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Anorith appears to be closely based on an Anomalocaris. It also appears to be somewhat based on a trilobite. It greatly resembles brine shrimp as well, having similar eyes and feather-like protrusions on its sides.

Name Origin:

Anorith may be a combination of Anomalocaris and lith (rock or stone). It may also derive from ancestral or anorthosite. Anopth may be a combination of Anomalocaris and arthropod.

Pokémon Information

Name in Japanese: アノプス Anopth.

Pokédex number: #347.

Arnorith is resurrected from a Claw Fossil and then evolves into Armaldo.

Anorith is a greenish-gray, arthropod Pokémon, resembling an anomalocaris. A stalk extends from either side of its head, with large, spherical eyes at the tips. The middle of its head is black with two red, teardrop-shaped markings, and an x-shaped mouth is visible on the underside of its torso. Beneath its head are two large, segmented claws that serve as weapons and are used to capture prey. On each side of its body are four white appendages with red tips. These wing-like projections are used to propel Anorith through the water. The front of its body has two large, segmented claws that serve as weapons and are used to capture prey. Anorith is a Pokemon resurrected by Science after becoming extinct.

Physical Traits:

  • Height: 2'04"/ 0.7m.
  • Weight: 27.6 lbs/ 12.5 kg.
  • Eyes: White with Black pupils.
  • Skin Color: Metallic Green/ Metallic Brown (Variation).

Notable Appearances

Anorith Debuted in "Where's Armaldo?" where it was being studied with other fossil pokemon.

An Anorith appeared in the opening of Lucario and the Mystery of Mew.

Anorith also appeared in "Wild in the Streets".

Video game appearances

  • Ruby
  • Sapphire
  • Emerald
  • FireRed
  • LeafGreen
  • Diamond
  • Pearl
  • Platinum
  • HeartGold
  • SoulSliver
  • Black/Black 2
  • White/White 2
  • X
  • Y
  • Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire
  • Pokémon Trozei!
  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red/Blue Rescue Team.
  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time/Darkness.
  • Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs.
  • Pokémon Rumble Blast
  • Pokémon Conquest.


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