Competitive Information for Regirock [Diamond/Pearl]

Competitive Pokemon Diamond/Pearl Movesets and Strategies for Regirock regirock
Base Stats for Regirock

Rock

Abilities:
Clear BodyClear Body: Prevents other Pokemon from lowering this Pokemon's stat stages.


Evolutions / Family:
Regirock

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Regirock? 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 Regirock in Pokemon Diamond/Pearl:

MagnezoneFlygonGyaradosSkuntankBronzongSpiritombRegisteel


Regirock is a phenomenal Rock-typed Pokemon. It's a pretty regular sight to see Regirock out in the 4th generation battlefield. Regirock is weak to Fighting, Grass, Ground, Steel, and Water-typed attacks.


Species: Regirock
Item: Custap Berry
Ability: Clear Body
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 248 Hp / 116 Atk / 40 Def / 104 Spe
Moveset:
- Explosion
- Earthquake
- Stone Edge
- Counter

Physical Tank Regirock (Analytic)

Regirock is a legendary Physical Tank. It tries to take a considerable amount of physical hits while dealing some decent damage. With Clear Body, prevents other pokemon from lowering Regirock's stat stages.

Explosion is a physical 500-base power Normal-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. your Regirock faints).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. power doubles on dig).
Stone Edge is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Rock-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Counter is a physical 0-base power Fighting-type move (if hit by physical attack, returns double damage).




Species: Regirock
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Clear Body
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Double-Edge / Return
- Superpower
- Rock Slide
- Earthquake

Physical Sweeper Regirock (Clear Body)

Regirock is a legendary Physical Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. With Clear Body, prevents other pokemon from lowering Regirock's stat stages.

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).
Superpower is a physical 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Regirock's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Rock Slide is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. power doubles on dig).




Species: Regirock
Item: Weakness Policy
Ability: Clear Body
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Stone Edge
- Drain Punch / Facade
- Rock Polish / Superpower
- Earthquake

Regirock Physical Sweeper (Bigmanboy)

Regirock is a legendary Physical Sweeper. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Weakness Policy activates if Regirock is hit by a super effective move. The Weakness Policy is consumed and its Attack and Special Attack are increased by two stages each. With Clear Body, prevents other pokemon from lowering Regirock's stat stages. Come in on a physical opponent, tank a hammer arm or bullet punch or ANY physical move, gain weakness policy, Rock Polish that turn, and clean house.Facade's damage doubles when the user has a status affliction.

Stone Edge is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Rock-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Drain Punch is a physical 60-base power Fighting-type move (Regirock recovers 50% of the damage dealt).
Facade is a physical 70-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if Regirock is burn/poison/paralyzed).
Rock Polish is a status move (raises your Regirock's speed by 2 stages).
Superpower is a physical 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Regirock's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. power doubles on dig).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Regirock? 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 Regirock in Pokemon Diamond/Pearl:

MagnezoneFlygonGyaradosSkuntankBronzongSpiritombRegisteel


Species: Regirock
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Clear Body
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Rock Slide
- Earthquake
- Double-Edge
- Superpower

Doubles Physical Sweeper Regirock (Clear Body)

Regirock is a legendary Physical Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. With Clear Body, prevents other pokemon from lowering Regirock's stat stages.

Rock Slide is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
Earthquake is a physical 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).
Superpower is a physical 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Regirock's attack and defense by 1 stage).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Regirock 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).
Charge Beam
50
90%
10
70% chance to raise the user's Sp. Atk by 1.
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.
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.
Zap Cannon
120
50%
5
100% chance to paralyze the target.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Brick Break
75
100%
15
Destroys screens, even if the target is immune.
Counter
--
100%
20
If hit by physical attack, returns double damage.
Dig
80
100%
10
Digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 1/3 recoil.
Drain Punch
60
100%
5
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Dynamic Punch
100
50%
5
100% chance to confuse the target.
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.
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.
Hammer Arm
100
90%
10
Lowers the user's Speed by 1.
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.
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.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
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 Throw
50
90%
15
No additional effect.
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)
Seismic Toss
--
100%
20
Does damage equal to the user's level.
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.
Superpower
120
100%
5
Lowers the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Thunder Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Block
--
--
5
Prevents the target from switching out.
Curse
--
--
10
Curses if Ghost, else -1 Spe, +1 Atk, +1 Def.
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.
Gravity
--
--
5
For 5 turns, negates all Ground immunities.
Iron Defense
--
--
15
Raises the user's Defense by 2.
Lock-On
--
--
5
User's next move will not miss the target.
Mimic
--
--
10
The last move the target used replaces this one.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Psych Up
--
--
10
Copies the target's current stat stages.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Rock Polish
--
--
20
Raises the user's Speed by 2.
Safeguard
--
--
25
For 5 turns, protects user's party from status.
Sandstorm
--
--
10
For 5 turns, a sandstorm rages.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Stealth Rock
--
--
20
Hurts foes on switch-in. Factors Rock weakness.
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 Regirock 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 Regirock

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