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Xatu #178: Xatu
Pokémon
#180: Flaaffy Flaaffy
Mareep
Wool Pokémon
メリープ
Merriep
#179
Mareep



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Electric Unknown
Unknown Unknown
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Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Static Cacophony
Cacophony
Plus
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
235 (41.3%)
Breeding
Egg Groups
Monster and Field
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
2'00" 0.6 m
Mareep
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Weight
17.2 lbs. 7.8 kg
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
59
Gen. II-IV
Unknown
IV
56
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 1
Mareep
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
1
Sp.Atk
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Sp.Def
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Speed
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Atk
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Shape
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Footprint
F179.png None.png
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Pokédex color
White
Base friendship
70
External Links

Mareep (Japanese: メリープ Merriep) is an Electric-type Pokémon introduced in Generation II.

It evolves into Flaaffy starting at level 15, which evolves into Ampharos starting at level 30.

Biology

Mareep is an ovine Pokémon with fluffy cream-colored wool covering its entire body, as well as a curly tuft of wool in the middle of its head. Its head is blue, and it has black eyes. Its four feet are blue and have two digits on each foot, and it appears to be on tiptoe at all times. Its conical ears and tail have a yellow-and-black striped pattern. Mareep has an orange sphere at the end of its tail, which acts like a small light bulb. This sphere glows brighter the more electricity it has.

Mareep's wool, which grows continuously, stores electricity, rubbing together and building a static charge. Its volume increases when it builds up with electricity. Touching the wool when it is charged will result in a static shock. During the summer, the fleece is shed, but it grows back in a week. Air is also stored in its fur, which allows it to stay cool during summer and warm during winter. It tends to avoid battles in the wild and has a mild disposition. Mareep is most often found in grassy fields, though it can also be found in farms where its wool is used in high-quality clothing.

In the anime

Mareep in the anime
Sugimori reference sheet for the anime

Major appearances

Multiple Mareep debuted in Mild 'n Wooly, where they were being shepherded by Mary and her mother. Mary had her own special Mareep, which was nicknamed "Fluffy".

In A Chip Off the Old Brock, Katie used a Mareep to make potions at her pharmacy.

In The Light of Floccesy Ranch!, Ellie owns ten Mareep that reside at her farm and help her with work.

Minor appearances

In Tricks of the Trade, a Mareep was at the Pokémon Swap Meet in Palmpona.

In Hassle in the Castle, Dr. Anna uses her Mareep's electricity to run a low-voltage muscle stimulant machine.

A Trainer's Mareep appeared in Imitation Confrontation.

In Houndoom's Special Delivery, a Mareep farmer tends multiple Mareep on his personal ranch.

In The Legend of Thunder!, multiple Mareep were lured by Attila and Hun's "Miracle Crystal".

In Gotta Catch Ya Later!, Misty's flashback featured multiple Mareep.

A Mareep appeared in the opening sequence of Lucario and the Mystery of Mew.

A Coordinator's Mareep appeared in What I Did for Love!.

In Not on MY Watch Ya Don't!, Team Rocket hypnotized and kidnapped a Mareep.

In Pruning a Passel of Pals!, a Coordinator's Mareep competed in the Wallace Cup.

A Mareep appeared in Sticking With Who You Know!.

In Team Eevee and the Pokémon Rescue Squad!, multiple Mareep were living on a ranch at Virgil's house.

In Meowth, Colress and Team Rivalry!, Meowth's flashback featured a Mareep.

A Mareep appeared in BWS01.

Multiple Mareep appeared in Kalos, Where Dreams and Adventures Begin!.

A Mareep appeared in A Jolting Switcheroo!.

Two Mareep appeared in A Campus Reunion!.

Multiple Mareep appeared in A Race for Home!.

In The Future Is Now, Thanks to Determination!, four Mareep were controlled by Team Rocket.

In Dream a Little Dream from Me!, Meowth's dream featured multiple Mareep.

A Mareep appeared in The Power of Us.

In a flashback in A Fiery Training Camp Trick!, a Mareep was scared off by a Crawdaunt. In the present day, it watched as Sophocles's Vikavolt battled the same Crawdaunt.

In JN046, two Mareep were living on Cero Island.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP139 Mareep Ash's Pokédex Mareep, the Wool Pokémon. Mareep store static electricity in their wooly coats. They avoid battles and have mild dispositions.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
BW113 Mareep Ash's Pokédex Mareep, the Wool Pokémon. When Mareep's wool builds up with static electricity, its size doubles.

In the manga

In the Pocket Monsters manga

Two Mareep appeared in JNM15.

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Mareep debuted in Slugging It Out With Slugma as one of the Pokémon at Earl's Pokémon Academy in Violet City.

A Mareep appeared in The Last Battle XIII as one of the Pokémon sent to participate in the fight in Ilex Forest.

A Mareep appeared in The Final Battle IV, where it was one of the Pokémon that helped Emerald with his disabilities.

A Mareep appeared in a fantasy in PS561.

Multiple Mareep were among the Electric-type Pokémon that charged the Prism Tower during a blackout in PS562.

In the Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys manga

Falkner told Gold that Black used a Mareep to defeat his Pidgey and Pidgeotto.

Ace Trainer Akira used a Mareep in a tournament in Let's Fight! The Mini Pokémon Tournament, where it fought Gold's Elekid and lost.

In the Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All manga

A Mareep appeared in GDZ66, under the ownership of Rin.

In the Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~ manga

A Mareep appeared in The Yellow Scroll: Hanbei vs Kanbei, under the ownership of Hanbei.

In the TCG

Main article: Mareep (TCG)

In the TFG

One Mareep figure has been released.

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II Johto
#053
Gold If static electricity builds in its body, its fleece doubles in volume. Touching it will shock you.
Silver Its fleece grows continually. In the summer, the fleece is fully shed, but it grows back in a week.
Crystal It stores lots of air in its soft fur, allowing it to stay cool in summer and warm in winter.
Stadium 2 If static electricity builds in its body, its fleece doubles in volume. Touching it will shock you.
Generation III Hoenn
#—
Kanto
#—
Ruby Mareep's fluffy coat of wool rubs together and builds a static charge. The more static electricity is charged, the more brightly the lightbulb at the tip of its tail grows.
Sapphire
Emerald Its fluffy wool rubs together and builds a static charge. The more energy is charged, the more brightly the lightbulb at the tip of its tail glows.
FireRed Its fleece grows continually. In the summer, the fleece is fully shed, but it grows back in a week.
LeafGreen If static electricity builds in its body, its fleece doubles in volume. Touching it will shock you.
Generation IV Sinnoh
#—
Johto
#053
Diamond Its fluffy coat swells to double when static electricity builds up. Touching it can be shocking.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold If static electricity builds in its body, its fleece doubles in volume. Touching it will shock you.
SoulSilver Its fleece grows continually. In the summer, the fleece is fully shed, but it grows back in a week.
Generation V Unova
B2W2: #025
Black Its fluffy coat swells to double when static electricity builds up. Touching it can be shocking.
White
Black 2 When cold weather increases static electricity, its wool doubles in size and the tip of its tail glows slightly.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
Coastal #127
Hoenn
#—
X Its fluffy coat swells to double when static electricity builds up. Touching it can be shocking.
Y It stores lots of air in its soft fur, allowing it to stay cool in summer and warm in winter.
Omega Ruby Mareep's fluffy coat of wool rubs together and builds a static charge. The more static electricity is charged, the more brightly the lightbulb at the tip of its tail glows.
Alpha Sapphire
Generation VII Alola
USUM: #162
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Sun, Moon, Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!‎.
Ultra Sun Clothing made from Mareep's fleece is easily charged with static electricity, so a special process is used on it.
Ultra Moon Rubbing its fleece generates electricity. You'll want to pet it because it's cute, but if you use your bare hand, you'll get a painful shock.
Generation VIII Galar
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VIII.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold Silver
Routes 32, 42, and 43
Crystal
Trade
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Trade, Event
Emerald
Safari Zone extension
FireRed LeafGreen
Trade, Event
Colosseum
Card e Room (Shadow)*, Trade
XD
Cipher Lab (Shadow)
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Valley Windworks (Poké Radar)
Platinum
Valley Windworks (Poké Radar)
HeartGold SoulSilver
Routes 32, 42, and 43
Hatch Egg received from Primo at Violet City
Pal Park
Field
Pokéwalker
Icy Mountain Rd., Big Forest
Generation V
Black
Trade
White
White Forest
Black 2 White 2
Floccesy Ranch
Dream World
Pleasant Forest
Generation VI
X Y
Route 12 (Horde Encounter)
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Trade, Event
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Trade
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Paniola Ranch
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Unobtainable

In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
This Pokémon is unavailable in Generation II side games.
Generation III
Channel
Upgrade binder
Trozei!
Huge Storage 5, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Lightning Field (1F-5F)
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Amp Plains (1F-7F), Shimmer Hill (1F-17F), Final Maze (B1F-B48F)
MD Sky
Amp Plains (1F-7F), Shimmer Hill (1F-17F), Final Maze (B1F-B48F)
Ranger: SoA
Union Road
MD Light
Starter Pokémon
PokéPark Wii
Flower Zone
Ranger: GS
Dolce Island, Hinder Cape, Ice Temple
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Meadow: Challenger's Ground
Conquest
Violight
Rumble U
Jungle Area: Dangerous Rockets
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Safari Jungle: Stage 1Fr
Shuffle
Sandy Bazaar: Stage 12
Nacht Carnival: Stage 538
Rumble World
Dewdrop Bay: Castle Farm (All Areas)
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Jirachi Sea, Lugia Sea, Charizard Sea2020, Greninja Sea, Jirachi SeaFinal

In events

Games Event Language/Region Location Level Distribution period
RS Pokémon Center New York Campaign 1 Mareep English United States 5 May 15 to 22, 2004
RSEFRLG Gather More Pokémon! Sixth Campaign Mareep Japanese Japan 10 April 22 to May 8, 2006
ORAS National Pokédex Mareep Korean region Online 10 September 15, 2015 to August 31, 2016

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Events* Ampharosite Ampharosite (100%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
55
115 - 162 220 - 314
40
40 - 101 76 - 196
40
40 - 101 76 - 196
65
63 - 128 121 - 251
45
45 - 106 85 - 207
35
36 - 95 67 - 185
Total:
280
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.

Pokéathlon stats

Speed
2/3 ★★
Power
3/3 ★★★
Skill
2/3 ★★
Stamina
4/4 ★★★★
Jump
2/2 ★★
Total
13/15 ★★

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VIII, 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

Learnset

Generation VIII
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
This Pokémon is unavailable within Generation VIII.
Click on the generation numbers above to see Mareep's learnsets from other generations.


Side game data

Pokémon Trozei!
Trozeiani179.png
Rarity: Common
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 11.9%
Friend Area: Thunder Meadow
Phrases
51%-100% HP I'm fluffy and warm!
26%-50% HP Oh? Half my HP is gone so soon?
1%-25% HP I can't take any more... I'm about to shed...
Level up I gained a level! My fleece turned fluffier!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP E 179.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.2%
IQ group: F
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:
Electric
Poké Assist: Electric PA.png
Electric
Field move: Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry R-105
It attacks by shooting bolts of electricity.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Electric
Poké Assist:
(present)
Recharge Assist.png
Recharge
Field move:
(present)
Recharge 1 field move.png
(Recharge ×1)
Poké Assist:
(past)
Electric Assist.png
Electric
Field move:
(past)
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry R-007/N-120
It restores the Styler Energy a little.
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●
Defense
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush179Body.png Walking Speed: 1.25 seconds Base HP: 49
Base Attack: 67 Base Defense: 46 Base Speed: 60
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
PPW179.png PokéPark Pad entry:
Mareep has a powerful personality. You'll find her in the Flower Zone. She gets a charge out of playing Absol's Hurdle Bounce and Rayquaza's Balloon Panic.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
PP2179.png
PokéPark Pad entry:
Mareep enjoy their slow life watching floating clouds. It's nice that they are now able to sleep.
Pokémon Conquest
PCP179.png HP: ★★ Move: ThunderShock
Attack: ★★ Ability 1: Static
Ability 2: Interference
Ability 3: Calming
Defense:
Speed:
Evolves into Flaaffy when its Attack is 53 or higher
Range: 3 Perfect Links: Norishige and Shōun
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Electric
Attack Power: ★★★★

BT179.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Electric
None.png Attack Power: 40 - 90 Raise Max Level.png 5

#036
Shuffle179.png

Opportunist
Rarely increases damage.


Pokémon GO
GO179.png Base Stamina: 146 Base Attack: 114 Base Defense: 79
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 5 km Evolution Requirement: Mareep Candy 25
Fast Attacks: Tackle, Thunder Shock
Charged Attacks: Body Slam, Thunderbolt, Discharge, Frustration, Return

Evolution

179Mareep.png
Unevolved
Mareep
 Electric 
Rare Candy
Level 15
180Flaaffy.png
First evolution
Flaaffy
 Electric 
Rare Candy
Level 30
181Ampharos.png
Second evolution
Ampharos
 Electric 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold Silver Crystal
Spr 2g 179.png Spr b 2g 179.png Spr 2s 179.png Spr b 2g 179.png Spr 2c 179.png Spr b 2g 179.png
Spr 2g 179 s.png Spr b 2g 179 s.png Spr 2s 179 s.png Spr b 2g 179 s.png Spr 2c 179 s.png Spr b 2g 179 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 179.png Spr b 3r 179.png Spr 3e 179.png Spr b 3r 179.png Spr 3r 179.png Spr b 3r 179.png
Spr 3r 179 s.png Spr b 3r 179 s.png Spr 3e 179 s.png Spr b 3r 179 s.png Spr 3r 179 s.png Spr b 3r 179 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 179.png Spr b 4d 179.png Spr 4p 179.png Spr b 4p 179.png Spr 4h 179.png Spr b 4h 179.png
Spr 4d 179 s.png Spr b 4d 179 s.png Spr 4p 179 s.png Spr b 4p 179 s.png Spr 4h 179 s.png Spr b 4p 179 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 179.png Spr b 5b 179.png Spr 5b 179.png Spr b 5b 179.png
Spr 5b 179 s.png Spr b 5b 179 s.png Spr 5b 179 s.png Spr b 5b 179 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 179.png Spr b 6x 179.png Spr 6x 179.png Spr b 6x 179.png
Spr 6x 179 s.png Spr b 6x 179 s.png Spr 6x 179 s.png Spr b 6x 179 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Spr 7s 179.png Spr b 7s 179.png Spr 7s 179.png Spr b 7s 179.png
Spr 7s 179 s.png Spr b 7s 179 s.png Spr 7s 179 s.png Spr b 7s 179 s.png
Front Back Front Back
179MS6.png For other sprites and images, please see Mareep images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

Mareep appears to be simply based on a sheep. Its yellowish wool might be inspired by the Golden Fleece in Greek and Roman mythology. It is also likely that its Electric type is a reference on how wool is able to build up static charges. Mareep and its evolved forms may also have been based on the title of the sci-fi novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?.

Name origin

Mareep may be a combination of Mary (from the nursery rhyme "Mary Had a Little Lamb") and sheep. Mareep is also an anagram of ampere, a unit of electric current.

Merriep may be a combination of merry, メー (the sound made by sheep), or Mary and sheep.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese メリープ Merriep From merry, メー , Mary, and sheep
France Flag.png French Wattouat From watt and ouate, in which both are homophones
Spain Flag.png Spanish Mareep Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Voltilamm From Volt and Lamm
Italy Flag.png Italian Mareep Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 메리프 Meleep Transliteration of its Japanese name
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 咩利羊 Mēleihyèuhng From , 瑪莉 Máhleih, and yèuhng
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 咩利羊 Miēlìyáng From miē, 瑪莉 Mǎlì, and yáng


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External links

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