Pokemon
Regular
Shiny
Munchlax
Normal Type
Big Eater Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #051

Pokemon Legends Arceus Munchlax is a Normal Type Big Eater Pokémon with a Slow growth rate and a 1 HP EV Yield. Munchlax can be found with Pickup, Thick Fat and Gluttony as an Ability; we recommend the Brave Nature, based on 390 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Munchlax Guide using the links below.

Munchlax Stats and Abilities

Based on Munchlax Base IVs we consider this pokemon E-Tier choice. Munchlax Highest IV Stat is Attack (85) and the Lowest being Speed (5).

Munchlax Stats
Rank Stat Value
C
HP
135
C
Attack
85
F
Defense
40
F
Special Attack
40
D
Special Defense
85
F
Speed
5
E
Total
390
Munchlax Details
Munchlax Detail
Best Nature
Brave
+10% Attack
-10% Speed
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate50 (6.5% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Undiscovered
Munchlax Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Pickup
When another Pokémon on the field uses a single-use held item, a Pokémon with Pickup will obtain the used item (if they are not already holding anything) and it can be used again.
Ability 2
Thick Fat
Thick Fat reduces the damage taken from Fire-type and Ice-type moves by 50%.
Hidden Ability
Gluttony
A Pokémon with Gluttony will use a pinch berry when its HP drops to 50%, rather than the usual 25%.

How To Evolve Munchlax in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Munchlax requires (high Friendship) to evolve into Snorlax.

Munchlax Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Munchlax
Normal Type
high Friendship
Snorlax
Normal Type
Munchlax Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Munchlax
390
135
85
40
40
85
5
Stat Change
+150
+25
+25
+25
+25
+25
+25
Snorlax
540
160
110
65
65
110
30

Where To Find Munchlax Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Munchlax has 3 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 6 - 10 Munchlax, within the Deertrack Path location via On Land.

Crimson Mirelands Munchlax Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Snorlax
Normal Type
Lv. 20 - 33
Crimson Mirelands
Droning Meadow
Space-Time Distortions
Very Rare
Snorlax
Normal Type
Lv. 20 - 33
Crimson Mirelands
Gapejaw Bog
Space-Time Distortions
Very Rare
Snorlax
Normal Type
Lv. 20 - 33
Crimson Mirelands
Holm of Trials
Space-Time Distortions
Very Rare
Alabaster Icelands Munchlax Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Munchlax
Normal Type
Lv. 24 - 50
Alabaster Icelands
Arena's Approach
On Land
Very Rare
Munchlax
Normal Type
Lv. 24 - 50
Alabaster Icelands
Snowfall Hot Spring
On Land
Very Rare
Snorlax
Normal Type
Lv. 47 - 50
Alabaster Icelands
Arena's Approach
On Land
Very Rare
Snorlax
Normal Type
Lv. 47 - 50
Alabaster Icelands
Snowfall Hot Spring
On Land
Very Rare
Munchlax
Normal Type
Lv. 56 - 58
Alabaster Icelands
Arena's Approach
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Obsidian Fieldlands Munchlax Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Munchlax
Normal Type
Lv. 6 - 10
Obsidian Fieldlands
Deertrack Path
On Land
Rare

Pokemon LA Munchlax Weakness

Munchlax is a Normal Type pokemon. This will cause Munchlax to take More Damage from Fighting Type Moves, and Less Damage from Ghost Type moves.

Munchlax Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Fighting
0.5x
Less Damage
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Ghost

What pokemon is Munchlax Weak Against?

Munchlax Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
A
Infernape
Fire Type
Fighting Type
A
Hisuian Decidueye
Grass Type
Fighting Type
B
Lucario
Fighting Type
Steel Type
B
Gallade
Psychic Type
Fighting Type
B
Sneasler
Poison Type
Fighting Type

What pokemon is Munchlax Strong Against?

Munchlax Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Giratina Origin
Ghost Type
Dragon Type
S
Giratina Altered
Ghost Type
Dragon Type
A
Hisuian Typhlosion
Fire Type
Ghost Type
A
Basculegion
Water Type
Ghost Type
B
Dusknoir
Ghost Type

How To Complete Munchlax Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught124610
Number you've caught without being spotted12345
Times you have seen it use Rest1241015
Times you've given it food15101520
Number you've evolved1

Best Munchlax Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Munchlax Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Munchlax Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
57
Giga Impact
Physical
225
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
46
Double-Edge
Physical
180
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
37
High Horsepower
Physical
95
95 10 The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body.
29
Zen Headbutt
Physical
80
90 15 May cause flinching.
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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Munchlax Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Munchlax 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.

Munchlax Level Up Moves
Level Move Description
1
(9)
Rollout
Rock Type
Power: 30
Acc: 90
PP: 20
Physical

Doubles in power each turn for 5 turns.
5
(14)
Tackle
Normal Type
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
9
(18)
Rest
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
15
(25)
Bulldoze
Ground Type
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
21
(31)
Bite
Dark Type
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May cause flinching.
29
(40)
Zen Headbutt
Psychic Type
Power: 80
Acc: 90
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
37
(48)
High Horsepower
Ground Type
Power: 95
Acc: 95
PP: 10
Physical

The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body.
46
(58)
Double-Edge
Normal Type
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
57
(71)
Giga Impact
Normal Type
Power:
225
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
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Munchlax Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Munchlax can learn from the Move Shop.

Munchlax Move Shop Moves
Move Shop Description
Rock Smash
Fighting Type
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

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

Lowers opponent's Speed.
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.
Zen Headbutt
Psychic Type
Power: 80
Acc: 90
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
Rock Slide
Rock Type
Power: 75
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
Water Pulse
Water Type
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
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.
Giga Impact
Normal Type
Power:
225
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.
Flamethrower
Fire Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
Thunderbolt
Electric Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May paralyze opponent.
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 Munchlax based on Normal Type
Similar Normal Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Arceus-Pokemon-Image
Arceus
NORMAL-Type 720 120 120 120 120 120 120
S
Regigigas-Pokemon-Image
Regigigas
NORMAL-Type 670 110 160 80 110 110 100
A
Ursaluna-Pokemon-Image
Ursaluna
NORMAL-Type GROUND-Type 550 130 140 45 105 80 50
A
Snorlax-Pokemon-Image
Snorlax
NORMAL-Type 540 160 110 65 65 110 30
A
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Blissey
NORMAL-Type 540 255 10 75 10 135 55
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