Regular
Shiny
Pupitar
Rock Type
Ground Type
Hard Shell Pokémon
National Pokedex: #247

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Pupitar is a Rock and Ground Type Hard Shell Pokémon with a Slow growth rate and a 2 Attack EV Yield. Pupitar can be found with Shed Skin as an Ability; we recommend the Brave Nature, based on 410 total combined Base Stats in Pokemon SV.

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Pupitar Stats and Abilities

Based on Pupitar Base IVs we consider this pokemon D-Tier choice. Pupitar Highest IV Stat is Attack (84) and the Lowest being Speed (51).

Pupitar Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
70
C
Attack
84
E
Defense
70
D
Special Attack
65
E
Special Defense
70
F
Speed
51
D
Total
410
Pupitar Details
Pupitar Detail
Best Nature
Brave
+10% Attack
-10% Speed
Nature Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Sweet
Liked Foods
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Monster
EV Yield2 Attack
Growth RateSlow
Egg Cycles40 (10,024–10,280 steps)
Pupitar Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Shed Skin
The Pokémon may heal its own status problems.

How To Evolve Pupitar in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Larvitar requires (Level 30) to evolve into Pupitar and then (Level 55) to evolve into Tyranitar.

Pupitar Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Larvitar
Rock TypeGround Type
Level 30
Pupitar
Rock TypeGround Type
Level 55
Tyranitar
Rock TypeDark Type
Pupitar Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Larvitar
300
50
64
45
50
50
41
Stat Change
+110
+20
+20
+20
+20
+20
+10
Pupitar
410
70
84
65
70
70
51
Stat Change
+190
+30
+50
+30
+40
+30
+10
Tyranitar
600
100
134
95
110
100
61

Where To Find Pupitar Locations in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

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

Pokemon SV Pupitar Weakness

Pupitar is a Rock and Ground Type pokemon. This will cause Pupitar to take More Damage from Fighting, Ground, Steel, Ice, Water, Grass Type Moves, and Less Damage from Normal, Flying, Fire, Rock, Electric, Poison Type moves.

Pupitar Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Water
Grass
2.0x
More Damage
Fighting
Ground
Steel
Ice
0.5x
Less Damage
Normal
Flying
Fire
Rock
0.25x
Less Damage
Poison
Immune to Damage
Electric

What pokemon is Pupitar Weak Against?

Pupitar Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
A
Gogoat
Grass Type
B
Vaporeon
Water Type
B
Leafeon
Grass Type
B
Cloyster
Water Type
Ice Type
B
Lucario
Fighting Type
Steel Type

What pokemon is Pupitar Strong Against?

Pupitar Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Slaking
Normal Type
S
Dragonite
Dragon Type
Flying Type
S
Tyranitar
Rock Type
Dark Type
S
Salamence
Dragon Type
Flying Type
S
Arcanine
Fire Type

Best Pupitar 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 Pupitar based on Rock Type
Similar Rock Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Tyranitar-Pokemon-Image
Tyranitar
ROCK-Type DARK-Type 600 100 134 95 110 100 61
B
Coalossal-Pokemon-Image
Coalossal
ROCK-Type FIRE-Type 510 110 80 80 120 90 30
C
Lycanroc-Pokemon-Image
Lycanroc
ROCK-Type 487 75 115 55 65 65 112
C
Drednaw-Pokemon-Image
Drednaw
WATER-Type ROCK-Type 485 90 115 48 90 68 74
C
Stonjourner-Pokemon-Image
Stonjourner
ROCK-Type 470 100 125 20 135 20 70
Pokemon similar to Pupitar 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
Krookodile-Pokemon-Image
Krookodile
GROUND-Type DARK-Type 519 95 117 65 80 70 92
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
Dugtrio-Pokemon-Image
Dugtrio
GROUND-Type 425 35 100 50 50 70 120
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