Lugia is a dual-type Psychic/Flying legendary Pokémon. It is not known to evolve into or from any other Pokémon. It is often considered to be closely related to Ho-Oh as a duo, even sometimes as its polar opposite. Silver represents Lugia as "guardian of the seas", and Gold represents Ho-Oh as "guardian of the skies." A Lugia is the version mascot of Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, Pokémon Silver and its remake, SoulSilver, appearing on the boxart of them all. In Pokémon XD, Shadow Lugia, codenamed XD001, is a main part of the storyline, and Cipher's ultimate Shadow Pokémon.
Lugia are shown to be peaceful, benevolent, modest, protective, calm, and intelligent creatures, but if threatened they will unleash their fury on those who dare harm them. They are also shown to be considerate towards others since their powers are vastly dangerous, they chooses to live underwater to not cause any trouble for people and pokemon alike.
Lugia possesses the following abilities: