Pokemon Scarlet and Violet: Best Natures for Flapple

Fly to the top with this Grass/Dragon-type Pokemon!

Heading into a new generation of Pokemon means assembling a new team of allies. While there are plenty of fresh faces at the start of every generation, some friends return, including Flapple. If you want to add this adorable apple Pokemon to your team, make sure you’ve got the best natures on the market before heading into battle. Get all the info you need on this Grass/Dragon hybrid here on Press SPACE to Jump.

Best Natures for Flapple

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Adamant+Attack/-Special Attack
Jolly+Speed/-Special Attack

As a physical attacker, Flapple needs a nature that hones in on its Attack stat. Because of this, we recommend grabbing a Flapple with the Adamant nature, which boosts Attack and lowers the Special Attack stat, which your partner won’t use anyway. If you want to upgrade your partner’s Speed stat instead, the Jolly nature is a strong alternative, as it also lowers Special Attack. Which nature you choose depends on your playstyle, so go with your gut on this choice.

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Worst Natures for Flapple

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While getting the best nature is great, it takes time to farm for an ally with the exact stats you want. Those who’d rather get going on their adventure ASAP can forgo getting the best natures but should take care to avoid the following natures in their hunt.

Calm+Special Defense/-Attack
Sassy+Special Defense/-Speed

Both the Calm and Careful natures are detrimental to Flapple. The Calm nature boosts Special Defense, its worst stat, while lowering Attack. Because Flapple needs its Attack stat to make an impact in battle, we suggest steering clear of this nature. The Sassy nature improves Special Defense at the cost of Speed. Because Flapple needs Speed to compete, we suggest avoiding Sassy natures entirely.

Once you have a nature you’re comfortable with, you’re ready to head out into the Paldea region! Go get ’em trainer!

Stay tuned to Press SPACE to Jump for more on Gen IX and Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

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Tai Hofmann
Tai Hofmann

Writing Lead and Editor for Press SPACE to Jump. My first memory is forcing my parents to play 50-round games of Mario Party on the N64. Now I love games on all platforms and hone in on new releases. Some of my favorite titles include Cuphead, Final Fantasy XIV, God of War, Persona 5, and Super Smash Bros.

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