Vaporeon is the result of an Eevee's exposure to the radiation of a Water Stone. Vaporeon is a composite creature sharing physical traits of foxes, Turkish van cats, and mermaids/fish. Vaporeon's body is light-blue and has a white collar resembling a ruff. Vaporeon has yellow ears made of webbing and has a fin on its head resembling its ears. Vaporeon has blue ridges that run down the length of its spine and on to its tail-fin. Vaporeon's molecular structure is close to water, and its body glitters when sunlight hits at certain angles because of it.
Vaporeon have the ability Water Absorb. This allows Vaporeon to absorb any -type moves and heal themselves. Vaporeon are highly adapted to aquatic life. Unlike its pre-evolution, it has the ability to breathe underwater. Vaporeon has the power to melt into water and disappear, and are shown to be able to manipulate water molecules. In "Black and White", Vaporeon will have the Hydration ability if they're caught in the Dream World.
In the anime
Vaporeon first appeared in The Battling Eevee Brothers, under the ownership of Rainer.
Vaporeon was also seen under the ownership of one the Kimono Sisters in Trouble's Brewing and Espeon, Not Included.
An old woman named Galea owned a Vaporeon in On Olden Pond.
Ash battled against a Vaporeon in the Pokémon League entrance exam in The Ultimate Test.
In Mewtwo Strikes Back, a Vaporeon owned by Fergus was one of the Pokémon that were captured and cloned by Mewtwo. The Vaporeon clone is seen again in Mewtwo Returns.
A Vaporeon was among the Pokémon controlled by Cassidy and Butch in Pikachu Re-Volts.
Vaporeon also appeared in The Power of One.
Four Vaporeon were among the Pokémon competing in the Fire and Rescue Grand Prix in The Fire-ing Squad!.
A Vaporeon was seen at a Pokémon Center in The Legend of Thunder!.
A Vaporeon made a small cameo in Pokémon Heroes under the ownership of an unnamed Trainer, who was giving it some water. Also, a Vaporeon was used by a competitor in the Tour de Alto Mare, a water chariot race.
Lola owns a Vaporeon as seen in A Family That Battles Together Stays Together!.
Multiple Vaporeon appeared in the opening of Destiny Deoxys.
Vaporeon made a small cameo in the beginning of Giratina and the Sky Warrior together with an Eevee and the other six Eeveelutions.
Another Vaporeon appeared in Last Call, First Round! during the Sinnoh Grand Festival where it evolved from an Eevee, under the ownership of Ursula.
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Vaporeon's name origin comes from the words vapor and eon. Vaporeon is only one evolution in a string of eight Eeveelutions and is the Water-type evolution. Also, its Japanese name, Shawaazu, is a pun on 'showers', like Jolteon and Flareon.
- Vaporeon has the highest HP of all the Eeveelutions.
- Vaporeon is the largest of all the Eeveelutions.
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