Essentials

Arcanine

Arcanine

Fire

Abilities

Intimidate

Lowers opponents' Attack one stage upon entering battle.

Flash Fire

Protects against Fire moves. Once one has been blocked, the Pokémon's own Fire moves inflict 1.5× damage until it leaves battle.

Hidden Ability

Justified

Raises Attack one stage upon taking damage from a Dark move.

Damage Taken

  • Bug ½
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy ½
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire ½
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass ½
  • Ground 2
  • Ice ½
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 2
  • Steel ½
  • Water 2

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 1
National
59
Kanto
59 Red, Blue, Yellow, FireRed, LeafGreen
Original Johto
128 Gold, Silver, Crystal
Updated Johto
130 HeartGold, SoulSilver
Updated Unova
52 Black 2, White 2

Names

Chinese
風速狗
French
Arcanin
Italian
Arcanine
Spanish
Arcanine
Korean
윈디
German
Arkani
Japanese
ウインディ (uindi)
Official roomaji
Windie

Breeding

Gender
¾ male, ¼ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Field
Hatch counter
20 Search:
Steps to hatch
5355 / 2805

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
194 Search:
Effort points
  • 2 Attack
Capture rate
75 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
slow Search:

Wild held items

Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald 100% Rawst Berry Rawst Berry
FireRed, LeafGreen 50% Rawst Berry Rawst Berry
Colosseum, XD nothing
Generation 4 100% Rawst Berry Rawst Berry
Black, White 100% Rawst Berry Rawst Berry
Black 2, White 2 50% Rawst Berry Rawst Berry
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Growlithe Arcanine Use a Fire Stone

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
90
82.3 353 384
Attack
110
85.4 288 319
Defense
80
65.7 228 259
Special Attack
100
82.0 268 299
Special Defense
80
66.5 228 259
Speed
95
80.7 258 289
Total
555
87.4

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★★★✯☆
Power
★★★✯☆
Skill
★☆
Stamina
★✯☆
Jump
★★☆
Total
10/13/18

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White

Its proud and regal appearance has captured the hearts of people since long ago.

Black 2, White 2

The sight of it running over 6,200 miles in a single day and night has captivated many people.

Generation 6
X

A Pokémon that has long been admired for its beauty. It runs agilely as if on wings.

Y

Its magnificent bark conveys a sense of majesty. Anyone hearing it can’t help but grovel before it.

Sprites

Arcanine Arcanine Arcanine Arcanine

Miscellany

Species
Legendary Search:
Color
Brown Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
grassland Search:
Footprint
Arcanine
Shape
Mensal Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Arcanine
19

6'2.8"
1.9 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Arcanine
1550

341.7 lb
155.0 kg

Locations

Pal Park

Area
Field
Score
80
Rate
10

Moves

Fire moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

Physical moves better suit Arcanine's higher Attack, and have their class highlighted in green.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Thunder Fang Electric physical 15 65 95%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target and a 10% chance to make the target flinch.

Bite Dark physical 25 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Roar Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

Ember Fire special 25 40 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Leer Normal status 30 100%

Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.

Roar Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

Fire Fang Fire physical 15 65 95%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target and a 10% chance to make the target flinch.

Ember Fire special 25 40 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Odor Sleuth Normal status 40

Forces the target to have no Evade, and allows it to be hit by Normal and Fighting moves even if it's a Ghost.

Fire Fang Fire physical 15 65 95%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target and a 10% chance to make the target flinch.

Leer Normal status 30 100%

Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.

Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

Flame Wheel Fire physical 25 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target. Lets frozen Pokémon thaw themselves.

50 49 39 39 39 34 34 Extreme Speed Normal physical 5 80 100% 2

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Level up, learned by Growlithe but not Arcanine
6 6 6 6 6 Ember Fire special 25 40 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

13 9 9 9 8 8 Leer Normal status 30 100%

Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.

17 17 17 12 12 Helping Hand Normal status 20 5

Ally's next move inflicts half more damage.

20 20 20 17 17 Flame Wheel Fire physical 25 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target. Lets frozen Pokémon thaw themselves.

25 25 25 19 19 Reversal Fighting physical 15 * 100%

Inflicts more damage when the user has less HP remaining, with a maximum of 200 power.

25 31 31 23 23 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

31 Flame Wheel Fire physical 25 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target. Lets frozen Pokémon thaw themselves.

37 Helping Hand Normal status 20 5

Ally's next move inflicts half more damage.

31 28 28 Flame Burst Fire special 15 70 100%

Deals splash damage to Pokémon next to the target.

34 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

43 30 30 Agility Psychic status 30

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

32 32 Retaliate Normal physical 5 70 100%

Has double power if a friendly Pokémon fainted last turn.

Bite Dark physical 25 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

49 34 34 39 34 34 Flamethrower Fire special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

39 39 Crunch Dark physical 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

41 41 Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

43 43 Outrage Dragon physical 10 120 100%

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

9 Ember Fire special 25 40 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

39 42 39 39 42 Agility Psychic status 30

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

50 50 Flamethrower Fire special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

42 42 45 Crunch Dark physical 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

48 Retaliate Normal physical 5 70 100%

Has double power if a friendly Pokémon fainted last turn.

45 45 51 Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

48 48 56 45 45 Flare Blitz Fire physical 15 120 100%

User takes 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil. Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
Egg, learned by Growlithe but not Arcanine
• • • • • • • Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

• • • Close Combat Fighting physical 5 120 100%

Lowers the user's Defense and Special Defense by one stage after inflicting damage.

• • • Covet Normal physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

• • • • • • • Crunch Dark physical 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

• • • Double Kick Fighting physical 30 30 100%

Hits twice in one turn.

• • • • • Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

• • • • • • • Fire Spin Fire special 15 35 85%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

• • • • • Flare Blitz Fire physical 15 120 100%

User takes 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil. Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

• • • • • • Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

• • • • • • Howl Normal status 40

Raises the user's Attack by one stage.

• • • Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

• • • • Morning Sun Normal status 5

Heals the user by half its max HP. Affected by weather.

• • • • Safeguard Normal status 25

Protects the user's field from major status ailments and confusion for five turns.

• • • • • • • Thrash Normal physical 10 120 100%

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Covet Normal physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dragon Pulse Dragon special 10 85 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Flamethrower Fire special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Helping Hand Normal status 20 5

Ally's next move inflicts half more damage.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Iron Head Steel physical 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Outrage Dragon physical 10 120 100%

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
02 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

03 Curse Ghost status 10

Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.

05 05 05 05 05 05 05 Roar Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

06 06 06 06 06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

08 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

10 10 10 10 10 10 10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.

11 11 11 11 11 11 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

13 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

08 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

09 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

10 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

20 Rage Normal physical 20 20 100%

If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.

23 Dragon Rage Dragon special 10 * 100%

Inflicts 40 points of damage.

17 17 17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

20 20 20 Safeguard Normal status 25

Protects the user's field from major status ailments and confusion for five turns.

20 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

21 21 21 21 21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.

22 22 22 22 22 Solar Beam Grass special 10 120 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

23 23 23 23 Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

24 Dragon Breath Dragon special 20 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

27 27 27 27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.

28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 Dig Ground physical 10 80 100%

User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

30 Teleport Psychic status 20

Immediately ends wild battles. No effect otherwise.

31 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

35 35 35 35 35 35 Flamethrower Fire special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

34 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

35 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

33 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

34 Bide Normal physical 10 * 1

User waits for two turns, then hits back for twice the damage it took.

38 38 38 38 38 38 38 38 Fire Blast Fire special 5 110 85%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

40 40 40 40 40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

42 42 42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.

43 43 43 Flame Charge Fire physical 20 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage. Raises the user's Speed by one stage.

43 43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.

39 39 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

40 Skull Bash Normal physical 10 130 100%

Raises the user's Defense by one stage. User charges for one turn before attacking.

44 44 44 44 44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 45 45 45 45 45 45 Attract Normal status 15 100%

Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.

46 46 46 46 46 46 Thief Dark physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

48 48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.

50 50 50 50 50 50 Overheat Fire special 5 130 90%

Lowers the user's Special Attack by two stages after inflicting damage.

59 59 59 Incinerate Fire special 15 60 100%

Destroys the target's held berry.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

59 59 Dragon Pulse Dragon special 10 85 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

61 61 61 61 61 Will-O-Wisp Fire status 15 85%

Burns the target.

67 67 67 Retaliate Normal physical 5 70 100%

Has double power if a friendly Pokémon fainted last turn.

68 68 68 68 68 Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

78 78 78 Bulldoze Ground physical 20 60 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.

82 82 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

83 83 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

87 87 87 87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

50 90 90 90 90 90 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

93 93 93 Wild Charge Electric physical 15 90 100%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

94 94 94 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

95 95 95 Snarl Dark special 15 55 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Special Attack by one stage.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H4 H4 H4 H4 H4 H4 Strength Normal physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H6 H6 H6 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

H8 H8 Rock Climb Normal physical 20 90 85%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

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