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Jessie's Yanmega

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Jessie's Yanmega
ムサシのメガヤンマ Musashi's Megayanma
Poké Ball
Jessie Yanmega.png
Jessie's Yanmega
Debuts in The Thief That Keeps On Thieving!
Caught at Around Route 213
Evolves in The Thief That Keeps On Thieving!
Gender Female
Ability Speed Boost
Current location At Team Rocket HQ
Yanma Yanmega
This Pokémon spent less than 1 episode as Yanma.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Yanma Kiyotaka Furushima
As Yanmega Kiyotaka Furushima

Jessie's Yanmega (Japanese: ムサシのメガヤンマ Musashi's Megayanma) is the only Pokémon caught by Jessie of Team Rocket during her travels through Sinnoh.

History

As a Yanma

Jessie caught Yanmega as a Yanma in The Thief That Keeps On Thieving! after Tyler battled and weakened her. After she captured her, Yanma was sent to Giovanni as their second successful theft. However, he immediately returned her after analyzing her and realizing she wasn't good enough, along with the fact that they already had plenty. Jessie then decided to train Yanma herself—unbeknown to the fact that Yanma already knew Ancient Power, Jessie sent her into battle, who ended up quickly evolving into Yanmega.

She was used often by Jessie, sometimes replacing Seviper as her main fighter. So far she has shown herself to be a strong battler, as she destroyed Pikachu's Thunderbolt with her Sonic Boom attack as seen in A Lean Mean Team Rocket Machine!.

Yanmega made her Contest debut in Battling the Generation Gap! where she was used in the Celestic Contest Appeal Rounds. However, she failed to get Jessie to the next round.

Yanmega's Ability activated

In A Shield with a Twist, Jessie entered Yanmega in the Majolica Town Contest and won her second Ribbon. She was also used in the Chocovine Town Contest during Another One Gabites the Dust! where she passed the appeal round with a dazzling performance, while revealing Yanmega's Ability to be Speed Boost.

In Pursuing a Lofty Goal!, James borrowed Yanmega in order to enter into a PokéRinger competition. Jessie was reluctant as James failed to win the competition with her Dustox before. Like before, James failed to win with Yanmega.

In Playing the Performance Encore, Jessie used Yanmega for the Daybreak Town Contest. It battled alongside Seviper against Ursula and her Plusle and Minun. Seviper and Yanmega were able to combine their attacks well, creating a Haze-Sonic Boom and Poison-Silver Wind. However, Plusle and Minun were able to defeat them using their Spark and Helping Hand attacks, knocking Jessie out of the competition.

In Dawn of a Royal Day! she was used in the Arrowroot Town Contest appeal round where she created an amazing performance with her Ancient Power.

She was also used in the Sinnoh Grand Festival where she helped Jessie get through to the semi-finals.

Following the Team Rocket trio's journey in Sinnoh, Jessie was forced to leave Yanmega at Team Rocket's headquarters as she is not a Pokémon native in the Unova region and would seem suspicious.

Personality and characteristics

Though not much is known about Yanmega's personality to distinguish her from others of her species, she is shown to have a habit of landing on the heads of people and other Pokémon. She has been shown to land on Jessie, James, and Seviper's heads, and even Ash, Dawn, and Brock's as a Yanma before she was caught by Jessie. Yanmega is shown to be a powerful Pokémon compared to the rest of Team Rocket's Pokémon, being the closest of any of them to send Ash and his friends blasting off. In Playing The Leveling Field!, Yanmega is shown to care about Jessie's approval, crying when she couldn't imitate Fantina's Drifblim for Jessie. She is very loyal to her Trainer.

Moves used

Jessie Yanma Quick Attack.png
Using Quick Attack
as a Yanma
Jessie Yanmega Silver Wind.png
Using Silver Wind
Move First Used In
Sonic Boom  The Thief That Keeps on Thieving!
Wing Attack The Thief That Keeps on Thieving!
Quick Attack The Thief That Keeps on Thieving!
Ancient Power  The Thief That Keeps on Thieving!
Steel Wing  Hungry for the Good Life!
Silver Wind  Fighting Fear with Fear!
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.

Moves improvised

Haze-Sonic Boom

Trivia

"Jessilina" and Yanmega

Related articles

For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Yanma and Yanmega.



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