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Pokemon Sword and Shield Thievul

Pokemon Sword and Shield Thievul is a Dark Type, which makes it weak against Fighting, Bug, Fairy type moves. You can find and catch Thievul in Route 1 with a 5% chance to appear during All Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Thievul are 70 HP, 58 Attack, 87 SP Attack, 58 Defense, 92 SP Defense, and 90 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Thievul
Thievul Galar Pokedex ID: 30

List of Thievul Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 455
HP 70
Attack 58
Defense 58
Special Attack 87
Special Defense 92
Speed 90

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

Thievul Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Run AwayNormal

Sword Pokedex Entry

It secretly marks potential targets with a scent. By following the scent, it stalks its targets and steals from them when they least expect it.

Shield Pokedex Entry

With a lithe body and sharp claws, it goes around stealing food and eggs. Boltund is its natural enemy.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Thievul Evolutions

How do i evolve Thievul in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Nickit evolves into Thievul when you reach Level 18.

Level 18
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd

Thievul Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Thievul?

Thievul does not spawn in the wild. Instead you can catch Nickit and evolve it into Thievul. A popular spawn location you can find Nickit is in the Route 1 area with a 5% chance to spawn during All weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Route 1
5%3 - 6
Route 2 - Lakeside
15%40 - 43
Route 2
15%5 - 7
Dusty Bowl
50%42 - 47
Dusty Bowl
35%42 - 47
Dusty Bowl
10%42 - 47
Dusty Bowl
35%42 - 47
Dusty Bowl
5%42 - 47
Giant's Mirror
4%28 - 30
Giant's Mirror - Area 2
50%42 - 47
Giant's Mirror - Area 2
35%42 - 47
Giant's Mirror - Area 2
10%42 - 47
Giant's Mirror - Area 2
35%42 - 47
Giant's Mirror - Area 2
5%42 - 47
Stony Wilderness - Area 2
5%28 - 30
Stony Wilderness - Area 3
5%28 - 30
Stony Wilderness
5%28 - 30
Route 7
20%37 - 41

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

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Route 9 - Outer Spikemuth
30%40 - 44
Bridge Field
28%26 - 28
Bridge Field
23%26 - 28
Bridge Field
20%26 - 28
Bridge Field
25%26 - 28
Bridge Field
5%26 - 28
Hammerlocke Hills
15%28 - 30
Stony Wilderness
40%26 - 28

Pokemon Sword and Shield Thievul Raids

Where do i find Thievul Raids?

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

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

Pokemon Sword and Shield Thievul Weakness

Thievul 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
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Thievul Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Thievul Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Thievul Moves List

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

Thievul can learn the type move at level . This move Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Dark type +50% STAB damage.

Thievul Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
00[] Thief
01[] Quick Attack
01[] Tail Whip
01[] Beat Up
01[] Hone Claws
12[] Snarl
16[] Assurance
22[] Nasty Plot
28[] Sucker Punch
34[] Night Slash
40[] Tail Slap
46[] Foul Play
52[] Parting Shot

TM Moves Thievul can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM08Hyper BeamSpecial150905User must recharge next turn.
TM09Giga ImpactPhysical150905User must recharge next turn.
TM15DigPhysical8010010Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
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.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM37Beat UpPhysical10030Each Pokémon in your party attacks.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM40SwiftSpecial6020Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM47Fake TearsStatus10020Sharply lowers opponent's Special Defense.
TM53Mud ShotSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM56U-turnPhysical7010020User switches out immediately after attacking.
TM58AssurancePhysical9010010Power doubles if opponent already took damage in the same turn.
TM65Shadow ClawPhysical7010015High critical hit ratio.
TM66Thunder FangPhysical659515May cause flinching and/or paralyze opponent.
TM67Ice FangPhysical659515May cause flinching and/or freeze opponent.
TM68Fire FangPhysical659515May cause flinching and/or burn opponent.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM78AcrobaticsPhysical5510015Stronger when the user does not have a held item.
TM84Tail SlapPhysical258510Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM85SnarlSpecial82.59515Lowers opponent's Special Attack.

Thievul TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR11PsychicSpecial9010010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR12AgilityStatus30Sharply raises user's Speed.
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.
TR32CrunchPhysical12010015May lower opponent's Defense.
TR33Shadow BallSpecial8010015May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR37TauntStatus10020Opponent can only use moves that attack.
TR58Dark PulseSpecial12010015May cause flinching.
TR68Nasty PlotStatus20Sharply raises user's Special Attack.
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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