Competitive Information for Bellossom [Diamond/Pearl]

Competitive Pokemon Diamond/Pearl Movesets and Strategies for Bellossom bellossom
Base Stats for Bellossom

Grass

Abilities:
ChlorophyllChlorophyll: If Sunny Day is active, this Pokemon's Speed is doubled.


Evolutions / Family:
Oddish
Gloom
Bellossom
Vileplume

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 Bellossom? 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.


Bellossom is pretty popular Grass-typed Pokemon. It's a almost common sight to see Bellossom out in the 4th generation battlefield. Bellossom is weak to Bug, Fire, Flying, Ice, and Poison-typed attacks.


Species: Bellossom
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Blade / Seed Bomb
- Double-Edge / Return
- Drain Punch
- Fling

Physical Sweeper Bellossom (Chlorophyll)

Bellossom is a notable Physical Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Bellossom's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Bellossom's speed is doubled.

Leaf Blade is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Seed Bomb is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Grass-type move that deals a large amount of damage.
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 1/3 recoil).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Drain Punch is a physical 60-base power Fighting-type move (Bellossom recovers 50% of the damage dealt).
Fling is a physical 0-base power Dark-type move (flings your Bellossom's item at the target. power varies).




Species: Bellossom
Item: Life Orb / White Herb
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Storm / Petal Dance
- Sludge Bomb / Acid
- Hyper Beam / Snore
- Moonlight

Special Sweeper Bellossom (Chlorophyll)

Bellossom is an outstanding Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Life Orb boosts the power of Bellossom's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Bellossom's speed is doubled.

Leaf Storm is a special STAB-boosted 140-base power Grass-type move (lowers your Bellossom's special attack by 2 stages).
Petal Dance is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Bellossom afterwards).
Sludge Bomb is a special 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Acid is a special 40-base power Poison-type move (10% chance to lower the foes special defense by 1 stage).
Hyper Beam is a special 150-base power Normal-type move (Bellossom cannot move next turn).
Snore is a special 40-base power Normal-type move (Bellossom must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target).
Moonlight is a status move (heals your Bellossom by a weather-dependent amount).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Bellossom? 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: Bellossom
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Razor Leaf / Leaf Blade
- Double-Edge / Return
- Drain Punch
- Fling

Doubles Physical Sweeper Bellossom (Chlorophyll)

Bellossom is an astounding Physical Sweeper. It was designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Bellossom's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Bellossom's speed is doubled.

Razor Leaf is a physical STAB-boosted 55-base power Grass-type move (high critical hit ratio. hits adjacent foes).
Leaf Blade is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 1/3 recoil).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Drain Punch is a physical 60-base power Fighting-type move (Bellossom recovers 50% of the damage dealt).
Fling is a physical 0-base power Dark-type move (flings your Bellossom's item at the target. power varies).




Species: Bellossom
Item: Life Orb / White Herb
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Storm / Petal Dance
- Sludge Bomb / Acid
- Hyper Beam / Snore
- Moonlight

Doubles Special Sweeper Bellossom (Chlorophyll)

Bellossom is a sensational Special Sweeper. It's purpose is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Life Orb boosts the power of Bellossom's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Bellossom's speed is doubled.

Leaf Storm is a special STAB-boosted 140-base power Grass-type move (lowers your Bellossom's special attack by 2 stages).
Petal Dance is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Bellossom afterwards).
Sludge Bomb is a special 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Acid is a special 40-base power Poison-type move (10% chance to lower the foes special defense by 1 stage).
Hyper Beam is a special 150-base power Normal-type move (Bellossom cannot move next turn).
Snore is a special 40-base power Normal-type move (Bellossom must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target).
Moonlight is a status move (heals your Bellossom by a weather-dependent amount).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Bellossom 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
Absorb
20
100%
25
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Acid
40
100%
30
10% chance to lower the foe(s) Sp. Def by 1.
Energy Ball
80
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Giga Drain
60
100%
10
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Grass Knot
--
100%
20
More power the heavier the target.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Leaf Storm
140
90%
5
Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Magical Leaf
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Mega Drain
40
100%
15
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Petal Dance
90
100%
20
Lasts 2-3 turns. Confuses the user afterwards.
Sludge Bomb
90
100%
10
30% chance to poison the target.
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
50
100%
10
Lasts 3-6 turns. Active Pokemon cannot sleep.
Bullet Seed
10
100%
30
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Cut
50
95%
30
No additional effect.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 1/3 recoil.
Drain Punch
60
100%
5
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Flail
--
100%
15
More power the less HP the user has left.
Fling
--
100%
10
Flings the user's item at the target. Power varies.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Leaf Blade
90
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Natural Gift
--
100%
15
Power and type depends on the user's Berry.
Razor Leaf
55
95%
25
High critical hit ratio. Hits adjacent foes.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Secret Power
70
100%
20
Effect varies with terrain. (30% paralysis chance)
Seed Bomb
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
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.
Charm
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Attack by 2.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Flash
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Gastro Acid
--
100%
10
Nullifies the target's Ability.
Ingrain
--
--
20
Traps/grounds user; heals 1/16 max HP per turn.
Leech Seed
--
90%
10
1/8 of target's HP is restored to user every turn.
Lucky Chant
--
--
30
For 5 turns, shields user's party from critical hits.
Mimic
--
--
10
The last move the target used replaces this one.
Moonlight
--
--
5
Heals the user by a weather-dependent amount.
Poison Powder
--
75%
35
Poisons the target.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Safeguard
--
--
25
For 5 turns, protects user's party from status.
Sleep Powder
--
75%
15
Causes the target to fall asleep.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Stun Spore
--
75%
30
Paralyzes the target.
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.
Sweet Scent
--
100%
20
Lowers the foe(s) evasiveness by 1.
Swords Dance
--
--
30
Raises the user's Attack by 2.
Synthesis
--
--
5
Heals the user by a weather-dependent amount.
Teeter Dance
--
100%
20
Confuses adjacent Pokemon.
Tickle
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Attack and Defense by 1.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.
Worry Seed
--
100%
10
The target's Ability becomes Insomnia.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Bellossom 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 Bellossom

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