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Pokemon Sword and Shield Hippopotas

Pokemon Sword and Shield Hippopotas is a Ground Type Hippo Pokémon, which makes it weak against Water, Grass, Ice type moves. You can find and catch Hippopotas in Dusty Bowl with a 55% chance to appear during Intense Sun weather. The Max IV Stats of Hippopotas are 68 HP, 72 Attack, 38 SP Attack, 78 Defense, 42 SP Defense, and 32 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Hippopotas
Regular
Shiny
Hippopotas Galar Pokedex ID: 314

List of Hippopotas Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 330
HP 68
Attack 72
Defense 78
Special Attack 38
Special Defense 42
Speed 32

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

Hippopotas Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Sand StreamNormal
Sand ForceHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

It moves through the sands with its mouth open, swallowing sand along with its prey. It gets rid of the sand by spouting it from its nose.

Shield Pokedex Entry

This Pokémon is active during the day and passes the cold desert nights burrowed snugly into the sand.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Hippopotas Evolutions

How do i evolve Hippopotas in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Hippopotas evolves into Hippowdon when you reach Level 34.

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Level 34
Hippowdon
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd
Hippopotas
330727838426832
Hippowdon
525112118687210847

Hippopotas Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Hippopotas?

A popular spawn location you can find Hippopotas is in the Dusty Bowl area with a 55% chance to spawn during Intense Sun weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Dusty Bowl
55%42 - 47
Dusty Bowl
60%42 - 47
Giant's Mirror - Area 2
55%42 - 47
Giant's Mirror - Area 2
60%42 - 47

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

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Route 6
10%28 - 30
Route 8
8%38 - 40
Giant's Mirror
30%26 - 28
Lake of Outrage
25%50 - 52
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Pokemon Sword and Shield Hippopotas Raids

Where do i find Hippopotas Raids?

You can find Hippopotas raids in the following locations: Dusty Bowl.

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

Pokemon Sword and Shield Hippopotas Weakness

Hippopotas is a Ground Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Water, Grass, Ice Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Poison, Rock, Electric type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
Damage
2.0x
Damage
Water
Grass
Ice
0.5x
Damage
Poison
Rock
0.25x
Damage
Immune to Damage
Electric

What pokemon is Hippopotas Weak Against?

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What pokemon is Hippopotas Strong Against?

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Pokemon SW and SH Hippopotas Moves List

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

Hippopotas can learn the normal type move Slack Off at level 52. This Status move User recovers half its max HP. Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Ground type +50% STAB damage.

Hippopotas Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01TacklePhysical4010035
01Sand AttackStatus10015Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
04BitePhysical6010025May cause flinching.
08YawnStatus10Puts opponent to sleep in the next turn.
12Sand TombPhysical52.58515Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
16DigPhysical12010010Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
20CrunchPhysical8010015May lower opponent's Defense.
24SandstormStatus10Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
28Take DownPhysical908520User receives recoil damage.
32RoarStatus20In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.
36RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
40EarthquakePhysical15010010Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
44Double-EdgePhysical12010015User receives recoil damage.
48FissurePhysical5One-Hit-KO, if it hits.
52Slack OffStatus10User recovers half its max HP.

TM Moves Hippopotas can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM15DigPhysical12010010Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM22Rock SlidePhysical759010May cause flinching.
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.
TM32SandstormStatus10Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
TM34Sunny DayStatus5Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM42RevengePhysical6010010Power increases if user was hit first.
TM46Weather BallSpecial5010010Move's power and type changes with the weather.
TM48Rock TombPhysical609515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM49Sand TombPhysical52.58515Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
TM53Mud ShotSpecial82.59515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM81BulldozePhysical9010020Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM98Stomping TantrumPhysical112.510010Driven by frustration, the user attacks the target. If the user's previous move has failed, the power of this move doubles.

Hippopotas TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR01Body SlamPhysical8510015May paralyze opponent.
TR10EarthquakePhysical15010010Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TR17AmnesiaStatus20Sharply raises user's Special Defense.
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.
TR31Iron TailPhysical1007515May lower opponent's Defense.
TR32CrunchPhysical8010015May lower opponent's Defense.
TR39SuperpowerPhysical1201005Lowers user's Attack and Defense.
TR45Muddy WaterSpecial908510May lower opponent's Accuracy.
TR67Earth PowerSpecial13510010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR76Stealth RockStatus20Damages opponent switching into battle.
TR94High HorsepowerPhysical142.59510The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body.

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