Competitive Information for Victreebel [Sun/Moon]

Competitive Pokemon Sun/Moon Movesets and Strategies for Victreebel victreebel
Base Stats for Victreebel

Grass / Poison

Abilities:
ChlorophyllChlorophyll: If Sunny Day is active, this Pokemon's Speed is doubled.
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GluttonyGluttony: When this Pokemon has 1/2 or less of its maximum HP, it uses certain Berries early.


Evolutions / Family:
Bellsprout
Weepinbell
Victreebel

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Victreebel? 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.


Common team mates for Victreebel in Pokemon Sun/Moon:

TorkoalHoundoom-MegaGastrodonDarmanitanVictiniArcheopsZeraoraBuzzwoleConkeldurrArcanineEmpoleonBellossom


Victreebel is an interesting Grass and Poison-typed Pokemon. Victreebel are common Pokemon to see in the SM metagame. Victreebel is weak to Fire, Flying, Ice, and Psychic-typed attacks.


Species: Victreebel
Item: Life Orb / Black Sludge
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Solar Beam / Sleep Powder
- Sludge Bomb
- Knock Off
- Weather Ball / Growth

Special Sweeper Victreebel (Analytic)

Victreebel is an awesome Special Sweeper. This moveset is designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Life Orb boosts the power of Victreebel's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Victreebel's speed is doubled.

Solar Beam is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Grass-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2. no charge in sunlight).
Sleep Powder is a status move (causes the target to fall asleep).
Sludge Bomb is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Knock Off is a physical 65-base power Dark-type move (1.5x damage if foe holds an item; Note: This will also remove that item).
Weather Ball is a special 50-base power Normal-type move (power doubles and type varies in each weather).
Growth is a status move (raises Victreebel's attack and special attack by 1 stage; 2 in sun).




Species: Victreebel
Item: Life Orb / Black Sludge
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Jolly (+Spe, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Poison Jab
- Knock Off
- Growth
- Sleep Powder / Leaf Blade

Physical Tank Victreebel (Analytic)

Victreebel is an astounding Physical Tank. It's meant to take a mighty amount of physical hits while dealing some decent damage. Life Orb boosts the power of Victreebel's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Victreebel's speed is doubled.

Poison Jab is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Knock Off is a physical 65-base power Dark-type move (1.5x damage if foe holds an item; Note: This will also remove that item).
Growth is a status move (raises Victreebel's attack and special attack by 1 stage; 2 in sun).
Sleep Powder is a status move (causes the target to fall asleep).
Leaf Blade is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (high critical hit ratio).




Species: Victreebel
Item: Grassium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Blade / Seed Bomb
- Double-Edge / Return
- Poison Jab
- Knock Off

Physical Sweeper Victreebel (Chlorophyll)

Victreebel is an awesome Physical Sweeper. It's designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Victreebel from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Victreebel's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Victreebel's speed is doubled.

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 good amount of damage.
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Poison Jab is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Knock Off is a physical 65-base power Dark-type move (1.5x damage if foe holds an item; Note: This will also remove that item).




Species: Victreebel
Item: Grassium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Storm / Energy Ball
- Belch / Sludge Bomb
- Hyper Beam / Round
- Infestation

Special Sweeper Victreebel (Chlorophyll)

Victreebel is an interesting Special Sweeper. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Victreebel from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Victreebel's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Victreebel's speed is doubled.

Leaf Storm is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Grass-type move (lowers your Victreebel'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).
Belch is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Poison-type move (cannot be selected until your Victreebel eats a berry).
Sludge Bomb is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Hyper Beam is a special 150-base power Normal-type move (Victreebel cannot move next turn).
Round is a special 60-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if others used round this turn).
Infestation is a special 20-base power Bug-type move (traps and damages the target for 4-5 turns).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Victreebel? 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.


Common team mates for Victreebel in Pokemon Sun/Moon:

TorkoalHoundoom-MegaGastrodonDarmanitanVictiniArcheopsZeraoraBuzzwoleConkeldurrArcanineEmpoleonBellossom


Species: Victreebel
Item: Grassium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Razor Leaf / Leaf Blade
- Double-Edge / Return
- Poison Jab
- Knock Off

Doubles Physical Sweeper Victreebel (Chlorophyll)

Victreebel is a stupendous Physical Sweeper. It's purpose is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Victreebel from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Victreebel's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Victreebel's speed is doubled.

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).
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Poison Jab is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Knock Off is a physical 65-base power Dark-type move (1.5x damage if foe holds an item; Note: This will also remove that item).




Species: Victreebel
Item: Grassium Z / Life Orb
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Storm / Energy Ball
- Belch / Sludge Bomb
- Hyper Beam / Round
- Infestation

Doubles Special Sweeper Victreebel (Chlorophyll)

Victreebel is a spectacular Special Sweeper. The purpose of this moveset is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Victreebel from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Victreebel's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Victreebel's speed is doubled.

Leaf Storm is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Grass-type move (lowers your Victreebel'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).
Belch is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Poison-type move (cannot be selected until your Victreebel eats a berry).
Sludge Bomb is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Hyper Beam is a special 150-base power Normal-type move (Victreebel cannot move next turn).
Round is a special 60-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if others used round this turn).
Infestation is a special 20-base power Bug-type move (traps and damages the target for 4-5 turns).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Victreebel 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.
Acid Spray
40
100%
20
100% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 2.
Belch
120
90%
10
Cannot be selected until the user eats a Berry.
Clear Smog
50
--
15
Resets all of the target's stat stages to 0.
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.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Infestation
20
100%
20
Traps and damages the target for 4-5 turns.
Leaf Storm
130
90%
5
Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Leaf Tornado
65
90%
10
50% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Magical Leaf
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Mega Drain
40
100%
15
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Sludge Bomb
90
100%
10
30% chance to poison 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.
Spit Up
--
100%
10
More power with more uses of Stockpile.
Venoshock
65
100%
10
Power doubles if the target is poisoned.
Weather Ball
50
100%
10
Power doubles and type varies in each weather.
Wring Out
--
100%
5
More power the more HP the target has left.
Bide
--
--
10
Waits 2 turns; deals double the damage taken.
Bind
15
85%
20
Traps and damages the target for 4-5 turns.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Bug Bite
60
100%
20
User steals and eats the target's Berry.
Bullet Seed
25
100%
30
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Cut
50
95%
30
No additional effect.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Knock Off
65
100%
20
1.5x damage if foe holds an item. Removes item.
Leaf Blade
90
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Leech Life
80
100%
10
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Natural Gift
--
100%
15
Power and type depends on the user's Berry.
Poison Jab
80
100%
20
30% chance to poison the target.
Power Whip
120
85%
10
No additional effect.
Rage
20
100%
20
Raises the user's Attack by 1 if hit during use.
Razor Leaf
55
95%
25
High critical hit ratio. Hits adjacent foes.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Secret Power
70
100%
20
Effect varies with terrain. (30% paralysis chance)
Seed Bomb
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Slam
80
75%
20
No additional effect.
Sucker Punch
70
100%
5
Usually goes first. Fails if target is not attacking.
Take Down
90
85%
20
Has 1/4 recoil.
Thief
60
100%
25
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
Vine Whip
45
100%
25
No additional effect.
Wrap
15
90%
20
Traps and damages the target for 4-5 turns.
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.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Encore
--
100%
5
Target repeats its last move for its next 3 turns.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Flash
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Gastro Acid
--
100%
10
Nullifies the target's Ability.
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.
Mimic
--
--
10
The last move the target used replaces this one.
Morning Sun
--
--
5
Heals the user by a weather-dependent amount.
Nature Power
--
--
20
Attack depends on terrain (default Tri Attack).
Poison Powder
--
75%
35
Poisons the target.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Reflect
--
--
20
For 5 turns, physical damage to allies is halved.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Sleep Powder
--
75%
15
Causes the target to fall asleep.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Stockpile
--
--
20
Raises user's Defense, Sp. Def by 1. Max 3 uses.
Strength Sap
--
100%
10
User heals HP=target's Atk stat. Lowers Atk by 1.
Stun Spore
--
75%
30
Paralyzes the target.
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.
Swallow
--
--
10
Heals the user based on uses of Stockpile.
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.
Teeter Dance
--
100%
20
Confuses adjacent Pokemon.
Tickle
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Attack and Defense by 1.
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 Victreebel 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 Victreebel

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