Tadbulb Stats

Tadbulb highest IV stat is Special Attack (59) and the lowest being Attack (31).

Rank Value Stat
F
61
HP
F
31
Atk
F
41
Def
E
59
Sp.Atk
F
35
Sp.Def
F
45
Speed
F
272
Total

Tadbulb Guide

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

Tadbulb Detail
Wild Held ItemNone
Wild Material Drops
Best Nature
Modest
+10% Special Attack
-10% Attack
Weak To
2x
Resistance To
1/2
1/2
1/2
Catch Rate190
EV Yield1 HP

How To Evolve Tadbulb in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Tadbulb Regular Evolution requires Thunder Stone to evolve into Bellibolt.

    Tadbulb Regular Evolution
  1. New
    #170
    Tadbulb
  2. Thunder Stone
  3. New
    #171
    Bellibolt

The Tadbulb Regular Evolution biggest stat increase will be the Def stat.

Evolutions Total HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Speed
Tadbulb
272
61
31
41
59
35
45
Stat Increase
+223
+48
+33
+50
+44
+48
+0
Bellibolt
495
109
64
91
103
83
45
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Where To Find Tadbulb Locations in Pokemon SV

Tadbulb has 1 spawn locations in pokemon scarlet and violet. You can find Bellibolt appearing at level 35 - 60, within the The Great Crater of Paldea location.

Tadbulb Locations

Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Rare
12%
River (30%) Biome
Bellibolt
Lv. 35 - 60

Pokemon SV Tadbulb Weakness

Tadbulb is a Electric Type pokemon. This will cause Tadbulb to take More Damage from Ground type moves, and Less Damage from Flying, Steel, Electric type moves.

Tadbulb Type Weakness Chart
Damage Taken Types
+400%
Damage From
+200%
Damage From
Ground
2x
-50%
Less Damage From
Flying
1/2
Steel
1/2
Electric
1/2
-75%
Less Damage From
Immune
to Damage From

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

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

Tadbulb Best Moves to use when choosing a Moveset, includes leveling moves such as Spark and TM Moves like Wild Charge, and Charge Beam.

Unlock Move Description
Lv. 50
Zap Cannon
Electric
Tier:
A Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
50
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The user attacks by firing an electric blast like a cannon. This also leaves the target with paralysis.
Thunder
Electric
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
110
Acc:
70
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
A wicked thunderbolt is dropped on the target to inflict damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Thunderbolt
Electric
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The user attacks the target with a strong electric blast. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Wild Charge
Electric
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user shrouds itself in electricity and smashes into the target. This also damages the user a little.
Lv. 32
Discharge
Electric
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The user strikes everything around it by letting loose a flare of electricity. This may also leave those hit by the attack with paralysis.

List of Tadbulb Moves in

Tadbulb can learn 13 Moves from Leveling Up and 24 TM Moves. Moves like Sucker Punch which, Tadbulb will learn by reaching level 45. You can also learn TM tutor moves such as Wild Charge, Charge Beam and Hyper Voice.

Tadbulb Level Up Moves

List of the 13 Moves Tadbulb can learn from leveling up.

Lv Move Description
Lv.1
Mud-Slap
Ground
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
20
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
The user hurls mud in the target's face to inflict damage and lower its accuracy.
Lv.1
Tackle
Normal
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
35
Physical
Effect:
A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
Lv.7
Thunder Shock
Electric
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
30
Special
Effect:
The user attacks the target with a jolt of electricity. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Lv.11
Water Gun
Water
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
25
Special
Effect:
The target is blasted with a forceful shot of water.
Lv.17
Charge
Electric
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user becomes charged, boosting the power of the next Electric-type move it uses. This also boosts the user's Sp. Def stat.
Lv.21
Spark
Electric
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
65
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks the target with an electrically charged tackle. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Lv.24
Mud Shot
Ground
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
55
Acc:
95
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the target. This also lowers the target's Speed stat.
Lv.25
Flail
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
1
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user flails about aimlessly to attack. The less HP the user has, the greater the move's power.
Lv.32
Discharge
Electric
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The user strikes everything around it by letting loose a flare of electricity. This may also leave those hit by the attack with paralysis.
Lv.36
Weather Ball
Normal
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
50
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
This move's type and power change depending on the weather at the time the move is used.
Lv.40
Electric Terrain
Electric
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
The user turns the ground into Electric Terrain for five turns, powering up Electric-type moves. Pokemon on the ground can no longer fall asleep.
Lv.45
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.50
Zap Cannon
Electric
Tier:
A Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
50
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The user attacks by firing an electric blast like a cannon. This also leaves the target with paralysis.