Lycanroc(JP) is a species of Pokémon of the series of the same name. It is a Rock Pokémon introduced in the seventh generation in Pokémon Sun and Moon. It's the evolution of Rockruff with its forms being exclusive to Sun and Moon respectively. A third form was introduced in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon that has access to both forms' signature attacks, but is accessed from certain Rockruff.
Physiology and Behavior
Main Pokémon games
In the anime
All three forms of Lycanroc appear in the anime as notable characters. The Midnight form belongs to Gladion. The Midday form appears as Olivia's signature Pokémon. The Dusk form belongs to Ash.
|Pokémon Sun||Its quick movements confuse its enemies. Well equipped with claws and fangs, it also uses the sharp rocks in its mane as weapons.|
|Pokémon Moon||When properly raised from a young age, it will become a trustworthy partner that will absolutely never betray its Trainer.|
|Pokémon Sun||The more intimidating the opponent it faces, the more this Pokémon’s blood boils. It will attack with no regard for its own safety.|
|Pokémon Moon||It goads its enemies into attacking, withstands the hits, and in return, delivers a headbutt, crushing their bones with its rocky mane.|
|Seventh Pokémon generation|