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Whirlipede #544: Whirlipede
Pokémon
#546: Cottonee Cottonee
Scolipede
Megapede Pokémon
ペンドラー
Pendror
#545
Scolipede



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Bug Poison
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Poison Point or Swarm Cacophony
Cacophony
Speed Boost
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Quick Feet
Hidden Ability Gen. V*
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
45 (11.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Bug
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
8'02" 2.5 m
Scolipede
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Weight
442.0 lbs. 200.5 kg
Scolipede
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
Unknown
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
218
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 3
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HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
3
Speed
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0
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0
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0
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Sp.Def
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Shape
Body14.png BodyUnknown.png
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Footprint
F545.png None.png
{{{form2}}}
Pokédex color
Red
Base friendship
70
External Links

Scolipede (Japanese: ペンドラー Pendror) is a dual-type Bug/Poison Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

It evolves from Whirlipede starting at level 30. It is the final form of Venipede.

Contents

Biology

Scolipede is a centipede-like Pokémon that usually stands with the front half of its body raised vertically off the ground. Its segmented body is dark magenta, except for its smooth, dark gray underside. Long, slightly bent horns similar to antennae extend from its head, as well as an identical pair of horns on its rear. Purple bands decorate these horns, and teardrop-shaped rings of the same color mark each body segment, one on each side of its body. It possesses four pairs of short, purple fore-claws on the body segments that make up its neck, which are used to inject poison. The four hind legs are longer, thicker and spaced farther apart. Each hind limb has curved dark gray bands around the middle. Scolipede lives in lush forests. It is very aggressive and will not give up until victorious. This Pokémon chases down enemies with great speed, and then attacks relentlessly with its horns until it prevails. It latches onto the prey with the claw's toxic spikes and then slams it into the ground for the deadly poison effect. Centiskorch is a natural predator or prey of Scolipede depending on who wins the territorial fight.

In the anime

Scolipede in the anime

In the main series

Major appearances

Scolipede debuted in The Bloom Is on Axew!. Iris's Axew fell out of a tree and got caught in Scolipede's antennae. This startled Scolipede and caused it to go on a rampage, until Iris's Excadrill decided to defeat it with Drill Run.

A wild Scolipede appeared in A Maractus Musical!, where it attacked one of Toby's Maractus. However, it was distracted by Pikachu's Electro Ball, giving Toby and his Maractus enough time to flee.

A Scolipede appeared in Battling the Bully!. It was a Pokémon owned by Sean's father, which he loaned to his son and Glenn to use in a battle with Mick. However, it and the Seismitoad that Sean's father also loaned to the pair lost to Pikachu and the Sunglasses Krokorok while under Mick's control.

A Scolipede appeared in Rocking the Virbank Gym! Part 1 and Part 2, under the ownership of Roxie. It was used in a Gym battle against Ash, where it battled Leavanny and won, but lost to Pignite's Fire Pledge.

A Scolipede appeared in Team Plasma's Pokémon Power Plot! as a test specimen of Colress's. It was forced to fight Pikachu, and was eventually released from Colress' control when Team Rocket stole his data.

A Scolipede appeared in Team Plasma's Pokémon Manipulation! as another test specimen of Colress's. It was released by him as soon as it fired off an attack, however.

Three Scolipede appeared in A Cellular Connection!, where they pursued Bonnie as she searched for Squishy. They were then warded away by Pikachu's Electro Ball and Serena's Braixen's Flamethrower.

Minor appearances

A Scolipede appeared in Emolga the Irresistible!. It attacked Ash, Cilan, and Bianca after Bianca accidentally enraged it by having her Pignite use Flamethrower on Scolipede when she thought it was the wild Emolga she was after. The three Trainers soon managed to escape from the angry Megapede Pokémon.

A Scolipede in Reunion Battles In Nimbasa!, under the ownership of Emmanuel. He used it during the Club Battle tournament. However, they lost in a battle against Antonio and his Tranquill during the first round.

A Scolipede appeared in a flashback in Meowth's Scrafty Tactics!, where it was one of the Pokémon a wild Scrafty tried to recruit in an effort to reclaim its den.

A Scolipede appeared in Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice during the Swords of Justice legend.

A Scolipede appeared in a fantasy in Ash and N: A Clash of Ideals!.

A Scolipede appeared in a flashback in A Pokémon of a Different Color!.

A Scolipede appeared in A Conspiracy to Conquer!, where it was among the Pokémon mind-controlled by an evil, psychopathic Malamar.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
BW009 Scolipede Ash's Pokédex Scolipede, the Megapede Pokémon. Scolipede catches its opponents with great speed and attacks using horns on its head. Scolipede is highly aggressive and will not give up until victorious.
BW065 Scolipede Ash's Pokédex Scolipede, the Megapede Pokémon and the evolved form of Whirlipede. Scolipede moves quickly, chasing down its opponents while aggressively using its horns to attack them.
Scolipede in the animated trailer

In the Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 Animated Trailer

A Scolipede appeared in the Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 Animated Trailer, under the ownership of a Team Plasma Grunt. It surrounded Nate, Hugh, and Cheren aboard the Plasma Frigate.

In Pokémon Generations

Multiple Scolipede appeared in The Uprising, under the ownership of some Team Plasma Grunts. They were used to battle Iris and the Unova Gym Leaders at N's Castle.

In the manga

Scolipede in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

A Trainer's Scolipede appeared in Hallway Hijinks.

In Homecoming, Ryoku used a Scolipede during his battle at the Pokémon League. It went up against the Trainers who were helping Black rescue the captured Gym Leaders.

In The Transfer Student, a Scolipede controlled by Colress attacked Looker when he was meeting up with Blake. It was quickly defeated by Blake's Dewott.

A Scolipede appeared in PS543, under the ownership of a Team Plasma Grunt.

In the Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~ manga

A Scolipede appeared in The Blue Scroll: Mitsunari, Kiyomasa, and Masanori.

In the TCG

Main article: Scolipede (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V Unova
BW: #051
Unova
B2W2: #045
Black With quick movements, it chases down its foes, attacking relentlessly with its horns until it prevails.
White Highly aggressive, it uses the claws near its neck to dig into its opponents and poison them.
Black 2 It clasps its prey with the claws on its neck until it stops moving. Then it finishes it off with deadly poison.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
Central #122
Hoenn
#—
X It clasps its prey with the claws on its neck until it stops moving. Then it finishes it off with deadly poison.
Y With quick movements, it chases down its foes, attacking relentlessly with its horns until it prevails.
Omega Ruby It clasps its prey with the claws on its neck until it stops moving. Then it finishes it off with deadly poison.
Alpha Sapphire With quick movements, it chases down its foes, attacking relentlessly with its horns until it prevails.
Generation VII Alola
#—
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VII.
Generation VIII Galar
Isle of Armor #076
Sword Scolipede latches on to its prey with the claws on its neck before slamming them into the ground and jabbing them with its claw's toxic spikes.
Shield Scolipede engage in fierce territorial battles with Centiskorch. At the end of one of these battles, the victor makes a meal of the loser.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Black White
Evolve Whirlipede
Black 2 White 2
Pinwheel Forest (inner; rustling grass)
Dream World
Pleasant Forest*
Generation VI
X Y
Evolve Whirlipede
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Trade
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Evolve Whirlipede
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Trade
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Unobtainable

In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Treetops: World Axle - B2F
PokéPark 2
Arbor Area
Conquest
Evolve Whirlipede
MD GTI
Withered Savanna (1F-17F), Holehills (1F-12F), Windy Shoreline (1F-11F), Canyon Foot (1F-9F), Silent Tundra (Uncharted Road, Gilded Hall), Dreamy Island (Uncharted Road, Gilded Hall), Moonlit Forest (Gilded Hall)
Rumble U
Flower Garden: Guardians of the Flower Patch, Challenge Battle: The Battle for Sky and Land
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Sacred Plains: Stage 4
Shuffle
Blau Salon: Stage 444
Rumble World
Plasma Tundra: Endless Cave (All Areas, Entrance Boss)
Picross
Area 29: Stage 01
Generation VII
Masters
Evolve Roxie's Whirlipede

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Black 2 White 2 Poison Barb Poison Barb (5%)

Stats

Base stats

Generation V
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
60
120 - 167 230 - 324
90
85 - 156 166 - 306
89
84 - 155 164 - 304
55
54 - 117 103 - 229
69
66 - 133 128 - 260
112
105 - 180 206 - 355
Total:
475
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Generation VI onward
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
60
120 - 167 230 - 324
100
94 - 167 184 - 328
89
84 - 155 164 - 304
55
54 - 117 103 - 229
69
66 - 133 128 - 260
112
105 - 180 206 - 355
Total:
485
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VIII, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting ¼×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ¼×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ¼×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ¼×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VIII
Other generations:
V - VI - VII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Iron Defense Steel Status 0000 00——% 15
011 Baton Pass Normal Status 0000 00——% 40
011 Poison Sting Poison Physical 01515 100100% 35
011 Defense Curl Normal Status 0000 00——% 40
011 Rollout Rock Physical 03030 09090% 20
011 Protect Normal Status 0000 00——% 10
1212 Poison Tail Poison Physical 05050 100100% 25
1616 Screech Normal Status 0000 08585% 40
2020 Bug Bite Bug Physical 06060 100100% 20
2626 Venoshock Poison Special 06565 100100% 10
3434 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 08585% 20
4242 Agility Psychic Status 0000 00——% 30
5050 Toxic Poison Status 0000 09090% 10
5858 Venom Drench Poison Status 0000 100100% 20
6666 Double-Edge Normal Physical 120120 100100% 15
7474 Megahorn Bug Physical 120120 08585% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Scolipede
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Scolipede
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/TR

Generation VIII
Other generations:
V - VI - VII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM07Bag TM Bug VI Sprite.png TM07 Pin Missile Bug Physical 02525 095}}95% 20
TM08Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM08 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TM09Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM09 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TM11Bag TM Grass VI Sprite.png TM11 Solar Beam Grass Special 120120 100}}100% 10
TM15Bag TM Ground VI Sprite.png TM15 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM16Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM16 Screech Normal Status 0000 085}}85% 40
TM21Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM21 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM22Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM22 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TM24Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM24 Snore Normal Special 05050 100}}100% 15
TM25Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM25 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM31Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM31 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM34Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM34 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM39Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM39 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM48Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM48 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM57Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM57 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
TM58Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM58 Assurance Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 10
TM73Bag TM Poison VI Sprite.png TM73 Cross Poison Poison Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM74Bag TM Poison VI Sprite.png TM74 Venoshock Poison Special 06565 100}}100% 10
TM76Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM76 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM77Bag TM Ghost VI Sprite.png TM77 Hex Ghost Special 06565 100}}100% 10
TM81Bag TM Ground VI Sprite.png TM81 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM96Bag TM Steel VI Sprite.png TM96 Smart Strike Steel Physical 07070 00—}}—% 10
TM98Bag TM Ground VI Sprite.png TM98 Stomping Tantrum Ground Physical 07575 100}}100% 10
TR00Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR00 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TR10Bag TR Ground Sprite.png TR10 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TR12Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR12 Agility Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
TR20Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR20 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR22Bag TR Poison Sprite.png TR22 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TR23Bag TR Ground Sprite.png TR23 Spikes Ground Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TR26Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR26 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR27Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR27 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR28Bag TR Bug Sprite.png TR28 Megahorn Bug Physical 120120 085}}85% 10
TR29Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR29 Baton Pass Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 40
TR31Bag TR Steel Sprite.png TR31 Iron Tail Steel Physical 100100 075}}75% 15
TR39Bag TR Fighting Sprite.png TR39 Superpower Fighting Physical 120120 100}}100% 5
TR46Bag TR Steel Sprite.png TR46 Iron Defense Steel Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TR52Bag TR Steel Sprite.png TR52 Gyro Ball Steel Physical 0000 100}}100% 5
TR54Bag TR Poison Sprite.png TR54 Toxic Spikes Poison Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TR57Bag TR Poison Sprite.png TR57 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
TR60Bag TR Bug Sprite.png TR60 X-Scissor Bug Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TR91Bag TR Poison Sprite.png TR91 Venom Drench Poison Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TR95Bag TR Dark Sprite.png TR95 Throat Chop Dark Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Scolipede
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Scolipede
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VIII
Other generations:
V - VI - VII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TrapinchVibravaFlygonSkorupiDrapionDurant
GrubbinCharjabugVikavoltDewpiderAraquanidSizzlipede
Centiskorch
Bite Dark Physical 60 100% 25
ScytherScizorNinjaskDwebbleCrustleKarrablast
EscavalierJoltikGalvantulaDurantGolisopod
Fury Cutter Bug Physical 40 95% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Scolipede in Generation VIII
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Scolipede in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Scolipede
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Scolipede
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VIII
Other generations:
V - VI - VII
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Sw Sh IoA Skitter Smack Bug Physical 70 90% 10
Sw Sh IoA Steel Roller Steel Physical 130 100% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Scolipede
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Scolipede
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation VIII
Other generations:
V - VI - VII
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon has no moves exclusive to prior evolutions.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Scolipede
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Scolipede
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●●
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
PP2545.png Strong: Tepig icon.png Weak: Snivy icon.png
PokéPark Pad entry:
His main interest is his strength, but he is taking care of Venipede and Whirlipede in his own way.
Pokémon Conquest
PCP545.png HP: ★★ Move: Venoshock
Attack: ★★★ Ability 1: Poison Point
Ability 2: Jagged Edge
Ability 3: Vanguard
Defense: ★★★
Speed: ★★★★★
Evolves from Whirlipede when its Speed is 57 or higher
Range: 3 Perfect Links: Hideaki and Yasunaga
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Bug
Attack Power: ★★★★★

BT545.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Bug
None.png Attack Power: 60 - 105 Raise Max Level.png 5

#600
Shuffle545.png

Power of 4+
Deals even more damage when you make a match of four.


Pokémon GO
GO545.png Base Stamina: 155 Base Attack: 184 Base Defense: 172
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 1 km Evolution Requirement: N/A
Fast Attacks: Bug Bite, Poison Jab
Charged Attacks: Megahorn, Sludge Bomb, Gyro Ball, X-Scissor

Evolution

543Venipede.png
Unevolved
Venipede
 Bug  Poison 
Rare Candy
Level 22
544Whirlipede.png
First evolution
Whirlipede
 Bug  Poison 
Rare Candy
Level 30
545Scolipede.png
Second evolution
Scolipede
 Bug  Poison 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 545.png Spr b 5b 545.png Spr 5b 545.png Spr b 5b 545.png
Spr 5b 545 s.png Spr b 5b 545 s.png Spr 5b 545 s.png Spr b 5b 545 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 545.png Spr b 6x 545.png Spr 6x 545.png Spr b 6x 545.png
Spr 6x 545 s.png Spr b 6x 545 s.png Spr 6x 545 s.png Spr b 6x 545 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Spr 7s 545.png Spr b 7s 545.png Spr 7s 545.png Spr b 7s 545.png
Spr 7s 545 s.png Spr b 7s 545 s.png Spr 7s 545 s.png Spr b 7s 545 s.png
Front Back Front Back
545MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Scolipede images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Scolipede represents November in the Unova horoscope.
  • Despite the Scolipede and Centiskorch evolutionary families living in different parts of the Galar region, both Venipede and Scolipede's Pokédex entries speak of their hostile relationship with the latter family.

Origin

Scolipede's species shows that it was inspired by the centipede, most likely the Scolopendra gigantea. It could also be based on Arthropleura, a prehistoric relative of centipedes that grew to two-and-a-half meters. Additionally, Scolipede has a little in common with millipedes, and may also draw inspiration from a red Archispirostreptus gigas, a species of millipede often kept as a pet.

Name origin

Scolipede is a combination of Scolopendra (genus of centipedes) and centipede or millipede. Skolo- is an Ancient Greek principle part meaning "pointed" or "impaling".

Pendror is derived from Scolopendra.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ペンドラー Pendror From Scolopendra
France Flag.png French Brutapode From brute and arthropod
Spain Flag.png Spanish Scolipede Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Cerapendra Possibly from keras and Scolopendra
Italy Flag.png Italian Scolipede Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 펜드라 Pendeura From Scolopendra
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 蜈蚣王 Nghgūngwòhng From 蜈蚣 nghgūng and wòhng
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 蜈蚣王 Wúgōngwáng From 蜈蚣 wúgōng and wáng


External links


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