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{{PokéBox
|border = {{Psychic}}
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|name=Inkay
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|jname=マーイーカ Maika
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|ndex=686
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|ndexprev=Slurpuff
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|ndexnext=Malamar
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|dexcokalos=010
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|evointo=Malamar
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|gen=Generation VI
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|species=Revolving Pokémon
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|type=Dark
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|type2=Psychic
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|imheight=1'04"
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|metheight=0.4 m
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|imweight=7.7 lbs.
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|metweight=3.5 kg
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|ability=[[Contrary]]<br />[[Suction Cups]]
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|dw=Infiltrator
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|body=10
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|egg1=Water 1
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|egg2=Water 2
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|color=Blue
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|male=50
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|evo=[[File:686.png]][[File:687.png|link=Malamar]]}}
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{{Nihongo|Inkay|マーイーカ|Maika}} is a {{type|Dark}}/{{type|Psychic}}-type [[Pokémon (creature)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation VI]].
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==Biology==
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===Physiology===
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Inkay is a small amphibious Pokémon that resembles a cuttlefish. Its body is round and blue in color, with a fringe of short tentacles forming its underside. Inkay has very large round black eyes and a small pink beak-like smiling mouth. It has a pinkish white-finned cap-like feature with four bioluminescent yellow spots atop its head. Two short white arm-like tentacles sprout from either side of its cap. When in battle, Inkay uses the luminescent yellow patches on its pink cap to hypnotize its foes.
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==Game data==
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===Game locations===
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{{Game Locations
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|border = {{Psychic}}
 
|backcolor = {{Dark}}
 
|backcolor = {{Dark}}
|name = Inkay
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|xy = [[Kalos Route 8|Route 8]], [[Azure Bay]]
|jname = (マーイーカ ''Maika'')
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|xyrarity = Common
|image = Inkay.png
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}}
|evofrom = None
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|evointo = [[Malamar]]
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===Pokédex entries===
|gen = [[Generation VI]]
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{{Pokédexentries
|pronun =
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|border={{Psychic}}
|hp =
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|backcolor={{Dark}}
|atk =
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|gen=VI
|def =
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|x=Opponents who stare at the flashing of the light-emitting spots on its body become dazed and lose their will to fight.
|satk =
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|y=It flashes the light-emitting spots on its body, which drains its opponent's will to fight. It takes the opportunity to scuttle away and hide.}}
|sdef =
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|spd =
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===Learnset===
|total =
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{{Movessettop|type=Dark|type2=Psychic|gen=VI}}
|species = Revolving Pokémon
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{{Movessetmid|1|[[Tackle]]|50|100|35|Normal|Physical}}
|type = {{Type|Dark}}/{{Type|Psychic}}
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{{Movessetmid|1|[[Peck]]|35|100|35|Flying|Physical}}
|height = 1'04''
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{{Movessetmid|1|[[Constrict]]|10|100|35|Normal|Physical}}
|ImHeight =
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{{Movessetmid|4|[[Reflect]]|-|-|20|Psychic|Status}}
|weight = 7.7 lbs
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{{Movessetmid|8|'''[[Foul Play]]'''|95|100|15|Dark|Physical}}
|ImWeight =
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{{Movessetmid|12|[[Swagger]]|-|90|15|Normal|Status}}
|ability = [[Contrary]]
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{{Movessetmid|13|[[Psywave]]|-|100|15|Psychic|Special}}
|color =
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{{Movessetmid|15|[[Topsy-Turvy]]|-|100|20|Dark|Status}}
|gender = <span class="female">TBA ♀</span>/<span class="male">TBA ♂</span>|ndex = ??}}
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{{Movessetmid|18|[[Hypnosis]]|-|60|20|Psychic|Status}}
'''Inkay''' (マーイーカ ''Maika'') is the dual-type {{type|Dark}}/{{type|Psychic}} Revolving [[Pokémon]]. It evolves into [[Malamar]].
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{{Movessetmid|21|'''[[Psybeam]]'''|65|100|20|Psychic|Special}}
[[File:Inkay.jpg|thumb|Inkay in battle.]]
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{{Movessetmid|23|[[Switcheroo]]|-|100|10|Dark|Status}}
[[Category:Generation VI Pokémon]]
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{{Movessetmid|27|'''[[Payback]]'''|50|100|10|Dark|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|31|[[Light Screen]]|-|-|30|Psychic|Status}}
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{{Movessetmid|35|[[Pluck]]|60|100|20|Flying|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|39|'''[[Psycho Cut]]'''|70|100|20|Psychic|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|43|[[Slash]]|70|100|20|Normal|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|46|'''[[Night Slash]]'''|70|100|15|Dark|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|48|[[Superpower]]|120|100|5|Fighting|Physical}}
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{{Movessetend|type=Dark|type2=Psychic}}
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===3D Models===
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{{GenVIPokéSprites|bgcolor={{Dark}}
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|border={{Psychic}}
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|xyspr=InkaySprite_XY.gif
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|xysprs=InkaySpriteShiny_XY.gif
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|VIback=InkaySpriteBack_XY.gif
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|VIbacks=InkaySpriteBackShiny_XY.gif
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}}
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==Evolution==
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Inkay can be evolved to a [[Malamar]] at level 30 while having a Pokémon Battle while holding the 3DS upside-down.
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==Appearances==
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===In the anime===
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{{main|James' Inkay}}
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Inkay appeared in ''[[XY003: A Battle of Aerial Mobility!|A Battle of Aerial Mobility!]]'', when James caught it.
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==Trivia==
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*Despite its cuttlefish-like appearance, it doesn't have the Water-type.
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*Inkay's method of evolution is the most unusual of all evolution methods. Its method is the only evolution method that need the player {{tt|to do something with the platform|turning the 3DS upside-down}}, rather than the program.
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**There was a "PokéGod" rumor during the first generation saying that, if you hold the Game Boy upside down while [[Lickitung]] evolves, it will evolve into Luigi from the ''Mario Bros.'' series, this was, however, an April's Fools prank.
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===Etymology===
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Inkay comes from ink and spray.
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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Inkay.jpg|Inkay in battle.
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</gallery>
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[[Category:Pokémon that are part of a two-stage evolutionary line]]
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[[Category:Small Pokémon]]
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[[Category:Light Pokémon]]

Latest revision as of 19:20, July 27, 2014

Type
Dark  Psychic
Species Revolving Pokémon
Abilities Contrary
Suction Cups
Infiltrator (DW)
Pokédex
Slurpuff ← 686 → Malamar
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Coastal Kalos 010
Evolves From None
Evolves Into Malamar
Inkay
686
マーイーカ Maika
686Inkay
Generation VI
Evolutionary Line
686687
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
7.7 lbs. 3.5 kg 1'04" 0.4 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Blue Water 1
Water 2
Body Style Footprint
Body10
F686
Cry

Inkay (Japanese: マーイーカ Maika) is a Dark/Psychic-type Pokémon introduced in Generation VI.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

Inkay is a small amphibious Pokémon that resembles a cuttlefish. Its body is round and blue in color, with a fringe of short tentacles forming its underside. Inkay has very large round black eyes and a small pink beak-like smiling mouth. It has a pinkish white-finned cap-like feature with four bioluminescent yellow spots atop its head. Two short white arm-like tentacles sprout from either side of its cap. When in battle, Inkay uses the luminescent yellow patches on its pink cap to hypnotize its foes.

Game dataEdit

Game locationsEdit

Inkay Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
X/Y Route 8, Azure Bay Common


Pokédex entriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
X
Opponents who stare at the flashing of the light-emitting spots on its body become dazed and lose their will to fight.
Y
It flashes the light-emitting spots on its body, which drains its opponent's will to fight. It takes the opportunity to scuttle away and hide.

LearnsetEdit

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Tackle 50 100% 35 Normal Physical
1 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying Physical
1 Constrict 10 100% 35 Normal Physical
4 Reflect - -% 20 Psychic Status
8 Foul Play 95 100% 15 Dark Physical
12 Swagger - 90% 15 Normal Status
13 Psywave - 100% 15 Psychic Special
15 Topsy-Turvy - 100% 20 Dark Status
18 Hypnosis - 60% 20 Psychic Status
21 Psybeam 65 100% 20 Psychic Special
23 Switcheroo - 100% 10 Dark Status
27 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
31 Light Screen - -% 30 Psychic Status
35 Pluck 60 100% 20 Flying Physical
39 Psycho Cut 70 100% 20 Psychic Physical
43 Slash 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
46 Night Slash 70 100% 15 Dark Physical
48 Superpower 120 100% 5 Fighting 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.

3D ModelsEdit

Version
X Y Back
InkaySprite XY InkaySpriteBack XY
InkaySpriteShiny XY InkaySpriteBackShiny XY

EvolutionEdit

Inkay can be evolved to a Malamar at level 30 while having a Pokémon Battle while holding the 3DS upside-down.

AppearancesEdit

In the animeEdit

Main article: James' Inkay

Inkay appeared in A Battle of Aerial Mobility!, when James caught it.

TriviaEdit

  • Despite its cuttlefish-like appearance, it doesn't have the Water-type.
  • Inkay's method of evolution is the most unusual of all evolution methods. Its method is the only evolution method that need the player to do something with the platform, rather than the program.
    • There was a "PokéGod" rumor during the first generation saying that, if you hold the Game Boy upside down while Lickitung evolves, it will evolve into Luigi from the Mario Bros. series, this was, however, an April's Fools prank.

EtymologyEdit

Inkay comes from ink and spray.

GalleryEdit

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