Competitive Information for Seedot [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Seedot seedot
Base Stats for Seedot

Grass

Abilities:
ChlorophyllChlorophyll: If Sunny Day is active, this Pokemon's Speed is doubled.
,
Early BirdEarly Bird: This Pokemon's sleep counter drops by 2 instead of 1.
,
PickpocketPickpocket: If this Pokemon has no item, it steals the item off a Pokemon making contact with it.


Evolutions / Family:
Seedot
Nuzleaf
Shiftry

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 Seedot? 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.


Seedot is an awesome Grass-typed Pokemon. Seedot is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Seedot is weak to Bug, Fire, Flying, Ice, and Poison-typed attacks.


Species: Seedot
Item: Eviolite / Life Orb
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Seed Bomb
- Foul Play / Night Slash
- Body Slam / Retaliate
- Dig

Physical Sweeper Seedot (Chlorophyll)

Seedot is a sensational Physical Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Seedot 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 Seedot from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Seedot'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 Seedot's speed is doubled.

Seed Bomb is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Grass-type move that deals a hefty amount of damage.
Foul Play is a physical 95-base power Dark-type move (uses target's attack stat in damage calculation).
Night Slash is a physical 70-base power Dark-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Body Slam is a physical 85-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
Retaliate is a physical 70-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if an ally fainted last turn).
Dig is a physical 80-base power Ground-type move (digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Seedot? 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: Seedot
Item: Eviolite / Life Orb
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Seed Bomb
- Foul Play / Night Slash
- Body Slam / Retaliate
- Dig

Doubles Physical Sweeper Seedot (Chlorophyll)

Seedot is pretty popular Physical Sweeper. It is meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Seedot 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 Seedot from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Seedot'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 Seedot's speed is doubled.

Seed Bomb is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Grass-type move that deals a mighty amount of damage.
Foul Play is a physical 95-base power Dark-type move (uses target's attack stat in damage calculation).
Night Slash is a physical 70-base power Dark-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Body Slam is a physical 85-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
Retaliate is a physical 70-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if an ally fainted last turn).
Dig is a physical 80-base power Ground-type move (digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Seedot 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.
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.
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.
Astonish
30
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Beat Up
--
100%
10
All healthy allies aid in damaging 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.
Dig
80
100%
10
Digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Explosion
250
100%
5
Hits adjacent Pokemon. The user faints.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
False Swipe
40
100%
40
Always leaves the target with at least 1 HP.
Foul Play
95
100%
15
Uses target's Attack stat in damage calculation.
Night Slash
70
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Payback
50
100%
10
Power doubles if the user moves after the target.
Quick Attack
40
100%
30
Usually goes first.
Retaliate
70
100%
5
Power doubles if an ally fainted last turn.
Rollout
30
90%
20
Power doubles with each hit. Repeats for 5 turns.
Seed Bomb
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Self-Destruct
200
100%
5
Hits adjacent Pokemon. The user faints.
Sucker Punch
70
100%
5
Usually goes first. Fails if target is not attacking.
Tackle
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
Take Down
90
85%
20
Has 1/4 recoil.
Amnesia
--
--
20
Raises the user's Sp. Def by 2.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Defog
--
--
15
-1 evasion; clears user and target side's hazards.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Grassy Terrain
--
--
10
5 turns. Grounded: +Grass power, +1/16 max HP.
Growth
--
--
20
Raises user's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1; 2 in Sun.
Harden
--
--
30
Raises the user's Defense by 1.
Leech Seed
--
90%
10
1/8 of target's HP is restored to user every turn.
Nasty Plot
--
--
20
Raises the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Nature Power
--
--
20
Attack depends on terrain (default Tri Attack).
Power Swap
--
--
10
Swaps Attack and Sp. Atk stat stages with target.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
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.
Worry Seed
--
100%
10
The target's Ability becomes Insomnia.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Seedot 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 Seedot

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