Best Nature for Iron Thorns in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

What's the best Nature?

Choosing a Pokémon's best Nature can be tough. There are a lot of choices and it isn't always easy to know the correct option. There are a few different ways to make the choice easier. This guide will help players find the best Nature for Iron Thorns in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

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

Iron Thorns is one of the most powerful Pokémon in the game, rivaling even Pokémon like Chien-Pao. This Pokémon is a real challenge for opponents. The best Natures for Iron Thorns in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are:

  • Adamant (+Attack, -Special Attack)
  • Brave (+Attack, -Speed)

This Pokémon has almost exclusively Physical Attacks in its move pool. This fact, combined with its extremely high Attack stat, makes Adamant and Brave no-brainers to occupy its Nature slot.

Related: Best Nature for Glimmet and Glimmora in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

How to choose the best Nature in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Players should look out for a couple of things when choosing the best Nature for a Pokémon. One thing is the Pokémon in question's base stats. These stats will give players a better idea of which Natures work and which don't. The best Natures should increase a Pokémon's best stat and lower its worst. Players should also keep an eye on the Pokémon's move pool, being sure not to increase the Special Attack stat on a Pokémon that only uses Physical attacks, for example. The chart below can help players see all of their options and make a better choice for their Pokémon's Natures.

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 Bombirdier in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet on Pro Game Guides!

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to get updates on your favorite games!

About the Author

CJ is a freelance writer with a passion for modern and retro video games, with an emphasis on RPGs and Pokemon games. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his cat and drinking way too much coffee.
Find CJ Kuzdal On: Twitter

Write A Comment

Best Nature for Iron Thorns in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Comments are on moderation and will be approved in a timely manner. Please read the following rules before commenting:

  • All comments must be on topic and add something of substance to the post
  • No swearing or inappropriate words
  • No asking or begging for anything free
  • Do not attempt to start a poll in the comments
  • Comments in all CAPS will be removed
  • We reserve the right to remove a comment for any reason
  • Do not impersonate a staff member or influencer

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.