Competitive Information for Litten [Sun/Moon]

Competitive Pokemon Sun/Moon Movesets and Strategies for Litten litten
Base Stats for Litten

Fire

Abilities:
IntimidateIntimidate: On switch-in, this Pokemon lowers the Attack of adjacent opponents by 1 stage.
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BlazeBlaze: At 1/3 or less of its max HP, this Pokemon's attacking stat is 1.5x with Fire attacks.


Evolutions / Family:
Litten
Torracat
Incineroar

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

Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Litten? 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.


Litten is a spectacular Fire-typed Pokemon. Litten is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Litten is weak to Ground, Rock, and Water-typed attacks.


Species: Litten
Item: Firium Z / Focus Sash
Ability: Intimidate
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Flare Blitz / Fire Fang
- Outrage
- Return / Frustration
- Crunch

Physical Sweeper Litten (Intimidate)

Litten is pretty popular Physical Sweeper. It is meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Litten from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Intimidate, on switch-in Litten lowers the attack of adjacent opponents by 1 stage.

Flare Blitz is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fire-type move (has 33% recoil. 10% chance to burn. thaws Litten).
Fire Fang is a physical STAB-boosted 65-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn. 10% chance to flinch).
Outrage is a physical 120-base power Dragon-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Litten afterwards).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Frustration is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at minimum happiness).
Crunch is a physical 80-base power Dark-type move (20% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).



Species: Litten
Item: Firium Z / Focus Sash
Ability: Intimidate
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Overheat / Flamethrower
- Round / Snore
- Protect
- Toxic

Special Sweeper Litten (Intimidate)

Litten is a sensational Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Litten from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Intimidate, on switch-in Litten lowers the attack of adjacent opponents by 1 stage.

Overheat is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Fire-type move (lowers your Litten's special attack by 2 stages).
Flamethrower is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn 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 (Litten must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Litten this turn).
Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target; Note: Poison types can't miss with Toxic).


Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Litten? 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: Litten
Item: Firium Z / Focus Sash
Ability: Intimidate
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Flare Blitz / Fire Fang
- Outrage
- Return / Frustration
- Crunch

Doubles Physical Sweeper Litten (Intimidate)

Litten is a stupendous Physical Sweeper. It tries to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Litten from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Intimidate, on switch-in Litten lowers the attack of adjacent opponents by 1 stage.

Flare Blitz is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fire-type move (has 33% recoil. 10% chance to burn. thaws Litten).
Fire Fang is a physical STAB-boosted 65-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn. 10% chance to flinch).
Outrage is a physical 120-base power Dragon-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Litten afterwards).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Frustration is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at minimum happiness).
Crunch is a physical 80-base power Dark-type move (20% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).



Species: Litten
Item: Firium Z / Focus Sash
Ability: Intimidate
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Heat Wave / Overheat
- Round / Snore
- Protect
- Toxic

Doubles Special Sweeper Litten (Intimidate)

Litten is popular Special Sweeper. The purpose of this moveset is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Litten from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Intimidate, on switch-in Litten lowers the attack of adjacent opponents by 1 stage.

Heat Wave is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the foes).
Overheat is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Fire-type move (lowers your Litten's special attack by 2 stages).
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 (Litten must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Litten this turn).
Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target; Note: Poison types can't miss with Toxic).


Movepool


Wondering what moves can Litten 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
Ember
40
100%
25
10% chance to burn the target.
Fire Blast
110
85%
5
10% chance to burn the target.
Fire Pledge
80
100%
10
Use with Grass or Water Pledge for added effect.
Flamethrower
90
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Heat Wave
95
90%
10
10% chance to burn the foe(s).
Overheat
130
90%
5
Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Snore
50
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Acrobatics
55
100%
15
Power doubles if the user has no held item.
Bite
60
100%
25
30% chance to flinch the target.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Covet
60
100%
25
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
Crunch
80
100%
15
20% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Double Kick
30
100%
30
Hits 2 times in one turn.
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.
Fake Out
40
100%
10
Hits first. First turn out only. 100% flinch chance.
Fire Fang
65
95%
15
10% chance to burn. 10% chance to flinch.
Flame Charge
50
100%
20
100% chance to raise the user's Speed by 1.
Flare Blitz
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil. 10% chance to burn. Thaws user.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Fury Swipes
18
80%
15
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Leech Life
80
100%
10
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Lick
30
100%
30
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Outrage
120
100%
10
Lasts 2-3 turns. Confuses the user afterwards.
Power Trip
20
100%
10
+ 20 power for each of the user's stat boosts.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Revenge
60
100%
10
Power doubles if user is damaged by the target.
Scratch
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
Shadow Claw
70
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Thrash
120
100%
10
Lasts 2-3 turns. Confuses the user afterwards.
U-turn
70
100%
20
User switches out after damaging the target.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
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.
Growl
--
100%
40
Lowers the foe(s) Attack by 1.
Leer
--
100%
30
Lowers the foe(s) Defense by 1.
Nasty Plot
--
--
20
Raises the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Roar
--
--
20
Forces the target to switch to a random ally.
Scary Face
--
100%
10
Lowers the target's Speed by 2.
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.
Swords Dance
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack by 2.
Taunt
--
100%
20
Target can't use status moves its next 3 turns.
Torment
--
100%
15
Target can't select the same move twice in a row.
Toxic
--
90%
10
Badly poisons the target. Poison types can't miss.
Will-O-Wisp
--
85%
15
Burns the target.
Work Up
--
--
30
Raises the user's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Litten 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 Litten

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