How to get Yungoos in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Yungoos Scarlet Violet – Yungoos is a common Pokemon you can catch if you wish to fill up your Pokedex in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

The Scarlet and Violet is a Pokemon game developed by Gamefreak and published by Nintendo exclusively for Nintendo Switch Consoles. The Scarlet and Violet game features new storylines and Pokemons for you to catch, train and battle with to become the ultimate Pokemon Trainer.

Yungoos is a Normal Type Pokemon that you will be able to find in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. Once you reach level 20 with Yungoos, it will evolve into the Gumshoos, specifically during the day. It is a Loitering Pokemon that falls under the Field Egg Group. It has a catch rate of 255 and a base friendship of 70.

So if you are interested in catching Yungoos, this article will guide you on how to get the Yungoos Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet.

Yungoos in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

How to get Yungoos in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

You can get Yungoos at any time of the day in biomes like Caves and Rocky areas. You can spot them more inside the cave than in the rocky regions of Pokemon SV. Shiny and non-shiny variants of Yungoos are available in Scarlet and Violet. These are the following habitats that you should look out for when hunting for Yungoos.

  1. Asado Desert
  2. Area One of East Province
  3. Area Two of East Province
  4. Area Three of East Province
  5. Area Five of South Province
  6. Area Four of South Province
  7. Area One of South Province
  8. Area Six of South Province
  9. Area Three of South Province
  10. Area Two of South Province
  11. Area One of West Province
  12. Area Two of West Province.

The exact location of Yungoos is marked on the map in yellow.

Yungoos Location Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

How to defeat Yungoos in Scarlet SV

Yungoos is a Normal Type Pokemon. If you intend to take it to battles or face one as an opponent, you should know its abilities, weaknesses and immunities.

  1. Stakeout – You can deal double damage by switching into the battle with the Stakeout ability.
  2. Strong Jaw – The biting moves get buffed by 50%.
  3. Adaptability – The STAB Multiplier increases from 1.5x damage to 2.0x Damage. But it is a hidden ability.

Yungoos Weakness

The Yungoos Pokemon is weak against the Fighting Type Pokemon, and you can damage Yungoos using the following Pokemons or movesets.

  1. Normal
  2. Fire
  3. Water
  4. Grass
  5. Electric
  6. Ice
  7. Poison
  8. Ground
  9. Flying
  10. Psychic
  11. Bug
  12. Rock
  13. Dragon
  14. Dark
  15. Steel
  16. Fairy

Yungoos are entirely immune to Ghost Type Pokemon.

How to Evolve Yungoos into Gumshoos

This Pokemon evolves into Gumshoos once you reach level 20, and this happens only during the daytime. You can also use boosters like Exp Candies, Rare Candies, and Meal Powers to increase the exp growth rate and level up faster. You can also Terastallize the Pokemon and use Natures like ‘Adamant’, for example, so that the Attack Increases and the Special Attack decreases.

The Yungoos also drop its Fur TM material which can be used for moves like Take Down and Crunch. It also has a 5% drop rate for the Pecha Berry Held Item. If you wish to fill up your Pokedex, then Yungoos can be a great addition.

So this was all about how to get Yungoos in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

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Last Updated on January 3, 2023

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