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Ekans Ekans #023 - Snake Pokemon

Ekans
Hear Ekans's Cry
type Poison
gender 50.0% Male50.0% Female
height 7'7" 2.0 m
weight 15.2 lb. 6.9 kg
generation
National: #023 | Johto: #050

Family Family

General023
#023 - Ekans
Level024
#024 - Arbok
Lv. 22

Breeding

Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Ground | Dragon 5,100

023 Locations

Where to catch Ekans in Pokemon Diamond and Pearl

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Route 212 (East, Towards Pastoria City)18-20Walking in tall grass or a cave8%

Where to catch Ekans in Pokemon Platinum

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Route 212 (East, Towards Pastoria City)23-26Walking in tall grass or a cave8%

Where to catch Ekans in Pokemon SoulSilver

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Route 38Walking in tall grass or a cave20%
Route 48Walking in tall grass or a cave20%
Route 324Walking in tall grass or a cave30%
Route 337Walking in tall grass or a cave30%

Moves Moves

Abilities

IntimidateLowers opponents' Attack one stage upon entering battle.
Shed SkinHas a 30% chance of curing any major status ailment after each turn.

Level-up Moves

Lv.MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
1WrapNormalPhysical152090%Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.
1LeerNormalNone--30100%Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.
4Poison StingPoisonPhysical1535100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
9BiteDarkPhysical6025100%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
12GlareNormalNone--3090%Paralyzes the target.
17ScreechNormalNone--4085%Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
20AcidPoisonSpecial4030100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
25SwallowNormalNone--10--Recovers 1/4 HP after one Stockpile, 1/2 HP after two Stockpiles, or full HP after three Stockpiles.
25Spit UpNormalSpecial110100%Power is 100 times the amount of energy Stockpiled.
25StockpileNormalNone--20--Stores energy up to three times for use with Spit Up and Swallow.
28Mud BombGroundSpecial651085%Has a 30% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.
33Gastro AcidPoisonNone--10100%Nullifies target's ability until it leaves battle.
36HazeIceNone--30--Resets all Pokemon's stats, accuracy, and evasion.
41Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical120570%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

TMs/HMs

#MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM10Hidden PowerNormalSpecial115100%Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.
TM11Sunny DayFireNone--5--Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.
TM17ProtectNormalNone--10--Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
TM18Rain DanceWaterNone--5--Changes the weather to rain for five turns.
TM19Giga DrainGrassSpecial7510100%Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
TM21FrustrationNormalPhysical120100%Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.
TM23Iron TailSteelPhysical1001575%Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.
TM26EarthquakeGroundPhysical10010100%Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.
TM27ReturnNormalPhysical120100%Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.
TM28DigGroundPhysical8010100%User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM36Sludge BombPoisonSpecial9010100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
TM39Rock TombRockPhysical501080%Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
TM41TormentDarkNone--15100%Prevents the target from using the same move twice in a row.
TM42FacadeNormalPhysical7020100%Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM43Secret PowerNormalPhysical7020100%Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM45AttractNormalNone--15100%Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.
TM46ThiefDarkPhysical4010100%Takes the target's item.
TM49SnatchDarkNone--10--Steals the target's move, if it's self-targeted.
TM58EndureNormalNone--10--Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.
TM66PaybackDarkPhysical5010100%Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.
TM78CaptivateNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.
TM79Dark PulseDarkSpecial8015100%Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.
TM80Rock SlideRockPhysical751090%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
TM82Sleep TalkNormalNone--10--Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.
TM83Natural GiftNormalPhysical115100%Power and type depend on the held berry.
TM84Poison JabPoisonPhysical8020100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
TM87SwaggerNormalNone--1590%Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.
TM90SubstituteNormalNone--10--Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.
HM4StrengthNormalPhysical8015100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Egg Moves

MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
SlamNormalPhysical802075%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
DisableNormalNone--20100%Disables the target's last used move for 1-8 turns.
SpiteGhostNone--10100%Lowers the PP of the target's last used move by 4.
Scary FaceNormalNone--10100%Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
PursuitDarkPhysical4020100%If the target leaves battle this turn, user will hit the target with double power and then hit its replacement normally.
Beat UpDarkPhysical110100%Hits once for every conscious Pokemon the trainer has.
Poison FangPoisonPhysical5015100%Has a 30% chance to badly poison the target.
Poison TailPoisonPhysical5025100%Has an increased chance for a critical hit and a 10% chance to poison the target.
SwitcherooDarkNone--10100%User and target swap items.

Stats Stats

at level 100 Base Hindering (90%) Neutral (100%) Beneficial (110%)
HP35
Statbar
180 - 274180 - 274180 - 274
Attack60
Statbar
112 - 197125 - 219137 - 240
Defense44
Statbar
83 - 16893 - 187102 - 205
Sp. Attack40
Statbar
76 - 16185 - 17993 - 196
Sp. Defense54
Statbar
101 - 186113 - 207124 - 227
Speed55
Statbar
103 - 188115 - 209126 - 229
TOTAL 288
Statbar

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
62 1,000,000 255 70 Attack: 1 point

Images Images

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Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2It sneaks through grass without making a sound and strikes unsuspecting prey from behind.
White 2
Black
White
DiamondIt sneaks through grass without making a sound and strikes unsuspecting prey from behind.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGoldIt can freely detach its jaw to swallow large prey whole. It can become too heavy to move, however.
SoulSilverIt always hides in grass. When first born, it has no poison, so its bite is painful, but harmless.
RubyEKANS 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.
Sapphire
Emerald
FireRedA very common sight in grassland, etc. It flicks its tongue in and out to sense danger in its surroundings.
LeafGreenMoving silently and stealthily, it eats the eggs of birds, such as PIDGEY and SPEAROW, whole.
GoldIt can freely detach its jaw to swallow large prey whole. It can become too heavy to move, however.
SilverIt always hides in grass. When first born, it has no poison, so its bite is painful, but harmless.
CrystalIt flutters the tip of its tongue to seek out the scent of prey, then swallows the prey whole.
RedMoves silently and stealthily. Eats the eggs of birds, such as PIDGEY and SPEAROW, whole.
Blue
YellowThe older it gets, the longer it grows. At night, it wraps its long body around tree branches to rest.

Other Other

Name Etymology Snake spelled backwards
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