Competitive Information for Breloom [Black/White]

Competitive Pokemon Black/White Movesets and Strategies for Breloom breloom
Base Stats for Breloom

Grass / Fighting

Abilities:
Effect SporeEffect Spore: 30% chance of poison/paralysis/sleep on others making contact with this Pokemon.
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Poison HealPoison Heal: This Pokemon is healed by 1/8 of its max HP each turn when poisoned; no HP loss.
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TechnicianTechnician: This Pokemon's moves of 60 power or less have 1.5x power. Includes Struggle.


Evolutions / Family:
Shroomish
Breloom

Weakness Chart for Grass/Fighting-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
Grass
  
0.5x
  
0.5x
  
2x
4x
  
0.5x
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
0.5x
2x
  
2x
2x
0.5x
  
0.5x
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Breloom? These builds have been optimized for Pokemon competing in Black/White Single Battles. The movesets and EVs have been specifically calibrated to deal the most amount of damage to the largest group of potentially common opponents and typing threats for the Black/White generation metagame.


Common team mates for Breloom in Pokemon Black/White:

ScizorSkarmoryVolcaronaGyaradosThundurus-TherianTentacruelScraftyForretressHonchkrowAzelfSeismitoadKingdra


Breloom is an awesome Grass and Fighting-typed Pokemon. Breloom is a usual Pokemon to see in Generation 5. Breloom is weak to Fire, Flying, Ice, Poison, and Psychic-typed attacks.


Species: Breloom
Item: Focus Sash / Toxic Orb
Ability: Technician
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Mach Punch / Low Sweep
- Bullet Seed / Seed Bomb
- Protect
- Swords Dance / Facade

Physical Sweeper Breloom (Analytic)

Breloom is a marvelous Physical Sweeper. It tries to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Breloom from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Toxic Orb will poison Breloom at the end of the turn. Use Protect to help guarantee the Orb activates on your first turn. With Technician, Breloom's moves of 60 power or less have 1.5x power. includes struggle. Facade's damage doubles when the user has a status affliction.

Mach Punch is a physical STAB-boosted priority-increased 40-base power Fighting-type move (usually goes first).
Low Sweep is a physical STAB-boosted 60-base power Fighting-type move (100% chance to lower the target's speed by 1 stage).
Bullet Seed is a physical STAB-boosted 25-base power Grass-type move (hits 2-5 times in one turn).
Seed Bomb is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Grass-type move that deals a considerable amount of damage.
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Breloom this turn).
Swords Dance is a status move (raises your Breloom's attack by 2 stages).
Facade is a physical 70-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if Breloom is burn/poison/paralyzed).




Species: Breloom
Item: Coba Berry / Life Orb
Ability: Technician
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Superpower / Force Palm
- Double-Edge / Return
- Seed Bomb
- Thunder Punch

Physical Sweeper Breloom (Technician)

Breloom is a pretty decent Physical Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Breloom from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Breloom's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Technician, Breloom's moves of 60 power or less have 1.5x power. includes struggle.

Superpower is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Breloom's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Force Palm is a physical STAB-boosted 60-base power Fighting-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Seed Bomb is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Grass-type move that deals a mighty amount of damage.
Thunder Punch is a physical 75-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).




Species: Breloom
Item: Toxic Orb
Ability: Poison Heal
Nature: Calm (+SpD, -Atk)
EVs: 236 Hp / 212 SpD / 60 Spe
Moveset:
- Drain Punch
- Seed Bomb
- Bulk Up
- Spore

Breloom Special Wall (Poison Heal Breloom)

Breloom is a spectacular Special Wall. It's goal is to take a hefty amount of hits from special attacks while dealing some decent damage. Toxic Orb will poison Breloom at the end of the turn which will activate Breloom's Poison Heal ability. With Poison Heal, Breloom is healed by 1/8 of its max hp each turn when poisoned; no hp loss. Bulk Up + Drain Punch is fantastic, and having Spore is what sets him apart from things like Conkeldurr. Thanks to its typing, not only resists the edgequake combo, but he resists electric attacks plaguing my team.

Drain Punch is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Fighting-type move (Breloom recovers 50% of the damage dealt).
Seed Bomb is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Grass-type move that deals a great amount of damage.
Bulk Up is a status move (raises your Breloom's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Spore is a status move (causes the target to fall asleep).




Species: Breloom
Item: Focus Sash
Ability: Poison Heal
Nature: Jolly (+Spe, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Stone Edge
- Drain Punch
- Spore
- Swords Dance

Breloom Physical Sweeper (Breloom Broom)

Breloom is a wonderful Physical Sweeper. It tries to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Breloom from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Poison Heal, Breloom is healed by 1/8 of its max hp each turn when poisoned; no hp loss.

Stone Edge is a physical 100-base power Rock-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Drain Punch is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Fighting-type move (Breloom recovers 50% of the damage dealt).
Spore is a status move (causes the target to fall asleep).
Swords Dance is a status move (raises your Breloom's attack by 2 stages).




Species: Breloom
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Technician
Nature: Jolly (+Spe, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Bullet Seed
- Mach Punch
- Spore
- Swords Dance

Breloom Physical Sweeper (Swordsdance Technician)

Breloom is a wonderful Physical Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Breloom's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Technician, Breloom's moves of 60 power or less have 1.5x power. includes struggle.

Bullet Seed is a physical STAB-boosted 25-base power Grass-type move (hits 2-5 times in one turn).
Mach Punch is a physical STAB-boosted priority-increased 40-base power Fighting-type move (usually goes first).
Spore is a status move (causes the target to fall asleep).
Swords Dance is a status move (raises your Breloom's attack by 2 stages).




Species: Breloom
Item: Toxic Orb
Ability: Poison Heal
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 12 Hp / 252 Atk / 244 Spe
Moveset:
- Seed Bomb
- Facade / Focus Punch
- Substitute
- Spore

Breloom Physical Sweeper (Poison Me)

Breloom is an outstanding Physical Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Toxic Orb will poison Breloom at the end of the turn which will activate Breloom's Poison Heal ability. With Poison Heal, Breloom is healed by 1/8 of its max hp each turn when poisoned; no hp loss. Facade's damage doubles when the user has a status affliction. Combine that with Poison Heal to seriously give Breloom a sweet boost.

Seed Bomb is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Grass-type move that deals a considerable amount of damage.
Facade is a physical 70-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if Breloom is burn/poison/paralyzed).
Focus Punch is a physical STAB-boosted 150-base power Fighting-type move (fails if your Breloom takes damage before it hits).
Substitute is a status move (Breloom takes 1/4 its max hp to put in a substitute).
Spore is a status move (causes the target to fall asleep).




Species: Breloom
Item: Toxic Orb
Ability: Poison Heal
Nature: Naive (+Spe, -SpD)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Focus Punch
- Substitute
- Spore
- Swords Dance

Breloom Physical Sweeper (Swords Punch)

Breloom is a phenomenal Physical Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Toxic Orb will poison Breloom at the end of the turn which will activate Breloom's Poison Heal ability. With Poison Heal, Breloom is healed by 1/8 of its max hp each turn when poisoned; no hp loss.

Focus Punch is a physical STAB-boosted 150-base power Fighting-type move (fails if your Breloom takes damage before it hits).
Substitute is a status move (Breloom takes 1/4 its max hp to put in a substitute).
Spore is a status move (causes the target to fall asleep).
Swords Dance is a status move (raises your Breloom's attack by 2 stages).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Breloom? These builds have been optimized for Black/White Double Battles. They have movesets and EVs specifically calibrated to generally work best versus multiple Pokemon at once as well as helping to support other team members and allys in the Black/White generation metagame.


Common team mates for Breloom in Pokemon Black/White:

ScizorSkarmoryVolcaronaGyaradosThundurus-TherianTentacruelScraftyForretressHonchkrowAzelfSeismitoadKingdra


Species: Breloom
Item: Coba Berry / Life Orb
Ability: Technician
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Superpower / Force Palm
- Rock Slide
- Double-Edge
- Seed Bomb

Doubles Physical Sweeper Breloom (Technician)

Breloom is a remarkable Physical Sweeper. It was designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Breloom from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Breloom's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Technician, Breloom's moves of 60 power or less have 1.5x power. includes struggle.

Superpower is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Breloom's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Force Palm is a physical STAB-boosted 60-base power Fighting-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Seed Bomb is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Grass-type move that deals a considerable amount of damage.



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Breloom learn? Here is the list of moves this Pokemon can learn in this selected generation.
Sort and organize the learnset by move type, category, accuracy, and power. Bolded moves will gain the same-type attack bonus (STAB) if this Pokemon uses them.


Cat
Type
Movename
Damage
Accuracy
PP
Effect
Absorb
20
100%
25
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Energy Ball
80
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Focus Blast
120
70%
5
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Giga Drain
75
100%
10
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Grass Knot
--
100%
20
More power the heavier the target.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Mega Drain
40
100%
15
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Mud-Slap
20
100%
10
100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Sludge Bomb
90
100%
10
30% chance to poison the target.
Snore
40
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Solar Beam
120
100%
10
Charges turn 1. Hits turn 2. No charge in sunlight.
Vacuum Wave
40
100%
30
Usually goes first.
Venoshock
65
100%
10
Power doubles if the target is poisoned.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Brick Break
75
100%
15
Destroys screens, unless the target is immune.
Bullet Seed
25
100%
30
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Counter
--
100%
20
If hit by physical attack, returns double damage.
Cut
50
95%
30
No additional effect.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil.
Drain Punch
75
100%
10
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Dynamic Punch
100
50%
5
100% chance to confuse the target.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
False Swipe
40
100%
40
Always leaves the target with at least 1 HP.
Fling
--
100%
10
Flings the user's item at the target. Power varies.
Focus Punch
150
100%
20
Fails if the user takes damage before it hits.
Force Palm
60
100%
10
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Fury Cutter
20
95%
20
Power doubles with each hit, up to 160.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Headbutt
70
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Iron Tail
100
75%
15
30% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Low Sweep
60
100%
20
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Mach Punch
40
100%
30
Usually goes first.
Mega Kick
120
75%
5
No additional effect.
Mega Punch
80
85%
20
No additional effect.
Natural Gift
--
100%
15
Power and type depends on the user's Berry.
Retaliate
70
100%
5
Power doubles if an ally fainted last turn.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Rock Slide
75
90%
10
30% chance to flinch the foe(s).
Rock Smash
40
100%
15
50% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Rock Tomb
50
80%
10
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Secret Power
70
100%
20
Effect varies with terrain. (30% chance acc -1)
Seed Bomb
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Seismic Toss
--
100%
20
Does damage equal to the user's level.
Sky Uppercut
85
90%
15
Can hit Pokemon using Bounce, Fly, or Sky Drop.
Stone Edge
100
80%
5
High critical hit ratio.
Strength
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Superpower
120
100%
5
Lowers the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Tackle
50
100%
35
No additional effect.
Thunder Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Wake-Up Slap
60
100%
10
Power doubles if target is asleep, and wakes it.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Bulk Up
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Captivate
--
100%
20
Lowers the foe(s) Sp. Atk by 2 if opposite gender.
Charm
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Attack by 2.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Fake Tears
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Sp. Def by 2.
Flash
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Growth
--
--
40
Raises user's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1; 2 in Sun.
Helping Hand
--
--
20
One adjacent ally's move power is 1.5x this turn.
Leech Seed
--
90%
10
1/8 of target's HP is restored to user every turn.
Mimic
--
--
10
The last move the target used replaces this one.
Mind Reader
--
--
5
User's next move will not miss the target.
Poison Powder
--
75%
35
Poisons the target.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Refresh
--
--
20
User cures its burn, poison, or paralysis.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Safeguard
--
--
25
For 5 turns, protects user's party from status.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Snatch
--
--
10
User steals certain support moves to use itself.
Spore
--
100%
15
Causes the target to fall asleep.
Stun Spore
--
75%
30
Paralyzes the target.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a substitute.
Sunny Day
--
--
5
For 5 turns, intense sunlight powers Fire moves.
Swagger
--
90%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Swords Dance
--
--
30
Raises the user's Attack by 2.
Synthesis
--
--
5
Heals the user by a weather-dependent amount.
Toxic
--
90%
10
Badly poisons the target.
Work Up
--
--
30
Raises the user's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1.
Worry Seed
--
100%
10
The target's Ability becomes Insomnia.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Breloom can perform in Black/White. Not every combo going to be game-changing, but some can be pretty fun to play with. Sometimes these can be easily overlooked or forgotten, hence why we find and list them here. Discover what items, abilities, and moves this Pokemon can use in combination with each other to gain a strategic advantage in competitive battles.


Competitive BW Move and Ability Combos for Breloom

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