Carvanha

Carvanha is a Water/Dark type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Savage Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Ruby CARVANHA’s strongly developed jaws and its sharply pointed fangs pack the destructive power to rip out boat hulls. Many boats have been attacked and sunk by this POKéMON.
Sapphire If anything invades CARVANHA’s territory, it will swarm and tear at the intruder with its pointed fangs. On its own, however, this POKéMON turns suddenly timid.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It lives in massive rivers that course through jungles. It swarms prey that enter its territory.
Emerald CARVANHA attack ships in swarms, making them sink. Although it is said to be a very vicious POKéMON, it timidly flees as soon as it finds itself alone.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
They swarm any foe that invades their territory. Their sharp fangs can tear out boat hulls.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
They form packs to attack boats and rip out their hulls to sink them. They live in rivers in the jungle.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
They swarm any foe that invades their territory. Their sharp fangs can tear out boat hulls.
X They form packs to attack boats and rip out their hulls to sink them. They live in rivers in the jungle.
Y It lives in massive rivers that course through jungles. It swarms prey that enter its territory.
Omega Ruby Carvanha’s strongly developed jaws and its sharply pointed fangs pack the destructive power to rip out boat hulls. Many boats have been attacked and sunk by this Pokémon.
Alpha Sapphire If anything invades Carvanha’s territory, it will swarm and tear at the intruder with its pointed fangs. On its own, however, this Pokémon turns suddenly timid.
Sun Each school has its own territory. Any intruders are mercilessly attacked with fangs bared.
Moon If they scent the faintest trace of blood, they rush to attack en masse. When alone, they’re rather cowardly.
Ultra Sun They’re such cowards that they won’t hunt alone. When five or so of them get together, they suddenly turn ferocious!
Ultra Moon With its sturdy jaws and fangs, it can easily chomp wooden boats to splinters. It fights with Basculin over food.

Evolution chart

Carvanha
#318
Carvanha
Water · Dark

(Level 30)
Sharpedo
#319
Sharpedo
Water · Dark

Name origin

carnivore
meat-eating creature
piranha
a species of fish, occasionally carnivorous

Moves learned by Carvanha

Carvanha sprites

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

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Where to find Carvanha

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 118, 119
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 118, 119
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Great Marsh
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Village Bridge
X
Y
Route 22
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 118, 119
Sun
Moon
Breed Sharpedo
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Ancient Poni Path, Poni Breaker Coast