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Tyranitar (Pokémon)

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000 #{{{prevnum}}}: Pupitar
Pokémon
#{{{nextnum}}}: Lugia 000
Tyranitar
バンギラス Bangiras
#248
248Tyranitar.png
Artwork from GSC
Type
Rock Dark
Category
Armor Pokémon
Ability
Sand Stream
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,250,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Johto
#246
Hoenn
#383
Sinnoh
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Regional Browser numbers
Height
6'7"
Imperial
2 m
Metric
Weight
445.3 lbs.
Imperial
202 kg
Metric
Dex color
Green
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Body style
BodyUnknown.png
Footprint
 F248.png 
Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Monster 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*

Tyranitar (Japanese: バンギラス Bangiras) is a Rock/Dark-type Pokémon.

Biology

Physiology

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Tyranitar have overwhelming physical strength. A Tyranitar is capable of toppling an entire mountain in order to make it's nest. This Pokémon has a tough hide that not many attacks can penatrate. Like some of the Dragon Pokémon, Tyranitar is capable of learning various elemental attacks (even Surf!). Like all fully-evolved Pokémon, Tyranitar can know Hyper Beam or Giga Impact.

Behavior

Tyranitar are normally uncaring towards others and will challenge any other Pokémon to a fight.

Habitat

Tyranitar are mercifully rare in the wild. They normally live in the mountains.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

Tyranitar first appeared in Pokémon 4Ever. It was captured in a Dark Ball and used by Vicious.

When Ash and company entered the mind of Ash's Larvitar during EP263, they saw a vision of Larvitar being separated from its Tyranitar mother. That Tyranitar was seen during the following episode.

A Pupitar belonging to a Pokémon Poacher evolved into Tyranitar in AG006.

In the manga

In the TCG

Pokédex entries

Pokémon Gold / Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen
Its body can't be harmed by any sort of attack, so it is very eager to make challenges against enemies.
Pokémon Silver
Extremely strong, it can change the landscape. It has an insolent nature that makes it not care about others.
Pokémon Crystal
In just one of its mighty hands, it has the power to make the ground shake and mountains crumble.
Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire
Tyranitar is so overwhelmingly powerful, it can bring down a whole mountain to make its nest. This Pokémon wanders about in mountains seeking new opponents to fight.
Pokémon Emerald
A Tyranitar is so overwhelmingly powerful, it can bring down a whole mountain to make its nest. It roams in mountains seeking new opponents to fight.

Game locations

In side games

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 100
160 - 207 310 - 404
Attack: 134
125 - 204 245 - 403
Defense: 110
103 - 178 202 - 350
Sp.Atk: 95
90 - 161 175 - 317
Sp.Def: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Speed: 61
59 - 124 114 - 243
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.


Type effectiveness

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

Note: If Miracle Eye is used, the effectiveness of Psychic becomes 100.

Learnset

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By leveling up

Game Generation II Generation III Generation IV
61 Earthquake Earthquake  
70     Hyper Beam
75 Hyper Beam Hyper Beam  


By TM/HM

Game Generation II Generation III Generation IV
TM01 Dynamicpunch Focus Punch Focus Punch
TM02 Headbutt Dragon Claw Dragon Claw
TM03 Curse Water Pulse Water Pulse
TM05   Roar Roar
TM06 Toxic Toxic Toxic
TM08 Rock Smash    
TM10 Hidden Power Hidden Power Hidden Power
TM11 Sunny Day Sunny Day Sunny Day
TM12   Taunt Taunt
TM13 Snore Ice Beam Ice Beam
TM14   Blizzard Blizzard
TM15 Hyper Beam Hyper Beam Hyper Beam
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 Dragonbreath Thunderbolt Thunderbolt
TM25   Thunder Thunder
TM26 Earthquake Earthquake Earthquake
TM27 Return Return Return
TM28 Dig Dig Dig
TM31 Mud Slap Brick Break Brick Break
TM32 Double Team Double Team Double Team
TM34 Swagger Shock Wave Shock Wave
TM35 Sleep Talk Flamethrower Flamethrower
TM37 Sandstorm Sandstorm Sandstorm
TM38 Fire Blast Fire Blast Fire Blast
TM39   Rock Tomb Rock Tomb
TM40   Aerial Ace Aerial Ace
TM41   Torment Torment
TM42   Facade Facade
TM43 Detect Secret Power Secret Power
TM44 Rest Rest Rest
TM45 Attract Attract Attract
TM48 Fire Punch    
TM49 Fury Cutter    
TM50 Nightmare    
TM52     Focus Bomb
TM56     Hurl
TM58     Endure
TM59     Dragon Pulse
TM65     Shadow Claw
TM66     Quick Revenge
TM68     Giga Attack
TM69     Rock Cart
TM71     Stone Edge
TM72     Snow Slide
TM73     Thunder Wave
TM76     Stealth Rock
TM78     Entice
TM79     Dark Pulse
TM80     Rock Slide
TM82     Sleep Talk
TM83     Nature Blessing
TM87     Swagger
TM90     Substitute
HM01 Cut Cut Cut
HM03 Surf Surf Surf
HM04 Strength Strength Strength
HM06   Rock Smash Rock Smash
HM08     Rock Climb

By tutoring

Evolution

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Trivia

Origin

Name origin

Tyranitar's name is based on tyrannize, to violently antagonize. It may also be based on tyrannosaurus rex, a carnivorous dinosaur that supposedly behaved violently.

In other languages

External links

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