Competitive Information for Exeggutor [Sun/Moon]

Competitive Pokemon Sun/Moon Movesets and Strategies for Exeggutor exeggutor
Base Stats for Exeggutor

Grass / Psychic

Abilities:
ChlorophyllChlorophyll: If Sunny Day is active, this Pokemon's Speed is doubled.
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HarvestHarvest: If last item used is a Berry, 50% chance to restore it each end of turn. 100% in Sun.

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


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Movesets for Singles


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

TorkoalHoundoom-MegaVolcanionTapu%20BuluNinetalesCharizard-Mega-YArcanineSawsbuckVenusaurInfernapeVaporeonDonphan


Exeggutor is a spectacular Grass and Psychic-typed Pokemon. Exeggutor are common Pokemon to see in the SM metagame. Exeggutor is weak to Bug, Dark, Fire, Flying, Ghost, Ice, and Poison-typed attacks.


Species: Exeggutor
Item: Grassium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Solar Beam / Giga Drain
- Psychic / Psyshock
- Sludge Bomb
- Sunny Day

Special Sweeper Exeggutor (Analytic)

Exeggutor is a phenomenal Special Sweeper. It's purpose is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Life Orb boosts the power of Exeggutor's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Exeggutor's speed is doubled.

Solar Beam is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Grass-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2. no charge in sunlight).
Giga Drain is a special STAB-boosted 75-base power Grass-type move (Exeggutor recovers 50% of the damage dealt).
Psychic is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Psyshock is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Psychic-type move (damages target based on defense, not special defense).
Sludge Bomb is a special 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Sunny Day is a status move (for 5 turns, intense sunlight powers fire moves).




Species: Exeggutor
Item: Grassium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Storm / Energy Ball
- Psychic / Psyshock
- Sludge Bomb
- Hyper Beam

Special Sweeper Exeggutor (Chlorophyll)

Exeggutor is an extraordinary Special Sweeper. It's purpose is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Life Orb boosts the power of Exeggutor's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Exeggutor's speed is doubled.

Leaf Storm is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Grass-type move (lowers your Exeggutor's special attack by 2 stages).
Energy Ball is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Psychic is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Psyshock is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Psychic-type move (damages target based on defense, not special defense).
Sludge Bomb is a special 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Hyper Beam is a special 150-base power Normal-type move (Exeggutor cannot move next turn).




Species: Exeggutor
Item: Heat Rock
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Timid (+Spe, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Grass Knot / Curse
- Energy Ball
- Sunny Day
- Solar Beam

Exeggutor Special Sweeper (Sun Beast)

Exeggutor is an interesting Special Sweeper. It tries to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Exeggutor's speed is doubled.

Grass Knot is a special STAB-boosted 0-base power Grass-type move (more power the heavier the target).
Curse is a status move (curses if ghost, else -1 spe, +1 atk, +1 def).
Energy Ball is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Sunny Day is a status move (for 5 turns, intense sunlight powers fire moves).
Solar Beam is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Grass-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2. no charge in sunlight).




Species: Exeggutor
Item: Leftovers
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 252 Hp / 4 Def / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Storm
- Sunny Day
- Substitute
- Solar Beam

Exeggutor Support (Sunny Substitute)

Exeggutor is a notable Support. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Exeggutor last longer regaining it's it's HP every turn. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Exeggutor's speed is doubled.

Leaf Storm is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Grass-type move (lowers your Exeggutor's special attack by 2 stages).
Sunny Day is a status move (for 5 turns, intense sunlight powers fire moves).
Substitute is a status move (Exeggutor takes 1/4 its max hp to put in a substitute).
Solar Beam is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Grass-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2. no charge in sunlight).




Species: Exeggutor
Item: Tanga Berry
Ability: Harvest
Nature: Quiet (+SpA, -Spe)
EVs: 252 Hp / 4 Def / 252 SpA
Moveset:
- Energy Ball
- Sludge Bomb
- Dream Eater
- Hypnosis

Exeggutor Special Tank (Exeggcution)

Exeggutor is a remarkable Special Tank. This moveset is designed to take a mighty amount of hits from special attacks while dealing some decent damage. With Harvest, if last item used is a berry 50% chance to restore it each end of turn. 100% in sun.

Energy Ball is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Sludge Bomb is a special 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Dream Eater is a special STAB-boosted 100-base power Psychic-type move (Exeggutor gains 1/2 hp inflicted. sleeping target only).
Hypnosis is a status move (causes the target to fall asleep).



Movesets for Doubles


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

TorkoalHoundoom-MegaVolcanionTapu%20BuluNinetalesCharizard-Mega-YArcanineSawsbuckVenusaurInfernapeVaporeonDonphan


Species: Exeggutor
Item: Grassium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Storm / Energy Ball
- Psychic / Psyshock
- Sludge Bomb
- Hyper Beam

Doubles Special Sweeper Exeggutor (Chlorophyll)

Exeggutor is a decent Special Sweeper. It's meant to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Life Orb boosts the power of Exeggutor's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Exeggutor's speed is doubled.

Leaf Storm is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Grass-type move (lowers your Exeggutor's special attack by 2 stages).
Energy Ball is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Psychic is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Psyshock is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Psychic-type move (damages target based on defense, not special defense).
Sludge Bomb is a special 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Hyper Beam is a special 150-base power Normal-type move (Exeggutor cannot move next turn).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Exeggutor 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
Ancient Power
60
100%
5
10% chance to raise all stats by 1 (not acc/eva).
Confusion
50
100%
25
10% chance to confuse the target.
Dream Eater
100
100%
15
User gains 1/2 HP inflicted. Sleeping target only.
Energy Ball
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Extrasensory
80
100%
20
10% chance to flinch the target.
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.
Infestation
20
100%
20
Traps and damages the target for 4-5 turns.
Leaf Storm
130
90%
5
Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Mega Drain
40
100%
15
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Psychic
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Psyshock
80
100%
10
Damages target based on Defense, not Sp. Def.
Psywave
--
100%
15
Random damage equal to 0.5x-1.5x user's level.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Sludge Bomb
90
100%
10
30% chance to poison the target.
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.
Uproar
90
100%
10
Lasts 3 turns. Active Pokemon cannot fall asleep.
Barrage
15
85%
20
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Bide
--
--
10
Waits 2 turns; deals double the damage taken.
Bullet Seed
25
100%
30
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil.
Egg Bomb
100
75%
10
No additional effect.
Explosion
250
100%
5
Hits adjacent Pokemon. The user faints.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Headbutt
70
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Low Kick
--
100%
20
More power the heavier the target.
Natural Gift
--
100%
15
Power and type depends on the user's Berry.
Rage
20
100%
20
Raises the user's Attack by 1 if hit during use.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Rollout
30
90%
20
Power doubles with each hit. Repeats for 5 turns.
Secret Power
70
100%
20
Effect varies with terrain. (30% paralysis chance)
Seed Bomb
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Self-Destruct
200
100%
5
Hits adjacent Pokemon. The user faints.
Stomp
65
100%
20
30% chance to flinch the target.
Stomping Tantrum
75
100%
10
Power doubles if the user's last move failed.
Strength
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Take Down
90
85%
20
Has 1/4 recoil.
Thief
60
100%
25
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
Wood Hammer
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil.
Zen Headbutt
80
90%
15
20% chance to flinch the target.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Bestow
--
--
15
User passes its held item to the target.
Block
--
--
5
Prevents the target from switching out.
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.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Flash
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Grassy Terrain
--
--
10
5 turns. Grounded: +Grass power, +1/16 max HP.
Gravity
--
--
5
For 5 turns, negates all Ground immunities.
Hypnosis
--
60%
20
Causes the target to fall asleep.
Ingrain
--
--
20
Traps/grounds user; heals 1/16 max HP per turn.
Leech Seed
--
90%
10
1/8 of target's HP is restored to user every turn.
Light Screen
--
--
30
For 5 turns, special damage to allies is halved.
Lucky Chant
--
--
30
For 5 turns, shields user's party from critical hits.
Mimic
--
--
10
The last move the target used replaces this one.
Moonlight
--
--
5
Heals the user by a weather-dependent amount.
Nature Power
--
--
20
Attack depends on terrain (default Tri Attack).
Nightmare
--
100%
15
A sleeping target is hurt by 1/4 max HP per turn.
Poison Powder
--
75%
35
Poisons the target.
Power Swap
--
--
10
Swaps Attack and Sp. Atk stat stages with target.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Psych Up
--
--
10
Copies the target's current stat stages.
Reflect
--
--
20
For 5 turns, physical damage to allies is halved.
Refresh
--
--
20
User cures its burn, poison, or paralysis.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Skill Swap
--
--
10
The user and the target trade Abilities.
Sleep Powder
--
75%
15
Causes the target to fall asleep.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Stun Spore
--
75%
30
Paralyzes the target.
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.
Sweet Scent
--
100%
20
Lowers the foe(s) evasiveness by 2.
Swords Dance
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack by 2.
Synthesis
--
--
5
Heals the user by a weather-dependent amount.
Telekinesis
--
--
15
For 3 turns, target floats but moves can't miss it.
Teleport
--
--
20
Fails when used.
Toxic
--
90%
10
Badly poisons the target. Poison types can't miss.
Trick Room
--
--
5
Goes last. For 5 turns, turn order is reversed.
Wish
--
--
10
Next turn, 50% of the user's max HP is restored.
Worry Seed
--
100%
10
The target's Ability becomes Insomnia.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Exeggutor 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 Exeggutor

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