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
B
Lucario
Fighting Type
Steel Type
B
Tsareena
Grass Type
B
Golduck
Water Type
B
Clawitzer
Water Type

What pokemon is Pupitar Strong Against?

Pupitar Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Tyranitar
Rock Type
Dark Type
A
Blissey
Normal 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
C
Stonjourner-Pokemon-Image
Stonjourner
ROCK-Type 470 100 125 20 135 20 70
D
Pupitar-Pokemon-Image
Pupitar
ROCK-Type GROUND-Type 410 70 84 65 70 70 51
F
Larvitar-Pokemon-Image
Larvitar
ROCK-Type GROUND-Type 300 50 64 45 50 50 41
Pokemon similar to Pupitar based on Ground Type
Similar Ground Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
D
Pupitar-Pokemon-Image
Pupitar
ROCK-Type GROUND-Type 410 70 84 65 70 70 51
F
Larvitar-Pokemon-Image
Larvitar
ROCK-Type GROUND-Type 300 50 64 45 50 50 41
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