Best moves for Garchomp in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

What are the best moves for the Mach Pokémon?

Garchomp is one of the most powerful Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus and in the series overall. It is a Ground and Dragon-type Pokémon that evolves from Gible (at level 24) and Gabite (at level 48). Garchomp has a fantastic attack stat and can deal massive damage in battle.

Garchomp is a Ground and Dragon-type Pokémon so its best moves will often follow those stats. This is because of S.T.A.B. (Same Type Attack Bonus), allowing Pokémon to use moves that match their typing to do increased damage in battle.

Move NameMove TypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPP
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical12010015
OutrageDragonPhysical18010010
Earth PowerGroundSpecial13510010
Dragon ClawDragonPhysical12010015

Garchomp will learn Double-Edge at level 37 (masters at level 48), Outrage at level 47 (masters at level 59), Earth Power at level 29 (masters at level 40), and Dragon Claw at level 21 (masters at level 31).

How to use Garchomp best in battle

Garchomp is a Ground and Dragon-type Pokémon, so players hoping to best utilize this Pokémon should know how other typings compare to it.

Dragon-type Pokémon will take more damage from Ice, Dragon, and Fairy-type moves. Their moves will be super effective against other Dragon-type Pokémon.

Steel-type moves are super effective against Ice, Fairy, and Rock-type Pokémon. Steel-type Pokémon will take increased damage from Fire, Fighting, and Ground-type moves.

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Garchomp's base stats

  • Stat Total: 600
    • HP: 108
    • Attack: 130
    • Defense: 95
    • Special Attack: 80
    • Special Defense: 95
    • Speed: 102

Garchomp has an amazing attack stat. This means that players should prioritize physical attacks when in battle over special attacks to allow Garchomp to do the most damage it can.

Interested in Garchomp in Pokémon Legends: Arceus and want to read more? Check out Best Nature for Gible, Gabite, and Garchomp in Pokémon Legends: Arceus on Pro Game Guides!

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