Body Type Snake
Abilities Intimidate, Shed Skin, Unneve (Hidden)
Episode First Shown in Pokemon Emergency!
First Known Owner Jessie
First Game Appeared in
Type Poison
National Dex Number 023
Ekans is the Snake Pokemon. It evolves into Arbok starting at level 22.


Ekans has a similar appearance to a purple rattlesnake. Like a Rattlesnake, the end of it's tail is tan. It has a tan underbelly also, along with tan stripes along it's slithery body.  It has two yellow eyes with a snake-like pupil.


Adventures In KantoEdit

A bunch of baby Ekans appeared in Scott & Zach: Trainers Together.

Pokémon TalesEdit

The New Adventures Of Pokemon Trainer Red Edit

Mioo, Dorost Ast! Edit

  • Team Rocket's Ekans roams around in an alternate reality as a human being; though only resembled an Ekans during his childhood, whereafter he looked more like an Arbok.

The Legend of Spinarak-Man Edit


  • Wrap
  • Leer
  • Poison Sting
  • Bite
  • Glare
  • Screech
  • Acid
  • Stockpile
  • Swallow
  • Spit Up
  • Acid Spray
  • Mud Bomb
  • Gastro Acid
  • Belch
  • Haze
  • Coil
  • Gunk Shot