Competitive Information for Camerupt [Diamond/Pearl]

Competitive Pokemon Diamond/Pearl Movesets and Strategies for Camerupt camerupt
Base Stats for Camerupt

Fire / Ground

Abilities:
Magma ArmorMagma Armor: This Pokemon cannot be frozen. Gaining this Ability while frozen cures it.
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Solid RockSolid Rock: This Pokemon receives 3/4 damage from supereffective attacks.


Evolutions / Family:
Numel
Camerupt

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Camerupt? 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.


Camerupt is a sensational Fire and Ground-typed Pokemon. It's super common to see Camerupt show up as a Diamond/Pearl opponent. Camerupt's only type-related weaknesses are Ground and Water.


Species: Camerupt
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Magma Armor
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Earthquake
- Double-Edge / Return
- Iron Head
- Rock Slide

Physical Sweeper Camerupt (Magma Armor)

Camerupt is an outstanding Physical Sweeper. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Camerupt from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Camerupt's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Magma Armor, Camerupt cannot be frozen. gaining this ability while frozen cures it.

Earthquake is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. power doubles on dig).
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).
Iron Head is a physical 80-base power Steel-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).




Species: Camerupt
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Magma Armor
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Eruption / Overheat
- Earth Power
- Flash Cannon
- Hyper Beam

Special Sweeper Camerupt (Magma Armor)

Camerupt is an interesting Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Camerupt from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Camerupt's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Magma Armor, Camerupt cannot be frozen. gaining this ability while frozen cures it.

Eruption is a special STAB-boosted 150-base power Fire-type move (less power as Camerupt's hp decreases).
Overheat is a special STAB-boosted 140-base power Fire-type move (lowers your Camerupt's special attack by 2 stages).
Earth Power is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Ground-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Flash Cannon is a special 80-base power Steel-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Hyper Beam is a special 150-base power Normal-type move (Camerupt cannot move next turn).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Camerupt? 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: Camerupt
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Magma Armor
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Earthquake
- Rock Slide
- Double-Edge / Return
- Iron Head

Doubles Physical Sweeper Camerupt (Magma Armor)

Camerupt is an extraordinary Physical Sweeper. It's purpose is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Camerupt from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Camerupt's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Magma Armor, Camerupt cannot be frozen. gaining this ability while frozen cures it.

Earthquake is a physical STAB-boosted 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).
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).
Iron Head is a physical 80-base power Steel-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).




Species: Camerupt
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Magma Armor
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Eruption / Heat Wave
- Earth Power
- Flash Cannon
- Hyper Beam

Doubles Special Sweeper Camerupt (Magma Armor)

Camerupt is a wonderful Special Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Camerupt from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Camerupt's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Magma Armor, Camerupt cannot be frozen. gaining this ability while frozen cures it.

Eruption is a special STAB-boosted 150-base power Fire-type move (less power as Camerupt's hp decreases).
Heat Wave is a special STAB-boosted 100-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the foes).
Earth Power is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Ground-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Flash Cannon is a special 80-base power Steel-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Hyper Beam is a special 150-base power Normal-type move (Camerupt cannot move next turn).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Camerupt 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
Ancient Power
60
100%
5
10% chance to raise all stats by 1 (not acc/eva).
Earth Power
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Ember
40
100%
25
10% chance to burn the target.
Eruption
150
100%
5
Less power as user's HP decreases. Hits foe(s).
Fire Blast
120
85%
5
10% chance to burn the target.
Flamethrower
95
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Flash Cannon
80
100%
10
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.
Lava Plume
80
100%
15
30% chance to burn adjacent Pokemon.
Mud Bomb
65
85%
10
30% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
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.
Spit Up
--
100%
10
More power with more uses of Stockpile.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Dig
80
100%
10
Digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 1/3 recoil.
Earthquake
100
100%
10
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Power doubles on Dig.
Explosion
500
100%
5
Hits adjacent Pokemon. The user faints.
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.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Headbutt
70
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Iron Head
80
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Magnitude
--
100%
30
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Power varies; 2x on Dig.
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% paralysis chance)
Self-Destruct
400
100%
5
Hits adjacent Pokemon. The user faints.
Stomp
65
100%
20
30% chance to flinch the target.
Stone Edge
100
80%
5
High critical hit ratio.
Strength
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Tackle
35
95%
35
No additional effect.
Take Down
90
85%
20
Has 1/4 recoil.
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.
Charm
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Attack by 2.
Defense Curl
--
--
40
Raises the user's Defense by 1.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Focus Energy
--
--
30
Raises the user's critical hit ratio by 2.
Growl
--
100%
40
Lowers the foe(s) Attack by 1.
Howl
--
--
40
Raises the user's Attack by 1.
Mimic
--
--
10
The last move the target used replaces this one.
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.
Rock Polish
--
--
20
Raises the user's Speed by 2.
Sandstorm
--
--
10
For 5 turns, a sandstorm rages.
Scary Face
--
90%
10
Lowers the target's Speed by 2.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Stealth Rock
--
--
20
Hurts foes on switch-in. Factors Rock weakness.
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.
Sunny Day
--
--
5
For 5 turns, intense sunlight powers Fire moves.
Swagger
--
90%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Swallow
--
--
10
Heals the user based on uses of Stockpile.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.
Will-O-Wisp
--
75%
15
Burns the target.
Yawn
--
--
10
Puts the target to sleep after 1 turn.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Camerupt 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 Camerupt

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