Sawsbuck

Sawsbuck is a Normal/Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Season Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 586
Type Normal Grass
Species Season Pokémon
Height 1.9 m (6′03″)
Weight 92.5 kg (203.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Chlorophyll
2. Sap Sipper
Serene Grace (hidden ability)
Local № 092 (Black/White)
160 (Black 2/White 2)
191 (Scarlet/Violet)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 166
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 80
270 364
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 70
130 262
Sp. Atk 60
112 240
Sp. Def 70
130 262
Speed 95
175 317
Total 475 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Evolution chart

(Level 34)

Sawsbuck changes

Pokédex entries

Sawsbuck

Black They migrate according to the seasons. People can tell the season by looking at Sawsbuck’s horns.
White The plants growing on its horns change according to the season. The leaders of the herd possess magnificent horns.
Black 2
White 2
They migrate according to the seasons, so some people call Sawsbuck the harbingers of spring.
X
Omega Ruby
They migrate according to the seasons. People can tell the season by looking at Sawsbuck’s horns.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
They migrate according to the seasons, so some people call Sawsbuck the harbingers of spring.

Autumn Form

Scarlet There are many Sawsbuck enthusiasts. The darker the red of the foliage that hangs from its antlers, the more stylish the Sawsbuck is thought to be.
Violet Sawsbuck in their Autumn Form are known for having very short tempers. The males fight each other incessantly.

Spring Form

Scarlet It seems that a Sawsbuck with many flowers on its antlers will grow at a slightly slower pace because the flowers absorb the Pokémon’s nutrients.
Violet There are many Sawsbuck enthusiasts. The paler the pink flowers that bloom on its antlers, the more beautiful the Sawsbuck is considered to be.

Summer Form

Scarlet There are many Sawsbuck enthusiasts. The thicker and larger the branches and leaves on its antlers, the more majestic the Sawsbuck is thought to be.
Violet This Pokémon’s leaves can be made into a black tea, the taste of which varies depending on the region of origin. Paldea’s is especially aromatic.

Winter Form

Scarlet It’s said that Sawsbuck are calm and easy to tame during the season when they take on this form, so it’s the perfect time to make one your partner.
Violet Though there are many enthusiasts for Sawsbuck as a species, this seasonal form in particular is not very popular.

Moves learned by Sawsbuck

Moves learnt by level up

Sawsbuck learns the following moves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1MegahornBugPhysical 120 85
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
10Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
13Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
16Bullet SeedGrassPhysical 25 100
20Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
24Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90
28Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100
36CharmFairyStatus 100
44Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
52Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Sawsbuck learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Horn LeechGrassPhysical 75 100

Egg moves

Sawsbuck learns the following moves via breeding or picnics in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Sawsbuck gen 9 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychicStatus
Baton PassNormalStatus
Fake TearsDarkStatus 100
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
SynthesisGrassStatus
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Moves learnt by level up

Sawsbuck learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CamouflageNormalStatus
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Horn LeechGrassPhysical 75 100
1MegahornBugPhysical 120 85
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
4GrowlNormalStatus 100
7Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
10Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
13Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
16Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
20Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
24Jump KickFightingPhysical 100 95
28AromatherapyGrassStatus
32Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100
36CharmFairyStatus 100
44Nature PowerNormalStatus
52Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
60Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Sawsbuck learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Horn LeechGrassPhysical 75 100

Egg moves

Sawsbuck learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Sawsbuck gen 7 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychicStatus
Baton PassNormalStatus
Fake TearsDarkStatus 100
Grass WhistleGrassStatus 55
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
Odor SleuthNormalStatus
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
SynthesisGrassStatus
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

Sawsbuck can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Last ResortNormalPhysical 140 100
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stomping TantrumGroundPhysical 75 100
SynthesisGrassStatus
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

Sawsbuck is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

Transfer-only moves

Sawsbuck can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Sawsbuck sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
Normal Sawsbuck  sprite from Black & White Sawsbuck  sprite from X & Y Sawsbuck  sprite from Scarlet & Violet
Shiny Sawsbuck Shiny sprite from Black & White Sawsbuck Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Sawsbuck

Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Dragonspiral Tower
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Deerling
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Legends: Arceus
Not available in this game
Scarlet
Violet
Casseroya Lake, North Province (Area One), East Province (Area One), East Province (Area Two), South Province (Area One), South Province (Area Four), South Province (Area Five), West Province (Area Two), West Province (Area Three)

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Sawsbuck
Japanese メブキジカ (Mebukijika)
German Kronjuwild
French Haydaim

Name origin

S.A.W.S.
initials for the four seasons: Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring
buck
male deer