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[[File:Type Electric.gif|link=Electric type]]  
Species Wool Pokémon
Abilities Static
Plus (Dream World)
None ← 179 → None
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves From None
Evolves Into [[Flaaffy]]
(メリープ Merriep)
[[Generation II]]
Evolutionary Line
No evolution line
Weight Height
Pokédex Color Egg Group
<font color=White>White</font>
Shape Footprint

Mareep (Japanese: メリープ Merriep) is an Electric-type Sheep Pokémon introduced in Generation II that's fluffy coat swells to double when static electricity builds up. Touching it can be shocking.


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.

Special abilities

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.


Mareep evolves into Flaaffy at level 15.

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.

Game info

Game locations

Mareep Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Gold/Silver Routes 32, 42, and 43 Common
Crystal Trade None
Ruby/Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Safari Zone Common
FireRed/LeafGreen Trade None
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

Mareep Locations
Game(s) Location
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

Pokédex entries



Generation II

Main article: Mareep/Learnset Generation II

Generation III

Main article: Mareep/Learnset Generation III

Generation IV

Main article: Mareep/Learnset Generation IV

Generation V

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
1 Tackle 50 100% 35 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Physical Physical


5 Growl 100% 40 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Status Status


10 Thundershock 40 100% 30 [[Electric type|Electric]] [[Move#Special Special


14 Thunder Wave 100% 20 [[Electric type|Electric]] [[Move#Status Status


19 Cotton Spore 100% 40 [[Grass type|Grass]] [[Move#Status Status


23 Charge —% 20 [[Electric type|Electric]] [[Move#Status Status


28 Electro Ball ?? 100% 10 [[Electric type|Electric]] [[Move#Special Special


32 Cotton Guard —% 10 [[Grass type|Grass]] [[Move#Status Status


37 Discharge 80 100% 15 [[Electric type|Electric]] [[Move#Special Special


41 Signal Beam 75 100% 15 [[Bug type|Bug]] [[Move#Special Special


46 Light Screen —% 30 [[Psychic type|Psychic]] [[Move#Status Status


50 Power Gem 70 100% 20 [[Rock type|Rock]] [[Move#Special Special


55 Thunder 120 70% 10 [[Electric type|Electric]] [[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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