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#243 Raikou

official Raikou artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Raikou
Type Electric
Species Thunder Pokémon
Height 1.9 m (6' 3")
Weight 178 kg (392.4 lbs)
Catch rate 3

Raikou's description

Raikou is a Electric-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 2 and has the National Dex number #243. The Pokédex classifies it as the Thunder Pokémon.

Raikou's name in

Chinese (T / S) French German Japanese Korean
라이코 (Raiko) Raikou Raikou ライコウ (Raikou) 雷公 / 雷公 (Léigōng)

Raikou's resistances & weaknesses

Raikou's rearing

Training

Experience Growth Slow
Base Happiness 35
EV yield 1 Sp. Atk, 2 Speed

Breeding

Gender ratio Genderless
Egg Group(s) Undiscovered
Egg Cycles 80 (approx. 20480 steps)

Raikou's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Pressure - Inner Focus

Raikou's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 90
150 290 197 384
Attack 85
81 157 150 295
Defense 75
72 139 139 273
Sp. Atk 115
108 211 183 361
Sp. Def 100
94 184 167 328
Speed 115
108 211 183 361
Total 580

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.

Raikou's evolutions

Raikou has no evolutions.

Raikou artwork by Ken Sugimori #243
Raikou
Electric

Raikou's Pokédex entries

Gen Game Description
2GoldThe rain clouds it carries let it fire thunderbolts at will. They say that it descended with lightning.
2SilverA Pokémon that races across the land while barking a cry that sounds like crashing thunder.
2CrystalThis rough Pokémon stores energy in its body, then sweeps across the land, shooting off electricity.
2Stadium 2The rain clouds it carries let it fire thunderbolts at will. They say that it descended with lightning.
3Ruby, SapphireRaikou embodies the speed of lightning. The roars of this Pokémon send shock waves shuddering through the air and shake the ground as if lightning bolts had come crashing down.
3EmeraldRaikou embodies the speed of lightning. Its roars send shock waves shuddering through the air and ground as if lightning bolts were crashing down.
3FireRedThis Pokémon races across the land while barking a cry that sounds like crashing thunder.
3LeafGreenThe rain clouds it carries let it fire thunderbolts at will. They say that it descended with lightning.
4Diamond, Pearl, PlatinumIt is said to have fallen with lightning. It can fire thunderbolts from the rain clouds on its back.
4HeartGoldThe rain clouds it carries let it fire thunderbolts at will. They say that it descended with lightning.
4SoulSilverA Pokémon that races across the land while barking a cry that sounds like crashing thunder.
5Black, White, Black 2, White 2It is said to have fallen with lightning. It can fire thunderbolts from the rain clouds on its back.
6XThe rain clouds it carries let it fire thunderbolts at will. They say that it descended with lightning.
6YThis rough Pokémon stores energy inside its body, then sweeps across the land, shooting off electricity.
6Omega Ruby, Alpha SapphireRaikou embodies the speed of lightning. The roars of this Pokémon send shock waves shuddering through the air and shake the ground as if lightning bolts had come crashing down.