Essentials

Ariados

Ariados

Bug Poison

Abilities

Swarm

Strengthens Bug moves to inflict 1.5× damage at 1/3 max HP or less.

Insomnia

Prevents sleep.

Hidden Ability

Sniper

Strengthens critical hits to inflict 3× damage rather than 2×.

Damage Taken

  • Bug ½
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy ½
  • Fighting ¼
  • Fire 2
  • Flying 2
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass ¼
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison ½
  • Psychic 2
  • Rock 2
  • Steel 1
  • Water 1

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 2
National
168
Original Johto
33 Gold, Silver, Crystal
Updated Johto
33 HeartGold, SoulSilver
Mountain Kalos
108 X, Y

Names

Korean
아리아도스
Spanish
Ariados
German
Ariados
Italian
Ariados
French
Migalos
Chinese
阿利多斯
Japanese
アリアドス (ariadosu)
Official roomaji
Ariados

Breeding

Gender
½ male, ½ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Bug
Hatch counter
15 Search:
Steps to hatch
4080 / 2295

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
137 Search:
Effort points
  • 2 Attack
Capture rate
90 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
fast Search:

Wild held items

Generation 3 nothing
Generation 4 nothing
Generation 5 nothing
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Spinarak Ariados Level up, starting at level 22

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
70
57.3 313 344
Attack
90
68.3 248 279
Defense
70
52.6 208 239
Special Attack
60
41.3 188 219
Special Defense
60
38.8 188 219
Speed
40
17.8 148 179
Total
390
37.5

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★✯✯✯
Power
★✯✯
Skill
★✯✯☆
Stamina
★✯☆☆
Jump
★★☆
Total
6/14/18

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

It attaches silk to its prey and sets it free. Later, it tracks the silk to the prey and its friends.

Generation 6
X

It spins string not only from its rear but also from its mouth. It’s hard to tell which end is which.

Y

It attaches silk to its prey and sets it free. Later, it tracks the silk to the prey and its friends.

Sprites

Ariados Ariados Ariados Ariados

Miscellany

Species
Long Leg Search:
Color
Red Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
forest Search:
Footprint
Ariados
Shape
Chitinous Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Ariados
11

3'7.3"
1.1 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Ariados
335

73.9 lb
33.5 kg

Locations

Diamond Diamond
Pearl Pearl
Platinum Platinum
HeartGold HeartGold
Black Black
White White

Pal Park

Area
Field
Score
50
Rate
30

Moves

Bug and Poison moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

Physical moves better suit Ariados's higher Attack, and have their class highlighted in green.

Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Venom Drench Poison status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Attack, Special Attack, and Speed by one stage if it is poisoned.

Fell Stinger Bug physical 25 30 100%

Raises the user's Attack by two stages if it KOs the target.

Bug Bite Bug physical 20 60 100%

If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

Poison Sting Poison physical 35 15 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

String Shot Bug status 40 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

Scary Face Normal status 10 100%

Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.

Constrict Normal physical 35 10 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

6 6 6 5 5 5 5 Scary Face Normal status 10 100%

Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.

11 11 11 8 8 8 8 Constrict Normal physical 35 10 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

12 12 12 12 Leech Life Bug physical 15 20 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

17 17 17 15 15 15 15 Night Shade Ghost special 15 * 100%

Inflicts damage equal to the user's level.

25 25 25 Leech Life Bug physical 15 20 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

19 19 19 19 Shadow Sneak Ghost physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

34 34 34 23 23 23 23 Fury Swipes Normal physical 15 18 80%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

28 28 28 28 Sucker Punch Dark physical 5 80 100% 1

Only works if the target is about to use a damaging move.

43 43 43 32 32 32 32 Spider Web Bug status 10

Prevents the target from leaving battle.

53 Screech Normal status 40 85%

Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.

53 53 37 37 37 37 Agility Psychic status 30

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

41 41 41 41 Pin Missile Bug physical 20 25 95%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

63 63 63 46 46 46 46 Psychic Psychic special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

50 50 50 50 Poison Jab Poison physical 20 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

55 55 55 Cross Poison Poison physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit and a 10% chance to poison the target.

58 Sticky Web Bug status 20

Covers the opposing field, lowering opponents' Speed by one stage upon switching in.

Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
Egg, learned by Spinarak but not Ariados
• • • • • • • Baton Pass Normal status 40

Allows the trainer to switch out the user and pass effects along to its replacement.

• • • • • • • Disable Normal status 20 100%

Disables the target's last used move for 1-8 turns.

• • • Electroweb Electric special 15 55 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

• Megahorn Bug physical 10 120 85%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

• • • Night Slash Dark physical 15 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

• Poison Jab Poison physical 20 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

• • • • • • • Psybeam Psychic special 20 65 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

• • • • • • • Pursuit Dark physical 20 40 100%

Has double power against, and can hit, Pokémon attempting to switch out.

• • • Rage Powder Bug status 20 2

Redirects the target's single-target effects to the user for this turn.

• • • • • Signal Beam Bug special 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

• • • • • • • Sonic Boom Normal special 20 * 90%

Inflicts 20 points of damage.

• • • • Toxic Spikes Poison status 20

Scatters poisoned spikes, poisoning opposing Pokémon that switch in.

• • • Twineedle Bug physical 20 25 100%

Hits twice in the same turn. Has a 20% chance to poison the target.

Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Bounce Flying physical 5 85 85%

User bounces high into the air, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Bug Bite Bug physical 20 60 100%

If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Electroweb Electric special 15 55 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Foul Play Dark physical 15 95 100%

Calculates damage with the target's attacking stat.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Signal Beam Bug special 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 String Shot Bug status 40 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Substitute Normal status 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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sucker Punch Dark physical 5 80 100% 1

Only works if the target is about to use a damaging move.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
03 03 Curse Ghost status 10

Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.

01 01 01 Hone Claws Dark status 15

Raises the user's Attack and accuracy by one stage.

06 06 06 06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

09 09 09 Venoshock Poison special 10 65 100%

Inflicts double damage if the target is Poisoned.

10 10 10 10 10 10 10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.

11 11 11 11 11 11 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

13 13 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

15 15 15 15 15 15 15 Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

17 17 17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

19 19 19 19 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

20 20 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

21 21 21 21 21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.

22 22 22 22 22 22 22 Solar Beam Grass special 10 120 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

27 27 27 27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.

28 28 28 28 28 28 28 Dig Ground physical 10 80 100%

User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

29 29 29 29 29 29 29 Psychic Psychic special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

32 32 32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

34 34 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

35 35 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

36 36 36 36 36 36 36 Sludge Bomb Poison special 10 90 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

42 42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.

43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.

44 44 44 44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 45 45 45 45 45 45 Attract Normal status 15 100%

Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.

46 46 46 46 46 46 46 Thief Dark physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

58 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

48 48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.

68 68 68 68 Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

H5 H5 H5 70 70 70 70 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.

82 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

83 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

76 76 76 Struggle Bug Bug special 20 50 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Special Attack by one stage.

81 81 X-Scissor Bug physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

83 Infestation Bug special 20 20 100%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

84 84 84 84 Poison Jab Poison physical 20 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

87 87 87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

90 90 90 90 Substitute Normal status 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.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

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