Competitive Information for Breloom [Ruby/Sapphire]

Competitive Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire Movesets and Strategies for Breloom breloom
Base Stats for Breloom

Grass / Fighting

Abilities:
Effect SporeEffect Spore: 10% chance of poison/paralysis/sleep on others making contact with this Pokemon.


Evolutions / Family:
Shroomish
Breloom

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Breloom? These builds have been optimized for Pokemon competing in Ruby/Sapphire 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 Ruby/Sapphire generation metagame.


Common team mates for Breloom in Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire:

MetagrossZapdosSnorlaxCharizardSwampertHeracrossVaporeonRaikouHoundoomAlakazamBlazikenPlusle


Breloom is pretty popular Grass and Fighting-typed Pokemon. Breloom is a frequent Pokemon to see in Generation 3. Breloom is weak to Fire, Flying, Ice, Poison, and Psychic-typed attacks.


Species: Breloom
Item: Leftovers
Ability: Effect Spore
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 8 Hp / 244 Atk / 72 SpD / 184 Spe
Moveset:
- Focus Punch
- Sky Uppercut
- Mach Punch
- Spore / Stun Spore

Physical Sweeper Breloom (Analytic)

Breloom is a wonderful Physical Sweeper. It's purpose is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Previously before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Breloom last longer regaining it's life every turn. With Effect Spore, 10% chance of poison/paralysis/sleep on others making contact with Breloom.

Focus Punch is a physical STAB-boosted 150-base power Fighting-type move (fails if your Breloom takes damage before it hits).
Sky Uppercut is a physical STAB-boosted 85-base power Fighting-type move (can hit pokemon using bounce or fly).
Mach Punch is a physical STAB-boosted priority-increased 40-base power Fighting-type move (usually goes first).
Spore is a status move (causes the target to fall asleep).
Stun Spore is a status move (paralyzes the target).




Species: Breloom
Item: Coba Berry / Life Orb
Ability: Effect Spore
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Double-Edge / Return
- Sky Uppercut / Brick Break
- Sludge Bomb
- Mud-Slap

Physical Sweeper Breloom (Effect Spore)

Breloom is a marvelous Physical Sweeper. It's designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. In the old days before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Focus Sash helps protect Breloom from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Effect Spore, 10% chance of poison/paralysis/sleep on others making contact with Breloom.

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).
Sky Uppercut is a physical STAB-boosted 85-base power Fighting-type move (can hit pokemon using bounce or fly).
Brick Break is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Fighting-type move (destroys screens, even if the target is immune).
Sludge Bomb is a physical 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Mud-Slap is a physical 20-base power Ground-type move (100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1 stage).




Species: Breloom
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Technician
Nature: Jolly (+Spe, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Bullet Seed
- Mach Punch
- Spore
- Swords Dance

Breloom Physical Sweeper (Swordsdance Technician)

Breloom is a fabulous Physical Sweeper. It's designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power.

Bullet Seed is a special STAB-boosted 10-base power Grass-type move (hits 2-5 times in one turn).
Mach Punch is a physical STAB-boosted priority-increased 40-base power Fighting-type move (usually goes first).
Spore is a status move (causes the target to fall asleep).
Swords Dance is a status move (raises your Breloom's attack by 2 stages).




Species: Breloom
Item: Toxic Orb
Ability: Poison Heal
Nature: Naive (+Spe, -SpD)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Focus Punch
- Substitute
- Spore
- Swords Dance

Breloom Physical Sweeper (Swords Punch)

Breloom is a wonderful Physical Sweeper. It's meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Toxic Orb will poison Breloom at the end of the turn which will activate Breloom's Poison Heal ability.

Focus Punch is a physical STAB-boosted 150-base power Fighting-type move (fails if your Breloom takes damage before it hits).
Substitute is a status move (Breloom takes 1/4 its max hp to put in a substitute).
Spore is a status move (causes the target to fall asleep).
Swords Dance is a status move (raises your Breloom's attack by 2 stages).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Breloom? These builds have been optimized for Ruby/Sapphire 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 Ruby/Sapphire generation metagame.


Common team mates for Breloom in Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire:

MetagrossZapdosSnorlaxCharizardSwampertHeracrossVaporeonRaikouHoundoomAlakazamBlazikenPlusle


Species: Breloom
Item: Coba Berry / Life Orb
Ability: Effect Spore
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Double-Edge / Return
- Sky Uppercut / Brick Break
- Sludge Bomb
- Mud-Slap

Doubles Physical Sweeper Breloom (Effect Spore)

Breloom is a stupendous Physical Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Don't forget back before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Focus Sash helps protect Breloom from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Effect Spore, 10% chance of poison/paralysis/sleep on others making contact with Breloom.

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).
Sky Uppercut is a physical STAB-boosted 85-base power Fighting-type move (can hit pokemon using bounce or fly).
Brick Break is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Fighting-type move (destroys screens, even if the target is immune).
Sludge Bomb is a physical 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Mud-Slap is a physical 20-base power Ground-type move (100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1 stage).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Breloom 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
Absorb
20
100%
20
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Bullet Seed
10
100%
30
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Giga Drain
60
100%
5
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Mega Drain
40
100%
10
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Solar Beam
120
100%
10
Charges turn 1. Hits turn 2. No charge in sunlight.
Thunder Punch
75
100%
15
10% 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.
Cut
50
95%
30
No additional effect.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 1/3 recoil.
Dynamic Punch
100
50%
5
100% chance to confuse the target.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
False Swipe
40
100%
40
Always leaves the target with at least 1 HP.
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.
Headbutt
70
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Iron Tail
100
75%
15
30% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Mach Punch
40
100%
30
Usually goes first.
Mega Kick
120
75%
5
No additional effect.
Mega Punch
80
85%
20
No additional effect.
Mud-Slap
20
100%
10
100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Rock Smash
20
100%
15
50% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Secret Power
70
100%
20
Effect varies with terrain. (30% paralysis chance)
Seismic Toss
--
100%
20
Does damage equal to the user's level.
Sky Uppercut
85
90%
15
Can hit Pokemon using Bounce or Fly.
Sludge Bomb
90
100%
10
30% chance to poison the target.
Snore
40
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Strength
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Tackle
35
95%
35
No additional effect.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Bulk Up
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Charm
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Attack by 2.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Fake Tears
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Sp. Def by 2.
Flash
--
70%
20
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Growth
--
--
40
Raises the user's Sp. Atk by 1.
Helping Hand
--
--
20
One adjacent ally's move power is 1.5x this turn.
Leech Seed
--
90%
10
1/8 of target's HP is restored to user every turn.
Mimic
--
--
10
The last move the target used replaces this one.
Mind Reader
--
--
5
User's next move will not miss the target.
Poison Powder
--
75%
35
Poisons the target.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Refresh
--
--
20
User cures its burn, poison, or paralysis.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Safeguard
--
--
25
For 5 turns, protects user's party from status.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Snatch
--
--
10
User steals certain support moves to use itself.
Spore
--
100%
15
Causes the target to fall asleep.
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.
Swords Dance
--
--
30
Raises the user's Attack by 2.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Breloom can perform in Ruby/Sapphire. 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 RS Move and Ability Combos for Breloom

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