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==Biology==
 
==Biology==
 
===Physiology===
 
===Physiology===
Mareep is based on a sheep. It has yellow wool, a blue head and blue feet. Its ears and tail have a yellow and black striped pattern. Mareep has an orange sphere at the end of its tail. It has curly tuft of hair on its head.
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Mareep is based on a sheep. It has yellow wool, a blue head and blue feet. Its ears and tail have a yellow and black striped pattern. Mareep has an orange sphere at the end of its tail which acts a small lightbulb. It has curly tuft of hair on its head.
 
====Gender differences====
 
====Gender differences====
 
None.
 
None.
   
 
====Special abilities====
 
====Special abilities====
Mareep's wool stores electricity, and it swells when there is a buildup of static electricity. Touching it while this happens induces a nasty shock. The bulb at the end of its tail glows the more electricity Mareep has.
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Mareep's wool stores electricity, and increases in volume when it builds up with static electricity. Touching the wool when the wool is charged will result in a nasty static shock. The bulb at the end of Mareep's tail glows brighter the more electricity it has.
   
 
===Behavior===
 
===Behavior===
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Mareep tend to avoid battle in the wild and have mild dispositions.
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===Habitat===
 
===Habitat===
[[Image:Grassland.gif|right|frame|[[List of Pokémon by habitat#Grassland Pokémon|Grassland Pokémon]]]]
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[[Image:Grassland.gif|right|frame|[[List of Pokémon by habitat#Grassland Pokémon|Grassland Pokémon]]]]Mareep are most often found in grassy fields. Mareep are also kept on farms where thier wool is used in high quality clothing.
   
 
===Diet===
 
===Diet===

Revision as of 15:23, 20 June 2008

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Mareep
メリープ Merriep
#179
179Mareep.png
Artwork from GSC
Type
Electric '
Category
Wool Pokémon
Ability
Static
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,059,860
Regional Pokédex numbers
Johto
#053
Hoenn
#327
Regional Browser numbers
Height
2′00″
Imperial
0.6 m
Metric
Weight
17.2 lbs.
Imperial
7.8 kg
Metric
Dex color
White
Catch rate
235 (30.7%)
Body style
Body08.png
Footprint
 F179.png 
Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Monster and
Ground groups
1 cycles
(255 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 59 Battle Exp.: 591*

Mareep (Japanese: メリープ Merriep) is an Electric-type Pokémon.

Biology

Physiology

Mareep is based on a sheep. It has yellow wool, a blue head and blue feet. Its ears and tail have a yellow and black striped pattern. Mareep has an orange sphere at the end of its tail which acts a small lightbulb. It has curly tuft of hair on its head.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Mareep's wool stores electricity, and increases in volume when it builds up with static electricity. Touching the wool when the wool is charged will result in a nasty static shock. The bulb at the end of Mareep's tail glows brighter the more electricity it has.

Behavior

Mareep tend to avoid battle in the wild and have mild dispositions.

Habitat

Mareep are most often found in grassy fields. Mareep are also kept on farms where thier wool is used in high quality clothing.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

File:MildnWooly.jpg
A Mareep in the anime.

Mareep made its anime debut in Mild 'n Wooley, in which a flock is shepherded by a young girl named Mary and her mother. Mary had her own Mareep called "Fluffy".

A Mareep was owned by Cadee in A Chip Off the Old Brock.

In the manga

In the TCG

Main article: Mareep (TCG)

In the TFG

One Mareep figure has been released.

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold If static electricity builds in its body, its fleece doubles in volume. Touching it will shock you.
Silver Its fleece grows continually. In the summer, the fleece is fully shed, but it grows back in a week.
Crystal It stores lots of air in its soft fur, allowing it to stay cool in summer and warm in winter.
Stadium 2 If static electricity builds in its body, its fleece doubles in volume. Touching it will shock you.
Generation III
Ruby Mareep's fluffy coat of wool rubs together and builds a static charge. The more static electricity is charged, the more brightly the lightbulb at the tip of its tail grows.
Sapphire Mareep's fluffy coat of wool rubs together and builds a static charge. The more static electricity is charged, the more brightly the lightbulb at the tip of its tail grows.
Emerald Its fluffy wool rubs together and builds a static charge. The more energy is charged, the more brightly the lightbulb at the tip of its tail glows.
FireRed Its fleece grows continually. In the summer, the fleece is fully shed, but it grows back in a week.
LeafGreen If static electricity builds in its body, its fleece doubles in volume. Touching it will shock you.
Generation IV
Diamond Its fluffy coat swells to double when static electricity builds up. Touching it can be shocking.
Pearl Its fluffy coat swells to double when static electricity builds up. Touching it can be shocking.
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 II.
Generation I
Red Blue
None Trade
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
None Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
Common Routes 32, 42, and 43
Crystal
None Trade
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
Common Safari Zone
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
One Shadow Pokémon Lab (Shadow)
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Rare Valley Windworks (Poké Radar)
Platinum
None Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
Field
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 Channel Upgrade binder
Pokémon Trozei! Huge Storage 5
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Lightning Field (1F-5F)
Pokémon Ranger Batonnage Union Highway

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 55
115 - 162 220 - 314
Attack: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Defense: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Sp.Atk: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Sp.Def: 45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Speed: 35
36 - 95 67 - 185
Total: 280   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

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

Learnset

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By leveling up

Generation II
Level Move Type
Start Tackle Normal
Growl Normal
9 Thundershock Electric
16 Thunder Wave Electric
23 Cotton Spore Grass
30 Light Screen Psychic
37 Thunder Electric
Generation III
Level Move Type
Start Tackle Normal
Growl Normal
9 Thundershock Electric
16 Thunder Wave Electric
23 Cotton Spore Grass
30 Light Screen Psychic
37 Thunder Electric
Generation IV
Level Move Type Cat.
Start Tackle Normal Physical
5 Growl Normal Status
10 Thundershock Electric Special
14 Thunder Wave Electric Status
19 Cotton Spore Grass Status
23 Charge Electric Status
28 Discharge Electric Special
32 Signal Beam Bug Special
37 Light Screen Psychic Status
41 Power Gem Rock Special
46 Thunder Electric Special

By TM/HM

# Generation II Generation III Generation IV
TM02 Headbutt
TM03 Curse
TM06 Toxic Toxic Toxic
TM07 Zap Cannon
TM10 Hidden Power Hidden Power Hidden Power
TM13 Snore
TM16 Light Screen Light Screen
TM17 Protect Protect Protect
TM18 Rain Dance Rain Dance Rain Dance
TM20 Endure
TM21 Frustration Frustration Frustration
TM23 Iron Tail Iron Tail Iron Tail
TM24 Thunderbolt Thunderbolt
TM25 Thunder Thunder Thunder
TM27 Return Return Return
TM32 Double Team Double Team Double Team
TM34 Swagger Shock Wave Shock Wave
TM35 Sleep Talk
TM39 Swift
TM40 Defense Curl
TM42 Facade Facade
TM43 Secret Power Secret Power
TM44 Rest Rest Rest
TM45 Attract Attract Attract
TM57 Charge Beam
TM58 Endure
TM70 Flash
TM73 Thunder Wave
TM78 Captivate
TM82 Sleep Talk
TM83 Natural Gift
TM87 Swagger
TM90 Substitute
HM05 Flash Flash

By breeding

By tutoring

Special moves

In Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, Mareep knows Shadow Blitz and Shadow Shed as a Shadow Pokémon, and learns Heal Bell after being purified.

TCG-only Moves

Side game data

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Evolution

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Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation I.
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
Spr 2g 179.png Spr 2s 179.png Spr 2c 179.gif Spr b 2g 179.png
Spr 2g 179 s.png Spr 2s 179 s.png Spr 2c 179 s.gif Spr b 2g 179 s.png
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 179.png Spr 3e 179.png Spr 3r 179.png Spr b 3r 179.png
Spr 3r 179 s.png Spr 3e 179 s.png Spr 3r 179 s.png Spr b 3r 179 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 179.png Spr 4p 179.png Spr 4h 179.png Spr b 4d 179.png
Spr 4d 179 s.png Spr 4p 179 s.png Spr 4h 179 s.png Spr b 4d 179 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 179.png Spr 5b 179.png Spr b 5b 179.png
Spr 5b 179 s.png Spr 5b 179 s.png Spr b 5b 179 s.png
Mareep For other sprites and images, please see Mareep images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

It appears to be simply based on a sheep, although it might borrow its electric aspect from the way wool builds up static charges.

Name origin

Mareep's name appears to be a combination of the word Mary — as in the girl who owned a little lamb in the nursery rhyme — and sheep; Mareep is also an anagram of the word ampere, a unit of electric current. Its German name, Voltilamm, comes from volt and Lamm. Its French name, Wattouat, comes from watt and ouate (which are pronounced exactly the same way).

In other languages

External links

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