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'''Zoroark''' (Japanese:'''ゾロアーク''' ''Zoroark'') is a {{type|Dark}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (creature)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation V]].
'''Zoroark''' (Japanese:'''ゾロアーク''' ''Zoroark'') is a {{type|Dark}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation V]] that is the evolution of [[Zorua]]. It has the ability [[Illusion]].
 
   
It can only be obtained by either evolving a [[Zorua]], though it could once be obtained through an event by transferring either a Shiny [[Entei]], [[Suicune]], or [[Raikou]]. By bringing the legendary with you in your party, you can initiate a event where you get to face a girl in a trailer located in [[Lostlorn Forest]], who has what seems to be one of the three Legendary Beasts. Attacking it, however, reveals that its actually a Zoroark, and can be captured. When caught, it will know the moves [[Fury Swipes]], [[Faint Attack]], [[Scary Face]], [[Taunt]], and [[Night Burst]].
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==Biology==
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===Physiology===
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Zoroark is a foxlike Pokemon covered mainly in dark grayish fur. It has a pointed muzzle, red lining around its eyes and mouth, teal eyes, a fluffy black ruff of fur around its neck, and a long, voluminous crimson red spiky mane with gray tips. A teal-colored band encircles the bottom part of Zoroark's mane like a ponytail. It has three sharp red claws on both its hands and feet.
   
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Zoroark is able to stand upright on two legs like a biped, but it usually runs upon its forelimbs.
   
==Anime==
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===Behavior===
Zoroark appears in a new Pokémon movie called [[Zoroark: Master of Illusions]]. In that movie, Zorua called Zoroark "Meema" (Pronounced Mi-Mah) throughout. It may be Zorua's way of calling Zoroark his mom.
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Zoroark are mysterious and sometimes mischievous Pokémon, although they are generally more serious than their pre-evolution [[Zorua]]. They are very protective of their homes and their family. They will use illusions to trick enemies and prevent them from entering their lair.
   
==Pokemon Conquest==
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===Special Abilities===
Zoroark plays a major role in [[Pokemon Conquest]], as the Partner of [[Kotarō]], with a +2 [[Night Burst]].
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Zoroark can create incredibly realistic illusions. They can transform into both people and other Pokémon. They use their illusory powers to protect their lair and their pack. They have the ability to fool a large group of people simultaneously with their illusion-generating powers.
   
 
==Evolution==
 
==Evolution==
 
'''Zoroark''' is the [[Evolution|evolved]] form of [[Zorua]] as of level 30.
 
'''Zoroark''' is the [[Evolution|evolved]] form of [[Zorua]] as of level 30.
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==In the Anime==
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[[File:File-Zoroark_movie.png|thumb|Zoroark|100px]]
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A female Zoroark appears the Pokémon movie [[Zoroark: Master of Illusions]]. In the movie, Zorua called Zoroark "Meema" (Pronounced Mi-Mah) throughout. "Meema" was Zorua's way of calling Zoroark his mom.
   
 
==Game Info==
 
==Game Info==
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===Sprites===
 
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==Gallery==
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==Trivia==
<gallery captionalign="left">
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*Zoroark is the first Unova Pokémon ever seen in the anime: [[Zoroark: Master of Illusions]].
11-03-11 17.59.19.png
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*In Black 2/White 2, a Backpacker that talks to you about Zoroark and a new TM you received. The hiker is later reveled to be a Zoroark under disguise of a Backpacker, then you notice it escaped.
11-03-11 17.52.29.png
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*Despite getting N`s Zorua from the house in Driftveil City in Pokemon Black 2/White 2, N still appears to have a Zoroark, which leads you to N's Castle.
11-03-11 17.21.34.png
 
Zoroark (Dream).png
 
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Ms013 logo.png
 
Pokemon Zoroark Master of Illusion.jpg
 
File-Zoroark movie.png
 
</gallery>
 
   
==Origins==
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===Origin===
===Design origins===
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Zoroark is likely based on the [[wikipedia:Kitsune|Kitsune]] of Japanese folklore, a shape-shifting, mythical fox that would trick unsuspecting travelers for fun. This is similar to [[Ninetales]], another Pokémon based on the Kitsune. Zoroark also resembles a [[wikipedia:Werewolf|Werewolf]], a mythological beast that was human but could shape-shift into a wolf or an anthropomorphic wolf-like beast.
Zoroark is likely based on the {{WP|Kitsune}} of Japanese folklore, a shape-shifting, mythical fox that would trick unsuspecting travelers for fun. This is similar to [[Ninetales]], another Pokémon based on the Kitsune. Zoroark also resembles a {{WP|Werewolf}}, a mythological beast that was human but could shape-shift into a wolf or an anthropomorphic wolf-like beast.
 
   
 
===Etymology===
 
===Etymology===
 
Zoroark's name comes from ''zorro'', which is Spanish for "fox", and "dark".
 
Zoroark's name comes from ''zorro'', which is Spanish for "fox", and "dark".
   
==Trivia==
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==Gallery==
*Zoroark in the first non-legendary [[Pokémon]] to be completely event exclusive and unobtainable during normal game play.
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<gallery>
*Zoroark is the first Unova Pokémon ever seen in the anime. (Zoroark: Master of Illusions)
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571Zoroark_anime.png
*Zoroark is said to be on the list of newcomers for the new Super Smash Bros. game.
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571Zoroark_Dream.png
*In Black 2/White 2, a Backpacker that talks to you about Zoroark and a new TM you received. The hiker is later reveled to be a Zoroark under disguise of a Backpacker, then you notice it ran away.
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PP2_Zoroark.png
*Despite getting N`s Zoroark from the house in Driftveil City in Pokemon Black 2/White 2, N still appears to have a Zoroark, which leads you to N`s Castle. 
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Zorua and Zoroark.png
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Zoroark vs Legendary beasts.png
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Zoroark Night Slash.png
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Zoroark Dark Pulse.png
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Park Zoroark.png
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[[File:ZoroarkXY-AttackAnimation-1.gif]]
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[[File:ZoroarkXY-AttackAnimation-2.gif]]
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Latest revision as of 01:24, August 31, 2014

Type(s)
Dark  
Species Illusion Fox Pokémon
Abilities Illusion
Pokédex
Zorua ← 571 → Minccino
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova 077/152 Mountain Kalos 125
Evolves From Zorua
Evolves Into None
Zoroark
571
ゾロアーク Zoroark
571Zoroark
Generation V
Evolutionary Line
570571
Gender
87.5% ♂ / 12.5 % ♀
Weight Height
178.8 lbs. 81.1 kg 5'03" 1.6 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Gray Field
Body Style Footprint
Body08
F571
Cry

Zoroark (Japanese:ゾロアーク Zoroark) is a Dark-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

Zoroark is a foxlike Pokemon covered mainly in dark grayish fur. It has a pointed muzzle, red lining around its eyes and mouth, teal eyes, a fluffy black ruff of fur around its neck, and a long, voluminous crimson red spiky mane with gray tips. A teal-colored band encircles the bottom part of Zoroark's mane like a ponytail. It has three sharp red claws on both its hands and feet.

Zoroark is able to stand upright on two legs like a biped, but it usually runs upon its forelimbs.

BehaviorEdit

Zoroark are mysterious and sometimes mischievous Pokémon, although they are generally more serious than their pre-evolution Zorua. They are very protective of their homes and their family. They will use illusions to trick enemies and prevent them from entering their lair.

Special AbilitiesEdit

Zoroark can create incredibly realistic illusions. They can transform into both people and other Pokémon. They use their illusory powers to protect their lair and their pack. They have the ability to fool a large group of people simultaneously with their illusion-generating powers.

EvolutionEdit

Zoroark is the evolved form of Zorua as of level 30.

In the AnimeEdit

File-Zoroark movie

Zoroark

A female Zoroark appears the Pokémon movie Zoroark: Master of Illusions. In the movie, Zorua called Zoroark "Meema" (Pronounced Mi-Mah) throughout. "Meema" was Zorua's way of calling Zoroark his mom.

Game InfoEdit

Game LocationsEdit

Zoroark Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Black/White Lostlorn Forest Event
Black 2/White 2 Evolve Zorua None
X/Y Pokémon Village Rare


Pokédex EntriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Black
Bonds between these Pokémon are very strong. It protects the safety of its pack by tricking its opponents.
White
Each has the ability to fool a large group of people simultaneously. They protect their lair with illusory scenery.
Black 2
Stories say those who tried to catch Zoroark were trapped in an illusion and punished.
White 2
Stories say those who tried to catch Zoroark were trapped in an illusion and punished.
X
Each has the ability to fool a large group of people simultaneously. They protect their lair with illusory scenery.
Y
Bonds between these Pokémon are very strong. It protects the safety of its pack by tricking its opponents.


LearnsetEdit

LevelingEdit

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 U-turn 70 100% 20 Bug Physical
1 Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Physical
1 Leer - 100% 30 Normal Status
1 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical
1 Hone Claws - -% 15 Dark Status
5 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical
9 Hone Claws - -% 15 Dark Status
13 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal Physical
17 Faint Attack 60% - Dark Physical
21 Scary Face - 100% 10 Normal Status
25 Taunt - 100% 20 Dark Status
29 Foul Play 95 100% 15 Dark Physical
30 Night Slash 70 100% 15 Dark Physical
34 Torment - 100% 15 Dark Status
39 Agility - -% 30 Psychic Status
44 Embargo - 100% 15 Dark Status
49 Punishment - 100% 5 Dark Physical
54 Nasty Plot - -% 20 Dark Status
59 Imprison - -% 10 Psychic Status
64 Night Daze 85 95% 10 Dark Special

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

SpritesEdit

Version
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Zoroark BW Zoroark BW Back
Shiny Zoroark BW Shiny Zoroark BW Back
X Y Back
Zoroark XY ZoroarkBackXY
ZoroarkShinyXY ZoroarkBackShinyXY


TriviaEdit

  • Zoroark is the first Unova Pokémon ever seen in the anime: Zoroark: Master of Illusions.
  • In Black 2/White 2, a Backpacker that talks to you about Zoroark and a new TM you received. The hiker is later reveled to be a Zoroark under disguise of a Backpacker, then you notice it escaped.
  • Despite getting N`s Zorua from the house in Driftveil City in Pokemon Black 2/White 2, N still appears to have a Zoroark, which leads you to N's Castle.

OriginEdit

Zoroark is likely based on the Kitsune of Japanese folklore, a shape-shifting, mythical fox that would trick unsuspecting travelers for fun. This is similar to Ninetales, another Pokémon based on the Kitsune. Zoroark also resembles a Werewolf, a mythological beast that was human but could shape-shift into a wolf or an anthropomorphic wolf-like beast.

EtymologyEdit

Zoroark's name comes from zorro, which is Spanish for "fox", and "dark".

GalleryEdit

ZoroarkXY-AttackAnimation-1 ZoroarkXY-AttackAnimation-2

SourcesEdit


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