Baxcalibur is a menacing new Pokémon in Pokemon SV that is a Dragon. It is classified as a Mineral in the Egg Groups and is known to exhale cryogenic air that can freeze even liquid hot lava. This ice dragon Pokémon is the final evolutionary form of Frigibax, with amazingly high stats being a Pseudo-Legendary Pokémon.
Baxcalibur is one the strongest Pokémon across all the games in the franchise, making it a sought-after capture. The following guide will help you capture Baxcalibur and discuss its locations in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.
Baxcalibur location in Pokemon SV
The are no spawn locations for Baxcalibur in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, as it can only be acquired through the evolution of its previous forms. You can start from the first form, Frigibax, which evolves into its second form, Arctibax, and finally into the last form, Baxcalibur.
Frigibax, Baxcalibur’s first evolution form, is known to be found inside deep caves and snowy areas. When you enter a sandy terrain, you can find one early on, in the right part of Paldea. The northern region of the map is its spawn area.
You also have an almost guaranteed encounter through a Tera Raid at the back of Glaseado Mountain.
Besides that, you’ll need to test your luck exploring mountains and other highlighted regions on your Pokedex.
Alternatively, you can also go for the secondary evolution form Arctibax, found in Porto Marinda, Northern Province (Area One), Montenevera, and North Province (Area Three).
How to catch Frigibax
To catch Frigibax, you must first get it to 1 HP. You can achieve this target by using the following types of pokemon as Frigibax is weak against all these types;
Once it is weak enough, use an Ultra Pokeball as it will take a maximum of two or three tries to capture this Pokemon.
How to Evolve Baxclibur in Pokemon SV
Baxcalibur is the third and final form of Frigibax. To obtain this form quickly and easily, you can feed Frigibax the EXP Candy, making your evolutions quicker and effortless. Frigibax will evolve into Arctibax at Level 35, and Arctibax will evolve into Baxcalibur at Level 54.
The evolution from Arctibax into Baxcalibur can be heavy on your EXP Candy reserves. You can get the required amount of Candy after grinding for a good amount of time at the Tera Raid and partaking in the battles.
Best Tera Types and Nature for Baxcalibur
The best tera type you can go for is the Steel Tera type. It will turn your weaknesses into resistances while giving you a bulky defense.
If you’re bidding for an offensive build, the best Nature you can go for is the Adamant Baxcalibur. Other than that, Jolly can also be a potentially good Nature. We recommend going for the Impish Nature for a more defensive build. Modest, Quiet, Mild, and Rash natures are the ones you would want to avoid as the Modest and Quiet ones can destroy your offensive build while the latter can destroy your defensive build.
Baxcalibur stats in Pokemon SV
The following are the base stats of a Baxcalibur in Pokemon SV.
- HP: 115
- Attack: 145
- Defense: 92
- Special Attack: 75
- Special Defense: 86
- Speed: 87