Tinkatuff is a cute but deadly hammer-wielding Fairy-Steel Pokemon that was newly introduced to the series in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. This tiny Pokemon possesses remarkable power and strength. So even if you are facing a powerful opponent, Tinkatuff proves resilient and resourceful in Pokemon SV.
If you are interested in catching Tinkatuff for your roster, allow us to go over the locations where you can find it and catch it.
Tinkatuff location in Pokemon SV
Finding Tinkatuff out in the wild can be quite difficult. As it is an evolved form of Tinkatink, there are only a handful of places where you will find Tinkatuff.
The best way to get Tinkatuff in Pokemon SV is to evolve, catch a Tinkatink, and evolve it. However, if you don’t want to go through that trouble and are interested in speedrunning your way to Tinkaton, you can find high-level Tinkatuff in a few places.
The best place to find Tinkatuff in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet would be the Glaseado Mountains. Roam the area, and you will see this pink-purple fairy-type carrying a hammer. Check out the ruins in the areas for a higher chance of finding a Tinkatuff.
Another good area to search is the northern part of the Asado Desert, close to the borders of Asado Desert and West Province Area 2.
Tinkatuff Type, Abilities, and Weakness
Tinkatuff boasts Steel and Fairy dual-typing, granting it resilience and strength both. What makes this pokemon amazing are the two special abilities it comes with. These abilities are Mold Breaker and Own Tempo.
Mold Breaker helps in using moves without taking any damage against the opponent’s abilities. While the Own Tempo prevents the user from getting confused. Another hidden ability it holds is Pickpocket, which enables the Pokemon to steal from the opponent it attacks.
You need to be aware of the following weaknesses:
Let’s consider Tinkatuff’s stats
- HP 65
- Attack 55
- Defense 55
- Special Attack 45
- Special Defense 82
- Speed 78