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Manaphy
Water Type
Seafaring Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #240

Pokemon Legends Arceus Manaphy is a Water Type Seafaring Pokémon with a Slow growth rate and a 3 HP EV Yield. Manaphy can be found with Hydration as an Ability; we recommend the Nature, based on 600 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Manaphy Guide using the links below.

Manaphy Stats and Abilities

Based on Manaphy Base IVs we consider this pokemon S-Tier choice. Manaphy Highest IV Stat is () and the Lowest being ().

Manaphy Stats
Rank Stat Value
E
HP
100
B
Attack
100
C
Defense
100
A
Special Attack
100
C
Special Defense
100
C
Speed
100
S
Total
600
Manaphy Details
Manaphy Detail
Liked Foods
Catch Rate3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Fairy
Water 1
Manaphy Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Hydration
A Pokémon with Hydration will cure itself of any status conditions during rain, at the end of each turn. This includes self-inflicted conditions such as from using Rest.

How To Evolve Manaphy in Pokemon Legends Arceus

The Pokemon Manaphy does not have an evolution in the Pokemon Legends Arceus Series.

Where To Find Manaphy Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Manaphy has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 50 Manaphy, within the Seaside Hollow location via Special Event.

Cobalt Coastlands Manaphy Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Manaphy
Water Type
Lv. 50
Cobalt Coastlands
Seaside Hollow
Special Event
Very Common

Manaphy is a Mythical Pokemon that is only encountered during a Request, that request is called, The Seas Legend. and during that request, you will encounter a Manaphy and multiple Phione, all of which can be captured. This request can be found by viewing the professor's board in his lab when you reach the Fifth Star Rank. Before encountering Manaphy, we highly advise you save your game before hand.

Pokemon LA Manaphy Weakness

Manaphy is a Water Type pokemon. This will cause Manaphy to take More Damage from Grass, Electric Type Moves, and Less Damage from Steel, Fire, Water, Ice Type moves.

Manaphy Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Grass
Electric
0.5x
Less Damage
Steel
Fire
Water
Ice
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Manaphy Weak Against?

Manaphy Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Shaymin Sky
Grass Type
Flying Type
S
Shaymin Land
Grass Type
S
Thundurus
Electric Type
Flying Type
S
Thundurus Therian
Electric Type
Flying Type
A
Electivire
Electric Type

What pokemon is Manaphy Strong Against?

Manaphy Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Dialga
Steel Type
Dragon Type
S
Palkia
Water Type
Dragon Type
S
Origin Dialga
Steel Type
Dragon Type
S
Origin Palkia
Water Type
Dragon Type
S
Heatran
Fire Type
Steel Type

How To Complete Manaphy Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught1
Times you have seen it use Moonblast1361225
Times you have seen it use Take Heart1361225
Times you've seen it use a strong style move1361225
Times you've seen it use an agile style move1382040

Best Manaphy Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Manaphy Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Manaphy Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
57
Hydro Pump
Special
165
80 5 The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
36
Moonblast
Special
95
100 15 May lower opponent's Special Attack.
27
Zen Headbutt
Physical
80
90 15 May cause flinching.
12
Water Pulse
Special
90
100 20 May confuse opponent.
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
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Manaphy Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Manaphy 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.

Manaphy Level Up Moves
Level Move Description
1
(12)
Bubble
Water Type
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Special

May lower opponent's Speed.
6
(17)
Confusion
Psychic Type
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

May confuse opponent.
12
(23)
Water Pulse
Water Type
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
19
(31)
Acid Armor
Poison Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Defense.
27
(39)
Zen Headbutt
Psychic Type
Power: 80
Acc: 90
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
36
(49)
Moonblast
Fairy Type
Power: 95
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May lower opponent's Special Attack.
46
(59)
Take Heart
Psychic Type
Power: 0
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

The user lifts its spirits, healing its own status conditions and raising its offensive and defensive stats.
57
(71)
Hydro Pump
Water Type
Power:
165
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Special

The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
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Manaphy Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Manaphy can learn from the Move Shop.

Manaphy Move Shop Moves
Move Shop Description
Swift
Normal Type
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
Calm Mind
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

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

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
Zen Headbutt
Psychic Type
Power: 80
Acc: 90
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
Water Pulse
Water Type
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
Energy Ball
Grass Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
Icy Wind
Ice Type
Power: 55
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Special

Lowers opponent's Speed.
Shadow Ball
Ghost Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
Dazzling Gleam
Fairy Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Hits all adjacent opponents.
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.
Ice Beam
Ice Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May freeze opponent.
Psychic
Psychic Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
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Pokemon similar to Manaphy based on Water Type
Similar Water Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Origin Palkia-Pokemon-Image
Origin Palkia
WATER-Type DRAGON-Type 680 90 100 150 100 120 120
S
Palkia-Pokemon-Image
Palkia
WATER-Type DRAGON-Type 680 90 120 150 100 120 100
S
Manaphy-Pokemon-Image
Manaphy
WATER-Type 600 100 100 100 100 100 100
A
Gyarados-Pokemon-Image
Gyarados
WATER-Type FLYING-Type 540 95 125 60 79 100 81
A
Empoleon-Pokemon-Image
Empoleon
WATER-Type STEEL-Type 530 84 86 111 88 101 60
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