How To Catch Wiglett In Pokemon Scarlet And Violet

Wiglett has serious similarities to Diglett in terms of design. This is because they are distant cousins and may be a divergent evolution to the classic Pokemon in SV.

Wiglett is one of the newer Pokemon to be released in Pokemon SV. If you want to complete your Pokemon Scarlet and Violet pokedex with the new generation of Pokemon, here is a guide on how to find and catch Wiglett.

Looking at this Pokemon, you might see some serious similarities to Diglett in terms of design. This is because Wiglett is a distant cousin of Diglett and it may be a divergent evolution to the classic Pokemon. This Pokemon does not offer much in terms of stats or power.

Wiglett location in Pokemon SV

Wiglett location in Pokemon SV

You can find these Pokemon in locations near the beaches near the water, where they will be chilling by the rocks, minding their own business till you throw a Pokeball at them.

One of the most typical locations to find yourself a Wiglett in Pokemon SV is the area around Poco Path Lighthouse, on the coast of the South Paldean Sea.

How to catch a Wiglett

You have to sneak up on a Wiglett because if it goes underground, it will run away, and you will be unable to catch it.

Catching it off-guard is the only way to begin fighting with a Wiglett. Sneak up till you are close enough to toss a Pokeball and fight them till they are low enough health, and you can catch it.

This Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet has an interesting mechanic regarding running away where it can just pop underground, so be sure to sneak up on them.

Wiglett Type, Abilities, and Weakness 

Wiglett is Water-Type Pokemon that Grass and Electric-Type weaken. It possesses the following abilities: 

  • Gooey: Reduces opponent’s speed as they connect with Wiglett. 
  • Rattled: Increases Wiglett’s speed when hit by Bug/Dark-Type move. 
  • Sand Veil (hidden): Increases Wiglett’s Evasion stat in a sandstorm. 

Wiglett Stats 

Here are the official stats for this Pokemon:

  • HP: 10
  • Attack: 55
  • Defense: 25
  • Special Attack: 35
  • Special Defense: 25
  • Speed: 95
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