Scatterbug

Scatterbug is a Bug type Pokémon introduced in Generation 6. It is known as the Scatterdust Pokémon.

Scatterbug resides mostly in forests and wild plains. It uses the fur around its neck to control its body temperature.

Scatterbug artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 664
Type Bug
Species Scatterdust Pokémon
Height 1′00″ (0.3 m)
Weight 5.5 lbs (2.5 kg)
Abilities Compound Eyes
Shield Dust
Friend Guard (hidden ability)
Local № 020 (X/Y)
Japanese Kofukimushi

Training

EV yield 1 Defense
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base EXP 40
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (base 3,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 38
186 280
Attack 35
67 185
Defense 40
76 196
Sp. Atk 27
53 168
Sp. Def 25
49 163
Speed 35
67 185
Total 200 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.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Scatterbug.

Pokédex entries

X
Omega Ruby
When under attack from bird Pokémon, it spews a poisonous black powder that causes paralysis on contact.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
The powder that covers its body regulates its temperature, so it can live in any region or climate.

Evolution chart

(Level 9) (Level 12)

Name origin

scatter
throw or distribute across a large area
bug
insect; suffix meaning ‘enthusiast’

Moves learned by Scatterbug

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1String ShotBug 95
1TackleNormal 40 100
6Stun SporeGrass 75
15Bug BiteBug 60 100

Egg moves

Scatterbug learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Scatterbug egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Poison PowderPoison 75
Rage PowderBug
Stun SporeGrass 75

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBug 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

Scatterbug does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1String ShotBug 95
1TackleNormal 40 100
6Stun SporeGrass 75
15Bug BiteBug 60 100

Egg moves

Scatterbug learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Scatterbug egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Poison PowderPoison 75
Rage PowderBug
Stun SporeGrass 75

Moves learnt by TM

Scatterbug does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Scatterbug sprites

Type Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Scatterbug  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Scatterbug Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Scatterbug

X
Y
Route 2, Santalune Forest
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Hau'oli City

Answers to Scatterbug questions