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Sinistea Stats

Sinistea highest IV stat is Special Attack (74) and the lowest being Attack (45).

Rank Value Stat
F
40
HP
F
45
Atk
F
45
Def
D
74
Sp.Atk
F
54
Sp.Def
F
50
Speed
F
308
Total

Sinistea Guide

Sinistea has a 1 Special Attack EV Yield, which means the best nature to have with Sinistea is a Modest nature due to the highest IV stat being Special Attack.

Sinistea Detail
Wild Held ItemNone
Wild Material Drops
Best Nature
Modest
+10% Special Attack
-10% Attack
Weak To
2x
2x
Resistance To
1/2
1/2
0
0
Catch Rate120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
EV Yield1 Special Attack

How To Evolve Sinistea in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Sinistea Regular Evolution requires use Cracked Pot to evolve into Polteageist.

    Sinistea Regular Evolution
  1. #237
    Sinistea
  2. use Cracked Pot
  3. #238
    Polteageist

The Sinistea Regular Evolution biggest stat increase will be the SpAtk stat.

Evolutions Total HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Speed
Sinistea
308
40
45
45
74
54
50
Stat Increase
+200
+20
+20
+20
+60
+60
+20
Polteageist
508
60
65
65
134
114
70
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Where To Find Sinistea Locations in Pokemon SV

Sinistea has 1 spawn locations in pokemon scarlet and violet. You can find Sinistea appearing at level 28 - 44, within the South Province (Area Six), East Province (Area Three) location.

Sinistea Locations

Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Tera Raid Spawn
Sinistea
Lv. 20
Very Common
60%
Ruins (60%) Biome
Town (60%) Biome
Sinistea
Lv. 28 - 44

Sinistea Raid Rewards in Pokemon SV

Pokemon SV Sinistea has 1 Tera Raids. The Sinistea Tera Raid will be a Lv.20 2-Star Raid.

Pokemon SV Sinistea Weakness

Sinistea is a Ghost Type pokemon. This will cause Sinistea to take More Damage from Ghost, Dark type moves, and Less Damage from Poison, Bug, Normal, Fighting type moves.

Sinistea Type Weakness Chart
Damage Taken Types
+400%
Damage From
+200%
Damage From
Ghost
2x
Dark
2x
-50%
Less Damage From
Poison
1/2
Bug
1/2
-75%
Less Damage From
Immune
to Damage From
Normal
0
Fighting
0

What pokemon is Sinistea Weak Against?
Increased Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%

What pokemon is Sinistea Resistant Against?
Reduced Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
Immune
S
Immune
S
Immune
S
Immune
S
Immune
S
Immune
S
-50%
A
Immune
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Best Moves for Sinistea in Scarlet and Violet

Sinistea Best Moves to use when choosing a Moveset, includes leveling moves such as Sucker Punch and TM Moves like Dark Pulse, and Facade.

Unlock Move Description
Phantom Force
Ghost
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Physical
Effect:
The user vanishes somewhere, then strikes the target on the next turn. This move hits even if the target protects itself.
Shadow Ball
Ghost
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The user attacks by hurling a shadowy blob at the target. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
Dark Pulse
Dark
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The user releases a horrible aura imbued with ill intent. This may also make the target flinch.
Facade
Normal
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
70
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
This move's power is doubled if the user is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
Foul Play
Dark
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
95
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user turns the target's strength against it. The higher the target's Attack stat, the greater the damage this move inflicts.

List of Sinistea Moves in

Sinistea can learn 11 Moves from Leveling Up and 28 TM Moves. Moves like Shell Smash which, Sinistea will learn by reaching level 60. You can also learn TM tutor moves such as Dark Pulse, Facade and Foul Play.

Sinistea Level Up Moves

List of the 11 Moves Sinistea can learn from leveling up.

Lv Move Description
Lv.1
Astonish
Ghost
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
30
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks the target by crying out in a startling fashion. This may also make the target flinch.
Lv.1
Withdraw
Water
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
40
Status
Effect:
The user withdraws its body into its hard shell, boosting its Defense stat.
Lv.6
Aromatic Mist
Fairy
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user boosts the Sp. Def stat of an ally Pokemon by using a mysterious aroma.
Lv.12
Mega Drain
Grass
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by up to half the damage taken by the target.
Lv.24
Sucker Punch
Dark
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
70
Acc:
100
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
This move enables the user to attack first. This move fails if the target is not readying an attack.
Lv.30
Sweet Scent
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user releases a scent that harshly lowers opposing Pokemon's evasiveness.
Lv.36
Giga Drain
Grass
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
75
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by up to half the damage taken by the target.
Lv.42
Nasty Plot
Dark
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. This sharply boosts the user's Sp. Atk stat.
Lv.48
Shadow Ball
Ghost
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The user attacks by hurling a shadowy blob at the target. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
Lv.54
Memento
Dark
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
The user faints. In return, the target's Attack and Sp. Atk stats are harshly lowered.
Lv.60
Shell Smash
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
15
Status
Effect:
The user breaks its shell, which lowers its Defense and Sp. Def stats but sharply boosts its Attack, Sp. Atk, and Speed stats.