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Ariados
168
アリアドス Ariadosu
168Ariados
Generation II
Evolutionary line
167168
Type(s)
Type Bug  Type Poison
Species Long Leg Pokémon
Abilities Swarm
Insomnia
Sniper (DW)
Pokédex
Spinarak ← 168 → Crobat
Kanto N/A Johto 033
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Mountain Kalos 108
Alola 023
Evolves from Spinarak
Evolves into None
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
73.9 lbs. 33.5 kg 3'07" 1.1 m
Pokédex color Egg group
Red Bug
Shape Footprint
Shape14
F168
Cry

Ariados (Japanese: アリアドス Ariadosu) is a Bug/Poison-type Pokémon.

Biology

Natural abilities

The web Ariados spins is made of thin silk, strong enough to bind and hold an enemy. It attaches silk to its prey and sets it free. Later it tracks the silk to the prey and its friends.

The tiny hooks on its feet make it an excellent climber.

Evolution

Ariados is the evolved form of Spinarak as of level 22.

Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Gold/Silver Route 2 (night) Rare
Crystal Routes 2 and 37 (Night) (Gold only) Rare
Ruby/Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Evolve Spinarak None
FireRed/LeafGreen Evolve Spinarak None
Diamond/Pearl Route 229 (night) Uncommon
Platinum Route 229 (night) Uncommon
HeartGold/SoulSilver Route 2, Headbutt Trees (night) (HeartGold only) Uncommon
Black/White Dreamyard Rare
OR/AS Sky Pillar Uncommon


Side game locations

Locations
Game(s) Area(s)
Pokémon Trozei! Phobos Train,
Endless Level 16,
Forever Level 16,
Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Evolve Spinarak
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Mt. Horn (1F-7F)
Pokémon Ranger Olive Jungle
Fiore Temple
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Hippowdon Temple
Altru Building


Pokédex entries

Pokédex Entries
Gold
It spins string not only from its rear but also from its mouth. It is hard to tell which end is which.
Silver
A single strand of a special string is endlessly spun out of its rear. The string leads back to its nest.
Crystal
Rather than making a nest in one specific spot, it wanders in search of food after darkness falls.
Ruby
Ariados's feet are tipped with tiny hooked claws that enable it to scuttle on ceilings and vertical walls. This Pokémon constricts the foe with thin and strong silk webbing.
Sapphire
Ariados's feet are tipped with tiny hooked claws that enable it to scuttle on ceilings and vertical walls. This Pokémon constricts the foe with thin and strong silk webbing.
Emerald
Its feet are tipped with tiny hooked claws that enable it to scuttle on ceilings and vertical walls. It constricts its foe with thin and strong silk webbing.
FireRed
A single strand of a special string is endlessly spun out of its rear. The string leads back to its nest.
LeafGreen
It spins string not only from its rear but also from its mouth. It is hard to tell which end is which.
Diamond
It attaches silk to its prey and sets it free. Later, it tracks the silk to the prey and its friends.
Pearl
It attaches silk to its prey and sets it free. Later, it tracks the silk to the prey and its friends.
Platinum
It attaches silk to its prey and sets it free. Later, it tracks the silk to the prey and its friends.
HeartGold
It spins string not only from its rear but also from its mouth. It is hard to tell which end is which.
SoulSilver
A single strand of a special string is endlessly spun out of its rear. The string leads back to its nest.
Black
It attaches silk to its prey and sets it free. Later, it tracks the silk to the prey and its friends.
White
It attaches silk to its prey and sets it free. Later, it tracks the silk to the prey and its friends.
Black 2
It attaches silk to its prey and sets it free. Later, it tracks the silk to the prey and its friends.
White 2
It attaches silk to its prey and sets it free. Later, it tracks the silk to the prey and its friends.
X
It spins string not only from its rear but also from its mouth. It's hard to tell which end is which.
Y
It attaches silk to its prey and sets it free. Later, it tracks the silk to the prey and its friends.
Omega Ruby
Ariados's feet are tipped with tiny hooked claws that enable it to scuttle on ceilings and vertical walls. This Pokémon constricts the foe with thin and strong silk webbing.
Alpha Sapphire
Ariados's feet are tipped with tiny hooked claws that enable it to scuttle on ceilings and vertical walls. This Pokémon constricts the foe with thin and strong silk webbing.
Sun
There are some areas where people use the string Ariados spins for their own weaving. The resulting cloth is popular for its strength.
Moon
It spins thread from both its rear and its mouth. Then it wraps its prey up in thread and sips their bodily fluids at its leisure.
Ultra Sun
Every night, it wanders around in search of prey, whose movements it restrains by spewing threads before it bites into them with its fangs.
Ultra Moon
It spew threads from its mouth to catch to prey. When night falls, it leaves its web to go hunt aggresively


Stats

Base Stats
HP
70
Attack
90
Defense
70
Sp. Atk
60
Sp. Def
60
Speed
40
Total
390

Learnset

Leveling

Leveling Generation VII
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
1 Bug Bite 60 100% 20 Bug Physical
1 Poison Sting 15 100% 35 Poison Physical
1 String Shot 95% 40 Bug Status
1 Scary Face 100% 10 Normal Status
1 Constrict 10 100% 35 Normal Physical
5 Scary Face 100% 10 Normal Status
8 Constrict 10 100% 35 Normal Physical
12 Leech Life 20 100% 15 Bug Physical
15 Night Shade ?? 100% 15 Ghost Special
19 Shadow Sneak 40 100% 30 Ghost Physical
23 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal Physical
28 Sucker Punch 80 100% 5 Dark Physical
32 Spider Web —% 10 Bug Status
37 Agility —% 30 Psychic Status
41 Pin Missile 14 85% 20 Bug Physical
46 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special
50 Poison Jab 80 100% 20 Poison Physical
55 Cross Poison 70 100% 20 Poison 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.

Leveling Generation IV
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation III
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation II
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation I
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM09 Venoshock 65 100% 10 Poison Special
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM22 Solar Beam 120 100% 10 Grass Special
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM28 Leech Life 80 100% 10 Bug Physical
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Special
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM67 Smart Strike 70 —% 10 Steel Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM75 Swords Dance —% 20 Normal Status
TM81 X-Scissor 80 100% 15 Bug Physical
TM83 Infestation 20 100% 20 Bug Special
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100% 20 Poison Physical
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM01 Hone Claws —% 15 Dark Status Type Cute 0
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM09 Venoshock 65 100% 10 Poison Special Type Beautiful ♥♥ 0
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beautiful 0
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ ♥♥♥
TM22 Solar Beam 120 100% 10 Grass Special Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough ♥♥ 0
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special Type Clever ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 0
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Special Type Tough ♥♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough 0
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful ♥♥ 0
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥
TM70 Flash 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beautiful ♥♥♥ 0
TM76 Struggle Bug 50 100% 20 Bug Special Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM81 X-Scissor 80 100% 15 Bug Physical Type Cool ♥♥
TM83 Infestation 20 100% 20 Bug Special Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100% 20 Poison Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 0
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
TM01 Hone Claws —% 15 Dark Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM09 Venoshock 65 100% 10 Poison Special
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM22 SolarBeam 120 100% 10 Grass Special
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Special
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM70 Flash 100% 20 Normal Status
TM76 Struggle Bug 30 100% 20 Bug Special
TM81 X-ScissorB2W2 80 100% 15 Bug Physical
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100% 20 Poison Physical
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation IV
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Type Smart ♥♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special Type Smart
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beauty ♥♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool ♥♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM19 Giga Drain 60 100% 10 Grass Special Type Smart
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
TM22 SolarBeam 120 100% 10 Grass Special Type Cool
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Smart
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special Type Smart ♥♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool ♥♥
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Special Type Tough ♥♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Smart ♥♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough 0
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough ♥♥
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Beauty ♥♥
TM70 Flash 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty ♥♥
TM78 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty ♥♥
TM82 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥
TM83 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100% 20 Poison Physical Type Smart ♥♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation III
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Type Beauty 0
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Type Cute 0
TM19 Giga Drain 60 100% 5 Grass Type Smart ♥♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 0
TM22 SolarBeam 120 100% 10 Grass Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 0
TM28 Dig 60 100% 10 Ground Type Smart 0
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Type Smart ♥♥♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Type Cool ♥♥ 0
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Type Tough ♥♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Type Smart 0
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Type Tough 0
HM05 Flash 70% 20 Normal Type Beauty ♥♥♥ 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation II
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type
TM03 Curse —% 10 ???
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire
TM13 Snore 40 100% 15 Normal
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal
TM19 Giga Drain 60 100% 5 Grass
TM20 Endure —% 10 Normal
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal
TM22 SolarBeam 120 100% 10 Grass
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal
TM28 Dig 60 100% 10 Ground
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal
TM34 Swagger 90% 15 Normal
TM35 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark
HM05 Flash 70% 20 Normal
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Gold Silver Crystal Back
G 168 front S 168 front C 168 front
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 168 front E 168 front RS 168 front
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 168 front DP 168 front HGSS 168 front
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Ariados BW Ariados BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Ariados XY Ariados XY
Ariados Shiny XY Ariados Shiny XY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Back

Appearances

Anime

Shiny Ariados anime

A shiny Ariados.

A group of Ariados attacked Dawn and her Piplup and they had to work together to defeat them. After that, they grew a bond and became great partners.

Gallery

See also