Lugia

Lugia is a Psychic/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Diving Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 249
Type Psychic Flying
Species Diving Pokémon
Height 5.2 m (17′01″)
Weight 216.0 kg (476.2 lbs)
Abilities 1. Pressure
Multiscale (hidden ability)
Local № 247 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
252 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Defense
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 306
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 106
322 416
Attack 90
166 306
Defense 130
238 394
Sp. Atk 90
166 306
Sp. Def 154
281 447
Speed 110
202 350
Total 680 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 Lugia.

Evolution chart

Lugia changes

Pokédex entries

Gold It is said that it quietly spends its time deep at the bottom of the sea because its powers are too strong.
Silver It is said to be the guardian of the seas. It is rumored to have been seen on the night of a storm.
Crystal It has an incredible ability to calm raging storms. It is said that LUGIA appears when storms start.
Ruby
Sapphire
LUGIA’s wings pack devastating power - a light fluttering of its wings can blow apart regular houses. As a result, this POKéMON chooses to live out of sight deep under the sea.
FireRed It is said to be the guardian of the seas. It is rumored to have been seen on the night of a storm.
LeafGreen It is said that it quietly spends its time deep at the bottom of the sea because its powers are too strong.
Emerald LUGIA is so powerful even a light fluttering of its wings can blow apart houses. As a result, it chooses to live out of sight deep under the sea.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It sleeps in a deep-sea trench. If it flaps its wings, it is said to cause a 40-day storm.
HeartGold It is said that it quietly spends its time deep at the bottom of the sea because its powers are too strong.
SoulSilver It is said to be the guardian of the seas. It is rumored to have been seen on the night of a storm.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It sleeps in a deep-sea trench. If it flaps its wings, it is said to cause a 40-day storm.
X It sleeps in a deep-sea trench. If it flaps its wings, it is said to cause a 40-day storm.
Y It is said to be the guardian of the seas. It is rumored to have been seen on the night of a storm.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Lugia’s wings pack devastating power—a light fluttering of its wings can blow apart regular houses. As a result, this Pokémon chooses to live out of sight deep under the sea.
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
It sleeps in a deep-sea trench. If it flaps its wings, it is said to cause a 40-day storm.

Moves learned by Lugia

Moves learnt by level up

Lugia learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
1Dragon RushDragonPhysical 100 75
1GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
1Weather BallNormalSpecial 50 100
1WhirlwindNormalStatus
9MistIceStatus
18SafeguardNormalStatus
27Calm MindPsychicStatus
36ExtrasensoryPsychicSpecial 80 100
45RecoverNormalStatus
54AeroblastFlyingSpecial 100 95
63Rain DanceWaterStatus
72Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
81Future SightPsychicSpecial 120 100
90Sky AttackFlyingPhysical 140 90

Egg moves

Lugia does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

Moves learnt by TM

Lugia is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
1Dragon RushDragonPhysical 100 75
1GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
1Weather BallNormalSpecial 50 100
1WhirlwindNormalStatus
9MistIceStatus
18SafeguardNormalStatus
27Calm MindPsychicStatus
36ExtrasensoryPsychicSpecial 80 100
45RecoverNormalStatus
54AeroblastFlyingSpecial 100 95
63Rain DanceWaterStatus
72Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
81Future SightPsychicSpecial 120 100
90Sky AttackFlyingPhysical 140 90

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dual WingbeatFlyingPhysical 40 90
Scale ShotDragonPhysical 25 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Lugia sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Lugia  sprite from Silver Lugia  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Lugia  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Lugia  sprite from Black & White Lugia  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Lugia Shiny sprite from Silver Lugia Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Lugia Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Lugia Shiny sprite from Black & White Lugia Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Lugia

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Whirl Islands
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Emerald
Navel Rock
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Whirl Islands
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Trade/migrate from another game
Alpha Sapphire Sea Mauville
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Moon Ultra Space Wilds
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Trade/migrate from another game
Legends: Arceus Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Lugia
Japanese ルギア (Lugia)
German Lugia
French Lugia

Name origin

luego
Latin for ‘lie dormant’