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)
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
Local № 077 (Black/White)
152 (Black 2/White 2)
125 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
029 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
088 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield
Catch rate
Base Friendship
Base Exp.
Growth Rate

Breeding

Egg Groups
Gender
Egg cycles

Base stats

  • The base stats for Zoroark (Hisuian Zoroark) are not currently known.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Zoroark.

Evolution chart

#570
Zorua
Dark
(Level 30)

Zoroark changes

Pokédex entries

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.

Moves learned by Zoroark

Moves learnt by level up

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

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

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100

Egg moves

Zoroark learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Zoroark egg moves page.

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Burning JealousyFireSpecial 70 100
Lash OutDarkPhysical 75 100
Skitter SmackBugPhysical 70 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Hone ClawsDarkStatus
1ImprisonPsychicStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Night DazeDarkSpecial 85 95
1Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
1PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
1U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
5PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
9Hone ClawsDarkStatus
13Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
17Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
21Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
25TauntDarkStatus 100
29Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
34TormentDarkStatus 100
39AgilityPsychicStatus
44EmbargoDarkStatus 100
49PunishmentDarkPhysical 100
54Nasty PlotDarkStatus
59ImprisonPsychicStatus
64Night DazeDarkSpecial 85 95

Moves learnt on evolution

Zoroark learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100

Egg moves

Zoroark learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Zoroark egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CaptivateNormalStatus 100
CopycatNormalStatus
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
DetectFightingStatus
ExtrasensoryPsychicSpecial 80 100
MementoDarkStatus 100
SnatchDarkStatus
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial 90 100
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Laser FocusNormalStatus
Low KickFightingPhysical 100
SnatchDarkStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
Throat ChopDarkPhysical 80 100
TrickPsychicStatus 100
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Zoroark. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Fake TearsDarkStatus 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Zoroark 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
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Zoroark sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Not available in this game

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