Competitive Information for Stunfisk [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Stunfisk stunfisk
Base Stats for Stunfisk

Ground / Electric

Abilities:
StaticStatic: 30% chance a Pokemon making contact with this Pokemon will be paralyzed.
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LimberLimber: This Pokemon cannot be paralyzed. Gaining this Ability while paralyzed cures it.
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Sand VeilSand Veil: If Sandstorm is active, this Pokemon's evasiveness is 1.25x; immunity to Sandstorm.


Evolutions / Family:
Stunfisk

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


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Movesets for Singles


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

SylveonKeldeoCorviknightTerrakionTogekissMantineDittoBlastoiseGengarIncineroarVenusaurSableye


Stunfisk is a sensational Ground and Electric-typed Pokemon. It's normal to see Stunfisk show up as a Sword/Shield opponent. Stunfisk is weak to Grass, Ground, Ice, and Water-typed attacks.


Species: Stunfisk
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Limber
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Earthquake / Stomping Tantrum
- Spark
- Foul Play
- Facade

Physical Sweeper Stunfisk (Limber)

Stunfisk is a phenomenal Physical Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Stunfisk's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Limber, Stunfisk cannot be paralyzed. gaining this ability while paralyzed cures it. Facade's damage doubles when the user has a status affliction.

Earthquake is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).
Stomping Tantrum is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Ground-type move (power doubles if your Stunfisk's last move failed).
Spark is a physical STAB-boosted 65-base power Electric-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
Foul Play is a physical 95-base power Dark-type move (uses target's attack stat in damage calculation).
Facade is a physical 70-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if Stunfisk is burn/poison/paralyzed).




Species: Stunfisk
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Limber
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Thunderbolt / Discharge
- Earth Power
- Sludge Wave
- Surf

Special Sweeper Stunfisk (Limber)

Stunfisk is a stupendous 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 Stunfisk's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Limber, Stunfisk cannot be paralyzed. gaining this ability while paralyzed cures it.

Thunderbolt is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).
Discharge is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Electric-type move (30% chance to paralyze adjacent pokemon).
Earth Power is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Ground-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Sludge Wave is a special 95-base power Poison-type move (10% chance to poison adjacent pokemon).
Surf is a special 90-base power Water-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. double damage on dive).




Species: Stunfisk
Item: Red Card
Ability: Limber
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 213 Hp / 252 SpA / 42 Spe
Moveset:
- Scald
- Sludge Wave / Earth Power
- Muddy Water
- Thunderbolt

Stunfisk Special Tank (Abuser)

Stunfisk is a decent Special Tank. It is meant to take a great amount of hits from special attacks while dealing some decent damage. With Limber, Stunfisk cannot be paralyzed. gaining this ability while paralyzed cures it.

Scald is a special 80-base power Water-type move (30% chance to burn the target. thaws target).
Sludge Wave is a special 95-base power Poison-type move (10% chance to poison adjacent pokemon).
Earth Power is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Ground-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Muddy Water is a special 90-base power Water-type move (30% chance to lower the foes accuracy by 1 stage).
Thunderbolt is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).




Species: Stunfisk
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Limber
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 222 Hp / 222 SpA / 66 Spe
Moveset:
- Sludge Wave
- Earth Power
- Rain Dance
- Thunder

Stunfisk Special Tank (Rain+thundah)

Stunfisk is pretty popular Special Tank. It tries to take a great amount of hits from special attacks while dealing some decent damage. Life Orb boosts the power of Stunfisk's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Limber, Stunfisk cannot be paralyzed. gaining this ability while paralyzed cures it.

Sludge Wave is a special 95-base power Poison-type move (10% chance to poison adjacent pokemon).
Earth Power is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Ground-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Rain Dance is a status move (for 5 turns, heavy rain powers water moves).
Thunder is a special STAB-boosted 110-base power Electric-type move (30% chance to paralyze. can't miss in rain).



Movesets for Doubles


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

SylveonKeldeoCorviknightTerrakionTogekissMantineDittoBlastoiseGengarIncineroarVenusaurSableye


Species: Stunfisk
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Limber
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Earthquake / Bulldoze
- Rock Slide
- Spark
- Foul Play

Doubles Physical Sweeper Stunfisk (Limber)

Stunfisk is an extraordinary Physical Sweeper. It is meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Stunfisk's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Limber, Stunfisk cannot be paralyzed. gaining this ability while paralyzed cures it.

Earthquake is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).
Bulldoze is a physical STAB-boosted 60-base power Ground-type move (100% chance lower adjacent pkmn speed by 1 stage).
Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
Spark is a physical STAB-boosted 65-base power Electric-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
Foul Play is a physical 95-base power Dark-type move (uses target's attack stat in damage calculation).




Species: Stunfisk
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Limber
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Discharge / Electroweb
- Sludge Wave
- Surf
- Earth Power

Doubles Special Sweeper Stunfisk (Limber)

Stunfisk is a spectacular 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 Stunfisk's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Limber, Stunfisk cannot be paralyzed. gaining this ability while paralyzed cures it.

Discharge is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Electric-type move (30% chance to paralyze adjacent pokemon).
Electroweb is a special STAB-boosted 55-base power Electric-type move (100% chance to lower the foes speed by 1 stage).
Sludge Wave is a special 95-base power Poison-type move (10% chance to poison adjacent pokemon).
Surf is a special 90-base power Water-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. double damage on dive).
Earth Power is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Ground-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Stunfisk 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
Discharge
80
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze adjacent Pokemon.
Earth Power
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Electroweb
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the foe(s) Speed by 1.
Mud Shot
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Mud-Slap
20
100%
10
100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Muddy Water
90
85%
10
30% chance to lower the foe(s) accuracy by 1.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Scald
80
100%
15
30% chance to burn the target. Thaws target.
Sludge Bomb
90
100%
10
30% chance to poison the target.
Sludge Wave
95
100%
10
10% chance to poison adjacent Pokemon.
Snore
50
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Surf
90
100%
15
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dive.
Thunder
110
70%
10
30% chance to paralyze. Can't miss in rain.
Thunder Shock
40
100%
30
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Thunderbolt
90
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Uproar
90
100%
10
Lasts 3 turns. Active Pokemon cannot fall asleep.
Water Gun
40
100%
25
No additional effect.
Astonish
30
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Bounce
85
85%
5
Bounces turn 1. Hits turn 2. 30% paralyze.
Bulldoze
60
100%
20
100% chance lower adjacent Pkmn Speed by 1.
Dig
80
100%
10
Digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Earthquake
100
100%
10
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dig.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Fissure
--
30%
5
OHKOs the target. Fails if user is a lower level.
Flail
--
100%
15
More power the less HP the user has left.
Foul Play
95
100%
15
Uses target's Attack stat in damage calculation.
Payback
50
100%
10
Power doubles if the user moves after the target.
Revenge
60
100%
10
Power doubles if user is damaged by the target.
Rock Slide
75
90%
10
30% chance to flinch the foe(s).
Rock Tomb
60
95%
15
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Spark
65
100%
20
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Stomping Tantrum
75
100%
10
Power doubles if the user's last move failed.
Stone Edge
100
80%
5
High critical hit ratio.
Sucker Punch
70
100%
5
Usually goes first. Fails if target is not attacking.
Tackle
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Charge
--
--
20
+1 SpD, user's Electric move next turn 2x power.
Curse
--
--
10
Curses if Ghost, else -1 Spe, +1 Atk, +1 Def.
Eerie Impulse
--
100%
15
Lowers the target's Sp. Atk by 2.
Electric Terrain
--
--
10
5 turns. Grounded: +Electric power, can't sleep.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Pain Split
--
--
20
Shares HP of user and target equally.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rain Dance
--
--
5
For 5 turns, heavy rain powers Water moves.
Reflect Type
--
--
15
User becomes the same type as the target.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Sandstorm
--
--
10
For 5 turns, a sandstorm rages.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Spite
--
100%
10
Lowers the PP of the target's last move by 4.
Stealth Rock
--
--
20
Hurts foes on switch-in. Factors Rock weakness.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a substitute.
Thunder Wave
--
90%
20
Paralyzes the target.
Yawn
--
--
10
Puts the target to sleep after 1 turn.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Stunfisk 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 Stunfisk

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