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Forretress Stats

Forretress highest IV stat is Def (140) and the lowest being Speed (40).

Rank Value Stat
F
75
HP
C
90
Atk
S
140
Def
D
60
Sp.Atk
E
60
Sp.Def
F
40
Speed
C
465
Total

Forretress Guide

Forretress has a 2 Defense EV Yield, which means the best nature to have with Forretress is a Relaxed nature due to the highest IV stat being Defense.

Forretress Detail
Wild Held ItemNone
Best Nature
Relaxed
+10% Defense
-10% Speed
Weak To
4x
Resistance To
1/2
1/2
1/2
1/2
1/2
1/2
1/2
0
1/4
Catch Rate75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
EV Yield2 Defense

How To Evolve Forretress in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Pineco Regular Evolution requires Level 31 to evolve into Forretress.

    Forretress Regular Evolution
  1. #258
    Pineco
  2. Evolves at level 31
  3. #259
    Forretress

The Forretress Regular Evolution biggest stat increase will be the Def stat.

Evolutions Total HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Speed
Pineco
290
50
65
90
35
35
15
Stat Increase
+175
+25
+25
+50
+25
+25
+25
Forretress
465
75
90
140
60
60
40
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Where To Find Forretress Locations in Pokemon SV

Forretress has 1 spawn locations in pokemon scarlet and violet. You can find Forretress appearing at level 45 - 56, within the Casseroya Lake location.

Forretress Locations

Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Tera Raid Spawn
Forretress
Lv. 45
Common
40%
Forest (20%) Biome
Forretress
Lv. 45 - 56

Forretress Raid Rewards in Pokemon SV

Pokemon SV Forretress has 1 Tera Raids. The Forretress Tera Raid will be a Lv.45 4-Star Raid.

Raid Rewards Raid Moves
Lv. 45
15%
4.71%
12.35%
9.86%
10.94%
17.54%
31.91%
15.63%
Heavy Slam
Bug Bite
Payback
Zap Cannon
Other Moves
Harden

Pokemon SV Forretress Weakness

Forretress is a Bug 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 Chart
Damage Taken Types
+400%
Damage From
Fire
4x
+200%
Damage From
-50%
Less Damage From
Normal
1/2
Bug
1/2
Steel
1/2
Psychic
1/2
Ice
1/2
Dragon
1/2
Fairy
1/2
-75%
Less Damage From
Grass
1/4
Immune
to Damage From
Poison
0

What pokemon is Forretress Weak Against?
Increased Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
+400%
S
+400%
A
+400%
B
+400%
B
+400%
B
+400%
B
+400%
B
+400%

What pokemon is Forretress Resistant Against?
Reduced Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
-75%
S
-75%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
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Best Moves for Forretress in Scarlet and Violet

Forretress Best Moves to use when choosing a Moveset, includes leveling moves such as Double-Edge and TM Moves like Bug Buzz, and Flash Cannon.

Unlock Move Description
Lv. 36
Explosion
Normal
Tier:
S Tier
Power:
250
Acc:
100
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks everything around it by causing a tremendous explosion. The user faints upon using this move.
Lv. 1
Self-Destruct
Normal
Tier:
S Tier
Power:
200
Acc:
100
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks everything around it by causing an explosion. The user faints upon using this move.
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.
Bug Buzz
Bug
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
The user vibrates to generate a damaging sound wave. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.

List of Forretress Moves in

Forretress can learn 18 Moves from Leveling Up and 44 TM Moves. Moves like Heavy Slam which, Forretress will learn by reaching level Evolution. You can also learn TM tutor moves such as Bug Buzz, Flash Cannon and Iron Head.

Forretress Level Up Moves

List of the 18 Moves Forretress can learn from leveling up.

Lv Move Description
Lv.1
Bug Bite
Bug
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
60
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks by biting the target. If the target is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.
Lv.1
Magnet Rise
Electric
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
The user levitates using electrically generated magnetism for five turns.
Lv.1
Protect
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Lv.1
Self-Destruct
Normal
Tier:
S Tier
Power:
200
Acc:
100
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks everything around it by causing an explosion. The user faints upon using this move.
Lv.1
Tackle
Normal
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
35
Physical
Effect:
A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
Lv.1
Toxic Spikes
Poison
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user lays a trap of poison spikes at the feet of the opposing team. The spikes will poison opposing Pokemon that switch into battle.
Lv.1
Zap Cannon
Electric
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
50
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The user attacks by firing an electric blast like a cannon. This also leaves the target with paralysis.
Lv.12
Take Down
Normal
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
85
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
A reckless full-body charge attack for slamming into the target. This also damages the user a little.
Lv.17
Rapid Spin
Normal
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
50
Acc:
100
PP:
40
Physical
Effect:
The user performs a spin attack that can also eliminate the effects of such moves as Bind, Wrap, and Leech Seed. This also boosts the user's Speed stat.
Lv.20
Rollout
Rock
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
30
Acc:
90
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
The user continually rolls into the target over five turns. This attack becomes more powerful each time it hits.
Lv.23
Curse
Ghost
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
A move that has different effects depending on whether the user is a Ghost type or not.
Lv.28
Spikes
Ground
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user lays a trap of spikes at the feet of the opposing team. The spikes will damage opposing Pokemon that switch into battle.
Lv.32
Payback
Dark
Tier:
E 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.36
Explosion
Normal
Tier:
S Tier
Power:
250
Acc:
100
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks everything around it by causing a tremendous explosion. The user faints upon using this move.
Lv.42
Iron Defense
Steel
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
15
Status
Effect:
The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply boosting its Defense stat.
Lv.46
Gyro Ball
Steel
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
1
Acc:
100
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user tackles the target with a high-speed spin. The slower the user is than the target, the greater the move's power.
Lv.50
Double-Edge
Normal
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
A reckless life-risking tackle in which the user rushes the target. This also damages the user quite a lot.
Lv.Evolution
Heavy Slam
Steel
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
1
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Physical
Effect:
The user slams into the target with its heavy body. The more the user outweighs the target, the greater the move's power.