#243 Raikou
General Location Attacks Stats Egg Moves 5th Gen Dex 3rd Gen Dex Spin Off Dex Entry
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Pokémon Game Picture National No. Hoenn No. English name Japanese Name
Ru/Sa/FR/LG
243 378 Raikou ライコウ
Raikou
Emerald
Ability: Pressure
The Opponent's Moves against Raikou use 2 PP instead of 1
Gender Ratio
Male: 0 % Female: 0 %
Classification Type 1 Type 2 Height Weight
Thunder Pokémon
6'03" 392.4 lbs
Evolution Chain

Wild Hold Item Dex Category Colour Category Footprint
None Yellow

Flavor Text
Ruby RAIKOU embodies the speed of lightning. The roars of this POKéMON send shock waves shuddering through the air and shake the ground as if lightning bolts had come crashing down.
Sapphire RAIKOU embodies the speed of lightning. The roars of this POKéMON send shock waves shuddering through the air and shake the ground as if lightning bolts had come crashing down.
Emerald RAIKOU embodies the speed of lightning. Its roars send shock waves shuddering through the air and ground as if lightning bolts were crashing down.
FireRed This POKéMON races across the land while barking a cry that sounds like crashing thunder.
LeafGreen The rain clouds it carries let it fire thunderbolts at will. They say that it descended with lightning.

Location
Game Location
Ruby Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen/Colosseum
Sapphire Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen/Colosseum
Emerald Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen/Colosseum
FireRed Wild in Kanto after Elite 4 when Starter chosen was Squirtle
LeafGreen Wild in Kanto after Elite 4 when Starter chosen was Squirtle
Colosseum Snagged from Cipher Admin Ein in Cipher Lab
XD Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen/Colosseum

Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald/Colosseum/XD Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Bite
601002530
Bites with vicious fangs. May cause flinching.
Leer
--10030--
Frightens the foe with a leer to lower DEFENSE.
11Thundershock
401003010
An electrical attack that may paralyze the foe.
21Roar
--10020--
Makes the foe flee to end the battle.
31Quick Attack
4010030--
An extremely fast attack that always strikes first.
41Spark
651002030
An electrified tackle that may paralyze the foe.
51Reflect
----20--
Creates a wall of light that weakens physical attacks.
61Crunch
801001520
Crunches with sharp fangs. May lower SP. DEF.
71Thunder
120701030
A lightning attack that may cause paralysis.
81Calm Mind
----20--
Raises SP. ATK and SP. DEF by focusing the mind.

Fire Red/Leaf Green Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Bite
601002530
Bites with vicious fangs. May cause flinching.
Leer
--10030--
Frightens the foe with a leer to lower DEFENSE.
11Thundershock
401003010
An electrical attack that may paralyze the foe.
21Roar
--10020--
Makes the foe flee to end the battle.
31Quick Attack
4010030--
An extremely fast attack that always strikes first.
41Spark
651002030
An electrified tackle that may paralyze the foe.
51Reflect
----20--
Creates a wall of light that weakens physical attacks.
61Crunch
801001520
Crunches with sharp fangs. May lower SP. DEF.
71Thunder
120701030
A lightning attack that may cause paralysis.
81Calm Mind
----20--
Raises SP. ATK and SP. DEF by focusing the mind.

TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
TM04Calm Mind
----20--
Raises SP. ATK and SP. DEF by focusing the mind.
TM05Roar
--10020--
Makes the foe flee to end the battle.
TM06Toxic
--8510100
Poisons the foe with an intensifying toxin.
TM10Hidden Power
??10015--
The effectiveness varies with the user.
TM11Sunny Day
----5--
Boosts the power of FIRE- type moves for 5 turns.
TM15Hyper Beam
150905--
Powerful, but leaves the user immobile the next turn.
TM17Protect
----10--
Evades attack, but may fail if used in succession.
TM18Rain Dance
----5--
Boosts the power of WATER- type moves for 5 turns.
TM21Frustration
??10020--
An attack that is stronger if the TRAINER is disliked.
TM23Iron Tail
100751530
Attacks with a rock-hard tail. May lower DEFENSE.
TM24Thunderbolt
951001510
A strong electrical attack that may paralyze the foe.
TM25Thunder
120701030
A lightning attack that may cause paralysis.
TM27Return
??10020--
An attack that increases in power with friendship.
TM28Dig
6010010--
Digs underground the first turn and strikes next turn.
TM32Double Team
----15--
Creates illusory copies to raise evasiveness.
TM33Reflect
----20--
Creates a wall of light that weakens physical attacks.
TM34Shock Wave
60--20--
A fast and unavoidable electric attack.
TM37Sandstorm
----10--
Causes a sandstorm that rages for several turns.
TM42Facade
7010020--
Boosts ATTACK when burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM43Secret Power
701002030
An attack with effects that vary by location.
TM44Rest
----10--
The user sleeps for 2 turns, restoring HP and status.
HM01Cut
509530--
Cuts the foe with sharp scythes, claws, etc.
HM04Strength
8010015--
Builds enormous power, then slams the foe.
HM05Flash
--7020--
Looses a powerful blast of light that cuts accuracy.
HM06Rock Smash
201001550
A rock-crushing attack that may lower DEFENSE.

Fire Red/Leaf Green/Emerald Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Body Slam
851001530
A full-body slam that may cause paralysis.
Double-edge
12010015--
A life-risking tackle that also hurts the user.
Mimic
--10010--
Copies a move used by the foe during one battle.
Thunder Wave
--10020--
A weak jolt of electricity that paralyzes the foe.
Substitute
----10--
Creates a decoy using 1/4 of the user's maximum HP.

Emerald Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Psych Up
----10--
Copies the foe's effect(s) and gives to the user.
Snore
401001530
A loud attack that can be used only while asleep.
Endure
----10--
Endures any attack for 1 turn, leaving at least 1HP.
Mud-slap
2010010100
Hurls mud in the foe's face to reduce its accuracy.
Swagger
--9015100
Confuses the foe, but also sharply raises ATTACK.
Sleep Talk
----10--
Uses an own move randomly while asleep.
Swift
60--20--
Sprays star-shaped rays that never miss.

Egg Steps to Hatch Effort Points from Battling it Catch Rate
20,480 Steps Speed: 2 Points, Special Attack: 1 Point 3

Egg Groups
Lists Of GroupsGroup Names
Cannot Breed

Stats
 HP AttackDefenseSp. AttackSp. DefenseSpeed
Base Stats908575115100115
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
384242 224296269296
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
384269249329299329
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
384295273361328361