Pokemon
Regular
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Drapion
Poison Type
Dark Type
Ogre Scorp Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #149

Pokemon Legends Arceus Drapion is a Poison and Dark Type Ogre Scorp Pokémon with a Slow growth rate and a 2 Defense EV Yield. Drapion can be found with Battle Armor, Sniper and Keen Eye as an Ability; we recommend the Impish Nature, based on 500 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Drapion Guide using the links below.

Drapion Stats and Abilities

Based on Drapion Base IVs we consider this pokemon B-Tier choice. Drapion Highest IV Stat is Defense (110) and the Lowest being Special Attack (60).

Drapion Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
70
C
Attack
90
C
Defense
110
D
Special Attack
60
E
Special Defense
75
D
Speed
95
B
Total
500
Drapion Details
Drapion Detail
Best Nature
Impish
+10% Defense
-10% Special Attack
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Bug
Water 3
Drapion Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Battle Armor
Battle Armor prevents the Pokémon from receiving a critical hit.
Ability 2
Sniper
Sniper increases the power of critical hits by 1.5x. This means a critical hit will deal 2.25x normal damage instead of 1.5x.
Hidden Ability
Keen Eye
Keen Eye prevents the Pokémon from losing accuracy, for example from moves like Sand-Attack.

How To Evolve Drapion in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Skorupi requires (Level 40) to evolve into Drapion.

Drapion Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Skorupi
Poison TypeBug Type
Level 40
Drapion
Poison TypeDark Type
Drapion Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Skorupi
330
40
50
30
90
55
65
Stat Change
+170
+30
+40
+30
+20
+20
+30
Drapion
500
70
90
60
110
75
95

Alpha Drapion Locations

List of Locations you can find Alpha Drapion in PLA.

Alpha Drapion Map Locations in Cobalt Coastlands
Cobalt Coastlands Drapion Alpha Pokemon Locations
Lv. Location Description
45Cobalt Coastlands Ginkgo Landing

Where To Find Drapion Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Drapion has 2 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 35 - 43 Drapion, within the Sacred Plaza location via Space-Time Distortions.

Cobalt Coastlands Drapion Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Skorupi
Poison TypeBug Type
Lv. 27 - 30
Cobalt Coastlands
Ginkgo Landing
On Land
Very Common
Skorupi
Poison TypeBug Type
Lv. 30 - 32
Cobalt Coastlands
Castaway Shore
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Skorupi
Poison TypeBug Type
Lv. 31 - 34
Cobalt Coastlands
Castaway Shore
On Land
Very Common
Drapion
Poison TypeDark Type
Lv. 42 - 44
Cobalt Coastlands
Castaway Shore
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Coronet Highlands Drapion Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Drapion
Poison TypeDark Type
Lv. 35 - 43
Coronet Highlands
Celestica Ruins
Space-Time Distortions
Rare
Drapion
Poison TypeDark Type
Lv. 35 - 43
Coronet Highlands
Celestica Trail
Space-Time Distortions
Rare
Drapion
Poison TypeDark Type
Lv. 35 - 43
Coronet Highlands
Sacred Plaza
Space-Time Distortions
Rare

Pokemon LA Drapion Weakness

Drapion is a Poison and Dark Type pokemon. This will cause Drapion to take More Damage from Ground Type Moves, and Less Damage from Poison, Grass, Ghost, Dark, Psychic Type moves.

Drapion Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Ground
0.5x
Less Damage
Poison
Grass
Ghost
Dark
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Psychic

What pokemon is Drapion Weak Against?

Drapion Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Landorus Therian
Ground Type
Flying Type
S
Garchomp
Dragon Type
Ground Type
S
Landorus
Ground Type
Flying Type
A
Ursaluna
Normal Type
Ground Type
A
Rhyperior
Ground Type
Rock Type

What pokemon is Drapion Strong Against?

Drapion Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Giratina Origin
Ghost Type
Dragon Type
S
Giratina Altered
Ghost Type
Dragon Type
S
Shaymin Sky
Grass Type
Flying Type
S
Cresselia
Psychic Type
S
Darkrai
Dark Type

How To Complete Drapion Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught124610
Number of alpha specimens caught123
Number defeated124610
Number of you've defeated with Ground-type moves12345
Times you have seen it use Venoshock1361225
Times you have seen it use Cross Poison1382040
Times you've stunned it by using items135710

Best Drapion Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Drapion Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Drapion Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
43
Crunch
Physical
120
100 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
34
X-Scissor
Physical
80
100 15 The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
18
Cross Poison
Physical
105
100 20 High critical hit ratio. May poison opponent.
11
Venoshock
Special
97.5
100 10 Inflicts double damage if the target is poisoned.
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
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Drapion Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Drapion 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.

Drapion Level Up Moves
Level Move Description
1
(10)
Poison Sting
Poison Type
Power:
22.5
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

May poison the opponent.
6
(15)
Bite
Dark Type
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May cause flinching.
11
(20)
Venoshock
Poison Type
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Inflicts double damage if the target is poisoned.
18
(28)
Cross Poison
Poison Type
Power:
105
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio. May poison opponent.
25
(35)
Swords Dance
Normal Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack.
34
(45)
X-Scissor
Bug Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
43
(54)
Crunch
Dark Type
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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Drapion Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Drapion can learn from the Move Shop.

Drapion Move Shop Moves
Move Shop Description
False Swipe
Normal Type
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Physical

Always leaves opponent with at least 1 HP.
Fire Fang
Fire Type
Power: 65
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching and/or burn opponent.
Thunder Fang
Electric Type
Power: 65
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching and/or paralyze opponent.
Ice Fang
Ice Type
Power: 65
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching and/or freeze opponent.
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.
Aerial Ace
Flying Type
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
Rest
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
Poison Jab
Poison Type
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

May poison the opponent.
Leech Life
Bug Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
X-Scissor
Bug Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
Rock Slide
Rock Type
Power: 75
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

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

May lower opponent's Defense.
Sludge Bomb
Poison Type
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May poison opponent.
Shadow Ball
Ghost Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
Snarl
Dark Type
Power:
82.5
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Special

Lowers opponent's Special Attack.
Giga Impact
Normal Type
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
Aqua Tail
Water Type
Power: 90
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.
Hyper Beam
Normal Type
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
Dark Pulse
Dark Type
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May cause flinching.
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Pokemon similar to Drapion based on Poison Type
Similar Poison Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
A
Crobat-Pokemon-Image
Crobat
POISON-Type FLYING-Type 535 85 90 70 80 80 130
B
Tentacruel-Pokemon-Image
Tentacruel
WATER-Type POISON-Type 515 80 70 80 65 120 100
B
Roserade-Pokemon-Image
Roserade
GRASS-Type POISON-Type 515 60 70 125 65 105 90
B
Overqwil-Pokemon-Image
Overqwil
DARK-Type POISON-Type 510 85 115 65 95 65 85
B
Sneasler-Pokemon-Image
Sneasler
POISON-Type FIGHTING-Type 510 80 130 40 60 80 120
Pokemon similar to Drapion based on Dark Type
Similar Dark Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Darkrai-Pokemon-Image
Darkrai
DARK-Type 600 70 90 135 90 90 125
A
Hisuian Samurott-Pokemon-Image
Hisuian Samurott
WATER-Type DARK-Type 528 90 108 100 80 65 85
B
Umbreon-Pokemon-Image
Umbreon
DARK-Type 525 95 65 60 110 130 65
B
Weavile-Pokemon-Image
Weavile
DARK-Type ICE-Type 510 70 120 45 65 85 125
B
Overqwil-Pokemon-Image
Overqwil
DARK-Type POISON-Type 510 85 115 65 95 65 85
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