Scolipede is a Bug & Poison Pokémon which evolves from Whirlipede. It is vulnerable to Flying, Rock, Fire and Psychic moves. Scolipede's strongest moveset is Poison Jab & Sludge Bomb and it has a Max CP of 2,447.
"With quick movements, it chases down its foes, attacking relentlessly with its horns until it prevails."
PVP Mode Explanatory Notes
PvP Moveset Explanation
Poison Jab offers superior energy generation, but Bug Bite can still be viable if Bug-type coverage is preferable, or if the former would be resisted.
X-Scissor costs the least amount of energy, gets STAB, and can be used frequently to either bait shields or chip away at the opponent. Sludge Bomb provides strong Poison-type coverage, hits quite hard with STAB, and costs a modest amount of energy. Megahorn is the main niche for Scolipede, as it hits very hard with STAB, and lets Scolipede stand out from other Bugs and Poison-types. Gyro Ball is a mediocre move, costs a steep amount of energy, and doesn't provide much value other than targetting Scolipede's weakness to Rock-types.
PvP Rating Explanation
Scolipede is another Pokemon sharing the Bug/Poison typing, with somewhat below-average bulk, and access to the powerful Megahorn. While other Bug-types tend to struggle due to unimpressive movesets, Scolipede stands out with a decently high ATK stat and the potential to deal major STAB damage with Megahorn. Poison typing defensively is a plus, as resistances to Counter and Charm can come in handy. Megahorn also threatens Psychic-types that would threaten Scolipede, though this can also causes losses for Scolipede if shielded. If you decide to go with the traditional coverage moveset involving X-Scissor and Sludge Bomb, Beedrill also sports that same moveset but features slightly better bulk. Scolipede's niche is mainly focused on Megahorn.
With a max CP of 2447, Scolipede just barely falls short of the CP cap of Ultra League. Unfortunately Scolipede performs pooly in this meta where Dragons and Steel-types are ubiquitous. Its niche mostly comes down to beating Grass and Fairy-types, as bulky meta Psychic-types can outlast Scolipede through sheer bulk and advantages against Scolipede's Poison typing.
This bug ain't messin with no dragons in the big league.
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