Solrock is a primarily orange, spherical Pokémon. It has eight yellow, rocky spines extending from the sides of its body; and multiple small, yellow stony bumps running vertically along its center. On its back are dual rocky mounds, situated to the sides of the mid-line. Its large eyes consist of thick, semicircular yellow eyelids through which black sclerae and red pupils can be seen. A black ring with six extensions surrounds each eye.
Solrock relies on solar energy, which it absorbs in groups during daylight. While it is always expressionless, it is able to sense the emotions and thoughts of others. It spins its body to produce intense heat and a blinding light. It is able to stay silent while floating in the air and can be found in caves. It is believed Solrock originated from space, specifically the sun.
In It's Still Rocket Roll to Me! and Solid as a Solrock, Tate owns a Solrock, which battled alongside Liza's Lunatone against Ash's Pikachu and Swellow during a Gym battle. It was eventually defeated due to Ash's use of Thunder Armor.
Solrock made its main series debut in Take the Lombre Home. A group of people blamed a wild Solrock for a drought in their village, when it was actually Team Rocket stealing their water. Solrock redeemed its reputation when it helped to get rid of Team Rocket.
In Pace - The Final Frontier!, Brandon used a Solrock in a battle against Ash at the Battle Pyramid. Solrock battled Squirtle and won before going up against Bulbasaur, which ultimately ended in a tie.
In Hoopa and the Clash of Ages, Baraz used a Solrock to light up dark places.
In A Performance Pop Quiz!, Lily's Solrock competed in the Anistar City Showcase. In A Dancing Debut!, it competed in the Couriway Town Showcase.
Solrock debuted in the opening sequence of Jirachi: Wish Maker, under the ownership of a Trainer. It was used alongside a Manectric in a Double Battle against Brendan.
A Coordinator's Solrock appeared in Deceit and Assist.
A Coordinator's Solrock appeared in Settling a Not-So-Old Score!.
In Dawn's Early Night!, a Coordinator's Solrock competed alongside a Lunatone for the Double Performance required during the Hearthome Contest.
In PK19, a Solrock allowed Pikachu and his friends to gain entry into an ice building.
A Solrock appeared in the opening sequence of Zoroark: Master of Illusions.
In Chasing Memories, Creating Dreams!, a Trainer's Solrock watched Professor Kukui's announcement of the Manalo Stadium's completion.
In Thank You, Alola! The Journey Continues!, a Trainer's Solrock was on the plane Ash and Pikachu were taking to leave Alola.
||Solrock, the Meteorite Pokémon. Solrock has the ability to read its opponents' minds. It attacks by rotating quickly, while giving off intense heat.
A soldier's Solrock appeared in The Redemption, during a fantasy of a story from the past. It was one of the many Pokémon fighting in the great war of Kalos 3,000 years previously.
A Solrock briefly appeared in GOTCHA!, under the ownership of Tate.