Best moves for Scizor in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

What are the best moves for the Pincer Pokémon?

Scizor is a Bug and Steel-type Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. It will evolve from Scyther using a Metal Coat. Scizor has a terrific attack stat and can do huge amounts of damage in battle with the right moves.

Because Scizor is a Bug and Steel-type Pokémon, most of its most powerful moves will also be Bug 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. Scizor's best moves are Close Combat, Iron Head, X-Scissor, and Air Slash.

Move NameMove TypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPP
Close CombatFightingPhysical1201005
Iron HeadSteelPhysical12010015
X-ScissorBugPhysical12010015
Air SlashFlyingSpecial759520

Scizor will learn Close Combat at level 43 (masters at level 54), Iron Head at level 34 (masters at level 45), X-Scissor at level 34 (masters at level 45), and Air Slash at level 18 (masters at level 28).

How to use Scizor best in battle

Scizor is a Steel and Bug-type Pokémon. Players should keep in mind this Pokémon's weaknesses and resistances when using it 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.

Bug-type Pokémon will take increased damage from Fire, Rock, and Flying-type attacks. Bug-type attacks will be super effective against Grass, Psychic, and Dark-type Pokémon.

Related: Best Steel Type Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Scizor's base stats

  • Stat Total: 500
    • HP: 70
    • Attack: 130
    • Defense: 100
    • Special Attack: 55
    • Special Defense: 80
    • Speed: 65

Scizor's base attack stat is far better than its special attack stat. This means, players should focus on physical attacks as much as possible to take the most advantage of Scizor's stats.

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