Luxio (Pokémon)

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403Shinx.png #403: Shinx
Pokémon
#405: Luxray 405Luxray.png
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Luxio (disambiguation).
Luxio
Spark Pokémon
ルクシオ
Luxio
#404
Luxio



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Electric Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Rivalry or Intimidate Cacophony
Cacophony
Guts
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
120 (24.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Field
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
2'11" 0.9 m
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Weight
67.2 lbs. 30.5 kg
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
117
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
127
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 2
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HP
2
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
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Speed
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Footprint
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Pokédex color
Blue
Base friendship
100
External Links

Luxio (Japanese: ルクシオ Luxio) is an Electric-type Pokémon introduced in Generation IV.

It evolves from Shinx starting at level 15 and evolves into Luxray starting at level 30.

Biology

Luxio is a feline, quadrupedal Pokémon resembling a young lynx or lion. Blue and black fur cover most of its body. Its ears, face, hind paws, and front half of its body are blue, while its hindquarters are black. Additionally, Luxio has a tufty black mane surrounding its face. The mane is longer on the male Luxio, while the blue coloration on the hind paws extends to the ankles on the female. The insides of its rounded ears are yellow, as are its eyes. There are two yellow rings around each front leg and a yellow, four-point star on the tip of its tail.

When facing an opponent, Luxio extends its claws in preparation, which can unleash 1,000,000 volts of electricity. Even a slight scratch from these claws is enough to cause fainting. Besides for attacking, Luxio also uses its claws to communicate with others of its kind, by resting them on the others' forelegs and sending electrical pulses through them. Luxio live in small groups and are able to generate powerful electricity by gathering the group's tails together. Luxio are known to be kind enough to share the spoils from a hunt to its own kind.

In the anime

Luxio in the anime

Major appearances

Clemont's Luxio

In A Campus Reunion!, Clemont caught a Luxio, which, prior to the episode, evolved from a Shinx that he befriended. In The Future Is Now, Thanks to Determination!, Luxio evolved into a Luxray.

Other

Luxio debuted in The Rise of Darkrai, where it was among the Pokémon residing in a garden in Alamos Town. Luxio seemed to be shy, as it hesitated before it ran to Ash and his friends' Pokémon. It later participated in a near-skirmish between two groups of Pokémon, caused by a misunderstanding. Afterwards, it was a bystander during the battle between Dialga and Palkia.

Luxio made its main series debut in Leading a Stray!, where it helped a Wailmer that was trapped in the sewers. As a result, the Wailmer made it back into the ocean safely and evolved into a Wailord before rejoining its pod.

Minor appearances

A Luxio appeared in the opening sequence of Giratina and the Sky Warrior.

A Luxio appeared in Sticking With Who You Know!.

In A Marathon Rivalry!, a Trainer's Luxio competed in the Pokéathlon held in Camellia Town.

A Trainer's Luxio appeared in Secrets of the Jungle.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP109 Luxio Ash's Pokédex Luxio, the Spark Pokémon. By touching friends with its front paws, Luxio is able to communicate through the sparks it emits.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
XY048 Luxio Ash's Pokédex Luxio, the Spark Pokémon, and the evolved form of Shinx. Luxio's sharp claws conduct electricity, and the slightest scratch can knock out an opponent.

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

Main article: Rayler

Platinum was attacked by a pack of wild Shinx and Luxio in Extreme Luxio. One of them, due to his broken claws, was unable to communicate with his group and was shunned by them. In an attempt to regain his group's favor, he battled with Diamond's Pokémon. Pearl eventually managed to get his comrades' trust and befriended the Luxio. Later, he evolved into a Luxray and joined Pearl's team after being named Rayler.

Multiple Luxio appeared in Passing by Probopass and Maneuvering around Magnezone.

Two Luxio appeared in Cautious Clefairy.

In The Final Dimensional Duel V, a Luxio appeared on Fullmoon Island in Palmer's flashback.

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!

Main article: Hareta's Luxio

Hareta's Shinx evolved into Luxio after defeating B-2 on Iron Island in Serious Training on Iron Island!!. His Trainer attempted to use him against Cyrus's Gyarados at Lake Valor, but he was instead ambushed by Saturn's Rhyperior, who had been revived after being knocked out. Later, he evolved into Luxray during Hareta's Pokémon League battle with Koya.

Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~

A Luxio appeared in The Green Scroll: Kenshin's Adventure, under the ownership of Ginchiyo.

In the TCG

Main article: Luxio (TCG)

Game data

NPC appearances

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV Sinnoh
#018
Johto
#—
Diamond Its claws loose electricity with enough amperage to cause fainting. They live in small groups.
Pearl It rests its forelegs on others to communicate with rhythmic electric pulses from its claws.
Platinum Strong electricity courses through the tips of its sharp claws. A light scratch causes fainting in foes.
HeartGold By gathering their tails together, they collectively generate powerful electricity from their claws.
SoulSilver
Generation V Unova
#—
Black Strong electricity courses through the tips of its sharp claws. A light scratch causes fainting in foes.
White
Black 2 Strong electricity courses through the tips of its sharp claws. A light scratch causes fainting in foes.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
#—
Hoenn
#—
X Its claws loose electricity with enough amperage to cause fainting. They live in small groups.
Y Strong electricity courses through the tips of its sharp claws. A light scratch causes fainting in foes.
Omega Ruby Its claws loose electricity with enough amperage to cause fainting. They live in small groups.
Alpha Sapphire Strong electricity courses through the tips of its sharp claws. A light scratch causes fainting in foes.
Generation VII Alola
#—
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VII.
Generation VIII Galar
Isle of Armor #026
Sinnoh
#018
Hisui
#016
Sword By joining its tail with that of another Luxio, this Pokémon can receive some of the other Luxio's electricity and power up its own electric blasts.
Shield Upon encountering an opponent, this Pokémon prepares for battle by extending its claws, which can put out 1,000,000 volts of electricity.
Brilliant Diamond Its claws loose electricity with enough amperage to cause opponents to faint. It lives in small groups.
Shining Pearl It rests its forelegs on others to communicate with rhythmic electric pulses from its claws.
Legends: Arceus Proudly uses its electrified claws as weapons. It seems to be a gracious Pokémon, evenly sharing the spoils of the hunt with others of its kind.
Generation IX Paldea
#95
Scarlet Strong electricity courses through the tips of its sharp claws. A light scratch causes fainting in foes.
Violet By gathering their tails together, they collectively generate powerful electricity from their claws.


Pokedex Image Luxio SV.png
Luxio in the Paldea Pokédex

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Fuego Ironworks
Platinum
Route 222
HeartGold SoulSilver
Safari Zone (Savannah with 24 Plains points)
Generation V
Black
Trade
White
Evolve Shinx
Black 2 White 2
Trade
Generation VI
X Y
Friend Safari (Electric)
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Route 118 (hidden Pokémon*)
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Route 8 (Island Scan)Tu
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Trade
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
TradeVersion 1.2.0+
Expansion Pass
Fields of Honor, Soothing Wetlands, Loop Lagoon, Training Lowlands
Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl
Fuego Ironworks
Grand Underground - Spacious Cave, Grassland Cave, Sunlit Cavern, Whiteout Cave (After defeating Candice)
Legends: Arceus
Floaro Gardens (Alpha), Sandgem Flats, Oreburrow Tunnel, Heavenward Lookout, Sonorous Path, Sacred Plaza, Cloudcap Pass, Crimson MirelandsSpace-time distortion
Generation IX
Scarlet Violet
South Province (Area Three), South Province (Area Five)


In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Far Amp Plains (5F-9F)
MD Sky
Far Amp Plains (5F-9F)
Ranger: SoA
Vien Forest, Cargo Ship, Oil Field Hideout
Rumble
Fiery Furnace
MD Light
Evolve Shinx
Ranger: GS
Wireless Tower, Thunder Temple, Forest Temple
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Factory: Sunny Seashore
Conquest
Violight
Rumble U
Adventure Area: Unexpected Land, Jungle Area: Dangerous Rockets
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Safari Jungle: Stage 2Fr
Shuffle
Roseus Center: Stage 245
Rumble World
Diamond Crater: Fix-Up Factory (All Areas), Distortion Land: Electromagnetic Plant (All Areas)
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Garchomp Sea, Charizard Sea2020, Arceus Sea, Garchomp SeaFinal


Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
60
120 - 167 230 - 324
85
81 - 150 157 - 295
49
48 - 111 92 - 216
60
58 - 123 112 - 240
49
48 - 111 92 - 216
60
58 - 123 112 - 240
Total:
363
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
4/4 ★★★★
Skill
3/3 ★★★
Stamina
3/4 ★★★
Jump
3/3 ★★★
Total
16/18 ★★★


Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation IX
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Tackle Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
011 Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
011 Thunder Shock Electric Special 04040 100100% 30
011 Charge Electric Status 0000 00——% 20
1212 Bite Dark Physical 06060 100100% 25
1818 Spark Electric Physical 06565 100100% 20
2424 Roar Normal Status 0000 00——% 20
3131 Volt Switch Electric Special 07070 100100% 20
3636 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100100% 10
4242 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 09090% 20
4848 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100100% 15
5454 Discharge Electric Special 08080 100100% 15
6060 Swagger Normal Status 0000 08585% 15
6868 Wild Charge Electric Physical 09090 100100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Luxio
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Luxio
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM

Generation IX
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM001Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM001 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 085}}85% 20
TM003Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM003 Fake Tears Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TM006Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM006 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TM007Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM007 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM008Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM008 Fire Fang Fire Physical 06565 095}}95% 15
TM009Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM009 Thunder Fang Electric Physical 06565 095}}95% 15
TM010Bag TM Ice SV Sprite.png TM010 Ice Fang Ice Physical 06565 095}}95% 15
TM017Bag TM Ghost SV Sprite.png TM017 Confuse Ray Ghost Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TM018Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM018 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TM020Bag TM Grass SV Sprite.png TM020 Trailblaze Grass Physical 05050 100}}100% 20
TM023Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM023 Charge Beam Electric Special 05050 090}}90% 10
TM025Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM025 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM030Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM030 Snarl Dark Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM032Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM032 Swift Normal Special 06060 00—}}—% 20
TM047Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM047 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM048Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM048 Volt Switch Electric Special 07070 100}}100% 20
TM049Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM049 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM050Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM050 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM063Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM063 Psychic Fangs Psychic Physical 08585 100}}100% 10
TM070Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM070 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM072Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM072 Electro Ball Electric Special 0000 100}}100% 10
TM075Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM075 Light Screen Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
TM082Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM082 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 090}}90% 20
TM085Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM085 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM096Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM096 Eerie Impulse Electric Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM103Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM103 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM108Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM108 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM126Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM126 Thunderbolt Electric Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM127Bag TM Fairy SV Sprite.png TM127 Play Rough Fairy Physical 09090 090}}90% 10
TM130Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM130 Helping Hand Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM136Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM136 Electric Terrain Electric Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM147Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM147 Wild Charge Electric Physical 09090 100}}100% 15
TM166Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM166 Thunder Electric Special 110110 070}}70% 10
TM171Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM171 Tera Blast Normal Special 08080 100}}100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Luxio
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Luxio
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation IX
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Baby-Doll Eyes Fairy Status 100% 30
Double Kick Fighting Physical 30 100% 30
Howl Normal Status —% 40
Night Slash Dark Physical 70 100% 15
Quick Attack Normal Physical 40 100% 30
Shock Wave Electric Special 60 —% 20
Take Down Normal Physical 90 85% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Luxio in Generation IX
  • 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 Luxio in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Luxio
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Luxio
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation IX
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon has no moves exclusive to prior evolutions.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Luxio
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Luxio
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP E 404.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 0.5%
IQ group: C
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:
Electric
Poké Assist: Electric PA.png
Electric
Field move: Electrify 2 field move.png
(Electrify ×2)
Browser entry R-050
It spits blobs of electricity and discharges electric bolts from its body.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Electric
Poké Assist:
(present)
Electric Assist.png
Electric
Field move:
(present)
Electrify 2 field move.png
(Electrify ×2)
Poké Assist:
(past)
Electric Assist.png
Electric
Field move:
(past)
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry R-124/N-044
It causes thunderbolts to strike that make Pokémon Paused.
Pokémon Rumble
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush404 fBody.png Walking Speed: 1.32 seconds Base HP: 51
Base Attack: 73 Base Defense: 48 Base Speed: 60
Pokémon Conquest
PCP404.png HP: ★★ Move: Discharge
Attack: ★★★ Ability 1: Intimidate
Ability 2: Sequence
Ability 3: Run Up
Defense: ★★
Speed: ★★
Evolves from Shinx when its Attack is 35 or higher
Evolves into Luxray when its Attack is 95 or higher
Range: 3 Perfect Links: Dōsetsu, Ginchiyo, and Takatane
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Electric
Attack Power: ★★★★★

BT404.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Electric
None.png Attack Power: 50 - 115 Raise Max Level.png 10

#347
Shuffle404.png

Block Smash
Clears one unbreakable-block disruption without fail.
Skill Swapper: Mega Boost++
Pokémon GO
GO404.png Base Stamina: 155 Base Attack: 159 Base Defense: 95
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 5 km Evolution Requirement: Shinx Candy 100
Fast Attacks: Spark, Bite
Charged Attacks: Thunderbolt, Wild Charge, Crunch, FrustrationAs Shadow Pokémon, ReturnAs Purified Pokémon

Evolution

403Shinx.png
Unevolved
Shinx
 Electric 
Rare Candy
Level 15
404Luxio.png
First evolution
Luxio
 Electric 
Rare Candy
Level 30
405Luxray.png
Second evolution
Luxray
 Electric 


Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Male Male Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Male Shiny Male
Female Shiny Female
Legends: Arceus
Male Shiny Male
Female Shiny Female
HOME
Male Shiny Male
Female Shiny Female
404MS8.png For other sprites and images, please see Luxio images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Trivia

  • Luxio is the only Pokémon with a base stat total of 363.
  • The official Japanese Pokémon website (Pokemon.co.jp) has a picture of Luxio on its HTTP 404 error page. This may allude to Luxio's National Pokédex number, 404.

Origin

Luxio appears to be based on an adolescent male lion or a lynx. It may have also been inspired by the mythical sphinx, as its short face, human-like ears, and lion-like appearance are similar. It may have also been inspired by the constellation Leo, due to Luxio's lion-like appearance and the fact that it bears a signature star shape on the end of its tail.

Name origin

Luxio may be a combination of lux (Latin for light), lynx, and lion or leo (Latin for lion). Incidentally, the Karnak temple complex in Luxor, Egypt has a famous avenue of sphinxes.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ルクシオ Luxio From lux, lynx, and a corruption of leo
France Flag.png French Luxio Same as English/Japanese name
Spain Flag.png Spanish Luxio Same as English/Japanese name
Germany Flag.png German Luxio Same as English/Japanese name
Italy Flag.png Italian Luxio Same as English/Japanese name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 럭시오 Leoksio Transcription of Japanese name
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 勒克貓 / 勒克猫 Lèkèmāo From 勒克斯 lèkèsī and 貓 / 猫māo or 山貓 / 山猫 shānmāo
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 勒克貓 Laahkhāakmāau From 勒克斯 laahkhāaksī and māau or 山貓 / 山猫 sāanmāau


Related articles

External links


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Pokémon
#405: Luxray 405Luxray.png
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