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Leonite
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Mega Leonite
Type
Rock
Unknown
Abilities
Defiant or Sturdy
Hidden Ability
Inner Focus
Mega Ability
Mold Breaker
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
90 (11.8%)
Breeding
Egg group
Field
Hatch time
5355 steps
Height
1.6 m
0 m
Weight
176.0 kg
0 kg
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#242
Rikoto
Base experience yield
174
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 2
0
HP
2
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Quadruped
Footprint
BodyUnknown.png
Pokédex color
Brown
Base friendship
70

Leonite is a Rock-type Pokémon.

It is not known to evolve from or into any other Pokémon. However, it can Mega Evolve into Mega Leonite using the Leonitetite.

Biology

Physiology

Leonite resembles large felines, most likely mountain lions. Its tail has a distinctive a brown gem at the end, Its fur is a pale cream excluding it's paws, stomach and upper face which are a yellow. It has a prominent mane made of a brown gem surrounding it's neck. Leonite spend most of their lives in craggy mountains ad have become adept jumpers. Leonite are closely related to Cheetric, Felove and Flearoe, as all four of them are Pokémon based off of felines.

Mega Evolution

Mega Leonite have moderately drastic changes after Mega Evolving, such as it's gem on its tail is longer and its color changes from brown to orange. Its mane is spikier and its color changes from brown to red (the single spike in the middle and two on the sides), orange (the ones beside the red-colored man spikes), and dandelion (the two in the back). It's body fur color changes from light brown to silver. Its upper face, paws, and underbelly color changes from yellow to black. The front paws also gain three red claws each.

Gender Differences

None.

Special Abilities

Leonite are kings of the Safari Zone, lying atop rock outcroppings across the sanctuary. Their manes and claws are as hard as diamonds, enough to slice through rocks.

Behavior

Leonite are kings of the Safari Zone. They are indigenous to mountain areas, and they are fierce hunters and usually travel alone. They are very territorial and will ward off all trespassers. their manes and claws are as hard as diamonds and are able to slice through rocks.

Habitat

Leonite live in mountainous areas and rarely come down. Wild Leonite are found in the Jewel Mine and in the grass in the Wild Plains (Rikoto's Safari Zone).

Shiny Coloration Differences

For Shiny Leonite, the bright brown turns a pale stone blue, the light brown turns a light gray, and the yellow turns a blue-green color.

Meanwhile, for Shiny Mega Leonite, the mane, tail and claws on its front paws turn different shades of blue, and the silver gains some light blue saturation.

Game data

Pokédex entries

Pokédex entry
Leonite are kings of the Safari Zone, lying atop rock outcroppings across the sanctuary. Their manes and claws are as hard as diamonds, enough to slice through rocks.

Game locations

Availability
None This Pokémon cannot be obtained.
Common
Uncommon Jewel Mine
Fossil
Rare Wild Plains (Safari Zone)
One

Held items

Held item(s)
None This Pokémon cannot be found holding an item.
Common
Uncommon
Rare
Always

Stats

Leonite

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 74
134 - 181 258 - 352
Attack: 130
121 - 200 238 - 394
Defense: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Sp.Atk: 48
47 - 110 90 - 214
Sp.Def: 52
51 - 114 98 - 223
Speed: 106
99 - 173 195 - 342
Total: 500   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Mega Leonite

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 74
134 - 181 258 - 352
Attack: 165
153 - 238 301 - 471
Defense: 110
103 - 178 202 - 350
Sp.Atk: 48
47 - 110 90 - 214
Sp.Def: 87
82 - 152 161 - 300
Speed: 116
108 - 184 213 - 364
Total: 600   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions, this Pokémon is:
Immune to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Doubly resistant to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Damaged normally by:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Doubly weak to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None

Learnset

By leveling up

By leveling up
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Start Thunder Fang Electric Physical 65 95% 15
Start Fire Fang Fire Physical 65 95% 15
Start Ice Fang Ice Physical 65 95% 15
Start Scratch Normal Physical 40 100% 35
Start Harden Normal Status —% 30
Start Sharpen Normal Status —% 30
Start Focus Energy Normal Status —% 30
4 Sharpen Normal Status —% 30
8 Focus Energy Normal Status —% 30
10 Bite Dark Physical 60 100% 25
14 Chip Away Normal Physical 70 100% 20
18 Roar Normal Status —% 20
22 Hone Claws Dark Status —% 15
26 Crush Claw Normal Physical 75 95% 10
29 Rock Polish Rock Status —% 20
34 Diamond Claw Rock Physical 50 95% 35
38 Crunch Dark Physical 80 100% 15
42 Power Gem Rock Special 80 100% 20
46 Noble Roar Normal Status —% 30
51 Quick Guard Fighting Status —% 15
54 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100 80% 5
58 Reflect Psychic Status —% 20
63 Rock Wrecker Rock Physical 150 90% 5
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Leonite obtained at level 1
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Leonite
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Leonite

By TM/HM

By TM/HM
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TMDark.png TM01 Hone Claws Dark Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TMNormal.png TM05 Roar Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMPoison.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
TMNormal.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TMDark.png TM12 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TMNormal.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TMNormal.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMNormal.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TMRock.png TM23 Smack Down Rock Physical 05050 100}}100% 15
TMGround.png TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TMNormal.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TMGround.png TM28 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TMNormal.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TMPsychic.png TM33 Reflect Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMRock.png TM37 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMRock.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TMDark.png TM41 Torment Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TMNormal.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TMPsychic.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMNormal.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TMNormal.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TMRock.png TM49 Ancient Power Rock Special 06060 100}}100% 5
TMNormal.png TM54 False Swipe Normal Physical 04040 100}}100% 40
TMDark.png TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TMSteel.png TM58 Razor Blade Steel Physical 09090 100}}100% 15
TMGhost.png TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost Physical 07070 100}}100% 15
TMDark.png TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
TMFighting.png TM67 Reversal Fighting Physical 0000Varies 100}}100% 15
TMNormal.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TMRock.png TM69 Rock Polish Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMRock.png TM71 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 080}}80% 5
TMNormal.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMNormal.png TM77 Psych Up Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMGround.png TM78 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TMRock.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TMNormal.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
TMNormal.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMNormal.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMElectric.png TM93 Wild Charge Electric Physical 09090 100}}100% 15
TMFighting.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
TMDark.png TM95 Snarl Dark Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TMNormal.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMNormal.png TM101 Secret Power Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TMFighting.png TM111 Battle Cry Fighting Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMNormal.png HM01 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
TMNormal.png HM04 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Leonite
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Leonite

By breeding

By tutoring

By Move Tutor
 Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Cost 
Snore Normal Special 50 100% 20 Red Shard1
Dusty Dash Ground Special 50 100% 15 Red Shard2
Crackle Slam Electric Physical 90 90% 10 Red Shard4
Glacier Crash Ice Physical 100 100% 10 Red Shard5
Uproar Normal Special 90 100% 10 Blue Shard1
Zen Headbutt Psychic Physical 80 90% 15 Blue Shard2
Iron Head Steel Physical 80 100% 15 Blue Shard2
Hyper Voice Normal Special 90 100% 10 Blue Shard4
Iron Tail Steel Physical 100 75% 15 Blue Shard4
Superpower Fighting Physical 120 100% 5 Blue Shard5
Spite Ghost Status 100% 10 Yellow Shard1
Iron Defense Steel Status —% 15 Yellow Shard2
Acupressure Normal Status —% 10 Yellow Shard2
Snatch Dark Status —% 10 Yellow Shard2
Sucker Punch Dark Physical 70 100% 5 Yellow Shard4
Super Fang Normal Physical Varies 90% 10 Green Shard1
Last Resort Normal Physical 140 100% 5 Green Shard2
Endeavor Normal Physical 100% 5 Green Shard3
Stealth Rock Rock Status —% 20 Green Shard4
Headbutt Normal Physical 70 100% 15 None
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Leonite
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Leonite

Evolution

LeoniteFront.png
Unevolved
Leonite
 Rock 


Sprites

Leonite

Front Back
GenderM.png LeoniteFront.png LeoniteBack.png
Front shiny Back shiny
GenderM.png LeoniteFrontShiny.png LeoniteBackShiny.png

Mega Leonite

Front Back
GenderM.png LeoniteMegaFront.png LeoniteMegaBack.png
Front shiny Back shiny
GenderM.png LeoniteMegaFrontShiny.png LeoniteMegaBackShiny.png

Trivia

  • Prior to Version 1.0.1, Leonite uses Entei's cry.
  • Leonite's name was originally Daileo.
  • Leonite has the Highest Base attack of all Rock-Type Pokémon.
    • However, while Mega Leonite has the Highest Base attack of all Rock-Type Pokémon, it is tied with Mega Raizodon , Mega Bulker for the same Base Attack Stat of all of the Pokémon available in Solar Light and Lunar Dark.
  • Mega Leonite seems to quite strongly resemble Solgaleo, the Legendary Pokémon and one of the mascots from Sun and Moon.
  • In Leonite's old design, it had a diamond blue mane and tail, with body colors that seem to be a mix of the current designs of both Shiny Leonite and regular Mega Leonite.

Leonite Old Sprite 5.0

Origin

Leonite is based on a mountain lion and diamonds.

Name Origin

Leonite name comes from the words Leo, as in the constellation, and the -nite suffix often used for minerals. Meanwhile, its old name, Daileo, comes from Diamond and Leo.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japanese
German
Spanish
French
Italian


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