Best Fighting Type Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

What is the best Fighting-type Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus?

Fighting-type Pokémon are always useful due to their great move pool and high attack stat. In Pokémon Legends: Arceus, the best Fighting-type Pokémon is the Generation 4 Fire-type starter, Infernape, though there are many options.


Infernape is a Fire and Fighting dual-type Pokémon that specializes in its attack, special attack, and speed stats. Infernape has four weaknesses in Ground, Water, Flying, and Psychic-type moves. It also has a nice list of resistances due to its dual-typing.

Infernape's Stats and Strengths/Weaknesses

  • Type: Fighting and Fire
  • Stat Total: 534
    • HP: 76
    • Attack: 104
    • Special Attack: 104
    • Defense: 71
    • Special Defense: 71
    • Speed: 108
Damage ModifierMove Types
4x Increased DamageN/A
2x Increased DamageGround; Water; Psychic, Flying Type
0.5x Less DamageDark; Grass; Ice; Steel; Fire Type
0.25x Less DamageBug Type

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Other strong Fighting Type Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Most Fighting-type Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus share a high attack stat, making them useful in battles. The new regional variant, Hisuian Decidueye is a great Fighting-type Pokemon and even surpasses great Pokémon like Lucario and Gallade.

Hisuian Decidueye

Hisuian Decidueye is a great Fighting-type Pokémon and even surpasses its Alolan form in its stats. It does have the major downside of having a 4x weakness to Flying-type damage due to its Grass and Fighting dual-typing.

  • Type: Grass and Fighting
  • Stat Total: 530
    • HP: 88
    • Attack: 112
    • Special Attack: 95
    • Defense: 80
    • Special Defense: 95
    • Speed: 60


Lucario has always been a reliable Fighting-type Pokémon. It has a great attack and special attack, at 110 and 115 respectively. Its Steel-typing also gives it an immunity to Poison-type damage which always comes in handy.

  • Type: Fighting and Steel
  • Stat Total: 525
    • HP: 70
    • Attack: 110
    • Special Attack: 115
    • Defense: 70
    • Special Defense: 70
    • Speed: 90


Gallade is a safe bet for players needing a filler Pokémon on the team. Gallade has great stats across the board, though its lowest stat, 68 HP, can sometimes be its downfall. Gallade has no major weaknesses or resistances and can be used in most battles with ease.

  • Type: Fighting and Psychic
  • Stat Total: 518
    • HP: 68
    • Attack: 125
    • Special Attack: 65
    • Defense: 65
    • Special Defense: 115
    • Speed: 80

Want to read more about Pokémon Legends: Arceus and its lore? Check out What does “Arceus” mean? Name origin of Pokémon Legends Arceus on Pro Game Guides!

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