036 Clefable

Performance

Status

  • Ranking Score:
    84.5
  • Main moves:
    Charm, Moonblast, Meteor Mash
  • Type
    FAIRY
  • Level:
    21.5-25
  • Rank:
    Lvl 23.5 0/13/15CP 1500
  • Buddy Distance:
    1km
  • Charged Move Cost:
    10,000 Stardust
  • Attack:
    117.2
  • Defense:
    111.4
  • Stamina:
    146
  • Overall:
    1908

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Traits

Moves

Properties

Registeel has the following traits and playstyles:
  • + Fast Move Pressure
    Deals heavy Fast Move damage. It can pressure switches and work around shields.
  • - Slow
    Takes a long time to reach Charged Moves.
  • - Inflexible
    May struggle to hit multiple types.
  • - Low Shield Pressure
    May struggle to draw shields because of its weaker or slower attacks.
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 Charm 2 6.4 3 Heavy Damage
2 Fast Charge Beam 3.67 1.67 3 Fast Charge
3 Fast Zen Headbutt 2 2.67 3 Low Quality
4 Fast Pound* 2 2 2 Low Quality
5 Charged Moonblast 10% chance -1 Atk opponent 60 132 2.2 10 - 10 - 10 Debuff Nuke
6 Charged Meteor Mash 50 100 2 9 - 8 - 8 Coverage
7 Charged Psychic 10% chance -1 Def opponent 55 90 1.64 10 - 9 - 9 High Energy Debuff
8 Charged Dazzling Gleam 70 132 1.89 12 - 12 - 11 Nuke
Weaknesses
poison
x1.6
steel
x1.6
Resistances
dragon
x0.39
fighting
x0.625
dark
x0.625
bug
x0.625

Character Introduction

Summary

Clefable is a Fairy Pokémon which evolves from Clefairy. It is vulnerable to Poison and Steel moves. Clefable's strongest moveset is Charm & Meteor Mash and it has a Max CP of 2,437.

About

"Clefable moves by skipping lightly as if it were flying using its wings. Its bouncy step lets it even walk on water. It is known to take strolls on lakes on quiet, moonlit nights."

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PVP Mode Explanatory Notes

PvP Moveset Explanation
Charm + Meteor Mash and Psychic

The addition of Charm is a significant buff to Clefable, benefiting from STAB while enabling Clefable to deal Fairy-type damage without relying on charge moves. 

Meteor Mash is a staple for Metagross, but Clefable also has access to it and all the perks that come with it. Due to the rest of Clefable's charge moves being very expensive energy-wise, Meteor Mash sees a lot of use as either a very powerful Steel-type attack, and/or a 50 energy shield-bait. Psychic is now preferred as the second charge move of choice to help cover against Clefable's vulnerability to Poison-types.

PvP Rating Explanation
Great League: 3.5 / 5

Clefable is an odd candidate for PvP, as a mono-Fairy type with decent bulk and a relatively slow moveset. The move rebalances in January and July 2019 gave Clefable two very good moves: Meteor Mash and Charm, respectively. As a mono-Fairy, Clefable sports a unique set of resistances against common meta picks, which includes Altaria and Umbreon. Interestingly enough, Clefable is also capable of completely walling Medicham regardless of shield advantages or disadvantages thanks to Charm. Due to the low energy generation of Charm, Clefable has a difficult time applying shield pressure on its opponents, and overall doesn't perform as well against foes who aren't weak to Fairy-type. 

Ultra League: 4 / 5

Thanks to the move rebalance on July 9, 2019, the addition of Charm to Clefable's moveset enables it to perform significantly better in Ultra League. Being able to completely wall both Giratinas regardless of their movesets or shield scenarios is a very valuable perk to have in a meta where Giratina's dominance makes it the the center of attention. In addition, Clefable can also beat many Pokemon that previously complimented Giratina such as Lucario and Poliwrath. Overall a very solid option in the current meta game that will likely change how players deal with Giratina and the meta surrounding it. Just keep the pink fairy away from Steel-types. 

Master League: 0 / 5

With a max CP of 2437 at level 40, Clefable lacks the stats needed to compete with many of the popular picks in Masters League. 

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