Competitive Information for Clobbopus [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Clobbopus clobbopus
Base Stats for Clobbopus

Fighting

Abilities:
LimberLimber: This Pokemon cannot be paralyzed. Gaining this Ability while paralyzed cures it.
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TechnicianTechnician: This Pokemon's moves of 60 power or less have 1.5x power. Includes Struggle.


Evolutions / Family:
Clobbopus
Grapploct

Weakness Chart for Fighting-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fairy
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
0.5x
0.5x
  
  
2x
  
  
2x
  
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 Clobbopus? 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.


Clobbopus is popular Fighting-typed Pokemon. Clobbopus is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Clobbopus is weak to Fairy, Flying, and Psychic-typed attacks.


Species: Clobbopus
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Limber
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Superpower / Close Combat
- Body Slam
- Liquidation / Waterfall
- Ice Punch

Physical Sweeper Clobbopus (Limber)

Clobbopus is a marvelous Physical Sweeper. It is meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Clobbopus from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Clobbopus's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Limber, Clobbopus cannot be paralyzed. gaining this ability while paralyzed cures it.

Superpower is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Clobbopus's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Close Combat is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Clobbopus's defense and special defense by 1 stage).
Body Slam is a physical 85-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
Liquidation is a physical 85-base power Water-type move (20% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).
Waterfall is a physical 80-base power Water-type move (20% chance to flinch the target).
Ice Punch is a physical 75-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Clobbopus? 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: Clobbopus
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Limber
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Superpower / Close Combat
- Body Slam
- Liquidation / Waterfall
- Ice Punch

Doubles Physical Sweeper Clobbopus (Limber)

Clobbopus is a notable Physical Sweeper. It attempts to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Clobbopus from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Clobbopus's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Limber, Clobbopus cannot be paralyzed. gaining this ability while paralyzed cures it.

Superpower is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Clobbopus's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Close Combat is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Clobbopus's defense and special defense by 1 stage).
Body Slam is a physical 85-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
Liquidation is a physical 85-base power Water-type move (20% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).
Waterfall is a physical 80-base power Water-type move (20% chance to flinch the target).
Ice Punch is a physical 75-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Clobbopus 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
Brine
65
100%
10
Power doubles if the target's HP is 50% or less.
Focus Blast
120
70%
5
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Mud Shot
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Muddy Water
90
85%
10
30% chance to lower the foe(s) accuracy 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.
Bind
15
85%
20
Traps and damages the target for 4-5 turns.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Brick Break
75
100%
15
Destroys screens, unless the target is immune.
Circle Throw
60
90%
10
Forces the target to switch to a random ally.
Close Combat
120
100%
5
Lowers the user's Defense and Sp. Def by 1.
Dive
80
100%
10
Dives underwater turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Feint
30
100%
10
Nullifies Detect, Protect, and Quick/Wide Guard.
Ice Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to freeze the target.
Liquidation
85
100%
10
20% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Mega Punch
80
85%
20
No additional effect.
Payback
50
100%
10
Power doubles if the user moves after the target.
Power-Up Punch
40
100%
20
100% chance to raise the user's Attack by 1.
Retaliate
70
100%
5
Power doubles if an ally fainted last turn.
Revenge
60
100%
10
Power doubles if user is damaged by the target.
Reversal
--
100%
15
More power the less HP the user has left.
Rock Smash
40
100%
15
50% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Seismic Toss
--
100%
20
Does damage equal to the user's level.
Submission
80
80%
20
Has 1/4 recoil.
Sucker Punch
70
100%
5
Usually goes first. Fails if target is not attacking.
Superpower
120
100%
5
Lowers the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Waterfall
80
100%
15
20% chance to flinch the target.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Bulk Up
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Detect
--
--
5
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Leer
--
100%
30
Lowers the foe(s) Defense by 1.
Pain Split
--
--
20
Shares HP of user and target equally.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Soak
--
100%
20
Changes the target's type to Water.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a substitute.
Taunt
--
100%
20
Target can't use status moves its next 3 turns.
Work Up
--
--
30
Raises the user's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Clobbopus 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 Clobbopus

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