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Cleffa
Fairy Type
Star Shape Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #199

Pokemon Legends Arceus Cleffa is a Fairy Type Star Shape Pokémon with a Fast growth rate and a 1 Special Defense EV Yield. Cleffa can be found with Cute Charm, Magic Guard and Friend Guard as an Ability; we recommend the Sassy Nature, based on 218 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

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Cleffa Stats and Abilities

Based on Cleffa Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Cleffa Highest IV Stat is Special Defense (55) and the Lowest being Speed (15).

Cleffa Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
50
F
Attack
25
F
Defense
28
E
Special Attack
45
F
Special Defense
55
F
Speed
15
F
Total
218
Cleffa Details
Cleffa Detail
Best Nature
Sassy
+10% Special Defense
-10% Speed
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate150 (19.6% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Undiscovered
Cleffa Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Cute Charm
Contact with the Pokémon may cause infatuation.
Ability 2
Magic Guard
Magic Guard protects the Pokémon from indirect damage, including:
Hidden Ability
Friend Guard
Reduces damage done to allies.

How To Evolve Cleffa in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Cleffa requires (high Friendship) to evolve into Clefairy and then (use Moon Stone) to evolve into Clefable.

Cleffa Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Cleffa
Fairy Type
high Friendship
Clefairy
Fairy Type
use Moon Stone
Clefable
Fairy Type
Cleffa Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Cleffa
218
50
25
45
28
55
15
Stat Change
+105
+20
+20
+15
+20
+10
+20
Clefairy
323
70
45
60
48
65
35
Stat Change
+160
+25
+25
+35
+25
+25
+25
Clefable
483
95
70
95
73
90
60

Where To Find Cleffa Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Cleffa has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 51 - 53 Clefairy, within the Fabled Spring location via Mass Outbreaks.

Coronet Highlands Cleffa Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Clefairy
Fairy Type
Lv. 43 - 46
Coronet Highlands
Fabled Spring
On Land
Very Common
Cleffa
Fairy Type
Lv. 43 - 46
Coronet Highlands
Fabled Spring
On Land
Rare
Cleffa
Fairy Type
Lv. 48 - 50
Coronet Highlands
Fabled Spring
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Clefairy
Fairy Type
Lv. 51 - 53
Coronet Highlands
Fabled Spring
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common

Pokemon LA Cleffa Weakness

Cleffa is a Fairy Type pokemon. This will cause Cleffa to take More Damage from Poison, Steel Type Moves, and Less Damage from Fighting, Bug, Dark, Dragon Type moves.

Cleffa Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Poison
Steel
0.5x
Less Damage
Fighting
Bug
Dark
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Dragon

What pokemon is Cleffa Weak Against?

Cleffa Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Heatran
Fire Type
Steel Type
A
Crobat
Poison Type
Flying Type
A
Magnezone
Electric Type
Steel Type
A
Empoleon
Water Type
Steel Type
B
Probopass
Rock Type
Steel Type

What pokemon is Cleffa Strong Against?

Cleffa Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Giratina Origin
Ghost Type
Dragon Type
S
Palkia
Water Type
Dragon Type
S
Giratina Altered
Ghost Type
Dragon Type
S
Origin Palkia
Water Type
Dragon Type
S
Garchomp
Dragon Type
Ground Type

How To Complete Cleffa Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught1241015
Number of small specimens caught123
Number you've caught without being spotted124610
Number you've caught while they were sleeping1
Number caught at night124610
Times you've given it food12345
Number you've evolved123

Best Cleffa Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Cleffa Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Cleffa Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
47
Double-Edge
Physical
120
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
37
Moonblast
Special
142.5
100 15 May lower opponent's Special Attack.
29
Psychic
Special
90
100 10 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
15
Draining Kiss
Special
75
100 10 User recovers most the HP inflicted on opponent.
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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Cleffa Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Cleffa 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.

Cleffa 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)
Fairy Wind
Fairy Type
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Special

The user stirs up a fairy wind and strikes the target with it.
9
(18)
Baby-Doll Eyes
Fairy Type
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Always goes first. Lowers the target's attack.
15
(25)
Draining Kiss
Fairy Type
Power:
75
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User recovers most the HP inflicted on opponent.
21
(31)
Calm Mind
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Special Attack and Special Defense.
29
(40)
Psychic
Psychic Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
37
(48)
Moonblast
Fairy Type
Power:
142.5
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May lower opponent's Special Attack.
47
(59)
Double-Edge
Normal Type
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
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Cleffa Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Cleffa can learn from the Move Shop.

Cleffa Move Shop Moves
Move Shop Description
Swift
Normal Type
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
Magical Leaf
Grass Type
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
Calm Mind
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Special Attack and Special Defense.
Rest
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
Baby-Doll Eyes
Fairy Type
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Always goes first. Lowers the target's attack.
Zen Headbutt
Psychic Type
Power: 80
Acc: 90
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
Iron Tail
Steel Type
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Water Pulse
Water Type
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
Icy Wind
Ice Type
Power: 55
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Special

Lowers opponent's Speed.
Shadow Ball
Ghost Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
Play Rough
Fairy Type
Power:
135
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May lower opponent's Attack.
Flamethrower
Fire Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
Psychic
Psychic Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
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S
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