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Deoxys
(デオキシス Deokishisu)
Artwork General
National Dex: #386
Evolves From: None
Evolves Into: None
Generation: Generation III
Pronunciation: $dee-OCK-sis$
Icon(s):
Base Stats Biological Details
HP: 50 Species: DNA Pokémon
Attack: 150 Type(s): Psychic
Defense: 50 Height: 5'07"
Special Atk: 150 Weight: 134.0 lbs.
Special Def: 50 Abilities: Pressure
Speed: 150 Pokédex Color: Red
Stat Total: 600 Gender: Genderless
Footprint:
Cry:

Deoxys
(デオキシス Deokishisu)
Artwork General
National Dex: #386
Evolves From: None
Evolves Into: None
Generation: Generation III
Pronunciation: $dee-OCK-sis$
Icon(s):
Base Stats Biological Details
HP: 50 Species: DNA Pokémon
Attack: 180 Type(s): Psychic
Defense: 20 Height: 5'07"
Special Atk: 180 Weight: 134.0 lbs.
Special Def: 20 Abilities: Pressure
Speed: 150 Pokédex Color: Red
Stat Total: 600 Gender: Genderless
Footprint:
Cry:

Deoxys
(デオキシス Deokishisu)
Artwork General
National Dex: #386
Evolves From: None
Evolves Into: None
Generation: Generation III
Pronunciation: $dee-OCK-sis$
Icon(s):
Base Stats Biological Details
HP: 50 Species: DNA Pokémon
Attack: 70 Type(s): Psychic
Defense: 160 Height: 5'07"
Special Atk: 70 Weight: 134.0 lbs.
Special Def: 160 Abilities: Pressure
Speed: 90 Pokédex Color: Red
Stat Total: 600 Gender: Genderless
Footprint:
Cry:

Deoxys
(デオキシス Deokishisu)
Artwork General
National Dex: #386
Evolves From: None
Evolves Into: None
Generation: Generation III
Pronunciation: $dee-OCK-sis$
Icon(s):
Base Stats Biological Details
HP: 50 Species: DNA Pokémon
Attack: 95 Type(s): Psychic
Defense: 90 Height: 5'07"
Special Atk: 95 Weight: 134.0 lbs.
Special Def: 90 Abilities: Pressure
Speed: 180 Pokédex Color: Red
Stat Total: 600 Gender: Genderless
Footprint:
Cry:

Deoxys (Japanese: デオキシス Deokishisu) is a Psychic-type Mythical and Legendary Pokémon introduced in Generation III. It has multiple forms.

## Facts

Deoxys can change its form to adapt and dominant in the Speed, Defense, or Attack stats though it is usually caught with normal stats at first; the stats of the normal form are still extremely unbalanced, as the two Attack stats and the Speed stat are much higher than the Defense or HP stats. Deoxys was given out in the U.S., Japan and Europe as movie event Pokémon, as well as a Gamestop event Pokémon in the U.S. Deoxys can also learn most of the TM moves, making it one of the most powerful Legendary Pokémon to date. It is a versatile, powerful Pokémon, learning a vast variety of moves specializing in all kinds of stats. In the Pokémon anime and manga, Deoxys has the power to regenerate itself. It was the last Pokémon in the Pokédex until Generation IV was released. A glitch will occur if you use a Gameshark to capture Deoxys past the event- when you go to catch it a Missingno will pop up but will have the cry of a Deoxys, as proven in Pokémon Emerald).

## Name Origin

The name is derived from the D in DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid), to which Deoxys looks like a strand of DNA.

Also because it has an unusual capability to regenarate its damaged parts & also because it can multiply itself like a strand of DNA.

## In the Anime

Deoxys appeared in the episode "Cheers On Castaways Island", where it transformed into a stone after struck by a thunderbolt. Near the end, it transformed back into Deoxys and protected Ash, Brock, Dawn, the Corphish and the Mantyke from the meteors that dropped down as it attacked Jessie's Yanmega.

## Movies

Deoxys appeared in the movie Destiny Deoxys where the purple one tried to free the green egg trapped on the meteorite, however it was attacked by Rayquaza after being mistaken as an intruder for trespassing in its territory. They eventually had a duel somewhere in the arctic where a group of researchers witness the fierce battle between the two, as Deoxys was about to attack, the electrical surge shielded Rayquaza from its vision, giving Rayquaza the opportunity to regain strength, finally Rayquaza manage to defeat Deoxys and fly back into space, while the green egg in the meteorite was brought along by the researchers.

Four years later, the purple Deoxys had fully healed and track down its friend to LaRousse City, it causes a blackout to the entire city and remove all of the city's inhabitants in order to fulfill its search for its friend, however Rayquaza sensed its presence and headed to LaRousse City, Deoxys created a shield around the city, but Rayquaza found a way in and defeated all of the Deoxys clones. Ash and the others were able to provide enough amount of energy to revive the green egg, which hatched into the green Deoxys. The green Deoxys tried to stop the conflict, however the city's security system became haywire and attacked Rayquaza, the two Deoxys helped to defend Rayquaza, however they were overrun by the security robots, luckily Ash was able to deactivate the robot leader using the ID card, Rayquaza now convinced that they weren't intruders flies back to space, the Deoxys bids a farewell to everyone and leaves for space.

## Evolution

Deoxys does not evolve.

## Game Info

### Formes

Image Forme/Stats Description Useful Moves

Normal 50-150-50-150-50-150

Basically like a weaker Attack form, but with slightly higher defenses. Attack form does a much better job, however. Psycho Boost, Hyper Beam, Superpower, Focus Blast, Ice Beam, Thunderbolt

Attack 50-180-20-180-20-150

Lowest base defenses in the game are offset by its astounding offensive capabilities. Normal and Attack Forms both have the same speed stats. Psycho Boost, Hyper Beam, Superpower, Focus Blast, Ice Beam, Thunderbolt, Zap Cannon

Defense 50-70-160-70-160-90

Some of the best defenses in the game on both spectrums. It is offset by its mediocre HP stat. Recover, Counter, Mirror Coat, Toxic

Speed 50-95-90-95-90-180

It has the most balanced stats. This form also has the highest base speed out of all Pokémon. Psycho Boost, Hyper Beam, Superpower, Focus Blast, Ice Beam, Thunderbolt, Recover

### Game Locations

Version(s) Location Rarity Deoxys Locations Ruby/ Sapphire Event Only One Emerald Birth Island via event Only One FireRed/ LeafGreen Birth Island via event Only One Diamond/ Pearl Pal Park None Platinum Pal Park None HeartGold/SoulSilver Pal Park None Black/White Trade None

### Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries
Generation I
Deoxys did not appear during the Generation I games.
Generation II
Deoxys did not appear during the Generation II games.
Ruby
The DNA of a space virus underwent a sudden mutation upon exposure to a laser beam and resulted in Deoxys. The crystalline organ on this Pokémon's chest appears to be its brain.
Sapphire
Deoxys emerged from a virus that came from space. It is highly intelligent and wields psychokinetic powers. This Pokémon shoots lasers from the crystalline organ on its chest.
Emerald
A Pokémon that mutated from an extraterrestrial virus exposed to a laser beam. Its body is configured for superior agility and speed.
FireRed
This Deoxys has transformed into its aggressive guise. It can fool enemies by altering its appearance.
LeafGreen
When it changes form, an aurora appears. It absorbs attacks by altering its cellular structure.
Diamond
An alien virus that fell to earth on a meteor underwent a DNA mutation to become this Pokémon.
Pearl
An alien virus that fell to earth on a meteor underwent a DNA mutation to become this Pokémon.
Platinum
An alien virus that fell to earth on a meteor underwent a DNA mutation to become this Pokémon.
HeartGold
DNA from a space virus mutated and became a Pokémon. It appears where auroras are seen.
SoulSilver
DNA from a space virus mutated and became a Pokémon. It appears where auroras are seen.
Black
An alien virus that fell to earth on a meteor underwent a DNA mutation to become this Pokémon.
White
An alien virus that fell to earth on a meteor underwent a DNA mutation to become this Pokémon.
Black 2
An alien virus that fell to earth on a meteor underwent a DNA mutation to become this Pokémon.
White 2
An alien virus that fell to earth on a meteor underwent a DNA mutation to become this Pokémon.

### Regional Pokédex Numbers

Pokédex Numbers
Kanto
Deoxys did not appear in the Kanto Pokédex.
Johto
Deoxys did not appear in the Johto Pokédex.
Hoenn
#202
Sinnoh
N/A
Unova
Deoxys did not appear in the Unova Pokédex.

### Learnset

#### Level-Up (Normal Forme)

 D/P Platinum B/W Attack Type Catch Catch Catch Leer Normal Catch Catch Catch Wrap Normal 9 9 9 Night Shade Ghost 17 17 17 Teleport Psychic 25 25 25 Knock Off Dark 33 33 33 Pursuit Dark 41 41 41 Psychic Psychic 49 49 49 Snatch Dark 57 57 57 Psycho Shift Psychic 65 65 65 Zen Headbutt Psychic 73 73 73 Cosmic Power Psychic 81 81 81 Recover Normal 89 89 89 Psycho Boost Psychic 97 97 97 Hyper Beam Normal
Bold indicates that this Pokémon gets STAB from this move.

## Trivia

• In Diamond/Pearl/Platinum, you can change Deoxys' form by going to Veilstone City and pressing 'A' next to the meteorites on the right side of the town. You can do this as many times as you wish. The same can be done in HeartGold/SoulSilver, by taking Deoxys to the meteorites on Route 3, East of Pewter City. In Black and White, Black 2 and White 2, Deoxys changes form by going to Nacrene Museum. There is a meteorite that changes Deoxys's forms.
• Deoxys is one of the only Pokémon to have nearly identical Pokédex entries in every game in which it appears.
• It is one of the strongest Pokémon, having the 504+ of Speed (As Speed Form), Attack, and Special Attack (as Attack Form), and is capable of overwhelming many Pokémon.
• When it transforms into another form, they show some changes:
• Attack Form: A form that optimizes strength to its fullest.
• Speed Form: A form that optimizes speed to its fullest.
• Defense Form: A form that optimizes defenses to its fullest.
• Normal Form: A standard form that boasts great power and speed, while somewhat retaining balance.
• "Who's That Pokémon" entry: "This Pokémon has a brain on its body and can change forms."
• Deoxys' speed form was called Flight Form when it was first released.
• Deoxys' speed form was not originally intended to be released and was only a last-minute addition for Emerald. This is evident by the fact that its original three forms (Defense, Normal, and Attack) can be put into order so that the first letter of each form can spell out DNA, which Deoxys is based off. But there is also a hint with the Speed Form. The "S" in Speed also refers to the S at the end of Deoxys, because DNA spells out Deoxyribonucleic acid, where the "S" comes after Deoxy.
• Although Deoxys was first obtainable in FireRed and LeafGreen, it is the last Pokémon in the Hoenn Pokédex.
• Any part of Deoxys which is damaged will regenerate, as seen in the movie.
• Deoxys is one of the 5 Pokémon said to be from space, the others being Clefairy, Zekrom, Reshiram, and Kyurem.