Competitive Information for Blaziken [Diamond/Pearl]

Competitive Pokemon Diamond/Pearl Movesets and Strategies for Blaziken blaziken
Base Stats for Blaziken

Fire / Fighting

Abilities:
BlazeBlaze: At 1/3 or less of its max HP, this Pokemon's Fire-type attacks have 1.5x power.


Evolutions / Family:
Torchic
Combusken
Blaziken

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Blaziken? 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.


Common team mates for Blaziken in Pokemon Diamond/Pearl:

ElectivireAzelfMiloticDugtrioAbsolAlakazamTangrowthJolteonYanmegaAmbipomNidokingRotom


Blaziken is a stupendous Fire and Fighting-typed Pokemon. Blaziken are common Pokemon to see in the DP metagame. Blaziken is weak to Flying, Ground, Psychic, and Water-typed attacks.


Species: Blaziken
Item: Wide Lens / Choice Scarf
Ability: Blaze
Nature: Jolly (+Spe, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Stone Edge
- Blaze Kick / Flare Blitz
- Sky Uppercut / Superpower
- Agility

Physical Sweeper Blaziken (Analytic)

Blaziken is a decent Physical Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Choice Scarf will increase Blaziken's speed by 1.5x but will lock you into the first move you pick. Wide Lens will help improve the accuracy of Blaziken's moves. With Blaze, at 1/3 or less of its max hp Blaziken's fire-type attacks have 1.5x power.

Stone Edge is a physical 100-base power Rock-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Blaze Kick is a physical STAB-boosted 85-base power Fire-type move (high critical hit ratio. 10% chance to burn).
Flare Blitz is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fire-type move (has 1/3 recoil. 10% chance to burn. thaws Blaziken).
Sky Uppercut is a physical STAB-boosted 85-base power Fighting-type move (can hit pokemon using bounce or fly).
Superpower is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Blaziken's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Agility is a status move (raises your Blaziken's speed by 2 stages).




Species: Blaziken
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Blaze
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Flare Blitz
- Superpower
- Double-Edge
- Brave Bird

Physical Sweeper Blaziken (Blaze)

Blaziken is a notable Physical Sweeper. This moveset is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Blaziken from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Blaze, at 1/3 or less of its max hp Blaziken's fire-type attacks have 1.5x power.

Flare Blitz is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fire-type move (has 1/3 recoil. 10% chance to burn. thaws Blaziken).
Superpower is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Blaziken's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 1/3 recoil).
Brave Bird is a physical 120-base power Flying-type move (has 1/3 recoil).




Species: Blaziken
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Blaze
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Overheat / Flamethrower
- Hyper Beam
- Solar Beam
- Vacuum Wave

Special Sweeper Blaziken (Blaze)

Blaziken is an interesting Special Sweeper. It's meant to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Blaziken from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Blaze, at 1/3 or less of its max hp Blaziken's fire-type attacks have 1.5x power.

Overheat is a special STAB-boosted 140-base power Fire-type move (lowers your Blaziken's special attack by 2 stages).
Flamethrower is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Hyper Beam is a special 150-base power Normal-type move (Blaziken cannot move next turn).
Solar Beam is a special 120-base power Grass-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2. no charge in sunlight).
Vacuum Wave is a special STAB-boosted priority-increased 40-base power Fighting-type move (usually goes first).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Blaziken? 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.


Common team mates for Blaziken in Pokemon Diamond/Pearl:

ElectivireAzelfMiloticDugtrioAbsolAlakazamTangrowthJolteonYanmegaAmbipomNidokingRotom


Species: Blaziken
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Blaze
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Superpower
- Flare Blitz
- Earthquake
- Rock Slide

Doubles Physical Sweeper Blaziken (Blaze)

Blaziken is pretty popular Physical Sweeper. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Blaziken from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Blaze, at 1/3 or less of its max hp Blaziken's fire-type attacks have 1.5x power.

Superpower is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Blaziken's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Flare Blitz is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fire-type move (has 1/3 recoil. 10% chance to burn. thaws Blaziken).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. power doubles on dig).
Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).




Species: Blaziken
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Blaze
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Heat Wave / Overheat
- Hyper Beam
- Solar Beam
- Vacuum Wave

Doubles Special Sweeper Blaziken (Blaze)

Blaziken is an extraordinary Special Sweeper. The purpose of this moveset is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Blaziken from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Blaze, at 1/3 or less of its max hp Blaziken's fire-type attacks have 1.5x power.

Heat Wave is a special STAB-boosted 100-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the foes).
Overheat is a special STAB-boosted 140-base power Fire-type move (lowers your Blaziken's special attack by 2 stages).
Hyper Beam is a special 150-base power Normal-type move (Blaziken cannot move next turn).
Solar Beam is a special 120-base power Grass-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2. no charge in sunlight).
Vacuum Wave is a special STAB-boosted priority-increased 40-base power Fighting-type move (usually goes first).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Blaziken 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
Blast Burn
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Ember
40
100%
25
10% chance to burn the target.
Fire Blast
120
85%
5
10% chance to burn the target.
Fire Spin
15
70%
15
Traps and damages the target for 2-5 turns.
Flamethrower
95
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Focus Blast
120
70%
5
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Heat Wave
100
90%
10
10% chance to burn the foe(s).
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Mud-Slap
20
100%
10
100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Overheat
140
90%
5
Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
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.
Swift
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy. Hits foes.
Vacuum Wave
40
100%
30
Usually goes first.
Aerial Ace
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Blaze Kick
85
90%
10
High critical hit ratio. 10% chance to burn.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Bounce
85
85%
5
Bounces turn 1. Hits turn 2. 30% paralyze.
Brave Bird
120
100%
15
Has 1/3 recoil.
Brick Break
75
100%
15
Destroys screens, even if the target is immune.
Counter
--
100%
20
If hit by physical attack, returns double damage.
Crush Claw
75
95%
10
50% 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.
Double Kick
30
100%
30
Hits 2 times in one turn.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 1/3 recoil.
Dynamic Punch
100
50%
5
100% chance to confuse the target.
Earthquake
100
100%
10
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Power doubles on Dig.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Feint
50
100%
10
Breaks protection. Fails if target is not protecting.
Fire Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Flare Blitz
120
100%
15
Has 1/3 recoil. 10% chance to burn. Thaws user.
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.
Fury Cutter
10
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.
Knock Off
20
100%
20
Target's item is lost and it cannot obtain another.
Last Resort
130
100%
5
Fails unless each known move has been used.
Low Kick
--
100%
20
More power the heavier the target.
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.
Night Slash
70
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Peck
35
100%
35
No additional effect.
Poison Jab
80
100%
20
30% chance to poison the target.
Quick Attack
40
100%
30
Usually goes first.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Reversal
--
100%
15
More power the less HP the user has left.
Rock Climb
90
85%
20
20% chance to confuse the target.
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.
Scratch
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
Secret Power
70
100%
20
Effect varies with terrain. (30% paralysis chance)
Seismic Toss
--
100%
20
Does damage equal to the user's level.
Shadow Claw
70
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Sky Uppercut
85
90%
15
Can hit Pokemon using Bounce or Fly.
Slash
70
100%
20
High critical hit ratio.
Smelling Salts
60
100%
10
Power doubles if target is paralyzed, and cures it.
Stone Edge
100
80%
5
High critical hit ratio.
Strength
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Superpower
120
100%
5
Lowers the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Thunder Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Agility
--
--
30
Raises the user's Speed by 2.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Baton Pass
--
--
40
User switches, passing stat changes and more.
Bulk Up
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Captivate
--
100%
20
Lowers the foe(s) Sp. Atk by 2 if opposite gender.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Feather Dance
--
100%
15
Lowers the target's Attack by 2.
Focus Energy
--
--
30
Raises the user's critical hit ratio by 2.
Growl
--
100%
40
Lowers the foe(s) Attack by 1.
Helping Hand
--
--
20
One adjacent ally's move power is 1.5x this turn.
Mimic
--
--
10
The last move the target used replaces this one.
Mirror Move
--
--
20
User uses the target's last used move against it.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Roar
--
100%
20
Forces the target to switch to a random ally.
Role Play
--
--
10
User replaces its Ability with the target's.
Sand Attack
--
100%
15
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
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.
Swords Dance
--
--
30
Raises the user's Attack by 2.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.
Will-O-Wisp
--
75%
15
Burns the target.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Blaziken 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 Blaziken

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