Aurorus

Aurorus is a Rock/Ice type Pokémon introduced in Generation 6. It is known as the Tundra Pokémon.

Aurorus can blast freezing cold air to form a wall of ice to protect itself from attacks.

Pokédex data

National № 699
Type Rock Ice
Species Tundra Pokémon
Height 2.7 m (8′10″)
Weight 225.0 kg (496.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Refrigerate
Snow Warning (hidden ability)
Local № 067 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
246 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
086 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 2 HP
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 104
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Monster
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 30 (7,454–7,710 steps)

Base stats

HP 123
356 450
Attack 77
143 278
Defense 72
134 267
Sp. Atk 99
182 326
Sp. Def 92
170 311
Speed 58
108 236
Total 521 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.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Aurorus.

Evolution chart

#698
Amaura
Rock · Ice
(Level 39, Nighttime)
#699
Aurorus
Rock · Ice

Aurorus changes

Pokédex entries

X
Omega Ruby
The diamond-shaped crystals on its body expel air as cold as -240 degrees Fahrenheit, surrounding its enemies and encasing them in ice.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Using its diamond-shaped crystals, it can instantly create a wall of ice to block an opponent’s attack.
Ultra Sun An Aurorus was found frozen solid within a glacier, just as it appeared long ago, which became quite a big event in the news.
Ultra Moon This usually quiet and kindly Pokémon has a surface temperature of around –240 degrees Fahrenheit.
Sword Aurorus was restored from a fossil. It’s said that when this Pokémon howls, auroras appear in the night sky.
Shield When gripped by rage, Aurorus will emanate freezing air, covering everything around it in ice.

Moves learned by Aurorus

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
1EncoreNormalStatus 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Powder SnowIceSpecial 40 100
12Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
16RoundNormalSpecial 60 100
20MistIceStatus
24Aurora BeamIceSpecial 65 100
28Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
32Nature PowerNormalStatus
36Freeze-DryIceSpecial 70 100
42Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
48Light ScreenPsychicStatus
54HailIceStatus
60BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
66Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90

Egg moves

Aurorus does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Meteor BeamRockSpecial 120 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Freeze-DryIceSpecial 70 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Powder SnowIceSpecial 40 100
1Rock ThrowRockPhysical 50 90
1Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
5Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
10Rock ThrowRockPhysical 50 90
13Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
15Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
18MistIceStatus
20Aurora BeamIceSpecial 65 100
26Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
30RoundNormalSpecial 60 100
34AvalancheIcePhysical 60 100
38HailIceStatus
43Nature PowerNormalStatus
46EncoreNormalStatus 100
50Light ScreenPsychicStatus
56Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
63Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90
74BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70

Moves learnt on evolution

Aurorus learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Freeze-DryIceSpecial 70 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BarrierPsychicStatus
DischargeElectricSpecial 80 100
HazeIceStatus
Magnet RiseElectricStatus
Mirror CoatPsychicSpecial 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Aurorus 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Aurorus sprites

Type Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Aurorus  sprite from X & Y Aurorus  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Aurorus  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Aurorus Shiny sprite from X & Y Aurorus Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Aurorus

X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Amaura
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Amaura
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Evolve Amaura
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Aurorus
Japanese アマルルガ (Amaruruga)
German Amagarga
French Dragmara

Name origin

Amargasaurus
a small sauropod dinosaur
aurora
a luminous atmospheric phenomenon occurring in the arctic/antarctic