Arcanine

Arcanine is a Fire type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Legendary Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 059
Type Fire
Species Legendary Pokémon
Height 6′03″ (1.9 m)
Weight 341.7 lbs (155.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Intimidate
2. Flash Fire
Justified (hidden ability)
Local № 059 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
128 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
059 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
130 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
052 (Black 2/White 2)
053 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
065 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
059 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 194
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 75% male, 25% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 90
290 384
Attack 110
202 350
Defense 80
148 284
Sp. Atk 100
184 328
Sp. Def 80
148 284
Speed 95
175 317
Total 555 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Evolution chart

(use Fire Stone)

Arcanine changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
A POKéMON that has been admired since the past for its beauty. It runs agilely as if on wings.
Yellow A legendary POKéMON in China. Many people are charmed by its grace and beauty while running.
Gold This legendary Chinese POKEMON is considered magnificent. Many people are enchanted by its grand mane.
Silver Its magnificent bark conveys a sense of majesty. Anyone hearing it can't help but grovel before it.
Crystal An ancient picture scroll shows that people were attracted to its movement as it ran through prairies.
Ruby
Sapphire
ARCANINE is known for its high speed. It is said to be capable of running over 6,200 miles in a single day and night. The fire that blazes wildly within this POKéMON’s body is its source of power.
FireRed A POKéMON that is described in Chinese legends. It is said to race at an unbelievable speed.
LeafGreen A POKéMON that has long been admired for its beauty. It runs agilely as if on wings.
Emerald This fleet-footed POKéMON is said to run over 6,200 miles in a single day and night. The fire that blazes wildly within its body is its source of power.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Its proud and regal appearance has captured the hearts of people since long ago.
HeartGold This legendary Chinese Pokémon is considered magnificent. Many people are enchanted by its grand mane.
SoulSilver Its magnificent bark conveys a sense of majesty. Anyone hearing it can’t help but grovel before it.
Black
White
Its proud and regal appearance has captured the hearts of people since long ago.
Black 2
White 2
The sight of it running over 6,200 miles in a single day and night has captivated many people.
X A Pokémon that has long been admired for its beauty. It runs agilely as if on wings.
Y Its magnificent bark conveys a sense of majesty. Anyone hearing it can’t help but grovel before it.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Arcanine is known for its high speed. It is said to be capable of running over 6,200 miles in a single day and night. The fire that blazes wildly within this Pokémon’s body is its source of power.
Sun Overflowing with beauty and majesty, this strong Pokémon appears in ancient Eastern folklore.
Moon The fire burning inside its body serves as the energy to fuel it as it runs great distances. It appears in many legends.
Ultra Sun Legends tell of its fighting alongside a general and conquering a whole country.
Ultra Moon There are so many old tales about them that they’re called legendary Pokémon, but there are way more of them around than you’d expect.

Moves learned by Arcanine

Moves learnt by level up

Arcanine learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BiteDark 60 100
1Fire FangFire 65 95
1Odor SleuthNormal
1RoarNormal
1Thunder FangElectric 65 95
34Extreme SpeedNormal 80 100

Egg moves

Arcanine learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Arcanine egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormal 85 100
Burn UpFire 130 100
Close CombatFighting 120 100
CovetNormal 60 100
CrunchDark 80 100
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
Double KickFighting 30 100
Fire SpinFire 35 85
Flare BlitzFire 120 100
Heat WaveFire 95 90
HowlNormal
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Morning SunNormal
ThrashNormal 120 100

Move Tutor moves

Arcanine can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormal 60 100
Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
Heat WaveFire 95 90
Helping HandNormal
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Laser FocusNormal
OutrageDragon 120 100
SnoreNormal 50 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Arcanine. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
AgilityPsychic Level up
CrunchDark 80 100 Level up
EmberFire 40 100 Level up
Flame BurstFire 70 100 Level up
Flame WheelFire 60 100 Level up
FlamethrowerFire 90 100 Level up
Flare BlitzFire 120 100 Level up
Heat WaveFire 95 90 Level up
Helping HandNormal Level up
LeerNormal 100 Level up
OutrageDragon 120 100 Level up
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Level up
ReversalFighting 100 Level up
Take DownNormal 90 85 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

Arcanine is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
61Will-O-WispFire 85
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
78BulldozeGround 60 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
95SnarlDark 55 95
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Arcanine can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
Dragon RageDragon 100 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
TeleportPsychic Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Dragon BreathDragon 60 100 Generation 2 — TM
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Arcanine learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BiteDark 60 100
1Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
1EmberFire 40 100
1LeerNormal 100
1RoarNormal

Moves learnt by TM

Arcanine is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HeadbuttNormal 70 100
3Helping HandNormal
4TeleportPsychic
5RestPsychic
7ProtectNormal
8SubstituteNormal
9ReflectPsychic
10DigGround 80 100
11Will-O-WispFire 85
12FacadeNormal 70 100
19Iron TailSteel 100 75
27ToxicPoison 90
34Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
37FlamethrowerFire 90 100
39OutrageDragon 120 100
44Play RoughFairy 90 90
45Solar BeamGrass 120 100
46Fire BlastFire 110 85
48Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
49SuperpowerFighting 120 100

Arcanine sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Arcanine  sprite from Red & Blue Arcanine  sprite from Silver Arcanine  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Arcanine  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Arcanine  sprite from Black & White Arcanine  sprite from X & Y Arcanine  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Arcanine Shiny sprite from Silver Arcanine Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Arcanine Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Arcanine Shiny sprite from Black & White Arcanine Shiny sprite from X & Y Arcanine Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Arcanine

Red Evolve Growlithe
Blue Trade/migrate from another game
Yellow Evolve Growlithe
Gold Evolve Growlithe
Silver Trade/migrate from another game
Crystal Evolve Growlithe
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed Evolve Growlithe
LeafGreen
Emerald
Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
Evolve Growlithe
SoulSilver Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Trade/migrate from another game
Black 2
White 2
Evolve Growlithe
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Growlithe
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Growlithe
Let's Go Pikachu Route 7, 8, Vermilion City
Let's Go Eevee Vermilion City

Other languages

English Arcanine
Japanese ウインディ (Windie)
German Arkani
French Arcanin

Name origin

arcane
ancient, mysterious
canine
relating to dogs