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NEW This is a strategy guide for using Lapras in competitive play for the games Pokemon Sword and Shield. Read on for tips on the best Nature, EV spreads, Movesets, and Held Items to use with Lapras, as well as its strengths and weak points. List of Contents. What is Type Effectiveness? What are Natures? The remaining EVs are spent in Defense to ensure it can survive two hits from Excadrill 's Earthquake. For this moveset, we recommend using a Nature which boosts its Special Attack without compromising its constitution, either decreasing its Speed with the Quiet Nature or its Attack with the Modest Nature.
Gigantamax Lapras's unique move, G-Max Resonancereduces the damage received for five turns. This combines with Lapras's already high defensive stats to make it a veritable tank who can stay in the battle for a long time.
While Light Clay is held, Aurora Veil can last for up to 8 turns, providing heavy protection for your team after having Lapras has left the battlefield. How to Get Gigantamax Pokemon.
The HP EVs are set to the 16n-1 value to allow it to take reduced damage from status effects and weather. The remaining EVs are placed in Defense to cover its low base Defense. As its Attack and Special Attack are also nothing to scoff at, it can both bear the brunt of enemy attacks while dishing out its own. Although Lapras has high defensive stats overall, its Attack and Special Attack are not particularly high, so it can be overwhelmed by a Pokemon that deals consistently high damage.
Arcanine has access to many moves, which allows it to reliably strike at the opponent's weaknesses. Additionally, after whittling down an opponent's HP with a super effective move, use Extreme Speed to finish them off!
You can ensure Arcanine's survival against both types of attacks with this build. Intimidate will take care of physical attacks while the Assault Vest improves the Pokemon's Sp. Arcanine has moves which are super effective against Rock and Water type Pokemon, making it more than capable of surviving even in a disadvantageous position.
Whittle down their HP and land the finishing blow with Extreme Speed. Setting up rocks is key if you see an Arcanine on the enemy team. After that, swap in a physically defensive Pokemon that can take a Flare Blitz.
Don't rely overly on Water types, as many Arcanine run Wild Charge. Boosting Speed and Attack with the Base Point is recommended. You may also allocate Sp. Attack instead of Attack if you prefer using special attack moves. The first step to Breeding Arcanine will be to catch a wild Growlithe. The location of Growlithe differs according to which version you are playing.
See the table below for the exact location.Route 19Route 20 Silph Co. Gift Details Let's Go, Eevee! Following protective regulations, there is now an overabundance of them. Ultra Sun It likes swimming around with people on its back. Let's Go, Pikachu! A gentle soul that can understand human speech. It can ferry people across the sea on its back. Let's Go, Eevee! This lowers their Attack stat. This move always goes first. This may also confuse the target.
This may also leave the target with paralysis. It lowers the power of Fire-type moves. This may also leave the target frozen. TM06 Toxic -- 90 10 -- A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.
TM07 Hail -- -- 10 -- The user summons a hailstorm lasting five turns. TM13 Ice Beam 90 10 10 The target is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. TM15 Hyper Beam 90 5 -- The target is attacked with a powerful beam. The user can't move on the next turn. TM17 Protect -- -- 10 -- Enables the user to evade all attacks.
Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession. TM18 Rain Dance -- -- 5 -- The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type moves.
TM20 Safeguard -- -- 25 -- The user creates a protective field that prevents status conditions for five turns. TM21 Frustration?? TM24 Thunderbolt 90 15 10 A strong electric blast crashes down on the target. TM25 Thunder 70 10 30 A wicked thunderbolt is dropped on the target to inflict damage. TM27 Return?? TM29 Psychic 90 10 10 The target is hit by a strong telekinetic force. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat. TM32 Double Team -- -- 15 -- By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.Mime Mr.
Its smooth skin is a little cool to the touch. Sword Over 5, people can ride on its shell at once. And it's a very comfortable ride, without the slightest shaking or swaying.
Shield It surrounds itself with a huge ring of gathered ice particles. It uses the ring to smash any icebergs that might impede its graceful swimming. This lowers their Attack stats. This move always goes first. This may also confuse the target. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
This may also leave the target frozen. It lowers the power of Fire-type moves. The user can't move on the next turn. TM09 Giga Impact 90 5 -- The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. TM19 Safeguard -- 25 -- The user creates a protective field that prevents status conditions for five turns. TM21 Rest -- 10 -- The user goes to sleep for two turns. This fully restores the user's HP and heals any status conditions. TM24 Snore 50 15 30 This attack can be used only if the user is asleep.
The harsh noise may also make the target flinch. TM25 Protect -- 10 -- This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks.
Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession. TM27 Icy Wind 55 95 15 The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. TM29 Charm -- 20 -- The user gazes at the target rather charmingly, making it less wary. This harshly lowers the target's Attack stat.
TM31 Attract -- 15 -- If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target becomes infatuated and less likely to attack. TM33 Rain Dance -- 5 -- The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type moves. TM35 Hail -- 10 -- The user summons a hailstorm lasting five turns. TM36 Whirlpool 35 85 15 The user traps the target in a violent swirling whirlpool for four to five turns. TM39 Facade 70 20 -- This attack move doubles its power if the user is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
TM41 Helping Hand -- 20 -- The user assists an ally by boosting the power of that ally's attack. TM45 Dive 80 10 -- Diving on the first turn, the user floats up and attacks on the next turn. TM46 Weather Ball 50 10 -- This attack move varies in power and type depending on the weather. TM55 Brine 65 10 -- If the target's HP is half or less, this attack will hit with double the power. TM64 Avalanche 60 10 -- The power of this attack move is doubled if the user has been hurt by the target in the same turn.
TM76 Round 60 15 -- The user attacks the target with a song. Others can join in the Round to increase the power of the attack. TM81 Bulldoze 60 20 The user strikes everything around it by stomping down on the ground. This lowers the Speed stats of those hit. TM96 Smart Strike 70 10 -- The user stabs the target with a sharp horn.NEW This is a strategy guide for using Snorlax in competitive play for the games Pokemon Sword and Shield.
List of Contents. What is Type Effectiveness? What are Natures? It can then use Recycle to restore the Berry, and continue this cycle to make it an extremely potent stalling Pokemon. A build that takes advantage of Snorlax's high defensive stats.
With its high Special Defense, Snorlax can effortlessly weather Special attacks, and can also do well as a straight-up attacker. Its defensive nature makes it useful as a wall Pokemon, but unlike other tanks, while absorbing damage it can also dish out damage of its own.
Snorlax has both a high HP and Special Defense, but its Defense is rather low, allowing physical attackers to deal massive damage against it.
As Fighting type is its only weakness, it's difficult to hit with super effective damage, but that won't stop big hitters from laying hard into Snorlax. All Best Teams for Ranked Battle. This is the team that made Durant, a minor Pokemon unseen in the metagame, into a superstar.
Even ignoring all the trends, it's notable for its highly aggressive attacking style. You can try out this team to get a feel for using Snorlax together with Durant, or even use it as your go-to team if it fits your play style.
Best Durant Team for Ranked Battle. This is the primary set used by a former World Top 3 from a previous game in the series. Despite that daunting promise, it's an easy set to use for beginnersas the order to use Pokemon and which moves should be used are readily apparent.
Not only that, but the set is carefully sculpted to be highly effective and dangerous even in the upper echelons of the Master Ball tier. Im not really sure if its even viable to run over rest anymore unless you're able to hard set up. You can save a comment for later by giving it a Like.
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Lapras's 85 Sp. Atk is not particularly good, so EV and nature investment is highly recommended. This will ensure that your Substitute isn't broken easily.
Thunderbolt is here to help you deal with water-type Pokemon while Dynamaxed. This is because you won't be able to use Freeze-Dry while Dynamaxed. It will transform into Max Hailstorm, and you'll lose your super-effective move vs.
Water types. It is also useful for dealing with Corviknight. Sparkling Aria is an egg move, but there are actually no other Pokemon which can learn it.
The only ways to obtain it are to catch Lapras with an aura or from Max Raid Battles and then pray they have it. This can be extremely time consuming, so the best method is to find someone who already has it and trade! Making Lapras hold the Assault Vest enables it to stand up against a much wider pool of Pokemon. In particular, it gives some much needed durability vs.
Although it's hardly a reliable move, it is entirely possible to run Sheer Cold to OHKO pesky tank Pokemon you otherwise can't deal with.