Best Nature for Mareep, Flaaffy, & Ampharos in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Which Nature is best?

It can be difficult to choose a good Nature for Pokémon, but the decision is an important one. Players wanting to craft a powerful competitive team should pay close attention to a Pokémon's Nature. This guide will help players find the best Nature for Mareep, Flaaffy, and Ampharos in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

What is the best Nature for Mareep, Flaaffy, & Ampharos in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

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Mareep, Flaaffy, and Ampharos are extremely popular Pokémon in the franchise, like Chancey. The best Natures for these Pokémon in Scarlet and Violet are:

  • Calm (+Special Attack, -Attack)
  • Quiet (+Special Attack, -Speed)

Players should go with an Ampharos that has a Calm or Quiet Nature. This is because the Pokémon already has an impressive Special Attack stat and access to some unstoppable Special Attack moves, so increasing this area even further will yield the best results.

Related: Best Nature for Larvitar, Pupitar, & Tyranitar in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

How to choose the best Nature in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Players wanting to pick the best Nature for their Pokémon should look at its move pool and its base stats. This is because a Nature should work in tandem with both things. The best Natures will increase a Pokémon's strongest stat and decrease its worst.

The move pool also has a big impact on which Nature works best. If a Pokémon has a lot of Special Attacks, they should have a Nature that boosts that stat. If they have a lot of Physical Attacks, the Nature should boost the base Attack stat. Players can use the chart below to see all of their options.

Best Nature Chart in Pokémon Scarlet and 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--

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

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