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Skorupi (Pokémon)

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Hippowdon #450: Hippowdon
Pokémon
#452: Drapion Drapion
Skorupi
Scorpion Pokémon
スコルピ
Scorpi
#451
Skorupi

Skorupi

Skorupi

Skorupi
Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Poison Bug
Unknown Unknown
Blue-Striped
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Battle Armor or Sniper Cacophony
Cacophony
Keen Eye
Hidden Ability

Hidden Ability

Mega Skorupi

Mega Skorupi Y
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
120 (15.7%)
Breeding
Egg Groups
Bug and Water 3
Hatch time
5355 - 5609 steps
Height
2'07" 0.8 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
26.5 lbs. 12.0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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Mega Stone
{{{mega}}} {{{mega2}}}
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#451
Kanto
#000
Johto
#000
Hoenn
#127
Sinnoh
#201
Unova
Mountain
#015
Kalos
Not in any regional Pokédex
Browser
R-000
Fiore
R-173
Almia
R-262/N-050
Oblivia
Not in any Browser
Base experience yield
114
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
66
V+
Leveling rate
Slow
EV yield
Total: 1
0
HP
0
Atk
1
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
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Body14.png BodyUnknown.png
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Footprint
F451.png None.png
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Pokédex color
Purple
Base friendship
70
External Links

Skorupi (Japanese: スコルピ Scorpi) is a dual-type Poison/Bug Pokémon.

It evolves into Drapion starting at level 40.

Biology

Skorupi resembles an over-sized, pale purple scorpion. Its claws and tail have been swapped, giving it two stingers and a claw tail. The miniature jaws, claws, and tail claws are white. Its arms are attached directly to its head, close to its teal eyes. A pointed marking joins its eyes. The head, arms, two tail segments, and all four legs are light blue, while the body, tail end, and other two tail segments are a darker shade of blue.

It buries itself in sand and lies in wait for unsuspecting prey, and grips prey with its tail claws, injecting poison; it will then hold on until the poison takes effect. Skorupi is found in deserts and dry areas like Reversal Mountain, though it can be found in marshy areas such as the Great Marsh.

In the anime

Skorupi in the anime

Major appearances

Skorupi made its debut in A Trainer and Child Reunion! under the ownership of Aaron.

Minor appearances

A Skorupi also appeared in Another One Gabites the Dust!.

A Skorupi was also seen at the Shelter Town's Pokémon Center in Battling a Cute Drama!.

Another Skorupi also appeared in Historical Mystery Tour!.

A photo of a Skorupi appeared in The Four Seasons of Sawsbuck!.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Platinum tried to catch a Skorupi in the Great Marsh, but she failed and it fled.

In the TCG

Main article: Skorupi (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
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 It grips prey with its tail claws and injects poison. It tenaciously hangs on until the poison takes.
Pearl It lives in arid lands. It buries itself in sand and lies in wait for unsuspecting prey.
Platinum As soon as the tail claws close, its needle tips secrete poison. It can survive a year without food.
HeartGold It burrows under the sand to lie in wait for prey. Its tail claws can inject its prey with a savage poison.
SoulSilver
Generation V
Black As soon as the tail claws close, its needle tips secrete poison. It can survive a year without food.
White
Black 2 It lives in arid regions and can go without food for a year while waiting for prey.
White 2
Generation VI
X It grips prey with its tail claws and injects poison. It tenaciously hangs on until the poison takes.
Y It burrows under the sand to lie in wait for prey. Its tail claws can inject its prey with a savage poison.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Great Marsh
Platinum
Great Marsh
HeartGold SoulSilver
Safari Zone
Generation V
Black White
Trade
Black 2 White 2
Reversal Mountain
Route 13 (Hidden Grotto)*
Dream World
Rugged Mountain
Generation VI
X Y
Routes 14, 15, and 16

In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Quicksand Cave (B1-B10)
Quicksand Pit (B1-B5)
Pokémon Ranger:
Shadows of Almia
Haruba Desert
Hippowdon Temple
Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Oblivia Ruins
Light Temple
Pokémon Rumble Eternal Tower
Pokémon Rumble Blast Desert: Rugged Flats
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure Granite Zone, Meeting Place *
Pokémon Conquest Chrysalia
Viperia

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Diamond Pearl Poison Barb Poison Barb (5%)
Platinum
HeartGold SoulSilver Poison Barb Poison Barb (5%)
Black 2 White 2 Poison Barb Poison Barb (5%)
X Y Poison Barb Poison Barb (5%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 40
100 - 147 190 - 284
Attack: 50
49 - 112 94 - 218
Defense: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Sp.Atk: 30
31 - 90 58 - 174
Sp.Def: 55
54 - 117 103 - 229
Speed: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Total: 330   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
2/2 ★★
Power
3/4 ★★★
Skill
4/5 ★★★★
Stamina
3/4 ★★★
Jump
2/2 ★★
Total
14/17 ★★

Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VI
Other generations:
IV - V
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Bite Dark Physical 06060 100100% 25
00Start Poison Sting Poison Physical 01515 100100% 35
00Start Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
055 Knock Off Dark Physical 06565 100100% 25
099 Pin Missile Bug Physical 02525 09595% 20
1313 Acupressure Normal Status 0000 —% 30
1616 Pursuit Dark Physical 04040 100100% 20
2020 Bug Bite Bug Physical 06060 100100% 20
2323 Poison Fang Poison Physical 05050 100100% 15
2727 Venoshock Poison Special 06565 100100% 10
3030 Hone Claws Dark Status 0000 —% 15
3434 Toxic Spikes Poison Status 0000 —% 20
3838 Night Slash Dark Physical 07070 100100% 15
4141 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100100% 10
4545 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100100% 15
4747 Fell Stinger Bug Physical 03030 100100% 25
4949 Cross Poison Poison Physical 07070 100100% 20
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Skorupi obtained at level 1 in Generation VI
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Skorupi
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Skorupi
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation VI
Other generations:
IV - V
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM01 Hone Claws Dark Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM09 Venoshock Poison Special 06565 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 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 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 TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM28 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Ghost Sprite.png TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost Special 08080 100}}100% 15
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 Poison Sprite.png TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 09090 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
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 Dark Sprite.png TM46 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM54 False Swipe Normal Physical 04040 100}}100% 40
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 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 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM76 Struggle Bug Bug Special 05050 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM81 X-Scissor Bug Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM83 Infestation Bug Special 02020 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM84 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 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 Fighting Sprite.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM97 Dark Pulse Dark Special 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM01 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM04 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Skorupi
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Skorupi
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VI
Other generations:
IV - V
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
BeedrillScytherScizorLedybaLedianSpinarak
AriadosSurskitMasquerainNinjaskVenipedeWhirlipede
ScolipedeArchenArcheopsJoltikGalvantulaAccelgor
Durant
Agility Psychic Status —% 30
VolbeatLileepCradily Confuse Ray Ghost Status 100% 10
GligarGliscorTrapinchVibravaFlygonDwebble
Crustle
Feint Attack Dark Physical 60 —% 20
GligarGliscorFlygonArmaldoSkorupiDrapion
ScolipedeTirtougaCarracostaArchenArcheops
Iron Tail Steel Physical 100 75% 15
ScytherScizorKabutopsHeracrossCorphishCrawdaunt
KricketuneSkorupiDrapionYanmegaGliscorBinacle
Barbaracle
Night Slash Dark Physical 70 100% 15
VenipedeWhirlipedeScolipede Poison Tail Poison Physical 50 100% 25
BeedrillScytherScizorYanmaYanmegaSkorupi
DrapionVenipedeWhirlipedeScolipede
Pursuit Dark Physical 40 100% 20
KabutoKabutopsGligarGliscorNincadaNinjask
TrapinchVibravaFlygonDwebbleCrustleDurant
Sand-Attack Ground Status 100% 15
TentacoolTentacruelYanmaYanmegaGligarGliscor
NinjaskVibravaFlygonVenipedeWhirlipedeScolipede
JoltikGalvantula
Screech Normal Status 85% 40
ParasParasectScytherScizorKabutopsGligar
GliscorNinjaskAnorithArmaldoYanmegaLeavanny
DwebbleCrustleKarrablastEscavalierJoltikGalvantula
BinacleBarbaracle
Slash Normal Physical 70 100% 20
BeedrillEscavalier Twineedle Bug Physical 25 100% 20
ButterfreeBeautiflyDustoxMasquerainVolcarona Whirlwind Normal Status —% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Venipede 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 Venipede in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Venipede
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Venipede
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VI
Other generations:
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 Skorupi can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Skorupi cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Skorupi
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Skorupi
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Pinball RS
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Trozei!
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 0%
Friend Area: Beau Plains
Phrases
51%-100% HP My HP is between 51% and 100%.
26%-50% HP My HP is between 26% and 50%.
1%-25% HP My HP is between 1% and 25%.
Level up I leveled up.
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.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP451.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.2%
IQ group: C
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:  Poison  Poké Assist: Poison PA.png
( Poison )
Field move: Crush 1 field move.png
(Crush ×1)
Browser entry  
It spits poison needles and a poisonous fluid to attack.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group: Poké Assist: Field move:
 Poison  Poison Assist.png
( Poison )
Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
Crush 2 field move.png
(Crush ×2)
Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
It releases poison that makes Pokémon Tired.
Attack
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●
Attack 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
PPW451.png PokéPark Pad entry:
Skorupi guards the ruins in the Granite Zone. He gave you a tip on how to open the Secret Door.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
None.png Strong: {{{Park2strong}}} Weak: {{{Park2weak}}}
PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
PCP451.png HP: Move: Poison Jab
Attack: Ability 1: Battle Armor
Defense: ★★★ Ability 2: Sniper
Speed: ★★★ Ability 3: Shackle
Evolves into Drapion when its Defense is 90 or higher
Range: 3 Perfect Links: Kashinkoji and Seikurō

Evolution

451Skorupi.png
Unevolved
Skorupi
 Poison  Bug 
Rare Candy
Level 40
452Drapion.png
First evolution
Drapion
 Poison  Dark 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 451.png Spr b 4d 451.png Spr 4p 451.png Spr b 4p 451.png Spr 4p 451.png Spr b 4p 451.png
Spr 4d 451 s.png Spr b 4d 451 s.png Spr 4p 451 s.png Spr b 4d 451 s.png Spr 4p 451 s.png Spr b 4d 451 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 451.png Spr b 5b 451.png Spr 5b 451.png Spr b 5b2 451.png
Spr 5b 451 s.png Spr b 5b 451 s.png Spr 5b 451 s.png Spr b 5b2 451 s.png
Front Back Front Back
451MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Skorupi images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

Skorupi is based on a scorpion. It has some characteristics that resemble a vinegarroon, a similar arachnid. Its Water 3 Egg Group designation may be a reference to the ancient group of arthropods known as sea scorpions that used to inhabit the oceans and may have been the ancestors of modern scorpions.

Name origin

Skorupi and Scorpi are a shortening of scorpion.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese スコルピ Scorpi From a shortening of scorpion
France Flag.png French Rapion From scorpion
Spain Flag.png Spanish Skorupi Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Pionskora From Skorpion
Italy Flag.png Italian Skorupi Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 스콜피 Scolpi Transliteration of Japanese name


External links

Hippowdon #450: Hippowdon
Pokémon
#452: Drapion Drapion


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