Malamar (カラマネロ Karamanero) is a dual-type Dark/Psychic Pokémon and the evolved form of Inkay. It was first introduced in Generation VI.
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.
Malamar is the evolved form of Inkay. It evolves at level 30 when the 3DS is held upside down.
|| Evolve Inkay
| Pokédex Entries
|It wields the most compelling hypnotic powers of any Pokémon, and it forces others to do whatever it wants.
|It lures its prey close with hypnotic motions, then wraps its tentacles around it before finishing it off with digestive fluids.
| Omega Ruby
| Alpha Sapphire
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 XY019.
- 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.
Malamar's name comes from the words 'malicious' and 'calamar' (Spanish for squid or cuttlefish).