Competitive Information for Conkeldurr [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Conkeldurr conkeldurr
Base Stats for Conkeldurr

Fighting

Abilities:
GutsGuts: If this Pokemon is statused, its Attack is 1.5x; ignores burn halving physical damage.
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Iron FistIron Fist: This Pokemon's punch-based attacks have 1.2x power. Sucker Punch is not boosted.
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Sheer ForceSheer Force: This Pokemon's attacks with secondary effects have 1.3x power; nullifies the effects.


Evolutions / Family:
Timburr
Gurdurr
Conkeldurr

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 Conkeldurr? 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 Conkeldurr in Pokemon Sword/Shield:

TogekissIncineroarExcadrillRotom-WashMiloticRotom-MowWhimsicottTyranitarGrimmsnarlDuraludon


Conkeldurr is a remarkable Fighting-typed Pokemon. It's frequent to see Conkeldurr show up as a Sword/Shield opponent. Conkeldurr is weak to Fairy, Flying, and Psychic-typed attacks.


Species: Conkeldurr
Item: Flame Orb / Assault Vest
Ability: Guts
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Hp / 252 Atk / 4 SpD
Moveset:
- Ice Punch
- Thunder Punch
- Mach Punch / Drain Punch
- Protect

Physical Tank Conkeldurr (Popular/Trending)

Conkeldurr is a fabulous Physical Tank. It was designed to take a considerable amount of physical hits while dealing some decent damage. Flame Orb will burn Conkeldurr at the end of the turn which will activate Conkeldurr's Guts ability. Use Protect to help guarantee the Orb activates on your first turn. With Guts, if Conkeldurr is statused its attack is 1.5x; ignores burn halving physical damage.

Ice Punch is a physical 75-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Thunder Punch is a physical 75-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).
Mach Punch is a physical STAB-boosted priority-increased 40-base power Fighting-type move (usually goes first).
Drain Punch is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Fighting-type move (Conkeldurr recovers 50% of the damage dealt).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Conkeldurr this turn).




Species: Conkeldurr
Item: Flame Orb / White Herb
Ability: Guts
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Superpower / Close Combat
- Facade
- Earthquake
- Detect / Protect

Physical Sweeper Conkeldurr (Guts)

Conkeldurr is popular Physical Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Conkeldurr from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Flame Orb will burn Conkeldurr at the end of the turn which will activate Conkeldurr's Guts ability. Use Detect or Protect to help guarantee the Orb activates on your first turn. With Guts, if Conkeldurr is statused its attack is 1.5x; ignores burn halving physical damage. Facade's damage doubles when the user has a status affliction. Combine that with Guts to seriously give Conkeldurr a sweet boost.

Superpower is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Conkeldurr's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Close Combat is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Conkeldurr's defense and special defense by 1 stage).
Facade is a physical 70-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if Conkeldurr is burn/poison/paralyzed).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).
Detect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Conkeldurr this turn).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Conkeldurr this turn).




Species: Conkeldurr
Item: Flame Orb
Ability: Guts
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Hp / 252 Atk / 4 SpD
Moveset:
- Stone Edge
- Drain Punch
- Payback
- Mach Punch

Conkeldurr Physical Tank (Conquerdurr)

Conkeldurr is pretty popular Physical Tank. It's designed to take a great amount of physical hits while dealing some decent damage. Flame Orb will burn Conkeldurr at the end of the turn which will activate Conkeldurr's Guts ability. With Guts, if Conkeldurr is statused its attack is 1.5x; ignores burn halving physical damage. Magnificent attack and a good HP, coupled with their offensive movements that are good enough to be a good sweeper physical. You can hit with the priority of Mach Punch, recover with Drain Punch and with the rest of their movements gives excellent coverage.

Stone Edge is a physical 100-base power Rock-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Drain Punch is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Fighting-type move (Conkeldurr recovers 50% of the damage dealt).
Payback is a physical 50-base power Dark-type move (power doubles if your Conkeldurr moves after the target).
Mach Punch is a physical STAB-boosted priority-increased 40-base power Fighting-type move (usually goes first).



Movesets for Doubles


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

ClefableCorviknightSeismitoadHydreigonRotom-HeatMandibuzzMelmetalRotom-WashKyurem-BlackCelebiRotom-MowVaporeon


Species: Conkeldurr
Item: Flame Orb / White Herb
Ability: Guts
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Superpower / Close Combat
- Earthquake
- Facade
- Detect / Protect

Doubles Physical Sweeper Conkeldurr (Guts)

Conkeldurr is an awesome Physical Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Conkeldurr from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Flame Orb will burn Conkeldurr at the end of the turn which will activate Conkeldurr's Guts ability. Use Detect or Protect to help guarantee the Orb activates on your first turn. With Guts, if Conkeldurr is statused its attack is 1.5x; ignores burn halving physical damage. Facade's damage doubles when the user has a status affliction. Combine that with Guts to seriously give Conkeldurr a sweet boost.

Superpower is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Conkeldurr's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Close Combat is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Conkeldurr's defense and special defense by 1 stage).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).
Facade is a physical 70-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if Conkeldurr is burn/poison/paralyzed).
Detect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Conkeldurr this turn).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Conkeldurr this turn).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Conkeldurr 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
Focus Blast
120
70%
5
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Grass Knot
--
100%
20
More power the heavier the target.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
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.
Brick Break
75
100%
15
Destroys screens, unless the target is immune.
Brutal Swing
60
100%
20
No additional effect. Hits adjacent Pokemon.
Bulldoze
60
100%
20
100% chance lower adjacent Pkmn Speed by 1.
Close Combat
120
100%
5
Lowers the user's Defense and Sp. Def by 1.
Counter
--
100%
20
If hit by physical attack, returns double damage.
Dig
80
100%
10
Digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Drain Punch
75
100%
10
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Dynamic Punch
100
50%
5
100% chance to confuse the target.
Earthquake
100
100%
10
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dig.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Fire Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Fling
--
100%
10
Flings the user's item at the target. Power varies.
Focus Punch
150
100%
20
Fails if the user takes damage before it hits.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Hammer Arm
100
90%
10
Lowers the user's Speed by 1.
High Horsepower
95
95%
10
No additional effect.
Ice Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to freeze the target.
Low Kick
--
100%
20
More power the heavier the target.
Low Sweep
65
100%
20
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Mach Punch
40
100%
30
Usually goes first.
Mega Kick
120
75%
5
No additional effect.
Mega Punch
80
85%
20
No additional effect.
Payback
50
100%
10
Power doubles if the user moves after the target.
Poison Jab
80
100%
20
30% chance to poison the target.
Pound
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
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 Blast
25
90%
10
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Rock Slide
75
90%
10
30% chance to flinch the foe(s).
Rock Throw
50
90%
15
No additional effect.
Rock Tomb
60
95%
15
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Slam
80
75%
20
No additional effect.
Stomping Tantrum
75
100%
10
Power doubles if the user's last move failed.
Stone Edge
100
80%
5
High critical hit ratio.
Superpower
120
100%
5
Lowers the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Thunder Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze 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.
Defog
--
--
15
-1 evasion; clears user and target side's hazards.
Detect
--
--
5
Prevents moves from affecting the user 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.
Leer
--
100%
30
Lowers the foe(s) Defense by 1.
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.
Scary Face
--
100%
10
Lowers the target's Speed by 2.
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.
Sunny Day
--
--
5
For 5 turns, intense sunlight powers Fire moves.
Taunt
--
100%
20
Target can't use status moves its next 3 turns.
Wide Guard
--
--
10
Protects allies from multi-target moves this turn.
Work Up
--
--
30
Raises the user's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Conkeldurr 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 Conkeldurr

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