351 Castform

Performance

Status

  • Ranking Score:
    76.7
  • Main moves:
    Hex, Weather Ball (Rock), Energy Ball
  • Type
    NORMAL
  • Level:
    34-49
  • Rank:
    Lvl 41.5 0/14/15CP 1496
  • Buddy Distance:
    5km
  • Charged Move Cost:
    75,000 Stardust
  • Attack:
    113.3
  • Defense:
    119.6
  • Stamina:
    146
  • Overall:
    1980

Sprites

Type Generation 3Generation 4Generation 5Generation 6Generation 7Generation 8Generation 9
Normal --
Shiny --

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Traits

Moves

Properties

Registeel has the following traits and playstyles:
  • + Bulky
    Takes hits well.
  • + Spammy
    Reaches Charged Moves quickly.
  • - Low Fast Move Pressure
    Deals low Fast Move damage. It may struggle to bring down weakened opponents.
Move stats include same type and Shadow attack bonuses.
Recommended Move:
*Event or Elite TM exclusive *Unobtainable via TM
No. Move Types Move Accuracy Power Damage Average Fast MoveCount Remark
1 Fast Hex 4 2 3 Fast Charge
2 Fast Tackle 3 3.6 1 General
3 Charged Weather Ball (Normal) 35 66 1.89 3 - 3 - 3 Spam/Bait
4 Charged Weather Ball (Rock) 35 55 1.57 3 - 3 - 3 Coverage Spam/Bait
5 Charged Energy Ball 10% chance -1 Def opponent 55 90 1.64 5 - 5 - 4 High Energy Debuff
6 Charged Hurricane 65 110 1.69 6 - 5 - 6 Coverage Nuke
Weaknesses
fighting
x1.6
Resistances
ghost
x0.39

Character Introduction

Summary

Castform (Normal) is a Normal Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Fighting moves. Castform's strongest moveset is Tackle & Weather Ball Normal and it has a Max CP of 1,632.

About

"Castform's appearance changes with the weather. This Pokémon gained the ability to use the vast power of nature to protect its tiny body."

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PVP Mode Explanatory Notes

PvP Moveset Explanation
Hex + Weather Ball (Rock) and Energy Ball or Hurricane

Hex is recommended for PvP due to its superior energy generation, letting Castform spam its charge moves sooner. Tackle gets STAB, but can't be Super Effective vs anything, and is more likely to be resisted. 

Weather Ball is the main and only selling point for Castform, with very low energy costs and good Damage Per Energy (DPE) values backed by STAB. The Rock version of Weather Ball is recommended over the Normal variant due the nature of how Normal-type moves can't benefit from a Super Effective multiplier, despite giving up STAB. Energy Ball costs less energy than Hurricane and can hit common Water-types, while the latter offers a niche against Fighting-type counter picks. 

PvP Rating Explanation
Great League: 1.5 / 5

The Normal-type variant of Castform is the least useful of the Castform typings, as it falls behind in damage output due to its inability to combine both Super Effective and STAB multipliers. With the only niche being its Weather Ball spam, other Pokemon can act as spammy charge move options with greater utility in the meta. Its bulk isn't particularly impressive, and it doesn't have many resistances either. 

Ultra League: 0 / 5

Castform lacks stats for anything outside of Great League. 

Master League: 0 / 5

It's normal to expect losses with Castform in Master League, just like how it's normal to not use Castform in Master League. 

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