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Regular
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Scizor
Bug Type
Steel Type
Pincer Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #073

Pokemon Legends Arceus Scizor is a Bug and Steel Type Pincer Pokémon with a Medium Fast growth rate and a 2 Attack EV Yield. Scizor can be found with Swarm, Technician and Light Metal as an Ability; we recommend the Adamant Nature, based on 500 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Scizor Guide using the links below.

Scizor Stats and Abilities

Based on Scizor Base IVs we consider this pokemon B-Tier choice. Scizor Highest IV Stat is Attack (130) and the Lowest being Special Attack (55).

Scizor Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
70
S
Attack
130
C
Defense
100
E
Special Attack
55
D
Special Defense
80
E
Speed
65
B
Total
500
Scizor Details
Scizor Detail
Best Nature
Adamant
+10% Attack
-10% Special Attack
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate25 (3.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Bug
Scizor Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Swarm
Swarm increases the power of Bug-type moves by 50% (1.5x) when the ability-bearer's HP falls below a third of its maximum (known in-game as in a pinch).
Ability 2
Technician
Technician increases the power of moves - that are usually base power 60 or below - by 50%.
Hidden Ability
Light Metal
Light Metal halves the Pokémon's weight in battle. Decreasing weight affects these moves:

How To Evolve Scizor in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Scyther can evolve into Kleavor Use Black Augurite or Scizor (trade holding Metal Coat).

Scizor Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Scyther
Bug TypeFlying Type
trade holding Metal Coat
Scizor
Bug TypeSteel Type
Scyther
Bug TypeFlying Type
Use Black Augurite
Kleavor
Bug TypeRock Type
Scizor Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Scyther
500
70
110
55
80
80
105
Stat Change
+0
+0
+20
+0
+20
+0
+40
Scizor
500
70
130
55
100
80
65
Alternative Evolution
Scyther
500
70
110
55
80
80
105
Stat Change
+5
+0
+25
+10
+15
+5
+20
Kleavor
505
70
135
45
95
75
85

Where To Find Scizor Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

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

Obsidian Fieldlands Scizor Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Scyther
Bug TypeFlying Type
Lv. 13 - 16
Obsidian Fieldlands
The Heartwood
On Land
Very Common
Alabaster Icelands Scizor Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Scyther
Bug TypeFlying Type
Lv. 45 - 48
Alabaster Icelands
Bonechill Wastes
Space-Time Distortions
Rare
Scyther
Bug TypeFlying Type
Lv. 45 - 48
Alabaster Icelands
Heart's Crag
Space-Time Distortions
Rare
Scizor
Bug TypeSteel Type
Lv. 45 - 53
Alabaster Icelands
Arena's Approach
Space-Time Distortions
Very Common
Scizor
Bug TypeSteel Type
Lv. 45 - 53
Alabaster Icelands
Bonechill Wastes
Space-Time Distortions
Very Common
Scizor
Bug TypeSteel Type
Lv. 45 - 53
Alabaster Icelands
Heart's Crag
Space-Time Distortions
Very Common

Pokemon LA Scizor Weakness

Scizor is a Bug and Steel Type pokemon. This will cause Scizor to take More Damage from Fire Type Moves, and Less Damage from Normal, Bug, Steel, Psychic, Ice, Dragon, Fairy, Poison, Grass Type moves.

Scizor Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Fire
2.0x
More Damage
0.5x
Less Damage
Normal
Bug
Steel
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Fairy
0.25x
Less Damage
Grass
Immune to Damage
Poison

What pokemon is Scizor Weak Against?

Scizor Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Hisuian Arcanine
Fire Type
Rock Type
A
Magmortar
Fire Type
A
Infernape
Fire Type
Fighting Type
A
Hisuian Typhlosion
Fire Type
Ghost Type
B
Flareon
Fire Type

What pokemon is Scizor Strong Against?

Scizor Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Arceus
Normal Type
S
Giratina Origin
Ghost Type
Dragon Type
S
Dialga
Steel Type
Dragon Type
S
Palkia
Water Type
Dragon Type
S
Giratina Altered
Ghost Type
Dragon Type

How To Complete Scizor Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught12345
Number defeated12345
Number of you've defeated with Fire-type moves123
Times you have seen it use Double Hit1361225
Times you have seen it use X-Scissor1382040
Times you've seen it use an agile style move1241015
Number of different forms you've obtained2

Best Scizor Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Scizor Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Scizor Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
43
Close Combat
Physical
120
100 5 Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
34
Iron Head
Physical
120
100 15 May cause flinching.
34
X-Scissor
Physical
120
100 15 The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
18
Air Slash
Special
75
95 20 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
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Scizor Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Scizor 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.

Scizor Level Up Moves
Level Move Description
1
(10)
Quick Attack
Normal Type
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
6
(15)
Silver Wind
Bug Type
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

May raise all stats of user at once.
11
(20)
Aerial Ace
Flying Type
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
14
(24)
Double Hit
Normal Type
Power: 35
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

Hits twice in one turn.
18
(28)
Air Slash
Flying Type
Power: 75
Acc: 95
PP: 20
Special

May cause flinching.
25
(35)
Swords Dance
Normal Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack.
29
(40)
Bullet Punch
Steel Type
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
34
(45)
Iron Head
Steel Type
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
34
(45)
X-Scissor
Bug Type
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
43
(54)
Close Combat
Fighting Type
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
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Scizor Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Scizor can learn from the Move Shop.

Scizor Move Shop Moves
Move Shop Description
False Swipe
Normal Type
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Physical

Always leaves opponent with at least 1 HP.
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.
Ominous Wind
Ghost Type
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

May raise all user's stats at once.
Focus Energy
Normal Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Increases critical hit ratio.
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.
Psycho Cut
Psychic Type
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
X-Scissor
Bug Type
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
Iron Head
Steel Type
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
Flash Cannon
Steel Type
Power:
120
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.
Hyper Beam
Normal Type
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
Steel Beam
Steel Type
Power:
210
Acc: 95
PP: 5
Special

User loses 50% of its HP.
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Pokemon similar to Scizor based on Bug Type
Similar Bug Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
B
Yanmega-Pokemon-Image
Yanmega
BUG-Type FLYING-Type 515 86 76 116 86 56 95
B
Kleavor-Pokemon-Image
Kleavor
BUG-Type ROCK-Type 505 70 135 45 95 75 85
B
Scyther-Pokemon-Image
Scyther
BUG-Type FLYING-Type 500 70 110 55 80 80 105
B
Scizor-Pokemon-Image
Scizor
BUG-Type STEEL-Type 500 70 130 55 100 80 65
B
Heracross-Pokemon-Image
Heracross
BUG-Type FIGHTING-Type 500 80 125 40 75 95 85
Pokemon similar to Scizor based on Steel Type
Similar Steel Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Origin Dialga-Pokemon-Image
Origin Dialga
STEEL-Type DRAGON-Type 680 100 100 150 120 120 90
S
Dialga-Pokemon-Image
Dialga
STEEL-Type DRAGON-Type 680 100 120 150 120 100 90
S
Hisuian Goodra-Pokemon-Image
Hisuian Goodra
DRAGON-Type STEEL-Type 600 80 100 110 100 150 60
S
Heatran-Pokemon-Image
Heatran
FIRE-Type STEEL-Type 600 91 90 130 106 106 77
A
Magnezone-Pokemon-Image
Magnezone
ELECTRIC-Type STEEL-Type 535 70 70 130 115 90 60
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