How to get Scyther in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Scyther is a Bug Pokemon of the Flying Type that you will find in Scarlet and Violet. This Pokemon evolves into a Scizor whenever it is traded while having a Metal Coat. It falls under the Bug Egg Group with a base friendship of 50 and a catch rate of 45. So if you want to have this Mantis Pokemon in your Collection, then this article will be helpful for you.

Scyther - Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Scyther Location – Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

We suggest you look for this Pokemon in the Lake and Bamboo thickets, as it is more common in that area than the others. It can be found in habitats like the:

  1. Casserole Lake
  2. Area Two of North Province
  3. Area Four of South Province
  4. Area Three of West Province

Scyther Location in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

You will be able to get Scyther at any point time in the game in biomes like the:

  1. Lake
  2. Bamboo Thicket
  3. Forest
  4. Grass

Remember that the Shiny and the Regular versions of this Pokemon are available.

How to evolve Scyther in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

You can check out my guide on how to evolve Scyther.

However, at the time of writing this article, your Scyther will not evolve into a Kleaver, and the only way to get that Pokemon is by transferring one of those from the older Pokemon Legends Arceus Game through the Pokemon Home when it is released in the Spring of 2023, i.e., in coming months. But generally, to evolve Scyther into a Kleavor, you need to have the Black Augurite.

How to defeat Scyther in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Scyther is a Bug/Flying Type Pokemon, and if you want to take it to a battle or if you intend to fight against one of those, then you should be aware of its abilities, resistances, and immunities.

Scyther Abilities

Here are some of the abilities of Scyther:

  1. Swarm – This ability increases the damage of all the bug-type moves by 50% once your HP is below 1/3rd.
  2. Technician – This ability increases the User move damage by 50% with a base power of less than 60.
  3. Steadfast – This is a hidden ability where your Speed increases by one stage once it flinches.

Scyther Weakness

The Scyther Pokemon is weak against:

  1. Rock
  2. Fire
  3. Electric
  4. Ice
  5. Flying

It can be normally damaged by:

  1. Normal
  2. water
  3. Poison
  4. Psychic
  5. Ghost
  6. Dragon
  7. Dark
  8. Steel
  9. Fairy

It can resist Pokemons like:

  1. Bug
  2. Grass
  3. Fighting

The Scyther is immune to Ground Type Pokemon.

The best nature, Scyther, is Adamant and Jolly. For Adamant, your Attack Stat increases, and your Speed Stat increases with Jolly. However, using them will lower your Special Attack Stat. Terastallize this Pokemon to get a 1.5x damage boost to all its Tera Moves. This Pokemon doesn’t drop any TM Materials.

Scyther is a very famous Pokemon and quite Powerful when properly trained and levelled up and because of that, farming for it is worth it.

So this was about How to get and defeat Scyther in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

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That’s all, folks!

Last Updated on January 4, 2024

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