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|jname = (ゾロアーク ''Zoroark'')
 
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|species=Illusion Fox Pokémon
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|height= 1.6m <br> 5'3" feet
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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]].
 
 
In Gen V 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 in party, player can initiate a event where he 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]], and [[Taunt]]. In Generation 6 players may run into a wild one in the Pokémon Village or on Route 20.
 
 
==Biology==
 
==Biology==
 
===Physiology===
 
===Physiology===
Zoroark is based upon a black colored fox.It has red hairs upon its head.It usually runs upon its forelimbs.
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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 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.
 
==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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|black=Bonds between these Pokémon are very strong. It protects the safety of its pack by tricking its opponents.
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|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.
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|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.
 
|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.
 
|white 2=Stories say those who tried to catch Zoroark were trapped in an illusion and punished.
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===Learnset===
 
===Learnset===
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Zoroark in the first non-legendary [[Pokémon]] to be completely event exclusive and unobtainable during normal game play, until the Pokemon Village & Route 20 in Kalos allowed players to run into wild ones.
 
 
*Zoroark is the first Unova Pokémon ever seen in the anime. (Zoroark: Master of Illusions)
 
*Zoroark is the first Unova Pokémon ever seen in the anime. (Zoroark: Master of Illusions)
*Zoroark is said to be on the list of newcomers for the new Super Smash Bros. game.
 
 
*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.
 
*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.
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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.
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==Origins==
 
==Origins==
 
===Design origins===
 
===Design origins===
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===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".
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==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
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Zoroark (Dream).png
 
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Pokemon Zoroark Master of Illusion.jpg
 
File-Zoroark movie.png
 
 
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Latest revision as of 20:58, July 19, 2014

Type
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 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.

EvolutionEdit

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

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

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 U-turn 70 100% 20 Bug [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

1 Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

1 Leer - 100% 30 Normal [[Move#Status Status

]]

1 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

1 Hone Claws - -% 15 Dark [[Move#Status Status

]]

5 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

9 Hone Claws - -% 15 Dark [[Move#Status Status

]]

13 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

17 Faint Attack 60% - Dark [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

21 Scary Face - 100% 10 Normal [[Move#Status Status

]]

25 Taunt - 100% 20 Dark [[Move#Status Status

]]

29 Foul Play 95 100% 15 Dark [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

30 Night Slash 70 100% 15 Dark [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

34 Torment - 100% 15 Dark [[Move#Status Status

]]

39 Agility - -% 30 Psychic [[Move#Status Status

]]

44 Embargo - 100% 15 Dark [[Move#Status Status

]]

49 Punishment - 100% 5 Dark [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

54 Nasty Plot - -% 20 Dark [[Move#Status Status

]]

59 Imprison - -% 10 Psychic [[Move#Status Status

]]

64 Night Daze 85 95% 10 Dark [[Move#Special 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
X Y Back
Zoroark XY


AnimeEdit

File-Zoroark movie

Zoroark

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.

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.

OriginsEdit

Design originsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit


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