Competitive Information for Torracat [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Torracat torracat
Base Stats for Torracat

Fire

Abilities:
IntimidateIntimidate: On switch-in, this Pokemon lowers the Attack of adjacent opponents by 1 stage.
,
BlazeBlaze: At 1/3 or less of its max HP, this Pokemon's attacking stat is 1.5x with Fire attacks.


Evolutions / Family:
Litten
Torracat
Incineroar

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 Torracat? 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 Torracat in Pokemon Sword/Shield:

GothitelleSylveonDurantMiloticTyranitarRotom-WashTogekissGourgeist-SuperJolteonExcadrill


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


Species: Torracat
Item: Eviolite
Ability: Intimidate
Nature: Timid (+Spe, -Atk)
EVs: 212 Hp / 4 Def / 44 SpA / 4 SpD / 244 Spe
Moveset:
- Heat Wave
- Fake Out
- Parting Shot / Taunt
- Will-O-Wisp / Overheat

Special Sweeper Torracat (Popular/Trending)

Torracat is pretty popular Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Torracat 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%. With Intimidate, on switch-in Torracat lowers the attack of adjacent opponents by 1 stage.

Heat Wave is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the foes).
Fake Out is a physical priority-increased 40-base power Normal-type move (hits first. first turn out only. 100% flinch chance).
Parting Shot is a status move (lowers target's atk, special attack by 1 stage. Torracat switches).
Taunt is a status move (target can't use status moves its next 3 turns).
Will-O-Wisp is a status move (burns the target).
Overheat is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Fire-type move (lowers your Torracat's special attack by 2 stages).




Species: Torracat
Item: Eviolite
Ability: Intimidate
Nature: Calm (+SpD, -Atk)
EVs: 148 Hp / 4 Atk / 52 Def / 52 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Overheat
- Fake Out
- Parting Shot / Taunt
- Will-O-Wisp / Flare Blitz

Special Wall Torracat (Popular/Trending)

Torracat is an interesting Special Wall. It is primarily designed to take a large amount of hits from special attacks while dealing some decent damage. Torracat is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield without an Eviolite attached. 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%. With Intimidate, on switch-in Torracat lowers the attack of adjacent opponents by 1 stage.

Overheat is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Fire-type move (lowers your Torracat's special attack by 2 stages).
Fake Out is a physical priority-increased 40-base power Normal-type move (hits first. first turn out only. 100% flinch chance).
Parting Shot is a status move (lowers target's atk, special attack by 1 stage. Torracat switches).
Taunt is a status move (target can't use status moves its next 3 turns).
Will-O-Wisp is a status move (burns the target).
Flare Blitz is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fire-type move (has 33% recoil. 10% chance to burn. thaws Torracat).




Species: Torracat
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Blaze
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Flare Blitz / Fire Fang
- Outrage
- Body Slam
- Leech Life

Physical Sweeper Torracat (Blaze)

Torracat is a notable Physical Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Torracat from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Torracat'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 Torracat's attacking stat is 1.5x with fire attacks.

Flare Blitz is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fire-type move (has 33% recoil. 10% chance to burn. thaws Torracat).
Fire Fang is a physical STAB-boosted 65-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn. 10% chance to flinch).
Outrage is a physical 120-base power Dragon-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Torracat afterwards).
Body Slam is a physical 85-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
Leech Life is a physical 80-base power Bug-type move (Torracat recovers 50% of the damage dealt).




Species: Torracat
Item: Life Orb / White Herb
Ability: Blaze
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Overheat / Flamethrower
- Round / Snore
- Protect
- Will-O-Wisp

Special Sweeper Torracat (Blaze)

Torracat is a decent Special Sweeper. It tries to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Torracat from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Torracat'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 Torracat's attacking stat is 1.5x with fire attacks.

Overheat is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Fire-type move (lowers your Torracat's special attack by 2 stages).
Flamethrower is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Round is a special 60-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if others used round this turn).
Snore is a special 50-base power Normal-type move (Torracat must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Torracat this turn).
Will-O-Wisp is a status move (burns the target).



Movesets for Doubles


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

GothitelleSylveonDurantMiloticTyranitarRotom-WashTogekissGourgeist-SuperJolteonExcadrill


Species: Torracat
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Blaze
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Flare Blitz / Fire Fang
- Outrage
- Body Slam
- Leech Life

Doubles Physical Sweeper Torracat (Blaze)

Torracat is an astounding Physical Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Torracat from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Torracat'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 Torracat's attacking stat is 1.5x with fire attacks.

Flare Blitz is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fire-type move (has 33% recoil. 10% chance to burn. thaws Torracat).
Fire Fang is a physical STAB-boosted 65-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn. 10% chance to flinch).
Outrage is a physical 120-base power Dragon-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Torracat afterwards).
Body Slam is a physical 85-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
Leech Life is a physical 80-base power Bug-type move (Torracat recovers 50% of the damage dealt).




Species: Torracat
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Blaze
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Heat Wave / Overheat
- Round / Snore
- Protect
- Will-O-Wisp

Doubles Special Sweeper Torracat (Blaze)

Torracat is an extraordinary Special Sweeper. It attempts to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Torracat from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Torracat'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 Torracat's attacking stat is 1.5x with fire attacks.

Heat Wave is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the foes).
Overheat is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Fire-type move (lowers your Torracat's special attack by 2 stages).
Round is a special 60-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if others used round this turn).
Snore is a special 50-base power Normal-type move (Torracat must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Torracat this turn).
Will-O-Wisp is a status move (burns the target).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Torracat 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
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.
Fire Spin
35
85%
15
Traps and damages the target for 4-5 turns.
Flamethrower
90
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Heat Wave
95
90%
10
10% chance to burn the foe(s).
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.
Acrobatics
55
100%
15
Power doubles if the user has no held item.
Bite
60
100%
25
30% chance to flinch the target.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Crunch
80
100%
15
20% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Double Kick
30
100%
30
Hits 2 times in one turn.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Fake Out
40
100%
10
Hits first. First turn out only. 100% flinch chance.
Fire Fang
65
95%
15
10% chance to burn. 10% chance to flinch.
Flare Blitz
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil. 10% chance to burn. Thaws user.
Fury Swipes
18
80%
15
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Leech Life
80
100%
10
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Lick
30
100%
30
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Outrage
120
100%
10
Lasts 2-3 turns. Confuses the user afterwards.
Pay Day
40
100%
20
Scatters coins.
Power Trip
20
100%
10
+ 20 power for each of the user's stat boosts.
Revenge
60
100%
10
Power doubles if user is damaged by the target.
Scratch
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
Shadow Claw
70
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Thrash
120
100%
10
Lasts 2-3 turns. Confuses the user afterwards.
U-turn
70
100%
20
User switches out after damaging the target.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Bulk Up
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Growl
--
100%
40
Lowers the foe(s) Attack by 1.
Nasty Plot
--
--
20
Raises the user's Sp. Atk 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.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Roar
--
--
20
Forces the target to switch to a random ally.
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.
Swagger
--
85%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Swords Dance
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack by 2.
Taunt
--
100%
20
Target can't use status moves its next 3 turns.
Will-O-Wisp
--
85%
15
Burns 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 Torracat 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 Torracat

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