745 Lycanroc(Midnight)

Performance

Status

  • Ranking Score:
    79.4
  • Main moves:
    Counter, Stone Edge, Psychic Fangs
  • Type
    ROCK
  • Level:
    19-22
  • Rank:
    Lvl 20.5 0/15/14CP 1500
  • Buddy Distance:
    5km
  • Charged Move Cost:
    50,000 Stardust
  • Attack:
    134.2
  • Defense:
    101
  • Stamina:
    123
  • Overall:
    1668

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Traits

Moves

Properties

Registeel has the following traits and playstyles:
  • + Spammy
    Reaches Charged Moves quickly.
  • + Dynamic
    Performs well with energy and has fluid, dynamic matchups.
  • + Fast Move Pressure
    Deals heavy Fast Move damage. It can pressure switches and work around shields.
  • + Shield Pressure
    Pressures opponents to shield its strong or rapid attacks.
  • - Glass Cannon
    Hits hard but struggles to take hits. Depends on shields.
  • - Vulnerable
    Takes super effective damage from a wide variety of types.
  • - 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 Counter 3.5 4 2 Multipurpose
2 Fast Rock Throw 2.5 4.8 2 Heavy Damage
3 Charged Stone Edge 55 120 2.18 8 - 8 - 8 Nuke
4 Charged Psychic Fangs 100% chance -1 Def opponent 35 40 1.14 5 - 5 - 5 Debuff Spam/Bait
5 Charged Crunch 30% chance -1 Def opponent 45 70 1.56 7 - 6 - 7 Debuff
Weaknesses
fighting
x1.6
grass
x1.6
ground
x1.6
steel
x1.6
water
x1.6
Resistances
poison
x0.625
normal
x0.625
flying
x0.625
fire
x0.625

Character Introduction

Summary

Lycanroc (Midnight) is a Rock Pokémon which evolves from Rockruff. It is vulnerable to Fighting, Ground, Steel, Water and Grass moves. Lycanroc's strongest moveset is Rock Throw & Stone Edge and it has a Max CP of 2,744.

About

"The rocks in its mane are sharper than a knife. Fragments that break off are treasured as good luck charms."

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PVP Mode Explanatory Notes

PvP Moveset Explanation
Counter + Psychic Fangs and Crunch or Stone Edge

Counter is one of the best moves in the game, and despite lacking STAB, is recommended for its good stats and wide Fighting-type coverage. Rock Throw can be chosen for a niche use if Rock-type damage is needed, though its energy generation is slow. 

Psychic Fangs is recommended for its cheap energy cost and guaranteed debuff utility, despite its poor damage output. Crunch is a stronger move that offers relatively neutral coverage, and has a small chance to also proc a debuff on the opponent. Stone Edge gets STAB to threaten significant damage, but its high energy cost makes it difficult to access. 

PvP Rating Explanation
Great League: 2.5 / 5

Lycanroc shares similarities with Sudowoodo as a pure Rock-type with access to Counter. Unfortunately Lycanroc is also considered to be a niche Pokemon at best due to its poor fragility and non-STAB moveset. While Sudowoodo gets very strong coverage options, Lycanroc is mostly considered for its debuff utility spam and aggressive play style. Rock typing defensively is one of the worst types in the game, and Lycanroc is very vulnerable to common attacks. 

Ultra League: 3 / 5

Lycanroc could find a niche in Ultra League, but its vulnerable typing and fragility requires Lycanroc to often demand both shields to succeed in various matchups. Other Pokemon can perform better against the meta, and should be considered instead.

Master League: 1 / 5

Since Rock-typing defensively does very little favors for Lycanroc, actual Fighting-types like Machamp and Conkeldurr should be considered instead. 

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