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Pokemon Sword and Shield Maractus

Pokemon Sword and Shield Maractus is a Grass Type Cactus Pokémon, which makes it weak against Flying, Poison, Bug, Fire, Ice type moves. You can find and catch Maractus in Route 6 with a 10% chance to appear during All Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Maractus are 75 HP, 86 Attack, 106 SP Attack, 67 Defense, 67 SP Defense, and 60 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Maractus
Maractus Galar Pokedex ID: 296

List of Maractus Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 461
HP 75
Attack 86
Defense 67
Special Attack 106
Special Defense 67
Speed 60

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Maractus to have is Quiet, this will increase it's Sp. Atk and decrease it's Speed stats.

Maractus Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Water AbsorbNormal
Storm DrainHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

With noises that could be mistaken for the rattles of maracas, it creates an upbeat rhythm, startling bird Pokémon and making them fly off in a hurry.

Shield Pokedex Entry

Once each year, this Pokémon scatters its seeds. They're jam-packed with nutrients, making them a precious food source out in the desert.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Maractus Evolutions

How do i evolve Maractus in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Currently Pokemon Sword and Shield Maractus does not have an evolution form in Generation 8.

Maractus Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Maractus?

A popular spawn location you can find Maractus is in the Route 6 area with a 10% chance to spawn during All weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Route 6
10%29 - 33
Bridge Field
35%27 - 29
Hammerlocke Hills
34%29 - 31
Stony Wilderness - Area 2
45%28 - 30
Stony Wilderness - Area 3
50%28 - 30
Stony Wilderness
35%28 - 30

Pokemon Sword and Shield Maractus Raids

Where do i find Maractus Raids?

You can find Maractus raids in the following locations: Dappled Grove, Giant's Mirror.

You can Click/Tap the links below to view where to find Maractus Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Maractus Weakness

Maractus is a Grass Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Flying, Poison, Bug, Fire, Ice Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Ground, Water, Grass, Electric type moves.

Damage Types
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Maractus Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Maractus Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Maractus Moves List

What moves can Maractus learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Maractus can learn the type move at level . This move Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Grass type +50% STAB damage.

Maractus Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01[] Spiky Shield
01[] Peck
01[] Absorb
01[] After You
01[] Ingrain
04[] Growth
08[] Mega Drain
12[] Leech Seed
16[] Sucker Punch
20[] Pin Missile
24[] Giga Drain
28[] Sweet Scent
32[] Synthesis
36[] Petal Blizzard
40[] Cotton Spore
44[] Sunny Day
48[] Solar Beam
52[] Acupressure
56[] Petal Dance
60[] Cotton Guard

TM Moves Maractus can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM07Pin MissilePhysical259520Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM11Solar BeamSpecial18010010Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM16ScreechStatus8540Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
TM19SafeguardStatus25The user's party is protected from status conditions.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM28Giga DrainSpecial112.510010User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM34Sunny DayStatus5Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM41Helping HandStatus20In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.
TM46Weather BallSpecial5010010Move's power and type changes with the weather.
TM50Bullet SeedPhysical37.510030Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM52BouncePhysical85855Springs up on first turn, attacks on second. May paralyze opponent.
TM58AssurancePhysical6010010Power doubles if opponent already took damage in the same turn.
TM63Drain PunchPhysical7510010User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM88Grassy TerrainStatus10Restores a little HP of all Pokémon for 5 turns.

Maractus TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR23SpikesStatus20Hurts opponents when they switch into battle.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR35UproarSpecial9010010User attacks for 3 turns and prevents sleep.
TR42Hyper VoiceSpecial9010010
TR57Poison JabPhysical8010020May poison the opponent.
TR59Seed BombPhysical12010015
TR65Energy BallSpecial13510010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR71Leaf StormSpecial195905Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
TR77Grass KnotSpecial10020The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
TR95Throat ChopPhysical8010015Prevents use of sound moves for two turns.

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