Pokemon
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Purugly
Normal Type
Tiger Cat Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #153

Pokemon Legends Arceus Purugly is a Normal Type Tiger Cat Pokémon with a Fast growth rate and a 2 Speed EV Yield. Purugly can be found with Thick Fat, Own Tempo and Defiant as an Ability; we recommend the Naive Nature, based on 452 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Purugly Guide using the links below.

Purugly Stats and Abilities

Based on Purugly Base IVs we consider this pokemon C-Tier choice. Purugly Highest IV Stat is Speed (112) and the Lowest being Special Defense (59).

Purugly Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
71
C
Attack
82
E
Defense
64
D
Special Attack
64
E
Special Defense
59
C
Speed
112
C
Total
452
Purugly Details
Purugly Detail
Best Nature
Naive
+10% Speed
-10% Special Defense
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Field
Purugly Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Thick Fat
Thick Fat reduces the damage taken from Fire-type and Ice-type moves by 50%.
Ability 2
Own Tempo
Prevents the Pokémon from becoming confused.
Hidden Ability
Defiant
When its stats are lowered its Attack increases.

How To Evolve Purugly in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Glameow requires (Level 38) to evolve into Purugly.

Purugly Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Glameow
Normal Type
Level 38
Purugly
Normal Type
Purugly Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Glameow
310
49
55
42
42
37
85
Stat Change
+142
+22
+27
+22
+22
+22
+27
Purugly
452
71
82
64
64
59
112

Alpha Purugly Locations

List of Locations you can find Alpha Purugly in PLA.

Alpha Purugly Map Locations in Cobalt Coastlands
Cobalt Coastlands Purugly Alpha Pokemon Locations
Lv. Location Description
45Cobalt Coastlands Veilstone Cape

Where To Find Purugly Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Purugly has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 38 - 40 Purugly, within the Veilstone Cape location via Mass Outbreaks.

Cobalt Coastlands Purugly Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Glameow
Normal Type
Lv. 27 - 30
Cobalt Coastlands
Crossing Slope
On Land
Very Common
Purugly
Normal Type
Lv. 27 - 41
Cobalt Coastlands
Crossing Slope
On Land
Rare
Glameow
Normal Type
Lv. 29 - 32
Cobalt Coastlands
Veilstone Cape
On Land
Very Common
Glameow
Normal Type
Lv. 30 - 32
Cobalt Coastlands
Veilstone Cape
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Purugly
Normal Type
Lv. 38 - 40
Cobalt Coastlands
Veilstone Cape
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common

Pokemon LA Purugly Weakness

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

Purugly 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 Purugly Weak Against?

Purugly 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 Purugly Strong Against?

Purugly 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 Purugly 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 caught125710
Number you've caught without being spotted124610
Number defeated1361225
Times you have seen it use Play Rough1361225
Times you have seen it use Double-Edge1382040
Times you've given it food15101520

Best Purugly Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Purugly Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Purugly Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
40
Double-Edge
Physical
180
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
31
Play Rough
Physical
90
90 10 May lower opponent's Attack.
23
Night Slash
Physical
70
100 15 High critical hit ratio.
16
Slash
Physical
105
100 20 High critical hit ratio.
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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Purugly Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Purugly 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.

Purugly Level Up Moves
Level Move Description
1
(9)
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.
5
(14)
Hypnosis
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: 60
PP: 20
Status

Puts opponent to sleep.
10
(19)
Nasty Plot
Dark Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Special Attack.
16
(26)
Slash
Normal Type
Power:
105
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
23
(33)
Night Slash
Dark Type
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
31
(42)
Play Rough
Fairy Type
Power: 90
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May lower opponent's Attack.
40
(52)
Double-Edge
Normal Type
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
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Purugly Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Purugly can learn from the Move Shop.

Purugly Move Shop Moves
Move Shop Description
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:
90
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.
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: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
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.
Play Rough
Fairy Type
Power: 90
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May lower opponent's Attack.
Hyper Beam
Normal Type
Power:
225
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
Thunderbolt
Electric Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May paralyze opponent.
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