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}}'''Zorua''' (Japanese: '''ゾロア''' ''Zorua'') is a {{Type|Dark}}-type [[Pokémon]] and the pre-evolution of [[Zoroark]]. It is a [[Generation V]] Pokémon and appears in the [[Pokémon Black and White]] games. It has the ability [[Illusion]]. To obtain Zorua in [[Pokémon Black and White|Black and White]], you have to trade [[Celebi]] over from the movie 13 event or Gamestop event or Breed Zoroark from the [[Crown Beasts]] event or from Gamestop Crown Beasts event. It will be at level 10 and has the moves [[Leer]], [[Scratch]], [[Pursuit]], and [[Fake Tears]].
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'''Zorua''' (Japanese: '''ゾロア''' ''Zorua'') is a {{Type|Dark}}-type [[Pokémon (creature)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation V]].
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==Biology==
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===Physiology===
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Zorua is a small quadrupedal Pokémon that resembles a fox cub. It also slightly resembles a black cat. It has large triangular ears and a short snout with a tiny black nose, and furry whisker-like tufts of fur that protrude from either side of its face. Zorua's eyes are teal colored with red eyelids; it has circular red patches above its eyes. Zorua's body is covered mainly in slate-gray fur. It has a deep gray fluffy mane around its neck, and a tuft of red-tipped fur atop its head that resembles a flame. It has small red-tipped paws and feet with no visible digits, and a short fluffy gray tail.
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===Behavior===
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Zorua are known to be mischievous Pokémon. They are tricksters, possessing the ability to change into the forms of others to surprise and confuse them. They are able to transform into other Pokémon, as well as humans. When transforming into a human, it usually takes the form of a silent child. Zorua often has an impish grin on its face.
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===Special Abilities===
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Zorua can create incredible, realistic illusions. It is able to transform into both people and Pokémon in order to confuse them.
   
 
==Evolution==
 
==Evolution==
 
'''Zorua''' [[Evolution|evolves]] into [[Zoroark]] at level 30.
 
'''Zorua''' [[Evolution|evolves]] into [[Zoroark]] at level 30.
 
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==Game Info==
 
==Game Info==
 
 
===Game Locations===
 
===Game Locations===
 
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===Learnset===
 
===Learnset===
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===Sprites===
 
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*A Zorua was owned by [[N]] as a child, as seen in the intro of [[Pokemon Black and White|Pokemon Black and White.]] [[N]] has a [[Zoroark]] during the final battle in [[N's Castle]].
 
*A Zorua was owned by [[N]] as a child, as seen in the intro of [[Pokemon Black and White|Pokemon Black and White.]] [[N]] has a [[Zoroark]] during the final battle in [[N's Castle]].
 
*Zorua along with Zoroark were the first two Generation V Pokémon to appear in a Generation IV season anime of Pokémon in the movie, Zoroark: Master of Illusions.
 
*Zorua along with Zoroark were the first two Generation V Pokémon to appear in a Generation IV season anime of Pokémon in the movie, Zoroark: Master of Illusions.
*Zorua is very similar to Riolu because they both have a single evolution, have psychic-like attacks and abilities, and are first introduced in movies, Riolu in "Lucario and the Mystery of Mew" and Zorua in "Zoroark: Master of Illusions".
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*Zorua is very similar to [[Riolu]] because they both have a single evolution, have psychic-like attacks and abilities, and are first introduced in movies that belong to one generation before theirs, Riolu in "Lucario and the Mystery of Mew" and Zorua in "Zoroark: Master of Illusions".
 
*Zorua is one of only nine pure dark types. The others are [[Umbreon]], [[Poochyena]], [[Mightyena]], [[Absol]], [[Darkrai]], [[Purrloin]], [[Liepard]] and [[Zoroark]].
 
*Zorua is one of only nine pure dark types. The others are [[Umbreon]], [[Poochyena]], [[Mightyena]], [[Absol]], [[Darkrai]], [[Purrloin]], [[Liepard]] and [[Zoroark]].
*In Pokemon Black 2 and White 2 it is possible to obtain a Zorua in Driftveil City when talking to one of the seven sages and it will have N's ID.
 
   
{{References|zorua|570}}
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===Origin===
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Zorua is based on a fox cub. It is also based on the Kitsune of Japanese folklore, which is a mystical shapeshifting fox. It slightly resembles a black cat as well.
   
{{PokémonPrevNext|prev=Garbodor|next=Zoroark}}
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===Etymology===
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Zorua's name comes from ''zorro'', which is Spanish for "fox".
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==Gallery==
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Zorua-BW-DreamWorldArt.png
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Latest revision as of 19:16, August 14, 2014

Type
Dark  
Species Tricky Fox Pokémon
Abilities Illusion
Pokédex
Garbodor ← 570 → Zoroark
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova 076/151 Mountain Kalos 124
Evolves From None
Evolves Into Zoroark
Zorua
570
ゾロア Zorua
570Zorua
Generation V
Evolutionary Line
570571
Gender
87.5% ♂ / 12.5 % ♀
Weight Height
28.5 lbs. 12.6 kg 2'04" 0.7 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Gray Field
Body Style Footprint
Body08
F570
Cry

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

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

Zorua is a small quadrupedal Pokémon that resembles a fox cub. It also slightly resembles a black cat. It has large triangular ears and a short snout with a tiny black nose, and furry whisker-like tufts of fur that protrude from either side of its face. Zorua's eyes are teal colored with red eyelids; it has circular red patches above its eyes. Zorua's body is covered mainly in slate-gray fur. It has a deep gray fluffy mane around its neck, and a tuft of red-tipped fur atop its head that resembles a flame. It has small red-tipped paws and feet with no visible digits, and a short fluffy gray tail.

BehaviorEdit

Zorua are known to be mischievous Pokémon. They are tricksters, possessing the ability to change into the forms of others to surprise and confuse them. They are able to transform into other Pokémon, as well as humans. When transforming into a human, it usually takes the form of a silent child. Zorua often has an impish grin on its face.

Special AbilitiesEdit

Zorua can create incredible, realistic illusions. It is able to transform into both people and Pokémon in order to confuse them.

EvolutionEdit

Zorua evolves into Zoroark at level 30.

Game InfoEdit

Game LocationsEdit

Zorua Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Black/White Castelia City (Requires Event Celebi) Event
Black 2/White 2 Gift from Rood in Driftveil City One


Pokédex EntriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Black
It changes into the forms of others to surprise them. Apparently, it often transforms into a silent child.
White
To protect themselves from danger, they hide their true identities by transforming into people and Pokémon.
Black 2
It changes so it looks just like its foe, tricks it, and then uses that opportunity to flee.
White 2
It changes so it looks just like its foe, tricks it, and then uses that opportunity to flee.
X
It changes so it looks just like its foe, tricks it, and then uses that opportunity to flee.
Y
To protect themselves from danger, they hide their true identities by transforming into people and Pokémon.


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
Zorua BW Zorua BW Back
Shiny Zorua BW Shiny Zorua BW Back
X Y Back
Zorua XY ZoruaBackXY
ZoruaShinyXY ZoruaBackShinyXY


TriviaEdit

  • A Zorua was owned by N as a child, as seen in the intro of Pokemon Black and White. N has a Zoroark during the final battle in N's Castle.
  • Zorua along with Zoroark were the first two Generation V Pokémon to appear in a Generation IV season anime of Pokémon in the movie, Zoroark: Master of Illusions.
  • Zorua is very similar to Riolu because they both have a single evolution, have psychic-like attacks and abilities, and are first introduced in movies that belong to one generation before theirs, Riolu in "Lucario and the Mystery of Mew" and Zorua in "Zoroark: Master of Illusions".
  • Zorua is one of only nine pure dark types. The others are Umbreon, Poochyena, Mightyena, Absol, Darkrai, Purrloin, Liepard and Zoroark.

OriginEdit

Zorua is based on a fox cub. It is also based on the Kitsune of Japanese folklore, which is a mystical shapeshifting fox. It slightly resembles a black cat as well.

EtymologyEdit

Zorua's name comes from zorro, which is Spanish for "fox".

GalleryEdit

SourcesEdit


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