Riolu

Riolu is a Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Emanation Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Diamond The aura that emanates from its body intensifies to alert others if it is afraid or sad.
Pearl Its body is lithe yet powerful. It can crest three mountains and cross two canyons in one night.
Platinum It has the peculiar power of being able to see emotions such as joy and rage in the form of waves.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
They communicate with one another using their auras. They are able to run all through the night.
Black
White
It has the peculiar power of being able to see emotions such as joy and rage in the form of waves.
Black 2
White 2
It uses the shapes of auras, which change according to emotion, to communicate with others.
X It uses the shapes of auras, which change according to emotion, to communicate with others.
Y The aura that emanates from its body intensifies to alert others if it is afraid or sad.

Evolution chart

Riolu
#447
Riolu
Fighting

(Happiness, Daytime)
Lucario
#448
Lucario
Fighting · Steel

Name origin

orichalcum
an ancient, mythical metal (‘Riolu’ is the Japanese syllables switched around)

Moves learned by Riolu

Riolu sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
Riolu normal sprite Riolu shiny sprite Riolu normal sprite Riolu shiny sprite

See all Riolu sprites

Where to find Riolu

Diamond
Pearl
Iron Island
Platinum Iron Island
Black
White
Challenger's Cave
Black 2
White 2
Floccesy Ranch
X
Y
Route 22 (Détourner Way)