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Pokemon Sword and Shield Cottonee

Pokemon Sword and Shield Cottonee is a Grass and Fairy Type Cotton Puff Pokémon, which makes it weak against Flying, Fire, Ice, Steel, Poison type moves. You can find and catch Cottonee in Stony Wilderness with a 40% chance to encounter during Overcast weather when walking through tall grass. The Max IV Stats of Cottonee are 40 HP, 27 Attack, 37 SP Attack, 60 Defense, 50 SP Defense, and 66 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Cottonee
Regular
Shiny
Cottonee Galar Pokedex ID: 262

List of Cottonee Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

StatAmountBar Graph
Total280
HP40
Attack27
Defense60
Special Attack37
Special Defense50
Speed66

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Cottonee to have is Timid, this will increase it's Speed and decrease it's Attack stats.

Cottonee Abilities

Ability Type Effect
PranksterNormal
InfiltratorNormal
ChlorophyllHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

It shoots cotton from its body to protect itself. If it gets caught up in hurricane-strength winds, it can get sent to the other side of the Earth.

Shield Pokedex Entry

Weaving together the cotton of both Cottonee and Eldegoss produces exquisite cloth that’s highly prized by many luxury brands.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Cottonee Evolutions

How do i evolve Cottonee in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Cottonee evolves into Whimsicott with a use Sun Stone.

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use Sun Stone
Whimsicott
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd
Cottonee
280276037504066
Whimsicott
4806785777560116

Cottonee Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Cottonee?

Spawn locations you can find Cottonee are in the Stony Wilderness area, with a 40% chance to spawn during Overcast weather.

Non Overworld Spawns (NOT Visible - Randomly found in tall grass)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Stony Wilderness
40%27 - 29
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Pokemon Sword and Shield Cottonee Raids

Where do i find Cottonee Raids?

You can find Cottonee raids in the following locations: Bridge Field, Dappled Grove, Giant's Mirror, Stony Wilderness.

You can Click/Tap the links below to view where to find Cottonee Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Cottonee Weakness

Cottonee is a Grass and Fairy Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Flying, Fire, Ice, Steel, Poison Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Ground, Water, Grass, Electric, Fighting, Dark, Dragon type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
Damage
2.0x
Damage
Flying
Fire
Ice
Steel
0.5x
Damage
Ground
Water
Grass
Electric
Fighting
Dark
0.25x
Damage
Immune to Damage
Dragon

What pokemon is Cottonee Weak Against?

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What pokemon is Cottonee Strong Against?

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Pokemon SW and SH Cottonee Moves List

What moves can Cottonee learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Cottonee can learn the grass type move Solar Beam at level 48. This Special move Charges on first turn, attacks on second. Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Grass and Fairy type +50% STAB damage.

Cottonee Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01AbsorbSpecial3010025User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
01Helping HandStatus20In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.
03Fairy WindSpecial6010030
06Stun SporeStatus7530Paralyzes opponent.
12Mega DrainSpecial6010015User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
15Razor LeafPhysical82.59525High critical hit ratio.
18GrowthStatus40Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
21Poison PowderStatus7535Poisons opponent.
24Giga DrainSpecial112.510010User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
27CharmStatus10020Sharply lowers opponent's Attack.
30Leech SeedStatus9010Drains HP from opponent each turn.
33Cotton SporeStatus10040Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
36Energy BallSpecial13510010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
39Sunny DayStatus5Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
42EndeavorPhysical1005Reduces opponent's HP to same as user's.
45Cotton GuardStatus10Drastically raises user's Defense.
48Solar BeamSpecial18010010Charges on first turn, attacks on second.

TM Moves Cottonee can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM11Solar BeamSpecial18010010Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM19SafeguardStatus25The user's party is protected from status conditions.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM28Giga DrainSpecial112.510010User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM29CharmStatus10020Sharply lowers opponent's Attack.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM34Sunny DayStatus5Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM37Beat UpPhysical10030Each Pokémon in your party attacks.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM40SwiftSpecial6020Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM41Helping HandStatus20In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.
TM47Fake TearsStatus10020Sharply lowers opponent's Special Defense.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM88Grassy TerrainStatus10Restores a little HP of all Pokémon for 5 turns.
TM89Misty TerrainStatus10Protects the field from status conditions for 5 turns.

Cottonee TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR30EncoreStatus1005Forces opponent to keep using its last move for 3 turns.
TR37TauntStatus10020Opponent can only use moves that attack.
TR59Seed BombPhysical12010015
TR65Energy BallSpecial13510010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR77Grass KnotSpecial10020The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
TR92Dazzling GleamSpecial12010010Hits all adjacent opponents.

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