Pokemon
Regular
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Scyther
Bug Type
Flying Type
Mantis Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #072

Pokemon Legends Arceus Scyther is a Bug and Flying Type Mantis Pokémon with a Medium Fast growth rate and a 1 Attack EV Yield. Scyther can be found with Swarm, Technician and Steadfast as an Ability; we recommend the Adamant Nature, based on 500 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Scyther Guide using the links below.

Scyther Stats and Abilities

Based on Scyther Base IVs we consider this pokemon B-Tier choice. Scyther Highest IV Stat is Attack (110) and the Lowest being Special Attack (55).

Scyther Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
70
A
Attack
110
D
Defense
80
E
Special Attack
55
D
Special Defense
80
C
Speed
105
B
Total
500
Scyther Details
Scyther Detail
Best Nature
Adamant
+10% Attack
-10% Special Attack
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
25% Wood
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Bug
Scyther 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
Steadfast
Raises Speed each time the Pokémon flinches.

How To Evolve Scyther in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Scyther 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
Scyther 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

Alpha Scyther Locations

List of Locations you can find Alpha Scyther in PLA.

Alpha Scyther Map Locations in Obsidian Fieldlands
Obsidian Fieldlands Scyther Alpha Pokemon Locations
Lv. Location Description
42Obsidian Fieldlands Grandtree Arena

Where To Find Scyther Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Scyther 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 Scyther Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Scyther
Bug TypeFlying Type
Lv. 13 - 16
Obsidian Fieldlands
The Heartwood
On Land
Very Common
Alabaster Icelands Scyther 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 Scyther Weakness

Scyther is a Bug and Flying Type pokemon. This will cause Scyther to take More Damage from Flying, Fire, Electric, Ice, Rock Type Moves, and Less Damage from Bug, Ground, Fighting, Grass Type moves.

Scyther Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Rock
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Fire
Electric
Ice
0.5x
Less Damage
Bug
0.25x
Less Damage
Fighting
Grass
Immune to Damage
Ground

What pokemon is Scyther Weak Against?

Scyther Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Heatran
Fire Type
Steel Type
S
Tornadus
Flying Type
S
Thundurus
Electric Type
Flying Type
S
Enamorus
Fairy Type
Flying Type
S
Enamorus Therian
Fairy Type
Flying Type

What pokemon is Scyther Strong Against?

Scyther Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Garchomp
Dragon Type
Ground Type
S
Shaymin Land
Grass Type
A
Ursaluna
Normal Type
Ground Type
A
Tangrowth
Grass Type
A
Hisuian Decidueye
Grass Type
Fighting Type

How To Complete Scyther Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught1241015
Number defeated1241015
Number of you've defeated with Rock-type moves124610
Times you have seen it use Air Slash1361225
Times you have seen it use X-Scissor1361225
Times you've seen it use an agile style move1382040
Number of different forms you've obtained2

Best Scyther Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Scyther Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Scyther 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
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
112.5
95 20 May cause flinching.
11
Aerial Ace
Physical
90
20 Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
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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Scyther Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Scyther 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.

Scyther 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:
90
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:
112.5
Acc: 95
PP: 20
Special

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

Sharply raises user's Attack.
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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Scyther Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Scyther can learn from the Move Shop.

Scyther 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:
90
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.
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.
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Pokemon similar to Scyther 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 Scyther based on Flying Type
Similar Flying Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Landorus Therian-Pokemon-Image
Landorus Therian
GROUND-Type FLYING-Type 600 89 145 105 90 80 91
S
Shaymin Sky-Pokemon-Image
Shaymin Sky
GRASS-Type FLYING-Type 600 100 103 120 75 75 127
S
Landorus-Pokemon-Image
Landorus
GROUND-Type FLYING-Type 600 89 125 115 90 80 101
S
Enamorus-Pokemon-Image
Enamorus
FAIRY-Type FLYING-Type 580 74 115 135 70 80 106
S
Enamorus Therian-Pokemon-Image
Enamorus Therian
FAIRY-Type FLYING-Type 580 74 115 135 110 100 46
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