Ariados #168

Generation 2 Pokemon Ariados Pokemon 168 in the Pokedex… It is a poisonous bug that dwells in the Joto area. This is the last stage of Pokemon Spinarak’s evolution.

Parameters and characteristics of Pokemon Ariados

Max BS 2003
Атака 161
Protection 124
Resistance 172

How to find and catch Pokémon Ariados?

Pokémon Ariados may be found in parks and marshes. It is possible to capture it in squares, fields, and woods, meadows and countryside, around overgrown lakes, industrial regions, and near industries.

Pokemon Ariados does not present on the map very often. It’s a serious possibility if you develop Pokemon Spinarak.


Ariados is a red arachnid Pokémon that looks like a spider. It has purple eyes, white mandibles, and a white horn on its brow. Two black stripes run across its belly, and it has two black spots and a yellow spinneret on its back. The spots and spinneret make a face-like design when combined. Ariados can spin thread from its spinneret as well as its mouth. It has four yellow legs with two purple bands each, and four yellow structures with a single purple stripe each on its back. It has tiny hooks on its feet that enable it to climb ceilings and vertical walls.

Ariados nests deep in temperate and tropical woods and emerges after dark to seek prey. While Ariados is out hunting for prey, it spins a single thread from its back that goes back to its nest. When a prey item is caught, it is wrapped in thread and attacked with fangs. Ariados then freely consumes the victim’s body secretions. It will sometimes release prey with just a single thread attached. The thread is then tracked to the captured victim and its companions.

Ariados and its pre-evolved form, Spinarak, are the only Pokémon known to know the move Toxic Thread. Spider Web was its hallmark move prior to Generation V.

The Pokemon Ariados is one of the numerous monsters that may be captured in Pokemon Go. Ariados is a Johto second generation character that debuted in the February 16, 2017 update.

#168 Ariados Info

Type Candy Needed to Evolve
Bug / Poison


  • Evolves into: None
  • Evolves from: Spinarak
  • Hatches from: None

Combat Moves

To use combat moves, touch the screen while in battle, and the pokemon will release their attacks as quickly as they can. Attacks that are repeated will fill the bars on their specific meter. When any or all of the bars are full, press and hold the screen for a few seconds to unleash a special move.
Possible Attack Moves
Name Type Damage
Infestation Bug 10
Poison Sting Poison 6
Possible Special Moves
Name Type Damage Number of Special Bars
Shadow Sneak Ghost 50 2
Megahorn Bug 90 2
Cross Poison Poison 40 3

 Best moveset for Ariados

When fighting Pokémon in Gyms, Ariados’ greatest moves are Infestation and Megahorn. This moveset has the most overall DPS and is also the finest for PVP encounters.


  Infestation 10.9 dps
  Megahorn 60 dps


  Infestation 10.9 dps
  Lunge 22.8 dps


 All moves

Quick move Damage EPS DPS
  Poison Sting 5 11.7 10
  Infestation 10 12.7 10.9
Main move Damage EPS DPS
  Megahorn 110 -45.5 60
  Shadow Sneak 50 -11.4 17.2
  Cross Poison 40 -22 32
  Lunge 55 -11.4 22.8

The green moves benefit from the Same Type Attack Bonus and deliver 20% more damage.

Evolution family

Ariados is part of a two-member family.



Spinarak Ariados #168
#167 Spinarak

50 Spinarak candy Ariados #168
#168 Ariados





Spinarak shiny Ariados #168
#167 Spinarak

50 Spinarak candy Ariados #168
#168 Ariados


  • Ariados was released along with the main release of Johto-region Pokémon on February 16th, 2017.
  • Shiny_Pokemon_icon Shiny form of Ariados was released at the start of part 1 of Halloween 2021 on October 15th, 2021.
Method Maximum CP Details

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2017 Feb 16Increased spawns in:
Team GO Rocket Celebration: 2021 Feb 2 – 7
Lunar New Year 2020: Jan 24 – Feb 3
Raid Battles

(weather boosted)
Tier 3 CP 12,450Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance
Research tasks
759 Special Research/Timed Research:
Team Building: Great League – 2nd part: Use a Charged TM
Search for Zarude! – 4th part: Defeat 6 Team GO Rocket Grunts
GO Battle League
1,012 Obtainable starting from rank:
1 (Season 8)