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Carvanha
318
キバニア Kibania
318Carvanha
Generation III
Evolutionary line
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Type(s)
Type Water  Type Dark
Species Savage Pokémon
Abilities Rough Skin
Speed Boost (DW)
Pokédex
Swalot ← 318 → Sharpedo
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn 097/102 Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Central Kalos 055
Alola 264/345
Evolves from None
Evolves into Sharpedo
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
45.9 lbs. 20.8 kg 2'07" 0.8 m
Pokédex color Egg group
Red Water 2
Shape Footprint
Shape03
F318
Cry

Carvanha (Japanese: キバニア Kibania) is a Water/Dark-type Pokémon introduced in Generation III.

Biology

Physiology

Carvanha looks somewhat like a piranha with a red and blue body with a yellow star on its lower jaw. Its lower jaw has a ragged edge with two teeth sticking out. Its fins are yellow with ragged edges.

Behavior

Carvanha are the angry Pokémon and often bites the opponents.

Evolution

Carvanha evolves into Sharpedo once level 30 is reached.

Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Ruby/Sapphire Route 118, Route 119 (Fishing) Common
Emerald Route 118, Route 119 (Fishing) Common
FireRed/LeafGreen Trade None
Diamond/Pearl Great Marsh (Super Rod) Common
Platinum Great Marsh (Fish after obtaining the National Pokédex) Uncommon
HeartGold/SoulSilver Transfer form Poké Walker None
Black/White Village Bridge Common
X/Y Kalos Route 22 (Fishing using Good Rod) Common


Pokédex entries

Pokédex Entries
Ruby
Carvanha's strongly developed jaws and its sharply pointed fangs pack the destructive power to rip out boat hulls. Many boats have been attacked and sunk by this Pokémon.
Sapphire
If anything invades Carvanha's territory, it will swarm and tear at the intruder with its pointed fangs. On its own, however, this Pokémon turns suddenly timid.
Emerald
Carvanha attack ships in swarms, making them sink. Although it is said to be a very vicious Pokémon, it timidly flees as soon as it finds itself alone.
FireRed
It lives in massive rivers that course through jungles. It swarms prey that enter its territory.
LeafGreen
It lives in massive rivers that course through jungles. It swarms prey that enter its territory.
Diamond
They swarm any foe that invades their territory. Their sharp fangs can tear out boat hulls.
Pearl
They swarm any foe that invades their territory. Their sharp fangs can tear out boat hulls.
Platinum
They swarm any foe that invades their territory. Their sharp fangs can tear out boat hulls.
HeartGold
They form packs to attack boats and rip out their hulls to sink them. They live in rivers in the jungle.
SoulSilver
They form packs to attack boats and rip out their hulls to sink them. They live in rivers in the jungle.
Black
They swarm any foe that invades their territory. Their sharp fangs can tear out boat hulls.
White
They swarm any foe that invades their territory. Their sharp fangs can tear out boat hulls.
Black 2
They swarm any foe that invades their territory. Their sharp fangs can tear out boat hulls.
White 2
They swarm any foe that invades their territory. Their sharp fangs can tear out boat hulls.
X
They form packs to attack boats and rip out their hulls to sink them. They live in rivers in the jungle.
Y
It lives in massive rivers that course through jungles. It swarms prey that enter its territory.
Omega Ruby
Carvanha’s strongly developed jaws and its sharply pointed fangs pack the destructive power to rip out boat hulls. Many boats have been attacked and sunk by this Pokémon.
Alpha Sapphire
If anything invades Carvanha’s territory, it will swarm and tear at the intruder with its pointed fangs. On its own, however, this Pokémon turns suddenly timid.
Sun
Each school has its own territory. Any intruders are mercilessly attacked with fangs bared.
Moon
It they scent the faintest trace of blood, they rush to attack en masse. When alone, they're rather cowardly.
Ultra Sun
They’re such cowards that they won’t hunt alone. When five or so of them get together, they suddenly turn ferocious!
Ultra Moon
With its sturdy jaws and fangs, it can easily chomp wooden boats to splinters. It fights with Basculin over food.


Stats

Base Stats
HP
45
Attack
90
Defense
20
Sp. Atk
65
Sp. Def
20
Speed
65
Total
305

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.
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.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM41 Torment 100% 15 Dark Status
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
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special
TM95 Snarl 55 95% 15 Dark Special
TM97 Dark Pulse 80 100% 15 Dark Special
TM98 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical
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
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Type Beautiful ♥♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status Type Clever ♥♥
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special Type Beautiful ♥♥♥♥
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special Type Beautiful ♥♥♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Beautiful 0
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ ♥♥♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 0
TM41 Torment 100% 15 Dark Status Type Tough ♥♥ 0
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
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special Type Tough ♥♥ 0
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough ♥♥ 0
TM67 Retaliate 70 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 0
TM95 Snarl 55 95% 15 Dark Special Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM97 Dark Pulse 80 100% 15 Dark Special Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
HM03 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special Type Beautiful ♥♥ ♥♥
HM05 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
HM07 DiveORAS 80 100% 10 Water Physical Type Beautiful ♥♥ 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.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM41 Torment 100% 15 Dark Status
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
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM67 Retaliate 70 100% 5 Normal Physical
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM95 Snarl 55 95% 15 Dark Special
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special
HM05 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical
HM06 Dive 80 100% 10 Water 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.

TMs and HMs Generation IV
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special Type Beauty ♥♥
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Type Smart ♥♥
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Type Beauty ♥♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special Type Smart
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status Type Smart 0
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special Type Beauty ♥♥
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special Type Beauty ♥♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Tough ♥♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool ♥♥
TM41 Torment 100% 15 Dark Status Type Tough 0
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
TM55 Brine 65 100% 10 Water Special Type Smart ♥♥
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough ♥♥
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Cool
TM78 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty ♥♥
TM79 Dark Pulse 80 100% 15 Dark Special Type Cool ♥♥
TM82 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥
TM83 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special Type Beauty ♥♥
HM05HGSS Whirlpool 15 70% 15 Water Special Type Beauty 0
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
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
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Type Beauty ♥♥ 0
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Type Beauty ♥♥♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Type Smart ♥♥ 0
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Type Beauty ♥♥
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Type Beauty ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Type Cute 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Type Tough 0
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 0
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 0
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Type Cool ♥♥ 0
TM41 Torment 100% 15 Dark Type Tough ♥♥ 0
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
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Type Beauty ♥♥♥ 0
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Type Tough ♥♥ 0
HM08 Dive 60 100% 10 Water 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.

Sprites

Version
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 318 front E 318 front RS 318 front Carvanha Back III
Carvanha Shiny RS Carvanha Shiny E Carvanha Shiny RS Carvanha Shiny Back III
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 318 front DP 318 front DP 318 front Carvanha Back IV
Carvanha Shiny DPPtHGSS Carvanha Shiny DPPtHGSS Carvanha Shiny DPPtHGSS Carvanha Shiny Back IV
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Carvanha BW Carvanha BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire GO Back
Carvanha XY Carvanha XY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Back
Carvanha SM
Carvanha Shiny SM

Appearances

Anime

Shelly Carvanha

A Carvanha made its appearance in AG024: A Corphish Out of Water. They are mostly used by Team Aqua.

Trivia

Gallery

See also