Competitive Information for Froslass [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Froslass froslass
Base Stats for Froslass

Ice / Ghost

Abilities:
Snow CloakSnow Cloak: If Hail is active, this Pokemon's evasiveness is 1.25x; immunity to Hail.
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Cursed BodyCursed Body: If this Pokemon is hit by an attack, there is a 30% chance that move gets disabled.


Evolutions / Family:
Snorunt
Froslass
Glalie

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Froslass? 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 team mates for Froslass in Pokemon Sword/Shield:

BisharpExcadrillHydreigonRotom-HeatKeldeoZeraoraHattereneTyranitarHawluchaIndeedee-FReuniclusVanilluxe


Froslass is a decent Ice and Ghost-typed Pokemon. Froslass is a not-uncommon Pokemon to see in Generation 8. Froslass is weak to Dark, Fire, Ghost, Rock, and Steel-typed attacks.


Species: Froslass
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Cursed Body
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Icicle Crash / Ice Punch
- Body Slam / Facade
- Crunch / Bite
- Astonish

Physical Sweeper Froslass (Cursed Body)

Froslass is an awesome Physical Sweeper. It was designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Froslass from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Froslass's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Cursed Body, if Froslass is hit by an attack there is a 30% chance that move gets disabled. Facade's damage doubles when the user has a status affliction.

Icicle Crash is a physical STAB-boosted 85-base power Ice-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Ice Punch is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Body Slam is a physical 85-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
Facade is a physical 70-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if Froslass is burn/poison/paralyzed).
Crunch is a physical 80-base power Dark-type move (20% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).
Bite is a physical 60-base power Dark-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Astonish is a physical STAB-boosted 30-base power Ghost-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).




Species: Froslass
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Cursed Body
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Ice Beam
- Shadow Ball / Hex
- Psychic
- Thunderbolt

Special Sweeper Froslass (Cursed Body)

Froslass is a wonderful Special Sweeper. It's meant to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Froslass from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Froslass's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Cursed Body, if Froslass is hit by an attack there is a 30% chance that move gets disabled.

Ice Beam is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
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).
Thunderbolt is a special 90-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).




Species: Froslass
Item: Wide Lens
Ability: Cursed Body
Nature: Jolly (+Spe, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Hp / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Frost Breath
- Taunt
- Destiny Bond
- Thunder Wave

Froslass Support (Critlass)

Froslass is a sensational Support. Wide Lens will help improve the accuracy of Froslass's moves. With Cursed Body, if Froslass is hit by an attack there is a 30% chance that move gets disabled. This set is designed to trigger Anger Point in team member's during Double Battles.

Frost Breath is a special STAB-boosted 60-base power Ice-type move (always results in a critical hit).
Taunt is a status move (target can't use status moves its next 3 turns).
Destiny Bond is a status move (if an opponent knocks out your Froslass, it also faints).
Thunder Wave is a status move (paralyzes the target).




Species: Froslass
Item: Focus Sash
Ability: Cursed Body
Nature: Timid (+Spe, -Atk)
EVs: 252 Hp / 4 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Taunt
- Destiny Bond
- Spikes / Protect
- Ice Beam / Shadow Ball

Froslass Support (Destiny Sash)**

Froslass is an awesome Support. Focus Sash helps protect Froslass from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Cursed Body, if Froslass is hit by an attack there is a 30% chance that move gets disabled.

Taunt is a status move (target can't use status moves its next 3 turns).
Destiny Bond is a status move (if an opponent knocks out your Froslass, it also faints).
Spikes is a status move (hurts grounded foes on switch-in. max 3 layers).
Ice Beam is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).




Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Froslass? 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 team mates for Froslass in Pokemon Sword/Shield:

BisharpExcadrillHydreigonRotom-HeatKeldeoZeraoraHattereneTyranitarHawluchaIndeedee-FReuniclusVanilluxe


Species: Froslass
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Cursed Body
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Icicle Crash / Ice Punch
- Body Slam / Facade
- Crunch / Bite
- Astonish

Doubles Physical Sweeper Froslass (Cursed Body)

Froslass is a remarkable Physical Sweeper. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Froslass from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Froslass's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Cursed Body, if Froslass is hit by an attack there is a 30% chance that move gets disabled. Facade's damage doubles when the user has a status affliction.

Icicle Crash is a physical STAB-boosted 85-base power Ice-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Ice Punch is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Body Slam is a physical 85-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
Facade is a physical 70-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if Froslass is burn/poison/paralyzed).
Crunch is a physical 80-base power Dark-type move (20% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).
Bite is a physical 60-base power Dark-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Astonish is a physical STAB-boosted 30-base power Ghost-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).




Species: Froslass
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Cursed Body
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Icy Wind / Ice Beam
- Shadow Ball / Hex
- Psychic
- Thunderbolt

Doubles Special Sweeper Froslass (Cursed Body)

Froslass is a spectacular Special Sweeper. It is meant to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Froslass from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Froslass's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Cursed Body, if Froslass is hit by an attack there is a 30% chance that move gets disabled.

Icy Wind is a special STAB-boosted 55-base power Ice-type move (100% chance to lower the foes speed by 1 stage).
Ice Beam is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
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).
Thunderbolt is a special 90-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Froslass 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
Blizzard
110
70%
5
10% chance to freeze foe(s). Can't miss in hail.
Draining Kiss
50
100%
10
User recovers 75% of the damage dealt.
Frost Breath
60
90%
10
Always results in a critical hit.
Hex
65
100%
10
Power doubles if the target has a status ailment.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Ice Beam
90
100%
10
10% chance to freeze the target.
Icy Wind
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the foe(s) Speed by 1.
Powder Snow
40
100%
25
10% chance to freeze the foe(s).
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.
Thunder
110
70%
10
30% chance to paralyze. Can't miss in rain.
Thunderbolt
90
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Weather Ball
50
100%
10
Power doubles and type varies in each weather.
Astonish
30
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Avalanche
60
100%
10
Power doubles if user is damaged by the target.
Bite
60
100%
25
30% chance to flinch the target.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Crunch
80
100%
15
20% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Fling
--
100%
10
Flings the user's item at the target. Power varies.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Headbutt
70
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Ice Fang
65
95%
15
10% chance to freeze. 10% chance to flinch.
Ice Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to freeze the target.
Ice Shard
40
100%
30
Usually goes first.
Icicle Crash
85
90%
10
30% chance to flinch the target.
Icicle Spear
25
100%
30
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Payback
50
100%
10
Power doubles if the user moves after the target.
Rollout
30
90%
20
Power doubles with each hit. Repeats for 5 turns.
Ally Switch
--
--
15
The user swaps positions with its ally.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Aurora Veil
--
--
20
For 5 turns, damage to allies is halved. Hail only.
Block
--
--
5
Prevents the target from switching out.
Charm
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Attack by 2.
Confuse Ray
--
100%
10
Confuses the target.
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.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Fake Tears
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Sp. Def by 2.
Hail
--
--
10
For 5 turns, hail crashes down.
Imprison
--
--
10
No foe can use any move known by the user.
Leer
--
100%
30
Lowers the foe(s) Defense by 1.
Light Screen
--
--
30
For 5 turns, special damage to allies is halved.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rain Dance
--
--
5
For 5 turns, heavy rain powers Water moves.
Reflect
--
--
20
For 5 turns, physical damage to allies is halved.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Safeguard
--
--
25
For 5 turns, protects user's party from status.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Spikes
--
--
20
Hurts grounded foes on switch-in. Max 3 layers.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a substitute.
Switcheroo
--
100%
10
User switches its held item with the target's.
Taunt
--
100%
20
Target can't use status moves its next 3 turns.
Thunder Wave
--
90%
20
Paralyzes the target.
Trick
--
100%
10
User switches its held item with the target's.
Will-O-Wisp
--
85%
15
Burns the target.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Froslass 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 Froslass

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