Iron Valiant Location In Pokemon Scarlet And Violet

The Iron Valiant is a paradox pokemon in SV meaning it can't be evolved like other pokemon. However, it is a good base pokemon and worthy to get.

Iron Valiant is a new Pokemon added to the Pokedex in Pokemon SV. Iron Valiant is a paradox Pokemon, meaning that it doesn’t have any evolution in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

This guide will help you find and catch Iron Valiant in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

Where to Find Iron Valiant in Pokemon SV?

Iron Valiant’s location is in a Hidden Cave between Research Stations 2 and 3. Iron Valiant can also be found while roaming around Area 4. While a completely random spawn, it naturally occurs for some while. Some trainers have reported using a fairy encounter sandwich to spawn this Pokemon.

On top of that, Iron Valiant is only available in Pokemon Violet, so Scarlet owners will have to trade with someone. This Pokemon can only be caught after completing the main storyline.

Go to the research station building on the map below, enter it, and you will see a green pedestal inside that you can stand on. Once you do, the teleporter will activate and ask where you want to go. Select Research Station 3 from the options.

research center location iron valiant

Exit the building after being teleported, and you will see a giant cave before you. To the left of the cave will be another pathway under an arch. Follow that path until you reach the giant tree and then look at the rocks to the left of the tree.

rocks mentioned as a reference to find the valiant pokemon

Behind those rocks is another hidden cave. Just follow that cave path till you reach the waterfall and Iron Valiant should spawn in front of the waterfall.

How to catch an Iron Valiant in Pokemon SV

waterfall for iron valiant location

You can either go for a direct approach by catching Iron Valiant with a Quick Ball or use an Ultra Ball to avoid confrontation. If you go for a confrontation, you can easily weaken Iron Valiant using any Pokemon that Iron Valiant is weak against.

Iron Valiant Weaknesses

Iron valiant is weak against the following Pokemon types in Scarlet and Violet.  

  • Poison Type
  • Flying Type
  • Psychic Type
  • Steel Type
  • Fairy Type

Using any of these Pokemon types will help you easily defeat Iron Valiant. To catch Iron Valiant after a fight, you must bring its HP down enough, and your overall chances increase with your experience.

Iron Valiant Stats

Lastly, let us look at Iron Valiant’s base stats:

  • HP: 74
  • Attack: 130
  • Defense: 590
  • Special Attack: 120
  • Special Defense: 60
  • Speed: 116
  • Total: 590

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