317 Swalot



  • Ranking Score:
  • Main moves:
    Infestation, Ice Beam, Sludge Bomb
  • Type
  • Level:
  • Rank:
    Lvl 29.5 0/14/14CP 1498
  • Buddy Distance:
  • Charged Move Cost:
    10,000 Stardust
  • Attack:
  • Defense:
  • Stamina:
  • Overall:


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More Detail Properties Introduction

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Registeel has the following traits and playstyles:
  • + Bulky
    Takes hits well.
  • - Low Fast Move Pressure
    Deals low Fast Move damage. It may struggle to bring down weakened opponents.
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 Infestation 4 2 3 Fast Charge
2 Fast Rock Smash 2.33 3 3 Low Quality
3 Charged Ice Beam 55 90 1.64 5 - 5 - 4 High Energy Coverage
4 Charged Sludge Bomb 50 96 1.92 5 - 4 - 4 General
5 Charged Gunk Shot 75 156 2.08 7 - 6 - 6 Nuke
6 Charged Acid Spray 100% chance -2 Def opponent 45 24 0.53 4 - 4 - 4 Debuff

Character Introduction


Swalot is a Poison Pokémon which evolves from Gulpin. It is vulnerable to Ground and Psychic moves. Swalot's strongest moveset is Infestation & Sludge Bomb and it has a Max CP of 1,978.


"When Swalot spots prey, it spurts out a hideously toxic fluid from its pores and sprays the target. Once the prey has weakened, this Pokémon gulps it down whole with its cavernous mouth."

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PVP Mode Explanatory Notes

PvP Moveset Explanation
Infestation + Sludge Bomb and Ice Beam

Infestation doesn't have good damage output, and is primarily used for its high energy generation, letting Swalot access its charge moves sooner. Rock Smash provides wide coverage as a Fighting-type move, but lacks STAB and has poor stats, especially with energy gains. 

Sludge Bomb costs the least amount of energy and benefits from STAB, making it Swalot's primary charge move. Ice Beam offers Ice-type coverage, which can be useful against Swalot's weakness to Ground-type Pokemon. Gunk Shot is typically not recommended due to its expensive energy cost, despite being the most powerful move available if unshielded. Acid Spray is mostly a gimmick to provide value when the opponent would shield a charge move, as it deals pitiful damage when not shielded which may lead to inconsistencies. 

PvP Rating Explanation
Great League: 3 / 5

Swalot is a mono-Poison type with high bulk and a moveset which largely emphasizes its charge move usage. Swalot's bulk is actually quite impressive, comparable to Tropius, making it the bulkiest among Poison-types in the meta while also having a niche with Ice-type coverage. Wins against all meta Grass Pokemon are to be expected (though some fights can be more messy than others), while resistance to Fighting-type damage is particularly valuable due to common usage of Pokemon with the fast move Counter. Unfortunately Swalot's moveset is a bit suboptimal due to the lack of low costing charge moves energy-wise, unimpressive fast move damage output, and overlapping coverage against Grass. Swalot has the stats to rise to the top, but a moveset update is needed to make that happen. 

Ultra League: 0 / 5

Swalot lacks stats for Ultra League. 

Master League: 0 / 5

One might accuse you of giving free wins if they see a Swalot in Master League. Maybe. 

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