Regular
Shiny
Sinistea
Ghost Type
Black Tea Pokémon
National Pokedex: #854

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Sinistea is a Ghost Type Black Tea Pokémon with a Medium Fast growth rate and a 1 Special Attack EV Yield. Sinistea can be found with Weak Armor as an Ability; we recommend the Modest Nature, based on 308 total combined Base Stats in Pokemon SV.

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Sinistea Stats and Abilities

Based on Sinistea Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Sinistea Highest IV Stat is Special Attack (74) and the Lowest being Attack (45).

Sinistea Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
40
F
Attack
45
F
Defense
45
D
Special Attack
74
F
Special Defense
54
F
Speed
50
F
Total
308
Sinistea Details
Sinistea Detail
Best Nature
Modest
+10% Special Attack
-10% Attack
Nature Like/Dislikes
Likes: Dry
Dislikes: Spicy
Liked Foods
Catch Rate120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Amorphous
Mineral
EV Yield1 Special Attack
Growth RateMedium Fast
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Sinistea Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Weak Armor
When a Pokémon with Weak Armor is hit by a physical move, its Defense drops one stage, but its Speed increases by one stage.
Hidden Ability
Cursed Body
May disable a move used on the Pokémon.

How To Evolve Sinistea in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Sinistea requires (use Cracked Pot) to evolve into Polteageist.

Sinistea Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Sinistea
Ghost Type
use Cracked Pot
Polteageist
Ghost Type
Sinistea Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Sinistea
308
40
45
74
45
54
50
Stat Change
+200
+20
+20
+60
+20
+60
+20
Polteageist
508
60
65
134
65
114
70

Where To Find Sinistea Locations in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

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

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
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Ghost
Dark
0.5x
Less Damage
Poison
Bug
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Normal
Fighting

What pokemon is Sinistea Weak Against?

Sinistea Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Tyranitar
Rock Type
Dark Type
S
Hydreigon
Dark Type
Dragon Type
B
Umbreon
Dark Type
B
Zoroark
Dark Type
B
Polteageist
Ghost Type

What pokemon is Sinistea Strong Against?

Sinistea Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Slaking
Normal Type
A
Blissey
Normal Type
B
Lucario
Fighting Type
Steel Type
B
Gallade
Psychic Type
Fighting Type
B
Scyther
Bug Type
Flying Type

Best Sinistea 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 Sinistea based on Ghost Type
Similar Ghost Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
B
Polteageist-Pokemon-Image
Polteageist
GHOST-Type 508 60 65 134 65 114 70
B
Gengar-Pokemon-Image
Gengar
GHOST-Type POISON-Type 500 60 65 130 60 75 110
C
Drifblim-Pokemon-Image
Drifblim
GHOST-Type FLYING-Type 498 150 80 90 44 54 80
C
Mismagius-Pokemon-Image
Mismagius
GHOST-Type 495 60 60 105 60 105 105
C
Froslass-Pokemon-Image
Froslass
ICE-Type GHOST-Type 480 70 80 80 70 70 110
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