Ampharos

Ampharos is an Electric type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Light Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Gold The tail's tip shines brightly and can be seen from far away. It acts as a beacon for lost people.
Silver The bright light on its tail can be seen far away. It has been treasured since ancient times as a beacon.
Crystal When it gets dark, the light from its bright, shiny tail can be seen from far away on the ocean's surface.
Ruby
Sapphire
AMPHAROS gives off so much light that it can be seen even from space. People in the old days used the light of this POKéMON to send signals back and forth with others far away.
FireRed The bright light on its tail can be seen far away. It has been treasured since ancient times as a beacon.
LeafGreen The tail’s tip shines brightly and can be seen from far away. It acts as a beacon for lost people.
Emerald It gives off so much light that it can be seen even from space. People in the old days used its light to send signals back and forth with others far away.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
The tip of its tail shines brightly. In the olden days, people sent signals using the tail’s light.
HeartGold The tail’s tip shines brightly and can be seen from far away. It acts as a beacon for lost people.
SoulSilver The bright light on its tail can be seen far away. It has been treasured since ancient times as a beacon.
Black
White
The tip of its tail shines brightly. In the olden days, people sent signals using the tail’s light.
Black 2
White 2
The tip of its tail shines so brightly it can be used to send sea-navigation beacons to distant foreign shores.
X
Y
The tail’s tip shines brightly and can be seen from far away. It acts as a beacon for lost people.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Ampharos gives off so much light that it can be seen even from space. People in the old days used the light of this Pokémon to send signals back and forth with others far away.

Evolution chart

Mareep
#179
Mareep
Electric

(Level 15)
Flaaffy
#180
Flaaffy
Electric

(Level 30)
Ampharos
#181
Ampharos
Electric

Name origin

ampere
unit of electrical current
pharos
Greek for lighthouse
pharaoh
Ancient Egyptian ruler (which Ampharos is designed after)

Moves learned by Ampharos

Ampharos sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Ampharos  sprite from Silver Ampharos  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Ampharos  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Ampharos  sprite from Black & White Ampharos  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Ampharos Shiny sprite from Silver Ampharos Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Ampharos Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Ampharos Shiny sprite from Black & White Ampharos Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Ampharos

Gold
Silver
Evolve Mareep/Flaaffy
Crystal Trade/migrate from another game
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Mareep/Flaaffy
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Mareep/Flaaffy
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White
Black 2
White 2
Evolve Mareep/Flaaffy
X
Y
Evolve Mareep/Flaaffy
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
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