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Girafarig
Girafarig
National Pokédex
Wobbuffet - Girafarig (#203) - Pineco
Ability Inner Focus
Early Bird
Sap Sipper (Hidden)
Series Pokémon series
First appearance Pokémon Gold and Silver
Created by Game Freak
Designed by Ken Sugimori

Girafarig (JP) is a species of Pokémon in the series of the same name. It is a dual-type Normal/Psychic Pokémon that made its first appearance in the second generation games Gold and Silver.

Physiology and Behaviour

Appearances

Main Pokémon games

Other Pokémon games

In the anime

Origin and inspiration

In-game information

Pokédex entries

Title Entry
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold Its tail has a small brain of its own. Beware! If you get close, it may react to your scent and bite.
Pokémon Silver Its tail, which also contains a small brain, may bite on its own if it notices an alluring smell.
Pokémon Crystal When it is in danger, its tail uses some sort of mysterious powers to drive away the enemy.
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby Girafarig's rear head also has a brain, but it is small. The rear head attacks in response to smells and sounds. Approaching this Pokémon from behind can cause the rear head to suddenly lash out and bite.
Pokémon Sapphire Girafarig's rear head contains a tiny brain that is too small for thinking. However, the rear head doesn't need to sleep, so it can keep watch over its surroundings 24 hours a day.
Pokémon Emerald A Girafarig is an herbivore—it eats grass and tree shoots. While it is eating, its tail makes chewing and swallowing motions as if it were also eating.
Pokémon FireRed Its tail, which also contains a small brain, may bite on its own if it notices an alluring smell.
Pokémon LeafGreen Its tail has a small brain of its own. Beware! If you get close, it may react to your scent and bite.
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond Its tail also has a small brain. It bites to repel any foe trying to sneak up on it from behind.
Pokémon Pearl While it sleeps, the head on its tail keeps watch. The tail doesn't need to sleep.
Pokémon Platinum The head on its tail contains a small brain. It can instinctively fight even while facing backward.
Pokémon HeartGold Its tail has a small brain of its own. Beware! If you get close, it may react to your scent and bite.
Pokémon SoulSilver Its tail, which also contains a small brain, may bite on its own if it notices an alluring smell.
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black The head on its tail contains a small brain. It can instinctively fight even while facing backward.
Pokémon White The head on its tail contains a small brain. It can instinctively fight even while facing backward.
Pokémon Black 2 The head on its tail contains a small brain. It can instinctively fight even while facing backward.
Pokémon White 2 The head on its tail contains a small brain. It can instinctively fight even while facing backward.
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X While it sleeps, the head on its tail keeps watch. The tail doesn't need to sleep.
Pokémon Y Its tail has a small brain of its own. Beware! If you get close, it may react to your scent by biting.
Pokémon Omega Ruby Girafarig's rear head also has a brain, but it is small. The rear head attacks in response to smells and sounds. Approaching this Pokémon from behind can cause the rear head to suddenly lash out and bite.
Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Girafarig's rear head contains a tiny brain that is too small for thinking. However, the rear head doesn't need to sleep, so it can keep watch over its surroundings 24 hours a day.

Game locations

Title Location(s)
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold
Route 43
Pokémon Silver
Route 43
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby
Safari Zone
Pokémon Sapphire
Safari Zone
Pokémon Emerald
Safari Zone
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond
Route 214 and Valor Lakefront
Pokémon Pearl
Route 214 and Valor Lakefront
Pokémon Platinum
Route 221 and Valor Lakefront
Pokémon HeartGold
Routes 43 and 48, Safari Zone
Pokémon SoulSilver
Routes 43 and 48, Safari Zone
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black
Trade
Pokémon Black 2
Nature Preserve
Pokémon White 2
Nature Preserve
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X
Friend Safari (Psychic)
Pokémon Y
Friend Safari (Psychic)
Pokémon Omega Ruby
Safari Zone (Zone 1), Mirage Mountain *
Pokémon Alpha Sapphire
Safari Zone (Zone 1), Mirage Mountain *


Base Stats

Base Stats
HP 70
Attack 80
Defense 65
Sp. Attack 90
Sp. Defense 65
Speed 85
Average 455

Moveset

Main article: Girafarig/moveset

Gallery

Sprites

Sprites
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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Trivia

  • Girafarig is one of the four Pokémon to have their name as a Palindrome. The others being Eevee, Ho-Oh, and Alomomola.
  • Despite Girafarig's Pokédex entries saying that it can bite, it cannot learn the move Bite, but however he can learn Crunch, a related move.
  • Up until the Fourth generation, Girafarig was he only Pokémon dual typed with a Normal type that isn't dual typed with the Flying type.

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