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Pokemon Sword and Shield Purrloin

Pokemon Sword and Shield Purrloin is a Dark Type Devious Pokémon, which makes it weak against Fighting, Bug, Fairy type moves. You can find and catch Purrloin in Dappled Grove with a 60% chance to appear during Fog weather. The Max IV Stats of Purrloin are 41 HP, 50 Attack, 50 SP Attack, 37 Defense, 37 SP Defense, and 66 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Purrloin
Regular
Shiny
Purrloin Galar Pokedex ID: 44

List of Purrloin Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

StatAmountBar Graph
Total281
HP41
Attack50
Defense37
Special Attack50
Special Defense37
Speed66

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

Purrloin Abilities

Ability Type Effect
LimberNormal
UnburdenNormal
PranksterHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

It steals things from people just to amuse itself with their frustration. A rivalry exists between this Pokémon and Nickit.

Shield Pokedex Entry

Opponents that get drawn in by its adorable behavior come away with stinging scratches from its claws and stinging pride from its laughter.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Purrloin Evolutions

How do i evolve Purrloin in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Purrloin evolves into Liepard when you reach Level 20.

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Level 20
Liepard
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd
Purrloin
281503750374166
Liepard
4468850885064106

Purrloin Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Purrloin?

A popular spawn location you can find Purrloin is in the Dappled Grove area with a 60% chance to spawn during Fog weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Dappled Grove
60%13 - 15
Motostoke Riverbank
20%26 - 28
Motostoke Riverbank
20%26 - 28
Motostoke Riverbank
20%26 - 28
Motostoke Riverbank
20%26 - 28
Motostoke Riverbank
20%26 - 28
Motostoke Riverbank
20%26 - 28
Motostoke Riverbank
20%26 - 28
Motostoke Riverbank
20%26 - 28
Motostoke Riverbank
20%26 - 28
North Lake Miloch
35%26 - 28
North Lake Miloch
30%26 - 28
North Lake Miloch
10%26 - 28
North Lake Miloch
25%26 - 28
North Lake Miloch
5%26 - 28
North Lake Miloch
10%26 - 28
Watchtower Ruins
5%26 - 29
Watchtower Ruins
5%26 - 29
Watchtower Ruins
15%26 - 29
Watchtower Ruins
15%26 - 29
Watchtower Ruins
5%26 - 29
West Lake Axewell
5%8 - 14
West Lake Axewell
10%8 - 14
West Lake Axewell
5%8 - 14
West Lake Axewell
5%8 - 14
West Lake Axewell
15%8 - 14
West Lake Axewell
60%8 - 14
Route 7
15%37 - 41
Giant's Cap
10%28 - 30

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

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Route 2 - Lakeside
30%37 - 40
Route 2
10%4 - 6
Dappled Grove
20%11 - 15
East Lake Axewell
45%8 - 12
Watchtower Ruins
30%11 - 14
Route 7
10%36 - 40
Route 9 - Outer Spikemuth
25%40 - 44
Axew's Eye
30%35 - 40
Bridge Field
10%26 - 28
Giant's Seat
15%30 - 35
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Pokemon Sword and Shield Purrloin Raids

Where do i find Purrloin Raids?

You can find Purrloin raids in the following locations: Dusty Bowl, Giant's Mirror, Stony Wilderness, West Lake Axewell.

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

Pokemon Sword and Shield Purrloin Weakness

Purrloin is a Dark Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Fighting, Bug, Fairy Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Ghost, Dark, Psychic type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
Damage
2.0x
Damage
Fighting
Bug
Fairy
0.5x
Damage
Ghost
Dark
0.25x
Damage
Immune to Damage
Psychic

What pokemon is Purrloin Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Purrloin Strong Against?

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

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

Purrloin can learn the fairy type move Play Rough at level 40. This Physical move May lower opponent's Attack. Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Dark type +50% STAB damage.

Purrloin Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01ScratchPhysical4010035
01GrowlStatus10040Lowers opponent's Attack.
04Sand AttackStatus10015Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
05Fake OutPhysical4010010User attacks first, foe flinches. Only usable on first turn.
12Fury SwipesPhysical188015Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
16TormentStatus10015Opponent cannot use the same move in a row.
21AssurancePhysical9010010Power doubles if opponent already took damage in the same turn.
24Hone ClawsStatus15Raises user's Attack and Accuracy.
28Sucker PunchPhysical1051005User attacks first, but only works if opponent is readying an attack.
32Nasty PlotStatus20Sharply raises user's Special Attack.
36Night SlashPhysical10510015High critical hit ratio.
40Play RoughPhysical909010May lower opponent's Attack.

TM Moves Purrloin can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM02Pay DayPhysical4010020A small amount of money is gained after the battle resolves.
TM14Thunder WaveStatus9020Paralyzes opponent.
TM16ScreechStatus8540Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM23ThiefPhysical9010025Also steals opponent's held item.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM29CharmStatus10020Sharply lowers opponent's Attack.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM34Sunny DayStatus5Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM40SwiftSpecial6020Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM47Fake TearsStatus10020Sharply lowers opponent's Special Defense.
TM56U-turnPhysical7010020User switches out immediately after attacking.
TM57PaybackPhysical7510010Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM58AssurancePhysical9010010Power doubles if opponent already took damage in the same turn.
TM65Shadow ClawPhysical7010015High critical hit ratio.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM85SnarlSpecial82.59515Lowers opponent's Special Attack.

Purrloin 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.
TR29Baton PassStatus40User switches out and gives stat changes to the incoming Pokémon.
TR30EncoreStatus1005Forces opponent to keep using its last move for 3 turns.
TR31Iron TailPhysical1007515May lower opponent's Defense.
TR33Shadow BallSpecial8010015May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR37TauntStatus10020Opponent can only use moves that attack.
TR38TrickStatus10010Swaps held items with the opponent.
TR42Hyper VoiceSpecial9010010
TR58Dark PulseSpecial12010015May cause flinching.
TR59Seed BombPhysical8010015
TR68Nasty PlotStatus20Sharply raises user's Special Attack.
TR73Gunk ShotPhysical120805May poison opponent.
TR77Grass KnotSpecial10020The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
TR81Foul PlayPhysical142.510015Uses the opponent's Attack stat.
TR90Play RoughPhysical909010May lower opponent's Attack.

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