Girafarig

Girafarig is a Normal/Psychic type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Long Neck Pokémon.

Girafarig artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 203
Type Normal Psychic
Species Long Neck Pokémon
Height 4′11″ (1.5 m)
Weight 91.5 lbs (41.5 kg)
Abilities Early Bird
Inner Focus
Sap Sipper (hidden ability)
Local № 147 (Gold/Silver)
164 (Ruby/Sapphire)
121 (Diamond/Pearl)
121 (Platinum)
149 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
171 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
Japanese Kirinriki

Training

EV yield 2 Special Attack
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base EXP 149
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 70
250 344
Attack 80
148 284
Defense 65
121 251
Sp. Atk 90
166 306
Sp. Def 65
121 251
Speed 85
157 295
Total 455 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.

Pokédex entries

Gold Its tail has a small brain of its own. Beware! If you get close, it may react to your scent and bite.
Silver Its tail, which also contains a small brain, may bite on its own if it notices an alluring smell.
Crystal When it is in danger, its tail uses some sort of mysterious powers to drive away the enemy.
Ruby GIRAFARIG’s rear head also has a brain, but it is small. The rear head attacks in response to smells and sounds. Approaching this POKéMON from behind can cause the rear head to suddenly lash out and bite.
Sapphire GIRAFARIG’s rear head contains a tiny brain that is too small for thinking. However, the rear head doesn’t need to sleep, so it can keep watch over its surroundings 24 hours a day.
FireRed Its tail, which also contains a small brain, may bite on its own if it notices an alluring smell.
LeafGreen Its tail has a small brain of its own. Beware! If you get close, it may react to your scent and bite.
Emerald A GIRAFARIG is an herbivore--it eats grass and tree shoots. While it is eating, its tail makes chewing and swallowing motions as if it were also eating.
Diamond Its tail also has a small brain. It bites to repel any foe trying to sneak up on it from behind.
Pearl While it sleeps, the head on its tail keeps watch. The tail doesn’t need to sleep.
Platinum The head on its tail contains a small brain. It can instinctively fight even while facing backward.
HeartGold Its tail has a small brain of its own. Beware! If you get close, it may react to your scent by biting.
SoulSilver Its tail, which also contains a small brain, may bite on its own if it notices an alluring smell.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
The head on its tail contains a small brain. It can instinctively fight even while facing backward.
X While it sleeps, the head on its tail keeps watch. The tail doesn’t need to sleep.
Y Its tail has a small brain of its own. Beware! If you get close, it may react to your scent by biting.
Omega Ruby Girafarig’s rear head also has a brain, but it is small. The rear head attacks in response to smells and sounds. Approaching this Pokémon from behind can cause the rear head to suddenly lash out and bite.
Alpha Sapphire Girafarig’s rear head contains a tiny brain that is too small for thinking. However, the rear head doesn’t need to sleep, so it can keep watch over its surroundings 24 hours a day.

Evolution chart

  • Girafarig does not evolve.

Name origin

giraffe
long-necked African mammal
[palindrome]
Girafarig reads the same backwards as forwards, reflecting its symmetric design

Moves learned by Girafarig

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhost 30 100
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
1GrowlNormal 100
1Guard SwapPsychic
1Power SwapPsychic
1TackleNormal 40 100
5Odor SleuthNormal
10AssuranceDark 60 100
14StompNormal 65 100
19PsybeamPsychic 65 100
23AgilityPsychic
28Double HitNormal 35 90
32Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
37CrunchDark 80 100
41Baton PassNormal
46Nasty PlotDark
50PsychicPsychic 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
3PsyshockPsychic 80 100
4Calm MindPsychic
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
77Psych UpNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
92Trick RoomPsychic
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Girafarig 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
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
NightmareGhost 100 Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectric 120 50 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
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Sucker PunchDark 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhost 30 100
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
1GrowlNormal 100
1Guard SwapPsychic
1Power SwapPsychic
1TackleNormal 40 100
5Odor SleuthNormal
10AssuranceDark 60 100
14StompNormal 65 100
19PsybeamPsychic 65 100
23AgilityPsychic
28Double HitNormal 35 90
32Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
37CrunchDark 80 100
41Baton PassNormal
46Nasty PlotDark
50PsychicPsychic 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychic
Beat UpDark 100
Double KickFighting 30 100
ForesightNormal
Future SightPsychic 120 100
Magic CoatPsychic
Mean LookNormal
Mirror CoatPsychic 100
Razor WindNormal 80 100
Secret PowerNormal 70 100
Skill SwapPsychic
Take DownNormal 90 85
WishNormal

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
3PsyshockPsychic 80 100
4Calm MindPsychic
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
77Psych UpNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
92Trick RoomPsychic
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Girafarig 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
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
NightmareGhost 100 Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectric 120 50 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
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Sucker PunchDark 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Girafarig sprites

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

Where to find Girafarig

Gold
Silver
Route 43
Crystal Trade/migrate from another game
Ruby
Sapphire
Safari Zone
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Safari Zone
Diamond
Pearl
Route 214, Valor Lakefront
Platinum Route 221, Valor Lakefront
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 43, 48
Black
White
Trade/migrate from another game
Black 2
White 2
Nature Sanctuary, Nature Preserve
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Safari Zone, Mirage Spots
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game