Competitive Information for Blaziken [Sun/Moon]

Competitive Pokemon Sun/Moon Movesets and Strategies for Blaziken blaziken
Base Stats for Blaziken

Fire / Fighting

Abilities:
BlazeBlaze: At 1/3 or less of its max HP, this Pokemon's attacking stat is 1.5x with Fire attacks.
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Speed BoostSpeed Boost: This Pokemon's Speed is raised 1 stage at the end of each full turn on the field.

Weakness Chart for Fire/Fighting-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fairy
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
0.25x
0.5x
  
  
  
  
0.5x
2x
  
Grass
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
0.5x
2x
0.5x
  
  
2x
  
0.5x
2x
¼x
½x
2x
4x


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Blaziken? These builds have been optimized for Pokemon competing in Sun/Moon 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 Sun/Moon generation metagame.


Blaziken is a phenomenal Fire and Fighting-typed Pokemon. Blaziken is a frequent Pokemon to see in Generation 7. Blaziken is weak to Flying, Ground, Psychic, and Water-typed attacks.


Species: Blaziken
Item: Fightinium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Blaze
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Superpower / High Jump Kick
- Flare Blitz
- Double-Edge
- Brave Bird

Physical Sweeper Blaziken (Blaze)

Blaziken is an interesting Physical Sweeper. It's meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Blaziken from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Blaziken's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Blaze, at 1/3 or less of its max hp Blaziken's attacking stat is 1.5x with fire attacks.

Superpower is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Blaziken's attack and defense by 1 stage).
High Jump Kick is a physical STAB-boosted 130-base power Fighting-type move (Blaziken is hurt by 50% of its max hp if it misses).
Flare Blitz is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fire-type move (has 33% recoil. 10% chance to burn. thaws Blaziken).
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Brave Bird is a physical 120-base power Flying-type move (has 33% recoil).




Species: Blaziken
Item: Firium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Blaze
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Overheat / Flamethrower
- Hyper Beam
- Solar Beam
- Vacuum Wave

Special Sweeper Blaziken (Blaze)

Blaziken is an extraordinary Special Sweeper. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Blaziken from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Blaziken's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Blaze, at 1/3 or less of its max hp Blaziken's attacking stat is 1.5x with fire attacks.

Overheat is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Fire-type move (lowers your Blaziken's special attack by 2 stages).
Flamethrower is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Hyper Beam is a special 150-base power Normal-type move (Blaziken cannot move next turn).
Solar Beam is a special 120-base power Grass-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2. no charge in sunlight).
Vacuum Wave is a special STAB-boosted priority-increased 40-base power Fighting-type move (usually goes first).




Species: Blaziken
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Speed Boost
Nature: Jolly (+Spe, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Blaze Kick
- Protect
- High Jump Kick
- Swords Dance

Blaziken Physical Sweeper (Speed Boost Blaziken)

Blaziken is an interesting Physical Sweeper. It is meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Blaziken's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Speed Boost, Blaziken's speed is raised 1 stage at the end of each full turn on the field.

Blaze Kick is a physical STAB-boosted 85-base power Fire-type move (high critical hit ratio. 10% chance to burn).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Blaziken this turn).
High Jump Kick is a physical STAB-boosted 130-base power Fighting-type move (Blaziken is hurt by 50% of its max hp if it misses).
Swords Dance is a status move (raises your Blaziken's attack by 2 stages).




Species: Blaziken
Item: Leftovers
Ability: Speed Boost
Nature: Jolly (+Spe, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Flare Blitz
- Protect
- High Jump Kick
- Swords Dance

Blaziken Physical Sweeper (Red Ranger)

Blaziken is pretty popular Physical Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Blaziken last longer regaining it's it's life every turn. With Speed Boost, Blaziken's speed is raised 1 stage at the end of each full turn on the field.

Flare Blitz is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fire-type move (has 33% recoil. 10% chance to burn. thaws Blaziken).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Blaziken this turn).
High Jump Kick is a physical STAB-boosted 130-base power Fighting-type move (Blaziken is hurt by 50% of its max hp if it misses).
Swords Dance is a status move (raises your Blaziken's attack by 2 stages).




Species: Blaziken
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Speed Boost
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 252 SpD
Moveset:
- Flame Charge
- Brave Bird
- Blaze Kick
- Sunny Day

Blaziken Physical Tank (Speed Boost)

Blaziken is a pretty decent Physical Tank. It tries to take a mighty amount of physical hits while dealing some decent damage. Life Orb boosts the power of Blaziken's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Speed Boost, Blaziken's speed is raised 1 stage at the end of each full turn on the field.

Flame Charge is a physical STAB-boosted 50-base power Fire-type move (100% chance to raise your Blaziken's speed by 1 stage).
Brave Bird is a physical 120-base power Flying-type move (has 33% recoil).
Blaze Kick is a physical STAB-boosted 85-base power Fire-type move (high critical hit ratio. 10% chance to burn).
Sunny Day is a status move (for 5 turns, intense sunlight powers fire moves).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Blaziken? These builds have been optimized for Sun/Moon 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 Sun/Moon generation metagame.


Species: Blaziken
Item: Firium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Blaze
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Flare Blitz
- Superpower / High Jump Kick
- Earthquake
- Rock Slide

Doubles Physical Sweeper Blaziken (Blaze)

Blaziken is a phenomenal Physical Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Blaziken from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Blaziken's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Blaze, at 1/3 or less of its max hp Blaziken's attacking stat is 1.5x with fire attacks.

Flare Blitz is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fire-type move (has 33% recoil. 10% chance to burn. thaws Blaziken).
Superpower is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Blaziken's attack and defense by 1 stage).
High Jump Kick is a physical STAB-boosted 130-base power Fighting-type move (Blaziken is hurt by 50% of its max hp if it misses).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).
Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).




Species: Blaziken
Item: Firium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Blaze
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Heat Wave / Incinerate
- Hyper Beam
- Solar Beam
- Vacuum Wave

Doubles Special Sweeper Blaziken (Blaze)

Blaziken is a phenomenal Special Sweeper. It's designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Blaziken from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Blaziken's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Blaze, at 1/3 or less of its max hp Blaziken's attacking stat is 1.5x with fire attacks.

Heat Wave is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the foes).
Incinerate is a special STAB-boosted 60-base power Fire-type move (destroys the foes berry/gem).
Hyper Beam is a special 150-base power Normal-type move (Blaziken cannot move next turn).
Solar Beam is a special 120-base power Grass-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2. no charge in sunlight).
Vacuum Wave is a special STAB-boosted priority-increased 40-base power Fighting-type move (usually goes first).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Blaziken 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
Blast Burn
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Echoed Voice
40
100%
15
Power increases when used on consecutive turns.
Ember
40
100%
25
10% chance to burn the target.
Fire Blast
110
85%
5
10% chance to burn the target.
Fire Pledge
80
100%
10
Use with Grass or Water Pledge for added effect.
Fire Spin
35
85%
15
Traps and damages the target for 4-5 turns.
Flame Burst
70
100%
15
Damages Pokemon next to the target as well.
Flamethrower
90
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Focus Blast
120
70%
5
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Heat Wave
95
90%
10
10% chance to burn the foe(s).
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Incinerate
60
100%
15
Destroys the foe(s) Berry/Gem.
Mud-Slap
20
100%
10
100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Overheat
130
90%
5
Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Snore
50
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Solar Beam
120
100%
10
Charges turn 1. Hits turn 2. No charge in sunlight.
Swift
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy. Hits foes.
Vacuum Wave
40
100%
30
Usually goes first.
Acrobatics
55
100%
15
Power doubles if the user has no held item.
Aerial Ace
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Blaze Kick
85
90%
10
High critical hit ratio. 10% chance to burn.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Bounce
85
85%
5
Bounces turn 1. Hits turn 2. 30% paralyze.
Brave Bird
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil.
Brick Break
75
100%
15
Destroys screens, unless the target is immune.
Bulldoze
60
100%
20
100% chance lower adjacent Pkmn Speed by 1.
Counter
--
100%
20
If hit by physical attack, returns double damage.
Crush Claw
75
95%
10
50% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Cut
50
95%
30
No additional effect.
Dig
80
100%
10
Digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Double Kick
30
100%
30
Hits 2 times in one turn.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil.
Dual Chop
40
90%
15
Hits 2 times in one turn.
Dynamic Punch
100
50%
5
100% chance to confuse the target.
Earthquake
100
100%
10
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dig.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Feint
30
100%
10
Nullifies Detect, Protect, and Quick/Wide Guard.
Fire Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Flame Charge
50
100%
20
100% chance to raise the user's Speed by 1.
Flare Blitz
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil. 10% chance to burn. Thaws user.
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.
Fury Cutter
40
95%
20
Power doubles with each hit, up to 160.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Headbutt
70
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
High Jump Kick
130
90%
10
User is hurt by 50% of its max HP if it misses.
Knock Off
65
100%
20
1.5x damage if foe holds an item. Removes item.
Last Resort
140
100%
5
Fails unless each known move has been used.
Low Kick
--
100%
20
More power the heavier the target.
Low Sweep
65
100%
20
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
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.
Night Slash
70
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Peck
35
100%
35
No additional effect.
Poison Jab
80
100%
20
30% chance to poison the target.
Power-Up Punch
40
100%
20
100% chance to raise the user's Attack by 1.
Quick Attack
40
100%
30
Usually goes first.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Reversal
--
100%
15
More power the less HP the user has left.
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 Tomb
60
95%
15
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Scratch
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
Secret Power
70
100%
20
Effect varies with terrain. (30% paralysis chance)
Seismic Toss
--
100%
20
Does damage equal to the user's level.
Shadow Claw
70
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Sky Uppercut
85
90%
15
Can hit Pokemon using Bounce, Fly, or Sky Drop.
Slash
70
100%
20
High critical hit ratio.
Smelling Salts
70
100%
10
Power doubles if target is paralyzed, and cures it.
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.
Agility
--
--
30
Raises the user's Speed by 2.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Baton Pass
--
--
40
User switches, passing stat changes and more.
Bulk Up
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Captivate
--
100%
20
Lowers the foe(s) Sp. Atk by 2 if opposite gender.
Confide
--
--
20
Lowers the target's Sp. Atk by 1.
Curse
--
--
10
Curses if Ghost, else -1 Spe, +1 Atk, +1 Def.
Defog
--
--
15
-1 evasion; clears user and target side's hazards.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Feather Dance
--
100%
15
Lowers the target's Attack by 2.
Focus Energy
--
--
30
Raises the user's critical hit ratio by 2.
Growl
--
100%
40
Lowers the foe(s) Attack by 1.
Helping Hand
--
--
20
One adjacent ally's move power is 1.5x this turn.
Hone Claws
--
--
15
Raises the user's Attack and accuracy by 1.
Laser Focus
--
--
30
Until the end of the next turn, user's moves crit.
Mimic
--
--
10
The last move the target used replaces this one.
Mirror Move
--
--
20
User uses the target's last used move against it.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Roar
--
--
20
Forces the target to switch to a random ally.
Role Play
--
--
10
User replaces its Ability with the target's.
Sand Attack
--
100%
15
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
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
--
85%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Swords Dance
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack by 2.
Toxic
--
90%
10
Badly poisons the target. Poison types can't miss.
Will-O-Wisp
--
85%
15
Burns the target.
Work Up
--
--
30
Raises the user's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Blaziken can perform in Sun/Moon. 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 SM Move and Ability Combos for Blaziken

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