Where to find Litleo & Pyroar in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

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Litleo and Pyroar are both lion Pokemon who return in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. Here’s where to find a wild Litleo and its evolved form, Pyroar. Luckily, these lions hunt solo rather than as part of a pride, so you’ll be able to catch one with ease!

Both Litleo and Pyroar are returning Pokemon for Scarlet and Violet, prowling around the fields of Paldea and waiting to be caught. Both are dual Fire/Normal-type Pokemon that made their debut in Gen 6 of the franchise. Each Pokemon resembles a firey lion, be it a cub, a lioness, or a full flaming-maned male.

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Below we’ll cover where you can catch Litleo and a Pyroar in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. We’ll also cover how to evolve Litleo into the much more powerful Pyroar in the game.

Don’t forget to familiarize yourself with the complete Pokedex in Scarlet & Violet, all of the Pokemon currently missing in SV, our Gen 9 type chart to help you master your next Gym Battle, or where you can buy Gen 9 if you still haven’t set out on your journey to catch ’em all.


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Litleo is a little lion cub that evolves into a much larger lion.

Where to find Litleo in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Little lion cub Litleo can be found prowling around the southeastern area of the map, with a high chance of encountering one in the fields of South Province (Area Three) in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet.

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They are generally a low level and are quite simple to catch. As a wild Normal/Fire-type Pokemon, they can make a useful addition to your team, especially if you’ve chosen a Water or Grass starter.

Where to find Pyroar in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

The evolved form of Litleo, Pyroar, is also found stalking its prey around the Dalizapa Passage and the edges of the Glaseado Mountains.

Beware if your Pokemon are weak, a wild Pyroar is likely to be a high level and can leave your team scorched.

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How to evolve Litleo into Pyroar in Scarlet & Violet

You can evolve your Litleo into Pyroar by training it to Level 35 and letting it evolve naturally. There are two forms of Pyroar – one for female Litleo and one for male Litleo – but they function the same in battle.

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There’s a much higher chance of finding a female Litleo in the wild than a male one, so if you specifically want a male Pyroar, make sure you pay attention to gender symbols when encountering Litleo in the wild.

There are no unique items for evolving Litleo into either male or female Pyroar forms in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

So there you have it, how to find Litleo in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet. Those looking to find out more about Pokemon Scarlet & Violet can check out our other guides below:

Where to find Qwilfish & Overqwil in Scarlet & Violet | Where to find Spiritomb in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Where to find Igglybuff, Jigglypuff, Wigglytuff & Paradox Form in Scarlet & Violet | How to get Misreavus, Mismagius & Flutter Mane | How to get Delibird & Iron Bundle | How to get Makuhita, Hariyama & Iron Hands | How to get Basculin & Basculegion | Where to find Swablu & Altaria in Scarlet & Violet | Where to find Sneasel, Weavile & Sneasler | Where to find Orthworm | Where to find Mimikyu in Scarlet & Violet | Where to find Ditto in Scarlet & Violet | How to get Eevee & Eeveelutions in Scarlet & Violet | Where to find Fidough & Dachsbun | How to get all starters in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet 

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