Competitive Information for Coalossal [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Coalossal coalossal
Base Stats for Coalossal

Rock / Fire

Abilities:
Flame BodyFlame Body: 30% chance a Pokemon making contact with this Pokemon will be burned.
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Flash FireFlash Fire: This Pokemon's Fire attacks do 1.5x damage if hit by one Fire move; Fire immunity.
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Steam EngineSteam Engine: This Pokemon's Speed is raised by 6 stages after it is damaged by Fire/Water moves.

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

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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Coalossal? 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 Coalossal in Pokemon Sword/Shield:

DragapultPrimarinaGastrodonVenusaurTorkoalFerrothornInteleonHattereneWeezing-GalarCobalion


Coalossal is an interesting Rock and Fire-typed Pokemon. It's almost common to find yourself dealing with Coalossal when battling in the 8th generation meta. Coalossal is weak to Fighting, Ground, Rock, and Water-typed attacks.


Species: Coalossal
Item: Weakness Policy
Ability: Steam Engine
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Meteor Beam / Ancient Power
- Solar Beam
- Heat Wave
- Protect

Special Sweeper Coalossal (Popular/Trending)

Coalossal is a decent Special Sweeper. It attempts to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Weakness Policy activates if Coalossal is hit by a super effective move. The Weakness Policy is consumed and its Attack and Special Attack are increased by two stages each. With Steam Engine, Coalossal's speed is raised by 6 stages after it is damaged by fire/water moves.

Meteor Beam is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Rock-type move (raises Coalossal's special attack by 1 stage on turn 1. hits turn 2).
Ancient Power is a special STAB-boosted 60-base power Rock-type move (10% chance to raise all stats by 1 stage (not acc/eva)).
Solar Beam is a special 120-base power Grass-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2. no charge in sunlight).
Heat Wave is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the foes).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Coalossal this turn).



Species: Coalossal
Item: Weakness Policy
Ability: Steam Engine
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Flare Blitz
- High Horsepower
- Rock Slide
- Protect / Explosion

Physical Sweeper Coalossal (Popular/Trending)

Coalossal is an interesting Physical Sweeper. It was designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Weakness Policy activates if Coalossal is hit by a super effective move. The Weakness Policy is consumed and its Attack and Special Attack are increased by two stages each. With Steam Engine, Coalossal's speed is raised by 6 stages after it is damaged by fire/water moves.

Flare Blitz is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fire-type move (has 33% recoil. 10% chance to burn. thaws Coalossal).
High Horsepower is a physical 95-base power Ground-type move that deals a substantial amount of damage.
Rock Slide is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Coalossal this turn).
Explosion is a physical 250-base power Normal-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. your Coalossal faints).



Species: Coalossal
Item: Expert Belt / Passho Berry
Ability: Flash Fire
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 224 Hp / 252 Atk / 32 SpD
Moveset:
- Flare Blitz / Fire Punch
- Rock Slide / Rock Tomb
- Earthquake / High Horsepower
- Body Press / Iron Head

Physical Sweeper Coalossal (Flash Fire)

Coalossal is popular Physical Sweeper. This moveset is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. With Flash Fire, Coalossal's fire attacks do 1.5x damage if hit by one fire move; fire immunity. Body Press or Iron Head are added to provide additional threat coverage.

Flare Blitz is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fire-type move (has 33% recoil. 10% chance to burn. thaws Coalossal).
Fire Punch is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Rock Slide is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
Rock Tomb is a physical STAB-boosted 60-base power Rock-type move (100% chance to lower the target's speed by 1 stage).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon).
High Horsepower is a physical 95-base power Ground-type move that deals a decent amount of damage.
Body Press is a physical 80-base power Fighting-type move (uses Coalossal's defense stat as attack in damage calculation).
Iron Head is a physical 80-base power Steel-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).



Species: Coalossal
Item: Air Balloon / Passho Berry
Ability: Flash Fire
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 224 Hp / 252 SpA / 32 SpD
Moveset:
- Burn Up / Overheat
- Ancient Power / Meteor Beam
- Earth Power / Scorching Sands
- Scald

Special Sweeper Coalossal (Flash Fire)

Coalossal is a pretty decent Special Sweeper. It was designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Air Balloon makes the holder ungrounded, which means Coalossal is immune to Ground-type moves until the balloon pops when hit by a damaging move. With Flash Fire, Coalossal's fire attacks do 1.5x damage if hit by one fire move; fire immunity.

Burn Up is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Fire-type move (Coalossal's fire type becomes typeless; must be fire).
Overheat is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Fire-type move (lowers your Coalossal's special attack by 2 stages).
Ancient Power is a special STAB-boosted 60-base power Rock-type move (10% chance to raise all stats by 1 stage (not acc/eva)).
Meteor Beam is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Rock-type move (raises Coalossal's special attack by 1 stage on turn 1. hits turn 2).
Earth Power is a special 90-base power Ground-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Scorching Sands is a special 70-base power Ground-type move (30% chance to burn the target. thaws target).
Scald is a special 80-base power Water-type move (30% chance to burn the target. thaws target).


Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Coalossal? 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 Coalossal in Pokemon Sword/Shield:

DragapultHattereneDittoPolteageistTogekissGengarRotom-MowBewearLanturnFrosmoth


Species: Coalossal
Item: Expert Belt / Passho Berry
Ability: Flash Fire
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 224 Hp / 252 Atk / 32 SpD
Moveset:
- Rock Slide / Rock Tomb
- Flare Blitz / Fire Punch
- Earthquake / High Horsepower
- Body Press / Iron Head

Doubles Physical Sweeper Coalossal (Flash Fire)

Coalossal is a sensational Physical Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. With Flash Fire, Coalossal's fire attacks do 1.5x damage if hit by one fire move; fire immunity. Body Press or Iron Head are added to provide additional threat coverage.

Rock Slide is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
Rock Tomb is a physical STAB-boosted 60-base power Rock-type move (100% chance to lower the target's speed by 1 stage).
Flare Blitz is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fire-type move (has 33% recoil. 10% chance to burn. thaws Coalossal).
Fire Punch is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon).
High Horsepower is a physical 95-base power Ground-type move that deals a hefty amount of damage.
Body Press is a physical 80-base power Fighting-type move (uses Coalossal's defense stat as attack in damage calculation).
Iron Head is a physical 80-base power Steel-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).



Species: Coalossal
Item: Air Balloon / Passho Berry
Ability: Flash Fire
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 224 Hp / 252 SpA / 32 SpD
Moveset:
- Heat Wave / Burn Up
- Ancient Power / Meteor Beam
- Earth Power / Scorching Sands
- Scald

Doubles Special Sweeper Coalossal (Flash Fire)

Coalossal is a phenomenal Special Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Air Balloon makes the holder ungrounded, which means Coalossal is immune to Ground-type moves until the balloon pops when hit by a damaging move. With Flash Fire, Coalossal's fire attacks do 1.5x damage if hit by one fire move; fire immunity.

Heat Wave is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the foes).
Burn Up is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Fire-type move (Coalossal's fire type becomes typeless; must be fire).
Ancient Power is a special STAB-boosted 60-base power Rock-type move (10% chance to raise all stats by 1 stage (not acc/eva)).
Meteor Beam is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Rock-type move (raises Coalossal's special attack by 1 stage on turn 1. hits turn 2).
Earth Power is a special 90-base power Ground-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Scorching Sands is a special 70-base power Ground-type move (30% chance to burn the target. thaws target).
Scald is a special 80-base power Water-type move (30% chance to burn the target. thaws target).


Movepool


Wondering what moves can Coalossal 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
Ancient Power
60
100%
5
10% chance to raise all stats by 1 (not acc/eva).
Burn Up
130
100%
5
User's Fire type becomes typeless; must be Fire.
Earth Power
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Fire Blast
110
85%
5
10% chance to burn the target.
Fire Spin
35
85%
15
Traps and damages the target for 4-5 turns.
Flamethrower
90
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Heat Wave
95
90%
10
10% chance to burn the foe(s).
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Incinerate
60
100%
15
Destroys the foe(s) Berry/Gem.
Meteor Beam
120
90%
10
Raises user's Sp. Atk by 1 on turn 1. Hits turn 2.
Mud-Slap
20
100%
10
100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Overheat
130
90%
5
Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Scald
80
100%
15
30% chance to burn the target. Thaws target.
Scorching Sands
70
100%
10
30% chance to burn the target. Thaws 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.
Body Press
80
100%
10
Uses user's Def stat as Atk in damage calculation.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Bulldoze
60
100%
20
100% chance lower adjacent Pkmn Speed by 1.
Dig
80
100%
10
Digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Earthquake
100
100%
10
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dig.
Explosion
250
100%
5
Hits adjacent Pokemon. The user faints.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Fire Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Flame Charge
50
100%
20
100% chance to raise the user's Speed by 1.
Flare Blitz
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil. 10% chance to burn. Thaws user.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Gyro Ball
--
100%
5
More power the slower the user than the target.
Heat Crash
--
100%
10
More power the heavier the user than the target.
Heavy Slam
--
100%
10
More power the heavier the user than the target.
High Horsepower
95
95%
10
No additional effect.
Iron Head
80
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Mega Kick
120
75%
5
No additional effect.
Mega Punch
80
85%
20
No additional effect.
Rapid Spin
50
100%
40
Free user from hazards/bind/Leech Seed; +1 Spe.
Rock Blast
25
90%
10
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Rock Slide
75
90%
10
30% chance to flinch the foe(s).
Rock Tomb
60
95%
15
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Sand Tomb
35
85%
15
Traps and damages the target for 4-5 turns.
Self-Destruct
200
100%
5
Hits adjacent Pokemon. The user faints.
Smack Down
50
100%
15
Removes the target's Ground immunity.
Stone Edge
100
80%
5
High critical hit ratio.
Tackle
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Block
--
--
5
Prevents the target from switching out.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Iron Defense
--
--
15
Raises the user's Defense by 2.
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.
Rock Polish
--
--
20
Raises the user's Speed by 2.
Sandstorm
--
--
10
For 5 turns, a sandstorm rages.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Smokescreen
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Spikes
--
--
20
Hurts grounded foes on switch-in. Max 3 layers.
Stealth Rock
--
--
20
Hurts foes on switch-in. Factors Rock weakness.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a substitute.
Tar Shot
--
100%
20
Target gets -1 Spe and becomes weaker to Fire.
Will-O-Wisp
--
85%
15
Burns the target.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Coalossal 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 Coalossal

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