Garbodor < Zorua > Zoroark

Species Type
Tricky Fox Pokémon Dark.png
Number Ability
#570 Illusion
Height Weight
2'4" (0.7m) 27.6lbs (12.5kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5% Female: 12.5%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Zoroark
Egg Group Catch Rate
Field 75
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Special Attack Point

Zorua (ゾロア) is the 76th Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. It is a Dark-Type, and it is known as the Tricky Fox Pokémon.

Zorua uses the Illusion Ability. This Ability causes it to take on the appearance and name of the last Pokémon in its Trainers' party that hasn't fainted. The Illusion will break when an attack does damage excluding the effects of the weather or damage from an Entry Hazard.

Zorua gain the opportunity to evolve into Zoroark starting at Level 30.

Zorua is in the Field Egg Group, and it takes approximately 6,400 Steps for its Egg to hatch. It takes Zorua 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Zoroua looks like a Fox with a gray-ish color to the fur, and red and black located at the tuft on the head, above the eyes and on the feet. It also has a large whorl shaped tuft of fur in the middle of it's forehead, tipped with red. It has a mane of hair around it's neck, the same color as it's fur. It also has a small, tufted tail at the back.

[edit] Gender Differences

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

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Zorua can be obtained at Castelia City by transferring an Event Celebi from a Generation IV game to Black and White by using the Relocator. It is at Level 10. An Event isn't necessary to obtain Zorua in Black 2 and White 2, as a Zorua is given to you after assisting the original Team Plasma against New Team Plasma.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Zorua appears at Windmill Way in the Arbor Area in PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond. To befriend Zorua you'll have to befriend Zoroark.

Zorua appears as a Wild Pokémon at random in Pokémon Conquest if Kotaro is travelling within your squad.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Zorua is listed in five sets, the Journey Friends Promo in Japan, a 2011 McDonalds Promo, the Everyone's Exciting Battle gift set, and in the Black/White Promo (3) set. Zorua is listed as a Common Card in the Black&White, Emerging Powers, Dark Explorers (2), Legendary Treasures and XY sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

A trainer named Luke used a Zorua in a five-episode stretch starting with Movie Time! Zorua in "The Legend of the Pokémon Knight!" and concluding with The Club Battle Finale: A Heroes Outcome!

[edit] Movies

Zorua in Phantom Champion Zoroark

Zorua appears in Pokémon Movie 13: Zoroark: Master of Illusions and is one of the main Pokémon that appears in the film.

[edit] Manga

Zorua's Manga Info is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Zorua is listed in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Black/White Event Castelia City
Black2/White2 Only One Driftveil City (Defeat New Team Plasma)

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red N/A
Pokémon Blue N/A
Pokémon Yellow N/A

II Pokémon Gold N/A
II Pokémon Silver N/A
II Pokémon Crystal N/A

III Pokémon Ruby N/A
III Pokémon Sapphire N/A
III Pokémon Emerald N/A
III Pokémon FireRed N/A
III Pokémon LeafGreen N/A

IV Pokémon Diamond N/A
IV Pokémon Pearl N/A
IV Pokémon Platinum N/A
IV Pokémon HeartGold N/A
IV Pokémon SoulSilver N/A

V Pokémon Black It changes into the forms of others to surprise them. Apparently, it often transforms into a silent child.
V Pokémon White To protect themselves from danger, they hide their true identities by transforming into people and Pokémon.
V Pokémon Black 2 It changes so it looks just like its foe, tricks it, and then uses that opportunity to flee.
V Pokémon White 2 It changes so it looks just like its foe, tricks it, and then uses that opportunity to flee.

VI Pokémon X
VI Pokémon Y
VI Pokémon Omega Ruby
VI Pokémon Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
- 190 284 -
121 135 229 251
76 85 179 186
Sp. Atk
148 165 259 284
Sp. Def
76 85 179 186
121 135 229 251

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Scratch Normal.png 40 100 Physical
Start Leer Normal.png N/A 100 Status
5 Pursuit Dark.png 40 100 Physical
9 Fake Tears Dark.png N/A 100 Status
13 Fury Swipes Normal.png 18 80 Physical
17 Faint Attack Dark.png 60 100 Physical
21 Scary Face Normal.png N/A 100 Status
25 Taunt Dark.png N/A 100 Status
29 Foul Play Dark.png 95 100 Physical
33 Torment Dark.png N/A 100 Status
37 Agility Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
41 Embargo Dark.png N/A 100 Status
45 Punishment Dark.png N/A 100 Physical
49 Nasty Plot Dark.png N/A N/A Status
53 Imprison Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
57 Night Daze Dark.png 85 95 Special

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.png -- -- Status
TM04 Calm Mind Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM05 Roar Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.png -- -- Status
TM12 Taunt Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM28 Dig Ground.png 80 100 Physical
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.png 80 100 Special
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.png 60 -- Physical
TM41 Torment Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM46 Thief Dark.png 40 100 Physical
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM56 Fling Dark.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM59 Incinerate Fire.png 60 100 Special
TM63 Embargo Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM66 Payback Dark.png 50 100 Physical
TM67 Retaliate Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.png -- -- Status
TM77 Psych Up Normal.png -- -- Status
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.png  ?? 100 Special
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM89 U-turn Bug.png 70 100 Physical
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM95 Snarl Dark.png 55 95 Special
HM01 Cut Normal.png 50 95 Physical

[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Detect Fighting.png -- --% Status
Captivate Normal.png -- 100% Status
Dark Pulse Dark.png 80 100% Special
Snatch Dark.png -- --% Status
Memento Dark.png -- 100% Status
Sucker Punch Dark.png 80 100% Physical
Extrasensory Psychic.png 80 100% Special
Counter Fighting.png -- 100% Physical

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

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Bounce Flying.png 85 85% Physical
Covet Normal.png 60 100% Physical
Dark Pulse Dark.png 80 100% Special
Foul Play Dark.png 95 100% Physical
Hyper Voice Normal.png 90 100% Special
Knock Off Dark.png 20 100% Physical
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snatch Dark.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Spite Ghost.png -- 100% Status
Trick Psychic.png -- 100% Status
Uproar Normal.png 90 100% Special

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Zorua Zoroark
Level 30

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

[edit] Trivia

Along with it's evolution Zoroark, Zorua was one of the first Pokémon to be revealed for the 5th generation on February 10, 2010.

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Last edited by Docile on 25 February 2014 at 13:10
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