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Rockruff
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イワンコ Iwanko
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Generation VII
Evolutionary line
No evolution line
Type(s)
Type Rock  
Species Puppy Pokémon
Abilities Keen Eye
Vital Spirit
Steadfast (DW)
Pokédex
Ribombee ← 744 → Lycanroc
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves from None
Evolves into Lycanroc
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
20.3 lbs 9.2 kg 1'08" 0.5m
Pokédex color Egg group
Brown Field
Shape Footprint
Shape08
Cry
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Rockruff (イワンコ Iwanko) is a rock-type Pokémon introduced in Generation VII.

Biology

Physiology

Rockruff is a brown dog-like Pokémon. It has a fluffy tail, brown paws (with a small triangle on their end of the legs), a white neck decorated with brown fragments, a brown mouth with a pink nose, two blue eyes and a pair of brown lowered ears.

Characteristics

Rockruff has an excellent nose that makes it won't forget the smell it sniffed before.

Behavior

Rockruff like to show their affection by hitting the rocks onto their trainers. Unfortunately, this may make their trainers feel painful. However, they usually become fierce during the time they grow older, and howl at evenings when they are going to evolve into Lycanroc. When they know that they will evolve, they might leave their trainers for a while until their evolutions are completed.

Evolution

Rockruff evolves at level 25 into Lycanroc Midday Form at day in Sun and into Lycanroc Midnight at night in Moon.

Game info

Locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Sun/Moon Ten Carat Hill Uncommon


Pokédex entries

Pokédex Entries
Sun
It’s considered to be a good Pokémon for beginners because of its friendliness, but its disposition grows rougher as it grows up.
Moon
This Pokémon has lived with people since times long ago. It can sense when its Trainer is in the dumps and will stick close by its Trainer’s side.


Stats

Base Stats
HP
45
Attack
65
Defense
40
Sp. Atk
30
Sp. Def
40
Speed
60
Total
280

Learnset

Leveling

Leveling Generation VII
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
1 Tackle 40 100% 35 Normal Physical
1 Leer - 100% 30 Normal Status
4 Sand Attack - 100% 15 Ground Status
7 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
12 Howl - -% 40 Normal Status
15 Rock Throw 50 90% 15 Rock Physical
18 Odor Sleuth - -% 40 Normal Status
23 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical
26 Roar - -% 20 Normal Status
29 Stealth Rock - -% 20 Rock Status
34 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical
37 Scary Face - 100% 10 Normal Status
40 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical
45 Rock Climb 90 85% 20 Normal Physical
40 Stone Edge 100 80% 5 Rock Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Sun Moon Back
Rockruff SM

Anime

Trivia

  • Rockruff shares the same pokemon species with Growlithe and Lillipup known as the Puppy Pokémon.

Etymology

Rockruff is a combination of Rock, and Ruff, a common idea of the sound that a dog make.

Names in other languages

  • English: Rockruff is a combination of Rock and Ruff, which is a sound a dog makes.
  • Japanese: Iwanko is a pun on (岩 "iwa") which means "rock" and (ワンコ "wanko" ), which means "puppy".
  • Chinese: 岩狗狗 means "Rock doggie".

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