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Ekans
Ekans
National Pokédex
Fearow - Ekans (#023) - Arbok
Ability Intimidate
Shed Skin
Unnerve (Hidden)
Series Pokémon series
First appearance Pokémon Red and Blue
Designed by Game Freak

Ekans(JP) is a species of Pokémon in the series of the same name. It is a Poison Pokémon that made its first appearance in the first generation games Red and Blue. It evolves into Arbok starting at level 22.

Physiology and Behavior

Appearances

Main Pokémon games

Other Pokémon games

Super Smash Bros. series

Trophy descriptions

In the anime

Origin and inspiration

In-game information

Pokédex entries

Title Entry
First Pokémon generation
Pokémon Red and Blue Moves silently and stealthily. Eats the eggs of birds, such as Pidgey and Spearow, whole.
Pokémon Yellow The older it gets, the longer it grows. At night, it wraps its long body around tree branches to rest.
Pokémon Stadium Slithers silently through grass, searching for its favorite food—Pidgey and Spearow eggs.
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold It can freely detach its jaw to swallow large prey whole. It can become too heavy to move, however.
Pokémon Silver It always hides in grass. When first born, it has no poison, so its bite is painful, but harmless.
Pokémon Crystal It flutters the tip of its tongue to seek out the scent of prey, then swallows the prey whole.
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby Ekans curls itself up in a spiral while it rests. Assuming this position allows it to quickly respond to a threat from any direction with a glare from its upraised head.
Pokémon Sapphire Ekans curls itself up in a spiral while it rests. Assuming this position allows it to quickly respond to a threat from any direction with a glare from its upraised head.
Pokémon Emerald An Ekans curls itself up in a spiral while it rests. This position allows it to quickly respond to an enemy from any direction with a threat from its upraised head.
Pokémon FireRed A very common sight in grassland, etc. It flicks its tongue in and out to sense danger in its surroundings.
Pokémon LeafGreen Moving silently and stealthily, it eats the eggs of birds, such as Pidgey and Spearow, whole.
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond It sneaks through grass without making a sound and strikes unsuspecting prey from behind.
Pokémon Pearl It sneaks through grass without making a sound and strikes unsuspecting prey from behind.
Pokémon Platinum It sneaks through grass without making a sound and strikes unsuspecting prey from behind.
Pokémon HeartGold It can freely detach its jaw to swallow large prey whole. It can become too heavy to move, however.
Pokémon SoulSilver It always hides in grass. When first born, it has no poison, so its bite is painful, but harmless.
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black It sneaks through grass without making a sound and strikes unsuspecting prey from behind.
Pokémon White It sneaks through grass without making a sound and strikes unsuspecting prey from behind.
Pokémon Black 2 It sneaks through grass without making a sound and strikes unsuspecting prey from behind.
Pokémon White 2 It sneaks through grass without making a sound and strikes unsuspecting prey from behind.
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X The older it gets, the longer it grows. At night, it wraps its long body around tree branches to rest.
Pokémon Y Moving silently and stealthily, it eats the eggs of birds, such as Pidgey and Spearow, whole.
Pokémon Omega Ruby Ekans curls itself up in a spiral while it rests. Assuming this position allows it to quickly respond to a threat from any direction with a glare from its upraised head.
Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Ekans curls itself up in a spiral while it rests. Assuming this position allows it to quickly respond to a threat from any direction with a glare from its upraised head.


Game locations

Title Location(s)
First Pokémon generation
Pokémon Red
Routes 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 23
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold
Goldenrod Game Corner
Pokémon Silver
Routes 3, 4, 32, and 33
Pokémon Crystal
Routes 3, 4, 32, 33, and 42Morn/Day
Azalea Town, Routes 26, 27, 32, 33, 42 (Headbutt trees)
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby
Trade
Pokémon FireRed
Routes 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 23
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond
Route 212 (FireRed)
Pokémon Pearl
Route 212 (FireRed)
Pokémon Platinum
Route 212 (FireRed)
Pokémon HeartGold
Goldenrod Game Corner
Safari ZoneMorn/Day
Pokémon SoulSilver
Routes 3, 4, 32, and 33
Safari ZoneMorn/Day
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X
Route 14 (Horde Encounter)
Pokémon Y
Route 14 (Horde Encounter)


Evolution

Ekans
Reach level 22.
Arbok
PKMN023 PKMN024

Base Stats

Base Stats
HP 35
Attack 60
Defense 44
Sp. Attack 40
Sp. Defense 54
Speed 55
Average 288

Moveset

Main article: Ekans/moveset

Gallery

Sprites

Sprites
Red Green
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Red Blue
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Yellow
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Gold
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Silver
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Crystal
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Ruby Sapphire
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Emerald
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Fire Leaf
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Diamond Pearl
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Platinum
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Heart Soul
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Black White
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Black 2 White 2
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X Y
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