545 Scolipede

Performance

Status

  • Ranking Score:
    75.5
  • Main moves:
    Poison Jab, X-Scissor, Sludge Bomb
  • Type
    BUG
    POISON
  • Level:
    21-25
  • Rank:
    Lvl 23 1/15/14CP 1500
  • Buddy Distance:
    1km
  • Charged Move Cost:
    10,000 Stardust
  • Attack:
    132.6
  • Defense:
    121
  • Stamina:
    105
  • Overall:
    1686

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Traits

Moves

Properties

Registeel has the following traits and playstyles:
  • + Spammy
    Reaches Charged Moves quickly.
  • + Fast Move Pressure
    Deals heavy Fast Move damage. It can pressure switches and work around shields.
  • - Less Bulky
    Below average defensive stats and may struggle to take hits.
  • - Inflexible
    May struggle to hit multiple types.
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 Poison Jab 3.5 4.2 2 General
2 Fast Bug Bite 3 3.6 1 General
3 Charged X-Scissor 35 54 1.54 5 - 5 - 5 Spam/Bait
4 Charged Megahorn 55 132 2.4 8 - 8 - 8 Nuke
5 Charged Sludge Bomb 50 96 1.92 8 - 7 - 7 General
6 Charged Gyro Ball 60 80 1.33 9 - 9 - 8 High Energy Coverage
Weaknesses
fire
x1.6
flying
x1.6
psychic
x1.6
rock
x1.6
Resistances
grass
x0.39
fighting
x0.39
poison
x0.625
fairy
x0.625
bug
x0.625

Character Introduction

Summary

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.

About

"With quick movements, it chases down its foes, attacking relentlessly with its horns until it prevails."

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PVP Mode Explanatory Notes

PvP Moveset Explanation
Poison Jab + Megahorn and X-Scissor or Sludge Bomb

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
Great League: 2.5 / 5

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. 

Ultra League: 1.5 / 5

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. 

Master League: 0 / 5

This bug ain't messin with no dragons in the big league. 

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