Regular
Shiny
Rockruff
Rock Type
Puppy Pokémon
National Pokedex: #744

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Rockruff is a Rock Type Puppy Pokémon with a Medium Fast growth rate and a 1 Attack EV Yield. Rockruff can be found with Keen Eye, Vital Spirit and Steadfast as an Ability; we recommend the Adamant Nature, based on 280 total combined Base Stats in Pokemon SV.

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Rockruff Stats and Abilities

Based on Rockruff Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Rockruff Highest IV Stat is Attack (65) and the Lowest being Special Attack (30).

Rockruff Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
45
E
Attack
65
F
Defense
40
F
Special Attack
30
F
Special Defense
40
E
Speed
60
F
Total
280
Rockruff Details
Rockruff Detail
Best Nature
Adamant
+10% Attack
-10% Special Attack
Nature Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Dry
Liked Foods
Catch Rate190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Field
EV Yield1 Attack
Growth RateMedium Fast
Egg Cycles15 (3,599–3,855 steps)
Rockruff Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Keen Eye
Keen Eye prevents the Pokémon from losing accuracy, for example from moves like Sand-Attack.
Ability 2
Vital Spirit
Vital Spirit prevents the ability-bearer from falling asleep. This means that it also prevents the use of the move Rest.
Hidden Ability
Steadfast
Raises Speed each time the Pokémon flinches.

How To Evolve Rockruff in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Rockruff requires (Level 25, Daytime, in Pokémon Sun or Ultra Sun) to evolve into Lycanroc.

Rockruff Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Rockruff
Rock Type
Level 25, Daytime, in Pokémon Sun or Ultra Sun
Lycanroc
Rock Type
Rockruff Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Rockruff
280
45
65
30
40
40
60
Stat Change
+207
+30
+50
+25
+25
+25
+52
Lycanroc
487
75
115
55
65
65
112
Rockruff Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Rockruff
Rock Type
Level 25, Daytime, in Pokémon Sun or Ultra Sun
Lycanroc
Rock Type
Rockruff Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Rockruff
280
45
65
30
40
40
60
Stat Change
+207
+30
+50
+25
+25
+25
+52
Lycanroc
487
75
115
55
65
65
112
Rockruff
280
45
65
30
40
40
60
Stat Change
+207
+30
+50
+25
+25
+25
+52
Lycanroc
487
75
115
55
65
65
112

Where To Find Rockruff Locations in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

List of Locations where you can find and catch Rockruff in Pokemon SV.

Pokemon SV Rockruff Weakness

Rockruff is a Rock Type pokemon. This will cause Rockruff to take More Damage from Fighting, Ground, Steel, Water, Grass Type Moves, and Less Damage from Normal, Flying, Poison, Fire Type moves.

Rockruff Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Fighting
Ground
Steel
Water
Grass
0.5x
Less Damage
Normal
Flying
Poison
Fire
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Rockruff Weak Against?

Rockruff Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
A
Magnezone
Electric Type
Steel Type
A
Gogoat
Grass Type
B
Cloyster
Water Type
Ice Type
B
Vaporeon
Water Type
B
Lucario
Fighting Type
Steel Type

What pokemon is Rockruff Strong Against?

Rockruff Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Slaking
Normal Type
S
Dragonite
Dragon Type
Flying Type
S
Salamence
Dragon Type
Flying Type
S
Arcanine
Fire Type
A
Blissey
Normal Type

Best Rockruff Moves in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

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
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Pokemon similar to Rockruff based on Rock Type
Similar Rock Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Tyranitar-Pokemon-Image
Tyranitar
ROCK-Type DARK-Type 600 100 134 95 110 100 61
B
Coalossal-Pokemon-Image
Coalossal
ROCK-Type FIRE-Type 510 110 80 80 120 90 30
C
Lycanroc-Pokemon-Image
Lycanroc
ROCK-Type 487 75 115 55 65 65 112
C
Drednaw-Pokemon-Image
Drednaw
WATER-Type ROCK-Type 485 90 115 48 90 68 74
C
Stonjourner-Pokemon-Image
Stonjourner
ROCK-Type 470 100 125 20 135 20 70
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