Competitive Information for Fraxure [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Fraxure fraxure
Base Stats for Fraxure

Dragon

Abilities:
Mold BreakerMold Breaker: This Pokemon's moves and their effects ignore the Abilities of other Pokemon.
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RivalryRivalry: This Pokemon's attacks do 1.25x on same gender targets; 0.75x on opposite gender.
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UnnerveUnnerve: While this Pokemon is active, it prevents opposing Pokemon from using their Berries.


Evolutions / Family:
Axew
Fraxure
Haxorus

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Fraxure? 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.


Fraxure is an awesome Dragon-typed Pokemon. Fraxure is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Fraxure is weak to Dragon, Fairy, and Ice-typed attacks.


Species: Fraxure
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Mold Breaker
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Outrage / Dragon Claw
- Superpower
- First Impression / X-Scissor
- Crunch

Physical Sweeper Fraxure (Mold Breaker)

Fraxure is an outstanding Physical Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Fraxure from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Fraxure's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Mold Breaker, Fraxure's moves and their effects ignore the abilities of other pokemon.

Outrage is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Dragon-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Fraxure afterwards).
Dragon Claw is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Dragon-type move that deals a decent amount of damage.
Superpower is a physical 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Fraxure's attack and defense by 1 stage).
First Impression is a physical priority-increased 90-base power Bug-type move (hits first. first turn out only).
X-Scissor is a physical 80-base power Bug-type move that deals a hefty amount of damage.
Crunch is a physical 80-base power Dark-type move (20% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Fraxure? 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: Fraxure
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Mold Breaker
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Outrage / Breaking Swipe
- Superpower
- First Impression / X-Scissor
- Crunch

Doubles Physical Sweeper Fraxure (Mold Breaker)

Fraxure is an outstanding Physical Sweeper. This moveset is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Fraxure from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Fraxure's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Mold Breaker, Fraxure's moves and their effects ignore the abilities of other pokemon.

Outrage is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Dragon-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Fraxure afterwards).
Breaking Swipe is a physical STAB-boosted 60-base power Dragon-type move (100% chance to lower adjacent foes' attack by 1 stage).
Superpower is a physical 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Fraxure's attack and defense by 1 stage).
First Impression is a physical priority-increased 90-base power Bug-type move (hits first. first turn out only).
X-Scissor is a physical 80-base power Bug-type move that deals a considerable amount of damage.
Crunch is a physical 80-base power Dark-type move (20% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Fraxure 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
Draco Meteor
130
90%
5
Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Dragon Pulse
85
100%
10
No additional effect.
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.
Swift
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy. Hits foes.
Assurance
60
100%
10
Power doubles if target was damaged this turn.
Bite
60
100%
25
30% chance to flinch the target.
Breaking Swipe
60
100%
15
100% chance to lower adjacent foes' Atk by 1.
Counter
--
100%
20
If hit by physical attack, returns double damage.
Crunch
80
100%
15
20% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Dig
80
100%
10
Digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Dragon Claw
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Dual Chop
40
90%
15
Hits 2 times in one turn.
Endeavor
--
100%
5
Lowers the target's HP to the user's HP.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
False Swipe
40
100%
40
Always leaves the target with at least 1 HP.
First Impression
90
100%
10
Hits first. First turn out only.
Fling
--
100%
10
Flings the user's item at the target. Power varies.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Guillotine
--
30%
5
OHKOs the target. Fails if user is a lower level.
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.
Night Slash
70
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Outrage
120
100%
10
Lasts 2-3 turns. Confuses the user afterwards.
Payback
50
100%
10
Power doubles if the user moves after the target.
Poison Jab
80
100%
20
30% chance to poison the target.
Reversal
--
100%
15
More power the less HP the user has left.
Rock Tomb
60
95%
15
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Scratch
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
Shadow Claw
70
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Slash
70
100%
20
High critical hit ratio.
Stomping Tantrum
75
100%
10
Power doubles if the user's last move failed.
Superpower
120
100%
5
Lowers the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
X-Scissor
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Dragon Dance
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack and Speed by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Focus Energy
--
--
30
Raises the user's critical hit ratio by 2.
Harden
--
--
30
Raises the user's Defense by 1.
Laser Focus
--
--
30
Until the end of the next turn, user's moves crit.
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.
Swords Dance
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack by 2.
Taunt
--
100%
20
Target can't use status moves its next 3 turns.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Fraxure 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 Fraxure

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