Best Nature for Iron Hands in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

What Nature is the best?

Fitting a Pokémon with the best Nature is something that all players wanting to create the perfect competitive team must face at some point. Making a decision can be tough due to the number of choices. This guide will help players find the best Nature for Iron Hands in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

What is the best Nature for Iron Hands in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Iron Hands is a futuristic Paradox Pokémon, similar to Iron Thorns and Iron Treads, that players can encounter exclusively in Pokémon Violet. The best Natures for Iron Hands in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are:

  • Adamant (+Attack, -Special Attack)
  • Naughty (+Attack, -Special Defense)

This Pokémon's move pool is comprised of almost all Physical Attacks. For this reason, along with its extremely high Attack stat, Adamant and Naughty are the best Nature options by far. With these Natures, Iron Hands is a force to be reckoned with.

Related: Best Nature for Hoppip, Skiploom, and Jumpluff in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

How to choose the best Nature in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

There are a few different ways players can choose the best Nature for a Pokémon. This can be done by taking a look at a Pokémon's base stats and move pool. Both of these things have a heavy impact on whether a Pokémon's Nature can be effectively used or not.

A Pokémon's best Nature should increase its strongest base stat and lower its worst one. This is usually the case, but there are some exceptions. The exceptions can be spotted by looking at a Pokémon's move pool and making sure its stats and Nature line up with its makeup of Special and Physical Attacks. A Pokémon with more Physical Attacks should have a Nature that increases its Attack stat, and vice versa.

Best Nature Chart in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

NatureIncreased StatDecreased Stat
AdamantAttackSpecial Attack
NaughtyAttackSpecial Defense
ImpishDefenseSpecial Attack
LaxDefenseSpecial Defense
ModestSpecial AttackAttack
MildSpecial AttackDefense
RashSpecial AttackSpecial Defense
QuietSpecial AttackSpeed
CalmSpecial DefenseAttack
GentleSpecial DefenseDefense
CarefulSpecial DefenseSpecial Attack
SassySpecial DefenseSpeed
JollySpeedSpecial Attack
NaiveSpeedSpecial Defense

Interested in other helpful Pokémon Scarlet and Violet guides and want to read more? Check out Best Nature for Capsakid and Scovillain in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet on Pro Game Guides!

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