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|name = Malamar
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|name=Malamar
|jname = (カラマネロ ''Karamanero'')
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|jname=カラマネロ Karamanero
|image = Malamar.png
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|ndexprev=Inkay
|evofrom = Inkay
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|ndexnext=Binacle
|gen = Generation VI
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|ndex=687
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|evofrom=Inkay
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|gen=Generation VI
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|species=Overturning Pokémon
|species = Overturning Pokémon
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|type=Dark
|type = Dark
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|type2=Psychic
|type2 = Psychic
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|imheight=4'11"
|imheight = 4'11"
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|metheight=1.5 m
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|imweight=103.6 lbs.
|imweight = 103.6 lbs.
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|metweight=47.0 kg
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|ability=[[Contrary]]<br />[[Suction Cups]]
|ability = [[Contrary]]<br>[[Suction Cups]]
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|dw=Infiltrator
|color = Purple
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|body=05
|male = 50
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|egg1=Water 1
|female = 50
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|egg2=Water 2
|evo = [[File:686.png|link=Inkay]][[File:687.png|link=]]
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|color=Blue
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'''Malamar''' (カラマネロ ''Karamanero'') is the dual-type {{type|Dark}}/{{type|Psychic}} Overturning [[Pokémon]] and is the evolved form of [[Inkay]]. It was first introduced in [[Generation VI]].
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|evo=[[File:686.png|link=Inkay]][[File:687.png]]}}
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{{Nihongo|Malamar|カラマネロ|Karamanero}} is a {{type|Dark}}/{{type|Psychic}} [[Pokémon (creature)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation VI]].
   
 
==Biology==
 
==Biology==
 
===Physiology===
 
===Physiology===
Malamar is an amphibian Pokémon, who has purple skin. Unlike Inkay, it does not "wear a hat", but has a "costume", which is pink, white and purple colored. Its hands look like strips of cloth.
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Malamar is an amphibious Pokémon that resembles an upside-down squid. It has sinister-looking yellow eyes with light purple eyelids that have a squinted appearance. It has a magenta beak for a mouth. Malamar has a fringe of bluish tentacles sprouting from its head, and an oblong deep purple body with yellow patches and spots that form a pattern on its belly. Two long arm-like tentacles sprout from its shoulders; they are magenta and pastel purple in color, with white fins at the tips. Malamar stands upright on two large white sharp-edged fins on either side of its lower body, which it uses as legs.
   
 
==Evolution==
 
==Evolution==
Malamar is the evolved form of [[Inkay]]. It evolves at level 30 when the 3DS is held upside down.
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Malamar is the evolved form of [[Inkay]]. Its evolution method is very unique, as it evolves from Inkay at level 30 only when the 3DS is held upside down.
   
 
==Game data==
 
==Game data==
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===Pokédex entries===
 
===Pokédex entries===
 
{{GenVIPokédex
 
{{GenVIPokédex
|border = {{Psychic}}
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|border={{Psychic}}
|backcolor = {{Dark}}
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|backcolor={{Dark}}
|x = It wields the most compelling hypnotic powers of any Pokémon, and it forces others to do whatever it wants.
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|x=It wields the most compelling hypnotic powers of any Pokémon, and it forces others to do whatever it wants.
|y = It lures its prey close with hypnotic motions, then wraps its tentacles around it before finishing it off with digestive fluids.
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|y=It lures its prey close with hypnotic motions, then wraps its tentacles around it before finishing it off with digestive fluids.}}
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===Learnset===
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{{Movessettop|type=Dark|type2=Psychic|gen=VI}}
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{{Movessetmid|1|[[Superpower]]|120|100|5|Fighting|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|1|[[Reversal]]|-|100|15|Fighting|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|1|[[Tackle]]|50|100|35|Normal|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|1|[[Peck]]|35|100|35|Flying|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|1|[[Constrict]]|10|100|35|Normal|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|4|[[Reflect]]|-|-|20|Psychic|Status}}
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{{Movessetmid|8|'''[[Foul Play]]'''|95|100|15|Dark|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|12|[[Swagger]]|-|90|15|Normal|Status}}
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{{Movessetmid|13|[[Psywave]]|-|100|15|Psychic|Special}}
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{{Movessetmid|15|[[Topsy-Turvy]]|-|100|20|Dark|Status}}
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{{Movessetmid|18|[[Hypnosis]]|-|60|20|Psychic|Status}}
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{{Movessetmid|21|'''[[Psybeam]]'''|65|100|20|Psychic|Special}}
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{{Movessetmid|23|[[Switcheroo]]|-|100|10|Dark|Status}}
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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=Malamar_XY.gif
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|xysprs=MalamarSpriteShiny_XY.gif
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|VIback=MalamarSpriteBack_XY.gif
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|VIbacks=MalamarSpriteBackShiny_XY.gif
 
}}
 
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==Trivia==
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==Appearances==
*Malamar is an up-side down version of Inkay. This is why player needs to hold the 3DS upside-down to evolve it at level 30.
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Three Malamar appeared in the very first episode of the XY series, swimming along with some Water-type Pokémon.
   
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A [[Malamar (anime)|Malamar]] made its appearance as an evil, rogue Pokémon who used its hypnotic abilities to put Ash's friends, Pikachu, Team Rocket, Officer Jenny, and several other Pokémon in a trance in ''[[XY019: A Conspiracy to Conquer!|A Conspiracy to Conquer!]]''. This very same Malamar will appear again facing off against [[James' Inkay]] in ''[[XY054]]''.
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==Trivia==
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*Despite living in water and being based on a cuttlefish and a squid, Malamar, along with its pre-evolution, [[Inkay]] is not a {{Type|Water}}-type
 
===Etymology===
 
===Etymology===
The name "Malamar" is almost homophonous with the Malay word "Melamar". "Melamar" means "to engage or propose in terms of marriage" or simply "to propose one's hand in marriage".
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Malamar's name comes from the words 'malicious' and 'calamar' (Spanish for squid or cuttlefish).
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
July_p09_01.jpg|Malamar in battle.
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687Malamar_XY_anime.png
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687Malamar_Dream.png
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Malamar anime.png|Malamar in the anime.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
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{{GenVInav}}{{Family|[[File:686.png|link=Inkay]][[File:687.png]]}}{{PokémonPrevNext|prev=Inkay|next=Binacle}}
{{PokémonPrevNext|prev=Inkay|next=Binacle}}
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[[Category:Pokémon that are part of a two-stage evolutionary line]]
[[Category:Generation VI Pokémon]]
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[[Category:Medium-Sized Pokémon]]
[[Category:Kalos Pokémon]]
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[[Category:Medium-Weighed Pokémon]]

Latest revision as of 08:23, November 20, 2014

Type(s)
Type Dark  Type Psychic
Species Overturning Pokémon
Abilities Contrary
Suction Cups
Infiltrator (DW)
Pokédex
Inkay ← 687 → Binacle
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Coastal Kalos 011
Evolves From Inkay
Evolves Into None
Malamar
687
カラマネロ Karamanero
687Malamar
Generation VI
Evolutionary Line
686687
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
103.6 lbs. 47.0 kg 4'11" 1.5 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Blue Water 1
Water 2
Body Style Footprint
Body05
F687
Cry

Malamar (Japanese: カラマネロ Karamanero) is a Dark/Psychic Pokémon introduced in Generation VI.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

Malamar is an amphibious Pokémon that resembles an upside-down squid. It has sinister-looking yellow eyes with light purple eyelids that have a squinted appearance. It has a magenta beak for a mouth. Malamar has a fringe of bluish tentacles sprouting from its head, and an oblong deep purple body with yellow patches and spots that form a pattern on its belly. Two long arm-like tentacles sprout from its shoulders; they are magenta and pastel purple in color, with white fins at the tips. Malamar stands upright on two large white sharp-edged fins on either side of its lower body, which it uses as legs.

EvolutionEdit

Malamar is the evolved form of Inkay. Its evolution method is very unique, as it evolves from Inkay at level 30 only when the 3DS is held upside down.

Game dataEdit

Game locationsEdit

Malamar Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
X/Y Evolve Inkay None


Pokédex entriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
X
It wields the most compelling hypnotic powers of any Pokémon, and it forces others to do whatever it wants.
Y
It lures its prey close with hypnotic motions, then wraps its tentacles around it before finishing it off with digestive fluids.


LearnsetEdit

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Superpower 120 100% 5 Fighting Physical
1 Reversal - 100% 15 Fighting Physical
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 Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Malamar XY MalamarSpriteBack XY
MalamarSpriteShiny XY MalamarSpriteBackShiny XY

AppearancesEdit

Three Malamar appeared in the very first episode of the XY series, swimming along with some Water-type Pokémon.

A Malamar made its appearance as an evil, rogue Pokémon who used its hypnotic abilities to put Ash's friends, Pikachu, Team Rocket, Officer Jenny, and several other Pokémon in a trance in A Conspiracy to Conquer!. This very same Malamar will appear again facing off against James' Inkay in XY054.

TriviaEdit

  • Despite living in water and being based on a cuttlefish and a squid, Malamar, along with its pre-evolution, Inkay is not a Water-type

EtymologyEdit

Malamar's name comes from the words 'malicious' and 'calamar' (Spanish for squid or cuttlefish).

GalleryEdit

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