Pokemon
Regular
Shiny
Mothim
Bug Type
Flying Type
Moth Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #045

Pokemon Legends Arceus Mothim is a Bug and Flying Type Moth Pokémon with a Medium Fast growth rate and a 1 Attack, 1 Special Attack EV Yield. Mothim can be found with Swarm as an Ability; we recommend the Lonely Nature, based on 424 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Mothim Guide using the links below.

Mothim Stats and Abilities

Based on Mothim Base IVs we consider this pokemon D-Tier choice. Mothim Highest IV Stat is Attack (94) and the Lowest being Defense (50).

Mothim Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
70
C
Attack
94
F
Defense
50
B
Special Attack
94
F
Special Defense
50
E
Speed
66
D
Total
424
Mothim Details
Mothim 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
Mothim 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
Tinted Lens
Powers up “not very effective” moves.

How To Evolve Mothim in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Burmy can evolve into Wormadam (Level 20, Female) or Mothim (Level 20, Male).

Mothim Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Burmy
Bug Type
Level 20, Male
Mothim
Bug TypeFlying Type
Burmy
Bug Type
Level 20, Female
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Mothim Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Burmy
224
40
29
29
45
45
36
Stat Change
+200
+30
+65
+65
+5
+5
+30
Mothim
424
70
94
94
50
50
66
Alternative Evolution
Burmy
224
40
29
29
45
45
36
Stat Change
+200
+20
+30
+50
+40
+60
+0
Wormadam
424
60
59
79
85
105
36

Alpha Mothim Locations

List of Locations you can find Alpha Mothim in PLA.

Alpha Mothim Map Locations in Cobalt Coastlands
Cobalt Coastlands Mothim Alpha Pokemon Locations
Lv. Location Description
56Cobalt Coastlands Spring Path
Alpha Mothim Map Locations in Coronet Highlands
Coronet Highlands Mothim Alpha Pokemon Locations
Lv. Location Description
55Coronet Highlands Wayward Wood

Where To Find Mothim Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Mothim has 5 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 35 - 38 Mothim, within the Wayward Wood location via On Land, Flying.

Obsidian Fieldlands Mothim Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 11 - 14
Obsidian Fieldlands
Obsidian Falls
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 15 - 18
Obsidian Fieldlands
Grueling Grove
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Mothim
Bug TypeFlying Type
Lv. 15 - 23
Obsidian Fieldlands
Grueling Grove
On Land, Flying
Very Common
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 15 - 23
Obsidian Fieldlands
Grueling Grove
Shaking Tree
Very Rare
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 20 - 23
Obsidian Fieldlands
Lake Verity
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 20 - 23
Obsidian Fieldlands
Sandgem Flats
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 7 - 10
Obsidian Fieldlands
Deertrack Path
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 9 - 12
Obsidian Fieldlands
Deertrack Heights
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 9 - 12
Obsidian Fieldlands
Nature's Pantry
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 9 - 12
Obsidian Fieldlands
Tidewater Dam
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 9 - 12
Obsidian Fieldlands
Windswept Run
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 9 - 12
Obsidian Fieldlands
Worn Bridge
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Cobalt Coastlands Mothim Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Cobalt Coastlands
Aipom Hill
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Cobalt Coastlands
Bathers' Lagoon
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Cobalt Coastlands
Castaway Shore
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Cobalt Coastlands
Crossing Slope
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Cobalt Coastlands
Ginkgo Landing
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Cobalt Coastlands
Hideaway Bay
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Cobalt Coastlands
Lunker's Lair
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Cobalt Coastlands
Sand's Reach
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Cobalt Coastlands
Seagrass Haven
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Cobalt Coastlands
Spring Path
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Cobalt Coastlands
Tombolo Walk
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Cobalt Coastlands
Tranquility Cove
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Cobalt Coastlands
Veilstone Cape
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 30
Cobalt Coastlands
Crossing Slope
Shaking Tree
Rare
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 30
Cobalt Coastlands
Ginkgo Landing
Shaking Tree
Rare
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 32
Cobalt Coastlands
Bathers' Lagoon
Shaking Tree
Rare
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 32
Cobalt Coastlands
Sand's Reach
Shaking Tree
Rare
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 32
Cobalt Coastlands
Veilstone Cape
Shaking Tree
Rare
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 34
Cobalt Coastlands
Castaway Shore
Shaking Tree
Rare
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 34
Cobalt Coastlands
Lunker's Lair
Shaking Tree
Rare
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 34
Cobalt Coastlands
Seagrass Haven
Shaking Tree
Rare
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 34
Cobalt Coastlands
Tranquility Cove
Shaking Tree
Rare
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 36
Cobalt Coastlands
Aipom Hill
Shaking Tree
Rare
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 36
Cobalt Coastlands
Tombolo Walk
Shaking Tree
Rare
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 44
Cobalt Coastlands
Hideaway Bay
Shaking Tree
Rare
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 44
Cobalt Coastlands
Spring Path
Shaking Tree
Rare
Mothim
Bug TypeFlying Type
Lv. 29 - 32
Cobalt Coastlands
Aipom Hill
On Land, Flying
Very Common
Mothim
Bug TypeFlying Type
Lv. 29 - 32
Cobalt Coastlands
Veilstone Cape
On Land, Flying
Very Common
Mothim
Bug TypeFlying Type
Lv. 41 - 44
Cobalt Coastlands
Spring Path
On Land, Flying
Very Common
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 41 - 44
Cobalt Coastlands
Windbreak Stand
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Alabaster Icelands Mothim Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Alabaster Icelands
Arena's Approach
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Alabaster Icelands
Avalanche Slopes
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Alabaster Icelands
Bonechill Wastes
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Alabaster Icelands
Glacier Terrace
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Alabaster Icelands
Heart's Crag
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Alabaster Icelands
Icebound Falls
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Alabaster Icelands
Lake Acuity
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Alabaster Icelands
Whiteout Valley
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 46
Alabaster Icelands
Bonechill Wastes
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 46
Alabaster Icelands
Whiteout Valley
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 50
Alabaster Icelands
Arena's Approach
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 50
Alabaster Icelands
Icebound Falls
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 52
Alabaster Icelands
Glacier Terrace
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 52
Alabaster Icelands
Lake Acuity
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 56
Alabaster Icelands
Heart's Crag
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 62
Alabaster Icelands
Avalanche Slopes
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Crimson Mirelands Mothim Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Crimson Mirelands
Bolderoll Slope
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Crimson Mirelands
Cloudpool Ridge
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Crimson Mirelands
Gapejaw Bog
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Crimson Mirelands
Golden Lowlands
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Crimson Mirelands
Holm of Trials
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Crimson Mirelands
Shrouded Ruins
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 19
Crimson Mirelands
Ursa's Ring
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Coronet Highlands Mothim Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 38
Coronet Highlands
Heavenward Lookout
Shaking Tree
Common
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 38
Coronet Highlands
Heavenward Lookout
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 42
Coronet Highlands
Celestica Ruins
Shaking Tree
Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 42
Coronet Highlands
Clamberclaw Cliffs
Shaking Tree
Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 42
Coronet Highlands
Cloudcap Pass
Shaking Tree
Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 42
Coronet Highlands
Sacred Plaza
Shaking Tree
Common
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 42
Coronet Highlands
Celestica Ruins
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 42
Coronet Highlands
Clamberclaw Cliffs
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 42
Coronet Highlands
Cloudcap Pass
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 42
Coronet Highlands
Sacred Plaza
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 46
Coronet Highlands
Fabled Spring
Shaking Tree
Common
Burmy
Bug Type
Lv. 16 - 46
Coronet Highlands
Stonetooth Rows
Shaking Tree
Common
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 46
Coronet Highlands
Fabled Spring
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Wormadam
Bug TypeGrass Type
Lv. 16 - 46
Coronet Highlands
Stonetooth Rows
Shaking Tree
Very Common
Mothim
Bug TypeFlying Type
Lv. 35 - 38
Coronet Highlands
Wayward Wood
On Land, Flying
Very Common

Pokemon LA Mothim Weakness

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

Mothim Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Rock
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Fire
Electric
Ice
0.5x
Less Damage
Bug
0.25x
Less Damage
Fighting
Grass
Immune to Damage
Ground

What pokemon is Mothim Weak Against?

Mothim 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 Mothim Strong Against?

Mothim 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
Hisuian Decidueye
Grass Type
Fighting Type

How To Complete Mothim Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught1241015
Number you've caught without being spotted124610
Number defeated1361225
Number of you've defeated with Rock-type moves1251020
Times you have seen it use Silver Wind1361225
Times you have seen it use Bug Buzz1382040