Competitive Information for Umbreon [Ruby/Sapphire]

Competitive Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire Movesets and Strategies for Umbreon umbreon
Base Stats for Umbreon

Dark

Abilities:
SynchronizeSynchronize: If another Pokemon burns/poisons/paralyzes this Pokemon, it also gets that status.

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

Movesets for Singles


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

SnorlaxMagnetonForretressStarmieMiloticAlakazamArticunoSteelixVaporeonDusclops


Umbreon is a remarkable Dark-typed Pokemon. Umbreon is a almost common Pokemon to see in Generation 3. Umbreon's only type-related weaknesses are Bug and Fighting.


Species: Umbreon
Item: Leftovers
Ability: Synchronize
Nature: Calm (+SpD, -Atk)
EVs: 252 Hp / 196 SpA / 52 SpD / 8 Spe
Moveset:
- Pursuit / Taunt
- Protect
- Toxic
- Wish / Baton Pass

Special Tank Umbreon (Popular/Trending)

Umbreon is a pretty decent Special Tank. It's designed to take a considerable amount of hits from special attacks while dealing some decent damage. Remember before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Umbreon last longer regaining it's it's health every turn. With Synchronize, if another pokemon burns/poisons/paralyzes Umbreon it also gets that status.

Pursuit is a special STAB-boosted 40-base power Dark-type move (power doubles if the targeted foe is switching out).
Taunt is a status move (for 2 turns, the target can't use status moves).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Umbreon this turn).
Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
Wish is a status move (next turn, heals 50% of the recipient's max hp).
Baton Pass is a status move (Umbreon switches, passing stat changes and more).



Species: Umbreon
Item: Leftovers
Ability: Synchronize
Nature: Bold (+Def, -Atk)
EVs: 252 Hp / 176 Def / 80 SpD
Moveset:
- Protect
- Taunt
- Toxic
- Wish / Baton Pass

Double Wall Umbreon (Popular/Trending)

Umbreon is an outstanding Double Wall. It's designed to have enough defenses and bulk to take both physical and special hits. Years before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Umbreon last longer regaining it's it's health every turn. With Synchronize, if another pokemon burns/poisons/paralyzes Umbreon it also gets that status.

Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Umbreon this turn).
Taunt is a status move (for 2 turns, the target can't use status moves).
Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
Wish is a status move (next turn, heals 50% of the recipient's max hp).
Baton Pass is a status move (Umbreon switches, passing stat changes and more).

Note: This moveset is considered Taunt bait! It is highly recommended you typically have atleast one move that does actual damage!



Species: Umbreon
Item: Silk Scarf
Ability: Synchronize
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Double-Edge / Frustration
- Shadow Ball
- Dig / Mud-Slap
- Moonlight

Physical Sweeper Umbreon (Synchronize)

Umbreon is a sensational Physical Sweeper. It was designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Keep in mind back before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. With Synchronize, if another pokemon burns/poisons/paralyzes Umbreon it also gets that status.

Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 1/3 recoil).
Frustration is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at minimum happiness).
Shadow Ball is a physical 80-base power Ghost-type move (20% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Dig is a physical 60-base power Ground-type move (digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2).
Mud-Slap is a physical 20-base power Ground-type move (100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1 stage).
Moonlight is a status move (heals your Umbreon by a weather-dependent amount).



Species: Umbreon
Item: Sitrus Berry
Ability: Synchronize
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Bite / Pursuit
- Psychic
- Moonlight
- Protect

Special Sweeper Umbreon (Synchronize)

Umbreon is a remarkable Special Sweeper. It's meant to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. In the dark days prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. With Synchronize, if another pokemon burns/poisons/paralyzes Umbreon it also gets that status.

Bite is a special STAB-boosted 60-base power Dark-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Pursuit is a special STAB-boosted 40-base power Dark-type move (power doubles if the targeted foe is switching out).
Psychic is a special 90-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Moonlight is a status move (heals your Umbreon by a weather-dependent amount).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Umbreon this turn).


Movesets for Doubles


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

SnorlaxMagnetonForretressStarmieMiloticAlakazamArticunoSteelixVaporeonDusclops


Species: Umbreon
Item: Silk Scarf
Ability: Synchronize
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Double-Edge / Frustration
- Shadow Ball
- Dig / Mud-Slap
- Moonlight

Doubles Physical Sweeper Umbreon (Synchronize)

Umbreon is a stupendous Physical Sweeper. It attempts 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. With Synchronize, if another pokemon burns/poisons/paralyzes Umbreon it also gets that status.

Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 1/3 recoil).
Frustration is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at minimum happiness).
Shadow Ball is a physical 80-base power Ghost-type move (20% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Dig is a physical 60-base power Ground-type move (digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2).
Mud-Slap is a physical 20-base power Ground-type move (100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1 stage).
Moonlight is a status move (heals your Umbreon by a weather-dependent amount).



Species: Umbreon
Item: Sitrus Berry
Ability: Synchronize
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Bite / Pursuit
- Psychic
- Moonlight
- Protect

Doubles Special Sweeper Umbreon (Synchronize)

Umbreon is a decent Special Sweeper. It attempts 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 Synchronize, if another pokemon burns/poisons/paralyzes Umbreon it also gets that status.

Bite is a special STAB-boosted 60-base power Dark-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Pursuit is a special STAB-boosted 40-base power Dark-type move (power doubles if the targeted foe is switching out).
Psychic is a special 90-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Moonlight is a status move (heals your Umbreon by a weather-dependent amount).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Umbreon this turn).


Movepool


Wondering what moves can Umbreon 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.
Dream Eater
100
100%
15
User gains 1/2 HP inflicted. Sleeping target only.
Feint Attack
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Psychic
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Pursuit
40
100%
20
Power doubles if the targeted foe is switching out.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Cut
50
95%
30
No additional effect.
Dig
60
100%
10
Digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 1/3 recoil.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Flail
--
100%
15
More power the less HP the user has left.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
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.
Secret Power
70
100%
20
Effect varies with terrain. (30% paralysis chance)
Shadow Ball
80
100%
15
20% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Snore
40
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Swift
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy. Hits foes.
Tackle
35
95%
35
No additional effect.
Take Down
90
85%
20
Has 1/4 recoil.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Baton Pass
--
--
40
User switches, passing stat changes and more.
Charm
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Attack by 2.
Confuse Ray
--
100%
10
Confuses the target.
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
--
70%
20
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Growl
--
100%
40
Lowers the foe(s) Attack by 1.
Helping Hand
--
--
20
One adjacent ally's move power is 1.5x this turn.
Mean Look
--
--
5
Prevents the target from switching out.
Mimic
--
--
10
The last move the target used replaces this one.
Moonlight
--
--
5
Heals the user by a weather-dependent amount.
Nightmare
--
100%
15
A sleeping target is hurt by 1/4 max HP per turn.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Psych Up
--
--
10
Copies the target's current stat stages.
Rain Dance
--
--
5
For 5 turns, heavy rain powers Water moves.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Sand Attack
--
100%
15
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Screech
--
85%
40
Lowers the target's Defense by 2.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Snatch
--
--
10
User steals certain support moves to use itself.
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.
Tail Whip
--
100%
30
Lowers the foe(s) Defense by 1.
Taunt
--
100%
20
For 2 turns, the target can't use status moves.
Tickle
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Attack and Defense by 1.
Torment
--
100%
15
Target can't select the same move twice in a row.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.
Wish
--
--
10
Next turn, heals 50% of the recipient's max HP.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Umbreon 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 Umbreon

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