Red: It is rumored that the ferocious warning markings on its belly differ from area to area.Yellow: The frightening patterns on its belly have been studied. Six variations have been confirmed.Gold: Transfixing prey with the face-like pattern on its belly, it binds and poisons the frightened victim.
Prof. Lotus' Notes: Arbok mirrored backwords is Kobra. Arbok's design is modeled after the King Cobra. Arbok could be inspired by the mythological creature Basilisk, as it is a poison type and can learn glare. Archbishop Isidore of Seville described the Basilisk as a creature with 'the king of snakes, due to its killing glare and its poisonous breath'.Because Arbok's unusually sounding name, it was put at the end of the Kanto Pokerap alongside Pidgeot.