Anorith

Anorith is a Rock/Bug type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Old Shrimp Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Ruby ANORITH was regenerated from a prehistoric fossil. This primitive POKéMON once lived in warm seas. It grips its prey firmly between its two large claws.
Sapphire ANORITH is said to be a type of POKéMON predecessor, with eight wings at the sides of its body. This POKéMON swam in the primordial sea by undulating these eight wings.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It is a kind of POKéMON progenitor. It uses its extending claws to catch prey hiding among rocks on the seafloor.
Emerald It was resurrected from a fossil using the power of science. It swims by undulating the eight wings at its sides. They were feet that adapted to life in the sea.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
A Pokémon ancestor that was reanimated from a fossil. It lived in the sea and hunted with claws.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
An ancestral Pokémon that lived in the ocean. Over time, its eight feet transformed into wings.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
A Pokémon ancestor that was reanimated from a fossil. It lived in the sea and hunted with claws.
X It is a kind of Pokémon progenitor. It uses its extending claws to catch prey hiding among rocks on the seafloor.
Y A Pokémon ancestor that was reanimated from a fossil. It lived in the sea and hunted with claws.
Omega Ruby Anorith was regenerated from a prehistoric fossil. This primitive Pokémon once lived in warm seas. It grips its prey firmly between its two large claws.
Alpha Sapphire Anorith is said to be a type of Pokémon predecessor, with eight wings at the sides of its body. This Pokémon swam in the primordial sea by undulating these eight wings.
Ultra Sun When restored Anorith are released into the ocean, they don’t thrive, because the water composition has changed since their era.
Ultra Moon This is one kind of primeval bug Pokémon. With eight wings, it could apparently swim a lot faster than you’d expect.

Evolution chart

Anorith
#347
Anorith
Rock · Bug

(Level 40)
Armaldo
#348
Armaldo
Rock · Bug

Name origin

anomalocaris
an ancient fossilised shrimp
-lith
suffix referring to rock

Moves learned by Anorith

Anorith sprites

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

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Where to find Anorith

Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Emerald
Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Pewter City
Black
White
Nacrene City
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Ambrette Town
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
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