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Where do you find heracross?

rarepokemonhunter asks: Added Mar 21st 2005, ID #23780

Question for Pokemon Crystal

Where do you find heracross?

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die_zombie answered:
Added 25th Mar 2005, ID #41376
Heracross are found most commonly around ecrutik by headbutting trees, but you can headbutt trees anywhere and they will appear, but they are rare, so prepare for a couple hours hard headbutting.
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Guest said: 7th Nov 2015 | REPORT
you may easily catch one at mount mortar at the second entrance then cut the tree and headbutt at the first tree inside it when you enter
Guest said: 16th Mar 2016 | REPORT
I spent an hour at the Slowpoke Well without finding one...
Guest said: 12th Apr 2016 | REPORT
My b pokemon went up 10 levels trying to find mine by the well and I never caught one
Guest said: 1st Sep 2016 | REPORT
Went to the well and got one after 2 triesthabks heaps dude!

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spideraman99 answered:
Added 21st Mar 2005, ID #40436
I found mine by Headbutting trees east of Ecruteak.

Kristen answered:
Added 9th May 2005, ID #51723
I realize this is like two months after the answer was posted, but it MIGHT help others who are looking at the question!

Heracross is easiest to get by headbutting the trees just above Slowpoke Well in Azalea Town. They're usually level 10, so you can raise them and they'll be a good part of your team, because they'll like you better.

Em, I hope that helped at all... - Kristen
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Guest said: 15th Jun 2014 | REPORT
Also in Azalea Town: the far right Headbutt tree above Kurt's house has a pretty high percentage of Heracross (just that tree though).
Guest said: 16th Jul 2014 | REPORT
About that the 2nd tree on the left is the best for heracross I searched everywhere for heracross for 5 hours (no life) with no luck
rockinangels answered:
Added 27th Jul 2005, ID #68020
You need to headbutt trees to get a heracross.
Hope this helps :D
darkboarder_77 answered:
Added 22nd Nov 2005, ID #87207
East of Ecruteak there are trees you can use Headbutt on, and the results stand a chance of a Heracross.
Guest answered:
Added 21st Sep 2010, ID #357276
What about time of day?
Guest answered:
Added 17th Feb 2011, ID #387557
Bug Pokemon (and indeed, real bugs) come out in early morning. Go headbutt-hunting then.
Guest answered:
Added 20th Feb 2011, ID #388016
Above answer is wrong.

Bug Pokemon do indeed come out in the morning, but they sleep at night. They sleep in trees. So headbutt them at night.
Guest answered:
Added 19th May 2011, ID #406258
Y0u can find heracr0ss beetween?it's a secret hehe like this t0 kn0w the answer
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Guest said: 3rd May 2014 | REPORT
ur childish lol
Guest answered:
Added 12th Jun 2011, ID #411851
I've been headbutting trees for hours (if you add up all the time I've spent trying to get heracross, over the past weeks..)
So I tried east of ecruteak and after about ten run-aways and many more failed headbuttings with NO bloody Pokemon, I gave up and tried the trees above slowpoke well
And amazing! After two sparrows and one aipom I got my heracross

Guest answered:
Added 6th Jul 2011, ID #419321
Ive been searching for six hours and havent found it I've been to azela town and ecruteak going back to azela town in morning this time
Guest answered:
Added 9th Aug 2011, ID #430459
Go above slowpoke well. Easy find
Guest answered:
Added 2nd Oct 2011, ID #444557
You can fin common pinsir and rare scyther in the bug catching contest
Guest answered:
Added 21st Feb 2012, ID #484715
Azalea town above the slowpoke well. After hours half an hour at Ecruteak, I got it at Azalea in about 2 hits.
Guest answered:
Added 16th May 2012, ID #507503
Found on Route 44 5 trees away from the second person you see(fat guy) exiting Ecruteak after 8:30pm. It contained sleeping Sparrows and wake Aipoms.

1: This is called the "Hera Tree". Heracross can only spawn from a tree with this quality.

2: The Hera Tree is always "high-rate"; meaning that it has a quality ensuring that you will very likely encounter a Pokemon each time you headbutt the tree(over 50%).

3: He will always be obtainable from this tree; the tree will not lose this property from resetting or leaving and reentering the area.

4: (Speculation)The tree is created the moment you start a new game, and will not always be in the same place.
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Guest said: 13th May 2014 | REPORT
found one on my first and second headbutt, the first got away but caught the second. i headbutted the tree closest to the fat guy
Guest said: 31st Jan 2015 | REPORT
I followed this guys directions, 5 headbutt trees west of the fat guy in a green shirt... you should be facing east to headbutt this tree. MY RESULTS: 2/6 found pokemon were heracross... i killed my first one trying to get it low :[... and a side note it was night time
Guest said: 19th Apr 2015 | REPORT
Could it be something to do with your trainer ID, etc?
Guest said: 5th Sep 2015 | REPORT
I didn't stick around to get the frequency, but I found a heracross at this location on the first go when I hadn't been able to find it in an hour of looking elsewhere (e.g., the Azalea town locations and other trees on rt 44). For the record, it was Sunday night.
Guest answered:
Added 13th Jun 2012, ID #515172
My favourite place for catching heracross is in azalea town behind Kurt' s house, the first tree from the right. 6 tries - 2 heracrosses.(Monday 8.40 am)

However in my other crystal version, editated I cannot find him - editet shops and Pokemon in grass, but not trees, so I think it' s about it. Only spearow, aipom and sometimes ekans appears.
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Guest said: 15th Feb 2014 | REPORT
I did the same thing with the left-most tree above the slowpoke well - 8 tries, 3 Heracross.
Guest answered:
Added 3rd Sep 2012, ID #536541
Azalea Town. That is the easiest place to get it. Got it in 2 minutes.
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bhabe20 said: 29th Dec 2012 | REPORT
what time heracross appear ? is ti night or day ?
bhabe20 said: 29th Dec 2012 | REPORT
what time heracross appear ? is ti night or day ?
Guest said: 1st Jan 2014 | REPORT
holy crap after 3o minutes of trying in other places I tried there and got it. btw it was about 1:15 ish
Guest answered:
Added 8th Jan 2013, ID #563551
Azela town near slowpoke cave I got 6 heracross in a row during night
Guest answered:
Added 5th Dec 2013, ID #609598
Yes!! Whoever said slowpoke well is a weird place DIE! I just caught a SHINY HERACROSS THEREqq
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Guest said: 12th Sep 2016 | REPORT
Guest answered:
Added 21st Dec 2013, ID #611406
There is this new Pokemon in Crystal called Skarmory and it's rare! He is at route 45 and it will take a while and he is Steel Flying type

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Guest said: 21st Apr 2015 | REPORT
he is very powerful
gustoferson answered:
Added 15th Feb 2014, ID #617252
For me, it was left-most tree above the Slowpoke Well, I got 3 Heracross in 8 tries
Guest answered:
Added 21st Apr 2014, ID #622813
On bulbapedia it lists a sepertate Pokemon spawn as 'special tree' with mostly the same polemon as any tree, and heracross. What makes a tree special, whixh ones they are or when they get set is not elaborated apon. My guess is it's to make you headbutt all the trees, and not just break one of your pokemon's faces headbutting one treeover and over again.

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