hope this helps, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Also, this shininess of non-Legendary Pokémon is locked the moment you enter, so save the game before you engage and if it’s shiny you can easily SR for any nature or ability you want. Some Pokémon are definitely great no matter the rule set, but some Pokémon can do better in specific scenarios when well executed. Expand the island to the maximum level and regularly send your Pokémon for the missions, speeding them up with Poké Beans. Obviously, you SOS battle with them, so need yourself a high-level Pokémon, like my Marshadow which knows False Swipe and a move that OHKOs it, like Brick Break. Moreover, there’s an item called Ability Capsule letting you change the abilities (but never into or from HA), although keep in mind it’s quite expensive (100 BP). If you use it a lot you might get sick of shiny Chanseys like me though. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. I also tried not to overlap types. item 1 item 2 Now change the level of the Cresselia to 60, as this is what it’s going to be in the wild. The exact number isn’t given, rather a chart, but it’s good enough. Regardless, your Pokémon will have to have non-perfect IVs to get the HP, which is not ideal, so you’re gonna want to Hyper Train them anyway. Ideally, all special offensive Pokémon would have 0 IVs in attack to reduce damage from Foul Play, but this is a very small difference most of the time and not something you really have to worry about (at least I don’t unless it’s for Worlds). Make sure you go for a Legendary that doesn’t need specific HP though, cause chances of that are little to none. This question is impossible to answer. Every Pokémon has a nature, and advantageous natures are another factor Pokémon breeders look for in a perfect competitive Pokémon. Watch out though! Ideally, you’d KO all the Chanseys with a Pokémon that has Compound Eyes ability, which would increase the odds of Lucky Eggs, but there’s no Pokémon that has that ability and can learn False Swipe and Thief, so you’ll have to compromise. First of all you keep the Abra to get the Sassy nature. With the speed stat, it’s easy as you can see it turn 1 just by out-speeding or being out-sped. I’m getting ready for the Switch game and the inevitable link to Pokémon bank. You could try finding someone to trade on Reddit or another website. Training competitive Pokémon viable for use in the Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon metagame takes a hefty amount of work.. As many die-hard players will … In fact, it’s better if it’s male as you can use it later for breeding other ‘Field’ Pokémon. Let’s get through the list of basic starting things you’re going to need: Flame Body/Magma Armor Pokémon: get yourself a Pokémon with one of these abilities as having them on the 1st slot in your party makes hatching eggs 2 times faster. The player controls a young trainer who goes on a quest to catch and train creatures known as Pokémon, and win battles against other trainers. In the game, there are 3 semi-effective ways. Pokemon Sun and Moon Latest Posts. Hidden Power: sometimes you want your Pokémon to know Hidden Power of a specific type. The spot on Poni Island, on Steelix boat, is my favourite. In each, there’s a 20% chance of finding a Chansey in their 50s which give lots of exp. Fishing – if you’re really desperate for a few Bottle Caps straight away, you can try fishing for them. It’s gonna take quite some time to find the Pokémon you’re looking for, so you might want to decide to try to catch more of them at once and bring a few Abras of different natures with you (usually Timid, Modest, Adamant and Jolly are all you ever need). Pokémon Rate My Team. Basically, it lets you train the Pokémon’s IVs. Each stat can be ‘No Good’: 0; ‘Decent’: 1-15; ‘Pretty Good’: 16-25; ‘Very Good’: 26-29; ‘Fantastic’: 30; ‘Best’: 31. Pokémon Sun and Moon have been out for a few weeks, and it's been a wild ride! I am also open to suggestions for Pokémon with magic guard, overcoat, saftey goggles, etc that won’t get hurt by hail. Everstone: offsprings inherit the nature of the parent holding Everstone. If you win 50 battles in a row you get a gold bottle cap, silver bottle cap, and some amount of pp ups and pp maxes. Now that the dust is starting to settle, Smogon's early analysis writing work has started! Ideally it’s fainted already, not to mess with your epic battle, so before you go, head into a random grass and let it get KOed. This ghost type Pokémon has led the way for Trick Room teams in the competitive meta, a move which twists stats around so Pokémon with lower speed move first. 3 Comments. Examples include Talonflame, Rapidash or Volcarona. Unless…. Unfortunately, the shards need to be of the same color so you’d first need to gather a whole bunch of shards to get your Bottle Caps. How to Build a Competitive Pokemon Team: a Comprehensive Guide: This guide is intended for the most updated versions of the game (Sun and Moon). First of all, there are Power items. At this point I’m just working on conpleting the Dex. Where do you get the Lucky Eggs though? I make the Arcanine hold Everstone and breed it with my female HA Fake Out Litten to eventually get what I’ve wanted. What makes getting these Pokémon more simple is that we never have to worry about egg moves or abilities as they’re set from the beginning. 760 views. Finally, it’s time to get to breeding! Having a different nature is simple enough, but having 0 speed is a little more complicated. Changing Spreads: Sometimes you’ll want to change the EV spread on a certain Pokémon, and for that, you’re going to need EV berries. Most of them are useless, but most importantly you can recognise 0 and 31 IV. With a Jolly nature, Mimikyu can out-speed most Pokémon with 95 Base Speed stat and below. At that point the Legendaries become fairly common. Finally, regarding flying through the Ultra Wormhole – it’s not as easy as one might hope, and usually you’ll want a particular Legendary. Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon: Guide to Competitive Teambuilding in-game, EV Training Hotspots in Ultra Sun and Moon, VGC 19 Sample Moveset & EV Spread Compendium, Special Cases: 0 IVs, genderless, Hidden Powers, mixed sets. This guide will not explain how to design a spread or a set, but rather how to get it ready in-game. Turns out 0-1 IV is 96, 2-3 is 97 and 4 is 98. 0 votes . Competitive is a Pokemon Ability that will increase the user's Special Attack stat two stages if an opponent uses a Status Move that reduces one of the With there being like 6 options in one color of a wormhole, it doesn’t make things easier. Your email address will not be published. So far we’ve been talking about breedable Pokémon, but that can’t be applied to Legendary Pokémon or Ultra Beasts or some other Pokémon such as Type: Null. Enjoy the video? If the ability you need is non-HA, but one of 2, there’s an 80% chance of inheriting it. It feels incredibly close to you! In this case, it’s better to go with Hyper Training, which will be explained later. If you want a particular stat for something else that’s going to be more difficult, but chances are you’re not going to need it. Usually it can be something just around it and you can easily boost or decrease its speed to match 98. I’m just curious as to what the good players are using and what 6 make a good combo. Sometimes you’ll want your Pokémon to use Return or Frustration, for which you need maximum or minimum Happiness respectively. It’s not a consistent method but it’s a free bottle cap now and then. Each box includes 36 Sun & Moon—Team Up booster packs, each containing 10 cards and 1 basic Energy! So if you have a 6IV Ditto it won’t make any difference, but if you don’t, then you’ll have to give up on breeding a perfect 5 IV Pokémon as it will be simply unrealistic. Destiny Knot: if either of the parents hold destiny knot, the offspring inherit 5 IVs from the parents (randomly from both). This expansion set contains 181+ cards in English and 95+ cards in Japanese. You need a female of the Pokémon you’re breeding and a male of the egg move father. There are 2 main ways of doing it: Automatic – Poké Pelago: This one is simple and requires less effort, but it does take some time. That means you can never train your 10 IV attack to be exactly 21 IV or 0 IV, it can only be trained to exactly 31 IV. Turns out mine has 1 perfect IV as well. You can also give your Pokémon Lucky Eggs to hold for an additional 50% exp gain, which is super important. You’ll have to use Hyper Training for this one, which will be explained later. In this case, I’d recommend breeding a bunch of these Pokémon without Destiny Knot to randomise the IVs and just check the HP of the offsprings until you get one with the type you want. This method is called Hyper Training. Now you proceed with the eugenics. This team is made up of pokemon that are only obtainable through the ultra sun/moon games, (don't have access to anything between that and platinum) so if you have suggestions for replacements please keep them under this restriction. Also, special thanks to Bulbapedia for all the available information and resources, including some of the pictures in this article. Figure out your own best team, you know? Go to Poni Plains and search for the rustling bushes (there’s 2 of them). So what is the best team for competitive battling in Sun/Moon? Note; that if you were using a 6IV Ditto you’d never have to worry about the offspring being female, which would have been especially beneficial in Incineroar’s case as the chance of it being female is only 1 in 8. In our case, I’d look through my boxes and find that I have a 3 IV adamant male Arcanine which can breed with Incineroar, as they share the Egg Group. Moreover, the Hyper Training is not free. Since you can Hyper Train the Pokémon, all that really matters before you start breeding for a competitive shiny are the nature, the egg moves and the ability (if HA). What is up guys back again with another video giving some tips on how to build very solid competitive teams in pokemon ultra sun and moon! But eventually, you’ll outspeed and that means you most likely have your perfect Cresselia. Use Adrenaline Orbs to boost the chance of the SOS call (it’s also a perfect way of stalling a turn). Unrelated, and late, but you can actually get a free power belt near the battle royale arena, left of the entrance (after you become champion I think, not sure of the conditions) there’s a guy and an incineroar and he asks you to teach it a tm move (I think it’s acrobatics from sketchy memory) and he gives you the power belt as thanks. The Overkill Route: Do what I did.3. If you’re going for an offensive nature like Modest or Adamant, you can try doing damage calcs on showdown to check the exact HP damage rolls it can hit your Pokémon with, which is more complicated, but I highly encourage you to investigate it if you’re actually hunting for HP, as it will really save you precious time. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. If you’re going for minimum happiness, make sure to feed your Pokémon one more Energy Root just before you put it in your PC, because its happiness can increase while walking. On the other hand, chances of getting the right nature are 50% so that’s a pretty big chance of it being competitively viable, now that you can Hyper Train them! Genderless/male only Pokémon: these Pokémon are having a harder time being bred as you can only breed them with Ditto. …unless of course, your Pokémon is more complicated than usual. 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