Girafarig

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

Pokédex data

National № 203
Type Normal Psychic
Species Long Neck Pokémon
Height 1.5 m (4′11″)
Weight 41.5 kg (91.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. Inner Focus
2. Early Bird
Sap Sipper (hidden ability)
Local № 147 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
164 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
121 (Diamond/Pearl)
121 (Platinum)
149 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
171 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
121 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Attack
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 159
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 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.

Evolution chart

Girafarig changes

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.
Brilliant Diamond Its tail has a separate small brain. The tail bites to repel any foe trying to sneak up on the Pokémon from behind.
Shining Pearl While it sleeps, the head on its tail keeps watch. The tail doesn’t need to sleep.

Moves learned by Girafarig

Moves learnt by level up

Girafarig learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Guard SwapPsychicStatus
1Power SwapPsychicStatus
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
5ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
10AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
14StompNormalPhysical 65 100
19PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
23AgilityPsychicStatus
28Double HitNormalPhysical 35 90
32Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90
37CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
41Baton PassNormalStatus
46Nasty PlotDarkStatus
50PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100

Egg moves

Girafarig learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Girafarig egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychicStatus
Beat UpDarkPhysical 100
Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
Future SightPsychicSpecial 120 100
Magic CoatPsychicStatus
Mean LookNormalStatus
Mirror CoatPsychicSpecial 100
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
WishNormalStatus

Moves learnt by TM

Girafarig is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by TR

Girafarig cannot be taught any TR moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

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.
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Guard SwapPsychicStatus
1Power SwapPsychicStatus
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
5Odor SleuthNormalStatus
10AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
14StompNormalPhysical 65 100
19PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
23AgilityPsychicStatus
28Double HitNormalPhysical 35 90
32Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90
37CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
41Baton PassNormalStatus
46Nasty PlotDarkStatus
50PsychicPsychicSpecial 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:

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
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
NightmareGhostStatus 100 Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50 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
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Girafarig sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Route 214, Valor Lakefront, Dazzling Cave, Stargleam Cavern

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Girafarig
Japanese キリンリキ (Kirinriki)
German Girafarig
French Girafarig

Name origin

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