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Tyranitar (#248) - Lugia - Ho-oh (#250)

Name (japanese), NumberLugia (Rugia), 249
Evolves from(none)
Evolves to(none)
Hit points106
Special attack²90
Special defense²154
SpeciesDiving Pokémon
TypesPsychic, Flying
Height17'1" (5.21 m)
Weight476.0 lb (214.2 kg)
Gender distribution(unique)
¹ Stats for trading card versions may vary.
² Pokémon Gold/Silver/Crystal

Lugia (Rugia in Japanese) is the silver bird Pokémon that lives on the Whirl islands. It is first introduced in Pokémon Gold and Silver, and appears also in Pokémon Crystal. This Pokémon represents the Silver version of the game. When the tower in Ecruteak City it roosted on burnt in a fire, this Pokémon flew off and never returned. It features in Pokémon 2000(Revelation Lugia/ The_power_of_One). It is both Flying and Psychic type and it learns good moves like Aeroblast, Hydro Pump and Recover.

Warning: Wikipedia contains spoilers.

This part contains spoilers for the movie Pokemon 2000: The power of one

In the movie Lugia comes from the sea when the three Legendary birds Articuno, Zapdos and Moltres are roused by a bird Pokémon trainer who tries to catch the trio. Lugia then battles the raging Birds and with the help of Ash and Team Rocket, manages to calm them and restore peace to nature.

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