Essentials

Relicanth

Relicanth

Water Rock

Abilities

Swift Swim

Doubles Speed during rain.

Rock Head

Protects against recoil damage.

Hidden Ability

Sturdy

Prevents being KOed from full HP, leaving 1 HP instead. Protects against the one-hit KO moves regardless of HP.

Damage Taken

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 2
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 2
  • Fire ¼
  • Flying ½
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass 4
  • Ground 2
  • Ice ½
  • Normal ½
  • Poison ½
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 1
  • Steel 1
  • Water 1

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 3
National
369
Hoenn
179 Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald
Coastal Kalos
42 X, Y

Names

French
Relicanth
German
Relicanth
Chinese
古空棘魚
Korean
시라칸
Spanish
Relicanth
Italian
Relicanth
Japanese
ジーランス (jiiransu)
Official roomaji
Glanth

Breeding

Gender
⅞ male, ⅛ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Water 1
  • Water 2
Search:
Hatch counter
40 Search:
Steps to hatch
10455 / 5355

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
170 Search:
Effort points
  • 1 HP
  • 1 Defense
Capture rate
25 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
slow Search:

Wild held items

Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, FireRed, LeafGreen 5% Green Shard Green Shard
Colosseum, XD nothing
Generation 4 5% Deep Sea Scale Deep Sea Scale
Generation 5 5% Deep Sea Scale Deep Sea Scale
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Relicanth

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
100
89.8 373 404
Attack
90
68.3 248 279
Defense
130
95.8 328 359
Special Attack
45
22.3 158 189
Special Defense
65
46.7 198 229
Speed
55
36.1 178 209
Total
485
64.3

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★★★
Power
★★★☆
Skill
★★☆
Stamina
★★★★☆
Jump
★★☆
Total
14/14/18

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

A rare Pokémon discovered during a deep-sea exploration. It has not changed in over 100 million years.

Generation 6
X

It has remained unchanged for 100 million years. It was discovered during a deep-sea exploration.

Y

A rare Pokémon discovered during a deep-sea exploration. It has not changed in over 100 million years.

Sprites

Relicanth Relicanth Relicanth Relicanth
Relicanth Relicanth Relicanth Relicanth

Miscellany

Species
Longevity Search:
Color
Gray Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
sea Search:
Footprint
Relicanth
Shape
Ichthyic Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Relicanth
10

3'3.4"
1.0 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Relicanth
234

51.6 lb
23.4 kg

Locations

Ruby Ruby
Sapphire Sapphire
Emerald Emerald
Diamond Diamond
Pearl Pearl
Platinum Platinum
HeartGold HeartGold
SoulSilver SoulSilver
Black Black
White White
Black 2 Black 2
White 2 White 2

Pal Park

Area
Sea
Score
80
Rate
10

Moves

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

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

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Head Smash Rock physical 5 150 80%

User receives 1/2 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Hydro Pump Water special 5 110 80%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Ancient Power Rock special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

Mud Sport Ground status 15

Halves all Electric-type damage.

Tackle Normal physical 35 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Harden Normal status 30

Raises the user's Defense by one stage.

8 8 8 8 8 Water Gun Water special 25 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

15 15 15 15 15 Rock Tomb Rock physical 15 60 95%

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

22 22 22 22 22 Yawn Normal status 10

Target sleeps at the end of the next turn.

29 29 29 29 29 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

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

36 36 36 36 36 Mud Sport Ground status 15

Halves all Electric-type damage.

43 43 43 43 43 Ancient Power Rock special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

50 50 50 50 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

57 57 57 57 Dive Water physical 10 80 100%

User dives underwater, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

50 64 64 64 64 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

57 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

64 71 71 71 71 Hydro Pump Water special 5 110 80%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

78 78 78 78 Head Smash Rock physical 5 150 80%

User receives 1/2 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • • • • Amnesia Psychic status 20

Raises the user's Special Defense by two stages.

• • • • Aqua Tail Water physical 10 90 90%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

• • Brine Water special 10 65 100%

Has double power against Pokémon that have less than half their max HP remaining.

• • • • • Magnitude Ground physical 30 * 100%

Power varies randomly from 10 to 150.

• • Mud Shot Ground special 15 55 95%

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

• • • • Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

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

• • • Muddy Water Water special 10 90 85%

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

• • • Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

• • • • • Skull Bash Normal physical 10 130 100%

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

• • • • • Sleep Talk Normal status 10

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

• • • • Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

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

• • • • • Water Sport Water status 15

Halves all Fire-type damage.

• • Zen Headbutt Psychic physical 15 80 90%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ancient Power Rock special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Aqua Tail Water physical 10 90 90%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Bounce Flying physical 5 85 85%

User bounces high into the air, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dive Water physical 10 80 100%

User dives underwater, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Earth Power Ground special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

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.

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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Icy Wind Ice special 15 55 95%

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

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

Copies the target's last used move.

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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Psych Up Normal status 10

Discards the user's stat changes and copies the target's.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

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.

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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Stealth Rock Rock status 20

Causes damage when opposing Pokémon switch in.

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.

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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Zen Headbutt Psychic physical 15 80 90%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
03 03 03 Water Pulse Water special 20 60 100%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

04 04 04 04 04 Calm Mind Psychic status 20

Raises the user's Special Attack and Special Defense by one stage.

06 06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

07 07 07 07 07 Hail Ice status 10

Changes the weather to a hailstorm for five turns.

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.

13 13 13 13 13 Ice Beam Ice special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

14 14 14 14 14 Blizzard Ice special 5 110 70%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

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

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

18 18 18 18 18 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

20 20 20 20 20 Safeguard Normal status 25

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

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

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

23 23 Smack Down Rock physical 15 50 100%

Removes any immunity to Ground damage.

26 26 26 26 26 Earthquake Ground physical 10 100 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.

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

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

32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

37 37 37 37 37 Sandstorm Rock status 10

Changes the weather to a sandstorm for five turns.

39 39 39 39 39 Rock Tomb Rock physical 15 60 95%

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

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

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

43 43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

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

44 44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

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.

55 55 Brine Water special 10 65 100%

Has double power against Pokémon that have less than half their max HP remaining.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

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

55 55 Scald Water special 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to burn the target.

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

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

69 69 69 69 Rock Polish Rock status 20

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

71 71 71 71 Stone Edge Rock physical 5 100 80%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

76 76 Stealth Rock Rock status 20

Causes damage when opposing Pokémon switch in.

77 77 77 77 Psych Up Normal status 10

Discards the user's stat changes and copies the target's.

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.

80 80 80 80 Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

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 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.

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.

94 94 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

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

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H3 H3 H3 H3 H3 Surf Water special 15 90 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dive users.

H5 H5 Waterfall Water physical 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

H5 Whirlpool Water special 15 35 85%

Prevents the target from leaving battle and inflicts 1/16 its max HP in damage for 2-5 turns.

H6 H6 H6 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

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

H7 H7 H7 Waterfall Water physical 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

H8 H6 Dive Water physical 10 80 100%

User dives underwater, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

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