How To Catch Tandemaus In Pokemon Scarlet And Violet

The Pokemon Scarlet and Violet release has brought many amazing species into the spotlight. The Tandemaus is a creature that looks like a mouse or a hamster.

You can catch this tiny rare creature very early on in the game. Tandemaus belong to the Normal type and can evolve into the Maushold at level 25.

The process is evolving Tandemaus is pretty simple and can be done if you faint the enemy using this creature. You are in the right place if you want to learn about the location of Tandemaus and the process of catching it.

Tandemaus location in Pokemon SV

In Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, the Tandemaus is a rare creature that can be found in around The Great Crater of Paldea regions. Tandemaus is like a domesticated version of a rat therefore you can find him in areas such as Towns and Cities.

The list of The Great Crater of Paldea regions where you will most probably find Tandermaus are:

  • West Province (Area 2)
  • West Province (Area 3)
  • South Province (Area 2)
  • North Province (Area 2)
  • East Province (Area 3)
  • East Province (Area 1)
  • Tagtree Thicket

You need a lot of time to explore all these areas mentioned above to look for a rare creature. To increase your odds of finding Tandemaus, you can visit the North side of the Lighthouse by going through the desert.

If you didn’t luck out on the above region, you can head into the tunnel located west on The Great Crater of Paldea. Otherwise, all the areas around the cities will be your last bet.

Tandemaus abilities and stats


You can use the Pickup ability to increase your chance of collecting any item after the battle by 10%.

Run Away

Run Away as the name sounds is the ability that allows you to run away from any of the wild Pokemon. The downside is losing the ability to alternate between the Block and Mean look.

Own Tempo

In Pokemon SV, Own Tempo allows the users to not get confused while exploring.


If you want to have a feel of what the abilities of Tandemaus will feel like before getting it, you can look over the stats below:

  • HP: 50
  • Attack: 50   
  • Defense: 45
  • Special Attack: 40
  • Special Defense: 45       
  • Speed: 75

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