Regular
Shiny
Scyther
Bug Type
Flying Type
Mantis Pokémon
National Pokedex: #123

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Scyther is a Bug and Flying Type Mantis Pokémon with a Medium Fast growth rate and a 1 Attack EV Yield. Scyther can be found with Swarm, Technician and Steadfast as an Ability; we recommend the Adamant Nature, based on 500 total combined Base Stats in Pokemon SV.

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Scyther Stats and Abilities

Based on Scyther Base IVs we consider this pokemon B-Tier choice. Scyther Highest IV Stat is Attack (110) and the Lowest being Special Attack (55).

Scyther Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
70
A
Attack
110
D
Defense
80
E
Special Attack
55
D
Special Defense
80
C
Speed
105
B
Total
500
Scyther Details
Scyther Detail
Best Nature
Adamant
+10% Attack
-10% Special Attack
Nature Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Dry
Liked Foods
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Bug
EV Yield1 Attack
Growth RateMedium Fast
Egg Cycles25 (6,169–6,425 steps)
Scyther 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
Steadfast
Raises Speed each time the Pokémon flinches.

How To Evolve Scyther in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

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

Scyther Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Scyther
Bug TypeFlying Type
trade holding Metal Coat
Scizor
Bug TypeSteel Type
Scyther 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 Scyther Locations in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

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

Pokemon SV Scyther Weakness

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

Scyther Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Rock
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Fire
Electric
Ice
0.5x
Less Damage
Bug
0.25x
Less Damage
Fighting
Grass
Immune to Damage
Ground

What pokemon is Scyther Weak Against?

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

What pokemon is Scyther Strong Against?

Scyther 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 Scyther 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 Scyther 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 Scyther based on Flying Type
Similar Flying Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Dragonite-Pokemon-Image
Dragonite
DRAGON-Type FLYING-Type 600 91 134 100 95 100 80
S
Salamence-Pokemon-Image
Salamence
DRAGON-Type FLYING-Type 600 95 135 110 80 80 100
A
Gyarados-Pokemon-Image
Gyarados
WATER-Type FLYING-Type 540 95 125 60 79 100 81
A
Noivern-Pokemon-Image
Noivern
FLYING-Type DRAGON-Type 535 85 70 97 80 80 123
B
Honchkrow-Pokemon-Image
Honchkrow
DARK-Type FLYING-Type 505 100 125 105 52 52 71
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