Competitive Information for Scorbunny [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Scorbunny scorbunny
Base Stats for Scorbunny

Fire

Abilities:
BlazeBlaze: At 1/3 or less of its max HP, this Pokemon's attacking stat is 1.5x with Fire attacks.
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LiberoLibero: This Pokemon's type changes to match the type of the move it is about to use.


Evolutions / Family:
Scorbunny
Raboot
Cinderace

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Scorbunny? 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.


Scorbunny is a pretty decent Fire-typed Pokemon. Scorbunny is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Scorbunny is weak to Ground, Rock, and Water-typed attacks.


Species: Scorbunny
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Blaze
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Double-Edge / Facade
- High Jump Kick
- Blaze Kick / Fire Fang
- U-turn

Physical Sweeper Scorbunny (Blaze)

Scorbunny is a spectacular Physical Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Scorbunny from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Scorbunny's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Blaze, at 1/3 or less of its max hp Scorbunny's attacking stat is 1.5x with fire attacks. Facade's damage doubles when the user has a status affliction.

Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Facade is a physical 70-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if Scorbunny is burn/poison/paralyzed).
High Jump Kick is a physical 130-base power Fighting-type move (Scorbunny is hurt by 50% of its max hp if it misses).
Blaze Kick is a physical STAB-boosted 85-base power Fire-type move (high critical hit ratio. 10% chance to burn).
Fire Fang is a physical STAB-boosted 65-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn. 10% chance to flinch).
U-turn is a physical 70-base power Bug-type move (Scorbunny switches out after damaging the target).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Scorbunny? 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: Scorbunny
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Blaze
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Double-Edge / Facade
- High Jump Kick
- Blaze Kick / Fire Fang
- U-turn

Doubles Physical Sweeper Scorbunny (Blaze)

Scorbunny is an astounding Physical Sweeper. It's meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Scorbunny from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Scorbunny's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Blaze, at 1/3 or less of its max hp Scorbunny's attacking stat is 1.5x with fire attacks. Facade's damage doubles when the user has a status affliction.

Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Facade is a physical 70-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if Scorbunny is burn/poison/paralyzed).
High Jump Kick is a physical 130-base power Fighting-type move (Scorbunny is hurt by 50% of its max hp if it misses).
Blaze Kick is a physical STAB-boosted 85-base power Fire-type move (high critical hit ratio. 10% chance to burn).
Fire Fang is a physical STAB-boosted 65-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn. 10% chance to flinch).
U-turn is a physical 70-base power Bug-type move (Scorbunny switches out after damaging the target).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Scorbunny 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
Electro Ball
--
100%
10
More power the faster the user is than the target.
Ember
40
100%
25
10% chance to burn the target.
Fire Blast
110
85%
5
10% chance to burn the target.
Fire Pledge
80
100%
10
Use with Grass or Water Pledge for added effect.
Flamethrower
90
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Heat Wave
95
90%
10
10% chance to burn the foe(s).
Mud Shot
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Overheat
130
90%
5
Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
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.
Acrobatics
55
100%
15
Power doubles if the user has no held item.
Assurance
60
100%
10
Power doubles if target was damaged this turn.
Blaze Kick
85
90%
10
High critical hit ratio. 10% chance to burn.
Bounce
85
85%
5
Bounces turn 1. Hits turn 2. 30% paralyze.
Counter
--
100%
20
If hit by physical attack, returns double damage.
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.
Fire Fang
65
95%
15
10% chance to burn. 10% chance to flinch.
Flame Charge
50
100%
20
100% chance to raise the user's Speed by 1.
Gunk Shot
120
80%
5
30% chance to poison the target.
Headbutt
70
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
High Jump Kick
130
90%
10
User is hurt by 50% of its max HP if it misses.
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.
Quick Attack
40
100%
30
Usually goes first.
Reversal
--
100%
15
More power the less HP the user has left.
Sucker Punch
70
100%
5
Usually goes first. Fails if target is not attacking.
Super Fang
--
90%
10
Does damage equal to 1/2 target's current HP.
Tackle
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
U-turn
70
100%
20
User switches out after damaging the target.
Agility
--
--
30
Raises the user's Speed by 2.
Ally Switch
--
--
15
The user swaps positions with its ally.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Baton Pass
--
--
40
User switches, passing stat changes and more.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Focus Energy
--
--
30
Raises the user's critical hit ratio by 2.
Growl
--
100%
40
Lowers the foe(s) Attack by 1.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
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.
Taunt
--
100%
20
Target can't use status moves its next 3 turns.
Work Up
--
--
30
Raises the user's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Scorbunny 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 Scorbunny

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