Best Nature for Sandy Shocks in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Which Nature is best?

It can be tough choosing between all the different Natures in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. The decision will need to be made at some point for players wanting to have a solid competitive team. This guide will help players find the best Nature for Sandy Shocks in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

What is the best Nature for Sandy Shocks in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Sandy Shocks is a Paradox Pokémon, like Slither Wing, that players can catch in Pokémon Scarlet. The best Natures for Sandy Shocks in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are:

  • Modest (+Special Attack, -Attack)
  • Rash (+Special Attack, -Special Defense)

Modest and Rash are the best Natures for Sandy Shocks. This is because Sandy Shocks has a great base Special Attack stat and access to powerful Special Attack moves. These two Natures take advantage of that, allowing the Pokémon to be a menace to opponents in battle.

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How to choose the best Nature in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Players wanting to find the best Nature for a Pokémon should look at a few different things. The first is the Pokémon's base stats. This will give players a good idea of which Natures work best, as the ideal situation is having the Nature raise its best stats and lower its worst.

Players should also look at the Pokémon's move pool to decide whether the chosen Nature works best with the move types. If a Pokémon has primarily Physical Attacks, then players should avoid Natures that lower the Attack stat, for example. The chart below can help players find the best Nature from the available options.

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

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