Lunatone is a dual type Rock and Psychic Pokemon introduced in Generation III. It is not known to evolve into or from any other Pokemon, but it is considered to be a counterpart of Solrock. Take a look below for 23 fun and fascinating facts about Lunatone.
1. Lunatone is a cream colored, rock Pokemon with a crescent moon shape.
2. In the center of the crescent is a pointed, beak-like structure.
3. It has deep-set, red eyes, which can cause paralyzing fear or induce sleep.
4. It lives in caves, and becomes active under a full moon.
5. The moon increases its power, and its health is tied to the lunar phases.
6. Using its psychic powers, Lunatone floats through the air.
7. It was first discovered at the site of a meteor crash.
8. Lunatone shares its category with its counterpart Solrock. They are both known as the Meteorite Pokémon.
9. Lunatone and Solrock have nearly identical base stats, with only the physical and special stats switched.
10. In the “Items” section of the DP Official Guide Book, Lunatone’s name is misspelled as Lunastone.
11. Lunatone is based on the moon, as well as a meteorite.
12. Lunatone is a combination of luna (Latin for moon) and stone.
13. A Lunatone appeared under the ownership of Liza in It’s Still Rocket Roll to Me! and Solid as a Solrock. It battled alongside Tate’s Solrock against Ash’s Pikachu and Swellow during a Gym battle. It was eventually defeated due to Ash’s use of Thunder Armor.
14. Lunatone made its main series debut in Crazy as a Lunatone. A pair of thieves calling themselves the Pokémon Mystery Club was after it because they wanted to get their hands on another outer-space Pokémon.
15. Lunatone debuted in the opening sequence of Destiny Deoxys.
16. A Lunatone appeared in the opening sequence of Lucario and the Mystery of Mew.
17. A Lunatone belonging to a Coordinator appeared in Dawn’s Early Night!. It was used along with a Solrock for the Double Performance required during the Hearthome Contest.
18. A Lunatone appeared in the opening sequence of Zoroark: Master of Illusions.
19. A soldier’s Lunatone 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.
20. Manabu used a Lunatone in Let’s Play the Pokémon Card Game XY!.
21. As in the games, one of Liza’s main Pokémon is a Lunatone that the twins use in conjunction with Solrock in Double Battles. It first appeared in I’m Always Grumpig First Thing in the Morning II.
22. A Lunatone appeared in a fantasy in Double Trouble with Dialga and Palkia IV.
23. A Lunatone appeared in a flashback in Flabébé Blooms.