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Manaphy (Pokémon)

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Phione #489: Phione
Pokémon
#491: Darkrai Darkrai
Manaphy
マナフィ Manaphy
#490
490Manaphy.png
Artwork from D/P
Type
Water '
Category
Seafaring Pokémon
Ability
Hydration
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,250,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Sinnoh
#151
Regional Browser numbers
Height
1'00"
Imperial
0.3 m
Metric
Weight
3.1 lbs.
Imperial
1.4 kg
Metric
Dex color
Blue
Catch rate
3 (0.4%)
Body style
Body12.png
Footprint
 F490.png 
Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Water 1 and
Fairy groups
11 cycles
(2805 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
3
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 215 Battle Exp.: 2151*

Manaphy (Japanese: マナフィ Manaphy) is a Template:Type2 legendary Pokémon.

It is not known to evolve into or from any other Pokémon. Manaphy has the unusual ability to breed, despite being a Legendary Pokémon. It is also unusual in that its offspring are Phione, which do not evolve into Manaphy. Manaphy was the last Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex before the Platinum expansion.

Biology

Physiology

Manaphy is a small, blue, aquatic Pokémon. It has stubby feet and club-like arms that are longer than its body. Manaphy has a red gem on its chest, and a yellow dot below the gem. Manaphy has a round head with a pair of long blue antennae. Manaphy’s irises are dark blue, although the outermost portions of its eyes are yellow, with two yellow dots of “eyebrow” markings extending from the eyes. Eighty percent of Manaphy's body is made of water and is highly susceptible to its environment. One of these reactions is that when Manaphy reproduces in an ocean that's warmer than those that they are native to, the child will be a Phione as opposed to another Manaphy.

Gender differences

Manaphy is a genderless species.

Special abilities

Due to Manaphy's high water content in its body, it can heal itself whenever it is raining. Manaphy can control water and focus it into attacks such as Water Pulse and BubbleBeam. Manaphy can also switch the perspective of people, and Pokémon, with each other, by using its signature move, Heart Swap. Manaphy is able to recall its birthplace as well.

Behavior

Due to the presence of the special egg, most portrayals of Manaphy are newborns with a childlike demeanor. Manaphy has been observed to be playful, similar to the behaviors of Mew, Celebi and Jirachi.

Habitat

Manaphy appears to be native to the cold oceans of the Fiore region, but cannot hatch there, instead usually only being able to be hatched in the Sinnoh region.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

Manaphy is the star of the ninth movie, Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea. It is initially an egg that an evil gang and its leader wants to steal. Manaphy hatches in May's hands and helps the People of the Water to find the Samiya. It is known as the Prince of the Sea. It was mentioned in Up Close and Personable! but not seen.

Manaphy also makes a cameo in Together and in We Will Be Heroes.

In the manga

In the manga "Pokémon Ranger - The Comic," Cameron from Summerland found Manaphy's Egg on Fiore's Sea, then it was stolen by the Go-Rock Squad who wanted to use its enormous powers for bad purposes when it hatched. This plan failed when Solana and Lunick saved the egg and it was given to Professor Hastings's granddaughter who lives in Sinnoh.

Manaphy also appears as a silhouette in the Emerald chapter of the Pokémon Adventures manga. Guile Hideout plans to use a fake Kyogre created by Jirachi to find Manaphy, although the reason he is targeting it is unknown.

In the TCG

Main article: Manaphy (TCG)

Other appearances

Super Smash Bros. Brawl

File:Manaphy Brawl.jpg
Manaphy on Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

When released from a Poké Ball, Manaphy uses Heart Swap, which temporarily switches the body of the user with another player. KO's count for the player in control, not the charcter's normal player, preventing easy KOs via suicide.

Game data

NPC appearances

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold {{{golddex}}}
Silver {{{silverdex}}}
Crystal {{{crystaldex}}}
Stadium 2 Unknown
Generation III
Ruby {{{rubydex}}}
Sapphire {{{sapphiredex}}}
Emerald {{{emeralddex}}}
FireRed {{{firereddex}}}
LeafGreen {{{leafgreendex}}}
Generation IV
Diamond Born on a cold seafloor, it will swim great distances to return to its birthplace.
Pearl Water makes up 80% of its body. This Pokémon is easily affected by its environment.
Platinum It is born with a wondrous power that lets it bond with any kind of Pokémon.
HeartGold It starts its life with a wondrous power that permits it to bond with any kind of Pokémon.
SoulSilver It starts its life with a wondrous power that permits it to bond with any kind of Pokémon.
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 IV.
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
None Trade
Emerald
None Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
None Received from Pokémon Ranger from Fiore, Almia, or Oblivia (egg)
Platinum
None Received from Pokémon Ranger from Fiore, Almia, or Oblivia (egg)
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Received from Pokémon Ranger from Oblivia (egg)
Pal Park
None
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 Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Sharpedo Bluff (after finding Wonder Egg in Surrounded Sea). Automaticaly recruits there when the Darkrai mission is finished.
Pokémon Ranger Lyra Forest (in a Ranger Net mission)
Pokémon Ranger:
Shadows of Almia
Vientown (after a Special Mission)
Pokémon Rumble Ticket for releasing three Phione

In events

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
World Hobby Fair Manaphy World Hobby Fair Manaphy Japan 2006 5 Never
Palcity Manaphy Palcity Manaphy Japan 2007 50 Never
Toys "R" Us Manaphy Toys "R" Us United States 2007 50 Never
Nintendo World Store Manaphy Nintendo World Store United States 2007 50 Never
E for All Manaphy E for All Manaphy United States 2007 50 Never
JB Hi-Fi Manaphy JB Hi-Fi Manaphy Australia 2007 50 Never
Nintendo of Korea Manaphy Nintendo of Korea Manaphy Korea 2008 1 Never

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Events* King's Rock King's Rock (100%) Red Scarf Red Scarf (100%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 100
160 - 207 310 - 404
Attack: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Defense: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Sp.Atk: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Sp.Def: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Speed: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
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.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
3/4 ★★★
Power
2/3 ★★
Skill
4/5 ★★★★
Stamina
3/4 ★★★
Jump
3/3 ★★★
Total
15/19 ★★★

Type effectiveness

Template:DP type effectiveness

Learnset

By leveling up

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By TM/HM

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By tutoring

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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.
|} |}

By event

Template:Movelistspecial Template:Mlentry4special Template:Movelist/note

Side game data

Template:Side game

Evolution

Phione
Does not evolve
Phione
 Water 


Ditto
Breed
with Ditto

Manaphy
Parent
Manaphy
 Water 

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
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation III.
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 490.png Spr 4p 490.png Spr 4p 490.png Spr b 4d 490.png
Spr 4d 490 s.png Spr 4p 490 s.png Spr 4p 490 s.png Spr b 4d 490 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 490.png Spr 5b 490.png Spr b 5b 490.png
Spr 5b 490 s.png Spr 5b 490 s.png Spr b 5b 490 s.png
Manaphy For other sprites and images, please see Manaphy images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Manaphy's English name was uncovered, alongside the English name of Sinnoh, within the internal data of Pokémon Ranger on November 2, 2006.
  • Jirachi, Manaphy, and Phione are the only legendary Pokémon to have not been given an in-game location in the main series as of yet.
  • Manaphy is also the only event Pokémon to date that debuted in a spin-off game rather than in the main series.
  • Manaphy is actually lighter and shorter than Phione.
  • Manaphy and Ditto are the only Pokémon that are both able to breed and unobtainable through breeding.
  • Manaphy and Phione are the only legendary Pokémon capable of producing eggs in a daycare legitimately.
  • Manaphy is tied with Heatran for the fastest hatch time among legendary Pokémon at only 11 egg cycles.
  • Although normally genderless, in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time and Explorers of Darkness, Manaphy is constantly referred to as a male.
  • In Manaphy's Platinum Pokédex entry, it says that it can connect with the heart of any Pokémon using a special power it possesses from birth, which is a reference to Manaphy's signature move, Heart Swap. However, Manaphy actually can't learn this move until level 76.
  • Manaphy is the last Template:Type2 Pokémon in National Pokédex order currently.
  • Aside from Pokémon Snap, Manaphy and Phione are currently the only legendary Pokémon clearly shown hatching from eggs. In the games, Manaphy is the only Pokémon whose egg is different than the standard sprite.
  • Manaphy's title, "The Prince of the Sea," may be a reference to the sea butterfly. Another name for the sea butterfly is Thecosomata, which means "sluglike angel of the sea."
  • It is nearly impossible to get a Template:Shiny2 Manaphy. Most Mystery Gifted Pokémon are coded so that if the personality value generated for the Pokémon is one that would make it shiny under the Trainer it is given to, the personality value is regenerated until it ends up not shiny. However, transferring in a Manaphy egg via Mystery Gift will only cause the egg's generated value to be checked against the current Trainer ID and Secret ID. Thus, on trading to another game, with a different Trainer ID and secret ID, the Manaphy has a chance at hatching shiny.
  • Despite the fact that a Manaphy egg needs to hatch in warmer regions than its original region, the only place it can be transferred to before the introduction of HeartGold and SoulSilver was Diamond, Pearl and Platinum, which all take place in Sinnoh, a rather cold place to hatch such a thing.

Origin

Manaphy may be based upon sea angels, tiny transparent ocean mollusks that look like ocean fairies and possess pairs of flexible tentacles they use to feed.

Name origin

Manaphy's name may be based on manatee, the name of a water-dwelling mammal. It could also be a combination of mana and fairy.

In other languages

Events

  • There were many events giving away Manaphy through Mystery Gift in 2007. These special edition Manaphy were contained in a Cherish Ball. They were also holding a Red Scarf, most likely a reference to May's scarf in the ninth movie.
  • The code to unlock the Manaphy mission in the North American version of Pokémon Ranger is P8M2-9D6F-43H7, while in the European version, it is Mg35-Cpb8-4FW8.

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PAL region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • Korean region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
Taiwanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
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