Arbok

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

Pokédex data

National № 024
Type Poison
Species Cobra Pokémon
Height 3.5 m (11′06″)
Weight 65.0 kg (143.3 lbs)
Abilities 1. Intimidate
2. Shed Skin
Unnerve (hidden ability)
Local № 024 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
051 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
024 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
051 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
038 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
062 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
024 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 90 (11.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 157
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Dragon, Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 95
175 317
Defense 69
128 260
Sp. Atk 65
121 251
Sp. Def 79
146 282
Speed 80
148 284
Total 448 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 Arbok.

Evolution chart

(Level 22)

Arbok changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
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 Transfixing prey with the face-like pattern on its belly, it binds and poisons the frightened victim.
Silver 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.
FireRed The pattern on its belly appears to be a frightening face. Weak foes will flee just at the sight of the pattern.
LeafGreen It is rumored that the ferocious warning markings on its belly differ from area to area.
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.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
The pattern on its belly is for intimidation. It constricts foes while they are frozen in fear.
HeartGold Transfixing prey with the face-like pattern on its belly, it binds and poisons the frightened victim.
SoulSilver With a very vengeful nature, it won’t give up the chase, no matter how far, once it targets its prey.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
The pattern on its belly is for intimidation. It constricts foes while they are frozen in fear.
X The pattern on its belly appears to be a frightening face. Weak foes will flee just at the sight of the pattern.
Y To intimidate foes, it spreads its chest wide and makes eerie sounds by expelling air from its mouth.
Omega Ruby
Alpha 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.
Ultra Sun The latest research has determined that there are over 20 possible arrangements of the patterns on its stomach.
Ultra Moon After stunning its opponents with the pattern on its stomach, it quickly wraps them up in its body and waits for them to stop moving.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
The frightening patterns on its belly have been studied. Six variations have been confirmed.
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
The pattern on its belly is for intimidation. It constricts foes while they are frozen in fear.

Moves learned by Arbok

Moves learnt by level up

Arbok learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
1CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
1Fire FangFirePhysical 65 95
1Ice FangIcePhysical 65 95
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
1Thunder FangElectricPhysical 65 95
1WrapNormalPhysical 15 90
4Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
9BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
12GlareNormalStatus 100
17ScreechNormalStatus 85
20AcidPoisonSpecial 40 100
27Spit UpNormalSpecial 100
27StockpileNormalStatus
27SwallowNormalStatus
32Acid SprayPoisonSpecial 40 100
39Sludge BombPoisonSpecial 90 100
44Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
48BelchPoisonSpecial 120 90
51HazeIceStatus
56CoilPoisonStatus
63Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical 120 80

Moves learnt on evolution

Arbok learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100

Egg moves

Arbok learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Arbok egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Beat UpDarkPhysical 100
DisableNormalStatus 100
Poison FangPoisonPhysical 50 100
Poison TailPoisonPhysical 50 100
Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
SpiteGhostStatus 100
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
SwitcherooDarkStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

Arbok is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by TR

Arbok cannot be taught any TR moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

Moves learnt by level up

Arbok learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AcidPoisonSpecial 40 100
1CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
1Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
1WrapNormalPhysical 15 90
4LeerNormalStatus 100
9AcidPoisonSpecial 40 100
12BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
16HazeIceStatus
20GlareNormalStatus 100
28Poison JabPoisonPhysical 80 100
36SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
44ScreechNormalStatus 85
52ToxicPoisonStatus 90

Moves learnt on evolution

Arbok learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Arbok is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

Arbok sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Arbok  sprite from Red & Blue Arbok  sprite from Silver Arbok  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Arbok  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Arbok  sprite from Black & White Arbok  sprite from X & Y Arbok  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Arbok Shiny sprite from Silver Arbok Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Arbok Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Arbok Shiny sprite from Black & White Arbok Shiny sprite from X & Y Arbok Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Arbok

Red Route 23, Cerulean Cave
Blue
Yellow
Trade/migrate from another game
Gold Evolve Ekans
Silver Route 3, 4, 26, 27
Crystal Route 3, 4, 26, 27, 28, 42, Mt. Silver
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed Route 23, Victory Road
LeafGreen
Emerald
Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Great Marsh
HeartGold Evolve Ekans
SoulSilver Route 3, 4, 26, 27
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 19
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 8
Let's Go Pikachu Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Eevee Evolve Ekans
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game
Brilliant Diamond Evolve Ekans
Shining Pearl Location data not yet available

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Arbok
Japanese アーボック (Arbok)
German Arbok
French Arbok

Name origin

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