Guides Pokedex

Pokemon Sword and Shield Arcanine

Pokemon Sword and Shield Arcanine is a Fire Type Legendary Pokémon, which makes it weak against Ground, Rock, Water type moves. You can find and catch Arcanine in Dusty Bowl with a 30% chance to appear during Intense Sun weather. The Max IV Stats of Arcanine are 90 HP, 110 Attack, 100 SP Attack, 80 Defense, 80 SP Defense, and 95 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Arcanine
Regular
Shiny
Arcanine Galar Pokedex ID: 71

List of Arcanine Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

StatAmountBar Graph
Total555
HP90
Attack110
Defense80
Special Attack100
Special Defense80
Speed95

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Arcanine to have is Lonely, this will increase it's Attack and decrease it's Defense stats.

Arcanine Abilities

Ability Type Effect
IntimidateNormal
Flash FireNormal
JustifiedHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

The sight of it running over 6,200 miles in a single day and night has captivated many people.

Shield Pokedex Entry

A Pokémon that has long been admired for its beauty. It runs agilely as if on wings.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Arcanine Evolutions

How do i evolve Arcanine in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Growlithe evolves into Arcanine with a use Fire Stone.

trending_flat
use Fire Stone
Arcanine
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd
Growlithe
350704570505560
Arcanine
55511080100809095

Arcanine Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Arcanine?

Arcanine does not spawn in the wild. Instead you can catch Growlithe and evolve it into Arcanine. A popular spawn location you can find Growlithe is in the Dusty Bowl area with a 30% chance to spawn during Intense Sun weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Dusty Bowl
30%42 - 47
Giant's Mirror - Area 2
30%42 - 47
Lake of Outrage
25%55 - 58

Non Overworld Spawns (NOT Visible - Randomly found in tall grass)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Hammerlocke Hills
40%28 - 30
advertisement

Pokemon Sword and Shield Arcanine Raids

Where do i find Arcanine Raids?

You can find Arcanine raids in the following locations: Giant's Cap.

You can Click/Tap the links below to view where to find Arcanine Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Arcanine Weakness

Arcanine is a Fire Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Ground, Rock, Water Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Bug, Steel, Fire, Grass, Ice, Fairy type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
Damage
2.0x
Damage
Ground
Rock
Water
0.5x
Damage
Bug
Steel
Fire
Grass
Ice
Fairy
0.25x
Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Arcanine Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Arcanine Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP
advertisement

Pokemon SW and SH Arcanine Moves List

What moves can Arcanine learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Arcanine can learn the psychic type move Agility at level 01. This Status move Sharply raises user's Speed. Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Fire type +50% STAB damage.

Arcanine Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
00Extreme SpeedPhysical801005User attacks first.
01Burn UpSpecial1951005To inflict massive damage, the user burns itself out. After using this move, the user will no longer be Fire type.
01Flame WheelPhysical9010025May burn opponent.
01Helping HandStatus20In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.
01AgilityStatus30Sharply raises user's Speed.
01Fire FangPhysical97.59515May cause flinching and/or burn opponent.
01RetaliatePhysical701005Inflicts double damage if a teammate fainted on the last turn.
01CrunchPhysical8010015May lower opponent's Defense.
01Take DownPhysical908520User receives recoil damage.
01FlamethrowerSpecial13510015May burn opponent.
01RoarStatus20In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.
01Play RoughPhysical909010May lower opponent's Attack.
01ReversalPhysical10015The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
01Flare BlitzPhysical18010015User receives recoil damage. May burn opponent.
01EmberSpecial6010025May burn opponent.
01LeerStatus10030Lowers opponent's Defense.
01HowlStatus40Raises user's Attack.
01BitePhysical6010025May cause flinching.

TM Moves Arcanine can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM08Hyper BeamSpecial150905User must recharge next turn.
TM09Giga ImpactPhysical150905User must recharge next turn.
TM11Solar BeamSpecial12010010Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM13Fire SpinSpecial52.58515Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
TM15DigPhysical8010010Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM19SafeguardStatus25The user's party is protected from status conditions.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM23ThiefPhysical6010025Also steals opponent's held item.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM26Scary FaceStatus10010Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM34Sunny DayStatus5Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM38Will-O-WispStatus8515Burns opponent.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM40SwiftSpecial6020Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM41Helping HandStatus20In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.
TM66Thunder FangPhysical659515May cause flinching and/or paralyze opponent.
TM68Fire FangPhysical97.59515May cause flinching and/or burn opponent.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM79RetaliatePhysical701005Inflicts double damage if a teammate fainted on the last turn.
TM81BulldozePhysical6010020Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM85SnarlSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Special Attack.

Arcanine TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR01Body SlamPhysical8510015May paralyze opponent.
TR02FlamethrowerSpecial13510015May burn opponent.
TR12AgilityStatus30Sharply raises user's Speed.
TR15Fire BlastSpecial165855May burn opponent.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR21ReversalPhysical10015The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
TR24OutragePhysical12010010User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR31Iron TailPhysical1007515May lower opponent's Defense.
TR32CrunchPhysical8010015May lower opponent's Defense.
TR36Heat WaveSpecial142.59010May burn opponent.
TR42Hyper VoiceSpecial9010010
TR43OverheatSpecial195905Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
TR53Close CombatPhysical1201005Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
TR55Flare BlitzPhysical18010015User receives recoil damage. May burn opponent.
TR62Dragon PulseSpecial8510010
TR74Iron HeadPhysical8010015May cause flinching.
TR86Wild ChargePhysical9010015User receives recoil damage.
TR90Play RoughPhysical909010May lower opponent's Attack.
TR97Psychic FangsPhysical8510010The user bites the target with its psychic capabilities. This can also destroy Light Screen and Reflect.

More guides

See all