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Pokémon Scarlet and Violet guide: best Poison-type Pokémon and where to catch them

Catch the best poison-type Pokémon

The Pokémon Company has been publishing Pokémon games for a long time. Now with the release of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, we have gotten the 9th gen of Pokémon. Pokémon Scarlet and Violet take us to the Paldea region where you will get a brand new starter Pokémon choice. Then we will be able to set off on an adventure to find and capture all the new pokemon that have been added to this game.

With the 9th gen lineup of Pokémon, we now have around 400 different Pokémon in the game. And if you have played any other Pokémon games, you know they can be divided into different types. Here we will discuss the best Poison-type Pokémon you can find in Pokémon Scarlet and Violate.

Complete list of all Poison-type Pokémon in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

These are all the Poison type Pokémon you can find in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet:

  • Paldean Wooper
  • Clodsire
  • Gastly
  • Haunter
  • Gengar
  • Salandit
  • Salazzle
  • Gulpin
  • Swalot
  • Croagunk
  • Toxicroak
  • Grimer
  • Muk
  • Toxel
  • Toxtricity (Amped Form)
  • Toxtricity (Low Key Form)
  • Shroodle
  • Grafaiai
  • Foongus
  • Amoonguss
  • Seviper
  • Stunky
  • Skuntank
  • Venonat
  • Venomoth
  • Varoom
  • Revavroom
  • Glimmet
  • Glimmora
  • Qwilfish
  • Skrelp
  • Dragalge
  • Mareanie
  • Toxapex
  • Iron Moth

Best Poison-type Pokémon and where to find them

Among all the options, naturally, some are better than others. Here are five of the Poison-type Pokémon that are best in their category.


HP: 60
Attack: 65
Defense: 60
Special Attack: 130
Special Defense: 75
Speed: 110

Total: 500

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Gengar is a Poison/Ghost-type Pokémon in the have. It can have three different special attacks: Cursed body, Skill Link and Cursed Body.


HP: 50
Attack: 63
Defense: 152
Special Attack: 53
Special Defense: 142
Speed: 35

Total: 495

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Toxapex is a Poison/Water type Pokémon with a growth rate and 2 defense EV Yield. This Pokémon has a chance of having Merciless, Limber and Regenerator abilities. This makes it an okay Pokémon to use as Poison type.


HP: 73
Attack: 100
Defense: 60
Special Attack: 100
Special Defense: 60
Speed: 65

Total: 458

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Seviper is a snake-looking Pokémon which is purely a Poison type. This Pokémon has a 1 attack and 1 special attack EV Yield. It has a mid-tier starting stat if you want to use a Poison type.

Iron Moth Volcarona

HP: 80
Attack: 70
Defense: 60
Special Attack: 140 
Special Defense: 110
Speed: 110

Total: 570

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Iron Moth Volcarona is one of the best Poison/Fire type Pokémon you can get in Pokémon scarlet and violet. It doesn’t have any evaluation but it is so powerful that it can still hold up in a fight for the late game.


HP: 140
Attack: 85
Defense: 95
Special Attack: 145
Special Defense: 95
Speed: 130

Total: 690

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Eternatus is a new Poison/Dragon-type pokemon. It has a growth rate and 3 HP EV Yield. This Pokémon can get one of the Pressure, Infiltrator, and Pressure skill.

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

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