Best Nature for Shuppet & Banette in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Are you scared of choosing the wrong Natures?

An important step of every Pokémon game is to gather a good team of monsters, and Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are no exception. Trainers are tasked with leveling up their Pokémon and preparing them for battle, though one often overlooked strategic point of interest is their Nature. They can have a profound impact on the stats of a Pokémon, so it is a good idea to hunt down good-Natured monsters from the start. This guide will help determine which Natures are best for Shuppet and Banette in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

What is the best Nature for Shuppet & Banette in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

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Shuppet and Banette aren't quite as powerful as some other Pokémon, like Coalossal, but they can be more useful given they have the right Nature. Here are some good options:

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

Since these ghostly Pokémon have an exceptionally high Attack stat, players would be wise to further put their eggs in the all-out Attack basket. It's worth noting that they don't learn too many Physical Attack moves naturally, so it would be a good idea to hunt down some TMs to boost their arsenal. Some good Natures that pair well with Shuppet and Banette are Lonely and Naughty.

Related: Best Nature for Girafarig and Farigiraf in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

How to choose the best Nature in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Choosing a good Nature can be an elusive task for some people since there are so many options to pick from. For those who need a little extra help, here are some tips. Reviewing a Pokémon's stats before choosing a Nature is good practice since this will let players know the monster's strong suits and what needs improving.

It's not a bad idea to double down on their strengths, though it is always important to make sure that the chosen Nature pairs well with what moves are available to be learned. For those who would like a closer look at the full list of Natures, here they all are.

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 Tadbulb and Bellibolt in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet on Pro Game Guides!

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