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

Pokémon spin-offs

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.


In-game Information

Pokédex Entries


Title Entry
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.


Title Entry
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.

Game Locations

Title Location(s)
Seventh Pokémon generation
Pokémon Sun
Vast Poni Canyon (Midday during day, Midnight during Night)
Pokémon Moon
Vast Poni Canyon (Midday during day, Midnight during Night)


Reach Level 25
In Sun
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Base Stats
HP 75
Attack 115
Defense 65
Sp. Attack 55
Sp. Defense 65
Speed 112
Total 487


Base Stats
HP 85
Attack 115
Defense 75
Sp. Attack 55
Sp. Defense 75
Speed 82
Total 487



Main article: Lycanroc/moveset


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