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Ponyta
Fire Type
Fire Horse Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #023

Pokemon Legends Arceus Ponyta is a Fire Type Fire Horse Pokémon with a Medium Fast growth rate and a 1 Speed EV Yield. Ponyta can be found with Run Away, Flash Fire and Flame Body as an Ability; we recommend the Hasty Nature, based on 410 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Ponyta Guide using the links below.

Ponyta Stats and Abilities

Based on Ponyta Base IVs we consider this pokemon D-Tier choice. Ponyta Highest IV Stat is Speed (90) and the Lowest being Defense (55).

Ponyta Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
50
C
Attack
85
F
Defense
55
D
Special Attack
65
E
Special Defense
65
D
Speed
90
D
Total
410
Ponyta Details
Ponyta Detail
Best Nature
Hasty
+10% Speed
-10% Defense
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Field
Ponyta Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Run Away
Run Away allows the bearer to flee a battle with a wild Pokémon without fail, even if the opposing Pokémon has used a move like Mean Look or Bind, or has an ability such as Arena Trap.
Ability 2
Flash Fire
When a Pokémon with Flash Fire is hit by a Fire-type move, it does not deal damage but instead raises the power of the bearer's Fire-type moves by 50%. Subsequent hits do not raise the power even more, but the effect remains while the ability-bearer is in battle.
Hidden Ability
Flame Body
If a Pokémon with Flame Body is hit by a move that makes contact, there is a 30% chance the attacker will become burned.

How To Evolve Ponyta in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Ponyta requires (Level 40) to evolve into Rapidash.

Ponyta Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Ponyta
Fire Type
Level 40
Rapidash
Fire Type
Ponyta Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Ponyta
410
50
85
65
55
65
90
Stat Change
+90
+15
+15
+15
+15
+15
+15
Rapidash
500
65
100
80
70
80
105

Where To Find Ponyta Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Ponyta has 2 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 45 - 53 Rapidash, within the Heart's Crag location via Space-Time Distortions.

Obsidian Fieldlands Ponyta Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Ponyta
Fire Type
Lv. 15 - 17
Obsidian Fieldlands
Horseshoe Plains
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Ponyta
Fire Type
Lv. 3 - 6
Obsidian Fieldlands
Horseshoe Plains
On Land
Very Common
Rapidash
Fire Type
Lv. 40 - 42
Obsidian Fieldlands
Horseshoe Plains
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Alabaster Icelands Ponyta Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Rapidash
Fire Type
Lv. 45 - 53
Alabaster Icelands
Bonechill Wastes
Space-Time Distortions
Rare
Rapidash
Fire Type
Lv. 45 - 53
Alabaster Icelands
Heart's Crag
Space-Time Distortions
Rare

Pokemon LA Ponyta Weakness

Ponyta is a Fire Type pokemon. This will cause Ponyta to take More Damage from Ground, Rock, Water Type Moves, and Less Damage from Bug, Steel, Fire, Grass, Ice, Fairy Type moves.

Ponyta Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Ground
Rock
Water
0.5x
Less Damage
Bug
Steel
Fire
Grass
Ice
Fairy
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Ponyta Weak Against?

Ponyta Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Palkia
Water Type
Dragon Type
S
Origin Palkia
Water Type
Dragon Type
S
Landorus Therian
Ground Type
Flying Type
S
Garchomp
Dragon Type
Ground Type
S
Manaphy
Water Type

What pokemon is Ponyta Strong Against?

Ponyta Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Dialga
Steel Type
Dragon Type
S
Origin Dialga
Steel Type
Dragon Type
S
Shaymin Sky
Grass Type
Flying Type
S
Heatran
Fire Type
Steel Type
S
Shaymin Land
Grass Type

How To Complete Ponyta 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 caught12345
Number defeated1241015
Number of you've defeated with Water-type moves124610
Times you have seen it use Ember1361225
Times you've given it food12345
Investigated a sighting of an unusual Ponyta1

Best Ponyta Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Ponyta Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Ponyta Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
37
Double-Edge
Physical
120
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
47
Flare Blitz
Physical
180
100 15 User receives recoil damage. May burn opponent.
29
Fire Blast
Special
165
85 5 May burn opponent.
15
Flame Wheel
Physical
90
100 25 May burn 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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Ponyta Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Ponyta 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.

Ponyta Level Up Moves
Level Move Description
1
(9)
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.
5
(14)
Ember
Fire Type
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

May burn opponent.
9
(18)
Double Hit
Normal Type
Power: 35
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

Hits twice in one turn.
15
(25)
Flame Wheel
Fire Type
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May burn opponent.
21
(31)
Hypnosis
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: 60
PP: 20
Status

Puts opponent to sleep.
29
(40)
Fire Blast
Fire Type
Power:
165
Acc: 85
PP: 5
Special

May burn opponent.
37
(48)
Double-Edge
Normal Type
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
47
(59)
Flare Blitz
Fire Type
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage. May burn opponent.
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Ponyta Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Ponyta can learn from the Move Shop.

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

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
Rest
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
Iron Tail
Steel Type
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Mystical Fire
Fire Type
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Lowers opponent's Special Attack.
Wild Charge
Electric Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
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:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
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TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Heatran-Pokemon-Image
Heatran
FIRE-Type STEEL-Type 600 91 90 130 106 106 77
S
Hisuian Arcanine-Pokemon-Image
Hisuian Arcanine
FIRE-Type ROCK-Type 555 95 115 95 80 80 90
A
Magmortar-Pokemon-Image
Magmortar
FIRE-Type 540 75 95 125 67 95 83
A
Infernape-Pokemon-Image
Infernape
FIRE-Type FIGHTING-Type 534 76 104 104 71 71 108
A
Hisuian Typhlosion-Pokemon-Image
Hisuian Typhlosion
FIRE-Type GHOST-Type 534 73 84 119 78 85 95
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