Regular
Shiny
Scizor
Bug Type
Steel Type
Pincer Pokémon
National Pokedex: #212

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Scizor is a Bug and Steel Type Pincer Pokémon with a Medium Fast growth rate and a 2 Attack EV Yield. Scizor can be found with Swarm, Technician and Light Metal as an Ability; we recommend the Adamant Nature, based on 500 total combined Base Stats in Pokemon SV.

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Scizor Stats and Abilities

Based on Scizor Base IVs we consider this pokemon B-Tier choice. Scizor Highest IV Stat is Attack (130) and the Lowest being Special Attack (55).

Scizor Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
70
S
Attack
130
C
Defense
100
E
Special Attack
55
D
Special Defense
80
E
Speed
65
B
Total
500
Scizor Details
Scizor Detail
Best Nature
Adamant
+10% Attack
-10% Special Attack
Nature Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Dry
Liked Foods
Catch Rate25 (3.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Bug
EV Yield2 Attack
Growth RateMedium Fast
Egg Cycles25 (6,169–6,425 steps)
Scizor Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Swarm
Swarm increases the power of Bug-type moves by 50% (1.5x) when the ability-bearer's HP falls below a third of its maximum (known in-game as in a pinch).
Ability 2
Technician
Technician increases the power of moves - that are usually base power 60 or below - by 50%.
Hidden Ability
Light Metal
Light Metal halves the Pokémon's weight in battle. Decreasing weight affects these moves:

How To Evolve Scizor in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Scyther can evolve into Kleavor Use Black Augurite or Scizor (trade holding Metal Coat).

Scizor Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Scyther
Bug TypeFlying Type
trade holding Metal Coat
Scizor
Bug TypeSteel Type
Scizor Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Scyther
500
70
110
55
80
80
105
Stat Change
+0
+0
+20
+0
+20
+0
+40
Scizor
500
70
130
55
100
80
65

Where To Find Scizor Locations in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

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

Pokemon SV Scizor Weakness

Scizor is a Bug and Steel Type pokemon. This will cause Scizor to take More Damage from Fire Type Moves, and Less Damage from Normal, Bug, Steel, Psychic, Ice, Dragon, Fairy, Poison, Grass Type moves.

Scizor Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Fire
2.0x
More Damage
0.5x
Less Damage
Normal
Bug
Steel
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Fairy
0.25x
Less Damage
Grass
Immune to Damage
Poison

What pokemon is Scizor Weak Against?

Scizor Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Arcanine
Fire Type
B
Flareon
Fire Type
B
Coalossal
Rock Type
Fire Type
B
Houndoom
Dark Type
Fire Type
C
Talonflame
Fire Type
Flying Type

What pokemon is Scizor Strong Against?

Scizor Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Slaking
Normal Type
S
Dragonite
Dragon Type
Flying Type
S
Salamence
Dragon Type
Flying Type
S
Hydreigon
Dark Type
Dragon Type
A
Florges
Fairy Type

Best Scizor 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 Scizor 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
Pokemon similar to Scizor based on Steel Type
Similar Steel Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
A
Magnezone-Pokemon-Image
Magnezone
ELECTRIC-Type STEEL-Type 535 70 70 130 115 90 60
B
Lucario-Pokemon-Image
Lucario
FIGHTING-Type STEEL-Type 525 70 110 115 70 70 90
B
Scizor-Pokemon-Image
Scizor
BUG-Type STEEL-Type 500 70 130 55 100 80 65
B
Bronzong-Pokemon-Image
Bronzong
STEEL-Type PSYCHIC-Type 500 67 89 79 116 116 33
B
Copperajah-Pokemon-Image
Copperajah
STEEL-Type 500 122 130 80 69 69 30
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