Competitive Information for Seadra [Sun/Moon]

Competitive Pokemon Sun/Moon Movesets and Strategies for Seadra seadra
Base Stats for Seadra

Water

Abilities:
Poison PointPoison Point: 30% chance a Pokemon making contact with this Pokemon will be poisoned.
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DampDamp: Prevents Explosion/Mind Blown/Self-Destruct/Aftermath while this Pokemon is active.
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SniperSniper: If this Pokemon strikes with a critical hit, the damage is multiplied by 1.5.


Evolutions / Family:
Horsea
Seadra
Kingdra

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Seadra? 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.


Seadra is an interesting Water-typed Pokemon. Seadra is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Seadra's only type-related weaknesses are Electric and Grass.


Species: Seadra
Item: Waterium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Poison Point
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
Nature: Timid (+Spe, -Atk)
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Surf / Scald
- Ice Beam
- Dragon Pulse
- Flash Cannon

Special Sweeper Seadra (Poison Point)

Seadra is an extraordinary Special Sweeper. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Seadra from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Seadra's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Poison Point, 30% chance a pokemon making contact with Seadra will be poisoned.

Surf is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Water-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. double damage on dive).
Scald is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Water-type move (30% chance to burn the target. thaws target).
Ice Beam is a special 90-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Dragon Pulse is a special 85-base power Dragon-type move that deals a good amount of damage.
Flash Cannon is a special 80-base power Steel-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).




Species: Seadra
Item: Eviolite
Ability: Poison Point
Nature: Bold (+Def, -Atk)
EVs: 252 Hp / 252 Def / 4 SpD
Moveset:
- Scald
- Clear Smog
- Dragon Breath / Dragon Pulse
- Ice Beam / Aurora Beam

Seadra Physical Wall (Defensive Father)

Seadra is a fabulous Physical Wall. It's goal is to take a great amount of physical hits while dealing some decent damage. Seadra is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield without an Eviolite attached to it. If Eviolite is held by a Pokémon that is not fully evolved, it will raises the Defense and Special Defense of that Pokemon by 50%. With Poison Point, 30% chance a pokemon making contact with Seadra will be poisoned.

Scald is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Water-type move (30% chance to burn the target. thaws target).
Clear Smog is a special 50-base power Poison-type move (resets all of the target's stat stages to 0).
Dragon Breath is a special 60-base power Dragon-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
Dragon Pulse is a special 85-base power Dragon-type move that deals a mighty amount of damage.
Ice Beam is a special 90-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Aurora Beam is a special 65-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to lower the target's attack by 1 stage).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Seadra? 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: Seadra
Item: Waterium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Poison Point
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
Nature: Timid (+Spe, -Atk)
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Surf / Scald
- Icy Wind / Ice Beam
- Dragon Pulse / Twister
- Razor Wind

Doubles Special Sweeper Seadra (Poison Point)

Seadra is a fabulous Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Seadra from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Seadra's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Poison Point, 30% chance a pokemon making contact with Seadra will be poisoned.

Surf is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Water-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. double damage on dive).
Scald is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Water-type move (30% chance to burn the target. thaws target).
Icy Wind is a special 55-base power Ice-type move (100% chance to lower the foes speed by 1 stage).
Ice Beam is a special 90-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Dragon Pulse is a special 85-base power Dragon-type move that deals a decent amount of damage.
Twister is a special 40-base power Dragon-type move (20% chance to flinch the foes).
Razor Wind is a special 80-base power Normal-type move (charges, then hits foes turn 2. high crit ratio).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Seadra 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
Aurora Beam
65
100%
20
10% chance to lower the target's Attack by 1.
Blizzard
110
70%
5
10% chance to freeze foe(s). Can't miss in hail.
Brine
65
100%
10
Power doubles if the target's HP is 50% or less.
Bubble
40
100%
30
10% chance to lower the foe(s) Speed by 1.
Bubble Beam
65
100%
20
10% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Clear Smog
50
--
15
Resets all of the target's stat stages to 0.
Dragon Breath
60
100%
20
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Dragon Pulse
85
100%
10
No additional effect.
Dragon Rage
--
100%
10
Deals 40 HP of damage to the target.
Flash Cannon
80
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Hydro Pump
110
80%
5
No additional effect.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Ice Beam
90
100%
10
10% chance to freeze the target.
Icy Wind
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the foe(s) Speed by 1.
Muddy Water
90
85%
10
30% chance to lower the foe(s) accuracy by 1.
Octazooka
65
85%
10
50% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Razor Wind
80
100%
10
Charges, then hits foe(s) turn 2. High crit ratio.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Scald
80
100%
15
30% chance to burn the target. Thaws target.
Signal Beam
75
100%
15
10% chance to confuse the target.
Snore
50
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Surf
90
100%
15
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dive.
Swift
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy. Hits foes.
Twister
40
100%
20
20% chance to flinch the foe(s).
Water Gun
40
100%
25
No additional effect.
Water Pulse
60
100%
20
20% chance to confuse the target.
Whirlpool
35
85%
15
Traps and damages the target for 4-5 turns.
Bide
--
--
10
Waits 2 turns; deals double the damage taken.
Bounce
85
85%
5
Bounces turn 1. Hits turn 2. 30% paralyze.
Dive
80
100%
10
Dives underwater turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Flail
--
100%
15
More power the less HP the user has left.
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.
Natural Gift
--
100%
15
Power and type depends on the user's Berry.
Outrage
120
100%
10
Lasts 2-3 turns. Confuses the user afterwards.
Rage
20
100%
20
Raises the user's Attack by 1 if hit during use.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Secret Power
70
100%
20
Effect varies with terrain. (30% paralysis chance)
Skull Bash
130
100%
10
Raises user's Defense by 1 on turn 1. Hits turn 2.
Take Down
90
85%
20
Has 1/4 recoil.
Waterfall
80
100%
15
20% chance to flinch the target.
Agility
--
--
30
Raises the user's Speed by 2.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
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.
Disable
--
100%
20
For 4 turns, disables the target's last move used.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Dragon Dance
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack and Speed by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Focus Energy
--
--
30
Raises the user's critical hit ratio by 2.
Hail
--
--
10
For 5 turns, hail crashes down.
Laser Focus
--
--
30
Until the end of the next turn, user's moves crit.
Leer
--
100%
30
Lowers the foe(s) Defense by 1.
Mimic
--
--
10
The last move the target used replaces this one.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rain Dance
--
--
5
For 5 turns, heavy rain powers Water moves.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Smokescreen
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Splash
--
--
40
No competitive use.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a substitute.
Swagger
--
85%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Toxic
--
90%
10
Badly poisons the target. Poison types can't miss.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Seadra 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 Seadra

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