Pokemon Scarlet and Violet: Best Natures for Tatsugiri

Don't let that funny face fool you. This fish means business.

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet introduce a host of new Pokemon to add to your team, including the adorable Tatsugiri. If you want to add this ally to your team, it won’t hurt to have the best natures equipped. Find out how to get the most out of this Gen IX Dragon-type Pokemon.

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Best Natures for Tatsugiri

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Modest+Special Attack/-Attack

As a Special Attacker, Tatsugiri is best suited for a nature that boosts that stat or its Speed. Each of these natures will take points away from the Attack stat, but that won’t make much of a difference since Tatsugiri can’t use the Attack stat anyway. The Modest nature will boost the Special Attack for this ally, while the Timid nature aids the Speed stat. Because The Special Attack stat is already so high for Tatsugiri, we went with the Timid nature to better round out its stats.

Worst Natures for Tatsugiri

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While some natures will make your Tatsugiri more powerful, other options can do the opposite. While you build your ally, we suggest steering clear of the following options when aiming to develop the optimal Mimicry Pokemon.

Adamant+Attack/-Special Attack
Naughty+Attack/-Special Defense

The Attack stat is the lowest in Tatsugiri’s pool, so any nature that boosts that stat is a poor choice. When seeking out a build, you don’t want any nature that focuses on the Attack stat, and any option that lowers Special Attack, Speed, and Special Defense is sure to make the worst version of this fighter. The worst options for Tatsugiri are the Adamant, Brave, and Naughty natures, as they all remove points from these vital stats.

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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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