How to beat Arven in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

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Are you also wondering how to defeat Arven in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet? You are at the right place as we have made an ultimate guide for you.

Arven’s team has a variety of Pokemon it could be difficult to sort out one type of Pokemon against someone who has such a diverse collection. On average Arven has Pokemons almost close to level 60, thus you should keep your team of Pokemons of the same level. But it could be difficult to choose which Pokemons to keep on your docket, thus we have covered for you how to defeat Arven.

Where to find Arven In Pokemon Scarlet & Violet?

Arven Location
Arven Location

Arven is a repeating character in the Path of legends Storyline in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. You will encounter Arven at the Poco Path Lighthouse laboratory. He will ask for your help to find the five Titans across Paldea which are Stony Cliff, Open Sky, Lurking Steel, Quaking Earth, and False Dragon. After this Arven will challenge you to a battle and you will be taken to Mabosstiff outside to fight him.

How to beat Arven in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet?

In order to defeat Arven, first let’s look at his weaknesses. Rock and Fighting-type Pokémon are his permanent weaknesses, thus the suitable Pokémon to fight against these weaknesses are Glimmora, Gallade, Garganacl, Pawmot, and Annihilape. Volcarona and Lokix assist in identifying the Bug weaknesses. Quaquaval and Meowscarada are also excellent for protection. Terastallized Annihilape can easily bring down Mabosstiff. But, let’s see in what order should you bring out your Pokemon.

Arven will challenge you for a final battle after you find him the five Titans and defeat them. Upon completing this final battle your Path of Legends storyline will come to an end and you have an attractive reward of 12,600 prize money to win if you finish this battle.

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Team formation to defeat Arven

You can use the following Pokemons on your team to fight against Arven.

Garganacl62RockFighting, Grass, Ground, Steel, and Water
Scovillain60Grass / FireFlying, Poison, and Rock
Toedscreul61Ground / GrassBug, Fire, Flying, and Ice
Cloyster59Water / IceElectric, Fighting, Grass, and Rock
Terra Type: Dark
Bug, Fairy, and Fighting

If you want to come strong to fight Arven then it’s suggested that you open the battle with a fighting-type Pokémon and bring Cloystet and Mabostiff toward the end of the battle. As for the middle Pokémon you can use – Scovillain and Toedscreul. Now that you are going for a battle you may as well keep backup Pokémon. Thus you can keep a Grass type for standby like  Garganacl and Cloyster in particular. Arven will use Mabosstiff to Teratllize into a Dark-type towards the end of the battle, so to break this attack you can use a Fairy-type Pokémon.

Even if you are focusing on Arven’s weaknesses in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, it’s important that you have a team at least at level 60 for the battle to be decent.

Once you defeat Arven, you close your chapter of the Path of Legends story. That’s all you need to know to defeat Arven in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. So all the best for your battle in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

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Edited by: Parth J