Arcanine is a Pokemon originating from the original games, based on Ryukyuan Komainu. It is a legendary Pokemon (via technicality) that is admired in China. It evolves from Growlithe via a fire stone at level 40.

Powers and Stats

Tier: At least 7-A

Name: Arcanine

Origin: Pokémon

Gender: Varies (75% Male, 25% Female)

Age: Varies

Classification: Legendary Pokemon, 2nd Form Pokemon, Gen I Pokemon

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Superhuman Speed, Fire Manipulation, Electricity Manipulation, Darkness Manipulation, Speed Augmentation, Can hit intangibles, Status Effect Inducement, Earth Manipulation, Fear Inducement (via Intimidate), Can absorb any fire related attack

Attack Potency: At least Mountain level+ (Via Powerscaling to other powerful 2-Stage final form Pokemon)

Speed: At least Transonic via powerscaling (Can also run 6200 miles in a day)

Lifting Strength: Unknown

Striking Strength: At least Mountain Class+

Durability: At least Mountain level+

Stamina: High (Can run for a full 24 hours)

Range: Several kilometers with ranged attacks, such as Flamethrower and Heat Wave

Standard Equipment: Gold Leaf or Rawst Berry

Intelligence: Above Average

Weaknesses: Water, Ground, and Rock type attacks

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

For a list of Arcanine's moves, see here

  • Intimidate: Lowers the opponents' physical attack.
  • Flash Fire: Powers up Fire-type moves if hit by one.
  • Justified (Hidden): Raises physical attack stats when hit by a Dark-type move.

Note: Several of Arcanine's abilities are taken from Growlithe, its pre-evolution.


Notable Victories:

Notable Losses:

Inconclusive Matches:

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