Heracross

Heracross is a Bug/Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Single Horn Pokémon.

Heracross has a Mega Evolution, available from X & Y onwards.

Pokédex entries

Gold This powerful POKéMON thrusts its prized horn under its enemies’ bellies then lifts and throws them.
Silver Usually docile, but if disturbed while sipping honey, it chases off the intruder with its horn.
Crystal With its Herculean powers, it can easily throw around an object that is 100 times its own weight.
Ruby HERACROSS charges in a straight line at its foe, slips beneath the foe’s grasp, and then scoops up and hurls the opponent with its mighty horn. This POKéMON even has enough power to topple a massive tree.
Sapphire HERACROSS has sharp claws on its feet. These are planted firmly into the ground or the bark of a tree, giving the POKéMON a secure and solid footing to forcefully fling away foes with its proud horn.
FireRed Usually docile, but if disturbed while sipping honey, it chases off the intruder with its horn.
LeafGreen This powerful POKéMON thrusts its prized horn under its enemies’ bellies, then lifts and throws them.
Emerald They gather in forests seeking the sweet sap of trees. It is completely clad in a steel-hard shell. It is proud of its horn, which it uses to fling foes.
Diamond It gathers in forests to search for tree sap, its favorite food. It’s strong enough to hurl foes.
Pearl With powerful legs and claws, it generates enough power to hurl foes over great distances.
Platinum It loves sweet honey. To keep all the honey to itself, it hurls rivals away with its prized horn.
HeartGold This powerful Pokémon thrusts its prized horn under its enemies’ bellies, then lifts and throws them.
SoulSilver It is usually docile, but if it is disturbed while sipping honey, it chases off the intruder with its horn.
Black
White
It loves sweet honey. To keep all the honey to itself, it hurls rivals away with its prized horn.
Black 2
White 2
No matter how heavy its opponents, it flings them far away with its prized horn.
X This powerful Pokémon thrusts its prized horn under its enemies’ bellies, then lifts and throws them.
Y With its Herculean powers, it can easily throw around an object that is 100 times its own weight.
Omega Ruby Heracross charges in a straight line at its foe, slips beneath the foe’s grasp, and then scoops up and hurls the opponent with its mighty horn. This Pokémon even has enough power to topple a massive tree.
Alpha Sapphire Heracross has sharp claws on its feet. These are planted firmly into the ground or the bark of a tree, giving the Pokémon a secure and solid footing to forcefully fling away foes with its proud horn.

Evolution chart

  • Heracross does not evolve.

Name origin

Hercules
Greek god (aka Heracles) and type of beetle
cross
intersecting lines

Moves learned by Heracross

Heracross sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Heracross  sprite from Silver Heracross  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Heracross  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Heracross  sprite from Black & White Heracross  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Heracross Shiny sprite from Silver Heracross Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Heracross Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Heracross Shiny sprite from Black & White Heracross Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Heracross

Gold
Silver
Route 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46
Crystal Route 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 36, 37, 38, 39, Lake of Rage
Ruby
Sapphire
Safari Zone
FireRed
LeafGreen
Pattern Bush
Emerald Safari Zone
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 218, 221, 222, Eterna Forest, Floaroma Meadow, Fuego Ironworks, Valley Windworks
HeartGold Route 7, 11, 16, 28, 33, 42, 44, 45, 46, 47, Azalea Town, Celadon City, Mt. Silver, Vermilion City
SoulSilver Route 7, 11, 16, 28, 42, 44, 45, 46, 47, Azalea Town, Celadon City, Mt. Silver, Vermilion City
Black
White
Route 12
Black 2 Route 12, Lostlorn Forest
White 2 Trade/migrate from another game
X Trade/migrate from another game
Y Route 12
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Safari Zone
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game