Tatsugiri may not look like it, but he is a certified Dragon/Water-type Pokémon. In double battles, he can jump into Dondozo’s mouth and comes in three forms. Depending on the color, these forms of augmentation can increase one of Dodonzo’s stats (Attack, Defense, and Speed) whenever Dondozo uses the move Sort Up. But will this unique trait affect the better Nature Tatsugiri should have in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet? Let’s find out.
What is the best Nature for Tatsugiri in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet?
The best Natures for Tatsugiri in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are as follows:
- Modest (+Special Attack, -Attack)
- Shy (+Speed, -Attack)
Tatsugiri has a very high Sp. Atk. If you plan to use it out of double battles, Modesto is the way to go. However, we would say that a shy nature can help you better. during double battles. This is especially true for Droopy Tatsugiri (that’s the red one), which increases Dodonzo’s Defense. However, if it’s hard for you to get a timid on your catch, know that any stat that increases Tatsugiri’s speed growth will do.
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How to choose the best Nature in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
Tatsugiri’s case is certainly unique, but there are easier ways to determine the ideal Nature to give your Pokémon. Look at its highest stat and choose a nature that makes it grow. You can also pick Natures that slow the growth of a low stat and increase an average one to make you more well rounded. The choice is up to you.
Nature Chart in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet
|Nature||increased stat||decreased stat|
|Rash||special attack||Special Defense|
|Careful||Special Defense||special attack|
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