Lucario (UNITE)

Lucario (Japanese: ルカリオ Lucario) is a playable Pokémon in Pokémon UNITE. It became available as a playable character on July 21, 2021.

ルカリオ Lucario
UNITE Lucario.png
Role All-Rounder
Attack type Melee
Damage type Attack
Difficulty Expert
Does not evolve
License availability:
Aeos coin 10,000 Aeos Coins / Aeos gem 575 Aeos Gems
UNITE Lucario License Card.png




Passive Ability

ふくつのこころ Indomitable Heart

When the Pokémon is at low HP, it is granted a shield and its movement speed is increased (30s cooldown).

Basic Attack

  Damage category: Physical (as a basic attack)
Damage category: Physical (as a boosted attack)

Becomes a boosted attack with every third attack, performing a combo attack with a bone. Deals damage to enemies in the area of effect and throws them.


Move slot 1

  Quick Attack
Lightning Speed
Learned at Lv. 1 or 3
Cooldown: 6 seconds
Upgrades into Extreme Speed or Power-Up Punch
  Dash Description
Has the user lunge forward at a speed that makes it almost invisible, dealing damage to opposing Pokémon it comes in contact with.
  Extreme Speed
Learned at Lv. 5
Cooldown: 9 seconds
Upgrades into Extreme Speed+ at Lv. 11
  Dash Description
Has the user charge forward with breathtaking speed. If the user performs a basic attack immediately after using this move, that attack's damage is increased. After the user learns this move, an Extreme Speed mark will be automatically applied to any nearby unmarked opposing Pokémon. This mark cannot stack, and there is a delay before the mark can be automatically applied again to the same Pokémon. If Extreme Speed hits a marked opposing Pokémon, its cooldown is reset and the user recovers HP.

Upgrade: Also increases Attack for a short time when this move is used.

  Power-Up Punch
Grow Punch
Learned at Lv. 5
Cooldown: 7 seconds
Upgrades into Power-Up Punch+ at Lv. 11
  Melee Description
Charges power before unleashing a powerful attack. While the user is charging power, its movement speed is decreased but its Attack slowly increases and the damage it receives is reduced. The user then charges in the designated direction and releases this move, dealing more damage the lower the opposing Pokémon's remaining HP is and making its own next basic attack a boosted attack if the move hits. This move's cooldown is reduced every time one of the user's moves hits.

Upgrade: The user becomes immune to hindrances while charging power.

Move slot 2

  Meteor Mash
Comet Punch
Learned at Lv. 1 or 3
Cooldown: 7 seconds
Upgrades into Bone Rush or Close Combat
  Melee Description
Blasts forward with a punch like a comet, dealing damage to opposing Pokémon and shoving them.
  Bone Rush
Bone Rush
Learned at Lv. 7
Cooldown: 10 seconds
Upgrades into Bone Rush+ at Lv. 13
Performs a combo attack with a bone, dealing damage to opposing Pokémon, shoving them, and applying an Extreme Speed mark. The final attack of the combo sends the bone flying. If this move is used again, the user rushes to the location of the bone, dealing damage to nearby opposing Pokémon.

Upgrade: Using this move again will reset the cooldown for Extreme Speed or Power-Up Punch.

  Close Combat
Learned at Lv. 7
Cooldown: 7.5 seconds
Upgrades into Close Combat+ at Lv. 11
  Melee Description
Unleashes a combo attack, dealing multiple blows to opposing Pokémon. When this move hits, it restores a certain amount of the user's HP. While using this move, the user becomes immune to hindrances.

Upgrade: Increases damage dealt by this move.

Unite Move

  Aura Cannon
Learned at Lv. 9
  Ranged Description
Deals damage to opposing Pokémon in the area of effect. Opposing Pokémon damaged by this Unite Move have an Extreme Speed mark applied to them. After using this Unite Move, the user's next Power-Up Punch deals increased damage.


Name Holowear Release Date Unlock Method Audio/Visual FX
  Space Style   September 22, 2021 Premium Battle Pass - Season 2* Appearance only
  Costume Party Style   October 20, 2021   2,499* Unite Move
  Concert Style   January 13, 2022   400 Appearance only
  Ruins Style   March 18, 2022   2,199 Scoring
  Marital Arts Style   June 9, 2022 Premium Battle Pass - Season 8* Appearance only
  Aristocrat Style   January 26, 2023   1,050 KO
  Captain Style   August 3, 2023   2,199 Scoring
  Wanderer Style   January 11, 2024   1,050 Movement


See also

For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Lucario.

Playable characters in Pokémon UNITE
Attacker Alolan NinetalesChandelureCinderaceCramorantDecidueyeDelphoxDragapultDuraludonEspeonGardevoirGlaceonGreninjaInteleonMewMewtwo (Y)MiraidonPikachuSylveonVenusaur
All‑Rounder AegislashAzumarillBlazikenBuzzwoleCeruledgeCharizardDragoniteFalinksGarchompGyaradosLucarioMachampMetagrossMewtwo (X)MimikyuScizorTsareenaTyranitarUrshifuZacian
Speedster AbsolDodrioGengarLeafeonMeowscaradaTalonflameZeraoraZoroark
Defender BlastoiseCrustleGoodraGreedentLaprasMamoswineSlowbroSnorlaxTrevenantUmbreon
Supporter BlisseyClefableComfeyEldegossHoopaMr. MimeSableyeWigglytuff

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