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Ampharos (Pokémon)

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Flaaffy #180: Flaaffy
Pokémon
#182: Bellossom Bellossom
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Ampharos (disambiguation).
Ampharos
Light Pokémon
デンリュウ
Denryu
#181
Ampharos
Ampharos
Mega Ampharos
Mega Ampharos

Ampharos

Ampharos

Ampharos
Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Types
Electric Unknown
Ampharos
Electric Dragon
Mega Ampharos
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Static
Ampharos
Cacophony
Cacophony
Plus
Hidden Ability

Hidden Ability
Mold Breaker
Mega Ampharos

Mega Ampharos Y
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Breeding
Egg Groups
Monster and Field
Hatch time
5355 - 5609 steps
Height
4'07" 1.4 m
Ampharos
4'07" 1.4 m
Mega Ampharos
0'0" 0 m
{{{forme3}}}
0'0" 0 m
{{{forme4}}}
Weight
135.6 lbs. 61.5 kg
Ampharos
135.6 lbs. 61.5 kg
Mega Ampharos
0 lbs. 0 kg
{{{forme3}}}
0 lbs. 0 kg
{{{forme4}}}
Mega Stone
Ampharosite {{{mega2}}}
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#181
Kanto
#055
Johto
#329
Hoenn
#000
Sinnoh
#027
Unova
Coastal
#129
Kalos
Not in any regional Pokédex
Browser
R-000
Fiore
R-107
Almia
R-009/N-122
Oblivia
Not in any Browser
Base experience yield
194
Gen. II-IV
Unknown
IV
225
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 3
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
3
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Body06.png BodyUnknown.png
{{{forme2}}}
Footprint
F181.png None.png
{{{forme2}}}
Pokédex color
Yellow
Base friendship
70
External Links

Ampharos (Japanese: デンリュウ Denryu) is an Electric-type Pokémon.

It evolves from Flaaffy starting at level 30. It is the final form of Mareep. It can Mega Evolve into Mega Ampharos using the Ampharosite.

Biology

Ampharos is a yellow, bipedal Pokémon with a white belly. It has conical ears with black stripes and a red orb on its forehead. Its long neck has several black rings around it near the base. Its stubby arms resemble flippers and each foot has a single white nail. It has a long, black-striped tail with a red orb at the tip. The orb on its tail can shine so bright, that it can be seen from space. People have used the light as a beacon, or to send signals across the ocean. Ampharos is generally found in grasslands.

As Mega Ampharos, its toes turn black and it grows white wool at the back of its head and over its tail. Its long wooly tail has many small, red orbs attached to it. Its conical ears retain their stripes, but are now segmented with swirled tips. When it increases the amount of electrical energy within itself, the red orbs on its body and wool emit a strong light.[1]

In the anime

Ampharos in the anime

Major appearances

Amphy

Jasmine has an Ampharos that lights up the Glitter Lighthouse in Olivine City which first appeared in Fight for the Light!. It was sick so Ash and his friends went to Cianwood City to pick up medicine. This Ampharos was nicknamed "Sparkle" in the dub.

Other

Another Ampharos appeared in Manectric Charge under the ownership of Watt. It was used to battle May's Skitty.

Corey's father has an Ampharos which battled against Corey's Charizard, Don, as part of Don's training in Those Darn Electabuzz!.

An Ampharos was owned by McCauley in A Chip Off the Old Brock.

Karsten owned an Ampharos in Drifloon On the Wind!.

Another Ampharos appeared in Frozen on Their Tracks!. It helps in driving a train using its electricity.

An Ampharos appeared in The Light of Floccesy Ranch! under the ownership of Ellie.

An Ampharos appeared in Clemont's Got a Secret! under the ownership of Meyer.

Minor appearances

An Ampharos appeared in As Clear as Crystal.

An Ampharos appeared in the opening of Lucario and the Mystery of Mew.

An Ampharos appeared in One Team, Two Team, Red Team, Blue Team!.

Multiple Ampharos appeared in Lost at the League!.

An Ampharos also appeared in Genesect and the Legend Awakened at Pokémon Hills.

An Ampharos appeared in The Journalist from Another Region!.

An Ampharos appeared in SS027.

An Ampharos appeared in Kalos, Where Dreams and Adventures Begin! and Lumiose City Pursuit!.

An Ampharos appeared in A Jolting Switcheroo!.

An Ampharos that can Mega Evolve into Mega Ampharos appeared in SS029.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP208 Ampharos Ash's Pokédex Ampharos, the Light Pokémon. Ampharos emits a strong light from the tip of its tail, which can be seen over long distances and serve as a beacon to those who are lost.
This concludes the entries from the Original series.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
AG059 Ampharos May's Pokédex Ampharos, the Light Pokémon. Ampharos has the power to illuminate the tip of its tail. This special ability is used to guide the lost to safety.
This concludes the entries from the Advanced Generation series.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP130 Ampharos Ash's Pokédex Ampharos, the Light Pokémon. The tip of its tail shines so brightly that in days gone by people used it to send signals to each other with the light.
This concludes the entries from the Diamond & Pearl series.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
BW113 Ampharos Ash's Pokédex Ampharos, the Light Pokémon and the final evolved form of Mareep. Because Ampharos' light can be seen from a great distance, people once used that light to communicate by sending signals back and forth.
This concludes the entries from the Best Wishes series.

In the manga

Ampharos in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Main article: Amphy

In Pokémon Adventures, Amphy appears under the ownership of Jasmine. Gold and Silver rescued the Gym Leader and her charge in the Tin Tower.

In the Pokémon Gold and Silver: The Golden Boys manga

Main article: Amphy

An Ampharos nicknamed Amphy appears in A Spectacular Battle To Save Ampharos under the ownership of Jasmine. It was not feeling well and Jasmine had Gold go to Cianwood City to get the SecretPotion necessary to heal Amphy.

In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga

Main article: Amphy

Amphy appears in Light Up The Lighthouse!! under Jasmine's ownership. It became sick and Jasmine had Red get the SecretPotion in order to heal Amphy.

In the TCG

Main article: Ampharos (TCG)

Game data

NPC appearances

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold The tail's tip shines brightly and can be seen from far away. It acts as a beacon for lost people.
Silver The bright light on its tail can be seen far away. It has been treasured since ancient times as a beacon.
Crystal When it gets dark, the light from its bright, shiny tail can be seen from far away on the ocean's surface.
Stadium 2 The tail's tip shines brightly and can be seen from far away. It acts like a beacon for lost people.
Generation III
Ruby Ampharos gives off so much light that it can be seen even from space. People in the old days used the light of this Pokémon to send signals back and forth with others far away.
Sapphire
Emerald It gives off so much light that it can be seen even from space. People in the old days used its light to send signals back and forth with others far away.
FireRed The bright light on its tail can be seen far away. It has been treasured since ancient times as a beacon.
LeafGreen The tail's tip shines brightly and can be seen from far away. It acts as a beacon for lost people.
Generation IV
Diamond The tip of its tail shines brightly. In the olden days, people sent signals using the tail's light.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold The tail's tip shines brightly and can be seen from far away. It acts as a beacon for lost people.
SoulSilver The bright light on its tail can be seen far away. It has been treasured since ancient times as a beacon.
Generation V
Black The tip of its tail shines brightly. In the olden days, people sent signals using the tail's light.
White
Black 2 The tip of its tail shines so brightly it can be used to send sea-navigation beacons to distinct foreign shores.
White 2
Generation VI
X The tail's tip shines brightly and can be seen from far away. It acts as a beacon for lost people.
Y

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
None Evolve Flaaffy
Crystal
None Trade
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
None Evolve Flaaffy
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Evolve Flaaffy
XD
None Evolve Flaaffy
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
None Evolve Flaaffy
Platinum
None Evolve Flaaffy
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Evolve Flaaffy
Pal Park
Field
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
None Evolve Flaaffy (White only)
Black 2 White 2
None Evolve Flaaffy
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Evolve Flaaffy


In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 10
Forever Level 5
Pair Trozei
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Evolve from Flaaffy
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Far Amp Plains (6F-9F)
Landslide Cave (B1-B12)
Pokémon Ranger:
Shadows of Almia
Altru Building
Altru Tower
Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Rasp Cavern
Layuda Mountain
Sky Fortress
Ice Temple
Pokémon Rumble Blast Meadow: Challenger's Ground (post ending)
Pokémon Conquest Evolve Flaaffy

Stats

Base stats

Generation II-V
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 90
150 - 197 290 - 384
Attack: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Defense: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Sp.Atk: 115
108 - 183 211 - 361
Sp.Def: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Speed: 55
54 - 117 103 - 229
Total: 500   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.


Generation VI
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 90
150 - 197 290 - 384
Attack: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Defense: 85
81 - 150 157 - 295
Sp.Atk: 115
108 - 183 211 - 361
Sp.Def: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Speed: 55
54 - 117 103 - 229
Total: 510   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.


Mega Ampharos
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 90
150 - 197 290 - 384
Attack: 95
90 - 161 175 - 317
Defense: 105
99 - 172 193 - 339
Sp.Atk: 165
153 - 238 301 - 471
Sp.Def: 110
103 - 178 202 - 350
Speed: 45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Total: 610   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
1/3 ☆☆
Power
3/4 ★★★
Skill
3/4 ★★★
Stamina
4/5 ★★★★
Jump
3/3 ★★★
Total
14/19 ★★

Type effectiveness

Ampharos
Under normal battle conditions in Generation VI, 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
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Mega Ampharos
Under normal battle conditions in Generation VI, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass ½×
Electric ¼×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass ½×
Electric ¼×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass ½×
Electric ¼×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass ½×
Electric ¼×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Zap Cannon Electric Special 120120 05050% 5
00Start Magnetic Flux Electric Status 0000 —% 20
00Start Ion Deluge Electric Status 0000 —% 25
00Start Dragon Pulse Dragon Special 08585 100100% 10
00Start Fire Punch Fire Physical 07575 100100% 15
00Start Tackle Normal Physical 05050 100100% 35
00Start Growl Normal Status 0000 100100% 40
00Start Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 100100% 20
00Start Thunder Shock Electric Special 04040 100100% 30
044 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 100100% 20
088 Thunder Shock Electric Special 04040 100100% 30
1111 Cotton Spore Grass Status 0000 100100% 40
1616 Charge Electric Status 0000 —% 20
2020 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 08585% 20
2525 Electro Ball Electric Special 0000 100100% 10
2929 Confuse Ray Ghost Status 0000 100100% 10
3030 Thunder Punch Electric Physical 07575 100100% 15
3535 Power Gem Rock Special 08080 100100% 20
4040 Discharge Electric Special 08080 100100% 15
4646 Cotton Guard Grass Status 0000 —% 10
5151 Signal Beam Bug Special 07575 100100% 15
5757 Light Screen Psychic Status 0000 —% 30
6262 Thunder Electric Special 110110 07070% 10
6565 Dragon Pulse Dragon Special 08585 100100% 10
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Ampharos obtained at level 1 in Generation VI
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Ampharos
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by a Mega Evolution of Ampharos
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 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 TM20 Safeguard Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 25
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Electric Sprite.png TM24 Thunderbolt Electric Special 09090 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Electric Sprite.png TM25 Thunder Electric Special 110110 070}}70% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
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 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 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM49 Echoed Voice Normal Special 04040 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 Electric Sprite.png TM57 Charge Beam Electric Special 05050 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM70 Flash Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Electric Sprite.png TM72 Volt Switch Electric Special 07070 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Electric Sprite.png TM73 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM78 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Electric Sprite.png TM93 Wild Charge Electric Physical 09090 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM98 Power-Up Punch Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM04 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Ampharos
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by a Mega Evolution of Ampharos
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
BunearyLopunnyPatratWatchogMinccino After You Normal Status —% 15
PikachuGrowlithePonytaRapidashFarfetch'dJolteon
FeraligatrAipomAmbipomGirafarigSneaselTreecko
GrovyleSceptileBuizelFloatzelBunearyLopunny
BlitzleZebstrikaZoruaZoroarkEmolgaBunnelby
Diggersby
Agility Psychic Status —% 30
LaprasSnorlaxChikoritaBayleefMeganiumTorkoal
TropiusSphealSealeoWalreinPuruglyPancham
Pangoro
Body Slam Normal Physical 85 100% 15
MareepFlaaffyAmpharosElectrikeManectricShinx
LuxioLuxrayBlitzleZebstrikaEmolgaHelioptile
HelioliskDedenne
Charge Electric Status —% 20
Heliolisk Eerie Impulse Electric Status 100% 15
ManectricLuxray Electric Terrain Electric Status —% 10
Nidoran♂Nidorino Flatter Dark Status 100% 15
AronLaironAggron Iron Tail Steel Physical 100 75% 15
GrowlitheArcanineGirafarigSwinubPiloswineMamoswine
HoundourHoundoomPhanpyPoochyenaMightyenaZigzagoon
LinooneElectrikeManectricSpoinkGrumpigTepig
PigniteEmboarLillipupHerdierStoutlandWoobat
SwoobatHeatmorBunnelbyDiggersbyFurfrou
Odor Sleuth Normal Status —% 40
SandshrewSandslashDiglettDugtrioFarfetch'dEevee
VaporeonJolteonFlareonEspeonUmbreonLeafeon
GlaceonSylveonAipomAmbipomStantlerTorchic
CombuskenBlazikenPoochyenaMightyenaZigzagoonLinoone
GibleGabiteGarchompHippopotasHippowdonPatrat
WatchogPurrloinLiepardSandileKrokorokKrookodile
ScraggyScraftyDeerlingSawsbuckFurfrou
Sand Attack Ground Status 100% 15
EkansArbokMeowthPersianPsyduckGolduck
MankeyPrimeapeLickitungLickilickyTotodileCroconaw
FeraligatrAipomAmbipomUmbreonDunsparceSneasel
WeavileLarvitarPupitarTyranitarTreeckoGrovyle
SceptileWhismurLoudredExploudSeviperKecleon
CranidosRampardosStunkySkuntank
Screech Normal Status 85% 40
BulbasaurIvysaurVenusaurGrowlithePonytaRapidash
SeelDewgongRhyhornRhydonRhyperiorTauros
EeveeDunsparceSwinubPiloswineMamoswinePhanpy
StantlerMudkipMarshtompSwampertPoochyenaMightyena
AronLaironAggronNumelCameruptBidoof
BibarelCranidosRampardosShieldonBastiodonGible
GabiteGarchompHippopotasHippowdonTepigPignite
EmboarLillipupHerdierStoutlandDeerlingSawsbuck
ChespinQuilladinChesnaughtBunnelbyDiggersbyLitleo
PyroarSkiddoGogoatFurfrouAmauraAurorus
BergmiteAvalugg
Take Down Normal Physical 90 85% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Ampharos in Generation VI
  • 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 Ampharos in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Ampharos
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by a Mega Evolution of Ampharos
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • A black or white abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Ampharos can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Ampharos cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Ampharos
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by a Mega Evolution of Ampharos
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon has no moves exclusive to prior evolutions.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Ampharos
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution or alternate form of Ampharos
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Pinball RS
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Trozei!
 Trozeiani181.gif 
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
MDP181.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: Evolve
Friend Area: Thunder Meadow
Phrases
51%-100% HP If you get lost, you can use me as a beacon!
26%-50% HP This worries me. My health has slid to about half.
1%-25% HP I'm close to falling... My taillight's almost burned out...
Level up I leveled up! My taillight burns brighter, too!
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 I leveled up! My taillight burns brighter, too!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP181.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -4.5%
IQ group: F
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Loops: 0 Min. exp.: 0 Max. exp.: 0
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:  Electric  Poké Assist: Electric PA.png
( Electric )
Field move: Electrify 3 field move.png
(Electrify ×3)
Browser entry  
It attacks by scattering charged orbs of electricity and shooting electric bolts.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group: Poké Assist: Field move:
 Electric  None Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
Recharge 5 field move.png
(Recharge ×5)
Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
It restores the Styler Energy a lot.
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
N/A 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.
PCP181.png HP: ★★★★ Move: Thunder
Attack: ★★★★ Ability 1: Static
Defense: ★★★ Ability 2: Interference
Speed: ★★ Ability 3: Confidence
Evolves from Flaaffy when its Attack is 90 or higher
Range: 3 Perfect Links: Norishige and Shōun

Evolution

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Unevolved
Mareep
 Electric 
Rare Candy
Level 15
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First evolution
Flaaffy
 Electric 
Rare Candy
Level 30
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Second evolution
Ampharos
 Electric 

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation I.
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
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Spr 2g 181 s.png Spr 2s 181 s.png Spr 2c 181 s.gif Spr b 2g 181 s.png
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 181.png Spr 3e 181.gif Spr 3r 181.png Spr b 3r 181.png
Spr 3r 181 s.png Spr 3e 181 s.gif Spr 3r 181 s.png Spr b 3r 181 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 181.png Spr 4d 181.png Spr 4h 181.png Spr b 4d 181.png
Spr 4d 181 s.png Spr 4d 181 s.png Spr 4h 181 s.png Spr b 4d 181 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
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Spr 5b 181 s.png Spr 5b 181 s.png Spr b 5b 181 s.png
Ampharos For other sprites and images, please see Ampharos images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Ampharos shares the same species name with Lanturn. They are both known as the Light Pokémon.
  • Mega Ampharos has the highest Special Attack and Special Defense base stats and the highest single base stat of all Electric-type Pokémon.
    • Mega Ampharos has the highest base stat total of all non-legendary Electric-type Pokémon.

Origin

Ampharos resembles a sheared sheep that its evolution line leads up to as they lose wool with each evolution. It also shares traits with a lighthouse, such as its height, stripes and the beacon on the top; the two also share a name. It, as well as its pre-evolutions, may have been based on the title of the science fiction novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?.

Name origin

Ampharos is a combination of ampere or amp (a measure of electrical current) and pharos (Greek for lighthouse).

Denryu can be taken to mean 電流 denryū (electric current) or 電竜 den ryū (electric dragon), and it may incorporate 電球 denkyū (light bulb), referring to its tail.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese デンリュウ Denryu From 電流 denryū, 電竜 denryū, and possibly 電球 denkyū
France Flag.png French Pharamp From phare and ampere.
Spain Flag.png Spanish Ampharos Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Ampharos Same as English name
Italy Flag.png Italian Ampharos Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 전룡 Jeonryong From 전 (電) jeon and 룡 (龍) ryong


Related articles

Notes

  1. http://www.pokemonxy.com/en-us/pokemon/mega_pokemon/#Ampharos

External links

Flaaffy #180: Flaaffy
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