Chi-Yu Stats

Chi-Yu highest IV stat is Special Attack (145) and the lowest being Attack (80).

Rank Value Stat
F
55
HP
D
80
Atk
D
80
Def
S
145
Sp.Atk
B
120
Sp.Def
C
100
Speed
S
580
Total

Chi-Yu Guide

Chi-Yu has a 3 Sp. Atk EV Yield, which means the best nature to have with Chi-Yu is a Modest nature due to the highest IV stat being Special Attack.

Chi-Yu Detail
Best Nature
Modest
+10% Special Attack
-10% Attack
Weak To
2x
2x
2x
2x
Resistance To
1/2
1/2
1/2
1/2
1/2
1/2
0
Catch Rate6
EV Yield3 Sp. Atk

How To Evolve Chi-Yu in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

We are currently working on our Chi-Yu Evolutions Guide. Meanwhile, you can view all Pokemon evolutions by visiting our Evolution Chart guide.

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Where To Find Chi-Yu Locations in Pokemon SV

How To Get Chi-Yu Legendary Pokemon

Throughout the game, you will find a variety of Stakes through the Paldea Region as well as locked away shrines. If you remove all 8 Stakes in a specific Province, you will gain access to that province's locked shrine and be able to catch in this case the Legendary Pokémon, Chi-Yu (Lv.60).

Chi-Yu stake locations
(Note each legendary has its own 8 Stakes you will need to collect.)

Chi-Yu Locations

Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns

Pokemon SV Chi-Yu Weakness

Chi-Yu is a Dark Fire Type pokemon. This will cause Chi-Yu to take More Damage from Fighting, Ground, Rock, Water type moves, and Less Damage from Ghost, Dark, Steel, Fire, Grass, Ice, Psychic type moves.

Chi-Yu Type Weakness Chart
Damage Taken Types
+400%
Damage From
+200%
Damage From
Fighting
2x
Ground
2x
Rock
2x
Water
2x
-50%
Less Damage From
Ghost
1/2
Dark
1/2
Steel
1/2
Fire
1/2
Grass
1/2
Ice
1/2
-75%
Less Damage From
Immune
to Damage From
Psychic
0

What pokemon is Chi-Yu Weak Against?
Increased Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%

What pokemon is Chi-Yu Resistant Against?
Reduced Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
Immune
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
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Best Moves for Chi-Yu in Scarlet and Violet

Chi-Yu Best Moves to use when choosing a Moveset, includes leveling moves such as Dark Pulse and TM Moves like Fire Blast, and Giga Impact.

Unlock Move Description
Overheat
Fire
Tier:
S Tier
Power:
130
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The user attacks the target with all its might. The recoil from this move harshly lowers the user's Sp. Atk stat.
Flare Blitz
Fire
Tier:
A Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user cloaks itself in fire and charges the target to inflict damage. This also damages the user quite a lot and may leave the target with a burn.
Fire Blast
Fire
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
110
Acc:
85
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The target is attacked with an intense blast of all- consuming fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Giga Impact
Normal
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
150
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. The user can't move on the next turn.
Hyper Beam
Normal
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
150
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The target is attacked with a powerful beam. The user can't move on the next turn.

List of Chi-Yu Moves in

Chi-Yu can learn 17 Moves from Leveling Up and 30 TM Moves. Moves like Memento which, Chi-Yu will learn by reaching level 70. You can also learn TM tutor moves such as Fire Blast, Giga Impact and Hyper Beam.

Chi-Yu Level Up Moves

List of the 17 Moves Chi-Yu can learn from leveling up.

Lv Move Description
Lv.1
Ember
Fire
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
25
Special
Effect:
The target is attacked with small flames. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Lv.1
Mean Look
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
5
Status
Effect:
The user pins the target with a dark, arresting look. The target becomes unable to flee.
Lv.1
Spite
Ghost
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
The user unleashes its grudge on the move last used by the target by cutting 4 PP from it.
Lv.5
Flame Wheel
Fire
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
60
Acc:
100
PP:
25
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks by cloaking itself in fire and charging at the target. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Lv.10
Payback
Dark
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
50
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Physical
Effect:
The user stores power, then attacks. This move's power is doubled if the user moves after the target.
Lv.15
Will-O-Wisp
Fire
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
85
PP:
15
Status
Effect:
The user shoots a sinister flame at the target to inflict a burn.
Lv.20
Flame Charge
Fire
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
50
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
Cloaking itself in flame, the user attacks the target. Then, building up momentum, the user boosts its Speed stat.
Lv.25
Incinerate
Fire
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
60
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The user attacks opposing Pokemon with fire. If a Pokemon is holding a certain item, such as a Berry, the item becomes burned up and unusable.
Lv.30
Confuse Ray
Ghost
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
The target is exposed to a sinister ray that causes confusion.
Lv.35
Nasty Plot
Dark
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. This sharply boosts the user's Sp. Atk stat.
Lv.40
Dark Pulse
Dark
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The user releases a horrible aura imbued with ill intent. This may also make the target flinch.
Lv.45
Lava Plume
Fire
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The user torches everything around it in an inferno of scarlet flames. This may also leave those it hits with a burn.
Lv.55
Bounce
Flying
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
85
Acc:
85
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user bounces up high on the first turn, then drops onto the target on the next turn. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Lv.60
Swagger
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
85
PP:
15
Status
Effect:
The user enrages and confuses the target. However, this also sharply boosts the target's Attack stat.
Lv.65
Inferno
Fire
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
100
Acc:
50
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The user attacks by engulfing the target in an intense fire. This leaves the target with a burn.
Lv.70
Memento
Dark
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
The user faints. In return, the target's Attack and Sp. Atk stats are harshly lowered.
Lv.75
Overheat
Fire
Tier:
S Tier
Power:
130
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The user attacks the target with all its might. The recoil from this move harshly lowers the user's Sp. Atk stat.