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===Game locations===
 
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==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
===In the anime===
 
===In the anime===
[[Jasmine]] has an Ampharos in the anime called [[Amphy|Sparkle]]. [[Watt]] also has an Ampharos in the Anime. [[McCauley]] also has an Ampharos that appears in ''[[AG148: A Chip Off the Old Brock]]''. [[Karsten]] has an Ampharos that appears in ''[[DP028: Drifloon On the Wind]]''. An Ampharos also appears in ''[[DP091: One Team, Two Team, Red Team, Blue Team!]]''. An Ampharos also appears in ''[[DP130: Frozen on the Tracks!]]'' operating the train.
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[[Jasmine]] has an Ampharos in the anime called [[Amphy]]. [[Watt]] also has an Ampharos in the anime. [[McCauley]] also has an Ampharos that appears in ''[[AG148: A Chip Off The Old Brock|A Chip Off The Old Brock]]''. [[Karsten]] has an Ampharos that appears in ''[[DP028: Drifloon On The Wind!|Drifloon On The Wind]]''. An Ampharos also appears in ''[[DP091: One Team, Two Team, Red Team, Blue Team!|One Team, Two Team, Red Team, Blue Team!]]''. An Ampharos also appears in ''[[DP130: Frozen on Their Tracks!|Frozen on Their Tracks!]]'' operating the train.
 
[[File:MegaAmpharos.png|thumb|228px|Mega Ampharos.]]
 
   
 
==Trivia==
 
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*Despite Ampharos having the ability to glow its tail, it cannot learn [[Tail Glow]]; however, the move [[Signal Beam]] could be interpreted as its beacon.
 
*Despite Ampharos having the ability to glow its tail, it cannot learn [[Tail Glow]]; however, the move [[Signal Beam]] could be interpreted as its beacon.
 
*Ampharos and its pre-evolutions are the only {{Type|Electric}}-types to learn [[Power Gem]].
 
*Ampharos and its pre-evolutions are the only {{Type|Electric}}-types to learn [[Power Gem]].
*Despite its Japanese name meaning "electric dragon", Ampharos is not a Dragon-type, cannot learn any Dragon-type moves, does not resemble a dragon or reptiles and is not the Dragon egg group.
 
**However, it's Mega Evolution, Mega Ampharos, is an Electric/Dragon-type.
 
   
 
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Revision as of 00:09, February 13, 2014

Type
Electric  
Species Light Pokémon
Abilities Static
Plus (DW)
Pokédex
Flaaffy ← 181 → Bellossom
Kanto N/A Johto 055
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova 027 Coastal Kalos 129
Evolves From Flaaffy
Evolves Into None
Ampharos
181
デンリュウ Denryu
181Ampharos
Generation II
Evolutionary Line
179180181
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
135.6 lbs. 61.5 kg 4'07" 1.4 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Yellow Monster
Field
Body Style Footprint
Body06
F181
Cry

Type
Electric  Dragon
Species Light Pokémon
Abilities Mold Breaker
Pokédex
Flaaffy ← 181M → Bellossom
Kanto N/A Johto 055
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova 027 Coastal Kalos 129
Evolves From Flaaffy
Evolves Into None
Mega Ampharos
181M
メガデンリュウ Mega Denryu
181MAmpharos
Generation II
Evolutionary Line
179180181M
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
135.6 lbs. 61.5 kg 4'07" 1.4 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Yellow Monster
Field
Body Style Footprint
Body06
F181M
Cry

Ampharos (Japanese: デンリュウ Denryu) is a Electric-type Pokémon introduced in Generation II.

Biology

Ampharos BW

Ampharos Animation

Ampharos appears to be a tall, yellow sheep Pokémon who has black stripes on its ears, neck, and tail. Ampharos also has a red orb on its forehead and tail that has the ability to glow. Ampharos also has white belly underneath it that ends at the bottom.

Special abilities

Ampharos has the ability Static and the hidden ability Plus. Static allows the opponent with a 30% chance of paralysis when they hit Ampharos with a Physical move. Plus expands Special Attack by 50% when in the party with a Pokémon with the ability Minus.

Evolution

Ampharos is the evolved form of Flaaffy, as of level 30, and is the final evolutionary form of Mareep. It can evolve into its mega form in Pokémon X/Y, during battle.

Game info

Pokédex entries

Pokédex Entries
Gold
The tail's tip shines brightly and can be seen from far away. It acts as a beacon for lost people.
Silver
The bright light on its tail can be seen far away. It has been treasured since ancient times as a beacon.
Crystal
When it gets dark, the light from its bright, shiny tail can be seen from far away on the ocean's surface.
Ruby
Ampharos gives off so much light that it can be seen even from space. People in the old days used the light of this Pokémon to send signals back and forth with others far away.
Sapphire
Ampharos gives off so much light that it can be seen even from space. People in the old days used the light of this Pokémon to send signals back and forth with others far away.
Emerald
It gives off so much light that it can be seen even from space. People in the old days used its light to send signals back and forth with others far away.
FireRed
The bright light on its tail can be seen far away. It has been treasured since ancient times as a beacon.
LeafGreen
The tail's tip shines brightly and can be seen from far away. It acts as a beacon for lost people.
Diamond
The tip of its tail shines brightly. In the olden days, people sent signals using the tail's light.
Pearl
The tip of its tail shines brightly. In the olden days, people sent signals using the tail's light.
Platinum
The tip of its tail shines brightly. In the olden days, people sent signals using the tail's light.
HeartGold
The tail's tip shines brightly and can be seen from far away. It acts as a beacon for lost people.
SoulSilver
The bright light on its tail can be seen far away. It has been treasured since ancient times as a beacon.
Black
The tip of its tail shines brightly. In the olden days, people sent signals using the tail's light.
White
The tip of its tail shines brightly. In the olden days, people sent signals using the tail's light.
Black 2
The tip of its tail shines brightly. In the olden days, people sent signals using the tail's light.
White 2
The tip of its tail shines brightly. In the olden days, people sent signals using the tail's light.
X
The tail's tip shines brightly and can be seen from far away. It acts as a beacon for lost people.
Y
The tail's tip shines brightly and can be seen from far away. It acts as a beacon for lost people.


Game locations

Ampharos Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Gold/Silver Evolve Flaaffy None
Crystal Trade None
Ruby/ Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Evolve Flaaffy None
FireRed/ LeafGreen Trade None
Diamond/ Pearl Evolve Flaaffy None
Platinum Evolve Flaaffy None
HeartGold/SoulSilver Evolve Flaaffy None
Black/White Evolve Flaaffy (White only) None
X/Y Evolve Flaaffy None


Side game locations

Ampharos Locations
Game(s) Location
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 10
Forever Level 5
Pair Trozei
Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Evolve Flaaffy
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Far Amp Plains (6F-9F), Landslide Cave (B1-B12)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Altru Building, Altru Tower


Learnset

Leveling

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Fire Punch 75 100% 15 Fire Physical
1 Tackle 50 100% 35 Normal Physical
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status
1 Thundershock 40 100% 30 Electric Special
1 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric Status
5 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status
10 Thundershock 40 100% 30 Electric Physical
14 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric Status
20 Cotton Spore 100% 40 Grass Status
25 Charge —% 20 Electric Status
30 Thunderpunch 75 100% 15 Electric Physical
33 Electro Ball ?? 100% 10 Electric Special
40 Cotton Guard —% 10 Grass Status
48 Discharge 80 100% 15 Electric Special
55 Signal Beam 75 100% 15 Bug Special
63 Light Screen —% 30 Psychic Status
71 Power Gem 70 100% 20 Rock Special
79 Thunder 120 70% 10 Electric Special

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Appearances

In the anime

Jasmine has an Ampharos in the anime called Amphy. Watt also has an Ampharos in the anime. McCauley also has an Ampharos that appears in A Chip Off The Old Brock. Karsten has an Ampharos that appears in Drifloon On The Wind. An Ampharos also appears in One Team, Two Team, Red Team, Blue Team!. An Ampharos also appears in Frozen on Their Tracks! operating the train.

Trivia

  • Ampharos and Lanturn share the same species, both being known as the Light Pokémon.
  • Despite Ampharos having the ability to glow its tail, it cannot learn Tail Glow; however, the move Signal Beam could be interpreted as its beacon.
  • Ampharos and its pre-evolutions are the only Electric-types to learn Power Gem.

Origin

Ampharos is based on a sheep lacking fur. Its name comes from amp is a measure of electrical current. Pharos is the Greek word for lighthouse.

Sources

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