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#171 Lanturn

official Lanturn artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Lanturn
Type WaterElectric
Species Light Pokémon
Height 1.2 m (3' 11")
Weight 22.5 kg (49.6 lbs)
Catch rate 75

Lanturn's description

Lanturn is a Water- / Electric-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 2 and has the National Dex number #171. The Pokédex classifies it as the Light Pokémon.

Lanturn's name in

Chinese (T / S) French German Japanese Korean
랜턴 (Raenteon) Lanturn Lanturn ランターン (Lantern) 電燈怪 / 电灯怪 (Diàndēngguài)

Lanturn's resistances & weaknesses

FireWaterGrassIceGroundFylingSteel
x ½x ½x 2x ½x 2x ½​x ¼

Lanturn's rearing

Training

Experience Growth Slow
Base Happiness 50
EV yield 2 HP

Breeding

Gender ratio 50%50%
Egg Group(s) Water 2
Egg Cycles 20 (approx. 5120 steps)

Lanturn's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Illuminate Volt Absorb Water Absorb

Lanturn's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 125
185 360 232 454
Attack 58
56 108 121 236
Defense 58
56 108 121 236
Sp. Atk 76
72 141 140 276
Sp. Def 76
72 141 140 276
Speed 67
64 125 130 256
Total 460

Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, 0 IVs, and (if applicable) a hindering nature. Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, 31 IVs, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Lanturn's evolutions

Lanturn's Pokédex entries

Gen Game Description
2GoldThe light it emits is so bright that it can illuminate the sea's surface from a depth of over three miles.
2SilverIt blinds prey with an intense burst of light, then swallows the immobilized prey in a single gulp.
2CrystalThis Pokémon uses the bright part of its body, which changed from a dorsal fin, to lure prey.
2Stadium 2The light it emits is so bright that it can illuminate the sea's surface from a depth of over three miles.
3RubyLanturn is nicknamed "the deep-sea star" for its illuminated antenna. This Pokémon produces light by causing a chemical reaction between bacteria and its bodily fluids inside the antenna.
3SapphireLanturn is known to emit light. If you peer down into the dark sea from a ship at night, you can sometimes see this Pokémon's light rising from the depths where it swims. It gives the sea an appearance of a starlit night.
3EmeraldThe light-emitting orbs on its back are very bright. They are formed from a part of its dorsal fin. This Pokémon illuminates the inky darkness of deep seas.
3FireRedIt blinds prey with an intense burst of light, then swallows the immobilized prey in a single gulp.
3LeafGreenThe light it emits is so bright that it can illuminate the sea's surface from a depth of over three miles.
4Diamond, Pearl, PlatinumLanturn's light can shine up from great depths. It is nicknamed "The Deep-Sea Star."
4HeartGoldThe light it emits is so bright that it can illuminate the sea's surface from a depth of over three miles.
4SoulSilverIt blinds prey with an intense burst of light. With the prey incapacitated, the Pokémon swallows it in a single gulp.
5Black, White, Black 2, White 2Lanturn's light can shine up from great depths. It is nicknamed "The Deep-Sea Star."
6XLanturn's light can shine up from great depths. It is nicknamed "The Deep-Sea Star."
6YIt blinds prey with an intense burst of light. With the prey incapacitated, the Pokémon swallows it in a single gulp.
6Omega RubyLanturn is nicknamed "the deep-sea star" for its illuminated antenna. This Pokémon produces light by causing a chemical reaction between bacteria and its bodily fluids inside the antenna.
6Alpha SapphireLanturn is known to emit light. If you peer down into the dark sea from a ship at night, you can sometimes see this Pokémon's light rising from the depths where it swims. It gives the sea an appearance of a starlit night.
7SunShould you peer into the ocean at night and see a light shining like the stars, that is Lanturn.
7MoonThis Pokémon flashes a bright light that blinds its prey. This creates an opening for it to deliver an electrical attack.
7Ultra SunWhen the bacteria living inside its antennae absorb Lanturn's bodily fluids, a strong luminescent effect is produced.
7Ultra MoonIt lives far down in the depths of the ocean. It blinds its prey with light, using the moment they're dazzled to swallow them whole.
8SwordThe light it emits is so bright that it can illuminate the sea's surface from a depth of over three miles.
8ShieldThis Pokémon flashes a bright light that blinds its prey. This creates an opening for it to deliver an electrical attack.