Zoroark

Zoroark is a Dark type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Illusion Fox Pokémon.

Zoroark has a new Hisuian form, available in Pokémon Legends: Arceus.

Pokédex data

National № 571
Type Dark
Species Illusion Fox Pokémon
Height 1.6 m (5′03″)
Weight 81.1 kg (178.8 lbs)
Abilities 1. Illusion
Local № 077 (Black/White)
152 (Black 2/White 2)
125 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
029 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
220 (Legends: Arceus)
229 (Scarlet/Violet)
088 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 179
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 105
193 339
Defense 60
112 240
Sp. Atk 120
220 372
Sp. Def 60
112 240
Speed 105
193 339
Total 510 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 Zoroark.

Pokédex data

National № 571
Type Normal Ghost
Species Baneful Fox Pokémon
Height 1.6 m (5′03″)
Weight 73.0 kg (160.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Illusion
Local № 077 (Black/White)
152 (Black 2/White 2)
125 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
029 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
220 (Legends: Arceus)
229 (Scarlet/Violet)
088 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp.
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles

Base stats

HP 55
220 314
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 60
112 240
Sp. Atk 125
229 383
Sp. Def 60
112 240
Speed 110
202 350
Total 510 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 Zoroark.

Evolution chart

#570
Zorua
Dark
(Level 30)
#570
Zorua
Hisuian Zorua
Normal · Ghost
(Level 30, in Legends: Arceus)
#571
Zoroark
Hisuian Zoroark
Normal · Ghost

Zoroark changes

Pokédex entries

Zoroark

Black Bonds between these Pokémon are very strong. It protects the safety of its pack by tricking its opponents.
White Each has the ability to fool a large group of people simultaneously. They protect their lair with illusory scenery.
Black 2
White 2
Stories say those who tried to catch Zoroark were trapped in an illusion and punished.
X
Omega Ruby
Each has the ability to fool a large group of people simultaneously. They protect their lair with illusory scenery.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Bonds between these Pokémon are very strong. It protects the safety of its pack by tricking its opponents.
Ultra Sun It doesn’t just transform itself—it also has the power to make hundreds of people see its illusions.
Ultra Moon If it thinks humans are going to discover its den, Zoroark shows them visions that make them wander around in the woods.
Sword This Pokémon cares deeply about others of its kind, and it will conjure terrifying illusions to keep its den and pack safe.
Shield Seeking to ease the burden of their solitude, lonely Trainers tell Zoroark to show illusions to them.
Scarlet Stories say those who tried to catch Zoroark were trapped in an illusion and punished.
Violet Each has the ability to fool a large group of people simultaneously. They protect their lair with illusory scenery.

Hisuian Zoroark

Legends: Arceus With its disheveled white fur, it looks like an embodiment of death. Heedless of its own safety, Zoroark attacks its nemeses with a bitter energy so intense, it lacerates Zoroark’s own body.

Moves learned by Zoroark

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Hone ClawsDarkStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
1TormentDarkStatus 100
1U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
12Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
20TauntDarkStatus 100
24Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
28Fake TearsDarkStatus 100
34AgilityPsychicStatus
40ImprisonPsychicStatus
46Night DazeDarkSpecial 85 95
52Nasty PlotDarkStatus
58Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Hone ClawsDarkStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
1TormentDarkStatus 100
1U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
12Shadow SneakGhostPhysical 40 100
16CurseGhostStatus
20TauntDarkStatus 100
24Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
28SpiteGhostStatus 100
34AgilityPsychicStatus
40Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
46Bitter MaliceGhostSpecial 75 100
52Nasty PlotDarkStatus
58Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Zoroark learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Shadow ClawGhostPhysical 70 100

Egg moves

Zoroark learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Zoroark gen 9 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CopycatNormalStatus
CounterFightingPhysical 100
DetectFightingStatus
ExtrasensoryPsychicSpecial 80 100
MementoDarkStatus 100
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
ComeuppanceDarkPhysical 1 100
DetectFightingStatus
ExtrasensoryPsychicSpecial 80 100
MementoDarkStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by level up

Zoroark learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Shadow SneakGhostPhysical 40 100
6SnarlDarkSpecial 55 95
11SwiftNormalSpecial 60
18Bitter MaliceGhostSpecial 75 100
25SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
34Shadow ClawGhostPhysical 70 100
40Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
43Nasty PlotDarkStatus
52ExtrasensoryPsychicSpecial 80 100

Move Tutor moves

Zoroark can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:

Zoroark sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
Normal Zoroark  sprite from Black & White Zoroark  sprite from X & Y Zoroark  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Zoroark  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Zoroark Shiny sprite from Black & White Zoroark Shiny sprite from X & Y Zoroark Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Zoroark

Black
White
Lostlorn Forest
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 20, Pokémon Village
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Zorua
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Poni Grove
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Evolve Zorua/Zorua (Hisuian Zorua)
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Not available in this game
Legends: Arceus Bonechill Wastes, Lake Acuity
Scarlet
Violet
Tagtree Thicket, Casseroya Lake, North Province (Area One), North Province (Area Two), East Province (Area One), East Province (Area Two), South Province (Area One), South Province (Area Two), South Province (Area Four), West Province (Area Three)

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Zoroark
Japanese ゾロアーク (Zoroark)
German Zoroark
French Zoroark

Name origin

zorro
Spanish for ‘fox’
dark
absence of light