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Pokemon Sword and Shield Dottler

Pokemon Sword and Shield Dottler is a Bug and Psychic Type, which makes it weak against Flying, Rock, Fire, Bug, Ghost, Dark type moves. You can find and catch Dottler in Route 2 - Lakeside with a 30% chance to appear during All Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Dottler are 50 HP, 35 Attack, 50 SP Attack, 80 Defense, 90 SP Defense, and 30 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Dottler
Regular
Shiny
Dottler Galar Pokedex ID: 11

List of Dottler Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 335
HP 50
Attack 35
Defense 80
Special Attack 50
Special Defense 90
Speed 30

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Dottler to have is Sassy, this will increase it's Sp. Def and decrease it's Speed stats.

Dottler Abilities

Ability Type Effect
SwarmNormal
Compound EyesNormal
TelepathyHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

It barely moves, but it’s still alive. Hiding in its shell without food or water seems to have awakened its psychic powers.

Shield Pokedex Entry

As it grows inside its shell, it uses its psychic abilities to monitor the outside world and prepare for evolution.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Dottler Evolutions

How do i get Dottler's evolution in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Blipbug evolves into Dottler when you reach Level 10. Dottler then evolves into its final evolution Orbeetle when you reach Level 30.

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Level 10
Dottler
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Level 30
Orbeetle
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd
Blipbug
180202025452545
Dottler
335358050905030
Orbeetle
50545110801206090

Dottler Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Dottler?

Dottler does not spawn in the wild. Instead you can catch Blipbug and evolve it into Dottler. A popular spawn location you can find Blipbug is in the Route 2 - Lakeside area with a 30% chance to spawn during All weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Route 2 - Lakeside
30%40 - 43
Giant's Cap - Area 2
35%28 - 30
Giant's Cap - Area 3
35%29 - 32
Slumbering Weald
20%2 - 3
Giant's Cap - Area 2
50%28 - 30
Giant's Cap - Area 2
50%28 - 30
Giant's Cap - Area 2
50%28 - 30
Giant's Cap - Area 2
50%28 - 30
Giant's Cap - Area 2
35%28 - 30
Giant's Cap - Area 2
35%28 - 30
Giant's Cap - Area 2
35%28 - 30
Giant's Cap - Area 2
35%28 - 30
Giant's Cap - Area 2
35%28 - 30
Slumbering Weald - Deep
15%45 - 47

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

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Route 1
30%2 - 5
Route 2 - Lakeside
10%37 - 40
Route 2
40%4 - 6
Slumbering Weald
10%2 - 3
Fields of Honor
30%13 - 18
Fields of Honor
30%13 - 18
Fields of Honor
30%13 - 18
Fields of Honor
30%13 - 18
Fields of Honor
30%13 - 18
Fields of Honor
30%13 - 18
Fields of Honor
30%13 - 18
Fields of Honor
30%13 - 18
Fields of Honor
30%13 - 18
Forest of Focus - Area 2
30%13 - 18
Forest of Focus - Area 2
30%13 - 18
Forest of Focus - Area 2
30%13 - 18
Forest of Focus - Area 2
30%13 - 18
Forest of Focus - Area 2
30%13 - 18
Forest of Focus - Area 2
30%13 - 18
Forest of Focus - Area 2
30%13 - 18
Forest of Focus - Area 2
30%13 - 18
Forest of Focus - Area 2
30%13 - 18
Challenge Road
30%19 - 24
Challenge Road
30%19 - 24
Challenge Road
30%19 - 24
Challenge Road
30%19 - 24
Challenge Road
30%19 - 24
Challenge Road
30%19 - 24
Challenge Road
30%19 - 24
Challenge Road
30%19 - 24
Challenge Road
30%19 - 24
Loop Lagoon
30%19 - 24
Loop Lagoon
30%19 - 24
Loop Lagoon
30%19 - 24
Loop Lagoon
30%19 - 24
Loop Lagoon
30%19 - 24
Loop Lagoon
30%19 - 24
Loop Lagoon
30%19 - 24
Loop Lagoon
30%19 - 24
Loop Lagoon
30%19 - 24
Training Lowlands
30%16 - 21
Training Lowlands
30%16 - 21
Training Lowlands
30%16 - 21
Training Lowlands
30%16 - 21
Training Lowlands
30%16 - 21
Training Lowlands
30%16 - 21
Training Lowlands
30%16 - 21
Training Lowlands
30%16 - 21
Training Lowlands
30%16 - 21
Workout Sea
30%43 - 48
Stepping-Stone Sea
30%43 - 48
Insular Sea
30%43 - 48
Honeycalm Island
30%43 - 48
Route 5
26%16 - 18
Giant's Cap
30%27 - 29
Giant's Cap
30%27 - 29
Giant's Cap
20%26 - 28
Giant's Cap
10%26 - 28
Giant's Cap
10%26 - 28
Giant's Cap
10%26 - 28
Giant's Cap
10%26 - 28
Giant's Cap
30%26 - 28
Giant's Mirror
20%27 - 29
Giant's Mirror
10%27 - 29
Giant's Mirror
10%26 - 28
Giant's Mirror
20%26 - 28
Stony Wilderness
30%26 - 28
Lake of Outrage
13%50 - 52
Slumbering Weald - Deep
15%45 - 47
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Pokemon Sword and Shield Dottler Raids

Where do i find Dottler Raids?

You can find Dottler raids in the following locations: Bridge Field, Dappled Grove, Rolling Fields, South Lake Miloch.

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

Pokemon Sword and Shield Dottler Weakness

Dottler is a Bug and Psychic Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Flying, Rock, Fire, Bug, Ghost, Dark Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Ground, Grass, Psychic, Fighting type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
Damage
2.0x
Damage
Flying
Rock
Fire
Bug
Ghost
Dark
0.5x
Damage
Ground
Grass
Psychic
0.25x
Damage
Fighting
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Dottler Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Dottler Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP
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Pokemon SW and SH Dottler Moves List

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

Dottler can learn the bug type move Struggle Bug at level 01. This Special move Lowers opponent's Special Attack. Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Bug and Psychic type +50% STAB damage.

Dottler Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
00ReflectStatus20Halves damage from Physical attacks for 5 turns.
00Light ScreenStatus30Halves damage from Special attacks for 5 turns.
00ConfusionSpecial7510025May confuse opponent.
01Struggle BugSpecial7510020Lowers opponent's Special Attack.

TM Moves Dottler can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM11Solar BeamSpecial12010010Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM17Light ScreenStatus30Halves damage from Special attacks for 5 turns.
TM18ReflectStatus20Halves damage from Physical attacks for 5 turns.
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.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM41Helping HandStatus20In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.
TM44ImprisonStatus10Opponent is unable to use moves that the user also knows.
TM57PaybackPhysical5010010Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM60Power SwapStatus10User and opponent swap Attack and Special Attack.
TM61Guard SwapStatus10User and opponent swap Defense and Special Defense.
TM70Trick RoomStatus5Slower Pokémon move first in the turn for 5 turns.
TM71Wonder RoomStatus10Swaps every Pokémon's Defense and Special Defense for 5 turns.
TM72Magic RoomStatus10Suppresses the effects of held items for five turns.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM91Psychic TerrainStatus10Prevents priority moves from being used for 5 turns.

Dottler TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR11PsychicSpecial13510010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR18Leech LifePhysical12010010User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR25PsyshockSpecial12010010Inflicts damage based on the target's Defense, not Special Defense.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR33Shadow BallSpecial8010015May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR34Future SightSpecial18010010Damage occurs 2 turns later.
TR38TrickStatus10010Swaps held items with the opponent.
TR40Skill SwapStatus10The user swaps Abilities with the opponent.
TR46Iron DefenseStatus15Sharply raises user's Defense.
TR49Calm MindStatus20Raises user's Special Attack and Special Defense.
TR61Bug BuzzSpecial13510010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR65Energy BallSpecial9010010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR69Zen HeadbuttPhysical1209015May cause flinching.
TR82Stored PowerSpecial3010010Power increases when user's stats have been raised.
TR83Ally SwitchStatus15User switches with opposite teammate.
TR99Body PressPhysical8010010The higher the user's Defense, the stronger the attack.

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