Amanda (Adventures)

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あまんだ Amanda
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White's Serperior
Debuts in The Case of the Missing Pokémon
Caught in Gigi's Choice
Caught at Nimbasa City
Evolves in Prior to Special Delivery
Prior to The Lesson Ends Here
Gender Female
Ability Overgrow
Nature Careful
Current location With White
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This Pokémon spent at least 17 chapters as Snivy and at least 25 chapters as Servine.

Amanda (Japanese: あまんだ Amanda) is a Serperior that White owns in Pokémon Adventures and her second Pokémon overall. She was given to White by N. As of Something Suspicious, she is level 40, and her Characteristic is that she is "somewhat vain."


Black & White arc

With N

Amanda, as a Snivy, was originally owned by Cedric Juniper, along with a Tepig and Oshawott. Along with a set of similar Pokémon owned by his daughter, Cedric intended to give Snivy to Trainers starting their journeys. However, N broke into the lab in an attempt to liberate the three Pokémon due to his hatred of Pokémon distribution. His attempt was only partially successful, however, as while the Tepig ran away, Snivy decided to go with N, and Oshawott stayed with Cedric.

Servine and N

Snivy debuted in The Case of the Missing Pokémon. At Castelia City, she was spotted by Cheren's Snivy, who attempts to get her attention by waving, only for Snivy to ignore his greeting. She is interrupted by N's Zorua, who tells her to get moving as they make their way to Route 4.

Prior to Special Delivery, Snivy evolved into a Servine and assisted N in knocking White into the Nimbasa Rondez-View Ferris Wheel. N has Servine tease White's Gigi by having her tie Gigi up and hold her into the air. Having no choice, Gigi attacks Servine with an Ember, knocking her away and freeing the Fire Pig Pokémon from her grasp. Having seen enough, White attempts to jump out of the Ferris Wheel and gestures Gigi to do the same. Surprisingly, Gigi goes to N's side, shocking White, who falls out of the car and onto the ground below. As N and Gigi watch White from the Ferris Wheel N sends Servine to White's aid. After White was rescued by Marshal, Servine follows Black while he takes her to the hospital. When White wakes up in the hospital, the first thing she sees is Servine looking from behind the curtain and immediately crawls back under her covers and screams. After White explains her situation, Black angrily tries to get Servine to tell him where N is only for her to arrogantly ignore him.

With White

Amanda and White

In Growing Pains, White tried to capture a Deerling to use in the Battle Subway, but she angers the Pokémon and begins to attack White. Much to White's shock, Servine comes to her aid and blocks the Deerling's attack. Even more surprising to White is that when Black suggests that she commands Servine to attack the Deerling, she listens to her commands and helps her catch her.

In With a Little Help from My Friends, Servine battled Ingo's Klinklang. Although White used a strategy to clog Klinklang's gears up with leaves, the battle ends in a tie. When White attempts to give Servine the nickname Amanda, she gets a slap from her tail in response. During a battle with a group of wild Vullaby, Amanda teams up with Bianca's Oshawott and a Meloetta to help defeat the group's leader.

Sometime before White had finished her training on the Battle Subway, Amanda had evolved into her final form, a Serperior. She battled N near Icirrus City along with Black's Bo and Cedric's Samurott. Together the three managed to defeat N's Zorua and Gigi.

Black 2 & White 2 arc

In Pink Slip, Amanda was alongside White as she finds the Light Stone. When White is approached by N, she sends out her team to defend herself, but Amanda and Gigi don't attack, as they immediately realized that N wasn't there to fight.

In The Final Battle: Crushed Ambition, Amanda was used to try to keep Kyurem from destroying the Plasma Frigate. Later, Amanda, alongside the other eight Unova first partner Pokémon, fired their Pledge moves at N's Castle to stop the fire caused by the Plasma Frigate.

Personality and characteristics

Amanda is a serious and proud Pokémon who takes her orders very seriously, leaving her first Trainer to join a new one with just one command. She is aloof and cold, ignoring everyone but her Trainer unless told otherwise. Despite being cold and distant towards White the two share a close bond, shown by allowing herself to be nicknamed and following her orders to attack her old Trainer.


As a Snivy As a Servine
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Moves used

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Using Leaf Storm as a Servine
Move First Used In
Leaf Tornado Growing Pains
Leaf Storm With a Little Help from My Friends
Grass Pledge The Final Battle: Crushed Ambition
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.


  • Amanda is the only one of N's Pokémon that he didn't release at some point in time.


Language Name Origin
Japanese あまんだ Amanda From 蔓 man (vine), 蛇 da (snake), anaconda, and possibly あまのじゃく Ama no Jaku (Contrary)
English, Brazilian Portuguese,
Amanda Same as Japanese name
French Ophéliana From Ophélie (French form of the female name Ophelia) and Lianaja (Servine)
German Serpi From Serpiroyal, the German name for Serperior
Korean 아만다 Amanda From her Japanese name
Chinese (Mandarin) 阿曼達 / 阿曼达 Āmàndá From her Japanese name

Related articles

For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Snivy, Servine, and Serperior.

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