Best moves for Heatran in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

What are the best moves for the legendary Lava-Dome Pokémon?

The legendary Lava-Dome Pokémon, Heatran, can be encountered, battled, and caught in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. This Pokémon has a fantastic special attack stat, and paired with its powerful moves it can deal devastating blows to enemies in battle.

Heatran is a Fire and Steel-type Pokémon so most of its strongest moves will also be Fire and Steel-type. This is because of the S.T.A.B. (Same Type Attack Bonus) which will give bonus damage to moves that match a Pokémon's typing. Heatran's best moves are Magma Storm, Earth Power, Crunch, and Iron Head.

Move NameMove TypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPP
Magma StormFireSpecial150755
Earth PowerGroundSpecial9010010
Iron HeadSteelPhysical1209015

Heatran will learn Magma Storm at level 57 (masters at level 71), Earth Power at level 46 (masters at level 59), Crunch at level 36 (masters at level 49), and Iron Head at level 27 (masters at level 39).

How to use Heatran best in battle

Heatran is a Steel and Fire-type Pokémon. Players should be aware of the weaknesses and resistances their Pokémon have in order to use them most effectively in battle.

Steel-type Pokémon are vulnerable to Fire, Ground, and Fighting-type attacks. Steel-type attacks will be super effective against Ice, Rock, and Fairy-type Pokémon.

Fire-type Pokémon will take increased damage from Water, Ground, and Rock-type attacks. Fire-type moves will be super effective against Ice, Grass, Bug, and Steel-type Pokémon.

Related: Best Steel Type Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Heatran's base stats

  • Stat Total: 600
    • HP: 91
    • Attack: 90
    • Defense: 106
    • Special Attack: 130
    • Special Defense: 106
    • Speed: 77

Heatran has a fantastic special attack stat, so players should be sure to focus on special attacks in battle rather than physical attacks. This will allow players to take the most advantage of Heatran's stats.

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