Pokemon
Regular
Shiny
Machop
Fighting Type
Superpower Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #154

Pokemon Legends Arceus Machop is a Fighting Type Superpower Pokémon with a Medium Slow growth rate and a 1 Attack EV Yield. Machop can be found with Guts, No Guard and Steadfast as an Ability; we recommend the Brave Nature, based on 305 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Machop Guide using the links below.

Machop Stats and Abilities

Based on Machop Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Machop Highest IV Stat is Attack (80) and the Lowest being Speed (35).

Machop Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
70
D
Attack
80
F
Defense
50
F
Special Attack
35
F
Special Defense
35
F
Speed
35
F
Total
305
Machop Details
Machop Detail
Best Nature
Brave
+10% Attack
-10% Speed
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate180 (23.5% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Human-Like
Machop 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 Machop in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Machop Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Machop
Fighting Type
Level 28
Machoke
Fighting Type
Linking Cord
Machamp
Fighting Type
Machop 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

Where To Find Machop Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Machop 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 Machop Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Machop
Fighting Type
Lv. 13 - 16
Obsidian Fieldlands
Oreburrow Tunnel
On Land
Very Common
Coronet Highlands Machop Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Machop
Fighting Type
Lv. 21 - 27
Coronet Highlands
Bolderoll Ravine
On Land
Rare
Machoke
Fighting Type
Lv. 21 - 46
Coronet Highlands
Bolderoll Ravine
On Land
Very Common
Alabaster Icelands Machop 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 Machop 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 Machop Weakness

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

Machop 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 Machop Weak Against?

Machop 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 Machop Strong Against?

Machop 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 Machop Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught1241015
Number of heavy specimens caught12357
Number defeated1382040
Number of you've defeated with Flying-type moves1261225
Times you have seen it use Rock Smash1361225
Times you've seen it use a strong style move1361225
Times you've stunned it by using items12345

Best Machop Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Machop Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Machop 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.
11
Bullet Punch
Physical
40
100 30 User attacks first.
22
Mach Punch
Physical
60
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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Machop Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Machop 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.

Machop 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.
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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Machop Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Machop can learn from the Move Shop.

Machop 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.
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.
Flamethrower
Fire Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
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Pokemon similar to Machop 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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