Competitive Information for Quagsire [Black/White]

Competitive Pokemon Black/White Movesets and Strategies for Quagsire quagsire
Base Stats for Quagsire

Water / Ground

Abilities:
DampDamp: Prevents Explosion/Self-Destruct/Aftermath while this Pokemon is active.
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Water AbsorbWater Absorb: This Pokemon heals 1/4 of its max HP when hit by Water moves; Water immunity.
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UnawareUnaware: This Pokemon ignores other Pokemon's stat stages when taking or doing damage.


Evolutions / Family:
Wooper
Quagsire

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Quagsire? 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 Quagsire in Pokemon Black/White:

ChanseyFerrothornPolitoedTentacruelDragoniteLatiasBlisseySpiritomb


Quagsire is a phenomenal Water and Ground-typed Pokemon. It's pretty standard to see Quagsire show up as a Black/White opponent. Quagsire's only type-related weakness is Grass.


Species: Quagsire
Item: Leftovers
Ability: Unaware
Nature: Relaxed (+Def, -Spe)
EVs: 248 Hp / 252 Def / 8 SpD
Moveset:
- Earthquake
- Scald
- Recover
- Toxic

Physical Wall Quagsire (Analytic)

Quagsire is an extraordinary Physical Wall. It is meant to take a good amount of physical hits while dealing some decent damage. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Quagsire last longer regaining it's stamina every turn. With Unaware, Quagsire ignores other pokemon's stat stages when taking or doing damage.

Earthquake is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).
Scald is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Water-type move (30% chance to burn the target).
Recover is a status move (heals your Quagsire by 50% of its max hp).
Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).




Species: Quagsire
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Water Absorb
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Earthquake / Bulldoze
- Aqua Tail / Waterfall
- Double-Edge / Return
- Brick Break

Physical Sweeper Quagsire (Water Absorb)

Quagsire is a sensational Physical Sweeper. It's meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Quagsire from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Quagsire's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Water Absorb, Quagsire heals 1/4 of its max hp when hit by water moves; water immunity.

Earthquake is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).
Bulldoze is a physical STAB-boosted 60-base power Ground-type move (100% chance lower adjacent pkmn speed by 1 stage).
Aqua Tail is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Water-type move that deals a decent amount of damage.
Waterfall is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Water-type move (20% chance to flinch 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).
Brick Break is a physical 75-base power Fighting-type move (destroys screens, unless the target is immune).




Species: Quagsire
Item: Leftovers
Ability: Unaware
Nature: Careful (+SpD, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Hp / 252 SpD / 4 Spe
Moveset:
- After You
- Hail
- Curse
- Amnesia

Quagsire Special Wall (Duhsire)

Quagsire is a phenomenal Special Wall. It's primary goal is to take a hefty amount of hits from special attacks while dealing some decent damage. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Quagsire last longer regaining it's it's health points every turn. With Unaware, Quagsire ignores other pokemon's stat stages when taking or doing damage.

After You is a status move (the target makes its move right after your Quagsire).
Hail is a status move (for 5 turns, hail crashes down).
Curse is a status move (curses if ghost, else -1 spe, +1 atk, +1 def).
Amnesia is a status move (raises your Quagsire's special defense by 2 stages).

Note: This moveset is considered Taunt bait! It is highly recommended you typically have atleast one move that does actual damage!




Species: Quagsire
Item: Rocky Helmet
Ability: Unaware
Nature: Relaxed (+Def, -Spe)
EVs: 248 Hp / 252 Def / 8 SpD
Moveset:
- Yawn
- Curse
- Recover
- Earthquake

Quagsire Physical Wall (Like A Sire)

Quagsire is a phenomenal Physical Wall. It's purpose is to take a decent amount of physical hits while dealing some decent damage. With Unaware, Quagsire ignores other pokemon's stat stages when taking or doing damage.

Yawn is a status move (puts the target to sleep after 1 turn).
Curse is a status move (curses if ghost, else -1 spe, +1 atk, +1 def).
Recover is a status move (heals your Quagsire by 50% of its max hp).
Earthquake is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).




Species: Quagsire
Item: Leftovers
Ability: Unaware
Nature: Sassy (+SpD, -Spe)
EVs: 252 Hp / 4 Def / 252 SpD
Moveset:
- Scald
- Recover
- Toxic
- Earthquake

Quagsire Special Wall (Quag Defense)

Quagsire is a notable Special Wall. It's meant to take a considerable amount of hits from special attacks while dealing some decent damage. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Quagsire last longer regaining it's it's life every turn. With Unaware, Quagsire ignores other pokemon's stat stages when taking or doing damage.

Scald is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Water-type move (30% chance to burn the target).
Recover is a status move (heals your Quagsire by 50% of its max hp).
Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
Earthquake is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Quagsire? 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 Quagsire in Pokemon Black/White:

ChanseyFerrothornPolitoedTentacruelDragoniteLatiasBlisseySpiritomb


Species: Quagsire
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Water Absorb
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Earthquake / Bulldoze
- Rock Slide
- Aqua Tail
- Double-Edge

Doubles Physical Sweeper Quagsire (Water Absorb)

Quagsire is an outstanding Physical Sweeper. It's meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Quagsire from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Quagsire's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Water Absorb, Quagsire heals 1/4 of its max hp when hit by water moves; water immunity.

Earthquake is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).
Bulldoze is a physical STAB-boosted 60-base power Ground-type move (100% chance lower adjacent pkmn speed by 1 stage).
Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
Aqua Tail is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Water-type move that deals a substantial amount of damage.
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Quagsire 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
Acid Spray
40
100%
20
100% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 2.
Ancient Power
60
100%
5
10% chance to raise all stats by 1 (not acc/eva).
Blizzard
120
70%
5
10% chance to freeze foe(s). Can't miss in hail.
Earth Power
90
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.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Ice Beam
95
100%
10
10% chance to freeze the target.
Icy Wind
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the foe(s) Speed by 1.
Mud Bomb
65
85%
10
30% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Mud Shot
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Mud-Slap
20
100%
10
100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Muddy Water
95
85%
10
30% chance to lower the foe(s) accuracy by 1.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Scald
80
100%
15
30% chance to burn the target.
Sludge Bomb
90
100%
10
30% chance to poison the target.
Sludge Wave
95
100%
10
10% chance to poison adjacent Pokemon.
Snore
40
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Spit Up
--
100%
10
More power with more uses of Stockpile.
Surf
95
100%
15
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dive.
Water Gun
40
100%
25
No additional effect.
Water Pulse
60
100%
20
20% chance to confuse the target.
Whirlpool
35
85%
15
Traps and damages the target for 4-5 turns.
Aqua Tail
90
90%
10
No additional effect.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Brick Break
75
100%
15
Destroys screens, unless the target is immune.
Bulldoze
60
100%
20
100% chance lower adjacent Pkmn Speed by 1.
Counter
--
100%
20
If hit by physical attack, returns double damage.
Dig
80
100%
10
Digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Dive
80
100%
10
Dives underwater turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Double Kick
30
100%
30
Hits 2 times in one turn.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil.
Dynamic Punch
100
50%
5
100% chance to confuse the target.
Earthquake
100
100%
10
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dig.
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.
Focus Punch
150
100%
20
Fails if the user takes damage before it hits.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Headbutt
70
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Ice Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to freeze the target.
Iron Tail
100
75%
15
30% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
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.
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.
Rollout
30
90%
20
Power doubles with each hit. Repeats for 5 turns.
Secret Power
70
100%
20
Effect varies with terrain. (30% chance acc -1)
Seismic Toss
--
100%
20
Does damage equal to the user's level.
Slam
80
75%
20
No additional effect.
Stone Edge
100
80%
5
High critical hit ratio.
Strength
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Thief
40
100%
10
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
Waterfall
80
100%
15
20% chance to flinch the target.
After You
--
--
15
The target makes its move right after the user.
Amnesia
--
--
20
Raises the user's Sp. Def by 2.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Captivate
--
100%
20
Lowers the foe(s) Sp. Atk by 2 if opposite gender.
Curse
--
--
10
Curses if Ghost, else -1 Spe, +1 Atk, +1 Def.
Defense Curl
--
--
40
Raises the user's Defense by 1.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Encore
--
100%
5
Target repeats its last move for its next 3 turns.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Flash
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Hail
--
--
10
For 5 turns, hail crashes down.
Haze
--
--
30
Eliminates all stat changes.
Mimic
--
--
10
The last move the target used replaces this one.
Mist
--
--
30
For 5 turns, protects user's party from stat drops.
Mud Sport
--
--
15
Weakens Electric-type attacks to 1/3 their power.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rain Dance
--
--
5
For 5 turns, heavy rain powers Water moves.
Recover
--
--
10
Heals the user by 50% of its max HP.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Safeguard
--
--
25
For 5 turns, protects user's party from status.
Sandstorm
--
--
10
For 5 turns, a sandstorm rages.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Stockpile
--
--
20
Raises user's Defense, Sp. Def by 1. Max 3 uses.
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.
Swallow
--
--
10
Heals the user based on uses of Stockpile.
Tail Whip
--
100%
30
Lowers the foe(s) Defense by 1.
Toxic
--
90%
10
Badly poisons the target.
Yawn
--
--
10
Puts the target to sleep after 1 turn.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Quagsire 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 Quagsire

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