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Ekans

Ekans is a Poison-type Pokémon from the Kanto region. It evolves into Arbok when fed 50 candies.

Pokédex description

Snake Pokémon
Ekans curls itself up in a spiral while it rests. Assuming this position allows it to quickly respond to a threat from any direction with a glare from its upraised head.
- Ekans's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Poison 9 (11)
Icon Poison 5 (8)

Charged attacks

Icon Poison
35 (21)
Icon Poison
80 (35)
Icon Normal
60 (21)
Icon Poison
130 (42) (Legacy move)

Evolution family

Ekans is part of a two-member family.

9. Ekans
#023 Ekans
50 Ekans candy
Arbok
#024 Arbok


Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
RT-Icon Encounter
Wild
795
861

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2016 Jul 6

Increased spawns in:
Team GO Rocket Global Take-over: 2020 Mar 6 - 9
Team GO Rocket Leaders Disruption: 2019 Nov 7 - 14
Team GO Rocket Disruption: 2019 Jul 25 - Aug 1
Lunar New Year 2019: Feb 4 - 13

Pokémon Eggs
Eggs
529

Increased chance/Previously in:
2-km - Team GO Rocket Disruption: 2019 Jul 25 - Aug 1
2-km - 2017 Feb 9 - Jul 7
5-km - 2016 Jul 6 - 2017 Feb 9

Emblem Raid
Raid Battles
529
662

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 3,240

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

RT-Icon Special-Stamp-1
Research tasks
397 Field Research:
Defeat a Team GO Rocket Grunt: Rocket Take-Over 2019 Nov 24 & 2020 Mar 7
Catch 3 Pidgey or Murkrow: 2018 Apr - Jun
Special Research:
A Troubling Situation - 2nd part: Catch 2 Shadow Pokémon


Gallery

External links

  • Ekans page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Ekans article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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