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Noivern is a Flying & Dragon Pokémon which evolves from Noibat. It is vulnerable to Ice, Rock, Dragon and Fairy moves. Noivern's strongest moveset is Air Slash & Draco Meteor and it has a Max CP of 2,764.
"They fly around on moonless nights and attack careless prey. Nothing can beat them in a battle in the dark."
Air Slash benefits from STAB and sports average energy generation. Bite has strong base damage, but lacks STAB and has very poor energy gains.
Psychic is the cheapest charge move energy-wise, and recommended solely for this reason. Draco Meteor and Hurricane tie for the same energy cost and both get STAB; the former is incredibly powerful but risky with its self-debuff, while the latter is less risk and less rewarding. Heat Wave is very bad for PvP.
Noivern has a relatively high ATK stat, which results in below average bulk. A Dragon/Flying typing isn't uncommon, with notable competition from Altaria in this league and to a much lesser extent, Dragonite. Unfortunately Noivern's painfully slow moveset designates it to almost complete trash tier, with neither strong damage output nor fast shield pressure to offer. A major moveset improvement is need if this bat is to see any real use in the meta.
Noivern competes with Dragonite typing-wise, with only Air Slash to stand out with. Obvious typing advantages will favor Noivern, but its painfully slow moveset will hold it back in most scenarios. While Flying moveset coverage isn't particularly common in this league, various Pokemon can fulfill Noivern's role more effectively without it.
Noivern lacks stats and a quality moveset for Master League.
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