Regular
Shiny
Burmy
Bug Type
Bagworm Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #043

Pokemon Legends Arceus Burmy is a Bug Type Bagworm Pokémon with a Medium Fast growth rate and a 1 Special Defense EV Yield. Burmy can be found with Shed Skin as an Ability; we recommend the Bold Nature, based on 224 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

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Burmy Stats and Abilities

Based on Burmy Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Burmy Highest IV Stat is Defense (45) and the Lowest being Attack (29).

Burmy Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
40
F
Attack
29
F
Defense
45
F
Special Attack
29
F
Special Defense
45
F
Speed
36
F
Total
224
Burmy Details
Burmy Detail
Best Nature
Bold
+10% Defense
-10% Attack
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Bug
Burmy Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Shed Skin
The Pokémon may heal its own status problems.
Hidden Ability
Overcoat
Overcoat makes the Pokémon immune to residual damage from weather conditions (specifically Hail and Sandstorm).

How To Evolve Burmy in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Burmy can evolve into Wormadam (Level 20, Female) or Mothim (Level 20, Male).

Burmy Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Burmy
Bug Type
Level 20, Male
Mothim
Bug Type Flying Type
Burmy
Bug Type
Level 20, Female
Wormadam
Bug Type Grass Type
Burmy Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Burmy
224
40
29
29
45
45
36
Stat Change
+200
+30
+65
+65
+5
+5
+30
Mothim
424
70
94
94
50
50
66
Alternative Evolution
Burmy
224
40
29
29
45
45
36
Stat Change
+200
+20
+30
+50
+40
+60
+0
Wormadam
424
60
59
79
85
105
36

Where To Find Burmy Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Burmy is unique since it has different formes you can capture depending on the area it is found in, these being its; Plant Cloak, Sandy Cloak, and Trash Cloak. The formes have different visual appearances, but they also have a different secondary type when evolving into Wormadam. It should also be noted that only female Burmy can evolve into Wormadam; evolving a male Burmy will result in a normal Mothim- Burmy evolves once reaching level 20. To encounter a Burmy, you will need to shake a "Shaking Tree," which can be found commonly throughout the region in different areas. Below, we will list the other formes of Burmy and common locations where you might encounter them.

  • Burmy (Plant Cloak) can be commonly found around inside the Grueling Grove area located in the Obsidian Fieldlands.
  • Burmy (Sandy Cloak) found commonly in the Celestica Ruins and Fabled Spring in the Coronet Highlands.
  • Burmy (Trash Cloak) can be found in the areas around Ginkgo Landing in Cobalt Coastlands.

Pokemon LA Burmy Weakness

Burmy is a Bug Type pokemon. This will cause Burmy to take More Damage from Flying, Rock, Fire Type Moves, and Less Damage from Fighting, Ground, Grass Type moves.

Burmy Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Rock
Fire
0.5x
Less Damage
Fighting
Ground
Grass
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Burmy Weak Against?

Burmy Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Heatran
Fire Type
Steel Type
S
Tornadus
Flying Type
S
Thundurus
Electric Type
Flying Type
S
Enamorus
Fairy Type
Flying Type
S
Enamorus Therian
Fairy Type
Flying Type

What pokemon is Burmy Strong Against?

Burmy Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Garchomp
Dragon Type
Ground Type
S
Shaymin Land
Grass Type
A
Ursaluna
Normal Type
Ground Type
A
Tangrowth
Grass Type
A
Mamoswine
Ice Type
Ground Type

How To Complete Burmy Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught1361225
Number defeated1361225
Number of you've defeated with Flying-type moves1251020
Times you have seen it use Struggle Bug1361225
Number of different forms you've obtained3
Number you've seen leap out of trees1361225
Number you've evolved123

Best Burmy Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Burmy Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Burmy Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
1
Struggle Bug
Special
75
100 20 Lowers opponent's Special Attack.
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in Bold
Red Text
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Burmy Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Burmy 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.

Burmy Level Up Moves
Level Move Description
1
(10)
Struggle Bug
Bug Type
Power:
75
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

Lowers opponent's Special Attack.
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Pokemon similar to Burmy based on Bug Type
Similar Bug Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
B
Yanmega-Pokemon-Image
Yanmega
BUG-Type FLYING-Type 515 86 76 116 86 56 95
B
Kleavor-Pokemon-Image
Kleavor
BUG-Type ROCK-Type 505 70 135 45 95 75 85
B
Scyther-Pokemon-Image
Scyther
BUG-Type FLYING-Type 500 70 110 55 80 80 105
B
Scizor-Pokemon-Image
Scizor
BUG-Type STEEL-Type 500 70 130 55 100 80 65
B
Heracross-Pokemon-Image
Heracross
BUG-Type FIGHTING-Type 500 80 125 40 75 95 85
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