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Psyduck
Water Type
Duck Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #068

Pokemon Legends Arceus Psyduck is a Water Type Duck Pokémon with a Medium Fast growth rate and a 1 Special Attack EV Yield. Psyduck can be found with Damp, Cloud Nine and Swift Swim as an Ability; we recommend the Mild Nature, based on 320 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Psyduck Guide using the links below.

Psyduck Stats and Abilities

Based on Psyduck Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Psyduck Highest IV Stat is Special Attack (65) and the Lowest being Defense (48).

Psyduck Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
50
E
Attack
52
F
Defense
48
D
Special Attack
65
F
Special Defense
50
F
Speed
55
F
Total
320
Psyduck Details
Psyduck Detail
Best Nature
Mild
+10% Special Attack
-10% Defense
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Field
Water 1
Psyduck Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Damp
Damp prevents all Pokémon on the field from using the moves Selfdestruct and Explosion. It also prevents damage (to the Damp Pokémon only) from the ability Aftermath.
Ability 2
Cloud Nine
Cloud Nine suppresses all effects brought on by weather, including move power increases, end-of-turn damage, accuracy changes, relevant abilities and so on.
Hidden Ability
Swift Swim
Swift Swim doubles the ability-bearer's Speed during rain.

How To Evolve Psyduck in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Psyduck requires (Level 33) to evolve into Golduck.

Psyduck Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Psyduck
Water Type
Level 33
Golduck
Water Type
Psyduck Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Psyduck
320
50
52
65
48
50
55
Stat Change
+180
+30
+30
+30
+30
+30
+30
Golduck
500
80
82
95
78
80
85

Where To Find Psyduck Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Psyduck has 4 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 29 - 36 Golduck, within the Bathers' Lagoon location via On Land.

Obsidian Fieldlands Psyduck Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Psyduck
Water Type
Lv. 13 - 16
Obsidian Fieldlands
The Heartwood
On Land
Common
Psyduck
Water Type
Lv. 15 - 17
Obsidian Fieldlands
The Heartwood
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Golduck
Water Type
Lv. 33 - 35
Obsidian Fieldlands
The Heartwood
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Crimson Mirelands Psyduck Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Psyduck
Water Type
Lv. 17 - 20
Crimson Mirelands
Golden Lowlands
On Land
Very Common
Psyduck
Water Type
Lv. 19 - 22
Crimson Mirelands
Gapejaw Bog
On Land
Very Common
Psyduck
Water Type
Lv. 21 - 32
Crimson Mirelands
Holm of Trials
On Land
Very Common
Golduck
Water Type
Lv. 21 - 36
Crimson Mirelands
Holm of Trials
On Land
Common
Psyduck
Water Type
Lv. 24 - 22
Crimson Mirelands
Golden Lowlands
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Golduck
Water Type
Lv. 33 - 35
Crimson Mirelands
Golden Lowlands
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Coronet Highlands Psyduck Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Psyduck
Water Type
Lv. 18 - 32
Coronet Highlands
Wayward Wood
On Land
Common
Golduck
Water Type
Lv. 18 - 38
Coronet Highlands
Wayward Wood
On Land
Very Common
Golduck
Water Type
Lv. 29 - 40
Coronet Highlands
Lonely Spring
On Land
Very Common
Psyduck
Water Type
Lv. 29 - 40
Coronet Highlands
Lonely Spring
On Land
Rare
Cobalt Coastlands Psyduck Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Psyduck
Water Type
Lv. 29 - 32
Cobalt Coastlands
Bathers' Lagoon
On Land
Very Common
Golduck
Water Type
Lv. 29 - 36
Cobalt Coastlands
Bathers' Lagoon
On Land
Common

Pokemon LA Psyduck Weakness

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

Psyduck 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 Psyduck Weak Against?

Psyduck 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 Psyduck Strong Against?

Psyduck 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 Psyduck Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught1361225
Number of heavy specimens caught12345
Number defeated1361225
Number of you've defeated with Electric-type moves124610
Times you have seen it use Confusion1361225
Times you've given it food12345
Number you've evolved1

Best Psyduck Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Psyduck Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Psyduck Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
43
Hydro Pump
Special
165
80 5 The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
34
Aqua Tail
Physical
135
90 10 The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.
25
Zen Headbutt
Physical
80
90 15 May cause flinching.
11
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
Red Text
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Psyduck Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Psyduck 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.

Psyduck Level Up Moves
Level Move Description
1
(10)
Bubble
Water Type
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Special

May lower opponent's Speed.
6
(15)
Confusion
Psychic Type
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

May confuse opponent.
11
(20)
Water Pulse
Water Type
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
18
(28)
Hypnosis
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: 60
PP: 20
Status

Puts opponent to sleep.
25
(35)
Zen Headbutt
Psychic Type
Power: 80
Acc: 90
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
34
(45)
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.
43
(54)
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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Psyduck Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Psyduck can learn from the Move Shop.

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

May lower opponent's Defense.
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.
Tri Attack
Normal Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May paralyze, burn or freeze opponent.
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.
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.
Shadow Claw
Ghost Type
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
Iron Tail
Steel Type
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Water Pulse
Water Type
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
Icy Wind
Ice Type
Power: 55
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Special

Lowers opponent's Speed.
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.
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 Psyduck 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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