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Yanmega (Pokémon)

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Pokémon
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This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Yanmega (disambiguation).
Yanmega
Ogre Darner Pokémon
メガヤンマ
Megayanma
#469
Yanmega

Yanmega

Yanmega

Yanmega
Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Bug Flying
Unknown Unknown
Blue-Striped
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Speed Boost or Tinted Lens Cacophony
Cacophony
Frisk
Hidden Ability

Hidden Ability

Mega Yanmega

Mega Yanmega Y
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
30 (3.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Bug
Hatch time
5355 - 5609 steps
Height
6'03" 1.9 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
113.5 lbs. 51.5 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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Mega Stone
{{{mega}}} {{{mega2}}}
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#469
Kanto
#102*
Johto
#000
Hoenn
#184
Sinnoh
#287
Unova
Coastal
#088
Kalos
Not in any regional Pokédex
Browser
R-000
Fiore
R-119
Almia
R-205
Oblivia
Not in any Browser
Base experience yield
198
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
180
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 2
0
HP
2
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
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Body13.png BodyUnknown.png
{{{forme2}}}
Footprint
F469.png None.png
{{{forme2}}}
Pokédex color
Green
Base friendship
70
External Links

Yanmega (Japanese: メガヤンマ Megayanma) is a dual-type Bug/Flying Pokémon.

It evolves from Yanma when leveled up while knowing Ancient Power.

Biology

Yanmega is a large, dark green dragonfly Pokémon. Its large eyes are red with black lines that make a sideways "T" shape in each one. It has two large, white fangs or mandibles next to its small mouth. Its immense jaw power allows it to bite apart foes while flying by at high speed. Each of Yanmega's segments have a red spot on them, while the last tail segment has a black triangular plate. It has two similar plates on the back of its thorax and a third on its head. It has four white, oval wings with red tips, and there are two smaller white wings on the end of its tail. Yanmega can create shock waves by beating its wings. These shock waves are so powerful, they may inflict critical injuries on the foe. Yanmega also has six thin, black legs.

In the anime

Yanmega in the anime

Major appearances

Jessie's Yanmega

Jessie, after capturing a Yanma in The Thief That Keeps on Thieving!, used her in battle against Ash and his friends, where she evolved into a Yanmega in the same episode.

Minor appearances

Yanmega's first appearance was in The Rise of Darkrai. It had another appearance in Arceus and The Jewel of Life.

A Yanmega is set to appear in Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP080 Yanmega Dawn's Pokédex Yanmega, the Ogre Darner Pokémon. When it flutters its wings, it creates a shockwave that can cause internal damage to its opponents.
This concludes the entries from the Diamond & Pearl series.

In the manga

Yanmega in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

A herd of Yanmega that apparently belonged to Mars attacked Professor Rowan's lab, but left after Diamond's Kit crushed the flotation camera that was ordering them.

In the TCG

Main article: Yanmega (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 By churning its wings, it creates shock waves that inflict critical internal injuries on foes.
Pearl
Platinum Its jaw power is incredible. It is adept at biting apart foes while flying by at high speed.
HeartGold This six-legged Pokémon is easily capable of transporting an adult in flight. The wings on its tail help it stay balanced.
SoulSilver The beat of its wings is so powerful that it accidentally dislodges full-grown trees when it takes off in flight.
Generation V
Black Its jaw power is incredible. It is adept at biting apart foes while flying by at high speed.
White
Black 2 It prefers to battle by biting apart foes' heads instantly while flying by at high speed.
White 2
Generation VI
X It prefers to battle by biting apart foes' heads instantly while flying by at high speed.
Y This six-legged Pokémon is easily capable of transporting an adult in flight. The wings on its tail help it stay balanced.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Evolve Yanma
Platinum
Evolve Yanma
HeartGold SoulSilver
Evolve Yanma
Generation V
Black White
Evolve Yanma
Black 2 White 2
Route 3 and Pinwheel Forest (rustling grass)
Generation VI
X Y
Evolve Yanma

In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Amp Plains (9F-10F)
Far Amp Plains (1F-4F)
Pokémon Ranger:
Shadows of Almia
Altru Building (during mission)
Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Rand's House
Pokémon Rumble Silent Forest
Pokémon Rumble Blast Forest: World Axle - B1F

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Black 2 White 2 Wide Lens Wide Lens (5%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 86
146 - 193 282 - 376
Attack: 76
72 - 140 141 - 276
Defense: 86
81 - 151 159 - 298
Sp.Atk: 116
108 - 184 213 - 364
Sp.Def: 56
54 - 118 105 - 232
Speed: 95
90 - 161 175 - 317
Total: 515   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
4/5 ★★★★
Power
2/3 ★★
Skill
1/3 ☆☆
Stamina
3/3 ★★★
Jump
5/5 ★★★★★
Total
15/19 ★★★

Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VI
Other generations:
IV - V
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Bug Buzz Bug Special 09090 100100% 10
00Start Air Slash Flying Special 07575 09595% 15
00Start Night Slash Dark Physical 07070 100100% 15
00Start Bug Bite Bug Physical 06060 100100% 20
00Start Tackle Normal Physical 05050 100100% 35
00Start Foresight Normal Status 0000 —% 40
00Start Quick Attack Normal Physical 04040 100100% 30
00Start Double Team Normal Status 0000 —% 15
066 Quick Attack Normal Physical 04040 100100% 30
1111 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —% 15
1414 Sonic Boom Normal Special 0000 09090% 20
1717 Detect Fighting Status 0000 —% 5
2222 Supersonic Normal Status 0000 05555% 20
2727 Uproar Normal Special 09090 100100% 10
3030 Pursuit Dark Physical 04040 100100% 20
3333 Ancient Power Rock Special 06060 100100% 5
3838 Feint Normal Physical 03030 100100% 10
4343 Slash Normal Physical 07070 100100% 20
4646 Screech Normal Status 0000 08585% 40
4949 U-turn Bug Physical 07070 100100% 20
5454 Air Slash Flying Special 07575 09595% 15
5757 Bug Buzz Bug Special 09090 100100% 10
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Yanmega obtained at level 1 in Generation VI
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Yanmega
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Yanmega
  • 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 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 Fire Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM19 Roost Flying Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM22 Solar Beam Grass Special 120120 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM29 Psychic Psychic Special 09090 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Ghost Sprite.png TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost Special 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM40 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 —}}—% 20
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 Steel Sprite.png TM51 Steel Wing Steel Physical 07070 090}}90% 25
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 Bug Sprite.png TM76 Struggle Bug Bug Special 05050 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM77 Psych Up Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM85 Dream Eater Psychic Special 100100 100}}100% 15
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 Bug Sprite.png TM89 U-turn Bug Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Yanmega
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Yanmega
  • 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 
LedybaLedianPinecoForretressVolbeatVenipede
WhirlipedeScolipedeKarrablastEscavalierLarvesta
Double-Edge Normal Physical 120 100% 15
ScytherScizorHeracrossTrapinchYanmega Feint Normal Physical 30 100% 10
GligarGliscorTrapinchVibravaFlygonDwebble
Crustle
Feint Attack Dark Physical 60 —% 20
ParasParasectVenonatVenomothSpinarakAriados
NincadaNinjaskKricketuneJoltikGalvantulaShelmet
AccelgorLarvestaVolcarona
Leech Life Bug Physical 20 100% 15
BeedrillScytherScizorYanmaYanmegaVenipede
WhirlipedeScolipede
Pursuit Dark Physical 40 100% 20
HeracrossEscavalier Reversal Fighting Physical 100% 15
ButterfreeBeedrillParasParasectVenonatVenomoth
ScytherScizorPinsirLedybaLedianSpinarak
AriadosYanmaYanmegaPinecoForretressGligar
GliscorShuckleHeracrossBeautiflyDustoxSurskit
MasquerainNincadaNinjaskVolbeatTrapinchVibrava
FlygonKricketuneMothimSkorupiDrapion
Secret Power Normal Physical 70 100% 20
VenonatVenomothVolbeatJoltikGalvantula Signal Beam Bug Special 75 100% 15
ButterfreeVenomothLedybaLedianBeautiflyDustox
MasquerainMothimVolcarona
Silver Wind Bug Special 60 100% 5
ButterfreeBeautiflyDustoxMasquerainVolcarona Whirlwind Normal Status —% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Yanmega 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 Yanmega in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Yanmega
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Yanmega
  • 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 Yanmega can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Yanmega cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Yanmega
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Yanmega
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation V
Other generations:
IV - VI
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
193 Hypnosis Psychic Status 60% 20
193 Wing Attack Flying Physical 60 100% 35
193 Giga DrainBW Grass Special 75 100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Yanmega
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Yanmega
  • 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!
 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
MDP469.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -10%
IQ group: D
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:  Bug  Poké Assist: Bug PA.png
( Bug )
Field move: None
Browser entry  
It spits gooey silk. It attacks by letting loose shock waves.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group: Poké Assist: Field move:
 Bug  Bug Assist.png
( Bug )
Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
Cut 4 field move.png
(Cut ×4)
Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
It lets loose supersonic waves and gusts of luminous wind to attack.
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
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.
None.png HP: Move: {{{ConquestMove}}}
Attack: Ability 1: {{{ConquestAbility1}}}
Defense: Ability 2: {{{ConquestAbility2}}}
Speed: Ability 3: {{{ConquestAbility3}}}
Does not evolve.
Range: 0 Perfect Links: {{{ConquestLink}}}

Evolution

193Yanma.png
Unevolved
Yanma
 Bug  Flying 
TM Rock
Level up
knowing Ancient Power
469Yanmega.png
First evolution
Yanmega
 Bug  Flying 

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
Spr 4d 469.png Spr 4p 469.png Spr 4p 469.png Spr b 4d 469.png
Spr 4d 469 s.png Spr 4p 469 s.png Spr 4p 469 s.png Spr b 4d 469 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 469.png Spr 5b 469.png Spr b 5b 469.png
Spr 5b 469 s.png Spr 5b 469 s.png Spr b 5b 469 s.png
Yanmega For other sprites and images, please see Yanmega images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Yanmega has the highest HP base stat of all Bug-type Pokémon.
    • At 86, this is the lowest instance of a base stat that is the highest within its type.
  • Despite having significantly higher Special Attack than Attack, Yanmega gives out 2 Attack effort values when defeated.

Origin

It is, as its name suggests, based on the Meganeura monyi, a particularly large, prehistoric species of dragonflies. Its species name suggests it's based on a green darner.

Name origin

Yanmega and Megayanma are a combination of 蜻蜓 yanma (large dragonfly) and Meganeura (a genus of gigantic prehistoric dragonflies). It may also be a play at "mega yanma".

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese メガヤンマ Megayanma From Meganeura, mega, and 蜻蜓 yanma
France Flag.png French Yanméga Same as English name
Spain Flag.png Spanish Yanmega Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Yanmega Same as English name
Italy Flag.png Italian Yanmega Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 메가자리 Megajari From mega and 잠자리 jamjari


Related articles

External links

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