Pokemon
Regular
Shiny
Machamp
Fighting Type
Superpower Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #156

Pokemon Legends Arceus Machamp is a Fighting Type Superpower Pokémon with a Medium Slow growth rate and a 3 Attack EV Yield. Machamp can be found with Guts, No Guard and Steadfast as an Ability; we recommend the Brave Nature, based on 505 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Machamp Guide using the links below.

Machamp Stats and Abilities

Based on Machamp Base IVs we consider this pokemon B-Tier choice. Machamp Highest IV Stat is Attack (130) and the Lowest being Speed (55).

Machamp Stats
Rank Stat Value
E
HP
90
S
Attack
130
D
Defense
80
D
Special Attack
65
D
Special Defense
85
F
Speed
55
B
Total
505
Machamp Details
Machamp Detail
Best Nature
Brave
+10% Attack
-10% Speed
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Human-Like
Machamp Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
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.
Ability 2
No Guard
No Guard ensures that all attacks used by, and targeted at, the ability-bearer hit without fail.
Hidden Ability
Steadfast
Raises Speed each time the Pokémon flinches.

How To Evolve Machamp in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Machop requires (Level 28) to evolve into Machoke and then Linking Cord to evolve into Machamp.

Machamp Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Machop
Fighting Type
Level 28
Machoke
Fighting Type
Linking Cord
Machamp
Fighting Type
Machamp Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Machop
305
70
80
35
50
35
35
Stat Change
+100
+10
+20
+15
+20
+25
+10
Machoke
405
80
100
50
70
60
45
Stat Change
+100
+10
+30
+15
+10
+25
+10
Machamp
505
90
130
65
80
85
55

Alpha Machamp Locations

List of Locations you can find Alpha Machamp in PLA.

Alpha Machamp Map Locations in Alabaster Icelands
Alabaster Icelands Machamp Alpha Pokemon Locations
Lv. Location Description
70Alabaster Icelands Arena's Approach

Where To Find Machamp Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Machamp has 4 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 37 - 39 Machoke, within the Castaway Shore location via Mass Outbreaks.

Obsidian Fieldlands Machamp Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Machop
Fighting Type
Lv. 13 - 16
Obsidian Fieldlands
Oreburrow Tunnel
On Land
Very Common
Coronet Highlands Machamp Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Machop
Fighting Type
Lv. 21 - 27
Coronet Highlands
Bolderoll Ravine
On Land
Common
Machoke
Fighting Type
Lv. 21 - 46
Coronet Highlands
Bolderoll Ravine
On Land
Very Common
Alabaster Icelands Machamp Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Machop
Fighting Type
Lv. 24 - 27
Alabaster Icelands
Arena's Approach
On Land
Very Common
Machop
Fighting Type
Lv. 24 - 27
Alabaster Icelands
Snowfall Hot Spring
On Land
Common
Machop
Fighting Type
Lv. 24 - 36
Alabaster Icelands
Icebound Falls
On Land
Rare
Machoke
Fighting Type
Lv. 24 - 50
Alabaster Icelands
Arena's Approach
On Land
Very Common
Machoke
Fighting Type
Lv. 24 - 50
Alabaster Icelands
Icebound Falls
On Land
Very Common
Machop
Fighting Type
Lv. 25 - 27
Alabaster Icelands
Arena's Approach
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Machoke
Fighting Type
Lv. 47 - 50
Alabaster Icelands
Snowfall Hot Spring
On Land
Common
Machoke
Fighting Type
Lv. 50 - 52
Alabaster Icelands
Arena's Approach
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Cobalt Coastlands Machamp Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Machop
Fighting Type
Lv. 24 - 27
Cobalt Coastlands
Castaway Shore
On Land
Very Common
Machoke
Fighting Type
Lv. 24 - 34
Cobalt Coastlands
Castaway Shore
On Land
Rare
Machop
Fighting Type
Lv. 25 - 27
Cobalt Coastlands
Castaway Shore
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Machoke
Fighting Type
Lv. 37 - 39
Cobalt Coastlands
Castaway Shore
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common

Pokemon LA Machamp Weakness

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

Machamp Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Psychic
Fairy
0.5x
Less Damage
Rock
Bug
Dark
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Machamp Weak Against?

Machamp Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Landorus Therian
Ground Type
Flying Type
S
Shaymin Sky
Grass Type
Flying Type
S
Cresselia
Psychic Type
S
Landorus
Ground Type
Flying Type
S
Uxie
Psychic Type

What pokemon is Machamp Strong Against?

Machamp Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Darkrai
Dark Type
S
Hisuian Arcanine
Fire Type
Rock Type
A
Rhyperior
Ground Type
Rock Type
A
Hisuian Samurott
Water Type
Dark Type
B
Umbreon
Dark Type

How To Complete Machamp 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 Bulk Up1361225
Times you have seen it use Close Combat1382040
Times you've seen it use a strong style move13103070

Best Machamp Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Machamp Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Machamp Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
43
Close Combat
Physical
180
100 5 Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
34
Double-Edge
Physical
120
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
30
Drain Punch
Physical
112.5
100 10 User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
11
Bullet Punch
Physical
40
100 30 User attacks first.
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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Machamp Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Machamp 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.

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

May lower opponent's Defense.
11
(20)
Bullet Punch
Steel Type
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
18
(28)
Double Hit
Normal Type
Power: 35
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

Hits twice in one turn.
22
(32)
Mach Punch
Fighting Type
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
25
(35)
Bulk Up
Fighting Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Attack and Defense.
30
(41)
Drain Punch
Fighting Type
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
34
(45)
Double-Edge
Normal Type
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
43
(54)
Close Combat
Fighting Type
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
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Machamp Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Machamp can learn from the Move Shop.

Machamp Move Shop Moves
Move Shop Description
Rock Smash
Fighting Type
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Bulldoze
Ground Type
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
Focus Energy
Normal Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Increases critical hit ratio.
Bulk Up
Fighting Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Attack and Defense.
Rest
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
Fire Punch
Fire Type
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May burn opponent.
Thunder Punch
Electric Type
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May paralyze opponent.
Ice Punch
Ice Type
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May freeze opponent.
Drain Punch
Fighting Type
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
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.
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.
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.
Flamethrower
Fire Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
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Pokemon similar to Machamp 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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