Poison-type Pokémon are always nice to have on hand and there are plenty of options in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. Crobat is the best Poison-type Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus, and many other entries in the series, though there are other great Poison-type Pokémon too.


Crobat is a Poison and Flying-type Pokémon and can come in handy during battle with its great speed stat and attack stat. Crobat’s dual-typing gives it a useful immunity to Ground-type attacks as well.

Crobat’s Stats and Strengths/Weaknesses

  • Type: Poison and Flying
  • Stat Total: 535
    • HP: 85
    • Attack: 90
    • Special Attack: 70
    • Defense: 80
    • Special Defense: 80
    • Speed: 130
Damage ModifierMove Types
4x Increased DamageN/A
2x Increased DamagePsychic; Ice; Electric; Rock Type
0.5x Less DamagePoison; Fairy Type
0.25x Less DamageFighting; Grass; Bug Type
ImmunitiesGround Type

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Other strong Poison Type Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Poison-type Pokémon are plentiful in Pokémon Legends: Arceus with the better monsters being Tentacruel and Roserade. The newly introduced Overqwil and Sneasler are both great options, though Overqwil is slightly more well-rounded.


Tentacruel is a Water and Poison-type Pokémon with all-around decent stats. Where Tentacruel really shines is in its massive list of resistances. Tentacruel will take less damage from Steel, Fire, Water, Ice, Fighting, Poison, Bug, and Fairy-type moves.

  • Type: Water and Poison
  • Stat Total: 515
    • HP: 80
    • Attack: 70
    • Special Attack: 80
    • Defense: 65
    • Special Defense: 120
    • Speed: 100


Roserade is a reliable Pokémon and is very well-rounded. Its impressive 125 special attack also makes it a real threat to opponents in battle.

  • Type: Grass and Poison
  • Stat Total: 515
    • HP: 60
    • Attack: 70
    • Special Attack: 125
    • Defense: 65
    • Special Defense: 105
    • Speed: 90


Overqwil is a newly introduced Pokémon and is an evolution of Hisuian Qwilfish. Overqwil has moderate stats with a great 115 attack stat. Its Dark and Poison dual-typing give it only one weakness in Ground-type moves.

  • Type: Dark and Poison
  • Stat Total: 510
    • HP: 85
    • Attack: 115
    • Special Attack: 65
    • Defense: 95
    • Special Defense: 65
    • Speed: 85

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