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Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Hippopotas

Regular
Shiny
Hippopotas
Ground Type
Hippo Pokémon
National Pokedex: #449

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Hippopotas is a Ground Type Hippo Pokémon with a Slow growth rate and a 1 Defense EV Yield. Hippopotas can be found with Sand Stream as an Ability; we recommend the Relaxed Nature, based on 330 total combined Base Stats in Pokemon SV.

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Hippopotas Stats and Abilities

Based on Hippopotas Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Hippopotas Highest IV Stat is Defense (78) and the Lowest being Speed (32).

Hippopotas Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
68
D
Attack
72
E
Defense
78
F
Special Attack
38
F
Special Defense
42
F
Speed
32
F
Total
330
Hippopotas Details
Hippopotas Detail
Best Nature
Relaxed
+10% Defense
-10% Speed
Nature Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sour
Dislikes: Sweet
Liked Foods
Catch Rate140 (18.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Field
EV Yield1 Defense
Growth RateSlow
Egg Cycles30 (7,454–7,710 steps)
Hippopotas Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Sand Stream
Sand Stream creates a sandstorm when the ability-bearer enters battle. The effect lasts 5 turns, unless it is cleared via Air Lock or Cloud Nine or replaced by another weather condition.
Hidden Ability
Sand Force
Sand Force raises the power of Ground, Rock and Steel type moves by 30% during a sandstorm.

How To Evolve Hippopotas in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Hippopotas requires (Level 34) to evolve into Hippowdon.

Hippopotas Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Hippopotas
Ground Type
Level 34
Hippowdon
Ground Type
Hippopotas Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Hippopotas
330
68
72
38
78
42
32
Stat Change
+195
+40
+40
+30
+40
+30
+15
Hippowdon
525
108
112
68
118
72
47

Where To Find Hippopotas Locations in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

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

Pokemon SV Hippopotas Weakness

Hippopotas is a Ground Type pokemon. This will cause Hippopotas to take More Damage from Water, Grass, Ice Type Moves, and Less Damage from Poison, Rock, Electric Type moves.

Hippopotas Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Water
Grass
Ice
0.5x
Less Damage
Poison
Rock
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Electric

What pokemon is Hippopotas Weak Against?

Hippopotas Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
A
Gyarados
Water Type
Flying Type
A
Gogoat
Grass Type
B
Cloyster
Water Type
Ice Type
B
Vaporeon
Water Type
B
Leafeon
Grass Type

What pokemon is Hippopotas Strong Against?

Hippopotas Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Tyranitar
Rock Type
Dark Type
A
Magnezone
Electric Type
Steel Type
B
Jolteon
Electric Type
B
Luxray
Electric Type
B
Eelektross
Electric Type

Best Hippopotas 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 Hippopotas based on Ground Type
Similar Ground Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
B
Hippowdon-Pokemon-Image
Hippowdon
GROUND-Type 525 108 112 68 118 72 47
B
Donphan-Pokemon-Image
Donphan
GROUND-Type 500 90 120 60 120 60 50
B
Mudsdale-Pokemon-Image
Mudsdale
GROUND-Type 500 100 125 55 100 85 35
D
Pupitar-Pokemon-Image
Pupitar
ROCK-Type GROUND-Type 410 70 84 65 70 70 51
E
Mudbray-Pokemon-Image
Mudbray
GROUND-Type 385 70 100 45 70 55 45
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