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 7.0 m (23′00″)
Weight 206.5 kg (455.3 lbs)
Abilities 1. Air Lock
Local № 200 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
209 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack, 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 340
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 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 10.8 m (35′05″)
Weight 392.0 kg (864.2 lbs)
Abilities 1. Delta Stream
Local № 200 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
209 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

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

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 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 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.
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
It lives in the ozone layer far above the clouds and cannot be seen from the ground.

Moves learned by Rayquaza

Moves learnt by level up

Rayquaza learns the following moves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
1Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
1Dragon AscentFlyingPhysical 120 100
1Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
1TwisterDragonSpecial 40 100
9CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
18Dragon DanceDragonStatus
27Extreme SpeedNormalPhysical 80 100
36Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
45Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial 90 100
54RestPsychicStatus
63FlyFlyingPhysical 90 95
72HurricaneFlyingSpecial 110 70
81OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
90Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90

Egg moves

Rayquaza does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet.

Moves learnt by TM

Rayquaza is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
06Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
07ProtectNormalStatus
25FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
27Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
28BulldozeGroundPhysical 60 100
32SwiftNormalSpecial 60
34Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
36Rock TombRockPhysical 60 95
43FlingDarkPhysical 100
44Dragon TailDragonPhysical 60 90
46AvalancheIcePhysical 60 100
47EndureNormalStatus
49Sunny DayFireStatus
50Rain DanceWaterStatus
51SandstormRockStatus
58Brick BreakFightingPhysical 75 100
60U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
61Shadow ClawGhostPhysical 70 100
64Bulk UpFightingStatus
65Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
66Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
70Sleep TalkNormalStatus
77WaterfallWaterPhysical 80 100
78Dragon ClawDragonPhysical 80 100
82Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
85RestPsychicStatus
86Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
88Swords DanceNormalStatus
97FlyFlyingPhysical 90 95
99Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100
100Dragon DanceDragonStatus
103SubstituteNormalStatus
108CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
113TailwindFlyingStatus
115Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
116Stealth RockRockStatus
117Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial 90 100
119Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100
123SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
125FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
126ThunderboltElectricSpecial 90 100
130Helping HandNormalStatus
133Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
135Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
141Fire BlastFireSpecial 110 85
142Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
143BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
147Wild ChargeElectricPhysical 90 100
149EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
150Stone EdgeRockPhysical 100 80
152Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 150 90
156OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
157OverheatFireSpecial 130 90
158Focus BlastFightingSpecial 120 70
160HurricaneFlyingSpecial 110 70
163Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90
166ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70
168Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100
169Draco MeteorDragonSpecial 130 90
171Tera BlastNormalSpecial 80 100

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
1Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
1Dragon AscentFlyingPhysical 120 100
1Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
1TwisterDragonSpecial 40 100
9CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
18Dragon DanceDragonStatus
27Extreme SpeedNormalPhysical 80 100
36Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
45Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial 90 100
54RestPsychicStatus
63FlyFlyingPhysical 90 95
72HurricaneFlyingSpecial 110 70
81OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
90Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

Rayquaza can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Draco MeteorDragonSpecial 130 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Rayquaza sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
Normal Rayquaza  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Rayquaza  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Rayquaza  sprite from Black & White Rayquaza  sprite from X & Y Rayquaza  sprite from Scarlet & Violet
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
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
Scarlet
Violet
Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Rayquaza
Japanese レックウザ (Rayquaza)
German Rayquaza
French Rayquaza

Name origin

ray
beam of light
quasar
distant star