Mareep

Mareep is an Electric type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Wool Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 179
Type Electric
Species Wool Pokémon
Height 0.6 m (2′00″)
Weight 7.8 kg (17.2 lbs)
Abilities 1. Static
Plus (hidden ability)
Local № 053 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
053 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
025 (Black 2/White 2)
127 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
162 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 235 (30.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 56
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 55
220 314
Attack 40
76 196
Defense 40
76 196
Sp. Atk 65
121 251
Sp. Def 45
85 207
Speed 35
67 185
Total 280 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 Mareep.

Evolution chart

(Level 15) (Level 30)

Mareep changes

Pokédex entries

Gold If static electricity builds in its body, its fleece doubles in volume. Touching it will shock you.
Silver Its fleece grows continually. In the summer, the fleece is fully shed, but it grows back in a week.
Crystal It stores lots of air in its soft fur, allowing it to stay cool in summer and warm in winter.
Ruby
Sapphire
MAREEP’s fluffy coat of wool rubs together and builds a static charge. The more static electricity is charged, the more brightly the lightbulb at the tip of its tail grows.
FireRed Its fleece grows continually. In the summer, the fleece is fully shed, but it grows back in a week.
LeafGreen If static electricity builds in its body, its fleece doubles in volume. Touching it will shock you.
Emerald Its fluffy wool rubs together and builds a static charge. The more energy is charged, the more brightly the lightbulb at the tip of its tail glows.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Its fluffy coat swells to double when static electricity builds up. Touching it can be shocking.
HeartGold If static electricity builds in its body, its fleece doubles in volume. Touching it will shock you.
SoulSilver Its fleece grows continually. In the summer, the fleece is fully shed, but it grows back in a week.
Black
White
Its fluffy coat swells to double when static electricity builds up. Touching it can be shocking.
Black 2
White 2
When cold weather increases static electricity, its wool doubles in size and the tip of its tail glows slightly.
X Its fluffy coat swells to double when static electricity builds up. Touching it can be shocking.
Y It stores lots of air in its soft fur, allowing it to stay cool in summer and warm in winter.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Mareep’s fluffy coat of wool rubs together and builds a static charge. The more static electricity is charged, the more brightly the lightbulb at the tip of its tail glows.
Ultra Sun Clothing made from Mareep’s fleece is easily charged with static electricity, so a special process is used on it.
Ultra Moon Rubbing its fleece generates electricity. You’ll want to pet it because it’s cute, but if you use your bare hand, you’ll get a painful shock.

Moves learned by Mareep

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
4Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
8Thunder ShockElectricSpecial 40 100
11Cotton SporeGrassStatus 100
15ChargeElectricStatus
18Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
22Electro BallElectricSpecial 100
25Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
29Power GemRockSpecial 80 100
32DischargeElectricSpecial 80 100
36Cotton GuardGrassStatus
39Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
43Light ScreenPsychicStatus
46ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormalStatus
AgilityPsychicStatus
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
ChargeElectricStatus
Eerie ImpulseElectricStatus 100
Electric TerrainElectricStatus
FlatterDarkStatus 100
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Odor SleuthNormalStatus
Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
ScreechNormalStatus 85
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormalStatus
ElectrowebElectricSpecial 55 95
Heal BellNormalStatus
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Magnet RiseElectricStatus
Shock WaveElectricSpecial 60
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Mareep 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
Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
Defense CurlNormalStatus 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
ReflectPsychicStatus Generation 4 — Breeding
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
4Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
8Thunder ShockElectricSpecial 40 100
11Cotton SporeGrassStatus 100
15ChargeElectricStatus
18Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
22Electro BallElectricSpecial 100
25Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
29Power GemRockSpecial 80 100
32DischargeElectricSpecial 80 100
36Cotton GuardGrassStatus
39Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
43Light ScreenPsychicStatus
46ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormalStatus
AgilityPsychicStatus
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
ChargeElectricStatus
Eerie ImpulseElectricStatus 100
Electric TerrainElectricStatus
FlatterDarkStatus 100
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Odor SleuthNormalStatus
Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
ScreechNormalStatus 85
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Mareep 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
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
Defense CurlNormalStatus 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
ReflectPsychicStatus Generation 4 — Breeding
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Mareep sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Mareep  sprite from Silver Mareep  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Mareep  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Mareep  sprite from Black & White Mareep  sprite from X & Y Mareep  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Mareep Shiny sprite from Silver Mareep Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Mareep Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Mareep Shiny sprite from Black & White Mareep Shiny sprite from X & Y Mareep Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Mareep

Gold
Silver
Route 32, 42, 43
Crystal Trade/migrate from another game
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Altering Cave, Safari Zone
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Valley Windworks
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 32, 42, 43
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White White Forest
Black 2
White 2
Floccesy Ranch
X
Y
Route 12
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Paniola Ranch
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Mareep
Japanese メリープ (Merriep)
German Voltilamm
French Wattouat

Name origin

Mary
the girl in the poem ‘Mary Had a Little Lamb’
sheep
a species of mammal