Competitive Information for Regigigas [Diamond/Pearl]

Competitive Pokemon Diamond/Pearl Movesets and Strategies for Regigigas regigigas
Base Stats for Regigigas

Normal

Abilities:
Slow StartSlow Start: On switch-in, this Pokemon's Attack and Speed are halved for 5 turns.


Evolutions / Family:
Regigigas

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Regigigas? 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.


Regigigas is a decent Normal-typed Pokemon. Regigigas are common Pokemon to see in the DP metagame. Regigigas's only type-related weakness is Fighting.


Species: Regigigas
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Slow Start
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
Nature: Jolly (+Spe, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Return / Strength
- Superpower
- Earthquake
- Iron Head

Physical Sweeper Regigigas

Regigigas is a legendary Physical Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. With Slow Start, on switch-in Regigigas's attack and speed are halved for 5 turns.

Return is a physical STAB-boosted 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Strength is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Normal-type move that deals a good amount of damage.
Superpower is a physical 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Regigigas's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. power doubles on dig).
Iron Head is a physical 80-base power Steel-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).




Species: Regigigas
Item: Leftovers
Ability: Slow Start
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Hp / 252 Atk / 4 SpD
Moveset:
- Drain Punch
- Substitute
- Confuse Ray
- Fire Punch

Regigigas Physical Tank (The Royal Giant)

Regigigas is a legendary Physical Tank. It's purpose is to take a substantial amount of physical hits while dealing some decent damage. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Regigigas last longer regaining it's health points every turn. With Slow Start, on switch-in Regigigas's attack and speed are halved for 5 turns.

Drain Punch is a physical 60-base power Fighting-type move (Regigigas recovers 50% of the damage dealt).
Substitute is a status move (Regigigas takes 1/4 its max hp to put in a substitute).
Confuse Ray is a status move (confuses the target).
Fire Punch is a physical 75-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Regigigas? 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: Regigigas
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Slow Start
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
Nature: Jolly (+Spe, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Return
- Earthquake
- Rock Slide
- Superpower

Doubles Physical Sweeper Regigigas

Regigigas is a legendary Physical Sweeper. This moveset is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. With Slow Start, on switch-in Regigigas's attack and speed are halved for 5 turns.

Return is a physical STAB-boosted 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
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).
Superpower is a physical 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Regigigas's attack and defense by 1 stage).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Regigigas 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.
Focus Blast
120
70%
5
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Icy Wind
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the foe(s) Speed by 1.
Mud-Slap
20
100%
10
100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Shock Wave
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Snore
40
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Thunder
120
70%
10
30% chance to paralyze. Can't miss in rain.
Thunderbolt
95
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Aerial Ace
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Avalanche
60
100%
10
Power doubles if user is damaged by the target.
Brick Break
75
100%
15
Destroys screens, even if the target is immune.
Crush Grip
--
100%
5
More power the more HP the target has left.
Dizzy Punch
70
100%
10
20% chance to confuse the target.
Drain Punch
60
100%
5
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Earthquake
100
100%
10
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Power doubles on Dig.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Fire Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
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.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Headbutt
70
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Ice Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to freeze the target.
Iron Head
80
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Knock Off
20
100%
20
Target's item is lost and it cannot obtain another.
Mega Punch
80
85%
20
No additional effect.
Natural Gift
--
100%
15
Power and type depends on the user's Berry.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Revenge
60
100%
10
Power doubles if user is damaged by the target.
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.
Secret Power
70
100%
20
Effect varies with terrain. (30% paralysis chance)
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.
Superpower
120
100%
5
Lowers the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Thunder Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Zen Headbutt
80
90%
15
20% chance to flinch the target.
Block
--
--
5
Prevents the target from switching out.
Confuse Ray
--
100%
10
Confuses the target.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Foresight
--
--
40
Fighting, Normal hit Ghost. Evasiveness ignored.
Gravity
--
--
5
For 5 turns, negates all Ground immunities.
Psych Up
--
--
10
Copies the target's current stat stages.
Rain Dance
--
--
5
For 5 turns, heavy rain powers Water moves.
Rock Polish
--
--
20
Raises the user's Speed by 2.
Safeguard
--
--
25
For 5 turns, protects user's party from status.
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.
Thunder Wave
--
100%
20
Paralyzes the target.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Regigigas 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 Regigigas

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