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{{PokéBox
 
{{PokéBox
 
|name = Inkay
 
|name = Inkay
|jname = (マーイーカ ''Maika'')
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|jname = マーイーカ Maika
|image = Inkay.png
 
 
|ndex = 686
 
|ndex = 686
 
|ndexprev = Slurpuff
 
|ndexprev = Slurpuff
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|type2 = Psychic
 
|type2 = Psychic
 
|imheight = 1'04"
 
|imheight = 1'04"
|metheight = 0.32 m
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|metheight = 0.4 m
|imweight = 7.7 lbs
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|imweight = 7.7 lbs.
 
|metweight = 3.5 kg
 
|metweight = 3.5 kg
 
|ability = [[Contrary]]<br>[[Suction Cups]]
 
|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
 
|color = Blue
 
|color = Blue
 
|male = 50
 
|male = 50
|evo = [[File:686.png|link=]][[File:687.png|link=Malamar]]
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|evo = [[File:686.png]][[File:687.png|link=Malamar]]}}
}}
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'''Inkay''' (マーイーカ ''Maika'') is a dual-type {{type|Dark}}/{{type|Psychic}} [[Pokémon]] that evolves into [[Malamar]]. It was first introduced in [[Generation VI]].
'''Inkay''' (マーイーカ ''Maika'') is the dual-type {{type|Dark}}/{{type|Psychic}} Revolving [[Pokémon]] which evolves into [[Malamar]]. It was first introduced in [[Generation VI]].
 
   
 
==Biology==
 
==Biology==
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===Pokédex entries===
 
===Pokédex entries===
 
{{Pokédexentries
 
{{Pokédexentries
|border = {{Psychic}}
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|border={{Psychic}}
|backcolor = {{Dark}}
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|backcolor={{Dark}}
|gen = VI
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|gen=VI
|x = Opponents who stare at the flashing of the light-emitting spots on its body become dazed and lose their will to fight.
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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.
|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.
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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.}}
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===Learnset===
 
===Learnset===
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*Despite its cuttlefish-like appearance, it doesn't have the Water-type.
 
*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 {{tt|to do something with the platform|turning the 3DS upside-down}}, rather than the program.
 
*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.
**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.
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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.
   
 
===Etymology===
 
===Etymology===
Inkay comes from ink and okay.
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Inkay comes from ink and spray.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
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{{GenVInav}}{{Family|[[File:686.png]][[File:687.png|link=Malamar]]}}{{PokémonPrevNext|prev=Slurpuff|next=Malamar}}
{{PokémonPrevNext|prev=Slurpuff|next=Malamar}}
 
 
[[Category:Generation VI Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Generation VI Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Kalos Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Kalos Pokémon]]

Revision as of 00:26, April 24, 2014

Type(s)
Type Dark  Type 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 (マーイーカ Maika) is a dual-type Dark/Psychic Pokémon that evolves into Malamar. It was first introduced in Generation VI.

Biology

Physiology

Inkay is a Pokémon based on a Cuttlefish. It's body has a pink head with hypnotizing lights and it has blue skin.

Game data

Game locations

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


Pokédex entries

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.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire


Learnset

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.

Evolution

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

Appearances

In the anime

Main article: James' Inkay

Inkay appeared in XY003, when James caught it.

Trivia

  • 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.

Etymology

Inkay comes from ink and spray.

Gallery

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