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 1.9 m (6′03″)
Weight 155.0 kg (341.7 lbs)
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)
071 (Sword/Shield)

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.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
A legendary Pokémon in the East. Many people are charmed by the grace and beauty of its running.
Sword The sight of it running over 6,200 miles in a single day and night has captivated many people.
Shield A Pokémon that has long been admired for its beauty. It runs agilely as if on wings.

Moves learned by Arcanine

Moves learnt by level up

Arcanine learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AgilityPsychic
1BiteDark 60 100
1Burn UpFire 130 100
1CrunchDark 80 100
1EmberFire 40 100
1Extreme SpeedNormal 80 100
1Fire FangFire 65 95
1Flame WheelFire 60 100
1FlamethrowerFire 90 100
1Flare BlitzFire 120 100
1Helping HandNormal
1HowlNormal
1LeerNormal 100
1Play RoughFairy 90 90
1RetaliateNormal 70 100
1ReversalFighting 100
1RoarNormal
1Take DownNormal 90 85

Moves learnt on evolution

Arcanine learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sword & Shield (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Extreme SpeedNormal 80 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormal 60 100
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
Double KickFighting 30 100
Morning SunNormal
ThrashNormal 120 100

Move Tutor moves

Arcanine can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Scorching SandsGround 70 100

Moves learnt by TM

Arcanine is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Arcanine is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

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:

Arcanine sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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 Arcanine  sprite from Sword & Shield
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
Sword Evolve Growlithe
Shield Lake of Outrage

Other languages

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

Name origin

arcane
ancient, mysterious
canine
of or relating to dogs