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Revision as of 08:45, December 16, 2014


Kyogre (Japanese: カイオーガ Kaiouga) is a Water-type Legendary Pokémon introduced in Generation III. It is the Version Mascot of Pokemon Sapphire and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. It is a Primal Pokémon as well.



It seems to resemble something like a giant, dark blue whale or orca. It has two large fins or "wings", each ending with four square-shaped "claws." It has a deep blue body and a white chin area with two spikes protruding under it. Above each eye are two white spots. It has markings on its wings which sort of resemble the letter A with a circle on the top. It also has two small dorsal fins on its back with two stripes running horizontally below the fins. The tail seems tattered with four trails, the inner smaller than the outer. It also has a mouth full of rarely seen sharp triangular teeth.

As Primal Kyogre, it is more than twice its usual size and has a deeper blue body, as well as having a partially translucent body with a golden light glowing from within it, essentially emitting bioluminescence. It has light blue stripes on its body, instead of the usual red. The four tips on both of its large fins remain pure white. The usually opaque middle parts of its large fins become transparent, with red marks on the closer two tips of both its fins that resembles the letter H, its four white oval spots, and the part of the top center of its head have a circular marking, where the lines are linked to upper end of the larger oval spots, now also transparent, and they stop at the end of its tattered tail, where the middle of the four trailing parts have the same color as the glow on the majority of its body.


Kyogre does not evolve. However, in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, it is capable of changing into its Primal Form.



Main article: Archie's Kyogre
Main article: Kyogre (MS009)
Main article: Kyogre (Mega Evolution Special)
Main article: Kyogre (MS018)
Kyogre first appeared in the anime in Gaining Groudon!, and The Scuffle of Legends!, debuting with Groudon as well. Team Magma and Team Aqua were competing to gain both legendaries. Team Aqua, as it turned out, tricked Magma leader, Maxie by taking Kyogre even after they had Groudon. Kyogre also made an appearance in the ninth Pokémon movie, Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea where it was kind of like Manaphy's "steed."

Game Info

Obtainable Versions

Kyogre is obtainable in Sapphire, Emerald, and HeartGold through normal means. Trading a Kyogre into SoulSilver and showing both it and Groudon to Professor Oak allows the player to catch Rayquaza.


Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Ruby and Sapphire Cave of Origin (Sapphire Only) One
FireRed and LeafGreen Trade None
Emerald Marine Cave One
Diamond and Pearl Pal Park None
Platinum Pal Park None
HeartGold and SoulSilver Embedded Tower (Requires Blue Orb) (Heartgold Only) One
Black and White Trade None
Black 2 and White 2 Mystery Gift (Japan only), Poké Transfer None
X and Y Transfer None
Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Cave of Origin (Alpha Sapphire Only) One

Side Game Locations

Game(s) Area(s)
Pokémon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire Bonus Field (Sapphire Field)
Pokémon Trozei! Random Agent Cards, Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Stormy Sea (40F)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Bottomless Sea (Bottom)
Pokémon Ranger Safra Sea (during mission)

Pokédex Entries




LevelingGeneration VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special
5 Scary Face - 100% 10 Normal Status
15 Body Slam 85 100% 15 Normal Physical
20 Muddy Water 90 85% 10 Water Special
30 Aqua Ring - -% 20 Water Status
35 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special
45 Ancient Power 60 100% 5 Rock Special
50 Water Spout 150 100% 5 Water Special
60 Calm Mind - -% 20 Psychic Status
65 Aqua Tail 90 90% 10 Water Physical
75 Sheer Cold - 30% 5 Ice Special
80 Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical
90 Hydro Pump 110 80% 5 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.



Primal Evolution Sprites

PKyogre ORAS
PKyogre Back ORAS
PKyogre Shiny ORAS
PKyogre Back Shiny ORAS


  • Kyogre is the only Pokémon that's not Ice type that can learn Sheer Cold.
  • Despite it saying in the game that Kyogre flew away when defeating it, it isn't a Flying type.
  • Kyogre and Mantine have the highest Special Defense of all Water type Pokémon.
  • Kyogre and Palkia have the highest Special Attack of all Water type Pokémon.
  • Before Generation 5, Kyogre was the only Pokémon to have the Drizzle ability.
  • Most of the legendary trio's and duo's look somewhat alike or at least have the same body class. However, all members of the Weather trio are completely different to one another. Kyogre is based on a killer whale, Groudon is based on a theropod dinosaur, whilst Rayquaza is based on a Chinese dragon.
  • Kyogre's moveset has an advantage over all other members of its trio. Water attacks on Groudon and Ice attacks on Rayquaza are super effective.
  • It is highly likely that Kyogre is based on the Leviathan from Judeo-Christian religion.
  • Kyogre and Groudon don't enter battle in their Primal Evolution forms when battling for you (Unless they're holding the Blue Orb/Red Orb respectively. If they are, Kyogre and Groudon will transform as soon as they're sent out).


Kyogre's name originates from the Japanese word Kai, which means ocean. Kyogre's name ends in ogre, due to it being large. Without the "Ogre" part, it spells out Kaiō, which means King of the Sea. Also, Kaiō is the first four letters of the word Kaiōsei which means Neptune, the Roman version of the Greek god of the sea, Poseidon.


See also

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