Competitive Information for Emolga [Black/White]

Competitive Pokemon Black/White Movesets and Strategies for Emolga emolga
Base Stats for Emolga

Electric / Flying

Abilities:
StaticStatic: 30% chance a Pokemon making contact with this Pokemon will be paralyzed.
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Motor DriveMotor Drive: This Pokemon's Speed is raised 1 stage if hit by an Electric move; Electric immunity.


Evolutions / Family:
Emolga

Weakness Chart for Electric/Flying-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
Grass
0.5x
  
  
  
0.5x
  
0.5x
  
0.5x
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
0x
2x
  
  
  
2x
0.5x
  
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Emolga? 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.


Emolga is a decent Electric and Flying-typed Pokemon. Emolga are common Pokemon to see in the BW metagame. Emolga's only type-related weaknesses are Ice and Rock.


Species: Emolga
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Motor Drive
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Wild Charge / Spark
- Return / Facade
- Acrobatics
- U-turn

Physical Sweeper Emolga (Motor Drive)

Emolga is a decent Physical Sweeper. It's purpose is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Emolga from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Motor Drive, Emolga's speed is raised 1 stage if hit by an electric move; electric immunity. Facade's damage doubles when the user has a status affliction.

Wild Charge is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Electric-type move (has 1/4 recoil).
Spark is a physical STAB-boosted 65-base power Electric-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Facade is a physical 70-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if Emolga is burn/poison/paralyzed).
Acrobatics is a physical STAB-boosted 55-base power Flying-type move (power doubles if your Emolga has no held item).
U-turn is a physical 70-base power Bug-type move (Emolga switches out after damaging the target).




Species: Emolga
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Motor Drive
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Thunderbolt / Discharge
- Air Slash
- Signal Beam
- Round

Special Sweeper Emolga (Motor Drive)

Emolga is a marvelous Special Sweeper. It's meant to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Emolga from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Motor Drive, Emolga's speed is raised 1 stage if hit by an electric move; electric immunity.

Thunderbolt is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).
Discharge is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Electric-type move (30% chance to paralyze adjacent pokemon).
Air Slash is a special STAB-boosted 75-base power Flying-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Signal Beam is a special 75-base power Bug-type move (10% chance to confuse the target).
Round is a special 60-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if others used round this turn).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Emolga? 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: Emolga
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Motor Drive
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Wild Charge / Spark
- Return / Facade
- Acrobatics
- U-turn

Doubles Physical Sweeper Emolga (Motor Drive)

Emolga is a pretty decent Physical Sweeper. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Emolga from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Motor Drive, Emolga's speed is raised 1 stage if hit by an electric move; electric immunity. Facade's damage doubles when the user has a status affliction.

Wild Charge is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Electric-type move (has 1/4 recoil).
Spark is a physical STAB-boosted 65-base power Electric-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Facade is a physical 70-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if Emolga is burn/poison/paralyzed).
Acrobatics is a physical STAB-boosted 55-base power Flying-type move (power doubles if your Emolga has no held item).
U-turn is a physical 70-base power Bug-type move (Emolga switches out after damaging the target).




Species: Emolga
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Motor Drive
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Discharge / Thunderbolt
- Air Slash
- Signal Beam
- Round

Doubles Special Sweeper Emolga (Motor Drive)

Emolga is an awesome Special Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Emolga from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Motor Drive, Emolga's speed is raised 1 stage if hit by an electric move; electric immunity.

Discharge is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Electric-type move (30% chance to paralyze adjacent pokemon).
Thunderbolt is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).
Air Slash is a special STAB-boosted 75-base power Flying-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Signal Beam is a special 75-base power Bug-type move (10% chance to confuse the target).
Round is a special 60-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if others used round this turn).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Emolga 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
Air Slash
75
95%
20
30% chance to flinch the target.
Charge Beam
50
90%
10
70% chance to raise the user's Sp. Atk by 1.
Discharge
80
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze adjacent Pokemon.
Electro Ball
--
100%
10
More power the faster the user is than the target.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Shock Wave
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Signal Beam
75
100%
15
10% chance to confuse the target.
Snore
40
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Thunder
120
70%
10
30% chance to paralyze. Can't miss in rain.
Thunder Shock
40
100%
30
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Thunderbolt
95
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Volt Switch
70
100%
20
User switches out after damaging the target.
Acrobatics
55
100%
15
Power doubles if the user has no held item.
Aerial Ace
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Astonish
30
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Covet
60
100%
40
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
Cut
50
95%
30
No additional effect.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Fling
--
100%
10
Flings the user's item at the target. Power varies.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Iron Tail
100
75%
15
30% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Knock Off
20
100%
20
Removes the target's held item.
Last Resort
140
100%
5
Fails unless each known move has been used.
Pursuit
40
100%
20
Power doubles if a foe is switching out.
Quick Attack
40
100%
30
Usually goes first.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Spark
65
100%
20
30% chance to paralyze the target.
U-turn
70
100%
20
User switches out after damaging the target.
Wild Charge
90
100%
15
Has 1/4 recoil.
Agility
--
--
30
Raises the user's Speed by 2.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Baton Pass
--
--
40
User switches, passing stat changes and more.
Charge
--
--
20
+1 SpD, user's Electric move next turn 2x power.
Charm
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Attack by 2.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Encore
--
100%
5
Target repeats its last move for its next 3 turns.
Flash
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Helping Hand
--
--
20
One adjacent ally's move power is 1.5x this turn.
Light Screen
--
--
30
For 5 turns, special damage to allies is halved.
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.
Roost
--
--
10
Heals 50% HP. Flying-type removed 'til turn ends.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a substitute.
Swagger
--
90%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Tail Whip
--
100%
30
Lowers the foe(s) Defense by 1.
Tailwind
--
--
30
For 4 turns, allies' Speed is doubled.
Taunt
--
100%
20
Target can't use status moves its next 3 turns.
Thunder Wave
--
100%
20
Paralyzes the target.
Tickle
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Attack and Defense by 1.
Toxic
--
90%
10
Badly poisons the target.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Emolga 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 Emolga

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