Rayquaza

Rayquaza is a Dragon/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Sky High Pokémon.

Rayquaza has a Mega Evolution, available from Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire onwards.

Pokédex data

National № 384
Type Dragon Flying
Species Sky High Pokémon
Height 23′00″ (7.0 m)
Weight 455.2 lbs (206.5 kg)
Abilities Air Lock
Local № 200 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
209 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
Japanese Rekkuza

Training

EV yield 2 Attack, 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 306
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (base 30,720 steps)

Base stats

HP 105
320 414
Attack 150
274 438
Defense 90
166 306
Sp. Atk 150
274 438
Sp. Def 90
166 306
Speed 95
175 317
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 Rayquaza.

Pokédex data

National № 384
Type Dragon Flying
Species Sky High Pokémon
Height 35′05″ (10.8 m)
Weight 864.2 lbs (392.0 kg)
Abilities Delta Stream
Local № 200 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
209 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
Japanese Rekkuza

Training

EV yield 2 Attack, 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 351
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (base 30,720 steps)

Base stats

HP 105
320 414
Attack 180
328 504
Defense 100
184 328
Sp. Atk 180
328 504
Sp. Def 100
184 328
Speed 115
211 361
Total 780 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 Rayquaza.

Evolution chart

  • Rayquaza does not evolve.

Name origin

ray
beam of light
quasar
distant star

Rayquaza changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby RAYQUAZA lived for hundreds of millions of years in the earth’s ozone layer, never descending to the ground. This POKéMON appears to feed on water and particles in the atmosphere.
Sapphire RAYQUAZA is said to have lived for hundreds of millions of years in the earth’s ozone layer, above the clouds. Its existence had been completely unknown because it lived so high in the sky.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It has lived for hundreds of millions of years in the ozone layer. Its flying form looks like a meteor.
Emerald A POKéMON that flies endlessly in the ozone layer. It is said it would descend to the ground if KYOGRE and GROUDON were to fight.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It lives in the ozone layer far above the clouds and cannot be seen from the ground.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It flies in the ozone layer, way up high in the sky. Until recently, no one had ever seen it.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It lives in the ozone layer far above the clouds and cannot be seen from the ground.
X It lives in the ozone layer far above the clouds and cannot be seen from the ground.
Y It flies in the ozone layer, way up high in the sky. Until recently, no one had ever seen it.
Omega Ruby Rayquaza is said to have lived for hundreds of millions of years. Legends remain of how it put to rest the clash between Kyogre and Groudon.
Alpha Sapphire It flies forever through the ozone layer, consuming meteoroids for sustenance. The many meteoroids in its body provide the energy it needs to Mega Evolve.

Moves learned by Rayquaza

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TwisterDragon 40 100
5Scary FaceNormal 100
15Ancient PowerRock 60 100
20CrunchDark 80 100
30Air SlashFlying 75 95
35RestPsychic
45Extreme SpeedNormal 80 100
50Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
60Dragon DanceDragon
65FlyFlying 90 95
75Hyper VoiceNormal 90 100
80OutrageDragon 120 100
90Hyper BeamNormal 150 90

Egg moves

Rayquaza does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
58Sky DropFlying 60 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
74Gyro BallSteel 100
75Swords DanceNormal
76FlyFlying 90 95
77Psych UpNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Rayquaza 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
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TwisterDragon 40 100
5Scary FaceNormal 100
15Ancient PowerRock 60 100
20CrunchDark 80 100
30Air SlashFlying 75 95
35RestPsychic
45Extreme SpeedNormal 80 100
50Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
60Dragon DanceDragon
65FlyFlying 90 95
75Hyper VoiceNormal 90 100
80OutrageDragon 120 100
90Hyper BeamNormal 150 90

Egg moves

Rayquaza does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Draco MeteorDragon 130 90
Dragon AscentFlying 120 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
58Sky DropFlying 60 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
74Gyro BallSteel 100
75Swords DanceNormal
76FlyFlying 90 95
77Psych UpNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Rayquaza can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Rayquaza sprites

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

Where to find Rayquaza

Ruby
Sapphire
Sky Pillar
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Sky Pillar
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Embedded Tower
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Sky Pillar
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Ultra Space Wilds