Competitive Information for Morelull [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Morelull morelull
Base Stats for Morelull

Grass / Fairy

Abilities:
Effect SporeEffect Spore: 30% chance of poison/paralysis/sleep on others making contact with this Pokemon.
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Rain DishRain Dish: If Rain Dance is active, this Pokemon heals 1/16 of its max HP each turn.
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IlluminateIlluminate: No competitive use.


Evolutions / Family:
Morelull
Shiinotic

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Morelull? 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.


Morelull is a spectacular Grass and Fairy-typed Pokemon. Morelull is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Morelull is weak to Fire, Flying, Ice, Poison, and Steel-typed attacks.


Species: Morelull
Item: Eviolite / Life Orb
Ability: Effect Spore
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Moonblast / Dazzling Gleam
- Energy Ball / Giga Drain
- Sludge Bomb
- Pollen Puff

Special Sweeper Morelull (Effect Spore)

Morelull is a wonderful Special Sweeper. This moveset is designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Morelull is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield until Eviolite was attached to it. If Eviolite is held by a Pokémon that is not fully evolved, it will raises the Defense and Special Defense of that Pokemon by 50%. Focus Sash helps protect Morelull from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Morelull's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Effect Spore, 30% chance of poison/paralysis/sleep on others making contact with Morelull.

Moonblast is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Fairy-type move (30% chance to lower the target's special attack by 1 stage).
Dazzling Gleam is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Fairy-type move (no additional effect. hits adjacent foes).
Energy Ball is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Giga Drain is a special STAB-boosted 75-base power Grass-type move (Morelull recovers 50% of the damage dealt).
Sludge Bomb is a special 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Pollen Puff is a special 90-base power Bug-type move (if the target is an ally, heals 50% of its max hp).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Morelull? 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: Morelull
Item: Eviolite / Life Orb
Ability: Effect Spore
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Dazzling Gleam / Moonblast
- Energy Ball / Giga Drain
- Sludge Bomb
- Pollen Puff

Doubles Special Sweeper Morelull (Effect Spore)

Morelull is pretty popular Special Sweeper. It was designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Morelull is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield until it was realized Eviolite would make it quite viable. If Eviolite is held by a Pokémon that is not fully evolved, it will raises the Defense and Special Defense of that Pokemon by 50%. Focus Sash helps protect Morelull from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Morelull's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Effect Spore, 30% chance of poison/paralysis/sleep on others making contact with Morelull.

Dazzling Gleam is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Fairy-type move (no additional effect. hits adjacent foes).
Moonblast is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Fairy-type move (30% chance to lower the target's special attack by 1 stage).
Energy Ball is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Giga Drain is a special STAB-boosted 75-base power Grass-type move (Morelull recovers 50% of the damage dealt).
Sludge Bomb is a special 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Pollen Puff is a special 90-base power Bug-type move (if the target is an ally, heals 50% of its max hp).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Morelull 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
Absorb
20
100%
25
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Dazzling Gleam
80
100%
10
No additional effect. Hits adjacent foes.
Draining Kiss
50
100%
10
User recovers 75% of the damage dealt.
Dream Eater
100
100%
15
User gains 1/2 HP inflicted. Sleeping target only.
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.
Mega Drain
40
100%
15
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Moonblast
95
100%
15
30% chance to lower the target's Sp. Atk by 1.
Pollen Puff
90
100%
15
If the target is an ally, heals 50% of its max HP.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Sludge Bomb
90
100%
10
30% chance to poison the target.
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.
Astonish
30
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Seed Bomb
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Amnesia
--
--
20
Raises the user's Sp. Def by 2.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Confuse Ray
--
100%
10
Confuses the target.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Growth
--
--
20
Raises user's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1; 2 in Sun.
Ingrain
--
--
20
Traps/grounds user; heals 1/16 max HP per turn.
Leech Seed
--
90%
10
1/8 of target's HP is restored to user every turn.
Light Screen
--
--
30
For 5 turns, special damage to allies is halved.
Magic Room
--
--
10
For 5 turns, all held items have no effect.
Moonlight
--
--
5
Heals the user by a weather-dependent amount.
Poison Powder
--
75%
35
Poisons the target.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Safeguard
--
--
25
For 5 turns, protects user's party from status.
Sleep Powder
--
75%
15
Causes the target to fall asleep.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Spore
--
100%
15
Causes the target to fall asleep.
Strength Sap
--
100%
10
User heals HP=target's Atk stat. Lowers Atk by 1.
Stun Spore
--
75%
30
Paralyzes the target.
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.
Thunder Wave
--
90%
20
Paralyzes the target.
Wonder Room
--
--
10
For 5 turns, all Defense and Sp. Def stats switch.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Morelull 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 Morelull

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