Pokemon Scarlet and Violet: Best Natures for Salamence

Take to the skies with this mighty Dragon type.

Pokemon worldwide have different traits that impact their stats, known as natures. Finding the best natures for powerful Pokemon is a vital part of any trainer’s journey, even in Paldea. If you’re after a pseudo-legendary like Salamence, you’ll want to know the best natures available for this third-generation Pokemon.

Check below to see what nature the Dragon Pokemon, Salamence, needs in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. Be on the lookout for these natures when hunting for your future partner Pokemon. Keep in mind that Salamence is a Pokemon Violet exclusive, so if you’re a Scarlet owner, you’ll need to trade with a friend for this ally.

Best Natures for Salamence

Pokemon Salamence Best Natures Scarlet Violet
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NatureEffects
Adamant+Attack/-Special Attack
Jolly+Speed/-Special Attack

Salamence needs to focus its energy on the Attack stat as a physical attacker. We recommend the Adamant nature for this pseudo-legendary Pokemon. If you prefer to amp up its speed, you can opt for the Jolly nature instead. Each of these natures lowers Special Attack, which Salamence should ignore in favor of its staggering Attack power.

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Worst Natures for Salamence

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If you’re not interested in finding the best nature for your Salamence, avoid these natures, as they can make Salamence far worse in battle.

NatureEffects
Modest+Special Attack/-Attack
Quiet+Special Attack/-Attack

The Attack is the most crucial stat for Salamence, meaning you’ll want to avoid lowering it with specific natures. This means avoiding the Modest and Quiet characters as these natures focus on Special Attack, a trait for which this Pokemon doesn’t want to trade Attack. Once you’ve got a nature you’re happy with, you can start leveling up your Pokemon.

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Tai Hofmann
Tai Hofmann

I'm Tai, the New Games lead, Writer, 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 Final Fantasy XIV, Cuphead, God of War 2018, Persona 5, and Smash Bros.

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