Pokemon
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Dustox
Bug Type
Poison Type
Poison Moth Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #022

Pokemon Legends Arceus Dustox is a Bug and Poison Type Poison Moth Pokémon with a Medium Fast growth rate and a 3 Special Defense EV Yield. Dustox can be found with Shield Dust as an Ability; we recommend the Calm Nature, based on 385 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

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Dustox Stats and Abilities

Based on Dustox Base IVs we consider this pokemon E-Tier choice. Dustox Highest IV Stat is Special Defense (90) and the Lowest being Attack (50).

Dustox Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
60
E
Attack
50
E
Defense
70
E
Special Attack
50
D
Special Defense
90
E
Speed
65
E
Total
385
Dustox Details
Dustox Detail
Best Nature
Calm
+10% Special Defense
-10% Attack
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Bug
Dustox Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Shield Dust
Blocks the added effects of attacks taken.
Hidden Ability
Compound Eyes
Compound Eyes raises the ability-bearer's accuracy by 30%.

How To Evolve Dustox in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Wurmple requires (Level 7, random based on personality) to evolve into Silcoon and then (Level 10) to evolve into Beautifly or (Level 10) to evolve into Dustox.

Dustox Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Wurmple
Bug Type
Level 7, random based on personality
Silcoon
Bug Type
Level 10
Beautifly
Bug TypeFlying Type
Wurmple
Bug Type
Level 7, random based on personality
Cascoon
Bug Type
Level 10
Dustox
Bug TypeFlying Type
Dustox Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Wurmple
195
45
45
20
35
30
20
Stat Change
+10
+5
+10
+5
+20
+5
+5
Silcoon
205
50
35
25
55
25
15
Stat Change
+190
+10
+35
+75
+5
+25
+50
Beautifly
395
60
70
100
50
50
65
Alternative Evolution
Wurmple
195
45
45
20
35
30
20
Stat Change
+10
+5
+10
+5
+20
+5
+5
Cascoon
205
50
35
25
55
25
15
Stat Change
+190
+10
+35
+75
+5
+25
+50
Beautifly
395
60
70
100
50
50
65

Where To Find Dustox Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Dustox has 2 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 29 - 32 Dustox, within the Veilstone Cape location via On Land, Flying.

Obsidian Fieldlands Dustox Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Beautifly
Bug TypeFlying Type
Lv. 13 - 16
Obsidian Fieldlands
The Heartwood
On Land, Flying
Very Common
Dustox
Bug TypePoison Type
Lv. 13 - 16
Obsidian Fieldlands
The Heartwood
On Land, Flying
Very Common
Beautifly
Bug TypeFlying Type
Lv. 15 - 18
Obsidian Fieldlands
Grueling Grove
On Land, Flying
Very Common
Dustox
Bug TypePoison Type
Lv. 15 - 23
Obsidian Fieldlands
Grueling Grove
On Land, Flying
Very Common
Beautifly
Bug TypeFlying Type
Lv. 18 - 22
Obsidian Fieldlands
Floaro Gardens
On Land, Flying
Very Common
Dustox
Bug TypePoison Type
Lv. 18 - 22
Obsidian Fieldlands
Floaro Gardens
On Land, Flying
Very Common
Wurmple
Bug Type
Lv. 2 - 4
Obsidian Fieldlands
Floaro Gardens
On Land
Very Common
Wurmple
Bug Type
Lv. 2 - 4
Obsidian Fieldlands
Horseshoe Plains
On Land
Very Common
Cascoon
Bug Type
Lv. 2 - 5
Obsidian Fieldlands
Floaro Gardens
On Land
Rare
Silcoon
Bug Type
Lv. 2 - 7
Obsidian Fieldlands
Floaro Gardens
On Land
Common
Cascoon
Bug Type
Lv. 2 - 9
Obsidian Fieldlands
Horseshoe Plains
On Land
Rare
Beautifly
Bug TypeFlying Type
Lv. 22 - 24
Obsidian Fieldlands
Grueling Grove
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Wurmple
Bug Type
Lv. 3 - 6
Obsidian Fieldlands
The Heartwood
On Land
Very Common
Cascoon
Bug Type
Lv. 3 - 9
Obsidian Fieldlands
The Heartwood
On Land
Rare
Silcoon
Bug Type
Lv. 3 - 9
Obsidian Fieldlands
The Heartwood
On Land
Common
Cascoon
Bug Type
Lv. 7 - 9
Obsidian Fieldlands
Floaro Gardens
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Silcoon
Bug Type
Lv. 7 - 9
Obsidian Fieldlands
Floaro Gardens
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Cobalt Coastlands Dustox Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Beautifly
Bug TypeFlying Type
Lv. 29 - 32
Cobalt Coastlands
Bathers' Lagoon
On Land, Flying
Very Common
Beautifly
Bug TypeFlying Type
Lv. 29 - 32
Cobalt Coastlands
Veilstone Cape
On Land, Flying
Very Common
Dustox
Bug TypePoison Type
Lv. 29 - 32
Cobalt Coastlands
Bathers' Lagoon
On Land, Flying
Very Common
Dustox
Bug TypePoison Type
Lv. 29 - 32
Cobalt Coastlands
Veilstone Cape
On Land, Flying
Very Common

Pokemon LA Dustox Weakness

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

Dustox Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Rock
Fire
Psychic
0.5x
Less Damage
Poison
Bug
Fairy
0.25x
Less Damage
Fighting
Grass
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Dustox Weak Against?

Dustox Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Landorus Therian
Ground Type
Flying Type
S
Heatran
Fire Type
Steel Type
S
Cresselia
Psychic Type
S
Landorus
Ground Type
Flying Type
S
Uxie
Psychic Type

What pokemon is Dustox Strong Against?

Dustox Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Shaymin Land
Grass Type
A
Tangrowth
Grass Type
A
Hisuian Decidueye
Grass Type
Fighting Type
B
Torterra
Grass Type
Ground Type
B
Lucario
Fighting Type
Steel Type

How To Complete Dustox Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught1241015
Number caught at night1251020
Number defeated1361225
Number of you've defeated with Psychic-type moves124610
Times you have seen it use Poison Powder1361225
Times you've seen it use a strong style move1361225
Number of different forms you've obtained2

Best Dustox Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Dustox Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Dustox Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
43
Bug Buzz
Special
135
100 10 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
34
Extrasensory
Special
80
100 20 May cause flinching.
25
Venoshock
Special
97.5
100 10 Inflicts double damage if the target is poisoned.
18
Silver Wind
Special
90
100 5 May raise all stats of user at once.
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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Dustox Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Dustox 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.

Dustox 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)
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.
6
(15)
Iron Defense
Steel Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Sharply raises user's Defense.
11
(20)
Poison Powder
Poison Type
Power: —
Acc: 75
PP: 35
Status

Poisons opponent.
18
(28)
Silver Wind
Bug Type
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

May raise all stats of user at once.
25
(35)
Venoshock
Poison Type
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Inflicts double damage if the target is poisoned.
34
(45)
Extrasensory
Psychic Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May cause flinching.
43
(54)
Bug Buzz
Bug Type
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

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

List of Moves Dustox can learn from the Move Shop.

Dustox Move Shop Moves
Move Shop Description
Aerial Ace
Flying Type
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
Swift
Normal Type
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
Ominous Wind
Ghost Type
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

May raise all user's stats at once.
Rest
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
Energy Ball
Grass Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

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

User must recharge next turn.
Hyper Beam
Normal Type
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
Psychic
Psychic Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
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Pokemon similar to Dustox 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
Pokemon similar to Dustox 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
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