Mareanie (Pokémon)

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This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Mareanie (disambiguation).
Mareanie
Brutal Star Pokémon
ヒドイデ
Hidoide
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Mareanie



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Poison Water
Unknown Unknown
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Abilities
Merciless or Limber Cacophony
Cacophony
Regenerator
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
190 (35.2%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Water 1
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
1'04" 0.4 m
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Weight
17.6 lbs. 8.0 kg
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Mega Stone
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Base experience yield
Unknown
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
61
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 1
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HP
0
Atk
1
Def
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Speed
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Footprint
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Pokédex color
Blue
Base friendship
70
External Links

Mareanie (Japanese: ヒドイデ Hidoide) is a dual-type Poison/Water Pokémon introduced in Generation VII.

It evolves into Toxapex starting at level 38.

Biology

Mareanie is a Pokémon with a purple, stalk-like body and head. It has blue eyes with yellow pupils and sclerae, and three pointed teeth. The body consists of two sections; the top section is slightly smaller and overlaps the lower. On top of its head is a starfish-like collection of ten tentacles. All of the tentacles reach the ground, except for the one directly in front, which is shorter and leaves its face exposed. The tentacles are light blue and covered in purple spines. On top of its head is a purple area with a collection of spikes with a larger, yellow spine in the center. Mareanie is able to regenerate any body part overnight, except its head.

Bruxish feeds on Mareanie, which in turn eats the branches of Corsola - except in Galar, where it has not yet learned about eating them. It uses the spike on top of its head to poison its prey and uses its tentacles to either trap its prey or deal the final blow. In the anime, it has also been seen attaching itself with all of its tentacles and releasing poison through its spines.

In the anime

Mareanie in the anime
Differently colored Mareanie in the anime

Major appearances

James's Mareanie

A female Mareanie debuted in The Sun, the Scare, the Secret Lair!, where she was caught by James. She has a very strong affection for James.

Other

A differently colored Mareanie appeared in Fighting Back the Tears!, where he evolved into a Toxapex. He used to have a crush on James's Mareanie. This one has purple tentacles, and green irises, which gives it a slight resemblance to James.

Minor appearances

Multiple Mareanie debuted in The Sun, the Scare, the Secret Lair!, where they scared off a group of Corsola that Ash was hoping to catch. Kiawe warned Ash that they were dangerous, causing them to flee.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
SM012 Mareanie Rotom Pokédex Mareanie, the Brutal Star Pokémon. A Poison and Water type. Their head spikes are poisonous and when they attack, they turn upside down and trap prey with their 10 legs.

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

Mareanie debuted in The Party Crasher and Guzma the Destroyer, under the ownership of Moon.

In the TCG

Main article: Mareanie (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VII.
Generation VII Alola
SM: #113
Alola
USUM: #136
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!‎.
Sun It plunges the poison spike on its head into its prey. When the prey has weakened, Mareanie deals the finishing blow with its 10 tentacles.
Moon It's found crawling on beaches and seafloors. The coral that grows on Corsola's head is as good as a five-star banquet to this Pokémon.
Ultra Sun They eat Corsola branches, so Mareanie are hated by craftsmen who work with Corsola branches that have naturally fallen off.
Ultra Moon Aside from its head, its body parts regenerate quickly if they're cut off. After a good night's sleep, Mareanie is back to normal.
Generation VIII Galar
#307
Galar
Isle of Armor #127
Sinnoh
#—
Hisui
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Brilliant Diamond, Shining Pearl, and Legends: Arceus.
Sword The first symptom of its sting is numbness. The next is an itching sensation so intense that it's impossible to resist the urge to claw at your skin.
Shield Unlike their Alolan counterparts, the Mareanie of the Galar region have not yet figured out that the branches of Corsola are delicious.
Generation IX Paldea
#344
Scarlet This Pokémon wanders the seaside looking for food. It often gets electric shocks from broken Pincurchin spines that it tries to eat.
Violet It has excellent regenerative capabilities. Legs that a Mareanie has lost have a very bitter, astringent flavor—they're not suitable as food.


Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VII.
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Route 9, Melemele Sea (SOS Battle)
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Route 9, Melemele Sea (SOS Battle)
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Route 9, Motostoke Riverbank, Giant's Mirror
Motostoke RiverbankSw, East Lake Axewell, West Lake Axewell, South Lake Miloch, North Lake Miloch, Bridge Field, Giant's Mirror, Giant's CapSw, Lake of Outrage (Max Raid Battle)
Expansion Pass
Loop Lagoon
Loop Lagoon (Max Raid Battle)
Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl
Unobtainable
Legends: Arceus
Unobtainable


In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VII.
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Rowlet Sea, Rowlet SeaFinal
Cross-Generation
Shuffle
Event: Mareanie Appears
Generation VIII
New Snap
Blushing BeachNight, Maricopia Reef


In events

Games Event Region Location Level Distribution period
SM Easter Mareanie Egg All Japan 1 March 18 to April 9, 2017
SM Korean Mareanie Egg All South Korea 1 April 29 to May 7, 2017

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Sun Moon Poison Barb Poison Barb (5%)
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Poison Barb Poison Barb (5%)
Sword Shield Poison Barb Poison Barb (5%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
50
110 - 157 210 - 304
53
52 - 115 99 - 225
62
60 - 125 116 - 245
43
43 - 104 81 - 203
52
51 - 114 98 - 223
45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Total:
305
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 VIII, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation IX
Other generations:
VII - VIII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Poison Sting Poison Physical 01515 100100% 35
011 Peck Flying Physical 03535 100100% 35
055 Wide Guard Rock Status 0000 00——% 10
1010 Bite Dark Physical 06060 100100% 25
1515 Venoshock Poison Special 06565 100100% 10
2020 Recover Normal Status 0000 00——% 5
2525 Pin Missile Bug Physical 02525 09595% 20
3030 Toxic Spikes Poison Status 0000 00——% 20
3535 Liquidation Water Physical 08585 100100% 10
4040 Acid Spray Poison Special 04040 100100% 20
4545 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100100% 20
5050 Toxic Poison Status 0000 09090% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Mareanie
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Mareanie
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM

Generation IX
Other generations:
VII - VIII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM007Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM007 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM011Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM011 Water Pulse Water Special 06060 100}}100% 20
TM013Bag TM Poison SV Sprite.png TM013 Acid Spray Poison Special 04040 100}}100% 20
TM021Bag TM Bug SV Sprite.png TM021 Pounce Bug Physical 05050 100}}100% 20
TM022Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM022 Chilling Water Water Special 05050 100}}100% 20
TM025Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM025 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM034Bag TM Ice SV Sprite.png TM034 Icy Wind Ice Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM035Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM035 Mud Shot Ground Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM045Bag TM Poison SV Sprite.png TM045 Venoshock Poison Special 06565 100}}100% 10
TM047Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM047 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM050Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM050 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM070Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM070 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM083Bag TM Poison SV Sprite.png TM083 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
TM085Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM085 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM091Bag TM Poison SV Sprite.png TM091 Toxic Spikes Poison Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM102Bag TM Poison SV Sprite.png TM102 Gunk Shot Poison Physical 120120 080}}80% 5
TM103Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM103 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM104Bag TM Steel SV Sprite.png TM104 Iron Defense Steel Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TM110Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM110 Liquidation Water Physical 08585 100}}100% 10
TM123Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM123 Surf Water Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM124Bag TM Ice SV Sprite.png TM124 Ice Spinner Ice Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM135Bag TM Ice SV Sprite.png TM135 Ice Beam Ice Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM142Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM142 Hydro Pump Water Special 110110 080}}80% 5
TM143Bag TM Ice SV Sprite.png TM143 Blizzard Ice Special 110110 070}}70% 5
TM148Bag TM Poison SV Sprite.png TM148 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM171Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM171 Tera Blast Normal Special 08080 100}}100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Mareanie
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Mareanie
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation IX
Other generations:
VII - VIII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Haze Ice Status —% 30
Infestation Bug Special 20 100% 20
Spit Up Normal Special 100% 10
Stockpile Normal Status —% 20
Swallow Normal Status —% 10
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Mareanie in Generation IX
  • 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 Mareanie in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Mareanie
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Mareanie

Side game data

Pokémon Shuffle
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Poison
None.png Attack Power: 50 - 100 Raise Max Level.png 5

#786
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Constrict
Delays your opponent's disruptions even more.


Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush747Body.png Walking Speed: 2.92 seconds Base HP: 48
Base Attack: 68 Base Defense: 50 Base Speed: 60
New Pokémon Snap
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Photodex entry #105
Mareanie live together in groups, and each one has 10 tentacles and a poison spike on its head. You may spot Mareanie chasing Corsola now and then—they love the taste of Corsola branches.
Pokémon GO
GO747.png Base Stamina: 137 Base Attack: 98 Base Defense: 110
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: Mareanie Candy 50
Fast Attacks: Bite, Poison Sting
Charged Attacks: Sludge Wave, Gunk Shot, Brine

Evolution

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Unevolved
Mareanie
 Poison  Water 
Rare Candy
Level 38
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First evolution
Toxapex
 Poison  Water 


Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VII.
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
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Front Back Front Back
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
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HOME
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747MS8.png For other sprites and images, please see Mareanie images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Trivia

  • When encountered in an SOS Battle as an ally called by Corsola, it will attack the wild Corsola instead of attacking the player's Pokémon.

Origin

Mareanie appears to be based on a crown-of-thorns starfish, a venomous starfish that preys on coral polyps (similar to how Mareanie preys on Corsola).

Name origin

Mareanie may be a combination of marine and meanie.

Hidoide may be a combination of 酷い hidoi (cruel) and 海星 hitode (sea star).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ヒドイデ Hidoide From 酷い hidoi and 海星 hitode
France Flag.png French Vorastérie From vorace and astérie
Spain Flag.png Spanish Mareanie Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Garstella From garstig and stella marina
Italy Flag.png Italian Mareanie Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 시마사리 Simasari From 심하다 simhada and 불가사리 bulgasari
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 好壞星 / 好坏星 Hǎohuàixīng From 好壞 / 好坏 hǎohuài and 海星 hǎixīng
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 好壞星 Hóuwaaihsīng From 好壞 hóuwaaih and 海星 hóisīng


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