Competitive Information for Silvally [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Silvally silvally
Base Stats for Silvally

Normal

Abilities:
RKS SystemRKS System: If this Pokemon is a Silvally, its type changes to match its held Memory.

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Silvally? 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 team mates for Silvally in Pokemon Sword/Shield:

RhyperiorIndeedee-FTorkoalConkeldurrMusharnaDuraludonIncineroarGastrodonDragapultBraviary


Silvally is a pretty decent Normal-typed Pokemon. It's a pretty common sight to see Silvally out in the 8th generation battlefield. Silvally's only type-related weakness is Fighting.


Species: Silvally
Item: Normal Gem / Choice Band
Ability: RKS System
Nature: Jolly (+Spe, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Explosion / Multi-Attack
- Snarl
- Imprison
- Parting Shot / Crunch

Physical Sweeper Silvally (Popular/Trending)

Silvally is a legendary Physical Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Choice Band will increase the damage of Silvally's physical moves by 1.5x at the cost of locking you into the first move you pick. Silvally's ability RKS System changes it's typing based on the item it's holding. Silvally's default typing becomes Normal when it's not holding a RKS System triggering item.

Explosion is a physical STAB-boosted 250-base power Normal-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. your Silvally faints).
Multi-Attack is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Normal-type move (type varies based on the held memory).
Snarl is a special 55-base power Dark-type move (100% chance to lower the foes special attack by 1 stage).
Imprison is a status move (no foe can use any move known by your Silvally).
Parting Shot is a status move (lowers target's atk, special attack by 1 stage. Silvally switches).
Crunch is a physical 80-base power Dark-type move (20% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).




Species: Silvally
Item: Life Orb
Ability: RKS System
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Multi-Attack / Double-Edge
- Outrage
- Psychic Fangs
- Iron Head

Physical Sweeper Silvally (RKS System)

Silvally is a legendary Physical Sweeper. It was designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Silvally's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. Silvally's ability RKS System changes it's typing based on the item it's holding. Silvally's default typing becomes Normal when it's not holding a RKS System triggering item.

Multi-Attack is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Normal-type move (type varies based on the held memory).
Double-Edge is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Outrage is a physical 120-base power Dragon-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Silvally afterwards).
Psychic Fangs is a physical 85-base power Psychic-type move (destroys screens, unless the target is immune).
Iron Head is a physical 80-base power Steel-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).




Species: Silvally
Item: Life Orb / White Herb
Ability: RKS System
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Hyper Voice / Tri Attack
- Steel Beam
- Draco Meteor
- Surf

Special Sweeper Silvally (RKS System)

Silvally is a legendary Special Sweeper. This moveset is designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Life Orb boosts the power of Silvally's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. Silvally's ability RKS System changes it's typing based on the item it's holding. Silvally's default typing becomes Normal when it's not holding a RKS System triggering item.

Hyper Voice is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Normal-type move (no additional effect. hits adjacent foes).
Tri Attack is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Normal-type move (20% chance to paralyze or burn or freeze target).
Steel Beam is a special 140-base power Steel-type move (Silvally loses 50% max hp).
Draco Meteor is a special 130-base power Dragon-type move (lowers your Silvally's special attack by 2 stages).
Surf is a special 90-base power Water-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. double damage on dive).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Silvally? 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 team mates for Silvally in Pokemon Sword/Shield:

RhyperiorIndeedee-FTorkoalConkeldurrMusharnaDuraludonIncineroarGastrodonDragapultBraviary


Species: Silvally
Item: Life Orb
Ability: RKS System
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Multi-Attack / Double-Edge
- Rock Slide
- Outrage
- Psychic Fangs

Doubles Physical Sweeper Silvally (RKS System)

Silvally is a legendary Physical Sweeper. It's meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Silvally's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. Silvally's ability RKS System changes it's typing based on the item it's holding. Silvally's default typing becomes Normal when it's not holding a RKS System triggering item.

Multi-Attack is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Normal-type move (type varies based on the held memory).
Double-Edge is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
Outrage is a physical 120-base power Dragon-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Silvally afterwards).
Psychic Fangs is a physical 85-base power Psychic-type move (destroys screens, unless the target is immune).




Species: Silvally
Item: Life Orb
Ability: RKS System
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Hyper Voice
- Heat Wave
- Surf
- Steel Beam

Doubles Special Sweeper Silvally (RKS System)

Silvally is a legendary Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Life Orb boosts the power of Silvally's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. Silvally's ability RKS System changes it's typing based on the item it's holding. Silvally's default typing becomes Normal when it's not holding a RKS System triggering item.

Hyper Voice is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Normal-type move (no additional effect. hits adjacent foes).
Heat Wave is a special 95-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the foes).
Surf is a special 90-base power Water-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. double damage on dive).
Steel Beam is a special 140-base power Steel-type move (Silvally loses 50% max hp).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Silvally 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
Air Slash
75
95%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Draco Meteor
130
90%
5
Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Flamethrower
90
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Flash Cannon
80
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Grass Pledge
80
100%
10
Use with Fire or Water Pledge for added effect.
Heat Wave
95
90%
10
10% chance to burn the foe(s).
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Hyper Voice
90
100%
10
No additional effect. Hits adjacent foes.
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.
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.
Snarl
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the foe(s) Sp. Atk by 1.
Snore
50
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Steel Beam
140
95%
5
User loses 50% max HP.
Surf
90
100%
15
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dive.
Swift
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy. Hits foes.
Thunderbolt
90
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Tri Attack
80
100%
10
20% chance to paralyze or burn or freeze target.
Aerial Ace
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Bite
60
100%
25
30% chance to flinch the target.
Crunch
80
100%
15
20% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Crush Claw
75
95%
10
50% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Double Hit
35
90%
10
Hits 2 times in one turn.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil.
Dragon Claw
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Explosion
250
100%
5
Hits adjacent Pokemon. The user faints.
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.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Ice Fang
65
95%
15
10% chance to freeze. 10% chance to flinch.
Iron Head
80
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Multi-Attack
120
100%
10
Type varies based on the held Memory.
Outrage
120
100%
10
Lasts 2-3 turns. Confuses the user afterwards.
Payback
50
100%
10
Power doubles if the user moves after the target.
Poison Fang
50
100%
15
50% chance to badly poison the target.
Psychic Fangs
85
100%
10
Destroys screens, unless the target is immune.
Reversal
--
100%
15
More power the less HP the user has left.
Rock Slide
75
90%
10
30% chance to flinch the foe(s).
Self-Destruct
200
100%
5
Hits adjacent Pokemon. The user faints.
Shadow Claw
70
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Steel Wing
70
90%
25
10% chance to raise the user's Defense by 1.
Tackle
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
Take Down
90
85%
20
Has 1/4 recoil.
Thunder Fang
65
95%
15
10% chance to paralyze. 10% chance to flinch.
U-turn
70
100%
20
User switches out after damaging the target.
X-Scissor
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Zen Headbutt
80
90%
15
20% chance to flinch the target.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Hail
--
--
10
For 5 turns, hail crashes down.
Imprison
--
--
10
No foe can use any move known by the user.
Iron Defense
--
--
15
Raises the user's Defense by 2.
Metal Sound
--
85%
40
Lowers the target's Sp. Def by 2.
Parting Shot
--
100%
20
Lowers target's Atk, Sp. Atk by 1. User switches.
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.
Sandstorm
--
--
10
For 5 turns, a sandstorm rages.
Scary Face
--
100%
10
Lowers the target's Speed by 2.
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.
Thunder Wave
--
90%
20
Paralyzes the target.
Work Up
--
--
30
Raises the user's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Silvally 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 Silvally

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