Best moves for Mesprit in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

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In Pokémon Legends: Arceus, players can encounter, battle, and catch the powerful Lake legendary Pokémon, Mesprit. Mesprit is a Psychic-type Pokémon with fantastic stats overall. Mesprit is a pretty great Pokémon overall and can do tons of damage in battle.

Mesprit 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. Mesprit's best moves are Extrasensory, Tri Attack, Mystical Power, and Swift.

Move NameMove TypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPP
ExtrasensoryPsychicSpecial12010020
Tri AttackNormalSpecial8010010
Mystical PowerPsychicSpecial1059010
SwiftNormalSpecial60-20

Mesprit will learn Extrasensory at level 27 (masters at level 39), Tri Attack at level 32 (masters at level 44), Mystical Power at level 46 (masters at level 59), and Swift at level 6 (masters at level 17).

How to use Mesprit best in battle

Mesprit 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

Mesprit's base stats

  • Stat Total: 580
    • HP: 80
    • Attack: 105
    • Defense: 105
    • Special Attack: 105
    • Special Defense: 105
    • Speed: 80

Mesprit, and the other legendary Lake Pokémon, are unique in their stat makeup. They have equivalent special attack and attack stats. This means that they are equally proficient in both special and physical attacks. Players can go with either when choosing the best moves for the Pokémon.

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