Luvdisc

Luvdisc
ラブカス
Luvdisc.png
Relicanth < Luvdisc > Bagon
Species
Type
Rendezvous Pokémon
Water.gif
Number
Ability
#370
Height
Weight
2' (0.6m)
19.2 lbs. (8.7kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 25%
Female: 75%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
None
None
Egg Group
Catch Rate
225
Tier
EV Yield
370.gif

Luvdisc (ラブカス) is the 180th Pokémon in the Hoenn Pokédex. It is a Water type, and is known as the Rendezvous Pokémon.

Luvdisc has the Swift Swim Ability, which doubles its Speed when it is raining, but not on the same turn in which it starts to rain. Its Hidden Ability is Hydration, which heals all its Status problems while it is raining.

Luvdisc does not evolve and does not have a pre-evolved form.

Luvdisc is in the Water 2 Egg Group, and its egg takes 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Luvdisc 800,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Luvdisc takes on the shape of a pink heart-shaped fish.

Gender Differences

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

Game Information

Original Games

Luvdisc appears at Route 128 and Ever Grande City in Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald when Fishing with the Super Rod.

Luvdisc can be found at Route 224 and the Pokémon League in Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum by Fishing with the Super Rod. Luvdisc can be found on Route 27 in Heart Gold and Soul Silver by Surfing during a Swarm.

Luvdisc appears on Routes 4 & 13, Driftveil City, Undella Town and Undella Bay in Black and White by way of Fishing with a Super Rod. Fishing is also required to find Luvdisc in Black 2 and White 2, as Luvdisc can be found at Routes 13 & 21, along with Undella Town, the first floor of Seaside Cave, and Humilau City.

In Pokémon X and Y, Luvdisc can be found in the wild at Route 8, Route 12, Cyllage City, Ambrette Town, Shalour City and Azure Bay by fishing with an Old Rod. In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, it can be caught at Route 128, Ever Grande City and Victory Road by fishing with the Good Rod and Super Rod.

In Pokémon Sun and Moon, Luvdisc can be caught in the wild at Route 9 and Melemele Sea at fishing spots.

In each game that a Luvdisc appears in, a wild Luvdisc has a 50/50 chance of holding a Heart Scale.

Spin-off Games

Luvdisc appears at the Phobos Submarine, Endless Level 29, Forever Level 29 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Luvdisc appears at Silver Trench 45F-54F and Far-Off Sea 45F-54F in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness & Explorers of Sky, Luvdisc appears at Miracle Sea B1-B18 & DPB1-B4. Luvdisc is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Wave Seas 1F-8F.

Luvdisc appears at Saffra Sea during the Sea Capture Challenge in Pokémon Ranger. Luvdisc does not appear in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia but appears in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs at the Coral Sea in the first two sections of the area. Luvdisc does not appear in the Past Missions.

Luvdisc can be found at Challengers' Ground Beach 1-4 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

Trading Card Game

Luvdisc appears in a total of six sets and Pokémon Organized Play Series 2 as a Common Card. Luvdisc is listed as a Common Card in the EX Emerald and Great Encounters sets, an Uncommon Card in the EX Hidden Legends and Triumphant sets, and as a Rare Card in the EX Crystal Guardians and Platinum sets.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

Misty and Daisy both used a Luvdisc of their own in the episode Luvdisc Is A Most Splendored Thing. Juan also used a Luvdisc in a Gym Battle against Ash. It would defeat Grovyle by way of Confusing Grovyle with a Sweet Kiss, but was defeated by Corphish.

Movies

Wild Luvdisc appear in the films Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea, Giratina and the Sky Warrior, and Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

Manga

Wallace appears with a Luvdisc in Chapters 222-227; 231, 232, 244, 250 and 252. Juan also has two Luvdisc that appear in Chapters 256 & 257.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Luvdisc is firmly in the PU Tier of Competitive Battling due to sub-par Base Stats and a less-than-stellar movepool.

Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald Uncommon (Fish w/Super Rod) Route 128, Ever Grande City
FireRed/Leaf Green None Trade
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 5% (Fish w/Super Rod) Route 224, Pokémon League
Heart Gold/Soul Silver 60% (Fish during a Swarm) Route 27
Black/White 5% (Fish) Route 4, Driftveil City, Undella Town, Undella Bay
Black/White 10% (Fish) Route 13
Black/White 30% (Fish: Shaking Spots) Route 4, Driftveil City, Undella Town, Undella Bay
Black 2/White 2 30% (Fish: Shaking Spots) Route 13, Route 21, Undella Town, Seaside Cave: 1F, Humilau City
Black 2/White 2 70% (Fish) Route 13, Route 21, Undella Town, Seaside Cave: 1F, Humilau City
Dream World Uncertain% Sparkling Sea
X/Y 100% (Old Rod) Route 8, Route 12, Cyllage City, Ambrette Town, Shalour City, Azure Bay
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire 35% (Good Rod) Route 128, Ever Grande City, Victory Road
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire 65% (Super Rod) Route 128, Ever Grande City, Victory Road
Sun/Moon 1% (Fish) Melemele Sea
Sun/Moon 40% (Fish) Melemele Sea (Rippling)
Sun/Moon 70% (Fish) Route 9

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
III Ruby Luvdisc live in shallow seas in the tropics. This heart-shaped Pokémon earned its name by swimming after loving couples it spotted in the ocean's waves.
Sapphire Luvdisc's heart-shaped body is a symbol of love and romance. It is said that any couple meetin this Pokémon is promised a loving relationship that never ends.
Emerald Luvdisc make the branches of Corsola their nests. There is a custom from long ago of giving a Luvdisc as a gift to express one's feelings of love.
FireRed During the spawning season, countless Luvdisc congregate at coral reefs, turning the waters pink.
LeafGreen During the spawning season, countless Luvdisc congregate at coral reefs, turning the water pink.
IV Diamond It lives in warm seas. It is said that a couple finding this Pokémon will be blessed with eternal love.
Pearl It lives in warm seas. It is said that a couple finding this Pokémon will be blessed with eternal love.
Platinum It lives in warm seas. It is said that a couple finding this Pokémon will be blessed with eternal love.
HeartGold Its heart-shaped body makes it popular. In some places, you would give a Luvdisc to someone you love.
SoulSilver Its heart-shaped body makes it popular. In some places, you would give a Luvdisc to someone you love.
V Black It lives in warm seas. It is said that a couple finding this Pokémon will be blessed with eternal love.
White It lives in warm seas. It is said that a couple finding this Pokémon will be blessed with eternal love.
Black 2 It lives in warm seas. It is said that a couple finding this Pokémon will be blessed with eternal love.
White 2 It lives in warm seas. It is said that a couple finding this Pokémon will be blessed with eternal love.
VI X It lives in warm seas. It is said that a couple finding this Pokémon will be blessed with eternal love.
Y During the spawning season, countless Luvdisc congregate at coral reefs, turning the waters pink.
Omega Ruby Luvdisc live in shallow seas in the tropics. This heart-shaped Pokémon earned its name by swimming after loving couples it spotted in the ocean's waves.
Alpha Sapphire Luvdisc's heart-shaped body is a symbol of love and romance. It is said that any couple meeting this Pokémon is promised a loving relationship that never ends.
VII Sun If a Luvdisc is left on its own, it becomes despondent, leaving itself open to attack. That is when Pelipper snatch them up.
Moon Loving couples have a soft spot for this Pokémon, so honeymoon hotels often release this Pokémon into their pools.
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon

Pokéthlon Statistics

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

Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
43
. 196 290 .
Atk
30
58 65 159 174
Def
55
103 115 209 229
Sp. Atk
40
76 85 179 196
Sp. Def
65
121 135 229 251
Speed
97
179 199 293 322

Moves

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Tackle Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Charm Fairy.gif -- 100 Other.png
4 Water Gun Water.gif 40 100 Special.png
7 Agility Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
9 Draining Kiss Fairy.gif 50 100 Special.png
13 Lucky Chant Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
17 Water Pulse Water.gif 60 100 Special.png
20 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
22 Heart Stamp Psychic.gif 60 100 Physical.png
26 Flail Normal.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
31 Sweet Kiss Normal.gif -- 75 Other.png
34 Take Down Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png
37 Captivate Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
40 Aqua Ring Water.gif -- -- Other.png
42 Soak Water.gif -- 100 Other.png
46 Hydro Pump Water.gif 110 80 Special.png
49 Safeguard Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM - Gen 7
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
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
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
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.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
TM55 Scald Water.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM77 Psych Up Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM94 Surf Water.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM98 Waterfall Water.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Aqua Jet Water.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Aqua Ring Water.gif -- -- Other.png
Brine Water.gif 65 100 Special.png
Captivate Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Entrainment Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Heal Pulse Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Mud Sport Ground.gif -- -- Other.png
Splash Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Supersonic Normal.gif -- 55 Other.png
Water Sport Water.gif -- -- Other.png

Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 175*/120* -- Physical.png Special.png
Hydro Vortex Water.gif 160*/185* -- Physical.png Special.png
Shattered Psyche Psychic.gif 120 -- Physical.png
Subzero Slammer Ice.gif 185 -- Special.png
Twinkle Tackle Fairy.gif 100 -- Special.png

Transfer Only Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Supersonic Skystrike Flying.gif 160 -- Physical.png

Past Moves

Via Dream World

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Icy Wind Ice.gif 55 95 Special.png

Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Bounce Flying.gif 85 85 Physical.png
Icy Wind Ice.gif 55 95 Special.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png

Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves (Fire Red/Leaf Green)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Mimic Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Generation IV Exclusive Moves

Via TM/HM

Via Move Tutor (Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Swift Normal.gif 60 -- Special.png

Evolution Line

370.gif
Luvdisc

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Dragon.gif
Grass.gif
Water.gif
Fire.gif
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Steel.gif
Water.gif
Electric.gif
Grass.gif

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Last edited by Squiggle on 7 March 2017 at 03:32
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