 0000 —}}—% 20
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 Psychic Sprite.png TM16 Light Screen Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 30
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM18 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM23 Smack Down Rock Physical 05050 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 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 Fighting Sprite.png TM31 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM35 Flamethrower Fire Special 09595 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM38 Fire Blast Fire Special 120120 085}}85% 5
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 05050 080}}80% 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 Fighting Sprite.png TM47 Low Sweep Fighting Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM52 Focus Blast Fighting Special 120120 070}}70% 5
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM59 Incinerate Fire Special 03030 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM67 Retaliate Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 5
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM78 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM83 Work Up Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
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
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM04 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Machoke
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Machoke
  • 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 
Hitmonchan Bullet Punch Steel Physical 40 100% 30
HitmonleeHitmonchanHitmontopMakuhitaHariyamaMonferno
InfernapeLucarioSawk
Close Combat Fighting Physical 120 100% 5
HitmonchanHitmontopLucarioSawk Counter Fighting Physical 100% 20
Mr. Mime Encore Normal Status 100% 5
HitmonchanElectivireMagmarMagmortarMedicham Fire Punch Fire Physical 75 100% 15
MakuhitaHariyama Heavy Slam Steel Physical 100% 10
HitmonchanMedicham Ice Punch Ice Physical 75 100% 15
MakuhitaHariyamaSableye Knock Off Dark Physical 20 100% 20
DrowzeeHypnoHitmonleeMr. MimeMedititeMedicham
MienfooMienshao
Meditate Psychic Status —% 40
MedititeMedicham Power Trick Psychic Status —% 10
HitmonleeHitmontop Rolling Kick Fighting Physical 60 85% 15
MakuhitaHariyama SmellingSalt Normal Physical 60 100% 10
HitmonchanElectabuzzElectivireMagmortarMedicham ThunderPunch Electric Physical 75 100% 15
Mr. MimeGothitaGothoritaGothitelle Tickle Normal Status 100% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Machoke 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 Machoke in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Machoke
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Machoke
  • 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 Dual Chop Dragon Physical 40 90% 15
B W B2 W2 Fire Punch Fire Physical 75 100% 15
B W B2 W2 Helping Hand Normal Status —% 20
B W B2 W2 Ice Punch Ice Physical 75 100% 15
B W B2 W2 Knock Off Dark Physical 20 100% 20
B W B2 W2 Low Kick Fighting Physical 100% 20
B W B2 W2 Role Play Psychic Status —% 10
B W B2 W2 Sleep Talk Normal Status —% 10
B W B2 W2 Snore Normal Special 40 100% 15
B W B2 W2 Superpower Fighting Physical 120 100% 5
B W B2 W2 ThunderPunch Electric Physical 75 100% 15
  • A black abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Machoke can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Machoke cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Machoke
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Machoke
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation V
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - VI
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
066 Helping HandBW Normal Status —% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Machoke
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Machoke
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 Pin067.png 
Acquisition: Evolve
Pokémon Pinball RS
 PinRS067.png 
Acquisition: Evolve
Pokémon Trozei!
 Trozeiani067.gif 
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
MDP067.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -19%
Friend Area: Mt. Discipline
Phrases
51%-100% HP If it's all about power, no one gets the better of me!
26%-50% HP This isn't looking good. My health is down by half.
1%-25% HP I'm useless... There's not an ounce of power left...
Level up Leveled! I can feel the power welling up!
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 Leveled! I can feel the power welling up!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP067.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -4.5%
IQ group: D
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Fighting  Poké Assist: Fighting PA.png
( Fighting )
Field move: Crush fm.pngCrush fm.png
(Crush ×2)
Loops: 8 Min. exp.: 52 Max. exp.: 62
Browser entry  
Machoke takes pride in its strong body. It has no trouble crushing big Boulders.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:  Fighting  Poké Assist: Fighting PA.png
( Fighting )
Field move: Tackle 2 field move.png
(Tackle ×2)
Browser entry  
It attacks by throwing punches and launching shock waves.
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.
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●
Attack 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.
PCP067.png HP: ★★★ Move: Wake-Up Slap
Attack: ★★★ Ability 1: Guts
Defense: ★★ Ability 2: Thrust
Speed: ★★ Ability 3: Bodyguard
Evolves from Machop when Attack reaches 86
Evolves into Machamp at 60% link and after defeating a Warrior adequately
Range: 3 Perfect Links: Isa, Masatoshi, and Tadatsune

Evolution

Machop
Unevolved
Machop
 Fighting 
Rare Candy
Level 28


Machoke
First evolution
Machoke
 Fighting 
Pal Pad
Trade


Machamp
Second evolution
Machamp
 Fighting 

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
Spr 1b 067.png Spr 1y 067.png Spr 1g 067.png Spr b g1 067.png
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
Spr 2g 067.png Spr 2s 067.png Spr 2c 067.gif Spr b 2g 067.png
Spr 2g 067 s.png Spr 2s 067 s.png Spr 2c 067 s.gif Spr b 2g 067 s.png
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 067.png Spr 3e 067.png Spr 3f 067.png Spr b 3r 067.png
Spr 3r 067 s.png Spr 3e 067 s.png Spr 3f 067 s.png Spr b 3r 067 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 067.png Spr 4p 067.png Spr 4h 067.png Spr b 4d 067.png
Spr 4d 067 s.png Spr 4p 067 s.png Spr 4h 067 s.png Spr b 4d 067 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 067.png Spr 5b 067.png Spr b 5b 067.png
Spr 5b 067 s.png Spr 5b 067 s.png Spr b 5b 067 s.png
Machoke For other sprites and images, please see Machoke images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • In the Pokémon Red and Blue beta, Machoke was originally known as "Kung-Foo". This name is a corruption of kung fu, a Chinese martial art.
  • In The Official Pokémon Handbook, Machoke is described as being extremely narcissistic; "Machoke, [...]likes its own body way too much. Sometimes it's too busy looking at itself in the mirror to train", which is exactly the opposite of the description given in Pokémon Stadium; "Although it is incredibly strong, it is always modest".
  • In the anime, Machoke appears to have a greenish skin pigment, while it keeps a purple color in the games and in Ken Sugimori's official artwork.
  • Machoke's belt looks very similar to the Winner's Belt prop in Pokémon Black and White.

Origin

Machoke appears to be based on a bodybuilder or wrestler with some reptilian traits.

Name origin

Machoke may be a combination of macho (Spanish for overly masculine or chauvinist) and choke. Macho has come to mean tough or masculine in English. Akin to Mr. Mime, the masculine attribute has no reflection on gender assignment, as both species can be male and female; however, Machop's evolutionary line does have a 3:1 male:female ratio, making the species predominantly—but not entirely—male.

Goriky is a corruption of 剛力 gōriki (herculean strength).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ゴーリキー Goriky Corruption of 剛力 gōriki
France Flag.png French Machopeur From Macho and choppeur or peur
Spain Flag.png Spanish Machoke Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Maschock From Macho and Schock
Italy Flag.png Italian Machoke Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 근육몬 Geunyookmon From geunyook and possibly monster


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Machop #066: Machop
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#068: Machamp Machamp


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