List of generation IV Pokémon
|List of Pokémon by generation|
|Related: List of Pokémon|
The fourth generation (Generation IV) of the Pokémon franchise features 107 fictional species of creatures introduced to the core video game series in the 2006 Nintendo DS games Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. Some Pokémon in this generation were introduced in animated adaptations of the franchise before Diamond and Pearl, such as Bonsly, Mime Jr. and Munchlax, which were recurring characters in the Pokémon anime series in 2005 and 2006.
The following list details the 107 Pokémon of Generation IV in order of their National Pokédex number. The first Pokémon, Turtwig, is number 387 and the last, Arceus, is number 493. Alternate forms that result in type changes are included for convenience. Mega evolutions and regional forms are included on the pages for the generation in which they were introduced.
List of Pokémon
|Type(s)||Evolves from||Evolves into||Notes|
|Turtwig||Naetoru (ナエトル)||387||Grass||Beginning of evolution||Grotle (#388)||It knows where to find spring water. Its leaf will wilt if it is thirsty. Its shell is just dirt. It can use photosynthesis to eat and relax.|
|Grotle||Hayashigame (ハヤシガメ)||388||Grass||Turtwig (#387)||Torterra (#389)||The shell is hardened soil. Some Pokémon come to peck the berries that grow on its grove-esque back.|
|Torterra||Dodaitosu (ドダイトス)||389||Grass||Ground||Grotle (#388)||End of evolution||When Torterra sleeps, bird-type Pokémon like to make their nests in its tree. It appears to be based on Ankylosaurus, but it is actually a turtle.|
|Chimchar||Hikozaru (ヒコザル)||390||Fire||Beginning of evolution||Monferno (#391)||Being a fire monkey, it has fire coming out of its rear-end. It produces gas in its belly that creates the fire. Even rain cannot put out the fire.|
|Monferno||Mōkazaru (モウカザル)||391||Fire||Fighting||Chimchar (#390)||Infernape (#392)||It uses all of its limbs to fight in fiery, flaming combos. Its fiery tail is also used as a weapon.|
|Infernape||Gōkazaru (ゴウカザル)||392||Fire||Fighting||Monferno (#391)||End of evolution||Infernape is based on the Monkey King, Sun Wukong.|
|Piplup||Potchama (ポッチャマ)||393||Water||Beginning of evolution||Prinplup (#394)||It's so proud that it won't accept any food from people unless it has to. Its thick coat of fur guards it from the cold.|
|Prinplup||Pottaishi (ポッタイシ)||394||Water||Piplup (#393)||Empoleon (#395)||One good smack from its flipper can topple a thick tree. It is usually solitary as it goes off to live its life.|
|Empoleon||Enperuto (エンペルト)||395||Water||Steel||Prinplup (#394)||End of evolution||As its English name suggests, Empoleon is based on an emperor penguin and Napoleon, as well as its English name being a portmanteau of them.|
|Starly||Mukkuru (ムックル)||396||Normal||Flying||Beginning of evolution||Staravia (#397)||Starly and its evolutions are based on grey starlings. They can be quite noisy at times, especially in a flock.|
|Staravia||Mukubādo (ムクバード)||397||Normal||Flying||Starly (#396)||Staraptor (#398)||It flies around forests and fields in search of bug-type Pokémon. It stays within a huge flock.|
|Staraptor||Mukuhōku (ムクホーク)||398||Normal||Flying||Staravia (#397)||End of evolution||When Staravia evolve into Staraptor, they go solitary for the rest of their life.|
|Bidoof||Bippa (ビッパ)||399||Normal||Beginning of evolution||Bibarel (#400)||It has to whittle it's teeth down. Due to this, it loves to build dams in rivers. In 2021, The Pokémon Company confirmed that there will be a Bidoof Day in July 1. Bidoof first appeared in Pokémon Diamond and Pearl as an early Pokémon encountered by players. It later appeared in HeartGold and SoulSilver, as well as Pokémon Black and White. It eventually evolves into Bibarel. In the main games, Bidoof is often considered an "HM slave", a term which refers to a Pokémon that is only good for its ability to use most "Hidden Machines", items which teach Pokémon new abilities. It also appeared in Pokémon Platinum, Pokémon Black 2 and White 2, Pokémon X and Y and Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. Outside of the main series, it also appears in some of the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon titles, some of the Pokémon Ranger titles, Pokémon Rumble, and PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure. In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time and Explorers of Darkness, Bidoof is a major supporting character; in the remake Explorers of Sky, a series of side missions called "Bidoof's Wish" is available to players. It also appeared in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky, Pokémon Rumble, Pokémon Rumble Blast, PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, Pokémon Conquest , Pokémon Battle Trozei, Pokémon Shuffle, Pokémon Rumble World, Pokémon Picross and Pokémon Rumble Rush. Bidoof have appeared a few times in the Pokémon anime, first randomly appearing in the wild and then having a whole episode where a Steelix is destroying a Bidoof village. Bidoof has received generally negative reception since it appeared in Diamond and Pearl, GamesRadar editor Paul Ryan called Bidoof an "inbred offspring of a teddy bear and a beaver" and a Pokémon that "relies on cuteness and the pity of others to avoid being eaten by other Pokémon." Norm Scott of the humor comic Hsu and Chan mocked Bidoof and wrote that "nobody ever chooses you, Bidoof." IGN editor Lucas M. Thomas described it as a "dimwitted, buck-toothed rodent", a "resident pest of Sinnoh". He added that while it did not have "cool factor", he was a "loyal and trustworthy companion" in the early game. The Escapist's Keane Ng called Bidoof "everyone's favorite bucktoothed, ubiquitous and completely useless and trash-tier Pokémon". Australia's Official Nintendo Magazine listed three reasons that they "hate" Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 (and another three they love), putting Bidoof on the hate list, saying "the beaver is conspicuous of his absence". Game Informer described Bidoof at Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl as an example of "cultural revolution." Paste included Bidoof as their 69th best Pokémon, stating that "While many trainers threw away their first Bidoof, others grew attached and started a small following praising this clear underdog proving that it isn’t always about having the strongest Pokémon if you’re still having." On a less positive note, Despite Bidoof's popularity at the New Pokémon Snap, Vice's Gita Jackson remarked that it remains unpopular, while Jerrad Wyche of TheGamer called Bidoof as the worst normal-type Pokémon at Pokémon Diamond & Pearl. Dale Bashir of IGN criticized and said that Bidoof is the worst feature as an HM Slaves. Bidoof being seen as a god is a popular Internet meme, which has been adopted by Pokémon Go. The Pokémon Company posted an official trailer called "Bidoof Day" as a parody on April Fools' Day in 2020, while Bidoof took over the company's social media in 2021. A specialized Bidoof based card was also made by Pokémon Trading Card Game for the event.|
|Bibarel||Bīdaru (ビーダル)||400||Normal||Water||Bidoof (#399)||End of evolution||People in factories love to work with Bibarel because it is a very industrial worker.|
|Kricketot||Korobōshi (コロボーシ)||401||Bug||Beginning of evolution||Kricketune (#402)||If it bangs its antennae together, it will sound like a xylophone playing.|
|Kricketune||Korotokku (コロトック)||402||Bug||Kricketot (#401)||End of evolution||By rubbing its two arms together, it plays sounds that portray its emotions, which scientists are still trying to figure out.|
|Shinx||Korinku (コリンク)||403||Electric||Beginning of evolution||Luxio (#404)||The extension and contraction of its muscles generates electricity. Its fur glows when it is in trouble.|
|Luxio||Rukushio (ルクシオ)||404||Electric||Shinx (#403)||Luxray (#405)||Its claws loose electricity with enough amperage to cause fainting. They live in small groups.|
|Luxray||Rentorā (レントラー)||405||Electric||Luxio (#404)||End of evolution||It has very good sight that makes it capable of seeing through walls.|
|Budew||Subomī (スボミー)||406||Grass||Poison||Beginning of evolution||Roselia (#315)||In winter, it closes its bud to endure the cold, while in spring, it opens it again to release its toxic pollen.|
|Roserade||Rozureido (ロズレイド)||407||Grass||Poison||Roselia (#315)||End of evolution||When hunting prey, Roserade uses its densely-lined toxic thorns to finish off its prey. One flower has slow poison, while the other has quick poison. Both will kill you.|
|Cranidos||Zugaidosu (ズガイドス)||408||Rock||Beginning of evolution||Rampardos (#409)||It lived in jungles around 100 million years ago, and its skull is as hard as iron.|
|Rampardos||Ramuparudo (ラムパルド)||409||Rock||Cranidos (#408)||End of evolution||It uses its thick skull to bash things with. Experts and scientists say that its stupidity made it go extinct is because its brain was too small.|
|Shieldon||Tatetopusu (タテトプス)||410||Rock||Steel||Beginning of evolution||Bastiodon (#411)||Although its fossils are buried in rocks, only its skull has been found.|
|Bastiodon||Toridepusu (トリデプス)||411||Rock||Steel||Shieldon (#410)||End of evolution||When attacked, they form a wall with their shield-esque faces to protect their young.|
|Burmy||Minomutchi (ミノムッチ)||412||Bug||Grass||Beginning of evolution||Wormadam (#413)[nb 2]
Mothim (#414)[nb 3]
|When Burmy breaks its cloak in battle, it will rebuild it using materials nearby. Its new cloak will become:
"Plant Cloak Burmy" if it is in a forest,
|Bug||Ground||"Sandy Cloak Burmy" if it lives in a desert or beach,|
|Bug||Steel||and "Trash Cloak Burmy" if you take it into a city.|
|Wormadam||Minomadamu (ミノマダム)||413||Bug||Grass||Burmy (#412)||End of evolution||Wormadam's cloak is now permanent and it will never shed. Depending on where Burmy evolved, it will become:
"Plant Cloak Wormadam" when a Burmy evolves in a forest,
|Bug||Ground||"Sandy Cloak Wormadam" if it was evolved at a beach or desert,|
|Bug||Steel||and "Trash Cloak Wormadam" if it happened to evolve in a city.|
|Mothim||Gāmeiru (ガーメイル)||414||Bug||Flying||Burmy (#412)||End of evolution||If a Burmy is male however, it will end up turning into a Mothim no matter what cloak it had before. It loves taking Combee's honey for itself and will not nest because it flies all over the place to get it.|
|Combee||Mitsuhanī (ミツハニー)||415||Bug||Flying||Beginning of evolution||Vespiquen (#416)[nb 4]||It looks like a beehive when it sleeps. Mothim often come for its honey.|
|Vespiquen||Bīkuin (ビークイン)||416||Bug||Flying||Combee (#415)||End of evolution||This female-only evolution stores grubs in its beehive-esque rear and commands its grubs to attack, defend, or gather food for it.|
|Pachirisu||Pachirisu (パチリス)||417||Electric||No evolution||It has notably been used by Sejun Park to win the 2014 Pokémon World Championships.|
|Buizel||Buizeru (ブイゼル)||418||Water||Beginning of evolution||Floatzel (#419)||It spins its twin tails to swim faster and has a flotation device on its neck.|
|Floatzel||Furōzeru (フローゼル)||419||Water||Buizel (#418)||End of evolution||It floats using its well-developed flotation sac. It assists in the rescues of drowning people.|
|Cherubi||Cherinbo (チェリンボ)||420||Grass||Beginning of evolution||Cherrim (#421)||It evolves by taking the nutrients from its second head and absorbing it.|
|Cherrim||Cherimu (チェリム)||421||Grass||Cherubi (#420)||End of evolution||It is capable of changing between "Overcast" and "Sunshine" forms depending on in-battle weather effects.|
|Shellos||Karanakushi (カラナクシ)||422||Water||Beginning of evolution||Gastrodon (#423)||It has two visually different forms: West Sea form and East Sea form (based on where it is caught in Sinnoh).|
|Gastrodon||Toritodon (トリトドン)||423||Water||Ground||Shellos (#422)||End of evolution||It has two visually different forms: West Sea form and East Sea form (based on where it is caught in Sinnoh). If it is in trouble, it will secrete a purple, slimy goo.|
|Ambipom||Etebōsu (エテボース)||424||Normal||Aipom (#190)||End of evolution||If it gives you a tight squeeze, it really likes you. They get into skirmishes with Passimian often, but they only win around half the time.|
|Drifloon||Fuwante (フワンテ)||425||Ghost||Flying||Beginning of evolution||Drifblim (#426)||It was designed by Shigeki Morimoto and first introduced in Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. Drifloon is a ghost-type Pokémon that has been known to carry little children off with it, but disliked heavy children. It was claimed that when a child mistaken it as a balloon, they will mysteriously disappear. Some video game journalists regarded its design as insipid and strange, while others considered Drifloon as one of the weirdest or disturbing Pokémon ever. There has also been some commentary on Drifloon's backstory and origins, with critics labelling it as "horrifying," "odd piece of lore," "creepy," "one messed up pocket monster," and even "the ultimate predator." Gizmodo described Drifloon as the Ghost type Pokémon that murders unsuspecting humans to drain their life force. Gita Jackson of Kotaku stated that "in cultures all across the world, a common way for people to show their respects to children who have died is to release balloons, when it is said that children who tug on the hands of Drifloon, mistaking it for a balloon will mysteriously disappear." Steven Bogos of The Escapist listed Drifloon as his favorite Pokémon, stating that "Drifloon is a goddamn balloon. Some people would call it one of the worst Pokemon designs, but those people have obviously never kicked the crap out of the elite four with a balloon." Andrew Webster of The Verge claimed that Drifloon is the best Pokémon of all time, stating that "Drifloon is a classic example of how deceptive appearances can be."|
|Drifblim||Fuwaraido (フワライド)||426||Ghost||Flying||Drifloon (#425)||End of evolution||When it dies, it is said that the gas it excretes is children's souls that it ate.|
|Buneary||Mimiroru (ミミロル)||427||Normal||Beginning of evolution||Lopunny (#428)||The reason it has one ear rolled up is in case a foe attacks it. It then uses its ear as a counterattack. If both ears are rolled up, you will find out that something is very wrong and try to stay away.|
|Lopunny||Mimiroppu (ミミロップ)||428||Normal||Buneary (#427)||Mega Evolution||It doesn't like to fight, although it is great at it with its strong legs.|
|Mismagius||Mūmāji (ムウマージ)||429||Ghost||Misdreavus (#200)||End of evolution||It mutters curses that can give you terrible headaches, nightmares, and visions.|
|Honchkrow||Donkarasu (ドンカラス)||430||Dark||Flying||Murkrow (#198)||End of evolution||A deep cry can spawn hundreds of its fellow Murkrow to fight for it or to bring it food. It doesn't usually like to fight but it will occasionally deal the finishing blow. If one of its fellow Murkrow fails to do its duty, Honchkrow won't tend to forgive it.|
|Glameow||Nyarumā (ニャルマー)||431||Normal||Beginning of evolution||Purugly (#432)||As it has a domesticated quality, it tends to appear in urban areas. It likes to do what it wants for anything evil.|
|Purugly||Buniātto (ブニャット)||432||Normal||Glameow (#431)||End of evolution||To make itself look intimidatingly beefy, it wraps its twin tails around its waist.|
|Chingling||Lisyan||433||Psychic||Beginning of evolution||Chimecho (#358)||Each time it hops, it makes a ringing sound. It deafens foes by emitting high-frequency cries. It can make eight different sounds.|
|Stunky||Sukanpū (スカンプー)||434||Poison||Dark||Beginning of evolution||Skuntank (#435)||The stench it sprays from its rear end lingers wherever it is sprayed for 24 hours.|
|Skuntank||Sukatanku (スカタンク)||435||Poison||Dark||Stunky (#434)||End of evolution||Unlike Stunky, it sprays from the tip of its tail.|
|Bronzor||Dōmirā (ドーミラー)||436||Steel||Psychic||Beginning of evolution||Bronzong (#437)||Markings of it are on walls of caves. It is unknown if they're related.|
|Bronzong||Dōtakun (ドータクン)||437||Steel||Psychic||Bronzor (#436)||End of evolution||It can summon rain clouds. People long ago revered it as the bringer of plentiful harvests.|
|Bonsly||Usohachi (ウソハチ)||438||Rock||Beginning of evolution||Sudowoodo (#185)||It first appeared in XD: Gale of Darkness as part of a side quest, but was not obtainable. If it gets too wet, it will die. It cries often to get moisture out of its system.|
|Mime Jr.||Manene (マネネ)||439||Psychic||Fairy[nb 5]||Beginning of evolution||Mr. Mime (#122)||It likes to copy others, so if it is in trouble, it can get away while the predator is confused. It likes to copy Mr. Rime, especially because it knows that it is really talented in tap-dancing.|
|Happiny||Pinpuku (ピンプク)||440||Normal||Beginning of evolution||Chansey (#113)||It will store anything white, small, and round inside its pouch. Although if you put too many stones in, it can be overloaded and then cannot move.|
|Chatot||Perap||441||Normal||Flying||No evolution||It can copy sounds to make itself sound like other people and Pokémon to confuse them into thinking its one of them.|
|Spiritomb||Mikāruge (ミカルゲ)||442||Ghost||Dark||No evolution||It is said that 108 spirits formed this Pokémon. It was banished for its misdeeds 500 years ago.|
|Gible||Fukamaru (フカマル)||443||Dragon||Ground||Beginning of evolution||Gabite (#444)||It loves hot weather, so living with one can be a pain. It is known as a land shark Pokémon.|
|Gabite||Gabaito (ガバイト)||444||Dragon||Ground||Gible (#443)||Garchomp (#445)||It habitually digs up and hoards gems in its nest. Its loot is constantly targeted by thieves.|
|Garchomp||Gaburiasu (ガブリアス)||445||Dragon||Ground||Gabite (#444)||Mega Evolution||It is very vicious when battling for anything. It is so fast that it can go out of its cave, where it likes to live in, hunt, and return without losing heat.|
|Munchlax||Gonbe (ゴンベ)||446||Normal||Beginning of evolution||Snorlax (#143)||It eats rotten food. Even if it eats it, its stomach is strong enough to handle it.|
|Riolu||Rioru (リオル)||447||Fighting||Beginning of evolution||Lucario (#448)||Its body is little yet powerful. It can crest three mountains and cross two canyons in one night.|
|Lucario||Rukario (ルカリオ)||448||Fighting||Steel||Riolu (#447)||Mega Evolution||It senses auras from other living things. It can wield its aura so well, that it can turn a boulder to dust. It is a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.|
|Hippopotas||Hipopotasu (ヒポポタス)||449||Ground||Beginning of evolution||Hippowdon (#450)||It visually looks different depending on their gender. When hunting, it simply sifts through the sand eating whatever it can find, while the excess sand pours out of the ports of its body.|
|Hippowdon||Kabarudon (カバルドン)||450||Ground||Hippopotas (#449)||End of evolution||Like with Hippopotas, Hippowdon visually looks different depending on their gender. It can whip up a sandstorm simply by eating sand.|
|Skorupi||Sukorupi (スコルピ)||451||Poison||Bug||Beginning of evolution||Drapion (#452)||It grips prey with its tail claws and injects poison. It tenaciously hangs on until the poison takes the foes' life.|
|Drapion||Dōrāpion (ドラピオン)||452||Poison||Dark||Skorupi (#451)||End of evolution||Its body is encased in a sturdy shell. Its head rotates 180 degrees, eliminating blind spots.|
|Croagunk||Guregguru (グレッグル)||453||Poison||Fighting||Beginning of evolution||Toxicroak (#454)||Croagunk and Toxicroak are both based on the poison dart frog. In the anime, Croagunk, taking over Misty and Max's job, uses his Poison Jab to keep Brock away from attractive, beautiful women.|
|Toxicroak||Dokuroggu (ドクロッグ)||454||Poison||Fighting||Toxicroak (#453)||End of evolution||Its poison is so toxic that a scratch from its knuckle claw can prove fatal.|
|Carnivine||Masukippa (マスキッパ)||455||Grass||No evolution||It attracts prey with its sweet-smelling saliva and then chomps down. It takes a whole day to eat prey.|
|Finneon||Keikouo (ケイコウオ)||456||Water||Beginning of evolution||Lumineon (#457)||Finneon and Lumineon are based on the freshwater butterflyfish.|
|Lumineon||Neoranto (ネオラント)||457||Water||Finneon (#456)||End of evolution|
|Mantyke||Tamanta (タマンタ)||458||Water||Flying||Beginning of evolution||Mantine (#226)||Mantyke are based on the giant oceanic manta ray. It likes to see boats due to it being so friendly.|
|Snover||Yukikaburi (ユキカブリ)||459||Grass||Ice||Beginning of evolution||Abomasnow (#460)||It grows berries on its head in the spring.|
|Abomasnow||Yukinoō (ユキノオー)||460||Grass||Ice||Snover (#459)||Mega Evolution||It conjures up wicked blizzards to hide itself from others. It is based on the abominable snow monster.|
|Weavile||Manyūra (マニューラ)||461||Dark||Ice||Sneasel (#215)||End of evolution||As an extremely sneaky Pokémon, its claws and increased intelligence help it attack prey in packs. Like Sneasel, it can climb trees easily to steal Pokémon eggs.|
|Magnezone||Jibakoiru (ジバコイル)||462||Electric||Steel||Magneton (#082)||End of evolution||People tried evolving it further but failed, and also believe that there are aliens out there, but it is just Magnezone flying by.|
|Lickilicky||Beroberuto (ベロベルト)||463||Normal||Lickitung (#108)||End of evolution||Lickilicky is so skilled that it can use its tongue to pick up tiny beans and the longest stretching tongue is over 82 feet.|
|Rhyperior||Dosaidon (ドサイドン)||464||Ground||Rock||Rhydon (#112)||End of evolution||Its carapace is so tough that it can withstand volcanic eruptions and even lava to a certain point.|
|Tangrowth||Mojanbo (モジャンボ)||465||Grass||Tangela (#114)||End of evolution||If a foe eats part of its arm or vines, It is alright with it because in the summer its vines grow so much, that you can't even see its eyes.|
|Electivire||Erekiburu (エレキブル)||466||Electric||Electabuzz (#125)||End of evolution||Electivire is so powerful that it can power a big city for a whole year.|
|Magmortar||Būbān (ブーバーン)||467||Fire||Magmar (#126)||End of evolution||If Magmortar uses its arm too much (used for firing fireballs) it could partially melt its arm. When hunting, it avoids this method and just roasts them.|
|Togekiss||Togekissu (トゲキッス)||468||Fairy[nb 5]||Flying||Togetic (#176)||End of evolution||It will not appear where there is violence in the world, but appears where pure people live.|
|Yanmega||Megayanma (メガヤンマ)||469||Bug||Flying||Yanma (#193)||End of evolution||Its long tail helps it balance itself when carrying something as big as an adult human.|
|Leafeon||Rīfia (リーフィア)||470||Grass||Eevee (#133)||End of evolution||It uses photosynthesis, so it doesn't need to eat.|
|Glaceon||Gureishia (グレイシア)||471||Ice||Eevee (#133)||End of evolution||It can freeze its own moisture to form ice crystals that it can shoot at its foes.|
|Gliscor||Guraion (グライオン)||472||Ground||Flying||Gligar (#207)||End of evolution||You won't know when a Gliscor will attack you because its so quiet as it climbs up walls.|
|Mamoswine||Manmū (マンムー)||473||Ice||Ground||Piloswine (#221)||End of evolution||Its population thinned after the earth warmed up because its twin tusks are which are made of ice.|
|Porygon-Z||Porigon Z (ポリゴンZ)||474||Normal||Porygon2 (#233)||End of evolution||Upon evolving, something went wrong and it began acting strange. It has not appeared in the anime due to the episode "Dennō Senshi Porygon," which caused Japanese children to have seizures in 1997. Scholars can't tell if its really an evolution based on how it acts.|
|Gallade||Erureido (エルレイド)||475||Psychic||Fighting||Kirlia (#281)||Mega Evolution||This male-only Pokémon is extremely good with the swords extending from its elbows as it fights with courtesy and swordsmanship. When protecting someone, it will turn aggressive. It evolves from Gallade using a Dawn Stone.|
|Probopass||Dainōzu (ダイノーズ)||476||Rock||Steel||Nosepass (#299)||End of evolution||It controls its three "mini-noses" at its sides to attack or hunt for food, but sometimes it could lose them, too.|
|Dusknoir||Yonowāru (ヨノワール)||477||Ghost||Dusclops (#356)||End of evolution||The antenna on its head acts as a radar. Some say that it is a radar to tell Dusknoir to take spirits to the underworld.|
|Froslass||Yukimenoko (ユキメノコ)||478||Ice||Ghost||Snorunt (#361)||End of evolution||It is a female-only Pokémon whose design is inspired by the Japanese yōkai Yuki-onna, a vengeful spirit that takes the form of a woman and traps its victims with its icy breath or within blizzards. If you are inside your house (and trapped in a blizzard), you should always try to be careful. When you hear a knocking at your door, always check before you answer because it might be a wild Froslass, which can surprisingly freeze you to death instantly if you are not careful.|
|Rotom||Rotomu (ロトム)||479||Electric||Ghost||No evolution||Rotom is capable of changing between six different forms by possessing various household appliances. It can also possess a special Pokédex used in Alola to assist trainers and a phone in Galar. It can transform into:|
|Electric||Fire[nb 6]||"Heat Rotom" by possessing an oven,|
|Electric||Water[nb 6]||"Wash Rotom" by possessing a washing machine,|
|Electric||Ice[nb 6]||"Frost Rotom" by possessing a refrigerator,|
|Electric||Flying[nb 6]||"Fan Rotom" by possessing a fan,|
|Electric||Grass[nb 6]||and "Mow Rotom" by possessing a lawnmower.|
|Uxie||Yukushī (ユクシー)||480||Psychic||No evolution||Known as the "Being of Knowledge", it gave people the power to solve problems and improve their quality of life. It can also wipe people's memories from those who see its eyes. It sleeps deep at the bottom of a lake.|
|Mesprit||Emuritto (エムリット)||481||Psychic||No evolution||Known as the "Being of Emotion", it gave humans the power of feeling and emotions. Rumour says that if you touch a Mesprit, you will lose all emotions three days later. It sleeps deep at the bottom of a lake.|
|Azelf||Agunomu (アグノム)||482||Psychic||No evolution||Known as the "Being of Willpower", Azelf gave humans the power of determination and willpower. Some people think that Uxie, Mesprit, and Azelf were all born from the same egg together. It sleeps at the bottom of a deep lake.|
|Dialga||Diaruga (ディアルガ)||483||Steel||Dragon||No evolution||Part of the Trio of Creation, Dialga has the power to control time. Appearing in Sinnoh legends, it is said that Dialga can freely travel through the past and future. Some people think that when it was born, time began moving, and, with every heartbeat it has, time flows with it. It is the only Pokémon that can learn the signature move Roar of Time.|
|Palkia||Parukia (パルキア)||484||Water||Dragon||No evolution||Part of the Trio of Creation, Palkia has total control over space and dimensions. Within Sinnoh legends, Palkia lives inside a gap parallel to ours and can distort space. It can freely warp itself to other places or even dimensions and space become more stable with every breath it takes. Its signature move is Spacial Rend.|
|Heatran||Hīdoran (ヒードラン)||485||Fire||Steel||No evolution||Heatran lives in volcanic caves. Its magma-like blood circulates partially melting its body of rugged steel because of it. It can climb walls with its cross-shaped feet.|
|Regigigas||Rejigigasu (レジギガス)||486||Normal||No evolution||The creator of the Regi quintet, stories have been told of it being so strong it towed the continents with large ropes. It also made smaller versions of itself using magma, ice, electrons, pure dragon energy, and clay (Registeel, Regice, Regieleki, Regidrago, and Regirock).|
|Giratina||Giratina (ギラティナ)||487||Ghost||Dragon||No evolution||It is capable of changing between "Altered" and "Origin" Formes. The final member of the Trio of Creation, Giratina controls antimatter. It was banish to the Distortion world where knowledge is strange and weird due to its violence. It watches quietly from there. In order to change between the Altered and Origin forms, the player must give it the Griseous Orb. It is the only Pokémon capable of learning the move Shadow Force.|
|Cresselia||Kureseria (クレセリア)||488||Psychic||No evolution||Part of the Lunar Duo, one who holds Cresselia's feather can make a Darkrai's horrible nightmare vanish.|
|Phione||Fione (フィオネ)||489||Water||No evolution||It can only be obtained by breeding Manaphy, however Phione are incapable of evolving into Manaphy. It is a member of the Sea Guardian Duo along with Manaphy. It loves warm waters and the floatation sac on its head can let it travel anywhere and it will always return to where it was born, no matter the distance. It is based on Clione Limacina, and its English name is a portmanteau of the last syllable of Manaphy and the word Clione.|
|Manaphy||Manafi (マナフィ)||490||Water||No evolution||Manaphy is the second member of the Sea Guardian Duo along with Phione. Manaphy was the last Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex before the Platinum expansion. It has a great power of friendship that allows it to bond with any person and Pokémon. It is based on Clione Limacina.|
|Darkrai||Dākurai (ダークライ)||491||Dark||No evolution||Darkrai was officially revealed in February 2007. It is the other and last member of the Lunar Duo together with Cresselia. Darkrai can cast horrible nightmares on you if you enter its territory although it is relatively harmless as it uses it as a last resort.|
|Shaymin||Sheimi (シェイミ)||492||Grass||No evolution||"Land Forme"
Shaymin has a second Forme activated by using a Gracidea flower in the daytime. Shaymin's Sky Forme will revert to its Land Forme during the night, while frozen solid, or if deposited in the PC. Its Land Forme is based on a hedgehog. To avoid detection, it curls up to look like a patch of grass. It absorbs toxin to dissolve them into the air.
As opposed to its original Land Forme, Shaymin becomes the Grass/Flying-type Sky Forme. Shaymin was officially revealed in February 2008, when it was listed as a star of Giratina and the Sky Warrior. In early June of the same year, its Sky Forme was revealed and based on a deer and an angel. Now that it can fly, it takes to the sky, making it really hard to find. The Gracidea flower grants it with gratitude.
|Arceus||Aruseusu (アルセウス)||493||Normal||No evolution||Arceus changes its type when it is holding a coloured plate of the type that it wants. Like Darkrai and Shaymin before it, Arceus was not officially revealed by Nintendo until February 14, 2009, the year of its debut movie. It was officially revealed to international audiences on August 3, 2009. Arceus is known as "The Original One", as it is said that it created Sinnoh and possibly created the entire Pokémon universe, along with the Lake Guardians, the Creation Trio and Legendary Titans along with Regigigas with its said 1,000 arms. It can change types if it holds a Plate that corresponds to the intended type. It is set to appear in Pokémon Legends: Arceus, where it will take a central role. It is the only Pokemon that can learn the move Judgement.|
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