In this guide on Pokémon Diamond and Pearl remakes we will see how to capture two rather shy Pokémon: Riolu and Lucario
Taking up our guides on how to catch the various Pokémon present in the brand new Diamond and Pearl remakes, after talking about Jirachi, Mew, Eevee and its evolutions, now it’s the turn of Lucario and Riolu. Lucario, similar in appearance to a bipedal jackal, is a fourth generation Fighting / Steel-type Pokémon, capable of evolving into Riolu and also possessing a megaevolution in MegaLucario.
Being of the lonely creaturesConcentrated on honing their skills, these Pokémon tend to live far away from humans, deep in the mountains. And this is also the reason why they are believed to be Pokémon not more rare legendaries and difficult to obtain. In this guide of ours, we will go to see how it will be possible to find this elusive Pokémon.
Simplify your life
Although they appear to be mythical Pokémon, in the Pokemon Diamond and Pearl remakes there are various methods on how to catch Riolu and Lucario, which they are beyond having to go to the Dungeons, that is, the unlockable area at the end of the game, containing an immense variety of Pokémon. In fact, although they can certainly be obtained by exploring the Dungeon, they will be found simply moving forward with the story of the game.
A trip to the sea – Pokémon Diamond and Pearl remake: how to catch Riolu and Lucario
If we want to get our hands on Riolu right away, we can do this once we get there to the fifth gym, after beating the water-type gym leader, Omar, located in Pratopoli. You will also need a Pokémon with the ability of Surf, obtainable from Camilla’s grandmother, Professor Carolina. Once taught the move to one of the creatures on your team, you will have to go to Route 218 and surf to the west, reaching Canalaveoli. Once in the city, we will have to walk until we find a sailor near a ship, with whom we can interact to get a passage to the Iron Island.
Once at your destination, you will need to go through the entrance to a cave and start exploring up to the second level. We will then end up with the NPC Marisio, who will invite our character to join him in the various battles, with the aim of chasing Team Galactic off the island. Concluded the mission, there an egg will be given as a gift of Riolu.
Friends on occasion – Pokémon Diamond and Pearl remake: how to catch Riolu and Lucario
After obtaining Riolu in these remakes of Diamond and Pearl, without having had the need to capture it, you can also take Lucario, however taking into account an important factor to understand how to do it: in fact, unlike the other Pokémon, Riolu does not it simply evolves by increasing the level. In order to have the Pokémon, it will be important to follow a small series of steps. The first consists inincrease the friendship level that you have with Riolu, which is easily achievable by using it in battle, making it walk with our character, and giving it berries. Having reached the first level of friendship, Riolu will have to be leveled during the day; by doing this, you will finally be able to have Lucario.
A guide for everyone
We are also at the end of our guide on how to catch Riolu and Lucario in our Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl remake matches. In case you need more guides to find the other Pokémon, you can consult those about Eevee, Glaceon, Leafeon, Mew and Jiraichi.
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