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'''Rayquaza''' ([[List of Japanese Pokémon names|Japanese]]: レックウザ ''Rayquaza'') is a {{t|Dragon}}/{{t|Flying}}-type Pokémon. In [[Pokémon Emerald]], it served to end the conflict between {{p|Groudon}} and {{p|Kyogre}} when [[Team Magma]]'s leader [[Maxie]] and [[Team Aqua]]'s leader [[Archie]] awakened them.
 
'''Rayquaza''' ([[List of Japanese Pokémon names|Japanese]]: レックウザ ''Rayquaza'') is a {{t|Dragon}}/{{t|Flying}}-type Pokémon. In [[Pokémon Emerald]], it served to end the conflict between {{p|Groudon}} and {{p|Kyogre}} when [[Team Magma]]'s leader [[Maxie]] and [[Team Aqua]]'s leader [[Archie]] awakened them.
   
Rayquaza has the [[Abilities|Ability]] {{a|Air Lock}}, which blocks all effects of [[weather conditions]] on the field when it is in battle.
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Rayquaza has the [[Abilities|Ability]] {{a|Air Lock}}, which blocks all effects of [[weather conditions]] on it during battle.
   
 
It does not evolve into or from any other Pokémon.
 
It does not evolve into or from any other Pokémon.

Revision as of 23:12, 31 August 2006

000 #{{{prevnum}}}: Groudon
Pokémon
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Rayquaza
レックウザ Rayquaza
#384
384Rayquaza.png
Artwork from R/S/E
Type
Dragon Flying
Category
Sky High Pokémon
Ability
Air Lock
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,250,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Johto
#-
Hoenn
#200
Sinnoh
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Regional Browser numbers
Height
0'0"
Imperial
0.0 m
Metric
Weight
0.0 lbs.
Imperial
0.0 kg
Metric
Dex color
Unknown
Catch rate
3 (0.4%)
Body style
BodyUnknown.png
Footprint
 F384.png 
Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
No Eggs group 1 cycles
(255 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 220 Battle Exp.: 2201*
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Rayquaza (Japanese: レックウザ Rayquaza) is a Dragon/Flying-type Pokémon. In Pokémon Emerald, it served to end the conflict between Groudon and Kyogre when Team Magma's leader Maxie and Team Aqua's leader Archie awakened them.

Rayquaza has the Ability Air Lock, which blocks all effects of weather conditions on it during battle.

It does not evolve into or from any other Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Pokémon Ruby
Rayquaza lived for hundreds of millions of years in the earth's ozone layer, never descending to the ground. This Pokémon appears to feed on water and particles in the atmosphere.
Pokémon Sapphire
Rayquaza is said to have lived for hundreds of millions of years in the earth's ozone layer, above the clouds. Its existence had been completely unknown because it lived so high in the sky.
Pokémon Emerald
A Pokémon that flies endlessly in the ozone layer. It is said it would descend to the ground if Kyogre and Groudon were to fight.
Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen
It has lived for hundreds of millions of years in the ozone layer. Its flying form looks like a meteor.

Name origin

Rayquaza's name is likely a combination of ray and quasar.

It is based on Chinese dragons, or lóng.

In terms of relevance to other Pokémon, Rayquaza has similarities to Ziz, the Hebrew lord of the sky, when compared to Groudon's behemoth origins and Kyogre's leviathan origins.

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 105
165 - 212 320 - 414
Attack: 150
139 - 222 274 - 438
Defense: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Sp.Atk: 150
139 - 222 274 - 438
Sp.Def: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Speed: 95
90 - 161 175 - 317
Total: 680   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation V, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None

Learnset

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NOTE: When Rayquaza is encountered it is level 70, with the moves Outrage, Extremespeed, Fly, and Rest. The rest of the moves in the list are capable of being learned from the move tutor, which means at one point and time, Rayquaza would naturally learn them if trained from level 5 onward.

By leveling up

Game Generation III
 ? Twister
 ? Scary Face
 ? Ancientpower
 ? Dragon Claw
 ? Dragon Dance
 ? Crunch
 ? Fly
 ? Rest
 ? Extremespeed
 ? Outrage
75 Hyper Beam

By TM/HM

Game Generation III
TM02 Dragon Claw
TM03 Water Pulse
TM05 Roar
TM06 Toxic
TM08 Bulk Up
TM10 Hidden Power
TM11 Sunny Day
TM13 Ice Beam
TM14 Blizzard
TM15 Hyper Beam
TM17 Protect
TM18 Rain Dance
TM21 Frustration
TM22 Solarbeam
TM23 Iron Tail
TM24 Thunderbolt
TM25 Thunder
TM26 Earthquake
TM27 Return
TM31 Brick Break
TM32 Double Team
TM34 Shock Wave
TM35 Flamethrower
TM37 Sandstorm
TM38 Fire Blast
TM40 Aerial Ace
TM42 Facade
TM43 Secret Power
TM44 Rest
TM50 Overheat
HM02 Fly
HM03 Surf
HM04 Strength
HM05 Flash
HM06 Rock Smash
HM07 Waterfall
HM08 Dive

In the anime

Rayquaza appears in Destiny Deoxys. It fights against Deoxys because it is seen as invading its territory.

Evolution

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External links

In other languages

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