Drapion

Drapion is a Poison/Dark type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Ogre Scorp Pokémon.

Drapion is a purple, scorpion-like Pokémon. Its body is segmented and it stands on four pointed legs. It has two large claws at the front, the tips of which release poison, and a similar large pincer on its tail. It can rotate its head 180 degrees. Drapion typically reside in the desert, although they have been spotted in marshland.

Although Drapion is Poison/Dark type, it evolves from Skorupi which is Poison/Bug type, thus loses its Bug type upon evolution - a rare occurrence for Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 452
Type Poison Dark
Species Ogre Scorp Pokémon
Height 4′03″ (1.3 m)
Weight 135.6 lbs (61.5 kg)
Abilities 1. Battle Armor
2. Sniper
Keen Eye (hidden ability)
Local № 128 (Diamond/Pearl)
128 (Platinum)
202 (Black 2/White 2)
016 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 175
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug, Water 3
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 70
250 344
Attack 90
166 306
Defense 110
202 350
Sp. Atk 60
112 240
Sp. Def 75
139 273
Speed 95
175 317
Total 500 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 Drapion.

Evolution chart

(Level 40)

Drapion changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond It has the power in its clawed arms to make scrap of a car. The tips of its claws release poison.
Pearl Its body is encased in a sturdy shell. Its head rotates 180 degrees, eliminating blind spots.
Platinum Possessing a sturdy build, it takes pride in its strength, taking down foes without using toxins.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It attacks people and Pokémon that cross the desert. This has only furthered its bad reputation.
Black
White
Possessing a sturdy build, it takes pride in its strength, taking down foes without using toxins.
Black 2
White 2
It takes pride in its strength. Even though it can tear foes apart, it finishes them off with powerful poison.
X
Omega Ruby
It takes pride in its strength. Even though it can tear foes apart, it finishes them off with powerful poison.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It has the power in its clawed arms to make scrap of a car. The tips of its claws release poison.

Moves learned by Drapion

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BiteDark 60 100
1Fire FangFire 65 95
1Ice FangIce 65 95
1Knock OffDark 65 100
1LeerNormal 100
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
1Thunder FangElectric 65 95
5Knock OffDark 65 100
9Pin MissileBug 25 95
13AcupressureNormal
16PursuitDark 40 100
20Bug BiteBug 60 100
23Poison FangPoison 50 100
27VenoshockPoison 65 100
30Hone ClawsDark
34Toxic SpikesPoison
38Night SlashDark 70 100
43Scary FaceNormal 100
49CrunchDark 80 100
53Fell StingerBug 50 100
57Cross PoisonPoison 70 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychic
Confuse RayGhost 100
Feint AttackDark 60
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Night SlashDark 70 100
Poison TailPoison 50 100
PursuitDark 40 100
Sand AttackGround 100
ScreechNormal 85
SlashNormal 70 100
TwineedleBug 25 100
WhirlwindNormal

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWater 90 90
Bug BiteBug 60 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Knock OffDark 65 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stomping TantrumGround 75 100
Throat ChopDark 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
95SnarlDark 55 95
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Drapion 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
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 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
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BiteDark 60 100
1Fire FangFire 65 95
1Ice FangIce 65 95
1Knock OffDark 65 100
1LeerNormal 100
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
1Thunder FangElectric 65 95
5Knock OffDark 65 100
9Pin MissileBug 25 95
13AcupressureNormal
16PursuitDark 40 100
20Bug BiteBug 60 100
23Poison FangPoison 50 100
27VenoshockPoison 65 100
30Hone ClawsDark
34Toxic SpikesPoison
38Night SlashDark 70 100
43Scary FaceNormal 100
49CrunchDark 80 100
53Fell StingerBug 50 100
57Cross PoisonPoison 70 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychic
Confuse RayGhost 100
Feint AttackDark 60
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Night SlashDark 70 100
Poison TailPoison 50 100
PursuitDark 40 100
Sand AttackGround 100
ScreechNormal 85
SlashNormal 70 100
TwineedleBug 25 100
WhirlwindNormal

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
95SnarlDark 55 95
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Drapion 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 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
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Drapion sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Drapion  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Drapion  sprite from Black & White Drapion  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Drapion Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Drapion Shiny sprite from Black & White Drapion Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Drapion

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Great Marsh
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Trade/migrate from another game
Black 2
White 2
Evolve Skorupi
X
Y
Route 19
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Skorupi
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Ultra Space Wilds

Other languages

English Drapion
Japanese ドラピオン (Dorapion)
German Piondragi
French Drascore

Name origin

dragon
mythical fire-breathing creature
scorpion
creature with pincers and a stinger in its tail