Mareep appears to be a blue sheep with wool surrounding most of its body. It also possesses black and yellow stripes on its tail and its ears. Mareep also possesses an orange orb at the end of its tail.
Mareep has the ability Static and the hidden ability Plus. Static gives the opponent a 30% chance of paralysis when they hit Mareep with a Physical attack. Plus powers up Mareep's Special Attack by 50% when a Pokémon with the ability Minus is in the battle.
In the anime
Multiple Mareep appear in JE023: Mild 'n Wooly and one is owned by a young trainer called Mary. A Mareep owned by Cadee and Dr. Anna appear in AG148: A Chip Off the Old Brock and JE049: Hassle in the Castle respectively. Two separate Mareep also appear in DP078: Pruning a Passel of Pals! and DP149: Sticking With Who You Know.
|Gold/Silver||Routes 32, 42, and 43||Common|
|Diamond/Pearl||Valley Windworks (Poké Radar)||Rare|
|Platinum||Valley Windworks (Poké Radar)||Rare|
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||Routes 32, 42, and 43||Common|
|Black/White||White Forest (White only)||Uncommon|
Side game locations
|Pokémon Channel||Upgrade binder|
|Pokémon Trozei!|| Huge Storage 5|
Mr. Who's Den
|Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team||Lightning Field (1F-5F)|
|Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness|| Amp Plains (1F-7F)|
Shimmer Hill (1F-17F)
Marowak Dojo, Final Maze (B1-B48)
|Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia||Union Road|
- Main article: Mareep/Learnset Generation II
- Main article: Mareep/Learnset Generation III
- Main article: Mareep/Learnset Generation IV
|Leveling Generation VI|
|14||Thunder Wave||—||100%||20||[[Move#Status||Status ]]|
|19||Cotton Spore||—||100%||40||[[Move#Status||Status ]]|
|28||Electro Ball||??||100%||10||[[Move#Special||Special ]]|
|32||Cotton Guard||—||—%||10||[[Move#Status||Status ]]|
|41||Signal Beam||75||100%||15||[[Move#Special||Special ]]|
|46||Light Screen||—||—%||30||[[Move#Status||Status ]]|
|50||Power Gem||70||100%||20||[[Move#Special||Special ]]|
| Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.|
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Mareep appears to based off a sheep. It could also be a reference to the name of the book Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick, the basis to Blade Runner.
- Mareep's coloration changes twice in Generation IV. However, the shiny coloration stays the same.
- Mareep is one of the few Pokémon to have three different sprites in Generation II.
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- The Pokémon Database
- Pokémon Dream Pokédex data
- Psypokes Psydex data