Does Tatsugiri evolve in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet?

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November 25, 2022: If you're looking to get Tatsugiri for yourself, this is what you should know.

Want to know how to evolve Tatsugiri in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet? This new Pokemon in the Paldea region is a Dragon- and Water-type combo, supposedly designed to resemble sushi. If you want to add it to your team for the long haul, you'll need to know if it evolves.

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In this guide, we'll go over everything you need to know about Tatsugiri, plus all of the forms it can take, and why that matters. This should be a base of knowledge to best use your new Pokemon, regardless of whether it evolves or not.

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Does Tatsugiri evolve in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet?

Tatsugiri does not evolve. Generally speaking, Pokemon that don't evolve tend to evolve in later games, or have some special gimmick that makes them worth a place in your team if you can figure it out.

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Tatsugiri is a Dragon- and Water-type Pokemon with a specific focus on special attacks. It's capable of learning Water, Dark, Psychic, Dragon, and Normal-type moves, so make sure to leverage its high special stats to catch your opponents out.

What are the Tatsugiri forms in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet?

There are three major forms Tatsugiri takes in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. All forms affect what the move Order Up raises. The forms are:

  • Red (raises defense when you use Order Up)
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  • Orange (raises attack when you use Order Up)
  • Yellow (raises speed when you use Order Up)

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