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Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Hippowdon

Regular
Shiny
Hippowdon
Ground Type
Heavyweight Pokémon
National Pokedex: #450

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Hippowdon is a Ground Type Heavyweight Pokémon with a Slow growth rate and a 2 Defense EV Yield. Hippowdon can be found with Sand Stream as an Ability; we recommend the Relaxed Nature, based on 525 total combined Base Stats in Pokemon SV.

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Hippowdon Stats and Abilities

Based on Hippowdon Base IVs we consider this pokemon B-Tier choice. Hippowdon Highest IV Stat is Defense (118) and the Lowest being Speed (47).

Hippowdon Stats
Rank Stat Value
D
HP
108
A
Attack
112
C
Defense
118
D
Special Attack
68
E
Special Defense
72
F
Speed
47
B
Total
525
Hippowdon Details
Hippowdon Detail
Best Nature
Relaxed
+10% Defense
-10% Speed
Nature Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sour
Dislikes: Sweet
Liked Foods
Catch Rate60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Field
EV Yield2 Defense
Growth RateSlow
Egg Cycles30 (7,454–7,710 steps)
Hippowdon 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 Hippowdon in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Hippopotas requires (Level 34) to evolve into Hippowdon.

Hippowdon Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Hippopotas
Ground Type
Level 34
Hippowdon
Ground Type
Hippowdon 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 Hippowdon Locations in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

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

Pokemon SV Hippowdon Weakness

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

Hippowdon 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 Hippowdon Weak Against?

Hippowdon 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 Hippowdon Strong Against?

Hippowdon 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 Hippowdon 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 Hippowdon 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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