Lucario

Lucario
ルカリオ
Lucario.png

Riolu < Lucario > Hippopotas

Species Type
Aura Pokémon Fighting.pngSteel.png
Number Ability
#448 Steadfast/Inner Focus
Justified
Height Weight
3′11″ (1.2m) 119 lbs. (54kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5% Female: 12.5%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Riolu Mega Lucario
Egg Group Catch Rate
Field/Human-Like 45
Tier EV Yield
OU 1 Attack Point
1 Special Attack Point

Lucario (ルカリオ) is the 116th Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Fighting/Steel Type, and it is known as the Aura Pokémon.

Lucario can use one of two Abilities: Steadfast, which increases its Speed by one stage each time that it flinches, or Inner Focus, which prevents it from flinching altogether, except when it is trying to use Focus Punch. A third Ability is available to Lucario from the Dream World, the Justified Ability. This Ability increases its Attack by one stage when it gets hit by a Dark-Type attack.

Riolu evolve into Lucario by having a strong bond with their trainer and then Leveling Up during the Daytime.

Lucario is in the Egg Groups Field and Human-Like, and its Egg takes approximately 6,400 Steps to hatch. It takes Lucario 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Lucario is a Pokemon that is of the Fighting and Steel type. It looks very similar to a human. It walks on two feet, has two hands, and has even been seen eating food like chocolate. It's primary color is blue with the ends of its arms and legs being black. Parts of its face is also black. Lucario's chest, however, is a light yellow color.

[edit] Gender Differences

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

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

The only way to obtain a Lucario in Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, Heart Gold, Soul Silver, Black, White, Black 2 and White 2 is to evolve a Riolu.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Lucario appears at Lost Wilderness B11-B17 in Explorers of Time and Explorers of Sky. Lucario doesn't appear in Explorers of Darkness. In Mystery Dungeon 3 Lucario is exclusive to Storm Island 22F-29F and the following floors of Legendary Wetland: 27 & 28, 30, 32 & 33, 36 & 37, 39-42 and 44 & 45.

Lucario appears at Almia Castle as a Boss Pokémon in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. Lucario appears in the Ruin Passageway in the Oblivia Ruins during the Present Era in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, and can be obtained in the Past by clearing the Thunder Temple Mission "Are You for Riolu?" with an S Rank.

Lucario can be obtained at the Crag Area's Colosseum in PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond after completing the game. Battling it is the only way to befriend it, after which you'll be able to call it into battle.

Lucario can only be obtained by evolving a Riolu in Pokémon Conquest.

[edit] Other Games

Lucario is also a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. It replaced Mewtwo, who was previously in Super Smash Bros. Melee.

Lucario will make his return for a second appearance in Super Smash Bros. 4 as a playable character.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Lucario appears in the 8th Movie Halfdeck, the Master Kit (EX Card), the Gift Box Mew Lucario Version,the Diamond/Pearl/Platinum Promos, a promotion for Pokémon Rumble, the National Beginning Set, and six times in the Pokémon Card Game Promos. Lucario is also listed as a Rare Card in Pokémon Organized Play Series 6 and 8, and in the Black/White Promo set.

Lucario is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Legends Awakened Set and as a Rare Card in the Diamond and Pearl, Rising Rivals (Maylene), Supreme Victors (Cynthia), Unleashed, Call of Legends and Next Destinies sets. Lucario is listed as an Ultra Rare Card in the Mysterious Treasures set, a Lv. X Card.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Lucario has almost always appeared as another trainer's Pokémon. Veilstone City Gym Leader Maylene used one in her battles with Dawn and Ash. Riley had one that helped Ash and co. find Barry and stop Team Galactic from destroying Iron Island.

[edit] Movies

Lucario is the star Pokémon in Lucario and the Mystery of Mew. Lucario doesn't trust humans as it believes that its master, Sir Aaron, abandoned it long ago. It emerges out of Sir Aaron's staff after mistaking Ash as Sir Aaron due to the aura Ash gives off. Throughout the movie, Lucario learns that not all humans are bad and Sir Aaron was, in fact, trying to protect Lucario from the fate he suffered during a war that happened in the ancient kingdom around Cameron Palace. Lucario then sacrifices itself to save the Tree of Beginning along with the area around it.

A Wild Lucario also appears in the film The Rise of Darkrai, and Maylene's Lucario appears in Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

[edit] Manga

Lucario's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Lucario has been in the OverUsed (OU) Tier of Competitive Battling since it was introduced in Generation IV. It's access to boosting moves like Swords Dance and Agility allow it to sweep teams with a moment's notice. It can also utilize every Choice item in the game thanks to its mixed Attacking stats and passable Speed. In Generation V, Lucario became more versatile with the addition of Nasty Plot to its movepool, thus letting it sweep from the special side as well as the physical side. This makes it even harder to stop Lucario since you can easily get fooled by the set initially.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Evolve Riolu
HeartGold/SoulSilver None Evolve Riolu
Black/White None PokéTransfer/Dream World/Evolve Riolu
Black2/White2 None Evolve Riolu

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red Not in game
Blue Not in game
Yellow Not in game
II Gold Not in game
Silver Not in game
Crystal Not in game
III Ruby Not in game
Sapphire Not in game
Emerald Not in game
FireRed Not in game
LeafGreen Not in game
IV Diamond It has the ability to sense the auras of all things. It can understand human speech.
Pearl By catching the aura emanating from others, it can sense their thoughts and movements.
Platinum A well-trained one can sense auras to identify and take in the feelings of creatures over half a mile away.
HeartGold It's said that no foe can remain invisible to Lucario, since it can detect auras. Even foes it could not otherwise see.
SoulSilver It's said that no foe can remain invisible to Lucario, since it can detect auras. Even foes it could not otherwise see.
V Black A well-trained one can sense auras to identify and take in the feelings of creatures over half a mile away.
White A well-trained one can sense auras to identify and take in the feelings of creatures over half a mile away.
Black 2 By reading the auras of all things, it can tell how others are feeling from over half a mile away.
White 2 By reading the auras of all things, it can tell how others are feeling from over half a mile away.
VI X By catching the Aura emanating from others, it can read their thoughts and movements.
Y By reading the auras of all things, it can tell how others are feeling from over half a mile away.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

Stats
Speed
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Power
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Technique
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
70
. 250 344 .
Atk
110
202 225 319 350
Def
70
130 145 239 262
Sp. Atk
115
211 235 329 361
Sp. Def
70
130 145 239 262
Speed
90
166 185 279 306

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

[edit] Black/White

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Dark Pulse Dark.gif 80 100 Special.png
Start Quick Attack Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Foresight Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
Start Detect Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
Start Metal Claw Steel.gif 50 95 Physical.png
6 Counter Fighting.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
11 Force Palm Fighting.gif 60 100 Physical.png
15 Feint Normal.gif 30 100 Physical.png
19 Bone Rush Ground.gif 25 90 Physical.png
24 Metal Sound Steel.gif N/A 85 Other.png
29 Me First Normal.gif ?? N/A Other.png
33 Quick Guard Fighting.gif N/A N/A Other.png
37 Swords Dance Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
42 Heal Pulse Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png
47 Calm Mind Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png
51 Aura Sphere Fighting.gif 90 N/A Special.png
55 Close Combat Fighting.gif 120 100 Physical.png
60 Dragon Pulse Dragon.gif 90 100 Special.png
65 ExtremeSpeed Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png

[edit] Black 2/White 2

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Dark Pulse Dark.gif 80 100 Special.png
Start Quick Attack Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Foresight Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
Start Detect Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
Start Metal Claw Steel.gif 50 95 Physical.png
6 Counter Fighting.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
11 Feint Normal.gif 30 100 Physical.png
15 Force Palm Fighting.gif 60 100 Physical.png
19 Me First Normal.gif ?? N/A Other.png
24 Metal Sound Steel.gif N/A 85 Other.png
29 Bone Rush Ground.gif 25 90 Physical.png
33 Quick Guard Fighting.gif N/A N/A Other.png
37 Swords Dance Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
42 Heal Pulse Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png
47 Calm Mind Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png
51 Aura Sphere Fighting.gif 90 N/A Special.png
55 Close Combat Fighting.gif 120 100 Physical.png
60 Dragon Pulse Dragon.gif 90 100 Special.png
65 ExtremeSpeed Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
TM04 Calm Mind Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM05 Roar Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM08 Bulk Up Fighting.gif -- -- Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM26 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM28 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM29 Psychic Psychic.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.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
TM47 Low Sweep Fighting.gif 65 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.gif 120 70 Special.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM66 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM67 Retaliate Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 Physical.png
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM83 Infestation Bug.gif 20 100 Other.png
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM91 Flash Cannon Steel.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM94 Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
HM04 Strength Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Cross Chop Fighting.gif 100 80 Physical.png
Detect Fighting.gif -- -- Other.png
Bite Dark.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Mind Reader Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Sky Uppercut Fighting.gif 85 90 Physical.png
Hi Jump Kick Fighting.gif 130 90 Physical.png
Agility Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Vacuum Wave Fighting.gif 40 100 Special.png
Crunch Dark.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Low Kick Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Iron Defense Steel.gif -- -- Other.png
Blaze Kick Fire.gif 85 90 Physical.png
Bullet Punch Steel.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Follow Me Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Circle Throw Fighting.gif 60 90 Physical.png

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Dark Pulse Dark.gif 80 100 Special.png
Dragon Pulse Dragon.gif 90 100 Special.png
Drain Punch Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Dual Chop Dragon.gif 40 90 Physical.png
Helping Hand Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Ice Punch Ice.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Iron Defense Steel.gif -- -- Other.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Low Kick Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Magnet Rise Electric.gif -- -- Other.png
Role Play Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Thunderpunch Electric.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Zen Headbutt Psychic.gif 80 90 Physical.png

[edit] Riolu Exclusive Moves

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
1 Endure Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
19 Reversal Fighting.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
24 Screech Normal.gif N/A 90 Other.png
29 Copycat Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
47 Nasty Plot Dark.gif N/A N/A Other.png
55 Final Gambit Fighting.gif ?? 100 Special.png

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Fury Cutter Bug.gif 20 95 Physical.png
Swift Normal.gif 60 -- Special.png
Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.png
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Headbutt Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png

[edit] Evolution Line

Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level up + High Happiness (day)
448BW.gif
Lucario


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
Fighting.gif
Steel.gif
Dark.gif
Ice.gif
Normal.gif
Rock.gif
Steel.gif
Bug.gif
Flying.gif
Poison.gif
Psychic.gif
Electric.gif
Fire.gif
Water.gif
Bug.gif
Rock.gif
Dragon.gif
Grass.gif
Ice.gif
Normal.gif
Poison.gif
Steel.gif
Fighting.gif
Fire.gif
Ground.gif

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