Donphan (Japanese: ドンファン Donfan) is a Ground-type Pokémon. A Shiny Donphan appeared in the anime in the episode Rollout! Loving Donphan!! Donphan resembles a slightly armored elephant.
Donphan is the evolved form of Phanpy, Phanpy evolves into Donphan at level 25
In the anime
Many Pokémon trainers own Donphan. Ash
owns a Donphan
, which was last used at the Sinnoh League against Conway's Shuckle.
Trainers with a Donphan
- Donphan and Tyranitar have the same species. They are both known as Armor Pokémon.
- Pokémon Crystal is the only known game in which Donphan lifts up its trunk.
- Kenta Miyake who plays Giovanni in the original Japanese anime series voices Donphan in both the Japanese and English-language versions of the anime.
- According to Trading cards for the first movie, Donphan was originally named Donfan.