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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 6
Species Overturning Pokémon
Type Dark Psychic
Height 1.5m
Weight 47kg
Catch Rate 80
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 50% Female / 50% Male
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 烏賊王
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 乌贼王
English Malamar
French Sepiatroce
German Calamanero
Italian Malamar
Japanese カラマネロ
Japanese (Romanized) Calamanero
Japanese (Trademark) Calamanero
Korean 칼라마네로
Spanish Malamar

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #687
Kalos (Coastal) #11
Galar #291

Abilities

  • Contrary: Makes stat changes have an opposite effect.
  • Suction Cups: This Pokémon uses suction cups to stay in one spot to negate all moves and items that force switching out.
  • Infiltrator: Passes through the opposing Pokémon’s barrier, substitute, and the like and strikes. [Hidden Ability]

Evolutionary Chain

Pokemon
Level 30 while holding 3DS upside-down
Pokemon

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Bug 4x
Fairy 2x
Psychic 0x

Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Dark Psychic 86
92
88
68
75
73
482
7 Dark Psychic 86
92
88
68
75
73
482
6 Dark Psychic 86
92
88
68
75
73
482

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
Japan Pokémon X ポケモンで いちばん きょうりょくな さいみんじゅつを つかう。あいてを いのままに あやつってしまうのだ。
United States Pokémon X It wields the most compelling hypnotic powers of any Pokémon, and it forces others to do whatever it wants.
South Korea Pokémon Y 최면술로 끌어들여서 머리의 촉수로 휘감아 소화액을 끼얹어 꼼짝 못하게 한다.
Italy Pokémon Y Attira le prede con l’ipnosi, le cattura con i tentacoli e le finisce spruzzando loro addosso i suoi succhi gastrici.
Spain Pokémon Y Hipnotiza a su objetivo para atraerlo y lo aprisiona con los tentáculos de su cabeza, para asestarle el golpe de gracia rociándolo con sus jugos gástricos.
France Pokémon Y Il attire ses ennemis en les hypnotisant, avant de les enserrer de ses tentacules et de les neutraliser avec son suc gastrique.
Germany Pokémon Y Mit seinen hypnotischen Kräften lockt es Gegner an, hält sie mit den Tentakeln an seinem Kopf fest und zersetzt sie dann mit Verdauungssekret.
Japan Pokémon Y さいみんじゅつで おびきよせて あたまの しょくしゅで からめとり しょうかえきを あびせて しとめる。
United States Pokémon Y It lures its prey close with hypnotic motions, then wraps its tentacles around it before finishing it off with digestive fluids.
South Korea Pokémon X 포켓몬 중에서 가장 강력한 최면술을 쓴다. 상대를 자기 마음대로 조종해버린다.
Italy Pokémon X È il Pokémon con il potere ipnotico più forte in assoluto. Può controllare a piacimento i suoi nemici.
Spain Pokémon X Tiene a su disposición los poderes hipnóticos más poderosos de entre todos los Pokémon. Controla al enemigo a su voluntad.
France Pokémon X Doté des pouvoirs hypnotiques les plus puissants du règne des Pokémon, il manipule son adversaire à sa guise.
Germany Pokémon X Unter allen Pokémon verfügt es über die stärksten hypnotischen Kräfte, mit denen es Gegner nach Belieben kontrollieren kann.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 포켓몬 중에서 가장 강력한 최면술을 쓴다. 상대를 자기 마음대로 조종해버린다.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby さいみんじゅつで おびきよせて あたまの しょくしゅで からめとり しょうかえきを あびせて しとめる。
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire È il Pokémon con il potere ipnotico più forte in assoluto. Può controllare a piacimento i suoi nemici.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Tiene a su disposición los poderes hipnóticos más poderosos de entre todos los Pokémon. Controla al enemigo a su voluntad.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Doté des pouvoirs hypnotiques les plus puissants du règne des Pokémon, il manipule son adversaire à sa guise.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Unter allen Pokémon verfügt es über die stärksten hypnotischen Kräfte, mit denen es Gegner nach Belieben kontrollieren kann.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire ポケモンで いちばん きょうりょくな さいみんじゅつを つかう。あいてを いのままに あやつってしまうのだ。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire It wields the most compelling hypnotic powers of any Pokémon, and it forces others to do whatever it wants.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 최면술로 끌어들여서 머리의 촉수로 휘감아 소화액을 끼얹어 꼼짝 못하게 한다.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Attira le prede con l’ipnosi, le cattura con i tentacoli e le finisce spruzzando loro addosso i suoi succhi gastrici.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby Hipnotiza a su objetivo para atraerlo y lo aprisiona con los tentáculos de su cabeza, para asestarle el golpe de gracia rociándolo con sus jugos gástricos.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby Il attire ses ennemis en les hypnotisant, avant de les enserrer de ses tentacules et de les neutraliser avec son suc gastrique.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Mit seinen hypnotischen Kräften lockt es Gegner an, hält sie mit den Tentakeln an seinem Kopf fest und zersetzt sie dann mit Verdauungssekret.
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby It lures its prey close with hypnotic motions, then wraps its tentacles around it before finishing it off with digestive fluids.
United States Pokémon Sword Gazing at its luminescent spots will quickly induce a hypnotic state, putting the observer under Malamar’s control.
United States Pokémon Shield It’s said that Malamar’s hypnotic powers played a role in certain history-changing events.

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
Sixth & Seventh Generation
XY
Sun/Moon

anim anim

anim anim
Eighth Generation
Sword/Shield shiny

Character Appearances

Character Thumbnail
  • United States Xerosic's Malamar
  • Japan クセロシキのカラマネロ
  • Japan Xerosicy no Calamanero
  • Japan Xerosicy's Calamanero
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Malamar
  • Japan カラマネロ
  • Japan Calamanero
  • Japan Calamanero
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Alain's Malamar
  • Japan アランのカラマネロ
  • Japan Alan no Calamanero
  • Japan Alan's Calamanero

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
XY 1
XY 19
XY 54
XYZ 41
XYZ 46
PM2019 115
PM2019 116
PM2019 121

TCG Cards

#76: Malamar
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
100
Weakness
Type
x2
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy
#77: Malamar
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
100
Weakness
Type
x2
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#130: カラマネロ
Rarity
Promo
Type
Type
HP
90
Weakness
Type
x2
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#58: Malamar EX
Rarity
Rare Holo EX
Type
Type
HP
170
Weakness
Type
x2
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#115: Malamar EX
Rarity
Rare Ultra
Type
Type
HP
170
Weakness
Type
x2
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#46: Malamar
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
90
Weakness
Type
x2
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy
#90: Malamar
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
100
Weakness
Type
x2
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy
#51: Malamar
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
90
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
Note: Move names that have a colored checkmark beside the name receive a Same Type Attack Bonus (STAB) when used by this Pokémon

Level Up Moves

Reversal Type Icon Physical 15 100 1 1 1 1
Superpower Type Icon Physical 5 120 100 48 48 48 48
Tackle Type Icon Physical 35 40 100 1 1 1 1
Peck Type Icon Physical 35 35 100 1 1 1 1
Constrict Type Icon Physical 35 10 100 1 1 1 1
Reflect
Type Icon Status 20 4 4 4 4
Foul Play
Type Icon Physical 15 95 100 8 8 8 8
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85 12 12 12 12
Psywave
Type Icon Special 15 100 13 13 13 13
Topsy-Turvy
Type Icon Status 20 15 15 15 15
Hypnosis
Type Icon Status 20 60 18 18 18 18
Psybeam
Type Icon Special 20 65 100 21 21 21 21
Switcheroo
Type Icon Status 10 100 23 23 23 23
Payback
Type Icon Physical 10 50 100 27 27 27 27
Light Screen
Type Icon Status 30 31 31 31 31
Pluck Type Icon Physical 20 60 100 35 35 35 35
Psycho Cut
Type Icon Physical 20 70 100 39 39 39 39
Slash Type Icon Physical 20 70 100 43 43 43 43
Night Slash
Type Icon Physical 15 70 100 46 46 46 46

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Trick Room
Type Icon Status 5
Embargo
Type Icon Status 15 100
Calm Mind
Type Icon Status 20
Taunt
Type Icon Status 20 100
Torment
Type Icon Status 15 100
Psych Up Type Icon Status 10
Sunny Day Type Icon Status 5
Rain Dance Type Icon Status 5
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Attract Type Icon Status 15 100
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Protect Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Rest
Type Icon Status 10
Reflect
Type Icon Status 20
Light Screen
Type Icon Status 30
Double Team Type Icon Status 15
Toxic Type Icon Status 10 90
Flash Type Icon Status 20 100
Brutal Swing
Type Icon Physical 20 60 100
Giga Impact Type Icon Physical 5 150 90
Fling
Type Icon Physical 10 100
Payback
Type Icon Physical 10 50 100
Aerial Ace Type Icon Physical 20 60
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
Thief
Type Icon Physical 25 60 100
Rock Slide Type Icon Physical 10 75 90
Retaliate Type Icon Physical 5 70 100
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Cut Type Icon Physical 30 50 95
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Psyshock
Type Icon Special 10 80 100
Dark Pulse
Type Icon Special 15 80 100
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Psychic
Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Thunderbolt Type Icon Special 15 90 100
Hyper Beam Type Icon Special 5 150 90
Flamethrower Type Icon Special 15 90 100

Egg Moves

No egg moves found

Move Tutors

Block Type Icon Status 5
Snatch
Type Icon Status 10
Role Play
Type Icon Status 10
Spite Type Icon Status 10 100
Foul Play
Type Icon Physical 15 95 100
Knock Off
Type Icon Physical 20 65 100
Superpower Type Icon Physical 5 120 100
Bind Type Icon Physical 20 15 85
Signal Beam Type Icon Special 15 75 100
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100