Lapras

Lapras is a Water/Ice type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Transport Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
A POKéMON that has been overhunted almost to extinction. It can ferry people across the water.
Yellow A gentle soul that can read the minds of people. It can ferry people across the sea on its back.
Gold They have gentle hearts. Because they rarely fight, many have been caught. Their number has dwindled.
Silver It ferries people across the sea on its back. It may sing an enchanting cry if it is in a good mood.
Crystal This gentle POKéMON loves to give people rides and provides a very comfortable way to get around.
Ruby
Sapphire
People have driven LAPRAS almost to the point of extinction. In the evenings, this POKéMON is said to sing plaintively as it seeks what few others of its kind still remain.
FireRed Its high intelligence enables it to understand human speech. It likes to ferry people on its back.
LeafGreen A POKéMON that has been overhunted almost to extinction. It can ferry people on its back.
Emerald People have driven LAPRAS almost to the point of extinction. In the evenings, it is said to sing plaintively as it seeks what few others of its kind still remain.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It loves crossing the sea with people and Pokémon on its back. It understands human speech.
HeartGold They have gentle hearts. Because they rarely fight, many have been caught. Their number has dwindled.
SoulSilver It ferries people across the sea on its back. It may sing an enchanting cry if it is in a good mood.
Black
White
It loves crossing the sea with people and Pokémon on its back. It understands human speech.
Black 2
White 2
Able to understand human speech and very intelligent, it loves to swim in the sea with people on its back.
X They have gentle hearts. Because they rarely fight, many have been caught. Their number has dwindled.
Y Its high intelligence enables it to understand human speech. It likes to ferry people on its back.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
People have driven Lapras almost to the point of extinction. In the evenings, this Pokémon is said to sing plaintively as it seeks what few others of its kind still remain.
Sun Its high intelligence enables it to comprehend human speech. When it’s in a good mood, it sings in its beautiful voice.
Moon These Pokémon were once near extinction due to poaching. Following protective regulations, there is now an overabundance of them.

Evolution chart

  • Lapras does not evolve.

Name origin

Loch Ness
lake where the mythical ‘Loch Ness Monster’ (on which Lapras is based) supposedly resides

Moves learned by Lapras

Lapras sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
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Shiny Lapras Shiny sprite from Silver Lapras Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Lapras Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Lapras Shiny sprite from Black & White Lapras Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Lapras

Red
Blue
Yellow
Trade/migrate from another game
Gold
Silver
Union Cave
Crystal Trade/migrate from another game
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Icefall Cave
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Victory Road
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Union Cave
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Village Bridge
X
Y
Route 12, Azure Bay
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Poni Wilds