Find out everything there is to know about Scalpion in our Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Pokédex. You'll find its evolutions, stats, EVs, attacks, talents and more.

Scalpion

Pawniard (eng)
Regional: #367 National: # 624

Catch rate

120

Given EVs

1 Atk

Hatching

not

Talents

Defiant

Turn up the Attack when the stats go down.
If the Pokémon has any stat lowered by an opposing Pokémon, its Attack stat will be boosted sharply.

Inner Focus

Prevents the Pokémon from being scared.
The Pokémon's intense focus prevents it from flinching or being affected by Intimidate.

Pressure (Hidden)

Forces the enemy to spend more PP.
Puts other Pokémon under pressure, causing them to expend more PP to use their moves.

capture locations

Encounter Rate: 50%
Minimum Level: 22
Maximum Level: 47
Biome: River (60%), Rocky (60%)
Area: South Province (Area Five), Tagtree Thicket, East Province (Area Three)
Location: None
Time: Morning, Noon, Evening, Night
Version: Scarlet, Violet
Item: None

developments

Attacks learned by levelling up

GradeLast NameTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPPEffects
Lv. 1Scratch Normal Physics4010035Hard, pointed, sharp claws rake the target to inflict damage.
Lv. 1Leer Normal Status010030The user gives opposing Pokémon an intimidating leer that lowers their Defense stats.
Lv. 5Fury Cutter Insect Physics409520The user attacks by slashing the target with scythes, claws, or the like. This attack becomes more powerful if it hits in succession.
Lev. 10Metal Claw Steel Physics509535The target is raked with steel claws. This may also boost the user's Attack stat.
Lev. 15Torment Darkness Status010015The user torments and enrages the target, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.
Lev. 20Scary Face Normal Status010010The user frightens the target with a scary face to harshly lower its Speed stat.
Lev. 25Insurance Darkness Physics6010010This move's power is doubled if the target has already taken some damage in the same turn.
Lev. 30Metal Sound Steel Status08540A horrible sound like scraping metal harshly lowers the target's Sp. Def stat.
Lev. 35Slash Normal Physics7010020The target is attacked with a slash of claws, scythes, or the like. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
Lev. 40Night Slash Darkness Physics7010015The user slashes the target the instant an opportunity arises. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
Lev. 45Iron Defense Steel Status010115The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply boosting its Defense stat.
Lv. 50Retaliate Normal Physics701005The user takes revenge for a fainted ally. This move's power is boosted if an ally fainted in the previous turn.
Lev. 55Iron Head Steel Physics8010015The user slams the target with its steel-hard head. This may also make the target flinch.
Lev. 60Swords Dance Normal Status010120A frenetic dance to uplift the fighting spirit. This sharply boosts the user's Attack stat.
Lev. 65Guillotine Normal Physics1305A vicious tearing attack with big pincers. The target faints instantly if this attack hits.

Attacks learned by CT

CTLast NameTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPPEffects
88Swords Dance Normal Status010120A frenetic dance to uplift the fighting spirit. This sharply boosts the user's Attack stat.
1Take Down Normal Physics908520A reckless full-body charge attack for slamming into the target. This also damages the user a little.
12Low Kick Fight Physics110020A powerful low kick that makes the target fall over. The heavier the target, the greater the move's power.
82Thunder Wave Elektrik Status09020The user launches a weak jolt of electricity that paralyzes the target.
55Dig Soil Physics8010010The user burrows into the ground on the first turn, then attacks on the next turn.
85Rest Psy Status01015The user goes to sleep for two turns. This fully restores the user's HP and cures any status conditions.
103Substitute Normal Status010110The user creates a substitute for itself using some of its own HP. The substitute serves as the user's decoy.
18Thief Darkness Physics6010025The user attacks and steals the target's held item simultaneously. The user can't steal anything if it already holds an item.
7Protect Normal Status010110This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
6Scary Face Normal Status010010The user frightens the target with a scary face to harshly lower its Speed stat.
51Sandstorm Roche Status010110A five-turn sandstorm is summoned to damage all Pokémon except Rock, Ground, and Steel types. The sandstorm also boosts the Sp. Def stats of Rock types.
47Endure Normal Status010110The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. This move's chance of failing rises if used in succession.
57False Swipe Normal Physics4010040A restrained attack that prevents the target from fainting. The target is left with at least 1 HP.
70Sleep Talk Normal Status010110The user randomly uses one of the moves it knows. This move can only be used while the user is asleep.
31Metal Claw Steel Physics509535The target is raked with steel claws. This may also boost the user's Attack stat.
50Rain Dance Water Status01015The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type attacks. The rain also lowers the power of Fire-type attacks.
25Facade Normal Physics7010020This move's power is doubled if the user is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
87Taunt Darkness Status010020The target is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for three turns.
58Brick Break Fight Physics7510015The user attacks with a swift chop. This move can also break barriers, such as Light Screen and Reflect.
36Rock Tomb Roche Physics609515The user hurls boulders at the target to inflict damage. This also lowers the target's Speed stat by cutting off its movement.
27Aerial Ace Flight Physics6010120The user confounds the target with speed, then slashes. This attack never misses.
104Iron Defense Steel Status010115The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply boosting its Defense stat.
43Fling Darkness Physics110010The user flings its held item at the target to attack. This move's power and effects depend on the item.
83Poison Jab Poison Physics8010020The target is stabbed with a tentacle, an arm, or the like steeped in poison. This may also poison the target.
94Dark Pulse Darkness Special8010015The user releases a horrible aura imbued with ill intent. This may also make the target flinch.
65Air Slash Flight Special759515The user attacks with a blade of air that slices even the sky. This may also make the target flinch.
105X-Scissor Insect Physics8010015The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes, claws, or the like as if they were a pair of scissors.
61Shadow Claw Spectre Physics7010015The user attacks by slashing the target with a sharp claw made from shadows. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
93Flash Cannon Steel Special8010010The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
99Iron Head Steel Physics8010015The user slams the target with its steel-hard head. This may also make the target flinch.
150Stone Edge Roche Physics100805The user stabs the target with sharpened stones. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
116Stealth Rock Roche Status010120The user lays a trap of levitating stones around the opposing team. The trap damages opposing Pokémon that switch into battle.
81Grass Knot Plant Special110020The user snares the target with grass and trips it. The heavier the target, the greater the move's power.
39Low Sweep Fight Physics6510020The user makes a swift attack on the target's legs, which lowers the target's Speed stat.
62Foul Play Darkness Physics9510015The user turns the target's strength against it. The higher the target's Attack stat, the greater the damage this move inflicts.
30Snarl Darkness Special559515The user yells as if it's ranting about something, which lowers the Sp. Atk stats of opposing Pokémon.
170Steel Beam Steel Special140955The user fires a beam of steel that it collected from its entire body. This also damages the user.
171Tera Blast Normal Unknown8010010If the user has Terastallized, it unleashes energy of its Tera Type. This move inflicts damage using the Attack or Sp. Atk stat-whichever is higher for the user.
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