Competitive Information for Leafeon [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Leafeon leafeon
Base Stats for Leafeon

Grass

Abilities:
ChlorophyllChlorophyll: If Sunny Day is active, this Pokemon's Speed is doubled.
,
Leaf GuardLeaf Guard: If Sunny Day is active, this Pokemon cannot be statused and Rest will fail for it.

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


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Movesets for Singles


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

TorkoalCharizardDragapultCinderaceCorviknightSableyeWhimsicottRhyperiorGastrodonTogekiss


Leafeon is an awesome Grass-typed Pokemon. It's a pretty common sight to see Leafeon out in the 8th generation battlefield. Leafeon is weak to Bug, Fire, Flying, Ice, and Poison-typed attacks.


Species: Leafeon
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Blade / Solar Blade
- Dig
- X-Scissor
- Swords Dance

Physical Sweeper Leafeon (Analytic)

Leafeon is a pretty decent Physical Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Leafeon from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Leafeon's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Leafeon's speed is doubled.

Leaf Blade is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Solar Blade is a physical STAB-boosted 125-base power Grass-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2. no charge in sunlight).
Dig is a physical 80-base power Ground-type move (digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2).
X-Scissor is a physical 80-base power Bug-type move that deals a decent amount of damage.
Swords Dance is a status move (raises your Leafeon's attack by 2 stages).




Species: Leafeon
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
Nature: Jolly (+Spe, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Blade / Seed Bomb
- Double-Edge / Body Slam
- X-Scissor
- Bite

Physical Sweeper Leafeon (Chlorophyll)

Leafeon is a remarkable Physical Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Leafeon from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Leafeon's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Leafeon's speed is doubled.

Leaf Blade is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Seed Bomb is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Grass-type move that deals a decent amount of damage.
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Body Slam is a physical 85-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
X-Scissor is a physical 80-base power Bug-type move that deals a large amount of damage.
Bite is a physical 60-base power Dark-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).




Species: Leafeon
Item: Leftovers
Ability: Leaf Guard
Nature: Jolly (+Spe, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Hp / 4 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Blade
- Synthesis / Wish
- Baton Pass
- Swords Dance

Leafeon Support (Bp Leafeon)

Leafeon is a stupendous Support. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Leafeon last longer regaining it's health points every turn. With Leaf Guard, if sunny day is active Leafeon cannot be statused and rest will fail for it. [i]Swords Dance[/i] is your boosting move and the stat boost you are passing around. [i]Synthesis[/i] heals Leafeon on command, but Leafeon's Wish can heal your team mates. [i]Leaf Blade[/i] stops you from being Taunt bait, and gives you a nice offensive move that allows Leafeon to become a threat itself. [i]Baton Pass[/i] your stats on to the next Pokemon!

Leaf Blade is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Synthesis is a status move (heals your Leafeon by a weather-dependent amount).
Wish is a status move (next turn, 50% of your Leafeon's max hp is restored).
Baton Pass is a status move (Leafeon switches, passing stat changes and more).
Swords Dance is a status move (raises your Leafeon's attack by 2 stages).



Movesets for Doubles


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

HattereneKommo-oAegislashSnorlaxDittoTorkoalVenusaurWhimsicottHelioliskNinetalesCharizardCobalion


Species: Leafeon
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
Nature: Jolly (+Spe, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Razor Leaf / Leaf Blade
- Double-Edge / Body Slam
- X-Scissor
- Bite

Doubles Physical Sweeper Leafeon (Chlorophyll)

Leafeon is a sensational Physical Sweeper. It tries to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Leafeon from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Leafeon's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Leafeon's speed is doubled.

Razor Leaf is a physical STAB-boosted 55-base power Grass-type move (high critical hit ratio. hits adjacent foes).
Leaf Blade is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Body Slam is a physical 85-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
X-Scissor is a physical 80-base power Bug-type move that deals a good amount of damage.
Bite is a physical 60-base power Dark-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Leafeon 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
Energy Ball
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Giga Drain
75
100%
10
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Grass Knot
--
100%
20
More power the heavier the target.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Hyper Voice
90
100%
10
No additional effect. Hits adjacent foes.
Leaf Storm
130
90%
5
Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Magical Leaf
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Mud-Slap
20
100%
10
100% chance to lower the target's accuracy 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.
Solar Beam
120
100%
10
Charges turn 1. Hits turn 2. No charge in sunlight.
Stored Power
20
100%
10
+ 20 power for each of the user's stat boosts.
Swift
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy. Hits foes.
Weather Ball
50
100%
10
Power doubles and type varies in each weather.
Bite
60
100%
25
30% chance to flinch the target.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Bullet Seed
25
100%
30
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Covet
60
100%
25
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
Dig
80
100%
10
Digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Double Kick
30
100%
30
Hits 2 times in one turn.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Flail
--
100%
15
More power the less HP the user has left.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Iron Tail
100
75%
15
30% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Last Resort
140
100%
5
Fails unless each known move has been used.
Leaf Blade
90
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Pay Day
40
100%
20
Scatters coins.
Quick Attack
40
100%
30
Usually goes first.
Razor Leaf
55
95%
25
High critical hit ratio. Hits adjacent foes.
Retaliate
70
100%
5
Power doubles if an ally fainted last turn.
Seed Bomb
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Solar Blade
125
100%
10
Charges turn 1. Hits turn 2. No charge in sunlight.
Tackle
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
Take Down
90
85%
20
Has 1/4 recoil.
X-Scissor
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Baby-Doll Eyes
--
100%
30
Lowers the target's Attack by 1.
Baton Pass
--
--
40
User switches, passing stat changes and more.
Charm
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Attack by 2.
Copycat
--
--
20
Uses the last move used in the battle.
Curse
--
--
10
Curses if Ghost, else -1 Spe, +1 Atk, +1 Def.
Detect
--
--
5
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Fake Tears
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Sp. Def by 2.
Focus Energy
--
--
30
Raises the user's critical hit ratio by 2.
Growl
--
100%
40
Lowers the foe(s) Attack by 1.
Helping Hand
--
--
20
One adjacent ally's move power is 1.5x this turn.
Leech Seed
--
90%
10
1/8 of target's HP is restored to user every turn.
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.
Sand Attack
--
100%
15
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
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.
Synthesis
--
--
5
Heals the user by a weather-dependent amount.
Tail Whip
--
100%
30
Lowers the foe(s) Defense by 1.
Tickle
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Attack and Defense by 1.
Wish
--
--
10
Next turn, 50% of the user's max HP is restored.
Work Up
--
--
30
Raises the user's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1.
Yawn
--
--
10
Puts the target to sleep after 1 turn.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Leafeon 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 Leafeon

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