Armaldo (Pokémon)

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000 #{{{prevnum}}}: Anorith
Pokémon
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Armaldo
アーマルド Armaldo
#348
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Artwork from R/S/E
Type
Rock Bug
Category
Plate Pokémon
Ability
Battle Armor
Exp. at Lv. 100
600,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Johto
#—
Hoenn
#136
Sinnoh
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Regional Browser numbers
Height
4′11″
Imperial
1.5 m
Metric
Weight
150.4 lbs.
Imperial
68.2 kg
Metric
Dex color
Gray
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Body style
BodyUnknown.png
Footprint
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Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Water 3 group 1 cycles
(255 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 199 Battle Exp.: 1991*

Armaldo (Japanese: アーマルド Armaldo) is a Rock/Bug-type Pokémon.

Biology

Armaldo is a fossil Pokémon no longer found in the wild, and must be evolved from an Anorith resurrected from a Claw Fossil.

Physiology

Armaldo has a long neck, and two blade-like arms. It is covered in thick, heavy-duty, armored plates. Hence, the name, the Plate Pokémon.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Behavior

Habitat

The exact habitat of Armaldo is unknown, but so far Claw Fossils are only found in the Hoenn and Sinnoh regions.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

Armaldo premiered in a movie that was shown in Lights, Camerupt, Action. Its role in the movie was defending a castle where a Kirlia princess was held captive.

Another Armaldo made an appearance in Where's Armaldo?.

Along with several other prehistoric Pokémon, Armaldo made an appearance in Wild in the Streets.

In the manga

In the TCG

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold {{{golddex}}}
Silver {{{silverdex}}}
Crystal {{{crystaldex}}}
Stadium 2 Unknown
Generation III
Ruby Armaldo's tough armor makes all attacks bounce off. This Pokémon's two enormous claws can be freely extended or contracted. They have the power to punch right through a steel slab.
Sapphire Armaldo is a Pokémon species that became extinct in prehistoric times. This Pokémon is said to have walked on its hind legs, which would have been more convenient for life on land.
Emerald Armaldo usually lives on land. However, when it hunts for prey, it dives beneath the ocean. It swims around using its two large wings.
FireRed Protected by a hard shell, its body is very sturdy. It skewers prey with its claws to feed.
LeafGreen Protected by a hard shell, its body is very sturdy. It skewers prey with its claws to feed.
Generation IV
Diamond It went ashore after evolving. Its entire body is clad in a sturdy armor.
Pearl It went ashore after evolving. Its entire body is clad in a sturdy armor.
Platinum {{{platinumdex}}}
HeartGold {{{heartgolddex}}}
SoulSilver {{{soulsilverdex}}}
Generation V
Black {{{blackdex}}}
White {{{whitedex}}}
Black 2 {{{black2dex}}}
White 2 {{{white2dex}}}
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

Game Rarity Location
Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire Evolve Evolve from Anorith
Pokémon Emerald Evolve Evolve from Anorith
Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen None
Pokémon Colosseum None
Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness None
Pokémon Diamond Evolve Evolve from Anorith
Pokémon Pearl Evolve Evolve from Anorith

In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire Evolve from Anorith
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 18
Forever Level 67
Pair Trozei
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Evolve from Anorith

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
75
135 - 182 260 - 354
125
117 - 194 229 - 383
100
94 - 167 184 - 328
70
67 - 134 130 - 262
80
76 - 145 148 - 284
45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Total:
495
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

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By leveling up

Game Generation III Generation IV
Start Harden
Mud Sport
Scratch
Water Gun
Harden
Mud Sport
Scratch
Water Gun
7 Harden Mud Sport
13 Mud Sport Water Gun
19 Water Gun Metal Claw
25 Metal Claw Protect
31 Protect Ancientpower
37 Ancientpower Fury Cutter
46 Fury Cutter Slash
55 Slash Rock Blast
64 Rock Blast
67 Crush Claw
73 X-Scissor

By TM/HM

Game Generation III Generation IV
TM03 Water Pulse Water Pulse
TM06 Toxic Toxic
TM10 Hidden Power Hidden Power
TM11 Sunny Day Sunny Day
TM15 Hyper Beam Hyper Beam
TM17 Protect Protect
TM21 Frustration Frustration
TM23 Iron Tail Iron Tail
TM26 Earthquake Earthquake
TM27 Return Return
TM28 Dig Dig
TM31 Brick Break Brick Break
TM32 Double Team Double Team
TM37 Sandstorm Sandstorm
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Tomb
TM40 Aerial Ace Aerial Ace
TM42 Facade Facade
TM43 Secret Power Secret Power
TM44 Rest Rest
TM45 Attract Attract
TM54 False Swipe
TM58 Endure
TM68 Giga Impact
TM69 Rock Polish
TM71 Stone Edge
TM75 Swords Dance
TM76 Stealth Rock
TM78 Captivate
TM80 Rock Slide
TM81 X-Scissor
TM82 Sleep Talk
TM83 Natural Gift
TM87 Swagger
TM90 Substitute
TM91 Flash Cannon
HM01 Cut Cut
HM04 Strength Strength
HM06 Rock Smash Rock Smash

By breeding

Move Father
Cross Poison Parasect
Skorupi, Drapion
Knock Off Gligar, Gliscor
Skorupi, Drapion
Rapid Spin Pineco, Forretress
Sand-Attack Gligar, Gliscor
Nincada, Ninjask
Trapinch, Vibrava, Flygon
Screech Yanma, Yanmega
Ninjask
Vibrava, Flygon
Kricketune
*Indicates moves only available through chain breeding.

By tutoring

Side game data

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Evolution

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Trivia

Origin

It appears to be based upon the Anomalocaris, although it shares some physical traits with dinosaurs.

Name origin

Armaldo's name possibly originated from a corruption of armor; however, it could also be a combination of armor and armadillo.

In other languages

External links

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