Pokemon
Regular
Shiny
Lucario
Fighting Type
Steel Type
Aura Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #224

Pokemon Legends Arceus Lucario is a Fighting and Steel Type Aura Pokémon with a Medium Slow growth rate and a 1 Attack, 1 Special Attack EV Yield. Lucario can be found with Steadfast, Inner Focus and Justified as an Ability; we recommend the Mild Nature, based on 525 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Lucario Guide using the links below.

Lucario Stats and Abilities

Based on Lucario Base IVs we consider this pokemon B-Tier choice. Lucario Highest IV Stat is Special Attack (115) and the Lowest being Defense (70).

Lucario Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
70
A
Attack
110
E
Defense
70
S
Special Attack
115
E
Special Defense
70
D
Speed
90
B
Total
525
Lucario Details
Lucario Detail
Best Nature
Mild
+10% Special Attack
-10% Defense
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Field
Human-Like
Lucario Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Steadfast
Raises Speed each time the Pokémon flinches.
Ability 2
Inner Focus
Inner Focus prevents the Pokémon from flinching, for example when attacked by a move like Headbutt.
Hidden Ability
Justified
Justified raises the ability-bearer's Attack by one stage when hit by a damaging Dark-type move.

How To Evolve Lucario in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Riolu requires (high Friendship, Daytime) to evolve into Lucario.

Lucario Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Riolu
Fighting Type
high Friendship, Daytime
Lucario
Fighting TypeSteel Type
Lucario Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Riolu
285
40
70
35
40
40
60
Stat Change
+240
+30
+40
+80
+30
+30
+30
Lucario
525
70
110
115
70
70
90

Alpha Lucario Locations

List of Locations you can find Alpha Lucario in PLA.

Alpha Lucario Map Locations in Alabaster Icelands
Alabaster Icelands Lucario Alpha Pokemon Locations
Lv. Location Description
70Alabaster Icelands Icebound Falls

Where To Find Lucario Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

List of Locations where you can find and catch Lucario in PLA.

Lucario has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 54 - 56 Riolu, within the Icebound Falls location via Mass Outbreaks.

Alabaster Icelands Lucario Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Riolu
Fighting Type
Lv. 24 - 50
Alabaster Icelands
Arena's Approach
On Land
Very Rare
Riolu
Fighting Type
Lv. 24 - 50
Alabaster Icelands
Icebound Falls
On Land
Rare
Riolu
Fighting Type
Lv. 24 - 50
Alabaster Icelands
Snowfall Hot Spring
On Land
Very Rare
Lucario
Fighting TypeSteel Type
Lv. 47 - 50
Alabaster Icelands
Arena's Approach
On Land
Very Rare
Lucario
Fighting TypeSteel Type
Lv. 47 - 50
Alabaster Icelands
Icebound Falls
On Land
Very Common
Lucario
Fighting TypeSteel Type
Lv. 47 - 50
Alabaster Icelands
Snowfall Hot Spring
On Land
Very Rare
Riolu
Fighting Type
Lv. 54 - 56
Alabaster Icelands
Icebound Falls
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common

Pokemon LA Lucario Weakness

Lucario is a Fighting and Steel Type pokemon. This will cause Lucario to take More Damage from Fighting, Ground, Fire Type Moves, and Less Damage from Dark, Normal, Steel, Grass, Ice, Dragon, Poison, Rock, Bug Type moves.

Lucario Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Fighting
Ground
Fire
0.5x
Less Damage
Dark
Normal
Steel
Grass
Ice
Dragon
0.25x
Less Damage
Rock
Bug
Immune to Damage
Poison

What pokemon is Lucario Weak Against?

Lucario Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Landorus Therian
Ground Type
Flying Type
S
Landorus
Ground Type
Flying Type
A
Magmortar
Fire Type
A
Infernape
Fire Type
Fighting Type
A
Hisuian Typhlosion
Fire Type
Ghost Type

What pokemon is Lucario Strong Against?

Lucario Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Arceus
Normal Type
S
Giratina Origin
Ghost Type
Dragon Type
S
Dialga
Steel Type
Dragon Type
S
Palkia
Water Type
Dragon Type
S
Giratina Altered
Ghost Type
Dragon Type

How To Complete Lucario Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught1241015
Number of alpha specimens caught1
Number defeated1241015
Number of you've defeated with Fire-type moves124610
Times you have seen it use Aura Sphere13103070
Times you have seen it use Close Combat1382040
Times you've seen it use an agile style move13103070

Best Lucario Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Lucario Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lucario Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
47
Close Combat
Physical
180
100 5 Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
40
Dragon Pulse
Special
85
100 10 The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user’s gaping mouth. This attack never misses.
21
Aura Sphere
Special
120
20 Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
29
Crunch
Physical
80
100 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in Bold
Red Text
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Lucario Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Lucario can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Legends Arceus. Level Requirements within (#) are the Level you (Master) the move at; this allows you to use the move in Agile and Strong Stance.

Lucario Level Up Moves
Level Move Description
1
(9)
Rock Smash
Fighting Type
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
5
(14)
Bullet Punch
Steel Type
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
9
(18)
Bite
Dark Type
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May cause flinching.
15
(25)
Iron Defense
Steel Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Sharply raises user's Defense.
19
(29)
Mach Punch
Fighting Type
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
21
(31)
Aura Sphere
Fighting Type
Power:
120
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
29
(40)
Crunch
Dark Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
37
(48)
Bulk Up
Fighting Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Attack and Defense.
40
(51)
Dragon Pulse
Dragon Type
Power: 85
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user’s gaping mouth. This attack never misses.
47
(59)
Close Combat
Fighting Type
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
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Lucario Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Lucario can learn from the Move Shop.

Lucario Move Shop Moves
Move Shop Description
Rock Smash
Fighting Type
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Bulldoze
Ground Type
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
Swift
Normal Type
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
Focus Energy
Normal Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Increases critical hit ratio.
Bulk Up
Fighting Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Attack and Defense.
Calm Mind
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Special Attack and Special Defense.
Rest
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
Thunder Punch
Electric Type
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May paralyze opponent.
Ice Punch
Ice Type
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May freeze opponent.
Drain Punch
Fighting Type
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
Poison Jab
Poison Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

May poison the opponent.
Zen Headbutt
Psychic Type
Power: 80
Acc: 90
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
Rock Slide
Rock Type
Power: 75
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
Shadow Claw
Ghost Type
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
Iron Tail
Steel Type
Power:
150
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Water Pulse
Water Type
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
Shadow Ball
Ghost Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
Flash Cannon
Steel Type
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
Giga Impact
Normal Type
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
Stone Edge
Rock Type
Power: 100
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
Hyper Beam
Normal Type
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
Psychic
Psychic Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
Dark Pulse
Dark Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May cause flinching.
Steel Beam
Steel Type
Power:
210
Acc: 95
PP: 5
Special

User loses 50% of its HP.
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Pokemon similar to Lucario based on Fighting Type
Similar Fighting Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
A
Infernape-Pokemon-Image
Infernape
FIRE-Type FIGHTING-Type 534 76 104 104 71 71 108
A
Hisuian Decidueye-Pokemon-Image
Hisuian Decidueye
GRASS-Type FIGHTING-Type 530 88 112 95 80 95 60
B
Lucario-Pokemon-Image
Lucario
FIGHTING-Type STEEL-Type 525 70 110 115 70 70 90
B
Gallade-Pokemon-Image
Gallade
PSYCHIC-Type FIGHTING-Type 518 68 125 65 65 115 80
B
Sneasler-Pokemon-Image
Sneasler
POISON-Type FIGHTING-Type 510 80 130 40 60 80 120
Pokemon similar to Lucario based on Steel Type
Similar Steel Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Origin Dialga-Pokemon-Image
Origin Dialga
STEEL-Type DRAGON-Type 680 100 100 150 120 120 90
S
Dialga-Pokemon-Image
Dialga
STEEL-Type DRAGON-Type 680 100 120 150 120 100 90
S
Hisuian Goodra-Pokemon-Image
Hisuian Goodra
DRAGON-Type STEEL-Type 600 80 100 110 100 150 60
S
Heatran-Pokemon-Image
Heatran
FIRE-Type STEEL-Type 600 91 90 130 106 106 77
A
Magnezone-Pokemon-Image
Magnezone
ELECTRIC-Type STEEL-Type 535 70 70 130 115 90 60
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