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Gladion's Lycanroc (Midnight Form)

Character Names
  • English / United States: Gladion's Lycanroc (Midnight Form)
  • Japanese / Japan: グラジオのルガルガン
  • Japanese (Romanized) / Japan: Gladio no Lugarugan
  • Japanese (TL) / Japan: Gladio's Lugarugan
Voice Actors
A rumor of a really strong Pokémon Trainer that had been visiting Melemele Island and was accompanied by a Midnight Form Lugarugan, spread to the Pokémon School. It ended up being Lillie's brother. Both Skull Gang and Rocket Gang thought it would be worth getting as it was a powerful Pokémon. It defeated Tupp, Zipp and Rapp's Pokémon in a single attack.

After witnessing that battle, Jessie noted that since they treat evil and justice as the same thing, that Lugarugan which is creepy and cool would be a perfect match for them. Musashi kept getting its name wrong though and kept calling it Luganga. Meowth said that Lugarugan was filled with extreme bloodthirst.

In Alola Pokémon League semifinals first match, Kiawe's Marowak battled against Gladion's Lycanroc (Midnight Form) as the first matchup. Marowak really couldn't find a way to counter Lycanroc's Stone Edge and was defeated by it. As the semifinals had 2 Pokémon on-hand, Kiawe's Turtonator came out and during the battle it learned the move Focus Blast and it was super effective against Gladion's Lycanroc, defeating it.

Alola League Finals - Last Battle Match-up

With Ash Ketchum and Gladion down to only one Pokémon each, Ash's Lycanroc (Dusk Form) and Gladion's Lycanroc (Midnight Form) battled each other in the last battle match-up to determine who would be the first Alola Pokémon League Champion. The day that Ash's Lycanroc (Dusk Form) evolved, Gladion’s Lycanroc was right there and from that moment on, there were real rival. In their previous battles, there were many battling strategies that Ash Ketchum used that Gladion didn’t know were possible. Counter played a huge role in this finals battle but Ash and Lycanroc knew that from the start. Ash's Lycanroc had increased its reflex speed after all the battles it had and it was able to avoid a lot of Stone Edge attacks. Gladion had trained with his Lycanroc to be able to break through Outrage's confusion by biting itself which surprised everyone. In the end though, it was a Counter against a Counter that allowed Ash's Lycanroc (Dusk Form) to defeat Gladion's Lycanroc (Midnight Form) and make Ash Ketchum the Alola Pokémon League Champion.
Known Moveset
Counter Type
First Seen: SM 27
Fought against and defeated a Kamex, which Rotom Zukan estimated to be 100 kilos, with a single blow.
Crunch Type
First Seen: SM 27
The Stone Edge and Crunch combo hit Iwanko but wasn't enough to knock it out.
Stone Edge Type
First Seen: SM 27
Took out all of Skull Gang in one hit!
Continental Crush Type
First Seen: SM 27
Sent Rocket Gang blasting off with this Z-Move.
Swords Dance Type
First Seen: SM 105
It sharply raised its Attack stat.
Outrage Type
First Seen: SM 105
After the Outrage ended, it became confused.
Devastating Drake Type
First Seen: SM 105
It was its new power and it surprised Ash in the Lycanroc's battle.
Series Title
SM 27
SM 36
SM 37
SM 44
SM 47
SM 49
SM 53
SM 54
SM 74
SM 75
SM 87
SM 88
SM 90
SM 105
SM 108
SM 127
SM 128
SM 132
SM 133
SM 134
SM 135
SM 136
SM 137
SM 138
SM 139
SM 140
SM 141
SM 144
SM 146
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