Competitive Information for Pansage [Black/White]

Competitive Pokemon Black/White Movesets and Strategies for Pansage pansage
Base Stats for Pansage

Grass

Abilities:
OvergrowOvergrow: At 1/3 or less of its max HP, this Pokemon's attacking stat is 1.5x with Grass attacks.
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GluttonyGluttony: When this Pokemon has 1/2 or less of its maximum HP, it uses certain Berries early.


Evolutions / Family:
Pansage
Simisage

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Pansage? 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.


Pansage is a spectacular Grass-typed Pokemon. Pansage is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Pansage is weak to Bug, Fire, Flying, Ice, and Poison-typed attacks.


Species: Pansage
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Overgrow
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Seed Bomb
- Return / Facade
- Crunch
- Shadow Claw

Physical Sweeper Pansage (Overgrow)

Pansage is a phenomenal Physical Sweeper. It is meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Pansage from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Pansage's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Overgrow, at 1/3 or less of its max hp Pansage's attacking stat is 1.5x with grass attacks. Facade's damage doubles when the user has a status affliction.

Seed Bomb is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Grass-type move that deals a good amount of damage.
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 Pansage is burn/poison/paralyzed).
Crunch is a physical 80-base power Dark-type move (20% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).
Shadow Claw is a physical 70-base power Ghost-type move (high critical hit ratio).




Species: Pansage
Item: Life Orb / White Herb
Ability: Overgrow
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Storm / Energy Ball
- Round / Snore
- Synthesis
- Protect

Special Sweeper Pansage (Overgrow)

Pansage is an extraordinary Special Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Pansage from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Pansage's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Overgrow, at 1/3 or less of its max hp Pansage's attacking stat is 1.5x with grass attacks.

Leaf Storm is a special STAB-boosted 140-base power Grass-type move (lowers your Pansage's special attack by 2 stages).
Energy Ball is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Grass-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Round is a special 60-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if others used round this turn).
Snore is a special 40-base power Normal-type move (Pansage must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target).
Synthesis is a status move (heals your Pansage by a weather-dependent amount).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Pansage this turn).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Pansage? 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: Pansage
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Overgrow
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Seed Bomb
- Return / Facade
- Crunch
- Shadow Claw

Doubles Physical Sweeper Pansage (Overgrow)

Pansage is a fabulous Physical Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Pansage from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Pansage's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Overgrow, at 1/3 or less of its max hp Pansage's attacking stat is 1.5x with grass attacks. Facade's damage doubles when the user has a status affliction.

Seed Bomb is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Grass-type move that deals a mighty amount of damage.
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 Pansage is burn/poison/paralyzed).
Crunch is a physical 80-base power Dark-type move (20% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).
Shadow Claw is a physical 70-base power Ghost-type move (high critical hit ratio).




Species: Pansage
Item: Life Orb / White Herb
Ability: Overgrow
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Storm / Energy Ball
- Round / Snore
- Synthesis
- Protect

Doubles Special Sweeper Pansage (Overgrow)

Pansage is an astounding Special Sweeper. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Pansage from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Pansage's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Overgrow, at 1/3 or less of its max hp Pansage's attacking stat is 1.5x with grass attacks.

Leaf Storm is a special STAB-boosted 140-base power Grass-type move (lowers your Pansage's special attack by 2 stages).
Energy Ball is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Grass-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Round is a special 60-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if others used round this turn).
Snore is a special 40-base power Normal-type move (Pansage must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target).
Synthesis is a status move (heals your Pansage by a weather-dependent amount).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Pansage this turn).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Pansage 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
Energy Ball
80
100%
10
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.
Leaf Storm
140
90%
5
Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Magical Leaf
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
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.
Uproar
90
100%
10
Lasts 3 turns. Active Pokemon cannot fall asleep.
Acrobatics
55
100%
15
Power doubles if the user has no held item.
Astonish
30
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Bite
60
100%
25
30% chance to flinch the target.
Bullet Seed
25
100%
30
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Covet
60
100%
40
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
Crunch
80
100%
15
20% 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.
Endeavor
--
100%
5
Lowers the target's HP to the user's HP.
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.
Fury Swipes
18
80%
15
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Gunk Shot
120
70%
5
30% chance to poison the target.
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.
Lick
20
100%
30
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Low Kick
--
100%
20
More power the heavier the target.
Low Sweep
60
100%
20
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Natural Gift
--
100%
15
Power and type depends on the user's Berry.
Payback
50
100%
10
Power doubles if the user moves after the target.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
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.
Seed Bomb
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Shadow Claw
70
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Thief
40
100%
10
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
Vine Whip
35
100%
15
No additional effect.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Flash
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Grass Whistle
--
55%
15
Causes the target to fall asleep.
Helping Hand
--
--
20
One adjacent ally's move power is 1.5x this turn.
Hone Claws
--
--
15
Raises the user's Attack and accuracy by 1.
Leech Seed
--
90%
10
1/8 of target's HP is restored to user every turn.
Leer
--
100%
30
Lowers the foe(s) Defense by 1.
Nasty Plot
--
--
20
Raises the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Recycle
--
--
10
Restores the item the user last used.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Role Play
--
--
10
User replaces its Ability with the target's.
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.
Sunny Day
--
--
5
For 5 turns, intense sunlight powers Fire moves.
Swagger
--
90%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Synthesis
--
--
5
Heals the user by a weather-dependent amount.
Taunt
--
100%
20
Target can't use status moves its next 3 turns.
Tickle
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Attack and Defense by 1.
Torment
--
100%
15
Target can't select the same move twice in a row.
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 Pansage 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 Pansage

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