Competitive Information for Wynaut [Ruby/Sapphire]

Competitive Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire Movesets and Strategies for Wynaut wynaut
Base Stats for Wynaut

Psychic

Abilities:
Shadow TagShadow Tag: Prevents opposing Pokemon from choosing to switch out.


Evolutions / Family:
Wynaut
Wobbuffet

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

Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Wynaut? 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.


Wynaut is an outstanding Psychic-typed Pokemon. Wynaut is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Wynaut is weak to Bug, Dark, and Ghost-typed attacks.


Species: Wynaut
Item: Black Belt
Ability: Shadow Tag
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Counter
- Splash
- Destiny Bond
- Encore

Physical Sweeper Wynaut (Shadow Tag)

Wynaut is an astounding Physical Sweeper. It's primary goal is 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. With Shadow Tag, prevents opposing pokemon from choosing to switch out.

Counter is a physical 0-base power Fighting-type move (if hit by physical attack, returns double damage).
Splash is a status move (no competitive use).
Destiny Bond is a status move (if an opponent knocks out your Wynaut, it also faints).
Encore is a status move (the target repeats its last move for 3-6 turns).



Species: Wynaut
Item: Sitrus Berry
Ability: Shadow Tag
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Mirror Coat
- Splash
- Destiny Bond
- Encore

Special Sweeper Wynaut (Shadow Tag)

Wynaut is an awesome Special Sweeper. It's purpose is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Previously before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. With Shadow Tag, prevents opposing pokemon from choosing to switch out.

Mirror Coat is a special STAB-boosted 0-base power Psychic-type move (if hit by special attack, returns double damage).
Splash is a status move (no competitive use).
Destiny Bond is a status move (if an opponent knocks out your Wynaut, it also faints).
Encore is a status move (the target repeats its last move for 3-6 turns).


Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Wynaut? 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.


Species: Wynaut
Item: Black Belt
Ability: Shadow Tag
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Counter
- Splash
- Destiny Bond
- Encore

Doubles Physical Sweeper Wynaut (Shadow Tag)

Wynaut is popular Physical Sweeper. The purpose of this moveset is 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 Shadow Tag, prevents opposing pokemon from choosing to switch out.

Counter is a physical 0-base power Fighting-type move (if hit by physical attack, returns double damage).
Splash is a status move (no competitive use).
Destiny Bond is a status move (if an opponent knocks out your Wynaut, it also faints).
Encore is a status move (the target repeats its last move for 3-6 turns).



Species: Wynaut
Item: Sitrus Berry
Ability: Shadow Tag
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Mirror Coat
- Splash
- Destiny Bond
- Encore

Doubles Special Sweeper Wynaut (Shadow Tag)

Wynaut is a fabulous Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Back before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. With Shadow Tag, prevents opposing pokemon from choosing to switch out.

Mirror Coat is a special STAB-boosted 0-base power Psychic-type move (if hit by special attack, returns double damage).
Splash is a status move (no competitive use).
Destiny Bond is a status move (if an opponent knocks out your Wynaut, it also faints).
Encore is a status move (the target repeats its last move for 3-6 turns).


Movepool


Wondering what moves can Wynaut 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
Mirror Coat
--
100%
20
If hit by special attack, returns double damage.
Counter
--
100%
20
If hit by physical attack, returns double damage.
Charm
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Attack by 2.
Destiny Bond
--
--
5
If an opponent knocks out the user, it also faints.
Encore
--
100%
5
The target repeats its last move for 3-6 turns.
Safeguard
--
--
25
For 5 turns, protects user's party from status.
Splash
--
--
40
No competitive use.
Tickle
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Attack and Defense by 1.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Wynaut 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 Wynaut

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