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Cresselia Stats

Cresselia highest IV stat is Special Defense (120) and the lowest being Attack (70).

Rank Value Stat
D
120
HP
D
70
Atk
C
110
Def
C
75
Sp.Atk
B
120
Sp.Def
D
85
Speed
S
580
Total

Cresselia Guide

Cresselia has a 3 Special Defense EV Yield, which means the best nature to have with Cresselia is a Calm nature due to the highest IV stat being Special Defense.

Cresselia Detail
Best Nature
Calm
+10% Special Defense
-10% Attack
Weak To
2x
2x
2x
Resistance To
1/2
1/2
Catch Rate3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
EV Yield3 Special Defense

How To Evolve Cresselia in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

The Pokemon Cresselia does NOT have an evolution in the Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Series.

    Cresselia currently has no Evolutions available
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Where To Find Cresselia Locations in Pokemon SV

Cresselia Locations

Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns

Pokemon SV Cresselia Weakness

Cresselia is a Psychic Type pokemon. This will cause Cresselia to take More Damage from Bug, Ghost, Dark type moves, and Less Damage from Fighting, Psychic type moves.

Cresselia Type Weakness Chart
Damage Taken Types
+400%
Damage From
+200%
Damage From
Bug
2x
Ghost
2x
Dark
2x
-50%
Less Damage From
Fighting
1/2
Psychic
1/2
-75%
Less Damage From
Immune
to Damage From

What pokemon is Cresselia Weak Against?
Increased Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%

What pokemon is Cresselia Resistant Against?
Reduced Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
A
-50%
B
-50%
B
-50%
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Best Moves for Cresselia in Scarlet and Violet

Cresselia Best Moves to use when choosing a Moveset, includes leveling moves such as Confusion and TM Moves like Psychic, and Psyshock.

Unlock Move Description
Lv. 66
Future Sight
Psychic
Tier:
A Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
Two turns after this move is used, a hunk of psychic energy attacks the target.
Giga Impact
Normal
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
150
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. The user can't move on the next turn.
Hyper Beam
Normal
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
150
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The target is attacked with a powerful beam. The user can't move on the next turn.
Psychic
Psychic
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
The target is hit with a strong telekinetic force to inflict damage. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
Psyshock
Psychic
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
The user materializes an odd psychic wave to attack the target. This move deals physical damage.

List of Cresselia Moves in

Cresselia can learn 14 Moves from Leveling Up and 40 TM Moves. Moves like Lunar Dance which, Cresselia will learn by reaching level 72. You can also learn TM tutor moves such as Psychic, Psyshock and Solar Beam.

Cresselia Level Up Moves

List of the 14 Moves Cresselia can learn from leveling up.

Lv Move Description
Lv.1
Confusion
Psychic
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
50
Acc:
100
PP:
25
Special
Effect:
The target is hit with a weak telekinetic force to inflict damage. This may also confuse the target.
Lv.1
Double Team
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
15
Status
Effect:
By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to boost its evasiveness.
Lv.6
Mist
Ice
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
30
Status
Effect:
The user cloaks itself and its allies in a white mist that prevents any of their stats from being lowered for five turns.
Lv.12
Aurora Beam
Ice
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
65
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Special
Effect:
The target is hit with a rainbow-colored beam. This may also lower the target's Attack stat.
Lv.18
Psybeam
Psychic
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
65
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Special
Effect:
The target is attacked with a peculiar ray. This may also confuse the target.
Lv.24
Ally Switch
Psychic
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
15
Status
Effect:
The user teleports using a strange power and switches places with one of its allies. This move's chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Lv.30
Slash
Normal
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
70
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
The target is attacked with a slash of claws, scythes, or the like. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
Lv.36
Psycho Cut
Psychic
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
70
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
The user tears at the target with blades formed by psychic power. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
Lv.42
Moonlight
Fairy
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
5
Status
Effect:
The user restores its own HP. The amount of HP regained varies with the weather.
Lv.48
Safeguard
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
25
Status
Effect:
The user creates a protective field that prevents status conditions for five turns.
Lv.54
Psychic
Psychic
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
The target is hit with a strong telekinetic force to inflict damage. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
Lv.60
Moonblast
Fairy
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
95
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
Borrowing the power of the moon, the user attacks the target. This may also lower the target's Sp. Atk stat.
Lv.66
Future Sight
Psychic
Tier:
A Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
Two turns after this move is used, a hunk of psychic energy attacks the target.
Lv.72
Lunar Dance
Psychic
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
The user faints. In return, the Pokemon taking its place will have its HP and PP restored and its status conditions cured.