Competitive Information for Flygon [Ruby/Sapphire]

Competitive Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire Movesets and Strategies for Flygon flygon
Base Stats for Flygon

Ground / Dragon

Abilities:
LevitateLevitate: This Pokemon is immune to Ground; Gravity/Ingrain/Smack Down/Iron Ball nullify it.


Evolutions / Family:
Trapinch
Vibrava
Flygon

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Flygon? 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 Flygon in Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire:

TyranitarGengarSkarmoryMoltresJolteonCloysterJirachiHeracrossGardevoirRaikou


Flygon is a notable Ground and Dragon-typed Pokemon. Flygon are common Pokemon to see in the RS metagame. Flygon's only type-related weaknesses are Dragon and Ice.


Species: Flygon
Item: Leftovers / Salac Berry
Ability: Levitate
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 20 Hp / 252 Atk / 236 Spe
Moveset:
- Earthquake
- Rock Slide
- Protect / Substitute
- Toxic

Physical Sweeper Flygon (Analytic)

Flygon is a decent Physical Sweeper. It's purpose is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Back before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Flygon last longer regaining it's it's health points every turn. With Levitate, Flygon is immune to ground; gravity/ingrain/smack down/iron ball nullify 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).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Flygon this turn).
Substitute is a status move (Flygon takes 1/4 its max hp to put in a substitute).
Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).




Species: Flygon
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Levitate
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Earthquake
- Double-Edge / Return
- Rock Slide
- Steel Wing

Physical Sweeper Flygon (Levitate)

Flygon is a remarkable Physical Sweeper. It's designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. With Levitate, Flygon is immune to ground; gravity/ingrain/smack down/iron ball nullify 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).
Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
Steel Wing is a physical 70-base power Steel-type move (10% chance to raise your Flygon's defense by 1 stage).




Species: Flygon
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Levitate
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Dragon Claw / Dragon Breath
- Flamethrower / Fire Punch
- Crunch / Bite
- Solar Beam

Special Sweeper Flygon (Levitate)

Flygon is an awesome Special Sweeper. It tries to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. In the old days prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. With Levitate, Flygon is immune to ground; gravity/ingrain/smack down/iron ball nullify it.

Dragon Claw is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Dragon-type move that deals a nice amount of damage.
Dragon Breath is a special STAB-boosted 60-base power Dragon-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
Flamethrower is a special 95-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Fire Punch is a special 75-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Crunch is a special 80-base power Dark-type move (20% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Bite is a special 60-base power Dark-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Solar Beam is a special 120-base power Grass-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2. no charge in sunlight).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Flygon? 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 Flygon in Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire:

TyranitarGengarSkarmoryMoltresJolteonCloysterJirachiHeracrossGardevoirRaikou


Species: Flygon
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Levitate
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Earthquake
- Rock Slide
- Double-Edge / Return
- Steel Wing

Doubles Physical Sweeper Flygon (Levitate)

Flygon is a stupendous Physical Sweeper. It is meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. With Levitate, Flygon is immune to ground; gravity/ingrain/smack down/iron ball nullify 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).
Steel Wing is a physical 70-base power Steel-type move (10% chance to raise your Flygon's defense by 1 stage).




Species: Flygon
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Levitate
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Dragon Claw / Dragon Breath
- Flamethrower / Fire Punch
- Crunch / Bite
- Solar Beam

Doubles Special Sweeper Flygon (Levitate)

Flygon is an astounding Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. In the old days prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. With Levitate, Flygon is immune to ground; gravity/ingrain/smack down/iron ball nullify it.

Dragon Claw is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Dragon-type move that deals a mighty amount of damage.
Dragon Breath is a special STAB-boosted 60-base power Dragon-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
Flamethrower is a special 95-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Fire Punch is a special 75-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Crunch is a special 80-base power Dark-type move (20% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Bite is a special 60-base power Dark-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Solar Beam is a special 120-base power Grass-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2. no charge in sunlight).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Flygon 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
Bite
60
100%
25
30% chance to flinch the target.
Crunch
80
100%
15
20% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Dragon Breath
60
100%
20
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Dragon Claw
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Feint Attack
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Fire Blast
120
85%
5
10% chance to burn the target.
Fire Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Flamethrower
95
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Giga Drain
60
100%
5
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Solar Beam
120
100%
10
Charges turn 1. Hits turn 2. No charge in sunlight.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Dig
60
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.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Fly
70
95%
15
Flies up on first turn, then strikes the next turn.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Fury Cutter
10
95%
20
Power doubles with each hit, up to 160.
Gust
40
100%
35
Power doubles during Bounce and Fly.
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.
Mud-Slap
20
100%
10
100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Quick Attack
40
100%
30
Usually goes first.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Rock Slide
75
90%
10
30% chance to flinch the foe(s).
Rock Smash
20
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.
Sand Tomb
15
70%
15
Traps and damages the target for 2-5 turns.
Secret Power
70
100%
20
Effect varies with terrain. (30% paralysis chance)
Snore
40
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Steel Wing
70
90%
25
10% chance to raise the user's Defense by 1.
Strength
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Swift
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy. Hits foes.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
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.
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.
Sand Attack
--
100%
15
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Sandstorm
--
--
10
For 5 turns, a sandstorm rages.
Screech
--
85%
40
Lowers the target's Defense by 2.
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.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Flygon 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 Flygon

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