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'''Archen''' [[Evolution|evolves]] into [[Archeops]] at level 37.
'''Archen''' [[Evolution|evolves]] into [[Archeops]] at level 37.
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==Game Info==
==Game Info==

Revision as of 15:46, November 21, 2012

[[File:Type Rock/Flying.gif|link=Rock/Flying type]]  
Species First Bird Pokémon
Abilities Defeatist
None ← 566 → None
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves From None
Evolves Into [[Archeops]]
(アーケン Aaken)
[[Generation V]]
Evolutionary Line
No evolution line
Weight Height
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Shape Footprint

Archen (Japanese: アーケン Aaken) is a Generation V Rock/Flying-type Fossil Pokémon based on an Archaeopteryx that can be revived from a Plume Fossil.


Archen is a red, yellow, and blue feathered bird with a large beak, 3-taloned feet and a blue tail. It also has claws on its hands.


Archen evolves into Archeops at level 37.

Game Info

Game Locations

Archen Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Black/White Revive Fossil received in Relic Castle None

Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries
Said to be an ancestor of bird Pokémon, they were unable to fly and moved about by hopping from one branch to another.
Revived from a fossil, this Pokémon is thought to be the ancestor of all bird Pokémon.
Black 2
White 2
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire


Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
1 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Physical Physical


1 Leer - -% 30 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Status Status


1 Wing Attack 60 100% 35 [[Flying type|Flying]] [[Move#Physical Physical


5 Rock Throw 50 90% 15 [[Rock type|Rock]] [[Move#Physical Physical


8 Double Team - -% 15 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Status Status


11 Scary Face - 100% 10 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Status Status


15 Pluck 60 100% 20 [[Flying type|Flying]] [[Move#Physical Physical


18 AncientPower 60 100% 5 [[Rock type|Rock]] [[Move#Special Special


21 Agility - -% 30 [[Psychic type|Psychic]] [[Move#Status Status


25 Quick Guard - -% 15 [[Fighting type|Fighting]] [[Move#Status Status


28 Acrobatics 55 100% 15 [[Flying type|Flying]] [[Move#Physical Physical


31 Dragonbreath 60 100% 20 [[Dragon type|Dragon]] [[Move#Special Special


35 Crunch 80 100% 15 [[Dark type|Dark]] [[Move#Physical Physical


38 Endeavor - 100% 5 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Physical Physical


41 U-turn 70 100% 20 [[Bug type|Bug]] [[Move#Physical Physical


45 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 [[Rock type|Rock]] [[Move#Physical Physical


48 Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 [[Dragon type|Dragon]] [[Move#Physical Physical


51 Thrash 120 100% 10 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Physical Physical


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


Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back


  • Archen is one of three fossil Pokémon that is also a bird, along with Aerodactyl and Archeops.
  • Archen is also one of five fossil Pokémon that start with the letter "A", along with Anorith, Armaldo, and yet again, Aerodactyl and Archeops.
  • Archen is based on Archaeopteryx, a prehistoric bird that supposedly lived in the Late Jurassic period and the first bird animal known, since it has claws on its wings.


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