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Arcanine is a Fire-type Pokémon from Kanto region. It evolves from Growlithe after being fed 50 candies.

Pokédex description

Arcanine - Legendary Pokémon
Arcanine is known for its high speed. It is said to be capable of running over 6,200 miles in a single day and night. The fire that blazes wildly within this Pokémon's body is its source of power.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Fire 12 (13)
Icon Dark 12 (11)
Icon Electric 12 (10)
Icon Dark 6 (12) (Legacy move)

Charged attacks

Icon Dark
70 (22)
Icon Fire
140 (33)
Icon Electric
90 (35)
Icon Ground
80 (23) (Legacy move)
Icon Fire
70 (32) (Legacy move)

Evolution family

Arcanine is the part of a two-member family.

25. Growlithe
#058 Growlithe
50 Growlithe candy
#059 Arcanine



  • Arcanine was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Arcanine is 2,597, however it can reach 2,813, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between June 13th and June 22nd, 2017, Arcanine's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Solstice Week event.
  • As a former 3rd tier Raid Boss, Arcanine's CP was 19,534. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 1,731 and 2,164 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
  • Arcanine was available in field research: "Catch the Fire-type evolution of Eevee." during Detective Pikachu Celebration with a maximum capture CP of 1,298.
    • The task originally required to catch two Flareon. This was fixed on the last day of event.[1]
  • Shiny form of Arcanine was released on September 1st, 2018.
  • On February 17th, 2017, Arcanine's fast attack Bite was replaced with Snarl and its charged attacks Bulldoze and Flamethrower were replaced with Crunch and Wild Charge.


  1. "Catch Flareon" task updated from catch 2 to catch 1 /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2019-05-17.

External links

  • Arcanine page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Arcanine article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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