General Information
Species Single Horn Pokémon
Type Bug/Fighting
Ability Swarm
Moxie (Hidden Ability)
Gender Ratio 50% male, 50% female
Mega Evolution Mega Heracross (Heracronite)
Breeding Information
Egg Group Bug
Pokédex / Browser Numbers
National #214
Johto #113 (Generation II)
Hoenn #168 (Generation III)
Sinnoh #062
Unova #145
Kalos #131 (Coastal)
Fiore R-148
Oblivia R-295 (present)
N-190 (past)

Heracross is a Bug/Fighting-type Pokémon.

Heracross can Mega Evolve into Mega Heracross when holding a Heracronite.


Heracross is a bipedal, beetle-like Pokémon covered in a blue exoskeleton. There is a long, pronged horn on its forehead. On either side of the horn is a short antenna with a spherical tip. Heracross has oval, yellow eyes. Its forearms have a pair of spikes near the wrists, while its thighs have a single spike each. It has two claws on its hands, and a single long claw on each foot. There is a single pair of wings covered by is carapace.

Gender DifferencesEdit

Heracross's horn ends in a cross on the male and a heart shape on the female.


Heracross have been known to suck sap and honey from trees. It has also been seen sucking sap from Bulbasaur.


Using its horn, Heracross throws opponents or competitors for food.

Heracross has been known to compete with Pokémon, such as Pinsir, for food.


Heracross's claws allow it to dig into the ground for sturdy footing or climb trees.


Heracross lives in forests, where it feeds on tree sap.

Notable HeracrossEdit

Name Origin Trainer(s)
Heracross Anime Ash Ketchum
Heracross Anime Barry
Heracross Anime Conway
Heracross Anime Forrest Franklin
Heracross Anime Gordon
Heracross Anime Kato
Heracross Games Aaron
Heracross Games Barry
Heracross Games Brock
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