Competitive Information for Chewtle [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Chewtle chewtle
Base Stats for Chewtle

Water

Abilities:
Swift SwimSwift Swim: If Rain Dance is active, this Pokemon's Speed is doubled.
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Shell ArmorShell Armor: This Pokemon cannot be struck by a critical hit.
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Strong JawStrong Jaw: This Pokemon's bite-based attacks have 1.5x power. Bug Bite is not boosted.


Evolutions / Family:
Chewtle
Drednaw

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 Chewtle? 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.


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


Species: Chewtle
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Strong Jaw
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Liquidation
- Jaw Lock / Bite
- Ice Fang
- Body Slam

Physical Sweeper Chewtle (Strong Jaw)

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

Liquidation is a physical STAB-boosted 85-base power Water-type move (20% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).
Jaw Lock is a physical 80-base power Dark-type move (prevents your Chewtle and the target from switching out).
Bite is a physical 60-base power Dark-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Ice Fang is a physical 65-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze. 10% chance to flinch).
Body Slam is a physical 85-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Chewtle? 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.


Species: Chewtle
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Strong Jaw
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Liquidation
- Jaw Lock / Bite
- Ice Fang
- Body Slam

Doubles Physical Sweeper Chewtle (Strong Jaw)

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

Liquidation is a physical STAB-boosted 85-base power Water-type move (20% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).
Jaw Lock is a physical 80-base power Dark-type move (prevents your Chewtle and the target from switching out).
Bite is a physical 60-base power Dark-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Ice Fang is a physical 65-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze. 10% chance to flinch).
Body Slam is a physical 85-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Chewtle 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
Hydro Pump
110
80%
5
No additional effect.
Mud Shot
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
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.
Surf
90
100%
15
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dive.
Water Gun
40
100%
25
No additional effect.
Whirlpool
35
85%
15
Traps and damages the target for 4-5 turns.
Assurance
60
100%
10
Power doubles if target was damaged this turn.
Bite
60
100%
25
30% chance to flinch the target.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Counter
--
100%
20
If hit by physical attack, returns double damage.
Dive
80
100%
10
Dives underwater turn 1, strikes turn 2.
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.
Headbutt
70
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Ice Fang
65
95%
15
10% chance to freeze. 10% chance to flinch.
Jaw Lock
80
100%
15
Prevents the user and the target from switching out.
Liquidation
85
100%
10
20% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Payback
50
100%
10
Power doubles if the user moves after the target.
Revenge
60
100%
10
Power doubles if user is damaged by the target.
Skull Bash
130
100%
10
Raises user's Defense by 1 on turn 1. Hits turn 2.
Tackle
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Gastro Acid
--
100%
10
Nullifies the target's Ability.
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.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a substitute.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Chewtle 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 Chewtle

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