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 1.1 m (3′07″)
Weight 33.5 kg (73.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Swarm
2. Insomnia
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 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 140
Growth Rate Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 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.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
1Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
1ConstrictNormalPhysical 10 100
1Fell StingerBugPhysical 50 100
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
1String ShotBugStatus 95
1Swords DanceNormalStatus
1Venom DrenchPoisonStatus 100
5AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
8InfestationBugSpecial 20 100
12Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
15Night ShadeGhostSpecial 100
19Shadow SneakGhostPhysical 40 100
23Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
28Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
32Spider WebBugStatus
37AgilityPsychicStatus
41Pin MissileBugPhysical 25 95
46PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
50Poison JabPoisonPhysical 80 100
55Cross PoisonPoisonPhysical 70 100
58Sticky WebBugStatus
63Toxic ThreadPoisonStatus 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 DanceNormalStatus

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 PassNormalStatus
DisableNormalStatus 100
ElectrowebElectricSpecial 55 95
LungeBugPhysical 80 100
MegahornBugPhysical 120 85
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
Rage PowderBugStatus
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
Sonic BoomNormalSpecial 90
Toxic SpikesPoisonStatus
TwineedleBugPhysical 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.
BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
ElectrowebElectricSpecial 55 95
Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stomping TantrumGroundPhysical 75 100
Throat ChopDarkPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

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
ScreechNormalStatus 85 Generation 2 — Level up
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBugSpecial 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.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
1Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
1ConstrictNormalPhysical 10 100
1Fell StingerBugPhysical 50 100
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
1String ShotBugStatus 95
1Swords DanceNormalStatus
1Venom DrenchPoisonStatus 100
5AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
8InfestationBugSpecial 20 100
12Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
15Night ShadeGhostSpecial 100
19Shadow SneakGhostPhysical 40 100
23Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
28Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
32Spider WebBugStatus
37AgilityPsychicStatus
41Pin MissileBugPhysical 25 95
46PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
50Poison JabPoisonPhysical 80 100
55Cross PoisonPoisonPhysical 70 100
58Sticky WebBugStatus
63Toxic ThreadPoisonStatus 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 DanceNormalStatus

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 PassNormalStatus
DisableNormalStatus 100
ElectrowebElectricSpecial 55 95
MegahornBugPhysical 120 85
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
Rage PowderBugStatus
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
Sonic BoomNormalSpecial 90
Toxic SpikesPoisonStatus
TwineedleBugPhysical 25 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

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
ScreechNormalStatus 85 Generation 2 — Level up
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100 Generation 6 — TM

Ariados sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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 Ariados  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
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 Ariados Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

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

Name origin

arachnid
a spider
dos
Spanish word for two