Competitive Information for Celesteela [Sun/Moon]

Competitive Pokemon Sun/Moon Movesets and Strategies for Celesteela celesteela
Base Stats for Celesteela

Steel / Flying

Abilities:
Beast BoostBeast Boost: This Pokemon's highest stat is raised by 1 if it attacks and KOes another Pokemon.


Evolutions / Family:
Celesteela

Weakness Chart for Steel/Flying-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fairy
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
0.25x
  
0.5x
2x
0.5x
  
2x
0.5x
  
Grass
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
0.25x
0x
  
0.5x
0x
0.5x
  
0.5x
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Celesteela? 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.


Common team mates for Celesteela in Pokemon Sun/Moon:

ToxapexGarchompExcadrillGliscorChanseyClefableTyranitarStarmieHippowdonGarchomp-MegaVenusaur-MegaSuicune


Celesteela is a decent Steel and Flying-typed Pokemon. It's a normal sight to see Celesteela out in the 7th generation battlefield. Celesteela's only type-related weaknesses are Electric and Fire.


Species: Celesteela
Item: Leftovers / Metronome
Ability: Beast Boost
Nature: Sassy (+SpD, -Spe)
EVs: 248 Hp / 28 Def / 232 SpD
Moveset:
- Flamethrower
- Air Slash
- Leech Seed
- Protect

Special Wall Celesteela (Popular/Trending)

Celesteela is a marvelous Special Wall. It is meant to take a large amount of hits from special attacks while dealing some decent damage. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Celesteela last longer regaining it's healthiness every turn. With Beast Boost, Celesteela's highest stat is raised by 1 if it attacks and koes another pokemon.

Flamethrower is a special 90-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Air Slash is a special STAB-boosted 75-base power Flying-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Leech Seed is a status move (1/8 of target's hp is restored to Celesteela every turn).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Celesteela this turn).




Species: Celesteela
Item: Leftovers / Metronome
Ability: Beast Boost
Nature: Relaxed (+Def, -Spe)
EVs: 252 Hp / 4 Atk / 252 Def
Moveset:
- Earthquake
- Heavy Slam / Autotomize
- Leech Seed
- Protect

Physical Wall Celesteela (Popular/Trending)

Celesteela is a marvelous Physical Wall. It attempts to take a considerable amount of physical hits while dealing some decent damage. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Celesteela last longer regaining it's it's HP every turn. With Beast Boost, Celesteela's highest stat is raised by 1 if it attacks and koes another pokemon.

Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).
Heavy Slam is a physical STAB-boosted 0-base power Steel-type move (more power the heavier your Celesteela than the target).
Autotomize is a status move (raises your Celesteela's speed by 2 stages; Celesteela loses 100 kg).
Leech Seed is a status move (1/8 of target's hp is restored to Celesteela every turn).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Celesteela this turn).




Species: Celesteela
Item: Steelium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Beast Boost
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Iron Head
- Double-Edge / Return
- Superpower
- Earthquake

Physical Sweeper Celesteela (Beast Boost)

Celesteela is an awesome Physical Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Celesteela's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Beast Boost, Celesteela's highest stat is raised by 1 if it attacks and koes another pokemon.

Iron Head is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Steel-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Superpower is a physical 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Celesteela's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).




Species: Celesteela
Item: Steelium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Beast Boost
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Flash Cannon
- Air Slash
- Flamethrower
- Energy Ball

Special Sweeper Celesteela (Beast Boost)

Celesteela is a stupendous Special Sweeper. It attempts to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Life Orb boosts the power of Celesteela's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Beast Boost, Celesteela's highest stat is raised by 1 if it attacks and koes another pokemon.

Flash Cannon is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Steel-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Air Slash is a special STAB-boosted 75-base power Flying-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Flamethrower is a special 90-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Energy Ball is a special 90-base power Grass-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Celesteela? 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.


Common team mates for Celesteela in Pokemon Sun/Moon:

ToxapexGarchompExcadrillGliscorChanseyClefableTyranitarStarmieHippowdonGarchomp-MegaVenusaur-MegaSuicune


Species: Celesteela
Item: Groundium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Beast Boost
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Earthquake
- Rock Slide
- Double-Edge
- Superpower

Doubles Physical Sweeper Celesteela (Beast Boost)

Celesteela is a pretty decent Physical Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Celesteela's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Beast Boost, Celesteela's highest stat is raised by 1 if it attacks and koes another pokemon.

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).
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Superpower is a physical 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Celesteela's attack and defense by 1 stage).




Species: Celesteela
Item: Steelium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Beast Boost
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Flash Cannon
- Air Slash
- Flamethrower
- Energy Ball

Doubles Special Sweeper Celesteela (Beast Boost)

Celesteela is an awesome Special Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Life Orb boosts the power of Celesteela's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Beast Boost, Celesteela's highest stat is raised by 1 if it attacks and koes another pokemon.

Flash Cannon is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Steel-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Air Slash is a special STAB-boosted 75-base power Flying-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Flamethrower is a special 90-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Energy Ball is a special 90-base power Grass-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Celesteela 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%
25
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Air Slash
75
95%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Energy Ball
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Fire Blast
110
85%
5
10% chance to burn the target.
Flamethrower
90
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Flash Cannon
80
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Giga Drain
75
100%
10
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Grass Knot
--
100%
20
More power the heavier the target.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Mega Drain
40
100%
15
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Shock Wave
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
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.
Acrobatics
55
100%
15
Power doubles if the user has no held item.
Brutal Swing
60
100%
20
No additional effect. Hits adjacent Pokemon.
Bulldoze
60
100%
20
100% chance lower adjacent Pkmn Speed by 1.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil.
Earthquake
100
100%
10
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dig.
Explosion
250
100%
5
Hits adjacent Pokemon. The user faints.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Flame Charge
50
100%
20
100% chance to raise the user's Speed by 1.
Fly
90
95%
15
Flies up on first turn, then strikes the next turn.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Gyro Ball
--
100%
5
More power the slower the user than the target.
Heavy Slam
--
100%
10
More power the heavier the user than the target.
Iron Head
80
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Rock Slide
75
90%
10
30% chance to flinch the foe(s).
Seed Bomb
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Skull Bash
130
100%
10
Raises user's Defense by 1 on turn 1. Hits turn 2.
Smack Down
50
100%
15
Removes the target's Ground immunity.
Smart Strike
70
--
10
This move does not check accuracy.
Stomping Tantrum
75
100%
10
Power doubles if the user's last move failed.
Stone Edge
100
80%
5
High critical hit ratio.
Superpower
120
100%
5
Lowers the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Tackle
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
Zen Headbutt
80
90%
15
20% chance to flinch the target.
Autotomize
--
--
15
Raises the user's Speed by 2; user loses 100 kg.
Block
--
--
5
Prevents the target from switching out.
Confide
--
--
20
Lowers the target's Sp. Atk by 1.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Gravity
--
--
5
For 5 turns, negates all Ground immunities.
Harden
--
--
30
Raises the user's Defense by 1.
Ingrain
--
--
20
Traps/grounds user; heals 1/16 max HP per turn.
Iron Defense
--
--
15
Raises the user's Defense by 2.
Leech Seed
--
90%
10
1/8 of target's HP is restored to user every turn.
Magnet Rise
--
--
10
For 5 turns, the user has immunity to Ground.
Metal Sound
--
85%
40
Lowers the target's Sp. Def by 2.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
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.
Swagger
--
85%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Toxic
--
90%
10
Badly poisons the target. Poison types can't miss.
Wide Guard
--
--
10
Protects allies from multi-target moves this turn.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Celesteela 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 Celesteela

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