Pokemon
Regular
Shiny
Palkia
Water Type
Dragon Type
Spatial Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #236

Pokemon Legends Arceus Palkia is a Water and Dragon Type Spatial Pokémon with a Slow growth rate and a 3 Special Attack EV Yield. Palkia can be found with Pressure as an Ability; we recommend the Mild Nature, based on 680 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Palkia Guide using the links below.

Palkia Stats and Abilities

Based on Palkia Base IVs we consider this pokemon S-Tier choice. Palkia Highest IV Stat is Special Attack (150) and the Lowest being Defense (100).

Palkia Stats
Rank Stat Value
E
HP
90
S
Attack
120
C
Defense
100
S
Special Attack
150
B
Special Defense
120
C
Speed
100
S
Total
680
Palkia Details
Palkia Detail
Best Nature
Mild
+10% Special Attack
-10% Defense
Liked Foods
Catch Rate3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Undiscovered
Palkia Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Pressure
Pressure makes any attack targeted at the ability-bearer - regardless of whether it hits - use 2 PP instead of 1.
Hidden Ability
Telepathy
Pokémon with the Telepathy ability will not take damage from teammates in double and triple battles.

How To Evolve Palkia in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Where To Find Palkia Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Palkia has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 65 Palkia, within the Temple of Sinnoh location via Special Event.

Coronet Highlands Palkia Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Palkia
Water TypeDragon Type
Lv. 65
Coronet Highlands
Temple of Sinnoh
Special Event
Very Common

Palkia is one of the Legendary Pokemon found in the Hisui region that has two forms; base forme and origin forme, which can be accessed by using the Lustrous Orb- given to you after the request The Pearl Clan's Treasure. Palkia is obtained near the end of the main story after siding with Irida instead of Adaman during request; The Trial of Lake Acuity. Palkia can be found in the Temple of Sinnoh, located in the Coronet Highlands. You will have the chance to go after it once you have the request, Atop Mount Coronet. Palkia can be a difficult fight, so it's best to be prepared before facing it.

Pokemon LA Palkia Weakness

Palkia is a Water and Dragon Type pokemon. This will cause Palkia to take More Damage from Dragon, Fairy Type Moves, and Less Damage from Steel, Fire, Water Type moves.

Palkia Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Dragon
Fairy
0.5x
Less Damage
Steel
0.25x
Less Damage
Fire
Water
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Palkia Weak Against?

Palkia Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Giratina Origin
Ghost Type
Dragon Type
S
Giratina Altered
Ghost Type
Dragon Type
S
Garchomp
Dragon Type
Ground Type
S
Enamorus
Fairy Type
Flying Type
S
Enamorus Therian
Fairy Type
Flying Type

What pokemon is Palkia Strong Against?

Palkia Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Heatran
Fire Type
Steel Type
S
Manaphy
Water Type
S
Hisuian Arcanine
Fire Type
Rock Type
A
Gyarados
Water Type
Flying Type
A
Magmortar
Fire Type

How To Complete Palkia 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 Aqua Tail1361225
Times you have seen it use Spacial Rend1382040
Times you've seen it use a strong style move1382040
Times you've seen it use an agile style move1382040

Best Palkia Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Palkia Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Palkia Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
55
Hydro Pump
Special
165
80 5 The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
60
Spacial Rend
Special
150
95 5 High critical hit ratio.
47
Aqua Tail
Physical
135
90 10 The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.
42
Earth Power
Special
90
100 10 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
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
.
advertisement

Palkia Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Palkia 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.

Palkia Level Up Moves
Level Move Description
1
(12)
Twister
Dragon Type
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May cause flinching. Hits Pokémon using Fly/Bounce with double power.
6
(17)
Ancient Power
Rock Type
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

May raise all user's stats at once.
12
(23)
Slash
Normal Type
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
19
(31)
Dragon Claw
Dragon Type
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes the target with huge, sharp claws. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
27
(39)
Power Gem
Rock Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

The user attacks with a ray of light that sparkles as if it were made of gemstones.
36
(48)
Dragon Pulse
Dragon Type
Power:
127.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user’s gaping mouth. This attack never misses.
42
(54)
Earth Power
Ground Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
47
(59)
Aqua Tail
Water Type
Power:
135
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.
55
(68)
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.
60
(74)
Spacial Rend
Dragon Type
Power:
150
Acc: 95
PP: 5
Special

High critical hit ratio.
advertisement

Palkia Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Palkia can learn from the Move Shop.

Palkia 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.
Aerial Ace
Flying Type
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
Swift
Normal Type
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
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.
Rock Slide
Rock Type
Power: 75
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
Shadow Claw
Ghost Type
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
Water Pulse
Water Type
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
Earth Power
Ground Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
Giga Impact
Normal Type
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
Aqua Tail
Water Type
Power:
135
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.
Stone Edge
Rock Type
Power: 100
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
Outrage
Dragon Type
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
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.
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.
Draco Meteor
Dragon Type
Power:
195
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
advertisement
Pokemon similar to Palkia 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
Pokemon similar to Palkia based on Dragon Type
Similar Dragon Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Giratina Origin-Pokemon-Image
Giratina Origin
GHOST-Type DRAGON-Type 680 150 120 120 100 100 90
S
Origin Dialga-Pokemon-Image
Origin Dialga
STEEL-Type DRAGON-Type 680 100 100 150 120 120 90
S
Origin Palkia-Pokemon-Image
Origin Palkia
WATER-Type DRAGON-Type 680 90 100 150 100 120 120
S
Dialga-Pokemon-Image
Dialga
STEEL-Type DRAGON-Type 680 100 120 150 120 100 90
S
Palkia-Pokemon-Image
Palkia
WATER-Type DRAGON-Type 680 90 120 150 100 120 100
List of Pokemon based on Type
advertisement