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Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Forretress

Regular
Shiny
Forretress
Bug Type
Steel Type
Bagworm Pokémon
National Pokedex: #205

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Forretress is a Bug and Steel Type Bagworm Pokémon with a Medium Fast growth rate and a 2 Defense EV Yield. Forretress can be found with Sturdy as an Ability; we recommend the Relaxed Nature, based on 465 total combined Base Stats in Pokemon SV.

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Forretress Stats and Abilities

Based on Forretress Base IVs we consider this pokemon C-Tier choice. Forretress Highest IV Stat is Defense (140) and the Lowest being Speed (40).

Forretress Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
75
C
Attack
90
S
Defense
140
D
Special Attack
60
E
Special Defense
60
F
Speed
40
C
Total
465
Forretress Details
Forretress Detail
Best Nature
Relaxed
+10% Defense
-10% Speed
Nature Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sour
Dislikes: Sweet
Liked Foods
Catch Rate75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Bug
EV Yield2 Defense
Growth RateMedium Fast
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Forretress Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Sturdy
Sturdy allows the Pokémon to survive with 1 HP if attacked at full HP with an attack that would otherwise knock it out. It also prevents One-Hit-KO moves (Fissure, Horn Drill, Guillotine or Sheer Cold).
Hidden Ability
Overcoat
Overcoat makes the Pokémon immune to residual damage from weather conditions (specifically Hail and Sandstorm).

How To Evolve Forretress in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Pineco requires (Level 31) to evolve into Forretress.

Forretress Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Pineco
Bug Type
Level 31
Forretress
Bug TypeSteel Type
Forretress Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Pineco
290
50
65
35
90
35
15
Stat Change
+175
+25
+25
+25
+50
+25
+25
Forretress
465
75
90
60
140
60
40

Where To Find Forretress Locations in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

List of Locations where you can find and catch Forretress in Pokemon SV.

Pokemon SV Forretress Weakness

Forretress is a Bug and Steel Type pokemon. This will cause Forretress to take More Damage from Fire Type Moves, and Less Damage from Normal, Bug, Steel, Psychic, Ice, Dragon, Fairy, Poison, Grass Type moves.

Forretress Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Fire
2.0x
More Damage
0.5x
Less Damage
Normal
Bug
Steel
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Fairy
0.25x
Less Damage
Grass
Immune to Damage
Poison

What pokemon is Forretress Weak Against?

Forretress Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Arcanine
Fire Type
B
Flareon
Fire Type
B
Coalossal
Rock Type
Fire Type
B
Houndoom
Dark Type
Fire Type
C
Talonflame
Fire Type
Flying Type

What pokemon is Forretress Strong Against?

Forretress Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Slaking
Normal Type
S
Dragonite
Dragon Type
Flying Type
S
Salamence
Dragon Type
Flying Type
S
Hydreigon
Dark Type
Dragon Type
A
Florges
Fairy Type

Best Forretress Moves in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in Bold
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Pokemon similar to Forretress based on Bug Type
Similar Bug Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
B
Scyther-Pokemon-Image
Scyther
BUG-Type FLYING-Type 500 70 110 55 80 80 105
B
Scizor-Pokemon-Image
Scizor
BUG-Type STEEL-Type 500 70 130 55 100 80 65
C
Vespiquen-Pokemon-Image
Vespiquen
BUG-Type FLYING-Type 474 70 80 80 102 102 40
C
Forretress-Pokemon-Image
Forretress
BUG-Type STEEL-Type 465 75 90 60 140 60 40
C
Venomoth-Pokemon-Image
Venomoth
BUG-Type POISON-Type 450 70 65 90 60 75 90
Pokemon similar to Forretress based on Steel Type
Similar Steel Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
A
Magnezone-Pokemon-Image
Magnezone
ELECTRIC-Type STEEL-Type 535 70 70 130 115 90 60
B
Lucario-Pokemon-Image
Lucario
FIGHTING-Type STEEL-Type 525 70 110 115 70 70 90
B
Scizor-Pokemon-Image
Scizor
BUG-Type STEEL-Type 500 70 130 55 100 80 65
B
Bronzong-Pokemon-Image
Bronzong
STEEL-Type PSYCHIC-Type 500 67 89 79 116 116 33
B
Copperajah-Pokemon-Image
Copperajah
STEEL-Type 500 122 130 80 69 69 30
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