Romaji: Hoopa) is a dual Psychic/Ghost type MythicalPokémon. When exposed to the Prison Bottle, he turns into his alternate form, the Unbound form. The Unbound form increases in size massively as well as boosting in the Attack stats. The Unbound form also turns him into a Psychic/Dark Pokémon.
Physiology and Behavior
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Main Pokémon games
Other Pokémon games
In the anime
Hoopa originally debuted in a series of shorts during the XYZ saga of the anime called Hoopa's Surprise Ring Adventures, where Hoopa plays pranks on Ash and friends, mostly using its rings.
It's primary role is as the main antagonist in the 18th Pokémon movie, Hoopa and the Clash of Ages. In this movie, Hoopa initially only acts mischievously but, still good natured, only teasing Ash and Co. However, when it gets exposed to the Prison Bottle, it unleashes the dark spirit that possesses Hoopa and turning into its Unbound form. It uses rings throughout the movie to warp various legendary Pokémon.