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Ampharos

Ampharos is an Electric-type Pokémon from the Johto region. It evolves from Flaaffy after being fed 100 candies. Ampharos is the final evolution of Mareep. It can Mega Evolve into Mega Ampharos initially after being given 200 Mega Energy, and 40 afterwards.

Pokédex description

Light Pokémon
Standard Pokédex description
Ampharos gives off so much light that it can be seen even from space. People in the old days used the light of this Pokémon to send signals back and forth with others far away.
- Ampharos's cry
Mega Ampharos Pokédex description
Massive amounts of energy intensely stimulated Ampharos's cells, apparently awakening its long-sleeping dragon's blood.
- Mega Ampharos's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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8 (7)
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14 (9)

Charged attacks

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140 (40)
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80 (28)
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100 (42)
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45 (25)
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140 (38)

Attack availability

Evolution family

Ampharos is part of a three-member family.

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Mareep
#179 Mareep
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Flaaffy
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Ampharos
#181 Ampharos
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Ampharos
Mega Ampharos
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Mareep
#179 Mareep
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Flaaffy
#180 Flaaffy
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Ampharos
#181 Ampharos
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Ampharos
Mega Ampharos

Availability

Ampharos

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
2,445
2,649

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2017 Feb 16

Increased spawns in:
Eggstravaganza 2019: Apr 16 - 23

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Raid Battles
1,630
2,037

(weather boosted)
Tier 3 CP 18,393

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

Mega Ampharos

Energy Sources Details
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Mega Raid Battles
Obtain Mega Energy from Mega Raid Battle
Boss CP 55,876

Catch CP 1,630/2,037 (weather boosted)
2021 Mar 1 - 16
2021 Jan 19 - Feb 19

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Research tasks
Field Research:
10× - Power up Pokémon 10 times: Charge Up
Special Research/Timed Research:
25× - Charge Up


Gallery

Trivia

  • Normally, evolved stages of Pokémon cannot be shiny in encounter screen, but after its Mega Evolution release, Ampharos could.

External links

  • Ampharos page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Ampharos article, on the Bulbapedia
  • Ampharos article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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