Competitive Information for Fomantis [Sun/Moon]

Competitive Pokemon Sun/Moon Movesets and Strategies for Fomantis fomantis
Base Stats for Fomantis

Grass

Abilities:
Leaf GuardLeaf Guard: If Sunny Day is active, this Pokemon cannot be statused and Rest will fail for it.
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ContraryContrary: If this Pokemon has a stat stage raised it is lowered instead, and vice versa.


Evolutions / Family:
Fomantis
Lurantis-Totem
Lurantis

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Fomantis? 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.


Fomantis is a spectacular Grass-typed Pokemon. Fomantis is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Fomantis is weak to Bug, Fire, Flying, Ice, and Poison-typed attacks.


Species: Fomantis
Item: Grassium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Contrary
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Blade / Seed Bomb
- Return
- Poison Jab
- Leech Life

Physical Sweeper Fomantis (Contrary)

Fomantis is a notable Physical Sweeper. It tries to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Fomantis from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Fomantis's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Contrary, if Fomantis has a stat stage raised it is lowered instead and vice versa.

Leaf Blade is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Seed Bomb is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Grass-type move that deals a decent amount of damage.
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Poison Jab is a physical 80-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Leech Life is a physical 80-base power Bug-type move (Fomantis recovers 50% of the damage dealt).




Species: Fomantis
Item: Grassium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Contrary
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Storm / Energy Ball
- Signal Beam
- Round / Snore
- Synthesis

Special Sweeper Fomantis (Contrary)

Fomantis is a phenomenal Special Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Fomantis from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Fomantis's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Contrary, if Fomantis has a stat stage raised it is lowered instead and vice versa.

Leaf Storm is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Grass-type move (increases your Fomantis'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).
Signal Beam is a special 75-base power Bug-type move (10% chance to confuse the target).
Round is a special 60-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if others used round this turn).
Snore is a special 50-base power Normal-type move (Fomantis must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target).
Synthesis is a status move (heals your Fomantis by a weather-dependent amount).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Fomantis? 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: Fomantis
Item: Grassium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Contrary
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Razor Leaf / Leaf Blade
- Return
- Poison Jab
- Leech Life

Doubles Physical Sweeper Fomantis (Contrary)

Fomantis is a stupendous Physical Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Fomantis from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Fomantis's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Contrary, if Fomantis has a stat stage raised it is lowered instead and vice versa.

Razor Leaf is a physical STAB-boosted 55-base power Grass-type move (high critical hit ratio. hits adjacent foes).
Leaf Blade is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Poison Jab is a physical 80-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Leech Life is a physical 80-base power Bug-type move (Fomantis recovers 50% of the damage dealt).




Species: Fomantis
Item: Grassium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Contrary
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Storm / Energy Ball
- Signal Beam
- Round / Snore
- Synthesis

Doubles Special Sweeper Fomantis (Contrary)

Fomantis is a notable Special Sweeper. It attempts to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Fomantis from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Fomantis's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Contrary, if Fomantis has a stat stage raised it is lowered instead and vice versa.

Leaf Storm is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Grass-type move (increases your Fomantis'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).
Signal Beam is a special 75-base power Bug-type move (10% chance to confuse the target).
Round is a special 60-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if others used round this turn).
Snore is a special 50-base power Normal-type move (Fomantis must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target).
Synthesis is a status move (heals your Fomantis by a weather-dependent amount).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Fomantis 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
Energy Ball
90
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.
Leaf Storm
130
90%
5
Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Signal Beam
75
100%
15
10% chance to confuse 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.
Weather Ball
50
100%
10
Power doubles and type varies in each weather.
Bug Bite
60
100%
20
User steals and eats the target's Berry.
Dual Chop
40
90%
15
Hits 2 times in one turn.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
False Swipe
40
100%
40
Always leaves the target with at least 1 HP.
Fling
--
100%
10
Flings the user's item at the target. Power varies.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Fury Cutter
40
95%
20
Power doubles with each hit, up to 160.
Leaf Blade
90
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Leafage
40
100%
40
No additional effect.
Leech Life
80
100%
10
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Payback
50
100%
10
Power doubles if the user moves after the target.
Poison Jab
80
100%
20
30% chance to poison the target.
Razor Leaf
55
95%
25
High critical hit ratio. Hits adjacent foes.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Seed Bomb
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Slash
70
100%
20
High critical hit ratio.
X-Scissor
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Aromatherapy
--
--
5
Cures the user's party of all status conditions.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Confide
--
--
20
Lowers the target's Sp. Atk by 1.
Defog
--
--
15
-1 evasion; clears user and target side's hazards.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Growth
--
--
20
Raises user's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1; 2 in Sun.
Ingrain
--
--
20
Traps/grounds user; heals 1/16 max HP per turn.
Nature Power
--
--
20
Attack depends on terrain (default Tri Attack).
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Safeguard
--
--
25
For 5 turns, protects user's party from 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.
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.
Toxic
--
90%
10
Badly poisons the target. Poison types can't miss.
Worry Seed
--
100%
10
The target's Ability becomes Insomnia.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Fomantis 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 Fomantis

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