Azelf is a Psychic-typeLegendaryPokémon introduced in Generation IV. It is also known as the 'Willpower Pokémon' and part of the lake guardian trio along with Mesprit and Uxie.

How to Obtain

Azelf used to be in an event and can be caught in the wild and also obtained through the Pokémon Roulette or trading.


The Genesect Event (ended) By following the methods of the Genesect Event, Azelf has a 32.67% to be encountered, if not, your luck has been set on the other Lake Trios or even Genesect itself.

649MS About the Event |
  • For example, if you're the only one in a server, then the chance is 1/25 that a rare Pokemon will appear every ten minutes.
  • Below is the full list of chances:
Table of Probabilities
0 Players .01% chance
1 Player 4% chance
2 Players 6% chance
3 Players 10% chance
4/5 Players 16% Chance
6/7 Players 20% Chance
8/9 Players 25% Chance
10/11 Players 33% Chance
12 Players 50% Chance
13+ Players 100% Chance
  • Every ten minutes, if you're lucky and hit the chance, the chat will say: "A rare Pokemon has appeared on __!", The blank being a route.
  • The first person to encounter a wild Pokemon on the route will encounter the event Pokemon and a " ____ has found the rare pokemon!"
  • Once the first person encounters, you have to wait another 10 minutes for the next one.
  • Once you encounter an event Pokemon, you have a 1/50 chance of finding Genesect and 49/50 for finding Azelf, Mesprit or Uxie.
  • Finding Genesect results in a purple message in chat, whereas finding the latter results in a red message in chat.


Moves when Caught

Move Power Accuracy Type
Explosion 250 100% Normal
Protect -


Dazzling Gleam 80 100% Fairy
Psychic 90 100% Psychic

Moves that can be taught by Move-Relearner

Move Power Accuracy Type
Explosion 250 100% Normal
Swift 60


Psychic 90 100% Psychic
Confusion 50 100% Psychic
Calm Mind - - Psychic
Fire Punch 75 100% Fire
Grass Knot - 100% Grass
Detect - - Fighting
Nasty Plot - - Dark

Moves that can be taught using TM's

Move Power Accuracy Type
Thunder 110 70% Electric
Thunderbolt 90 100% Electric
Thunder Wave - 100% Electric
Dazzling Gleam 80 100% Fairy
Fire Blast 110 85% Fire
Flamethrower 90 100% Fire
Acrobatics 55 100% Flying
Shadow Ball 80 100% Ghost
Energy Ball 90 100% Grass
Grass Knot - 100% Grass
Explosion 250 100% Normal
Return 102 100% Normal
Facade 70 100% Normal
Hidden Power 60 100% Normal
Swagger - 85% Normal
Double Team - - Normal
Protect -


Toxic - 90% Poison
Dream Eater 100 100% Psychic
Psychic 90 100% Psychic
Psyshcok 80 100% Psychic
Calm Mind - - Psychic
Light Screen - - Psychic
Reflect - - Psychic
Rest - - Psychic

Type Effectiveness

Effectiveness Type(s)
Weaknesses Bug, Dark, Ghost
Resistances Fighting, Psychic
Immunity None

Recolor Gallery

Gradient Azelf

Gradient Azelf made by domo7911

Spectrum Azelf

Spectrum Azelf by iGreenn

Amethyst Azelf

Amethyst Azelf made by Sorosys

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