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Spinarak

National:Ledian (#166)SpinarakAriados (#168)
Johto:LedianSpinarakAriados
Image File history File links 167spinarak. ... Ledian (レディアン Redian in Japanese, Coxyclaque in French, Ledian in German) is a fictional character from the Pokémon franchise. ... Ariados is a fictional character from the Pokémon franchise. ... Ledian (レディアン Redian in Japanese, Coxyclaque in French, Ledian in German) is a fictional character from the Pokémon franchise. ... Ariados (アリアドス Ariadosu in Japanese, Ariados in German and Migalos in French) is a fictional species of the Pokémon franchise. ...

General
Name (Japanese), Number Spinarak (Itomaru), 167
Stage Basic
Evolves from none
Evolves to Ariados
Video game base stats¹
Hit points 40
Attack 60
Defense 40
Speed 30
Special attack 40
Special defense 40
Biological
Species String Spit
Types Bug, Poison
Height 1'8" (0.5 m)
Weight 19.0 lb (8.5 kg)
Abilities Insomnia/Swarm
Signature Attack Spider Web
Pokédex Color Green
Shiny color Its green skin becomes dark blue, and its yellow leg segments become purple.
Gender distribution 50% male, 50% female
¹ Stats for trading card versions may vary.

Spinarak (イトマル Itomaru in Japanese, Mimigal in French, Webarak in German) is a fictional species from the Pokémon franchise. List of Pokémon by English name The following is a list of all fictional Pokémon characters ordered alphabetically by their name in English. ... Pokémon can be listed according to a number of different attributes. ... This chart shows the evolution chains of all 391 fictional Pokémon characters. ... Basic Pokémon are Pokémon that have not evolved, or which evolved from babies. ... Ariados (アリアドス Ariadosu in Japanese, Ariados in German and Migalos in French) is a fictional species of the Pokémon franchise. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and the Pokémon Collaborative Projects article style, this Pokémon-related article or section may require cleanup. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and the Pokémon Collaborative Projects article style, this Pokémon-related article or section may require cleanup. ... This is a list of Pokémon by their Pokédex color. ... Alien Species (science fiction) List of aliens in fiction List of fictional robots Fantasy Species (fantasy fiction) List of species in fantasy fiction List of dragons in literature Legendary and Mythical Species (folklore/mythology) List of species in folklore and mythology List of species in folklore and mythology by type... Pokémon (ポケモン Pokemon, pronounced //, although frequently, and even intentionally mispronounced //), is a multi-billion dollar media franchise[1] created by Satoshi Tajiri in 1996 (it celebrated its tenth anniversary on February 27, 2006). ...


Spinarak's name is a combination of spinneret, which is where a spider excretes silk, and arachnid. Itomaru could be a combination of 糸 (ito), thread, and 丸 (maru), circle. A spinneret is a spiders silk spinning organ. ... Silk weaver Silk is a natural protein fiber that can be woven into textiles. ... Orders See text. ...

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Appearance

Spinarak's design is based on the spider. In particular, Spinarak shares coloring and appearance with the "Happy Face Spider," an arachnid from Hawaii that seems to have a face on its abdomen. Suborders Araneomorphae Mesothelae Mygalomorphae See the taxonomy section for families Spiders are invertebrate animals that produce silk, and have eight legs and no wings. ... Orders See text. ... Official language(s) Hawaiian and English Capital Honolulu Largest city Honolulu Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 43rd 28,337 km² n/a km 2,450 km 41. ...


It is interesting to note that Spinarak's current Shiny color of dark blue was actually its sprite's default color when it debuted in Pokémon Gold and Silver. Sprites in later games were changed to the current lime green skin color to be consistent with the official artwork of the Pokémon. To meet the WikiProject Pokémon Collaborative Projects quality standards, this Pokémon-related article or section may require cleanup. ... In computer graphics, a sprite is a two-dimensional image or animation that is integrated into a larger scene. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Biology

It spins a web of fine silk and then waits patiently and with complete motionlessness until prey, such as a bug Pokémon, becomes ensnared in the sticky web. It then waits until nightfall, at which point Spinarak prepares and then devours the prey. The web can be called Spinarak's "second nervous system" because the Pokémon is able to determine the type of prey that has become trapped simply through the vibrations that are created. Many, at first glance, mistake the markings on Spinarak's back as a face. Unlike real-life spiders, Spinarak and its evolved form, Ariados, have only six legs. Spider web with morning dew enhancing its visibility. ... Spider silk is a fibre secreted by spiders. ... The nervous system of an animal coordinates the activity of the muscles, monitors the organs, constructs and also stops input from the senses, and initiates actions. ...


Availability

Wild Spinarak can be found in Pokémon Gold on Route 2, Route 30, Route 31, Route 37 and in Crystal on Route 2, Route 30, Route 31, Route 37 and in National Park. It only appears at night. Ledyba appears in Spinarak's place in Silver, so it must be traded from Gold or Crystal. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and the Pokémon Collaborative Projects article style, this Pokémon-related article or section may require cleanup. ... Ledyba (レディバ Rediba in Japanese, Ledyba in German and Coxy in French) is a fictional character of the Pokémon franchise. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


In the third generation games, wild Spinarak can be found in FireRed and LeafGreen in Symbol Forest on Six Island. It can also be caught in Emerald's Safari Zone Extension. One is also available in Pokémon XD as a Shadow Pokémon owned by a typical Cipher Peon. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and the Pokémon Collaborative Projects article style, this Pokémon-related article or section may require cleanup. ...


Anime appearances

In Pokémon anime Episode 123, Spinarak Attack, Ash Ketchum's party visits a city in which the police force uses Spinarak to aid them in their work instead of the traditional Growlithe that most police in the Pokémon universe use. The Pokémon anime metaseries, based on the video game series, was created in Japan and then translated for the North American television market. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Growlithe (ガーディ Gādi in Japan, Fukano in Germany and Caninos in France), is a fictional Fire-type Pokémon. ...


Spinarak has many other small appearances in various episodes, usually alongside other Bug Pokémon. Misty has a phobia for bug-like Pokémon, and is therefore naturally afraid of Pokémon such as Spinarak, Caterpie, and Kakuna, among others. To meet Wikipedias quality standards and the Pokémon Collaborative Projects article style, this Pokémon-related article or section may require cleanup. ... A phobia (from the Greek φόβος fear), is a strong, persistent fear of situations, objects, activities, or persons. ... Caterpie (キャタピー KyatapÄ« in Japan, Raupy in Germany and Chenipan in France) is a basic Bug-type Pokémon that evolves into Metapod at level 7 and Butterfree at level 10. ... Kakuna (Cocoon (コクーン KokÅ«n) in the original Japanese) is a Stage 1 bug-type Pokémon that evolves from Weedle at level 7 and further evolves into Beedrill at level 10. ...


References

Publications
  • Barbo, Maria. The Official Pokémon Handbook. Scholastic Publishing, 1999. ISBN 0439154049.
  • Loe, Casey, ed. Pokémon Special Pikachu Edition Official Perfect Guide. Sunnydale, CA: Empire 21 Publishing, 1999. ISBN 130206151.
  • Nintendo Power. Official Nintendo Pokémon FireRed & Pokémon LeafGreen Player’s Guide. Nintendo of America Inc., August 2004. ISBN 193020650X
  • Mylonas, Eric. Pokémon Pokédex Collector’s Edition: Prima’s Official Pokémon Guide. Prima Games, September 21 2004. ISBN 0761547614
  • Nintendo Power. Official Nintendo Pokémon Emerald Version Player’s Guide. Nintendo of America Inc., April 2005. ISBN 1930206585

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External links

  • Official Pokémon website
  • Bulbapedia (a Pokémon-centric Wiki)’s article about {{{1}}}{{{3}}} as a species
  • Serebii.net’s 3rd Gen Pokédex entry for {{{1}}}{{{3}}}
  • Pokémon Dungeon Pokédex entry, full of statistics analysis
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