Anorith

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

Pokédex data

National № 347
Type Rock Bug
Species Old Shrimp Pokémon
Height 2′04″ (0.7 m)
Weight 27.6 lbs (12.5 kg)
Abilities 1. Battle Armor
Swift Swim (hidden ability)
Local № 135 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
140 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
233 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 71
Growth Rate Erratic

Breeding

Egg Groups Water 3
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 30 (7,454–7,710 steps)

Base stats

HP 45
200 294
Attack 95
175 317
Defense 50
94 218
Sp. Atk 40
76 196
Sp. Def 50
94 218
Speed 75
139 273
Total 355 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Anorith.

Evolution chart

(Level 40)

Anorith changes

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.

Moves learned by Anorith

Moves learnt by level up

Anorith learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HardenNormal
1ScratchNormal 40 100
4Mud SportGround
7Water GunWater 40 100
10Fury CutterBug 40 95
13Smack DownRock 50 100
17Metal ClawSteel 50 95
21Ancient PowerRock 60 100
25Bug BiteBug 60 100
29BrineWater 65 100
34SlashNormal 70 100
39Crush ClawNormal 75 95
44X-ScissorBug 80 100
49ProtectNormal
55Rock BlastRock 25 90

Egg moves

Anorith learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Anorith egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua JetWater 40 100
Cross PoisonPoison 70 100
CurseGhost
Iron DefenseSteel
Knock OffDark 65 100
Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
Sand AttackGround 100
ScreechNormal 85
Water PulseWater 60 100

Move Tutor moves

Anorith can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBug 60 100
Earth PowerGround 90 100
Iron DefenseSteel
Knock OffDark 65 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stealth RockRock
Water PulseWater 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

Anorith is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
37SandstormRock
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
69Rock PolishRock
75Swords DanceNormal
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Anorith can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Anorith does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Anorith does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

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 Anorith  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
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 Anorith Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Anorith

Ruby
Sapphire
Rustboro City
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Rustboro City
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Oreburgh City
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Pewter City
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Nacrene City
X
Y
Ambrette Town
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Rustboro City
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 8
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Anorith
Japanese アノプス (Anopth)
German Anorith
French Anorith

Name origin

anomalocaris
an ancient fossilised shrimp
-lith
suffix referring to rock