Relicanth

Relicanth is a Water/Rock type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Longevity Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Ruby RELICANTH is a POKéMON species that existed for a hundred million years without ever changing its form. This ancient POKéMON feeds on microscopic organisms with its toothless mouth.
Sapphire RELICANTH is a rare species that was discovered in deep-sea explorations. This POKéMON’s body withstands the enormous water pressure of the ocean depths. Its body is covered in tough scales that are like craggy rocks.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It has remained unchanged for 100 million years. It was discovered during a deep-sea exploration.
Emerald A POKéMON that was once believed to have been extinct. The species has not changed its form for 100 million years. It walks on the seafloor using its pectoral fins.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
A rare Pokémon discovered during a deep-sea exploration. It has not changed in over 100 million years.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Discovered by chance during deep-sea explorations, it has not changed since ancient times.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
A rare Pokémon discovered during a deep-sea exploration. It has not changed in over 100 million years.
X It has remained unchanged for 100 million years. It was discovered during a deep-sea exploration.
Y A rare Pokémon discovered during a deep-sea exploration. It has not changed in over 100 million years.
Omega Ruby Relicanth is a Pokémon species that existed for a hundred million years without ever changing its form. This ancient Pokémon feeds on microscopic organisms with its toothless mouth.
Alpha Sapphire Relicanth is a rare species that was discovered in deep-sea explorations. This Pokémon’s body withstands the enormous water pressure of the ocean depths. Its body is covered in tough scales that are like craggy rocks.
Sun Its form has remained the same for one hundred million years. Its body is filled with fat, so it can withstand the water pressure of the deep sea.
Moon It was fortuitously discovered during a deep sea expedition. Its teeth have atrophied, so it now survives on microscopic organisms it sucks up.

Evolution chart

  • Relicanth does not evolve.

Name origin

relic
very old object; antique
coelacanths
ancient fossilised fish

Moves learned by Relicanth

Relicanth sprites

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

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Where to find Relicanth

Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Emerald
Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 226
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 12
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Route 4
X
Y
Cyllage City, Ambrette Town
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 107, 124, 126, 128, 129, 130
Sun
Moon
Poni Wilds