List of Natures - ALL 25 Natures & Their Effects

Over the last 25 years, hundreds of different species of Pokemon have been discovered. Each species has its own inherent traits like typing, base stats & abilities. But, within each species, individuals can vary greatly due to factors like nature.


Pokemon list of natures

A Pokemon's nature affects a few thing but, most notably, it can change their stats.


There are 25 different natures in Pokemon: some don't have any effect, the others raise one stat category and lower another.


Below, you'll find a list of all the Pokemon natures in alphabetical order AND a list of the same natures instead by which stat is raised for convenience.


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Pokemon natures in alphabetical order | Pokemon natures by stat raised


Pokemon Natures (Alphabetical Order)

  • Adamant - raises ATTACK, lowers SPECIAL ATTACK

  • Bashful - neutral

  • Bold - raises DEFENSE, lowers ATTACK

  • Brave - raises ATTACK, lowers SPEED

  • Calm - raises SPECIAL DEFENSE, lowers ATTACK

  • Careful - raises SPECIAL DEFENSE, lowers SPECIAL ATTACK

  • Docile - neutral

  • Gentle - raises SPECIAL DEFENSE, lowers DEFENSE

  • Hardy - neutral

  • Hasty - raises SPEED, lowers DEFENSE

  • Impish - Raises DEFENSE, lowers SPECIAL ATTACK

  • Impish - raises DEFENSE, lowers SPECIAL ATTACK

  • Lax - raises DEFENSE, lowers SPECIAL DEFENSE

  • Lonely - raises ATTACK, lowers DEFENSE

  • Mild - raises SPECIAL ATTACK, lowers DEFENSE

  • Modest - raises SPECIAL ATTACK, lowers ATTACK

  • Naïve - raises SPEED, lowers SPECIAL DEFENSE

  • Naughty - raises ATTACK, lowers SPECIAL DEFENSE

  • Quiet - raises SPECIAL ATTACK, lowers SPEED

  • Quirky - neutral

  • Rash - raises SPECIAL ATTACK, lowers SPECIAL DEFENSE

  • Relaxed - raises DEFENSE, lowers SPEED

  • Sassy - raises SPECIAL DEFENSE, lowers SPEED

  • Serious - neutral

  • Timid - raises SPEED, lowers ATTACK


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Pokemon Natures (by Stat Raised)

Neutral

Pokemon natures that do not affect stats

  • Bashful - neutral

  • Docile - neutral

  • Hardy - neutral

  • Quirky - neutral

  • Serious - neutral


Attack

Pokemon natures that increase Attack

  • Adamant - raises ATTACK, lowers SPECIAL ATTACK

  • Brave - raises ATTACK, lowers SPEED

  • Lonely - raises ATTACK, lowers DEFENSE

  • Naughty - raises ATTACK, lowers SPECIAL DEFENSE


Defense

Pokemon natures that increase Defense

  • Bold - raises DEFENSE, lowers ATTACK

  • Impish - raises DEFENSE, lowers SPECIAL ATTACK

  • Lax - raises DEFENSE, lowers SPECIAL DEFENSE

  • Relaxed - raises DEFENSE, lowers SPEED


Special Attack

Pokemon natures that increase Special Attack

  • Mild - raises SPECIAL ATTACK, lowers DEFENSE

  • Modest - raises SPECIAL ATTACK, lowers ATTACK

  • Quiet - raises SPECIAL ATTACK, lowers SPEED

  • Rash - raises SPECIAL ATTACK, lowers SPECIAL DEFENSE


Special Defense

Pokemon natures that increase Special Defense

  • Calm - raises SPECIAL DEFENSE, lowers ATTACK

  • Careful - raises SPECIAL DEFENSE, lowers SPECIAL ATTACK

  • Gentle - raises SPECIAL DEFENSE, lowers DEFENSE

  • Sassy - raises SPECIAL DEFENSE, lowers SPEED


Speed

Pokemon natures that increase Speed

  • Hasty - raises SPEED, lowers DEFENSE

  • Jolly - raises SPEED, lowers SPECIAL ATTACK

  • Naïve - raises SPEED, lowers SPECIAL DEFENSE

  • Timid - raises SPEED, lowers ATTACK


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