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What IS Feraligatr!? - The Dex! Episode 105! is the one hundred and fifth episode of The Dex! Trivia and Battle Strategy Series. It's hosted by Free-Diver Alex and Pokekellz and it covers the Big Jaw Pokémon, Feraligatr! It aired on March 31th, 2015 and can be viewed [ here].

"Every week on The Dex, Alex and PokeKellz present battle strategy and trivia for a different Pokemon! This week, is Feraligatr a Crocodile or an Alligator? The answer may surprise you!" - Youtube description. Gatr

Intro Trivia Edit

  • Feraligatr is 7'07", the tallest final form of all Water-type starters.
  • Very fast, ambushes Pokémon.
  • It only stands on land to fight.
  • Its name comes from "Feral" and "Alligator".
  • Feraligatr's name was so long it had to shortened due to the Gen 2 character limit.
  • Its Japanese name: オーダイル means King Crocodile.

Animal Influence Edit

Real Life Edit

Animal Influence
  • Crocodiles have pointed v-shaped snouts.
  • Alligators have wide round snouts.
  • Crocodiles have a straight bite, meaning their teeth come both up and down.
  • Alligators have an overbite, meaning their bite comes down.
  • Crocodiles are slim and muscular.
  • Alligators have lots of body mass.

Feraligatr Edit

  • It has Crocodile teeth.
  • Its mouth could be either.
  • The Lack of ridges on its legs resembles an Alligator.

Theory Edit

Feraligatr seems to be a Spectacled Caiman, as it shares almost all of the featured traits, and almost exactly the same height.

Battle Strategy Edit

Set-Up Sweeper Edit

  • Item: Life Orb
  • Ability: Sheer Force
  • Nature: Jolly
  • EVs: Attack and Speed
  • Moves:
    • Waterfall
    • Crunch
    • Ice Punch
    • Dragon Dance

Random Thoughts Edit

  • Torrent Feraligatr can use Earthquake and Aqua Jet, as they don't have secondary effects.
  • Earthquake will cause the Life Orb to trigger, but Bulldoze will not, making it a viable option.
  • Swords Dance in place of Dragon Dance works if you feel you don't need more speed.

Gallery Edit