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Natures (せいかく Personality) are a Pokémon's personality and effect their Stats as it levels up. Specifically, all but five Natures can affect two stats, increasing one by 10% and decreasing another by 10%. Additionally, all but the same five stats affect what kind of flavor the Pokémon will like as well. Natures have the potential to affect any Stat except for HP. In total, there are 24 different types of natures that any Pokémon is capable of having.

Null Natures

Null Natures both increases and decreases a single Stat, canceling each other out leaving the effect nullified. Pokémon with a Null nature do not like or dislike any flavor of food.

  • Bashful
  • Docile
  • Hardy
  • Quirky
  • Serious

Attack Increasing Natures

The following Natures will increase the Attack Stat. Pokémon with any of the following Natures will like Spicy flavored foods.

  • Adamant - Special Attack (lowered stat)
  • Brave - Speed (lowered stat)
  • Lonely - Defense (lowered stat)
  • Naughty - Special Defense (lowered stat)

Defense Increasing Natures

The following Natures increase the Defense Stat. Pokémon with any of the following Natures will like Sour flavored foods.

  • Bold - Attack (lowered stat)
  • Relaxed - Speed (lowered stat)
  • Impish - Special Attack (lowered stat)
  • Lax - Special Defense (lowered stat)

Special Attack Increasing Natures

The following Natures will increase the Special Attack Stat. Pokémon with one of the following Natures will like Dry flavored foods.

  • Modest - Attack (lowered stat)
  • Mild - Defense (lowered stat)
  • Quiet - Speed (lowered stat)
  • Rash - Special Defense (lowered stat)

Special Defense Increasing Natures

The following Natures will increase the Special Defense Stat. Pokémon with one of the following Natures will like Bitter flavored foods.

  • Calm - Attack (lowered stat)
  • Gentle - Defense (lowered stat)
  • Sassy - Speed (lowered stat)
  • Careful - Special Attack (lowered stat)

Speed Increasing Natures

The following natures will increase the Speed Stat. Pokémon with any of the following Natures will like Sweet flavored foods.

  • Timid - Attack (lowered stat)
  • Hasty - Defense (lowered stat)
  • Jolly - Special Attack (lowered stat)
  • Naive - Special Defense (lowered stat)

Benefits

Nature Best for Worst for
Adamant Physical attack only Pokémon Special attack only Pokémon
Modest Special attack only Pokémon Physical attack only Pokémon
Jolly Physical attack only Pokémon that needed to be fast
Timid Special attack only Pokémon that needed to be fast
Impish Physical attack only Pokémon with little Defense
Bold Special attack only Pokémon with little Defense
Careful Physical attack only Pokémon with little Special Defense
Calm Special attack only Pokémon with little Special Defense
Lax Pokémon with Defense much lower than Special Defense Pokémon with little Special Defense
Gentle Pokémon with Special Defense much lower than Defense Pokémon with little Defense
Mild Physical attack only Pokémon with little Special Defense
Lonely Special attack only Pokémon with little Defense
Rash Physical attack only Pokémon with little Special Defense
Naughty Special attack only Pokémon with little Special Defense
Brave Special attack only Pokémon with little Speed
Quiet Physical attack only Pokémon with little Speed
Null (Hardy, Bashful, Docile, Quirky, or Serious) Pokémon with balanced stats (Physical = Special)
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