Pokemon Solar Light & Lunar Dark Wiki
Advertisement
Pokemon Solar Light & Lunar Dark Wiki
DracoflyMini.png #282: Dracofly
Pokémon
#284: Tapiblaze TapiblazeMini.png
Click to see all images of Tapire
Tapire
Smoking Pokémon
#283
TapireFront.png
Type
Fire
Unknown
Ability
Gluttony
Hidden Ability
Insomnia
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
180 (23.5%)
Breeding
Egg group
Field
Hatch time
6630 steps
Height
0.8 m
0 m
Weight
25.4 kg
0 kg
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#283
Rikoto
Base experience yield
59
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 1
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
1
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Quadruped
Footprint
BodyUnknown.png
Pokédex color
White
Base friendship
70

Tapire is a Fire-type Pokémon.

It evolves into Tapiblaze starting at level 46.

Biology

Physiology

Tapire is a Pokémon based on a tapir. Its body is mainly white; it has four short white legs with no toes, a short white tail, two white eyes with yellow irises and pupils with an angry expression, a white elephant-like nose and orange-red spots on its back. There are also a few short white hairs growing on its back.

Gender Differences

None.

Special Abilities

The spots on Tapire's back are where they store their energy. When engaged in a fierce battle, smoke would come out of the spots.

Behavior

Tapire's energy is stored in its spots. Smoke is expelled from these spots during a fierce battle.

Habitat

Wild Tapire are found in the grass in the Tropic Jungle and on Route 6.

Shiny Coloration Differences

For Shiny Tapire, the white gains some hot pink saturation, the spots turn hot pink and the irises turn blue.

Game data

Pokédex entries

Pokédex entry
The spots on Tapire's back are where they store their energy. When engaged in a fierce battle, smoke would come out from the spots.

Game locations

Availability
None This Pokémon cannot be obtained.
Common Tropic Jungle
Uncommon Route 6
Fossil
Rare
One

Held items

Held item(s)
None This Pokémon cannot be found holding an item.
Common Oran Berry
Uncommon
Rare
Always

Stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 60
120 - 167 230 - 324
Attack: 35
36 - 95 67 - 185
Defense: 35
36 - 95 67 - 185
Sp.Atk: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Sp.Def: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Speed: 25
27 - 84 49 - 163
Total: 295   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

By leveling up

By leveling up
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Start Pound Normal Physical 40 100% 35
Start Defense Curl Normal Status —% 40
Start Smokescreen Normal Status 100% 20
4 Ember Fire Special 40 100% 25
8 Rollout Rock Physical 30 90% 20
12 Poison Gas Poison Status 90% 40
17 Odor Sleuth Normal Status —% 40
21 Flame Burst Fire Special 70 100% 15
25 Smog Poison Special 30 70% 20
29 Psych Up Normal Status —% 10
34 Yawn Normal Status —% 10
38 Flamethrower Fire Special 90 100% 15
43 Slack Off Normal Status —% 10
47 Body Slam Normal Physical 85 100% 15
52 Encore Normal Status 100% 5
57 Fire Blast Fire Special 110 85% 5
60 Trump Card Normal Special Varies —% 5
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Tapire obtained at level 1
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Tapire
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Tapire

By TM/HM

By TM/HM
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TMPoison.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
TMNormal.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TMFire.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TMDark.png TM12 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TMNormal.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMNormal.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TMRock.png TM23 Smack Down Rock Physical 05050 100}}100% 15
TMGround.png TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TMNormal.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TMGround.png TM28 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TMNormal.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TMFire.png TM35 Flamethrower Fire Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TMPoison.png TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TMFire.png TM38 Fire Blast Fire Special 110110 085}}85% 5
TMRock.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TMNormal.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TMPsychic.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMNormal.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TMNormal.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TMFire.png TM50 Overheat Fire Special 130130 090}}90% 5
TMDark.png TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TMFire.png TM59 Incinerate Fire Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TMFire.png TM61 Will-O-Wisp Fire Status 0000 085}}85% 15
TMDark.png TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
TMSteel.png TM74 Gyro Ball Steel Physical 0000 100}}100% 5
TMNormal.png TM77 Psych Up Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMGround.png TM78 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TMRock.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TMNormal.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
TMNormal.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMNormal.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMDark.png TM95 Snarl Dark Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TMDark.png TM97 Dark Pulse Dark Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TMNormal.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMNormal.png TM101 Secret Power Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TMNormal.png HM04 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Tapire
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Tapire

By breeding

By tutoring

By Move Tutor
 Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Cost 
Snore Normal Special 50 100% 20 Red Shard1
Earth Power Ground Special 90 100% 10 Red Shard4
Heat Wave Fire Special 95 90% 10 Red Shard5
Zen Headbutt Psychic Physical 80 90% 15 Blue Shard2
Gunk Shot Poison Physical 120 70% 5 Blue Shard5
Gastro Acid Poison Status 100% 10 Yellow Shard1
Spite Ghost Status 100% 10 Yellow Shard1
Amnesia Psychic Status —% 20 Yellow Shard2
Snatch Dark Status —% 10 Yellow Shard2
Knock Off Dark Physical 65 100% 20 Yellow Shard4
Foul Play Dark Physical 95 100% 15 Yellow Shard4
Nasty Plot Dark Status —% 20 Yellow Shard5
Yawn Normal Status —% 10 Green Shard5
Headbutt Normal Physical 70 100% 15 None
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Tapire
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Tapire

Evolution

TapireFront.png
Unevolved
Tapire
 Fire 
Rare Candy
level 46
TapiblazeFront.png
First evolution
Tapiblaze
 Fire  Poison 


Sprites

Front Back
GenderM.png TapireFront.png TapireBack.png
Front shiny Back shiny
GenderM.png TapireFrontShiny.png TapireBackShiny.png

Trivia

  • Drowzee and Munna are official Pokémon that are also based on tapirs.
    • Also both of those Pokémon are Psychic-types.
  • Tapiblaze, Tapire's Evolution, shares its Type combination with Salandit and Salazzle, two official Pokémon from the Alola Region that are Poison/Fire-types.

Origin

Tapire is based on the Baku, a mythical dream-eating tapir in Japanese folklore.

Name Origin

Tapire's name comes from the words Tapir and fire.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japanese
German
Spanish
French
Italian


DracoflyMini.png #282: Dracofly
Pokémon
#284: Tapiblaze TapiblazeMini.png