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モルペコ Morpeko
Morpeko Full Belly anime.png
Morpeko in Full Belly Mode
Morpeko Hangry Mode anime.png
Morpeko in Hangry Mode
Debuts in Sobbing Sobble!
Gender Unknown
Ability Hunger Switch
Current location Following Team Rocket
This Pokémon is fully evolved.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Morpeko Unknown Megan Hollingshead

Morpeko (Japanese: モルペコ Morpeko) is a wild Pokémon that follows Team Rocket during Pokémon Journeys: The Series.



Hunger Switch activated

Morpeko debuted in both of its modes in Sobbing Sobble!, where it stole Team Rocket's food and fled while they were in the Galar region. It later encountered Team Rocket again and angrily sent them blasting off with Aura Wheel once they admitted they had no more food to give it.

In Trade, Borrow, and Steal!, it was revealed to have followed Team Rocket back to their secret hideout. There, it ate the food that Team Rocket had been stockpiling for months, leaving them with nothing to eat. Later, Morpeko was seen eating some of the honey left by Kricketina Kylie while trying to capture a Pinsir.

In Pikachu Translation Check..., Morpeko showed up in Team Rocket's hideout, listening in on the conversation between Jessie, James, and Wobbuffet.

In JN047, Team Rocket entered Morpeko in the Vermilion City Pokémon Eating Contest. It was forced to fast for several days in order to fuel its hunger and motivation to eat. In the finals, Morpeko faced off against Goh's Skwovet, but eventually returned to its Full Belly Mode after satisfying its hunger. Team Rocket tried forcing it to eat more food, only for Morpeko to angrily send them blasting off with Aura Wheel. Afterward, Goh's Skwovet managed to surpass Morpeko's score after evolving into a Greedent, winning the competition.

Personality and characteristics

Morpeko is a greedy Pokémon that has caused trouble for Team Rocket multiple times with its raids on their food supply. If it is refused the food that it craves, it changes from its Full Belly Mode to its Hangry Mode, becoming aggressive and more voracious.

In its Hangry Mode, Morpeko is quite violent, both with Team Rocket as well as with Pokémon from other Trainers. Immediately upon reverting to Full Belly Mode, Morpeko is shown to be somewhat docile, especially after having a particularly satisfying meal. However, it still has a short temper, and will lash out at anything that bothers it, as shown in JN047.

Moves used

Full Belly Mode

Morpeko Full Belly Mode Aura Wheel.png
Using Aura Wheel
Move First Used In
Aura Wheel JN047
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.

Hangry Mode

Morpeko Hangry Mode Aura Wheel.png
Using Aura Wheel
Move First Used In
Aura Wheel Sobbing Sobble!
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.

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For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Morpeko.

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