Competitive Information for Cofagrigus [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Cofagrigus cofagrigus
Base Stats for Cofagrigus

Ghost

Abilities:
MummyMummy: Pokemon making contact with this Pokemon have their Ability changed to Mummy.


Evolutions / Family:
Yamask
Cofagrigus

Weakness Chart for Ghost-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fairy
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
0.5x
2x
  
  
  
0x
  
  
2x
Grass
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
  
  
  
0x
0.5x
  
  
  
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x


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Movesets for Singles


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

TogekissChandelureAvaluggDurantTorkoalSylveonIndeedee-FPrimarinaSilvallyRhyperior


Cofagrigus is an awesome Ghost-typed Pokemon. It's pretty regular to find yourself dealing with Cofagrigus when battling in the 8th generation meta. Cofagrigus's only type-related weaknesses are Dark and Ghost.


Species: Cofagrigus
Item: Mental Herb / Colbur Berry
Ability: Mummy
Nature: Relaxed (+Def, -Spe)
EVs: 252 Hp / 252 Def / 4 SpA
Moveset:
- Hex / Night Shade
- Haze
- Trick Room
- Will-O-Wisp

Physical Wall Cofagrigus (Analytic)

Cofagrigus is a fabulous Physical Wall. It's primary goal is to take a large amount of physical hits while dealing some decent damage. With Mummy, pokemon making contact with Cofagrigus have their ability changed to mummy.

Hex is a special STAB-boosted 65-base power Ghost-type move (power doubles if the target has a status ailment).
Night Shade is a special STAB-boosted 0-base power Ghost-type move (does damage equal to your Cofagrigus's level).
Haze is a status move (eliminates all stat changes).
Trick Room is a status move (goes last. for 5 turns, turn order is reversed).
Will-O-Wisp is a status move (burns the target).




Species: Cofagrigus
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Mummy
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Shadow Ball / Hex
- Psychic
- Energy Ball
- Dark Pulse

Special Sweeper Cofagrigus (Mummy)

Cofagrigus is a spectacular Special Sweeper. It attempts to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Life Orb boosts the power of Cofagrigus's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Mummy, pokemon making contact with Cofagrigus have their ability changed to mummy.

Shadow Ball is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Ghost-type move (20% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Hex is a special STAB-boosted 65-base power Ghost-type move (power doubles if the target has a status ailment).
Psychic is a special 90-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Energy Ball is a special 90-base power Grass-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Dark Pulse is a special 80-base power Dark-type move (20% chance to flinch the target).




Species: Cofagrigus
Item: Leftovers
Ability: Mummy
Nature: Serious
EVs: 60 Hp / 52 Atk / 152 Def / 92 SpA / 112 SpD / 40 Spe
Moveset:
- Mean Look
- Scary Face
- Protect
- Curse

Cofagrigus Special Tank (Coffin Builder)

Cofagrigus is an astounding Special Tank. It is meant to take a considerable amount of hits from special attacks while dealing some decent damage. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Cofagrigus last longer regaining it's health points every turn. With Mummy, pokemon making contact with Cofagrigus have their ability changed to mummy. HP Till Death. Use Curse + Protect, to last degrading HP on your opponent. Leftover will add your lost HP so don't worry. Use Mean Look to block from escaping and Scary Face to negate Speed from your opponent.

Mean Look is a status move (prevents the target from switching out).
Scary Face is a status move (lowers the target's speed by 2 stages).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Cofagrigus this turn).
Curse is a status move (curses if ghost, else -1 spe, +1 atk, +1 def).

Note: This moveset is considered Taunt bait! It is highly recommended you typically have atleast one move that does actual damage!



Movesets for Doubles


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

HattereneDugtrioKeldeoIncineroarCrawdauntConkeldurrMimikyuBronzongVikavoltReuniclusCopperajahTogedemaru


Species: Cofagrigus
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Mummy
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Shadow Ball / Hex
- Psychic
- Energy Ball
- Dark Pulse

Doubles Special Sweeper Cofagrigus (Mummy)

Cofagrigus is pretty popular Special Sweeper. It's meant to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Life Orb boosts the power of Cofagrigus's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Mummy, pokemon making contact with Cofagrigus have their ability changed to mummy.

Shadow Ball is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Ghost-type move (20% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Hex is a special STAB-boosted 65-base power Ghost-type move (power doubles if the target has a status ailment).
Psychic is a special 90-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Energy Ball is a special 90-base power Grass-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Dark Pulse is a special 80-base power Dark-type move (20% chance to flinch the target).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Cofagrigus 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
Dark Pulse
80
100%
15
20% chance to flinch the target.
Energy Ball
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Grass Knot
--
100%
20
More power the heavier the target.
Hex
65
100%
10
Power doubles if the target has a status ailment.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Night Shade
--
100%
15
Does damage equal to the user's level.
Psychic
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Shadow Ball
80
100%
15
20% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Snore
50
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Astonish
30
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Body Press
80
100%
10
Uses Def instead of Atk in damage calculation.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Payback
50
100%
10
Power doubles if the user moves after the target.
Phantom Force
90
100%
10
Disappears turn 1. Hits turn 2. Breaks protection.
Revenge
60
100%
10
Power doubles if user is damaged by the target.
Shadow Claw
70
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Thief
60
100%
25
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
Zen Headbutt
80
90%
15
20% chance to flinch the target.
Ally Switch
--
--
15
The user swaps positions with its ally.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Calm Mind
--
--
20
Raises the user's Sp. Atk and Sp. Def by 1.
Crafty Shield
--
--
10
Protects allies from Status moves this turn.
Curse
--
--
10
Curses if Ghost, else -1 Spe, +1 Atk, +1 Def.
Destiny Bond
--
--
5
If an opponent knocks out the user, it also faints.
Disable
--
100%
20
For 4 turns, disables the target's last move used.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Fake Tears
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Sp. Def by 2.
Grudge
--
--
5
If the user faints, the attack used loses all its PP.
Guard Split
--
--
10
Averages Defense and Sp. Def stats with target.
Guard Swap
--
--
10
Swaps Defense and Sp. Def changes with target.
Haze
--
--
30
Eliminates all stat changes.
Imprison
--
--
10
No foe can use any move known by the user.
Iron Defense
--
--
15
Raises the user's Defense by 2.
Mean Look
--
--
5
Prevents the target from switching out.
Memento
--
100%
10
Lowers target's Attack, Sp. Atk by 2. User faints.
Nasty Plot
--
--
20
Raises the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Power Split
--
--
10
Averages Attack and Sp. Atk stats with target.
Power Swap
--
--
10
Swaps Attack and Sp. Atk stat stages with target.
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.
Safeguard
--
--
25
For 5 turns, protects user's party from status.
Scary Face
--
100%
10
Lowers the target's Speed by 2.
Skill Swap
--
--
10
The user and the target trade Abilities.
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.
Toxic Spikes
--
--
20
Poisons grounded foes on switch-in. Max 2 layers.
Trick
--
100%
10
User switches its held item with the target's.
Trick Room
--
--
5
Goes last. For 5 turns, turn order is reversed.
Will-O-Wisp
--
85%
15
Burns the target.
Wonder Room
--
--
10
For 5 turns, all Defense and Sp. Def stats switch.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Cofagrigus 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 Cofagrigus

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