Empoleon

Empoleon is a Water/Steel type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Emperor Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Diamond The three horns that extend from its beak attest to its power. The leader has the biggest horns.
Pearl It swims as fast as a jet boat. The edges of its wings are sharp and can slice apart drifting ice.
Platinum If anyone were to hurt its pride, it would slash them with wings that can cleave through an ice floe.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It avoids unnecessary disputes, but it will decimate anything that threatens its pride.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
If anyone were to hurt its pride, it would slash them with wings that can cleave through an ice floe.
X
Omega Ruby
It swims as fast as a jet boat. The edges of its wings are sharp and can slice apart drifting ice.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
The three horns that extend from its beak attest to its power. The leader has the biggest horns.

Evolution chart

Piplup
#393
Piplup
Water

(Level 16)
Prinplup
#394
Prinplup
Water

(Level 36)
Empoleon
#395
Empoleon
Water · Steel

Name origin

emperor
ruler; a species of penguin
Napoleon
French naval leader

Moves learned by Empoleon

Empoleon sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Empoleon  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Empoleon  sprite from Black & White Empoleon  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Empoleon Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Empoleon Shiny sprite from Black & White Empoleon Shiny sprite from X & Y

See all Empoleon sprites

Where to find Empoleon

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Evolve Piplup/Prinplup
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Piplup/Prinplup
Sun
Moon
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