Competitive Information for Druddigon [Black/White]

Competitive Pokemon Black/White Movesets and Strategies for Druddigon druddigon
Base Stats for Druddigon

Dragon

Abilities:
Rough SkinRough Skin: Pokemon making contact with this Pokemon lose 1/8 of their max HP.
,
Mold BreakerMold Breaker: This Pokemon's moves and their effects ignore the Abilities of other Pokemon.
,
Sheer ForceSheer Force: This Pokemon's attacks with secondary effects have 1.3x power; nullifies the effects.


Evolutions / Family:
Druddigon

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Druddigon? 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.


Druddigon is popular Dragon-typed Pokemon. It's not-uncommon to find yourself dealing with Druddigon when battling in the 5th generation meta. Druddigon's only type-related weaknesses are Dragon and Ice.


Species: Druddigon
Item: Life Orb / White Herb
Ability: Mold Breaker
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Outrage / Dragon Claw
- Superpower
- Return
- Earthquake

Physical Sweeper Druddigon (Mold Breaker)

Druddigon is an awesome Physical Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Druddigon's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Mold Breaker, Druddigon's moves and their effects ignore the abilities of other pokemon.

Outrage is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Dragon-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Druddigon afterwards).
Dragon Claw is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Dragon-type move that deals a great amount of damage.
Superpower is a physical 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Druddigon's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).




Species: Druddigon
Item: Leftovers
Ability: Rough Skin
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 29 Hp / 243 Atk / 238 Spe
Moveset:
- Dragon Tail
- Stealth Rock
- Thunder Fang
- Rock Slide

Druddigon Physical Sweeper (Gon With The Wind)

Druddigon is a phenomenal Physical Sweeper. It's meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Druddigon last longer regaining it's health every turn. With Rough Skin, pokemon making contact with Druddigon lose 1/8 of their max hp.

Dragon Tail is a physical STAB-boosted 60-base power Dragon-type move (forces the target to switch to a random ally).
Stealth Rock is a status move (hurts foes on switch-in. factors rock weakness).
Thunder Fang is a physical 65-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze. 10% chance to flinch).
Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Druddigon? 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.


Species: Druddigon
Item: Life Orb / White Herb
Ability: Mold Breaker
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Outrage
- Earthquake
- Rock Slide
- Superpower

Doubles Physical Sweeper Druddigon (Mold Breaker)

Druddigon is a fabulous Physical Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Druddigon's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Mold Breaker, Druddigon's moves and their effects ignore the abilities of other pokemon.

Outrage is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Dragon-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Druddigon afterwards).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).
Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
Superpower is a physical 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Druddigon's attack and defense by 1 stage).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Druddigon 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
Charge Beam
50
90%
10
70% chance to raise the user's Sp. Atk by 1.
Dark Pulse
80
100%
15
20% chance to flinch the target.
Draco Meteor
140
90%
5
Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Dragon Pulse
90
100%
10
No additional effect.
Dragon Rage
--
100%
10
Deals 40 HP of damage to the target.
Flamethrower
95
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Flash Cannon
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.
Heat Wave
100
90%
10
10% chance to burn the foe(s).
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Incinerate
30
100%
15
Destroys the foe(s) Berry.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Sludge Bomb
90
100%
10
30% chance to poison the target.
Snarl
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the foe(s) Sp. Atk by 1.
Snore
40
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Surf
95
100%
15
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dive.
Aerial Ace
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Aqua Tail
90
90%
10
No additional effect.
Bite
60
100%
25
30% chance to flinch the target.
Bulldoze
60
100%
20
100% chance lower adjacent Pkmn Speed by 1.
Chip Away
70
100%
20
Ignores the target's stat stage changes.
Crunch
80
100%
15
20% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Crush Claw
75
95%
10
50% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Cut
50
95%
30
No additional effect.
Dig
80
100%
10
Digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Dragon Claw
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Dragon Tail
60
90%
10
Forces the target to switch to a random ally.
Earthquake
100
100%
10
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dig.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Feint Attack
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Fire Fang
65
95%
15
10% chance to burn. 10% chance to flinch.
Fire Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Fling
--
100%
10
Flings the user's item at the target. Power varies.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Gunk Shot
120
70%
5
30% chance to poison the target.
Iron Head
80
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Iron Tail
100
75%
15
30% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Metal Claw
50
95%
35
10% chance to raise the user's Attack by 1.
Night Slash
70
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Outrage
120
100%
10
Lasts 2-3 turns. Confuses the user afterwards.
Payback
50
100%
10
Power doubles if the user moves after the target.
Poison Tail
50
100%
25
High critical hit ratio. 10% chance to poison.
Pursuit
40
100%
20
Power doubles if a foe is switching out.
Retaliate
70
100%
5
Power doubles if an ally fainted last turn.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Revenge
60
100%
10
Power doubles if user is damaged by the target.
Rock Climb
90
85%
20
20% chance to confuse the target.
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.
Scratch
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
Shadow Claw
70
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Slash
70
100%
20
High critical hit ratio.
Smack Down
50
100%
15
Removes the target's Ground immunity.
Strength
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Sucker Punch
80
100%
5
Usually goes first. Fails if target is not attacking.
Superpower
120
100%
5
Lowers the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Thunder Fang
65
95%
15
10% chance to paralyze. 10% chance to flinch.
Thunder Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Glare
--
90%
30
Paralyzes the target.
Hone Claws
--
--
15
Raises the user's Attack and accuracy by 1.
Leer
--
100%
30
Lowers the foe(s) Defense by 1.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rain Dance
--
--
5
For 5 turns, heavy rain powers Water moves.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Roar
--
100%
20
Forces the target to switch to a random ally.
Scary Face
--
100%
10
Lowers the target's Speed by 2.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Snatch
--
--
10
User steals certain support moves to use itself.
Stealth Rock
--
--
20
Hurts foes on switch-in. Factors Rock weakness.
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.
Taunt
--
100%
20
Target can't use status moves its next 3 turns.
Torment
--
100%
15
Target can't select the same move twice in a row.
Toxic
--
90%
10
Badly poisons the target.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Druddigon 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 Druddigon

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