Pokemon Sword and Shield Yamper Locations, How to Catch and Evolve

Learn all about the new Electric dog, Yamper, in Pokemon Sword and Shield including its moves and evolutions so you can create the best team

In this guide, we will be discussing the Pokemon named Yamper in detail. It is an Electric-type Pokemon which is why it is weak against Ground types. Without any further delay, let’s begin our Pokemon Sword and Shield Yamper Locations, How to Catch and Evolve guide.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Yamper

Yamper can be found near Route 2 and it has 59 HP, 45 Attack, 40 SP Attack, 50 Defense, 50 SP Defense and 26 Speed Max IV Stats. In Galar region it is considered a popular herding dog. It generates electricity from the base of its tail when it runs.

Yamper Locations
Yamper is one of those Pokemon that spawn in the overworld, i.e. they are visible in-game moving around instead of you randomly running into one. Yamper’s spawn rates and weather conditions that affect those spawns are given below

Location Weather Spawn %
Route 2 All Weather (Lv. 5-7) 05%
Route 4 All Weather (Lv. 14-16) 20%
Motostoke Riverbank Thunderstorm (Lv. 26-28) 40%
Stony Wilderness Thunderstorm (Lv. 28-30) 35%
Giant’s Mirror Thunderstorm (Lv. 28-30) 10%
Route 2 (High Level) All Weather (Lv. 40-43) 05%
Stony Wilderness (2) Thunderstorm (Lv. 28-30) 45%

Yamper has a weakness against Ground-type Pokemon. Here is a list of pokemon that Yamper is weak against:

  • Rhyperior: Ground/Rock type
  • Mamoswine: Ice/Ground type
  • Hippowdon: Ground-type
  • Flygon: Ground/Dragon
  • Steelix: Steel/Ground

Yamper shows its real strength against flying, steel and electric type Pokemon since it is an electric-type itself. Below are all the Pokemon Yamper is strong against

  • Togekiss: Fairy/Flying
  • Gyarados: Water/Flying
  • Noivern: Flying/Dragon
  • Charizard: Fire/Flying
  • Jolteon: Electric

Yamper has the following moves although it can learn a lot more from other sources such as TMs

  • Tackle: Normal-type
  • Tail Whip: Normal-type
  • Nuzzle: Electric-type. Available at level 5
  • Bite: Dark-type. Available at level 10
  • Roar: Normal-type. Available at level 15
  • Spark: Electric-type. Available at level 20
  • Charm: Fairy-type

Ball Fetch: In case the pokemon is holding anything it will fetch the Poke ball from the failed Poke ball throw

Rattled: Its speed is increased because of Dark, Ghost, and Bug-type pokemon as it is scared of them

Yamper Evolutions
At level 25, Yamper evolves into Boltund which has the Strong Jaw ability that gives it superior biting power.


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