Pokemon
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Garchomp
Dragon Type
Ground Type
Mach Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #189

Pokemon Legends Arceus Garchomp is a Dragon and Ground Type Mach Pokémon with a Slow growth rate and a 3 Attack EV Yield. Garchomp can be found with Sand Veil as an Ability; we recommend the Adamant Nature, based on 600 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Garchomp Guide using the links below.

Garchomp Stats and Abilities

Based on Garchomp Base IVs we consider this pokemon S-Tier choice. Garchomp Highest IV Stat is Attack (130) and the Lowest being Special Attack (80).

Garchomp Stats
Rank Stat Value
D
HP
108
S
Attack
130
D
Defense
95
C
Special Attack
80
D
Special Defense
85
C
Speed
102
S
Total
600
Garchomp Details
Garchomp Detail
Best Nature
Adamant
+10% Attack
-10% Special Attack
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Dragon
Monster
Garchomp Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Sand Veil
Sand Veil raises the ability-bearer's evasion by 20% in a sandstorm. It also gives immunity to sandstorm damage (if they are not already protected by being Ground/Rock/Steel type).
Hidden Ability
Rough Skin
When a Pokémon with Rough Skin is hit by a move that makes contact, the attacker receives damage equal to 1/8 of their maximum HP.

How To Evolve Garchomp in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Gible requires (Level 24) to evolve into Gabite and then (Level 48) to evolve into Garchomp.

Garchomp Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Gible
Dragon TypeGround Type
Level 24
Gabite
Dragon TypeGround Type
Level 48
Garchomp
Dragon TypeGround Type
Garchomp Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Gible
300
58
70
40
45
45
42
Stat Change
+110
+10
+20
+10
+20
+10
+40
Gabite
410
68
90
50
65
55
82
Stat Change
+190
+40
+40
+30
+30
+30
+20
Garchomp
600
108
130
80
95
85
102

Alpha Garchomp Locations

List of Locations you can find Alpha Garchomp in PLA.

Alpha Garchomp Map Locations in Alabaster Icelands
Alabaster Icelands Garchomp Alpha Pokemon Locations
Lv. Location Description
75Alabaster Icelands Avalanche Slopes

Where To Find Garchomp Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Garchomp has 2 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 45 - 47 Gabite, within the Avalanche Slopes location via Mass Outbreaks.

Coronet Highlands Garchomp Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Gible
Dragon TypeGround Type
Lv. 20 - 23
Coronet Highlands
Clamberclaw Cliffs
On Land
Very Common
Gible
Dragon TypeGround Type
Lv. 20 - 23
Coronet Highlands
Clamberclaw Cliffs
Shaking Ore
Very Common
Gible
Dragon TypeGround Type
Lv. 20 - 23
Coronet Highlands
Wayward Cave
On Land
Very Common
Gible
Dragon TypeGround Type
Lv. 20 - 23
Coronet Highlands
Wayward Cave
Shaking Ore
Very Common
Gible
Dragon TypeGround Type
Lv. 21 - 23
Coronet Highlands
Clamberclaw Cliffs
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Gabite
Dragon TypeGround Type
Lv. 45 - 47
Coronet Highlands
Clamberclaw Cliffs
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Alabaster Icelands Garchomp Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Gabite
Dragon TypeGround Type
Lv. 20 - 47
Alabaster Icelands
Avalanche Slopes
On Land
Very Rare
Gible
Dragon TypeGround Type
Lv. 20 - 62
Alabaster Icelands
Avalanche Slopes
On Land
Rare
Gible
Dragon TypeGround Type
Lv. 20 - 62
Alabaster Icelands
Avalanche Slopes
Shaking Ore
Rare
Gible
Dragon TypeGround Type
Lv. 21 - 23
Alabaster Icelands
Avalanche Slopes
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Gabite
Dragon TypeGround Type
Lv. 45 - 47
Alabaster Icelands
Avalanche Slopes
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common

Pokemon LA Garchomp Weakness

Garchomp is a Dragon and Ground Type pokemon. This will cause Garchomp to take More Damage from Dragon, Fairy, Ice Type Moves, and Less Damage from Fire, Poison, Rock, Electric Type moves.

Garchomp Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Ice
2.0x
More Damage
Dragon
Fairy
0.5x
Less Damage
Fire
Poison
Rock
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Electric

What pokemon is Garchomp Weak Against?

Garchomp Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
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
S
Origin Dialga
Steel Type
Dragon Type

What pokemon is Garchomp Strong Against?

Garchomp Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Heatran
Fire Type
Steel Type
S
Thundurus
Electric Type
Flying Type
S
Thundurus Therian
Electric Type
Flying Type
S
Hisuian Arcanine
Fire Type
Rock Type
A
Electivire
Electric Type

How To Complete Garchomp 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 Fairy-type moves123
Times you have seen it use Dragon Claw1382040
Times you have seen it use Outrage1382040
Times you've stunned it by using items135710

Best Garchomp Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Garchomp Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Garchomp Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
37
Double-Edge
Physical
120
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
47
Outrage
Physical
180
100 10 User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
29
Earth Power
Special
135
100 10 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
21
Dragon Claw
Physical
120
100 15 The user slashes the target with huge, sharp claws. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
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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Garchomp Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Garchomp 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.

Garchomp 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)
Twister
Dragon Type
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May cause flinching. Hits Pokémon using Fly/Bounce with double power.
9
(18)
Bulldoze
Ground Type
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
15
(25)
Slash
Normal Type
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
21
(31)
Dragon Claw
Dragon Type
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes the target with huge, sharp claws. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
29
(40)
Earth Power
Ground Type
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
37
(48)
Double-Edge
Normal Type
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
47
(59)
Outrage
Dragon Type
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
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Garchomp Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Garchomp can learn from the Move Shop.

Garchomp 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.
Rock Smash
Fighting Type
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Bulldoze
Ground Type
Power:
90
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.
Swift
Normal Type
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

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: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

May poison the opponent.
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.
Iron Head
Steel Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

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

May lower opponent's Defense.
Earth Power
Ground Type
Power:
135
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.
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.
Stone Edge
Rock Type
Power: 100
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
Outrage
Dragon Type
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
Hyper Beam
Normal Type
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
Flamethrower
Fire Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
Draco Meteor
Dragon Type
Power:
195
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
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Pokemon similar to Garchomp based on Dragon Type
Similar Dragon Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Giratina Origin-Pokemon-Image
Giratina Origin
GHOST-Type DRAGON-Type 680 150 120 120 100 100 90
S
Origin Dialga-Pokemon-Image
Origin Dialga
STEEL-Type DRAGON-Type 680 100 100 150 120 120 90
S
Origin Palkia-Pokemon-Image
Origin Palkia
WATER-Type DRAGON-Type 680 90 100 150 100 120 120
S
Dialga-Pokemon-Image
Dialga
STEEL-Type DRAGON-Type 680 100 120 150 120 100 90
S
Palkia-Pokemon-Image
Palkia
WATER-Type DRAGON-Type 680 90 120 150 100 120 100
Pokemon similar to Garchomp based on Ground Type
Similar Ground Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Landorus Therian-Pokemon-Image
Landorus Therian
GROUND-Type FLYING-Type 600 89 145 105 90 80 91
S
Garchomp-Pokemon-Image
Garchomp
DRAGON-Type GROUND-Type 600 108 130 80 95 85 102
S
Landorus-Pokemon-Image
Landorus
GROUND-Type FLYING-Type 600 89 125 115 90 80 101
A
Ursaluna-Pokemon-Image
Ursaluna
NORMAL-Type GROUND-Type 550 130 140 45 105 80 50
A
Rhyperior-Pokemon-Image
Rhyperior
GROUND-Type ROCK-Type 535 115 140 55 130 55 40
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