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Tsutarja #495: Tsutarja
Pokémon
#497: Jalorda Jalorda
Janovy
ジャノビー Janovy
#496
180px
Art from Pokémon Dream World
Type
Grass '
Category
Grass Snake Pokémon
Abilities
Overgrow Antagonist
Hidden Ability
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,059,860
Regional Pokédex numbers
Not in any regional Pokédex
Regional Browser numbers
Height
0'0"
Imperial
0.8 m
Metric
Weight
0.0 lbs.
Imperial
16 kg
Metric
Dex color
Green
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Body style
BodyUnknown.png
Footprint
 F496.png 
Gender ratio
87.5% male, 12.5% female
Breeding
Ground and
Plant groups
21 cycles
(5355 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
2
Base Exp.: 145 Battle Exp.: 1451*

(Japanese: ジャノビー Janovy) is Template:Type2 Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

It evolves from Tsutarja starting at level 17 and evolves into Jalorda starting at level 36.

Biology

Physiology

Similar to its pre-evolution, Tsutarja, Janovy is primarily green with a cream-colored underside. It has a yellow collar-like structure that starts at the chest and proceeds behind the shoulders. Three palmate leaves grow along its back and tail. Janovy has four short limbs and a small crest protruding from the back of its head. It has narrow red eyes and a sneering face.

Gender differences

None

Special abilities

Janovy is incredibly fast. When it runs, it appears to be gliding over the ground. It uses its speed to its advantage to confuse opponents.

Behavior

It is a sneaky Pokémon that creeps in the shadows of overgrown plants, striking down opponents with its whips.

Habitat

Diet

In the anime

File:Janovy anime.png
Janovy in the anime

Major appearances

Janovy, along with a Futachimaru, made its anime debut in BW004, where it belonged to one of the Trainers at the Battle Club.

Minor appearances


In the manga

In the TCG

Main article: Janovy (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
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 {{{diamonddex}}}
Pearl {{{pearldex}}}
Platinum {{{platinumdex}}}
HeartGold {{{heartgolddex}}}
SoulSilver {{{soulsilverdex}}}
Generation V
Black じめんを すべるように はしる。すばやい うごきで てきを まどわせ つるのムチで しとめるのだ。
White おいしげった くさきの かげを くぐりぬけ こうげきを さける。たくみな ムチさばきで はんげき。
Black 2 {{{black2dex}}}
White 2 {{{white2dex}}}
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
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 Trade
Platinum
None Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
None
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
None Evolve Tsutarja
Black 2 White 2
None Trade
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Held items

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 60
120 - 167 230 - 324
Attack: 60
58 - 123 112 - 240
Defense: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Sp.Atk: 60
58 - 123 112 - 240
Sp.Def: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Speed: 83
79 - 148 153 - 291
Total: 413   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
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ½×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ½×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ½×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ½×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Tackle Normal Physical 05050 100100% 35
00Start Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
00Start Vine Whip Grass Physical 03535 100100% 15
00Start Wrap Normal Physical 01515 09090% 20
044 Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
077 Vine Whip Grass Physical 03535 100100% 15
1010 Wrap Normal Physical 01515 09090% 20
1313 Growth Normal Status 0000 —% 40
1616 Grass Mixer Grass Special 06565 09090% 10
2020 Leech Seed Grass Status 0000 09090% 10
2424 Mega Drain Grass Special 04040 100100% 15
2828 Slam Normal Physical 08080 07575% 20
3232 Leaf Blade Grass Physical 09090 100100% 15
3636 Coil Around Poison Status 0000 —% 20
4040 Giga Drain Grass Special 07575 100100% 10
4444 Wring Out Normal Special 0000 100100% 5
4848 Gastro Acid Poison Status 0000 100100% 10
5252 Leaf Storm Grass Special 140140 09090% 5
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Janovy obtained at level 1 in Generation V
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Janovy
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Janovy
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM04 Calm Mind Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
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 Dark Sprite.png TM12 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
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 Normal Sprite.png TM20 Safeguard Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 25
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM22 SolarBeam Grass Special 120120 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM33 Reflect Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM40 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM41 Torment Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 15
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 Normal Sprite.png TM48 Canon Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM53 Energy Ball Grass Special 08080 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM70 Flash Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM86 Grass Knot Grass Special 0000 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 HM Normal Sprite.png HM01 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Janovy
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Janovy

By breeding

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Father   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
VulpixNinetales
MeowthPersian
Stantler
SkittyDelcatty
GlameowPurugly
ChoronekoLepardas
ChillarmyChillaccino
Captivate Normal Status 100% 20
EkansArbok
Dunsparce
Seviper
Glare Normal Status 90% 30
EkansArbok
MeowthPersian
GrowlitheArcanine
SentretFurret
Zangoose
Seviper
Pachirisu
StunkySkuntank
MinezumiMiruhog
ChillarmyChillaccino
Emonga
Iron Tail* Steel Physical 100 75% 15
Bellossom
Leafeon
Churine
Magical Leaf Grass Special 60 —% 20
Umbreon
MinezumiMiruhog
Mean Look Normal Status —% 5
Lopunny
Glaceon
Mirror Coat Psychic Special 100% 20
OddishGloomVileplumeBellossom
ExeggcuteExeggutor
TangelaTangrowth
ChikoritaBayleefMeganium
PhanpyDonphan
YanappuYanakkie
BaoppuBaokkie
HiyappuHiyakkie
Natural Gift Normal Physical 100% 15
RattataRaticate
Tauros
Umbreon
Dunsparce
Zangoose
Absol
ChoronekoLepardas
ShimamaZeburaika
ZoruaZoroark
Emonga
Buffalon
Pursuit Dark Physical 40 100% 20
OddishGloomVileplumeBellossom
BellsproutWeepinbellVictreebel
TeddiursaUrsaring
Mawile
Carnivine
Marakacchi
TamagetakeMorobareru
Sweet Scent Normal Status 100% 20
Smeargle Twister Dragon Special 40 100% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Janovy 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 Janovy in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Janovy
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Janovy

By tutoring

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
B W B2 W2 Grass Oath Grass Special 50 100% 10
  • A black abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Janovy can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Janovy cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Janovy
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Janovy

Special moves

TCG-only moves

Side game data

Evolution

Tsutarja
Unevolved
Tsutarja
 Grass 
Rare Candy
Level 17


Janovy
First evolution
Janovy
 Grass 
Rare Candy
Level 36


Jalorda
Second evolution
Jalorda
 Grass 

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
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation IV.
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 496.png Spr 5b 496.png Spr b 5b 496.png
Spr 5b 496 s.png Spr 5b 496 s.png Spr b 5b 496 s.png
Janovy For other sprites and images, please see Janovy images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

Janovy's color scheme is similar to its species' possible namesake, Opheodrys aestivus, the North American grass snake, while Oxybelis fulgidus, the Central and South American vine snake, may be the basis for its general serpentine features. The yellow crest on its chest and shoulders resembles Strelitzia, aka bird of paradise plants. Its evolutionary line was confirmed by Ken Sugimori to have been based off of French royalty. Janovy's physical appearance may have been based on the acanthus leaf motifs used specially during the 14th and 18th centuries. Tsutarja and its evolutionary line may also be based off of the Serpent in the Garden of Eden story from the Old Testament. God had cursed the serpent to crawl on its belly and lose its legs for leading mankind to sin. Janovy's Dream World ability also suggests this.

Name origin

Janovy's name may come from 蛇 ja, meaning snake, and canopy or ivy.

In other languages

External links

Notes

Tsutarja #495: Tsutarja
Pokémon
#497: Jalorda Jalorda
Project Pokédex logo.png This Pokémon article is part of Project Pokédex, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each Pokémon as a species.