Best moves for Honchkrow in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

What are the best moves for the Big Boss Pokémon?

Honchkrow is a Dark and Flying-type Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. It will evolve from Murkrow using a Dusk Stone. Honchkrow has great attacks stats, especially his base attack.

Because Honchkrow is a Dark and Flying-type Pokémon, most of its most powerful moves will also be Dark and Flying-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. Honchkrow's best moves are Brave Bird, Dark Pulse, Air Slash, and Night Slash.

Move NameMove TypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPP
Brave BirdFlyingPhysical18010015
Dark PulseDarkSpecial12010015
Air SlashFlyingSpecial112.59520
Night SlashDarkPhysical10510015

Honchkrow will learn Brave Bird at level 52 (masters at level 64), Dark Pulse at level 43 (masters at level 54), Air Slash at level 30 (masters at level 41), and Night Slash at level 25 (masters at level 35).

How to use Honchkrow best in battle

Honchkrow is a Flying and Dark-type Pokémon. To use this Pokémon successfully, players will need to know how other typings stack up against it.

Flying-type Pokémon will take more damage from Fighting, Bug, and Fairy-type attacks. Flying-type attacks will be super effective against Ghost and Psychic-type Pokémon.

Dark-type Pokémon will take increased damage from Fighting, Fairy, and Bug-type attacks. Dark-type attacks will be super effective against Psychic and Ghost-type Pokémon.

Related: How to evolve Murkrow into Honchkrow in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Honchkrow's base stats

  • Stat Total: 505
    • HP: 100
    • Attack: 125
    • Defense: 52
    • Special Attack: 105
    • Special Defense: 52
    • Speed: 71

Honchkrow has a great attack stat so players would be wise to capitalize on this by using physical attacks instead of special attacks in battle.

Interested in Honchkrow in Pokémon Legends: Arceus and want to read more? Check out Best Nature for Murkrow and Honchkrow in Pokémon Legends: Arceus on Pro Game Guides!

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