Lanturn

Lanturn is a Water/Electric type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Light Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Gold The light it emits is so bright that it can illuminate the sea's surface from a depth of over three miles.
Silver It blinds prey with an intense burst of light, then swallows the immobilized prey in a single gulp.
Crystal This POKéMON uses the bright part of its body, which changed from a dorsal fin, to lure prey.
Ruby LANTURN is nicknamed “the deep-sea star” for its illuminated antenna. This POKéMON produces light by causing a chemical reaction between bacteria and its bodily fluids inside the antenna.
Sapphire LANTURN is known to emit light. If you peer down into the dark sea from a ship at night, you can sometimes see this POKéMON’s light rising from the depths where it swims. It gives the sea an appearance of a starlit night.
FireRed It blinds prey with an intense burst of light, then swallows the immobilized prey in a single gulp.
LeafGreen The light it emits is so bright that it can illuminate the sea’s surface from a depth of over three miles.
Emerald The light-emitting orbs on its back are very bright. They are formed from a part of its dorsal fin. This POKéMON illuminates the inky darkness of deep seas.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
LANTURN’s light can shine up from great depths. It is nicknamed “The Deep-Sea Star.”
HeartGold The light it emits is so bright that it can illuminate the sea’s surface from a depth of over three miles.
SoulSilver It blinds prey with an intense burst of light. With the prey incapacitated, the Pokémon swallows it in a single gulp.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Lanturn’s light can shine up from great depths. It is nicknamed “The Deep-Sea Star.”
X Lanturn’s light can shine up from great depths. It is nicknamed “The Deep-Sea Star.”
Y It blinds prey with an intense burst of light. With the prey incapacitated, the Pokémon swallows it in a single gulp.

Evolution chart

Chinchou
#170
Chinchou
Water · Electric

(Level 27)
Lanturn
#171
Lanturn
Water · Electric

Name origin

lantern
a candle/light in a case
urn
vase, container (Lanturn swallows prey whole)

Moves learned by Lanturn

Lanturn sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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Where to find Lanturn

Gold
Silver
Route 26, 27, New Bark Town, Olivine City, Pallet Town, Union Cave, Vermillion City
Crystal Route 26, 27, New Bark Town, Pallet Town
Diamond
Pearl
Route 220
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 20, 21, 26, 27, 41, 47, Cinnabar Island, New Bark Town, Pallet Town, Vermillion City
Black
White
Driftveil City
Black 2
White 2
Undella Bay
X
Y
Shalour City, Azure Bay
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 107, 124, 126, 128, 129, 130