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Arcanine

Feature by johnkrill

 

Arcanine

Introduction

Arcanine is a rather rare Pokemon that some would even consider to be Legendary. This is a very tough Pokemon, and a great asset to your party.

Species: Legendary Pokemon
Height: 6’3” (1.9m)
Weight: 341.7 lbs (155kg)
Color: Brown

Location- This Pokemon is not found in the wild and can only be obtained by giving Growlithe a Fire Stone. In the Yellow and Red versions of the Pokemon game, Growlithe can be found at only two locations.

1) Pokemon Mansion at Cinnabar Island (Rare)
2) Routes 7 and 8 **Red Version only**

Blue version owners will not be able to obtain Arcanine through normal play, but will have to rather trade with a Red version game.


Strengths and Weaknesses

Arcanine is a Fire type pokemon. With that in mind, he is both strong and weak against fire type pokemon.

Arcanine is strong against Grass, Ice, Bug, and Steel type Pokemon
Arcanine is weak against Rock, Ground, Water, and Dragon type Pokemon


Stats (Level 100)

Here’s how I’ve set this up. I will display a stat. There will be a fraction next to it indicating the minimum and maximum of that stat.

HP: Wild- 290/320 Trained- 353/384
Attack: Wild- 225/256 Trained- 288/319
Defense: Wild- 165/196 Trained- 228/259
Speed: Wild- 195/226 Trained- 258/189
Sp Attack: Wild- 205/236 Trained- 268/299
Sp Defense: Wild- 165/196 Trained- 228/259

Moves and recommended move sets

Abilities Flash Fire / Intimidate

Here are the natural moves learned by Arcanine in Blue and Red Versions. Keep in mind that Growlithe learns move moves than the following, and it is best to learn these moves before evolving your Growlithe for maximum performance.

- Bite
- Roar
18 Ember
23 Leer
30 Takedown
39 Agility
50 Flamethrower

Here is my recommended moveset for Arcanine for Red and Blue Versions.

1) Flamethrower
2) Takedown
3) Fire Blast
4) --

Here are the Natural moves learned by Arcanine updated to Diamond and Pearl Versions. Keep in mind that Growlithe learns move moves than the following, and it is best to learn these moves before evolving your Growlithe for maximum performance.

1 Bite
1 Roar
1 Odor Sleuth
1 Thunder Fang
1 Fire Fang
39 Extremespeed

TMs and HMs to be learned

I am listing the TM number followed by the move that corresponds to it.
05-Roar 06-Toxic 10-Hidden Power 11-Sunny Day 15-Hyper Beam 17-Protect 21-Frustration 22-Solarbeam 23-Iron Tail 27-Return 28-Dig 32-Double Team 35-Flamethrower 38-Fire Blast 40-Aerial Ace 42-Facade 43-Secret Power 44-Rest 45-Attract 46-Thief 50-Overheat 58-Endure 59-Dragon Pulse 61-Will-o-Wisp 68-Giga Impact 78-Captivate 82-Sleep Talk 83-Natural Gift 87-Swagger 90-Substitute

These are the HMs now.
04-Strength 06-Rock Smash 08-Rock Climb


Here are my recommended movesets.

Normal
1) Flamethrower
2) Extremespeed
3) Fire Fang
4) Aerial Ace

Cross-Type
1) Sunny Day
2) Solar Beam
3) Thunder Fang
4) Flamethrower

 

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