Finding the most potent variant of your favorite Pokémon is key to creating the best team in any Pokémon game, and this is just as true in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. Each Pokémon has a Nature that dictates which of its stats gets a boost and which gets lowered. Find the best Nature for Riolu and Lucario and sweep your competition.
The best natures for Lucario and their stat bonuses are listed below:
- Adamant (+Attack, -Special Attack)
- Jolly (+Speed, -Special Attack)
- Modest (+Special Attack, -Attack)
- Naive (+Speed, -Special Defense)
- Timid (+Speed, -Attack)
Riolu and Lucario are most valuable when their Speed is optimized, so try not to settle on a Nature that lowers their Speed if at all possible. Physical attack is also very viable for Riolu and Lucario, so consider this when searching for a Riolu or Lucario to settle on.
Because Riolu and Lucario are well-rounded Pokémon, they are adept at using Special Attack. Those aiming to make a Pokémon focused on Special moves could do well with Riolu and Lucario. Riolu and Lucario also have poor Defense, so avoid lowering it any more than it already is with your Nature.
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