Competitive Information for Naganadel [Sun/Moon]

Competitive Pokemon Sun/Moon Movesets and Strategies for Naganadel naganadel
Base Stats for Naganadel

Poison / Dragon

Abilities:
Beast BoostBeast Boost: This Pokemon's highest stat is raised by 1 if it attacks and KOes another Pokemon.


Evolutions / Family:
Poipole
Naganadel

Weakness Chart for Poison/Dragon-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fairy
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
0.5x
  
2x
0.5x
  
0.5x
0.5x
  
  
Grass
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
0.25x
2x
2x
  
0.5x
2x
  
  
0.5x
¼x
½x
2x
4x


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Naganadel? 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.


Naganadel is a fabulous Poison and Dragon-typed Pokemon. It's a pretty usual sight to see Naganadel out in the 7th generation battlefield. Naganadel is weak to Dragon, Ground, Ice, and Psychic-typed attacks.


Species: Naganadel
Item: Dragonium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Beast Boost
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
Nature: Timid (+Spe, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Draco Meteor / Dragon Pulse
- Sludge Wave / Sludge Bomb
- Flamethrower
- Thunderbolt

Special Sweeper Naganadel (Beast Boost)

Naganadel is a marvelous Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Life Orb boosts the power of Naganadel's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Beast Boost, Naganadel's highest stat is raised by 1 if it attacks and koes another pokemon.

Draco Meteor is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Dragon-type move (lowers your Naganadel's special attack by 2 stages).
Dragon Pulse is a special STAB-boosted 85-base power Dragon-type move that deals a mighty amount of damage.
Sludge Wave is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Poison-type move (10% chance to poison adjacent pokemon).
Sludge Bomb is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Flamethrower is a special 90-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Thunderbolt is a special 90-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Naganadel? 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: Naganadel
Item: Poisonium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Beast Boost
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
Nature: Timid (+Spe, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Sludge Wave / Sludge Bomb
- Draco Meteor / Dragon Pulse
- Heat Wave
- Air Cutter

Doubles Special Sweeper Naganadel (Beast Boost)

Naganadel is an extraordinary Special Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Life Orb boosts the power of Naganadel's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Beast Boost, Naganadel's highest stat is raised by 1 if it attacks and koes another pokemon.

Sludge Wave is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Poison-type move (10% chance to poison adjacent pokemon).
Sludge Bomb is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Draco Meteor is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Dragon-type move (lowers your Naganadel's special attack by 2 stages).
Dragon Pulse is a special STAB-boosted 85-base power Dragon-type move that deals a nice amount of damage.
Heat Wave is a special 95-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the foes).
Air Cutter is a special 60-base power Flying-type move (high critical hit ratio. hits adjacent foes).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Naganadel 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
Acid
40
100%
30
10% chance to lower the foe(s) Sp. Def by 1.
Air Cutter
60
95%
25
High critical hit ratio. Hits adjacent foes.
Air Slash
75
95%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Dark Pulse
80
100%
15
20% chance to flinch the target.
Draco Meteor
130
90%
5
Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Dragon Pulse
85
100%
10
No additional effect.
Echoed Voice
40
100%
15
Power increases when used on consecutive turns.
Fire Blast
110
85%
5
10% chance to burn the target.
Flamethrower
90
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Heat Wave
95
90%
10
10% chance to burn the foe(s).
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Shock Wave
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Signal Beam
75
100%
15
10% chance to confuse the target.
Sludge Bomb
90
100%
10
30% chance to poison the target.
Sludge Wave
95
100%
10
10% chance to poison adjacent Pokemon.
Snarl
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the foe(s) Sp. Atk by 1.
Snore
50
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Thunderbolt
90
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Uproar
90
100%
10
Lasts 3 turns. Active Pokemon cannot fall asleep.
Venoshock
65
100%
10
Power doubles if the target is poisoned.
Acrobatics
55
100%
15
Power doubles if the user has no held item.
Aerial Ace
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Covet
60
100%
25
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
Dragon Claw
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Dragon Tail
60
90%
10
Forces the target to switch to a random ally.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Fell Stinger
50
100%
25
Raises user's Attack by 3 if this KOes the target.
Fly
90
95%
15
Flies up on first turn, then strikes the next turn.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Fury Attack
15
85%
20
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Gunk Shot
120
80%
5
30% chance to poison the target.
Iron Tail
100
75%
15
30% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Leech Life
80
100%
10
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Outrage
120
100%
10
Lasts 2-3 turns. Confuses the user afterwards.
Peck
35
100%
35
No additional effect.
Poison Jab
80
100%
20
30% chance to poison the target.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Shadow Claw
70
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Sky Attack
140
90%
5
Charges, then hits turn 2. 30% flinch. High crit.
Sky Drop
60
100%
10
User and foe fly up turn 1. Damages on turn 2.
Smart Strike
70
--
10
This move does not check accuracy.
Thief
60
100%
25
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
Throat Chop
80
100%
15
For 2 turns, the target cannot use sound moves.
U-turn
70
100%
20
User switches out after damaging the target.
X-Scissor
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Ally Switch
--
--
15
The user swaps positions with its ally.
Charm
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Attack by 2.
Confide
--
--
20
Lowers the target's Sp. Atk by 1.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Gastro Acid
--
100%
10
Nullifies the target's Ability.
Growl
--
100%
40
Lowers the foe(s) Attack by 1.
Helping Hand
--
--
20
One adjacent ally's move power is 1.5x this turn.
Laser Focus
--
--
30
Until the end of the next turn, user's moves crit.
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.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Snatch
--
--
10
User steals certain support moves to use itself.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a substitute.
Tailwind
--
--
15
For 4 turns, allies' Speed is doubled.
Toxic
--
90%
10
Badly poisons the target. Poison types can't miss.
Venom Drench
--
100%
20
Lowers Atk/Sp. Atk/Speed of poisoned foes by 1.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Naganadel 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 Naganadel

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