Competitive Information for Crabominable [Sun/Moon]

Competitive Pokemon Sun/Moon Movesets and Strategies for Crabominable crabominable
Base Stats for Crabominable

Fighting / Ice

Abilities:
Hyper CutterHyper Cutter: Prevents other Pokemon from lowering this Pokemon's Attack stat stage.
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Anger PointAnger Point: If this Pokemon (not its substitute) takes a critical hit, its Attack is raised 12 stages.
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Iron FistIron Fist: This Pokemon's punch-based attacks have 1.2x power. Sucker Punch is not boosted.


Evolutions / Family:
Crabrawler
Crabominable

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

Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Crabominable? 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 Crabominable in Pokemon Sun/Moon:

MagearnaHeracross-MegaMarowak-AlolaClaydolBronzongGastrodonStaraptorRampardosAudinoCrustle


Crabominable is a stupendous Fighting and Ice-typed Pokemon. It's frequent to find yourself dealing with Crabominable when battling in the 7th generation meta. Crabominable is weak to Fairy, Fighting, Fire, Flying, Psychic, and Steel-typed attacks.


Species: Crabominable
Item: Life Orb / Assault Vest
Ability: Iron Fist
Nature: Brave (+Atk, -Spe)
EVs: 248 Hp / 252 Atk / 8 Def
Moveset:
- Earthquake
- Ice Hammer
- Drain Punch
- Thunder Punch

Physical Tank Crabominable (Popular/Trending)

Crabominable is a remarkable Physical Tank. The purpose of this moveset is to take a good amount of physical hits while dealing some decent damage. Life Orb boosts the power of Crabominable's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Iron Fist, Crabominable's punch-based attacks have 1.2x power. sucker punch is not boosted.

Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon).
Ice Hammer is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Ice-type move (lowers your Crabominable's speed by 1 stage).
Drain Punch is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Fighting-type move (Crabominable recovers 50% of the damage dealt).
Thunder Punch is a physical 75-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).



Species: Crabominable
Item: Fightinium Z / Focus Sash
Ability: Iron Fist / Anger Point
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Superpower / Close Combat
- Ice Hammer / Ice Punch
- Crabhammer / Thunder Punch
- Earthquake

Physical Sweeper Crabominable (Iron Fist)

Crabominable is an interesting Physical Sweeper. It's designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Crabominable from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Iron Fist, Crabominable's punch-based attacks have 1.2x power. sucker punch is not boosted. Crabhammer or Thunder Punch are added to provide additional threat coverage.

Superpower is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Crabominable's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Close Combat is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Crabominable's defense and special defense by 1 stage).
Ice Hammer is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Ice-type move (lowers your Crabominable's speed by 1 stage).
Ice Punch is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Crabhammer is a physical 100-base power Water-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Thunder Punch is a physical 75-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon).


Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Crabominable? 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 Crabominable in Pokemon Sun/Moon:

MagearnaHeracross-MegaMarowak-AlolaClaydolBronzongGastrodonStaraptorRampardosAudinoCrustle


Species: Crabominable
Item: Fightinium Z / Focus Sash
Ability: Iron Fist
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Superpower / Close Combat
- Ice Hammer / Ice Punch
- Earthquake / Bulldoze
- Rock Slide

Doubles Physical Sweeper Crabominable (Iron Fist)

Crabominable is an extraordinary Physical Sweeper. It is meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Crabominable from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Iron Fist, Crabominable's punch-based attacks have 1.2x power. sucker punch is not boosted.

Superpower is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Crabominable's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Close Combat is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Crabominable's defense and special defense by 1 stage).
Ice Hammer is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Ice-type move (lowers your Crabominable's speed by 1 stage).
Ice Punch is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon).
Bulldoze is a physical 60-base power Ground-type move (100% chance lower adjacent pkmn speed by 1 stage).
Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).



Species: Crabominable
Item: Fightinium Z / Focus Sash
Ability: Anger Point
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Superpower / Close Combat
- Earthquake / Bulldoze
- Rock Slide
- Ice Hammer / Ice Punch

Doubles Physical Sweeper Crabominable (Anger Point)

Crabominable is popular Physical Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Crabominable from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Anger Point, if Crabominable (not its substitute) takes a critical hit its attack is raised 12 stages.

Superpower is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Crabominable's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Close Combat is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Crabominable's defense and special defense by 1 stage).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon).
Bulldoze is a physical 60-base power Ground-type move (100% chance lower adjacent pkmn speed by 1 stage).
Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
Ice Hammer is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Ice-type move (lowers your Crabominable's speed by 1 stage).
Ice Punch is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).


Movepool


Wondering what moves can Crabominable 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
Blizzard
110
70%
5
10% chance to freeze foe(s). Can't miss in hail.
Bubble
40
100%
30
10% chance to lower the foe(s) Speed by 1.
Bubble Beam
65
100%
20
10% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Focus Blast
120
70%
5
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Frost Breath
60
90%
10
Always results in a critical hit.
Ice Beam
90
100%
10
10% chance to freeze the target.
Icy Wind
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the foe(s) Speed by 1.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Scald
80
100%
15
30% chance to burn the target. Thaws target.
Snore
50
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Avalanche
60
100%
10
Power doubles if user is damaged by the target.
Brick Break
75
100%
15
Destroys screens, unless the target is immune.
Brutal Swing
60
100%
20
No additional effect. Hits adjacent Pokemon.
Bulldoze
60
100%
20
100% chance lower adjacent Pkmn Speed by 1.
Close Combat
120
100%
5
Lowers the user's Defense and Sp. Def by 1.
Crabhammer
100
90%
10
High critical hit ratio.
Dizzy Punch
70
100%
10
20% chance to confuse the target.
Drain Punch
75
100%
10
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
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.
Endeavor
--
100%
5
Lowers the target's HP to the user's HP.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
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.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Ice Hammer
100
90%
10
Lowers the user's Speed by 1.
Ice Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to freeze the target.
Iron Head
80
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Payback
50
100%
10
Power doubles if the user moves after the target.
Power-Up Punch
40
100%
20
100% chance to raise the user's Attack by 1.
Pursuit
40
100%
20
Power doubles if a foe is switching out.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Reversal
--
100%
15
More power the less HP the user has left.
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.
Stone Edge
100
80%
5
High critical hit ratio.
Superpower
120
100%
5
Lowers the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Thief
60
100%
25
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
Thunder Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Zen Headbutt
80
90%
15
20% chance to flinch the target.
Amnesia
--
--
20
Raises the user's Sp. Def by 2.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Block
--
--
5
Prevents the target from switching out.
Bulk Up
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Confide
--
--
20
Lowers the target's Sp. Atk by 1.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Hail
--
--
10
For 5 turns, hail crashes down.
Iron Defense
--
--
15
Raises the user's Defense by 2.
Leer
--
100%
30
Lowers the foe(s) Defense by 1.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rain Dance
--
--
5
For 5 turns, heavy rain powers Water moves.
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.
Sunny Day
--
--
5
For 5 turns, intense sunlight powers Fire moves.
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.
Work Up
--
--
30
Raises the user's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Crabominable 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 Crabominable

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