Best Nature for Charmander, Charmeleon, and Charizard in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

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A Pokémon's nature will affect how fast and slow specific stats grow as a Pokémon levels up. Most natures will increase one stat and decrease another, but some natures will have no effect on a Pokémon's stats. The increased stats will grow 10% faster, and the decreased stats will grow 10% slower.

In Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, choosing the right nature is crucial for making your Pokémon stronger. This helps in battle and lets it take advantage of its moves. This may leave you wondering what the best nature for Charmander, Charmeleon, and Charizard is in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

What is the best Nature for Charmander, Charmeleon, and Charizard in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet?

  • Modest (+Special Attack, -Attack)
  • Timid (+Speed, -Attack)

Charmander, Charmeleon, and Charizard's best stats are Special Attack and Speed, making it perfect for a special sweeper, especially with one of the natures above. Its remaining stats are all average, so focusing on Special Attack and Speed will make Charizard a force to be reckoned with. While you can substitute Special Attack for Attack, this will slightly weaken Charizard's prowess but could throw off opponents expecting a special attacker.

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How to choose the best Nature for in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

To select the best nature for a Pokémon, you should look at their highest and lowest stats, as well as their move pool. Typically you want to pick a nature that increases its best stats while lowering its weakest stats. Charmander, Charmeleon, and Charizard have clearly higher Speed and Special Attack, with the rest of their stats being average. This makes them primarily special sweepers with decent defensive options.

Pokémon Nature chart for Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

NatureIncreased StatDecreased Stat
LonelyAttackDefense
AdamantAttackSpecial Attack
NaughtyAttackSpecial Defense
BraveAttackSpeed
BoldDefenseAttack
ImpishDefenseSpecial Attack
LaxDefenseSpecial Defense
RelaxedDefenseSpeed
ModestSpecial AttackAttack
MildSpecial AttackDefense
RashSpecial AttackSpecial Defense
QuietSpecial AttackSpeed
CalmSpecial DefenseAttack
GentleSpecial DefenseDefense
CarefulSpecial DefenseSpecial Attack
SassySpecial DefenseSpeed
TimidSpeedAttack
HastySpeedDefense
JollySpeedSpecial Attack
NaiveSpeedSpecial Defense
Hardy--
Docile--
Bashful--
Quirky--
Serious--

For more information on Pokémon Scarlet & Violet, check out Best Fire Pokémon in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet and What are Black Crystal Tera Raid Battles in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet? on Pro Game Guides.

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