Salamence (Pokémon)

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Salamence
ボーマンダ Bohmander
#373
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Artwork from R/S/E
Type
Dragon Flying
Category
Dragon Pokémon
Ability
Intimidate
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,250,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Johto
#-
Hoenn
#189
Regional Browser numbers
Height
4'11"
Imperial
1.5 m
Metric
Weight
226.2 lbs.
Imperial
103 kg
Metric
Dex color
Blue
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Body style
BodyUnknown.png
Footprint
 F373.png 
Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Dragon group 1 cycles
(255 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 218 Battle Exp.: 2181*

Salamence (Japanese: ボーマンダ Bohmander) is a Dragon/Flying-type Pokémon.

Biology

Physiology

Gender differences

Special abilities

Behavior

Habitat

In the anime

Salamence was first seen in the 6th Pokémon movie: Jirachi: Wish Maker. Butler used it against a wild Flygon that was helping to free Jirachi from him.

Silver used his Salamence to battle Moltres in The Search for the Legend.

Drake of the Elite Four uses a Salamence in Vanity Affair.

Team Rocket found a Salamence in some underground ruins when they were searching for Ho-oh in Battling the Enemy Within

A Salamence belonging to J appeared in DP020.

In the manga

In the TCG

In the TFG

One Salamence figure has been released.

Pokédex entries

Game Pokédex
Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen It becomes uncontrollable if enraged. It destroys everything with shredding claws and fire.
Pokémon Ruby Salamence came about as a result of a strong, long-held dream of growing wings. It is said that this powerful desire triggered a sudden mutation in this Pokémon's cells, causing it to sprout its magnificent wings.
Pokémon Sapphire By evolving into Salamence, this Pokémon finally realizes its long-held dreap of growing wings. To express its joy, it flies and wheels all over the sky while sprouting flames from its mouth.
Pokémon Emerald After many long years, its cellular structure underwent a sudden mutation to grow wings. When angered, it loses all thought and rampages out of control.
Pokémon Diamond and Pearl  ??

Game locations

Game Rarity Location
Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire None Evolve Shelgon
Pokémon Emerald
Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen
Pokémon Colosseum
Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness One Snagged from Cipher Admin Eldes in Citadark Isle
Pokémon Diamond None
Pokémon Pearl Evolve Shelgon

In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire Evolve from Shelgon
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 34
Forever Level 83
Pair Trozei
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Evolve from Shelgon
Pokémon Ranger Jungle Relic (during mission)

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
95
155 - 202 300 - 394
135
126 - 205 247 - 405
80
76 - 145 148 - 284
110
103 - 178 202 - 350
80
76 - 145 148 - 284
100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Total:
600
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
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None

Learnset

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By leveling up

Game Generation III Generation IV
Start Rage
Bite
Leer
Headbutt
Fire Fang
Thunder Fang
Rage
Bite
Headbutt
5 Bite
9 Leer  
10   Leer
16   Headbutt
17 Headbutt  
20   Focus Energy
21 Focus Energy  
25 Ember
30 Protect
32   Dragonbreath
37   Reminiscent Headbutt
38 Dragonbreath  
43   Scary Face
47 Scary Face  
50 Fly
53   Crunch
61 Crunch Dragon Claw
70   Double Edge
79 Dragon Claw  
93 Double Edge  

By TM/HM

Game Generation III
TM02 Dragon Claw
TM05 Roar
TM06 Toxic
TM10 Hidden Power
TM11 Sunny Day
TM15 Hyper Beam
TM17 Protect
TM18 Rain Dance
TM21 Frustration
TM23 Iron Tail
TM26 Earthquake
TM27 Return
TM31 Brick Break
TM32 Double Team
TM35 Flamethrower
TM38 Fire Blast
TM39 Rock Tomb
TM40 Aerial Ace
TM42 Facade
TM43 Secret Power
TM44 Rest
TM45 Attract
TM47 Steel Wing
HM01 Cut
HM02 Fly
HM04 Strength
HM06 Rock Smash

Special Moves

In Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, Salamence knows Shadow Hold and Shadow Rush as a Shadow Pokémon, and learns Refresh after being purified.

Evolution

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Trivia

Origin

Salamence appears to be based on European dragons.

Name origin

Its name may be a combination of salamander and menace. Its Japanese name is also based on salamander.

In other languages

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