Competitive Information for Toucannon [Sun/Moon]

Competitive Pokemon Sun/Moon Movesets and Strategies for Toucannon toucannon
Base Stats for Toucannon

Normal / Flying

Abilities:
Keen EyeKeen Eye: This Pokemon's accuracy can't be lowered by others; ignores their evasiveness stat.
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Skill LinkSkill Link: This Pokemon's multi-hit attacks always hit the maximum number of times.
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Sheer ForceSheer Force: This Pokemon's attacks with secondary effects have 1.3x power; nullifies the effects.


Evolutions / Family:
Pikipek
Trumbeak
Toucannon

Weakness Chart for Normal/Flying-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fairy
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
0.5x
  
  
2x
  
  
  
  
0x
Grass
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
0.5x
0x
2x
  
  
  
2x
  
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Toucannon? 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.


Toucannon is a spectacular Normal and Flying-typed Pokemon. Toucannon are common Pokemon to see in the SM metagame. Toucannon is weak to Electric, Ice, and Rock-typed attacks.


Species: Toucannon
Item: Flyinium Z / King's Rock
Ability: Skill Link
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Brave Bird / Beak Blast
- Return
- Bullet Seed
- Rock Blast

Physical Sweeper Toucannon (Skill Link)

Toucannon is a wonderful Physical Sweeper. It is meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Toucannon's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Skill Link, Toucannon's multi-hit attacks always hit the maximum number of times.

Brave Bird is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Flying-type move (has 33% recoil).
Beak Blast is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Flying-type move (burns on contact with your Toucannon before it moves).
Return is a physical STAB-boosted 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Bullet Seed is a physical 25-base power Grass-type move (hits 2-5 times in one turn).
Rock Blast is a physical 25-base power Rock-type move (hits 2-5 times in one turn).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Toucannon? 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: Toucannon
Item: Flyinium Z / King's Rock
Ability: Skill Link
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Brave Bird / Beak Blast
- Return
- Bullet Seed
- Rock Blast

Doubles Physical Sweeper Toucannon (Skill Link)

Toucannon is a pretty decent Physical Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Toucannon's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Skill Link, Toucannon's multi-hit attacks always hit the maximum number of times.

Brave Bird is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Flying-type move (has 33% recoil).
Beak Blast is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Flying-type move (burns on contact with your Toucannon before it moves).
Return is a physical STAB-boosted 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Bullet Seed is a physical 25-base power Grass-type move (hits 2-5 times in one turn).
Rock Blast is a physical 25-base power Rock-type move (hits 2-5 times in one turn).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Toucannon 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
Boomburst
140
100%
10
No additional effect. Hits adjacent Pokemon.
Echoed Voice
40
100%
15
Power increases when used on consecutive turns.
Flash Cannon
80
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Heat Wave
95
90%
10
10% chance to burn the foe(s).
Hyper Voice
90
100%
10
No additional effect. Hits adjacent foes.
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.
Uproar
90
100%
10
Lasts 3 turns. Active Pokemon cannot fall asleep.
Aerial Ace
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Beak Blast
100
100%
15
Burns on contact with the user before it moves.
Brave Bird
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil.
Brick Break
75
100%
15
Destroys screens, unless the target is immune.
Bullet Seed
25
100%
30
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Drill Peck
80
100%
20
No additional effect.
Flame Charge
50
100%
20
100% chance to raise the user's Speed by 1.
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.
Knock Off
65
100%
20
1.5x damage if foe holds an item. Removes item.
Peck
35
100%
35
No additional effect.
Pluck
60
100%
20
User steals and eats the target's Berry.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Rock Blast
25
90%
10
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Rock Smash
40
100%
15
50% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Seed Bomb
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Sky Attack
140
90%
5
Charges, then hits turn 2. 30% flinch. High crit.
Smack Down
50
100%
15
Removes the target's Ground immunity.
Steel Wing
70
90%
25
10% chance to raise the user's Defense by 1.
Thief
60
100%
25
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
U-turn
70
100%
20
User switches out after damaging the target.
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.
Feather Dance
--
100%
15
Lowers the target's Attack by 2.
Growl
--
100%
40
Lowers the foe(s) Attack by 1.
Mirror Move
--
--
20
User uses the target's last used move against it.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Roost
--
--
10
Heals 50% HP. Flying-type removed 'til turn ends.
Screech
--
85%
40
Lowers the target's Defense 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.
Supersonic
--
55%
20
Causes the target to become confused.
Swagger
--
85%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Swords Dance
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack by 2.
Tailwind
--
--
15
For 4 turns, allies' Speed is doubled.
Toxic
--
90%
10
Badly poisons the target. Poison types can't miss.
Work Up
--
--
30
Raises the user's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Toucannon 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 Toucannon

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