Pokemon
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Hippowdon
Ground Type
Heavyweight Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #108

Pokemon Legends Arceus Hippowdon is a Ground Type Heavyweight Pokémon with a Slow growth rate and a 2 Defense EV Yield. Hippowdon can be found with Sand Stream as an Ability; we recommend the Relaxed Nature, based on 525 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Hippowdon Guide using the links below.

Hippowdon Stats and Abilities

Based on Hippowdon Base IVs we consider this pokemon B-Tier choice. Hippowdon Highest IV Stat is Defense (118) and the Lowest being Speed (47).

Hippowdon Stats
Rank Stat Value
D
HP
108
A
Attack
112
C
Defense
118
D
Special Attack
68
E
Special Defense
72
F
Speed
47
B
Total
525
Hippowdon Details
Hippowdon Detail
Best Nature
Relaxed
+10% Defense
-10% Speed
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Field
Hippowdon 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 Hippowdon in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Hippopotas requires (Level 34) to evolve into Hippowdon.

Hippowdon Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Hippopotas
Ground Type
Level 34
Hippowdon
Ground Type
Hippowdon 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

Alpha Hippowdon Locations

List of Locations you can find Alpha Hippowdon in PLA.

Alpha Hippowdon Map Locations in Crimson Mirelands
Crimson Mirelands Hippowdon Alpha Pokemon Locations
Lv. Location Description
46Crimson Mirelands Sludge Mound

Where To Find Hippowdon Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Hippowdon 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 Hippowdon 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
Rare
Hippopotas
Ground Type
Lv. 22 - 24
Crimson Mirelands
Gapejaw Bog
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Coronet Highlands Hippowdon 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 Hippowdon Weakness

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

Hippowdon 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 Hippowdon Weak Against?

Hippowdon 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 Hippowdon Strong Against?

Hippowdon 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 Hippowdon Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught1241015
Number of alpha specimens caught123
Number defeated1241015
Number of you've defeated with Ice-type moves1261225
Times you have seen it use Mud Bomb1382040
Times you've seen it use a strong style move1382040
Times you've stunned it by using items12345

Best Hippowdon Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Hippowdon Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Hippowdon 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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Hippowdon Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Hippowdon 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.

Hippowdon 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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Hippowdon Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Hippowdon can learn from the Move Shop.

Hippowdon Move Shop Moves
Move Shop Description
Fire Fang
Fire Type
Power: 65
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching and/or burn opponent.
Thunder Fang
Electric Type
Power: 65
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching and/or paralyze opponent.
Ice Fang
Ice Type
Power: 65
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching and/or freeze 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.
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 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.
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.
Giga Impact
Normal Type
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
High Horsepower
Ground Type
Power:
142.5
Acc: 95
PP: 10
Physical

The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body.
Stone Edge
Rock Type
Power: 100
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
Hyper Beam
Normal Type
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
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S
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S
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S
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A
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