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166MS #166: Ledian
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#168: Ariados 168MS
Spinarak
イトマル Itomaru
#167
167Spinarak
Art by Ken Sugimori from HeartGold and SoulSilver
Type
Bug Poison
Species
String Spit Pokémon
Abilities
Swarm or Insomnia Sniper
Hidden Ability
Exp. at Lv. 100
800,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Johto
#032
Hoenn
#322
Regional Browser numbers
Fiore
R-157
Almia
R-155
Oblivia
R-034
Height
1'08"
Imperial
0.5 m
Metric
Weight
18.7 lbs.
Imperial
8.5 kg
Metric
Dex color
Green
Catch rate
255 (33.3%)
Body style
Body14
Footprint
 F167 
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Breeding
Bug group 16 cycles
(4080 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
1
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 54 Battle Exp.: 541*

Spinarak (Japanese: イトマル Itomaru) is a dual-type Bug/Poison Pokémon.

It evolves into Ariados starting at level 22.

Biology

Physiology

Spinarak are green, spider-like Pokémon. They have six yellow legs that each have a black stripe on them. The spots on Spinarak's abdomen resemble a face. The "face" on Spinarak's abdomen is actually capable of changing its expression to suit Spinarak's mood. Spinarak have a white horn on their head and pink mandibles.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Spinarak's most well known abilities are String Shot and Spider Web. Spinarak can also use poisonous attacks like Sludge Bomb and Poison Jab, as well as having a few Psychic powers.

Behavior

Spinarak are patient hunters that can stand motionlessly for several days as they wait for unsuspecting prey to get trapped in their webs.

Habitat

Forest

Forest Pokémon

Spinarak are forest-dwelling Pokémon that make their nest out a self-secreted threads.

Diet

Spinarak is mainly a predatory Pokémon that eats small insects.

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Kanto
It spins a web using fine--but durable--thread. It then waits patiently for prey to be trapped.
Generation II
Johto
It lies still in the same pose for days in its web, waiting for its unsuspecting prey to wander close.
 ???
No Pokédex data is available.


Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Kanto
None Trade
Generation II
Johto
Common Routes 29, 30, 31, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 47 and 48 (Night), New Bark Town, Cherrygrove City, Ecruteak City, National Park, Safari Zone, Headbutt Trees

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 40
100 - 147 190 - 284
Attack: 60
58 - 123 112 - 240
Defense: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Sp.Atk: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Sp.Def: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Speed: 30
31 - 90 58 - 174
Total: 250   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
3/4 ★★★
Power
2/3 ★★
Skill
4/4 ★★★★
Stamina
1/4 ☆☆☆
Jump
2/3 ★★
Total
12/18 ★★

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation V, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting ¼×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ¼×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ¼×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ¼×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Poison Sting Poison Physical 01515 100100% 35
00Start String Shot Bug Status 0000 09595% 40
055 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100100% 10
088 Constrict Normal Physical 01010 100100% 35
1212 Leech Life Bug Physical 02020 100100% 15
1515 Night Shade Ghost Special 0000 100100% 15
1919 Shadow Sneak Ghost Physical 04040 100100% 30
2222 Fury Swipes Normal Physical 01818 08080% 15
2626 Sucker Punch Dark Physical 08080 100100% 5
2929 Spider Web Bug Status 0000 —% 10
3333 Agility Psychic Status 0000 —% 30
3636 Pin Missile Bug Physical 01414 08585% 20
4040 Psychic Psychic Special 09090 100100% 10
4343 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100100% 20
4747 Cross Poison Poison Physical 07070 100100% 20
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Spinarak obtained at level 1 in Generation V
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Spinarak
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Spinarak
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Dark Sprite TM01 Hone Claws Dark Status —% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite TM06 Toxic Poison Status 90% 10
Bag TM Poison Sprite TM09 Venoshock Poison Special 65 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status —% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM17 Protect Normal Status —% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 100% 20
Bag TM Grass Sprite TM22 SolarBeam Grass Special 120 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM27 Return Normal Physical 100% 20
Bag TM Ground Sprite TM28 Dig Ground Physical 80 100% 10
Bag TM Psychic Sprite TM29 Psychic Psychic Special 90 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM32 Double Team Normal Status —% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 90 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM42 Facade Normal Physical 70 100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite TM44 Rest Psychic Status —% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM45 Attract Normal Status 100% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite TM46 Thief Dark Physical 40 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM48 Round Normal Special 60 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM70 Flash Normal Status 100% 20
Bag TM Bug Sprite TM76 Struggle Bug Bug Special 30 100% 20
Bag TM Bug Sprite TM81B2W2 X-Scissor Bug Physical 80 100% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite TM84 Poison Jab Poison Physical 80 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM87 Swagger Normal Status 90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM90 Substitute Normal Status —% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Spinarak
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Spinarak
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV
 Father   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
165MS166MS Baton Pass Normal Status —% 40
048MS049MS Disable Normal Status 100% 20
123MS212MS214MS469MS472MS Night Slash Dark Physical 70 100% 15
012MS048MS049MS Psybeam Psychic Special 65 100% 20
015MS123MS212MS193MS469MS Pursuit Dark Physical 40 100% 20
012MS046MS047MS Rage Powder Bug Status —% 20
048MS049MS Signal Beam Bug Special 75 100% 15
193MS469MS SonicBoom Normal Special 90% 20
015MS205MS Toxic Spikes Poison Status —% 20
015MS Twineedle Bug Physical 25 100% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Spinarak in Generation V
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Spinarak in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Spinarak
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Spinarak
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
B W B2 W2 Bounce Flying Physical 85 85% 5
B W B2 W2 Bug Bite Bug Physical 60 100% 20
B W B2 W2 Electroweb Electric Special 55 95% 15
B W B2 W2 Foul Play Dark Physical 95 100% 10
B W B2 W2 Giga Drain Grass Special 75 100% 10
B W B2 W2 Signal Beam Bug Special 75 100% 15
B W B2 W2 Sleep Talk Normal Status —% 10
  • A black abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Spinarak can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Spinarak cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Spinarak
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Spinarak
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

Evolution

167
Unevolved
Spinarak
 Bug  Poison 
Bag Rare Candy Sprite
Level 22


168
First evolution
Ariados
 Bug  Poison 

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