Latios looks similar to Latias, though it is blue and a bit larger; it is also similar to Lugia. Latios has an upside-down, white teardrop shape in the center of its blue face. In the middle of his chest, Latios has a red triangle, much like Latias', whose is blue, showing in some way they are related. In the movie Pokémon Heroes, Latios and Latias both serve as guardians. Latios also appeared in Super Smash Bros. Brawl in a Poké Ball. When Latios is released it will use the move Steel Wing with Latias. Latias is Latios' sister.
Latios comes with the ability Levitate, which causes Ground-type moves to always miss. Latios is able to fold in his arms and fly at the speed of a jet. He can also make foes see images he has seen or what he imagines in his head. He can understand human speech. Even if he is hiding, Latios can detect the locations and emotions of others using telepathy. Latios can also refract light around him to make him appear invisible unless the light strikes him just right.
In the movie Pokémon Heroes Latias and Latios also had the ability "Sight Sharing" which allowed Latias and people around her to see exactly what Latios is seeing and vice versa.
Latios is the only known Pokémon that learns Luster Purge.
Latios first debuted with his sister Latias in Pokémon Heroes. Annie and Oakley captured Latios and used his DNA along with the stolen Soul Dew to power the Defense Mechanism in the museum of Alto Mare. Latios ended up sacrificing himself to save Alto Mare from an enormous tidal wave.
Latios does not evolve.
|Ruby/Sapphire||Roaming Hoenn (Ruby)Southern Island (Sapphire)||One|
|Emerald||Roaming Hoenn or Southern Island||One|
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||Roaming Kanto (SoulSilver Only)||One|
|Black 2/White 2||Dreamyard (Black 2 Only)||One|
Side Game Locations
|Pokémon Channel||Cobalt Coast|
|Pokémon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire||Randomly on the Ruby Field|
|Pokémon Trozei!||Random Agent Cards, Mr. Who's Den|
|Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team||Northern Range (25F)|
|Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness||Deep Spacial Rift (B5F)Midnight Forest (B24F)(Requires Mystery Part or Secret Slab in the bag)|
- Although Latios' colors are mainly blue and white, in Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald Versions, Latios' white color was changed to grey.
- Latios and Latias were the first -type Legendary Pokémon in National Pokédex order.
- No other Pokémon has the same type combination as Latios and his female counterpart, Latias.
- Latios was the first Legendary Pokémon to have a 100% rate of being male.
- Tobias also has a Latios which Ash drew against with his pikachu.
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- Serebii.net Pokédex data
- Legendary Pokémon data
- The Pokémon Database
- Pokémon Dream Pokédex data
- Psypokes Psydex data