Regular
Shiny
Sunkern
Grass Type
Seed Pokémon
National Pokedex: #191

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Sunkern is a Grass Type Seed Pokémon with a Medium Slow growth rate and a 1 Special Attack EV Yield. Sunkern can be found with Chlorophyll, Solar Power and Early Bird as an Ability; we recommend the Nature, based on 180 total combined Base Stats in Pokemon SV.

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Sunkern Stats and Abilities

Based on Sunkern Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Sunkern Highest IV Stat is () and the Lowest being ().

Sunkern Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
30
F
Attack
30
F
Defense
30
F
Special Attack
30
F
Special Defense
30
F
Speed
30
F
Total
180
Catch Rate235 (30.7% with PokéBall, full HP)Egg Groups
Grass
EV Yield1 Special AttackGrowth RateMedium SlowEgg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Sunkern Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Chlorophyll
Chlorophyll doubles the ability-bearer's Speed during bright sunshine.
Ability 2
Solar Power
During harsh sunlight, Solar Power raises the ability-bearer's Special Attack by 50%, but it also loses 1/8 of its maximum HP after each turn.
Hidden Ability
Early Bird
The Pokémon awakens quickly from sleep.

How To Evolve Sunkern in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Sunkern requires (use Sun Stone) to evolve into Sunflora.

Sunkern Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Sunkern
Grass Type
use Sun Stone
Sunflora
Grass Type
Sunkern Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Sunkern
180
30
30
30
30
30
30
Stat Change
+245
+45
+45
+75
+25
+55
+0
Sunflora
425
75
75
105
55
85
30

Where To Find Sunkern Locations in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

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

Pokemon SV Sunkern Weakness

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

Sunkern Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Poison
Bug
Fire
Ice
0.5x
Less Damage
Ground
Water
Grass
Electric
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Sunkern Weak Against?

Sunkern Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Dragonite
Dragon Type
Flying Type
S
Salamence
Dragon Type
Flying Type
S
Arcanine
Fire Type
A
Noivern
Flying Type
Dragon Type
B
Flareon
Fire Type

What pokemon is Sunkern Strong Against?

Sunkern Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
A
Magnezone
Electric Type
Steel Type
A
Gogoat
Grass Type
B
Vaporeon
Water Type
B
Jolteon
Electric Type
B
Hippowdon
Ground Type

Best Sunkern 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 Sunkern based on Grass Type
Similar Grass Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
A
Gogoat-Pokemon-Image
Gogoat
GRASS-Type 531 123 100 97 62 81 68
B
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Leafeon
GRASS-Type 525 65 110 60 130 65 95
B
Tsareena-Pokemon-Image
Tsareena
GRASS-Type 510 72 120 50 98 98 72
C
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Lilligant
GRASS-Type 480 70 60 110 75 75 90
C
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Lurantis
GRASS-Type 480 70 105 80 90 90 45
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