Lugia is a Psychic, Flying-type Legendary Pokémon from the Johto region. It does not evolve into or from any other Pokémon. Along with Ho-Oh, it is a member of the Tower Duo.

Pokédex description

Diving Pokémon
Lugia's wings pack devastating power—a light fluttering of its wings can blow apart regular houses. As a result, this Pokémon chooses to live out of sight deep under the sea.
- Lugia's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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15 (14)
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12 (11)

Charged attacks

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120 (44)
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130 (39)
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80 (40)

Evolution family

Lugia is part of a one-member family.

#249 Lugia


Method Maximum CP Details
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Raid Battles

(weather boosted)
Tier 5 CP 45,925

Special Raid Weekend: 2019 Dec 20 - 23[1]
Special Raid Weekend: 2018 Dec 14 - 17[2]
Pokémon GO Fest 2018: Jul 14 - 15[3]
2018 Mar 16 - Apr 2[4]
2017 Jul 22 - Aug 31[5][6]

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Research tasks
1,587 Research Breakthrough:
2019 Jan - Jun



  • Lugia was the first Legendary Pokémon (along with Articuno) and shiny Legendary Pokémon released in the game.
  • Lugia raid in March, 2020 was originally lasting from 27th to 30th only.[7] It was first extended from 24th to 31st due to COVID-19 pandemic[8], then canceled.[9]


  1. A gift from us to you: Pokémon GO’s December events!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2019-12-11.
  2. Challenge Lugia and Ho-Oh during a Special Raid Weekend!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2018-12-15.
  3. In celebration of PokemonGOFest2018, Lugia will return to Raid Battles for this weekend only!. Twitter. Retrieved on 2018-07-28.
  4. Legendary Pokémon Lugia Soars Back into Raid Battles in Pokémon GO. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2018-09-29.
  5. Legendary Pokémon are here!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2018-01-31.
  6. PokemonGoApp. (2017, July 22). Legendary Pokémon Articuno and Lugia are here!. Twitter. Retrieved on 2018-01-31.
  7. Stardust bonuses, Shadow Entei, Thundurus in raids, and more in March!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-02-29.
  8. Special Raid Weekends update—Cobalion and Lugia raids extended!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-03-13.
  9. Updates to events: Lugia Raid Week. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-03-24.

External links

  • Lugia page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Lugia article, on the Bulbapedia
  • Lugia article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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