Pokemon
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Empoleon
Water Type
Steel Type
Emperor Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #163

Pokemon Legends Arceus Empoleon is a Water and Steel Type Emperor Pokémon with a Medium Slow growth rate and a 3 Special Attack EV Yield. Empoleon can be found with Torrent as an Ability; we recommend the Quiet Nature, based on 530 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Empoleon Guide using the links below.

Empoleon Stats and Abilities

Based on Empoleon Base IVs we consider this pokemon A-Tier choice. Empoleon Highest IV Stat is Special Attack (111) and the Lowest being Speed (60).

Empoleon Stats
Rank Stat Value
E
HP
84
C
Attack
86
D
Defense
88
S
Special Attack
111
C
Special Defense
101
E
Speed
60
A
Total
530
Empoleon Details
Empoleon Detail
Best Nature
Quiet
+10% Special Attack
-10% Speed
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Field
Water 1
Empoleon Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Torrent
Torrent increases the power of Water-type moves by 50% (1.5x) when the ability-bearer's HP falls below a third of its maximum (known in-game as in a pinch).
Hidden Ability
Defiant
When its stats are lowered its Attack increases.

How To Evolve Empoleon in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Piplup requires (Level 16) to evolve into Prinplup and then (Level 36) to evolve into Empoleon.

Empoleon Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Piplup
Water Type
Level 16
Prinplup
Water Type
Level 36
Empoleon
Water TypeSteel Type
Empoleon Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Piplup
314
53
51
61
53
56
40
Stat Change
+91
+11
+15
+20
+15
+20
+10
Prinplup
405
64
66
81
68
76
50
Stat Change
+125
+20
+20
+30
+20
+25
+10
Empoleon
530
84
86
111
88
101
60

Alpha Empoleon Locations

List of Locations you can find Alpha Empoleon in PLA.

Alpha Empoleon Map Locations in Cobalt Coastlands
Cobalt Coastlands Empoleon Alpha Pokemon Locations
Lv. Location Description
69Cobalt Coastlands Islespy Shore

Where To Find Empoleon Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Pokemon LA Empoleon Weakness

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

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

What pokemon is Empoleon Weak Against?

Empoleon Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
A
Electivire
Electric Type
A
Infernape
Fire Type
Fighting Type
A
Hisuian Decidueye
Grass Type
Fighting Type
B
Jolteon
Electric Type
B
Torterra
Grass Type
Ground Type

What pokemon is Empoleon Strong Against?

Empoleon Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Arceus
Normal Type
S
Giratina Origin
Ghost Type
Dragon Type
S
Dialga
Steel Type
Dragon Type
S
Palkia
Water Type
Dragon Type
S
Giratina Altered
Ghost Type
Dragon Type

How To Complete Empoleon Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught12345
Number defeated12345
Number of you've defeated with Fighting-type moves123
Times you have seen it use Hydro Pump1382040
Times you have seen it use Wave Crash1382040
Times you've seen it use a strong style move1382040
Times you've stunned it by using items12345

Best Empoleon Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Empoleon Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Empoleon Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
43
Double-Edge
Physical
120
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
52
Hydro Pump
Special
165
80 5 The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
34
Liquidation
Physical
127.5
100 10 The user slams into the target using a full-force blast of water. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.
0
Flash Cannon
Special
120
100 10 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
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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Empoleon Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Empoleon 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.

Empoleon Level Up Moves
Level Move Description
1
(10)
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)
Bubble
Water Type
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Special

May lower opponent's Speed.
11
(20)
Aerial Ace
Flying Type
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
18
(28)
Water Pulse
Water Type
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
25
(35)
Roost
Flying Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User recovers half of its max HP and loses the Flying type temporarily.
34
(45)
Liquidation
Water Type
Power:
127.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

The user slams into the target using a full-force blast of water. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.
43
(54)
Double-Edge
Normal Type
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
52
(64)
Hydro Pump
Water Type
Power:
165
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Special

The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
57
(71)
Wave Crash
Water Type
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

The user shrouds itself in water and slams into the target with its whole body to inflict damage. This also damages the user and raises the user’s action speed.
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Empoleon Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Empoleon can learn from the Move Shop.

Empoleon 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.
Aerial Ace
Flying Type
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
Stealth Rock
Rock Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Damages opponent switching into battle.
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.
Rock Slide
Rock Type
Power: 75
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
Shadow Claw
Ghost Type
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
Water Pulse
Water Type
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

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

Lowers opponent's Speed.
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.
Hyper Beam
Normal Type
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
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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Pokemon similar to Empoleon based on Water Type
Similar Water Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Origin Palkia-Pokemon-Image
Origin Palkia
WATER-Type DRAGON-Type 680 90 100 150 100 120 120
S
Palkia-Pokemon-Image
Palkia
WATER-Type DRAGON-Type 680 90 120 150 100 120 100
S
Manaphy-Pokemon-Image
Manaphy
WATER-Type 600 100 100 100 100 100 100
A
Gyarados-Pokemon-Image
Gyarados
WATER-Type FLYING-Type 540 95 125 60 79 100 81
A
Empoleon-Pokemon-Image
Empoleon
WATER-Type STEEL-Type 530 84 86 111 88 101 60
Pokemon similar to Empoleon 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
Magnezone-Pokemon-Image
Magnezone
ELECTRIC-Type STEEL-Type 535 70 70 130 115 90 60
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