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Riolu #447: Riolu
Pokémon
#449: Hippopotas Hippopotas
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Lucario (disambiguation).
Lucario
ルカリオ Lucario
#448
448Lucario.png
Art by Ken Sugimori from Diamond and Pearl
Type
Fighting Steel
Category
Aura Pokémon
Abilities
Steadfast or Inner Focus Justified
Hidden Ability
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,059,860
Regional Pokédex numbers
Sinnoh
#116
Regional Browser numbers
Almia
R-223
Oblivia
R-265 N-179
Height
3'11"
Imperial
1.2 m
Metric
Weight
119.0 lbs.
Imperial
54.0 kg
Metric
Dex color
Blue
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Body style
Body06.png
Footprint
 F448.png 
Gender ratio
87.5% male, 12.5% female
Breeding
Field and
Human-Like groups
26 cycles
(6630 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
1
Def
0
Sp.Atk
1
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 200 Battle Exp.: 2001*

Lucario (Japanese: ルカリオ Lucario) is a dual-type Fighting/Steel Pokémon.

It evolves from Riolu when leveled up with high happiness during the day.

Biology

Physiology

Lucario is a bipedal, jackal-like Pokémon, with fur that is predominantly blue and black. It possesses a short, round spike on the back of each forepaw, in addition to a third on its chest. Lucario's snout and ears are longer than those of its pre-evolution Riolu. It possesses cream-colored fur on its torso, and blue fur on its thighs that appears to resemble shorts. Lucario stands its toes rather than on its entire foot. It has developed four small black appendages on its head, which rise when Lucario reads or manipulates aura.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Lucario are sensitive to a special type of energy called aura. Lucario can study this energy to predict the movements of their opponents and track their quarries. They also have the power to manipulate this energy in an offensive manner, in the form of explosive spheres of aura energy. Lucario can understand human speech, and have been reported to communicate with humans through telepathy.

Behavior

Lucario are considered to be prideful creatures, and are extremely loyal to their trainers. Lucario also seem to have a natural sense of justice.

Habitat

Lucario usually live deep in mountains very far from people to improve their skills. Therefore, like Milotic and Togekiss, they are some of the rarest non-legendary Pokémon known, and finding a wild Lucario is excruciatingly difficult.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

The Lucario in Lucario and the Mystery of Mew was shown eating Berries and plants, like roses. Lucario has been seen eating chocolate, introduced by Max with it gaining no ill-effects from the theobromine, though not part of its natural diet.

In the anime

Template:Spoiler

Lucario in the anime

Major appearances

Sir Aaron's Lucario

Lucario was one of the main Pokémon in Lucario and the Mystery of Mew. It belonged to Sir Aaron and was sealed away in his staff for a thousand years. It was released by Ash during a festival, and helped guide him to the Tree of Beginning after Pikachu is teleported there by Mew.

Maylene's Lucario

It was first seen in Lost Leader Strategy! battling with Maylene in their training. Lucario used Aura Sphere to stop the battle of Electabuzz, Piplup and Pikachu. It is also seen battling Paul's Pokémon in a flashback.

Lucario was seen again in Crossing the Battle Line! where it battled in Dawn's Gym battle against Maylene. It defeated Dawn's Ambipom and Piplup.

It appeared once more in A Triple Fighting Chance! where it battled in Ash's Gym battle against Maylene. It defeated Ash's Staravia and Chimchar, but was knocked out along with Ash's Buizel, resulting in a tie.

Lucario was last seen in Enter Galactic! when it helped Ash and the others defeat Saturn and Team Galactic.

Riley's Lucario

This Lucario debuted in Steeling Peace of Mind! at Iron Island. When Ash and his friends traveled there after being contacted by Barry, they found the local Template:Type2 Pokémon fighting brutally against each other and the other Pokémon on the island. When a crazed Aggron attacked Ash, Riley stepped in and had Lucario attack it with Close Combat. Despite being a Steel-type as well, Lucario wasn't affected like the others of its type due to its strong aura.

Minor appearances

Lucario makes a cameo in the theme songs Battle Frontier, Together, and The Greatest - Everyday!.

Lucario also makes a brief appearance at the intro of The Rise of Darkrai, where one is shown dodging Rayquaza's Hyper Beam.

A Lucario and Froslass were seen in a Double contest on TV in Unlocking the Red Chain of Events!.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP066 Lucario Ash's Pokédex Lucario, the Aura Pokémon, and the evolved form of Riolu. By sensing the aura of its opponents, Lucario can read their thoughts and movements.
This concludes the entries from the Diamond & Pearl series.

In the manga

In the Phantom Thief Pokémon 7 manga

Main article: Hiori's Lucario

Lucario is Hiori's primary Pokémon in Phantom Thief Pokémon 7.

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga, like in games, one appears under the ownership of Riley.

In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga

In Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! Hareta gained a Riolu egg in Serious Training on Iron Island!! which hatched into a Riolu later on in that chapter then evolved in to Lucario in A Novel Test!!.

In the TCG

Main article: Lucario (TCG)

Other appearances

Super Smash Bros.

Main article: Lucario (Super Smash Bros.)

Game data

NPC appearances

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold {{{golddex}}}
Silver {{{silverdex}}}
Crystal {{{crystaldex}}}
Stadium 2 Unknown
Generation III
Ruby {{{rubydex}}}
Sapphire {{{sapphiredex}}}
Emerald {{{emeralddex}}}
FireRed {{{firereddex}}}
LeafGreen {{{leafgreendex}}}
Generation IV
Diamond It has the ability to sense the Auras of all things. It understands human speech.
Pearl By catching the Aura emanating from others, it can read their thoughts and movements.
Platinum A well-trained one can sense auras to identify and take in the feelings of creatures over half a mile away.
HeartGold It's said that no foe can remain invisible to Lucario, since it can detect Auras. Even foes it could not otherwise see.
SoulSilver
Generation V
Black A well-trained one can sense auras to identify and take in the feelings of creatures over half a mile away.
White
Black 2 {{{black2dex}}}
White 2 {{{white2dex}}}
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation I
Red Blue
None Trade
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
None Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
None Trade
Crystal
None Trade
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
None Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
None Evolve Riolu
Platinum
None Evolve Riolu
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Evolve Riolu
Pal Park
None
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
None Evolve Riolu
Black 2 White 2
None Trade
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In events

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
List of Pokémon Global Link promotions#Pokémon Global Link Lucario Europe, Australia and New Zealand PGL 2012 10 Never

In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Lost Wilderness (B11-B17)*
Pokémon Ranger:
Shadows of Almia
Almia Castle (during mission)

Capture Arena

Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Oblivia Ruins
Thunder Temple
Light Temple
Pokémon Rumble Windy Prairie
Pokémon Rumble Blast Factory: Sunny Seashore
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure Flower Zone

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
70
130 - 177 250 - 344
110
103 - 178 202 - 350
70
67 - 134 130 - 262
115
108 - 183 211 - 361
70
67 - 134 130 - 262
90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Total:
525
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Pokéathlon stats

Speed
3/4 ★★★
Power
4/5 ★★★★
Skill
4/5 ★★★★
Stamina
2/3 ★★
Jump
3/4 ★★★
Total
16/21 ★★★

Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation V
Other generations:
IV - VI - VII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Dark Pulse Dark Special 08080 100100% 15
00Start Quick Attack Normal Physical 04040 100100% 30
00Start Foresight Normal Status 0000 —% 40
00Start Detect Fighting Status 0000 —% 5
00Start Metal Claw Steel Physical 05050 09595% 35
066 Counter Fighting Physical 0000 100100% 20
1111 Force Palm Fighting Physical 06060 100100% 10
1515 Feint Normal Physical 03030 100100% 10
1919 Bone Rush Ground Physical 02525 09090% 10
2424 Metal Sound Steel Status 0000 08585% 40
2929 Me First Normal Status 0000 —% 20
3333 Quick Guard Fighting Status 0000 —% 15
3737 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —% 30
4242 Heal Pulse Psychic Status 0000 —% 10
4747 Calm Mind Psychic Status 0000 —% 20
5151 Aura Sphere Fighting Special 09090 —% 20
5555 Close Combat Fighting Physical 120120 100100% 5
6060 Dragon Pulse Dragon Special 09090 100100% 10
6565 ExtremeSpeed Normal Physical 08080 100100% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Lucario
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Lucario
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation V
Other generations:
IV - VI - VII
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM01 Hone Claws Dark Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM04 Calm Mind Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM05 Roar Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM08 Bulk Up Fighting Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM18 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM28 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM29 Psychic Psychic Special 09090 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Ghost Sprite.png TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost Special 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM31 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 05050 080}}80% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM47 Low Sweep Fighting Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM52 Focus Blast Fighting Special 120120 070}}70% 5
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Ghost Sprite.png TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost Physical 07070 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM67 Retaliate Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM71 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 080}}80% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM78 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM83 Work Up Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM84 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Steel Sprite.png TM91 Flash Cannon Steel Special 08080 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM04 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Lucario
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Lucario
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation V
Other generations:
IV - VI - VII
 Father   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
PikachuRaichuGrowlitheArcaninePonytaRapidash
Farfetch'dHitmonchanHitmontopJolteonAipomAmbipom
GirafarigSneaselWeavileBuizelFloatzelBuneary
LopunnyBlitzleZebstrikaZoruaZoroarkEmolga
Agility Psychic Status —% 30
RattataRaticateEkansArbokMeowthPersian
GrowlitheArcanineEeveeVaporeonJolteonFlareon
EspeonUmbreonLeafeonGlaceonSnubbullGranbull
HoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaLoudredExploud
MawileElectrikeManectricSeviperAbsolShinx
LuxioLuxrayHippopotasHippowdonPatratWatchog
LillipupHerdierStoutlandPansageSimisagePansear
SimisearPanpourSimipourSandileKrokorokKrookodile
Bite Dark Physical 60 100% 25
HitmonleeBlaziken Blaze Kick Fire Physical 85 90% 10
Hitmonchan Bullet Punch Steel Physical 40 100% 30
Throh Circle Throw Fighting Physical 60 90% 10
MankeyPrimeapeMachopMachokeMachamp Cross Chop Fighting Physical 100 80% 5
RattataRaticateArbokGrowlitheArcanineGirafarig
SnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyena
ExploudMawileSeviperWalreinShinxLuxio
LuxrayFloatzelHippopotasHippowdonPatratWatchog
LillipupHerdierStoutlandPansageSimisagePansear
SimisearPanpourSimipourSandileKrokorokKrookodile
ScraggyScrafty
Crunch Dark Physical 80 100% 15
HitmonchanHitmontopSableyeMedititeMedichamZangoose
AbsolLucarioPatratWatchogMienfooMienshao
Detect Fighting Status —% 5
SentretFurret Follow Me Normal Status —% 20
HitmonleeBlazikenMedititeMedichamScraggyScrafty
MienfooMienshao
Hi Jump Kick Fighting Physical 130 90% 10
MawileTorkoalPawniardBisharp Iron Defense Steel Status —% 15
MankeyPrimeapeMachopMachokeMachampElectabuzz
ElectivireWatchogTimburrGurdurrConkeldurrScraggy
Scrafty
Low Kick Fighting Physical 100% 20
HitmonleeMedititeMedicham Mind Reader Normal Status —% 5
HitmonchanCombuskenBlaziken Sky Uppercut Fighting Physical 85 90% 15
Hitmonchan Vacuum Wave Fighting Special 40 100% 30
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Lucario in Generation V
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Lucario in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Lucario
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Lucario
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation V
Other generations:
IV - VI - VII
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • A black abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Lucario can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Lucario cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Lucario
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Lucario
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation V
Other generations:
IV - VI - VII
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
447 Endure Normal Status —% 10
447 Reversal Fighting Physical 100% 15
447 Screech Normal Status 85% 40
447 Copycat Normal Status —% 20
447 Nasty Plot Dark Status —% 20
447 Final Gambit Fighting Special 100% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Lucario
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Lucario
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Pinball RS
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Trozei!
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 0%
Friend Area: Beau Plains
Phrases
51%-100% HP My HP is between 51% and 100%.
26%-50% HP My HP is between 26% and 50%.
1%-25% HP My HP is between 1% and 25%.
Level up I leveled up.
Partner phrases
51%-100% HP <name>, my HP is between 51% and 100%.
26%-50% HP <name>, my HP is between 26% and 50%.
1%-25% HP <name>, my HP is between 1% and 25%.
Level up I leveled up.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP448.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -10%
IQ group: C
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Loops: 0 Min. exp.: 0 Max. exp.: 0
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:  Fighting  Poké Assist: Fighting PA.png
( Fighting )
Field move: None
Browser entry  
It launches orbs of Aura power. It becomes stronger if its Aura cloaks it.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group: Poké Assist: Field move:
 Fighting  Fighting Assist.png
( Fighting )
Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
Crush 4 field move.png
(Crush ×4)
Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
It attacks with punches.
Attack ●●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack ●●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
PPW448.png PokéPark Pad entry:
Lucario is traveling through the PokéPark, taking time to enjoy Tangrowth's Swing Along and Rayquaza's Ballon Panic. He likes some of the other Attractions, too.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
PP2448.png Strong: Tepig icon.png Weak: Snivy icon.png
PokéPark Pad entry:
He is traveling around PokéPark for training. He likes to meet strong Pokémon.
None.png HP: Move: {{{ConquestMove}}}
Attack: Ability 1: {{{ConquestAbility1}}}
Defense: Ability 2: {{{ConquestAbility2}}}
Speed: Ability 3: {{{ConquestAbility3}}}
Does not evolve.
Range: 0 Perfect Links: {{{ConquestLink}}}

Evolution

Riolu
Baby form
Riolu
 Fighting 
Soothe Bell
Friendship
(daytime)


Egg
Breed

Lucario
First evolution
Lucario
 Fighting  Steel 

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation I.
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation II.
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation III.
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 448.png Spr 4p 448.png Spr 4p 448.png Spr b 4d 448.png
Spr 4d 448 s.png Spr 4p 448 s.png Spr 4p 448 s.png Spr b 4d 448 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 448.png Spr 5b 448.png Spr b 5b 448.png
Spr 5b 448 s.png Spr 5b 448 s.png Spr b 5b 448 s.png
Lucario For other sprites and images, please see Lucario images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Dusty's Lucario costume

Origin

Lucario appears to be based on the Egyptian god of funerals, Anubis, who has the head of a jackal. Anubis's role in Egyptian mythology was to judge the hearts of deceased souls based on their actions during life. This resembles Lucario's ability to see a life form's aura. It also seems to be based on an Egyptian boxer. Boxing is a sport that is believed to have origins in Egypt. The markings on Lucario's face resemble a mask.

Name origin

Its name probably comes from Lupaster, a subspecies of the Canis Aureus, the Egyptian Jackal. Lucario's name possibly derives also from part of a Japanese spelling of oracle or orichalcum in reverse, reflecting its mythical design, its ability to see into the supernatural, and its Steel-type. It may also refer to Cairo, Egypt. The word pharaoh may also be involved. Also, it may be derived from the Greek word lykos meaning "wolf".

In other languages

Language Name Name Origin
German Lucario
French Lucario
Korean 루카리오 Lucario
Chinese (Mandarin) 路卡利歐 / 路卡利欧 Lùkǎlì'ōu Transliteration of its Japanese name.
Chinese (Cantonese) 路卡利歐* Louhkāleih'āu
路卡利奧* Louhkāleih'ou
Transliteration of its Japanese name.


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