How To Catch Tinkatink In Pokemon Scarlet And Violet

Tinkatink is a small, unassuming looking Pokemon with formidable stats in Pokemon SV. Here is how to find it and catch it.

Tinkatink is one of the newly introduced 9th-gen Pokemon in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. Tinkatink is a Steel-type Pokemon in Pokemon SV. Finding new Pokemon can be a bit tricky, but this guide makes it easy for the players to find Tinkatink in the game. So, without any further delay, let’s get to it.

Tinkatink location in Pokemon SV

Tinkatink is very small in stature yet a very powerful Pokemon. Both the evolutions of this Pokemon; Tinkatuff and Tinkaton, in Pokemon SV are incredible as well. Before you decide to evolve this Steel-type, you must know where to find it.

To locate Tinkatink, head to the start of the map. Go to the West Province (Area One) Watchtower. Once you reach this location, start looking for ruins near this location.

Tinkatink location in Pokemon SV

You will also find a school on the western side of this location. You’ll find the Pokemon roaming around in this area. Get your Pokeballs ready if you want to catch them with ease.

You can also look for Tinkatink in South Province (Area Three) and once again you will be able to spot this tiny Pokemon in the ruins of the area.

How To Catch Tinkatink

The process of catching this Pokemon is similar to the rest of the Pokemon. Sneak up to a Tinkatink and throw a Pokeball at it. If you’re lucky, you’ll catch it on the first try. Otherwise, you’ll startle it and then will have to fight it. Use your Fire and Ground type pokemon against it to speed up the process. The Tinkatink is vulnerable against these pokemon so you’ll have little trouble taking them down.

Tinkatink Type And Abilities

Tinkatink belongs to Fairy and Steel type and below are his Abilities and weakness. 

Mold Breaker  Grants user the ability to keep using moves without getting affected by opponent. 
Own Tempo Grants Protection from confusion. 
Pickpocket Enable user to steal item from attackers when they are in direct contact. 
Tinkatink Type and Abilties in Pokemon SV

Tinkatink Evolution 

Tinkatink goes through two different evolutions depending upon which level it reaches. The first evolution happens when it hits Lvl. 24 and becomes Tinkatuff. After this, upon reaching Lvl. 38 it can further evolve into Tinkaton. 

Tinkatink Stats 

Below are the base stats of Tinkatink in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet:

  • HP: 50
  • Attack: 45  
  • Defense: 45
  • Special Attack: 35
  • Special Defense: 64    
  • Speed: 58
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