Competitive Information for Galarian Farfetch'd [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Farfetchd-galar farfetchd-galar
Base Stats for Farfetch'd-Galar

Fighting

Abilities:
ScrappyScrappy: Fighting, Normal moves hit Ghost. Immune to Intimidate.
,
SteadfastSteadfast: If this Pokemon flinches, its Speed is raised by 1 stage.


Evolutions / Family:
Farfetch'd

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 Farfetch'd-galar? 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.


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


Species: Farfetch'd-Galar
Item: Life Orb / White Herb
Ability: Steadfast
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Close Combat / Superpower
- Brave Bird
- Double-Edge
- Knock Off

Physical Sweeper Farfetch'd-Galar (Steadfast)

Farfetch'd is a fabulous Physical Sweeper. It is meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Farfetch'd from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Farfetch'd's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Steadfast, if Farfetch'd flinches its speed is raised by 1 stage.

Close Combat is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Farfetch'd's defense and special defense by 1 stage).
Superpower is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Farfetch'd's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Brave Bird is a physical 120-base power Flying-type move (has 33% recoil).
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Knock Off is a physical 65-base power Dark-type move (1.5x damage if foe holds an item; Note: This will also remove that item).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Farfetch'd-galar? 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: Farfetch'd-Galar
Item: Life Orb / White Herb
Ability: Steadfast
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Close Combat / Superpower
- Brave Bird
- Double-Edge
- Knock Off

Doubles Physical Sweeper Farfetch'd-Galar (Steadfast)

Farfetch'd is a stupendous Physical Sweeper. It is meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Farfetch'd from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Farfetch'd's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Steadfast, if Farfetch'd flinches its speed is raised by 1 stage.

Close Combat is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Farfetch'd's defense and special defense by 1 stage).
Superpower is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Farfetch'd's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Brave Bird is a physical 120-base power Flying-type move (has 33% recoil).
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Knock Off is a physical 65-base power Dark-type move (1.5x damage if foe holds an item; Note: This will also remove that item).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Farfetch'd-galar 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
Final Gambit
--
100%
5
Does damage equal to the user's HP. User faints.
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.
Assurance
60
100%
10
Power doubles if target was damaged this turn.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Brave Bird
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil.
Brick Break
75
100%
15
Destroys screens, unless the target is immune.
Brutal Swing
60
100%
20
No additional effect. Hits adjacent Pokemon.
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.
Covet
60
100%
25
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Feint
30
100%
10
Nullifies Detect, Protect, and Quick/Wide Guard.
Flail
--
100%
15
More power the less HP the user has left.
Fury Cutter
40
95%
20
Power doubles with each hit, up to 160.
Knock Off
65
100%
20
1.5x damage if foe holds an item. Removes item.
Leaf Blade
90
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Night Slash
70
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Peck
35
100%
35
No additional effect.
Poison Jab
80
100%
20
30% chance to poison the target.
Quick Attack
40
100%
30
Usually goes first.
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.
Rock Smash
40
100%
15
50% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Sky Attack
140
90%
5
Charges, then hits turn 2. 30% flinch. High crit.
Slam
80
75%
20
No additional effect.
Solar Blade
125
100%
10
Charges turn 1. Hits turn 2. No charge in sunlight.
Steel Wing
70
90%
25
10% chance to raise the user's Defense by 1.
Superpower
120
100%
5
Lowers the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Throat Chop
80
100%
15
For 2 turns, the target cannot use sound moves.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Curse
--
--
10
Curses if Ghost, else -1 Spe, +1 Atk, +1 Def.
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.
Quick Guard
--
--
15
Protects allies from priority attacks this turn.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Sand Attack
--
100%
15
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Simple Beam
--
100%
15
The target's Ability becomes Simple.
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.
Swords Dance
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack by 2.
Work Up
--
--
30
Raises the user's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Farfetch'd-galar 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 Farfetch'd-galar

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