Zorua

Zorua is a Dark type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Tricky Fox Pokémon.

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

Pokédex data

National № 570
Type Dark
Species Tricky Fox Pokémon
Height 0.7 m (2′04″)
Weight 12.5 kg (27.6 lbs)
Abilities 1. Illusion
Local № 076 (Black/White)
151 (Black 2/White 2)
124 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
028 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
219 (Legends: Arceus)
228 (Scarlet/Violet)
087 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 66
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 25 (6,169–6,425 steps)

Base stats

HP 40
190 284
Attack 65
121 251
Defense 40
76 196
Sp. Atk 80
148 284
Sp. Def 40
76 196
Speed 65
121 251
Total 330 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 Zorua.

Pokédex data

National № 570
Type Normal Ghost
Species Spiteful Fox Pokémon
Height 0.7 m (2′04″)
Weight 12.5 kg (27.6 lbs)
Abilities 1. Illusion
Local № 076 (Black/White)
151 (Black 2/White 2)
124 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
028 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
219 (Legends: Arceus)
228 (Scarlet/Violet)
087 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 66
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 25 (6,169–6,425 steps)

Base stats

HP 35
180 274
Attack 60
112 240
Defense 40
76 196
Sp. Atk 85
157 295
Sp. Def 40
76 196
Speed 70
130 262
Total 330 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 Zorua.

Evolution chart

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

Zorua changes

Pokédex entries

Zorua

Black It changes into the forms of others to surprise them. Apparently, it often transforms into a silent child.
White To protect themselves from danger, they hide their true identities by transforming into people and Pokémon.
Black 2
White 2
It changes so it looks just like its foe, tricks it, and then uses that opportunity to flee.
X
Omega Ruby
It changes so it looks just like its foe, tricks it, and then uses that opportunity to flee.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
To protect themselves from danger, they hide their true identities by transforming into people and Pokémon.
Ultra Sun This Pokémon has a cowardly disposition, so when it’s not around friends, it basically always stays transformed as something else.
Ultra Moon If a normally talkative child suddenly stops talking, it may have been replaced by Zorua.
Sword Zorua is a timid Pokémon. This disposition seems to be what led to the development of Zorua’s ability to take on the forms of other creatures.
Shield Zorua sometimes transforms into a person and goes into cities to search for food. When Zorua does this, it usually takes on the form of a child.
Scarlet It changes into the forms of others to surprise them. Apparently, it often transforms into a silent child.
Violet To protect themselves from danger, they hide their true identities by transforming into people and Pokémon.

Hisuian Zorua

Legends: Arceus A once-departed soul, returned to life in Hisui. Derives power from resentment, which rises as energy atop its head and takes on the forms of foes. In this way, Zorua vents lingering malice.

Moves learned by Zorua

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
4TormentDarkStatus 100
8Hone ClawsDarkStatus
12Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
16Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
20TauntDarkStatus 100
24Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
28Fake TearsDarkStatus 100
32AgilityPsychicStatus
36ImprisonPsychicStatus
40Night DazeDarkSpecial 85 95
44Nasty PlotDarkStatus
48Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
4TormentDarkStatus 100
8Hone ClawsDarkStatus
12Shadow SneakGhostPhysical 40 100
16CurseGhostStatus
20TauntDarkStatus 100
24Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
28SpiteGhostStatus 100
32AgilityPsychicStatus
36Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
40Bitter MaliceGhostSpecial 75 100
44Nasty PlotDarkStatus
48Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100

Egg moves

Zorua learns the following moves via breeding or picnics in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Zorua 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

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

Moves learnt by level up

Zorua 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
43Nasty PlotDarkStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
Calm MindPsychicStatus
Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
RestPsychicStatus
Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
Shadow ClawGhostPhysical 70 100
Sludge BombPoisonSpecial 90 100
SnarlDarkSpecial 55 95
SwiftNormalSpecial 60

Zorua sprites

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

Where to find Zorua

Black
White
Castelia City
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Breed Zoroark
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 101
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 1
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Forest of Focus
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Not available in this game
Legends: Arceus Bonechill Wastes
Scarlet
Violet
Tagtree Thicket, Asado Desert, Casseroya Lake, North Province (Area One), North Province (Area Two), North Province (Area Three), East Province (Area One), East Province (Area Two), East Province (Area Three), South Province (Area One), South Province (Area Two), South Province (Area Three), South Province (Area Four), South Province (Area Five), West Province (Area One), West Province (Area Two), West Province (Area Three), The Pokémon League

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Zorua
Japanese ゾロア (Zorua)
German Zorua
French Zorua

Name origin

zorro
Spanish for ‘fox’