Amaura < Aurorus > Sylveon
Tundra Pokémon
Rock.gif Ice.gif
8'10" (2.7m)
496 lbs (225kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5%
Female: 12.5%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
Egg Group
Catch Rate
EV Yield

Aurorus (アマルルガ) is the 67th Pokémon in the Kalos Coastal Pokédex. It is a Rock/Ice-Type, and is known as the Tundra Pokémon.

Aurorus uses the Refrigerate Ability, which changes its Normal-Type moves into Ice-Type moves whilst increasing the power of said moves by 30%. Aurorus's Hidden Ability is Snow Warning, an Ability that summons a hailstorm upon its entry into battle. However, it is currently an unreleased Ability for it.

Amaura can evolve into Aurorus at Level 39 at Night.

Aurorus is in the Monster Egg Group. It takes Aurorus One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.




Aurorus takes on the appearance of a blue sauropod. The tufts on its head extend all the way down to the end of its long neck. Its face has a white V-like pattern, and its underbelly is cyan. Aurorus also has diamond-like gems on the sides of its body.

Gender Differences

Aurorus doesn't have any visible differences to differentiate between male and female.

Game Information

Original Games

Aurorus cannot be found in the wild in Pokémon X and Pokémon Y. The only way to obtain one is to evolve an Amaura after reviving it from a Sail Fossil.

Spin-Off Games

Aurorus has yet to appear in a Spin-Off Game as of writing.

Trading Card Game

No Trading Card Game Information as of yet; will be updated once featured in an upcoming TCG Set.

Anime/Manga Information


Aurorus has yet to appear in the Anime as of writing.


Aurorus has yet to appear in any of the films as of writing.


Aurorus has yet to appear in the Manga as of writing.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Aurorus is in the Neverused (NU) tier of competitive battling. It has a great offensive movepool to work with and two amazing abilities in Refrigerate and Snow Warning that give different degrees of offensive utility, with the former giving Aurorus a powerful STAB in Hyper Voice while the latter gives Aurorus the ability to fire off 100% accurate Blizzards. Its access to Freeze-Dry allows for it to break bulky defensive cores that rely on resistances rather than sheer bulk, doing significant damage to certain Water-types like Lanturn and Gastrodon. It has great coverage thanks to its movepool which offers Earth Power, which is a great coverage move that gives it neutral coverage against the majority of the tier. Its best set is a Choice Specs wallbreaker set that tears apart at opposing foes with powerful attacks, but another viable set is a Stealth Rock Focus Sash set that can act as a great suicide lead, matching up well against certain entry hazard removers and Xatu. However, Aurorus has a mediocre defensive typing which gives it weaknesses to Fighting, Water, Grass, and Ground attacks. Its Speed stat is also poor, leaving it as something that can be easily revenge killed by a powerful super effective attack.

Aurorus is also viable in the Rarelyused (RU) tier of competitive battling. Thanks to an amazing ability in Refrigerate that gives Normal-type attacks incredible power and allows for them to function as an Ice STAB for Aurorus, it can make for a decent offensive threat. It has a niche over certain other wallbreakers like Exploud in that it can support a team with Stealth Rock or use Rock Polish to potentially sweep the opponent. Nearly every Defog user is threatened by Aurorus, allowing for it to function well as a Stealth Rock setter. It can clean up offensive teams with a Rock Polish boost due to great power and coverage attacks. Unfortunately, Aurorus has a very poor defensive typing that leaves it with 6 weaknesses. It also has a subpar Speed stat which limits its opportunities to set up or switch into attacks. Aurorus struggles mightily with Steel-types like Escavalier and Bronzong, which can shrug off its attacks and retaliate with a x4 super effective STAB attack.

Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
X/Y None Evolve Amaura

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
VI X The diamond-shaped crystals on its body expel air as cold as -240 degrees Fahrenheit, surrounding its enemies and encasing them in ice.
Y Using its diamond-shaped crystals, it can instantly create a wall of ice to block an opponent's attack.
Omega Ruby The diamond-shaped crystals on its body expel air as cold as -240 degrees Fahrenheit, surrounding its enemies and encasing them in ice.
Alpha Sapphire Using its diamond-shaped crystals, it can instantly create a wall of ice to block an opponent's attack.


Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
. 356 450 .
143 159 253 278
134 149 243 267
Sp. Atk
182 203 297 326
Sp. Def
170 189 283 311
108 121 215 236


Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Freeze-Dry Ice.gif 70 100 Special.png
Start Growl Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
Start Powder Snow Ice.gif 40 100 Special.png
5 Thunder Wave Electric.gif N/A 100 Other.png
10 Rock Throw Rock.gif 50 90 Physical.png
13 Icy Wind Ice.gif 55 95 Special.png
15 Take Down Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png
18 Mist Ice.gif N/A N/A Other.png
20 Aurora Beam Ice.gif 65 100 Special.png
26 Ancientpower Rock.gif 60 100 Special.png
30 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
34 Avalanche Ice.gif 60 100 Physical.png
38 Hail Ice.gif N/A N/A Other.png
43 Nature Power Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
46 Encore Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
50 Light Screen Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png
56 Ice Beam Ice.gif 90 100 Special.png
63 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
74 Blizzard Ice.gif 110 70 Special.png


TM/HM - Gen 6
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM04 Calm Mind Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM05 Roar Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM07 Hail Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM14 Blizzard Ice.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM20 Safeguard Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM25 Thunder Electric.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM26 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM29 Psychic Psychic.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM33 Reflect Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM49 Echoed Voice Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
TM57 Charge Beam Electric.gif 50 90 Special.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM69 Rock Polish Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
TM70 Flash Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 Physical.png
TM73 Thunder Wave Electric.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM77 Psych Up Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM79 Frost Breath Ice.gif 60 90 Special.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM82 Dragon Tail Dragon.gif 60 90 Physical.png
TM85 Dream Eater Psychic.gif 100 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM91 Flash Cannon Steel.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM96 Nature Power Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM97 Dark Pulse Dark.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Barrier Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Discharge Electric.gif 80 100 Special.png
Haze Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
Magnet Rise Electric.gif -- -- Other.png
Mirror Coat Psychic.gif  ?? 100 Special.png

Evolution Line

Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 39

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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