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Pokemon Legends Arceus Kricketune

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Kricketune
Bug Type
Cricket Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #040

Pokemon Legends Arceus Kricketune is a Bug Type Cricket Pokémon with a Medium Slow growth rate and a 2 Attack EV Yield. Kricketune can be found with Swarm as an Ability; we recommend the Lonely Nature, based on 384 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Kricketune Guide using the links below.

Kricketune Stats and Abilities

Based on Kricketune Base IVs we consider this pokemon E-Tier choice. Kricketune Highest IV Stat is Attack (85) and the Lowest being Defense (51).

Kricketune Stats
Rank Stat Value
E
HP
77
C
Attack
85
F
Defense
51
E
Special Attack
55
F
Special Defense
51
E
Speed
65
E
Total
384
Kricketune Details
Kricketune Detail
Best Nature
Lonely
+10% Attack
-10% Defense
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Bug
Kricketune 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).
Hidden Ability
Technician
Technician increases the power of moves - that are usually base power 60 or below - by 50%.

How To Evolve Kricketune in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Kricketot requires (Level 10) to evolve into Kricketune.

Kricketune Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Kricketot
Bug Type
Level 10
Kricketune
Bug Type
Kricketune Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Kricketot
194
37
25
25
41
41
25
Stat Change
+190
+40
+60
+30
+10
+10
+40
Kricketune
384
77
85
55
51
51
65

Alpha Kricketune Locations

List of Locations you can find Alpha Kricketune in PLA.

Alpha Kricketune Map Locations in Obsidian Fieldlands
Obsidian Fieldlands Kricketune Alpha Pokemon Locations
Lv. Location Description
30Obsidian Fieldlands Windswept Run

Where To Find Kricketune Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Kricketune has 2 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 6 - 9 Kricketot, within the Windswept Run location via On Land.

Crimson Mirelands Kricketune Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Kricketune
Bug Type
Lv. 20 - 22
Crimson Mirelands
Cloudpool Ridge
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Kricketune
Bug Type
Lv. 6 - 20
Crimson Mirelands
Golden Lowlands
On Land
Common
Kricketune
Bug Type
Lv. 6 - 28
Crimson Mirelands
Cloudpool Ridge
On Land
Common
Kricketot
Bug Type
Lv. 6 - 9
Crimson Mirelands
Cloudpool Ridge
On Land
Very Common
Kricketot
Bug Type
Lv. 6 - 9
Crimson Mirelands
Golden Lowlands
On Land
Very Common
Obsidian Fieldlands Kricketune Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Kricketune
Bug Type
Lv. 27 - 29
Obsidian Fieldlands
Windswept Run
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Kricketune
Bug Type
Lv. 6 - 13
Obsidian Fieldlands
Nature's Pantry
On Land
Common
Kricketune
Bug Type
Lv. 6 - 13
Obsidian Fieldlands
Tidewater Dam
On Land
Common
Kricketune
Bug Type
Lv. 6 - 14
Obsidian Fieldlands
Windswept Run
On Land
Common
Kricketot
Bug Type
Lv. 6 - 9
Obsidian Fieldlands
Deertrack Path
On Land
Very Common
Kricketot
Bug Type
Lv. 6 - 9
Obsidian Fieldlands
Nature's Pantry
On Land
Very Common
Kricketot
Bug Type
Lv. 6 - 9
Obsidian Fieldlands
Tidewater Dam
On Land
Very Common
Kricketot
Bug Type
Lv. 6 - 9
Obsidian Fieldlands
Windswept Run
On Land
Very Common

Pokemon LA Kricketune Weakness

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

Kricketune Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Rock
Fire
0.5x
Less Damage
Fighting
Ground
Grass
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Kricketune Weak Against?

Kricketune Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Heatran
Fire Type
Steel Type
S
Tornadus
Flying Type
S
Thundurus
Electric Type
Flying Type
S
Enamorus
Fairy Type
Flying Type
S
Enamorus Therian
Fairy Type
Flying Type

What pokemon is Kricketune Strong Against?

Kricketune Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Garchomp
Dragon Type
Ground Type
S
Shaymin Land
Grass Type
A
Ursaluna
Normal Type
Ground Type
A
Tangrowth
Grass Type
A
Mamoswine
Ice Type
Ground Type

How To Complete Kricketune Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught1361225
Number of alpha specimens caught123
Number you've caught without being spotted1251020
Number defeated1241015
Times you have seen it use Slash1361225
Times you have seen it use X-Scissor1361225
Times you've given it food135710

Best Kricketune Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Kricketune Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Kricketune Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
47
Bug Buzz
Special
135
100 10 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
29
X-Scissor
Physical
120
100 15 The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
21
Night Slash
Physical
70
100 15 High critical hit ratio.
15
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
Red Text
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Kricketune Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Kricketune 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.

Kricketune Level Up Moves
Level Move Description
1
(9)
Absorb
Grass Type
Power: 20
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
5
(14)
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.
9
(18)
Aerial Ace
Flying Type
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
15
(25)
Slash
Normal Type
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
21
(31)
Night Slash
Dark Type
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
29
(40)
X-Scissor
Bug Type
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
37
(48)
Swords Dance
Normal Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack.
47
(59)
Bug Buzz
Bug Type
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
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Kricketune Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Kricketune can learn from the Move Shop.

Kricketune 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: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Aerial Ace
Flying Type
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
Focus Energy
Normal Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Increases critical hit ratio.
Rest
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
Leech Life
Bug Type
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
X-Scissor
Bug Type
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
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.
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Pokemon similar to Kricketune 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
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