Competitive Information for Eevee (starter) [Sun/Moon]

Competitive Pokemon Sun/Moon Movesets and Strategies for 000 000
Base Stats for Eevee-Starter

Normal

Abilities:
Run AwayRun Away: No competitive use.
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AnticipationAnticipation: On switch-in, this Pokemon shudders if any foe has a supereffective or OHKO move.
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AdaptabilityAdaptability: This Pokemon's same-type attack bonus (STAB) is 2 instead of 1.5.


Evolutions / Family:
Eevee

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

Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Eevee-starter? 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.


Eevee is an awesome Normal-typed Pokemon. It's pretty regular to see Eevee show up as a Sun/Moon opponent. Eevee's only type-related weakness is Fighting.


Species: Eevee-Starter
Item: Normalium Z / Focus Sash
Ability: Adaptability
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Double-Edge / Headbutt
- Sappy Seed
- Sizzly Slide
- Bite

Physical Sweeper Eevee-Starter (Adaptability)

Eevee is a notable Physical Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Eevee from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Adaptability, Eevee's same-type attack bonus (stab) is 2 instead of 1.5.

Double-Edge is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Headbutt is a physical STAB-boosted 70-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Sappy Seed is a physical 90-base power Grass-type move (summons leech seed).
Sizzly Slide is a physical 90-base power Fire-type move (100% chance to burn the foe).
Bite is a physical 60-base power Dark-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).



Species: Eevee-Starter
Item: Darkinium Z / Focus Sash
Ability: Adaptability
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Baddy Bad
- Bouncy Bubble
- Buzzy Buzz
- Freezy Frost

Special Sweeper Eevee-Starter (Adaptability)

Eevee is a marvelous Special Sweeper. It is meant to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Eevee from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Adaptability, Eevee's same-type attack bonus (stab) is 2 instead of 1.5.

Baddy Bad is a special 90-base power Dark-type move (summons reflect).
Bouncy Bubble is a special 90-base power Water-type move (Eevee recovers 50% of the damage dealt).
Buzzy Buzz is a special 90-base power Electric-type move (100% chance to paralyze the foe).
Freezy Frost is a special 90-base power Ice-type move (eliminates all stat changes).


Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Eevee-starter? 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: Eevee-Starter
Item: Normalium Z / Focus Sash
Ability: Adaptability
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Double-Edge / Headbutt
- Sappy Seed
- Sizzly Slide
- Bite

Doubles Physical Sweeper Eevee-Starter (Adaptability)

Eevee is a wonderful Physical Sweeper. The purpose of this moveset is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Eevee from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Adaptability, Eevee's same-type attack bonus (stab) is 2 instead of 1.5.

Double-Edge is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Headbutt is a physical STAB-boosted 70-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Sappy Seed is a physical 90-base power Grass-type move (summons leech seed).
Sizzly Slide is a physical 90-base power Fire-type move (100% chance to burn the foe).
Bite is a physical 60-base power Dark-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).



Species: Eevee-Starter
Item: Darkinium Z / Focus Sash
Ability: Adaptability
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Baddy Bad
- Bouncy Bubble
- Buzzy Buzz
- Freezy Frost

Doubles Special Sweeper Eevee-Starter (Adaptability)

Eevee is a phenomenal Special Sweeper. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Eevee from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Adaptability, Eevee's same-type attack bonus (stab) is 2 instead of 1.5.

Baddy Bad is a special 90-base power Dark-type move (summons reflect).
Bouncy Bubble is a special 90-base power Water-type move (Eevee recovers 50% of the damage dealt).
Buzzy Buzz is a special 90-base power Electric-type move (100% chance to paralyze the foe).
Freezy Frost is a special 90-base power Ice-type move (eliminates all stat changes).


Movepool


Wondering what moves can Eevee-starter 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
Baddy Bad
90
100%
15
Summons Reflect.
Bouncy Bubble
90
100%
15
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Buzzy Buzz
90
100%
15
100% chance to paralyze the foe.
Freezy Frost
90
100%
15
Eliminates all stat changes.
Glitzy Glow
90
100%
15
Summons Light Screen.
Shadow Ball
80
100%
15
20% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Sparkly Swirl
90
100%
15
Cures the user's party of all status conditions.
Swift
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy. Hits foes.
Bite
60
100%
25
30% chance to flinch the target.
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.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Headbutt
70
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Iron Tail
100
75%
15
30% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Pay Day
40
100%
20
Scatters coins.
Quick Attack
40
100%
30
Usually goes first.
Sappy Seed
90
100%
15
Summons Leech Seed.
Sizzly Slide
90
100%
15
100% chance to burn the foe.
Tackle
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
Take Down
90
85%
20
Has 1/4 recoil.
Veevee Volley
--
--
20
Max happiness: 102 power. Can't miss.
Growl
--
100%
40
Lowers the foe(s) Attack by 1.
Helping Hand
--
--
20
One adjacent ally's move power is 1.5x this turn.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Reflect
--
--
20
For 5 turns, physical damage to allies is halved.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Sand Attack
--
100%
15
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a substitute.
Tail Whip
--
100%
30
Lowers the foe(s) Defense by 1.
Toxic
--
90%
10
Badly poisons the target. Poison types can't miss.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Eevee-starter 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 Eevee-starter

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