Best moves for Skuntank in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

What are the best moves for this stinky Pokémon?

Skuntank is a Poison and Dark-type Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. Skunktank will evolve from Stunky at level 34. The Pokémon has a great attack stat and can deal some serious damage in battle.

Because Skuntank is a Dark and Poison-type Pokémon, most of its most powerful moves will also be Dark and Poison-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. Skuntank's best moves are Double-Edge, Flamethrower, Poison Jab, and Night Slash.

Move NameMove TypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPP
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical12010015
FlamethrowerFireSpecial9010015
Poison JabPoisonPhysical12010020
Night SlashDarkPhysical10510015

Skuntank will learn Double-Edge at level 43 (mastered at level 54), Flamethrower at level 34 (mastered at level 45), Poison Jab at level 34 (mastered at level 45), Night Slash at level 25 (mastered at level 35).

How to use Skuntank best in battle

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

Poison-type attacks are super effective against Grass and Fairy-type Pokémon. They will take increased damage from Ground and Psychic-type attacks.

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: Best Poison Type Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Skuntank's base stats

  • Stat Total: 479
    • HP: 103
    • Attack: 93
    • Defense: 67
    • Special Attack: 71
    • Special Defense: 61
    • Speed: 84

Skuntank has a pretty decent attack stat. It is higher than its special attack stat, which means players should prioritize physical attacks over special attacks when possible.

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