Competitive Information for Walrein [Black/White]

Competitive Pokemon Black/White Movesets and Strategies for Walrein walrein
Base Stats for Walrein

Ice / Water

Abilities:
Thick FatThick Fat: Fire/Ice-type moves against this Pokemon deal damage with a halved attacking stat.
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ObliviousOblivious: This Pokemon cannot be infatuated. Gaining this Ability while infatuated cures it.
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Ice BodyIce Body: If Hail is active, this Pokemon heals 1/16 of its max HP each turn; immunity to Hail.


Evolutions / Family:
Spheal
Sealeo
Walrein

Weakness Chart for Ice/Water-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
Grass
  
  
  
2x
2x
  
  
  
2x
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
  
0.25x
  
  
  
2x
  
0.5x
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x


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Movesets for Singles


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

AbomasnowLandorus-TherianStarmieJirachiLatiasHeatranExcadrillMamoswineFroslassGlaceonWeavileMachamp


Walrein is a pretty decent Ice and Water-typed Pokemon. It's a pretty usual sight to see Walrein out in the 5th generation battlefield. Walrein is weak to Electric, Fighting, Grass, and Rock-typed attacks.


Species: Walrein
Item: Leftovers
Ability: Thick Fat
Nature: Calm (+SpD, -Atk)
EVs: 248 Hp / 8 Def / 252 SpD
Moveset:
- Ice Beam
- Surf
- Protect / Substitute
- Toxic

Special Wall Walrein (Analytic)

Walrein is an awesome Special Wall. It's designed to take a hefty amount of hits from special attacks while dealing some decent damage. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Walrein last longer regaining it's life every turn. With Thick Fat, fire/ice-type moves against Walrein deal damage with a halved attacking stat.

Ice Beam is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Surf is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Water-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. double damage on dive).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Walrein this turn).
Substitute is a status move (Walrein takes 1/4 its max hp to put in a substitute).
Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).




Species: Walrein
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Ice Body
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Aqua Tail / Waterfall
- Double-Edge / Return
- Earthquake
- Ice Fang

Physical Sweeper Walrein (Ice Body)

Walrein is an extraordinary Physical Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. With Ice Body, if hail is active Walrein heals 1/16 of its max hp each turn; immunity to hail.

Aqua Tail is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Water-type move that deals a mighty 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).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).
Ice Fang is a physical STAB-boosted 65-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze. 10% chance to flinch).




Species: Walrein
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Ice Body
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Surf / Brine
- Ice Beam / Aurora Beam
- Signal Beam
- Hyper Beam

Special Sweeper Walrein (Ice Body)

Walrein is a decent Special Sweeper. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. With Ice Body, if hail is active Walrein heals 1/16 of its max hp each turn; immunity to hail.

Surf is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Water-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. double damage on dive).
Brine is a special STAB-boosted 65-base power Water-type move (power doubles if the target's hp is 50% or less).
Ice Beam is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Aurora Beam is a special STAB-boosted 65-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to lower the target's attack by 1 stage).
Signal Beam is a special 75-base power Bug-type move (10% chance to confuse the target).
Hyper Beam is a special 150-base power Normal-type move (Walrein cannot move next turn).




Species: Walrein
Item: Chesto Berry
Ability: Thick Fat
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 252 Hp / 252 SpA / 4 Spe
Moveset:
- Snore
- Rest
- Ice Beam
- Surf

Walrein Special Tank (Beast Walrus)

Walrein is an outstanding Special Tank. It's meant to take a large amount of hits from special attacks while dealing some decent damage. With Thick Fat, fire/ice-type moves against Walrein deal damage with a halved attacking stat. Very strong with high Hp but it lacks the Speed. Surf and Ice Beam are good for it to attack with hitting Flying, Dragon, Ground, Rock, Grass, and Fire with Super effective-ness. The next 2 moves are for it's recovery. If your Walrein gets low on Hp, Rest. The Chesto Berry will wake you up, that way you can continue to fight. If this happens again, you will be forced to use that last move. Snore them while your sleeping that way you can still cause them some pain, even if it's a little.

Snore is a special 40-base power Normal-type move (Walrein must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target).
Rest is a status move (Walrein sleeps 2 turns and restores hp and status).
Ice Beam is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Surf is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Water-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. double damage on dive).




Species: Walrein
Item: Rock Gem
Ability: Ice Body
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Hail
- Rollout / Return
- Rock Slide / Earthquake
- Defense Curl

Walrein Physical Sweeper (Just Another Dewgong Clone)

Walrein is a stupendous Physical Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. With Ice Body, if hail is active Walrein heals 1/16 of its max hp each turn; immunity to hail.

Hail is a status move (for 5 turns, hail crashes down).
Rollout is a physical 30-base power Rock-type move (power doubles with each hit. repeats for 5 turns).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).
Defense Curl is a status move (raises your Walrein's defense by 1 stage).



Movesets for Doubles


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

AbomasnowLandorus-TherianStarmieJirachiLatiasHeatranExcadrillMamoswineFroslassGlaceonWeavileMachamp


Species: Walrein
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Ice Body
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Earthquake
- Rock Slide
- Aqua Tail
- Double-Edge

Doubles Physical Sweeper Walrein (Ice Body)

Walrein is an interesting Physical Sweeper. It's designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. With Ice Body, if hail is active Walrein heals 1/16 of its max hp each turn; immunity to hail.

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).
Aqua Tail is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Water-type move that deals a good amount of damage.
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).




Species: Walrein
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Ice Body
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Surf / Brine
- Icy Wind / Ice Beam
- Signal Beam
- Hyper Beam

Doubles Special Sweeper Walrein (Ice Body)

Walrein is a fabulous Special Sweeper. It attempts to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. With Ice Body, if hail is active Walrein heals 1/16 of its max hp each turn; immunity to hail.

Surf is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Water-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. double damage on dive).
Brine is a special STAB-boosted 65-base power Water-type move (power doubles if the target's hp is 50% or less).
Icy Wind is a special STAB-boosted 55-base power Ice-type move (100% chance to lower the foes speed by 1 stage).
Ice Beam is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Signal Beam is a special 75-base power Bug-type move (10% chance to confuse the target).
Hyper Beam is a special 150-base power Normal-type move (Walrein cannot move next turn).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Walrein 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
Aurora Beam
65
100%
20
10% chance to lower the target's Attack by 1.
Blizzard
120
70%
5
10% chance to freeze foe(s). Can't miss in hail.
Brine
65
100%
10
Power doubles if the target's HP is 50% or less.
Echoed Voice
40
100%
15
Power increases when used on consecutive turns.
Frost Breath
40
90%
10
Always results in a critical hit.
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-Slap
20
100%
10
100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Powder Snow
40
100%
25
10% chance to freeze the foe(s).
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Sheer Cold
--
30%
5
OHKOs the target. Fails if user is a lower level.
Signal Beam
75
100%
15
10% chance to confuse the target.
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.
Avalanche
60
100%
10
Power doubles if user is damaged by the target.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Bulldoze
60
100%
20
100% chance lower adjacent Pkmn Speed by 1.
Crunch
80
100%
15
20% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Dive
80
100%
10
Dives underwater turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil.
Earthquake
100
100%
10
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dig.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Fissure
--
30%
5
OHKOs the target. Fails if user is a lower level.
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.
Ice Ball
30
90%
20
Power doubles with each hit. Repeats for 5 turns.
Ice Fang
65
95%
15
10% chance to freeze. 10% chance to flinch.
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.
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)
Strength
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Super Fang
--
90%
10
Does damage equal to 1/2 target's current HP.
Waterfall
80
100%
15
20% chance to flinch the target.
Aqua Ring
--
--
20
User recovers 1/16 max HP per turn.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Block
--
--
5
Prevents the target from switching out.
Captivate
--
100%
20
Lowers the foe(s) Sp. Atk by 2 if opposite gender.
Charm
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Attack by 2.
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.
Growl
--
100%
40
Lowers the foe(s) Attack by 1.
Hail
--
--
10
For 5 turns, hail crashes down.
Mimic
--
--
10
The last move the target used replaces this one.
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.
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.
Toxic
--
90%
10
Badly poisons the target.
Water Sport
--
--
15
Weakens Fire-type attacks to 1/3 their power.
Yawn
--
--
10
Puts the target to sleep after 1 turn.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Walrein 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 Walrein

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