Competitive Information for Beldum [Diamond/Pearl]

Competitive Pokemon Diamond/Pearl Movesets and Strategies for Beldum beldum
Base Stats for Beldum

Steel / Psychic

Abilities:
Clear BodyClear Body: Prevents other Pokemon from lowering this Pokemon's stat stages.


Evolutions / Family:
Beldum
Metang
Metagross

Weakness Chart for Steel/Psychic-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
Grass
  
  
0.5x
  
  
2x
0.5x
  
0.5x
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
2x
0.5x
0.5x
0x
0.25x
0.5x
0.5x
  
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Beldum? These builds have been optimized for Pokemon competing in Diamond/Pearl 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 Diamond/Pearl generation metagame.


Beldum is a remarkable Steel and Psychic-typed Pokemon. Beldum is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Beldum's only type-related weaknesses are Fire and Ground.


Species: Beldum
Item: Eviolite / Life Orb
Ability: Clear Body
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Iron Head
- Zen Headbutt
- Headbutt
- Iron Defense

Physical Sweeper Beldum (Clear Body)

Beldum is pretty popular Physical Sweeper. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Beldum is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield until Eviolte was added to the mix. If Eviolite is held by a Pokémon that is not fully evolved, it will raises the Defense and Special Defense of that Pokemon by 50%. Focus Sash helps protect Beldum from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Clear Body, prevents other pokemon from lowering Beldum's stat stages.

Iron Head is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Steel-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Zen Headbutt is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Psychic-type move (20% chance to flinch the target).
Headbutt is a physical 70-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Iron Defense is a status move (raises your Beldum's defense by 2 stages).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Beldum? These builds have been optimized for Diamond/Pearl 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 Diamond/Pearl generation metagame.


Species: Beldum
Item: Eviolite / Life Orb
Ability: Clear Body
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Iron Head
- Zen Headbutt
- Headbutt
- Iron Defense

Doubles Physical Sweeper Beldum (Clear Body)

Beldum is an awesome Physical Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Beldum is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield until Eviolte was added to the mix. If Eviolite is held by a Pokémon that is not fully evolved, it will raises the Defense and Special Defense of that Pokemon by 50%. Focus Sash helps protect Beldum from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Clear Body, prevents other pokemon from lowering Beldum's stat stages.

Iron Head is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Steel-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Zen Headbutt is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Psychic-type move (20% chance to flinch the target).
Headbutt is a physical 70-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Iron Defense is a status move (raises your Beldum's defense by 2 stages).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Beldum 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
Headbutt
70
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Iron Head
80
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Take Down
90
85%
20
Has 1/4 recoil.
Zen Headbutt
80
90%
15
20% chance to flinch the target.
Iron Defense
--
--
15
Raises the user's Defense by 2.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Beldum can perform in Diamond/Pearl. 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 DP Move and Ability Combos for Beldum

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