(Pokémon Red, Blue, Yellow, Gold, Silver and Crystal Versions)

Ekans is a Poison-type Pokémon.

No Pokémon evolve into Ekans. Ekans evolves into Arbok at level 22.


Red Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
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Base Stats

Special Attack40GSC
Special Defense54GSC


Number 023: Ekans, the Snake Pokémon. Height: 6'7", Weight: 15.0lbs.

Red and Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
Moves silently
and stealthily.
Eats the eggs of
birds, such as
SPEAROW, whole.
The older it gets,
the longer it
grows. At night,
it wraps its long
body around tree
branches to rest.
It can freely de-
tach its jaw to
swallow large prey
whole. It can be-
come too heavy to
move, however.
It always hides in
grass. When first
born, it has no
poison, so its
bite is painful,
but harmless.
It flutters the
tip of its tongue
to seek out the
scent of prey,
then swallows the
prey whole.


Ekans can use the following moves:

Move Learnt
Slam by breedingGSC
Spite by breedingGSC
Pursuit by breedingGSC
Crunch by breedingC
Beat Up by breedingGSC
Strength from HM04
Wrap at level 1
Leer at level 1
Poison Sting at level 9GSC
Poison Sting at level 10RBY
Bite at level 15GSC
Bite at level 17RBY
Glare at level 23GSC
Glare at level 24RBY
Screech at level 29GSC
Screech at level 31RBY
Acid at level 37GSC
Acid at level 38RBY
Haze at level 43GSC
Headbutt from TM02GSC
Curse from TM03GSC
Toxic from TM06
Body Slam from TM08RBY
Take Down from TM09RBY
Double-edge from TM10RBY
Hidden Power from TM10GSC
Sunny Day from TM11GSC
Snore from TM13GSC
Protect from TM17GSC
Giga Drain from TM19GSC
Rage from TM20RBY
Endure from TM20GSC
Mega Drain from TM21RBY
Frustration from TM21GSC
Earthquake from TM26
Fissure from TM27RBY
Return from TM27GSC
Dig from TM28
Mimic from TM31RBY
Double Team from TM32
Bide from TM34RBY
Swagger from TM34GSC
Sleep Talk from TM35GSC
Sludge Bomb from TM36GSC
Skull Bash from TM40RBY
Rest from TM44
Attract from TM45GSC
Thief from TM46GSC
Rock Slide from TM48RBY
Substitute from TM50RBY

Show information about:
Generation I: Red Blue Yellow
Generation II: Gold Silver Crystal

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