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Dragonair (Japanese: ハクリュ Hakuryuu) is a Dragon-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

Biology

Physiology

Dragonair's appearance are like sea serpents with long, sleek bodies. The upper part of their body is light blue while its underside is white. They have a small, white horn on the forehead and two wing-shaped protuberances on the sides of the head which are often said to be ears, but are in fact wings, as evidenced in the short film preceding Pokémon: The Movie 2000. They have a blue orb placed at the neck and another two near the tip of the tail. Along with Dratini, it's mouth is rarely seen. It is unknown if it even has a mouth.

The shiny Pokémon version of Dragonair has lavender-pink-colored skin on its upper body as opposed to light blue skin.

An Alolan Dragonair appears the same as the normal Dragonair but its wing-shaped protuberances are longer in each sides.

Habitat

Dragonair live in the bottoms of many lakes, but they usually never come to the surface.

Natural abilities

Dragonair's in-game ability is Shed Skin. This ability allows a one in three chance every turn that an inflicted status effect will be healed. In addition to this, there are some abilities a Dragonair possesses that have been shown in other media.

They can store an enormous amount of energy inside their bodies which seems to manifest itself in two distinct fashions. First, even though they lack large wings, Dragonair has been shown flying with and without the wings on the side of the head greatly enlarged.

Dragonair can also discharge energy through the orbs to envelop itself in a gentle aura. This aura, which makes its body shine slightly and gives it a mystical appearance, and is said to enable the Dragonair to control the weather in the immediate area and change it in a matter of minutes.

Evolution

Dragonair evolves from Dratini at Level 30 and evolves into Dragonite at level 55.

Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Red/Blue Evolve Dratini None
Yellow Safari Zone Uncommon
Gold/Silver Dragon's Den, Route 45 Rare
Crystal Dragon's Den, Route 45 Rare
Ruby/Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Trade None
FireRed/LeafGreen Safari Zone Rare
Diamond/Pearl Mt. Coronet Rare
Platinum Mt. Coronet Uncommon
HeartGold/SoulSilver Dragon's Den Rare
Black/White Dragonspiral Tower Rare
Black 2/White 2 Dragonspiral Tower Rare
X/Y Route 21 (Super Rod) Rare
OR/AS Trade None
Sun/Moon Poni Gauntlet, Dratini Chain (Fishing) Ultra Rare


Pokédex entries

  • Red and Blue

    A mystical Pokémon that exudes a gentle aura. Has the ability to change climate conditions.

  • Yellow

    According to a witness, its body was surrounded by a strange aura that gave it a mystical look.

  • Gold

    They say that if it emits an aura from its whole body, the weather will begin to change instantly.

  • Silver

    Its crystalline orbs appear to give this Pokémon the power to freely control the weather.

  • Crystal

    It is called the divine Pokémon. When its entire body brightens slightly, the weather changes.

  • Ruby

    Dragonair stores an enormous amount of energy inside its body. It is said to alter weather conditions in its vicinity by discharging energy from the crystals on its neck and tail.

  • Sapphire

    Dragonair stores an enormous amount of energy inside its body. It is said to alter weather conditions in its vicinity by discharging energy from the crystals on its neck and tail.

  • FireRed

    It is said to live in seas and lakes. Even though it has no wings, it has been seen flying occasionally.

  • LeafGreen

    A mystical Pokémon that exudes a gentle aura. It is said to have the ability to change the weather.

  • Emerald

    A Dragonair stores an enormous amount of energy inside its body. It is said to alter the weather around it by loosing energy from the crystals on its neck and tail.

  • Diamond

    If its body takes on an aura, the weather changes instantly. It is said to live in seas and lakes.

  • Pearl

    If its body takes on an aura, the weather changes instantly. It is said to live in seas and lakes.

  • Platinum

    If its body takes on an aura, the weather changes instantly. It is said to live in seas and lakes.

  • HeartGold

    They say that if it emits an aura from its whole body, the weather will begin to change instantly.

  • SoulSilver

    Its crystalline orbs appear to give this Pokémon the power to freely control the weather.

  • Black

    If its body takes on an aura, the weather changes instantly. It is said to live in seas and lakes.

  • White

    If its body takes on an aura, the weather changes instantly. It is said to live in seas and lakes.

  • Black 2

    If its body takes on an aura, the weather changes instantly. It is said to live in seas and lakes.

  • White 2

    If its body takes on an aura, the weather changes instantly. It is said to live in seas and lakes.

  • X

    Its crystalline orbs appear to give this Pokémon the power to freely control the weather.

  • Y

    A mystical Pokémon that exudes a gentle aura. It is said to have the ability to change the weather.

  • Omega Ruby

    Dragonair stores an enormous amount of energy inside its body. It is said to alter weather conditions in its vicinity by discharging energy from the crystals on its neck and tail.

  • Alpha Sapphire

    Dragonair stores an enormous amount of energy inside its body. It is said to alter weather conditions in its vicinity by discharging energy from the crystals on its neck and tail.

  • Sun

    It has been thought that its crystalline orbs are imbued with the power to control the weather.

  • Moon

    From time immemorial, it has been venerated by agricultural peoples as an entity able to control the weather.

  • Ultra Sun

    Lakes where Dragonair live are filled with offerings from people, because they believe this Pokémon is able to control the weather.

  • Ultra Moon

    Some say that if you see it at the start of the year, flying through the sky and twisting its body, you’ll be healthy all year long.

  • Let's Go Pikachu

    According to a witness, its body was surrounded by a strange aura that gave it a mystical look.

  • Let's Go Eevee

    According to a witness, its body was surrounded by a strange aura that gave it a mystical look.


Stats

Base Stats
HP
61
Attack
84
Defense
65
Sp. Atk
70
Sp. Def
70
Speed
70
Total
420

Learnset

Leveling

LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Wrap 15 90% 20 Normal Physical
1 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status
1 Thunder Wave 90% 20 Electric Status
1 Twister 40 100% 20 Dragon Special
5 Thunder Wave 90% 20 Electric Status
11 Twister 40 100% 20 Dragon Special
15 Dragon Rage 100% 10 Dragon Special
21 Slam 80 75% 20 Normal Physical
25 Agility —% 30 Psychic Status
33 Dragon Tail 60 90% 10 Dragon Physical
39 Aqua Tail 90 90% 10 Water Physical
47 Dragon Rush 100 75% 10 Dragon Physical
53 Safeguard —% 25 Normal Status
61 Dragon Dance —% 20 Dragon Status
67 Outrage 120 100% 10 Dragon Physical
75 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Wrap 15 90% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 3 0 ♥
1 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cool 2 1 ♥
1 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric Status Type Cool 1 3 ♥
1 Twister 40 100% 20 Dragon Special Type Cool 4 0 ♥
5 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric Status Type Cool 1 3 ♥
11 Twister 40 100% 20 Dragon Special Type Cool 4 0 ♥
15 Dragon Rage 100% 10 Dragon Special Type Cool 3 0 ♥
21 Slam 80 75% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
25 Agility —% 30 Psychic Status Type Cool 3 0 ♥
33 Dragon Tail 60 90% 10 Dragon Physical Type Tough 3 0 ♥
39 Aqua Tail 90 90% 10 Water Physical Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
47 Dragon Rush 100 75% 10 Dragon Physical Type Tough 3 0 ♥
53 Safeguard —% 25 Normal Status Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
61 Dragon Dance —% 20 Dragon Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
67 Outrage 120 100% 10 Dragon Physical Type Cool 6 0 ♥
75 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool 4 4 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Wrap 15 90% 20 Normal Physical
1 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status
1 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric Status
1 Twister 40 100% 20 Dragon Special
5 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric Status
11 Twister 40 100% 20 Dragon Special
15 Dragon Rage 100% 10 Dragon Special
21 Slam 80 75% 20 Normal Physical
25 Agility —% 30 Psychic Status
33 Dragon Tail 60 90% 10 Dragon Physical
39 Aqua Tail 90 90% 10 Water Physical
47 Dragon Rush 100 75% 10 Dragon Physical
53 Safeguard —% 25 Normal Status
61 Dragon Dance —% 20 Dragon Status
67 Outrage 120 100% 10 Dragon Physical
75 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration IV
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
1 Wrap 15 85% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 0
1 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cool 2
5 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric Status Type Cool 2
11 Twister 40 100% 20 Dragon Special Type Cool 3
15 Dragon Rage 100% 10 Dragon Special Type Cool 3
21 Slam 80 75% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
25 Agility —% 30 Psychic Status Type Cool 2
33 Aqua Tail 90 90% 10 Water Physical Type Cute 3
39 Dragon Rush 100 75% 10 Dragon Physical Type Cool 2
47 Safeguard —% 25 Normal Status Type Beauty 2
53 Dragon Dance —% 20 Dragon Status Type Cool 0
61 Outrage 120 100% 15 Dragon Physical Type Cool 2
67 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration III
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Wrap 15 85% 20 Normal Type Tough 3 0 ♥
1 Leer 100% 30 Normal Type Cool 3 0 ♥
1 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric Type Cool 2 1 ♥
1 Twister 40 100% 20 Dragon Type Cool 3 0 ♥
8 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric Type Cool 2 1 ♥
15 Twister 40 100% 20 Dragon Type Cool 3 0 ♥
22 Dragon Rage 100% 10 Dragon Type Cool 1 0 ♥
29 Slam 80 75% 20 Normal Type Tough 2 1 ♥
38 Agility —% 30 Psychic Type Cool 3 0 ♥
47 Safeguard —% 25 Normal Type Beauty 1 0 ♥
56 Outrage 90 100% 15 Dragon Type Cool 4 4 ♥
65 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Type Cool 4 4 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration II
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
1 Wrap 15 85% 20 Normal
1 Leer 100% 30 Normal
1 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric
1 Twister 40 100% 20 Dragon
8 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric
15 Twister 40 100% 20 Dragon
22 Dragon Rage 100% 10 Dragon
29 Slam 80 75% 20 Normal
38 Agility —% 30 Psychic
47 Safeguard —% 25 Normal
56 Outrage 90 100% 15 Dragon
65 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration I
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
1 Wrap 15 85% 20 Normal
1 Leer 100% 30 Normal
1 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric
10 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric
20 Agility —% 30 Psychic
35 Slam 80 75% 20 Normal
45 Dragon Rage 100% 10 Dragon
55 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM16 Light Screen —% 30 Psychic Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM20 Safeguard —% 25 Normal Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM24 Thunderbolt 90 100% 15 Electric Special
TM25 Thunder 110 70% 10 Electric Special
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM35 Flamethrower 90 100% 15 Fire Special
TM38 Fire Blast 110 85% 5 Fire Special
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM59 Brutal Swing 60 100% 20 Dark Physical
TM73 Thunder Wave 90% 20 Electric Status
TM82 Dragon Tail 60 90% 10 Dragon Physical
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special
TM98 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Type Beautiful 2 1 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special Type Beautiful 1 4 ♥
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special Type Beautiful 1 3 ♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool 4 4 ♥
TM16 Light Screen —% 30 Psychic Status Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM20 Safeguard —% 25 Normal Status Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 3 ♥
TM24 Thunderbolt 90 100% 15 Electric Special Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM25 Thunder 110 70% 10 Electric Special Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 4 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM35 Flamethrower 90 100% 15 Fire Special Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
TM38 Fire Blast 110 85% 5 Fire Special Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM59 Incinerate 60 100% 15 Fire Special Type Tough 3 0 ♥
TM73 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric Status Type Cool 1 3 ♥
TM82 Dragon Tail 60 90% 10 Dragon Physical Type Tough 3 0 ♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 1 0 ♥
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
HM03 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special Type Beautiful 2 2 ♥
HM05 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM16 Light Screen —% 30 Psychic Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM20 Safeguard —% 25 Normal Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM24 Thunderbolt 95 100% 15 Electric Special
TM25 Thunder 120 70% 10 Electric Special
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM35 Flamethrower 95 100% 15 Fire Special
TM38 Fire Blast 120 85% 5 Fire Special
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM59 Incinerate 30 100% 15 Fire Special
TM73 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric Status
TM82 Dragon Tail 60 90% 10 Dragon Physical
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special
HM05 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation IV
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special Type Beauty 2
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Type Smart 2
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Type Beauty 2
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special Type Smart 1
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beauty 2
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special Type Beauty 2
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special Type Beauty 2
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool 2
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Tough 2
TM20 Safeguard —% 25 Normal Status Type Beauty 2
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM23 Iron Tail 100 75% 15 Steel Physical Type Cool 2
TM24 Thunderbolt 95 100% 15 Electric Special Type Cool 2
TM25 Thunder 120 70% 10 Electric Special Type Cool 2
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 2
TM34 Shock Wave 60 —% 20 Electric Special Type Cool 2
TM35 Flamethrower 95 100% 15 Fire Special Type Beauty 2
TM38 Fire Blast 120 85% 5 Fire Special Type Beauty 2
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Smart 2
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 2
TM59 Dragon Pulse 90 100% 10 Dragon Special Type Smart 2
TM73 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric Status Type Cool 2
TM78 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty 2
TM82 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 3
TM83 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cool 2
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart 1
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special Type Beauty 2
HM05 Whirlpool 15 70% 15 Water Special Type Beauty 0
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical Type Tough 3
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation III
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Type Beauty 2 0 ♥
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Type Beauty 1 3 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Type Beauty 1 0 ♥
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Type Beauty 2 1 ♥
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Type Beauty 4 0 ♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Type Cool 4 4 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Type Tough 1 0 ♥
TM20 Safeguard —% 25 Normal Type Beauty 1 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM23 Iron Tail 100 75% 15 Steel Type Cool 1 4 ♥
TM24 Thunderbolt 95 100% 15 Electric Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM25 Thunder 120 70% 10 Electric Type Cool 2 2 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Type Cool 2 0 ♥
TM34 Shock Wave 60 —% 20 Electric Type Cool 2 0 ♥
TM35 Flamethrower 95 100% 15 Fire Type Beauty 4 0 ♥
TM38 Fire Blast 120 85% 5 Fire Type Beauty 4 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Type Smart 1 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Type Beauty 3 0 ♥
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation II
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type
TM02 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal
TM03 Curse —% 10 ???
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison
TM07 Zap Cannon 100 50% 5 Electric
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal
TM13 Snore 40 100% 15 Normal
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice
TM16 Icy Wind 55 95% 15 Ice
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water
TM20 Endure —% 10 Normal
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal
TM23 Iron Tail 100 75% 15 Steel
TM24 DragonBreath 60 100% 20 Dragon
TM25 Thunder 120 70% 10 Electric
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal
TM34 Swagger 90% 15 Normal
TM35 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal
TM38 Fire Blast 120 85% 5 Fire
TM39 Swift 60 —% 20 Normal
TM43 Detect —% 5 Fighting
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation I
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison
TM07 Horn Drill 30% 5 Normal
TM08 Body Slam 85 100% 15 Normal
TM09 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal
TM10 Double-Edge 100 100% 15 Normal
TM11 BubbleBeam 65 100% 20 Water
TM12 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice
TM14 Blizzard 120 90% 5 Ice
TM20 Rage 20 100% 20 Normal
TM23 Dragon Rage 100% 10 Dragon
TM24 Thunderbolt 95 100% 15 Electric
TM25 Thunder 120 70% 10 Electric
TM31 Mimic —% 10 Normal
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal
TM33 Reflect —% 20 Psychic
TM34 Bide —% 10 Normal
TM38 Fire Blast 120 85% 5 Fire
TM39 Swift 60 —% 20 Normal
TM40 Skull Bash 100 100% 15 Normal
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic
TM45 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric
TM50 Substitute —% 10 Normal
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Breeding

To see the Egg Moves that Dragonair can learn, refer to Dratini.


Tutoring

Tutoring Generation VII
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Aqua Tail USUM 90 90% 10 Water Physical
Bind USUM 15 85% 20 Normal Physical
Draco Meteor SMUSUM 130 90% 5 Dragon Special
Dragon Pulse USUM 85 100% 10 Dragon Special
Icy Wind USUM 55 95% 15 Ice Special
Iron Tail USUM 100 75% 15 Steel Physical
Outrage USUM 120 100% 10 Dragon Physical
Shock Wave USUM 60 —% 20 Electric Special
Snore USUM 50 100% 15 Normal Special
Water Pulse USUM 60 100% 20 Water Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation VI
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Aqua Tail ORAS 90 90% 10 Water Physical Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Bind ORAS 15 85% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 3 0 ♥
Draco Meteor XYORAS 130 90% 5 Dragon Special Type Beautiful 6 0 ♥
Dragon Pulse ORAS 85 100% 10 Dragon Special Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Icy Wind ORAS 55 95% 15 Ice Special Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Iron Tail ORAS 100 75% 15 Steel Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
Outrage ORAS 120 100% 10 Dragon Physical Type Cool 6 0 ♥
Shock Wave ORAS 60 —% 20 Electric Special Type Cool 2 0 ♥
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Water Pulse ORAS 60 100% 20 Water Special Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation V
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Aqua Tail B2W2 90 90% 10 Water Physical
Bind B2W2 15 85% 20 Normal Physical
Draco Meteor BWB2W2 140 90% 5 Dragon Special
Dragon Pulse B2W2 90 100% 10 Dragon Special
Icy Wind B2W2 55 95% 15 Ice Special
Iron Tail B2W2 100 75% 15 Steel Physical
Outrage B2W2 120 100% 10 Dragon Physical
Sleep Talk B2W2 —% 10 Normal Status
Snore B2W2 40 100% 15 Normal Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation IV
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
Aqua Tail HGSSPt 90 90% 10 Water Physical Type Cute 3
Draco Meteor  140 90% 5 Dragon Special Type Smart 2
Headbutt HGSS 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
Icy Wind HGSSPt 55 95% 15 Ice Special Type Beauty 2
Outrage HGSSPt 120 100% 15 Dragon Physical Type Cool 2
Snore HGSSPt 40 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 3
Swift HGSSPt 60 —% 20 Normal Special Type Cool 2
Twister HGSSPt 40 100% 20 Dragon Special Type Cool 3
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation III
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
Body Slam FRLGEXD 85 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 1 4 ♥
Double-Edge FRLGEXD 120 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 6 0 ♥
Endure E —% 10 Normal Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Icy Wind EXD 55 95% 15 Ice Type Beauty 1 3 ♥
Mud-Slap E 20 100% 10 Ground Type Cute 2 1 ♥
Sleep Talk E —% 10 Normal Type Cute 3 0 ♥
Snore E 40 100% 15 Normal Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Substitute FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Type Smart 2 0 ♥
Swagger EXD 90% 15 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
Swift E 60 —% 20 Normal Type Cool 2 0 ♥
Thunder Wave FRLGEXD 100% 20 Electric Type Cool 2 1 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation II
Move Power Accuracy PP Type
Flamethrower C 95 100% 15 Fire
Ice Beam C 95 100% 10 Ice
Thunderbolt C 95 100% 15 Electric
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
RB 148 front Y 148 front GR 148 front DragonairBack(GenI)Sprite
Gold Silver Crystal Back
G 148 front S 148 front C 148 front
Dragonair(Back)ShinySpriteGSC
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 148 front E 148 front FRLG 148 front DragonairBack(GenIII)Sprite
RubySapphireShinyDragonair Dragonair(E)ShinySprite Dragonair(FrLg)ShinySprite Dragonair(GenIII)Shiny
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 148 front DP 148 front HGSS 148 front DragonairBack(GenIV)Sprite
ShinyDragonair ShinyDragonair Dragonair(HGSS)ShinySprite DragonairBack(GenIV)ShinySprite
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Dragonair BW Dragonair BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire GO Back
Dragonair XY Dragonair XY
Dragonair Shiny XY Dragonair Shiny XY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Let's Go, Pikachu! Let's Go, Eevee! Back
Sword Shield Back

Appearances

Anime

Main article: Clair's Dragonair (anime)
Dragonair AG153

Dragonair in its third anime appearance

Dragonair have been shown three times in the anime, the first of which being (ミニリュウのでんせつ) or The Legend of Dratini. Though American audiences never got to see this one due to its ban for the use of handguns.

In the theme song for Pokémon: Indigo League, a Dragonair is seen in the water.

In Beauty in Skin Deep! and onwards, Clair's Dratini evolves into a Dragonair when Clair saves it from getting a direct hit from Pikachu's Thunderbolt due to Jessie's Wobbuffet countering the move and it becomes her main Pokémon until in the Diamond and Pearl series.

In Master Class Choices!, a shiny Dragonair appeared performing with her trainer, Amelia and her friend Espeon in the Master Class Trial.

Manga

In Pokémon Adventures, Lance used his Dragonair to whip up a storm and ruin the surfing contest. The thing that makes this Dragonair different though is that it has been trained so well it can use its horn to control the weather.

Trivia

  • Dragonair evolves at the highest level of any Pokémon in the Kanto region.
    • It ties with Pupitar for second in general.
  • Dragonair is one of the few Pokémon that decrease in height after evolving. However, Dragonair is measured from head to tail, Dragonite is not.

Origin

Dragonair may be based on the Imugi, a proto-dragon that resembles snakes and lives in caves and water.

Etymology

Dragonair is a mixture of the words dragon and air despite not being part flying type yet.

Gallery

See also

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