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Yanma
Clear Wing Pokémon
ヤンヤンマ
Yanyanma
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Yanma



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Bug Flying
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Speed Boost or Compound Eyes Cacophony
Cacophony
Frisk
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
75 (17.5%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Bug
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
3'11" 1.2 m
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Weight
83.8 lbs. 38.0 kg
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
147
Gen. II-IV
Unknown
IV
78
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 1
Yanma
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
1
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Shape
Body13.png BodyUnknown.png
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Footprint
F193.png None.png
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Pokédex color
Red
Base friendship
70
External Links

Yanma (Japanese: ヤンヤンマ Yanyanma) is a dual-type Bug/Flying Pokémon introduced in Generation II.

It evolves into Yanmega when leveled up while knowing Ancient Power.

Contents

Biology

Yanma is a large, red dragonfly Pokémon. Compared to its long, thin abdomen, its thorax is short and wide. It has three pairs of two-toed legs and two pairs of wings with red bands on them. A bright green mask marking covers most of its face, and it has two spikes on top of its head. Its blue eyes can see all around its body allowing it to have a high evasiveness. The end of Yanma's tail has two flat extensions from the sides and two gray spikes in the center.

Yanma is a skillful flier. It can make sudden stops, turn in midair and hover in place by flapping its wings at a high speed. It can also generate shock waves capable of breaking glass by flapping its wings very fast. Yanma is often found in wooded and swampy areas. It hunts insects for food, using its eyesight to spot and its flight abilities to pursue prey. Yanma is also territorial, flitting around to guard its territory.

In the anime

Yanma in the anime

Major appearances

Jessie's Yanma

In The Thief That Keeps on Thieving!, Tyler was about to catch a Yanma that his Piplup had weakened when the Team Rocket trio showed up and Jessie caught her instead. They sent her to Giovanni; however, Team Rocket already had obtained a large number of Yanma, and so Giovanni returned her to them. When Jessie used Yanma in battle, she used Ancient Power and evolved into a Yanmega.

Other

In Wings n' Things, Zachary Evans owns a Yanma. Unable to control its wings' sonic abilities, it was breaking all glass in town, so Zachary reluctantly abandoned it. Yanma was then captured by Team Rocket and used for one of their schemes, but Zachary rescued it and had it blast the trio off.

In All in a Day's Wurmple, Forrester Franklin's Yanma battled Ash alongside Ariados in a Double Battle, with the two going up against Pikachu and Treecko. After a long battle, Ash emerged victorious.

In Tag! We're It...!, a Yanma competed in the Hearthome City Tag Battle Competition. It fought alongside a Bagon against Brock's Sudowoodo and Holly's Wingull, but they were defeated.

In The Thief That Keeps on Thieving!, Tyler was set on catching a Yanma throughout the episode. In the end, he managed to catch one.

Minor appearances

A Yanma appeared in Pikachu's PikaBoo.

In Pokémon Heroes: Latios & Latias, a Yanma was living in the Secret Garden. Others flew over the Tour de Alto Mare competitors.

In That's Just Swellow, a Yanma competed in the Crossgate PokéRinger.

In Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, multiple Yanma were living in the Tree of Beginning, while another was seen in the opening sequence of the movie.

Multiple Yanma appeared in The Rise of Darkrai.

In Tag! We're It...!, a Trainer's Yanma competed in the Hearthome City Tag Battle Competition.

Two Yanma appeared in Pokémon Ranger and the Kidnapped Riolu! (Part 1). A third appeared alongside them in the second part.

In The Thief That Keeps on Thieving!, Tyler weakened a Yanma, but it managed to flee.

Multiple Yanma appeared in Arceus and the Jewel of Life.

In Zoroark: Master of Illusions, multiple Yanma were living in Crown City. Three took part in surrounding Zorua in the park along with the other Pokémon with the intention of attacking him in retribution for what Zoroark did to the city. Before a fight could break out, the Sunkern, along with the other Pokémon, were calmed down by Celebi.

A Yanma appeared in a flashback in JN032.

In JN033, a Yanma was part of Koromi's Bug-type Pokémon collection, as shown in her Rotom Phone.

Pokédex entries

Episode Subject Source Entry
EP177 Yanma Ash's Pokédex Yanma, the Clear Wing Pokémon. Through the use of its two large eyes, Yanma can see in all directions at once. Yanma is capable of beating its wings at a high rate of speed, generating a powerful shockwave strong enough to shatter glass.
EP177 Yanma James's book Yanma can flap its wings fast enough to generate a shockwave capable of shattering windows.
EP177 Yanma's attacks Ash's Pokédex Two of Yanma's strongest attacks are the Tackle, Double Team, and the Sonic Boom.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP080 Yanma Dawn's Pokédex Yanma, the Clear Wing Pokémon. Its eyes can see a full 360 degrees around without moving its head.
DP080 Yanma Giovanni's laptop Poké Ball contents: Yanma. Its usable moves: Wing Attack, Quick Attack, Sonic Boom, and Ancient Power.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

A Trainer's Yanma was seen in Oh, It's Ho-Oh!.

A trio of Yanma was accidentally let loose in Yikes, It's Yanma!, causing minor chaos at the Indigo Plateau by taking an infant hostage. Gold quelled them by taking advantage of their near-360-degree vision with Sudobo's Poké Ball and then successfully rescued the child.

A Yanma appeared in The Last Battle XIII as one of the Pokémon sent to participate in the fight in Ilex Forest.

Pokédex entries

Manga Chapter Entry
Pokémon Adventures PS154 Its two big eyes can turn 360 degrees, observing the surroundings, in search of insects for food.*

In the Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All manga

Shu caught a Yanma in GDZ48.

In the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Ginji's Rescue Team manga

A Yanma appeared in I Want to be Human Again!.

In the TCG

Main article: Yanma (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II Johto
#101
Gold If it flaps its wings really fast, it can generate shock waves that will shatter windows in the area.
Silver Its large eyes can scan 360 degrees. It looks in all directions to seek out insects as its prey.
Crystal It can see in all directions without moving its big eyes, helping it spot attackers and food right away.
Stadium 2 If it flaps its wings really fast, it can generate shock waves that will shatter windows in the area.
Generation III Hoenn
#—
Kanto
#—
Ruby Yanma is capable of seeing 360 degrees without having to move its eyes. It is a great flier that is adept at making sudden stops and turning midair. This Pokémon uses its flying ability to quickly chase down targeted prey.
Sapphire
Emerald It can see 360 degrees without moving its eyes. It is a great flier capable of making sudden stops and turning midair to quickly chase down targeted prey.
FireRed Its large eyes can scan 360 degrees. It looks in all directions to seek out insects as its prey.
LeafGreen If it flaps its wings really fast, it can generate shock waves that will shatter windows in the area.
Generation IV Sinnoh
Pt: #183
Johto
#101
Diamond Its eyes can see 360 degrees without moving its head. It won't miss prey, even those behind it.
Pearl
Platinum It can hover in one spot by flapping its wings at high speed. It flits about to guard its territory.
HeartGold If it flaps its wings really fast, it can generate shock waves that will shatter windows in the area.
SoulSilver Its large eyes can scan 360 degrees. It looks in all directions to seek out insects as its prey.
Generation V Unova
B2W2: #286
Black It can hover in one spot by flapping its wings at high speed. It flits about to guard its territory.
White
Black 2 By flapping its wings at high speed, it can fly freely through the air. Even sudden stops are no problem.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
Coastal #087
Hoenn
#—
X Its eyes can see 360 degrees without moving its head. It won't miss prey--even those behind it.
Y If it flaps its wings really fast, it can generate shock waves that will shatter windows in the area.
Omega Ruby Yanma is capable of seeing 360 degrees without having to move its eyes. It is a great flier that is adept at making sudden stops and turning midair. This Pokémon uses its flying ability to quickly chase down targeted prey.
Alpha Sapphire
Generation VII Alola
#—
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VII.
Generation VIII Galar
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VIII.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold Silver
Route 35
Crystal
Route 35
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Trade
Emerald
Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
Ruin Valley
Colosseum
Pyrite Bldg (Shadow)
XD
Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Great Marsh
Platinum
Great Marsh
HeartGold SoulSilver
Route 35
Pal Park
Field
Generation V
Black White
Route 14 (Swarm)
Black 2 White 2
Route 3, Pinwheel Forest (outer)
Dream World
Windswept Sky
Generation VI
X Y
Route 10 (Horde Encounter)
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Trade
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Trade
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Breed Yanmega
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Unobtainable

In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
This Pokémon is unavailable in Generation II side games.
Generation III
Channel
Back Yard
Trozei!
Endless Level 18, Endless Level 38, Forever Level 18, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Silent Chasm (1F-8F), Pitfall Valley (9F-15F), Remains Island (B9-B15)
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Steam Cave (1F-8F, Upper Steam Cave 1F), Lush Prairie (1F-5F)
MD Sky
Steam Cave (1F-8F, Upper Steam Cave 1F), Lush Prairie (1F-5F)
Ranger: SoA
Union Road
Ranch
Hayley's trades
Ranger: GS
Submarine, Sophian Road
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Forest: Everspring Valley, World Axle - B1F
Rumble U
Challenge Battle: Lord of the Bugs
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Island of Haste: Stage 5
Shuffle
Violeta Palace: Stage 354
Rumble World
Silver Isles: Fragrant Tree (All Areas), Plasma Tundra: Abundant Orchard (All Areas)
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Pinsir Sea, Castform Sea, Entei Sea, Charizard Sea2020, Arceus Sea, Entei SeaFinal

In events

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
GSC Gotta Catch 'Em All Station! Steel Wing Yanma English United States 5 February 22 to March 14, 2002
GSC Gotta Catch 'Em All Station! Sweet Kiss Yanma English United States 5 February 28 to March 6, 2003

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Diamond Pearl Wide Lens Wide Lens (5%)
Platinum
Ranch Charti Berry Charti Berry (100%)
HeartGold SoulSilver Wide Lens Wide Lens (5%)
Black White Wide Lens Wide Lens (5%)
Black 2 White 2 Wide Lens Wide Lens (5%)
X Y Wide Lens Wide Lens (5%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
65
125 - 172 240 - 334
65
63 - 128 121 - 251
45
45 - 106 85 - 207
75
72 - 139 139 - 273
45
45 - 106 85 - 207
95
90 - 161 175 - 317
Total:
390
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.

Pokéathlon stats

Speed
3/5 ★★★☆☆
Power
2/2 ★★
Skill
1/1
Stamina
2/3 ★★
Jump
5/5 ★★★★★
Total
13/16 ★★

Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

Generation VIII
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
This Pokémon is unavailable within Generation VIII.
Click on the generation numbers above to see Yanma's learnsets from other generations.


TCG-only moves

Move Card
Agility Yanma (Legends Awakened 128)
Baton Pass Yanma (Supreme Victors SH9)

Side game data

Pokémon Trozei!
Trozeiani193.png
Rarity: Common
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 7.4%
Friend Area: Mist-Rise Forest
Phrases
51%-100% HP Front, sides, and to the back--there's nothing my eyes don't see.
26%-50% HP Urf... My health is reduced to half.
1%-25% HP I'm crashing down... My wings are barely moving...
Level up There! My level's gone up!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP E 193.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.2%
IQ group: D
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:
Flying
Poké Assist: Flying PA.png
Flying
Field move: Cut 2 field move.png
(Cut ×2)
Browser entry R-118
It flits around while launching supersonic waves and shock waves.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Bug
Poké Assist:
(present)
Bug Assist.png
Bug
Field move:
(present)
Cut 2 field move.png
(Cut ×2)
Not available in the past.
Browser entry R-204
It flings gooey blobs that make Pokémon Slowed.
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●●
Defense
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush193Body.png Walking Speed: 1.67 seconds Base HP: 52
Base Attack: 73 Base Defense: 46 Base Speed: 60
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Bug
Attack Power: ★★★★

BT193.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Bug
None.png Attack Power: 50 - 100 Raise Max Level.png 5

#506
Shuffle193.png

Hitting Streak
Increases damage when it is triggered in a row.


Pokémon GO
GO193.png Base Stamina: 163 Base Attack: 154 Base Defense: 94
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: Yanma Candy 100 + Sinnoh Stone1
Fast Attacks: Quick Attack, Wing Attack
Charged Attacks: Ancient Power, Aerial Ace, Silver Wind

Evolution

193Yanma.png
Unevolved
Yanma
 Bug  Flying 
TM Rock VI
Level up
knowing Ancient Power
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First evolution
Yanmega
 Bug  Flying 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold Silver Crystal
Spr 2g 193.png Spr b 2g 193.png Spr 2s 193.png Spr b 2g 193.png Spr 2c 193.png Spr b 2g 193.png
Spr 2g 193 s.png Spr b 2g 193 s.png Spr 2s 193 s.png Spr b 2g 193 s.png Spr 2c 193 s.png Spr b 2g 193 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 193.png Spr b 3r 193.png Spr 3e 193.png Spr b 3r 193.png Spr 3r 193.png Spr b 3r 193.png
Spr 3r 193 s.png Spr b 3r 193 s.png Spr 3e 193 s.png Spr b 3r 193 s.png Spr 3r 193 s.png Spr b 3r 193 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 193.png Spr b 4d 193.png Spr 4p 193.png Spr b 4p 193.png Spr 4h 193.png Spr b 4h 193.png
Spr 4d 193 s.png Spr b 4d 193 s.png Spr 4p 193 s.png Spr b 4p 193 s.png Spr 4h 193 s.png Spr b 4p 193 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 193.png Spr b 5b 193.png Spr 5b 193.png Spr b 5b 193.png
Spr 5b 193 s.png Spr b 5b 193 s.png Spr 5b 193 s.png Spr b 5b 193 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 193.png Spr b 6x 193.png Spr 6x 193.png Spr b 6x 193.png
Spr 6x 193 s.png Spr b 6x 193 s.png Spr 6x 193 s.png Spr b 6x 193 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Spr 7s 193.png Spr b 7s 193.png Spr 7s 193.png Spr b 7s 193.png
Spr 7s 193 s.png Spr b 7s 193 s.png Spr 7s 193 s.png Spr b 7s 193 s.png
Front Back Front Back
193MS6.png For other sprites and images, please see Yanma images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

Yanma seems to be based on a dragonfly, possibly the banded darter. Because of its size and weight, it might have been inspired by prehistoric ancestors to modern dragonflies and damselflies in the Meganeura genus, commonly referred to as "griffinflies". This is further supported by its evolution, Yanmega, which is much more closely linked to ancient dragonflies, and whose offspring did not have a larval stage, instead hatching directly into a smaller version of their adult phase, as Yanma is a fully formed dragonfly.

Name origin

Yanma and Yanyanma derive from 蜻蜓 yanma (large dragonfly).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ヤンヤンマ Yanyanma From 蜻蜓 yanma
France Flag.png French Yanma Same as English name
Spain Flag.png Spanish Yanma Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Yanma Same as English name
Italy Flag.png Italian Yanma Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 왕자리 Wangjari From wang and 잠자리 jamjari
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 陽陽瑪 / 阳阳玛 Yángyángmǎ Transliteration of its Japanese name


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