Lapras

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

Pokédex data

National № 131
Type Water Ice
Species Transport Pokémon
Height 2.5 m (8′02″)
Weight 220.0 kg (485.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Water Absorb
2. Shell Armor
Hydration (hidden ability)
Local № 131 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
219 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
131 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
224 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
242 (Black 2/White 2)
150 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
268 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
353 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
131 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)
361 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 2 HP
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 187
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Monster, Water 1
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 40 (10,024–10,280 steps)

Base stats

HP 130
370 464
Attack 85
157 295
Defense 80
148 284
Sp. Atk 85
157 295
Sp. Def 95
175 317
Speed 60
112 240
Total 535 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

Lapras changes

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.
Ultra Sun It likes swimming around with people on its back. In the Alola region, it’s an important means of transportation over water.
Ultra Moon They’ve been so cherished that there’s now an overabundance. The fish Pokémon population has declined in waters with too many Lapras.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
A gentle soul that can understand human speech. It can ferry people across the sea on its back.

Moves learned by Lapras

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1Water GunWater 40 100
5SingNormal 55
10MistIce
15Life DewWater
20Ice ShardIce 40 100
25Confuse RayGhost 100
30Water PulseWater 60 100
35BrineWater 65 100
40Body SlamNormal 85 100
45Ice BeamIce 90 100
50Rain DanceWater
55Hydro PumpWater 110 80
60Perish SongNormal
65Sheer ColdIce

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
CurseGhost
FissureGround
Freeze-DryIce 70 100
Horn DrillNormal
Sparkling AriaWater 90 100
TickleNormal 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1SingNormal 55
1Water GunWater 40 100
6GrowlNormal 100
13MistIce
19Ice ShardIce 40 100
26Confuse RayGhost 100
32Body SlamNormal 85 100
39Ice BeamIce 90 100
45SurfWater 90 100
52Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
58BlizzardIce 110 70
65Hydro PumpWater 110 80

Moves learnt by TM

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

Lapras sprites

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

Where to find Lapras

Red
Blue
Yellow
Silph Co.
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Union Cave
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Icefall Cave, Silph Co.
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, Poké Pelago
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Ancient Poni Path, Poni Breaker Coast, Poké Pelago
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Route 19, 20, Saffron City
Sword
Shield
Route 9

Other languages

English Lapras
Japanese ラプラス (Laplace)
German Lapras
French Lokhlass

Name origin

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