Pokemon Sword and Shield Lapras Locations, How to Catch and Evolve

Lapras is very kindhearted along with being smart. You would see this one gliding across the sea surface. In this Pokemon Sword and Shield Lapras Locations guide, we will discuss everything about this pokemon starting from locations where you can find it and how you can catch it and go to the moves it can learn, also covering abilities, evolution chain, strengths and weaknesses along the way. Let’s get started.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Lapras Locations

Type: Water / Ice
EXP Group: Slow
Egg Group: Monster / Water
Hatch Cycles: 40
Height: 02.50 m, Weight: 220.0 kg, Color: Blue
Evolution: None (one form only)

Lapras Locations
When you have received the upgraded Rotom Bike you would be able to go back to specific areas of the Galar region that you weren’t able to reach before and look for Lapras there.

This pokemon has an overworld encounter on Route number 2. You will find it on the middle Island near to Professor Magnolia’s house and research lab.

The Lapras that you find here will be level 55 and you would need the seventh gym badge so that you can able to catch this Water and Ice-type.

Another location to find Lapras is Route 9 by using fishing.

There are fishing pools along the watery route and from there you can fish level 39 to level 43 lapras and this could be done without having to get a gym badge.

You can also find them in Wild areas but you would need upgraded Rotom bikes for this. You can find them in both the Lake of Outrage and North Lake Miloch sections of the map, their level will be ranging from levels 56 to 60 which is dependent on your in game progression.

Lapras Base Stats

  • HP: 130
  • Attack: 85
  • Defense: 80
  • Special Attack: 85
  • Special Defense: 95
  • Speed: 60

Unfortunately, Lapras doesn’t evolve into any other Pokemon so it has no evolutionary chain to speak of.

Strengths and Weaknesses
Lapras is weak against the following pokemon with the mentioned multiplier.

  • Grass 2x
  • Electric 2x
  • Fighting 2x
  • Rock 2x

It is strong against the following pokemon with the mentioned multiplier:

  • Water ½
  • Ice ¼

Lapras Abilities
Following are the abilities of this pokemon:

Water Absorb: If it is hit by a water type move, its health would be restored.

Shell Armor: It is defensive against critical hits.

Hydration (Hidden): When it rains, status conditions are healed.