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Arbok (Pokémon)

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Arbok is a serpent like Pokémon with purple scales all over its body. It has a large hood just below its head. On its hood, it has a pattern much like an angry face, which can come in over 20 possible variations. The pattern typically has red and yellow eyespot outlined it black, a wide black streak resembling a mouth, and a V-shaped stripe about the face pattern.
Arbok is capable of crushing opponents by coiling its body around them and squeezesqueezing them tightly. It can even flatten steel oil drums. If it encounters an enemy, it raises its head, mimics and stuns the opponent using the frightening pattern on its body, and makes eerie sounds by expelling air from its mouth. [[Pokémon Adventures|It has been stated]] that if any part of Arbok's body except for the head is cut off, it can regrow the rest of its body again in a matter of a few weeks. It also has the ability to detect vibrations as shown in [[EP128|the anime]]. Arbok [[EP061|has been known]] to be capable of spending long periods underwater and surviving in aquatic environments. {{DL|Agatha|In the Pokémon Adventures manga|One particular Arbok}} could change its pattern at any time to increase power to different stats and get invulnerability to [[status condition]]s, if the pattern is uncovered.
Arbok is territorial. It lashes out at intruders with long fangs tipped with deadly venom. With a vengeful nature, it will not give up a chase once it targets its prey or an opponent, no matter how far. It makes its home in {{DL|List of Pokémon by habitat|Grassland Pokémon|grassy savannas and plains}}. In the wild, it hunts smaller Pokémon, using the pattern on its hood to immobilize prey and using its toxic bite to finish them off and eat them. It is also capable of paralyzing opponents with its former [[signature move]], {{m|Glare}}.