In Pokémon Legends: Arceus, the Single Horn Pokémon, Heracross is a Fighting and Bug-type Pokémon. Heracross has a great attack stat that allows it to dish out some serious damage against opponents in battle. Heracross is a single evolution Pokémon, so there is no need to worry about evolving it at any point.

Because Heracross is a Bug and Fighting-type Pokémon, the best moves will often be of that same typing. This is because Pokémon using moves that match their typing will benefit from S.T.A.B. (Same Type Attack Bonus), which means that their moves will do increased damage against opponents in battle. Heracross’ best moves are Close Combat, Double-Edge, Megahorn, and Slash.

Move NameMove TypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPP
Close CombatFightingPhysical1801005

Heracross will be able to use Close Combat upon reaching level 47 (masters at level 59), Double-Edge at level 37 (masters at level 48), Megahorn at level 57 (masters at level 71), and Slash at level 21 (masters at level 31).

How to use Heracross best in battle

Heracross is a Bug and Fighting-type Pokémon, so players will need to be aware of how it stacks up against other typings to use it most effectively in battle.

Bug-type Pokémon will take increased damage from Fire, Rock, and Flying-type moves. Bug-type attacks will be super effective against Grass, Dark, and Psychic-type Pokémon.

Fighting-type attacks are super effective against Normal, Rock, Ice, Dark, and Steel-type Pokémon. Fighting-type Pokémon will take increased damage themselves from Psychic, Flying, and Fairy-type moves.

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Heracross’ base stats

  • Stat Total: 500
    • HP: 80
    • Attack: 125
    • Defense: 75
    • Special Attack: 40
    • Special Defense: 95
    • Speed: 85

Heracross’ high attack stat gives it an advantage over using physical attacks. Player’s using this Pokémon will want to prioritize physical attacks over special attacks in the battle to capitalize on these strong stats.

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