Best moves for Cresselia in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

What are the best moves for the legendary Lunar Pokémon?

In Pokémon Legends: Arceus, players can encounter, battle, and catch the powerful Lunar legendary Pokémon Cresselia. Cresselia is a Psychic-type Pokémon with a huge stat total. While it doesn't have the best attack stats, it still has some pretty impressive moves.

Cresselia is a purely Psychic-type Pokémon, so most of its powerful attacks are also Psychic-type. This is because of S.T.A.B. (Same Type Attack Bonus), which gives Pokémon a boost to moves that are of the same typing as them. Cresselia's best moves are Moonblast, Psychic, Psycho Cut, and Slash.

Move NameMove TypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPP
MoonblastFairySpecial9510015
PsychicPsychicSpecial13510010
Psycho CutPsychicPhysical10510020
SlashNormalPhysical7010020

Cresselia will learn Moonblast at level 46 (masters at level 59), Psychic at level 36 (masters at level 49), Psycho Cut at level 19 (masters at level 31), and Slash at level 12 (masters at level 23).

How to use Cresselia best in battle

Cresselia is a solely Psychic-type Pokémon. It is always a good idea to know which moves are resistant and which are super effective against the user's Pokémon when going into battle. Psychic-type Pokémon are vulnerable to Bug, Dark, and Ghost-type moves. Psychic-type attacks are super effective against Fighting and Poison-type Pokémon.

Related: Best Psychic Type Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Cresselia's base stats

  • Stat Total: 600
    • HP: 120
    • Attack: 70
    • Defense: 120
    • Special Attack: 75
    • Special Defense: 130
    • Speed: 85

Cresselia has a decent special attack stat that slightly outpaces its regular attack stat. Because of this, players should be sure to focus on special attacks over physical attacks in battle. This will allow players to best take advantage of the legendary's stats.

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