Competitive Information for Exeggcute [Diamond/Pearl]

Competitive Pokemon Diamond/Pearl Movesets and Strategies for Exeggcute exeggcute
Base Stats for Exeggcute

Grass / Psychic

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


Evolutions / Family:
Exeggcute
Exeggutor

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Exeggcute? 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.


Exeggcute is a decent Grass and Psychic-typed Pokemon. Exeggcute is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Exeggcute is weak to Bug, Dark, Fire, Flying, Ghost, Ice, and Poison-typed attacks.


Species: Exeggcute
Item: Eviolite / Life Orb
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Storm / Energy Ball
- Psychic / Confusion
- Sludge Bomb
- Ancient Power

Special Sweeper Exeggcute (Chlorophyll)

Exeggcute is a wonderful Special Sweeper. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Exeggcute is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield without an Eviolite. 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 Exeggcute from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Exeggcute'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 Exeggcute's speed is doubled.

Leaf Storm is a special STAB-boosted 140-base power Grass-type move (lowers your Exeggcute's special attack by 2 stages).
Energy Ball is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Grass-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Psychic is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Confusion is a special STAB-boosted 50-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to confuse the target).
Sludge Bomb is a special 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Ancient Power is a special 60-base power Rock-type move (10% chance to raise all stats by 1 stage (not acc/eva)).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Exeggcute? 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: Exeggcute
Item: Eviolite / Life Orb
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Storm / Energy Ball
- Psychic / Confusion
- Sludge Bomb
- Ancient Power

Doubles Special Sweeper Exeggcute (Chlorophyll)

Exeggcute is an interesting Special Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Exeggcute is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield until Eviolite was attached to it. 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 Exeggcute from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Exeggcute'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 Exeggcute's speed is doubled.

Leaf Storm is a special STAB-boosted 140-base power Grass-type move (lowers your Exeggcute's special attack by 2 stages).
Energy Ball is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Grass-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Psychic is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Confusion is a special STAB-boosted 50-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to confuse the target).
Sludge Bomb is a special 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Ancient Power is a special 60-base power Rock-type move (10% chance to raise all stats by 1 stage (not acc/eva)).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Exeggcute 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).
Confusion
50
100%
25
10% chance to confuse the target.
Dream Eater
100
100%
15
User gains 1/2 HP inflicted. Sleeping target only.
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.
Leaf Storm
140
90%
5
Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Psychic
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
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.
Barrage
15
85%
20
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Bullet Seed
10
100%
30
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 1/3 recoil.
Explosion
500
100%
5
Hits adjacent Pokemon. The user faints.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Natural Gift
--
100%
15
Power and type depends on the user's Berry.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
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)
Seed Bomb
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Self-Destruct
400
100%
5
Hits adjacent Pokemon. The user faints.
Strength
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Thief
40
100%
10
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
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.
Curse
--
--
10
Curses if Ghost, else -1 Spe, +1 Atk, +1 Def.
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.
Gravity
--
--
5
For 5 turns, negates all Ground immunities.
Hypnosis
--
60%
20
Causes the target to fall asleep.
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.
Light Screen
--
--
30
For 5 turns, special damage to allies is halved.
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.
Nature Power
--
--
20
Attack changes based on terrain. (Tri Attack)
Nightmare
--
100%
15
A sleeping target is hurt by 1/4 max HP per turn.
Poison Powder
--
75%
35
Poisons the target.
Power Swap
--
--
10
Swaps Attack and Sp. Atk stat stages with target.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Psych Up
--
--
10
Copies the target's current stat stages.
Reflect
--
--
20
For 5 turns, physical damage to allies is halved.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Skill Swap
--
--
10
The user and the target trade Abilities.
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.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.
Trick Room
--
--
5
Goes last. For 5 turns, turn order is reversed.
Wish
--
--
10
Next turn, heals 50% of the recipient's max HP.
Worry Seed
--
100%
10
The target's Ability becomes Insomnia.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Exeggcute 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 Exeggcute

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