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Pokemon Legends Arceus Hippopotas

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Hippopotas
Ground Type
Hippo Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #107

Pokemon Legends Arceus Hippopotas is a Ground Type Hippo Pokémon with a Slow growth rate and a 1 Defense EV Yield. Hippopotas can be found with Sand Stream as an Ability; we recommend the Relaxed Nature, based on 330 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Hippopotas Guide using the links below.

Hippopotas Stats and Abilities

Based on Hippopotas Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Hippopotas Highest IV Stat is Defense (78) and the Lowest being Speed (32).

Hippopotas Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
68
D
Attack
72
E
Defense
78
F
Special Attack
38
F
Special Defense
42
F
Speed
32
F
Total
330
Hippopotas Details
Hippopotas Detail
Best Nature
Relaxed
+10% Defense
-10% Speed
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate140 (18.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Field
Hippopotas Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Sand Stream
Sand Stream creates a sandstorm when the ability-bearer enters battle. The effect lasts 5 turns, unless it is cleared via Air Lock or Cloud Nine or replaced by another weather condition.
Hidden Ability
Sand Force
Sand Force raises the power of Ground, Rock and Steel type moves by 30% during a sandstorm.

How To Evolve Hippopotas in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Hippopotas requires (Level 34) to evolve into Hippowdon.

Hippopotas Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Hippopotas
Ground Type
Level 34
Hippowdon
Ground Type
Hippopotas Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Hippopotas
330
68
72
38
78
42
32
Stat Change
+195
+40
+40
+30
+40
+30
+15
Hippowdon
525
108
112
68
118
72
47

Where To Find Hippopotas Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Hippopotas has 2 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 50 - 52 Hippowdon, within the Celestica Trail location via Mass Outbreaks.

Crimson Mirelands Hippopotas Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Hippopotas
Ground Type
Lv. 21 - 23
Crimson Mirelands
Gapejaw Bog
On Land
Very Common
Hippopotas
Ground Type
Lv. 21 - 24
Crimson Mirelands
Scarlet Bog
On Land
Very Common
Hippowdon
Ground Type
Lv. 21 - 37
Crimson Mirelands
Scarlet Bog
On Land
Common
Hippopotas
Ground Type
Lv. 22 - 24
Crimson Mirelands
Gapejaw Bog
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Coronet Highlands Hippopotas Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Hippopotas
Ground Type
Lv. 30 - 46
Coronet Highlands
Celestica Trail
On Land
Rare
Hippowdon
Ground Type
Lv. 30 - 46
Coronet Highlands
Celestica Trail
On Land
Very Common
Hippopotas
Ground Type
Lv. 31 - 33
Coronet Highlands
Celestica Trail
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Hippowdon
Ground Type
Lv. 50 - 52
Coronet Highlands
Celestica Trail
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common

Pokemon LA Hippopotas Weakness

Hippopotas is a Ground Type pokemon. This will cause Hippopotas to take More Damage from Water, Grass, Ice Type Moves, and Less Damage from Poison, Rock, Electric Type moves.

Hippopotas Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Water
Grass
Ice
0.5x
Less Damage
Poison
Rock
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Electric

What pokemon is Hippopotas Weak Against?

Hippopotas Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Palkia
Water Type
Dragon Type
S
Origin Palkia
Water Type
Dragon Type
S
Shaymin Sky
Grass Type
Flying Type
S
Manaphy
Water Type
S
Shaymin Land
Grass Type

What pokemon is Hippopotas Strong Against?

Hippopotas Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Thundurus
Electric Type
Flying Type
S
Thundurus Therian
Electric Type
Flying Type
S
Hisuian Arcanine
Fire Type
Rock Type
A
Electivire
Electric Type
A
Crobat
Poison Type
Flying Type

How To Complete Hippopotas Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught1361225
Number you've caught without being spotted1251020
Number defeated1241015
Number of you've defeated with Grass-type moves124610
Times you have seen it use Bite1361225
Times you've given it food12468
Number of different forms you've obtained2

Best Hippopotas Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Hippopotas Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Hippopotas Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
43
Double-Edge
Physical
120
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
34
High Horsepower
Physical
142.5
95 10 The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body.
25
Crunch
Physical
80
100 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
18
Mud Bomb
Special
97.5
85 10 May lower opponent's Accuracy.
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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Hippopotas Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Hippopotas 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.

Hippopotas 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)
Rest
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
11
(20)
Bite
Dark Type
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May cause flinching.
18
(28)
Mud Bomb
Ground Type
Power:
97.5
Acc: 85
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Accuracy.
25
(35)
Crunch
Dark Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
34
(45)
High Horsepower
Ground Type
Power:
142.5
Acc: 95
PP: 10
Physical

The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body.
43
(54)
Double-Edge
Normal Type
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
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Hippopotas Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Hippopotas can learn from the Move Shop.

Hippopotas 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:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
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.
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.
Water Pulse
Water Type
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
Earth Power
Ground Type
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
High Horsepower
Ground Type
Power:
142.5
Acc: 95
PP: 10
Physical

The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body.
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