272 Ludicolo

Performance

Status

  • Ranking Score:
    74.1
  • Main moves:
    Bubble, Ice Beam, Leaf Storm
  • Type
    WATER
    GRASS
  • Level:
    22.5-26.5
  • Rank:
    Lvl 24.5 0/15/15CP 1496
  • Buddy Distance:
    3km
  • Charged Move Cost:
    50,000 Stardust
  • Attack:
    117.1
  • Defense:
    123.6
  • Stamina:
    132
  • Overall:
    1913

Sprites

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Key Wins

Key Losses

Traits

Moves

Properties

Registeel has the following traits and playstyles:
  • + Shield Pressure
    Pressures opponents to shield its strong or rapid attacks.
  • - Technical
    Uses complex moves that may have a high learning curve.
  • - Inconsistent
    May depend on baits and performs inconsistently.
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 Bubble 3.67 2.8 3 Fast Charge
2 Fast Razor Leaf 2 6 2 Heavy Damage
3 Charged Ice Beam 55 90 1.64 5 - 5 - 5 High Energy Coverage
4 Charged Energy Ball 10% chance -1 Def opponent 55 108 1.96 5 - 5 - 5 High Energy Debuff
5 Charged Leaf Storm 100% chance -2 Atk self 55 156 2.84 5 - 5 - 5 Self-Debuff Nuke
6 Charged Hydro Pump 75 156 2.08 7 - 7 - 7 Nuke
7 Charged Blizzard 75 140 1.87 7 - 7 - 7 Coverage Nuke
8 Charged Solar Beam 80 180 2.25 8 - 7 - 7 Nuke
Weaknesses
bug
x1.6
flying
x1.6
poison
x1.6
Resistances
water
x0.39
steel
x0.625
ground
x0.625

Character Introduction

Summary

Ludicolo is a Water & Grass Pokémon which evolves from Lombre. It is vulnerable to Flying, Poison and Bug moves. Ludicolo's strongest moveset is Bubble & Solar Beam and it has a Max CP of 2,323.

About

"Ludicolo begins dancing as soon as it hears cheerful, festive music. This Pokémon is said to appear when it hears the singing of children on hiking outings."

Suggested Teammates
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PVP Mode Explanatory Notes

PvP Moveset Explanation
Razor Leaf + Ice Beam and Hydro Pump or Leaf Storm

Razor Leaf takes advantage of STAB to deal large amounts of damage without worrying about being shielded. Unfortunately it also has the worst energy generation in the game. 

Ice Beam offers good coverage, and is almost mandatory due to its energy cost being significantly cheaper than the rest of Ludicolo's charge moves. Hydro Pump, Blizzard, and Solar Beam all demand incredible amounts of energy for their usage, which may be unrealistic due to Ludicolo's lack of significant energy gains. Any of these options could be viable (though Blizzard is somewhat redundant due to Ice Beam), but don't expect to use them often, if at all. Leaf Storm could be chosen as a last stand move, since its lesser energy cost makes it more accessible than other options but is riskier with its self-debuff. 

Bubble + Ice Beam and Energy Ball or Leaf Storm

Some matchups might be favorable with Bubble, not only from a typing perspective, but also partly due to greater energy gains which are necessary for Ludicolo's costly charge moves. The addition of Energy Ball from the April 2020 rebalance improves Ludicolo's overall viability due to its other charge moves being incredibly costly (energy-wise). Leaf Storm could also be chosen for a stronger play when shields are limited or non-existent, as its extraordinary damage output is offset by its harsh self-debuff. 

PvP Rating Explanation
Great League: 2.5 / 5

Ludicolo is as interesting in PvP as his dance moves are, featuring well-rounded stats, a slow moveset, and most importantly a Grass/Water typing. This unique typing is quite synergistic, eliminating Water's weakness to Electric and Grass, while removing Grass's weakness to Ice and Fire. This typing plus Razor Leaf also makes Ludicolo a very hard counter to most other Water-types, many of which are present in the meta. Unfortunately a very cumbersome moveset holds Ludicolo back from applying any significant shield pressure. Overall mostly a niche pick, and while this pineapple duck doesn't exactly win most matchups, it definitely wins when it comes to its dancing! 

Ultra League: 1.5 / 5

With a max CP of 2323 Ludicolo falls a bit behind from a stats perspective for Ultra League. To add more salt to the wound, Ludicolo's typing and movesets aren't really made for Ultra League due to the dominance of Giratina. 

Master League: 1 / 5

Ludicolo isn't meant for Master League, largely due to a lack of stats. Relatively comfortable wins against Groudon, Kyogre, and Swampert are to be expected due to typing advantages, but Ludicolo isn't dancing its way to victory much with tons of legendaries in this league. 

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