Ariados

Ariados is a Bug/Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Long Leg Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 168
Type Bug Poison
Species Long Leg Pokémon
Height 3′07″ (1.1 m)
Weight 73.9 lbs (33.5 kg)
Abilities Insomnia
Swarm
Sniper (hidden ability)
Local № 033 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
033 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
108 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
023 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
023 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 90 (11.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 140
Growth Rate Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (base 3,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 70
250 344
Attack 90
166 306
Defense 70
130 262
Sp. Atk 60
112 240
Sp. Def 70
130 262
Speed 40
76 196
Total 400 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 Ariados.

Evolution chart

(Level 22)

Ariados changes

Pokédex entries

Gold It spins string not only from its rear but also from its mouth. It is hard to tell which end is which.
Silver A single strand of a special string is endlessly spun out of its rear. The string leads back to its nest.
Crystal Rather than making a nest in one specific spot, it wanders in search of food after darkness falls.
Ruby
Sapphire
ARIADOS’s feet are tipped with tiny hooked claws that enable it to scuttle on ceilings and vertical walls. This POKéMON constricts the foe with thin and strong silk webbing.
FireRed A single strand of a special string is endlessly spun out of its rear. The string leads back to its nest.
LeafGreen It spins string not only from its rear but also from its mouth. It is hard to tell which end is which.
Emerald Its feet are tipped with tiny hooked claws that enable it to scuttle on ceilings and vertical walls. It constricts its foe with thin and strong silk webbing.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It attaches silk to its prey and sets it free. Later, it tracks the silk to the prey and its friends.
HeartGold It spins string not only from its rear but also from its mouth. It’s hard to tell which end is which.
SoulSilver A single strand of a special string is endlessly spun out of its rear. The string leads back to its nest.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It attaches silk to its prey and sets it free. Later, it tracks the silk to the prey and its friends.
X It spins string not only from its rear but also from its mouth. It’s hard to tell which end is which.
Y It attaches silk to its prey and sets it free. Later, it tracks the silk to the prey and its friends.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Ariados’s feet are tipped with tiny hooked claws that enable it to scuttle on ceilings and vertical walls. This Pokémon constricts the foe with thin and strong silk webbing.
Sun There are some areas where people use the string Ariados spins for their own weaving. The resulting cloth is popular for its strength.
Moon It spins thread from both its rear and its mouth. Then it wraps its prey up in thread and sips their bodily fluids at its leisure.
Ultra Sun Every night, it wanders around in search of prey, whose movements it restrains by spewing threads before it bites into them with its fangs.
Ultra Moon It spews threads from its mouth to catch its prey. When night falls, it leaves its web to go hunt aggressively.

Moves learned by Ariados

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrass 20 100
1Bug BiteBug 60 100
1ConstrictNormal 10 100
1Fell StingerBug 50 100
1Focus EnergyNormal
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
1String ShotBug 95
1Swords DanceNormal
1Venom DrenchPoison 100
5AbsorbGrass 20 100
8InfestationBug 20 100
12Scary FaceNormal 100
15Night ShadeGhost 100
19Shadow SneakGhost 40 100
23Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
28Sucker PunchDark 70 100
32Spider WebBug
37AgilityPsychic
41Pin MissileBug 25 95
46PsychicPsychic 90 100
50Poison JabPoison 80 100
55Cross PoisonPoison 70 100
58Sticky WebBug
63Toxic ThreadPoison 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Ariados learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Swords DanceNormal

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Baton PassNormal
DisableNormal 100
ElectrowebElectric 55 95
LungeBug 80 100
MegahornBug 120 85
Night SlashDark 70 100
PsybeamPsychic 65 100
PursuitDark 40 100
Rage PowderBug
Signal BeamBug 75 100
Sonic BoomNormal 90
Toxic SpikesPoison
TwineedleBug 25 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BounceFlying 85 85
Bug BiteBug 60 100
ElectrowebElectric 55 95
Foul PlayDark 95 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stomping TantrumGround 75 100
Throat ChopDark 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28Leech LifeBug 80 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
67Smart StrikeSteel 70
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
75Swords DanceNormal
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Ariados 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
ScreechNormal 85 Generation 2 — Level up
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
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
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrass 20 100
1Bug BiteBug 60 100
1ConstrictNormal 10 100
1Fell StingerBug 50 100
1Focus EnergyNormal
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
1String ShotBug 95
1Swords DanceNormal
1Venom DrenchPoison 100
5AbsorbGrass 20 100
8InfestationBug 20 100
12Scary FaceNormal 100
15Night ShadeGhost 100
19Shadow SneakGhost 40 100
23Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
28Sucker PunchDark 70 100
32Spider WebBug
37AgilityPsychic
41Pin MissileBug 25 95
46PsychicPsychic 90 100
50Poison JabPoison 80 100
55Cross PoisonPoison 70 100
58Sticky WebBug
63Toxic ThreadPoison 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Ariados learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sun & Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Swords DanceNormal

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Baton PassNormal
DisableNormal 100
ElectrowebElectric 55 95
MegahornBug 120 85
Night SlashDark 70 100
PsybeamPsychic 65 100
PursuitDark 40 100
Rage PowderBug
Signal BeamBug 75 100
Sonic BoomNormal 90
Toxic SpikesPoison
TwineedleBug 25 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28Leech LifeBug 80 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
67Smart StrikeSteel 70
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
75Swords DanceNormal
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Ariados can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
ScreechNormal 85 Generation 2 — Level up
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
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
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM

Ariados sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Ariados  sprite from Silver Ariados  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Ariados  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Ariados  sprite from Black & White Ariados  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Ariados Shiny sprite from Silver Ariados Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Ariados Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Ariados Shiny sprite from Black & White Ariados Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Ariados

Gold Route 2
Silver Trade/migrate from another game
Crystal Route 2, 37
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Emerald
Evolve Spinarak
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 229
HeartGold Route 2, Viridian Forest
SoulSilver Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Dreamyard
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Terminus Cave, Victory Road
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Sky Pillar
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 10, 11, 17, Ula'ula Meadow, Malie Garden

Other languages

English Ariados
Japanese アリアドス (Ariados)
German Ariados
French Migalos

Name origin

arachnid
a spider
dos
Spanish word for two