Heracross

Updated for New Gym Update
Pokemon Rating:
9
Heracross
54.00 kg Weight
1.50 m Height
Pokemon Max CP
2938
ATK 234
DEF 189
STA 160
Movesets Grades

* Legacy Moveset

Offensive Moves Explanation
  • Fighting-type moves cover Dark, Rock, Normal, and Ice, all types used in the current meta. Thus, Counter will be the superior pick for most matchups. 
  • Type coverage on Bug-type moves is limited, only doing super effective damage against Psychic, Dark, and Grass. Struggle Bug is sub-optimal but certainly usable. 
  • Close Combat is the clearly optimal charge move due to type coverage and synergy with Counter.
  • Megahorn unfortunately doesn't have much use, but it shares the same type as Struggle Bug.
  • Earthquake has okay type coverage but a long move duration and no STAB. This move is outclassed by all other charge moves Heracross has access to.
Defensive Moves Explanation
  • Struggle Bug does marginally better than Counter; it hits harder and gains energy faster, but Bug is resisted by many types, especially those that would attack Heracross.
  • Heracross is stuck with 1 bar chare moves only. Close Combat, Megahorn and Earthquake is the order of preference. 
Quick Moves
12
True DPS:
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Fighting

1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
0.90
0.20
8.89
13.33
16.67
15
True DPS:
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Bug

1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
1.50
0.30
10.00
10.00
12.50
Charge Moves
90
True DPS:
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Bug

1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
2.20
0.20
0.00
-100
40.91
51.14
100
True DPS:
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Fighting

1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
2.30
1.30
0.00
-100
43.48
0.00
120
True DPS:
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Ground

1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
3.60
0.80
0.00
-100
33.33
41.67
Rating Explanation:

Latin Americans, rejoice! Your regional exclusive is a very useful Pokemon. 

Heracross has a very unique typing; Bug/Fighting is not seen in any other Pokemon, even in future generations. This gives trainers a unique attacker who covers a lot of Pokemon in the meta. Bug type is minimally useful and there are better Bug-type attackers in the game, but Fighting-type moves are fantastic, and Heracross has the stats to perform.

On the defense, Heracross's double weakness to Flying and unimpressive bulk give it wholly unremarkable performance. It may still pop up in gyms, either for players to show off or to get a chance at obtaining candy.

Other
Female Ratio 50.0 %
Male Ratio 50.0 %
Flee Rate 9.0 %
Buddy Distance 3 km
Capture Rate30.0 %
Pokemon Weakness/Resistance Chart

Bug/Fighting

.714x .714x -
- 1.4x .714x
1.4x 1.96x -
.714x .714x -
- - 1.4x
- - -

.714x Resists Type 1.4x Weak to Type
.51x Double Resists Type 1.96x Double Weak to Type

Pokemon Min/Max CP Values

How to use: You need to know your Pokemon's exact level. To find exactly what level your Pokémon is, power up your Pokémon following this chart until you're certain of your level from Stardust cost changes.

A Pokémon's minimum level is 1, and its maximum level is equal to your trainer level + 1.5.

Every time you power up, your Pokémon gains half a level.

StardustLevelMin CPMax CP
2001 35.96 41.57
2001.5 74.31 85.92
2002 112.67 130.27
2002.5 151.03 174.61
4003 189.38 218.96
4003.5 227.74 263.31
4004 266.10 307.65
4004.5 304.45 352.00
6005 342.81 396.35
6005.5 381.17 440.70
6006 419.52 485.04
6006.5 457.88 529.39
8007 496.23 573.74
8007.5 534.59 618.09
8008 572.95 662.43
8008.5 611.30 706.78
10009 649.66 751.13
10009.5 688.02 795.47
100010 726.37 839.82
100010.5 762.67 881.78
130011 798.96 923.74
130011.5 835.25 965.71
130012 871.55 1007.67
130012.5 907.84 1049.63
160013 944.13 1091.59
160013.5 980.43 1133.55
160014 1016.72 1175.51
160014.5 1053.01 1217.47
190015 1089.30 1259.44
190015.5 1125.60 1301.40
190016 1161.89 1343.36
190016.5 1198.18 1385.32
220017 1234.48 1427.28
220017.5 1270.77 1469.24
220018 1307.06 1511.21
220018.5 1343.36 1553.17
250019 1379.65 1595.13
250019.5 1415.94 1637.09
250020 1452.24 1679.05
250020.5 1488.53 1721.01
300021 1524.87 1763.03
300021.5 1561.16 1804.99
300022 1597.50 1847.01
300022.5 1633.80 1888.97
350023 1670.14 1930.99
350023.5 1706.43 1972.95
350024 1742.77 2014.96
350024.5 1779.07 2056.93
400025 1815.41 2098.94
400025.5 1851.70 2140.90
400026 1888.04 2182.92
400026.5 1924.33 2224.88
450027 1960.67 2266.90
450027.5 1996.97 2308.86
450028 2033.31 2350.88
450028.5 2069.60 2392.84
500029 2105.94 2434.86
500029.5 2142.24 2476.82
500030 2178.58 2518.83
500030.5 2196.72 2539.81
600031 2214.87 2560.80
600031.5 2233.02 2581.78
600032 2251.16 2602.76
600032.5 2269.31 2623.74
700033 2287.45 2644.72
700033.5 2305.60 2665.70
700034 2323.75 2686.68
700034.5 2341.89 2707.66
800035 2360.04 2728.64
800035.5 2378.19 2749.62
800036 2396.33 2770.60
800036.5 2414.48 2791.58
900037 2432.63 2812.56
900037.5 2450.77 2833.54
900038 2468.92 2854.52
900038.5 2487.06 2875.50
1000039 2505.21 2896.48
1000039.5 2523.36 2917.46
1000040 2541.50 2938.44
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