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*Omanyte shares its cry with [[Machop]].
*Omanyte shares its cry with [[Machop]].
*If 'Omantye' is reversed and 'E' letter taken away, [[Tynamo]] is result.
*If 'Omanyte' is reversed and 'E' letter taken away, [[Tynamo]] is result.

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[[File:Type Rock/Water.gif|link=Rock/Water type]]  
Species Spiral Pokémon
Abilities Swift Swim
Shell Armor
None ← 138 → None
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves From None
Evolves Into [[Omastar]]
(オムナイト Omunaito)
[[Generation I]]
Evolutionary Line
No evolution line
Weight Height
Pokédex Color Egg Group
<font color=Blue>Blue</font>
Shape Footprint

Omanyte (Japanese: オムナイト Omunaito) is a Rock/Water-type Fossil Pokémon introduced in Generation I that can only be obtained by resurrecting it from a Helix Fossil.


Omanyte is a snail-like Pokémon that died out millions of years ago. It has many tentacles, which it used to crawl along the muddy seafloor. It has two large eyes that just stick out under its curvy shell. It is based on the ancient sea-creatures Ammonites.

Special abilities

Omanyte has the abilities Swift Swim and Shell Armor. Swift Swim allows Omanyte's speed to increase when in the rain while Shell Armor protects Omanyte against Critical Hits.


Omanyte evolves into Omastar at level 40.

In the anime

File:Oanyte 2.jpg

Omanyte appeared in IL046: Attack of the Prehistoric Pokémon along with the other Generation I Pokémon. It also made an appearance in JL163: Fossil Fools in the Ruins of Alph.

Omanyte made a short appearance in DP108: Dealing With Defensive Types.

Game info

Game locations

Omanyte Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Revive from Helix Fossil One
Yellow Revive from Helix Fossil One
Gold/Silver Trade None
Crystal Trade None
Ruby/Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Trade None
FireRed/LeafGreen Revive from Helix Fossil One
Diamond/Pearl Revive from Helix Fossil Fossil
Platinum Revive from Helix Fossil Fossil
HeartGold/SoulSilver Revive from Helix Fossil (HeartGold Only) Fossil
Black/White Revive from Helix Fossil Fossil

Pokédex entries



Omanyte appears to be based on the ammonite, a type of extinct underwater creature


  • Omanyte shares its cry with Machop.
  • If 'Omanyte' is reversed and 'E' letter taken away, Tynamo is result.


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