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Machop

National Pokédex
Alakazam - Machop (#066) - Machoke

Johto Pokédex
Golduck - Machop (#140) - Machoke

Hoenn Pokédex
Aggron - Machop (#073) - Machoke

Sinnoh Pokédex
Trideps - Machop (#040) - Machoke
Japanese name Wanriky
Evolves from None
Evolves into Machoke
Generation First
Species Superpower Pokémon
Type Fighting
Height 2 ft 7 in (0.8 m)
Weight 43.0 lb (19.5 kg)
Ability Guts/No Guard(the latter from Pokemon Diamond and Pearl onwards)

Machop (ワンリキー Wanrikī?, Wanriky in original Japanese language versions) is one of the 493 fictional species of Pokémon creatures from the multi-billion-dollar[1] Pokémon media franchise – a collection of video games, anime, manga, books, trading cards and other media created by Satoshi Tajiri. Its main purpose in the games, as with all other Pokémon, is to battle both "wild" Pokémon, which are untamed creatures encountered while the player passes through various environments, and "tamed" Pokémon that are owned by Pokémon trainers. Image File history File links Machop. ... This is a complete list of Pokémon which appear in the National Pokédex as of Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. ... Alakazam , Foodin in original Japanese language versions) is one of 493 fictional species of Pokémon in the Pokémon franchise. ... 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Aggron (Bossgodora ボスゴドラ Bosugodora in Japan, Stolloss in Germany and Galeking in France) is a fictional creature from the Pokémon universe. ... Machoke , Goriky) is one of the 493 fictional species of Pokémon creatures from the multi-billion-dollar[1] Pokémon media franchise – a collection of video games, anime, manga, books, trading cards and other media created by Satoshi Tajiri. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Trideps , Trideps in original Japanese language versions) are one of the 493 fictional species of Pokémon creatures from the multi-billion-dollar[1] Pokémon media franchise – a collection of video games, anime, manga, books, trading cards and other media, created by Satoshi Tajiri. ... Machoke , Goriky) is one of the 493 fictional species of Pokémon creatures from the multi-billion-dollar[1] Pokémon media franchise – a collection of video games, anime, manga, books, trading cards and other media created by Satoshi Tajiri. ... A series of screenshots depicting Abra evolving into Kadabra In the fictional Pokémon universe, evolution ) is a change in form of a Pokémon, usually accompanied by an increase in statistic values. ... Machoke , Goriky) is one of the 493 fictional species of Pokémon creatures from the multi-billion-dollar[1] Pokémon media franchise – a collection of video games, anime, manga, books, trading cards and other media created by Satoshi Tajiri. ... The official Pokémon logo. ... The official Pokémon logo. ... A superhuman is an entity with intelligence or abilities exceeding normal human standards. ... // Pokémon types are special attributes, based partly on, and expanded from, the Classical elements, which determine the strengths and weaknesses of different Pokémon species. ... // Pokémon types are special attributes, based partly on, and expanded from, the Classical elements, which determine the strengths and weaknesses of different Pokémon species. ... 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Machop's name is a portmanteau of the words macho and karate chop. The Japanese name Wanriky is a pun on the Japanese word referring to strength of the arms (腕力 wanryoku?, but can technically be read wanriki). In beta English versions of Red and Blue, it was known as Kara-Tee, derived from the martial art, karate. A portmanteau (IPA pronunciation: ) is a word or morpheme which fuses two or more words or parts of words to give a combined or loaded meaning. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Knife hand is a technique in martial arts where the attacker strikes with the side of his hand, rather than with a closed fist. ... Hawaiian State Grappling Championships. ... Karate ) ( ) or karate-dō ) is a martial art that developed from a synthesis of indigenous Ryukyuan fighting methods and Chinese kempo [1]. Karate originally meant Te, or hand, i. ...

Contents

Characteristics

Machop is a fighting pokémon, which means it enhances its abilities with martial arts. It trains with other Machop and with Pokémon of other species, especially Geodude and Graveler, to become stronger, and many Machop have undertaken a quest to become a master of a particular martial art. Hawaiian State Grappling Championships. ... Geodude Ishitsubute in original Japanese language versions) is one of 493 species from the Pokémon franchise. ... Graveler , Golone in original Japanese language versions) is one of 493 fictional species from the Pokémon franchise. ... Hawaiian State Grappling Championships. ...


Machop's body is made entirely of muscles, which are specially adapted for constant use with improved facilities to move lactic acid out of them. Machop are also highly intelligent, which is an added advantage in battle. Lactic acid (IUPAC systematic name: 2-hydroxypropanoic acid), also known as milk acid, is a chemical compound that plays a role in several biochemical processes. ...


It can be said that Machop and Makuhita are opposites. Whereas Machop is muscular, light, and fights with martial arts, Makuhita is plump, heavy, and uses sumo wrestling. Makuhita (マクノシタ Makunoshita in Japan, and Makuhita in both France and Germany) is a Fighting Pokémon from the Pokémon series of games. ...


A shiny Machop is brown instead of the normal blue-grey.


Machop's cry from the Pokemon RPG's is strikingly similar to Omanyte's. Omanyte , Omnite in original Japanese language versions) is one of the 493 fictional species of Pokémon creatures from the multi-billion-dollar[1] Pokémon media franchise – a collection of video games, anime, manga, books, trading cards and other media created by Satoshi Tajiri. ...


In the Pokémon video games

Machop's Fighting-type moves have been revised multiple times between games, but as might be guessed, the majority of its moves are of the Fighting type. Machop has two special abilities, Guts This multiplies its Attack score by 1.5 when it is subject to a status effect (such as Paralysis or Poison), and No Armor, which makes all attacks never miss. This is a double-edged sword, however, as it also causes the opponent's moves to be 100% accurate - if an opponent had one of the low-accuracy one-hit-KO moves the player would be defenceless. // Pokémon types are special attributes, based partly on, and expanded from, the Classical elements, which determine the strengths and weaknesses of different Pokémon species. ...


Its Speed, Special Attack, and Special Defense are in the bottom 20% of all Pokémon. In Pokémon Red/Blue/Yellow, before Special was split up, its Special was also in the bottom 20% of all Pokémon. The Hoenn Gym Leader, Brawly, uses a Machop in Pokémon Ruby, Pokémon Sapphire and Pokémon Emerald. Machop is also one of the sixteen starters in the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon games, but only as a male. Machop is a very useful addition to any team for a basic fighting type especially when it evolves at level 28. Hoenn map The Hoenn Pokédex Hoenn (pronounced Hoe-en and spelled Hōen in Japan) is a last name and is also a region in the Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald games. ... A screenshot from Pokémon LeafGreen, showing the player in Blaines gym on Cinnabar Island Pokémon gyms are buildings situated throughout the fictional Pokémon world, where Pokémon trainers can train or compete to qualify for Pokémon League competitions. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and the Pokémon Collaborative Projects article style, this Pokémon-related article or section may require cleanup. ... Pokémon Ruby (screenshot) Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire are the third group of Pokémon handheld games to be released in the United States, Japan, Europe, the United Kingdom, and Australia. ... Pokémon Ruby (screenshot) Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire are the third group of Pokémon handheld games to be released in the United States, Japan, Europe, the United Kingdom, and Australia. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team ) and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team ) are a matched pair of Pokémon games for the Game Boy Advance and Nintendo DS, respectively. ...


In the Pokémon anime

The Pokémon anime series and films are a set of adventures separate from most other versions of Pokémon, featuring Ash Ketchum as the main character, and following his quest to become a Pokémon Master – though what constitutes a Master is somewhat ambiguous. He and his companions travel around the Pokémon world battling other Pokémon trainers. It has been suggested that Pokémon theme songs be merged into this article or section. ... Television series redirects here. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... Ash Ketchum, known as Satoshi ) in Japan, is the protagonist of the anime Pokémon. ... Since Pokémon Crystal, trainers in the video games can be male or female. ...


Machop are often owned by characters who are training, because Machop's discipline in training helps out their own. Machop was one of the Pokémon to go up against Ash and his Primeape in the Pokémon p1 tournament. This episode also featured Machop on Ash's pokédex. Machop was also used by Brawly against Ash's Treecko the first time and Ash's Corphish the second time. Both of them won each time.


In other media

Machop in the Pokémon Trading Card Game. The card that was "banned" from competitive play.

In the Pokémon Trading Card Game, Machop's first pokémon card was also one of the few pokémon cards that have been banned from competitive play. Because of its high HP (50, compared to 30 or 40 for a standard starter), its high damage (20 consistently), and the fact that it needs only one energy to do 20 damage (most need 1 to do 10 damage or a status effect) meant that few Rock-type decks were built without four Machop in them. It was later replaced with better-balanced versions. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article is about the card game. ...


References

Notes
  1. ^Pokemon (sic) Franchise Approaches 150 Million Games Sold”, PR Newswire. URL accessed on February 28, 2006.
Publications
  • Nintendo Power. Official Nintendo Pokémon Player’s Guide. Nintendo of America Inc., 1998. ASIN B000CQP8FE
  • Nintendo Power. Official Nintendo Pokémon Player’s Guide Special Edition for Yellow, Red and Blue. Nintendo of America Inc., 1999. ASIN B000CQT878
  • Pokemon Trading Card Game: Machop cards, Base Set 1/2 and Rocket editions
  • Barbo, Maria. The Official Pokémon Handbook. Scholastic Publishing, 1999. ISBN 0-439-15404-9.
  • Loe, Casey, ed. Pokémon Special Pikachu Edition Official Perfect Guide. Sunnydale, CA: Empire 21 Publishing, 1999. ISBN 1-930206-15-1.

Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue are the first two installments of the Pokémon series of role-playing video games, released for the Game Boy in Japan in 1996 and they are two of the best-selling video games of all time. ... Pokémon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition is the fourth game in the Pokémon video game series in Japan, and the third in North America and Europe. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire, released in Japan as Pocket Monsters Ruby and Pocket Monsters Sapphire ), released on March 17, 2003 in North America for the Game Boy Advance, mark the beginning of the third generation in the Pokémon series of RPGs. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Pokémon Colosseum is the first GameCube incarnation of the Pokémon video game franchise. ... Asin is a Pinoy rock and folk rock band from the Philippines. ... Asin is a Pinoy rock and folk rock band from the Philippines. ...

External links

  • Official Pokémon website
  • Bulbapedia (a Pokémon-centric Wiki)’s article about Machop as a species
  • Machop’s fourth-generation Pokédex entry at Serebii.net
  • Pokémon Dungeon Pokédex entry, full of statistics analysis
  • PsyPoke Pokédex entry
  • WikiKnowledge.net’s entry for Machop Previously hosted by Wikibooks

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Machop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (678 words)
Machop's name is a portmanteau of the words macho (a slang word meaning tough) and chop (which refers to something done by or to an opponent by a fighting pokémon).
Machop is a fighting pokémon, which means it enhances its abilities with martial arts.
Machop's Fighting-type moves have been revised multiple times between games, but as might be guessed, the majority of its moves are of the Fighting type.
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