Competitive Information for Boltund [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Boltund boltund
Base Stats for Boltund

Electric

Abilities:
CompetitiveCompetitive: This Pokemon's Sp. Atk is raised by 2 for each of its stats that is lowered by a foe.
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Strong JawStrong Jaw: This Pokemon's bite-based attacks have 1.5x power. Bug Bite is not boosted.


Evolutions / Family:
Yamper
Boltund

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Boltund? These builds have been optimized for Pokemon competing in Sword/Shield 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 Sword/Shield generation metagame.


Common single-battle team mates for Boltund in Pokemon Sword/Shield:

ExcadrillDragapultGastrodonTogekissTyranitarMimikyuChandelureWhimsicottRillaboomMamoswine


Boltund is a wonderful Electric-typed Pokemon. It's a almost common sight to see Boltund out in the 8th generation battlefield. Boltund's only type-related weakness is Ground.


Species: Boltund
Item: Sitrus Berry / Focus Sash
Ability: Strong Jaw
Nature: Jolly (+Spe, -SpA)
EVs: 116 Hp / 84 Atk / 140 Def / 164 Spe
Moveset:
- Psychic Fangs
- Crunch
- Fire Fang
- Thunder Fang / Nuzzle

Physical Wall Boltund (Popular/Trending)

Boltund is a fabulous Physical Wall. It is primarily designed to take a great amount of physical hits while dealing some decent damage. Focus Sash helps protect Boltund from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Strong Jaw, Boltund's bite-based attacks have 1.5x power. bug bite is not boosted.

Psychic Fangs is a physical 85-base power Psychic-type move (destroys screens, unless the target is immune).
Crunch is a physical 80-base power Dark-type move (20% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).
Fire Fang is a physical 65-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn. 10% chance to flinch).
Thunder Fang is a physical STAB-boosted 65-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze. 10% chance to flinch).
Nuzzle is a physical STAB-boosted 20-base power Electric-type move (100% chance to paralyze the target).




Species: Boltund
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Strong Jaw
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Thunder Fang / Wild Charge
- Psychic Fangs
- Double-Edge
- Crunch

Physical Sweeper Boltund (Strong Jaw)

Boltund is a wonderful Physical Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Boltund from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Boltund's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Strong Jaw, Boltund's bite-based attacks have 1.5x power. bug bite is not boosted.

Thunder Fang is a physical STAB-boosted 65-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze. 10% chance to flinch).
Wild Charge is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Electric-type move (has 1/4 recoil).
Psychic Fangs is a physical 85-base power Psychic-type move (destroys screens, unless the target is immune).
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Crunch is a physical 80-base power Dark-type move (20% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).




Species: Boltund
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Competitive
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Thunderbolt / Discharge
- Hyper Voice / Hyper Beam
- Snarl
- Protect

Special Sweeper Boltund (Competitive)

Boltund is an interesting Special Sweeper. It's designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Boltund from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Boltund's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Competitive, Boltund's sp. atk is raised by 2 for each of its stats that is lowered by a foe.

Thunderbolt is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).
Discharge is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Electric-type move (30% chance to paralyze adjacent pokemon).
Hyper Voice is a special 90-base power Normal-type move (no additional effect. hits adjacent foes).
Hyper Beam is a special 150-base power Normal-type move (Boltund cannot move next turn).
Snarl is a special 55-base power Dark-type move (100% chance to lower the foes special attack by 1 stage).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Boltund this turn).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Boltund? These builds have been optimized for Sword/Shield 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 Sword/Shield generation metagame.


Common double-battle team mates for Boltund in Pokemon Sword/Shield:

DragapultZeraoraHawluchaExcadrillAraquanidCursolaDiggersbyCopperajahIndeedeeSigilyphVaporeonLucario


Species: Boltund
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Strong Jaw
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Thunder Fang / Wild Charge
- Psychic Fangs
- Double-Edge
- Crunch

Doubles Physical Sweeper Boltund (Strong Jaw)

Boltund is an interesting Physical Sweeper. It's designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Boltund from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Boltund's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Strong Jaw, Boltund's bite-based attacks have 1.5x power. bug bite is not boosted.

Thunder Fang is a physical STAB-boosted 65-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze. 10% chance to flinch).
Wild Charge is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Electric-type move (has 1/4 recoil).
Psychic Fangs is a physical 85-base power Psychic-type move (destroys screens, unless the target is immune).
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Crunch is a physical 80-base power Dark-type move (20% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).




Species: Boltund
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Competitive
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Hyper Voice / Hyper Beam
- Discharge / Thunderbolt
- Snarl
- Protect

Doubles Special Sweeper Boltund (Competitive)

Boltund is a decent Special Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Boltund from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Boltund's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Competitive, Boltund's sp. atk is raised by 2 for each of its stats that is lowered by a foe.

Hyper Voice is a special 90-base power Normal-type move (no additional effect. hits adjacent foes).
Hyper Beam is a special 150-base power Normal-type move (Boltund cannot move next turn).
Discharge is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Electric-type move (30% chance to paralyze adjacent pokemon).
Thunderbolt is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).
Snarl is a special 55-base power Dark-type move (100% chance to lower the foes special attack by 1 stage).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Boltund this turn).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Boltund 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
Discharge
80
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze adjacent Pokemon.
Electro Ball
--
100%
10
More power the faster the user is than the target.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Hyper Voice
90
100%
10
No additional effect. Hits adjacent foes.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
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.
Swift
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy. Hits foes.
Thunder
110
70%
10
30% chance to paralyze. Can't miss in rain.
Thunderbolt
90
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Uproar
90
100%
10
Lasts 3 turns. Active Pokemon cannot fall asleep.
Volt Switch
70
100%
20
User switches out after damaging the target.
Bite
60
100%
25
30% chance to flinch the target.
Crunch
80
100%
15
20% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Dig
80
100%
10
Digs underground 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.
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.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Nuzzle
20
100%
20
100% chance to paralyze the target.
Play Rough
90
90%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Attack by 1.
Psychic Fangs
85
100%
10
Destroys screens, unless the target is immune.
Spark
65
100%
20
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Tackle
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
Thunder Fang
65
95%
15
10% chance to paralyze. 10% chance to flinch.
Wild Charge
90
100%
15
Has 1/4 recoil.
Agility
--
--
30
Raises the user's Speed by 2.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Bulk Up
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Charge
--
--
20
+1 SpD, user's Electric move next turn 2x power.
Charm
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Attack by 2.
Eerie Impulse
--
100%
15
Lowers the target's Sp. Atk by 2.
Electric Terrain
--
--
10
5 turns. Grounded: +Electric power, can't sleep.
Electrify
--
--
20
Changes the target's move to Electric this turn.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Focus Energy
--
--
30
Raises the user's critical hit ratio by 2.
Helping Hand
--
--
20
One adjacent ally's move power is 1.5x this turn.
Howl
--
--
40
Raises the user's and ally's Attack by 1.
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.
Sand Attack
--
100%
15
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
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.
Tail Whip
--
100%
30
Lowers the foe(s) Defense by 1.
Thunder Wave
--
90%
20
Paralyzes the target.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Boltund can perform in Sword/Shield. 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 SS Move and Ability Combos for Boltund

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