Electrode (マルマイン, Marumain), is a fictional creature in the Pokémon series. It first appears in Super Smash Bros. as one of the Pokémon stage features that appear in Saffron City. It appears as a Poké ball Pokémon in Super Smash Bros. Melee and Super Smash Bros. Brawl.
 As a stage element
Electrode made its debut to the Super Smash Bros. series in the game Super Smash Bros. Electrode do not appear out of Poké Balls in the game; however, they do appear in the stage Saffron City. The Electrodes in Saffron City will pop out from the door on the side of the building when a character approaches the door. Electrode then will use Explosion as its attack after a few seconds of its appearance. Any character that is caught in the blast radius of Electrode will take damage and massive knockback.
 In Super Smash Bros. Melee
 As a Poké Ball Pokémon
Electrode makes an appearance once again in Super Smash Bros. Melee. Electrode is both used as an item and appears out of a Poké Ball. The attack Electrode uses in this game is identical the attack of Electrode's in SSB. When Electrode comes out of the Poké Ball, it will just sit on the stage. Electrode will then start to get darker. This means that Electrode is about to explode. When Electrode explodes, everyone in the blast radius (including the character who summoned Electrode) will take heavy damage that is almost equal to a Bob-omb. The explosion from Electrode KOs characters at even low percentages. Electrode can be used as an item also. When Electrode is about to explode and starts to static, any character can pick it up. The character that is holding Electrode must be fast when disposing Electrode. Electrode also appears in the event match Bomb-fest. Electrode is the only Pokémon that comes out of the Poké Ball in this event match. Electrode can also be used at any time through the Debug menu with the use of an Action Replay.
Electrode features as a collectible trophy, unlocked as one of the 100+ trophies that can be collected randomly during normal play, such as in the Trophy Lottery and throughout the various Single-player Regular Matches. It reads as follows:
The Electrode trophy in Melee
- Electrode, an electric ball Pokémon, is the evolved form of Voltorb. It has the tendency to explode with even the slightest provocation, which has earned it the nickname "Wrecking Ball." Electrode is the quickest Pokémon found to date, and its distinct white-over-red coloring is the opposite of Voltorb's.
 In Super Smash Bros. Brawl
 As a Poké Ball Pokémon
Electrode returns to reprise its Melee role. This time, however, there is a chance that it will fail to explode, as pictured. If it fails to explode, it can be picked up. Occasionally it will seem to be "dud", only to explode a few seconds later. Electrode is easier to use in Brawl, where someone can pick it up about a second after it comes out, unlike in Melee where it could only be picked up right before it explodes. When a thrown Electrode collides with the ground or another player, it explodes. When smash thrown, it OHKOs nearly any character but the super-heavyweights.
 Trophy Description
The Electrode trophy in Brawl
- A Ball Pokémon. The more electricity it stores in its body, the quicker it moves. One danger of storing that much electricity is that the slightest stimulus may cause it to explode. Moves it specializes in include Selfdestruct and Explosion. Its love of electricity often causes it to gather in groups near power plants.
Electrode in Super Smash Bros.
A failed Electrode explosion in Brawl.