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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 4
Species Emanation Pokémon
Type Fighting
Height 0.7m
Weight 20.2kg
Catch Rate 75
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 12.5% Female/ 87.5% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 利歐路
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 利欧路
English Riolu
French Riolu
German Riolu
Italian Riolu
Japanese リオル
Japanese (Romanized) Riolu
Japanese (Trademark) Riolu
Korean 리오르
Spanish Riolu

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #447
Sinnoh #115
Sinnoh (Plt) #115
Unova (B2W2) #33
Kalos (Central) #62
Alola #279
Galar #298

Abilities

  • Steadfast: The Pokémon’s determination boosts the Speed stat each time the Pokémon flinches.
  • Inner Focus: The Pokémon’s intensely focused, and that protects the Pokémon from flinching.
  • Prankster: Gives priority to a status move. [Hidden Ability]

Evolutionary Chain

Pokemon
Happiness/Daytime
Pokemon

Breeding

Not capable of breeding.

Damage Taken

Bug 0.5x
Dark 0.5x
Fairy 2x
Flying 2x
Psychic 2x
Rock 0.5x

Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Fighting 40
70
40
35
40
60
285
7 Fighting 40
70
40
35
40
60
285
6 Fighting 40
70
40
35
40
60
285

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Pearl It has a flexible but tough body. It can cross 3 mountains and 2 valleys in one single night.
United States Pokémon Diamond It calls out to its companions with the pulses given off from its body when it is scared, sad or in danger.
United States Pokémon Platinum It has the peculiar power of being able to see emotions such as joy and rage in the form of waves.
United States Pokémon HeartGold They communicate with one another using their auras. They are able to run all through the night.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver They communicate with one another using their auras. They are able to run all through the night.
United States Pokémon White It has the peculiar power of being able to see emotions such as joy and rage in the form of waves.
Japan Pokémon White よろこびや いかりと いった かんじょうを なみのかたち として みわける ふしぎなちからを もつ。
United States Pokémon Black It has the peculiar power of being able to see emotions such as joy and rage in the form of waves.
Japan Pokémon Black よろこびや いかりと いった かんじょうを なみのかたち として みわける ふしぎなちからを もつ。
Japan Pokémon Black 2 かんじょうで かたちが かわる はどうを だしあって なかまどうし コミュニケーションを とっている。
Japan Pokémon White 2 かんじょうで かたちが かわる はどうを だしあって なかまどうし コミュニケーションを とっている。
United States Pokémon White 2 It uses the shapes of auras, which change according to emotion, to communicate with others.
United States Pokémon Black 2 It uses the shapes of auras, which change according to emotion, to communicate with others.
Germany Pokémon Y Die Aura, die dieses Pokémon umgibt, verstärkt sich, wenn es zeigen will, dass es ängstlich oder traurig ist.
South Korea Pokémon Y 몸에서 발산되는 파동은 무서울 때나 슬플 때에 강해져 동료에게 위기를 알린다.
Italy Pokémon Y L’aura che emana si intensifica per comunicare agli altri se è triste o spaventato.
Spain Pokémon Y Su aura se intensifica para alertar a otros cuando está triste o tiene miedo.
France Pokémon Y Son aura s’intensifie pour prévenir son entourage quand il a peur ou qu’il est triste.
Japan Pokémon Y からだから はっする はどうは こわいとき かなしいときに つよまり ピンチを なかまに つたえる。
United States Pokémon Y The aura that emanates from its body intensifies to alert others if it is afraid or sad.
Italy Pokémon X Comunica con i suoi simili tramite delle onde che cambiano forma a seconda del sentimento che prova.
Spain Pokémon X Se comunica con los suyos mediante la emisión de unas ondas que cambian de forma en función de los sentimientos.
France Pokémon X Il communique avec ses semblables grâce à des ondes qui sont modulées en fonction de ses émotions.
Germany Pokémon X Es kommuniziert mit seinen Artgenossen über Wellen, die je nach Gefühlslage eine andere Form annehmen.
Japan Pokémon X かんじょうで かたちが かわる はどうを だしあって なかまどうし コミュニケーションを とっている。
United States Pokémon X It uses the shapes of auras, which change according to emotion, to communicate with others.
South Korea Pokémon X 감정에 따라 모양이 변하는 파동을 서로 내어 동료끼리 커뮤니케이션을 취하고 있다.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby L’aura che emana si intensifica per comunicare agli altri se è triste o spaventato.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 감정에 따라 모양이 변하는 파동을 서로 내어 동료끼리 커뮤니케이션을 취하고 있다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Comunica con i suoi simili tramite delle onde che cambiano forma a seconda del sentimento che prova.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Se comunica con los suyos mediante la emisión de unas ondas que cambian de forma en función de los sentimientos.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Il communique avec ses semblables grâce à des ondes qui sont modulées en fonction de ses émotions.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Es kommuniziert mit seinen Artgenossen über Wellen, die je nach Gefühlslage eine andere Form annehmen.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire かんじょうで かたちが かわる はどうを だしあって なかまどうし コミュニケーションを とっている。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire It uses the shapes of auras, which change according to emotion, to communicate with others.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 몸에서 발산되는 파동은 무서울 때나 슬플 때에 강해져 동료에게 위기를 알린다.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby Su aura se intensifica para alertar a otros cuando está triste o tiene miedo.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby Son aura s’intensifie pour prévenir son entourage quand il a peur ou qu’il est triste.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Die Aura, die dieses Pokémon umgibt, verstärkt sich, wenn es zeigen will, dass es ängstlich oder traurig ist.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby からだから はっする はどうは こわいとき かなしいときに つよまり ピンチを なかまに つたえる。
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby The aura that emanates from its body intensifies to alert others if it is afraid or sad.
United States Pokémon Sun It can discern the physical and emotional states of people, Pokémon, and other natural things from the shape of their aura waves.
United States Pokémon Moon It’s tough enough to run right through the night, and it’s also a hard worker, but it’s still just a youngster.
United States Pokémon Sword It’s exceedingly energetic, with enough stamina to keep running all through the night. Taking it for walks can be a challenging experience.
United States Pokémon Shield It can use waves called auras to gauge how others are feeling. These same waves can also tell this Pokémon about the state of the environment.

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
Fourth Generation
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Fifth Generation
Black/White anim anim
Sixth & Seventh Generation
XY
Sun/Moon

anim anim

anim anim
Eighth Generation
Sword/Shield shiny

Character Appearances

Character Thumbnail
  • United States Riolu
  • Japan リオル
  • Japan Riolu
  • Japan Riolu
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Cameron's Riolu
  • Japan コテツのリオル
  • Japan Kotetsu no Riolu
  • Japan Kotetsu's Riolu
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Korrina's Riolu
  • Japan コルニのリオル
  • Japan Corni no Riolu
  • Japan Corni's Riolu
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Ash's Riolu
  • Japan サトシのリオル
  • Japan Satoshi no Riolu
  • Japan Satoshi's Riolu

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
DP 71
DP 72
Movie 11
DP 92
Movie 15
PSFC 7
BWS2 9
BWS2 10
BWS2 19
BWS2 20
BWS2 21
BWS2 22
BWS2 23
BWS2 24
XY 30
XY 33
SM 1
SM 6
SM 7
SM 13
SM 21
SM 23
SM 27
SM 72
SM 86
SM 90
SM 92
PM2019 21
PM2019 23
PM2019 24
PM2019 25
PM2019 27
PM2019 28
PM2019 29
PM2019 30
PM2019 34
PM2019 36
PM2019 37
PM2019 39
PM2019 42
PM2019 44
PM2019 46
PM2019 45
PM2019 51
PM2019 78
PM2019 82
PM2019 84
PM2019 85
PM2019 90
PM2019 121
PM2019 127

TCG Cards

#61: Riolu
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
+10
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#8: Riolu
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
+10
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#6: Riolu
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
+10
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#117: Riolu
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
+10
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#16: Riolu
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
50
Weakness:
Type
+10
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#91: Riolu
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
+10
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#60: Riolu
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#50: Riolu
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
50
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#63: Riolu
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#22: リオル
Rarity:
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#42: リオル
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#26: リオル
Rarity:
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#75: Riolu
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#76: Riolu
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#79: Riolu
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#45: Riolu
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#46: Riolu
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#70: Riolu
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#66: Riolu
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#78: Riolu
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy

Event Pokemon

Title
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows Of Almia - Kyle's Riolu
Country: United States
Pokémon: Thumbanil Riolu
Started: 2008-11-10
Ended: 2009-01-31
Pokémon Ranger: Vatonage - Kaito's Riolu
Country: Japan
Pokémon: Thumbanil Riolu
Started: 2008-03-20
Ended: 2008-06-15
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows Of Almia - Kiko's Riolu
Country: Spain
Pokémon: Thumbanil Riolu
Started: 2008-11-21
Ended: 2009-01-14
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows Of Almia - Carlo's Riolu
Country: Italy
Pokémon: Thumbanil Riolu
Started: 2008-11-21
Ended: 2009-01-14
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows Of Almia - Karel's Riolu
Country: France
Pokémon: Thumbanil Riolu
Started: 2008-11-21
Ended: 2009-01-14
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows Of Almia - Kyle's Riolu
Country: Germany
Pokémon: Thumbanil Riolu
Started: 2008-11-21
Ended: 2009-01-14
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows Of Almia - Kyle's Riolu
Country: United Kingdom
Pokémon: Thumbanil Riolu
Started: 2008-11-21
Ended: 2009-01-14
Pokémon Ranger: Vatonage - Kaito's Riolu
Country: Japan
Pokémon: Thumbanil Riolu
Started: 2008-12-01
Ended: 2009-01-15
Note: Move names that have a colored checkmark beside the name receive a Same Type Attack Bonus (STAB) when used by this Pokémon

Level Up Moves

Foresight Type Icon Status 40 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Quick Attack Type Icon Physical 30 40 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Endure Type Icon Status 10 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Counter
Type Icon Physical 20 100 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
Feint Type Icon Physical 10 30 100 11 11 11 11 11 15 15 15 15
Force Palm
Type Icon Physical 10 60 100 15 15 15 15 15 11 11 11 11
Copycat Type Icon Status 20 19 19 19 19 19 29 29 29 29
Reversal
Type Icon Physical 15 100 29 29 29 29 29 19 19 19 19
Screech Type Icon Status 40 85 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24
Nasty Plot Type Icon Status 20 47 47 47 47 47 47
Final Gambit
Type Icon Special 5 100 50 50 50 50 55 55

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Work Up Type Icon Status 30
Bulk Up
Type Icon Status 20
Sunny Day Type Icon Status 5
Rain Dance Type Icon Status 5
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Attract Type Icon Status 15 100
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Protect Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Rest Type Icon Status 10
Double Team Type Icon Status 15
Toxic Type Icon Status 10 90
Roar Type Icon Status 20
Swords Dance Type Icon Status 20
Captivate Type Icon Status 20 100
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Bulldoze Type Icon Physical 20 60 100
Low Sweep
Type Icon Physical 20 65 100
Shadow Claw Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Poison Jab Type Icon Physical 20 80 100
Fling Type Icon Physical 10 100
Payback Type Icon Physical 10 50 100
Rock Tomb Type Icon Physical 15 60 95
Brick Break
Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
Rock Slide Type Icon Physical 10 75 90
Earthquake Type Icon Physical 10 100 100
Power-Up Punch
Type Icon Physical 20 40 100
Retaliate Type Icon Physical 5 70 100
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Rock Smash
Type Icon Physical 15 40 100
Dig Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Strength Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Drain Punch
Type Icon Physical 10 75 100
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100
Focus Punch
Type Icon Physical 20 150 100
Iron Tail Type Icon Physical 15 100 75
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Focus Blast
Type Icon Special 5 120 70
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100

Egg Moves

Iron Defense Type Icon Status 15
Follow Me Type Icon Status 20
Detect
Type Icon Status 5
Mind Reader Type Icon Status 5
Agility Type Icon Status 30
Circle Throw
Type Icon Physical 10 60 90
Bullet Punch Type Icon Physical 30 40 100
Sky Uppercut
Type Icon Physical 15 85 90
Meteor Mash Type Icon Physical 10 90 90
Blaze Kick Type Icon Physical 10 85 90
Crunch Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Cross Chop
Type Icon Physical 5 100 80
High Jump Kick
Type Icon Physical 10 130 90
Low Kick
Type Icon Physical 20 100
Bite Type Icon Physical 25 60 100
Vacuum Wave
Type Icon Special 30 40 100

Move Tutors

Magnet Rise Type Icon Status 10
Iron Defense Type Icon Status 15
Role Play Type Icon Status 10
Helping Hand Type Icon Status 20
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Magic Coat Type Icon Status 15
Dual Chop Type Icon Physical 15 40 90
Zen Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 80 90
Drain Punch
Type Icon Physical 10 75 100
Focus Punch
Type Icon Physical 20 150 100
Iron Tail Type Icon Physical 15 100 75
Low Kick
Type Icon Physical 20 100
Thunder Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Ice Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Fury Cutter Type Icon Physical 20 40 95
Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Vacuum Wave
Type Icon Special 30 40 100
Mud-Slap Type Icon Special 10 20 100
Swift Type Icon Special 20 60