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|jname=ヒポポタス Hipopotas
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|image=449Hippopotas.png
 
 
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|pronun=<math>Hip-Oh-Puh-Toss</math>
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|species=Hippo Pokémon
 
|species=Hippo Pokémon
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|type=Ground
|height=<span class="explain" title="0.8 m">2'07"</span>
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|imheight=2'07"
|weight=<span class="explain" title="49.5kg">109.1 lbs.</span>
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|ability=[[Sand Stream]]<br>[[Sand Force]] (Dream World)
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|imweight=109.1 lbs.
|color=<span style="color:brown;">'''Brown'''</span>
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|gender=<span class="female">50% ♀</span>/<span class="male">50% ♂</span>
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'''Hippopotas''' (Japanese: '''ヒポポタス''' ''Hipopotas'') is a {{type|Ground}}-type Hippo Pokémon. It is said to live in arid places. Instead of perspiration, it expels grainy sand from its body. It an optional partner Pokémon the player can use in ''[[Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia]]'' by taking on a side quest.
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|evo=[[File:449.png]][[File:450.png|link=Hippowdon]]}}
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'''Hippopotas''' (Japanese: '''ヒポポタス''' ''Hipopotas'') is a {{type|Ground}}-type [[Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation IV]].
   
==Appearance==
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==Biology==
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===Physiology===
 
Hippopotas appears to be a brown-yellow hippo with army patterns who has a small body with big nostrils where it can presumably shoot sand out of. It also has small humps above its eyes along with a big mouth having large jaws.
 
Hippopotas appears to be a brown-yellow hippo with army patterns who has a small body with big nostrils where it can presumably shoot sand out of. It also has small humps above its eyes along with a big mouth having large jaws.
   
==Special Abilities==
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===Special abilities===
 
Hippopotas has the ability [[Sand Stream]] and the hidden ability [[Sand Force]]. Sand Stream allows Hippopotas to summon a [[sandstorm]] throughout an entire battle. Sand Force increases the Power of {{Type|Rock}}, {{Type|Steel}}, and {{Type|Ground}}-type moves by 30%. If not one of those types, they gain immunity to sandstorms.
 
Hippopotas has the ability [[Sand Stream]] and the hidden ability [[Sand Force]]. Sand Stream allows Hippopotas to summon a [[sandstorm]] throughout an entire battle. Sand Force increases the Power of {{Type|Rock}}, {{Type|Steel}}, and {{Type|Ground}}-type moves by 30%. If not one of those types, they gain immunity to sandstorms.
 
==In Anime==
 
A Hippopotas made two appearances in the anime being the same one. The episodes being "[[DP044: Mass Hip-Po Sis!|Mass Hip-Po Sis]]" and "[[DP065: Sleight of Sand!|Sleight of Sand]]". Two different Hippopotas were found in "[[DP114: Another One Gabites the Dust!|Another one Gabites the Dust!]]" and "[[DP125: Battling a Cute Drama!|Battling a Cute Drama!]]" respectively.
 
   
 
==Evolution==
 
==Evolution==
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==Game Info==
 
==Game Info==
 
===Game Locations===
 
===Game Locations===
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{{Game Locations
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|diamondpearl=[[Maniac Tunnel]]
diamondpearl=[[Maniac Tunnel]]|
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|dprarity=Rare
dprarity=Rare|
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|platinum=[[Maniac Tunnel]]
platinum=[[Maniac Tunnel]]|
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|ptrarity=Rare
ptrarity=Rare|
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|heartgoldsoulsilver=[[Johto Safari Zone|Safari Zone]]
heartgoldsoulsilver=[[Johto Safari Zone|Safari Zone]]|
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|hgssrarity=Rare
hgssrarity=Rare|
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|blackwhite=[[Unova Route 4|Route 4]]
blackwhite=[[Unova Route 4|Route 4]]|
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|bwrarity=Swarm
bwrarity=Swarm|
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|xy=[[Kalos Route 9|Route 9]]
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|xyrarity=Common
 
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====Side Game Locations====
 
====Side Game Locations====
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{{Side Game Locations
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backcolor={{Ground}}|
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|PMD2=[[Quicksand Cave]] Pit (B3F-B10F)
PMD2=[[Quicksand Cave]] Pit (B3F-B10F)|
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|Ranger2=[[Hippowdon Temple]]
Ranger2=[[Hippowdon Temple]]|
 
 
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}}
   
 
===Pokédex Entries===
 
===Pokédex Entries===
{{GenIVPokédex|
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diamond=It lives in arid places. Instead of perspiration, it expels grainy sand from its body.|
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|diamond=It lives in arid places. Instead of perspiration, it expels grainy sand from its body.
pearl=It enshrouds itself with sand to protect itself from germs. It does not enjoy getting wet.|
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|pearl=It enshrouds itself with sand to protect itself from germs. It does not enjoy getting wet.
platinum=It shuts its nostrils tight then travels through the sand as if its walking. They form colonies of around ten.|
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|platinum=It shuts its nostrils tight then travels through the sand as if its walking. They form colonies of around ten.
heartgold=It shrouds itself in sand to ward off germs. It travels easily through the sands of the desert.|
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|heartgold=It shrouds itself in sand to ward off germs. It travels easily through the sands of the desert.
soulsilver=It shrouds itself in sand to ward off germs. It travels easily through the sands of the desert.|
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|soulsilver=It shrouds itself in sand to ward off germs. It travels easily through the sands of the desert.
black=It shuts its nostrils tight then travels through the sand as if its walking. They form colonies of around ten.|
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|black=It shuts its nostrils tight then travels through the sand as if its walking. They form colonies of around ten.
white=It shuts its nostrils tight then travels through the sand as if its walking. They form colonies of around ten.|
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|white=It shuts its nostrils tight then travels through the sand as if its walking. They form colonies of around ten.
black2=It shuts its nostrils tight then travels through sand as if walking. They form colonies of around ten.|
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|black 2=It shuts its nostrils tight then travels through sand as if walking. They form colonies of around ten.
white2=It shuts its nostrils tight then travels through sand as if walking. They form colonies of around ten.|
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|white 2=It shuts its nostrils tight then travels through sand as if walking. They form colonies of around ten.
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|x=It lives in arid places. Instead of perspiration, it expels grainy sand from its body.
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|y=It enshrouds itself with sand to protect itself from germs. It does not enjoy getting wet.}}
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==Origins==
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==Appearances==
Hippopotas appears to be based on a [[wikipedia:hippopotamus|hippo]] while its name is based off ''hippopotamus'', taking away the ''m'' and the ''u''.
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===In the anime===
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A Hippopotas made two appearances in the anime being the same one. The episodes being "[[DP044: Mass Hi-Po-Sis!|Mass Hi-Po-Sis]]" and "[[DP065: Sleight of Sand!|Sleight of Sand]]". Two different Hippopotas were found in "[[DP114: Another One Gabites the Dust!|Another one Gabites the Dust!]]" and "[[DP125: Battling a Cute Drama!|Battling a Cute Drama!]]" respectively.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*Hippopotas is the only Pokémon having [[Slack Off]] as an egg move.
 
*Hippopotas is the only Pokémon having [[Slack Off]] as an egg move.
*Despite Hippopotas having obvious gender differences, they don't have artwork for the female version nor an overworld sprite.
 
   
{{References|hippopotas|449}}
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===Origins===
{{Family|[[File:449.gif|link=]][[File:450.gif|link=Hippowdon]]}}
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Hippopotas appears to be based on a [[wikipedia:hippopotamus|hippo]] while its name is based off ''hippopotamus'', taking away the ''m'' and the ''u''.
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Latest revision as of 00:35, August 25, 2014

Type(s)
Type Ground  
Species Hippo Pokémon
Abilities Sand Stream
Sand Force (DW)
Pokédex
Lucario ← 449 → Hippowdon
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh 122
Unova N/A Coastal Kalos 048
Evolves From None
Evolves Into Hippowdon
Hippopotas
449
ヒポポタス Hipopotas
449Hippopotas
Generation IV
Evolutionary Line
449450
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
109.1 lbs. 49.5 kg 2'07" 0.8 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Brown Field
Body Style Footprint
Body08
F449
Cry

Hippopotas (Japanese: ヒポポタス Hipopotas) is a Ground-type Pokémon introduced in Generation IV.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

Hippopotas appears to be a brown-yellow hippo with army patterns who has a small body with big nostrils where it can presumably shoot sand out of. It also has small humps above its eyes along with a big mouth having large jaws.

Special abilitiesEdit

Hippopotas has the ability Sand Stream and the hidden ability Sand Force. Sand Stream allows Hippopotas to summon a sandstorm throughout an entire battle. Sand Force increases the Power of Rock, Steel, and Ground-type moves by 30%. If not one of those types, they gain immunity to sandstorms.

EvolutionEdit

Hippopotas evolves into Hippowdon once it reaches level 34.

Game InfoEdit

Game LocationsEdit

Hippopotas Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Diamond/ Pearl Maniac Tunnel Rare
Platinum Maniac Tunnel Rare
HeartGold/SoulSilver Safari Zone Rare
Black/White Route 4 Swarm
X/Y Route 9 Common


Side Game LocationsEdit

Hippopotas Locations
Game(s) Location
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Quicksand Cave Pit (B3F-B10F)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Hippowdon Temple


Pokédex EntriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Diamond
It lives in arid places. Instead of perspiration, it expels grainy sand from its body.
Pearl
It enshrouds itself with sand to protect itself from germs. It does not enjoy getting wet.
Platinum
It shuts its nostrils tight then travels through the sand as if its walking. They form colonies of around ten.
HeartGold
It shrouds itself in sand to ward off germs. It travels easily through the sands of the desert.
SoulSilver
It shrouds itself in sand to ward off germs. It travels easily through the sands of the desert.
Black
It shuts its nostrils tight then travels through the sand as if its walking. They form colonies of around ten.
White
It shuts its nostrils tight then travels through the sand as if its walking. They form colonies of around ten.
Black 2
It shuts its nostrils tight then travels through sand as if walking. They form colonies of around ten.
White 2
It shuts its nostrils tight then travels through sand as if walking. They form colonies of around ten.
X
It lives in arid places. Instead of perspiration, it expels grainy sand from its body.
Y
It enshrouds itself with sand to protect itself from germs. It does not enjoy getting wet.

SpritesEdit

Version
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
X Y Back

AppearancesEdit

In the animeEdit

A Hippopotas made two appearances in the anime being the same one. The episodes being "Mass Hi-Po-Sis" and "Sleight of Sand". Two different Hippopotas were found in "Another one Gabites the Dust!" and "Battling a Cute Drama!" respectively.

TriviaEdit

  • Hippopotas is the only Pokémon having Slack Off as an egg move.

OriginsEdit

Hippopotas appears to be based on a hippo while its name is based off hippopotamus, taking away the m and the u.

SourcesEdit

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