Rockruff

Category
Puppy Pokémon
Type
Rock
Height
1'08"
Weight
20.3 lbs.
Ability
Own Tempo

This special Rockruff will know different moves depending on the version of the game in which you receive it. In Pokémon Ultra Sun,it will know Fire Fang, while in Pokémon Ultra Moon,it will know Thunder Fang. Neither of these powerful moves can be learned by leveling up! They will prove useful from early on in your adventure. Rockruff will also know the unusual move Happy Hour, providing an extra measure of assistance in your adventure.

Evolve Rockruff into Dusk Form Lycanroc!

Only special Rockruff can evolve into Dusk Form Lycanroc. This special Rockruff, able to evolve into a Dusk Form Lycanroc, will be a given as a Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon early purchase gift. This special Rockruff has a different Ability from the Rockruff that appeared in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon. It has the Ability Own Tempo.

The special Rockruff can only evolve during the in-game time of 5:00 p.m. to 5:59 p.m.

You can find out the in-game time from the barista at the café space in any Pokémon Center.

Rockruff as received in Pokémon Ultra Sun:
Level: 10
Ability: Own Tempo
Moves:
Tackle
Bite
Fire Fang
Happy Hour
Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Ribbon: Classic Ribbon
Held Item: Focus Band

Rockruff as received in Pokémon Ultra Moon:
Level: 10
Ability: Own Tempo
Moves:
Tackle
Bite
Thunder Fang
Happy Hour
Poké Ball: Cherish Ball
Ribbon: Classic Ribbon
Held Item: Focus Band

The special Rockruff will be holding a Focus Band, which gives the holder a chance to withstand an attack that would otherwise make it faint, leaving it with just 1 HP.

Thanks to this item, Rockruff might be able to withstand an attack at a crucial moment, allowing you to make a comeback in battle.

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Fire Fang

Fire Fang is a Fire-type physical move that Rockruff can’t learn by leveling up. It can deal supereffective damage against Grass-type Pokémon. The Rock-type Rockruff would normally be at a disadvantage against Grass types.

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Thunder Fang

Thunder Fang is an Electric-type physical move that Rockruff can’t learn by leveling up. It can deal supereffective damage against Water-type Pokémon. The Rock-type Rockruff would normally be at a disadvantage against Water types.

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Happy Hour

Happy Hour is an unusual move that Rockruff can’t learn through normal gameplay. When you use Happy Hour during a battle, you’ll receive twice as much prize money after the battle. By helping you earn lots of prize money, it makes your adventure that much easier!

How to Get Special Rockruff

To receive this special Rockruff, you’ll need to connect your Nintendo 3DS system to the Internet. Once you receive a Wonder Card via the Mystery Gift option on the main menu, you’ll be able to get your Rockruff at in-game Pokémon Centers.

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