Competitive Information for Dracozolt [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Dracozolt dracozolt
Base Stats for Dracozolt

Electric / Dragon

Abilities:
Volt AbsorbVolt Absorb: This Pokemon heals 1/4 of its max HP when hit by Electric moves; Electric immunity.
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HustleHustle: This Pokemon's Attack is 1.5x and accuracy of its physical attacks is 0.8x.
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Sand RushSand Rush: If Sandstorm is active, this Pokemon's Speed is doubled; immunity to Sandstorm.


Evolutions / Family:
Dracozolt

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

Movesets for Singles


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

PrimarinaExcadrillIncineroarWhimsicottClefairyCorviknightMiloticArcanineTogekissTyranitar


Dracozolt is an outstanding Electric and Dragon-typed Pokemon. Dracozolt is a almost common Pokemon to see in Generation 8. Dracozolt is weak to Dragon, Fairy, Ground, and Ice-typed attacks.


Species: Dracozolt
Item: Life Orb / Assault Vest
Ability: Hustle
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Bolt Beak
- Dragon Claw / Outrage
- Aerial Ace
- Protect

Physical Sweeper Dracozolt (Popular/Trending)

Dracozolt is an astounding Physical Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Dracozolt's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Hustle, Dracozolt's attack is 1.5x and accuracy of its physical attacks is 0.8x.

Bolt Beak is a physical STAB-boosted 85-base power Electric-type move (power doubles if Dracozolt moves before the target).
Dragon Claw is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Dragon-type move that deals a hefty amount of damage.
Outrage is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Dragon-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Dracozolt afterwards).
Aerial Ace is a physical 60-base power Flying-type move (this move does not check accuracy).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Dracozolt this turn).



Species: Dracozolt
Item: Blunder Policy / Leftovers
Ability: Hustle
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Outrage / Dragon Claw
- Wild Charge / Bolt Beak
- Stone Edge / Rock Slide
- Earthquake / High Horsepower

Physical Sweeper Dracozolt (Hustle)

Dracozolt is a decent Physical Sweeper. It's designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Dracozolt last longer regaining it's it's HP every turn. With Hustle, Dracozolt's attack is 1.5x and accuracy of its physical attacks is 0.8x.

Outrage is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Dragon-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Dracozolt afterwards).
Dragon Claw is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Dragon-type move that deals a substantial amount of damage.
Wild Charge is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Electric-type move (has 1/4 recoil).
Bolt Beak is a physical STAB-boosted 85-base power Electric-type move (power doubles if Dracozolt moves before the target).
Stone Edge is a physical 100-base power Rock-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
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 good amount of damage.



Species: Dracozolt
Item: Life Orb / Choice Specs
Ability: Sand Rush
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 192 Hp / 252 SpA / 64 SpD
Moveset:
- Draco Meteor / Dragon Pulse
- Thunderbolt / Discharge
- Flamethrower
- Earth Power

Special Sweeper Dracozolt (Sand Rush)

Dracozolt is a fabulous Special Sweeper. It is meant to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Choice Specs will increase the damage of Dracozolt's special moves by 1.5x but will lock you into the first move you pick. Life Orb boosts the power of Dracozolt's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Sand Rush, if sandstorm is active Dracozolt's speed is doubled; immunity to sandstorm.

Draco Meteor is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Dragon-type move (lowers your Dracozolt's special attack by 2 stages).
Dragon Pulse is a special STAB-boosted 85-base power Dragon-type move that deals a mighty amount of damage.
Thunderbolt is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).
Discharge is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Electric-type move (30% chance to paralyze adjacent pokemon).
Flamethrower is a special 90-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Earth Power is a special 90-base power Ground-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).


Movesets for Doubles


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

DragapultExcadrillMandibuzzDugtrioGrimmsnarlRibombeeDracovishTerrakionPelipperGyarados


Species: Dracozolt
Item: Blunder Policy / Leftovers
Ability: Hustle
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Outrage / Breaking Swipe
- Earthquake / High Horsepower
- Wild Charge / Bolt Beak
- Rock Slide / Stone Edge

Doubles Physical Sweeper Dracozolt (Hustle)

Dracozolt is a decent Physical Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Dracozolt last longer regaining it's it's health every turn. With Hustle, Dracozolt's attack is 1.5x and accuracy of its physical attacks is 0.8x.

Outrage is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Dragon-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Dracozolt afterwards).
Breaking Swipe is a physical STAB-boosted 60-base power Dragon-type move (100% chance to lower the foes attack 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 nice amount of damage.
Wild Charge is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Electric-type move (has 1/4 recoil).
Bolt Beak is a physical STAB-boosted 85-base power Electric-type move (power doubles if Dracozolt moves before the target).
Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
Stone Edge is a physical 100-base power Rock-type move (high critical hit ratio).



Species: Dracozolt
Item: Life Orb / Choice Specs
Ability: Sand Rush
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 192 Hp / 252 SpA / 64 SpD
Moveset:
- Discharge / Thunderbolt
- Draco Meteor / Dragon Pulse
- Flamethrower
- Earth Power

Doubles Special Sweeper Dracozolt (Sand Rush)

Dracozolt is an awesome Special Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Choice Specs will increase the damage of Dracozolt's special moves by 1.5x but will lock you into the first move you pick. Life Orb boosts the power of Dracozolt's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Sand Rush, if sandstorm is active Dracozolt's speed is doubled; immunity to sandstorm.

Discharge is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Electric-type move (30% chance to paralyze adjacent pokemon).
Thunderbolt is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).
Draco Meteor is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Dragon-type move (lowers your Dracozolt's special attack by 2 stages).
Dragon Pulse is a special STAB-boosted 85-base power Dragon-type move that deals a substantial amount of damage.
Flamethrower is a special 90-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Earth Power is a special 90-base power Ground-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).


Movepool


Wondering what moves can Dracozolt 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).
Discharge
80
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze adjacent Pokemon.
Draco Meteor
130
90%
5
Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Dragon Pulse
85
100%
10
No additional effect.
Earth Power
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Electro Ball
--
100%
10
More power the faster the user is than the target.
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.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Meteor Beam
120
90%
10
Raises user's Sp. Atk by 1 on turn 1. Hits turn 2.
Rising Voltage
70
100%
20
2x power if target is grounded in Electric Terrain.
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.
Thunder
110
70%
10
30% chance to paralyze. Can't miss in rain.
Thunder Shock
40
100%
30
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Thunderbolt
90
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Aerial Ace
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Bolt Beak
85
100%
10
Power doubles if user moves before the target.
Breaking Swipe
60
100%
15
100% chance to lower the foe(s) Attack by 1.
Brutal Swing
60
100%
20
No additional effect. Hits adjacent Pokemon.
Bulldoze
60
100%
20
100% chance lower adjacent Pkmn Speed by 1.
Dragon Claw
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Dragon Rush
100
75%
10
20% chance to flinch the target.
Dragon Tail
60
90%
10
Forces the target to switch to a random ally.
Earthquake
100
100%
10
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dig.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Fire Fang
65
95%
15
10% chance to burn. 10% chance to flinch.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
High Horsepower
95
95%
10
No additional effect.
Iron Tail
100
75%
15
30% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Low Kick
--
100%
20
More power the heavier the target.
Mega Kick
120
75%
5
No additional effect.
Mega Punch
80
85%
20
No additional effect.
Outrage
120
100%
10
Lasts 2-3 turns. Confuses the user afterwards.
Pluck
60
100%
20
User steals and eats the target's Berry.
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.
Slam
80
75%
20
No additional effect.
Stomp
65
100%
20
30% chance to flinch the target.
Stomping Tantrum
75
100%
10
Power doubles if the user's last move failed.
Stone Edge
100
80%
5
High critical hit ratio.
Tackle
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
Thunder Fang
65
95%
15
10% chance to paralyze. 10% chance to flinch.
Thunder Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Wild Charge
90
100%
15
Has 1/4 recoil.
Charge
--
--
20
+1 SpD, user's Electric move next turn 2x power.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
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.
Sunny Day
--
--
5
For 5 turns, intense sunlight powers Fire moves.
Taunt
--
100%
20
Target can't use status moves its next 3 turns.
Thunder Wave
--
90%
20
Paralyzes the target.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Dracozolt 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 Dracozolt

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