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Rapidash is a fire pokemon his japanese name is "Gyaroppu ギャロップ" he evolve from ponyta at level 40

Pokedex entry

Ruby RAPIDASH usually can be seen casually cantering in the fields and plains. However, when this POKéMON turns serious, its fiery manes flare and blaze as it gallops its way up to 150 mph.
Sapphire RAPIDASH usually can be seen casually cantering in the fields and plains. However, when this POKéMON turns serious, its fiery manes flare and blaze as it gallops its way up to 150 mph.
Emerald It usually canters casually in the fields and plains. But once a RAPIDASH turns serious, its fiery manes flare and blaze as it gallops its way up to 150 mph.
Fire red It can gallop at a top speed of 150 miles per hour. It can race as fast as a bullet train while ablaze.
Leaf green Very competitive, this POKéMON will chase anything that moves fast in the hopes of racing it
Diamond It gallops at nearly 150 mph. With its mane blazing ferociously, it races as if it were an arrow.
Pearl It has astounding acceleration. From a standstill, it can reach top speed within 10 steps.
Platinum When at an all-out gallop, its blazing mane sparkles, enhancing its beautiful appearance.
Heart gold At full gallop, its four hooves barely touch the ground because it moves so incredibly fast.
Soulsilver With incredible acceleration, it reaches its top speed of 150 mph after running just 10 steps.
Black When at an all-out gallop, its blazing mane sparkles, enhancing its beautiful appearance
White When at an all-out gallop, its blazing mane sparkles, enhancing its beautiful appearance
Black 2 When at an all-out gallop, its blazing mane sparkles, enhancing its beautiful appearance
White 2 When at an all-out gallop, its blazing mane sparkles, enhancing its beautiful appearance
X Very competitive, this Pokémon will chase anything that moves fast in the hopes of racing it.
Y It gallops at nearly 150 mph. With its mane blazing ferociously, it races as if it were an arrow.
Omega ruby Rapidash usually can be seen casually cantering in the fields and plains. However, when this Pokémon turns serious, its fiery manes flare and blaze as it gallops its way up to 150 mph.
Alpha sapphire Rapidash usually can be seen casually cantering in the fields and plains. However, when this Pokémon turns serious, its fiery manes flare and blaze as it gallops its way up to 150 mph.

Trivia

  • In early English-language promotional material for Pokémon Red and Blue, it was revealed that Rapidash was to keep its romanized Japanese name 'Gallop'.
  • Rapidash is the favorite Pokémon of the Kanto Pokémon Fan Club Chairman. When the player first speaks to him, he goes on about why Rapidash is his favorite Pokémon at length.
  • In the in real life Pokédex that's based Ash's, Rapidash's weight was listed as 2@9, the middle symbol most closely resembling the at symbol

Origin

Rapidash's horn shows it may have been inspired by unicorns, but it more closely resembles a regular horse. Rapidash and its pre-evolution may also be based on fiery steeds in mythology, such as those of the Greek god Helios, Skinfaxi of Norse mythology, and the horses of the Ashvins in Hindu myth.

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