Body Type Stag Beetle
Abilities Swarm, Guts, Moxie (Hidden), Skill Link (Mega)
Episode First Shown in A Sappy Ending
First Known Owner Ash Ketchum
First Game Appeared in
Type Bug/Fighting
National Dex Number #214
Heracross does not evolve.


Normal HeracrossEdit

Heracross resembles a humanoid rhinocerous beetle. It has a blue exoskeleton, and yellow eyes with black pupils. It has two horns similar to a giraffe's. A larger horn that looks like a rhinocerous beetle's come out of the middle of it's forehead. Heracross have two white claws on each hand and one on each foot.

Mega HeracrossEdit

Heracross now has a giant spike on its head with two holes, with its antennas growing in size. It's wrist are now much bulkier, and are extremely round. It now has red stuff covering half of its eyes, and there are now ridges on its stomach. It also seems to have orange bands above its eyes, and a horn in between its eyes resembling a nose.


Pokémon Tales Edit


  • Night Slash
  • Tackle
  • Leer
  • Horn Attack
  • Endure
  • Fury Attack
  • Aerial Ace
  • Chip Away
  • Counter
  • Brick Break
  • Take Down
  • Close Combat
  • Feint
  • Reversal
  • Megahorn