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Bastiodon
Rock Type
Steel Type
Shield Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #211

Pokemon Legends Arceus Bastiodon is a Rock and Steel Type Shield Pokémon with a Erratic growth rate and a 2 Defense EV Yield. Bastiodon can be found with Sturdy as an Ability; we recommend the Relaxed Nature, based on 495 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Bastiodon Guide using the links below.

Bastiodon Stats and Abilities

Based on Bastiodon Base IVs we consider this pokemon C-Tier choice. Bastiodon Highest IV Stat is Defense (168) and the Lowest being Speed (30).

Bastiodon Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
60
E
Attack
52
S
Defense
168
E
Special Attack
47
A
Special Defense
138
F
Speed
30
C
Total
495
Bastiodon Details
Bastiodon Detail
Best Nature
Relaxed
+10% Defense
-10% Speed
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Monster
Bastiodon Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Sturdy
Sturdy allows the Pokémon to survive with 1 HP if attacked at full HP with an attack that would otherwise knock it out. It also prevents One-Hit-KO moves (Fissure, Horn Drill, Guillotine or Sheer Cold).
Hidden Ability
Soundproof
Soundproof grants the Pokémon immunity to all sound-based moves, preventing all damage and effects.

How To Evolve Bastiodon in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Shieldon requires (Level 30) to evolve into Bastiodon.

Bastiodon Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Shieldon
Rock TypeSteel Type
Level 30
Bastiodon
Rock TypeSteel Type
Bastiodon Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Shieldon
350
30
42
42
118
88
30
Stat Change
+145
+30
+10
+5
+50
+50
+0
Bastiodon
495
60
52
47
168
138
30

Where To Find Bastiodon Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

List of Locations where you can find and catch Bastiodon in PLA.

Bastiodon has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 35 - 43 Bastiodon, within the Stonetooth Rows location via Space-Time Distortions.

Coronet Highlands Bastiodon Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Shieldon
Rock TypeSteel Type
Lv. 35 - 38
Coronet Highlands
Bolderoll Ravine
Space-Time Distortions
Common
Shieldon
Rock TypeSteel Type
Lv. 35 - 38
Coronet Highlands
Celestica Ruins
Space-Time Distortions
Common
Shieldon
Rock TypeSteel Type
Lv. 35 - 38
Coronet Highlands
Celestica Trail
Space-Time Distortions
Common
Shieldon
Rock TypeSteel Type
Lv. 35 - 38
Coronet Highlands
Sacred Plaza
Space-Time Distortions
Common
Shieldon
Rock TypeSteel Type
Lv. 35 - 38
Coronet Highlands
Stonetooth Rows
Space-Time Distortions
Common
Bastiodon
Rock TypeSteel Type
Lv. 35 - 43
Coronet Highlands
Bolderoll Ravine
Space-Time Distortions
Very Rare
Bastiodon
Rock TypeSteel Type
Lv. 35 - 43
Coronet Highlands
Celestica Ruins
Space-Time Distortions
Very Rare
Bastiodon
Rock TypeSteel Type
Lv. 35 - 43
Coronet Highlands
Celestica Trail
Space-Time Distortions
Very Rare
Bastiodon
Rock TypeSteel Type
Lv. 35 - 43
Coronet Highlands
Sacred Plaza
Space-Time Distortions
Very Rare
Bastiodon
Rock TypeSteel Type
Lv. 35 - 43
Coronet Highlands
Stonetooth Rows
Space-Time Distortions
Very Rare

Pokemon LA Bastiodon Weakness

Bastiodon is a Rock and Steel Type pokemon. This will cause Bastiodon to take More Damage from Water, Fighting, Ground Type Moves, and Less Damage from Rock, Bug, Psychic, Ice, Dragon, Fairy, Poison, Normal, Flying Type moves.

Bastiodon Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Fighting
Ground
2.0x
More Damage
Water
0.5x
Less Damage
Rock
Bug
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Fairy
0.25x
Less Damage
Normal
Flying
Immune to Damage
Poison

What pokemon is Bastiodon Weak Against?

Bastiodon Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Manaphy
Water Type
A
Infernape
Fire Type
Fighting Type
A
Hisuian Decidueye
Grass Type
Fighting Type
A
Empoleon
Water Type
Steel Type
A
Basculegion
Water Type
Ghost Type

What pokemon is Bastiodon Strong Against?

Bastiodon Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Arceus
Normal Type
S
Giratina Origin
Ghost Type
Dragon Type
S
Dialga
Steel Type
Dragon Type
S
Giratina Altered
Ghost Type
Dragon Type
S
Origin Dialga
Steel Type
Dragon Type

How To Complete Bastiodon Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught124610
Times you have seen it use Iron Defense1361225
Times you have seen it use Earth Power1382040
Times you have seen it use Stealth Rock1382040
Times you've seen it use an agile style move1241015

Best Bastiodon Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Bastiodon Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Bastiodon Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
47
Double-Edge
Physical
120
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
29
Earth Power
Special
90
100 10 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
21
Iron Head
Physical
120
100 15 May cause flinching.
15
Rock Slide
Physical
112.5
90 10 May cause flinching.
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Bastiodon Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Bastiodon can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Legends Arceus. Level Requirements within (#) are the Level you (Master) the move at; this allows you to use the move in Agile and Strong Stance.

Bastiodon Level Up Moves
Level Move Description
1
(9)
Tackle
Normal Type
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
5
(14)
Ancient Power
Rock Type
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

May raise all user's stats at once.
9
(18)
Iron Defense
Steel Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Sharply raises user's Defense.
15
(25)
Rock Slide
Rock Type
Power:
112.5
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
21
(31)
Iron Head
Steel Type
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
29
(40)
Earth Power
Ground Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
37
(48)
Stealth Rock
Rock Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Damages opponent switching into battle.
47
(59)
Double-Edge
Normal Type
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
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Bastiodon Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Bastiodon can learn from the Move Shop.

Bastiodon Move Shop Moves
Move Shop Description
Rock Smash
Fighting Type
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Bulldoze
Ground Type
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
Stealth Rock
Rock Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Damages opponent switching into battle.
Power Shift
Normal Type
Power: -
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

The user swaps its offensive and defensive stats.
Focus Energy
Normal Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Increases critical hit ratio.
Rest
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
Rock Slide
Rock Type
Power:
112.5
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
Iron Head
Steel Type
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
Iron Tail
Steel Type
Power:
150
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Earth Power
Ground Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
Flash Cannon
Steel Type
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
Giga Impact
Normal Type
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
Stone Edge
Rock Type
Power:
150
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
Outrage
Dragon Type
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
Hyper Beam
Normal Type
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
Flamethrower
Fire Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
Thunderbolt
Electric Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May paralyze opponent.
Ice Beam
Ice Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May freeze opponent.
Steel Beam
Steel Type
Power:
210
Acc: 95
PP: 5
Special

User loses 50% of its HP.
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TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Hisuian Arcanine-Pokemon-Image
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FIRE-Type ROCK-Type 555 95 115 95 80 80 90
A
Rhyperior-Pokemon-Image
Rhyperior
GROUND-Type ROCK-Type 535 115 140 55 130 55 40
B
Probopass-Pokemon-Image
Probopass
ROCK-Type STEEL-Type 525 60 55 75 145 150 40
B
Hisuian Avalugg-Pokemon-Image
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ICE-Type ROCK-Type 514 95 127 34 184 36 38
B
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BUG-Type ROCK-Type 505 70 135 45 95 75 85
Pokemon similar to Bastiodon based on Steel Type
Similar Steel Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Origin Dialga-Pokemon-Image
Origin Dialga
STEEL-Type DRAGON-Type 680 100 100 150 120 120 90
S
Dialga-Pokemon-Image
Dialga
STEEL-Type DRAGON-Type 680 100 120 150 120 100 90
S
Hisuian Goodra-Pokemon-Image
Hisuian Goodra
DRAGON-Type STEEL-Type 600 80 100 110 100 150 60
S
Heatran-Pokemon-Image
Heatran
FIRE-Type STEEL-Type 600 91 90 130 106 106 77
A
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Magnezone
ELECTRIC-Type STEEL-Type 535 70 70 130 115 90 60
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