Competitive Information for Golett [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Golett golett
Base Stats for Golett

Ground / Ghost

Abilities:
Iron FistIron Fist: This Pokemon's punch-based attacks have 1.2x power. Sucker Punch is not boosted.
,
KlutzKlutz: This Pokemon's held item has no effect, except Macho Brace. Fling cannot be used.
,
No GuardNo Guard: Every move used by or against this Pokemon will always hit.


Evolutions / Family:
Golett
Golurk

Weakness Chart for Ground/Ghost-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fairy
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
0.5x
2x
  
0x
  
0x
  
  
2x
Grass
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
2x
  
2x
0x
0.25x
  
0.5x
  
2x
¼x
½x
2x
4x


Visit Smogon's Pokedex for more competitive movesets for GolettVisit Serebii's Pokedex for location, breeding, and other game details about GolettVisit Bulbapedia for more information about Golett

Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Golett? 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.


Golett is a phenomenal Ground and Ghost-typed Pokemon. Golett is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Golett is weak to Dark, Ghost, Grass, Ice, and Water-typed attacks.


Species: Golett
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Iron Fist
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Earthquake / Stomping Tantrum
- Superpower / Hammer Arm
- Fire Punch
- Ice Punch

Physical Sweeper Golett (Iron Fist)

Golett is a phenomenal Physical Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Golett from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Golett's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Iron Fist, Golett's punch-based attacks have 1.2x power. sucker punch is not boosted.

Earthquake is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).
Stomping Tantrum is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Ground-type move (power doubles if your Golett's last move failed).
Superpower is a physical 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Golett's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Hammer Arm is a physical 100-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Golett's speed by 1 stage).
Fire Punch is a physical 75-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Ice Punch is a physical 75-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Golett? 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: Golett
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Iron Fist
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Earthquake / Bulldoze
- Rock Slide
- Superpower / Hammer Arm
- Fire Punch

Doubles Physical Sweeper Golett (Iron Fist)

Golett is an interesting Physical Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Golett from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Golett's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Iron Fist, Golett's punch-based attacks have 1.2x power. sucker punch is not boosted.

Earthquake is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).
Bulldoze is a physical STAB-boosted 60-base power Ground-type move (100% chance lower adjacent pkmn speed by 1 stage).
Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
Superpower is a physical 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Golett's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Hammer Arm is a physical 100-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Golett's speed by 1 stage).
Fire Punch is a physical 75-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Golett 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
Earth Power
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
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.
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.
Mud-Slap
20
100%
10
100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Night Shade
--
100%
15
Does damage equal to the user's level.
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.
Astonish
30
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Brick Break
75
100%
15
Destroys screens, unless the target is immune.
Bulldoze
60
100%
20
100% chance lower adjacent Pkmn Speed by 1.
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.
Gyro Ball
--
100%
5
More power the slower the user than the target.
Hammer Arm
100
90%
10
Lowers the user's Speed by 1.
Heavy Slam
--
100%
10
More power the heavier the user than the target.
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.
Mega Kick
120
75%
5
No additional effect.
Mega Punch
80
85%
20
No additional effect.
Phantom Force
90
100%
10
Disappears turn 1. Hits turn 2. Breaks protection.
Pound
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
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.
Self-Destruct
200
100%
5
Hits adjacent Pokemon. The user faints.
Shadow Punch
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
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.
Thief
60
100%
25
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
Thunder Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Ally Switch
--
--
15
The user swaps positions with its ally.
Curse
--
--
10
Curses if Ghost, else -1 Spe, +1 Atk, +1 Def.
Defense Curl
--
--
40
Raises the user's Defense by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Helping Hand
--
--
20
One adjacent ally's move power is 1.5x this turn.
Imprison
--
--
10
No foe can use any move known by the user.
Iron Defense
--
--
15
Raises the user's Defense by 2.
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.
Safeguard
--
--
25
For 5 turns, protects user's party from status.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Stealth Rock
--
--
20
Hurts foes on switch-in. Factors Rock weakness.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a substitute.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Golett 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 Golett

Create a build


Have an idea in mind for Golett that you'd like to test? Customize the IVs, EVs and their Sword/Shield moveset. This area allows you to examine the typing coverages of selected moves and stat variances.



Hooh
This feature is currently in the final stages of development.