Arbok

Arbok is a Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Cobra Pokémon.

Pokédex descriptions

Red
Blue
LeafGreen
It is rumored that the ferocious warning markings on its belly differ from area to area.
Yellow The frightening patterns on its belly have been studied. Six variations have been confirmed.
Gold
HeartGold
Transfixing prey with the face-like pattern on its belly, it binds and poisons the frightened victim.
Silver
SoulSilver
With a very vengeful nature, it won’t give up the chase, no matter how far, once it targets its prey.
Crystal To intimidate foes, it spreads its chest wide and makes eerie sounds by expelling air from its mouth.
Ruby
Sapphire
This POKéMON is terrifically strong in order to constrict things with its body. It can even flatten steel oil drums. Once ARBOK wraps its body around its foe, escaping its crunching embrace is impossible.
Emerald This POKéMON has a terrifically strong constricting power. It can even flatten steel oil drums. Once it wraps its body around its foe, escaping is impossible.
FireRed The pattern on its belly appears to be a frightening face. Weak foes will flee just at the sight of the pattern.
Diamond
Pearl
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
The pattern on its belly is for intimidation. It constricts foes while they are frozen in fear.
Platinum The pattern on its belly is for intimidation. It constricts foes when they are frozen in fear.

Evolution chart

Ekans
#023
Ekans
Poison

(Level 22)
Arbok
#024
Arbok
Poison

Name origin

cobra
a type of snake; ‘arbok’ spelled backwards is ‘kobra’

Moves learned by Arbok

Arbok sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
Arbok normal sprite Arbok shiny sprite Arbok normal sprite Arbok shiny sprite

See all Arbok sprites

Where to find Arbok

Red
Blue
Route 23
Gold
Silver
Route 3, 4, 26, 27
Crystal Route 3, 4, 26, 27, 28, 42
FireRed
LeafGreen
Route 23
Diamond
Pearl
Great Marsh
Platinum Great Marsh
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 3, 4, 26, 27
X
Y
Route 19 (Grand Vallée Way)