Best moves for Kricketune in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

What are the best moves for the Cricket Pokémon?

Kricketune is a solely bug-type Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. It will evolve from Kricketot when it reaches level 10. Kricketune doesn't have great stats, but it's one highlight is its base attack stat.

Kricketune is a Bug-type Pokémon, which means that most of its strongest moves will be Bug-type as well. This is because moves that share a typing with the Pokémon using them will benefit from S.T.A.B. (Same Type Attack Bonus) and do increased damage in battle.

Move NameMove TypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPP
Bug BuzzBugSpecial13510010
X-ScissorBugPhysical12010015
Night SlashDarkPhysical7010015
SlashNormalPhysical7010020

Kricketune will learn Bug Buzz at level 47 (mastered at level 59), X-Scissor at level 29 (mastered at level 40), Night Slash at level 21 (mastered at level 31), and Slash at level 15 (mastered at level 25).

How to use Kricketune best in battle

Kricketune is a Bug-type Pokémon. Players who are wanting to use it effectively will need to know which types are super effective against it and which moves it is super effective against. Bug-type Pokémon are vulnerable to Fire, Rock, and Flying-type attacks. Bug-type moves are super effective against Grass, Dark, and Psychic-type Pokémon.

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Kricketune's base stats

  • Stat Total: 384
    • HP: 77
    • Attack: 85
    • Defense: 51
    • Special Attack: 55
    • Special Defense: 51
    • Speed: 65

Kricketune isn't the best Pokémon but its attack stat can come in handy at times. To take full advantage of this, players should prioritize physical attacks over special attacks in battle.

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