Hippopotas

Hippopotas is a Ground type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Hippo Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Diamond It lives in arid places. Instead of perspiration, it expels grainy sand from its body.
Pearl It enshrouds itself with sand to protect itself from germs. It does not enjoy getting wet.
Platinum It shuts its nostrils tight then travels through sand as if walking. They form colonies of around ten.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It shrouds itself in sand to ward off germs. It travels easily through the sands of the desert.
Black
White
It shuts its nostrils tight then travels through sand as if walking. They form colonies of around ten.
Black 2
White 2
It shuts its nostrils tight then travels through sand as if walking. They form colonies of around 10.
X
Omega Ruby
It lives in arid places. Instead of perspiration, it expels grainy sand from its body.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It enshrouds itself with sand to protect itself from germs. It does not enjoy getting wet.

Evolution chart

Hippopotas
#449
Hippopotas
Ground

(Level 34)
Hippowdon
#450
Hippowdon
Ground

Name origin

hippopotamus
large African mammal

Moves learned by Hippopotas

Hippopotas sprites

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

See all Hippopotas sprites

Where to find Hippopotas

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Ruins Maniac's Cave, Ruins Maniac's Tunnel
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Route 4
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 9
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game