Dracovish (Pokémon)

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0881MS.png #0881: Arctozolt
Pokémon
#0883: Arctovish 0883MS.png
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Dracovish (disambiguation).
Dracovish
Fossil Pokémon
ウオノラゴン
Uonoragon
#0882
Dracovish



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Water Dragon
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Water Absorb or Strong Jaw Cacophony
Cacophony
Sand Rush
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Gender unknown
Catch rate
45 (11.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
No Eggs Discovered
Hatch time
35 cycles
Egg not obtainable
Height
7'07" 2.3 m
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Weight
474.0 lbs. 215.0 kg
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Mega Stone
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Base experience yield
Unknown
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
177
Leveling rate
Slow
EV yield
Total: 2
Dracovish
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HP
0
Atk
2
Def
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Sp.Atk
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Sp.Def
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Speed
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Footprint
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Pokédex color
Green
Base friendship
50
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Dracovish (Japanese: ウオノラゴン Uonoragon) is a dual-type Water/Dragon Fossil Pokémon introduced in Generation VIII.

It is resurrected from combining a Fossilized Fish and Fossilized Drake, and it is not known to evolve into or from any other Pokémon, but it appears to be related to Dracozolt and Arctovish.

Biology

Ash's Dracovish awakening a dormant power

Dracovish is a hybrid fossil Pokémon. It consists of the head of the fish fossil and the back legs and tail of the dino fossil; the head appears to have been mounted on the tip of the tail. The tail region ends abruptly at a circular cutoff. Dracovish's legs are mostly green with two pink stripes. The feet have three red claws. The neck is also mostly green but has a red stripe going up the middle. The stripe is lined with three curved spikes on both sides. Dracovish's head is roughly circular with a rounded triangular plate on the top. On the plate is a red and white region that extends between the eyes. Its mouth has three sharp teeth in the middle. Its eyes are round and have black rectangular pupils. Two fins protrude from the bottom of the jaw.

Dracovish is said to have been the apex predator of its time due to its powerful legs and jaws, and the ability to run at speeds exceeding 40 mph (60 km/h). However, it could not breathe unless it was underwater. Dracovish allegedly went extinct due to overhunting its prey, though this is likely not the case due to it being combined from two separate Pokémon that each had their niches before going extinct. As seen in the anime, Dracovish can run very fast when underwater. It has also been shown that Dracovish can awaken a dormant power from within itself that causes the spikes on its chest to become surrounded by a red aura. When in this state, the spikes can be used to bind targets or jab them.

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VIII.
Generation VIII Galar
#376
Sinnoh
#—
Hisui
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Brilliant Diamond, Shining Pearl, and Legends: Arceus.
Sword Powerful legs and jaws made it the apex predator of its time. Its own overhunting of its prey was what drove it to extinction.
Shield Its mighty legs are capable of running at speeds exceeding 40 mph, but this Pokémon can't breathe unless it's underwater.
Generation IX Paldea
#—
Kitakami
#—
Blueberry
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation IX.


Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VIII.
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Revive from Fossilized Fish and Fossilized Drake by Cara Liss on Route 6
Expansion Pass
Snowslide Slope (Max Raid Battle)
Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl
Unobtainable
Legends: Arceus
Unobtainable
Generation IX
Scarlet Violet
Unobtainable


In events

Games Event Region Location Level Distribution period
SwSh Marco Hemantha Kaludura Silva's Dracovish All Online 50 April 22 to 25, 2022
SwSh Ash's Dracovish All Online 80 August 12 to 25, 2022

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
90
150 - 197 290 - 384
90
85 - 156 166 - 306
100
94 - 167 184 - 328
70
67 - 134 130 - 262
80
76 - 145 148 - 284
75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Total:
505
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 IX, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ¼×
Water ¼×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ¼×
Water ¼×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ¼×
Water ¼×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ¼×
Water ¼×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IX
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Tackle Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
011 Water Gun Water Special 04040 100100% 25
077 Protect Normal Status 0000 00——% 10
1414 Brutal Swing Dark Physical 06060 100100% 20
2121 Ancient Power Rock Special 06060 100100% 5
2828 Bite Dark Physical 06060 100100% 25
3535 Dragon Breath Dragon Special 06060 100100% 20
4242 Stomp Normal Physical 06565 100100% 20
4949 Super Fang Normal Physical 0000 09090% 10
5656 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100100% 15
6363 Fishious Rend Water Physical 08585 100100% 10
7070 Dragon Pulse Dragon Special 08585 100100% 10
7777 Dragon Rush Dragon Physical 100100 07575% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Dracovish
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Dracovish

By TM/TR

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IX
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM01
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM01 Mega Kick Normal Physical 120120 075}}75% 5
TM08
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM08 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TM09
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM09 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TM21
Bag TM Psychic SwSh Sprite.png
TM21 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM22
Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png
TM22 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TM24
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM24 Snore Normal Special 05050 100}}100% 15
TM25
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM25 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM33
Bag TM Water SwSh Sprite.png
TM33 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM36
Bag TM Water SwSh Sprite.png
TM36 Whirlpool Water Special 03535 085}}85% 15
TM39
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM39 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM45
Bag TM Water SwSh Sprite.png
TM45 Dive Water Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM48
Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png
TM48 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM54
Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png
TM54 Rock Blast Rock Physical 02525 090}}90% 10
TM55
Bag TM Water SwSh Sprite.png
TM55 Brine Water Special 06565 100}}100% 10
TM67
Bag TM Ice SwSh Sprite.png
TM67 Ice Fang Ice Physical 06565 095}}95% 15
TM76
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM76 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM81
Bag TM Ground SwSh Sprite.png
TM81 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM97
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TM97 Brutal Swing Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM98
Bag TM Ground SwSh Sprite.png
TM98 Stomping Tantrum Ground Physical 07575 100}}100% 10
TR01
Bag TR Normal Sprite.png
TR01 Body Slam Normal Physical 08585 100}}100% 15
TR03
Bag TR Water Sprite.png
TR03 Hydro Pump Water Special 110110 080}}80% 5
TR04
Bag TR Water Sprite.png
TR04 Surf Water Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TR07
Bag TR Fighting Sprite.png
TR07 Low Kick Fighting Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TR10
Bag TR Ground Sprite.png
TR10 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TR16
Bag TR Water Sprite.png
TR16 Waterfall Water Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TR18
Bag TR Bug Sprite.png
TR18 Leech Life Bug Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TR20
Bag TR Normal Sprite.png
TR20 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR24
Bag TR Dragon Sprite.png
TR24 Outrage Dragon Physical 120120 100}}100% 10
TR26
Bag TR Normal Sprite.png
TR26 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR27
Bag TR Normal Sprite.png
TR27 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR32
Bag TR Dark Sprite.png
TR32 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TR62
Bag TR Dragon Sprite.png
TR62 Dragon Pulse Dragon Special 08585 100}}100% 10
TR67
Bag TR Ground Sprite.png
TR67 Earth Power Ground Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TR69
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TR69 Zen Headbutt Psychic Physical 08080 090}}90% 15
TR74
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TR74 Iron Head Steel Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TR75
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TR75 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 080}}80% 5
TR84
Bag TR Water Sprite.png
TR84 Scald Water Special 08080 100}}100% 15
TR97
Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png
TR97 Psychic Fangs Psychic Physical 08585 100}}100% 10
TR98
Bag TR Water Sprite.png
TR98 Liquidation Water Physical 08585 100}}100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Dracovish
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Dracovish

By breeding

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IX
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by breeding.
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Dracovish in Generation VIII
  • 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 Dracovish in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Dracovish
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Dracovish

By tutoring

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IX
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Sw Sh EP BD SP Draco Meteor Dragon Special 130 90% 5
Sw Sh EP BD SP Meteor Beam Rock Special 120 90% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Dracovish
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Dracovish

Side game data

Pokémon GO
File:GO882.png Base HP: 207 Base Attack: 175 Base Defense: 185
Egg Distance: N/A km Buddy Distance: 5 km Evolution Requirement: N/A
Fast Attacks: Water Gun, Dragon Breath
Charged Attacks: Brine, Dragon Pulse, Ancient Power

Evolution data

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VIII.
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
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This Pokémon is unavailable in Generation IX.
Cross-Generation
HOME
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882MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Dracovish images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


In the anime

Dracovish in the anime

Major appearances

Ash's Dracovish

Dracovish made its debut in A Pinch of This, a Pinch of That!, where it was restored from a pair of Fossils in the Wild Area and caught by Ash.

Minor appearances


In the manga

Dracovish in Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Adventures

Dracovish first appeared in Stealth!! Infiltrate the Energy Plant. It was later caught by Marvin, who added it to his party and nicknamed it Drakey. Later, it was revealed to have originally belonged to Cara Liss.

Pokémon Journeys: The Series

Main article: Ash's Dracovish

Ash's Dracovish was used in his World Coronation Series battle against Iris in Thrash of the Titans!.

In the TCG

Main article: Dracovish (TCG)

Trivia

Origin

Dracovish, like its counterparts, may be based on the concept of chimera in paleontology, which refers to fossils reconstructed from multiple different species or genus of animals, resulting in an inaccurate and mistaken understanding of the animals's biology. In the case of Dracovish, its bottom half appears to be based mainly on a stegosaurian dinosaur, whilst its top half appears to be based mainly on the fish Dunkleosteus, though the frontal pair of fins resemble those possessed by lobe-finned fish such as coelacanths rather than the fins of Dunkleosteus. The placement of its head on the tip of its tail may be a reference to the first reconstruction of Elasmosaurus. Dracovish and its counterparts may also reference the Crystal Palace Dinosaurs, a series of scientifically inaccurate dinosaur sculptures displayed at the Crystal Palace Park.

The Pokédex entries for all the Galarian fossil Pokémon mention them being the cause of their extinction, which may be a reference to the outdated hypothesis that the dinosaurs were evolutionarily inert, which made them get bigger, more sluggish, and stupider to the point they could not sustain themselves.

Dracovish being unable to breed could be a reference to hybrid animals, which are born infertile (unable to produce offspring).

Name origin

Dracovish may be a combination of dracō (Latin for dragon), fish, and possibly vicious or Ordovician.

Uonoragon may be a combination of 魚 uo (fish) and dragon.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ウオノラゴン Uonoragon From uo and dragon
France Flag.png French Hydragon From hydro- or Hydre and dragon
Spain Flag.png Spanish Dracovish Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Pescragon From pesce and Dragon
Italy Flag.png Italian Dracovish Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 어래곤 Eoragon From 어 (魚) eo and dragon
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 鰓魚龍 / 鳃鱼龙 Sāiyúlóng From 鰓 / 鳃 sāi, 魚 / 鱼 , and 龍 / 龙 lóng
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 鰓魚龍 Sōiyùhlùhng From sōi, yùh, and lùhng


Related articles

References

External links


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