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Sudowoodo
Rock Type
Imitation Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #124

Pokemon Legends Arceus Sudowoodo is a Rock Type Imitation Pokémon with a Medium Fast growth rate and a 2 Defense EV Yield. Sudowoodo can be found with Sturdy, Rock Head and Rattled as an Ability; we recommend the Relaxed Nature, based on 410 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Sudowoodo Guide using the links below.

Sudowoodo Stats and Abilities

Based on Sudowoodo Base IVs we consider this pokemon D-Tier choice. Sudowoodo Highest IV Stat is Defense (115) and the Lowest being Speed (30).

Sudowoodo Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
70
B
Attack
100
C
Defense
115
F
Special Attack
30
E
Special Defense
65
F
Speed
30
D
Total
410
Sudowoodo Details
Sudowoodo Detail
Best Nature
Relaxed
+10% Defense
-10% Speed
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate65 (8.5% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Mineral
Sudowoodo Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Sturdy
Sturdy allows the Pokémon to survive with 1 HP if attacked at full HP with an attack that would otherwise knock it out. It also prevents One-Hit-KO moves (Fissure, Horn Drill, Guillotine or Sheer Cold).
Ability 2
Rock Head
Protects the Pokémon from recoil damage.
Hidden Ability
Rattled
When a Pokémon with Rattled is hit by a Bug, Ghost or Dark type move, its Speed is raised one stage (up to the usual maximum of +6 stages).

How To Evolve Sudowoodo in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Bonsly requires (after Mimic learned) to evolve into Sudowoodo.

Sudowoodo Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Bonsly
Rock Type
after Mimic learned
Sudowoodo
Rock Type
Sudowoodo Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Bonsly
290
50
80
10
95
45
10
Stat Change
+120
+20
+20
+20
+20
+20
+20
Sudowoodo
410
70
100
30
115
65
30

Where To Find Sudowoodo Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Sudowoodo has 2 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 39 - 42 Sudowoodo, within the Celestica Ruins location via On Land.

Crimson Mirelands Sudowoodo Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Bonsly
Rock Type
Lv. 20 - 22
Crimson Mirelands
Diamond Heath
Shaking Ore
Very Common
Bonsly
Rock Type
Lv. 24 - 26
Crimson Mirelands
Cloudpool Ridge
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Sudowoodo
Rock Type
Lv. 27 - 29
Crimson Mirelands
Cloudpool Ridge
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Coronet Highlands Sudowoodo Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Bonsly
Rock Type
Lv. 39 - 42
Coronet Highlands
Celestica Ruins
Shaking Ore
Very Common
Sudowoodo
Rock Type
Lv. 39 - 42
Coronet Highlands
Celestica Ruins
On Land
Very Common

Pokemon LA Sudowoodo Weakness

Sudowoodo is a Rock Type pokemon. This will cause Sudowoodo to take More Damage from Fighting, Ground, Steel, Water, Grass Type Moves, and Less Damage from Normal, Flying, Poison, Fire Type moves.

Sudowoodo Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Fighting
Ground
Steel
Water
Grass
0.5x
Less Damage
Normal
Flying
Poison
Fire
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Sudowoodo Weak Against?

Sudowoodo Weak 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
Garchomp
Dragon Type
Ground Type

What pokemon is Sudowoodo Strong Against?

Sudowoodo Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Arceus
Normal Type
S
Regigigas
Normal Type
S
Tornadus
Flying Type
S
Thundurus
Electric Type
Flying Type
S
Enamorus
Fairy Type
Flying Type

How To Complete Sudowoodo Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught1361225
Number you've caught without being spotted1251020
Number defeated1241015
Number of you've defeated with Water-type moves124610
Times you have seen it use Mimic1361225
Times you've scared it off with a Scatter Bang12345
Number of different forms you've obtained2

Best Sudowoodo Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Sudowoodo Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Sudowoodo Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
47
Head Smash
Physical
225
80 5 User receives recoil damage.
37
Double-Edge
Physical
120
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
57
Wood Hammer
Physical
120
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
15
Rock Slide
Physical
112.5
90 10 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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Sudowoodo Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Sudowoodo 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.

Sudowoodo Level Up Moves
Level Move Description
1
(9)
Rollout
Rock Type
Power:
45
Acc: 90
PP: 20
Physical

Doubles in power each turn for 5 turns.
5
(14)
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.
9
(18)
Stealth Rock
Rock Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Damages opponent switching into battle.
15
(25)
Rock Slide
Rock Type
Power:
112.5
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
21
(31)
Iron Defense
Steel Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Sharply raises user's Defense.
29
(0)
Mimic
Normal Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Copies the opponent's last move.
37
(48)
Double-Edge
Normal Type
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
47
(59)
Head Smash
Rock Type
Power:
225
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
57
(71)
Wood Hammer
Grass Type
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
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Sudowoodo Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Sudowoodo can learn from the Move Shop.

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

May lower opponent's Defense.
Bulldoze
Ground Type
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
Stealth Rock
Rock Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Damages opponent switching into battle.
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.
Fire Punch
Fire Type
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May burn opponent.
Thunder Punch
Electric Type
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May paralyze opponent.
Ice Punch
Ice Type
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May freeze opponent.
Rock Slide
Rock Type
Power:
112.5
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
Earth Power
Ground Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
Stone Edge
Rock Type
Power:
150
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
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S
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A
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B
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B
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