Manectric (Pokémon)

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This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Manectric (disambiguation).
Manectric
Discharge Pokémon
ライボルト
Livolt
#310
Manectric
Manectric
Mega Manectric
Mega Manectric



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Type
Electric Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Mega Manectric
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Static or Lightning Rod
Manectric
Cacophony
Mega Manectric
Cacophony
Minus
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Intimidate
Mega Manectric
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
45 (11.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Field
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
4'11" 1.5 m
Manectric
5'11" 1.8 m
Mega Manectric
0'0" 0 m
{{{form3}}}
0'0" 0 m
{{{form4}}}
Weight
88.6 lbs. 40.2 kg
Manectric
97.0 lbs. 44.0 kg
Mega Manectric
0 lbs. 0 kg
{{{form3}}}
0 lbs. 0 kg
{{{form4}}}
Mega Stone
Manectite [[|]]
Base experience yield
168
Gen. III-IV
Unknown
IV
166
V+
Leveling rate
Slow
EV yield
Total: 2
Manectric
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
2
Speed
Mega Manectric
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
Shape
Body08.png
Footprint
F310.png None.png
Mega Manectric
Pokédex color
Yellow
Base friendship
70
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Manectric (Japanese: ライボルト Livolt) is an Electric-type Pokémon introduced in Generation III.

It evolves from Electrike starting at level 26.

Manectric can Mega Evolve into Mega Manectric using the Manectite.

Biology

Manectric is a canine, quadrupedal Pokémon. Its body is mainly blue with a spiky, yellow mane on its head and yellow tufts of fur on its haunches and around its front feet. Its mane sticks straight up and has three points. It has a jagged upper jaw, red eyes, and holes on either side of its head that seem to be its ears. Each of its paws has three claws. Its blue, spike-like tail is bent at a sharp angle.

The yellow mane on Mega Manectric is considerably larger than its previous state. The center spike on its head has shifted, and now forms a large, tilted growth that extends over its snout and has a point on either end. The remaining two head spikes are thinner, longer, and have small, pointed bulbs in place of the earholes. The mane now extends down the length of Mega Manectric's body, forming four additional spikes. One of these spikes extends down past the Pokémon's chest and has points on both ends. The tufts of fur on its haunches are now blue and form more numerous, thinner points. While it retains the yellow tufts around its front feet, they now have two short spikes extending backward. Finally, Mega Manectric lacks the sharply angled tail of its previous state and now has red claws.

Manectric gathers electricity in its mane and then discharges it. This process creates thunderclouds, which it uses in battle. Since lightning falls in its vicinity, it is said to have been born from lightning and make its nest where lightning has struck. It lives in grasslands and savannas, and rarely appears in front of people. When it Mega Evolves, its speed is explosive and is equal to a lightning bolt. However, its body becomes filled with such an incredible amount of electricity that Manectric is unable to fully control it all, thereby irritating it.

In the anime

Manectric in the anime
Mega Manectric in the anime

Major appearances

Wattson's Manectric

Manectric made its main series debut in Watt's with Wattson?, under the ownership of Wattson, who obtained it as an Electrike. It evolved in A Manectric Charge, where it battled Ash's Torkoal and won.

Officer Jenny's Manectric

Officer Jennys in the Kalos region mostly use Manectric, as Growlithe and Herdier are not native to the region.

Other

In The Electrike Company!, Jaco's Manectric evolved from an Electrike and sent Team Rocket flying. Afterwards, Cal allowed it to bypass an upcoming test and graduate to go on to work for a power generation company.

In the original timeline of Arceus and the Jewel of Life, five Manectric were used by Damos, who was under Hypnosis, to attack Arceus with Shock Wave. When Ash and his friends traveled to the past to prevent this, Marcus, the one responsible for hypnotizing Damos, managed to use the Manectric again to attack Arceus.

In Meeting at Terminus Cave!, Celosia sent out a Manectric to pursue Squishy, alongside Bryony's Liepard. It was stopped in its tracks by Ash's Pikachu and Greninja. After it and Liepard were both overwhelmed by Greninja's Ash-Greninja form, Manectric used Flash to allow Team Flare to escape.

In Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel, a Manectric that can Mega Evolve was under the control of Cherie's Mega Wave. Manectric was used to battle Pikachu, Clemont's Luxray, and Volcanion. It was later freed from Cherie's control when Alva's Mega Wave Crystal was destroyed, and it escaped.

Minor appearances

Manectric debuted in the opening sequence of Jirachi: Wish Maker, under the ownership of a Trainer. It was used alongside a Solrock in a Double Battle against Brendan.

A Manectric appeared in the opening sequence of Destiny Deoxys.

In Numero Uno Articuno!, Noland's Manectric was living at the Battle Factory.

In What I Did for Love!, a Coordinator's Manectric competed in the Performance Stage of the Gardenia Contest.

A Manectric that can Mega Evolve into Mega Manectric appeared in the opening of Mega Evolution Special I.

In Summer of Discovery!, Foggy Pokémon Orienteering!, and Battling Into the Hall of Fame!, a Trainer's Manectric attended the Pokémon Summer Camp.

A Trainer's Manectric appeared in Confronting the Dakness!.

A Trainer's Manectric appeared in A Performance Pop Quiz!.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
AG059 Manectric Ash's Pokédex Manectric, the Discharge Pokémon. Manectric has the ability to gather local electrical energy in its mane, and then discharge it, creating thunderclouds.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP042 Manectric Dawn's Pokédex Manectric, the Discharge Pokémon. It is constantly discharging the electricity it collects in its mane.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
XY008 Manectric Serena's Pokédex Manectric, the Discharge Pokémon. Manectric collects electricity from the air, creating a thundercloud above its head. Its mane gives off a strong electric current.

In the manga

Manectric in Pokémon Adventures
Mega Manectric in Pokémon Adventures

Arceus and the Jewel of Life

In the manga adaptation of Arceus and the Jewel of Life, Damos owned a Manectric, and he used it along with his other Pokémon to attack Arceus.

Pokémon Adventures

Main article: Wattson's Manectric
Main article: Élec

Wattson's Electrike evolved into a Manectric prior to Short Shift for Shiftry.

In PS550, Team Flare scientist Celosia owns a Manectric.

X obtained a Manectric that evolved from an Electrike in PS565. He later named it Élec. He is able to Mega Evolve into Mega Manectric.

Pokémon Battle Frontier

Rald has a Manectric, as seen in Battle Between Student and Master!.

In the TCG

Main article: Manectric (TCG)

Game data

NPC appearances

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III Hoenn
#079
Kanto
#—
Ruby Manectric is constantly discharging electricity from its mane. The sparks sometimes ignite forest fires. When it enters a battle, this Pokémon creates thunderclouds.
Sapphire Manectric discharges strong electricity from its mane. The mane is used for collecting electricity in the atmosphere. This Pokémon creates thunderclouds above its head.
Emerald Because lightning falls in their vicinities, Manectric were thought to have been born from lightning. In battle, they create thunderclouds.
FireRed It rarely appears before people. It is said to nest where lightning has fallen.
LeafGreen
Generation IV Sinnoh
#—
Johto
#—
Diamond It discharges electricity from its mane. It creates a thundercloud overhead to drop lightning bolts.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold Its nest can be found where a thunderbolt hits. It is discharging electricity from its mane.
SoulSilver
Generation V Unova
#—
Black It discharges electricity from its mane. It creates a thundercloud overhead to drop lightning bolts.
White
Black 2 It discharges electricity from its mane. It creates a thundercloud overhead to drop lightning bolts.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
Coastal #074
Hoenn
#081
X It rarely appears before people. It is said to nest where lightning has fallen.
Y It discharges electricity from its mane. It creates a thundercloud overhead to drop lightning bolts.
Omega Ruby Manectric is constantly discharging electricity from its mane. The sparks sometimes ignite forest fires. When it enters a battle, this Pokémon creates thunderclouds.
Alpha Sapphire Manectric discharges strong electricity from its mane. The mane is used for collecting electricity in the atmosphere. This Pokémon creates thunderclouds above its head.
Generation VII Alola
USUM: #294
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Sun, Moon, Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!‎.
Ultra Sun Manectric can be found beneath unnatural thunderclouds. People say it can run at the same speed as lightning striking.
Ultra Moon It stimulates its own muscles with electricity, so it can move quickly. It eases its soreness with electricity, too, so it can recover quickly as well.
Mega Manectric
Ultra Sun Mega Evolution fills its body with a tremendous amount of electricity, but it's too much for Manectric to fully control.
Ultra Moon Too much electricity has built up in its body, irritating Manectric. Its explosive speed is equal to that of a lightning bolt.
Generation VIII Galar
#067
Sword It stimulates its own muscles with electricity, so it can move quickly. It eases its soreness with electricity, too, so it can recover quickly as well.
Shield It rarely appears before people. It is said to nest where lightning has fallen.


Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Route 118
Emerald
Route 118
FireRed LeafGreen
Trade
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Citadark Isle (Shadow)
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Evolve Electrike
Platinum
Evolve Electrike
HeartGold SoulSilver
Safari Zone
Pal Park
Field
Generation V
Black White
Evolve Dream World Electrike
Black 2 White 2
Route 3 (Hidden Grotto)
Generation VI
X Y
Friend Safari (Electric)
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Electrike
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Trade
Ultra Sun
Trade
Ultra Moon
Route 12
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Axew's Eye, Giant's Seat, Giant's Cap, Rolling Fields
Giant's Cap, Motostoke Riverbank (Max Raid Battle)
Expansion Pass
Max Lair (Dynamax Adventure)


In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Pinball: R&S
Evolve Electrike
Trozei!
Endless Level 51, Endless Level 57, Forever Level 1, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Evolve Electrike
Ranger
Olive Jungle, Jungle Relic
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Evolve Electrike
MD Sky
Evolve Electrike
Ranger: GS
Layuda Island, Thunder Temple
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Factory: World Axle - B2F, Autumnwood: Firebreathing Mountain*
Rumble U
Aquatic Hill: The Floors Are Hot!, Chill Battle: The Three Little Tepig
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Island of Haste: Stage 2
Shuffle
Event: Pokémon Safari (Second release)
Rumble World
Diamond Crater: Fix-Up Factory (All Areas, Entrance Boss), Fairy Land: Ancient Stronghold (Special)
Picross
Area 09: Stage 07
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Rayquaza Sea, Greninja Sea, Jirachi SeaFinal


In events

Games Event Region Location Level Distribution period
X 2014 Korean World Championship Series Manectric All South Korea 50 July 5, 2014

Held items

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

Stats

Base stats

Manectric
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
70
130 - 177 250 - 344
75
72 - 139 139 - 273
60
58 - 123 112 - 240
105
99 - 172 193 - 339
60
58 - 123 112 - 240
105
99 - 172 193 - 339
Total:
475
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.


Mega Manectric
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
70
130 - 177 250 - 344
75
72 - 139 139 - 273
80
76 - 145 148 - 284
135
126 - 205 247 - 405
80
76 - 145 148 - 284
135
126 - 205 247 - 405
Total:
575
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
4/5 ★★★★
Power
3/3 ★★★
Skill
4/4 ★★★★
Stamina
3/3 ★★★
Jump
3/4 ★★★
Total
17/19 ★★★


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
Notes:

Learnset

Manectric is available in Sword and Shield and Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

By leveling up

Generation VIII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Fire Fang Fire Physical 06565 09595% 15
011 Tackle Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
011 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 09090% 20
011 Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
011 Howl Normal Status 0000 00——% 40
1212 Quick Attack Normal Physical 04040 100100% 30
1616 Shock Wave Electric Special 06060 00——% 20
2020 Bite Dark Physical 06060 100100% 25
2424 Thunder Fang Electric Physical 06565 09595% 15
3030 Roar Normal Status 0000 00——% 20
3636 Discharge Electric Special 08080 100100% 15
4242 Charge Electric Status 0000 00——% 20
4848 Wild Charge Electric Physical 09090 100100% 15
5454 Thunder Electric Special 110110 07070% 10
6060 Electric Terrain Electric Status 0000 00——% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Manectric
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Manectric
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/TR

SwSh

Generation VIII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM08Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM08 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TM09Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM09 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TM14Bag TM Electric VI Sprite.png TM14 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 090}}90% 20
TM17Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM17 Light Screen Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
TM21Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM21 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM23Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM23 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TM24Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM24 Snore Normal Special 05050 100}}100% 15
TM25Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM25 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM26Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM26 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TM31Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM31 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM33Bag TM Water VI Sprite.png TM33 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM39Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM39 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM40Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM40 Swift Normal Special 06060 00—}}—% 20
TM66Bag TM Electric VI Sprite.png TM66 Thunder Fang Electric Physical 06565 095}}95% 15
TM67Bag TM Ice VI Sprite.png TM67 Ice Fang Ice Physical 06565 095}}95% 15
TM68Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM68 Fire Fang Fire Physical 06565 095}}95% 15
TM76Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM76 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM80Bag TM Electric VI Sprite.png TM80 Volt Switch Electric Special 07070 100}}100% 20
TM85Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM85 Snarl Dark Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM90Bag TM Electric VI Sprite.png TM90 Electric Terrain Electric Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM93Bag TM Electric VI Sprite.png TM93 Eerie Impulse Electric Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TR01Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR01 Body Slam Normal Physical 08585 100}}100% 15
TR02Bag TR Fire Sprite.png TR02 Flamethrower Fire Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TR08Bag TR Electric Sprite.png TR08 Thunderbolt Electric Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TR09Bag TR Electric Sprite.png TR09 Thunder Electric Special 110110 070}}70% 10
TR12Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR12 Agility Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
TR20Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR20 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR26Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR26 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR27Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR27 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR31Bag TR Steel Sprite.png TR31 Iron Tail Steel Physical 100100 075}}75% 15
TR32Bag TR Dark Sprite.png TR32 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TR35Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR35 Uproar Normal Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TR42Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR42 Hyper Voice Normal Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TR43Bag TR Fire Sprite.png TR43 Overheat Fire Special 130130 090}}90% 5
TR80Bag TR Electric Sprite.png TR80 Electro Ball Electric Special 0000 100}}100% 10
TR86Bag TR Electric Sprite.png TR86 Wild Charge Electric Physical 09090 100}}100% 15
TR97Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR97 Psychic Fangs Psychic Physical 08585 100}}100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Manectric
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Manectric
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

BDSP

Generation VIII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM05Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM05 Roar Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
TM15Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TM16Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM16 Light Screen Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 30
TM17Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM18Bag TM Water VI Sprite.png TM18 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 —}}—% 5
TM23Bag TM Steel VI Sprite.png TM23 Iron Tail Steel Physical 100100 075}}75% 15
TM24Bag TM Electric VI Sprite.png TM24 Thunderbolt Electric Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM25Bag TM Electric VI Sprite.png TM25 Thunder Electric Special 110110 070}}70% 10
TM32Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
TM34Bag TM Electric VI Sprite.png TM34 Shock Wave Electric Special 06060 —}}—% 20
TM35Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM35 Flamethrower Fire Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM42Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM43Bag TM Electric VI Sprite.png TM43 Volt Switch Electric Special 07070 100}}100% 20
TM44Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM45Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM46Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM46 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TM50Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM50 Overheat Fire Special 130130 090}}90% 5
TM57Bag TM Electric VI Sprite.png TM57 Charge Beam Electric Special 05050 090}}90% 10
TM58Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM58 Endure Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM68Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TM70Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM70 Flash Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TM73Bag TM Electric VI Sprite.png TM73 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 090}}90% 20
TM78Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM78 Snarl Dark Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM82Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM82 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM87Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 085}}85% 15
TM90Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM96Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM96 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Manectric
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Manectric
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

SwSh

Generation VIII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Torkoal Curse Ghost Status —% 10
ZigzagoonZigzagoonLinooneLinooneObstagoonBuneary
LopunnyDarumakaDarumakaDarmanitanDarmanitanScraggy
ScraftyScorbunnyRabootCinderaceWoolooDubwool
SilicobraSandacondaEiscue
Headbutt Normal Physical 70 100% 15
PikachuRaichuRaichuShinxLuxioLuxray
EmolgaTogedemaruYamperBoltundMorpeko
Spark Electric Physical 65 100% 20
PersianPersianLinooneLinooneObstagoon Switcheroo Dark Status 100% 10
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Manectric 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 Manectric in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Manectric
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Manectric
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

BDSP

Generation VIII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
RattataRaticateArbokGrowlitheArcanineGirafarig
SnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyena
ExploudMawileSeviperWalreinBidoofBibarel
ShinxLuxioLuxrayFloatzelHippopotasHippowdon
Crunch Dark Physical 80 100% 15
NumelCameruptTorkoalBidoofBibarel Curse Ghost Status —% 10
PikachuRaichuJolteonMareepFlaaffyAmpharos
ElectrikeManectricShinxLuxioLuxrayPachirisu
Discharge Electric Special 80 100% 15
Smeargle Eerie Impulse Electric Status 100% 15
PikachuRaichuMareepFlaaffyAmpharosPachirisu Electro Ball Electric Special 100% 10
ArbokGrowlitheArcanineFlareonSnubbullGranbull
HoundourHoundoomDonphanMightyenaExploudManectric
Hippowdon
Fire Fang Fire Physical 65 95% 15
SeelDewgongSnubbullGranbullZigzagoonLinoone
SlakothVigorothSlakingBidoofBibarelBuneary
Lopunny
Headbutt Normal Physical 70 100% 15
ArbokSnubbullGranbullPiloswineMamoswineMightyena
WalreinFloatzelHippowdonGlaceon
Ice Fang Ice Physical 65 95% 15
PikachuRaichuShinxLuxioLuxrayPachirisu Spark Electric Physical 65 100% 20
SandshrewSandslashPersianEeveeVaporeonJolteon
FlareonEspeonUmbreonLeafeonGlaceonCyndaquil
QuilavaTyphlosionAipomAmbipomPachirisuBuizel
Floatzel
Swift Normal Special 60 —% 20
PersianLinoone Switcheroo Dark Status 100% 10
ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoom
DonphanMightyenaExploudElectrikeManectricHippowdon
Thunder Fang Electric Physical 65 95% 15
VigorothSlakingWhismurLoudredExploudSpinda Uproar Normal Special 90 100% 10
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Manectric 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 Manectric in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Manectric
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Manectric
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VIII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Sw Sh EP Rising Voltage Electric Special 70 100% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Manectric
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Manectric
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation VIII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon has no moves exclusive to prior evolutions.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Manectric
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Manectric
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

By transfer from another generation

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII 
 Gen.   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
III IV V VI VII Captivate × Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
III IV V VI VII Charge Beam Electric Special 05050 090}}90% 10
III IV V VI VII Confide Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
III IV V VI VII Double Team Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
III IV V VI VII Double-Edge Normal Physical 120120 100}}100% 15
III IV V VI VII Flame Burst × Fire Special 07070 100}}100% 15
III IV V VI VII Flash × Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
III IV V VI VII Frustration × Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
III IV V VI VII Hidden Power × Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
III IV V VI VII Laser Focus Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
III IV V VI VII Magnet Rise Electric Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
III IV V VI VII Mimic Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
III IV V VI VII Mud-Slap Ground Special 02020 100}}100% 10
III IV V VI VII Natural Gift × Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 15
III IV V VI VII Odor Sleuth × Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 40
III IV V VI VII Refresh Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
III IV V VI VII Return × Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
III IV V VI VII Secret Power × Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
III IV V VI VII Signal Beam × Bug Special 07575 100}}100% 15
III IV V VI VII Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
III IV V VI VII Swagger Normal Status 0000 085}}85% 15
III IV V VI VII Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
  • A striped background indicates a generation in which the move can only be obtained via event or as a special move
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Manectric
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Manectric
  • × indicates a move that cannot be used in Generation VIII
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see transfer-only moves for other generations

Anime-only moves

Move Type Episode
Scratch  Normal  Meeting at Terminus Cave!

TCG-only moves

Move Card
Thunder Shock Manectric (EX Ruby & Sapphire 39)

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball RS
PinRS310.png
Acquisition: Evolve
Pokémon Trozei!
Trozeiani310.png
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: Evolve
Friend Area: Thunder Meadow
Phrases
51%-100% HP Lightning becomes my energy!
26%-50% HP My health has gone down by half. That's not good.
1%-25% HP I'm finished... My lightning energy is just about gone...
Level up I've leveled up! I'm brimming with the power of lightning!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP E 310.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -10%
IQ group: F
Pokémon Ranger
Group:
Electric
Poké Assist: Electric PA.png
Electric
Field move: Recharge fm.pngRecharge fm.png
(Recharge ×2)
Loops: 3 Min. exp.: 12 Max. exp.: 12
Browser entry R-147
Manectric launches orbs of electricity. It can also recharge the Styler.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Electric
Poké Assist:
(present)
Electric Assist.png
Electric
Field move:
(present)
Electrify 3 field move.png
(Electrify ×3)
Poké Assist:
(past)
Electric Assist.png
Electric
Field move:
(past)
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry R-106/N-164
It creates waves of electricity around it that make Pokémon Stopped.
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●●●
Defense ●●
Speed ●●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush310Body.png Walking Speed: 1.19 seconds Base HP: 53
Base Attack: 78 Base Defense: 51 Base Speed: 70
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Electric
Attack Power: ★★★★★

BT310.png

Pokémon Shuffle
Dream Manectite Sprite.png
Electric
None.png Attack Power: 60 - 105 Raise Max Level.png 5

#252
Shuffle310.png
Shuffle310M.png

Hitting Streak
Increases damage when it is triggered in a row.
Mega Effects Mega Speedup.png 14
A vertical lightning strike erases a jagged line of Pokémon.
Pokémon GO
GO310.png Base Stamina: 172 Base Attack: 215 Base Defense: 127
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: Manectric Mega Energy 200/40
Fast Attacks: Snarl, Charge Beam, Thunder Fang*
Charged Attacks: Thunder, Wild Charge, Flame Burst, Overheat*, Return, Frustration

Mega Manectric

Pokémon GO
GO310M.png Base Stamina: 172 Base Attack: 286 Base Defense: 179
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: N/A
Fast Attacks: Snarl, Charge Beam, Thunder Fang*
Charged Attacks: Thunder, Wild Charge, Flame Burst, Overheat*, Return

Evolution

309Electrike.png
Unevolved
Electrike
 Electric 
Rare Candy
Level 26
310Manectric.png
First evolution
Manectric
 Electric 


Forms

Mega Evolution

Default
Manectric
Manectric
Manectric
 Electric 

Manectite
Manectite


Held Manectite
Manectric
Mega Manectric
Manectric
 Electric 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 310.png Spr b 3r 310.png Spr 3e 310.png Spr b 3r 310.png Spr 3r 310.png Spr b 3r 310.png
Spr 3r 310 s.png Spr b 3r 310 s.png Spr 3e 310 s.png Spr b 3r 310 s.png Spr 3r 310 s.png Spr b 3r 310 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 310.png Spr b 4d 310.png Spr 4d 310.png Spr b 4p 310.png Spr 4d 310.png Spr b 4h 310.png
Spr 4d 310 s.png Spr b 4d 310 s.png Spr 4d 310 s.png Spr b 4p 310 s.png Spr 4d 310 s.png Spr b 4p 310 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 310.png Spr b 5b 310.png Spr 5b 310.png Spr b 5b 310.png
Spr 5b 310 s.png Spr b 5b 310 s.png Spr 5b 310 s.png Spr b 5b 310 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 310.png Spr b 6x 310.png Spr 6x 310.png Spr b 6x 310.png
Spr 6x 310M.png Spr b 6x 310M.png Spr 6x 310M.png Spr b 6x 310M.png
Spr 6x 310 s.png Spr b 6x 310 s.png Spr 6x 310 s.png Spr b 6x 310 s.png
Spr 6x 310M s.png Spr b 6x 310M s.png Spr 6x 310M s.png Spr b 6x 310M s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Spr 7s 310.png Spr b 7s 310.png Spr 7s 310.png Spr b 7s 310.png
Spr 7s 310M.png Spr b 7s 310M.png Spr 7s 310M.png Spr b 7s 310M.png
Spr 7s 310 s.png Spr b 7s 310 s.png Spr 7s 310 s.png Spr b 7s 310 s.png
Spr 7s 310M s.png Spr b 7s 310M s.png Spr 7s 310M s.png Spr b 7s 310M s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Spr 8s 310.png Spr 8s 310 s.png
400px 400px
HOME
HOME310.png HOME310 s.png
HOME310M.png HOME310M s.png
310MS8.png For other sprites and images, please see Manectric images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Other sprites

Spr 3e Manectric intro.png
Emerald intro's sprite

Trivia

  • Mega Manectric is the only Pokémon with a base stat total of 575.

Origin

Manectric has traits of a canine and the 雷獣 Raijū, an elemental lightning creature that can take on the shape of various mammals, including a blue wolf wrapped in white and yellow lightning. Manectric's snout also resembles a crocodile clip.

Name origin

Manectric may be a combination of mane and electric.

Livolt may be a combination of lion or live (referring to a wire actively carrying an electric current) and volt. It may also be a combination of 雷 rai (thunder) and bolt.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ライボルト Livolt From lion, live, rai, volt, and bolt
France Flag.png French Élecsprint From électrique and sprint
Spain Flag.png Spanish Manectric Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Voltenso From Volt and tenso
Italy Flag.png Italian Manectric Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 썬더볼트 Thundervolt Transliteration of the English word thunderbolt
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 雷電獸 / 雷电兽 Léidiànshòu From 雷電 léidiàn, the Japanese 雷獣 raijū, and shòu


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External links


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