Best Nature for Dratini, Dragonair, & Dragonite in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Which Nature is best?

Choosing the best Nature for a Pokémon can be tricky and intimidating, especially when they are so consequential to the Pokémon's performance in battle. This guide can help players find the best Nature for the powerful Dratini, Dragonair, and Dragonite in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

What is the best Nature for Dratini, Dragonair, & Dragonite in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

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Dragonite is a pseudo-legendary, like Salamence, and sits at the top of the tier list regarding power. The best Natures for Dratini, Dragonair, and Dragonite in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are:

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

Adamant and Lonley are perfect Nature options for these Pokémon. This is because Dragonite has a wildly high Attack stat, and paired with its move pool of high output Physical Attacks, these Natures can really push this Pokémon over the edge.

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How to choose the best Nature in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Players trying to find the best Nature for their Pokémon should look at its move pool and base stats for the most reliable advice. The base stats of a Pokémon should interact nicely with its Nature, raising the highest stats and lowering the weakest ones.

A Pokémon's move pool should also be catered to. If a Pokémon has a move set full of Physical Attacks, it should have a Nature that boosts the base Attack stat. If it uses mostly Special Attacks, then the Nature should boost that stat. This is so the Pokémon can compete best against opponents in battle.

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 Mareep, Flaaffy, & Ampharos in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet on Pro Game Guides!

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