Echoak is a Grass-type Pokemon introduced in Pokemon West and East in June 1990, replacing Bowren. It evolves from Batwig at level 16, which evolves to Terosideye in level 36.

Echoak, the Bat Pokemon


Description


Echoak resembles a bipedal, dragon-like bat, with pink ears and hands,green wings, and hooked, bird-like feet. Similar to Batwig, it has dark green inner sectioned wings, and has a leaf-like tail. Its face looks like as if it were menacing.

Pokedex Entry


West: Evolution caused this Pokemon to fly more easily. Echoak is best known for its screams during battle.

East: It is said that if someone attempts to pet Echoak, it will release a loud scream.

Strengths and Weaknesses



This Pokemon is weak against:

Fire, Ice, Poison, Flying, and Bug

This Pokemon is strong against:

Water, Rock, Ground

Moveset:

Screech (Level 1 or upon evolving) An earsplitting screech harshly lowers the target's Defense stat.

Tackle (Level 1) A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.

Leer (Level 1) The user gives opposing Pokémon an intimidating leer that lowers the Defense stat.

Absorb (Level 1) A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.

Gust (Level 1) A gust of wind is whipped up by wings and launched at the target to inflict damage.

Quick Attack (Level 12) The user lunges at the target at a speed that makes it almost invisible. This move always goes first.

Razor Leaf (Level 17) Sharp-edged leaves are launched to slash at the opposing Pokémon. Critical hits land more easily.

Wing Attack (Level 21) The target is struck with large, imposing wings spread wide to inflict damage.

Sonic Boom (Level 26) The target is hit with a destructive shock wave that always inflicts 20 HP damage.

Agility (Level 32) The user relaxes and lightens its body to move faster. This sharply raises the Speed stat.

Wood Hammer (Level 34) The user slams its rugged body into the target to attack. This also damages the user quite a lot.

Aerial Ace (Level 36) The user confounds the target with speed, then slashes. This attack never misses.

Hyper Fang (Level 41) The user bites hard on the target with its sharp front fangs. This may also make the target flinch.


Trivia


  • The starter that was used for Echoak was formerly Sproutypus, a platypus-like Pokemon introduced in 1983, and Bowren, a chicken-like Pokemon introduced in 1987.
  • Echoak looks like dragon-like bat.
  • Surprisingly, Echoak, along with its pre-evolution and evolution, can learn Gust, Wing Attack, and Aerial Ace, despite not being part Flying-type.

Origin


Echoak is based on a vampire. It also looks like a dragon, since its face is menacing and has sharp fangs.

Name Origin


Echoak's name is based on "echo" or :"echolocation" and "oak."

Pokedex

previous: Batwig next: Terosideye

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