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Heracross
Bug Type
Fighting Type
Single Horn Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #075

Pokemon Legends Arceus Heracross is a Bug and Fighting Type Single Horn Pokémon with a Slow growth rate and a 2 Attack EV Yield. Heracross can be found with Swarm, Guts and Moxie as an Ability; we recommend the Adamant Nature, based on 500 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

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Heracross Stats and Abilities

Based on Heracross Base IVs we consider this pokemon B-Tier choice. Heracross Highest IV Stat is Attack (125) and the Lowest being Special Attack (40).

Heracross Stats
Rank Stat Value
E
HP
80
S
Attack
125
E
Defense
75
F
Special Attack
40
D
Special Defense
95
D
Speed
85
B
Total
500
Heracross Details
Heracross 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
Bug
Heracross Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Swarm
Swarm increases the power of Bug-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).
Ability 2
Guts
Guts raises the ability-bearer's Attack by 50% when inflicted by a major status ailment (poison, burn, paralysis, freeze or sleep). If burnt, the Pokémon does not suffer the usual drop in Attack.
Hidden Ability
Moxie
Moxie increases the user's Attack one stage upon fainting an opponent.

How To Evolve Heracross in Pokemon Legends Arceus

The Pokemon Heracross does not have an evolution in the Pokemon Legends Arceus Series.

Alpha Heracross Locations

List of Locations you can find Alpha Heracross in PLA.

Alpha Heracross Map Locations in Obsidian Fieldlands
Obsidian Fieldlands Heracross Alpha Pokemon Locations
Lv. Location Description
45Obsidian Fieldlands Grueling Grove

Where To Find Heracross Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Heracross has 2 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 42 - 44 Heracross, within the Wayward Wood location via Mass Outbreaks.

Crimson Mirelands Heracross Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Heracross
Bug TypeFighting Type
Lv. 20 - 33
Crimson Mirelands
Droning Meadow
Space-Time Distortions
Very Rare
Heracross
Bug TypeFighting Type
Lv. 20 - 33
Crimson Mirelands
Gapejaw Bog
Space-Time Distortions
Very Rare
Heracross
Bug TypeFighting Type
Lv. 20 - 33
Crimson Mirelands
Holm of Trials
Space-Time Distortions
Very Rare
Coronet Highlands Heracross Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Heracross
Bug TypeFighting Type
Lv. 35 - 38
Coronet Highlands
Wayward Wood
On Land
Very Common
Heracross
Bug TypeFighting Type
Lv. 35 - 38
Coronet Highlands
Wayward Wood
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Heracross
Bug TypeFighting Type
Lv. 37 - 40
Coronet Highlands
Sonorous Path
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Heracross
Bug TypeFighting Type
Lv. 42 - 44
Coronet Highlands
Wayward Wood
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common

Pokemon LA Heracross Weakness

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

Heracross Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Flying
2.0x
More Damage
Fire
Psychic
Fairy
0.5x
Less Damage
Fighting
Ground
Grass
Bug
Dark
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Heracross Weak Against?

Heracross Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Heatran
Fire Type
Steel Type
S
Cresselia
Psychic Type
S
Tornadus
Flying Type
S
Thundurus
Electric Type
Flying Type
S
Enamorus
Fairy Type
Flying Type

What pokemon is Heracross Strong Against?

Heracross Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Garchomp
Dragon Type
Ground Type
S
Darkrai
Dark Type
S
Shaymin Land
Grass Type
A
Ursaluna
Normal Type
Ground Type
A
Rhyperior
Ground Type
Rock Type

How To Complete Heracross Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught1241015
Number of large specimens caught12345
Number of alpha specimens caught123
Number defeated1241015
Times you have seen it use Double-Edge1382040
Times you've seen it use a strong style move1382040
Number you've seen leap out of trees1241015

Best Heracross Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Heracross Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Heracross Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
47
Close Combat
Physical
180
100 5 Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
37
Double-Edge
Physical
120
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
57
Megahorn
Physical
180
85 10 Using its tough and impressive horn, the user rams into the target to inflict damage.
21
Slash
Physical
70
100 20 High critical hit ratio.
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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Heracross Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Heracross 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.

Heracross 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)
Rock Smash
Fighting Type
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
9
(18)
Pin Missile
Bug Type
Power:
37.5
Acc: 95
PP: 20
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
15
(25)
Aerial Ace
Flying Type
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
21
(31)
Slash
Normal Type
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
29
(40)
Swords Dance
Normal Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack.
37
(48)
Double-Edge
Normal Type
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
47
(59)
Close Combat
Fighting Type
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
57
(71)
Megahorn
Bug Type
Power:
180
Acc: 85
PP: 10
Physical

Using its tough and impressive horn, the user rams into the target to inflict damage.
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Heracross Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Heracross can learn from the Move Shop.

Heracross 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.
Rock Smash
Fighting Type
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Spikes
Ground Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Hurts opponents when they switch into battle.
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.
Bulk Up
Fighting Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Attack and Defense.
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.
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.
Giga Impact
Normal Type
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
High Horsepower
Ground Type
Power: 95
Acc: 95
PP: 10
Physical

The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body.
Megahorn
Bug Type
Power:
180
Acc: 85
PP: 10
Physical

Using its tough and impressive horn, the user rams into the target to inflict damage.
Stone Edge
Rock Type
Power: 100
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
Outrage
Dragon Type
Power: 120
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.
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Pokemon similar to Heracross 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 Heracross based on Fighting Type
Similar Fighting Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
A
Infernape-Pokemon-Image
Infernape
FIRE-Type FIGHTING-Type 534 76 104 104 71 71 108
A
Hisuian Decidueye-Pokemon-Image
Hisuian Decidueye
GRASS-Type FIGHTING-Type 530 88 112 95 80 95 60
B
Lucario-Pokemon-Image
Lucario
FIGHTING-Type STEEL-Type 525 70 110 115 70 70 90
B
Gallade-Pokemon-Image
Gallade
PSYCHIC-Type FIGHTING-Type 518 68 125 65 65 115 80
B
Sneasler-Pokemon-Image
Sneasler
POISON-Type FIGHTING-Type 510 80 130 40 60 80 120
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