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Pokémon Scarlet and Violet guide: Best Bug-type Pokémon and where to catch them

Catch the best bug-type Pokémon

The journey of the 9th generation of the Pokémon franchise started with the launch of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet on Nintendo Switch. It’s been a few days since the game has been released and the fans are already enjoying their own journey to be the best Pokémon trainer in the world of Paldea. The Pokémon Company has introduced a whole set of exciting gen 9 Pokémon and a lot of Pokémon from the previous titles. There are a total of 27 bug-type Pokémon present in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet along with 32 different moves. In this article, we will provide you with a list of the best bug-type Pokémon and the location to find them. We have also made the list of the best ghostflyingpoisongrasswater, and fire type Pokémon of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

Complete list of Bug-type Pokémon in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet have introduced 7 new bug-type Pokémon and also brought back many Pokémon from the older generations. Here’s a complete list of all bug-type Pokémon present in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet:

  • Combee
  • Forretress
  • Frosmoth
  • Heracross
  • Kleavor
  • Kricketot
  • Kricketune
  • Larvesta
  • Lokix
  • Masquerain
  • Nymble
  • Pineco
  • Rabsca
  • Rellor
  • Scatterbug
  • Scizor
  • Scyther
  • Snom
  • Spewpa
  • Spidops
  • Surskit
  • Tarountula
  • Venomoth
  • Venonat
  • Vespiquen
  • Vivillon
  • Volcarona

Best bug-type Pokémon and where to find them

Here is the best bug-type Pokémon present in the world of Paldea on Pokémon Scarlet and Violet along with where you can find them:

Slither Wing Volcarona

  • HP: 85
  • Attack: 135
  • Defense: 79
  • Special Attack: 85
  • Special Defense: 105
  • Speed: 81
  • Total: 570
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Slither Wing Volcarona is a Bug/Fighting type Paradox Pokémon. The Pokémon can be found in Research Stations 1, and 3 and the cliffs above Research Station 1 in Area Zero.


  • HP: 85
  • Attack: 60
  • Defense: 65
  • Special Attack: 135
  • Special Defense: 105
  • Speed: 100
  • Total: 550
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Volcarona is a Bug/Fire type Sun Pokémon which evolves from Larvesta at level 59. Valcarona can be found in the Great Crater of Paldea location.


  • HP: 70
  • Attack: 130
  • Defense: 95
  • Special Attack: 45
  • Special Defense: 75
  • Speed: 85
  • Total: 500
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Kleavor is a Bug/Rock-type Axe Pokémon which evolves from Scyther using Black Augurite. Kleavor can be found in the West Province (Area Three).


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  • HP: 70
  • Attack: 130
  • Defense: 100
  • Special Attack:55 
  • Special Defense: 80
  • Speed: 65
  • Total: 500

Scizor is a Bug/Steel type Pincer Pokémon which evolves from Scyther by trading Metal Coat. Scizor can be found in the West Province (Area Three).


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  • HP: 80
  • Attack: 125
  • Defense: 75
  • Special Attack: 40 
  • Special Defense: 95
  • Speed: 85
  • Total: 500

Heracross is a Bug/Fighting type Single Horn Pokémon. Heracross can be found in Casseroya Lake, North Province (Area Two).

Which are the best bug-typPokémon according to you in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet? Let us know in the comments below.

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