Pokemon Legends: Arceus Ultimate Toxicroak Guide


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One of Pokemon Legends: Arceus‘ goals are to make one of the franchise’s popular lines, “Gotta catch ’em all,” a reality. The player joins the Survey Corps, which is in charge of acquiring knowledge about the Pokemon of the ancient Hisui region. In addition, the legendary Arceus will assign the player to meet every Pokemon discovered throughout the region.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Ultimate Toxicroak Guide

This Toxicroak guide will teach you everything you need to know about this poisonous Pokemon!


Toxicroak, the 100th Pokemon in the Hisuian Pokedex, is a Poison and Fighting-type Toxic Mouth Pokemon with a dark blue and teal body that resembles a poison dart frog, a curled spike on its head, a pair of bright yellow eyes with small pupils similar to a snake’s, a mouth that resembles a mouth guard with a long red, curled upper lip, a bulbous red vocal sac on its chin, a pair of arms with two black rings on its forearms, three fingers on each hand, and one large claw on the back of each hand, a pair of legs with three toes on each foot with the middle toe colored red and a spike on its heels, two white lines on its pelvic area, and black lines on the sides of its body and surrounding its limbs that go up into its face around and in between the eyes.

Toxicroak’s red claws, according to its Pokedex entry in the game, contain poisonous toxins that can be made into a tonic by diluting it, mixing it with other types of wild grass, and boiling it for two days.

Basic Information

Toxicroak is a Poison and Fighting-type Pokemon. Hence, it has a weakness to Ground-type, Flying-type, and especially Psychic-type moves (super effective) and resistance to Bug-type and, especially, Dark-type, Fighting-type, Grass-type, Poison-type, and Rock-type moves (not very effective).

Toxicroak’s base stats are 83 HP, 106 Attack, 65 Defense, 86 Special Attack, 65 Special Defense, and 85 Speed, for a total of 490.

Toxicroak can be evolved from Croagunk once it reaches Level 37.

Springy Mushrooms, Dazzling Honey, Hearty Grains, and Plump Beans are among Toxicroak’s preferred foods. Toxicroak can be lured or fed with these foods, in addition to berries, allowing it to be captured or battled while unaware of the player.

When a Toxicroak is caught or defeated in the wild, it drops a Tumblestone and a Ball of Mud, which the player will receive.


To find a Toxicroak, the player can head to these areas:

In the Crimson Mirelands: northwest of Holm of Trials.

More in the Cobalt Coastlands: around Spring Path.

Lastly, in the Coronet Highlands: in Ancient Quarry

It is important to mention that the player can find an Alpha Toxicroak northeast of Holm of Trials in the Crimson Mirelands. The Alpha Pokemon that can be found here is a Level 47 Pokemon.

Toxicroak can be encountered in these areas at all times of the day and in every weather condition.

Also, the player may find a group of Toxicroaks in Massive Mass Outbreaks in the Crimson Mirelands.

Research Tasks

The following are the Research Tasks in Toxicroak’s Pokedex entry:

MultiplierResearch TaskObjectives
x2Number caught1/2/4/10/15
Number of alpha specimens1
Number defeated1/3/6/12/25
Number you have defeated with Psychic type moves1/2/5/10/20
x2Times you have seen it use Venoshock1/3/8/20/40
Times you have seen it use Nasty Plot1/3/6/12/25
Times you have seen it use a strong style move1/3/6/12/25
x2Times you have scared it off with a Scatter Bang1/2/3/4/5
Number of different forms you have obtained2

A Research Task objective can be accomplished to gain one Research Level, and a Research Task objective with an x2 multiplier can be accomplished to gain two. A Pokemon’s Pokedex entry must reach Research Level 10 to be considered complete.

Completing Pokedex entries and accomplishing Research Task objectives will earn the player Research Points. If there are enough of them, it will raise the player’s Star Rank in the Galaxy Team.

To quickly complete Toxicroak’s Pokedex entry, the player can catch two Toxicroaks, defeat one using a Psychic type move, then use one in battle and Venoshock three times. These will fulfill the first and second objectives of the “Number caught” Research Task to gain four Research Levels because of its x2 multiplier, fulfill the first objective of the “Number defeated” Research Task to gain one Research Level, tick the first objective of the

Research Task to gain one more Research Level, and fulfill the first and second objective of the “Times you have seen it use Venoshock” Research Task to get four Research Levels, also thanks to its x2 multiplier, to reach Research Level 10.


Toxicroak can learn new moves by leveling up or visiting the Training Grounds.

Leveling Up

Toxicroak will be able to learn and master the following as its levels up:

MoveTypeLearn LevelMaster LevelPowerAccuracyPP
Poison StingPoison-type193010020
Rock SmashFighting-type5144010020
Mud BombGround-type918658515
Nasty PlotDark-type2131020
Poison JabPoison-type29408010010
Earth PowerGround-type37488010010
Close CombatFighting-type47591001005

Training Grounds

Toxicroak can learn the following moves from Captain Zisu in the Training Grounds in the northeastern corner of Jubilife Village:

Bulk UpFighting-type010
Rock SmashFighting-type4010020
Icy WindIce-type609520
Thunder PunchElectric-type7510010
Ice PunchIce-type7510010
Drain PunchFighting-type7510010
Rock SlideRock-type759010
Poison JabPoison-type8010010
Sludge BombPoison-type8010010
Earth PowerGround-type8010010
Shadow BallGhost type8010010
Dark PulseDark-type8010
Stone EdgeRock-type100805
Giga ImpactNormal-type120905
Hyper BeamNormal-type120905

This Toxicroak guide contains information about Toxicroak, including where to catch it, how to complete its Pokedex entry, and what moves it can learn.

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