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Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Scatterbug

Regular
Shiny
Scatterbug
Bug Type
Scatterdust Pokémon
National Pokedex: #664

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Scatterbug is a Bug Type Scatterdust Pokémon with a Medium Fast growth rate and a 1 Defense EV Yield. Scatterbug can be found with Shield Dust, Compound Eyes and Friend Guard as an Ability; we recommend the Lax Nature, based on 200 total combined Base Stats in Pokemon SV.

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Scatterbug Stats and Abilities

Based on Scatterbug Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Scatterbug Highest IV Stat is Defense (40) and the Lowest being Special Defense (25).

Scatterbug Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
38
F
Attack
35
F
Defense
40
F
Special Attack
27
F
Special Defense
25
F
Speed
35
F
Total
200
Scatterbug Details
Scatterbug Detail
Best Nature
Lax
+10% Defense
-10% Special Defense
Nature Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sour
Dislikes: Bitter
Liked Foods
Catch Rate255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Bug
EV Yield1 Defense
Growth RateMedium Fast
Egg Cycles15 (3,599–3,855 steps)
Scatterbug Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Shield Dust
Blocks the added effects of attacks taken.
Ability 2
Compound Eyes
Compound Eyes raises the ability-bearer's accuracy by 30%.
Hidden Ability
Friend Guard
Reduces damage done to allies.

How To Evolve Scatterbug in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Scatterbug requires (Level 9) to evolve into Spewpa and then (Level 12) to evolve into Vivillon.

Scatterbug Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Scatterbug
Bug Type
Level 9
Spewpa
Bug Type
Level 12
Vivillon
Bug TypeFlying Type
Scatterbug Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Scatterbug
200
38
35
27
40
25
35
Stat Change
+13
+7
+13
+0
+20
+5
+6
Spewpa
213
45
22
27
60
30
29
Stat Change
+198
+35
+30
+63
+10
+20
+60
Vivillon
411
80
52
90
50
50
89

Where To Find Scatterbug Locations in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

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

Pokemon SV Scatterbug Weakness

Scatterbug is a Bug Type pokemon. This will cause Scatterbug to take More Damage from Flying, Rock, Fire Type Moves, and Less Damage from Fighting, Ground, Grass Type moves.

Scatterbug Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Rock
Fire
0.5x
Less Damage
Fighting
Ground
Grass
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Scatterbug Weak Against?

Scatterbug Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Dragonite
Dragon Type
Flying Type
S
Tyranitar
Rock Type
Dark Type
S
Salamence
Dragon Type
Flying Type
S
Arcanine
Fire Type
A
Gyarados
Water Type
Flying Type

What pokemon is Scatterbug Strong Against?

Scatterbug Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
A
Gogoat
Grass Type
B
Lucario
Fighting Type
Steel Type
B
Hippowdon
Ground Type
B
Leafeon
Grass Type
B
Gallade
Psychic Type
Fighting Type

Best Scatterbug 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 Scatterbug based on Bug Type
Similar Bug Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
B
Scyther-Pokemon-Image
Scyther
BUG-Type FLYING-Type 500 70 110 55 80 80 105
B
Scizor-Pokemon-Image
Scizor
BUG-Type STEEL-Type 500 70 130 55 100 80 65
C
Vespiquen-Pokemon-Image
Vespiquen
BUG-Type FLYING-Type 474 70 80 80 102 102 40
C
Forretress-Pokemon-Image
Forretress
BUG-Type STEEL-Type 465 75 90 60 140 60 40
C
Venomoth-Pokemon-Image
Venomoth
BUG-Type POISON-Type 450 70 65 90 60 75 90
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